April 1, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended the deadline of our call for papers for the DBSECS (Werkgroep 18e Eeuw) conference to 15 May 2020. DBSECS hopes to be able to have a ‘regular’ conference as planned on 15 October 2020, but are looking into options for remo...

March 11, 2020

Conference Description

It would be difficult to imagine New York City without traffic, but traffic should not be understood merely as the noisy polluting congestion of its highly frequented streets and waterways, an issue already present in New Amsterdam. Traffic also r...

March 5, 2020

NACBS CFP, Chicago November 12-15, 2020


Extended Deadline: 31 March 2020

The NACBS and its affiliate, the Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS), seek participation by scholars in all areas of British Studies for the 2020 meeting. We will meet in C...

March 4, 2020

The organizers of CSECS/MWASECS 2020 are still looking for presenters and participants in a special one-day workshop (which will take place at the University of Winnipeg, October 23, 2020, not far from the main conference venue at the Inn at the Forks, Winnipeg).


March 4, 2020

Critical Race Studies and the Eighteenth Century 

Session organized by the French 18th-century Literature Forum

This panel examines representations of race and discourses on racialization in the eighteenth century. We are particularly interested in papers that engage wit...

March 4, 2020

The Environmental Eighteenth Century

Session organized by the French 18th-Century Literature Forum

We invite proposals that examine the relation between humans and nature in the eighteenth century. We are especially interested in papers that examine this relationship fro...

February 18, 2020

The NACBS and its affiliate, the Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS), seek participation by scholars in all areas of British Studies for the 2020 meeting. We will meet in Chicago, Illinois, from November 12-15, 2020. We solicit proposals for presentations on...

January 22, 2020

Keynote Speaker: Alice Te Punga Somerville (University of Waikato)

In the last two decades, new methodologies have emerged for analysing the entanglements

between European and non-European histories in sites of colonisation. Settler Colonial

Studies has emerged as an inte...

January 13, 2020

On March 7, 2020, the UCLA William Andrews Clark Memorial Library and Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies will sponsor a conference titled "Sustaining Visions: The Future of Special Collections Libraries." We invite proposals for short paper presentations (15-20...

January 8, 2020

NEASECS 2020—Traffic in the Global Eighteenth-Century—will be in NYC, Sept 25-27, 2020 at Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus.

https://neasecs2020.wordpress.com/. (this is our temporary website as we rebuild the NEASECS website)

We hope you will join us by pro...

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