category: victorian

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

Gothic Limits/Gothic Ltd

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de.

Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd

10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association

University of Heidelberg, Germany

2nd - 5th August 2011

Launch of New Book Series: Call for Book Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Laurence Davis, National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
ldavis@oceanfree.net

LAUNCH OF NEW BOOK SERIES: CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS

CONTEMPORARY ANARCHIST STUDIES

CONTINUUM BOOKS

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Peripheral Visions: Suburbs, Representation and Innovation (UK) 17-18 June 2011, CFP Deadline: 1 Feb 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University London - Centre for Suburban studies
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Peripheral Visions
Suburbs, Representation and Innovation
Kingston University, United Kingdom, 17-18 June 2011

35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
ywliuncku@gmail.com



Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

Gestures and Jesters: Irony at a Crossroads, February 24-25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com


The Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

Emerson Society Awards 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Emerson Society
contact email: 
ds-malachuk@wiu.edu

Emerson Society Awards 2011
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
melissa.purdue@mnsu.edu

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is now accepting submissions.

[UPDATE] CSUF Creative Writing Workshop Weekend; November 12-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
CWC California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
jisip@fullerton.edu

Creative Writing Workshop Weekend

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