Eighteenth-Century Resources — Professional Resources

This page, edited by Jack Lynch of Rutgers – Newark, is part of the larger collection of Eighteenth-Century Resources on the Net.

Professional Resources: Conferences, Calls for Papers, &c.

General Resources

Calls for Papers on 18th-c. topics
Part of the large archive of Calls for Papers in English literature at Penn.
Internet Mailing Lists
A list of mailing lists devoted to the eighteenth century, including:
Claire's Seventeenth Century (Claire George, Univ. of Durham)
A discussion board for 17th-c. studies and news.
Where to Find The Eighteenth Century [microform] Collection (Roxanne Kent-Drury)
A list of libraries that carry all or part of the microfilm collection.
Eighteenth-Century Reading Room Blog (Graduate Center, CUNY)
A blog and discussion group hosted by the CUNY Graduate Center's 18th-c. community.

Societies

Kevin Berland's site accompanies the C18 list he runs; a fine collection of resources, especially valuable for the Selected Readings.
C18
Fledgling master index to 18th-c. resources, sponsored by ISECS.
The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)
Useful especially for information on the annual meeting.
Regional ASECS affiliates
Information on the various societies, including their publications and activities:
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Société canadienne d'étude du dix-huitième siècle).
Information on the Society and its events.
Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society
Information on the Society and its events, with links.
Louisiana Consortium for Long-Eighteenth-Century Studies
Information on the Consortium, which hopes "to coordinate Louisiana's vast but presently widely dispersed resources" in C18 studies.
NASSR (Waterloo)
The most important professional society for Romantic studies.
A clearinghouse for scholarship on 19th-c. British and American studies. A serious project put together by serious scholars, and deserving of attention.
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies
Based in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA.
Centre for 18th Century Studies (Queen's Univ., Belfast)
Information on the Centre and its events.
Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies (University of York, UK)
Information on the Centre and its activities.
The Warwick Eighteenth-Century Centre
Information on the Centre, its conferences, and its Luxury Project. Also a few useful bibliographies.
The Warburg Institute
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Society of Early Americanists
Information on the Society.
Eighteenth-Century Scottish Studies Society
Information on the Society and its publications.
Werkgroep 18e eeuw
Working Group 18th Century, Netherlands; in Dutch and English.
Aphra Behn Society (Emory)
"The Aphra Behn Society is dedicated to encouraging and advancing research that focuses on issues of gender and/or women's role in the arts of early modern culture, circa 1660-1800." Information on the Society.
18th Century Reading Group (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
A schedule of the local group at Penn. Salve magna parens!

Journals

Journals Devoted to the Eighteenth Century (c18).
An international catalogue of many journals on 18th-c. studies.
History Journals Guide: Eighteenth Century
A more specialized list.
1650-1850: Ideas Aesthetics and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era
Information on the journal edited by Kevin Cope, with a very thorough set of links to related materials.
The Age of Johnson: A Scholarly Annual
Includes tables of contents and subscription and submission information.
Corvey CW3 Journal — Corvey Women Writers on the Web
A refereed Web journal on Romantic-era women writers.
EECB: The Eighteenth Century: A Current Bibliography
Information on the journal.
Eighteenth-Century Life
Information on the journal.
The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation
Information on the journal and indexes to authors and subjects from vol. 20 to the present.
Eighteenth-Century Women
Information on the AMS journal edited by Linda V. Troost.
Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700
Information on the journal.
ASECS Book Reviews Online
Full text of many book reviews.