category: medieval

3rd Global Conference: Play (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 25-27, 2014 (Undergrad) (proposals by June 17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia's College at Wise
contact email: 
jma6x@uvawise.edu

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVIII
Undergraduate Sessions
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 25-27, 2014

2014 PAMLA Conference (10/31/14-11/2/14, Riverside, CA): CFP May 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2014 PAMLA Conference in sunny Riverside, California will be held from Friday, October 31, 2014 through Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students. Please see Submission and Style Guidelines below.

Mid-Atlantic Popular/= & American Culture Association Conference - November6-8, 2014, Baltimore MD - 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *One Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

CFP Postgraduate English (Deadline Friday 1 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

CFP Essays on Arthurian-Themed Electronic Games (6/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain seeks essay proposals devoted to surveying or studying video and computer games based on and/or inspired by the Arthurian tradition.

Slovo, interdisciplinary journal for Central and Eastern European, Russian, and Eurasian studies. Deadline for abstracts 15 May.

full name / name of organization: 
Slovo, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
contact email: 
slovo@ssees.ucl.ac.uk

SLOVO journal
anthropology - economics - film - geography - history - international studies - linguistics - literature - media - music - politics - sociology

Deadline Extended: Disruptive Time Panel for SLSA October 9-12, Dallas Texas

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

Disruptive Time: Queering the Digital and Potentials in Data
Panel Proposal for Annual Meeting
of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts
Dallas, TX – October 9-12, 2014

„The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature“ (07/01/14; 11/7-11/8/14, Wenham, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregor Thuswaldner and Dan Rus, Gordon College
contact email: 
NECCL@gordon.edu

2014 Northeast Regional Conference of Christianity and Literature

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

November 7-8, 2014

The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/1/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/

UPDATE: Reminder – Cosmographies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Call for Papers deadline Friday 25th April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014. Supported by the British Interplanetary Society.

http://www.cosmographies.co.uk

Keynote Speakers:

PAMLA 2014: Literature and the Other Arts (Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
jsdetar@sbcglobal.net

Proposals for papers are invited on any subject relating to the session theme of literature and the other arts.

Natural Spaces and Phenomena in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through and ecocritical or natural lens.

Special Sessions Proposals Sought for MMLA (due 4/21; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *Two Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art (40th Annual Cleveland Symposium) - Oct. 24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art
The 40th Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 24, 2014
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

International Conference: Language, Literature, and Ecoculture -- 23-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

Language, Literature and Ecoculture
Faculty of Arts, University of Buea, South West Region, Cameroon
23-25 July 2014

Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

15 September 2014--Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by graduate students in the English Department at Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc. We currently seek scholarly papers to include in the publication.

Pop Culture in Context

Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will also feature a section of papers devoted to popular culture and its contexts. Papers submitted to “Pop Culture in Context” should explore the ways in which popular culture circulates within texts, replicates itself through texts, or creates and shapes its own contexts through texts. A “text” may be visual or cultural; it need not be strictly literary. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• Is popular culture primarily subversive or conservative?
• In what ways do the concerns of popular novels, graphic novels, films, music, and television series intersect with those of more canonical literary works?
• How are issues of gender, race, class, and sexuality explored and represented in popular contexts?
• To what degree is an understanding of how popular culture functions becoming an intrinsic part of our studies of anthropology, economics, history, literature, political science, sociology, art, culture, etc.?

“The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future”: Selected Papers

Once again, our Fall/Winter issue will feature selected papers from Southern Connecticut State University’s Annual Graduate Conference. Volume 2, Issue 1 (Fall 2014/Winter 2015) will highlight selected papers from the April 26, 2014, conference, “The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future.”

Book Reviews

We are seeking book reviews of scholarly texts that have been published within the past two years (2012 to present). Reviews should be no more than 1,000 words and should conform to the MLA guidelines listed below.

Submission Guidelines

The submission deadline for our Fall 2014/Winter 2015 issue will be September 15, 2014.

Please send submissions electronically to textincontext.southernct@gmail.com as MS Word email attachments, indicating in the body of the email to which section you are submitting your paper. Our editorial board employs anonymous peer review in its selection process; thus, author name and contact information should appear in a separate file and not in the manuscript itself.

Submissions should be no longer than 2,500 words in length, set in 12pt, Palatino font, double-spaced, with 1” margins, and adhere to 2009 MLA style. All submissions must be the author’s original thought and therefore must include a complete works cited page also in MLA format. Please also include a short abstract and third-person author bio, no more than 150 words each.

If figures, illustrations, and/or video clips accompany the submission, please present them in separate files. The author has sole responsibility for any copyright permissions and fees.

Requirements

Authors must be currently enrolled in a program of graduate study at an accredited university. Submissions must be previously unpublished, but the author retains future publishing rights.

Editorial Board

Chelsea Dodds
Jennifer Garcia
Nicole Lowman
Andrew Phelps
Katie Sutton

UPDATE - panel on "Game of Thrones," DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

PANEL ON "GAME OF THRONES"
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
10/31 - 11/2, 2014
abstracts due May 15

[update] Submission deadline extended to May 15; Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters
Interdisciplinary Summer Conference
Call for Presentations:

"Heroes in Popular Culture": MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Announcing Reconstruction 14.1 The Undead Arcade

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.1 The Undead Arcade
Featuring original artwork by Amanda Lee Stillwell

‘Twice Upon a Time: Magic, Alchemy and the Transubstantiation of the Senses’ 26 – 27 June, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Fine Art Research, School of Art, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design
contact email: 
Grace.Williams@bcu.ac.uk

To sit ‘upon’ time, as in the English tradition of ‘once upon a time’ conjures the illusion of a linear singularity of forward motion.

CPF PAMLA Conference, 2014 Special Session: “That Old Black Magic”: Temporality of Magic

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Recent scholarship in the ‘temporal turn’ has raised fundamental questions in the intersection of time and cultural representations ().

CfP: 2nd International symposium "Days of Justinian I", special thematic strand- Samuel's State and Byzantium, 26-27.09.2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euro-Balkan University and University of Bologna, Ravenna Campus - School of Humanities and Cultural Heritage
contact email: 
contact@euba.edu.mk

CALL FOR PAPERS

2nd INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I”
Skopje 26-27 September, 2014

Organised by
EURO-BALKAN UNIVERSITY, SKOPJE, REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA and

Written Song and Performed Text Conference Panel (Deadline June 17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVIII at UVA-Wise
contact email: 
ysgolheic@gmail.com or schott@erskine.edu

This panel centers on the subject of orality and the written record in the realm of music.

Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Women and Work in Literature - Proposals Due May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Dixon, Ph.D. and Klare Scarborough, Ph.D., La Salle University
contact email: 
dixons@lasalle.edu; scarborough@lasalle.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS—ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

[UPDATE] Sustainability as Preservation and Persistence in the Medieval Period - SAMLA 2014 - Nov 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Scoggins/Georgia State University
contact email: 
vscoggins2@student.gsu.edu

English I (Medieval) Regular Session at 2014 SAMLA Conference (Atlanta)

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