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Abstraction 2014

Once again, it’s February, which means it’s time to start work on our MLA abstracts. The next MLA – also known as the biggest conference in Modern Languages — will be held in Chicago, January 9-12, 2014. The deadline for submitting calls for papers is February 21, so I’ll try to keep this list updated as more CFPs to trickle in. You can browse the full list of CFPs to see if anything makes a good fit for your work (you need to be a current member of the MLA to access the list). But for those of you who are as lazy as I am (or have let your memberships...
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Romantics at the 2013 MLA Convention

If you’re headed to Boston for MLA this January, here is a schedule of the sessions of Romantic interest you’ll want to check out: Thursday, January 3 “Theories of the Romantic Grotesque” noon-1:15pm Beacon D, Sheraton Presiding: Alexander Regier, Rice Univ. “Blake’s Grotesque Body: The Dismembered Corpus of the Lambeth Books,” Tilottama Rajan, Univ. of Western Ontario “Henry Fuseli’s Classical Grotesque,” Alexander Regier “Grotesque Romantic Ecology,” Timothy Morton, Univ. of California, Davis...
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Fall CFP Round-Up

Calls for papers are going out now for the conferences of the Association of Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS), The Nineteenth Century Studies Association, and NeMLA. Instead of sending out all the individual CFPs that pass my way, I’m providing links here to the organizations, and a list of NeMLA session proposals of potential interest to Romanticists. 44th ASECS Annual Meeting Cleveland, Ohio April 4-7, 2013 Paper proposals due September 15.  34th Annual Conference of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association Loco/Motion Fresno, California March 7-9, 2013...
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Abstraction

It’s that time of year again, folks: time to start work on our MLA abstracts. The next MLA – also known as the biggest conference in Modern Languages — will be held in Boston, January 3-6, 2013. The deadline for submitting calls for papers is next week, so we can expect more CFPs to trickle in, but it already looks like a great year for Romanticism. You can browse the full list of CFPs to see if anything makes a good fit for your work (you need to be a current member of the MLA to access the list). But for those of you who are as lazy as I am (or have...
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Proposed Constitution for the Romanticis...

Statement of Purpose: The Romanticism Group is a discussion group at the CUNY Graduate Center that invites students and faculty from all departments to share current scholarship, interests, ideas, and ideas about European Romanticism. Our primary purpose is to foster an intellectual and social community of scholars that encourages interaction across disciplines between students and faculty. Events: The group’s biweekly meetings foster discussion of recent publications in the study of Romanticism and offer students the opportunity to get feedback on their work from a broad...
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Meeting Notes 9/14

Hello Romanticists, Thanks to everyone who made it on Wednesday! It was great to see you all, and meet some new Romanticists. We’ll be meeting roughly every other week throughout the semester, sometimes as a reading group and sometimes as a working group. Each meeting will be on a Wednesday at 4:15pm. I’ll send out a location as soon as I have one. The schedule follows: 9/28: Reading group: selection from Alan Richardson’s “The Neural Sublime.” David will choose and pre-circulate a chapter, and will take the lead on the discussion. (Rosh...
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