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Attention and Distraction

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 4:06pm
Cambridge University Pre-1750 Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Attention and Distraction: A Graduate Conference

University of Cambridge
 | April 20, 2018
 

Sponsored by the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge

The Faculty of English at the University of Cambridge is pleased to announce its annual graduate conference on literature before 1750, to be held on Friday 20April 2018.

REMEMBRANCE AND RE-APPROPRIATION: SHAPING DISSENTING IDENTITIES

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:14pm
The International John Bunyan Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

A Regional Day Conference of the International John Bunyan Society, organized in association with the University of Bedfordshire, Keele University, and Northumbria University

Keele University, Staffordshire, Friday 13 April 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS

Women and Work

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The meaning of “women’s work” has never been stable. While women consistently have engaged with both the production of home and labor outside the home, their involvement in what Marx conceptualizes as wage-to-labor power exchange did not achieve heightened visibility in U.S. cultures until the nineteenth century. This panel seeks to address the many ways that women writers explore women’s labor in service to their families, their communities, and their nations, and how this labor contributes to the work of resistance and/or recovery across the Americas. How does women’s labor provide opportunities for collective dissent as well as recovery of women’s work?

ICR 2018: Romantic Assembly

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:36am
The International Conference on Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Scholars working in any area of Romanticism are invited to submit proposals for the annual meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism (ICR) to be hosted by Clemson University and held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Greenville, South Carolina.

"Wonder in the Eighteenth Century" 2018 CSECS, Oct. 10-13, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:36am
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Wonder in the Eighteenth Century

October 10-13, 2018 | Four Points Sheraton, Niagara Falls, Ontario

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

Dr. Nathalie Ferrand (École Normale Supérieure / Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes, Paris)

Dr. Sandro Jung (Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel)

Dr. Sarah Tindal Kareem (University of California, Los Angeles)

 

Conference CFP: Performance, Politics, and Play [New York City]

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:13am
International Society for Cultural History
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Performance, Politics, and Play

September 13-16, 2018

New York City

 

In response to the “performative turn” in the humanities, the ongoing interest in bio- and body-politics, and the growing attention to leisure, dance, and sport studies, the International Society for Cultural History invites paper and panel proposals for its 2018 annual conference on Performance, Politics, and Play. Scholars working on any historical period or location are encouraged to explore this theme. Topics may include (but are by no means limited to):

 

–  performative/bodily practices of politics and play

–  political performances

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Bodies and Boundaries, 1500-1800--March 9-10, 2018

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 1:29pm
Early Modern Center: University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our annual conference, “Bodies and Boundaries, 1500-1800,” to be held on March 9 and 10, 2018. We are happy to announce our two keynote speakers: Laurie Shannon (Northwestern University) and Michelle Burnham (Santa Clara University).

Articles on the Monstrous/Uncanny

updated: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:24pm
MEARCSTAPA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

MEARCSTAPA

Call for Papers

 

MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application) invites papers on any topic of Monsters/Monster theory, or the Supernatural/Uncanny for a special issue of the journal Preternature (PSU Press). The special issue will celebrate MEARCSTAPA’s tenth anniversary as an academic society dedicated to the study of the monstrous.

 

Revolutionary Texts in a Digital Age: Thomas Paine’s Publishing Networks, Past and Present

updated: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:15am
Iona College and the Institute for Thomas Paine Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

While scholars of Early America are often careful to avoid anachronism, we are living in a moment of profound contemporary connections with communication networks of the past. In the Age of Revolutions, the creation and dissemination of information cultivated and complicated shifts in political ideology, commercial practices, and imperial infrastructure. Questions of access in these networks, of who can create information, who can circulate and commodify it, and on what terms, directly intersects with ongoing explorations of textual transformation in digital studies.

Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Kaori Nagai
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Maritime Animals

Telling stories of animals at sea

 

 

Two-day international conference

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

 

 

April 26-27, 2019

 

Keynote speakers

Thom van Dooren      

William Gervase Clarence-Smith

 

 

Exiles, Émigrés and Expatriates in Romantic-Era Paris and London

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:49pm
London-Paris Romanticism Seminar
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

 

Exiles, Émigrés and Expatriates in Romantic-Era Paris and London

 

Symposium of the London-Paris Romanticism Seminar  

 

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, Thursday 12-Friday 13 April 2018

 

Keynote Speakers: Greg Dart (University College London), second speaker TBC

 

Scientific Committee:

Marc Porée (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris)

David Duff (Queen Mary University of London)

Caroline Bertonèche (Université Geronoble Alpes / Société d'Etudes du Romanticisme Anglais)

Dr Laurent Follliot (Université Paris-Sorbonne)

Special Issue: Jane Austen after 200 Years

updated: 
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:47pm
Spring Magazine on English Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

One of the original bestselling authors, Jane Austen (1775-1817) has successfully managed to bridge the gap between what is often perceived as the non-negotiable chasm between canonical and popular literature. Her works, two centuries after her demise, are, in fact without exaggeration, more popular now than in her own period. Once written off as an author who provides the readers with a limited perspective of the world — as her characters are seemingly unperturbed by political events, Austen shows unparalleled finesse in depicting the characters and setting using a “fine brush” to artistically explore and exploit her “two inches of ivory”. What is evident, debates regarding her subject matter notwithstanding, is that Austen’s popularity has not faded.

Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:33pm
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Call for Papers
Cultural Histories of Air and Illness Conference
University of Warwick
8–9 June 2018

Keynote Speakers:
Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan University)
Richard Hamblyn (Birkbeck, University of London)

BodyWorks: A Conference on Corporeal Representation

updated: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am
Northumbria University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

18th April 2018, Northumbria University

 

BodyWorks takes an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to representations of bodies, embodiment and sensory experience across literature and culture. In doing so, we welcome responses from a range of disciplines, including cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, arts, history, education, media, social sciences and medical humanities. Through this breadth of intellectual inquiry, the event aims to draw together a range of approaches and methodologies for exploring various facets of the contemporary shift towards studies of the body and emotions in the humanities.

 

IGA Postgrads Call for Bloggers

updated: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:16am
International Gothic Association Postgraduates
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The International Gothic Association postgraduate blog is looking for bloggers and podcasters!  

 

If you are a graduate student working with any aspect of the Gothic, consider writing us a short blog post, or recording us a podcast. It could relate to your work, or any other Gothic tangent that has taken your interest. Blogs should be around 600 words; short, snappy and conversational, with the aim of sparking conversation within the IGA community. If you want to write a blog longer than 600 words, we would encourage you to split it into two or more parts, but these are supposed to be informal rather than articles or papers.

 

S. T. Coleridge's Biographia Literaria: 200th Anniversary

updated: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:43pm
The Anachronist
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The New Series of The Anachronist

invites academic papers for its 2017 issue (to be published in 2018),

celebrating the 200th anniversary of the publication of

 

S. T. Coleridge’s

Biographia Literaria

 

British Women Writers Conference 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:08pm
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Twenty-sixth Annual British Women Writers Conference

https://bwwc2018.wordpress.com/

"New Directions"

April 11-15, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin

The twenty-sixth annual BWWC invites papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “New Directions.” Since the landmark “Generations” conference of 2017 invites a retrospective look back, “New Directions” will encourage turning to the future to ask crucial methodological, theoretical, and content-based questions about our fields’ key concepts and literatures.

CFP: Digital Humanities panel at ALA 2018 (Digital Americanists Society)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:24pm
Digital Americanists
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Digital Americanists Panel at ALA 2018

The Digital Americanists Society solicits abstracts (c. 250 words) for papers to be included in the Society’s pre-arranged session at the 2018 American Literature Association Conference (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018).

We are especially interested in submissions focusing on data-sets, texts, archives, tools or projects/methodologies that deal with intersections of gender, race, sexuality, nationality, and/or disability in literature and digital work. Submissions focusing on texts from any period of American literature are welcome.

2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

updated: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Brandon University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Brandon University, Manitoba, Canada

April 26-28, 2018

Call for papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of British literature from the 18th-century and earlier, for the 2018 NPCEBL annual conference.  Scholars from any academic rank (including undergraduate students) are invited to apply.

Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Randall Martin, Professor at the University of New Brunswick, and author of Shakespeare and Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2015), speaking on the subject of

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”

CFP - EARG 2018 Colloquium

updated: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:28pm
Early Atlantic Reading Group, Purdue University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

12th Annual Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium

April 6-7, 2018

Visibility, Visuality, and Visual Culture in the Transatlantic World

Literature (General)

updated: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:01pm
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

 

 

Call for Papers

Literature (General)

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017

 

Deadline approaching: Gothic Animals

updated: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:17am
Falmouth University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CFP: Gothic Animals: Uncanny Otherness and the Animal With-Out

The boundary between the animal and the human has long been unstable, especially since the Victorian period. Where the boundary is drawn between human and animal is itself an expression of political power and dominance, and the ‘animal’ can at once express the deepest fears and greatest aspirations of a society (Victorian Animal Dreams, 4).

The animal, like the ghost or good or evil spirit with which it is often associated, has been a manifestation of the uncanny (Timothy Clark, 185).

Keats's Reading / Reading Keats

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:16pm
University of Notre Dame; Keats-Shelley Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

KEATS’S READING / READING KEATS

 

Co-Sponsored by the Keats-Shelley Association of America

 

This bicentennial conference on “Keats’s Reading / Reading Keats” will be held in London July 20-22, 2018.  The conference will coincide with the launch of a digital edition of John Keats’s richly annotated copy of Paradise Lost, which is being prepared by the three conference organizers (Daniel Johnson, Beth Lau, and Greg Kucich). 

 

Anemoi: Undergraduate Journal of Premodern Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:38am
Anemoi, New College of Florida Journal of Premodern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Anemoi is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies being published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members. We aim to provide a voice and CV opportunities to undergraduates.

Submissions must handle a 'pre-modern' topic, which may range broadly from classics to early modern studies, and should be directed towards an audience not necessarily bringing with them a background in the field. Papers should explain particular terminology and essential background. We encourage papers under a range of interdisciplinary topics within these fields, including but not limited to music, history, theology, literature, drama, philosophy, art, language, and economics.

Romanticism Goes to University

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:05pm
Dr Andrew McInnes / Edge Hill University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 2, 2018

Romanticism Goes to University

A Two Day Symposium, hosted by Romanticism @ Edge Hill University, including workshops on editing the Romantics, teaching Romanticism, digital humanities, and impact in and of long nineteenth century studies

19th-20th May 2018

Romantic Visions

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:03pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) (4/15-18/2018) -- Pittsburgh, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Please note that all abstracts must be submitted online through the NeMLA portal. http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention.html

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