category: romantic

[UPDATE] Women Writing Women in the 18th Century - Seeking Contributions to a Collection of Essays, 1/27/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine Jennings / Binghamton University
contact email: 
kjennin1@binghamton.edu

Article contributions wanted for a book addressing how gender and sexuality is written in eighteenth-century novels by women and/or how these texts helped shape the "norms" of a specifically feminine

2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington; Proposal deadline 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

[UPDATE] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

[UPDATE] DEADLINE Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

The deadline to submit to the 14th Annual Marxist Reading Group Conference has been extended to January 19, 2012. Please see our updated CFP below:

Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference- Jasbir Puar Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

A book of collected essays on humour

full name / name of organization: 
Shun-liang Chao / National Chengchi University
contact email: 
sleon.chao@gmail.com

Call for Papers
A book of collected essays on humour
Edited by Dr Vivienne Westbrook (National Taiwan University, Taiwan) and Dr Shun-liang Chao (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

Call for Ecocritical Essay, Poem, Fiction, & more!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is gathering materials for the Summer Solstice Issue: 1.2.

Romanticism RMMLA Oct. 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Accepting proposals for a panel on Romanticism. Open topic. Contact Lindsay Dearinger at lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com Proposals must be submitted by March 1, 2012.

Special Session: George Eliot's Middlemarch

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
kvoyles@uw.edu and bwwc2012@colorado.edu

In response to the conference topic on “Landmarks,” I issue a call for papers for a special session panel at the 2012 British Women Writers Conference on George Eliot’s Middlemarch.

UPDATE Rousseau 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
contact email: 
aeche@mtroyal.ca

Extention of deadline: January 30, 2012.

[UPDATE] "More Please: Explorations of Excess" University of Calgary Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference March 9-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary Free-Exchange Conference Committee
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“More Please: Explorations of Excess”: University of Calgary Free-Exchange Conference March 9-11, 2012

UPDATE: Emerson's Contribution to Thoreau's Legacy, 1/15/12; Thoreau Annual Gathering, 7/12/12-7/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

The theme of next year's Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (Concord, MA: July 12-15, 2012) is "Celebrating 150 Years of Thoreau’s Life, Works, and Legacy." The Emerson Society sponsors a program at t

UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

SCLA 38's "Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study", 5/1/12 proposal deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Organization
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

[UPDATE] Trauma and Culture - edited collection from Cambridge University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

[EXTENDED DEADLINE]: "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

Romanticism - 66th Annual RMMLA Convention, Oct. 11-13, 2012; Boulder, CO.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Seeking papers for standing session on Romanticism, open to any topic. Please submit abstracts of 250-500 words to session organizer Lindsay Dearinger(lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com) by March 01, 2012.

Violence: In Theory and Practice March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
Keynote Speaker: Smaro Kamboureli, University of Guelph

[UPDATE] LITERARY ECOSYSTEMS AND NETWORKS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS AND SOCIETY - Extended: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference at University of Alberta
contact email: 
clconf@ualberta.ca

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association invites proposals for papers and visual media projects for its 6th annual graduate conference at the University of Alberta on March 9-10, 2012.

"Principles of Uncertainty" May 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department and Center for Critical Theory)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice (March 23rd-25th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Ottawa English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

“Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is often crude and distorted.”
– Ellen Glasgow

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline -- MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

1st global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st global Conference:
The Graphic Novel

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

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

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are p

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
First Monday's Research Forum, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
womenandmedia2012@gmail.com

Please circulate widely.

Women and Media: Representations Past and Present
An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference

9th-10th March 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations: New Theory for New Media - Abstracts now due January 10th

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE] Poetry & Psychoanalyis -- DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED TO 20 JANUARY 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford University
contact email: 
julie.taylor@lmh.ox.ac.uk

Poetry & Psychoanalysis
http://poetryandpsychoanalysis.org/

30 June – 1 July 2012, Oxford University, UK

Keynote speaker: Adam Phillips

Call for papers

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Representing the Body in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of discipline

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
shapeofsong@gmail.com

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

Melville & Whitman in Washington: The Civil War Years & After (Washington, DC, June 17-20, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society
contact email: 
josephk@email.gwu.edu

Our Ninth International Melville Conference, coinciding with a major year of the Civil War sesquicentennial observances, focuses on the Washington-area War experiences of Melville and Whitman

"Time after Time" (journal special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2 (September 2012)
Special Topic Call for Submissions
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
soundings@admin.fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

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