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Simms and Memory

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
William Gilmore Simms Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

“Thou fill'st from the winged chalice of the soul/ Thy lamp, O Memory, fire-winged to its goal.”

-  Mnemosyne-Lamp of Memory-Ricordanza - Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1881)

CALL FOR PAPERS 

CONFERENCE: SIMMS AND MEMORY

SPONSORED BY

The William Gilmore Simms Society

 http://simmssociety.org/

University of South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. 

SEPTEMBER 28-30, 2018

Journal of Dracula Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:16am
Transylvanian Society of Dracula
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

We invite manuscripts of scholarly articles (4000-6000 words) on any of the following: Bram Stoker, the novel Dracula, the historical Dracula, the vampire in folklore, fiction, film, popular culture, and related topics.

Submissions should be sent electronically (as an e-mail attachment in .doc or .rtf). Please indicate the title of your submission in the subject line of your e-mail. Send electronic submissions to journalofdraculastudies@kutztown.edu.

Resistance in the Spirit of Romanticism

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:22am
University of Colorado Boulder Romanticism Collective & Romantic Bicentennials
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The University of Colorado Boulder Romanticism Collective and the Romantic Bicentennials project (http://romantics200.org/) invite proposals for a symposium on “Resistance in the Spirit of Romanticism” to be held in Boulder, Colorado September 6-8, 2018. This meeting will be part of the on-going, international celebrations commemorating the many milestones of the romantic period being sponsored by the Keats-Shelley Association of America and the Byron Society of America. Plenary talks will be given by Saree Makdisi, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA, Marjorie Levinson, F. L.

Romanticism and Time (Lille - Nov 2018)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 9:07am
SERA - French Society for the Study of English Romanticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Romanticism and Time

Conference of the French Society for the Study of English Romanticism (SERA)

co-organized by the Université de Lille and the Université de Lorraine,
with the support of the Institut Universitaire de France and of the SERA
to be held at the Université de Lille on 8-10 November 2018
https://romanticismandtime.univ-lille3.fr/

Keynote Speakers
Kevis Goodman, University of California, Berkeley
Paul Hamilton, Queen Mary, University of London

Virginia Woolf and the Writing of History

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:07pm
International Conference of the French Virginia Woolf Society (SEW)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Virginia Woolf and the Writing of History

8-10 November 2018

University of Rouen

ERIAC (http://eriac.univ-rouen.fr)

With the collaboration of the University of Picardie - Jules Verne

https://www.u-picardie.fr/unites-de-recherche/corpus/presentation/

And the Société d’Etudes Woolfiennes

English IV: 19th Century British Literature Panel

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:01pm
Courtney Simpkins / South Central MLA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The 75th annual South Central Modern Language Association convention will be held in San Antonio, Texas from October 11-14 at the historic Menger Hotel on the River Walk, right next door to the Alamo. San Antonio is the perfect city for this year’s theme, “Crossroads of Cultures.” Through the art, architecture and design of the city, it is evident that there were, and are, different cultures crossing paths and influencing each other, now and over the past several centuries. San Antonio is a cultural kaleidoscope that began with the native indigenous peoples who made their home here. The arrival of the Spanish people and, later, the Anglos, resulted in a new culture that permeates almost every place in the United States: the Hispanic American culture.

International Virginia Woolf Society Panel at MLA 2019: _Night and Day_ at 100

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:43pm
Mary Wilson / International Virginia Woolf Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 12, 2018

Night and Day at 100:This panel invites papers examining Woolf’s Night and Day in the centennial year of its publication.  What is the twenty-first century legacy of Woolf’s “nineteenth-century” novel?

Please send a 250-word abstract by March 12, 2018, to Mary Wilson at <mwilson4_at_umassd.edu>.

The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968): Half a Century Onward

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:46am
Sheffield Hallam University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Charge of the Light Brigade: Half a Century Onward

A One-Day Symposium

Friday 18 May 2018, The Void Cinema, Sheffield Hallam University

 

Next year sees the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Woodfall Films’ epic production The Charge of the Light Brigade. While the film suffered from director Tony Richardson’s fractious relationship with the critics when it first appeared, it has subsequently assumed a totemic significance in British cinema history, embracing the anti-imperial values of the 1960s counter-culture in its depiction of one of the great disasters of British military history.

Victorian Animal Encounters

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:00am
University of Portsmouth
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Victorian Animal Encounters: A one day conference University of Portsmouth UK, 4 May 2018  Keynote speaker: Dr Jane Hamlett, Royal Holloway “I went to show my friend Pigott the grave of the illustrious Shelley. Approaching the resting-place of the divine poet in a bright sunlight, the finest black Tom you ever saw discovered at an incredible distance that a catanthropist had entered the cemetery—rushed up at a gallop with his tail at right-angles to his spine—turned over on his back with his four paws in the air, and said in the language of cats: ‘Shelley be hanged! Come and tickle me!’ I stooped and tickled him. We were both profoundly affected.” (Wilkie Collins, letter to his mother, 1866).

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media - MCLLM

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 6:26pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Northern Illinois University
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of English
are proud to announce the 26th annual

Registration Form

Online Registration

Call for Papers

 Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

 April 13-14, 2018

 

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

 

Conference Date: April 13th-14th, 2018

Deadline for Proposals: January 31, 2018

Theme: “Borders and Transitions”

 

English beyond England: the elaboration/dissemination of ‘English’ as a literary discipline in the British Isles, the US and Commonwealth countries

updated: 
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 9:38am
European Society for the Study of English, 14th Conference, Brno, Czech Republic. 29th August - 2nd September 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

14th ESSE Conference, Brno, Czech Republic

29th August – 2 September 2018

Call for papers – Seminar 50:

English beyond England: the elaboration/dissemination of ‘English’ as a literary discipline in the British Isles, the US and Commonwealth countries

 

Update - "Howells and Democracy" - ALA 2018 (deadline extended)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:16pm
The William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 29th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.

Panel 1: William Dean Howells and Democracy 

Reading Walter de la Mare, 1873-1956: 'a voice which has no fellow'

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:13pm
Anna Nickerson and Yui Kajita
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

Reading Walter de la Mare, 1873-1956:
‘a voice which has no fellow’

 

20th –21st  September 2018, University of Cambridge

https://readingwalterdelamare.wordpress.com

 

 

By whom, and by what means, was this designed?
The whispered incantation which allows
Free passage to the phantoms of the mind?
                                        . . .
By the delicate, invisible web you wove —
The inexplicable mystery of sound.

 

               — From T. S. Eliot, ‘To Walter de la Mare’

 

"(Neo)-Victorian Vulnerability: Resistance and Resilience"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:15pm
ESSE - The European Society for the Study of English
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

14th ESSE Conference, Brno 2018 (Czech Republic)

Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno and Czech Association for the Study of English (CZASE)

Wednesday 29 August – Sunday 2 September 2018

 

 

Scholars wishing to present their paper at the ESSE 2018 Conference in Brno are invited to submit 200-word abstracts of their proposed presentations directly to the convenors of the respective seminars.

 

 

"(Neo)-Victorian Vulnerability: Resistance and Resilience"

In Retrospect: Ellis Bell, Emily Bronte and their Wuthering Heights

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:48pm
Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018

Call for Papers: The Confidential Clerk (Vol.4)

The Confidential Clerk (ISSN 2454-6100), an open-access and peer-reviewed journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University, seeks contributions for its 2018 issue.         

In Retrospect: Ellis Bell, Emily Bronte and their Wuthering Heights

Call for Applications: NEH Seminar "Why Literature Matters"

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:57pm
The Dickens Project
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The Dickens Project is now accepting applications for the NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers, "Why Literature Matters: Voices from Nineteenth-Century Britain and America," directed by Professor Janice Carlisle. The seminar will take place from June 24-July 29, 2018 at UC Santa Cruz. Applications are due March 1, 2018. Please see our website (https://teachers.ucsc.edu) for more information and to apply.

Captivating Criminality 5: Insiders and Outsiders

updated: 
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:11am
International Crime Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, February 3, 2018

 

 

28th – 30th June 2018

Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, UK

 

The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fifth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous four successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders, will examine the ways in which Crime Fiction as a genre is able to incorporate both traditional ideas and themes, as well as those from outside mainstream and/or dominant ways of thinking.

 

Lektüreabbruch – Anschlußlektüren: Journale lesen Interrupted Reading – Follow-on Readings: Reading Journals

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:24pm
International conference of the DFG Research Unit “Journal Literature” (FOR 2288)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Lektüreabbruch – Anschlußlektüren: Journale lesen

Interrupted Reading – Follow-on Readings: Reading Journals

International conference of the DFG Research Unit “Journal Literature” (FOR 2288)

17-19 September 2018

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

 

 

Summer Shaw Symposium at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, July 27-28-29

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:21pm
International Shaw Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018

The 14th Annual Summer Shaw Symposium, co-sponsored by the International Shaw Society and The Shaw Festival, will take place July 27-28-29 at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music

updated: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:54am
Brontë Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

The Bronte Society is delighted to announce that it is hosting a conference to celebrate the life and work of Emily Bronte in her bicentenary year. The conference, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music, will take place in York, UK, 7 – 9 September 2018.  The organisers welcome papers on a broad range of topics exploring Emily’s life and work, such as:                                                     

Displacement, dispossession and exile

The Gothic/Queer readings

Musicality: in text and life                                                          

Evocations of place/landscape

Religion, metaphysics and mysticism

Childhood and imagination

 

Reminder: Nineteenth-Century Time: A Symposium

updated: 
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 8:11pm
Sherry Lee and Ellen Lockhart / Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 19, 2018

Submissions are invited for a multidisciplinary symposium on Nineteenth-Century Time, which will take place at the University of Toronto on 9-10 March 2018. This event will be hosted by a working group of the Jackman Humanities Institute that is devoted to the study of time and temporal experience throughout the long nineteenth century, encompassing cross-disciplinary exploration of the cultures of thought, representation and performance of revolutionary time, neoteric time technologies, the rise of historicist consciousness, and new psychologist discourses of the subject in terms of time and memory. 

Update - "Howells and Democracy" - ALA 2018 (deadline extended)

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:04pm
W. D. Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 12, 2018

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 29th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.

Panel 1: William Dean Howells and Democracy 

Women and Work

updated: 
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 1:13pm
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The meaning of “women’s work” has never been stable. While women consistently have engaged with both the production of home and labor outside the home, their involvement in what Marx conceptualizes as wage-to-labor power exchange did not achieve heightened visibility in U.S. cultures until the nineteenth century. This panel seeks to address the many ways that women writers explore women’s labor in service to their families, their communities, and their nations, and how this labor contributes to the work of resistance and/or recovery across the Americas. How does women’s labor provide opportunities for collective dissent as well as recovery of women’s work?

Conference CFP: Performance, Politics, and Play [New York City]

updated: 
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 10:13am
International Society for Cultural History
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

Performance, Politics, and Play

September 13-16, 2018

New York City

 

In response to the “performative turn” in the humanities, the ongoing interest in bio- and body-politics, and the growing attention to leisure, dance, and sport studies, the International Society for Cultural History invites paper and panel proposals for its 2018 annual conference on Performance, Politics, and Play. Scholars working on any historical period or location are encouraged to explore this theme. Topics may include (but are by no means limited to):

 

–  performative/bodily practices of politics and play

–  political performances

Martineau Society Conference 2018, London, England

updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 2:59pm
Martineau Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018

The Martineau Society will be hosting its annual conference in London, 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

FINAL REMINDER: CFP Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton's Curious Bodies

updated: 
Friday, December 8, 2017 - 9:41am
Fran Pheasant-Kelly/University of Wolverhampton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

 

Final Reminder Call for Papers

The First International Conference on Twenty-First Century Film Directors

University of Wolverhampton in collaboration with Light House Media Centre, Wolverhampton and Redeemer University College, Ontario presents

Gothic, Ghastly, Corporeal and Creaturely: Tim Burton's Curious Bodies

Thursday 15th February 2018 at Light House Media Centre*, Wolverhampton

Keynote: Professor Adam Barkman, Redeemer University College, Ontario

Maritime Animals: Telling stories of animals at sea

updated: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
Kaori Nagai
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Maritime Animals

Telling stories of animals at sea

 

 

Two-day international conference

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

 

 

April 26-27, 2019

 

Keynote speakers

Thom van Dooren      

William Gervase Clarence-Smith

 

 

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