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International Nineteenth-Century Summer Studies Program: Summer 2018 Report

Four Program Goals This study-abroad summer program in nineteenth-century studies consists of a graduate-level seminar for up to ten Baylor students from disciplines such as—but not limited to—English, History, Education, Religion, and Museum Studies. It was founded by Dr. Joshua

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CFP: “Religion, Criticism, and the Postcritical,” a Special Issue of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory

CFP: “Religion, Criticism, and the Postcritical” Special Issue of LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory Over the past two decades, literary critics have debated some of the founding tenets of secular critical inquiry. Revisiting standards of objectivity, reason, and distance that govern

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Dr. Jessica Enoch: Recalling Mother Exemplars: Public Memory and the DAR

Flyer for Jess Enoch's talk. It includes an image of a title page from American Monthly Magazine.

Friday, Feb. 22 3:30-4:30 Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Dr. Jessica Enoch, Rhetoric and Composition, will present her talk “Recalling Mother Exemplars: Public Memory and the Daughters of the American Revolution:” This presentation addresses the ways nineteenth-century women sought to remember

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New Edited Collection: Constructing Nineteenth-Century Religion

Flyer describing Joshua King's and Winter Jade Werner's newly released edited collection: Constructing Nineteenth-Century Religion

Dr. Joshua King (Baylor University) and Dr. Winter Jade Werner (Wheaton College) have released a new edited collection through The Ohio State University Press. Please see the flyer below for more information about Constructing Nineteenth-Century Religion: Literary, Historical, and Religious Studies in Dialogue. 

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Rhyme and Reform Symposium

On October 4-5, 2018, the Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University jointly hosted “Rhyme and Reform” with the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester. This symposium recognized the 175thanniversary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s poem “The Cry of the

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Call for Papers: Christianity and Literature Study Group 2019

See the CFP below from the Christianity and Literature Study Group, holding its Annual Conference at the 2019 Congress in Vancouver, B.C. on June 1-4, 2019. The deadline is November 19th. CLSG CFP

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Professor Clare Simmons: “Christmas Ghosts”

Flyer for Prof. Clare Simmons's talk: "Christmas Ghosts"

Friday, Nov. 16th 3:30-4:30 Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Professor Clare Simmons (Ohio University) will present her talk, “Christmas Ghosts:” Writers of the earlier nineteenth century represented the traditional English Christmas as in decline, yet within a few decades Christmas celebration

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Professor Devoney Looser: “The Making of Jane Austen”

Friday, Nov. 9th 3:30-4:30 Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Dr. Devoney Looser (Foundation Professor of English, Arizona State University) presented her talk, “The Making of Jane Austen:” How did Jane Austen (1775-1817), a moderately successful English novelist in her own lifetime,

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Workshop by Prof. Clare Simmons: “Publishing your First Paper and Submitting for Conferences”

Flyer for the Workshop led by Prof. Clare Simmons

Friday, Sept. 21 3:30-4:30 ABL Seminar Room Workshop led by Professor Clare Simmons, 2018 Three-month Research Fellow at the ABL: “Publishing your First Paper and Submitting for Conferences.”

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Ecology and Religion: Events and Opportunities

Ecology and Religion in 19C Studies Conference Logo

Read below about several events and opportunities coming up regarding ecology and religion in nineteenth-century studies. 1. “Alternative Sources of Power: Victorian Religious Ecologies” Seminar at MVSA 2019, led by Dr. Joshua King. Putting “religion” next to “power” in scholarship

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