category: eighteenth century

No Person Shall Bee Any Wise Molested: Religious Freedom, Cultural Conflict, and the Moral Role of the State. October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Newport Historical Society
contact email: 
spectacleoftoleration@gmail.com

No Person Shall Bee Any Wise Molested:
Religious Freedom, Cultural Conflict, and the Moral Role of the State

A conference planned for October 3 - 6, 2013, in Newport and Providence, Rhode

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

UPDATE: Postcolonial Environmental Criticism: Towards a Transnational Turn in Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2013 Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Biennial Conference
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, poudel.a@husky.neu.edu

Ecocriticism has been a flourishing field of inquiry for the past three decades.

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College; The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University; The Library of Birmingham; Digital Ink Drop; The Library of Lost Books
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk; caroline.archer@bcu.ac.uk

PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA;
Dr David Pearson, City of London Corporation;
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Arts, London.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Cambridge University;
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary;
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

To celebrate the re-opening of the largest public library in Europe and its outstanding special collections,The Library of Birmingham, Newman University College, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library of Lost Books have united to host a three-day conference on the theme of Resurrecting the Book.

[UPDATE] - SCSECS 2013 in Austin TX Feb 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
fol_fck@shsu.edu

This year's SCSECS meeting will be held February 21-23 in Austin, Texas, the "live music capital of the world"; the conference theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."

Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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Stet Journal now Recruiting Postgraduate Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now recruiting postgraduate peer-reviewers for a themed issue on the concept of ‘Dis/Orientation’ in literature of all periods.

[UPDATE] Deadline Approaching for Stet Journal Issue on 'Dis/Orientation'

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
melissa.dickson@kcl.ac.uk

Stet, the online postgraduate journal of the English Department at King's College London, is now accepting submissions from current postgraduate students for its third peer-reviewed publication. In this issue, we will present articles from an international pool of students on the concept of dis/orientation. We seek to explore the question of how we are and have been located or dislocated in space, time, and history. Which parts of our personal, social, cultural, geographical, genetic, or technological landscape orient us? What incidents construct our conception of ourselves and our environments?

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY
A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," ACLA April 4-7 2013

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

CFP: Urban Studies Area of the PCA/ACA. Individual presentations and complete panels are welcomed.

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association / Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Urban Studies Area
National PCA/ACA Conference
March 27-30, 2012
Washington D.C. – Wardman Park Marriott

[UPDATE] Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference Date Change

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

This is a very important note to inform you that the dates for the 2013 SDS Conference have been moved back by exactly one week to Wednesday, June 26 - Saturday, June 29, 2013.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DEC 1 - SouthWest English Symposium, Arizona State University

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Scholars of English Association, Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

18th Southwest English Symposium:
-isms, -ologies, and -istics: Conversations Across the Discipline

February 15-16, 2013
Arizona State University

Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013

Abstracts Due: Tuesday, 1 January 2013

SCSECS annual meeting in Austin, TX Feb. 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
fol_fck@shsu.edu.

This year's SCSECS meeting will be held February 21-23 in Austin, Texas, the "live music capital of the world"; the theme will be "Frontiers of Friendships, Close and Distant."

[DEADLINE EXTENDED--11/10] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

Special Themed Issue on African-American Literature & Culture (Spring 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of The South Carolina Review: Locating African-American Literature
contact email: 
anaimou@clemson.edu and RHONDDT@clemson.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a special themed issue of The South Carolina Review that examines race, place, and space in African-American literature and culture.

[UPDATE] "Navigating Place and Power" Graduate student conference at Duke, with keynote speaker Thomas Laqueur

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rochelle.rojas@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

Special Illustrated Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

full name / name of organization: 
a/b: Auto/Biography Studies
contact email: 
ricia.chansky@upr.edu

CFP: Special Issue of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, “Framing Lives”

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Valley Humanities Review seeking Undergraduate Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

Encourage your best students to send their papers and creative writing to us; the VHR publishes the best undergraduate research in the humanities.

7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies: Issue 12

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (ISSN 2009-0374) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, electronic publication dedicated to the exploration of Horror and Gothic literature, film, new me

Update (Nov. 5, 2012): Special Issue (Contemporary Jacobean Film) of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Literary Studies
contact email: 
ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

Updated Information: Please send essays of no longer than 7,500 words to Elizabeth Kelley Bowman, University of Guam . Deadline for receipt of essays is now November 5, 2012.

CFP Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular culture/American Culture Assocation
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Film
SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 13-16, 2013
Deadline: November 20, 2012.

[UPDATE]: "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" Graduate Conference Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

– “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

ACLA Annual Meeting Seminar: "Fictions of Fallen Empires" (University of Toronto, April 4-7, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
schihaya@berkeley.edu, jcrewe@berkeley.edu

"Fictions of Fallen Empires": Faculty and Graduate Student Seminar at the ACLA annual meeting, April 4-7, 2013, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)

CFP: Texture in Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr LF Donaldson, UNiversity of St Andrews
contact email: 
lfd2@st-andrews.ac.uk

CFP: Texture in Film

9th March 2013, University of St Andrews. Deadline for Proposals: 11th January 2013.

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
wickedcoolghost@gmail.com

Book reviewers needed for a specific list of books. Please send an email with your academic interests and we'll try to find a matching book. This posting is open-ended, with a revolving deadline.

[UPDATE] Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr, Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, david_haigron@yahoo.fr, renee.dickason@orange.fr

Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries
University of Rennes 2, France - 10-11 October 2013

[Singapore] Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange. A Moving Worlds Conference (& Dept of English NTU)

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Worlds Journal & Dept of English, NTU, Singapore
contact email: 
movingworlds@ntu.edu.sg

Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange
A Moving Worlds Conference in collaboration with the Dept. of English, NTU, Singapore

Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

At the turn of the 20th century, Ezra Pound declared the need to “make it new.” His call inspired numerous artists, creators, critics, and theorists to push the boundaries of their fields, to disc

Health, Mental Health, and Literature - March 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

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