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Text & Image in the Long Eighteenth Century: An Everyday Spectacle

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 2:40pm
The Enlightenment Group Symposium Series (6), Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 25, 2019

 

The long Eighteenth Century is the time when ocular-centric thought established itself in Western society. Images and illustrations permeated textual spaces to the point that few books were printed without illustrations. From arts to sciences via fiction and geographic literature, the eighteenth-century citizen was therefore exposed to wide array of visual and textual combinations as part of his/her everyday life.

This one-day symposium will be held at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada on March 8, 2019.

 For its 6th symposium, the Enlightenment Group welcomes 20-minute paper proposals engaging with:

-          Visual culture

-          Iconography

Special Session: Transatlantic Romanticism

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 7:57am
Transatlantic Studies Association 2019 conference
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 20, 2019

Proposals are welcome for 20-minute papers on any aspect of Romanticism in transatlantic context. Possible topics might include (but are not limited to) comparative romanticisms, ecological romanticisms, romantic natural histories, romantic travel and exploration, romanticism and colonialism, romanticism and critical theory. Please send a 300-word abstract, 100-word author biography, and 2-page CV to Kevin Hutchings, University Research Chair, Department of English, University of Northern British Columbia (kevin.hutchings@unbc.ca) by January 20, 2019. The conference will take place July 8-10, 2019, at the University of Lancaster, UK.

Of Entrepreneurial Castaways and Overflowing Passions: 300 Years of Defoe's Robinson Crusoe and Haywood's Love in Excess

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:03pm
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019

 

Of Entrepreneurial Castaways and Overflowing Passions:

300 Years of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe (1719)

and Eliza Haywood’s Love in Excess (1719)

 

An International Conference

April, 2019 (dates to be confirmed)

Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, UNAM

Mexico City

 

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Multilingual Literatures. Interdisciplinary Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:02pm
Swansea University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTILINGUAL LITERATURES

CFP Deadline: 31st December 2018

Conference: 17th-19th July 2019, Gregynog Hall, Wales.

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Doris Sommer (Harvard)
  • Professor Carl Tighe (Derby)
  • Professor Daniel Williams (Swansea)

 

Historical Poetics Now

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:58am
HP C18
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

HISTORICAL POETICS NOW

 

A Symposium at the University of Texas at Austin

November 7 to 10, 2019

 

Keynote Speakers:

Laura Mandell and Ivy Wilson

 

Gothic Terror, Gothic Horror: 15th International Gothic Association Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 1:51pm
Dr. Jamil Mustafa / Lewis University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Lewis University, Romeoville, Illinois, July 30 - August 2, 2019

With a focus at once sharp and wide, Gothic Terror, Gothic Horror will stimulate an eclectic and inclusive conversation about the essence of the Gothic.

We invite the submission of abstracts that explore the conference theme. We welcome proposed panels of three related papers. Since this IGA conference is the first to be held in the United States, we encourage proposals that consider the theme in relation to the American Gothic.

City Scenes, Urban Spaces, and the Civic Mind

updated: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:56am
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

The 44th Annual Meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies theme is "The Eighteenth Century in Perspective." The meeting will take place February 21-23, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. The full conference announcement is available at http://www.scsecs.net/scsecs/2019/2019cfp.html.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: “Perspectives on Eighteenth-Century Theater and Performance" (SCSECS 2019)

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Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:38am
Ashley Bender / South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

This panel seeks proposals on theater and performance of the long eighteenth-century, especially those that address the theme of perspective. Essays might consider the way that perspective functioned thematically in plays and other public performances, such as opera, dance, and music, and the ways that perspective (e.g., perspective scenery) affected the material conditions of performance. What perspectives did eighteenth-century audiences have on theater and performance? How did these perspectives in the public discourse shape the drama and performances of the period, and how was eighteenth-century society shaped by these cultural institutions?

ECF: The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:10pm
Eighteenth-Century Fiction, McMaster University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 15, 2019

Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Call for submissions

The Indigenous Eighteenth Century

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