category: eighteenth century

Unexpected Encounters in American Travel Writing at Am Lit Assn, May 23-26 2013; deadline Jan 13, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing
contact email: 
vogel@kutztown.edu; mscript@udel.edu

The adventure of travel and travel writing is frequently realized in the unexpected encounters that occur during the journey.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
wickedcoolghost@gmail.com

Book reviewers needed for a specific list of books. Please send an email with your academic interests and we'll try to find a matching book. This posting is open-ended, with a revolving deadline.

[UPDATE] Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
nicole.cloarec@univ-rennes1.fr, Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, david_haigron@yahoo.fr, renee.dickason@orange.fr

Representing social classes in films on television and in cinema in English-speaking countries
University of Rennes 2, France - 10-11 October 2013

[Singapore] Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange. A Moving Worlds Conference (& Dept of English NTU)

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Worlds Journal & Dept of English, NTU, Singapore
contact email: 
movingworlds@ntu.edu.sg

Transcultural Imaginaries: Making New, Making Strange
A Moving Worlds Conference in collaboration with the Dept. of English, NTU, Singapore

Renovation: A Regional Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
unr.grad.conference@gmail.com

At the turn of the 20th century, Ezra Pound declared the need to “make it new.” His call inspired numerous artists, creators, critics, and theorists to push the boundaries of their fields, to disc

Health, Mental Health, and Literature - March 9th

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

3rd Global Conference:Images of Whiteness (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Images of Whiteness

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Revenge (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rev4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Revenge

Sunday 14th July – Tuesday 16th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

12th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

2nd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Wednesday 10th July – Friday 12th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentation

6th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Forgiveness

Saturday 6th July – Monday 8th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Apr 19-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (4th Annual)

4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
PhD in Humanities and Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the 4th annual University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities on Friday, March 22

UPDATE: Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Ettari/Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
gettari@unca.edu, KKiely@fmarion.edu

* Note new deadline*

Call for Papers and Panels
37th Annual PAC Conference
21 - 23 March 2013
University of North Carolina at Asheville

6th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2013; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Diasporas

Saturday 6th July – Monday 8th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

“The Technologies of Starlings, Parrots, and Other Mocking 'Birds': Parroting, Parody, and Paralanguage.”

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
mholm2@fordham.edu

Because of their natural ability to imitate and improvise upon the songs and sounds of others, starlings exemplify the powers, the problems, and pleasures of mimesis.

HISTOIRE(S): 18-19-20 October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association des Études Françaises et Francophones d'Irlande
contact email: 
adeffi.conference@yahoo.ie

Histoire(s)

National University of Ireland, Maynooth
18-19-20 October 2013

- Narrative strategies
- History and fiction in historical novels
- Writers and History

Of Human Bondage: Literatures of Constraint - March 1-2, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal
contact email: 
egssconference@gmail.com

9th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 1 and 2, 2013

OF HUMAN BONDAGE: LITERATURES OF CONSTRAINT

Keynote Speaker: Sherry Simon (Concordia University)

[UPDATE] In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference: Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submissions Due: Dec. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2013@gmail.com

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity
The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference
Louisiana State University
February 7th and 8th, 2013

Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature Azusa Pacific University - Azusa, CA | May 16-18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
pandujo@apu.edu

The Company of Others: Literary Collaboration & the Common Good

Call for Papers

MANIFEST - Call for Proposals - Issue 1: "Looking Inward"

full name / name of organization: 
Manifest: A Journal of American Architecture and Urbanism
contact email: 
editors@manifestproject.org

MANIFEST, a new annual independent print journal on American architecture and urbanism, is requesting text, project, and photographic proposals for its first issue entitled, “Looking Inward.” Edit

Crosshatched Places: Mapping Spatial Complexities; ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cneufeld@emich.edu; cdionne@emich.edu

This panel explores how the trope of “crosshatching”—as elaborated in Mieville’s novel, The City and the City, or illustrated by Sergei Larenkov’s photography—helps us redraw cognitive map

[UPDATE] Perceptions of Self in Society as viewed through Literature and the Arts (Call for Papers)

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com


“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” – King Lear


The mere idea of self is as elusive as time, but writers, filmmakers and artists often give us clues as to how we view ourselves and others through their works. This issue of the St. John’s Humanities Review seeks to identify how individuals define their sense of “self” by exploring perceptions of Self in Society through Literature and the Arts.

ACLA 2013 Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2013 (Toronto, ON) – April 5-7, 2013

Seminar: Psychologies of Space in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature and Culture

Seminar Leader: Adam Meehan (The University of Arizona)

Navigating Place and Power

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Department of History
contact email: 
rer13@duke.edu

The Graduate Students of the Duke University Department of History are pleased to invite graduate students in the humanities and social sciences to submit papers for Navigating Place and Power, an ann

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

M. Wynn Thomas Prize (annual essay prize)

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch/Swansea University
contact email: 
mwynnthomasprize@gmail.com

M. Wynn Thomas Prize

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013 (Deadline: November 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children’s and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2013

April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia

Savannah Riverfront Marriott
100 General McIntosh Boulevard

Savannah, Georgia 31401

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

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

Linguistic Mapping. Panel for ACLA, Toronto April 4 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mariakager@yahoo.com, barrymccrea@gmail.com

Linguistic Mapping

American Comparative Literature Association
University of Toronto, Canada April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

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