This an admin-esque post just drawing people’s attention to some CFPs and a talk that might be of interest to our followers. Firstly, there is a CFP for the Victorian Popular Fiction Association which will be holding its conference from the 14th-15th July 2016 (Deadline for Proposals: 1st April 2016).
Then there is a CFP for the next edition of Studies in Gothic Fiction, a peer-reviewed journals for the Gothic, which will be dedicated to Disabled Gothic Bodies. Abstracts for this are due by Monday 30th May 2016.
The body and the mind come together at ‘(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self’, 8th-9th September 2016. The deadline for this CFP is 3rd April 2016.
Finally, Dr Matthew Townend will be giving a talk at the University of Nottingham on ‘The Glamour of Mirkwood: From Old Norse to Modern Fantasy’ on 29th January 2016.