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ICMS Kalamazoo 2018: Nonhuman Forms of Thought

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:45pm
Program in Medieval Studies, Rutgers University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

 

Nonhuman Forms of Thought (Sponsored Paper Session)

 

53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan

 

May 10-13, 2018

 

 

 

 

"Something Sexy: Gender, Sexuality, and Reproduction"

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:44pm
The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association of the Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Call for Papers

 

The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association of the Ohio State University Annual Conference

 

Special Colloquium Topic: "Something Sexy: Gender, Sexuality, and Reproduction"

 

Date: Saturday, 28 October 2017

 

Abstracts due: 1 October 2017

 

PCA 2018, Indianapolis, Medievalism in Popular Culture area - proposals due 10/1/17

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:42pm
PCA/ACA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

PCA/ACA 2018 National Conference

March 28th – 31st, 2018 – Indianapolis, Indiana

 

The Medievalism in Popular Culture Area (including Anglo-Saxon, Robin Hood, Arthurian, Norse, and other materials connected to medieval studies) accepts papers on all topics that explore either popular culture during the Middle Ages or transcribe some aspect of the Middle Ages into the popular culture of later periods.  These representations can occur in any genre, including film, television, novels, graphic novels, gaming, advertising, art, etc.   For this year’s conference, I would like to encourage submissions on some of the following topics:

 

Writing the human/animal continuum in the Middle Ages (Kalamazoo 2018)

updated: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:42pm
Antonella Sciancalepore (CEMR, UCLouvain)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

The distance between human and non-human across medieval culture could be populated by a plethora of hybrid beings whose identity lingered between the two categories, creating a space of indeterminacy, of life in-between species. Humanoid monsters with animal features, or animals with disturbing resemblances to humans, traced a constellation of possibilities of life in the continuum. Wherever these monsters appeared in art, literature and science, the possibility for the human body to merge with the animal brought along reflections concerning ethnic identity, cultural norms, relation with the environment, social and political order.

“Creative Pedagogies: Approaches to the Commonplace Book”

updated: 
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:42pm
Sarah E Parker/International Congress on Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Apologies for cross posting:

 Call for session proposals for the International Congress on Medieval Studies, 10-13 May 2018 in Kalamazoo, MI.

Title: “Creative Pedagogies: Approaches to the Commonplace Book”

Format: Roundtable Discussion (10 minute presentations with time for discussion)

Contact Person and Organizer: Sarah E. Parker (Jacksonville University; sparker6@ju.edu)

Devoted to the Body: Devotional Practices and Performances in Feminine Spirituality (Session at IMC Leeds 2018)

updated: 
Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 11:42pm
Godeline Perk and Lieke Smits, Leiden University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 18, 2017

 

Bodily practices played an important role in medieval devotion, some particularly associated with female believers. One need only think of how devout women kissed manuscripts and rosaries, Beguines performed series of prostrations and genuflections, and nuns constructed own meditational processions through their convents. Some mystics are represented as engaging in more extreme bodily performances. For instance, according to her vita, thirteenth-century beguine Elizabeth of Spalbeek imitated Christ’s Passion in public, resulting in stigmata erupting on her body.    

Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:18pm
Irmengard Rauch
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Berkeley Germanic Linguistics Roundtable

Friday/Saturday, April 6-7 2018

The Faculty Club

University of California, Berkeley

 

Invited Speakers:

Tonya Dewey-Findell, University of Nottingham

Angelika Lutz, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

John McWhorter, Columbia University

Theo Vennemann, University of Munich

 

Scholars (faculty and students) interested in Germanic Linguistics, its near and/or distant related languages, diverse approaches, synchrony and/or diachrony, historical and/or contemporary language are invited to submit a one-page abstract of a twenty minute paper by January 31, 2018  to the conference organizer:

Working Mothers Medieval/Modern (A Roundtable)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

CFP: Working Mothers Medieval/Modern (A Roundtable)

Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship (SMFS) Sponsored Session

53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2018

Vernacular Devotional Cultures Sessions - 10-13 May 2018 - 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo

updated: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 2:18pm
Vernacular Devotional Cultures Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

The Vernacular Devotional Cultures Group is organizing the following four special sessions at the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo in May 2018. Please see below for full call details.

Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words and a completed Participant Information Form to the organizers of your selected session by 15 September 2017. Electronic submissions are preferred.

1. Mysticism and Literacy in the Devotio Moderna

Organizer: Barbara Zimbalist, University of Texas at El Paso

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