category: eighteenth century

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice - March 23rd-25th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference - Ottawa, ON, Canada

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

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

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Canadian Society for 18th-c Studies Conference 2012: "Crossings": Deadline for Proposals 15 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Organizer: Prof. Katherine Binhammer
contact email: 
csecs.scedhs2012@ualberta.ca

CROSSINGS: THE CULTURES OF GLOBAL EXCHANGE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

PLENARY SPEAKERS:
SRINIVAS ARAVAMUDAN, DUKE UNIVERSITY
DAVID BELL, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

MLA 2013 Boston "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"; March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Description:

SCMLA-Nov. 8-10, 2012-Death, Eros, and the Literary Enterprise-French Lit. 1600-1850

full name / name of organization: 
Abbey Carrico, Emory University
contact email: 
abbey.carrico@emory.edu

French II: Literature, 1600-1850: We invite paper proposals that relate to the conference theme “Death, Eros, and the Literary Enterprise” and that treat texts within the given date range.

WELCOMING STRANGERS 27 April 2012 - CFP Deadline 31 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Radical Maneuvers: Discourses of the New: Call for Abstracts (April 28th, 2012, Cornell University)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Undergraduate Comparative Literature Society
contact email: 
radicalmaneuvers@gmail.com

The Undergraduate Comparative Literature Association at Cornell University cordially invites submissions of 300-500 word abstracts by other undergraduates for twenty-minute papers for its first annual

International Conference / Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat Sen University / Taiwan
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

International Conference
Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University
2-3 November 2012

[UPDATE] "PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY" MAY 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
A Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension)

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 5, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1. The twentieth annual MCLLM conference
welcomes submissions for our March 30 and 31 event in DeKalb, IL. Our

NEW DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2012 for CONFERENCE APRIL 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERISTY OF MISSOURI CROSS-DISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
contact email: 
mrfb7d@mail.missouri.edu

The MU Cross-Disciplinary Project (formerly known as “The Body Project”) invites all interested scholars and related researchers to submit proposals for our fifth annual conference.

[UPDATE] Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

CFP: “Queer Interventions and Intersections” *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions
*Extended Deadline*

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference - March 23- 24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Short Fiction in Short: abstracts due 15 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA), Boston 2013
contact email: 
lfash@brandeis.edu


Short Fiction in Short
MLA
Boston, MA
3 - 6 January 2013

Because of meager critical attention given to the short story before 1976, Charles E. May organized a volume entitled Short Story Theories as a plea for more meaningful and substantive work on the form. As May noted with the publication of New Short Story Theories in 1994, many literary theorists and critics heeded the call, and, in fact, much work has been done on short fiction in the last twenty-five years. Nonetheless, critics still reflexively associate the novel with the United States because of form’s theorization and history.

Mad Narrators - University of Bordeaux (France), 18- 20 octobre 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bordeaux 3
contact email: 
schmitt.arnaud@orange.fr

Call for Papers
International Conference « Les narrateurs fous /Mad narrators ».
University of Bordeaux 3, 18- 20 octobre 2012.

MLA Special Session: The Mechanics of Fictional World-Making (3/1/12; Boston 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung, Rutgers University
contact email: 
elaine.auyoung@rutgers.edu

MLA Special Session
The Mechanics of Fictional World-Making
Boston, January 2013

Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
kathryn.maude@kcl.ac.uk

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012, April 13-14

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside, graduate English department
contact email: 
disjunctions2012@gmail.com

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012
19th annual graduate student conference
University of California, Riverside
April 13-14th, 2012

Abstracts due: February 17th, 2012

"Antagonisms." Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist

Transforming Objects, 28-29 May 2012, Northumbria University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University
contact email: 
transformingobjects@gmail.com

Transforming Objects
28-29 May 2012

Sutherland Building, Northumbria University

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dr Sarah Haggarty (Newcastle) and Dr John Holmes (Reading)

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity Through Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Multiplicities: Mapping Identity through Literature
Tenth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment (Last Call)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ed.ac.uk

Deformity is traditionally sanitised and fitted into a structure of normality. The academy tends to obscure the complexity of the sensuous/sensual/sensed body of the deformed subject, and of the questions, anxieties, and denials which surround deformity when it is located within a continuum of sense.

From freak exhibitions and fairs, medical examinations and discoveries to various portrayals in arts and literature, images of deformity (or monstrosity, used separately or interchangeably depending on context) have captivated us for centuries. The result is a significant body of critical and artistic works where these bodies are dissected, politicized, exhibited, objectified or even beatified. Nonetheless, there remains a gap, an unexplored, unspoken or neglected aspect of this complex field of study which needs further consideration.

The History of Cardenio: Spain and England, Then and Now (April 27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Oxford Shakespeare ~ Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
contact email: 
nevilles@iupui.edu

The History of Cardenio: Spain and England, Then and Now
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
April 27, 2012

Medical Economics in American Literature: Special Session, MLA 2013, January 3rd-6th 2013 in Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA)
contact email: 
heather.chacon@uky.edu

Signaled in colonial portrayals of a New World rife with lush resources and intense mortal dangers to contemporary discourses surrounding public healthcare and its monetary costs/benefits---the countr

Conference CFP: 'Viewer, I married him': Reading (Re)Productions of the Long Nineteenth Century in Period Drama

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Kingston-upon-Hull, UK
contact email: 
readingreproductions@gmail.com

29 June, 2012
Derwent Building, University of Hull

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2012
POSTGRADUATE BURSARY DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2012

2012 RMMLA (10/11-10/13); submissions due 3/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
heidie@email.arizona.edu

We would like to announce a call for papers for the Eighteenth-Century English Literature session(s) that will be held at the 2012 RMMLA Convention in Boulder, Colorado, this fall.

The London-Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century (1680-1830)

full name / name of organization: 
David O'Shaughnessy / University of Warwick
contact email: 
londonirish@warwick.ac.uk

The Irish became an intrinsic part of the London population through the course of the eighteenth century.

CFP: ‘Reconfiguring Authorship’ - Nov 15-18, 2012, Ghent University, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
Research on Authorship as Performance (RAP) project, English Studies, Ghent University
contact email: 
authorship.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS:

‘Reconfiguring Authorship’

Thursday, November 15-Sunday, November 18, 2012
Ghent University, Belgium

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] General Call for papers Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

“Love, Money, and the Marketplace in Burney”, deadline 5/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Burney Society
contact email: 
keohanec@mail.montclair.edu

The Burney Society of North America will hold its 19th annual general meeting and conference in New York City on Thursday, October 4, 2012

[UPDATE] CFP | Emerging Scholars in Performance Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group
contact email: 
gty2104@columbia.edu

Call for Papers: PSFG/ATHE 2012 Emerging Scholars Panel

Shakespeare and Performance [Update: January 31, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formally Early English Studies (EES)
contact email: 
Amy Tigner: altigner@gmail.com

The 2012 volume will focus on "Shakespeare and Performance." We are interested in articles that consider any aspect of performance in historical or contemporary productions of Shakespeare and his cont

Frontiers and Borders, Submission Deadline, January 20

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

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