The fifty-ninth annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies will be hosted by the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, October 12-14th, 2012. We are proud to announce that the keynote speaker will be John Gillis, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University. The plenary address will be given by Ian Gentles, Professor of History, Tynedale University College and Seminary.
The MWCBS seeks papers from scholars (and advanced graduate students) in all fields of British Studies, broadly defined to include those who study England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Britain's Empire and the Commonwealth. We welcome proposals from a broad spectrum of disciplines, including but not limited to history, literature, political science, gender studies and art history. Proposals for complete sessions are preferred, although proposals for individual papers will be considered. We welcome roundtables (of four participants plus chair) and panels (of three participants plus chair/commentator).
-Include a 200-word abstract for each paper and a brief, 1-page c.v. for each participant, including chairs and commentators.
-For full panels, include a brief 200-word preview of the panel as a whole.
Please place the panel proposal, the accompanying paper proposals and vitas in one file and send it as a single attachment. Also identify within the email the contact person for the panel.
All proposals should be submitted online by April 1, 2012, to the Program Committee Chair, Lia Paradis, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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