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[Seminar] Legacy and the Androgynous Mind: Reading Woolf and the Romantics

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
NeMLA 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

“One must turn back to Shakespeare then, for Shakespeare was androgynous; and so were Keats and Sterne and Cowper and Lamb and Coleridge[…] Some collaboration has to take place in the mind between the woman and the man before the art of creation can be accomplished. Some marriage of opposites has to be consummated” (Woolf, A Room of One’s Own).

 

A Century without Chaucer (Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Lydgate Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

The shadow of Geoffrey Chaucer loomed large over the century after his death.  Later poets such as John Lydgate used words coined by him, explicitly referenced Chaucer’s mastery of poetry, and mentioned their relationship with him in the development of their poetic personae and the writing of their poetic works.  These connections, in turn, have left a tradition of scholarship that takes such conceits at face value and maligns the poetry of the fifteenth century for allegedly not being the equal of Chaucer’s.

Lydgate and Literary Technologies - A Roundtable (Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Lydgate Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Whether it is tweeting Lydgate’s Fall of Princes, making witnesses of his poems both in and out of the codex available to scholars worldwide, or engaging in digital prosopography, the “Digital Turn” in recent literary scholarship provides heretofore unavailable opportunities for engagement with the poetry of John Lydgate.  However, this is not the first time the introduction of new technology has effected reception, understanding, and interpretation of the poet.  The shift from manuscript to print spread Lydgate’s poems in numbers that were not possible before, while modern editorial practices developed during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have created a set of “standard” editions of the poet’s works, for good and ill.

 

Material Lydgate (Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Lydgate Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Medieval studies has made serious inroads into inquiries surrounding the relationship between objects and environments, between objects and their spiritual power, as well as between descriptions of objects and their literal presence. These issues also pertain to Lydgate studies, as his relationship with matter is complex. As Lisa H.

[UPDATED] 21st Century Englishes Conference CFP

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Bowling Green State University, Dept. of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 19, 2016

The 21st Century Englishes Conference Planning Committee is happy to announce we have extended our Call for Papers submission deadline to Friday, August 19, 2016. There is still time to submit a proposal for this year’s conference. Please send proposals and questions to bgsucon@gmail.com.

Call for Papers

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

"& ev’n wrongs / Sharpen their Muse": Misreadings, Miswritings, and Mis-takings

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

 

Turning to the artistically fruitful “wrong” of unrequited love as imagined by George Herbert, Seamus Heaney redresses the utter capriciousness of the art: “I want to profess the surprise of poetry as well as its reliability; I want to celebrate its given, unforeseeable thereness, the way it enters our field of vision and animates our physical and intelligent being….” Poets and writers, artists and musicians have all celebrated the error as evoking the unforeseen possibilities of their craft. (One might be reminded of Elizabeth Bishop’s “Man-Moth.”) Why ought the reader be excluded from the joy, the new knowledges, and the potential political subversiveness of the mistaken reading?

 

REVISED: Permanent Ephemera (Deadline 8/5)

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:50am
PAMLA (November 11-13)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

Throughout the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, and into the 21st, the traveller has been asked to possess an ever-increasing accumulation of documents, manifesting from newly implemented juridical requirements and new technologies of communication and replication. This collection includes tickets, itineraries, packing lists, passports and visas, letters of introduction, bank transfers, and the telegrams received or sent home. 

George Orwell Today

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:49am
Firas A J Al-Jubouri/ American University of Sharjah
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 8, 2016

This is a CFP on George Orwell, preferably on his dystopian themes and/or writing style. I am editing a collection of critical essays to be proposed for Routledge publishing. The book will be divided into chapters and the project requires at least 7 different contributors.

All in the Family: Incest, Media, and the Erotic

updated: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 10:48am
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 5, 2016

A graduate student conference presented by the University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization

September 30, 2016 – October 1, 2016

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED TO AUGUST 5, 2016!

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Karen Beckman, Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Endowed Professor in Film Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Department of History of Art.

In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising:Women and the Rising

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:28pm
Dr. Elizabeth Brewer Redwine/Seton Hall University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

CFP: Women and the Rising

Elizabeth Redwine, PhD

Elizabeth.Redwine@shu.edu

Seton Hall University

English Department

 

Call for Papers: Women and the Rising (Chair, Elizabeth Brewer Redwine, Department of English)

We are seeking papers for a panel entitled “Women and the Rising” as part of a conference, In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising: Art, Articulation, and Inspiration, at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ on October 21st, 2016. 

In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising: Re-Telling the Rising

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:27pm
Alan Delozier/ Seton Hall University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

 

“In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising: Art, Articulation, & Inspiration - A Conference in Honor of the Easter Rising Centenary”

“Re-Telling the Rising: History & Research”

Call for Papers

October 21st 2016

Seton Hall University - South Orange, New Jersey

This conference will look at the theatre, art, philosophy, theology, and history of the Easter Rising and its centennial observance as well as the post-rebellion period from a liberal arts perspective. We are seeking papers on the historical and research-oriented aspects of the Easter Rising in particular.      

Please sent an abstract of 500 words or less and your CV for consideration.

Building a Nation: The Effects of Irish Nationalism on Traditional Dance, Music, and Lyric Poetry

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 12:26pm
The 1916 Easter Rising: Art, Articulation, Inspiration
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising: Art, Articulation, Inspiration  

A one-day conference on Friday, October 21, 2016, at Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ 

 

 

Building a Nation: the Effects of Irish Nationalism on Traditional Dance, Music, and Lyric Poetry 

Chair: Marta Deyrup 

Call for Papers 

Visualizing Carceral Conditions (SCMS, Chicago IL, March 22-26 2017)

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:25am
Chris Barnes / Syracuse University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2016

The cultural criminologist Michelle Brown calls for a greater consideration of the various kinds of spaces of enclosure and exclusion experienced by vast portions of the global population. While debates over the United States’ domestic policies of mass incarceration and its policies of imprisonment under the War on Terror may readily come to mind, Brown encourages us to consider how other sites such as refugee camps, migrant detention centers, and black sites blur the boundaries and push the limits of  how we think about incarceration.

Religious Education between Radicalism and Tolerance

updated: 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 10:15am
University of Vienna/University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2016

The University of Vienna, Faculty of Islamic Education, in cooperation with the University of Bucharest, is organizing the international conference “Religious Education between Radicalism and Tolerance” in Bucharest from the 21st to the 23rd of October 2016.

We are soliciting abstracts for conference papers, which will ultimately be published as chapters in an edited volume.

The papers should connect the topic ‘religious education’ with at least two of the following aspects:

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