American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is an interdisciplinary group dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all aspects of the period . . . from the later seventeenth through the early nineteenth century.

Established in 1969, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies advances study and research in the history of a time that has profoundly influenced our world. ASECS is a pioneer in interdisciplinary investigation, and it therefore welcomes as members those working in all areas of scholarly inquiry pertinent to eighteenth-century studies.

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Call for Proposals - ASECS 2019 - 50th Anniversary Meeting - Denver, CO

The 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies is less than a year away! ASECS will hold its anniversary meeting in Denver, Colorado, 21-23 March 2019. We hope to see you there.

Proposals for panels, roundtables and other sessions at the 2019 Meeting are now invited. The deadline for submission is 15 May 2018. The online form for proposing sessions may be accessed here: ASECS 2019 Call for Proposals.

In addition to welcoming session proposals on all aspects of eighteenth-century studies, the Executive Board encourages members to propose panels connected to the 50th Anniversary of the Society—for example, reflecting on the history of the organization, debating its future, or examining the state of eighteenth-century studies within academia or in specific disciplines.

If you have any questions, please contact the ASECS Business Office at

2018 ASECS Annual Meeting, Orlando FL

March 22-25, 2018



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