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CFP: Mystery and Detective Fiction (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:14am
Bob Winston

Call for Papers

Mystery and Detective Fiction

38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 1-4, 2007
Baltimore, Maryland

This open session welcomes proposals concerning any aspect of mystery
and detective fiction. Please send abstracts or completed papers,
preferably as Microsoft Word attachments to e-mail, to Bob Winston at
winston_at_dickinson.edu or by mail to Department of English, Dickinson
College, P.O. Box 17013-2896.

Please include:
Name and Affiliation
E-mail address
Postal Address
Telephone number
A/V requirements (if any)

DEADLINE: September 15, 2006

CFP: Questioning Colonialism (10/15/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Merideth, Aaron James

February 22-24, 2007. Questioning Colonialism. The Sixteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Miami invites abstracts for papers on topics dealing with colonization and its aftermath in the Americas, Africa, the Mideast, and the Far East. Topics may include indigenous cultures and their reaction to colonization; navigation; cartography; visual and literary representations of the colonized and the colonizing; the transformation of European world views; and the effects of empire in North and South America. We welcome a variety of conceptual and methodological approaches.

CFP: Transatlantic Studies (10/15/06; journal)

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Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
holcom31_at_comcast.net

Atlantikos is an online peer-reviewed journal published by graduate students in the English department at Michigan State University. It represents the most recent work by the most active graduate scholars in the field of Transatlantic Studies, broadly defined as the study of textual, cultural, and performative productions that have multiple resonances across Europe, Africa, and the Americas. We are now accepting essays written by graduate students and others in the field of Transatlantic Studies for publication in our fall 2006 and spring 2007 issues. We encourage both traditional and innovative scholarship addressing critical, cultural, and theoretical issues related to the field.

CFP: Restoration Drama (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 12:20pm
Rita Bode

CFP: Restoration Drama (09/15/06; NEMLA, 03/01/07- 03/04/07)

2007 NEMLA (Northeast MLA) convention, Baltimore, Maryland
March 1-4, 2007

>From the comedy of manners to the heroic drama, theatre in the latter
part of the 17th century revived with a flourish. This NEMLA
Board-sponsored panel seeks paper proposals (approximately 500 words) on
new critical and theoretical approaches to Restoration and early
18th-century drama. Please include a brief biography and direct queries
and submissions (due date: Sept. 15th, 2006) to Rita Bode by email:
rbode_at_trentu.ca.

CFP: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: Before the Foucaultian Divide: Queer Cultures, 1780-1870 (9/15/06; =
NeMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

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38th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

March 1-4, 2007

Baltimore, Maryland

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Despite the increasing acceptance of LBGT/Q studies within academia, =
much of the research within this field centers on late Victorian society =
and post-Wildean articulations of gender and sexuality. However, =
scholars in earlier periods (Bray, Halperin, Trumbach, Haggerty, =
Elfenbein, Lacquer) have begun to identify alternative sexual =
communities before what may be loosely termed the Foucaultian divide. =20

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CFP: Form and Genre in the Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century (10/1/06; collection)

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Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 5:26pm
SANDRO JUNG

Collection: Form and Genre in the Literature of the Long Eighteenth Century, 1660-1830
   
  Articles (6000-7000, including notes) are invited for a collection on form and genre in the literature of the long eighteenth century. While the novel has traditionally received sustained critical analysis, non-fictional prose and poetic genres have usually been neglected. It is hoped that a wide variety of genres and (poetic) forms will be explored. Papers that deal with hybridisation of genres are especially welcome. Also, contextualisations of genres such as the ode in European terms are encouraged.
   

CFP: The Body in Medical Culture (6/15/06; collection)

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Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Elizabeth Klaver

For a book collection of essays, The Body in Medical Culture, please
send the abstract of completed essays of about 25 pages on any aspect of
the medicalized body in the 18th or 19th centuries. Europe, Britain or
North America considered. 250 word abstract due by June 15. Send to
etklaver_at_siu.edu.

CFP: Rewriting the Long Eighteenth Century: David Nichol Smith Conference (9/15/06; 4/10/07-4/14/07)

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Saturday, May 20, 2006 - 2:08pm
Evelyn Tribble

Rewriting the Long Eighteenth Century
David Nichol Smith Seminar XIII

10-14 April 2007

The University of Otago English Department invites you to the 13th
David Nichol Smith Seminar, with the theme "Rewriting the Long
Eighteenth Century". We welcome proposals for papers or panels on new
theoretical approaches; contemporary rewritings and films of
eighteenth-century texts; non-canonical texts and genres such as
letters, travel literature, journalism, translations; transitions and
boundaries within the long eighteenth century; and popular culture.
We especially welcome talks on works of European literature, as well
as art and music of the period.

CFP: British Gynaecology, 1500-2000 (7/31/06; collection)

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Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
A Shellard

CFP: Gynaecology and British Culture, 1500 - 2000

Proposals are currently being sought for a collection of essays exploring the
history of British gynaecology between 1500 and 2000. The collection will be
edited by Andrew Mangham (University of Sheffield) and Greta Depledge (Birkbeck
College, University of London). We are particularly interested in essays with
an interdisciplinary approach. Possible subjects include, though are not
limited to:

CFP: Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850 (UK) (5/26/06; 7/28/06)

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Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Terry Robinson

*Home and Abroad: Transnational **England**, 1750-1850*
* *A One-Day, Summer Conference at Holywell Manor, Oxford University
Friday, 28 July 2006
 
_Invited Speakers_:
Ros Ballaster (Mansfield College, Oxford University)
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Université de Montréal)
Susan Manning (University of Edinburgh)
Fiona Stafford (Somerville College, Oxford University)
 
This interdisciplinary conference aims to examine discourses between
England and other countries from 1750-1850 through the lens of the
national and the global. 'Home and Abroad: Transnational England'
invites discussions concerning the formation of English identity or

CFP: Sublimity 1700-1900 (UK) (11/17/06; 1/5/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
Chris Stokes

'Taste, Vision, Transcendence: Sublimity 1700-1900' One-Day Conference,
University of Sussex (Brighton, UK), 5th January 2007.

Plenary speakers: Dr. Philip Shaw (University of Leicester) and Professor
Andrew Bennett (University of Bristol).

Papers are invited on any aspect of the sublime in literature, visual
culture or philosophy in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Papers
from postgraduates particularly welcome. Send 250 word abstracts to
c.r.stokes_at_sussex.ac.uk by the 17th November 2006. Enquiries about
attending the conference as a non-presenting delegate are also welcome.

Christopher Stokes and Miles Mitchard
University of Sussex.

UPDATE: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/25/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:06pm
Elizabeth Coker

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2006

Where: Midwestern Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference in Chicago, November 09-11, 2006

Panel: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (UK) (9/30/06; 1/3/07-1/5/07)

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Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:05pm
Brycchan Carey

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

BSECS 36th ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 3-5 JANUARY 2007
ST. HUGH'S COLLEGE, OXFORD, U.K.

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is
Europe's largest and most prestigious conference dealing with all aspects of
the history, literature, and culture of the long eighteenth century.

We invite proposals for individual papers, for full panels of three papers,
and for roundtable sessions of five speakers, on any aspect of the long
eighteenth century, not only in Britain, but also throughout Europe and the
wider world.

CFP: Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Jennifer Thorn

Papers sought for a panel at the annual meeting of the Northeast
American Society for 18c Studies in Salem, MA, Nov 9-12, 2006 that
will examine the ways gender figured in popular representations of
the causes, effects, and progress of criminality through the
18c. Especially desirable are papers that revisit the work of
Frances Dolan, Garthine Walker, or Margaret Arnot, and/or that engage
with Robert Shoemaker's argument, at the October 2005 conference on
Gender and Popular Culture at University of Michigan, for the
significance of London's "female crime wave" of 1690-1730. Proposals
and cv by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email:

CFP: Home and Abroad: Transnational England, 1750-1850 (UK) (5/26/06; 7/28/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Terry Robinson

*Home and Abroad: Transnational **England**, 1750-1850*
* *A One-Day, Summer Conference at Oxford University
Friday, 28 July 2006

_Invited Speakers Include_:
Fiona Stafford (Somerville College, Oxford University)
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (Université de Montréal)

UPDATE: Faith/Knowledge/Credulity in the 18th Century (grad) (5/15/06; 9/30/06)

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Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
Saladin Ahmed

CALL FOR PAPERS
--Please note that the deadline for abstracts has been extended to May
15th--

BELIEF
Faith, Knowledge, and Credulity in the Eighteenth Century

Transatlantic Eighteenth-Century Group
Department of English
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
30 September 2006

CFP: Fortune & Fatality: Performing the Tragic in Early Modern France, 1553-1715 (grad) (7/14/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Hosford, Desmond

Call for Papers=20

Fortune and Fatality: Performing the Tragic in Early Modern France =
(1553-1715)=20

The Graduate Center, City University of New York
20 October 2006

The Interdisciplinary Group for Seventeenth-Century French Studies at =
the Graduate Center of the City University of New York invites paper =
proposals for its annual student conference. This year=92s conference =
will be held on Friday 20 October 2006. Papers should be 15-20 minutes =
in length.

Distinguished Professor of French Domna C. Stanton will be our keynote =
speaker, and events will include a performance of seventeenth- and =
eighteenth-century French music on period instruments.

CFP: Chapbooks and Knowledge in 18c Britain (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:30pm
Miriam Jones

I have proposed the following panel for the upcoming meeting of the
Northeast American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (9-12 Nov.
2006, in Salem, Mass.) and am soliciting proposals for papers:

Chapbooks and Knowledge in 18c Britain

How did references to, and/ or knowledge of, chapbooks figure in 18c
redefinitions of knowledge? How did those participating self-
consciously in "Enlightenment" describe chapbooks and their readers,
and how did such descriptions figure in the production, consumption,
and assessment of different kinds of print products?

CFP: Colonialism and Knowledge (4/15/06; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 1:29pm
Pratima Prasad

NEASECS (Northeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies) 2006; Nov. 9-12, 2006; Salem, Massachusetts.
CFP deadline: Apr. 15, 2006

Panel title: "Colonialism and Knowledge-Making in Eighteenth-Century Europe"

Eighteenth-century colonial expansion gave birth to, enabled, and systematized several European bodies of knowledge: encounters with non-European populations gave rise to large-scale classifications of race in European scientific discourse; a vast and growing body of travel writing produced ethnographies and encyclopedic treatises on peoples and cultures of the globe; scientific exploration abroad aided the development of European natural science.

UPDATE: Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature Regular Session, Open Topic (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 10, 2006 - 1:24pm
Caroline E. Kimberly

UPDATE: Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature Regular Session,
Open Topic, to be held at the South Central MLA 2006, Fort Worth, TX.

Please submit a one-page abstract by March 15th, 2006 to Caroline Kimberly,
Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Literature, Language, and Culture,
Atlanta, GA 30332-0165, caroline.kimberly_at_lcc.gatech.edu. Email submissions
preferred.

UPDATE: Irish Studies (Spain) (3/1/06; 5/25/06-5/27/06)

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Thursday, March 2, 2006 - 4:45pm
VI AEDEI Conference

VI International Conference of The Spanish Association for Irish Studies
(AEDEI)
University of Valladolid (Spain)
25-27 May 2006

[Updated information: extended deadline (1 March 2006 ) and web page]

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