category: eighteenth century

Painted Gladiatrices: Women, art and the 18th century Social Arena (11th April 2013 - 13th April 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Puzier, Sotheby's Institute of Art; Heather Carroll, The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
L.Puzier@sothebysinstitute.com, H.N.Carroll@sms.ed.ac.uk

In an oft-quoted letter from 29 July, 1782 to Fanny Burney, Edmund Burke comments on how he lives ‘in an age distinguished by producing extraordinary women.’ Burke has proved his powers of foresig

CFP: Culinary Contact Zones: Charting Transatlantic Exchange in Early American Food Culture. SEA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Conference of the Society of Early Americanists
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

With apologies for cross-listing.

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Society of Early Americanists
February 28—March 2, 2013
Savannah, Georgia

En Route: Journeys of the Body and the Soul in Iberian and Latin American Literatures (abstract deadline June 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Graduate Students of the University of Chicago
contact email: 
jnemiroff@uchicago.edu

From the pilgrimage of body and soul in Gonzalo de Berceo’s Milagros de Nuestra Señora and the nautical textual voyage in Columbus’ Diario de a Bordo, representations of the migrant in modern Ibe

Looking for "The South" in the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Louise Johnson / American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)
contact email: 
amanda.l.johnson@vanderbilt.edu

This panel considers the category of ―the South‖ in the 1700s.

Narrative Features of Early Modern Narrative (United Kingdom) (11/30/12; Narrative 6/27/13-6/29/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Fludernik and Gerd Bayer
contact email: 
gdbayer@phil.uni-erlangen.de and sekretariat.fludernik@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de

Abstracts are invited for a seminar to be proposed to the 2013 meeting of the International Society for the Study of Narrative, 27-29 June 2013 in Manchester, England.

Philadelphia from the Vernacular to the Spectacular

full name / name of organization: 
The Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts & Landscapes
contact email: 
wbrew@mc3.edu

The Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts & Landscapes (PAS: APAL) will hold its 44th annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 26-29, 2012.

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Call For Papers
“FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE”
12-14 December 2012,
University of Valencia, Spain

CFP for DU Journal of English Studies, ISSN 0975–5659, 30-09-12

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Dibrugarh Univerisity
contact email: 
payaljainpayal@gmail.com

Call for Papers

CFP for Edited Collection: Unveiling Fashion: Gender, Islam, and Global Modernities (Abstract Deadline: July 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ellorashree Maitra / Nida Sajid
contact email: 
unveilingfashion@gmail.com

This collection of interdisciplinary essays will trace the historical trajectory of the production, circulation, and consumption of Muslim femininity and fashion from early modernity to the era of tra

"By the Author of David Simple": New Approaches to Sarah Fielding (ASECS; April 4-7 Cleveland, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper Recine / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

Just past her 300th birthday, the popularity of Sarah Fielding is increasing; yet, her life and writing tend to be overshadowed by the critical reception of her brother, Henry.

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory, Senate House, London, 12-13 February, 2013 (Abstracts due 1 November, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jordana Blejmar (Institute of Germanic & Romace Studies) and Anindya Raychaudhuri (UCL)
contact email: 
Jordana.Blejmar@sas.ac.uk and a.raychaudhuri@ucl.ac.uk

Memories of Conflict, Conflicts of Memory
International Conference
13- 14 February, 2013
Senate House, London

Organised by:

Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies, University College London
Centre for the Study of Cultural Memory

18th-19th C. American History and Culture: Document Studies

full name / name of organization: 
EBSCO Publishing (Salem Press)
contact email: 
jryan@ebscohost.com

Care in the Past: Archaeological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. 6th of October 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Archaeology, Durham University
contact email: 
careinthepast@googlemail.com

One of the major social challenges faced today is the provision of care for the elderly, the disabled and the young within society, with contemporary debates dominating local, national and global agen

Poetry Games: Special Issue of Comparative Literature Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Eburne (Penn State University) and Andrew Epstein (Florida State University), Comparative Literature Studies
contact email: 
jpe11@psu.edu or aepstein@fsu.edu

Special Issue of Comparative Literature Studies
"Poetry Games"
Guest Editors: Jonathan Eburne (Penn State University) and Andrew Epstein (Florida State University)

"I Viaggiatori nella Penisola Sorrentina - Literature, Arts and Cinema"

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Philology, University of Naples "Federico II"
contact email: 
sorrentoconference@gmail.com

The theme of the “journey to Sorrento” represents one of the main fields of investigation in order to analyze the different areas of the famous Peninsula and its peculiarities.

Essays for journal - languague, literacy, literature, culture and/or English teaching

full name / name of organization: 
Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education
contact email: 
safischer@mac.com

The editors seek articles concerned with English language, literacy and literature teaching worldwide as well as essays on literature and culture that do not specifically address teaching.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 6/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Submission and application deadline: June 15, 2012

Call for Abstracts / Collection on Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Lightweis-Goff
contact email: 
jlightwe@tulane.edu

Urban Slavery: North, South, and Global South

[UPDATE] CFP - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 22-23 January 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its inaugural conference, to be held at Stamford Plaza Hotel, Auckland, on 22-23 January 2013.

Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology | Sep 14th 2012 | Deadline: Jul 20th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology, University of Durham
contact email: 
formsofinnovation@gmail.com


Forms of Innovation: Literature and Technology will be a one-day symposium on the interrelation of literary forms and technologies.

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing (Deadline: Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel N. Spear, Vice President of NeMLA’s WGS Caucus
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Gender and Genre: Exploring Intersections in Women’s Life-Writing

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

"Infamous Form" (EC/ASECS 11/1-11/3, Baltimore)

full name / name of organization: 
East Central/ American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.insley@gmail.com

Samuel Johnson may have been wrong about the staying power of Tristram Shandy, but it’s nevertheless clear that some of the eighteenth century’s oddest works didn’t “do long.” Prompted by re

Reframing Ekphrasis: Comparative Literature Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Programme, King's College London
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Cheeke (University of Bristol)

Aberrant Enlightenment Ecopoetics (abstracts due 9/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Ecopoetics, UC Berkeley, Feb. 22-24, 2013
contact email: 
lynne.feeley@duke.edu

This panel explores ecopoetics in the long eighteenth-century.

UPDATE "worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visua arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands)
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl


http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

[UPDATE]: The Aesthetics of Suffering, November 23-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

The Aesthetics of Suffering

November 23th-24th, 2012
Department of English
National Taipei University of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Keynote Speakers
Laura Quinney, Brandeis University

CALL FOR PROPOSALS (collection of essays): 'The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond' (Submissions due by 31/08/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Vasiliki Zali and Dr Jessica Priestley
contact email: 
receptionofherodotus@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (6/18/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

Due to public request, our submission deadline has been extended!

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

2nd Annual Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Friday, October 26, 2012
Tufts University, Medford, MA

Mic Check: Resistance and Revolution

NeMLA: Eighteenth-Century Secularisms, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Eighteenth Century Secularisms

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

[UPDATE] The Politics of Memory, September 6 – 9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Science/University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

NEMLA 44th Annual Convention - "Early Black Feminist Ideology and the Development of a New Paradigm" (abstract due 9/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), March 21-24, 2013, Tufts University - Boston, MA
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

With the concepts of self-reliance, resistance against oppression, and self-definition central to the discussion, this panel seeks to explore the literary and cultural influences of early African Amer

“Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays” , (10/1/12-06/26-29/13), Montpellier, France

full name / name of organization: 
European Shakespeare Research Association
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP:Panel: “Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays”
Montpellier University, France, 26-29 June 2013

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

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