CFP: Kipling Society, VPFA

Abstracts are sought for a panel at the twelfth annual Victorian Popular Fiction Association Conference, to be held 15-17 July 2020 at the University of Greenwich. The panel will be under the auspices of the Kipling Society and welcomes submissions related to all aspects of Kipling’s life and works. Possible topics could include but are by no means limited to:

·         Poetry

·         Kipling and celebrity

·         Fiction and non-fiction

·         Politics in Kipling’s life and work, Kipling’s involvement in politics

·         Colonial contemporaries: Alice Perrin, Maud Diver, Bithia Mary Croker

·         Journalism

·         Kipling’s influences, Kipling’s influence on others

·         Friendships and working relationships: H. Rider Haggard, Perceval Landon

·         Kipling now: Kipling’s afterlives and adaptations

The general call for the conference may be seen at https://victorianpopularfiction.org/vpfa-annual-conference/. Please send proposals of no more than 300 words, a 50 word biography and your availability over the conference dates in Word format by Friday 24 January 2020, or address enquiries and expressions of interest, to Erin Louttit.

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