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Special Issue: “Enlightenment and Modern Ireland: Legacies and Afterlives”

updated: 
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:51pm
Joe Lines and James Ward / ISLE: Ireland in Search of the Legacies of Enlightenment
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Whether we praise or deride it, we now live in its shadows and must reckon with what it has bequeathed us. Western thought is haunted by the Enlightenment

(Genevieve Lloyd, Enlightenment Shadows, 2013)

 

Heroes, Rebels and Outlaws: Escapism and 19thC Literature

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Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:01pm
GIRES-Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 3, 2021

Heroes, Rebels and Outlaws: Escapism and 19thC Literature

International Seminar
1st & 4th Sunday (July,August,September 2021)

Course FacilitatorOlga Akroyd , Ph.D 

Jadavpur University Essays and Studies (unthemed issue, 2022)

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Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:00pm
Department of English, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Call for Papers

 

Essays and Studies, the journal of the Department of English, Jadavpur University invites scholarly essays for its non-themed issue to be published in 2022. Faculty members and researchers (specializing in Literature/English Literature) in India and abroad are requested to send us by 31 July 2021 a 500 word abstract indicating the subject/focus of their essays. The authors of the selected abstracts will receive a confirmation email by 21 August 2021. They will then be expected to mail in their essays by 30 November 2021.

 

Theatrum Libri: The Press, Reading and Dissemination in Early Modern Europe

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Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 4:20pm
Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania kindly invites you to an international scientific conference 'Theatrum Libri:The Press, Reading and Dissemination in Early Modern Europe' (Martynas Mažvydas's Readings), which will be held on December 1-2, 2021 (Vilnius, Lithuania/Virtual) 

Teaching Women Travellers of the Eighteenth Century

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Friday, May 21, 2021 - 5:10pm
ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

ABO's pedagogy series, Concise Collections on Teaching Eighteenth-Century Women, seeks submissions for an article grouping on Teaching Women Travellers in the Eighteenth Century. 

Uses of Geographical Compilations and Collections: Readings, Translations, and Reuses (16th-18th Centuries)

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Friday, May 21, 2021 - 5:10pm
Fiona Lejosne - Université Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris, France)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

In the early modern period, numerous travel memoirs and geographical texts assumed the form of printed compilations or composite collections. For a long time, only bibliophiles and book collectors, in their search for the “complete” collections, considered such texts as having true unity; Boucher de La Richarderie (1808), who put together a bibliography that is authoritative to this day, is a case in point. Such collections were often used as a way to find precise texts from such and such traveller or chronicler, without taking into account the book in which the texts featured, qua book.

CFP Eikón Imago Journal 2022. Pre-Modern “Pop Cultures”? Images and Objects Around the Mediterranean (c. 350–1918)

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Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:18pm
Research Group CAPIRE (Department of History of the Art of the School of Geography and History at the Complutense University of Madrid)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Pre-Modern “Pop Cultures”?

Images and Objects Around the Mediterranean (c. 350–1918)

Special Guest Editors: Ivan Foletti, Zuzana Frantová & Adrien Palladino

Romancing the Gothic - Talks on Gothic, Horror, the Supernatural and more

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Monday, May 17, 2021 - 3:01pm
Romancing the Gothic Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

Romancing the Gothic is online education project which offers free classes on the Gothic, horror, folklore, queer literature, romance and hidden and dark histories. We are an interdiscplinary project with scholars taking part from many different fields (including art history, philosophy, literature, micro-biology, history and more) and from all over the world. We have a regular audience as well as open sign-ups. To find out more about the project - see the website - https://romancingthegothic.com

 

MAPACA: Gothic Studies

updated: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 9:46am
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association: Gothic Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association is accepting proposals until July 15 for their 2021 virtual conference, Nov 10 - 13.

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 5:04am
John Beynon, California State University - Fresno
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century

Contacts: John Beynon, California State University - Fresno (jbeynon@csufresno.edu)

Women in the World: Shaping Identity Through Objects and Space

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Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:37am
East-Central/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 21, 2021

In texts representing women and their lives, the physical spaces and items a woman has access to or desires, are often indicative of her social position, emotions, and/or psychological state. In the well-known example of Samuel Richardson’s Pamela for instance, owning and being able to wear her mistress’ clothes is an indication that Pamela is socially higher than the other servants in the household. Her access to these clothes is also read (by those around her) as a sign that she is morally compromised; she in turn sees this access as part of her suffering.

Unsettling Sexuality: Eighteenth-Century Queer Horizons

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Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:33am
Jeremy Chow (Bucknell) & Shelby Johnson (FAU)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Unsettling Sexuality: Eighteenth-Century Queer Horizons invites proposals for chapters that trace, explore, and imagine new interdisciplinary horizons in eighteenth-century queer studies. This collection of essays primarily seeks to revisit archives of gender, sex, and sexuality in order to visualize the ruptures and fissures of previous queer studies scholarship and trends that are just emerging--some of which are described below. We are especially interested in essays that imagine other queer worlds, outside of a British or continental home, to better flesh out global explorations and conceptions of queerness that are not beholden to colonial parameters and definitions.

CFP: Pop Enlightenments: The Eighteenth Century Now

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Friday, April 23, 2021 - 4:54am
Emrys Jones and Madeleine Pelling
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 18, 2021

Contemporary depictions of the long eighteenth century – whether drawn from historic sources or responding imaginatively to the era’s multifarious legacies – regularly captivate TV, film and theatre audiences and gamers alike. Increasingly, scholarly biographies provide the basis for big budget biopics, eighteenth-century narratives are adapted in new and experimental ways, objects from museum collections are replicated in cultures of fandom, and academics are invited onto sets as consultants.

NEASECS 2021 Call for Panels-Traffic in the Global Eighteenth Century

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Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:44pm
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Thank you for considering chairing a panel for the NEASECS2020/2021 conference. Thank you to all of you who submitted panels or papers to the NEASECS 2020 conference “Traffic in the Global Eighteenth Century.” We have made the decision to postpone the NEASECS 2020 conference to November 5-7, 2021. All accepted papers and panels will be automatically accepted and included in the program for the fall 2021 conference. The NEASECS 2020/2021 conference will be held in hybrid mode (both in-person and online). 

The good news is that we are still accepting more panel proposals by April 21, 2021.

Northeastern Monsters (8/1/21; NEPCA virtual 10/21-23/21)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 4:54pm
Michael Torregrossa / Monsters & the Monstrous Area of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 1, 2021

Northeastern Monsters

Session Proposed for the 2021 Conference of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Sponsored by the Monsters & the Monstrous Area

Virtual event, Thursday, 21 October, through Saturday, 23 October 2021.

Proposals due by 1 August 2021.

 

Theatre and Popular Culture in the English Restoration and 18th Century

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 10:26am
Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 10, 2021

The English theatre culture from the early Restoration to the early 18th century witnessed a marked shift towards increased commercialization and popularization of theatre. Gone were the post-1660 close association with the court, royalist productions, and prominently elite (well-off and upper-class) audiences. Instead, the experimentation with new genres, opening of new theatres, and a growing differentiation of the theatre programme into mainpieces, entr’acte entertainments and afterpieces revolutionized the established cultural hierarchies of the period.

4th International Conference on Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (ICRHS)

updated: 
Sunday, April 4, 2021 - 8:53am
Acavent
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 16, 2021

The 4th International Conference on Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, happening on the 7th– 9th May 2021, Milan, Italy is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in education theory and practice.

This conference is a prestigious event, organized to provide an international platform for academicians, researchers, managers, industrial participants, and students to share their research findings with global experts. All full paper/abstract submissions will be peer-reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technical and/or research depth, accuracy and relevance to conference theme and topics.

 Sociology and Anthropology 

Concise Collections: Teaching 18th Century Women

updated: 
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:14pm
ABO: Interdisciplinary Journal on Women in the Arts
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 2, 2021

ABO announces "Concise Collections on Teaching Eighteenth-Century Women," a new series that seeks to promote the teaching of eighteenth-century women writers and artists who remain seriously underrepresented in university classrooms, beyond a small collection of now-canonical authors.

In ABO’s Pedagogies section, we seek to publish groupings of three to five short articles focused on a specific female author/artist/grouping in each of the next six issues. The issue on Charlotte Lennox (Spring 2022) has now selected six proposals and is closed to further submisisons.

Reading Shakespeare from a Multidisciplinary Approach

updated: 
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 10:51am
LITINFINITE JOURNAL
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021

Call for PapersLitinfinite Journal JULY, 2021(Volume-III, Issue-I)

On

Reading Shakespeare from a Multidisciplinary Approach

E-ISSN: 2582-0400 | CODEN: LITIBR

www.litinfinite.com

Last date of submission of manuscripts: 15thMay, 2021

cfp Forms of Care - Conference/Workshop/Symposium

updated: 
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 10:27am
Alexandra Kingston-Reese and Erin Lafford / University of York and University of Derby
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 19, 2021

What forms does care take? What does taking care of oneself, another, or each other look and feel like? These are questions that have arisen and persisted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, as everyday intimacies have given way to the need for social distancing, mutual aid groups have organised to try to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in their communities, and NHS hospitals and services have been overwhelmed and altered drastically. Yet these questions also have a rich and interdisciplinary history in the critical medical humanities, disability studies, the environmental humanities, literary studies, affect theory, moral philosophy, feminist theory, and beyond.

Just Words: Dictionaries and Social Justice

updated: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:39pm
Modern Language Association Lexicography and Book History Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Theoretical approaches to book materiality: special focus on lexicography -- including evolution of dictionaries and reference works – exploring how platform, format, and materiality contribute to social justice and respond to it. 300 word abstract.

Deadline for submissions: Monday, 15 March 2021

Rebecca Shapiro, New York City C of Tech, CUNY (rebecca.alice.shapiro@gmail.com )

The Book Lab

updated: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:39pm
Modern Language Association Lexicography and Book History Panel
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

Participants demonstrate or exhibit printed or digital artifacts that illuminate materiality, making, or thinking of the book as an object, or process of creating, in book history, print cultures, lexicography. 300 word abstract and bio.

Deadline for submissions: Monday, 15 March 2021

Rebecca Shapiro, New York City C of Tech, CUNY (rebecca.alice.shapiro@gmail.com )

English Theatre Culture 1660–1737: Theatre, Society and Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:37am
Department of English and American Studies and Department of Theatre Studies, Masaryk University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 28, 2021

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

The Department of Theatre Studies and the Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic are pleased to announce the second international online symposium on English Theatre Culture 1660–1737. This time, the overarching theme of the event is Theatre, Society and Politics.

68th Annual Midwest Conference on British Studies

updated: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:03pm
Midwest Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 23, 2021

Midwest Conference on British Studies 68thAnnual Meeting

Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green, OH

October 15-16, 2021

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 68th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, October 15-16. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Sara Butler, Professor and King George III Chair of British History at the Ohio State University.  While the MWCBS intends to hold the conference onsite at Bowling Green State University, we may change the conference to an online format if extraordinary circumstances related to the Covid pandemic warrant.  If so, the change to an online format will be announced in July.

Adapting Bridgerton

updated: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 11:58am
Valerie Frankel
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Adapting Bridgerton

If Jane Austen and the history books present one version of the regency, Bridgerton shows a far different one. While the series had many surprises for viewers, it’s less clear what’s responsible. Does this come from being a 2020 show? From Netflix's style? From the romance novels source material? Let’s consider and also weigh what worked and what didn’t. 

Length will depend on how many submissions arrive. They will be in MLA format, secondary sources welcome, scholarly be approachable and fun for fans. These will be published in a scholarly colelction--McFarland is interested. Abstracts Due May 1, essays due August 1. 

CFP Deadline Extended: Women and Agency: Transnational Perspectives, c.1450-1790

updated: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:38am
Virtual Symposium, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021

This two-day interdisciplinary symposium invites scholars to examine early modern women’s agency from a transnational perspective. Conversations about women’s agency continue to ripple across the world, from new, passionate campaigns in Mexico and Poland that have fought to address feminicide and sexual violence, to the Women’s Marches, which have annually inspired global response. Now, we turn with fresh urgency to early modern women’s participation in intellectual and literary cultures that bridged regional, national, and transnational divides.

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