For the fourth consecutive year, the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) conference will feature panels co-sponsored by NAVSA. For more details, see the 2007 NAVSA/ACCUTE page.
Christopher Keep has organized two sessions this year under the rubric "Size Matters":
Size Matters I: The Management of Growth
- James Buzard (MIT), "The Mid-Victorian Drama of Management"
- Juliette Atkinson (UC London), "Appreciable Magnitude or Little
Morsels of Oddity: Size and Proportion in the Dictionary of National
- Grace Kehler (McMaster), "The Technological Sublime versus the
Size Matters II: Taking the Measure of Bodies and Books
- Michael Tavel Clarke (Calgary), "The Height of Civilization:
Victorian Science and the Management of Stature"
- Ryan Stephenson (Ottawa), "Desultory Reading in the 'Overgrown Jungle
of Information': Frederic Harrison, George Gissing, and the Threats
to Victorian Knowledge"
- Lisa Surridge & Mary Elizabeth Leighton (Victoria), "Great
Expectations: Pregnancy, Illustration, and Serial Reading in Wilkie
Collins' The Law and the Lady"