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Special Issue of Nineteenth-Century Studies: Patchwork, Cut-and-Paste, Reassembly

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:31pm
Casie LeGette / Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 3, 2018

This special issue will focus on ideas of reuse and recombination. How were bits and scraps of materials, textual and otherwise, reassembled into new forms in the nineteenth century? To what ends? Essays might consider these issues in relation to images, fabrics, texts, and more. Possible topics could include scrapbooks, patchwork, quotation, citation, illustration, and any and all forms of recombination. Approaches from all disciplines, including literature, art history, history, music, and the history of science and the social sciences, are welcome, as are submissions that cross national boundaries and/or range across the nineteenth century.

War / After War: Memory, Fear, Indifference

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 9:06am
Rutgers Nineteenth-Century Workshop
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Nineteenth-Century Workshop 2018


War / After War: Memory, Fear, Indifference


Rutgers University; New Brunswick, NJ

October 4-5


War as memory.  The fear of war.  War as experience.  How does culture mark its relationship to organized violent conflict?  


In 2018, Rutgers’ Nineteenth Century Workshop will address the long-lasting effects of war on nineteenth-century literature and culture.  It is a topic we take to be both urgent and of particular scholarly interest to students of the era.


Romanticism and Socio-Political Protest

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 9:11am
Keats-Shelley Organization of America's sponsored panel at SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Romanticism and Socio-Political Protest

Keats-Shelley Association of America sponsored panel

Villains In Medieval And Early Modern Life And Lit

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:09am
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, the University of Virginia’s College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

This panel of the 32nd Medieval-Renaissance Conference (UVA-Wise, Sept. 13-15, 2018) invites papers on medieval and early modern villains and the dynamic ethical codes assigned them by authors, audiences, and critics. By villains we mean criminals, tricksters (such as professional beggers), political careerists, or poets and their characters, charismatic or not. Some viable threads: villains as likable (anti-)heroes; villains as reflections of med-ren political and social audiences; the vices, virtues, and skills of villains; the ethical implications their very existence conjures. Submit abstracts to Sherif Abdelkarim at Deadline July 2, 2018.

Substance Use and Abuse in the Long Nineteenth Century

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:18am
Edge Hill University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 21, 2018

CFP: Substance Use and Abuse in the Long Nineteenth Century

13th – 14th September 2018

Edge Hill University


Professor Susan Zieger, University of California Riverside

Dr Noelle Plack, Newman University

Dr Douglas Small, University of Glasgow


‘The body (follow me closely here) lies at the mercy of the most omnipotent of all potentates—the Chemist.’

Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White (1859)

RMMLA English Nineteenth-Century Literature

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10:20am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018



Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 4-6, 2018

Cheyenne, WY



Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:55pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018

In keeping with this year’s MMLA theme, “Consuming Cultures,” I welcome papers that address issues of consumption in nineteenth-century British literature and culture. Possible topics include, but are certainly not limited to: print culture and readership; leisure activities; studies in food, medicine, plants, agriculture, and animals; consumption vs. production; consuming identities and bodies; and the intersections between postcolonialism, imperialism, and capitalism. Please send a 250-word abstract and a brief bio. by April 5th, 2018 to Bailey Shaw at

MWASECS 2018 Conference - "Eighteenth-Century Frontiers"

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 10:37am
Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (MWASECS)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

The Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2018 Annual Meeting

“Eighteenth-Century Frontiers”

Testing Limits • Crossing Boundaries • Claiming Spaces

October 12 & 13, 2018

Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre, Sioux Falls, SD



The 2018 meeting of MWASECS, the Midwestern affiliate of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, will be held in Sioux Falls, SD, on October 12 and 13, 2018. The conference hotel and venue will be the Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre, located within walking distance of a wide assortment of restaurants, shops, and entertainment in downtown Sioux Falls.



CFP (30 March 2018): Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts (under contract with Routledge)

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 11:18am
Shun-liang Chao
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

We’d like to invite an art historian, comparatist, or interdisciplinary literary scholar in the field of the environmental humanities to contribute to our edited volume Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts, to be published in the Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature series in 2019. The volume comprises two major national groupings: first, the major Romantic traditions that developed in Germany, Britain, France, and the US; and second, the influence and cross-pollination of these traditions in Russia, China, India, and Japan.