BAVS/NAVSA/AVSA Conference 2013: The Global and The Local

CALL FOR PAPERS
NORTH AMERICAN VICTORIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION
BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR VICTORIAN STUDIES
AUSTRALASIAN VICTORIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION
Venice, Italy, 3 June – 6 June 2013

For the first time, the three major conferences on the Victorian period, NAVSA, BAVS, and AVSA, will join forces for a conference in Venice Italy. The conference theme is the local and the global.

Proposals could address such topics as:
Cosmopolitanism
Nationalism/Internationalism/Globalization
Global Circulation
Geopolitical Commodities
Glocal Cities
Imagined Communities and Imaginary Places
Travelling, Tourism, Guide Books and Travel Writing
Trains and Speed, Spatialization and Temporality
Trade, Markets, and Dissemination
Empire and Rebellion
British Reception of Italian Music and Visual Arts
Art Collecting, Museums, Libraries, and Galleries
Dialect Literature
Victorian Roots
Victorians and the “Risorgimento”
Religious Difference
The Perception of Otherness
The Country and the City
The Local Artifact and Digital Networking
Opera
Water

Proposals will be due October 4, 2012.
More details about paper submission and the conference can be found at:
http://glocalvictorians.wordpress.com/

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