category: medieval

42nd College English Association Conference: March 31 - April 2, 2011, St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.”

Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu

We invite submissions for participation in a conference hosted by the Department of Childhood Studies of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, USA on Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspec

Medievalist Fantasies of Christendom: The Medieval as a Christian Apologetic in the Inklings (Kalamazoo 2011; 9/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Lowell Grewell
contact email: 
cgrewell@thiel.edu

Papers in this panel will analyze in detail how medieval imagery and literary technique is used as Christian apologetic in the works of the Inklings.

Kalamazoo 2011: Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Serina Patterson
contact email: 
serina.laureen@gmail.com

2011 Kalamazoo CFP: Raising the Dead in the Middle Ages, May 12-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Frank Napolitano
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

This session invites papers that explore the existential and epistemological questions surrounding human mortality, and assurances over the power of death presented in medieval literature, religion, p

Medieval Cougars, Kalamazoo 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Hunt McNabb
contact email: 
chmcnabb@mail.usf.edu

The modern slang term 'cougar' originally had derogatory connotations, mainly connected with the age disparity of the man she was pursuing.

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

"Medieval Cougars" Kalamazoo 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Hunt McNabb
contact email: 
chmcnabb@mail.usf.edu

The modern slang term 'cougar' originally had derogatory connotations, mainly connected with the age disparity of the man she was pursuing.

[UPDATE] Medieval Association of the Midwest CFP Deadline: Aug. 16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Association of the Midwest
contact email: 
mam2010@uiowa.edu

We welcome paper and panel proposals that address any aspect of the Middle Ages.

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Kalamazoo 2011 (5/12-5/15) Gaming Neomedievally: A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (MEMO)
contact email: 
lmayer@washjeff.edu

Gaming Neomedievally: A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session

Kalamazoo (5/12-5/15) Teaching Roundtable: Luring Students Through Neomedievalism

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (MEMO)
contact email: 
lmayer@washjeff.edu

Teaching Round Table: Luring Students through NeoMedievalism: As Gertrude Stein noted, "[w]hat history teaches is, history teaches." Films, digital games and even television are increasingly a templat

Kalamazoo 2011 (5/12-5/15) Fantastic Histories (panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization
contact email: 
lmayer@washjeff.edu

Fantastic Histories: One of the first protests that tends to arise with any new film,

CFP: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation
2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22
Gainesville, FL

Medievalist Fantasies of Christendom: The Use of the Medieval as a Christian Apologetic (9/20; Kalamazoo 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cory Lowell Grewell
contact email: 
cgrewell@thiel.edu

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2011)

Rhetoric of Prayer in Medieval Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Wade / University of Oregon
contact email: 
ewade@uoregon.edu

Call for papers, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, 5/12 – 5/11.
Panel Title: "Rhetoric of Prayer in Medieval Poetry"

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

Call for scholarly articles on Ukrainian literature, culture, and international affairs.

full name / name of organization: 
The Ukrainian Quarterly. A Journal of Ukrainian and International Affairs.
contact email: 
UQ.editor@yahoo.com

The Ukrainian Quarterly invites scholarly articles on Ukrainian history, literature, politics, sociology, culture, linguistics and international affairs related to Ukraine.

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

[UPDATE] Kalamazoo, 2011--"Materiality of Performance in Early Drama: Objects, Props, Costumes, Bodies, Space, and More"

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama, Western Michigan University
contact email: 
eve.salisbury@wmich.edu

Kalamazoo, 2011--special session "Materiality of Performance in Early Drama: Objects, Props, Costumes, Bodies, Space, and More"
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[UPDATE] KALAMAZOO, May 12-15, 2011, Brainstorming Early Drama: Cognitive Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama, Western Michigan University
contact email: 
anthony.ellis@wmich.edu

Call for papers, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011.

Panel Title: "Brainstorming Early Drama: Cognitive Approaches"

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

Gender and the Dynamics of Marriage in Medieval English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Killingsworth / University of Oregon
contact email: 
debbiek@uoregon.edu

Call for papers, International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, 5/12 – 5/11.
Panel Title: “Gender and the Dynamics of Marriage in Medieval English Literature”

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

This is a two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate symposium that will explore the relationships between feminism and teaching.

Kalamazoo 2011: Denis Sauvage and Sixteenth-Century Medievalisms

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Emerson and Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2011)

“Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition I: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts” 46th International Congress on Medieval Stud

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman and Dana M. Symons
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; symonsdm@buffalostate.edu

CFP: “Teaching the Robin Hood Tradition I: Robin Hood in Literary and Historical Texts”

[UPDATE] Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film (Oct 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Critical Explorations of the Sword and Sandal Film – Call for Papers

Teaching off the Grid: Non-Canonical Texts in the Classroom (9/15; Kalamazoo 2011)

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Special Session, 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2011)
contact email: 
smith2nb@cmich.edu

The “canon wars” of the 1980s and 90s may seem a distant memory, yet literary canonicity continues to be a vexed and embattled concept.

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

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Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

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The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
conferences@iafor.org

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

[UPDATE] 2010 MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

UPDATED MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare at Kalamazoo
contact email: 
kstavreva@cornellcollege.edu

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo is sponsoring two sessions at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, which will be held at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011; website

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