category: classical studies

[CfP] On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu / Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com / planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature, music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema.

CFP: Southwest English Symposium February 20th, 2016 (Abstracts due October 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Bogost

Women and Democracy: From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century (August 15, 2015 - March 24-25, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

Women and Democracy:
From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century

International Conference at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
March 24-25, 2016

The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Russ and Gregor Thuswaldner
contact email: 
dkruss47@gmail.com, gregor.thuswaldner@gordon.edu

Call for Submissions: The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature

Women's Arts of the Body (Panel at BABEL 2015 Meeting, Toronto, 9-11 October 2015); Deadline June 15, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
BABEL Working Group
contact email: 
irinaalexandradumitrescu@gmail.com

Women’s Arts of the Body
Organizer: Irina Dumitrescu (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov. 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

[REMINDER] Power and the Mediterranean, deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan
contact email: 
shoshan@umich.edu

The conference "Power and the Mediterranean" will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

Reminder-Order and Disorder Symposium-September 20th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
contact email: 
order.disorder15@yahoo.fr

Full title: Order and Disorder Symposium
Date: 6-Nov - 7-Nov 2015
Location: ISSH of Jendouba, Université de Jendouba, Jendouba, Tunisie
Contact person: Sihem Arfaoui

[UPDATE] Negotiating Space for (Dis)ability in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media - 25-27 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.conference@gmail.com

Due to several requests we have decided to extend the deadline for submissions until Monday, 15 June 2015.

[UPDATE] Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

The New and the Novel in the 19th Century/New Directions in 19th-Century Studies April 13-16, Lincoln, Nebraska

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
bmberg@usi.edu

We invite papers and panels that investigate any aspect of the new and the novel in the long 19th century, including forms and genres (song cycles, photography, “loose baggy monsters”), fashions a

Call For Papers in Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Horizons Above and Beyond
contact email: 
tharunkurianalex@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPER
Horizon: Above and Beyond- Perspectives in Literature
Contact detail: Tharun Kurian Alex (Translation Studies, SSUS Kalady)
Contact email: tharukurianalex@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date extended to June 19 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

SAMLA Special Session: Transforming Text and Images in Ovid's Metamorphoses

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mlearner@live.unc.edu

This panel will discuss representations of vignettes from Ovid's Metamorphoses, focusing on illustrated editions, graphic literary representations, and other visuals.

Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies One-Day Conference
12 March 2016
Durham University, UK

Keynote Address: Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Canada)

Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE] "Queer Poetics" at PAMLA 2015 11/6-8 in Portland, Due 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Sullivan, UC Riverside
contact email: 
rsull001@ucr.edu

Deadline Extended to 6/10

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Improvisation in Professional Practice, Columbia University --Deadline: August 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Improvisation In Professional Practice, Columbia University, Teachers College
contact email: 
at532@tc.columbia.edu

Deadline extended: August 20, 2015

Call for Submissions: Renascence

full name / name of organization: 
Renascence
contact email: 
renascence@marquette.edu

Renascence, a peer-reviewed critical and scholarly journal, is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity.

CFP ASTR 2015 Portland, November 5-8: Reclaiming the "F" Word: Historical and Contemporary Performance as Theatrical Activism

full name / name of organization: 
ASTR
contact email: 
feministastr2015@gmail.com

Reclaiming the “F” Word: Historical and Contemporary Feminist Performance as Theatrical Activism

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

This is a symposium about –alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

Reminder: Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts May 29th]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

LITCRI '15 / IV. Literary Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
DAKAM
contact email: 
info@litcriconference.org

LIT CRI '15 Call for Papers: MEMORY AND LITERATURE

[UPDATE] Session on "Food, Feasting and the Flesh: Between Conflict and Communion": Leeds IMC 2016, 4-7 July

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
yashihliu@ntu.edu.tw

This sponsored session by the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the 2016 International Medieval Congress at Leeds (4-7 July) welcomes proposals that consider the var

Leeds IMC 2016, 4-6 July: Session on "Food, Feasting and the Flesh: Between Conflict and Communion"

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
yashihliu@ntu.edu.tw

This session welcomes proposals that consider the various ways in which writers have explored the paradoxical notions engendered in the consumption of food in social and religious contexts in the Midd

[Update] SCLA: "Positions" October 15-17, 2015,

full name / name of organization: 
SCLA
contact email: 
scla2015@mcneese.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 10

SLCA: "Positions" October 15-17, 2015 (New Orleans)
full name / name of organization:
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts (SCLA)
contact email:

Alchemy in Harry Potter

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Mamary and Christine Myers/Monmouth College
contact email: 
alchemy@monmouthcollege.edu

Call for papers for a multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary collection of essays on alchemy in the Harry Potter novels.

MLA Options for Teaching Volume on Teaching Space, Place, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Essay proposals are invited for Teaching Space, Place, and Literature, a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series to be edited by Robert T. Tally, Jr.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and Utopia RSA 2016 (Boston 3 Mar-2 Apr) Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
delilah.brataas@hist.no

Panel for the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016.

Poverty in Literature, Arts and the Media

full name / name of organization: 
Inter Artes - Dipartimento di Lettere e Filosofia - Università di Cassino
contact email: 
lab.interartes@gmail.com

The poor in literature, arts and in the media:
Artistic and social representations of poverty

CFP - From Margin to Center: Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism

full name / name of organization: 
DIVAS - Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

The 4th Annual DIVAS Conference: From Margin to Center: 
Telling our Stories as a Form of Activism 
September 12, 2015 
 

Image Matter: Art and Materiality (Manchester 6 November 2015, CfP: 1 August)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
ImageMatterAAH@gmail.com

Image Matter: Art and Materiality
AAH New Voices Conference
MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University
6 November 2015

Keynote: Professor Carol Mavor (University of Manchester)

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory [Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
[http://theapollonian.in]
Vol. 2, Issue 2

Reading the Queer in Literature, Film, Culture and Theory
[Journal Issue & Ed. Vol.]

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume) [Deadline 15 Aug. 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee & Saikat Guha (University of North Bengal, India)
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

Philosophy and Poetry (Edited Volume)

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