category: eighteenth century

Connected Histories of Empire, 15-16 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Colonial & Postcolonial Societies, University of Bristol
contact email: 
To apply please send a 250 word abstract to the organisers at connectedhistoriesofempire@yahoo.co.uk by 25 January 2013.

[UPDATE] The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Essay Collection ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham
contact email: 
a.s.mangham@reading.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: The Male Body in Medicine and Literature (ed. by Greta Depledge and Andrew Mangham)

Abstracts by 1 June 2013.

[UPDATE] CFP Extended Deadline - Endnotes 2013: ANONYMITY - UBC English Graduate Conference in Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2013 - University of British Columbia English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2013: Anonymity
UBC English Graduate Conference
Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
May 10 - 12, 2013

Keynotes: Larissa Lai (UBC) and Sneja Gunew (UBC)

[UPDATE]: Monstrous Spaces in Literature and Pedagogy -- March 9, 2013 (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Graduate English Conference
contact email: 
STJ.EnglishConference.2013@gmail.com

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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stephen Sicari

“European Cooperation/Cooptation: Ideas of Collaboration and Coordination”

full name / name of organization: 
Center for European Studies, Dalhousie University
contact email: 
Julia.Wright@dal.ca

For the third annual colloquium in European Studies (26-27 April 2013, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada), we invite proposals for papers of 20 minutes that deal with any aspect of cooperation in

Guest Bloggers Needed: Interesting Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interesting Literature: A Library of Literary Interestingness
contact email: 
O.M.Tearle@lboro.ac.uk

The new blog, Interesting Literature (http://interestingliterature.wordpress.com/), is looking for academics and independent scholars to contribute guest blog posts on their research.

*Second Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013; 20-minute Paper Proposals Due March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email:

[UPDATE] Border/lands: An Interdisciplinary Ecocritical Conference DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB. 25TH

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho, Department of English (Graduate Students)
contact email: 
uigec2013@gmail.com

University of Idaho Graduate Students of English Conference: BORDER/LANDS

Extended CFP: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

Adam's Dream: Imaginative Incarnations in the Long Eighteenth Century, 13th-14th April 2013, University of Cambridge

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

The annual Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies Graduate Conference, hosted by the Cambridge Faculty of English, will take place over the weekend of the 13th-14th April 2013.

Gender and Political Culture, 1400-1800 - UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Professor James Daybell, Plymouth University
contact email: 
james.daybell@plymouth.ac.uk

‘Gender and Political Culture, 1400-1800’

CFP Images of Children in Media

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
dolson@uta.edu or debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary journal of children's visual culture, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2013 is

Call For Participants to Build a PLOS-style Model for the Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

For quite some time, I have been interested in/incensed by the scholarly publication system; the exclusions, iniquities and absurdities of it can be clearly seen from only a brief survey of the econom

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference
"Into the Void"
March 29-30, 2012
University of Iowa

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to February 8, 2013***

Surface/ Depth

full name / name of organization: 
Philament - The University of Sydney Journal of the Arts and Culture
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Issue 19: Surface/Depth

‘There are no beautiful surfaces without a terrible depth.’
- Friedrich Nietzsche

“Negotiation & Renegotiation” Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IU Department of French & Italian
contact email: 
iufritgsoconf@gmail.com

This conference will examine the themes of Negotiation and Renegotiation in any area of French or Italian Studies. We shall examine such questions as: How do authors negotiate between seemingly

Peer English 9

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons, University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed, open-access online journal produced by members of the School of English.

The Aesthetics of Austerity (University of California - Irvine) April 5, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
PhD Program in Visual Studies (University of California - Irvine)
contact email: 
vsconference2013@gmail.com

The PhD program in Visual Studies at UC, Irvine invites submissions for its annual graduate student conference: The Aesthetics of Austerity.

Conference Date: April 5, 2013

[UPDATE] Open CFP for Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

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

Shift welcomes academic papers, exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students.

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Dept. of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

Translation Studies and Literatures in English:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
13-14 May 2013
Cankaya University Ankara

Call for Articles; Teaching History

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly
contact email: 
academicexchange@yahoo.com

Collection of Essays on Dreams in British Literature -- Romantic and Victorian periods (March 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Jordan
contact email: 
dreamsinbritishlit@gmail.com

I am inviting proposals to contribute to a collection of essays on the subject of dreams in British literature.

EXTENDED DEADLINE 20th Jan - Feminism; Influence; Inheritance

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

Talking Beyond Disciplines: Rising Tides and Sea Changes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

This interdisciplinary graduate conference invites scholars to turn their attention to transformations, crises, and anxieties crashing at our (real and metaphorical) shores.

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Sikstrom and Kimberly Marsh (Oxford Travel Cultures Seminar)
contact email: 
travelculturesseminar@gmail.com

‘Navigating Networks: Women, Travel, and Female Communities’
An Interdisciplinary Conference Hosted by the Travel Cultures Seminar Series
University of Oxford
~4 October 2013~

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

A window on antiquity: the Topham Collection at Eton College Library - Collecting and the Grand Tour in Eighteenth-Century Engla

full name / name of organization: 
Eton College/Paul Mellon Centre/University of Buckingham
contact email: 
l.gwynn@etoncollege.org.uk

We invite proposals for papers on any aspect of the Topham Collection of eighteenth century drawings of Roman antiquities.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] 26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

[UPDATE] Joss In June Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon. (Conference on 29 June 2013 - Proposal Deadline 15 February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Community College
contact email: 
ensleyguffey@gmail.com

Joss In June is a one-day multidisciplinary conference focusing on the works of Joss Whedon, including: Dollhouse, Dr.

"Competing Visions" Graduate Conference CFP deadline 1/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst Graduate History Association
contact email: 
ghapage@history.umass.edu

Graduate History Association Ninth Annual Conference
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Saturday, March 9th, 2013

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

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