category: medieval

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?

Silent and Ineffable: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities. Nov. 26-27th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@ntut.edu.tw

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

Feminist Studies in English Literature, journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
kssk@yonsei.ac.kr

Call for Papers

The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 18, number 2.

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; 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.

NeMLA Convention, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
chm58@pitt.edu

What is France? Ideology, Politics and Utopia in Early modern French Literature

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

CFP: 21st-Century Medievalisms Roundtable (9/1/10; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa/The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS:
RE-ENVISIONING THE MEDIEVAL IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD (ROUNDTABLE)
THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES,

CFP: Arthurian Villains on Film/TV/Etc (9/1/10; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa/The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN VILLAINS ON FILM:
STUDIES IN COMMEMORATION OF THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN BOORMAN'S EXCALIBUR
THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES,

Shakespeare on Film: What to Cut and What to Keep without Putting Us to Sleep, SAMLA, July 5 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Herb Parker, Assistant Professor, East Tennessee State University
contact email: 
parkerh@etsu.edu

Shakespeare on Film: What to Cut and What to Keep without Putting Us to Sleep

[UPDATE] In/animate: The Thing (Babel Conference, Austin, TX Nov 4-6) CFP extended to July 1

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA / Babel Working Group
contact email: 
medieval.thing.cfp@gmail.com

MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: the Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory And Practical Application) invites paper proposals for a panel inspired by the by the arti

Opuscula: Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Opuscula: Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
contact email: 
opusedit@opuscula.usask.ca

The Editorial Board of
Opuscula: Short Texts of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (OSTMAR)
is pleased to announce the official launch of its website.

http://opuscula.usask.ca

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context: New perspectives for Young Researchers (17-18 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century 28-29th January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chetham's Library, Manchester, UK
contact email: 
c17.conference@manchester.ac.uk

‘Such Total and Prodigious Alteration’ / ‘The Wounds May Be Again Bound Up’: Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century

[UPDATE] UBC 39th Annual Medieval Studies Workshop 14-16 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UBC Committee for Medieval Studies
contact email: 
daniela.boccassini@ubc.ca

Quest and Conquest:
Spiritual Symbols and Myths in the Indo-Mediterranean and European Worlds

[Please note that the deadline for submission of proposals has been extended.]

[UPDATE] 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

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1ST!

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES, Oct. 22-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Department of English / Quarter After Eight Literary Journal
contact email: 
klnuernberger@yahoo.com

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES
A Conference sponsored by the Ohio University English Department and Quarter After Eight

Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies October 8-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
UNHContactZones@gmail.com

Intersections, Tensions, and New Dimensions:
Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies

October 8-9, 2010
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Cuteness: Yale CompLit Graduate Conference: Dec 3 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
yalecuteness@gmail.com

Cuteness, or the Pragmatics of Diminution
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University.

December 3, 2010

Civil Rights, Social Justice, and the Midwest: THE SOCIETY FOR UTOPIAN STUDIES 35th Annual Meeting (07/15/2010, 10/28-10/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Utopian Studies
contact email: 
brian_greenspan@carleton.ca

*** DEADLINE EXTENDED to July 15, 2010 ***

Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
October 28-31, 2010

[UPDATE] Ut Pictura Poesis: Thinking about Representation in Late Medieval and Renaissance England, 1-2 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University, Kingston (Canada)
contact email: 
queensrencon@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for the conference will be Dr. Steven Mullaney, renowned author of The Place of the Stage: License, Play and Power in Renaissance England.

2010 SAMLA Convention / The Theme of Poverty in Medieval Literature & Illustration / November 5-7 / Loews Hotel Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Carola Mattord, Ph.D. / Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

This session focuses on the theme of the perception and portrayal of poverty in medieval literature and illustration. Interdisciplinary papers welcome. Submit by July 15th to cmattord@kennesaw.edu.

Arkansas Philological Association 2010 Conference: “Visions and Revisions” October 7-9, 2010 Fayetteville AR

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas Philological Association
contact email: 
lhinrich@uark.edu

Call for Papers
Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting of the
Arkansas Philological Association
2010 Conference:
“Visions and Revisions”

October 7-9, 2010
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Word / Image / Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of West Georgia Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
landerso@westga.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
WORD / IMAGE / CULTURE
25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

CFP - Panel Looking for Participants

full name / name of organization: 
MEARSTAPA
contact email: 
medieval.thing.cfp@gmail.com

The Babel group, which produced its first edition of Postmedieval this year, is holding a conference in Austin, TX 4-6 November 2010.

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