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Meet the new K-SAA Director of Communications: Dr. Mariam Wassif

Exciting news from the K-SAA Communications Team: we have a new Director of Communications! Mariam Wassif will step into this role following the departure of Anna Mercer in September 2022. The Communications Team at the K-SAA are responsible for the news and notices on the K-SAA Blog, updating the website, posting on social media, circulating K-SAA news on relevant channels, assisting in organising and promoting asso
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Urgent, belated, imperiled, demanding, dangerous, transgressive, transformative, impossible, imperative: A Report on Anti-Racist Pedagogies for 18th- and 19th-Century Studies: A Teach-In

In our “Rethinking Romanticism” series, we ask leading scholars to propose new directions toward building inclusive and anti-racist fields of study. In today’s post, J. Ereck Jarvis  (Northwestern State University) reflects on a May 26th, 2021 anti-racist pedagogies colloquium organized by Kerry Sinanan (UTSA), and featuring speakers Joycelyn Moody (UTSA), Nicole N. Aljoe (Northeastern U) and Cassander L. Smith (U of
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Call for Applications: Communications Fellows for the K-SAA, 2022/23

The K-SAA is inviting applications for three fellowships. The fellowships are: two Communications Fellows and one Keats-Shelley Journal+ Fellow (details below). These fellows will be in post for a period of one year, beginning August 1 2022. To apply: please send an academic CV and personal statement (1 page) explaining why you are best placed to undertake the duties below to ksaacom&
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Romantic Circles/K-SAA Anti-Racist Pedagogies Colloquium Fellowship Call for Fellows

Romantic Circles/K-SAA Anti-Racist Pedagogies Colloquium Fellowship Call for Fellows **Due Date Extended to Friday July 1** RC Pedagogies and K-SAA see the work of discovering, gathering, developing, and elaborating anti-racist pedagogies as essential to the work of scholars and teachers, not to mention to the viability and relevance of the Romantic period more generally. Since systemic racism has long affected not o
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K-SAA Spring Members Meeting and New Board!

This year’s K-SAA Members’ Meeting took place on May 19th, 2022 and welcomed over 40 audience members from around the world over Zoom. K-SAA President Neil Freistat shared organizational news, including the new officers and members of the board of directors, and Dr. Elizabeth Young (Mount Holyoke College) shared her collection of pop culture Frankensteiniana and discussed her book Black Frankenstein: The
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Nineteenth Century Studies Association: Emerging Scholars Award and Article Prize notice

NINETEENTH CENTURY STUDIES ASSOCIATION Award Submission Deadline July 1, 2022. Submissions to the Emerging Scholars Award and the Article Prize are due July 1, 2022. Winners will each receive a cash award of $500 to be presented at the Annual NCSA Conference. 2023 Conference CFP Remaking the Past The Emerging Scholars Award The work of emerging scholars represents the promise and long-term future of interdisciplinary
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#Shelley200: ‘Percy Shelley for Our Times’ events, online and in-person

Via the #Shelley200 team (www.theshelleyconference.com & on Twitter @ShelleyConf2022) ALL WELCOME June 7, 2022 #Shelley200: Shelley for Our Times (Zoom) 20:00 – 21:30 BST Join us for a final special guest edition #Shelley200 online roundtable ahead of the Shelley Conference, 8-9 July 2022. This free roundtable event, to be held on Zoom, offers three speakers writing essays for Percy Shelley for Our Times, a volum
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Romantic Circles/K-SAA Anti-Racist Pedagogies Colloquium Fellowship Call for Fellows

RC Pedagogies and K-SAA see the work of discovering, gathering, developing, and elaborating anti-racist pedagogies as essential to the work of scholars and teachers, not to mention to the viability and relevance of the Romantic period more generally. Since systemic racism has long affected not only what texts are considered canonical, but also how, where, and to whom Romantic-era materials are taught, RC Pedagogies a
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Call for Papers: The Routledge Handbook to Global Literature and Culture in the Romantic Era

Edited by Arif Camoglu, Bakary Diaby, Omar F. Miranda, Gaura Narayan, and Kate Singer How might we re-envision and extend the “Romantic period” through an archive of texts and forms of expression from multiple communities across the planet during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? The Routledge Handbook to Global Literature and Culture in the Romantic Era aims to redefine the contours of the literary and politi
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The Bicentenary of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Death in Italy – 8 July 2022

An online global event presented by the Keats-Shelley House, Rome and the Keats-Shelley Association of America and featuring film director Jane Campion and actor Julian Sands. The event will examine the life, death, and legacy of the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, who drowned off the coast of Italy 200 years ago while sailing from Livorno to Lerici. His ashes were later interred at the Non-Catholic Cemet
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