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British Women Writers Conference 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:08pm
British Women Writers Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Twenty-sixth Annual British Women Writers Conference

https://bwwc2018.wordpress.com/

"New Directions"

April 11-15, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin

The twenty-sixth annual BWWC invites papers and panel proposals interpreting the theme of “New Directions.” Since the landmark “Generations” conference of 2017 invites a retrospective look back, “New Directions” will encourage turning to the future to ask crucial methodological, theoretical, and content-based questions about our fields’ key concepts and literatures.

'War and Peace'

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:28pm
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 2, 2018

‘War and Peace’

3-7 July 2018, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

 

 Keynote: Mariaconcetta Costantini, G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara

 

Keynote: Carolyn Oulton, Canterbury Christ Church University

 

Keynote: Cathy Waters, University of Kent

 

Round Table on the State of the Field:

ANAFORA journal – Call for Papers 2017-18

updated: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:27pm
Sanja Runtic
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

Call for Papers

 

Anafora, an international journal published by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Osijek, invites contributions for the upcoming special issue 4.1 on theory, criticism, and pedagogy of adaptation and the 2018 issues 5.1 and 5.2. 

Keats's Reading / Reading Keats

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:16pm
University of Notre Dame; Keats-Shelley Association of America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 17, 2017

KEATS’S READING / READING KEATS

 

Co-Sponsored by the Keats-Shelley Association of America

 

This bicentennial conference on “Keats’s Reading / Reading Keats” will be held in London July 20-22, 2018.  The conference will coincide with the launch of a digital edition of John Keats’s richly annotated copy of Paradise Lost, which is being prepared by the three conference organizers (Daniel Johnson, Beth Lau, and Greg Kucich). 

 

Call for Papers, Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2018

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 1:14pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers, Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2018

April 5-7, 2018 | St. Petersburg, Florida

Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront

333 1st St South, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701 | Phone: (727) 894-5000

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Children's and Adolescent Literature for our 49th annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music

updated: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:21pm
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

 

NEMLA Seminar: Encounters with Globalization in the 19th century

updated: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
Jenny Strakovsky, Georgia Institute of Technology
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Encounters with Globalization in the 19th Century Seminar, Northeast MLA Annual ConventionApril 12-15, Pittsburgh, PA

Application Deadline: September 30, 2017

Conference Theme: "Global Spaces, Local Landscapes, and Imagined Worlds"

 

Seminar Description:

The 19th century saw the watershed expansion of political, economic, and cultural networks beyond national borders. The literature of this period strives to be both globalized and radically localized, revealing the fraught relationship between modern cosmopolitanism and the emergence of the modern nation-state.

Trans-spaces in 19th Century France

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:20am
Ashley Byczkowski/ NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

19th-century France is known as a time of transgression, an upheaval of societal norms. But aside from the multiple political revolutions, this time period also gave way to figures that managed to exist between the binaries of society. Examples of transgression, transformation, and transgender can be found throughout the century, ranging from Romanticism’s “génie sans sexe”- George Sand- to J.K. Huysman’s decadent, androgynous, dandy- Des Esseintes. This proposed session invites papers that examine representations of these trans-spaces in and around the literature of the 19th century. Papers could consider biographical, literary, or historical moments of “trans”.

Are We Victorian?

updated: 
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:20am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In 1875, Anthony Trollope published The Way We Live Now, a novel about financial crises, political corruption, debt, and xenophobia. These topics are familiar to us as well: The Way We Live Now is, in many ways, still the way we live now.

Much recent debate in Victorian studies has concerned “presentism”—the idea that we still live with in a Victorian world. Presentism says that there is not much new about “neoliberalism:” as the manifesto of the V21 collective puts it, “In finance, resource mining, globalization, imperialism, liberalism, and many other vectors, we are Victorian, inhabiting, advancing, and resisting the world they made."

English: The Journal of the English Association seeks submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:49pm
English: The Journal of the English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

English: The Journal of the English Association (Oxford UP) seeks high quality submissions on major works of English literature or on topics of general literary interest, aimed at readers within universities and colleges and presented in a lively and engaging style.  We publish 4 issues a year, and accept submissions all year round.   Contributions should be between 5,000 and 9,000 words.

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