Global Blake: In Conversation with Jared S. Richman – ‘Blake’s Visionary Temporalities: Disability and Form in Milton: A Poem’

Blake’s Visionary Temporalities: Disability and Form in Milton: A Poem While eschewing the potential limits of human perception, William Blake’s poetic vision is remarkable for its commitment to the materiality of human form and sensuality. In fact, the very corporeality of Blake’s metaphorical expression insists that we understand his vision of human experience as essentially…

ASECS 2023

The following at the annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies may be of particular interest: Session 30: Eighteenth–century Cripistemologies I (located in Sterling 9) Session 38: “Alternative” Medicine in the Eighteenth Century I (located in Sterling 2) Session 85: Roundtable: Intersectional Approaches to Eighteenth–century Disability (located in Sterling 3) Session 116: Health…

CFP Deadline: Disabling Environments

Panel exploring Romantic-era disability, health inequity, and environmental harm. Possible topics might include constructions of non-normative embodiment, the development of professional medicine, and the environmental consequences of industrialization. 300-word abstracts and brief bios to Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, 15 March 2023 Contact: Fuson Wang, U of California, Riverside ( )

CFP Deadline: Neurodivergent Romanticisms

(For MLA 2024) How did authors in the Romantic period and its echoes construct the neurodivergent subject–and its others? How might we rethink neurodivergence as it becomes formulated alongside global “revolutions,” racialized disability, the scientific imagination, and queerness? Deadline for submissions: Friday, 17 March 2023 Kate Singer, Mt. Holyoke C ( )

CFP Deadline: Mental Illness in Early and Antebellum America (ALA 2023)

deadline for submissions: January 15, 2023 full name / name of organization: Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society contact email: The Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society solicits proposals for two panels to be presented at the 2023 American Literature Association Conference. The conference will take place May 25-28 at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. The…