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The Victorians and America
Worcester, UK, April 2001

Call for Papers:
The Victorians and America

The Annual Victorian Literature & Culture Conference, 
Department of English & Drama

University College Worcester, UK

Saturday, 28th April 2001, 9.30 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

A one-day conference considering the relationship between British and
American writers, or other cultural aspects of British-American exchange,
during the Victorian period.  Papers are invited from a wide range of
literary and cultural studies of the period, and might consider such
themes as the portrayal of America in British Victorian culture; the
portrayal of Britain in American 19th-Century culture; literary influences
and relationships; British writers or artists in America; American writers
or artists in Britain; British and American newspapers and periodicals;
British and American fashions.

Proposals of not more than 500 words, for a 30-minute paper, should be
sent by 15th January 2001 to 

	Dr. Richard Pearson or Dr. Martin Willis
	Department of English and Drama
	University College Worcester
	Henwick Grove
	Worcester  WR2 6AJ
	tel. +44-(0)1905 855291
	email: or

	Conference website at