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Romanticism and the Future, 24-25 October, Paphos, Cyprus

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 9:02am
University of Cyprus

Papers are invited for an international conference on the concept of the future and speculative representations of the future in Anglophone and European Romantic literature, philosophy and art, but also on the legacy of Romanticism since the nineteenth century, on its continuing relevance in contemporary literary, artistic and theoretical production. Poetry and prose about the future as hope and promise for a better world in the early days of the French Revolution appeared in France, the UK and across Europe.

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 8:52am
Carter Hanson/Valparaiso University

The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies will be held March 20-21, 2015, at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN. The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies is a regional conference dedicated to exploring the rich tradition of utopianism in all its forms. We invite papers on topics related to the utopian tradition, from the ancient to the present day, from diverse fields, such as: utopian and dystopian literature, the history of actual or planned intentional communities, political theory, music, art, architecture, media and popular culture, urban/rural planning.

Kalamazoo 2015 -- Medieval Texts and Digital Environments: New Directions, Old Problems

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 3:52pm
Society for Early English and Norse Electronic Texts / Piers Plowman Electronic Archive

50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
14-17 May, 2015

The proliferation of digital and digitized editions of medieval texts available online poses new questions about the forms, uses, and scholarly objectives of critical texts and textual archives. For this session at Kalamazoo, we invite scholars and editors engaged in digital text projects to discuss new work in any of the following areas: editorial theory and practice in digital environments; intellectual, technical, and institutional challenges posed by born-digital textual projects (along with proposed solutions); and interpretive work on medieval literature that is made possible by the availability of digital text corpora.

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 2:24pm
University of Strathclyde - English Literature, Journalism and Creative Writing


Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice


Keynote speaker: Dr Timotheus Vermeulen, assistant professor in cultural studies and theory, University of Nijmegen, editor of Notes on Metamodernism

Hosted by the Journalism, Creative Writing and English Literature postgraduate researchers at the University of Strathclyde

Tuesday September 16th 2014
School of Humanities, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow,

The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon (NeMLA 2015.Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:55pm
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Shakespeare on Film and Television

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 1:51pm
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association

Shakespeare on Film & Television

All Proposals & Abstracts Must Be Submitted Through The PCA Database.
Please submit a proposal to only one area at a time. Exceptions and rules


We have previously had panels on the following topics and invite new ideas all the time.

For the Love of Language: Philology, Form, and Craft in the Language Arts | 41st Annual APA Conference | Oct 23-25, 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 12:54pm
Arkansas Philological Association

The Arkansas Philological Association invites papers for its forty-first annual conference—"For the Love of Language." Papers exploring the role and relevance of philology, form, and craft in the language arts are particularly encouraged, though papers on related or alternative critical, creative, or pedagogical approaches to language, literature, creative writing, and rhetorical analysis are welcome.

ASECS 2015: Minor Authors and Minor Genres: Re-examining the Creation of the Eighteenth-Century Literary Canon

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 11:20am
ASECS Annual Meeting

By the end of the eighteenth-century, thanks to literary histories such as Samuel Johnson's Lives of the Poets and Thomas Warton's The History of English Poetry, along with the beginning of literary criticism, the framework of the eighteenth-century canon we still use today had already been created. Writers who were lauded by Johnson and Warton as the writers of the age are for the most part still anthologized and taught in undergraduate courses in today's universities. However, an entire oeuvre of white male authors of the dominant political party—such as Elkanah Settle, Colley Cibber, and Warton himself—are relatively unexplored even though they exerted influence over literary culture as City Poet and Poets Laureate, respectively.

Crossing / Erecting Borders, The Lincoln Humanities Journal, November 1, 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 11:11am
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal. The theme for 2014 is "Crossing / Erecting Borders", real or imagined, artificial or historic at all levels of human action. These border constructs may be literary, political, social, cultural, economic, ethical, or aesthetic. Approaches across a broad range of disciplines such as anthropology, politics, religion, education, world literature, philosophy, music, visual arts, and the media, are welcomed.