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UPDATE: [Romantic] REMINDER: Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence (RMMLA Panel; March 1 Deadline)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 5:07pm
Susan Cook

Call for Papers:
Textuality, Visuality and their Convergence
Submissions are invited for this Special Topic Session at the October 9-
11, 2008 Rocky Mountain MLA Convention in Reno, Nevada. Papers may
address but are not limited to the following topics:

Writing the visual
Seeing or not seeing texts
Cultural and/or theoretical approaches to textuality and visuality
The role of visual studies in literary scholarship
The role of literary studies in visual studies scholarship
Particular readings that blend these two approaches

Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief CV in .doc or .pdf format to
Susan Cook, susan.elizabeth.cook_at_gmail.com.

UPDATE: [Romantic] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

updated: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 4:00am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speakers: Lowell Gallagher and Yogita Goyal, UCLA Department of
English

UPDATE: [Romantic] Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference

updated: 
Friday, February 1, 2008 - 4:00pm
Jill E. Anderson

The 14th Annual Southern Writers, Southern Writing is a University of
Mississippi Graduate Student Conference held in conjunction with the Annual
Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference.
The Graduate Students in the Departments of English and Southern Studies
invite you to submit abstracts exploring Southern culture. Accepted
submissions will be presented in Oxford, Mississippi, July 17th-19th, 2008.
 The keynote speaker will be John T. Edge, director of the Southern
Foodways Alliance and author of numerous books on Southern cuisine,
including Fried Chicken: An American Story.

Topics for papers or panels are not restricted to literature. They may include:

CFP: [Romantic] UC Riverside (dis)junctions Conference Panel: Gender&Sexuality in Gothic Literature

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 7:55pm
Giulia Hoffmann

Gender and Sexuality in Gothic Literature

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on definitions of
masculinity and femininity in Gothic literature. How is the Gothic used to
subvert societal notions of gender and sexuality? What does the Gothic
tell us about gender roles and sexual ideology in the period in which these
works were written?

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to ghoff002_at_ucr.edu by
February 15, 2008.

CFP: [Romantic] UC Riverside (dis)junctions Conference Panel: Science and Literature in the 19th Century

updated: 
Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 7:51pm
Giulia Hoffmann

Science and Literature in the 19th century

Contributors are invited to submit critical works on the interaction
between scientific writing and literature in the 19th century. How did
scientific discoveries, theories and assumptions (for example, in medicine
and psychology, but not limited to these) influence contemporaneous fiction?

Abstracts of 250-300 words should be emailed to ghoff002_at_ucr.edu by
February 15, 2008.

CFP: [Romantic] 2008 MLA: What is an Explorer? (3/10)

updated: 
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 10:51pm
adriana craciun

2008 MLA (San Francisco): Special Session Call For Papers

What is an Explorer?
How have different dimensions of authorship (authorization, individualization,
print and manuscript circulation, institutional domains, material production)
intersected with and informed those of exploration and voyaging (whether
commercial, scientific, enslaving, imperial) in the 18th and 19th centuries?

Email 250-word abstracts by March 10 to Adriana Craciun (a.craciun_at_bbk.ac.uk).

Dr. Adriana Craciun
Reader in Literature and Theory
School of English and Humanities
Birkbeck, University of London
Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX

CFP: [Romantic] Companion to Literary Romanticism (collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - 5:30pm
Andrew Maunder

Companion to Literary Romanticism (reference work)

Contributors - teachers or graduate students - are sought for the above
reference book published by Facts on File (New York). The book is due for
publication in 2009) which aims to cover British and European works from
the period 1780-1850 and which are typically given the label "Romantic."

Subjects include:
Author biographies and bibliographies (Blake, Wordsworth Byron etc, as
well as lesser-known male and female writers)
Analyses of individual poems, plays, novels and non-fiction prose.
Literary themes and terms
Historical events and personalities relevant to an understanding of the
Romantic period.

UPDATE: [Romantic] 2nd Annual Conference; Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing, University College Cork, April 2-4

updated: 
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 12:11pm
Making.Books_at_sas.upenn.edu, Shaping Readers

Call for Papers

The Second Annual Making Books, Shaping Readers Conference

April 2nd â€" 4th 2008
University College Cork
http://www.ucc.ie/en/mbsr; mbsr@ucc.ie

Conference Theme: Shaping Readers: Selection and Editing

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Alistair McCleery, Co-Director of SAPPHIRE, Professor of
Literature and Culture at Napier University, and co-editor of The Book
History Reader

Professor Nora Crook, Professor of English Literature, Anglia Ruskin
University, and co-general editor of the multi-volume Complete Poetry of
Percy Bysshe Shelley

CFP: [Romantic] ACIS/ MLA 2008: Irish Spectacle

updated: 
Saturday, January 19, 2008 - 12:33am
Ellen Crowell

CALL FOR PAPERS
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Modern Language Association (MLA) / (American Conference for Irish
Studies) ACIS panels, 2008, San Francisco.
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IRISH SPECTACLE
Papers should explore the role of spectacle in Irish literature and
culture. Possible topics might include the role of spectacle in Irish
modernism, spectacular representations of gender and sexuality, spectacle
and the Irish stage, Irish political spectacle, spectacle and
representations of the Irish landscape.
<p>
Please send 200-word abstracts to Ellen Crowell by March 21, 2008. All
panelists must be ACIS and MLA members by July 1, 2008.
<p>
Ellen Crowell, Literature Representative, ACIS 2008-10

CFP: [Romantic] Eighteenth International George Sand Conference

updated: 
Friday, January 18, 2008 - 9:15pm
Anne Marcoline

Call for Papers
Eighteenth International George Sand Conference
The University of California, at Santa Barbara
September 25-27, 2008

Writing, Performance and Theatricality in George Sand's Works

We invite proposals for papers (in French or English) on aspects of the
conference theme,including, but not limited to:

UPDATE: [Romantic] Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies: Special Issue: Gender and Disability

updated: 
Thursday, January 17, 2008 - 10:07pm
Mark Mossman

CALL FOR PAPERS
NINETEENTH-CENTURY GENDER STUDIES
SUMMER 2008
SUBMISSION DATE: March 1, 2008

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is a peer-reviewed, online journal
committed to publishing insightful and innovative scholarship on gender
studies and nineteenth-century British literature, art and culture. The
journal is a collaborative effort that brings together advanced graduate
students and scholars from a variety of universities to create a unique
voice in the field. We endorse a broad definition of gender studies and
welcome submissions that consider gender and sexuality in conjunction
with race, class, place and nationality.

CFP: [Romantic] 2008 SCMLA 19th Century Literature - Border Crossings

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 8:32pm
Dr. Stephen E. Severn

2008 SCMLA 19th Century Literature Panel - Border Crossings

In conjunction with the theme of the South Central Modern Language
Association’s 2008 Annual Conference â€" “Border’s â€" the 19th Century
British Literature Panel welcomes paper proposals that address the theme
of “Border Crossings in 19th Century British Literature.” The concept
of “border” can be interpreted liberally and may include such topics as:

• Navigating domestic and public space
• The colonies and empire
• Literature from border areas within Britain
• The (re)crossing of rural and urban space
• Transgression / identity of rank and class
• Challenging constructions of gender and sexuality

CFP: [Romantic] UCLA Southland Conference: Genre Matters

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 6:43am
Laura Haupt and Sam See

19th Annual UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Conference Title: Genre Matters
Conference Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Lowell Gallagher, UCLA Department of English

CFP: [Romantic] Eighteenth-Century Women (essays)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008 - 2:56pm
L V Troost

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY WOMEN, a hardcover serial publication from AMS Press,
seeks original, well researched submissions in the fields of literary,
biographical, bibliographical, social, and cultural history.

It focuses on women in Great Britain, Europe, the Americas, and the rest
of the world during the "long" eighteenth century, extending roughly from
the restoration of the English monarchy (1660) to the death of Jane
Austen (1817).

CFP: [Romantic]

updated: 
Sunday, December 23, 2007 - 9:39pm
Vasuki Shanmuganathan

MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH â€" extended deadline 22/01/08
A workshop exploring how life is managed, commodified and objectified
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
Munk Centre at the University of Toronto.

UPDATE: [Romantic] Coleridge and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Thursday, December 20, 2007 - 10:43pm
Christopher Hodgkins

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

CFP: [Romantic] Mary Shelley and the Post Modern (03/01/2008; 10/9-11/2008)

updated: 
Monday, December 17, 2007 - 7:26pm
Erin L. Webster Garrett

CFPâ€"Mary Shelley and the Post Modern

63rd Annual RMMLA Convention

Reno, NV (October 9-11, 2008)

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS MARCH 1, 2008

 

Abstracts for 15-20-minute papers are invited on any aspect of Mary Shelley
(broadly defined to include both her literary and familial circles as well
as her legacy) and the Post Modern. Selected essays will be read at the
Annual RMMLA Convention to be held in Reno, Nevada, October 9-11, and will
also be considered for inclusion in an essay collection currently in
development. Proposals are due by March 1, 2008, and may be sent either
electronically or by regular post to

 

Dr. Erin Webster-Garrett

Radford University

UPDATE: [Romantic] William Blake and George Herbert: MARK STRAND AND CARL PHILLIPS TO READ

updated: 
Friday, December 14, 2007 - 1:52pm
Christopher Hodgkins

CALL FOR PAPERS

George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
9-11 October, 2008

We are pleased to announce that the conference will now be extended into
the evening of Thursday, October 9, and will be opened by a shared reading
by two distinguished American poets:

--Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

--Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and Winner
of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

UPDATE: [Romantic] Challenging Faith: Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the Profession

updated: 
Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 6:07pm
Matthew Hurwitz

The English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
would like to announce that it has extended the deadline for proposal
submissions to its 2008 Graduate Conference entitled “Challenging Faith:
Intersections of Belief and Doubt in Literature, Composition, and the
Profession” to be held March 7-8. The new deadline will be December 22,
2007. Papers on both religious and non-religious topics are encouraged.
We intend the conference to cover all matters of “faith,” understood in
its broadest sense and look forward to a rewarding conference experience
for all. Speakers at this year’s conference will be Patricia Bizzell,

CFP: [Romantic] Authorship (Denmark)

updated: 
Saturday, December 8, 2007 - 11:04am
lourdes lópez ropero

Papers are sought for an interdisciplinary seminar on Aurthorhip which
will be held in Aarus, Denmark in August 22-26 2008, as part of the IX
International Conference of the European Society for the Study of English
(ESSE).
The conference will take place at the University of Aarhus, Denmark,
August 22-26, 2008 (http://www.esse2008.dk/). Abstracts should fit the
following description:

CFP: [Romantic] 12/06/07

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2007 - 2:28pm
Robert Anderson

The 2008 International Conference on Romanticism will be held on October 16-19 at Oakland
University in Rochester, Michigan.

We invite participants to consider the Work of Romanticism, interpreted as broadly as possible.
Thus, topics may include, but are not limited to, working (agricultural, industrial, political, social,
etc.); the text as work (e.g., editions, textual variants, the text per se, etc.); (re-)productive labor;
the work of Romanticists; responses to works (e.g., reception, intertextuality, etc.); literary, artistic
or intellectual labor; and leisure (including idleness, indolence, vacation, travel, retirement, etc.) We
welcome proposals for special sessions.

CFP: [Romantic] Ireland And Romanticism

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2007 - 2:19pm
Dr Jim Kelly

Despite the breadth of Irish artistic achievement across various media in
the decades surrounding the 1798 Rebellion and 1801 Act of Union, there is
still a comparative lack of sustained analysis of this foundational period
in Irish cultural history. While much critical work has been focused on
individual authors, there has, with notable exceptions, been little
cross-disciplinary work devoted to Irish writing and culture in the
‘Romantic’ period. In particular, Irish links with European literatures and
Irish language productions have been relatively neglected. This collection
seeks to redress this neglect and to complicate and extend our

UPDATE: [Romantic] Studies in English (Izmir/Turkey) (01/04/07; 04/16/08 â 04/18/08)

updated: 
Thursday, November 29, 2007 - 10:03am
Rezzan Kocaoner Silku

Call for Papers

Studies in English
Third International IDEA Conference
Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
16-18 April 2008

Call for Papers Deadline has been extended to: 4 January 2008

The Third International IDEA Conference will be held at Ege
University, Izmir, Turkey on 16-18 April 2008. The Conference
will be jointly hosted by Ege University, Department of English
Language and Literature, and English Language and Literature
Research Association of Turkey (IDEA). The Conference will cover
the following four main areas of studies in English:

Literature
Language and Linguistics
Translation Studies
Cultural Studies

CFP: [Romantic] Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary Studies

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2007 - 11:41pm
James Ayers

The 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
January 31- February 1, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Professor Cathy Davidson

We are pleased to announce the 18th Annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference,
titled “Placing Poesis: The Work of Art and the Future of Literary
Studies,” to be held at Louisiana State University January 31 â€" February 1.

CFP: [Romantic] The House of Fiction

updated: 
Thursday, November 15, 2007 - 2:36pm
Francesca Saggini

S.03. The House of Fiction as the House of Life: Representation of the
House in Literature and Culture, 1700-1900
Prof. Francesca Saggini Boyle (University of Tuscia / University of
Glasgow)
E-mail: fsaggini_at_unitus.it
Dr. Anna Enrichetta Soccio (University of Chieti)
E-mail: esoccio_at_unich.it
Click here to send an e-mail to the convenors

European Society for the Study of English Conference (ESSE) 9, August 22-
26, 2008 :: Department of English :: University of Aarhus :: Denmark.

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