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CFP: Critical Nostalgia (9/15/07; NEMLA, 4/10/08-4/13/08)

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2007 - 7:28pm
Lisa Hinrichsen

Critical Nostalgia
39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York

This panel seeks to explore literature and theory engaged with =20
questions of nostalgia and to explore how (and if) nostalgia can play =20=

CFP: Romanticism and War (UK) (8/10/07; 9/28/07-9/29/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 - 6:54pm
Olivia Murphy

The Romantic Realignments Conference 2007

Romanticism and War

A two day conference to be held at the University of Oxford,

28-29 September 2007

Call for papers

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Objections to Objects (6/1/07; ICR, 10/18/07-10/21/07)

updated: 
Sunday, April 22, 2007 - 7:34pm
Sheila Spector

Special Session: Objections to Objects=0D=0A=0D=0AAs indicated by the =
topic of the 2007 ICR conference, Romantic Objects, objects were very =
important in the post-Enlightenment era, advances in science, technolo=
gy and psychology yielding a greater focus on material culture, includ=
ing objects like the body, goals and pursuits in this world, nationali=
sm and the like. Still, there were those who, like Blake, believed tha=
t "Corporeal Friends are Spiritual Enemies," and therefore objected to=
 what they considered to be a misplaced emphasis on objects. In their =
defense, I am soliciting papers for what might be viewed as an antithe=

CFP: The Gothic Body as Romantic Object (6/1/07; ICR, 10/18/07-10/21/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 13, 2007 - 8:22pm
Nowell Marshall

CFP: The Gothic Body as Romantic Object (6/1/07; ICR, 10/18/07-10/21/07)
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Approved special session for the International Conference on =
Romanticism, Oct. 18-21,2007, Baltimore, MD
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Despite recent studies exploring and contesting the canonical division =
between Romanticism and the Gothic, scholars have yet to address the =
central role of the gothic body in Romantic-era texts. From early =
monsters, such as Byron's Giaour, Polidori's vampire, Keats's Lamia, =
Coleridge's Geraldine, Percy Shelley's monster in Julian and Maddalo, =
and Mary Shelley's monster in Frankenstein to the gothic monstrosity of =
Eugenia and the trope of the mad woman in Burney's Camilla and Charlotte =

CFP: Dress & Fashion in Literature (3/31/07; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:40am
kuhnc_at_mscd.edu

**CFP: DRESS & FASHION IN LITERATURE**

We are looking for two essays to complete a manuscript under contract
for publication.

*An essay on dress/fashion in Renaissance literature.
*An essay on dress/fashion in Romantic literature.

Issues under consideration include, but are not limited to, the
following:

CFP: Poetics of Globalisation (UK) (3/26/07; 5/2/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Nicky Marsh

Workshop: The Poetics of Globalisation=20

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May 2, Centre for Contemporary Writing, University of Southampton

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The implications of the ubiquitous languages of 'globalization' for literar=
y and cultural critique are far from clear. The term is deeply ambivalent, =
suggesting both a political critique of the neo-liberal agenda and an acces=
sion to the universalizing assumptions of its corporate entities. This work=
shop offers literary critics the opportunity to assess and openly debate th=
e significance of the theoretical and political frameworks of globalization=
 for the study of literature.=20

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Specific issues to be addressed include:=20=20

CFP: Romanticism & Transatlantic Contract (3/15/07; KSAA, MLA '07)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 1:33am
Tilar J. Mazzeo

CFP, Keats-Shelley Association, MLA (Chicago) 2007

Title: Romanticism and the Transatlantic Contract

Description: Abstracts invited for papers on the legal, economic, and
representational "agreements" that constituted transatlantic
relations for Romanticism and the (broadly construed) Keats-Shelley
circle. Topics might
include the social contract; trade, finance, and commodity history;
slavery and abolition; piracy; copyright; emigration and the
regulation of national identity. Abstracts by March 15 to Tilar
Mazzeo, Colby College, tjmazzeo_at_colby.edu

CFP: Mary Shelley & Her Contemporaries (6/1/07; collection)

updated: 
Monday, March 5, 2007 - 7:08pm
Lamar Adam Mekler

Submissions are requested for a collection of essays focusing on the work of
Mary Shelley and her contemporaries. This collection is developing out of
two panels from this year's and last year's NEMLA conference, and there is a
publisher interested in possibly producing the collection.

CFP: William Blake and Authority (3/16/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:12pm
jeffrey-longacre_at_utulsa.edu

Now Accepting submissions for a Special Session on ?William Blake and
Authority? for the Modern Language Association?s (MLA) convention in
Chicago, December 2007.

Seeking submissions for a proposed panel on the topic of William Blake
and how he and his work engages with and/or confronts authority.
?Authority? can be interpreted in a variety of ways:

CFP: Romantic Objects (6/1/07; ICR, 10/18/07-10/21/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 24, 2007 - 6:11pm
Erin Goss

Romantic Objects

The 2007 International Conference on Romanticism
October 18-21, 2007
Baltimore, MD

*General Call for Papers*

This year's International Conference on Romanticism invites
participants to consider the objects of Romantic study. "Romantic
objects" may include the goals of our own academic inquiry, the pursuits
(literary, philosophical, political, theological, ecological, aesthetic,
and so on) of Romantic period authors, and the material things that
provoke these goals and pursuits.

Preliminary topics for papers include, but are not limited to, the
following:

UPDATE: Byron and Modernity (3/1/07; 10/26/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 12:26am
Byron & Modernity

Please note that the deadline for submission of proposals has been=20
extended to March 1, 2007.

Keynote speakers: Professor Christopher Ricks, Professor Jerome McGann,=20=

and Professor Tilottama Rajan

Submissions are invited for =93Byron and Modernity=94 an international=20=

conference, sponsored by the University of British Columbia, to be held=20=

CFP: The Atlantic in Transatlantic Romanticism (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Sunday, February 11, 2007 - 8:24pm
Miller, Jeffrey W

Call for Papers:
"The Atlantic in Transatlantic Romanticism" (Special Session Topic)
RMMLA Conference
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
October 4-6, 2007

The Atlantic in Transatlantic Romanticism

Papers sought examining literatures in English relating to transatlantic
Romanticism. Subjects might include (but are not limited to):
cross-cultural influences, early globalization, human rights,
colonialism, the slave trade, the environment. Imaginative responses to
the ocean and/or seagoing are also encouraged. Send 300-word abstracts
via email to Jeff Miller (millerj3_at_gonzaga.edu) or Brian Cooney
(cooney_at_gonzaga.edu).

CFP: Women and Things: Material Culture, 1750-1950 (3/30/07; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, February 4, 2007 - 6:54pm
Maureen Goggin

Please Distribute
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Call for Proposals

for a collection

Women and Things: Material Culture, 1750-1950

Maureen Daly Goggin and Beth Fowkes Tobin , editors

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We invite proposals for essays for a collection titled Women and Things:
Material Culture, 1750-1950. This collection invites scholars to
consider women's engagement with the material world, from the most
ordinary, mundane daily practices and objects to the most extraordinary,
life-altering practices and objects, over the two-hundred-year period of
1750 to1950.=20

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CFP: Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Culture (3/15/07; PAMLA, 11/2/07-11/3/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:34pm
Leila May

Paper proposals (15-20 minutes) are invited for the Nineteenth-Century
British Literature and Culture session of the Pacific Ancient and Modern
Language Association (PAMLA) conference at Western Washington University in
Bellingham, WA, Nov 2-3, 2007. Please send 1-2 page proposals and short
curriculum vitae to Leila May: leila_at_ncsu.edu.

Leila S. May
Associate Professor
Department of English
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-1910
leila_at_ncsu.edu
(919) 345-0190

CFP: From Ettrick to Empire: New Perspectives in James Hogg Studies (UK) (4/30/07; 8/7/07-8/9/07)

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2007 - 10:33pm
James Hogg Conference {English Studies}

CFP: From Ettrick to Empire: New Perspectives in James Hogg Studies,
University of Stirling, 7-9 August 2007. Deadline 30 April 2007

CALL FOR PAPERS
FROM ETTRICK to EMPIRE: NEW PERSPECTIVES IN JAMES HOGG STUDIES
Conference hosted by the Department of English Studies, University of
Stirling, 7-9 August 2007

Plenary Address: Ian Duncan (UC Berkeley)

CFP: Nostalgia and Children's Literature (3/13/07; SAMLA, 11/9/07-11/11/07)

updated: 
Sunday, January 28, 2007 - 8:40pm
Julie Sinn

Past Pleasures: Nostalgia and Children's Literature

Children's Literature Discussion Circle =97 Call For Papers
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference
November 2007
Atlanta, Georgia

In order to examine children's literature through the lens of nostalgia,
possible topics include, but are not limited to, the following options:

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:24am
dbrooks

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare. (3/1/07; MLA '07)

In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Romantic Shakespeare" the journal seeks abstracts for a
proposed Special Session at the 2007 Annual meeting of the MLA in
Chicago. Proposals are welcome that explore the editing or
interpretation of Shakespeare and early modern literature in the
Romantic period, as well as the impact of early modern literature on
the literary production of writers associated with the English
Romantic Movement.

UPDATE: Byron and Modernity (1/30/07; 10/25/07-10/28/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:20pm
Byron & Modernity

Please note that the keynote speakers for the Byron and Modernity=20
conference will be Professor Jerome McGann (John Stewart Bryan=20
Professor at the University of Virginia), Professor Tilottama Rajan=20
(Canada Research Chair in Theory and English at the University of=20
Western Ontario), and Professor Christopher Ricks (Warren Professor of=20=

the Humanities at Boston University). Below is the previously posted=20
call for papers.

Submissions are invited for =93Byron and Modernity=94 an international=20=

conference, sponsored by the University of British Columbia, to be held=20=

in Vancouver at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites October 25-28, 2007 . =20=

UPDATE: Alternative Gothic (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Nowell Marshall

UPDATE: deadline extended until 2/16/07

Alternative Gothic (grad) (2/16/07; disjunctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the
University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference,
April 6-7, 2007. In keeping with this year's theme, "Malapropriation
Nation," this panel asks how we might consider the Gothic in forms other
than the novel.

UPDATE: 19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Nowell Marshall

UPDATE: deadline extended until 2/16/07

19th-Century British Masculinities (grad) (2/16/07; disjunctions,
4/6/07-4/7/07)

This call for papers is a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the
University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference,
April 6-7, 2007. In keeping with this year's theme, "Malapropriation
Nation," this panel attempts to explore the various and often conflicting
configurations of British masculinity that appeared during the nineteenth
century. Papers from all historical and theoretical perspectives are
welcome.

Suggested topics in masculinity include

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