category: romantic

UPDATE Crossing the Bar: Public Engagement and Humanities Research

full name / name of organization: 
Jo Taylor, Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk, k.astbury@liverpool.ac.uk

*Apologies for cross-posting*

Call for Papers: AULLA 2013: Worldmaking

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
subscriptions@aulla.com.au

The theme of the 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA) is ‘Worldmaking’.

[UPDATE] Washington Irving: The Fantastic in the Time of Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Sprenger / Arnaud Huftier / Otrante: journal of fantastic art and literature
contact email: 
sprengers23@yahoo.com

Washington Irving: The Fantastic in the Time of Nations
full name / name of organization:
Scott Sprenger / Arnaud Huftier / Otrante: journal of fantastic art and literature
contact email:

[UPDATE] Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
trueambe@msu.edu

Futures of Cognitive Approaches to Literature – PAMLA special session – Nov. 1-3 2013

[UPDATE] Social Networks in the Long Eighteenth Century: Clubs, Literary Salons, Textual Coteries

full name / name of organization: 
Ileana Baird, University of Virginia
contact email: 
ifp4a@virginia.edu

The editor of this collection commissioned by Cambridge Scholars Publishing invites proposals for a volume of essays tentatively called Social Networks in the Long Eighteenth Century: Clubs, Literary

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference Oct 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association--RMMLA
contact email: 
rmmla@rmmla.org

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA
Call for Papers Extended to APRIL 15, 2013!
Vancouver, Washington USA (Fly into Portland)
Convention Dates: October 10-12, 2013
www.rmmla.org

[UPDATE: REMINDER] Actualité du transcendantalisme / Transcendentalism Revisited - 3/31/2013 & 11/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Constantinesco, Université Paris 7 & François Specq, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
contact email: 
thomas.constantinesco@gmail.com / francois.specq@ens-lyon.fr

Idle/Stasis: Call for Prose, Poetry, Art--due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse: A Comparative Studies Journal, Issue 13, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

The twinned concepts of idle and stasis have recently been brought to the forefront of political conversations in Canada because of the Idle No More grassroots movement, which is one of the many manif

2nd Global Conference: Time, Space and the Body (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish3@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Time, Space and the Body

Sunday 1st September – Tuesday 3rd September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] Submission Deadline Extended to May 1st. ‘Love that Moves the Sun and Other Stars’: Exploring the Virtues in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Ordway / Houston Baptist University
contact email: 
hordway@hbu.edu

From the classical period to today, the virtues have served as a means of self-examination, a guide for self-reflection, a pattern for living a good life, and an inspiration for literary composition.

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).

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