CFP: Engaged Romanticism: Romanticism as Praxis (3/1/06; 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Bruce Matsunaga
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ENGAGED ROMANTICISM: Romanticism as Praxis

The 2006 International Conference on Romanticism
November 9th - 12th
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

*General Call for Papers*

While Romanticism is generally discussed as a period of literature, it
can equally be viewed as mode and a practice. As the phrase "Engaged
Romanticism" suggests, this year's conference will focus on activist
dimension of Romanticism as it sought to transform the public sphere
through its engagements with, and commitments to, matters artistic,
musical, philosophical, poetic, political, and/or theological. As well,
the conference seeks to explore the ways that Romantic Studies itself
pursues analogous forms of engagement with the world.

The conference organizers encourage respondents to imagine the broadest
possible interpretation of this year's thematic. The conference
organizer is Mark Lussier, Department of English, Arizona State
University , Tempe , AZ 85287-0302 , and contact can be initiated by
e-mail at

Abstracts, Papers, and Session Proposals
Submitted by March 1, 2006

General Submissions to Mark Lussier,
Conference Organizer

Papers for Special Sessions
Submitted to Session Organizers

*Special Session Organizers*

"Revolutionary Romanticism, Victorian Conservatism."
Daniel Bivona, Arizona State University

"Landscape and the Politics of National identity"
Julie Codell, Arizona State University - This session is full

"Romantic Collaborations"
Jeffrey Cox, University of Colorado

"Romantic Praxis and Pedagogy"
Julie Kipp, Hope College

"Feminist Praxis: Gender and the Engagement of Women Writers
 with Race and Sex"
Anne K. Mellor, UCLA

"Romantic Colonial Explorations"
Beth Tobin, Arizona State University

"Current Issues in Romanticism in Music"
Ted Solis, Arizona State University
Ted.Solis_at_ASU.Edu - This session is full

"Romantic Gothicism"
Session in Memory of Eugenia DeLamotte
Anne Williams, University of Georgia


Bruce Matsunaga
English Computing Specialist / Technical Support Analyst, Associate
Department of English
Arizona State University

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