Romantic Organizations

full name / name of organization: 
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
contact email: 
rcsha@american.edu

We invite submissions for NASSR 2014 in Washington DC from 10-13 July 2014. Submissions are due 17 January. The theme of the conference is Romantic Organizations, broadly construed to include:

1. Societies (erotic, political, scientific, artistic, radical)
2. Bodily (organs, anatomy, physiology, affect, emotion, gender)
3. Mental (phrenology, psychology, imagination, brain)
4. Knowledge (taxonomy, discourse, categories, philosophical, historical, literary, sexual)
5. Encyclopedia (forms of knowledge)

Proposals for papers on those and related topics (as well as those that consider these rubrics as terms under consideration or as focuses of critique) are particularly welcome, but we look forward to considering session and paper proposals that represent the best current work on any aspect of Romantic-era literature and culture.
For further information, and for a list of 27 special sessions on topics ranging from women writers through science and colonialism to queer sexuality, see the conference website:
https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/nassr2014/cfp/

Confirmed speakers include: Jerome McGann, Marjorie Levinson, Peter Dear, Alan Bewell, Tim Morton, Mark Lussier, Marshall Brown, Tilottama Rajan

cfp categories: 
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
romantic
science_and_culture