category: eighteenth century

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE 1-2-3 Feb 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation - University of Rome 3
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the i

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 4 January 2016 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kallukian@gatech.edu

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 2016, San Francisco).

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for The Objects of Performance (ASECS -- 3/31/2016 - 4/3/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Bender / American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
abender@twu.edu

This panel seeks papers that consider the role of objects in the production and study of Restoration and eighteenth-century drama.

Staging "America"

full name / name of organization: 
Brianna Wells, University of Alberta
contact email: 
blw@ualberta.ca

Narratives of U.S. nationhood have often been embedded in institutionalized cultural production, especially public performance or spectacle.

[UPDATE] ACLA Panel: "All In the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest" - SEPTEMBER 23

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
carolyn.ownbey@mail.mcgill.ca

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

Red River Women's Studies Conference--October 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Women's Studies Conference
contact email: 
kandace.creel@mnstate.edu

Women’s and Gender Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead is pleased to host this year’s gathering of the 15th Annual Red

Flavours of the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
KU Leuven - UGent
contact email: 
beatrijs.vanacker@arts.kuleuven.be

In this year’s upcoming annual conference, The Dutch-Belgian Society for 18th century studies will be focusing on the role played by taste and smell, in a century when both theoretical discourse and

“Words, Signs and Feelings”, and Non-Themed Submissions Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
marcus.harmes@usq.edu.au

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is excited to open its call for papers for Volume 3 (2016).

Call for Panelists - Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment (ATHE 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Farrell-Wortman
contact email: 
farrellwortm@wisc.edu

We are seeking participants for a panel to be submitted for the 2016 conference of the Association for Higher Education in Chicago, August 11-14.

Imperial Publics

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA / Boston / March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
mulholland@ncsu.edu; tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

This seminar seeks to rethink public sphere theory and the idea of counterpublics through the lens of imperial history and the global circulation of texts along imperial circuits from the eighteenth century through the twentieth.

CFP Books of Blood - Funding bid and collaborative project

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

CFP: Books of Blood: a cross-disciplinary investigation into blood as representation, symbol, and text in modern culture

The Politics of Sensibility: Private and Public Emotions in Eighteenth-Century England

full name / name of organization: 
Jorge Bastos da Silva / Universidade do Porto
contact email: 
jorgebastosdasilva@gmail.com

‘The Politics of Sensibility: Private and Public Emotions in Eighteenth-Century England’

Seminar accepted for the European Society for the Study of English Conference,

Virginia MA Students CFP: LIterature and the American South

full name / name of organization: 
VCU English Graduate Student Research Forum
contact email: 
jonesre2@vcu.edu

The VCU English Graduate Student Research Forum is sponsoring a call for papers relating to literature and the American South.

Reminder: ASECS 2016: “Making Menstruation: Catamenia in the Eighteenth Century” (Roundtable); March 31-April 3, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
melissa.rampelli@gmail.com

This round table discussion seeks to examine the epistemological narratives of menstruation, the debates inherent to its intellectual and social history, and the ways in which the discourse of menses

ALCA 2016 - Serial Forms Seminar (March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anna Gibson, Duquesne University / American Comparative Literature Association Conference 2016
contact email: 
gibsona@duq.edu

In response to an echoing call for a renewed attention to form, this seminar will examine a particularly rich formal classification: the serial.

Spanish-language Publishing Outside Ibero-America (abstract by September 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Enid Valle/American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (Pittsburgh, PA. March 31-April 3, 2016)
contact email: 
valle@kzoo.edu

Works in Spanish, Spa trans of works originally written in other langs (publ in Brussels, London, Lyons, Phila, etc), book trade,readership/cultural consumption, censorship, transatlantic exchanges.

ACLA 2016 Seminar: Secularization and the Novel - Proposals Due Sept. 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
siemers.ryan@gmail.com

The history of the novel is also, it would appear, a history of secularization.

LIMINAL BALKANS; [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, issue 12; submission deadline 31 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 12th issue titled Liminal Balkans:

ACLA 2016, The Subject Positions of Religion, Literature, and Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Kitty Millet, ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University

[UPDATE] Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 28–29, 2016, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

CFP: Horror, February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center on
February 10-13, 2016

CFP: War and Culture, February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

"WAR AND CULTURE"

37th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center on
February 10-13, 2016

NeMLA 2016, "Sound Studies in Literature" Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn M. Higgins / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
shawn.higgins@uconn.edu

This roundtable proposal seeks to expand the conversation on sound studies in literature.

ACLA 2016 Seminar on Poetry and Forgiveness

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Berenato
contact email: 
tab3cz@virginia.edu

Please consider proposing a paper to the ACLA 2016 seminar on poetry and forgiveness.

See details below and at http://www.acla.org/seminar/poetry-and-forgiveness.

Serial Forms (ACLA Seminar)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
gibsona@duq.edu

In response to an echoing call for a renewed attention to form, this ACLA seminar will examine a particularly rich formal classification: the serial.

Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses; deadline, Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/2, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

• What Do Students Learn & How Do We Know They Have Learned It?: Closing the Loop Through Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses

Accommodating Disability Through Accessibility in Eng. Classroom; deadline, 11/1/15; conference dates, 3/30-4/2/16, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

Universal Design & Other Challenges: Accommodating Disability Through Accessibility in the English Classroom

Service Learning in English Courses; proposal deadline Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/1, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst, College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

Service Learning in English Courses—Composition and Literature: How Far Have We Come?

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Craft Critique Culture: Bridging Divides (April 8-9, 2016: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Nesbit / Lydia Maunz-Breese / Heidi Renée Aijala (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

16th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Conference
April 8-9, 2016
Bridging Divides
University of Iowa

Dollars and Desire: Capitalism, Oppression, and the Racial Other

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA (NeMLA)
contact email: 
uhurua@stjohns.edu

Dollars and Desire: Capitalism, Oppression, and the Racial Other

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA (NeMLA)
contact email: 
uhurua@stjohns.edu

The history of the commodification of Black bodies within a global context has been central to the Afro-diasporic experience.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

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