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Lives and types of life, 1660-1820 / Issues and Supplies of Life, 1660-1820. Annual assembly of the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Research (Montreal)

Annual assembly of the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Research

“Lives and Types of Life, 1660-1820 / Issues and Supplies of Life, 1660-1820”

Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 18-21, 2023

Co-organizers: Marcie Frank (Concordia College), Heather Meek (College of Montreal), Sandrine Roux (College of Quebec in Montreal)
E mail | e mail: csecs2023@concordia.ca

The convention might be held on the Heart Sheraton Montreal, 1201 René-Lévesque Boulevard W, Montreal (QC) H3B 2L7 Canada. Pictures and extra details about the lodge and its providers might be discovered right here: https://www.marriott.fr/resorts/journey/yulsi-le-centre-sheraton-montreal-hotel/

The theme of the congress is “Lives and Types of Life, 1660-1820 | Issues and Supplies of Life, 1660-1820”. We invite you to submit proposals for panels or papers relating each to the overall theme of the congress and to some other topic referring to the lengthy eighteenth century. For extra particulars, see our Name for Papers.

Plenary lectures:

Ramesh Mallipeddi (College of British Columbia, Division of Language and Literatures) https://english.ubc.ca/profile/ramesh-mallipeddi/
Joanna Stalnaker (Columbia College, Division of French) https://french.columbia.edu/content material/joanna-stalnaker

Cultural actions: Full particulars might be supplied upon registration for the Congress in Spring 2023.

Name for papers:

“Lives and Types of Life, 1660-1820 / Issues and Supplies of Life, 1660-1820”

At a time when our understanding of local weather, political, id and communication points is present process main upheavals, what sources can eighteenth-century conceptions of bios and existence supply us?

How was life conceived, studied, lived and represented through the lengthy eighteenth century? Which had been the lives that mattered, and which lives or types of life had been as a substitute discredited? How had been lives protected, analysed, theorized or immortalized? What has been the influence of the invention or invention of recent supplies on questions referring to life? And the way are these discoveries or innovations associated to the very conceptualization of life? How had been the lives and ideas of the lengthy eighteenth century formed by materialism as a philosophical program and, conversely, what was their contribution to this program?

The SCEDHS congress is open to researchers from all disciplines. We invite you to submit proposals for panels or papers (in French or in English) relating each to the overall theme of the congress and to some other topic referring to the lengthy eighteenth century.

With out this record being unique, proposals for panels or communications could embody the next themes:

– life tales, biography, autobiography, life and posterity of fictions

– incapacity, struggling and sickness, epidemics, pathologies

– delivery and dying, grief and bereavement

– technology, copy, fertility, sexuality

– the setting, the pure world, the local weather

– apocalypse, dystopia and utopia

– non-human life, crops, animals, earth, ocean, cosmos

– synthetic life kinds

– the connection between physique and thoughts, dualism, materialism, mechanism, vitalism, humor principle

– the completely satisfied life, the situations of happiness

– girls’s lives, marriage, girls’s work

– enslavement, colonialism, eurocentrism, ethnocentrism, xenophobia, orientalism

– working life, work-life stability, toil, poverty, starvation

– tutorial life, research, pedagogy

– human rights, girls’s rights, (non-) respect for the life and physique of others

– queer lives

– the lifetime of the artists, the supplies and topics of artwork

The deadline for submission of panels is February 15, 2023.

The deadline for submission of particular person communications is March 15, 2023.

All congress individuals should have paid their SCEDHS membership charges.

Particular person proposals ought to comprise the title of the paper, a 150-word summary, and a short biographical word indicating the title, e mail deal with, tutorial standing, and institutional affiliation of the presenter.

Panel proposals ought to comprise the title and a 150-word abstract of each the panel and the papers, and a short biographical word indicating the title, e mail deal with, tutorial standing, and institutional affiliation of every presenter. (usually three in quantity) and their sponsors (if relevant).

Please ship your proposals to the next e mail deal with: csecs2023@concordia.ca

Congress individuals will have the ability to current their paper in French or in English and might be invited to submit an article to Lumen, the SCEDHS journal, for publication.

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