category: eighteenth century

28 February 2014: "Sex in Context," Spring Issue of Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Sex in Context

Our Spring 2014 issue will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

[UPDATE] Poetic Genre and Social Imagination: Pope to Swinburne. University of Chicago. May 9-10, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholson Center for British Studies / University of Chicago
contact email: 
popetoswinburne@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Poetic Genre and the Social Imagination: Pope to Swinburne
A conference at the University of Chicago
May 9–10, 2014
http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/poetic-genre/

[UPDATE] British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2014@gmail.com

British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

Authority and Its Discourses

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten/University of Boumerdès
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Call for Papers
Authority and Its Discourses
International Conference
Department of Foreign Languages, University of Boumerdès
October 19-21, 2014

Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently?

EXTENDED DEADLINE JAN 15TH. Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

*Extended Deadline: Abstracts due January 15th, 2014 to uncgradconference@gmail.com.

[UPDATE] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Dec. 30th Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2014

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University of Massachusetts Boston
contact email: 
umass.boston.beacon@gmail.com

Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities

Interpreting Appropriation/Appropriate Interpretation

"Poisons in the 18th Century" SCSECS 13-15 Feb 2014- Galveston TX

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
broomej1@wpunj.edu

The topic of this panel will be poison: literal and metaphorical poisons; real and imagined poisons; newly-discovered poisons; cures and treatments for poisons; poisons used for medicinal purposes; co

[UPDATE] 38th Annual PAC Conference, 27-29 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
Dr. Kirk Boyle (kboyle@unca.edu) and Dr. Kristin A. Kiely (kkiely@fmarion.edu)

The Philological Association of the Carolinas is pleased to announce that the due date for submissions to our annual conference has been extended to 15 January 2014.

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

[UPDATE] Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014 Call for Undergraduate Work

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN:

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune, India (http://www.interactionsforum.com/new-academia)
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

Special Issue on Research Methods in Literature
Vol III Issue II Jan 14 (Submit papers before 15 January 2014)
Impact Factor: 0.39

[UPDATE] Studia austriaca - Deadline: 31st March of each year

full name / name of organization: 
Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature - http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/StudiaAustriaca/
contact email: 
fausto.cercignani@unimi.it or fausto.cercignani@gmail.com

Studia austriaca
An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Published annually in the spring
ISSN 1593-2508

CFP: Sound and Silence

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on the subject of Sound and/or Silence for the fourth edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students o

3rd Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sins3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

"Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities." April 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Conference: St. John's University English Dept.
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

“Working through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities”
St. John’s University Graduate English Conference: April 5th, 2014

IROCSJournals: Call For Paper- 12-31-2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Organization of Computer Science
contact email: 
press@irocsjournals.org

You will receive a comprehensive and fair peer review within just three weeks from submission.

[UPDATE] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

UPDATE Ireland and Ecocriticism

full name / name of organization: 
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@ucc.ie

The deadline for paper and panel proposals is 31 January 2014.

A workshop with Dr Christine Cusick has been added to the conference offerings.

Please find more details and the full CFP at:

“Alter-geographies” UCLA Dept of Comparative Literature 2014 Annual Graduate Conference Friday and Saturday, February 21& 22

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

Poet Mahmoud Darwish observed that “the geographical part of History is stronger than the historical part of geography.” We ignore space at our peril.

Identity and Culture: Engaging Interdisciplinary Conversations

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University of North Carolina at Greensboro, English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.gradconference@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Identity and Culture
Saturday, March 1, 2014

Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division
contact email: 
kgallon@muhlenberg.edu

THE JOINT JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION HISTORY CONFERENCE
(The American Journalism Historians Association and the AEJMC History Division joint spring meeting)

When: SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014

[UPDATE] Diversity in Speculative Fiction, Loncon 3

full name / name of organization: 
Loncon 3, The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention
contact email: 
emma.england@loncon3.org

Thursday 14 to Monday 18 August 2014
London, UK
http://loncon3.org/

Guests of Honour:
Iain M. Banks, John Clute, Malcolm Edwards, Chris Foss,Jeanne Gomoll, Robin Hobb, Bryan Talbot

Online Learning in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

IH is soliciting original research and reflective articles on the use of technology for teaching Humanities.

[UPDATE] THE SPECTACULAR!: Northeastern University EGSA 8th Annual Conference March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University

Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

[UPDATE] Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

Extended Deadline: Currents of the Black Atlantic

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, ESA 2014 Conference
contact email: 
BlackAtlanticCurrents@gmail.com

Currents of the Black Atlantic
13-14 March 2014
The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Ave
New York, NY

Opening Keynote: David Scott, Columbia University

Reading Then and Now, April 4-6 2014

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University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesa2014@gmail.com

Keynote speech by Andrew Piper

College English Association of Ohio Spring Conference: English and the Arts (April 5, 2013)

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College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
Spring2014@englishceao.org

April 5, 2013 at Youngstown State College, Youngstown, Ohio

Traversing the Transnational April 10-12, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
TUEGSA2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Traversing the Transnational
2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
April 10 – April 12, 2014

Call for Papers - Shift, Issue 7

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Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

http://shiftjournal.org

CFP: Partition, Democracy, (and Europe) Abstract Deadline: 31 December 2013, Conference on 1-2 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews
contact email: 
partitions@cardiff.ac.uk

Cardiff University and the University of St Andrews are pleased to announce the latest symposium of "Partitions - What are they good for?", the AHRC funded Research Network on Comparative Partitions.

Transaction: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Mar. 28-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference:

TRANSACTION

March 28-29, 2014

[UPDATE} CFP: Merging Media: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Hybrid Arts, 1st February 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
mergingmedia2014@gmail.com

*Confirmed keynote speaker: Dr Duncan White (University of Arts London)*

Call for Papers

Saturday 1st February 2014

University of Kent, Canterbury

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