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

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,

CFP: Global Eighteenth Century (5/10/05; journal issue)

Thursday, March 24, 2005 - 1:56pm
Vlatka Velcic


_genre: An International Journal of Literature and the

_genre_ is the annual scholarly journal of the CSULB
Comparative Literature and Classics Department. It has
published 24 issues since the first volume in 1967. The
theme for this year's journal is


Essays might deal with any aspect of eighteenth-century
studies, but we are particularly interested in essays
which utilize an interdisciplinary methodology, use
critical theory to analyze traditional texts, or work
outside the traditional European nexus.

We welcome graduate student submissions.

CFP: James Hogg Conference (12/15/05; 4/6/05-4/8/06)

Monday, March 14, 2005 - 4:30am
Sharon Alker


Crossing Borders: James Hogg and the
Global Context of British Romanticism

Twelfth James Hogg Society Conference
Mississippi University for Women
Columbus, Mississippi, USA
April 6-8, 2006

The twelfth James Hogg Society Conference will be held April 6-8, 2006, on
the campus of Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, Mississippi.

CFP: The Figure of the Coquette 1660-1830 (1/15/05; collection)

Friday, November 12, 2004 - 8:37pm
Shelley King

Call for Papers: The Figure of the Coquette

The proposed collection of essays seeks to explore the figure of the
coquette in the long eighteenth century (1660-1830), with the aim of
understanding and theorizing the cultural context that produced the figure,
her historical evolution, and her representation in European culture. We
are particularly interested in the coquette as a key site for debates about
women's nature and female roles during this period, ranging from the
misogynist critique of the coquette to explorations of her social power.
Comparatist analyses and cultural studies approaches are welcome, as are
essays addressing modern or contemporary rewritings of the figure of the

CFP: The History of Perversion, 1650-1850 (1/15/05; collection)

Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
Blackwell, Bonnie

CFP: The History of Perversion, 1650-1850. Deadline for abstracts: Jan. 15th, 2005

Contributors are sought for a new book on 'The History of Perversion 1650-1850'. We specifically seek 300-word abstracts for articles within the boundaries of history of sexuality which examine so-called perversions; literary, historical fields and
interdisciplinary approaches welcome. Final essays of 10,000 words will be due May 15th, 2005. We anticipate a publication date of 2006.

UPDATE: Hongloumeng: Dream of the Red Chamber (5/15/05; journal issue)

Monday, October 18, 2004 - 3:29am
Mark S. Ferrara

Please note new contact information:


We seek papers for a special issue of _Tamkang Review: A Quarterly of
Comparative Studies Between Chinese and Foreign Literatures_ on any
aspect of the Qing Dynasty novel Hongloumeng (Dream of the Red Chamber
or Story of the Stone). Submissions need not be comparative in nature.

Essays must be in English, 15-30 pages in length, and should be
formatted according to the MLA Handbook stylesheet. Electronic
submissions are accepted as MS Word attachments. Alternately, two
double-spaced copies of the work and a disk may be submitted to the
address below.

Submissions should be sent by May 15, 2005.