category: medieval

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference Update

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for the Twelfth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference has been extended to Thursday, September 10:

The Oswald Review: Undergraduate Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina, Aiken, English Dept
contact email: 
douglash@usca.edu

The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English.

Presumed Autonomy: Literature and Art in Theory and Practice 10–13 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Ever since the emergence of the modern marketplace for cultural goods, literary texts and art works have, on occasion, defied the expectations of its readers and audience, affronted their moral ethos,

[REMINDER] Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence, Italy 22 April 2016 - abstract deadline October 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IASEMS http://www.maldura.unipd.it/iasems/index.html
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Anemoi, Undergraduate Journal of Pre-Modern Studies - Deadline: December 31st, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Anemoi: New College of Florida's Journal of Pre-Modern Studies
contact email: 
anemoijournal@gmail.com

Anemoi, New College of Florida’s Journal of Premodern Studies Volume 4

Deadline: December 31st, 2015

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 20, 2015***
• What makes an environmental crisis common or uncommon?

ACLA Seminar: "All in the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest"- DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
acla16incest@gmail.com

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

Feminist Singularities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Feminist Singularities

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

“The Many Tongues of Talk and Tale” to be held February 12-13, 2016 at The Ferguson Center of The University of Alabama

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Languages Conference
contact email: 
ualanguagesconference@gmail.com

The graduate students of The University of Alabama’s Department of Modern Languages & Classics, in collaboration with the graduate students of the Department of English and the TESOL program, invite

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic (1/10/2016); (2/27/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Mizouni
contact email: 
smizouni@bu.edu

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook
Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.

Orient in Literature - Literature of the Orient : Sources & Inspirations (OLLO 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicolaus Copernicus University / Polish Oriental Society
contact email: 
konferencjaollo2016@gmail.com


http://www.home.umk.pl/~pjkj_umk/Orient3en.html

https://twitter.com/OLLO2016

CEA 2016 Book History CFP

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association Book History CFP
contact email: 
erin.bistline@ttu.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 47th annual conference.

Making Common Causes Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

Global climate change, soil depletion, the enclosure of the commons, the acidification of the oceans, ground water contamination, mass extinctions: in a context in which the environmental crises of t

Reminder: "Literature in the First Year Seminar" roundtable session (deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Greenwell / NeMLA 2016 Hartford, CT (March 17-20)
contact email: 
greenwellamm@gmail.com

First Year Seminar courses provide a way for first year students to undertake the rigors of intellectual study in an environment supportive of the transition they undergo as they enter college.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

Apollon Undergraduate Research CFP -- 30 SEPT 15

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Romance Ecologies - Kalamazoo ICMS 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Romance Society
contact email: 
fjm508@york.ac.uk

Ecology is concerned with the relationship between living creatures and their environments. Increasingly, this relationship is considered to be culturally, as well as biologically, constructed.

UPDATE - Teaching Space, Place, and Literature (due September 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Short Articles/'Notes'

full name / name of organization: 
The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print by The University of Birmingham.

Chapter needed for volume on dead mothers in the cultural imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Berit Åström/ Umeå University
contact email: 
berit.astrom

Call for a chapter to fill a gap in an edited collection entitled Missing, Presumed Dead: the Absent Mother in the Cultural Imagination.

[UPDATE] Reconsidering Sodomy

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

Following Foucault’s description of sodomy as “that utterly confused category,” literary scholars like Jonathan Goldberg and Alan Bray, among others, have continued to theorize the ways in which

Medieval Equestrianism: Theory and Practice - Thematic Sessions at the 2016 Leeds International Medieval Congress

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasija Ropa
contact email: 
Anastasija.Ropa@lspa.lv; Timothy Dawson

Medieval Equestrianism: Theory and Practice
Thematic Sessions at the 2016 Leeds International Medieval Congress

UNT Critical Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
untgradenglish@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature -- 11/7/15

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
full name / name of organization:

Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture, Graduate Conference, March 11-12, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
gillanth@umich.edu, scoursey@umich.edu

Word Hoard Issue #5: Scum and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, creative pieces, and other publishable works on the theme of “Scum and Villainy” for our fifth issue.

Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2016 New Voices Conference.

Forgotten Books and Cultural Memory, May 27–28 2016, Abstracts due February 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Taipei Tech Department of English (National Taipei University of Technology)
contact email: 
forgottenbookstaipei@gmail.com

Literary history is full of forgetting—both forced and natural. Manuscripts and books have been forgotten as a result of conquest, language changes, and politics.

CFP: The Interlingual Poetics of Chaucer's Book of the Duchess: English, French, Franglais? (ICMS-Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Fumo (Florida State University)
contact email: 
jfumo@fsu.edu

The Interlingual Poetics of Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess: English, French, Franglais? (paper session)
Contact: Jamie Fumo, Florida State University

CFP: International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 12 – 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Early English and Norse Electronic Texts / Piers Plowman Electronic Archive
contact email: 
Jim Knowles <jrknowle@ncsu/edu>

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Is There a Text in This Field? Middle English Canonical Texts and the Edition of Record (Roundtable)

Contact: Jim Knowles, NC State University

Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2016 New Voices Conference.

Kalamazoo 2016 - The Playful Reader

full name / name of organization: 
The 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS), May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
serinap@alumni.ubc.ca

Game Cultures Society
http://gameculturessociety.org/

The Playful Reader (paper session)

Editing for Form: Attending to Manuscript Realities / Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Studies / Purdue University
contact email: 
mccarter@purdue.edu

This proposed session asks us to consider form in medieval and modern contexts, specifically responding to discussion taking place during Session 218 of last year’s Congress, “Reconsidering Form a

“Seeking Harbor in Our Histories: Lights in the Darkness, April 1¬2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts”

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
aswmsubmissions@gmail.com

Goddess Scholarship draws on historical, ethnographic and folk sources, among others, to document and honor the sacred and mundane stories which animate the traditions and spiritual lives of our globa

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