[DEADLINE EXTENDED] ICR 2020: Romantic Confluences

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)
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Scholars working in any area of Romanticism are invited to submit proposals for the 2020 meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism to be hosted by Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri from October 22-24. The conference theme this year is "Romantic Confluences."


While we encourage a broad interpretation of this theme, some possible approaches include the following:

  • Geography and Spatiality

  • Travel and River Studies

  • Romantic Hospitality

  • Transatlantic connections

  • Place and Displacement

  • Refugees and Migrants

  • Nationalism

  • Empire

  • Translation

  • Slavery

  • Sexuality and Gender Fluidity

  • Generic Blendings

  • Confluences of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

  • Representing the Ecology of Waterways

​Deadline for presentation abstracts as well as complete panels, roundtables, or other, alternative panel formats:

March 15, 2020


Plenary speakers:

Richard C. Sha (American University)

Elizabeth Bohls (University of Oregon)


The International Conference on Romanticism was founded in 1991 and aims to further the study of Romanticism across linguistic, national and political disciplines.  For more information, please visit http://icr.byu.edu. Conference attendees and participants must be members of ICR.  Please visit http://icr.byu.edu/membership to become a member or renew your membership.


Conference website: https://www.stlicr2020.com/

Send questions and abstracts (approx. 200 words) to ICR2020@outlook.com, by March 15th, 2020.