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NeMLA 2017 The Godly and the Grotesque: The Monstrous Body in Antiquity and Beyond

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:21am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

In the modern era, the word “monster” has taken on a negative implication, frequently referring to an entity that is fearsome or even harmful. The term has its origins in the Latin monstrum, which meant demonstration or divine sign, and the Greek word teras, which may be translated as strange, wonderful, or marvelous and can signify any entity composed of multiple parts. The “monstrous” figures prominently in descriptions of hybrid creatures originating in Greco-Roman mythology, but these images were often deployed in order to render philosophical, religious, and political ideas.

The Gift in Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:50pm
Nandini Ramesh Sankar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

 

Family Models in the Ancient World: (Inter)Generational & Gender Relations

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:47pm
10th Annual International Conference on Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 7, 2016

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes A Panel on Family Models: (Inter)Generational and Gender Relations in the Ancient World, 5-8 June 2017, Athens, Greece  as part of the 10th Annual International Conference on Literature sponsored by the Athens Journal of  Philology.

CFP: Degradation, Loss, Recovery & Fragmentation (RBS-Mellon Conference, Philadelphia, October 2017)

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 2:26pm
Jane Raisch/ University of California - Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Call for Proposals - Please Circulate Widely

 

"Degradation, Loss, Recovery & Fragmentation"

Session Organizer: Jane Raisch (University of California, Berkeley)

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3:45–5:15pm

Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference

12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

 

Vitae auctorum: The Medieval Lives of Classical Authors (ICMS Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:39pm
Societas Ovidiana
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Societas Ovidiana welcomes proposals for the following session to be held at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan from May 11-14, 2017:

 

CFP: Vitae auctorum: The Medieval Lives of Classical Authors

 

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