category: eighteenth century

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexuality (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexualities

Monday 20th October – Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

Crusoe in Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tsukuba, Japan http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/english/access/tsukuba_access.html
contact email: 
Yukari Yoshihara (yoshihara.yukari.fp@u.tsukuba.ac.jp)

Criticism of Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe has tended to focus on the period of his residence on the island, or even more narrowly on his initial complete isolation.

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

‘Getting and Spending’: European Literature and Economics in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
KU Leuven, Faculty of Arts
contact email: 
contact@gettingspending2014.be

10-12 December 2014

Deadline: 22 June 2014

Keynote speakers:
Angela Esterhammer (University of Toronto)
Ludovic Frobert (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)

[UPDATE] Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

NEW DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

Catharine Macaulay Prize for Graduate Student Papers (ASECS)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Women's Caucus
contact email: 
asecs@wfu.edu

The Catharine Macaulay Prize
NEW Deadline for submission: May 31, 2014

Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 'Fear and Loathing' Limina Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9th May 2014 ***

[UPDATE] MAY 1 DEADLINE SWCCL

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature "Has Literature Lost Its Faith?" Nov 14-15
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

"I'm sick of Flannery O'Connor." With this opening line, Randy Boyagoda intrigued numerous readers in his response to Paul Elie's 2012 New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?"

[UPDATE] Midwest Pop Culture Association- Southern Lit and Culture 05/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

full name / name of organization: 
Prospero vol.19 - A Journal of Foreign LIteratures and Cultures, University of Trieste, Italy
contact email: 
mauriziopirro@libero.it; gefter@units.it

Call for Papers
Prospero vol. 19 (2014)
Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

English Literature and Culture in the Long 18th C/PAMLA 2014 (10/31/14-11/2/14; Riverside, CA) CFP deadline: May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Lora Geriguis: lgerigui@lasierra.edu

Paper proposals on topics related to English literature and culture in the Long 18th century are sought. Papers may or may not relate to the PAMLA 2014 conference theme of “Familiar Spirits.”

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

Sidekicks and Underlings - Oct. 3-4, 2014 - Bordeaux, France

full name / name of organization: 
CLIMAS, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne, France
contact email: 
Nathalie.Jaeck@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr, Jean-Paul.Gabilliet@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr

Sidekicks and Underlings
Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
Bordeaux - Oct. 3-4, 2014.

Traveling the Urban Landscape--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
akastont@emich.edu

Seeking papers for the Travel Writing permanent section panel for the 2014 MMLA conference in Detroit.

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

Women and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century, PAMLA 2014 (Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
mary.powell@cgu.edu

Women and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Sessions Proposals for MMLA (DUE 5/15; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

Scholarly articles and creative writing, deadline 5/15/14

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

5th Global Conference: Performance (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Performance

Friday 7th November – Sunday 9th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
ests2014proposals@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Extended deadline for proposals: 14 May 2014

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS
11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
truth1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Empathy (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
empathy1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Empathy

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

American Childhood in 25 Artifacts

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) (http://mapaca.net/), the Children and Childhood Studies Area of MAPACA will curate a new online

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