Call for Papers: Black Studies & Romanticism Virtual Conference (selected contributions to be published in RoN)

CFP Black Studies & Romanticism Virtual Conference  Sponsored by the Mount Holyoke English Department & the Critical Social Thought Program June 24-25, 2020  Hortense Spillers suggests that a new “grammar” for thinking and instigating Black liberation from white history is necessary. With this conference we offer a platform, one virtual but intimate, for people interested […] Read more

Call for Contributions – India and Britain: Romantic-era Interactions

In light of recent reckonings with colonialism and its legacies, Romanticism on the Net is soliciting papers, of 6,000-12,000 words, for a Fall 2021 special cluster, India and Britain: Romantic-era Interactions. Successful submissions will join a conversation already underway, as represented by a set of papers written by scholars at Indian universities. Submission deadline: April […] Read more

Issue #72-73 (Spring-Fall 2019) complete

Issue #72-73 is now complete, with articles by Terence H. W. Shih and John H. Baker, with a special cluster on John Clare (with articles by David Collings, Karen Swann, and Elizabeth Effinger). It also contains the latest Digital Review by Ian Haywood on the British Museum’s Online Collection of Political and Personal Caricatures. Read more

CFP “Romanticism, Interrupted” (Spring-Fall 2020)

Romantic Studies cannot, and should not, go on as before. Along with the cessation of face-to-face instruction, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen the cancellation of conferences and disruption of the usual paths to publication. Anti-racist demonstrations in America and around the world sparked by the killing of George Floyd have also interrupted “business as usual” […] Read more


The editors of Romanticism on Net are proud to report that the journal was awarded another 3-year grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada in the 2019-2022 competition of the program “Aids for Scholarly Journal”. Read more

Open issue #71 now live (on rolling release until spring 2019)

The latest issue of the journal is now available. Issue #71 is an open issue with articles appearing on a rolling release as they become available, between Fall 2018 and Spring 2019. So far, it contains Rayna Rosenova’s article “Sensibility, Melancholia, and Subjectivity in Mary Robinson’s Sappho and Phaon“, Chris Foss’ article “Ann Yearsley, Earl Goodwin, and […] Read more

New website on the Openum platform

After nearly a decade on a WordPress site, Romanticism on the Net is now being hosted on the Openum platform (“The platform spreading Academia in the Digital World”), funded by SSHRC and the Chaire L.R. Wilson at the Université de Montréal. The Openum platform “is a software built upon a WordPress core to power an open-access online […] Read more

New issue on Robert Southey

A new special issue of RoN on Robert Southey, guest-edited by Tim Fulford and Matthew Sangster, is now available. It contains articles by Ian Packer, Jonatan Gonzalez, Tom Duggett, Joseph DeFalco Lamperez, Adam Colman, Matthew C. Jones, Joanna E. Taylor, and Matthew Sangster. Read more