International Conference on Romanticism
Call for Papers

Scholars working in any area of Romanticism are invited to submit proposals for the 2020 meeting of the International Conference on Romanticism to be hosted by Saint Louis University and held at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis, Missouri. 

While we encourage a broad interpretation of this theme, some possible approaches include the following:

  • Geography and Spatiality

  • Travel and River Studies

  • Romantic Hospitality

  • Transatlantic connections

  • Place and Displacement

  • Refugees and Migrants

  • Nationalism

  • Empire

  • Translation

  • Slavery

  • Sexuality and Gender Fluidity

  • Generic Blendings

  • Confluences of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

  • Representing the Ecology of Waterways

Deadline for presentation abstracts as well as complete panels, roundtables, or other, alternative panel formats:

March 15, 2020

The International Conference on Romanticism was founded in 1991 and aims to further the study of Romanticism across linguistic, national and political disciplines.  For more information, please visit Conference attendees and participants must be members of ICR.  Please visit to become a member or renew your membership.

Send questions and abstracts (approx. 200 words) to , by March 15th, 2020.

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