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Women in the World: Shaping Identity Through Objects and Space

updated: 
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

updated: 
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

updated: 
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

updated: 
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

updated: 
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.

“Sylvia Wynter’s 18th Century”

updated: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:58am
Tita Chico / Modern Language Association/American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

MLA 2022 in Washington DC 6 - 9 Jan 2022

ASECS/allied organization panel

 

This panel invites considerations of philosopher Sylvia Wynter’s theories of humanness in reimagining eighteenth-century studies, particularly how race, location, and time together inform what it means to be human. 

 

Please send 200-word proposals to Tita Chico (tchico@umd.edu) by March 15, 2021.

Ordinary Oralities: Everyday Voices in History

updated: 
Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 10:23am
Jan Schroeder / Carleton University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Ordinary Oralities: Everyday Voices in History

Edited by Josephine Hoegaerts and Jan Schroeder

 

Proposed Special Session on Domestic Cats in Literature at SAMLA 93

updated: 
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 11:51am
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Please note that this session is SEPARATE from the conference on domestic cats in literature to be held in June.

 

Proposed Special Session on Domestic Cats in Literature at SAMLA 93

 

Submissions are invited for a proposed special session of 15-minute traditional papers on domestic cats in literature at the 93rd annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), scheduled to be held in Atlanta, GA, USA, 4-6 November 2021.

 

Papers may address any aspect of the subject, including—but not limited to—the following:

Humanizing Disease: Tuning into the Instruments of Medical Humanities

updated: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 12:49pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Papers are sought for this virtual (online) session of the PAMLA 2021 conference (Nov. 11-14, 2021; https://www.pamla.org/) that explore the way the disciplines of the humanities unlock the human experience behind disease for patients, healthcare providers, and public health officials alike. Close readings of selected cultural texts that explore specific disease events, investigations into cultural responses to broader healthcare issues, or even considerations about the challenges of teaching students during a pandemic, are encouraged.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: Drama and Society (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 1:58pm
Kimberly Jew, University of Utah
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, April 15, 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: Drama and Society

Contacts: Kimberly Jew, University of Utah (kimberly.jew@utah.edu) & Judith Saunders (judith.saunders1@gmail.com)

Culture and Anarchy. Reading Matthew Arnold Today 2

updated: 
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 11:49am
Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS) and University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 5, 2021

It has been 150 years since Matthew Arnold published his groundbreaking work, Culture and Anarchy. His essays in book form are not only a powerful critique of Victorian society and values but also of modern ones. Contemporary political, economic and cultural issues provide an opportunity to revisit Arnold’s thought critically, to assess his enduring legacy, and to appraise the modern predicament in relation to distinguished cultural achievements from the past.

CFP «Ticontre» XVI (November 2021)permanent sections: Essays, Translation Theory and Practice, Reprints

updated: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 1:49pm
Ticontre.Teoria.Testo.Traduzione.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 7, 2021

Dear Colleagues,
this to report that academic Journal "Ticontre. Teoria Testo Traduzione" has opened a new call for paper for its three permanent sections: Essays, a miscellaneous collection of academic articles on different topics; Translation Theory and Practice, devoted to papers on Translation Studies as well as to the publication of original translations of literary texts (both poetry and prose), accompanied by a critical commentary; Reprints, presenting works that, however pivotal for the scientific community and the history of Literary Studies, have never been translated into Italian or are no longer available in their first printed editions.

Tobias Smollett at 300: the work of writing

updated: 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 10:01am
History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) at The Open University, UK, and History of Books and Reading (HOBAR) research collaboration based in the Department of English and Creative Writing at The Open University, UK, and the Institute of English Studies, Uni
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 15, 2021

Date of online conference: 13 – 14 May 2021 

Deadline for submissions: extended to 15 January 2021

Call for Papers - Miscellanea Section

updated: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 2:17am
Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia 1/2021
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 31, 2020

 

Call for Papers

Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia 1/2021

Miscellanea Section

 

 

Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai. Philologia, a refereed quarterly journal published by the Faculty of Letters in Cluj, Romania (indexed ERIH+, WoS Emerging Sources Citation Index), invites submissions of original manuscripts in the form of scientific articles to be included in the Miscellanea Section of issue 1 (2021).

Haunted Shores: Coastlands, Coastal Waters, and the Littoral Gothic

updated: 
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 11:34pm
Edinburgh Napier University/ University of Birmingham/ University of Bristol
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Call for Participants

Haunted Shores: Coastlands, Coastal Waters, and the Littoral Gothic

Online symposium: Friday 26th March 2021

We seek participants in an online symposium to explore coasts and shores in the Gothic and to discuss a potential edited volume of essays. At this early stage, we invite proposals for short, 10-15 minute presentations, but would also like to hear from anyone interested in attending or taking part. 

Haunted Shores

CFE: Teaching the Eighteenth Century Now

updated: 
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 8:05pm
Miriam Wallace & Kate Parker, Transits: Literature, Culture, Thought 1650-1850
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Bucknell University’s series, Transits: Literature, Culture, Thought 1650-1850, invites expressions of interest for essays or collections of essays that highlight the scholarship of teaching the long eighteenth century including the Romantic era. Proposals for edited volumes need not have firm commitments from authors at this stage, but should detail possible contributors and topics.

 

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