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Martineau Society Conference 2020, Scarborough, England 07/19/20-07/22/20

updated: 
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:48pm
Martineau Society Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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

"Photography, Cinema, and the Ghostly"

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:48pm
Journal of Communication and Languages
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020

RCL — Revista de Comunicação e Linguagens / Journal of Communication and Languages

 

CALL FOR PAPERS 

Photography, Cinema, and the Ghostly – RCL n. 53 (Autumn/Winter)

 

Editors:

José Bértolo (CEC, U. Lisbon)

Margarida Medeiros (ICNOVA — NOVA U. Lisbon)

 

Light in Dark Places: Victorian Animals and Human Interventions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:43am
The 53rd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 5, 2020

 

The 53rd Annual Conference of the Victorian Studies Association of Ontario
Glendon College, York University, 25 April 2020

 

Keynote Speakers:

Jody Berland, York University

Susan Hamilton, University of Alberta

 

Call for Papers

 

Light in Dark Places: Victorian Animals and Human Interventions

 

Reflecting/Reflected Modernity: Sites of Interface between the Occidental and the Oriental

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 1:59pm
University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 7, 2020

Reflecting/Reflected Modernity: Sites of Interface between the Occidental and the Oriental

Call for Papers

 

‘Modernity’ tends to be used, within the humanities, to refer to something seemingly exclusively Western. Within the canonical histories of modernity, especially in literature studies and the discipline of history of art, ‘Western’ countries are seen as the instigators of what we now see as artistic and cultural modernism. ‘Modernity’, however, was not created in isolation within Western spheres. It came into existence through an intercultural exchange and reciprocal relationship between ‘East’ and ‘West’.

 

FIN du GLOBE: Decadence, Catastrophe, Late Style

updated: 
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 12:28pm
British Association of Decadence Studies and the Aestheticism and Decadence Network
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020

FIN du GLOBE:

Decadence, Catastrophe, Late Style

 

Call for Papers: Abstracts by March 1, 2020

 

The 3rd Annual Conference of the 

British Association of Decadence Studies

and the journal VOLUPTÉ

and the Aestheticism and Decadence Network, NAVSA

 

CORNELL UNIVERSITY, 10-13 SEPTEMBER 2020 

 

Conference Committee:  Ellis Hanson, Elisha Cohn, Jane Desmarais, Kate Hext, 

Caroline Levine, Kristin Mahoney, Alex Murray

 

The Neo-Victorian and the Late Victorian: Texts, Media, Politics

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:22pm
University of Brighton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 27, 2020

The last few decades have witnessed an increasing interest in revisiting, reproducing or rewriting various aspects of nineteenth-century culture, particularly that of the late Victorian period, whether in the form of neo-Victorian literature, steampunk, media archaeology, fashion, documentaries and period dramas, among others.

Our Modern Aeneid

updated: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:09pm
Joseph R. O’Neill and Adam Rigoni
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 1, 2020

Vergil’s Aeneid is, of course, a longtime standard of the liberal arts curriculum. However, it has seen revived interest outside the academy. Since 2017, Vergil’s epic has featured in articles in the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker. All three articles argue that the Aeneid speaks as much to modernity as it does to antiquity. Mendelsohn’s New Yorker piece put it best, writing,

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