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The International Milton Symposium (13th International Milton Symposium)

Organization: CRRS and Department of English, University of Toronto
Event: 13th International Milton Symposium
Categories: Comparative
Event Date: 2023-07-10 to 2023-07-14 Abstract Due: 2022-07-01

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The International Milton Symposium welcomes scholars from across the world for five days of  convivial discussion and debate. The Program Committee invites proposals for 20 minute papers on all aspects of Milton studies, from established approaches to new and emerging ones. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Atlantic, Pacific, and Global Milton

Milton in the Americas, Milton in Canada

Comparative epic, classical reception

Rhetoric, language, translingualism

Lyric, music, voice

Genre, form, adaptation

Illustration, graphic narrative, film

Cultures of reading: print, manuscript, DH

Romance, utopia, science fiction

Milton’s schoolrooms

Divorce, toleration, censorship

Chastity, marriage, polygamy

Gender, sexuality, asexuality, queerness

Theology, heresy, orthodoxy

Political theology; law and literature

Sovereignty, kingship, tyranny

Colony, empire, archipelago

Church, corporation, nation

Disability, blindness, plague

Monism, dualism, vitalism, mechanism

Animal, human, angel, deity

Ecology, environment, infrastructure

Anthropology, ethnography, indigeneity

Service, servitude, slavery, race

Milton’s Shakespeare

Milton and Cavendish

Milton and Spenser

Milton and Hobbes

Milton and . . .

Milton studies now

Click here to submit a proposal (500 words maximum) on or before July 1, 2022.
Inquiries can be emailed to MiltonSymposium13@gmail.com



John Rogers