category: eighteenth century

Literature and Transgression: 3rd International "Literature and..." Graduate Student Conference (May 2-3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
literatureand@gmail.com

LITERATURE AND TRANSGRESSION

THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL “LITERATURE AND …” GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
2-3 May, 2011, Istanbul University

[REMINDER] “Surrounded by Bodies”: Contact, Corporeality, and the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Graduate Student Caucus (2011 Annual Meeting)
contact email: 
n.e.miller@go.wustl.edu

Much has been said about bodies, yet the body still remains one of the most contested concepts in fields such as anthropology, art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, religion, and gender/sexu

CFP: "Angel of Newness" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

_Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies_
Vol. 37 No. 2 (to be published September 2011)
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2011

Georgia State University's New Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" / Georgia State University - English Department
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9: What makes us laugh? Why is humor such an important cross-cultural phenomenon and universal human trait?

Filolog - journal for literary, cultural and language studies

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, social sciences and humanities journal with an international Editorial Board.

UPDATE - CFP: ecloga (postgraduate journal)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

The Hungry Ocean: A Conference on Literature and the Maritime Environment; April 21-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Mentz
contact email: 
mentzs@stjohns.edu

The Hungry Ocean:
Literary Culture and the Maritime Environment

A Conference at the John Carter Brown Library
April 21-23, 2011

Organizer: Steve Mentz, St. John’s University

Performing Knowledge-NEMLA 2011-April 7-10

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sean.barry@rutgers.edu, john.savarese@rutgers.edu

This panel invites papers that examine how literary texts perform knowledge, and how literature becomes an object of scholarly knowledge in a variety of disciplinary settings.

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, area chair Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: December 15, 2010
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2011 Conference, April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.

Poetry and Melancholia

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Stirling
contact email: 
poetryandmelancholia@stir.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Melancholia, University of Stirling, 8-10 July 2011

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

42nd College English Association Conference: March 31 - April 2, 2011, St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.”

Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu

We invite submissions for participation in a conference hosted by the Department of Childhood Studies of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, USA on Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspec

[UPDATE] “Travel Narratives and Alterity" ASECS Vancouver 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mona Narain, Texas Christian University
contact email: 
M.Narain@tcu.edu

“Travel Narratives and Alterity” Mona Narain, Dept. of English, Texas Christian University,
TCU Box 297270, Fort Worth TX 76129; Tel: (817) 257-7248; Fax: (817) 257- 6238;

‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

This is the first of the biennial conferences planned for the newly founded Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), to take place at the University of Sydney from Thursday to Saturday, 10-

"A Short Residence: Wanderer, Traveler, Migrant, Exile?" ASECS 3/17-20/2011 - Vancouver BC - deadline 9/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Ingrid Horrocks
contact email: 
i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

This ASECS session calls for papers that explore how late-eighteenth-century discourses around travel and wandering draw on, intersect with, or differentiate themselves from contemporaneous writing ab

CFP: Critical Misidentifications - ASECS, Vancouver, 3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Sadow
contact email: 
sadowjb@oneonta.edu

How does eighteenth-century theory and criticism identify, overidentify, or misidentify with its subjects? How does scholarship appropriate the ideologies of the phenomena it is supposed to explain?

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

Skewing the Family in the Long Eighteenth Century (ASECS 3/17-20/2011, Vancouver BC; proposal deadline 9/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Loar / University of California, Davis
contact email: 
cfloar@ucdavis.edu

This panel seeks papers that examine historical or literary families that do not conform to emergent models of domesticity, or domestic arrangements that are not bound by marriage and consanguinity.

Pietism, Pennsylvania Germans, and Religious Difference in Colonial Pennsylvania (SEA 9/20/10; 3/3-5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Yothers
contact email: 
byothers@utep.edu

Papers are solicited for a panel examining the role of religious difference in colonial Pennsylvania, with a

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

CFP: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation
2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22
Gainesville, FL

Proposals solicited for the Seminar: “Complex Chronos. The Place and Pace of Time in Eighteenth-century Writing.”

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia / University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Call For Papers

Letters, Journals, and Literary Forms, ASECS Vancouver, 17-20 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS
contact email: 
kathleen.lubey@gmail.com

We now consider the letters and journals of figures such as Pepys, Montagu, Boswell, and Burney to be an integral component of eighteenth-century literary culture.

Letters, Journals, and Literary Forms, ASECS Vancouver, 17-20 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS
contact email: 
kathleen.lubey@gmail.com

We now consider the letters and journals of figures such as Pepys, Montagu, Boswell, and Burney to be an integral component of eighteenth-century literary culture.

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (Oct. 21-22 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization of the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference

October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire. Author of _Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture_ (2002)

Sentimentalism and Religion in Early America

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists 2011 - Philadelphia
contact email: 
wendy-roberts@northwestern.edu

This panel takes two basic, but seemingly contradictory, points as its foundation for discussion: that the usual genealogies of sentimentalism through Enlightened thought (Shaftsbury, Hume, Smith) may

Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
womenshealth.2011@gmail.com



Picturing Women’s Health 1750-1910
A One-Day Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Warwick, Saturday 22nd January, 2011

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

"Climates of the Eighteenth Century" ASECS 3/17-20/2011 - Vancouver BC - deadline 9/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Tobias Menely
contact email: 
tmenely@gmail.com

Papers are invited on the epistemic and symbolic meanings of “climate” in the long eighteenth century, particularly insofar as such meanings developed in relation to the unsettled weather of the L

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