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lcartworkThree papers on Virginia Woolf will be part of the University of Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, which will be held Feb. 19-21.

The papers will be presented at a panel hosted by the International Virginia Woolf Society. They will include:

  • Professor Beth Rigel Daugherty, Otterbein College, “Educating the Reader: Virginia Woolf’s Pedagogical Essays”
  • Professor Brian Richardson, University of Maryland, “The Physical Book and the Site of Reading in To the Lighthouse”
  • Professor Theresa Mae Thompson, Valdosta State University, “Woolf and Gandhi: the Raj in Jacob’s Room

Speakers at the conference include Ed Roberson, Susan Gubar, Percival Everett, Manuel Martínez-Maldonado and David James. For more details, including registration information, visit the conference Web site.

Get details about the conference’s Call for Papers.


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Louisville Conference artworkThe International Virginia Woolf Society announces a deadline extension to Sept. 4, 2007, for proposals for the society’s Woolf panel at the Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture. The conference will be held at the University of Louisville, Feb. 21-23, 2008.

Proposals for critical papers on any topic concerning Woolf’s work are invited. A particular theme may be chosen depending upon the proposals received, organizers say.

How to submit your paper proposal via e-mail: Send a cover page with name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, professional affiliation, and title of paper, along with a second anonymous page containing a 250-word proposal, to Kristin Czarnecki, kczarnecki@fuse.net, by Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007.

Featured conference speakers will include Susan Gubar, Distinguished Professor of English and Women’s Studies at Indiana University. Her most recent book is Rooms of Our Own, a narrative tale of the current state of women’s studies and gender studies.

For more details about the conference, visit the Web site.

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