category: eighteenth century

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

New Approaches to Daniel Defoe (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Kit Kincade, Ph.D. (The Defoe Society)
contact email: 
kit.kincade@indstate.edu

New Approaches to Daniel Defoe (Essay Collection)

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations (16-18 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaz Oishi/the JSPS Project Group, “Coleridge and Cultural Negotiations in English Romantic Literature"
contact email: 
kaz@lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations
International Conference, 16-18 July 2011
Kobe Convention Center, Kobe, Japan

Colonial and Postcolonial Travel Narratives. Deadline November 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature will focus on travel literature related to colonial and postcolonial societies.

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

“From ‘Restoration’ to ‘Eighteenth–Century’” (proposal by 15/9/10; ASECS conference 17-20/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Claude Willan
contact email: 
cwillan@stanford.edu

I'm soliciting proposals for this panel, which will run next March at the 2011 ASECS in Vancouver.

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

NeMLA: "Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in the Americas"

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

Silent and Ineffable: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities. Nov. 26-27th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@ntut.edu.tw

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

Feminist Studies in English Literature, journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
kssk@yonsei.ac.kr

Call for Papers

The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 18, number 2.

Call for book reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel (www.engl.unt.edu/sitn/) is a quarterly journal that features criticism of the novel in all periods.

[UPDATE]--Call for Essays on Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820 (abstract due 9/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Mona Narain and Karen Gevirtz
contact email: 
mnarain@tcu.edu and gevirtka@shu.edu

The editors of Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820 seek essays that identify, delineate, and explore new cartographies— geographic and metaphoric—of gender in literature authored by British wom

SEA, March 3-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
dr275424@albany.edu

The Society of Early Americanists’ Seventh Biennial Conference, 3-5 March 2011, Philadelphia

Panel: Call for Papers

Panel Chair Name: Deeanna Rohr

The Culture of Grub Street:The Second Biennial Meeting of the Defoe Society

full name / name of organization: 
The Defoe Society
contact email: 
a.mueller@worc.ac.uk

The University of Worcester, UK, will host the second biennial meeting of the Defoe Society on 14-16 July 2011.

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

Pauses, Stops, and Fitful Starts: Eighteenth-Century Punctuations

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, 2011
contact email: 
interrobang@mail.utexas.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference, 2011

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Dates: March 17-20, 2011
Abstract submission deadline: September 15, 2010

[REMINDER] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

**CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING**

Saturday 11th September 2010

A one-day conference at Keele University

CFP: Plantation Modernity (11/1/2010; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Clukey and Jeremy Wells
contact email: 
amy.clukey@gmail.com; jwells@allegheny.edu

Once regarded as a marginal space within European and American cultural imaginaries, the plantation has lately attracted much greater notice.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Inaugural Issue: Video Stores
Call for Papers / Projects:

Please submit by August 15, 2010

This special issue pays overdue attention to the space of the video store as a site of inquiry for media and cultural studies.

We seek a wide range of works (medium–length essays of 1500–2500 words, digital art projects, audio/video interviews) that explore the significance of video stores — how they have (or have not) figured in film and media cultures, histories, and theories. In short this issue of Media Fields seeks contributions that write the video store into film and media studies.

Bold Inquiry: New Directions in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: A Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Inquire is a new peer-reviewed international journal of Comparative Literature to be published online by the graduate students of the Program of Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta

Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference: “Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”
May 6 and 7, 2011 at the University of Maryland, College Park

British Women Poets and Form (3/31-4/3/2011; 10/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Noah Comet / British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
comet.2@osu.edu

British Women Writers Conference Panel Proposal:
“Formal Curiosities.”

Conference: March 31-April 3, 2011 at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context: New perspectives for Young Researchers (17-18 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century 28-29th January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chetham's Library, Manchester, UK
contact email: 
c17.conference@manchester.ac.uk

‘Such Total and Prodigious Alteration’ / ‘The Wounds May Be Again Bound Up’: Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century

[UPDATE] Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1ST!

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES, Oct. 22-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Department of English / Quarter After Eight Literary Journal
contact email: 
klnuernberger@yahoo.com

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES
A Conference sponsored by the Ohio University English Department and Quarter After Eight

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010

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:

Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies October 8-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
UNHContactZones@gmail.com

Intersections, Tensions, and New Dimensions:
Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies

October 8-9, 2010
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Cuteness: Yale CompLit Graduate Conference: Dec 3 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
yalecuteness@gmail.com

Cuteness, or the Pragmatics of Diminution
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University.

December 3, 2010

Civil Rights, Social Justice, and the Midwest: THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES 35th Annual Meeting (07/15/2010, 10/28-10/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
brian_greenspan@carleton.ca

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15, 2010 ***

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
October 28-31, 2010

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