category: romantic

Habitats and Hazzards [10/19/15;2/19/16]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: the 8th annual interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Conference to be held on February 19, 2016 on the campus of La Sierra University (Riverside, CA, USA). 250 word abstracts due by October 19, 2015 to http://lasierra.edu/english/natures/abstract-submission-form/
Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and hazards facing and faced in the disciplines of the humanities. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants DUE 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

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

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

UPDATE - 25th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 26-27, 2016 - Savannah GA

full name / name of organization: 
BCPCS Conference
contact email: 
bcpcs2016@bcpcsconference.com

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States.

1816: Revisiting the "Year without a Summer"

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Johnston / Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
richard.johnston@usafa.edu

1816: Revisiting the "Year without a Summer"
Northeast Modern Languages Association Annual Conference
March 17-20, 2016
Hartford, CT

CFP: SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sheila.dooley@utrgv.edu

Abstracts/Proposals Due: 1 November 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference

Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro (Brazil)
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

DEADLINE: 31 JANUARY 2016

Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

[UPDATE]Gendered Madness: Literary Representations of Othered Gender Expressions--NeMLA 2016--abstracts due September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Lowman, SUNY University at Buffalo
contact email: 
nllowman@buffalo.edu

Panel Description

Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro (Brazil)
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

Ever since the early days of British occupation of Australia, there has been a major concern in finding a balance between the colonial ways of looking to the land and the difficulty, if not impossibil

[REMINDER] ACLA 2016 - "Literary (De)Formations"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
matthew.scully@tufts.edu and/or nell.wasserstrom@bc.edu

In her recent study, The Forms of the Affects (2014), Eugenie Brinkema announces, “We may well be at the beginning of what will eventually be called the twenty-first century ‘return to form’ in the humanities” (39).

CFP [UPDATE] - Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

“The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and reimagines the world.” — Malcolm Gladwell

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issue Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture (15.10.2015) [REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu, Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com, planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature,
music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema. Speaking of the history of

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Update: Lacan and Literature 18-20 March 2016 NeMLA Hartford CT by 9/30/2015

full name / name of organization: 
J. A. McQuail -- NeMLA
contact email: 
jmcquail@tntech.edu

Papers are invited for a panel on Lacan and Literature at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention in Hartford, CT. 3/18-20 2015.

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

The Wenshan Review (ISSN: 2077-1218): Launch of its new website & call for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
wsreview@nccu.edu.tw

The Wenshan Review of Literature and Culture, issued both in print and online versions, is excited to announce the launch of its new website: www.wreview.org .

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016, Harvard: Images of Science in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

This seminar investigates the views man has expressed about the impact of technology and science across recorded history.

Call for Panelists - Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment (ATHE 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Farrell-Wortman
contact email: 
farrellwortm@wisc.edu

We are seeking participants for a proposed panel on the staging of unemployment for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 conference in Chicago, IL.

Secularization and the Novel, a Seminar for ACLA 2016 at Harvard, March 17-20 - Proposals Due Sept 23rd [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
siemers.ryan@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Proposed Panels for SCSECS (South Central SECS) Feb 25-27 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

The list of proposed panels for this year's meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SCSECS) is now available at http://www.scsecs.net/scsecs/2016/panels.html

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [annual]

full name / name of organization: 
RAE
contact email: 
brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE). now in its fifth volume, is a scholarly annual published by AMS Press.

[Extended Deadline]- Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

[UPDATE-DATE CHANGE] Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges April 1-2,2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 1-2, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

Crossroads of Otherness: Medievalism and Orientalism in Nineteenth Century France - 2016 NeMLA Convention, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
New England Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smgilson@bu.edu

Call for Papers for the 2016 NeMLA Convention, March 17-20 in Hartford, CT

"Hauntings" / NeMLA panel, March 17-20, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) Monika Giacoppe (Ramapo College)
contact email: 
ivanchikova@.hws.edu, mgiacopp@ramapo.edu

Description: In recent years, haunting has been theorized as a temporal aberration, as a form of memory (involuntary memory), as spectrality, as an absence, and as a structure of feeling (affect).

ACCUTE 2016 Panel: Popular Print Culture in the British Isles of the Long Eighteenth Century [Deadline: 1 November 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Kelly and David Buchanan
contact email: 
gkelly@ualberta.ca ; djbuchan@ualberta.ca

Conference: Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, Calgary, AB, Canada, 28-31 May 2016

Emily Dickinson International Society at ALA 2016--1/1/2016 deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Kohler / Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
mkohler@tulane.edu

The Emily Dickinson International Society will sponsor two sessions at the 2016 American Literature Association Annual Conference. ALA conference will be held in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

[REMINDER] American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of th

ACLA Seminar: "Forms of Passivity", March 17-20 2016, Harvard U; Abstracts due Sept 23

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
dadamosm@mcmaster.ca; garcicl@mcmaster.ca

In a context where the active (voice, body, citizen) remains the privileged mode of life, the possibility of imagining passivity as a political alternative has been a major lure for critical and polit

PCA National Conference (Seattle, WA 3/22-3/25), Adaptation Area. Defining Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Glenn Jellenik (Adaptation area chair)/Popular Cultural Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Call for PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA, 3/22-3/25)
Defining adaptation.

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE 1-2-3 Feb 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation - University of Rome 3
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

[UPDATE] (Re)worlding Jules Verne [Proposed seminar - ACLA Annual Meeting - March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University REMINDER ]

full name / name of organization: 
Etienne Charriere, University of Michigan
contact email: 
etiechar@umich.edu

The global character of Jules Verne’s fiction requires no demonstration.

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