category: eighteenth century

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

The Absent Corpse (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
David Sherman / Brandeis University
contact email: 
davidsherman@brandeis.edu

The Absent Corpse

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Arthurian Monster Quest: Investigating the Monsters of the Arthurian Tradition, Medieval through Modern (Kalamazoo 2013; 9/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN MONSTER QUEST

Essay Collection on Detective and Mystery Fiction (Abstract 8/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Casey Cothran and Mercy Cannon
contact email: 
cothranc@winthrop.edu

"The murder novel,” declares Raymond Chandler, “has a depressing way of minding its own business, solving its own problems and answering its own questions. There is nothing left to discuss. .

[Update] Deadline Extension: Conference---From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Culture and Literature, Hacettepe University
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

Please note the extended deadline...

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From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature

CFP: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING
contact email: 
mf.soeting@vu.nl

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

Call for Papers

Announcing the 2012 Summer launch of
an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal on Life Writing

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Searching for Authority: Rebellious Readers in Early Modern Texts (1640-1740) (Abstracts due 9/30/2012; NeMLA: March 21-24 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Fabriziogarciaabstracts@gmail.com

Searching for Authority: Rebellious Readers in Early Modern Texts (1640-1740)

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

"Between Bodies/Bodies Between". Deadline Nov 1st 2012 / Conference Apr 5th-6th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
contact email: 
betweenbodies2013@nuim.ie

This conference engages bodies and embodiment in literature and the humanities, seeking to survey the state of scholarship and future directions after over a decade of groundbreaking work.

[UPDATE] [SAMLA Nov. 9-11, 2013] Literary Science: Approaches to Teaching Literture with Scientific Themes and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Brown/ University of South Carolina
contact email: 
ptolliverb@earthlink.net

This panel investigates how to effectively teach literature that contains strong scientific elements.

1st Global Conference: Time, Space + Body (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ts+b1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Time, Space + Body

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Queer Sexualities (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
qs2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Queer Sexualities

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference:Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems

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

Call for Presentations:

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

EC/ASECS Convention, 11/1-11/3, Baltimore: "Masculine Honorability and the Political Subject"
full name / name of organization:
EC/ASECS
contact email:
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

ASECS 2013: "The History and Future of Data Visualization" (Digital Humanities Caucus)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
lauren.klein@lcc.gatech.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (AESCS) Annual Meeting
April 4-7, 2013
Cleveland, OH

CFP: "The History and Future of Data Visualization" (Digital Humanities Caucus)

1st Global Conference: Crisis and Opportunity (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

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

1st Global Conference
Crisis and Opportunity

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

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: The Citizen in the 21st Century (February 2013, Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
citizen1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
The Citizen in the 21st Century

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

Call for Presentations:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Travel: Practice, Process and Product

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
travel1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Travel: Practice, Process and Product

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

Call for Presentations:

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Protoscience, Health and Well-Being

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

1st Global Conference
Protoscience, Health and Well-Being

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

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] "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 / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
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.

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Food (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
food1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Food

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

Call for Presentations:

ongoing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

Catalogued at the National Library in Ottawa, Canada, the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north is now in its fourth year of publication.

Update-Deadline extended to June 30-Modernism and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
The 2012 SAMLA Convention
contact email: 
apokhrel@ufl.edu, arun. pokhrel@gmail.com

In the past two decades, there has been a surge of literary and critical environmental works.

CFP Simulated childhood--Mechanized children

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Simulated Childhoods--Mechanized Children.

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

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