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George Eliot at 200

updated: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 9:22am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Middlemarch ends by praising those “who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.” This was not, of course, the fate of the novel’s author. Born in 1819, George Eliot became one of the best-known writers of Victorian England. In addition to her novels, Eliot wrote on social and religious questions, translated German philosophy and criticism, and lived in an at-the-time scandalous relationship with fellow writer George Henry Lewes. Few regarded Eliot with indifference: Nietzsche called her a “little moralistic female;” Trollope complained that she was “obscure from her too great desire to be pungent;” Woolf said that she created “one of the few English novels written for grown-up people.”

Seminar on Jane Austen

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:07am
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India.
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

Greetings from the Organising Team of the Seminar on Jane Austen, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras! The department is hosting a one-day seminar on Jane Austen, which seeks to explore concepts of gender and class in the narratives of Austen's novels.  This one-day national seminar explores the expositions of class and gender complexities in terms of how they impinge on the course of romantic love in the novels of Jane Austen. This forum hopes to understand the dynamic relation between the roles of the sexes and their “place” in the society of Austen’s narratives where successful courtships for the "companionate" heroes and heroines are attained after their navigation of several social, cultural, economic and psychological hurdles.

MVSA 2019: Victorian Power

updated: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 10:36am
Midwest Victorian Studies Association
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018

MIDWEST VICTORIAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

 

  April 26-28, 2019                         Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

VICTORIAN POWER

Midwest Victorian Studies Association 2019 Conference

Pleasure

updated: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 2:55pm
Rice English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

CFP: Pleasure

Time: February 15 - 16

Place: Rice University, Houston TX

 Keynote presentation will be by Rita Felski from her new book, Hooked: Art and Attachment. Rita Felski is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English at the University of Virginia, and Niels Bohr Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. Her current interests are in aesthetics, interpretation, and method; recent books include Uses of Literature, The Limits of Critique, and Critique and Postcritique

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Speaking of Violence...

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:17pm
Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 11, 2019

CRAFT CRITIQUE CULTURE is an interdisciplinary conference focusing on the intersections of critical and creative approaches to writing both within and beyond the academy. This year’s conference will explore what happens when we are "Speaking of Violence…"

 

CFP: Whitman 200 (23-24 May, 2019)

updated: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 12:09pm
University of Bolton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

 

Whitman 200: An International Conference

University of Bolton, UK, 23-24 May, 2019.

In commemoration of poet Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday, and to celebrate Bolton as a centre of interest for Whitman scholars and readers, this two-day conference will explore new critical ways of thinking about Whitman. Its vision is to provide contexts and connections developing from Whitman’s influence and ideas in the nineteenth century through to the modern era – particularly as they relate to ideas of community and identity.

Nineteenth-Century Literature (CEA 3/28-3/30/19)

updated: 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:13am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Subject: Call for Papers: Nineteenth-Century Literature at CEA 2019   

Call for Papers, Nineteenth-Century Literature at CEA 2019     

March 28-30, 2019 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Astor Crowne Plaza

739 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 | Phone: (504) 962-0500

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on nineteenth-century literature for our 50th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Derrida's Belle Époque (ACLA 2019)

updated: 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:56am
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) Annual Meeting, March 7-10, 2019, Georgetown University, Washington DC
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

La Belle Époque, the period of Western history lasting from roughly 1871 to 1914 (though this seminar will not be so strict with periodizations), is often characterized as a time of relative peace and prosperity, before the outbreak of the First World War.

SERIALIZED STORYTELLING AND SOAP OPERA - PCA 2019 -

updated: 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:15am
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS: SERIALIZED STORYTELLING AND SOAP OPERA

Popular Culture Association Conference

April 17-20, 2019 

Washington, D.C.

REMINDER: collection on ARTHUR MACHEN

updated: 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:28am
Dr. Antonio Sanna
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018

 

 

Critical Essays on Arthur Machen

edited by Antonio Sanna

 

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