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

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

updated: 
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)

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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)

updated: 
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]

CFP: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Elizabeth Coker

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: Hemlow Prize in Frances Burney Studies (6/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Bilger, Audrey

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies
The Burney Society invites submissions for the Hemlow Prize in Burney
Studies,
named in honour of the late Joyce Hemlow, Greenshields Professor of
English at
McGill University, whose biography of Frances Burney and edition of her
journals and letters are among the foundational works of
eighteenth-century
literary scholarship.
The Hemlow Prize will be awarded to the best essay written by a graduate

CFP: English Literature post-1700 (3/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
Rebecca N. Mitchell

Call for Papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
November 10-11 2006

**Session on English Literature post-1700**
   
Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of British literature after 1700.

Please email 500-word proposals (inline or as attachment) to
rmitchell_at_writing.ucsb.edu.
Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.

Deadline for abstracts: March 15, 2006

Conference website with details and membership information at: www.pamla.org

CFP: Popular Women's Fiction of the 18th and 19th Centuries (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Pam Washington

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

October 12-14, 2006

Tucson Arizona

 

This special session invites papers that explore any aspect of popular
women's fiction, both American and British of the 18th and 19th centuries,
but we are particularly interested in papers that discuss women's works that
have been traditionally categorized as "popular" in terms of how they might
be reconsidered. Popular fiction could include novels, short fiction, or
serialized fiction. Please e-mail 300-500 word proposals to
pwashington_at_ucok.edu or mail them to Pamela Washington, University of
Central Oklahoma, Box 182, Edmond, OK 73034.

CFP: Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction Area (4/30/06; MPCA/MACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tricia Anne Jenkins

The Mystery, Crime, Thriller and Detective Fiction area of the Midwest
Popular Culture and American Culture Association is now accepting proposals
for its upcoming conference. The MPCA/MACA conference will be held
Friday-Sunday, October 27-29, 2006 at the Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel &
Suites in Indianapolis, IN.

Please send proposals on any aspect of mystery, crime or thriller fiction to
the area chair via email or mail. Emailed proposals should be sent to Tricia
Jenkins, American Studies, Michigan State University at jenki172_at_msu.edu.
Mailed proposals should be sent to Tricia Jenkins, The Journal of Popular
Culture, Michigan State University, 235 Bessey Hall, East Lansing, Michigan,
48824.

CFP: Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature (3/13/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature welcomes
paper submissions on all aspects of British literature from Anglo-Saxon
times through the Eighteenth Century. This year the conference is being
hosted at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, on
April 7-8. Questions and abstracts for papers (15-minute reading length)
may be directed to Mick Nagy: Michael.Nagy_at_sdstate.edu. Deadline for
submissions: March 13, 2006

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

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Jennifer Thorn

Gender and Crime in 18c Popular Culture
Papers sought for NEASECS 2006 (which meets in Salem MA, Nov 9-12)
that 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
by April 15 to Jennifer Thorn, Colby College. Email: jjthorn_at_colby.edu.

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