category: eighteenth century

SHARP CFP: Textual Wandering: Characters Without Borders (Due: 10/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Makulski Sandler / Tufts University
contact email: 
erin.sandler@tufts.edu

Elizabeth Judge, in her recent essay “Kidnapped and Counterfeit Characters,” addresses the notion of literary characters moving from one literary vehicle to another, usually through appropriation.

CFP Digital Defoe: Fifth Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com; keellis@ilstu.edu

Issue 5.1 Fall 2013:
Public Intellectualism & Eighteenth-Century Studies

Global Defoe: Panel Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
a.mueller@worc.ac.uk

Global Defoe
August 9-10, 2013
Normal, Illinois

Translating Precarity- ACLA, 4-7 April 2013- University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Anne-Lise François
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu and afrancoi@berkeley.edu

Although recent criticism in literary studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this seminar instead maps out a place for the precarious.

[UPDATE] True Lies: The Eighteenth-Century Novel (2/28/13 to 3/2/13)

full name / name of organization: 
SEASECS 2013 -- Charleston
contact email: 
kathryn.hansen@citadel.edu

When the novel was first developing in eighteenth-century England, it was a lie. At least, that’s what many of its critics claimed.

AUTHENTICITY, March 15 2013, JLT 2013:2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Theory
contact email: 
JLT@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013)

JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter

The Work of Return (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Attewell (McMaster University); Sarah Trimble (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
attewen@mcmaster.ca; s.trimble@utoronto.ca

The Work of Return (edited collection)

Living By The Code: An Exploration of Morality and Ethics, March 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
iupegoconference2013@gmail.com

Morality and ethics shape our lives in a plethora of ways.

1st Global Conference: Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
di1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Virtualosity: Gaming, Interfaces and Digital Arts

Monday 4th February – Wednesday 6th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Fat Representations: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
lewestman@utep.edu

The peer-reviewed journal Interdisciplinary Humanities invites submissions of scholarly articles, nonfiction essays, and book and film reviews that explore representations and theories of fat, gender

Pride and Humility: A Special Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities/Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
pridehumilityih@gmail.com

From the rage of Achilles to Priam's subservient pleadings for Hector's body, from the conceit of King Lear to the meekness of Cordelia, from the terribilità of Michelangelo's Moses to the earthy nob

Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal

full name / name of organization: 
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research journal
contact email: 
galaxyimrj@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Deadline November 30, 2012
Galaxy: International Multidisciplinary Research Journal (ISSN 2278 – 9529)
Research Papers are invited for January 2013 Issue (Vol. II. Issue. I)

[CORRECTION] - The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Graduate Literary Journal of Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged artists

The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Deadline for proposals: Jan. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Music and Diplomacy, March 1-2, 2013 -- Deadline: November 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts University (Center for the Humanities) / Harvard University (Mahindra Humanities Center)
contact email: 
musicanddiplomacy@gmail.com

How does music (its concepts, practices, and institutions) shape the exercise of diplomacy, the pursuit of power, and the conduct of international relations?

[Reminder] Native American Studies panel CFP, 9/30/12 deadline [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Bardill, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdb29@duke.edu

Where Are We Going? Reflections on the Future of Native American Studies [NEMLA 2013, Boston, March 21-24]

Reminder - NEMLA Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tprater@bentley.edu or cfung@bentley.edu

Seminar
“Ethnofuturisms: Spatiotemporal Geographies”

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

“The Trojan Wars and the Making of the Modern World: Classical Reception after Antiquity”

full name / name of organization: 
Uppsala University
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@lingfil.uu.se

Call for Papers - So Multiples ≠06 - Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013 - D/line January 31, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
So Multiples - www.so-multiples.com
contact email: 
so-multiples@orange.fr

Multiples, multiplication and multicultural; digital at work 2013

[REMINDER] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell and Louise Kane / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

REMINDER - CFP DEADLINE IS 01 OCTOBER 2012.

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

[UPDATE] “The Ambassadorship of Literature” Deadline Extended Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
New York University
contact email: 
greg.londe@nyu.edu, ck78@nyu.edu

“The Ambassadorship of Literature” – a two-day symposium at New York University, 2-3 November 2012

UPDATE - Steampunk edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Croxall and Rachel Bowser
contact email: 
rachel.bowser@gmail.com

We are seeking abstracts for inclusion in a proposal for an edited volume on the subject of steampunk.

CEA-MAG Annual Spring Conference 2013 - Abstracts due 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
"Nature and Artifice," College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
Charlie Ewers, cewers@frostburg.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2013
Call for Papers
“Nature and Artifice”
9 March 2013

1st Global Conference: 21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
21science@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
21st Century Science: Health, Agency and Well-Being

Wednesday 30th January – Friday 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Romantic Conversations: The human, the inhuman and the non-human,16-17 November 2012, Melbourne. Abstracts due 19 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia, Postgraduate Symposium
contact email: 
elias.greig@rsaa.net.au

Papers are invited from all postgraduate students on the subject of the human, the inhuman and the non-human in Romantic literature and culture

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.

“I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private” Feb 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”
NC State English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

In Momentum: Literature, Travel, and Alterity; LSU Mardi Gras Conference Feb. 7-8, 2013; Submission Deadline: Dec. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU 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

[UPDATE] CFP to Lights: The MESSA Journal, A Graduate Publication from the University of Chicago (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Theatre Survey - CFP (Special Issue on Microhistory)

full name / name of organization: 
Esther Kim Lee, Editor of Theatre Survey
contact email: 
kim32@illinois.edu

Call for Papers

Theatre Survey

Special Issue edited by guest editor, Peter A. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Theatre History as Microhistory”

Home and Nation: Reimagining the Domestic, 1750-1850 (22-24 March, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
r.deritter@leeds.ac.uk

Home and Nation: Reimagining the Domestic, 1750-1850

22-24 March 2013

1st Global Conference: Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
crisis11@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Opportunity in Crisis: Finding Benefits in Difficult Life Events

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

Gothic Technologies / Gothic Techniques, IGA conference, 5-8 August, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
IGA2013@surrey.ac.uk

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Roger Luckhurst (Birkbeck College, University of London), Professor Fred Botting (Kingston University), other Keynotes TBA

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