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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.

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

=20

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

=20

Send submissions to:

=20

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

=20

'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

=20

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

=20

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=
,
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

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