category: eighteenth century

True Blood

full name / name of organization: 
The Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the HBO hit series "True Blood" or on the Charlaine Harr

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association (Boston, April 2012)
contact email: 
mfindley@vtc.edu

The Vampire in literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers, presentations, and/or four-person panels on any aspect of the Vampire in literature, culture or film.

Society for Utopian Studies Toronto October 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
lyman.sargent@umsl.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES
37th Annual Meeting
October 4-7, 2012
Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1Z4

The Institution of Literature: 250 Years of English Studies and Cultural Transfer (30 August - 1 September 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of British Literature and Culture / Department of English Didactics, Goettingen University
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

2012 marks the 250th anniversary of the election of John Tompson as the first Professor of English at Goettingen University.

Jetzt: Historical and Contemporary Figurations of the Present (March 31/April 1 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Department of German Graduate Students
contact email: 
njt38@cornell.edu

Call for Papers: Cornell University German Studies Graduate Conference

Jetzt: Contemporary and Historical Figurations
March 31/April 1, 2012

1st Global Conference:,Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July, 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference:
Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Valley Humanities Review- Call for Undergraduate Humanities Papers

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

Our submission period is drawing to a close! Encourage your students to send their best work over to the VHR.

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

***DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 1 DECEMBER 2011***

CFP AWWE conference 2012

Performing Wales: Theatre, Art, Identities

1st Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Monstrous Geographies: Places and Spaces of Monstrosity

Thursday 19th July – Saturday 21st July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

CALL FOR PAPERS:

[UPDATE] New Voices 2012: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: “Legitimate Ireland”
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

[UPDATE] 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-chairs
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies
The 22nd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

Experimental Writing by Women Panel at the EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
lmullen@lsu.edu

Experimental Writing by Women

Romantic Connections: Networks of Influence, c.1760-1835 - Friday 1st June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Romantic Studies Early Career and Postgraduate Conference at Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
BARS_RC@yahoo.co.uk

“Sometimes when I think of them I seem
Two consciousnesses – conscious of myself,
And of some other being.” (William Wordsworth, The Two Part Prelude, II, 29-31)

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] MEMORY REMAINS. Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, M.A.
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

11th International Conference of ESSE 4-9 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ESSE 2012
contact email: 
cfp@esse2012.org

ESSE 2012 will be organised by Bogazici University, in Istanbul on 4-9 September 2012.

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
German and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
vlenshyn@german.umass.edu (Victoria Rizo Lenshyn)



A Graduate Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

“Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the 
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
contact email: 
senses2012@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 17 - 19, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

Roundtable Discussion: Making Sense of Today's Job Market

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind, 1700-2000 - June 14th-16th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, Newcastle, England
contact email: 
anita.oconnell@northumbria.ac.uk

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind 1700-2000
An Interdisciplinary Conference

14-16 June 2012
Northumbria University

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

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

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP 452ºF Journal. Deadline for submissions, January 31st 2012

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2011, we start the CFP for the seventh issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in July 2012.

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies
contact email: 
tunahan.kucukcelebi@spectrumjournal.net

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies invites academicians and scholars to submit articles and discussion pieces to our coming issues.

Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion - Proposals due Dec 12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric:
Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

Texas Woman's University . Denton, Texas
April 20, 2012 .

A Call For Papers:

WELCOMING STRANGERS: An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Update on Paranoia and Pain Conference (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

The last chance to submit an abstract for the conference is 30 November 2011. For more information visit our project blog
http://paranoiapain.wordpress.com

Awkward Austen - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew McInnes and Francesca Scott
contact email: 
awkwardausten@gmail.com

‘Captain Wentworth should be allowed some credit for the self-command with which he attended to her large fat sighings over the destiny of a son, whom alive nobody had cared for’ (Persuasion, 1817).

‘Mrs. Hall of Sherbourn was brought to bed yesterday of a dead child, some weeks before she expected, oweing to a fright.—I suppose she happened unawares to look at her husband’ (Letter to Cassandra, 1798)

‘And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked’ (Letter to Fanny Knight, 1817).

Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Deadline extended to: November 30, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 8-11, 2012

Shakespeare and Performance (January 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formally Early English Studies
contact email: 
Amy Tigner: altigner@gmail.com

The 2012 volume will focus on "Shakespeare and Performance." We are interested in articles that consider any aspect of performance in historical or contemporary productions of Shakespeare and his cont

Curiosities - Feb. 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA, 11-14 April 2012, Deadline 15 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Pottle, Area Chair, Literature and Madness Section of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rpottle@misericordia.edu

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA, scheduled for 11-14 April 201

[UPDATE] Imaginary Landscapes in British Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers
contact email: 
williams@kutztown.edu

Due to new conference requirements, I am no longer organizing a panel on Imaginary Landscapes in British Women's Writing.

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies and Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

Discourses of American Exceptionalism pivot effortlessly around the fulcrum of America’s position as an idealised other to the normative standard: the ‘city on the hill’ as disjointed from the n

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