category: eighteenth century

Diversity and Language Change (MLA, Chicago, 9-12 Jan 2014; abstract deadline 15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
cpalme20@kennesaw.edu

What role does “diversity” play in understanding language change? Papers will explore perspectives on linguistic diversity, e.g.

Language Change and Literature (MLA, Chicago, 9-12 Jan 2014; abstract deadline 15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
cpalme20@kennesaw.edu

How does language change matter to literature (and vice versa)?

Saints and Sinners: Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

For LIES 2013, we still welcome papers about topics related but not limited to feminism, sainthood and medievalism in both contemporary and earlier literature in English as the wonderful SARAH SALIH w

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

SUBURBS before the railway & the automobile - deadline 15 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Scarth, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick
contact email: 
K.A.Scarth@warwick.ac.uk

SUBURBS
before the railway & the automobile
A half-day, interdisciplinary workshop
Friday, 3 May, 2013
Institute of Advanced Study, Millburn House, University of Warwick

Keynote Speakers:

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

ENLIGHTENMENT CONSTELLATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Conference
contact email: 
contact@csecs-scedhs2013.ca

dian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)
http://csecs-scedhs2013.ca/
“Enlightenment Constellations”
Call for Panels, Roundtables, and Papers

SCMLA, New Orleans, LA - Oct. 3-5, 2013: “Masking and Unmasking the Subject.” - French Lit. II (1600-1850)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

French Literature II (1600-1850): We invite paper proposals that relate to the conference theme “Masking and Unmasking the Subject” and that treat texts within the given date range.

[UPDATE] Coming Home: Stony Brook University's 25th Annual English Department Graduate Conference--Rescheduled Date: March 16

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Society, Stony Brook University, NY
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Due to the weather in the northeast last week, 'Coming Home' has been rescheduled and will now be held on Saturday, March 16.

CFP: 30th Annual Conference of the Sport Literature Association (June 26-29, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Sport Literature Association
contact email: 
jlarance@westliberty.edu

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

SPORT LITERATURE ASSOCIATION

June 26-29, 2013

Sherlock Collection of Essays 1st June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

[UPDATE] 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)

Theme: “Historicizing Difference in Globalized Subjectivities”

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling (abstracts 5/1, SAMLA 11/8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Children's Literature Discussion Circle
contact email: 
cldc.samla@gmail.com

Entangled Children: Technology, Media-Enhancement, and Storytelling in Children's Culture

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.4

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 12.4

Colloquium for American Literature and Culture--NYU

full name / name of organization: 
CALC
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

The Colloquium in American Literature and Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CALL FOR PAPERS

New Crops, Old Fields: (Re)Imagining Irish Folklore (5-7 September 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newcrops@qub.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker :
Prof. Diarmuid Ó Giolláin (University of Notre-Dame)

[UPDATE] 20th Annual (dis)junctions Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate Conference, Apr 5-6. DEADLINE EXTENDED to Feb 22

full name / name of organization: 
Josh Pearson, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2013@gmail.com

This year’s (dis)junctions conference at UCR invites papers that contribute to conversations around notions of “encountering,” with particular focus given to the operation of texts, understood a

(Re)Presenting the Archive

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield, UK
contact email: 
archive@sheffield.ac.uk

In a Higher Education context where originality in research is increasingly valorised, what place is there for explicitly re-presentational practices such as scholarly editing and curating?

CFP: From Monadism to Nomadism: A Hybrid Approach to Cultural Productions. [Deadline Extension: February 22, 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.
contact email: 
wc.2013gradconf@ucmerced.edu

The Annual Center for Research in the Humanities & Arts Graduate Students conference will be held at the campus of the University of California, Merced on April 12-13, 2013.

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University Department of Performance Studies Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
nupsconf@gmail.com

In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect, & Political Economy

an interdisciplinary graduate student conference

Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

The Human journal NOW accepts submissions. May 5, 2013 is the deadline for the June issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (www.humanjournal.org) is an international and interdisciplinary new journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, postcolonial, etc.),

[UPDATE] Purity: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 11th-12th July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex, UK
contact email: 
purity@excursions-journal.org.uk

PURITY: A Call For Papers

Upstairs and Downstairs: The British Historical Costume Drama on TV (from The Forsyte Saga to Downton Abbey)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Anne Taddeo
contact email: 
taddeo@umd.edu

The recent popular success of “Downton Abbey” calls for a renewed examination of such earlier BBC/ITV/Masterpiece Theatre serialized period dramas as “Upstairs Downstairs,” “The Pallisers,

PERSPECTIVES ON PROGRESS, November 27-29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
An interdisciplinary postgraduate and early career researcher conference, held at the University of Queensand, Brisbane, Australia.
contact email: 
http://perspectives2013.org

    Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing; new resource)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions are solicited for a web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level, Teaching College Literature (http://teachingcollegelit.com).

[UPDATE] South Central MLA Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

The 2012 South Central MLA Conference is accepting paper proposals for its Biography/Autobiography/Memoir panel.

JNT, Special Issue, "Rethinking 'The Good Life," DEADLINE June 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
tchico@umd.edu, kchuh@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Rethinking ‘The Good Life.'”

Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013,European Scientific Institute and the University Grigol Robakidze,
contact email: 
contact@emforum.eu

http://www.emforum.eu/
Eurasian Multidisciplinary Forum
Tbilisi, Georgia 24-26, October 2013

[UPDATE] Transpacific Memory: Life Writing across the Western Divide

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Chicago MLA special session
contact email: 
Mary Goodwin at profgood@hotmail.com.

While Transpacific Studies often focus on Asian diasporic writing, this panel seeks essays on life writing emerging from travel across the Pacific in all directions, East-West, West-East, North-South.

[UPDATE] At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces, Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Los Angeles
contact email: 
surfaces2013@gmail.com

CFP: Friends of English Southland Graduate Conference at UCLA

At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces

Friday, May 31, 2013 at UCLA

Keynote speakers:
Professor Rachel Lee (UCLA)

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
The Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com; keellis@ilstu.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is accepting submissions for its fifth anniversary issue. Submissions are due by May 1, 2013.

Call For Papers -- DISCOURSES OF MADNESS / DISCOURS DE LA FOLIE (Neohelicon, 43, 2016 / Guest Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)

full name / name of organization: 
Neohelicon (Guest-Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)
contact email: 
RL_Barnett@msn.com (primary) / RLEBarnett@editionsdegresecond.be (secondary)

 

PROSPECTUS

[UPDATE] Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
Emmanuelle.Vanborre@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Postgraduate Research Conference, Birmingham, May 10 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Roles Gender and Sexuality Forum, University of Birmingham
contact email: 
hpp209@

Roles: A Gender and Sexuality Forum

Third Annual Gender and Sexuality Conference

University of Birmingham,
10th May 2013

Key Note Speaker: Dr. Nadine Muller

Is It All About the Text? Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing--April 20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University English Department
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

Is It All About the Text?
Reading, Writing, Teaching, Technologizing, Theorizing

The Annual Graduate English Conference at
Southern Connecticut State University

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