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This collection came together as the result of the annual Romantic Circles-NASSR (North American Society for the Study of Romanticism) Pedagogy Prize. Lindsey Eckert and Lissette Lopez Szwydky, co-winners of the 2014 prize, separately submitted projects that included technology as central components of their courses. Together, the six essays in this volume speak to the value of collaboration,...

Romantic Circles Pedagogies Hangouts

Pedagogies Hangouts is a multimedia series that brings together scholars and teachers of Romanticism at all levels to talk about the possibilities and challenges of teaching in the twenty-first century.

Romanticism and the Rights of the Negative

This collection thinks the “rights” of the negative against the more common association of the term “rights” with human rights and rights that can be posited. Such rights, despite their seeming liberalism, produce a normative notion of the person which is in the end biopolitical, and moreover, in assuming that rights can always be posited, they assume the primacy of the public sphere. The...

The Siege of Gibraltar and Miscellaneous Pieces

This electronic edition makes available the works of the mostly unknown late-eighteenth-century poet and teacher Catherine Upton, including The Siege of Gibraltar (1781), an epistolary prose narrative, and Miscellaneous Pieces (1784), a collection of poetry and prose. These two works appear to represent the whole of Upton’s small oeuvre, and they contribute to both the body...

This collection grows out of a 2014 conference panel at the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR), in which five of our six authors shared their varied experiences leading study-abroad courses and field schools to various parts of England and France. These experiences ranged from do-it-yourself plans to full partnerships with third-party organizers, with a similar range...

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This collection came together as the result of the annual Romantic Circles-NASSR (North American Society for the Study of Romanticism) Pedagogy Prize. Lindsey Eckert and Lissette Lopez Szwydky, co-winners of the 2014 prize, separately submitted...

November 2017

Pedagogies Hangouts is a multimedia series that brings together scholars and teachers o

July 2017

This electronic edition makes available the works of the mostly unknown late-eighteenth-century poet and teacher Catherine Upton, including The Siege of Gibraltar (1781), an epistolary prose narrative, and Miscellaneous Pieces (...

June 2017

This collection thinks the “rights” of the negative against the more common association of the term “rights” with human rights and rights that can be posited. Such rights, despite their seeming liberalism, produce a normative notion of the person...

June 2017

This collection grows out of a 2014 conference panel at the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR), in which five of our six authors shared their varied experiences leading study-abroad courses and field schools to various...

May 2017

This special issue explores the notion that many of the forms, ideas, and practices inaugurated or exemplified in the Romantic period continue to shape and drive our contemporary discourses. Literary critics, cultural and political theorists, and...

April 2017

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MMLA 2018 Film I: Film and Television in the Binge Era << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:09amMidwest Modern Language Associationdeadline for submissions: Thursday, April 5, 2018With the rise of peak TV two decades into the 21st century, television has disrupted the film industry, and it has produced – and been affected by – dramatic changes in the popular consumption of visual media. While movie attendance continued its steep decline in... See full post (external link)
MSA '18: Modernist Women, War, and the Graphic << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:08amModernist Studies Association 2018deadline for submissions: Sunday, April 1, 2018From state-sponsored propaganda to cartoons, photography, and cinema newsreels, the cultural and political work done in service of modern warfare is significantly visual. At the same time (and despite considerable efforts to also subdue this aspect of war), much of... See full post (external link)
Art After Galtung: Structural Violence and the Arts of the Global South << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:07amAssociation for the Study of Arts of the Present Conference: October 17-20, 2018 (New Orleans, LA)deadline for submissions: Monday, March 26, 2018Art After Galtung: Structural Violence and the Arts of the Global South A roundtable proposed for the Association for the Study of Arts of the Present Conference: October 17-20, 2018 (New Orleans, LA) See full post (external link)
MMLA - Permanent Section Latin American Literature << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:07amMidwest Modern Language Associationdeadline for submissions: Thursday, April 5, 2018Call For Papers 2018 MMLA Conference - "Consuming Cultures" November 15-18, 2018 Kansas City, MO The permanent section SPANISH III (Latin American Literature) welcome proposals that explore Latin American Literature and Culture... See full post (external link)
Discourses of Instability, Inclusion, and Exclusion in the Trump Era << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:06amSouth Central Modern Language Associationdeadline for submissions: Friday, March 30, 2018Discourses of Instability, Inclusion, and Exclusion in the Trump Era Papers are welcome that address the destabilizing of language and discourse practices, particularly in the inclusion and exclusion of various constituencies, in the Trump Era. These... See full post (external link)
2018 ELLAK International Conference December 13-15: Encounters with the Posthuman: Materiality, Vitality, Narrativity (deadline July 31, 2018) << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 10:47amThe English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK)deadline for submissions: Tuesday, July 31, 2018Date: December 13-15, 2018 Venue: Centennial Hall, Sookmyung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea   See full post (external link)