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Call for book proposals: Studies in the Global Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 1:07pm
Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

The Society for Global Nineteenth Century Studies (www.global19c.com) and Liverpool University Press are delighted to announce a new book series. Proposals are warmly invited:

 

Studies in the Global Nineteenth Century

Bronte Studies - The Brontes and Material Culture

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:07pm
Bronte Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call for papers – Brontë Studies special issue on Material Culture

 

Inspired by the Brontë Parsonage Museum’s new exhibition  Defying Expectations: Inside Charlotte Brontë’s Wardrobe (2022), Brontë Studies is inviting papers for a special issue on the Brontës and material culture. The exhibition, co-created with historical consultant Dr Eleanor Houghton, features more than twenty pieces of Charlotte’s clothing and accessories, and offers intimate insight into both her domestic and literary lives. 

Special Issue Call for Papers: "Writing Aslant: Voicing across Genders in Nineteenth-Century Literature"

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:41pm
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023

https://www.ncgsjournal.com/cfp.htmlThe term aslant slips between categories: as an adverb it indicates a direction or orientation, but as a preposition it moves across. Neither is it straight nor does it ever quite arrive, remaining in transition. A vowel away from Emily Dickinson’s imperative for poets to “tell it slant,” it strays even further.

Victorian Antipathies

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 12:41pm
University of Stuttgart
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

 

 Call for Papers 

Victorian Antipathies 

4-5 November 2022 

University of Stuttgart, Germany 

Confirmed keynote speaker: Pamela Gilbert 

 

In this conference, we aim to explore the neglected ‘opposite’ of sympathy: antipathy. 

Call for Papers: BAVS 2022 Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 3:29pm
British Association for Victorian Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

CFP: British Association for Victorian Studies - Annual Conference

1-3 September 2022, University of Birmingham

 

The Review of English and American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 10:12pm
The English and American Literature Association (EALA), Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Review of English and American Literature

 

Call for Papers

 


 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Hopkins, Voice, and Echo

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:57pm
International Hopkins Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 11, 2022

Hopkins, Voice, and Echo

Conference dates: 23 and 24 September 2022; to be held online via Zoom

RMMLA English Nineteenth-Century Literature Panel CFP

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:48pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Rocky Mountain 

Modern Language Association

Seventy-fifth annual convention

English Nineteenth-Century Literature Panel

October 13-15, 2022

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Abstract Deadline: March 31, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED - 03/18 - EDITED COLLECTION: The Palgrave Handbook to the Ghost Story

updated: 
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 7:23am
Joan Passey, Jen Baker, Henry Bartholomew
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

The Palgrave Handbook to the Ghost Story 

This handbook seeks to open new conversations about the ghost-story form. It is open to all media, genre, and disciplines - fiction, nonfiction, theatre, cinema, video games, podcasts, graphic novels, musicals, and so forth - as well as spaces and time periods (antiquity to the present).

 Chapters will provide a new angle, intervention, or perspective on various aspects of the ghost-story tradition. These can be thematic, author-based, chronologically centred, or narrative-based.

"Post-Then" in Victorian Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 4:31pm
Midwest Victorian Studies Association-affiliated panel at the Midwest Modern Lanugage Association Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS
2022 MMLA Conference’s MVSA-Affiliated Panel

Minneapolis, Minnesota

November 16-21, 2022

“Post-Then” in Victorian Culture

 

In keeping with the MMLA conference theme, “Post-Now,” the Midwest Victorian Studies Association panel welcomes proposals that explore myriad examples of “Post-Then” moments in 19th century Britain that mirror our 21st-century “Post-Now” movements.

Victorian England was filled with the following “Post-Then” indicators:

Aestheticism: Sensations and Ideas

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
International Walter Pater Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

 

Aestheticism: Sensations and Ideas

International Walter Pater Society Conference

 

 

Iuav University of Venice-Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 14-16 July 2022

 

Transnational Shelley(s): Metamorphoses and Reconfigurations

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
University of Rome Tor Vergata/ University of Pisa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Transnational Shelley(s): Metamorphoses and Reconfiguration - CONFERENCE Frascati (ROME), 6-7 October 2022

This conference celebrates Percy Bysshe Shelley's multifaceted afterlives, exploring the many echoes his oeuvre has produced throughout the history of modern and contemporary literature. The aim of the conference is to craft a map of the poet's seminal influence on single authors as well as on literary movements. 

Victorian Resurrections International Conference

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:51am
University of Vienna
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 15, 2022

Victorian Resurrections

International Conference, 22nd – 24th September 2022 (University of Vienna)

Deadline for proposals (300 words): 15th May 2022

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Ann Heilmann (University of Cardiff)
Patricia Duncker (University of Manchester)

Call for Papers

Bloomsbury CHAPTER Postgraduate Conference: 'Books in the Closet'

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:50am
Bloomsbury CHAPTER (University College London / University of London)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

The  Bloomsbury CHAPTER (Communication, History of Authorship, Publishing, Textual Editing and Reading), in association with University College London’s Centre for Publishing and the Institute of English Studies, University of London. is pleased to announce a one-day postgraduate conference. The conference (9 June 2022) will be held online with a hybrid in-person/online keynote.  

Shaw Symposium -- abstracts due March 20, 2022

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:36pm
International Shaw Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

The International Shaw Society and the Shaw Festival invite scholars and theatre artists to present new work at the 19th annual Summer Shaw Symposium. The event will be held on-site at the Festival; a Zoom option is provided for those who wish to attend the presentations digitally.

 

Victorian Necropolitics

updated: 
Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:30pm
Jolene Zigarovich/Special issue of Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

Call for Contributions for a Special Issue of Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914  “Victorian Necropolitics” Deadline 15 April 2022

“FORGING AHEAD: FAKES, FABRICATIONS, AND FACSIMILES IN CULTURAL AND LITERARY HISTORY—MEDIEVAL TO MODERN”

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:11pm
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

A two-day conference: Thursday, May 5-Friday, May 6, 2022

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Plenary speakers: Siân Echard (Professor of English, University of British Columbia); Aaron T. Pratt (Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin); and Robert Spoo (Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tulsa).

 

Martineau Society Conference 2022, Sheffield, England (7/18-7/21/2022)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:10pm
Martineau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Martineau Society will be hosting its annual conference in Sheffield, England.  The Martineau Society conference is an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the lives, work, and contributions of the Martineau family, including its two most famous and influential members, Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) and James Martineau (1805-1900).

Started by Norwich Unitarians in 1994, the Martineau Society encourages scholarship on the Martineau family and their nineteenth-century context as well as their continuing influence.  

Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Theology and Religion

Literature (all genres, including Children’s Literature and Travel Writing)

Language and Linguistics

Novels on the Musical Stage

updated: 
Friday, February 11, 2022 - 11:29am
Jeff Dailey/MLA--Lyrica Society for Word/Music Relations
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022

How are novels adapted for onstage presentations as musicals or operas?  Given their large numbers of characters, multiple settings, and large spans of time, the plots of novels need to be adapted to fit within the logistical and chronological realities of live theatre, as compared when novels are adapted for film or video.  Also, how is music used in these adaptations?  We seek proposals that examine how this has been done in the past and is being done now.

Work in James

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:29pm
Sarah Wadsworth / Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

The Henry James Society

Modern Language Association Convention

San Francisco

5-8 January 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Henry James Society invites proposals for the following panel.

Work in James

My Wild Heart Bleeds: 150 Years of Sheridan Le Fanu's Carmilla

updated: 
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 3:17pm
Romancing the Gothic Project
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

This year’s Romancing the Gothic online conference celebrates the ‘birth’ of Carmilla, one of the most enduring vampiric figures, re-written an re-imagined over the years in fiction, film, web-series, podcasts, animated series and RPGs. This conference focuses on and celebrates Carmilla and its legacy, particularly the sapphic reclamation and queer celebration of its main character.

The conference will be held online on 3rd September 2022.

This conference welcomes creative and critical papers on a range of topics connected to Carmilla, including:

Sheridan Le Fanu and his wider writings and legacy

The history of the (female) vampire

The queer Gothic and horror

2022 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

updated: 
Sunday, February 6, 2022 - 12:17pm
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

2022 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference

American, British, and Canadian Literature: 1800-1999
(Formerly Contemporary Studies)

Deadline for submissions: 

April 30, 2022

 

Dr. Jennifer K Farrell, Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association

contact email (for questions only, submissions must be made through the website): 

farrell@msoe.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October 2022

Edited Collection, Michael Field Dramas

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 12:21pm
Ana Parejo Vadillo and Amy Kahrmann Huseby, eds.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2022

CFP: The Dramas of Michael Field:

Edited Collection

Ana Parejo Vadillo and Amy Kahrmann Huseby, eds.

 

Radical Thinking in the Long Nineteenth Century

updated: 
Thursday, February 3, 2022 - 11:54am
Romance, Revolution and Reform
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 24, 2022

The Call for Submissions for Issue 5 of the interdisciplinary, nineteenth-century journal, Romance, Revolution and Reform is now live! 

For more details on the journal and our submission guidelines, please visit our website: www.rrrjournal.com

Radical Thinking in the Long Nineteenth Century

To be radical is to be ‘characterized by independence of or departure from what is usual or traditional; progressive, unorthodox, or innovative in outlook, conception, design’ (OED n.7). 

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