This proposed MLA 2018 (January 4-7, NYC) session seeks papers that address the relationship between Catholicism and English Gothic literature in ways that move beyond simplistic observations of the genre’s use of anti-Catholic tropes. Especially welcome are papers that situate Gothic literature in the history of English Catholicism or which approach the religious content and contexts of Gothic literature from “post-secular” points of view. Papers might examine anything from 18th- and early 19th-century Catholicism’s influence on the rise of Gothic literature, to the lingering anti-Catholicism (or, conversely, Catholic nostalgia) in 21st-century Gothic literature and/or film, or anything in between.
The tumult and transformations resulting from the Age of Revolutions (1770s-1840s) created a trans-Atlantic body of art and material culture that reflected and inspired new ideas and actions. Inspired by Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society’s 2017 exhibition on the legacy of the patriot portraitist Charles Willson Peale and his artistic family from the eighteenth century until the middle of the nineteenth, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA)’s forthcoming publication of The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations, along with a series of other Peale-centric events happening in Philadelphia, the APS and PMA will co-sponsor a scholarly conference on October 19-21, 2017 that exp
THE BURNEY SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA 2017 CONFERENCECALL FOR PAPERS "PLACING THE BURNEYS" NOVEMBER 2-3, 2017, PITTSBURGH, PA
The Burney family is strongly associated with various cities such as King's Lynn, London, Bath, Brighton, Paris. The family's many talents flourished in urban settings.
Geographical place mattered to the Burney family. But so did other placements: social, political, and class. Moreover, critical placement in Frances's time and in our own has been essential to crafting different versions of Burney.
Inspired by the Burney's ties to geography, the Burney Society of North America presents "Placing the Burneys."
THE APHRA BEHN SOCIETY FOR WOMEN IN THE ARTS 1660-1830
2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE
THE BURNEY SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA 2017 CONFERENCE
CALL FOR PAPERS
"WOMEN AND THE CITY" AND "PLACING THE BURNEYS" NOVEMBER 2-3, 2017, PITTSBURGH, PA
Inspired by Aphra Behn's legacy as a female professional in London, and Pittsburgh's urban culture and history, we invite papers that explore the topic of "Women and the City."
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Colloque international, Clermont-Ferrand, 5-7 avril 2018
Université Clermont-Auvergne – CELIS
« Rêve et création littéraire dans Frankenstein et le roman féminin aux XVIIIe et XIXe siècles »
Call for Papers
Atlantic World Arts: Collision, Fusion, Re-Vision
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
Sponsored by the Atlantic World Research Network and The National Folk Festival
IN THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH CENTURIES
A Symposium at Connecticut College
New London, Connecticut
November 3–4, 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS
Virginia Jackson and Suvir Kaul