category: eighteenth century

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between; March 6th 2014 DUE December 5th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between

CALL FOR PAPERS DUE DECEMBER 5th, 2013

Submissions are welcomed for the

First Conference for the International Society for Heresy Studies - New York University, May 30-31 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory Erickson (gtel@nyu.edu), Bernard Schweizer (schweizerb@yahoo.com)

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its inaugural conference at New York University, May 30-31, 2014.

Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Dept. of English Graduate Student Conference with keynote Dr. Rachel Adams
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Indiana University Graduate Conference: “Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind” with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2013

Keynote Speakers: Fiction writer and essayist Roxane Gay (Eastern Illinois University) is most recently the author of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove), and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Critical keynote TBA.

This conference will explore the many ways that systems of energy facilitate connection and exchange across borders and networks. As the world increasingly searches for new forms of sustainable and renewable power of all kinds, energies direct our lives on both macro and micro levels every day. In 2013, energy as an umbrella term relates not only to the technology that saturates our day-to-day existence — the forces that powers our cars, phones, computers — but also the invisible forces that connect us to each other, to nature, to the world around us and worlds beyond.

The idea of energy crosses disciplinary boundaries and historical periods, but holds a particular resonance for the questions engaged by the humanities. From the printing press to the camera to the Internet, technological and mechanical energy has long been integral to the way we communicate and create. Kinetic energy moves performing bodies across stages and screens; creative energy pushes the artist to new psychic spaces. Along with religion, art and literature have historically been primary catalysts for the exploration of the ways that vital emotional and spiritual energies surround and sustain — or destroy — us.

Privacy (Brandeis English Graduate Student Conference, April 4 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Graduate Program
contact email: 
mschratz@brandeis.edu

In the era of Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks, and corporate data-mining, our privacy seems like an endangered resource.

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society” (Lisbon, 9-11 July, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CESNOVA, New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
youthconference2014@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society”

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
New University of Lisbon

CESNOVA/CETAPS
Lisbon (Portugal)

Negotiating Aesthetic Hierarchies: the Creative Tension between High and Popular Culture April 11-12 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Association of French and Italian Students (GAFIS)
contact email: 
gafis2014@gmail.com

Throughout modern history, the labels “high” and “popular” culture have come to denote two categories which are most often hierarchical and polarized.

Proquest/RSAP Essay Prize, essays due December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society of American Periodicals
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu

Proquest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce the 5th annual $1000 article prize.

[ACLA] Uncertain Understanding: Capital in Science and Medicine Before the 20th Century (March 20-23, 2014 at NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Yao / Cornell University
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu

In his influential work The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn explains “the reception of a new paradigm often necessitates a redefinition of the corresponding science.

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: 15 December 2013

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8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English April 16 -18, 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Muğla, Turkey
contact email: 
mcigdem@mu.edu.tr

The Conference will be jointly hosted by
The Department of English Language and Literature of
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, ELT Department of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University and

Not a Dry Eye in the House: Tears in Performance – March 21, 2014 - Paris-Sorbonne

full name / name of organization: 
Denis Lagae-Devoldère and Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne)
contact email: 
tearsinperformance@gmail.com

Representing tears in the theatre hinges on the paradoxical performance of an absence: while the lacrimal flow can usually be explained, its physical manifestation mostly eludes visibility.

ACLA CfP: Imagined Originals, Original Translations: Putting Pseudotranslation on the Map (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigitte Rath
contact email: 
brath@princeton.edu

Cervantes’ Don Quixote (1605/15), Montesquieu’s Lettres persanes (1721), MacPherson’s Ossian (1761), Mérimée’s La Guzla (1827), Louÿs’s Chansons de

Unmasking Masquerade: Exploring Disguise and Display Across the Humanities (14-16 Feb 2014)

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

“‘Masquerades, I have generally heard said, were more silly than wicked,’” declares one respectable character in Samuel Richardson’s novel Sir Charles Grandison (1754), “‘But they are now, I am convinced, the most profligate of all diversions.’” Richardson’s disapproval of the bal masqué’s vulgar dissipation represents just one incarnation of a rich and multivalent concept.

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, 2013 (NYU)
contact email: 
jsrhee@vcu.edu

http://acla.org/acla2014/epistemes-and-economies-of-expertise/

Call for Book Reviews on Radicalism- OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsrbookreview@gmail.com

The Journal for the Study of Radicalism is currently looking for potential book reviewers. Currently we have a backlog of works on the following subject matters:
* Leftism in Puerto Rico

[Update] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 10-12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Call for Participants - Cannibal Modernisms Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Cannibal Modernisms

King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference, 7th-8th November, 2013.

Exeter Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference - 24th-25th July 2014 - deadline for proposals 28th March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
pgmedhums@exeter.ac.uk

Call for papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference

59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) University of Birmingham 10-13 April, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham / British Association of American Studies
contact email: 
baas2014@contacts.bham.ac.uk

The 59th annual conference of the British Association for American Studies (BAAS) will be hosted by the School of English, Drama, and American & Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham 10-13

“Non-Traditional Slaveholding in the Atlantic World” July 11-12 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
C.M.Armstrong@mmu.ac.uk

Non-Traditional
Slaveholding in the
Atlantic World

July 11-12 2014
Senate House, London
Call for Papers

Death Sentence (ACLA 2014, March 20-23, NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Wijaya/ David Coughlan/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu/ david.coughlan@ul.ie

With the 2013 publication in English of Volume 1 of Jacques Derrida’s The Death Penalty, this is an opportune time to discuss the death sentence, which demands thinking about the limits of punishment and pardon, of death and life, of human and non-human, of the self and State, of the body, and, it can be argued, the ends of philosophy itself.

CFP ‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall, Date: 8th March 2014

Call for Papers Deadline 15/12/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The Pierian Call for Submissions--Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Pierian Literary Journal/Albany State University
contact email: 
thepierian@asurams.edu

Currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue. Accepting unpublished poems (3 max), short stories (1500 word max), one-act plays, and essays (1000 word max).

Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the De

BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

Craft Critique Culture: (Mis)Leading (April 4-5, 2014: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Annmarie Steffes/Miriam Janechek (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

14th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conferen

ACLA CFP: Queered by Capital: Rethinking Globalization and Temporality (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Roopika Risam
contact email: 
rrisam@salemstate.edu

Questions of temporality have preoccupied postcolonial studies, from how we periodize the “postcolonial” as Kwame Anthony Appiah raises, to how we perceive time in relationship to persistent colon

Thinking Cruelty Otherwise (Seminar at ACLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hope Pérez / Indiana University
contact email: 
ashperez -at- indiana -dot- edu

While critics often discuss cruelty as something portrayed or represented, recent considerations of cruelty (e.g., Maggie Nelson’s The Art of Cruelty, José Ovejero’s La ética de la crueldad, and

Scottish Literature at CEA 2014, March 27-29

full name / name of organization: 
2014 College English Association Conference
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2014
March 27-29, 2014 | Baltimore, Maryland

Hyatt Regency
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-528-1234

Irish Literature at CEA 2014, March 27-29

full name / name of organization: 
2014 College English Association Conference
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Irish Literature at CEA 2014
March 27-29, 2014 | Baltimore, Maryland

Hyatt Regency
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-528-1234

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies, April 3-5, 2014, 20th Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Romance Languages, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
ccrlregistrations@unc.edu

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies

Ann Radcliffe at 250

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
contact email: 
radcliffeat250@sheffield.ac.uk

CFP: Ann Radcliffe at 250: Gothic and Romantic Imaginations

Second call for papers

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP Due October 16 - CONFERENCE DATE Jan. 30 - Feb, 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Call for Papers—UPDATED DUE DATE OCTOBER 16
Atlantic World Foodways:
The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain

Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
umdsoundplus@gmail.com

Call for Posters:

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