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CFP: Consuming Animals Conference 2017

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:09am
University of York, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Call for papers: Consuming Animals

 Friday 17th- Saturday 18th March 2017

University of York, UK

Keynote speakers include: Professor Diana Donald and Professor Timothy Morton

Shakespeare and Riot

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Journal Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

 

Special Issue of Shakespeare:  ‘Shakespeare and Riot’ (planned for publication in 2018)

 

We invite essay submissions (c. 6000 words including notes) for a special issue of Shakespeare, the journal of the British Shakespeare Association, on the topic of ‘Shakespeare and Riot’. 

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

“[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

John Thelwall: Radical Networks and Cultures of Reform 1780-1820

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:25am
Valerie Grace Derbyshire, University of Sheffield
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2016

For its second international conference, the John Thelwall Society, in collaboration with the University of Derby, invites papers on Thelwall within interlinked regional networks of activism, sociability, dissent and reform in Britain 1780-1820.

 

Women, Money and Markets 1750-1850

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:25am
King's College London
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Women, Money and Markets (1750-1850)King's College London, May 11th 2017Keynote Speakers: Professor Hannah Barker (University of Manchester) Caroline Criado-Perez, OBEOne of the leading voices in the campaign for female representation on the banknote and an active promoter and supporter of women in the media In 2017, Jane Austen will feature on the £10 note as the sole female representative on British currency.  To mark this occasion, and explore its problematic significance, the English department at King’s is running a one-day conference with the aim to consider debates about women in relation to ideas of value, market, marketability, as well as debates about different forms of currency and exchange am

Special Issue of Aphra Behn Online: 18th-Century Camp!

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:25am
Emily MN Kugler and Ula Lukszo Klein (Aphra Behn Online)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

Special Issue Overview & CFP

Ula Lukszo Klein, Texas A&M International University, and Emily Kugler, Howard University

In Susan Sontag’s now-classic essay, “Notes on ‘Camp,’” Sontag argues for a critical dimension of the term “camp.” Camp, for Sontag, is “one way of seeing the world as an aesthetic phenomenon.” For her, Camp emphasizes a blend of the silly and the extravagant, making the serious and the ridiculous equal to one another. She cites the beginnings of the Enlightenment period as an important moment for the establishment of this sensibility:

Prison/Exile: Controlled Spaces in Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:04am
Ertegun House, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Call for Papers: Prison/Exile: Controlled Spaces in Early Modern Europe

10–11 March 2017 | Ertegun House, University of Oxford | @OxPrisonExile

Last Call: Mosaics: Difference, Diversity and Assemblage

updated: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 1:14pm
University of Pittsburgh French and Italian Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Mosaics: Difference, Diversity and Assemblage

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (University of Pittsburgh, Department of French and Italian)

Keynote: Dr. Alison James (University of Chicago)

Abstracts due: January 4, 2017.

February 24, 2017 

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