2017 is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. Austen has become one of the most discussed and beloved literary figures; indeed, her status as one of our most beloved literary figures has often influenced the ways in which her life and works are discussed within critical circles.
10th International Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English (HASE)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Department of English Language and Literature
23-25 November 2017
“Beyond the Ruin: Investigating the Fragment in English Studies”
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Apostolos Lampropoulos, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
Carl Lavery, University of Glasgow
Deadline for Abstracts: 28th February 2017
Deadline for Articles: 31st May 2017
‘“Why can’t I look into your heart, and see what secrets it is keeping from me?”’
From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria is a biennial conference organised by the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw (Poland). The title highlights the time span that is covered, and provides a framework for the highly varied perceptions that contribute to a picture of the great themes that link the 18th and 19th centuries.
The sixth conference will take place on 27-29 September 2017.
Our keynote speakers are:
Ann Heilmann (Cardiff University),
Jarlath Killeen (Trinity College Dublin),
Paddy Lyons (University of Glasgow).
On the 200th anniversary of what remains one of the most remarkable launches in British periodical history, scholars of Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, British literary periodicals, and Scottish politics and culture will gather in Edinburgh for two days of debate about the magazine’s highs and lows, its wide cultural impact, and its enduring legacies in literary history.
We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.
Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail. Send electronic submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Female Ghost and Crime Fiction
Panel Proposal: ALA Symposium Criminal America March 2017
[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).
The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.
29th June – 1st July 2017
Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK
The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fourth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous three successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Detection, Public and Private, Past and Present will examine what is arguably the very heart of this field of critical study.
A Joint Panel for NAVSA (North American Victorian Studies Association) at ACCUTE (Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English)
27-30 May 2017 at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario