CFP: MLA 2014 Victorian Division panels on Victorian Informatics & Victorian Temporalities

Of Victorian Interest: CFP: MLA 2014 Victorian Division panels on Victorian Informatics & Victorian Temporalities (3/1/2013; 1/9-12/2014).

The Victorian Division seeks abstracts for a panel on Victorian Informatics.What were the properties of information in the Victorian period? Was there a Victorian culture of information? How did Victorians, amass, manage, propagate information? How did ideologies and economies of information shape forms of cultural expression—and vice versa?

Topics might include:
  • Producing, organizing, or circulating knowledge
  • Information taxonomies and technologies
  • Economies and ecologies of information
  • Narrating information
  • The poetics or aesthetics of information
  • Wanting facts—or having too much information
500-word abstracts and brief cvs to Richard Menke (rmenke@uga.edu) by 1 March 2013.