category: travel writing

‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

This is the first of the biennial conferences planned for the newly founded Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), to take place at the University of Sydney from Thursday to Saturday, 10-

"A Short Residence: Wanderer, Traveler, Migrant, Exile?" ASECS 3/17-20/2011 - Vancouver BC - deadline 9/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Ingrid Horrocks
contact email: 
i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

This ASECS session calls for papers that explore how late-eighteenth-century discourses around travel and wandering draw on, intersect with, or differentiate themselves from contemporaneous writing ab

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Proposals solicited for the Seminar: “Complex Chronos. The Place and Pace of Time in Eighteenth-century Writing.”

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia / University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Call For Papers

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930 (Collection of Critical Essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries
contact email: 
adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930
(Collection of Critical Essays)

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

European Journal of Macao Studies: open call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
European Journal of Macao Studies (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, FCSH, New University/FCT, Lisbon-Portugal)
contact email: 
rogerio.puga@fcsh.unl.pt

The European Journal of Macao Studies (ISSN 1647-5771) is an online annual publication of the Centre for English, Translation, and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS, New University of Lisbon/University

SPEAKING NATURE: INCS 2011 CONFERENCE, PITZER COLLEGE (MAR 31-APR 3 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
sumangala_bhattacharya@pitzer.edu


SPEAKING NATURE

How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

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