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Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:16am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 18, 2017

We are excited to announce the Call for Papers for Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide. The conference is set to be held on 9th and 10th of April 2018 at the University of Birmingham. Transitions is an international, interdisciplinary conference seeking to open a dialogue between Victorianist and Modernist scholars. The conference will interrogate the historical, theoretical and thematic divides that have evolved from the artificial critical boundary set at the turn of the century. Panelists are invited to reconsider and discuss the aesthetic, social, political, technological, artistic, scientific, cultural and textual relationship between the Victorian and Modernist periods, in a global context.

Call for General and Specific Submissions

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:16am
Rosette Maleficarum
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, November 5, 2017

The Rosette Maleficarum prides itself on literary works that promote the darker aspects of life. From a dilapidated doll that watched her owner abandon her, to the ghost of a soldier  who wanders the battlefield, the journal records to struggles of humanity. Even so, I’m open to little innocent lights, ones that bring back the nostalgia of our youth. But who knows? Just send a piece in, and perhaps it could be published here.

General Submissions

Captivating Criminality 5: Insiders and Outsiders

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:11am
International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018



28th – 30th June 2018

Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK


The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fifth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous four successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders, will examine the ways in which Crime Fiction as a genre is able to incorporate both traditional ideas and themes, as well as those from outside mainstream and/or dominant ways of thinking.


« ‘with shut eyes, but acute mental vision’: Dream and Literary Creation in Women’s Writings in the 18th and 19th Centuries »

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:04am
Université Clermont-Auvergne - CELIS
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017



Call for papers



International Conference, Clermont-Ferrand, 5-7 April 2018

Université Clermont-Auvergne – CELIS



« ‘with shut eyes, but acute mental vision’: Dream and Literary Creation in Women’s Writings in the 18th and 19th Centuries »



British Women Writers Conference 2018

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:08pm
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Twenty-sixth Annual British Women Writers Conference

"New Directions"

April 11-15, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin

The twenty-sixth annual BWWC invites papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “New Directions.” Since the landmark “Generations” conference of 2017 invites a retrospective look back, “New Directions” will encourage turning to the future to ask crucial methodological, theoretical, and content-based questions about our fields’ key concepts and literatures.

'War and Peace'

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:28pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

‘War and Peace’

3-7 July 2018, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London


 Keynote: Mariaconcetta Costantini, G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara


Keynote: Carolyn Oulton, Canterbury Christ Church University


Keynote: Cathy Waters, University of Kent


Round Table on the State of the Field:

ANAFORA journal – Call for Papers 2017-18

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
Sanja Runtic
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Call for Papers


Anafora, an international journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, invites contributions for the upcoming special issue 4.1 on theory, criticism, and pedagogy of adaptation and the 2018 issues 5.1 and 5.2. 

Keats's Reading / Reading Keats

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:16pm
University of Notre Dame; Keats-Shelley Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017



Co-Sponsored by the Keats-Shelley Association of America


This bicentennial conference on “Keats’s Reading / Reading Keats” will be held in London July 20-22, 2018.  The conference will coincide with the launch of a digital edition of John Keats’s richly annotated copy of Paradise Lost, which is being prepared by the three conference organizers (Daniel Johnson, Beth Lau, and Greg Kucich). 


Call for Papers, Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2018

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:14pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Children's and Adolescent Literature for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at

Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:54am
Brontë Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Bronte Society is delighted to announce that it is hosting a conference to celebrate the life and work of Emily Bronte in her bicentenary year. The conference, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music, will take place in York, UK, 7 – 9 September 2018.  The organisers welcome papers on a broad range of topics exploring Emily’s life and work, such as:                                                     

Displacement, dispossession and exile

The Gothic/Queer readings

Musicality: in text and life                                                          

Evocations of place/landscape

Religion, metaphysics and mysticism

Childhood and imagination