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CFP: Literature and the Addicted Subject (11/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
Comitini, Patricia Prof.

We're soliciting papers for a volume tentatively titled Literature and
the Addicted Subject, 1700-Present. This volume will examine how the
post-Romantic conception of literature constructs both the possibility
and our understanding of addiction. While there are collections and
books that discuss the addictions of authors or representations of
addiction, the focus of this book is substantially different: it seeks
to examine how addiction is a historical phenomenon that is enabled by
particular ideological and cultural preconditions. Thus, we do not
assume addiction's existence prima facie, and do not assume it is one
thing at all times. Addiction needs particular historical preconditions:

CFP: Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies (grad) (6/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 4, 2005 - 1:22am
Bilger, Audrey

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

The Burney Society invites submissions for the Hemlow Prize, named in
honor of the late Joyce Hemlow, Greenshields Professor of English at
McGill University, whose biography of Frances Burney and edition of her
journals and letters are among the foundational works of
eighteenth-century literary scholarship.

CFP: DeBartolo Conference on Eighteenth-Century Studies: "The Book" (9/30/05; 2/16/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Nickinson, Patricia

THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL DEBARTOLO CONFERENCE ON=20
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
~ CALL FOR PAPERS ~

THE BOOK

February 16-18, 2006 Tampa, Florida

With the 20th Anniversary in 2006, the DeBartolo Conference on
Eighteenth-century Studies will reach the conclusion of its long,
successful run. Our finale celebration will feature keynote lectures by
distinguished scholars Robert C. Darnton, Margaret J.M. Ezell, and David
D. Hall. Other honored participants include Paula Backscheider,
Alistair Duckworth, J. Paul Hunter, Jessica Munns, James Raven, and Pat
Rogers.

CFP: A History of Sexual Perversion 1650-1850 (6/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2005 - 1:19pm
Julie Peakman

CALL FOR PAPERS

 Contributors are sought for a new book on 'A History of Sexual
Perversion 1650-1850'. We specifically seek articles within the boundaries
of history of sexuality which examine so-called sexual 'perversions'; this
might include any sexual behaviour which was considered 'abnormal' for
its time and would include certain heterosexual, homosexual, lesbian,
transgender, transvestite etc. practices; and why was such behaviour was
seen as 'abnormal', 'perverse' or threatening; subjects for discussion
might be considered include bestiality, flagellation, sex with children,
fetishes, sado-masochism etc.

CFP: Money, Power and Prose: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Financial Revolution in the British Isles, 1688-1756 (Northern Ire

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
Chris Fauske

CALL FOR PAPERS
Money, Power and Prose: Interdisciplinary Studies of the Financial
Revolution in the British Isles, 1688-1756

Armagh, Northern Ireland
8-10 June 2006

This colloquium will gather scholars from the disciplines of history,
literature, economics, politics, sociology and law to study the
intersections between public finance, politics and literature during
Britain's so-called Financial Revolution.

Papers should address contemporary public responses to one or more of
the following aspects of the Financial Revolution:

* Banking (Public or Private)
* Joint-Stock Companies
* Stock Markets
* Projecting
* Public Debt
* Paper Money

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940 (France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 12:10am
bijon

CFP: Narratives in English by Women Explorers and Travellers 1700-1940
(France) (9/15/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT-ETIENNE (FRANCE)

    While 18th and 19th century women were usually confined to the domestic
and national spheres some women indulged their dreams and travelled to
unexplored territories: their journeys to the Orient (Lady Montagu, Lady
Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Amelia Edwards, Freya Stark), to India (Emily Eden,
Fanny Parks), to America (Isabella Bird, Clara Bromley, France Trollope), to
Africa (Mary Kingsley) or to Australia (Daisy Bates) gave rise to
narratives.

CFP: Music, Dance, and Drama in 18th C. London (4/4/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - 5:21pm
Kathryn Lowerre

Stages "Adorn'd with ev'ry Grace": Music, Dance, & Drama in London at
the beginning of the long eighteenth century

Scholars and performers working on topics related to the London theatre
world around the turn of the eighteenth century are invited to submit
essays for publication in an interdisciplinary essay collection, which
will engage and develop many of the same themes as the Florida State
University conference "John Eccles and His Contemporaries: Theatre &
Music in London, circa 1700" held in Tallahassee from February 24-27,
2005.

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