category: medieval

Medieval Quest Narratives (9/15; Kalamazoo, 5/12-5/15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2011)
contact email: 
rstretter@providence.edu

Kalamazoo 2011 Special Session

Panel Title: Medieval Quest Narratives

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

Capturing a Changing Society: Chaucer vs. Langland

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen DeMarco South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

To apply the SAMLA 2010 convention theme of “The Interplay of Text and Image” to fourteenth-century England, a panel will look at the visualization of vice and virtue in the works of Chaucer and L

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

Ludi Civitatis: the Church, the Court, and the Citizens

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

‘Civilization arises and unfolds in and as play’ (Johan Huizinga, Homo Ludens).

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference in Early Cultures, "INTERIORITY"

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California Irvine
contact email: 
earlycultures2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: “INTERIORITY IN EARLY CULTURES”

The Law in Early Middle English Literature (9/15; Kalamazoo 5/12-5/15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Lawman's Brut Society and the Early Middle English Society
contact email: 
kjt9t@uvawise.edu

The International Lawman’s Brut Society and the Early Middle English Society invite proposals for 20-minute papers on "The Law in Early Middle English Literature" for the next International Medieval

Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

[UPDATE] Chapters for Book on American Festivals and Faires

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, Editor
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

Festivals and Faires:
American Culture, Sub-Culture, and Counter-Culture

Sleep: Aspects and Approaches. Oxford 12-13 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Rob Avis, Sarah Baccianti, Brian FitzGerald)
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

This conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students. It is intended that a volume of proceedings comprising selected papers will appear in the Medium Ævum Monographs Series.

NEMLA 2011: “My dwelling place among you”: Faith and Landscape in the Middle Ages. (deadline 9/30/10; NEMLA 4/7/11-4/10/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association. New Brunswick, New Jersey, April 7-10, 2011
contact email: 
mullalee@lemoyne.edu

This panel seeks papers addressing the following questions: To what extent does cosmology inform representations of place?

New Formalism, Neo-Formalism, and the Reassessment of Form, Tropes, and Genre (10/21-22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University
contact email: 
Sandro.Jung@UGent.be

New Formalism, Neo-Formalism, and the Reassessment of Form, Tropes, and
Genre in Contemporary Literary Scholarship

English Department, University of Ghent, Belgium, 21-22 September 2010

Lawman and the Word: a Roundtable Discussion (9/15; Kalamazoo 5-12-5-15)

full name / name of organization: 
International Lawman's Brut Society
contact email: 
kjt9t@uvawise.edu

The International Lawman’s Brut society announces a roundtable discussion, "Lawman and the Word." Please submit abstracts for a brief (ten minute) discussion of a single word or phrase from the Bru

WINNOWING CHAFF: Constructing Morals and Contesting Universals in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales [deadline: September 1st]

full name / name of organization: 
46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2011)
contact email: 
elanjustice@gmail.com

Considering The Canterbury Tales exclusively, this panel seeks to investigate Chaucer’s engagement with the epistemological and ontological debate over universals.

GENDERED SPACES IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND -- May 12-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
46th International Congress on Medieval Studies - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI-- sponsored by the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
mc.bodden@marquette.edu

Women’s (and men’s) relation to the world is literally a reciprocity between body and space.

Global Session on Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com/call-for-papers

Abstract and Booking Deadline: August 1, 2010

Kalamazoo 2011: Symposium on Teachers and Students in the Middle Ages (May 12-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Dumitrescu/Medieval Studies Program, Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
idumitrescu@smu.edu

Kalamazoo 2011: Symposium on Teachers and Students in the Middle Ages (May 12-15, 2011)

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Caen Basse-Normandie / ERIBIA / LSA
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Time’s excesses in music, literature and art

"Literary allusion", seminar at ALSCW 2010 (4-7 Nov; proposals due 1 Aug.)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
contact email: 
hamlin.22@osu.edu

Seminar: "Literary Allusion"

To be convened by Joseph Pucci and Hannibal Hamlin at the ALSCW's 2010 meeting, 4-7 November, on the campus of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey.

Kalamazoo, 2011--special session "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

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

CFP: Kalamazoo 2011--special session "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"

Kzoo 2011: CFP: Writing in a Material World: Cultural Practices and Literary Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Janice McCoy, University of Virginia
contact email: 
jam8y@virginia.edu

The Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University is sponsoring a session on the subject of “Writing in a Material World” at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 12-15 May 2011

Transformative Journeys: Literature, Faith, and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl@ymail.com

The 2011 Western Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature (hosted by Vanguard University of Southern California) invites proposals for scholarly or creative panels, interdisciplinary sessions,

Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Scottish (Neo)Medievalism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sarah M Dunnigan
contact email: 
s.m.dunnigan@ed.ac.uk

Call For Papers: Scottish (Neo)Medievalism: the imagined 'afterlives' of the Middle Ages
in Scotland

Papers are invited for a proposed special session on 'Scottish (Neo)Medievalism' for The

National Borders and Medieval Spaces (08/10/2010; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University or Oregon, Department of Romance Languages
contact email: 
Steve McCormick: smccormi@uoregon.edu

Panel Title: “National Borders and Medieval Spaces”

[UPDATE] Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010 (DEADLINE EXTENDED / ANANDA DEVI PANEL ADDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

Subversions of hi/story and desire for memory

15th Annual Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies of the University of California Los Angeles

October 21-22, 2010

[UPDATE] “‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages”

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild is pleased to announce its 21st annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Age

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

Neomedievalism

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention [April 7-11, 2011]
contact email: 
daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

Neomedievalism, as cultural antithetical fantasy to our ongoing “modernity,” has since Umberto Eco’s 1973 essay “Dreaming of the Middle Ages,” developed as mode of global/local geopolitical

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Out of Bounds: Mobility, Movement and Use of Manuscripts and Printed Books, 1350-1550

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Martha Driver, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
MDriver@pace.edu

Twelfth Biennial Conference of the Early Book Society in collaboration with the Twelfth York Manuscripts Conference

in honour of Professor Toshiyuki Takamiya
3-7 July 2011

UPDATE: UVA-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXIV--Deadline extended (6/28; 9/16-18)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia-Wise, Medieval-Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
kjt9t@uvawise.edu

Keynote Address

Kathryn Reyerson

University of Minnesota

Merchants and Pirates in the Medieval Mediterranean:
A Question of Identity

"Crises of Categorization" - 7th Annual Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Anglo-Saxon Studies Colloquium
contact email: 
TorontoASSC@gmail.com

The Anglo Saxon Studies Colloquium
announces the CFP for

The Seventh Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference
"Crises of Categorization"
University of Toronto
Saturday, February 12, 2011

Panel on "Post-Moralitas" at 1st Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group, Austin, TX, 4-6 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Orlemanski (Harvard University) and Allan Mitchell (University of Victoria)
contact email: 
jjorleman@fas.harvard.edu

What are the after-images and effects of medieval forms of moral discourse?

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