category: eighteenth century

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

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

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

[REMINDER] Stony Brook University 2016 Graduate Conference - Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gtel1@nyu.edu

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its second biennial conference at New York University, June 1-3, 2016.

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

The Street and the City - Awakenings
Date: 14-15 April 2016
Convener: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / ESHTE
Venue: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon and

CFPanelists: "Black Narratives of Home/Property in American Literature" [DUE 1.25.16]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

Toni Morrison writes in her first novel 'The Bluest Eye' (1970): “Knowing that there was such a thing as outdoors bred in us a hunger for property, for ownership.

The CEA Critic - An Official Journal of the College English Association (Rolling deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

THE CEA CRITIC is the scholarly journal of the College English Association, a national organization for teachers of college English.

The Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference: Toward a Borderless Indigenous Community June 23-26, 2016, Asafu

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu or maroonconference@gmail.com

Indigenous communities offer models of collective sustainability, territorial sovereignty, ecological justice, and cultural persistence, keenly appealing to a world threatened by environmental pillage

Call for Proposals: 2017 Special Issue of Studies in the Novel

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

Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2017 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present.

Call for Papers and Creative Writing 02/15/16

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

SCMLA Restoration and 18th Century Literature Panel, November 3-5 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
csimpkins9@outlook.com

This panel welcomes any papers on restoration and 18th century prose, poetry, and drama for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November 3-5, 2016.

CFP: Seventh Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium at Gordon College, Wenham, MA (02/01/16; 04/02/16)

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

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their seventh annual Literatures and Linguistics Underg

Spring 2016 Patrick Henry College Colloquium, April 23, 2015. Submissions due April 1, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Henry College
contact email: 
grjackson754@students.phc.edu

The Patrick Henry College Literary Colloquium is put on by a group of undergraduate literature students at Patrick Henry College, with the interest of promoting lively and relevant discussion of liter

Old age and aging in Northern Irish and Irish theatre and drama - Seeking last contributions for an edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

The editors of the collection of essays on old age and aging in (currently) British theatre and drama have received a few wonderful contributions on Irish playwrights and plays.

Gradaute Conference: Seeking Refuge, 23-24 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
seekingrefuge2016@gmail.com

The OED defines ‘refuge’ as “the state of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger or difficulty.” As this all-encompassing definition suggests, refuge is a multifarious concept, subject t

Religious Topics in Fantastic Literature [19-21 Sept. 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature, University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.fantastic.lit@gmail.com

The very nature of fantastic literature, its readiness to explore alternative worlds and dimensions of reality, makes it into a fertile ground for all kinds of religious, quasi-religious, and even ant

NACBS November 11-13: Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Conference for British Studies
contact email: 
vab@gwu.edu

Call for Presenters: The North American Conference for British Studies

Where: Washington, D.C.

When: November 11-13, 2016

Abstract due: January 30, 2016

CFP Discipline and Excess: April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
disciplineandexcess2016@gmail.com

We invite paper proposals for Discipline and Excess, a conference which seeks to consider boundaries and their transgression until 1750.

Call For Papers, Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines: An Interdisciplinary Journal of American Studies
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines Issue 4 – Call For Papers
Submissions are due by January 20, 2016

[UPDATE] The Imaginary [March 4-5 2016; abstracts due January 15, 2016]

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

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadow, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive. This conference features keynote speakers Mya Poe of Northeastern University and Donald Pease of Dartmouth College.

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Crime and Criminality, CGLS Conference April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

Third Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality
(April 1-2, 2016, University of South Carolina)

Andrew Davies: the screenwriter as adaptor (18th March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
anna.blackwell@dmu.ac.uk, natalie.hayton@dmu.ac.uk

Keynote and plenary discussion with Andrew Davies

CFP: Peer English

full name / name of organization: 
Peer English
contact email: 
peerenglish@le.ac.uk

CFP: Peer English

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
agogrof@gmail.com

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Essex County College Humanities Division
contact email: 
jlee6@essex.edu

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

[UPDATE] Making a Scene in the Classroom Pedagogy Panel at BWWC--Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kelli MacCartey / University of Tennessee Knoxville
contact email: 
kmaccart@utk.edu

Deadline for Paper Proposals Extended to JANUARY 1ST!!!

Signs: CfP: Stimpson Prize for Feminist Scholarship, Due March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.

Update: The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Branam Armiento
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

NASSR Conference
August 11-14, 2016
University of California, Berkeley

The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 1/1/2016; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

***Submission deadline extended to 1/1/16***

EXTENDED DEADLINE M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED

[REMINDER] The Pains of Language

full name / name of organization: 
NYU GERMAN
contact email: 
pains.language@gmail.com

THE PAINS OF LANGUAGE

Graduate Conference at NYU German

Keynote: WERNER HAMACHER (Frankfurt am Main)

April 15-16, 2016
Deutsches Haus at New York University, New York City

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (5–8 July 2017))

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers and Université Bordeaux Montaigne
contact email: 
ssaww2017.bordeaux.montaigne@gmail.com

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific

[UPDATE] Stony Brook University 2016 Graduate Conference - Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

Hypercultura - Community and Communication - deadline extension

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,

EXTENDED DEADLINE 15 JANUARY The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

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