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CFP: The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Gerd Bayer

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (Proposed Special Session)
MLA Annual Conference
27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia, PA

Proposals are invited for a special session, to be proposed to the
2006 MLA Conference in Philadelphia

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel

CFP: Novel Geographies, 1660-1900 (12/20/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Adam Sills

Call for Papers: Novel Geographies: Space and the British Novel, =
1660-1900

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Essays sought for a new book collection focusing on the ways in which =
representations of space change in British prose fiction from the =
seventeenth to the nineteenth century. Interested authors should discuss =
how historical forces, such as colonialism, slavery, industrialization, =
or urbanization, impact the imaginary "space" of the novel and nation, =
as well as how varying constructs of identity and/or experience (e.g. of =
race, religion, class, gender, or global location) influence these newly =
emerging forms of narrative imagination or "novel geographies."

CFP: Eighteenth Century British Literature (no deadline noted; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Alan Blackstock

Papers on any aspect of eighteenth-century British literature, to be
presented at the Rocky Mountain MLA convention in Tucson, AZ, October
12-14, 2006.=20

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Send submissions to:

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Dr. Alan Blackstock

Assistant Professor of English

Utah State University-Uintah Basin

987 E. Lagoon Street

Roosevelt, Utah

84066

(435) 722-3931

e-mail alanb_at_ext.usu.edu

CFP: Mystery and Detective Fiction (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Bob Winston

The Mystery and Detective Fiction section at SAMLA seeks papers on
mystery and detective fiction. The topic is open, as are approaches and
perspectives.

Please send 200-250 word proposals for 20-minute papers by 1 March 2006
to: winston_at_dickinson.edu (MS Word attachments, please)
or
Bob Winston
Department of English
Dickinson College
P.O. Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013-2896

In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following
information:

UPDATE: Wild Irish Girls conference (UK) (2/13/06; 7/20/06-7/21/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
White S.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS UPDATE:

Professor James Chandler, University of Chicago, 'Edgeworth and the
Edgeworthians'.

Ms Norma Clarke, 'Laetitia Pilkington: The Original Wild Irish Girl'.

Dr Claire Connolly, Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University, 'Theorising
affectivity in Irish Romanticism'.

Call for Papers

'Wild Irish Girls': A bicentenary conference to mark the publication of
Sydney Owenson's (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl and Maria Edgeworth's
Leonora

Keynote speakers: James Chandler (University of Chicago) and Claire
Connolly (Cardiff University)

UPDATE: Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800 (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Joshua B. Fisher

Updated Call for Submissions
Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800: From Scholarship to Classroom

Seeking three or four additional proposals for a volume tentatively entitled
Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800: From Scholarship to Classroom. The editors
are looking for 5-6,000 word essays preferably on Restoration or Eighteenth
century topics although essay proposals on the early modern period will be
considered as well.

By presenting a wide range of definitions and theoretical perspectives as
well as a variety of pedagogical strategies and approaches for teaching and
exploring notions of early modern through eighteenth-century ephemera,
contributors will seek to address the following kinds of questions.

CFP: Glorious Revolution to Independence: England and America in the Long 18th Century (UK) (2/1/06; 5/21/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Osborn, Elizabeth A

CALL FOR PAPERS

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE OF MARYLAND AND
CENTRE FOR MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE STUDIES, OXFORD

Glorious Revolution to Independence:
England and America in the Long 18th Century

May 21-27, 2006*

The John and Sandra Feneley Seminar, Oxford, England

Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted no later
than February 1, 2006 and relate to the topic in art, anthropology,
archaeology, economics, history, literature, philosophy, political
science, religious studies, sociology, and interdisciplinary fields. A
limited number of travel scholarships are available to participants.
Accepted papers are considered for publication in a seminar
monograph (refereed).

CFP: Burney Society (5/31/06; 10/26/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
yitz francus

CFP: Burney Society (5/31/06; 10/26/06)

Call for Papers
The Burney Society's 2006 Annual Meeting
"1814"

The Burney Society will be holding its annual meeting in Tucson, AZ on
October 26-27 , 2006. Our plenary speaker will be Margaret Anne Doody,

the John and Barbara Glynn Family Professor of Literature at the
University of Notre Dame. Professor Doody is the author of Frances
Burney: The Life in the Works and The True Story of the Novel, the
editor
of Burney's Evelina, and the co-editor of Burney's Cecilia and The
Wanderer.

This year's conference theme is "1814" -- a year that saw the exile of
Napoleon to Elba, the burning of the White House, and the end of the War

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

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Caroline E. Kimberly

CFP: 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.

CFP: The Beautiful, the Picturesque, and the Sublime in the 18th C. (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
ED CAMERON

CFP: The Beautiful, the Picturesque, and the Sublime in the 18th c.
(3/15/06; SCMLA 10/26/06-10/28/06)

Seeking papers for the Regular Session on Restoration and 18th-century
British Literature for the 2006 South Central MLA at Fort Worth, Texas.
 Papers may address any aspect or form of the Beautiful, the
Picturesque, the Sublime, or their interconnection. Focus can be
stricly 18th c. or can be on later aesthetic revision. Please send an
electronic copy of a 500-word abstract to Ed Cameron at
cameroned_at_panam.edu by March 15, 2006.

CFP: Wild Irish Girls (UK) (2/13/06; 7/20/06-7/21/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:33pm
Sandy White

Call for Papers

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'Wild Irish Girls': A bicentenary conference to mark the publication of =
Sydney Owenson's (Lady Morgan) The Wild Irish Girl and Maria Edgeworth's =
Leonora

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Keynote speakers: James Chandler (University of Chicago) and Claire =
Connolly (Cardiff University)

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CFP: Body Play: The Changing Relationship Between the Self and Body in the Long Eighteenth Century (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:14pm
Erin Keating

12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
McGill University, Montreal
Theme: Permeability and Selfhood
March 11-12, 2006=20

This call for papers is for a panel to be held at Permeability and Selfhood=
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the McGill Graduate Conference on Language and Literature, which will take
place March 11-12 at McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

CFP: 18th-Century Studies (12/31/05; NEASECS, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 10:13pm
eblood_at_salemstate.edu

The NEASECS Program Committee at Salem State College invites proposals for
panels or other innovative sessions on any topics related to the long
18th-century. We are particularly interested in proposals related to the
conference theme "Pursuits of Knowledge" in any of its broad,
interdisciplinary interpretations. The conference will take place in
historic Salem, Massachusetts November 9-12, 2006. Send panel topics or
session proposals to be included in the spring Call for Papers by December
31, 2005 to Dr. Elizabeth Blood (email: eblood_at_salemstate.edu) Visit our
website: http://www.neasecs2006.org

CFP: When There was No Sex or Gender?: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque Symposium (10/30/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Cruz, Anne J.

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

When There Was No Sex or Gender?

 

Fifteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Symposium

 

Department of Foreign Languages and Literature with the participation of

the Department of History and the Center for Women and Gender Studies

University of Miami,

Coral Gables, FL

23-25 February, 2006

Organized by

Laura Giannetti and Guido Ruggiero

 

 

CFP: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Long Eighteenth Century (11/1/05; SCSECS, 2/23/06-2/26/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Kathryn Duncan (Faculty)

The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
will hold its annual conference at Cocoa Beach, Florida,
February 23-26, 2006. My co-chair, Michael Stasio, and I
are interested in papers that take an interdisciplinary
approach to literature published during the long
eighteenth century (1660-1815, not including the
Romantics). Papers might combine psychology and
literature, music and literature, art and literature, etc.
Please send a short abstract to Kathryn Duncan at
kathryn.duncan_at_saintleo.edu by November 1, 2005. For more
information on SCSECS, visit scsecs.net.
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CFP: The Faust Legend and the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:56am
vanwesen

ACLA 2006, Princeton University, 23-26 March 2006

The Faust Legend and the Human

This seminar invites papers on the Faustian trope throughout
world literature, in particular the concept of the human and
its relation to knowledge, immortality, and magic. Papers
may include analyses of canonical versions of the Faust
story (Christopher Marlowe, Goethe, Thomas Mann) as well as
non-canonical and interdisciplinary approaches.

email 150 word abstracts and a short bio to: Iclal
Vanwesenbeeck at vanwesen_at_fredonia.edu. The deadline for
proposals: November 30 2005

CFP: Women Writers of Spain and the Americas (1300-1800) (3/15/06; AEEA, 9/21/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Grady C. Wray

CALL FOR PAPERS: AEEA 2006
The Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) (AEEA)
invites abstracts for its 2006 Conference held in conjunction with the
Association for Hispanic Classical Theater (AHCT) in Washington, D.C., on
September 21-23, 2006. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Wilson, an
expert on Carmelite iconography and professorial lecturer of Art History at
George Washington University. Karen Berman, of Georgetown University, and
Hugo Medrano, of Gala Theater in Washington, D.C.
(http://www.galatheatre.org/), will direct plays by early modern Spanish
women. A theater workshop will be held at Gala Theater following the

CFP: Women and Performance in the 18th C. (11/15/05; 3/3/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
engell784_at_duq.edu

We invite proposals for papers related to the theme of women and
performance in the Eighteenth Century (1660-1830) for a one-day conference
sponsored by the English Department/Theatre Arts Program at Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Some suggested topics include: women
in the eighteenth-century theatre (female playwrights, actresses, singers,
dancers, musicians, women in theatre management, female theatre critics),
"performing" women in Restoration and/or eighteenth-century plays, novels,
novellas, poetry, diaries, letters, essays, and/or theoretical issues
related to women and performance, performance and the female body, female

UPDATE: (Re)Collecting British Women Writers: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (10/15/05; 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Lisa Hager

The deadline for submissions has been extended to October 15, 2005.<br>
<br>
The 14th Annual Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women
Writers Conference<br>
March 23-26, 2006<br>
The University of Florida<br>
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Call for Papers<br>
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This year's theme, "(Re)Collecting British Women Writers," encourages
interdisciplinary approaches to writers of the period, with a special
interest in issues related to archival scholarship and memory and how
those issues manifest themselves in collections, exhibitions, and
canons.<br>
<br>
We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speakers will be Talia

CFP: European Women Writers 1700-1900 (UK) (11/1/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Gillian Dow

Translators, Interpreters, Mediators: Women Writers 1700-1900

Proposals are invited for papers for an interdisciplinary study day to be
held at Chawton House Library on the 11th of March 2006. Chawton House is
an Elizabethan Manor that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother, and
opened in July 2003 as a Centre for the Study of Early English Women's
Writing, 1600 - 1830. The event is jointly organised by Chawton House
Library, the University of Southampton English Department, and the project
"The International Reception of Women's Writing" (Research Institute for
History and Cultures of Utrecht University, The Netherlands).

CFP: Gothic Addictions (12/5/05; IGA-ACCUTE, 4/27/06-4/30/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Steven Bruhm

CFP: IGA-ACCUTE JOINT SESSION: ACCUTE Conference, York University
(27/04/06-30/04/06): The Gothic and Addiction

The International Gothic Association, in conjunction with the
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English,
is presenting a joint session on the subject of Gothic Addiction/
Obsessions.

CFP: The Eighteenth Century Now (UK) (3/31/06; 6/23/06-6/24/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:31pm
Ildiko Csengei

British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
and
Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York

The Eighteenth Century Now: Recent and Future Directions
 
An international conference for postgraduates and academics in the early
stages of their career

23-24 June 2006

Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies
The King's Manor, University of York

CALL FOR PAPERS

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