category: romantic

Allegory Studies? (7 November 2013; proposals 31 May)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

Wordsworth Summer Conference 5-15 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Wordsworth Conference Foundation
contact email: 
wordsworthsummerconference@gmail.com

The 42nd Wordsworth Summer Conference
Monday 5 August to Thursday 15 August 2013
Rydal Hall, Rydal, Cumbria, England
Keynote Lecturers
Part 1: 5–10 August

(Re)Presenting the Archive [Update - Registration OPEN]

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?

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

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
neverowv1@southernct.edu

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

Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 20, 2013

[UPDATE] "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

[UPDATE] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities, 28 June 2013 [CFP Submission Deadline 16 April 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations and Centre for Textual Studies at De Montfort University
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2013.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs. or cascajournal@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art.

[new deadline: 30 April 2013] Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Link to CFP: http://melancholyandpain.liv.ac.uk/?page_id=2

Keynotes:

- Dr Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
- Professor Chris Eccleston, University of Bath

CFP: Hotel in 19th-Century Literature and Culture, edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Elbert
contact email: 
elbertm@mail.montclair.edu

Hotels and Inns in Britain and in the United States in the Long Nineteenth Century

[UPDATE] Excess: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Excess
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton Comparative Poetry and Poetics Colloquium
contact email: 
comparativepoetics@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

When “I” Means “We”: Poetry and Social Life
Eighth Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetry & Poetics Colloquium

[Deadline Extended] Literature, Space and Geography

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

3.2 ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’

CFP: 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,

"The Controversy over Attribution of De Doctrina Christiana to Milton." CFP: 25 March 2013; Collection of Essays by 30 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Sellin and Hugh Wilson
contact email: 
psellin@ucla.edu and wilsonh@grambling.edu

Profs. Sellin and Wilson have posted a proposal for a special session at the 2014 MLA Convention in Chicago on the controversy over the attribution of _De Doctrina Christiana_ to John Milton.

City Margins, City Memories. Deadline for Proposals: 7 June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages & School of Philosophy & Religion, Bangor University & Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies
contact email: 
cityconference@bangor.ac.uk

First Call for Papers

CITY MARGINS, CITY MEMORIES

Date: Monday 7 April – Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies,

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference New Orleans 10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA - submission deadline: March 31, 2013
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 250-500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

The 21st METU British Novelists Conference: The Bronte Sisters and Their Work 12-13 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
nkorkut@metu.edu.tr

"The Bronte Sisters and Their Work" is the theme for this year’s METU British Novelists Conference organized by the Department of Foreign Language Education in Middle East Technical University.

Integrating Ecocriticism in New and Established Curricula - MLA 2014 Special Session (January 2014, Chicago)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite papers on theory and best practices of introducing ecological themes and/or ecocritical discourse into literature and content-based language curricula.

Gay and Lesbian Studies, PAMLA Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mark.bundy@ucr.edu

Seeking abstracts/proposals ASAP on various topics in the area of LGBTQ Studies in any academic discipline for the 2013 PAMLA Conference: Friday November 1-Sunday November 3, 2013 at the Bahia Resort

Fall Stories Conference — 18th-19th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadroi-Allouche / University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk

A Call For Papers

Fall narratives: an interdisciplinary perspective

18th-19th June 2014, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

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

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

Update: Deadline for submissions is fast approaching! Please submit by 15th March.

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

[UPDATE] Adam's Dream: Imaginative Incarnations in the Long Eighteenth Century, 13th-14th April 2013, University of Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge, Faculty of English
contact email: 
cambridgegradconference@gmail.com

Deadline for Submissions: 15th March 2013

Call for panelists: Choreographing Shakespeare for April 2014 French Shakespeare Society Conference in Paris

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
marisa@videodansebourgogne.com

Call for Panelists Moving Shakespeare: Approaches to Choreographing the Works of William Shakespeare in Dance Performance
DEADLINE June 8, 2013

“Secularity and Faith”; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (Nov. 1-3, 2013); Deadline: April 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2013 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in San Diego, California.

REMINDER (Deadline: March 15): MLA 2014 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2014, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1
Cognitive Approaches to Film
Theory; new interpretations; unexpected angles. We invite papers at the intersection of cognitive studies and the moving image. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu) and Lisa Zunshine (lisa.zunshine@gmail.com).

PANEL 2
Cognitive Historicist Approaches to Literature
Papers examining literary works (across cultural traditions) in relation to the ideas about the mind circulating when the works were produced. Send 300-word abstract and CV by March 15th; Julien Simon (jjsimon@iue.edu).

English 1700 to Present (PAMLA, November 1-3)

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

This panel is a standing session at PAMLA and invites critical papers on any aspect of English literature since 1700.

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline 5/10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

39th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 18-19, 2013
at Guilford College (Greensboro, NC).

CFP: 2013 Aphra Behn Society Conference, October 24-25, 2013, Tulsa, OK

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
jennifer-airey@utulsa.edu

The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
is pleased to announce its 2013 biennial conference:

Women, Reputation, and Identity in the Long Eighteenth Century
October 24-25, 2013

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

The World Forum for World Literature Studies published by Shanghai Normal University, Purdue University and the Wuhan Institute for Humanities calls for paper for its Special Issue on South Asian Lite

Desire, Spirituality and “Regimes of Truth” in Contemporary South Asian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The World Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
yaryal@purdue.edu

[UPDATE] Mapping Identity (PAMLA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/PAMLA 2013
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

In this session, papers will look at the different ways place can determine one’s identity.

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference , University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

4th International Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences Conference is to be held at the University of Zadar, Croatia, September 5-7, 2013.

[UPDATE] What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu; kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies w/ Keynote by Robert N. Watson

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

The last two decades have seen radical revisions to curricula at universities and colleges around the world. But have curricular changes been accompanied by pedagogical developments? When it comes to teaching, graduate students often learn by doing. By virtue of their experiments and their proximity to the undergraduate curriculum, they are among the most innovative educators on their campuses. The Medieval and Early Modern Students Association at UCLA and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invite graduate students to share their experience at a conference on June 7 that deals with teaching Medieval and Early Modern material in the undergraduate classroom.

CFP: Television Series & the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association Journal
contact email: 
supernatural.studies.editor@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Television Series and the Supernatural (DEADLINE July 31, 2013)

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