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Proposed Change to NCSA's Bylaws:

Proposed Change to NCSA's Bylaws:
The following change to the Association's bylaws was proposed and will be voted upon during our Board and Business meetings at the 2019 Conference in Kansas City:
Do you approve of the addition of the following language to Article 3.8 of the NCSA Bylaws?
“Each conference director is authorized, under direction of the Board, to waive the conference registration fee for one Graduate Student attendee, in recognition of that student’s contributions toward shaping the graduate student activity at the upcoming conference.”
Monday, February 04, 2019/Author: Maura Coughlin/Number of views (38)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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ELECTIONS 2019

The voting slate for open Board positions for NCSA


  • Please click here to see the full slate of candidates.
  • Voting for active members will take place from 2/11/19- 3/4/19.
Sunday, January 27, 2019/Author: Maura Coughlin/Number of views (285)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Q&A: LeeAnne M. Richardson

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LeeAnne M. Richardson is an Associate Professor of English at Georgia State University, where she teaches classes in Victorian British literature and culture, as well as courses on Oscar Wilde, the Irish Easter Rising, and World War One. Her research focuses on late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century literature, especially the ways generic forms and markers intersect and interact with discourses of gender and imperialism. She is currently working on a book manuscript extending the argument of her recently published essay in Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, “Turn of the Century Women’s Poetry: Skirting the Problems of Periodization,” which proposes a new period category—turn of the century women’s poetry—wedded to a new formalist approach. Her first book, New Woman and Imperial Adventure Fiction: Gender, Genre and Empire (2006) explored the fiction of the same period. She has also published essays on Olive Schreiner and Flora Annie Steel, as well as on Edwardian fiction. 

What is something you learned in the last month about the nineteenth century? I was astonished to learn . . .

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Monday, June 11, 2018/Author: Kate Oestreich/Number of views (1164)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Q&A: Nicholas Daly

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Nicholas Daly is Professor of Modern English and American Literature at University College Dublin, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy. His publications include the books Modernism, Romance, and the Fin de Siècle (1999), Literature, Technology and Modernity(2004), Sensation and Modernity in the 1860s (2009), and The Demographic Imagination and the Nineteenth-Century City: Paris, London, New York (2015). He recently edited Baroness Orczy's The Scarlet Pimpernelfor Oxford World's Classics, and he is currently completing a project on Ruritanian fiction, drama and film, from The Prisoner of Zenda to The Princess Diaries.

In which directions do you think nineteenth-century scholarship should evolve in the near future? Most of the things that I would want are already happening: for instance, the turn towards transatlantic and global perspectives; the interest in affect, ecology, and animal studies. I suppose I would like to see more work on the theatre, since it rarely receives anything like the level of attention of the novel. But I believe nineteenth-century studies is in pretty . . . 

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018/Author: Kate Oestreich/Number of views (996)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Q&A: Jason Rudy

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Jason Rudy is an associate professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the current president of the Northeast Victorian Studies Association and author most recently of Imagined Homelands: British Poetry in the Colonies (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017), a study of poetry written by nineteenth-century British emigrants in colonial spaces. His first book, Electric Meters (2009), looks at the ways Victorian poetry was inspired by and in conversation with developments in the electrical sciences: for example, the invention of the telegraph and the discovery of electromagnetic radiation.

What story do you always tell your students about the nineteenth century? Few anecdotes beat D. G. Rossetti exhuming Elizabeth Siddal’s grave in Highgate Cemetery to ...

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Monday, May 14, 2018/Author: Kate Oestreich/Number of views (1118)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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