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ECR Events and Updates April 2022

Here at the K-SAA, we enjoy networking and building a scholarly community. If you have any events or opportunities taking place that focus on the Romantic period (whether taking place in the USA, internationally, or online), please do let us know by emailing ksaacomm@gmail.com, and we can post details on the blog!  NASSR BARS Paper Prizes NASSR/BARS 2022 G
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Call for Applications: K-SAA Director of Operations

The Keats-Shelley Association of America seeks a Director of Operations who would help with the organization and remand of Association business. Tasks might include: charge of the K-SAA calendar of meetings, events, projects and reports, communication and collaboration with Board members and officers, running of membership initiatives, the writing of yearly initiatives (e.g., newsletters and other public outreach), a
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2022 Virtual K-SAA Annual Members Meeting and Frankensteiniana talk

  Please join us on Thursday, May 19, from 4:30-5:30pm EST for the K-SAA Annual Members meeting, held online via Zoom. Including reports from the K-SAA Board, and, as we are delighted to announce, a talk followed by a Q&A… “A Tour through Elizabeth Young’s collection of Pop Culture Frankensteiniana” Elizabeth Young is Professor and Chair of English at Mount Holyoke College and the author of
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Keats-Shelley Prize 2022

Keats-Shelley Prize 2022 (Keats-Shelley Memorial Association)   Two Writing Competitions open to all: Poems and Essays. Total Prizes over £5000. Winning entries will be published in the Keats-Shelley Review. Prize Chair is the award-winning poet and biographer Fiona Sampson. Prize Deadline: 6th May 2022. ·      Watch 2022’s Prize trailer: https://bit.ly/KSP2022Trailer 2022’s Poetry Prize theme is ‘ELEGY’. This c
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K-SAA Interviews: Amanda Blake Davis for #Shelley200

Percy Bysshe Shelley died two hundred years ago this year, on 8th July 1822. Following on from the series of excellent events marking the death of John Keats in 2021, it seems only right that Shelley’s bicentennial is also celebrated in style. A group of innovative Shelley scholars have therefore put together a series of national and international events both online and in person to mark this momentous year. K-
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UCU Strike Action and the Digital Picket Line

Over the past month, the K-SAA Communications Team have paused their Blog and social media outputs in solidarity with striking colleagues in the United Kingdom. Today marks the start of another five-day walk out over cuts to pensions and deteriorating pay and conditions. Read more about the strikes this week here and in general, here (via University and College Union). UCU general secretary Dr Jo Grady said: ‘V
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Frankenstein and STEAM – Essays for Charles E. Robinson

  Edited by Robin Hammerman Contributions by Susan J. Wolfson, Mark A. McCutcheon, Lisa Crafton, Siobhan Watters, Lisbeth Chapin, L. Adam Mekler, Brian Bates, Robin Hammerman Charles E. Robinson, Professor Emeritus of English at The University of Delaware, definitively transformed study of the novel Frankenstein with his foundational volume The Frankenstein Notebooks and, in nineteenth century studies more broad
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Bio/Bibliographical Research Opportunity

BIO/BIBLIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY The online Jackson Bibliography of Romantic Poetry (jacksonbibliography.library.utoronto.ca aka BRP) is now inviting users to submit biographical headnotes of up to 400 words for authors who do not already have them. Applicants will be sent detailed guidelines for the content and style of their entries and in return for suitable copy will receive peer review, copy-editing, pro
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New Book Series: Race in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture (OUP)

Race in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture An Oxford University Press Book Series Edited by Patricia A. Matthew and Manu Samriti Chander
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K-SAA Annual Awards Celebration for 2021 Report

Saturday 8th January saw the Annual Awards Celebration of the Keats-Shelley Association of America take place on Zoom. The turnout was excellent, with friends and colleagues joining us from all around the world – special thanks to those of you who came to the awards even though it was very late at night in your time zones! Please see below for a recording of the event, and for a brief report of the Celebration.
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