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Unheard Verse: Finding Early American Women's Poetry

updated: 
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 10:32am
Kaitlin Tonti/Society of Early Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Panel CFP for Society of Early Americanists Biennial Conference, March 3-7, 2021, Atlanta, Georgia

Gothic Panel at SCMLA 2020

updated: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 2:28pm
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 27, 2020

DatesOctober 8-10 2020

Place: Houston, TX

 

Trust in the Text

updated: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 1:40pm
Joseph Sterrett, Aarhus University, Denmark
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 31, 2020

The introduction of movable type print in late fifteenth-century Europe began with the noble aspiration of making the Word of God available for all, most famously exemplified by the Gutenberg Bible.  How could early printers have foreseen that their work would prepare the ground for the violence and social turmoil that would follow in the Reformation. Texts, broadly defined, were experiencing a powerful transformation. The trust that people placed in texts came under severe strain even as they were more readily available than ever before.  Texts of all kinds—the sermon of the local clergyman, a pamphlet expressing a political view, poetry, plays, even the Word of God itself—required new methods and systems for declaring their trustworthiness.

Call for Book Chapters: The Hamilton Phenomenon

updated: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:44am
Chloe Northrop/ Tarrant County Collge
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 1, 2020

 

Calls for Book Chapters: The Hamilton Phenomenon

 

Vernon Press invites chapter proposals for the volume: The Hamilton Phenomenon edited by Chloe Northrop (Tarrant County College).

 

'The Globe of Life Blood Trembling': Science Fiction and William Blake

updated: 
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:11pm
MLA Convention, Toronto, Canada
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

The Globe of Life Blood Trembling: Science Fiction and William Blake Blake's demonstrable knowledge of science is often eclipsed by his reputed mysticism. Please submit abstracts/papers exploring his adaptation of scientific theory and/or 19th, 20th or 21st century science fiction works which intersect with Blake. Papers cannot be read in absentia. The MLA Convention will be 7-10 Jan. 2031 in Toronto Canada. Josephine Ann McQuail, Tennessee Tech U (jmcquail@tntech.edu )

SEA 2021 Biennial Conference: Call for Panels

updated: 
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 12:23pm
Society of Early Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 15, 2020

CALL FOR PANELS

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE:

JUNE 15, 2020 (FORMERLY MAY 15, 2020)

Shrewsbury's Darwin

updated: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:59am
Gaynor Llewellyn-Jenkins. University of Chester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

 ‘I was Born a Naturalist’: Charles Darwin and Shrewsbury 

Friday 3rd July 2020, University Centre Shrewsbury. 

We would like to invite you to a one-day symposium exploring Darwin’s origins in Shropshire. We will discuss the effects of Shrewsbury and its surrounding area on the young Charles Darwin. What were the influences of the Darwin and Wedgwood family members on Darwin’s ambitions? What role did female relatives such as his mother Susannah Darwin (née Wedgwood) and his sister Caroline have on Darwin’s formation as a scientist?  

Keynote Speakers:  

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] ICR 2020: Romantic Confluences

updated: 
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 9:55pm
International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

Scholars working in any area of Romanticism are invited to submit proposals for the 2020 meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism to be hosted by Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri from October 22-24. The conference theme this year is "Romantic Confluences."

https://www.stlicr2020.com/

While we encourage a broad interpretation of this theme, some possible approaches include the following:

  • Geography and Spatiality

  • Travel and River Studies

  • Romantic Hospitality

  • Transatlantic connections

BSECS Postgraduate & Early Career Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 3:33pm
British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 17, 2020

Postgraduate & Early Career Researcher Conference

University of Warwick, 7-8 July 2020

 

Whilst proposals on all eighteenth-century topics are welcome, we particularly encourage those that address any aspect of our light theme ‘Opposites and Oppositions’ throughout the long eighteenth century. We invite proposals for individual papers, for fully formed panels of three or four papers, for roundtable sessions, and for workshops and innovative formats.

 

Some suggested topics for papers include, but are not limited to:

-       Party politics and oppositions (e.g. Whigs and Tories, Hanover and Stuart claims)

-       Town and country

-       Cosmopolitanism and nationalism

Culture Mapping 2020: Futures

updated: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 3:32pm
NewYorkScapes
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 17, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS, PROJECTS, AND WORKS-IN-PROGRESS 

In Numbered Lives: Life and Death in Quantum Media, scholar and feminist digital humanities practitioner Jacqueline Wernimont examines recordkeeping technologies used to account for human lives and bodies, beginning as early as the 15th century. The book, in part a robust critical historiography, challenges us to interrogate and engage mindfully with contemporary data issues and methods, and with the ways in which they shape our narratives regarding the value of lives and cultures. 

Sense and Consensus

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 5:37pm
Berkeley-Stanford English Graduate Conference 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 6, 2020

“Sense and Consensus”

Berkeley-Stanford English Graduate Conference 2020

April 25th, 2020

300 Wheeler Hall

University of California, Berkeley

Keynote: Colleen Lye, University of California, Berkeley

Translation and Appropriation in the Long Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:19pm
CSECS/SCEDHS and MWASECS
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020

At a time when a medieval and early modern understanding of literary authority had given way and a concept of intellectual property had not yet been solidly established, eighteenth-century Europe saw a surge of activity involving translation and appropriation of materials produced by others. As well as authors who freely borrowed from the past and present within their own cultures and languages, there was special interest in the translation and appropriation of materials drawn from other cultures and reinterpreted for European audiences.

Gothic Dreams/Gothic Nightmares

updated: 
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:08pm
Anthem Press
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

CFP — GOTHIC DREAMS/GOTHIC NIGHTMARES

Postgraduate English Journal Issue 40 (Spring 2020): Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 4:12pm
English Department, Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Postgraduate English Journal, Durham University’s online peer-reviewed literary journal, is one of the longest-running online postgraduate literary journals in the UK.

Early-career researchers/academics and postgraduates are invited to submit papers of 5,000–7,000 words (or book reviews of no more than 2,000 words) by 31st March 2020 for the journal’s 40th edition.

Scott’s Millenium Hall and Burney’s Camilla: Cripping Two Eighteenth-Century Novels

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:54pm
Dr. Chris Gabbard / University of North Florida
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020

This session (of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association [SAMLA] annual conference to be held in Jacksonville FL Nov. 13-15, 2020) welcomes submissions that view either Sarah Scott’s 1762 Millenium Hall or Frances Burney’s 1796 Camilla (or both novels) through a disability studies lens. Abstracts addressing the SAMLA conference theme (Scandal! Literature & Provocation: Breaking Rules, Making Texts) are especially welcome. By June 10th,  please submit an abstract of 200 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Dr. Chris Gabbard, University of North Florida, cgabbard@unf.edu.

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

updated: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 11:07am
James Hogg Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

 An International Conference marking the semiquincentennial of James Hogg. University of Stirling, Scotland, 1-3 July 2020. Call for PapersPaper and panel proposals on any aspect of James Hogg's life and work are now invited. AbstractsAbstracts of no more than 250 words, of papers lasting no longer than 20 minutes, should reach the address below by 31 January 2020. Panel proposals are also welcome: please enquire prior to submission. Abstracts may be e-mailed to jameshogg250@stir.ac.uk

 

  

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

updated: 
Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 3:28pm
James Hogg Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

JAMES HOGG AT 250: CALL FOR PAPERS

 An International Conference marking the semiquincentennial of James Hogg. University of Stirling, Scotland, 1-3 July 2020. Call for PapersPaper and panel proposals on any aspect of James Hogg's life and work are now invited. AbstractsAbstracts of no more than 250 words, of papers lasting no longer than 20 minutes, should reach the address below by 31 January 2020. Panel proposals are also welcome: please enquire prior to submission. Abstracts may be e-mailed to jameshogg250@stir.ac.uk

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society 2020 Annual Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 1:00pm
Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 6, 2020

Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society

An Cumann Éire San Ochtú Céad Déag

 

Annual Conference

University of Limerick

12-14 June 2020

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Charles Town International Maroon Conference: June 19-23, 2020

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:52pm
Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The 12th Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference 

June 19-23, 2020, Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

This event welcomes papers and performances from scholars, artists, and activists interested in exploring issues surrounding "Sovereignty," including but not limited to:

Charles Town International Maroon Conference: June 19-23, 2020

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:51pm
Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

The 12th Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference 

June 19-23, 2020, Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica

This event welcomes papers and performances from scholars, artists, and activists interested in exploring issues surrounding "Sovereignty," including but not limited to:

London Rising: Struggle, Rebellion, and Revolution

updated: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 8:21am
Arcadia University, The College of Global Studies, London Center
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 31, 2020

London Rising: Friday, 6 March

 

’Cause in London Town

There’s just no place for a street fighting man

—The Rolling Stones, 1968 

Mick Jagger’s words above can sometimes feel axiomatic.  London has an outwardly less impressive revolutionary tradition to call upon than many of its closest neighbours, most obviously Paris.  This is to say, of course, that history is political: if the past seems quiet, what hope for remaking the future?   

The Intermedial Eighteenth Century: Textual and Visual Arts, 1660-1832

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:41pm
Northumbria University and Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Intermedial Eighteenth Century: Textual and Visual Arts, 1660-1832

16-17th September 2020, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Keynote lecture: Prof. Malcolm Baker (University of California Riverside) ‘The Agency and Role of Author Portraits within Changing Notions of Authorship in Eighteenth-Century Britain’

In conversation: Dr. Lucy Peltz (National Portrait Gallery) and Dr. David F. Taylor (University of Oxford) ‘Interdisciplinary Research across the Textual and Visual Arts’

“Queer Crossings, Unruly Locales, 1500-1800”

updated: 
Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 12:03am
UCSB Early Modern Center (EMC)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 5, 2019

“Queer Crossings, Unruly Locales, 1500-1800”  

University of California, Santa Barbara 

Conference Date: February 28-29, 2020 

Abstracts Due: December 5th, 2019 (Extended Deadline)

British Women Writers Conference 2020: Supernatural Visions

updated: 
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 2:15am
Indu Ohri / British Women Writers Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Seeking paper abstracts for the panel “Supernatural Visions” at the British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) in Forth Worth, Texas, from March 5-7, 2020. The panel organizer invites submissions that analyze works by 18th- and 19th-century women writers that explore ghost-seeing, supernatural visions, and the invisible. In recent years, scholars such as Shane McCorristine, Srdjan Smajic, and Sarah Willburn have explored the significance of ghost-seeing in England during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Conference on "Restoration Epistolarity"

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 8:59am
Gerd Bayer, Jaroslaw Jasenowski / Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Conference on “Restoration Epistolarity”

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Erlangen, 27-28 March 2020

 

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