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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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The British author Charlotte Turner Smith (1749-1806), best known for her acclaimed and innovative Elegiac Sonnets (1784), has a life story as interesting and difficult as her literature was admired and influential. This StoryMap, by Elizabeth A...

May 2018

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 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 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 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

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Call for Submissions *Resources for American Literary Study* (Penn State UP) << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:56pm*Resources for American Literary Study*deadline for submissions: Monday, October 1, 2018Resources for American Literary Study, a peer-reviewed journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship, has returned to Penn State University Press and is inviting submissions for upcoming volumes. Covering all periods of American literature, ... See full post (external link)
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Memory and Religion: Central and Eastern Europe in a Global Perspective << UPenn CFPs
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Consuming Cultures- MMLA Popular Culture Panel(s) << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:57pmMidwest Modern Language Association, Consuming Cultures Convention at Kansas City Marriott, November 15-18, 2018deadline for submissions: Sunday, April 15, 2018Since the emergence of Capitalism in Western society, humanity’s role as consumers of culture has become internalized as an inalienable component of modernity. From Marx’s metaphor of... See full post (external link)
MMLA 2018 Permanent Section American Literature after 1870 << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 4:55pmMidwest Modern Language Association deadline for submissions: Sunday, April 15, 2018Flesh For Fantasy: The Specter of Sexual Consumption in American Literature See full post (external link)
Special Issue of Feminist Teacher - Performance in the Feminist Classroom << UPenn CFPs
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updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 9:09amH. Masturzodeadline for submissions: Sunday, April 1, 2018Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of Feminist Teacher Performance in the Feminist Classroom    Editors: Elizabeth Currans, Eastern Michigan University Michelle Martin-Baron, Hobart and William Smith Colleges Holly Masturzo, Florida State College at... See full post (external link)