category: eighteenth century

Rema(r)king German Literature: Revision, Revaluation and the Editorial Process

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Second International Graduate Conference Dept. of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies, University of British Columbia
contact email: 
editing2011@gmail.com

Second International Graduate Student Conference
Hosted by the Department of CENES
University of British Columbia
http://editing2011.wordpress.com/
September 16-17, 2011

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

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Bemidji State University
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

RUINs in Twentieth-Century British Art and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Twentieth Century British Studies and the Society for Intersemiotic Text/Image Studies
contact email: 
Isabelle Gadoin <Isabeluis2@free.fr>, Catherine Lanone <catherine.lanone@univ-tlse2.fr>

As opposed to the Gothic labyrinths of vaults and broken palaces or shattered abbeys, in the nineteenth century the picturesque legacy grew into a passion for sublime ruins as crystals of time, suffus

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
BemidjiState University British Studies
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

The Victorian Age in many ways looked back to the medieval period as a time that was more stable, that embodied ideals to be emulated in the modern world, for examples of sound leadership, orthodox be

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

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2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

The French in the Americas, January 5-8 2012

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MLA Convention, Seattle 2012
contact email: 
mburnham@scu.edu

Please consider submitting an abstract for the following proposed session for the 2012 MLA Convention to be held January 5-8 in Seattle.

LGBT Debut Panel for ATHE 2011: “A Queerer Time, A Queerer Place” (August 11-14, 2011; proposals due March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
LGBT Focus Group / Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have not yet presented at a

CFP: Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hv3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment

Saturday 10th September – Monday 12th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Fear, Horror and Terror 5 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Tuesday 6th September 2011 – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Word, Image, Media in Early America; MLA: Seattle, Jan. 5-8, 2012

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American Literature to 1800 Division (Guaranteed Session)
contact email: 
sxgoudie@psu.edu

Innovative “transmedia” or “intermedial” approaches to early American literature: literature as mixed media environment; image/text; acoustic and visible; sensory and semiotic, etc.

Literature and Religion, PAMLA 11/ 5-11/6, 2011, proposal deadline, 3/15 2011

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Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Scripps College, Claremont, CA 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Feb 5)

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Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
halouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

Ninth Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'High and Low: Cultural Levels in Word and Image' Thurs 9 June 2011

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University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Thursday 9th June 2011, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee
preceded by
Wednesday 8th June 2011, 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Reading by Don Paterson and wine reception

[UPDATE/REMINDER] FIRST FICTIONS: CONFERENCE (19-22 JAN 2012); SUBMISSIONS (MARCH 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: DATE FOR CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 2012. AS A RESULT, THE CALL FOR PAPERS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 2011.

The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

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De Montfort University, Leicester
contact email: 
dmutch@dmu.ac.uk

The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

A three-day conference
De Montfort University, UK
18, 19, 20 November 2011

Keynote Speakers:

Literatures of Modernity Symposium 2011

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Second Annual Literatures of Modernity Symposium, Ryerson University
contact email: 
modernity@english.ryerson.ca

"It is in its transitoriness that modernity shows itself to be ultimately and most intimately akin to antiquity," Walter Benjamin writes in _The Arcades Project_.

"Nature as Nurturer and Nemesis: Ecocritical readings of Daniel Defoe and his contemporaries [1/31/11;6/14/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis; Second Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society (Worchester, England)
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

Defoe’s publication of the various pieces known collectively as “The Storm” (1704) set the stage, early in his career, for the significant role nature would play in his imagination. In his novels, nature alternatively functions as nurturer and nemesis to the travelers who traverse the globe. Robinson Crusoe’s relationship to animals on the island both reconciled him to the place and provided some of his greatest moments of fear and dread.

"Nature as Nurturer and Nemesis: Ecocritical readings of Daniel Defoe and his contemporaries [1/31/11;6/14/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis; Second Biennial Conference of the Defoe Society (Worchester, England)
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

Defoe’s publication of the various pieces known collectively as “The Storm” (1704) set the stage, early in his career, for the significant role nature would play in his imagination.

24th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: Articulating Communities, April 15-16th 2011

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GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafisabstracts2011@gmail.com

Throughout recorded history – traversing time and space, cultures and nations – the notion of community has fostered both collaboration and conflict.

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel - DEADLINE EXTENDED: New Deadline: February 15, 2011

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Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline: February 15, 2011

PAMLA 2011--"Animals as Self/Other" [3/25/11; 11/5/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

"Animals as Self-Other"--
Instead of measuring human-animal valuation based on their relative ability to “think, reason, or speak…[t]he first and decisive question [should] be to know whether animals can suffer” (Derrida 1997). An exploration of the complexities of the human-animal identity continuum, including human causes of and responses to animal suffering.

[UPDATE] Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education

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Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries (The Defoe Society)
contact email: 
Holly.Nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its third issue, which will appear in September 2011: Eighteenth-Century Studies and the State of Education.

[DEADLINE EXTENSION] [Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (4/16/2011) [KEYNOTE: Timothy Brennan]

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URI Department of English
contact email: 
uriconference2011@gmail.com

[Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (Saturday, April 16th, 2011)

John Oldham (1653-1683): The Remains. Oxford University, 16th September 2011.

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St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
contact email: 
claudine.vanhensbergen@ell.ox.ac.uk

“Dryden thought of him as the great classical poet whom England never had—the heir who died before his time, the lost hero of Augustan England.” (Paul Hammond)

Forming Identity, Transforming Space: An International Graduate Student Conference

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Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Forming Identity, Transforming Space
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain

Session: The Conquest in the Long-Eighteenth Century in Text and Image Oct. 27-29th, 2011 McMaster (Hamilton, ON)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lauren Beck
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)

CFP The Opera Libretto MLA Seattle 2012

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The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

Seeking proposals that examine how scripts are prepared to be set to music. Among the areas to be explored: How do sung texts differ from spoken ones?

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender 3/24 & 3/25 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, University of Rochester
contact email: 
bayne.matthew@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: 2/12/11

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

"Repetition and Revolt" - Cornell University - April 14-16, 2011

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Theory Reading Group at Cornell University
contact email: 
repetitionrevolt@gmail.com

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for its seventh annual interdisciplinary spring conference:

Repetition and Revolt

"The Immaterial 18th Century"--27-29 October, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
walmsley@mcmaster.ca

In response to the sustained scholarly focus on the material aspects of eighteenth century culture, the core concern of this interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and French) conference will be reacti

[UPDATE] CFP NASSR 2011: "Romanticism and Independence" (1/31/11; 8/11-14/11)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
contact email: 
nassr.utah@gmail.com

With the new year and, for many, the start of a new term, several people have reported inadvertently missing the original January 15 proposal deadline for the 2011 conference of the North American Soc

Call for submissions - Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies

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Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
david.miller2@stir.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Negation and Negativity (6.3.2011, Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA English Department
contact email: 
southland.ucla@gmail.com

Negation and Negativity: Theory, Form, and Representation
June 3, 2011
Los Angeles, CA

Keynote Speakers:
Sianne Ngai, UCLA Department of English
Joseph Bristow, UCLA Department of English

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