category: eighteenth century

Reinventing Sublimity, Reinventing Beauty (special session): ICR 2011; proposals due March 1; conference date November 3-5 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Borushko / 2011 International Conference on Romanticism
contact email: 
mborushk@gmail.com

CFP: “Reinventing Sublimity, Reinventing Beauty” (ICR 2011; proposals due March 1; conference date November 3-5, 2011)

[UPDATE] The Importance of Kitsch, extended deadline March 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

Papers on New England Authors/Theme

full name / name of organization: 
Connecticut Review
contact email: 
linjz@easternct.edu

Connecticut Review is a semi-annual journal published since 1967 under the auspices of the Board of Trustees for the Connecticut State University.

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers- Rupture Symposium 2011 (abstracts due 1 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a three-day Contemporary Conference from 24 to 26 June, 2011. The Rupture Symposium, as part of this conference, deals specifically with the subject of “rupture” in literature.

CFP: PAMLA Conference, Scripps College, Claremont, CA (November 5-6, 2011; Paper Proposal Deadline 3/25)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference is being held November 5-6, 2011, at Scripps College in Claremont, CA.

UPDATE - RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ Oct 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

CFP at www.rmmla.org -- Deadline to submit paper proposals to session chairs is MARCH 1. Visit:

http://rmmla.wsu.edu/call/default.asp

No(bodies): Ghost Children in Juvenile Literature (15 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
ChLA Sponsored Session for MLA 2012 Conference
contact email: 
Elizabeth Talafuse; talafuse@tamu.edu

ChLA Sponsored Session for MLA 2012 Conference

No(bodies): Ghost Children in Juvenile Literature

Revue TRANS- de Littérature Générale et Comparée

full name / name of organization: 
Revue TRANS- de Littérature Générale et Comparée
contact email: 
lgcrevue@gmail.com

CFP: Madness - Probing the Boundaries (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mad4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Madness: Probing the Boundaries

Tuesday 27th September – Thursday 29th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP:Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners 3 (September 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Strangers, Aliens and Foreigners

Tuesday 27th September – Thursday 29th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Thursday 22nd September – Sunday 25th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Beauty - Exploring Critical Issues (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Beauty: Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 19th September – Wednesday 21st September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Call for Applications for the Position of Editorial Assistant(s) to JVC Online

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Hager
contact email: 
lisa,hager@uwc,edu

Journal of Victorian Culture
Editorial Assistant(s) and Postgraduate Publication Opportunities

Old Books and New Tools (MLA 2012; abstract deadline 3/5)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Werner
contact email: 
sarahDOTwernerATgmailDOTcom

This proposed roundtable special session aims to generate a discussion about what we gain from thinking about old books and new tools together.

[UPDATE] Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, 5/13/11

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

Friday, May 13, 2011

2011 Fredson Bowers Memorial Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
mroland@marylhurst.edu

The Fredson Bowers Memorial Prize

Book Prize call for submissions (March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

The Canadian Association for American Studies would like to call for submissions for the first annual Robert K. Martin Prize for the best monograph written by a current member of the CAAS.

[UPDATE] Women's Voices in Poetry at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel on "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

CFP: Monsters and the Monstrous 9 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Monsters and the Monstrous

Saturday 10th September – Tuesday 13th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Gender and Love (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Gender and Love

Monday 19th September – Wednesday 21st September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Defining Form, MLA 2012 (Proposals by 1 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Rosenfeld and Jacqueline Wernimont
contact email: 
colleen.rosenfeld@pomona.edu, jacqueline.wernimont@scrippscollege.edu

Defining Form: This round table will ask, what is form?

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 2/15/2011 for "Complicities," The Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
sbcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

Converting Cultures, Building the Empire: American Missionaries in the 19th and 20th Centuries (Claremont, CA - Nov. 5-6, 11)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mstonis@csulb.edu

CFP: Missionaries Panel - PAMLA 2011
Scripps College in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles)

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Craft Critique Culture
contact email: 
katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Susanne Weil / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
McNeil Center for Early American Studies
contact email: 
Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

*Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

"The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

April 1-2, 2011

***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

Eastern and Middle Eastern Religions in the Age of Enlightenment (11/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Annual]
contact email: 
brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

The editors of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE) seek articles for a special issue devoted to Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in the age of Enlightenment.

Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Misericordia University
contact email: 
phamilto@misericordia.edu

How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

Poetry and Disability -- PAMLA Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
William M. Etter, Irvine Valley College
contact email: 
better@ivc.edu

Though various scholars (Thomson, Mitchell and Snyder, Holmes, Quayson) have produced essential recent studies of disability in British, American, and World Literature, the application of Disability S

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