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UPDATE: Consuming Culture in 18th & 19th C. (9/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, June 23, 2004 - 1:35am
Tamara Wagner

We have extended the deadline for abstracts for a
collection of essays on "Consuming Culture,"
originally posted under the working title of
"Consuming Culture: The Eating Pleasures and Problems
of Western Modernity," to 30 September 2004.

An academic press has already expressed interest in
the proposed collection.

Please note also the change in submission and contact
details.

CONSUMING CULTURE: FOOD FICTIONS AND THE CONSUMPTION
OF WESTERN MODERNITY IN THE EIGHTEENTH AND NINETEENTH
CENTURIES

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Novel: Festschrift for Everett Zimmerman (7/15/04; journal)

updated: 
Thursday, February 26, 2004 - 4:38am
SSpencer_at_ucok.edu

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS - FESTSCHRIFT FOR EVERETT ZIMMERMAN

AMS Press is seeking contributions for a special Festschrift edition of its
annual publication, Eighteenth-Century Novel. Publication is tentatively
scheduled for 2005. Final drafts of all manuscripts should be submitted by
15 July 2004.

At present the plan is to limit contributors to former students of
Professor Zimmerman, though other connections may be considered depending
on the response we get.

Manuscripts and queries should be sent to the editor of this volume:

Professor Susan Spencer
Department of English
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Drive
Edmond OK 73034-0184

CFP: Performance in the Long 18th Century: Theatre, Music, Dance (book series)

updated: 
Monday, February 23, 2004 - 3:18am
Erika Gaffney

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company

Studies in Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Theatre, Music, Dance

Series Editors: Jane Milling, University of Exeter and Kathryn Lowerre,
Michigan State University

Focusing on performance culture during the long eighteenth century, this
series offers studies in all types of cultural performance including
theatre, opera, dance, musical performance, and popular entertainments. It
is a forum for interdisciplinary work, drawing the debates of historians and
musicologists as well as literary, dance, theatre and opera scholars into a
creative symbiosis.

CFP: Postcolonial Revisions of Early Modern Histories (3/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, January 29, 2004 - 4:03am
Mona Narain

CALL FOR PAPERS: POSTCOLONIAL REVISIONS OF EARLY MODERN HISTORIES. (Deadline
3/1/04; Book Collection)
Unpublished essays that engage the Postcolonial treatment of Early Modern
texts and contexts from the perspective of contemporary novelists are
invited for a collection entitled Postcolonial Revisions of Early Modern
Histories. The book furthers a dialogue not only between Postcolonial and
Early Modern Studies from the relatively neglected vantage point of the
Postcolonial fiction writer, but also seeks to revise Postcolonial Studies
by extending its attention to regions and literatures that are only
beginning to be included in its corpus. As such then, contributions that

CFP: Menstruation (ASAP; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 27, 2004 - 5:23am
Andrew Shail

Two 5,000-word articles are needed for *Menstruation: History and
Culture from Antiquity to Modernity*, (Palgrave, UK) one on each of the
following topics:

1. Menstruation at any point in occidental medical thought before the
year 1000 CE

2. Menstruation in the medical evolutions of the Seventeenth Century

Please send 200-word abstract or inquiries to the editor, Andrew Shail,
at a.e.shail_at_ex.ac.uk or the address below. Provisional deadline for
submission of first draft of articles is 1 June 2004.

-----------------
Andrew Shail
School of English
Queens Building
The Queen's Drive
University of Exeter
EX4 4QH
UK

CFP: Approaches to Bunyan (12/15/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 24, 2003 - 3:23am
Ken Simpson

APPROACHES TO BUNYAN

Contributors are sought for a special issue of 1650-1850: Ideas,
Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era that will feature 5-7
essays on John Bunyan. The theme is Approaches to Bunyan, and we hope to
present a broad range of voices, but essays that examine the
International Bunyan (Bunyan's reception throughout the world, Bunyan
and colonialism, Bunyan and reading communities, etc.) will be
especially welcome. Further details follow:

CFP: Emotional Household in Europe, 1400-1800 (4/10/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - 2:17am
Sue Broomhall

Call for Papers: The Emotional Household in Europe, 1400-1800

As part of an on-going Australian Research Council grant (2003-2007)
in History at The University of Western Australia, which explores
'Fragmented Families and Household Dynamics in Europe, 1400-1800',
the project team, Philippa Maddern, Pamela Sharpe, Susan Broomhall
and Stephanie Tarbin, is inviting papers to form part of an edited
collection of essays specifically examining affective relationships
within the household environment in Continental Europe from 1400 to
1800.

CFP: New Prize in Frances Burney Studies (5/1/04; journal)

updated: 
Sunday, November 16, 2003 - 12:24am
Audrey Bilger

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

The Burney Society is pleased to announce the foundation of an annual prize,
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.

CFP: Classical & Biblical Ideas in the Early Modern Period (3/24/04; volume of papers)

updated: 
Friday, November 7, 2003 - 9:02pm
j.g.newton_at_durham.ac.uk

A volume is being put together that will examine the relationship between
classical and biblical ideas in Great Britain and Western Europe in the early
modern period (c1536-1702). We expect to have ten essays, each of between five
thousand and six thousand words. Submissions are welcome from scholars working
in all disciplines.

Interdisciplinary treatments are especially encouraged. All authors should
write in such a way that their work is accessible to academics working in other
disciplines.

Abstracts of 500-1000 words should be sent to John Newton
(j.g.newton_at_durham.ac.uk) or David Lindsay (davidaslindsay_at_hotmail.com) as soon
as possible, and no later than March 2004.

UPDATE: Mary Manley (no deadline; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 19, 2003 - 5:08pm
joni goddard

Please note deadline change.

Call for Contributors for a forthcoming text entitled:
‘Scandalosissima Scoundrelia:’ A Collection of Critical Essays on Mary
Delarivier Manley

Edited by Joni Goddard, Mills College, Oakland CA

CFP: Mary Astell: Gender, Reason, Faith (10/5/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2003 - 12:19am
William Kolbrener

The editors of the volume in progress, _Mary Astell: Gender, Reason,
Faith_, propose to move the study of Astell to a mature phase, and to
accommodate a variety of disciplinary perspectives so that the broad
span of Astell's work can be understood in its manifold contexts. The
editors of the volume are soliciting essays not only on Astell's
already canonized works, but on the full range of her political,
theological, philosophical, and poetic writings. The volume, however,
will not eschew the more traditional scholarly interest in Astell's
concerns about gender; rather, it aspires to reveal how Astell's
reflections on gender were always mediated through her diverse set of

CFP: 18th C. British Historians (8/8/03; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 10:30pm
Jan Jenkins

Call for contributors to EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH
  HISTORIANS, an upcoming volume of the DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY

Seeking contributors for a short list of remaining entries for
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH HISTORIANS, a volume of the reference series,
DICTIONARY OF LITERARY BIOGRAPHY. The current volume will be edited by
Ellen J. Jenkins, Ph.D., and produced by Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc., for
Gale Research. This volume of the series will include biographical,
evaluative entries of 3,000, 6,000, or 10,000 words. Honoraria will be
paid for acceptable entries.

Entries still available include the following:

CFP: The Early Modern Englishwoman (9/15/03; series)

updated: 
Thursday, June 26, 2003 - 3:07am
Betty Travitsky

X-posted from FICINO

PLEASE CROSS POST!

Composite volumes are currently being organized for Series III of Ashgate's
THE EARLY MODERN ENGLISHWOMAN: A FACSIMILE LIBRARY OF ESSENTIAL WORKS,
1500-1750 [EMEW]. EMEW has already put over 100 texts by women in print,
many in composite volumes, edited--with introductory essays--by various
hands.
Dozens of additional writings by women are in various stages of production.

Series III (Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women) consists of
texts by and about early modern women. Volume editors will be involved with
the selection of copy for the volume and will write a short introductory
essay (ca. 12,000 words, including a bibliography).

CFP: Oral Traditions and Gender in Early Modern Texts (6/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 4:46pm
Karen Bamford

Contributions are sought for a collection of essays addressing connections
between oral traditions--including folktales and folklore--and gender in
early modern literature. Send completed papers (no more than 5,000 words)or
abstracts by June 1, 2004 to both Karen Bamford <kbamford_at_mta.ca> and Mary
Ellen Lamb <marylamb_at_siu.edu>.

Karen Bamford
Associate Professor
Dept. of English, Mount Allison University
63D York St., Sackville, NB, Canada, E4L 1G9
phone: 506-364-2550; fax:506-364-2524
e-mail: kbamford_at_mta.ca

CFP: Teaching Johnson in the 21st Century (5/10/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 10:11pm
Priscilla Gilman

The editors of the newly revived Johnsonian News Letter solicit short
articles (maximum 1500 words) on teaching Johnson in the 21st century.
Possible approaches to the topic include but are not limited to: discussions
of how to integrate Johnson into survey courses on 18th C literature,
descriptions of courses devoted mostly or solely to the study of Johnson,
reflections on Johnson's relevance to the broader college or university
curriculum, accounts of students' reactions to and engagement with Johnson,
reflections on once popular courses titles such as "The Age of Johnson" or
"Johnson and his Circle," and considerations of Johnson's place in secondary

CFP: Eighteenth-Century London Stage (6/30/03; collection)

updated: 
Monday, April 7, 2003 - 10:41pm
dennis_at_coastal.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Prologues, Epilogues, Curtain-Raisers and Afterpieces: The Restoration and
Eighteenth Century

Edited By Judy Slagle and Daniel J. Ennis

Based on a successful panel at ASECS 2002, this collection will focus on
the hithertofore marginal parts of the London Stage=92s entertainments
during the long eighteenth century. We especially invite papers on the
materials that surrounded the theatrical =93mainpiece=94=96pantomimes,
farces, entr=92actes and the like.

PLease submit a two-page abstract by June 30, 2003 via surface or email to

UPDATE: Mary Manley (6/1/03; collection)

updated: 
Monday, March 10, 2003 - 6:52am
joni goddard

Update: the deadline has been extended to June 1st 2003.

Call for Contributors for a forthcoming text entitled:
‘Scandalosissima Scoundrelia:’ A Collection of Critical Essays on Mary
Delarivier Manley

Edited by Joni Goddard, Mills College, Oakland CA

CFP: Eighteenth-Century Music (new journal)

updated: 
Sunday, January 19, 2003 - 6:15pm
EisenLists_at_aol.com

Cambridge University Press is pleased to announce a new journal,
Eighteenth-Century Music, edited by Cliff Eisen (King's College London) and
W. Dean Sutcliffe (St Catharine's College, Cambridge). The reviews editor is
Simon Keefe (Queen's University, Belfast). The editorial board and advisory
panel for the journal will be found below.

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