category: medieval

Eighth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities - 29 June to 2 July 2010

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University of California, Los Angeles, USA
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

** Eight International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities **
29 June to 2 July 2010
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
www.Humanities-Conference.com

[UPDATE] Chaucer and Adaptation - New Chaucer Society Congress 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Symons (session organizer), Buffalo State College
contact email: 
symonsdm@buffalostate.edu

Scholars’ increased interest in studying the translation, popularization, and adaptation of Chaucer’s works has parallels in Chaucer’s growing visibility in popular culture in the last ten years

Chaucer and Adaptation - Session 4 of New Chaucer Society 2010 Congress

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Symons (session organizer)
contact email: 
symonsdm@buffalostate.edu

Scholars’ increased interest in studying the translation, popularization, and adaptation of Chaucer’s works has parallels in Chaucer’s growing visibility in popular culture in the last ten years

Mapping Medieval Lives of Christ

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Perry, Queen's University of Belfast
contact email: 
r.perry@qub.ac.uk

The culmination of the AHRC funded “Geographies of Orthodoxy” project, the “Mapping Late Medieval Lives of Christ” conference invites papers on any aspect of late medieval Christological piety

The Multicultural Middle Ages (Sept. 30, 2009 ; NEMLA Montreal April 7-11 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Mullally / Le Moyne College
contact email: 
mullalee@lemoyne.edu

The European Middle Ages are far from insular, as authors of the period repeatedly remind us.

CFP: The Author-Translator in the European Literary Tradition, Swansea University, 28 June – 1 July 2010

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Swansea University, Wales, Great Britain
contact email: 
author-translator@swan.ac.uk

The recent ‘creative turn’ in translation studies has challenged notions of translation as a derivative and uncreative activity which is inferior to ‘original’ writing.

“National Identities and Literature: Problems and Possible Answers" & others

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452ºF Assocition
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

Nº 02 > Call for Papers

Call for Papers #02

The Politics of Nature and Wilderness in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society
contact email: 
chenson@uoregon.edu

Jennifer Neville's "Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry" and Gillian Rudd's "Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature" are examples of the growing inte

Liminal Ladies: Porous Women's Bodies in Medieval Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society
contact email: 
snelson2@uoregon.edu

A common medieval trope in stories of women’s misdeeds seems to be their mouths getting them into trouble. In her book "Bodytalk: When Women Speak in Old French Literature," E.

Consuming the Word: The Sensory Experience of the Eucharist in the Medieval West

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas A. Greene & Carey E. Fee
contact email: 
tgreen3@luc.edu, cef07d@fsu.edu

International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo
13-16 May 2010

Consuming the Word:
The Sensory Experience of the Eucharist in the Medieval West

[UPDATE] EAPSU Fall Conference, DEADLINE EXTENDED, AUGUST 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference
contact email: 
ljcella@ship.edu

The 2009 EAPSU (English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities) Conference will be held at Shippensburg University, October 22-24, 2009.

Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse: Atlanta, October 22-24. [Graduate]

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Georgia State University: New Voices Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

Reading Multimedia: Interdisciplinary Approaches

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies
contact email: 
blatt@fordham.edu

The “Reading Medieval Multimedia: Interdisciplinary Approaches” session seeks papers across the disciplines of medieval studies that explore avenues for understanding medieval multimedia works, th

Packingtown Review: 2d Issue Deadline -- Sept.1, 2009

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Packingtown Review: A Journal of Arts and Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
editors@packingtownreview.com

The editors of Packingtown Review, published by the University of Illinois Press, invite creative and critical submissions through Sept.1, for its second issue to be released in 2010.

Ireland and Ecocriticism: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 18-19 June 2010 (Deadline: 15 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen O'Connor, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick
contact email: 
maureen.oconnor@mic.ul.ie

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Ireland is a land of pastoral greenery, but its landscape is an arguably ‘unnatural’ construct, a topography shaped by a history of conflict and suffering. Gerry Smyth asserted in 2000 that ‘Irish Studies and ecocriticism ... have a lot to say to each other’, yet despite the centrality of the land to Irish identity at home and abroad, ecocriticism remains largely absent from Irish Studies in Ireland.

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable (September 30 2009; NEMLA April 7-11 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Greenwald Smith/NEMLA
contact email: 
rgs@bu.edu

Call for Papers

Literary Studies and the Affective Turn Roundtable

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

Comic Arts Conference-- @ Wizard World University-Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
hamiwill@gmail.com

CFP-

Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-serving Colleges

full name / name of organization: 
Pearl Ratunil/Harper College
contact email: 
pratunil@harpercollege.edu

Call For Papers for a

Special Issue of Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching (SMART)

“Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-serving Colleges and Universities”

Voices and Voicelessness International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan 13-16 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Olga Burakov
contact email: 
burakov@fordham.edu

The session "Voices and Voicelessness" proposes to examine the uses of speech, both salvific and illicit or idle, in late medieval literature in light of recent scholarly interest in the plurality of

CFP: GAWAIN & THE GREEN KNIGHT in Popular Culture (9/1/09; Kalamazoo 5/13-16/10)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE EVERGREEN ROMANCE:
THE RECEPTION OF _SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT_ IN POPULAR CULTURE

45TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

CFP: Why Arthur? (round table) (9/1/09; Kalamazoo 5/13-16/10)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

ROUND TABLE on
WHY ARTHUR?
REFLECTIONS ON THE INTERNATIONAL APPEAL OF THE
MATTER OF BRITAIN IN THE POST-MEDIEVAL WORLD

45TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES

CFP for MAM Costume in Medieval Literature Kzoo 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Jack / Medieval Association of the Midwest
contact email: 
kimberly_jack@hotmail.com or ksj0004@hotmail.com

CFP for MAM Costume in Medieval Literature Kzoo 2010

Journal of Popular Romance Studies: First Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Kymberly Hinton / Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

For its inaugural issue (Winter 2010), the Journal of Popular Romance Studies is now considering papers on representations of romantic love in popular media, now or in the past, from anywhere in the w

Medieval and Early Modern Authorship

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies
contact email: 
authorship2010@unige.ch

30 June – 2 July 2010, University of Geneva

Confirmed keynote speakers: Colin Burrow (Oxford), Patrick Cheney (Penn State), Helen Cooper (Cambridge), Rita Copeland (Pennsylvania), Robert Edwards (Penn State), Alastair Minnis (Yale)

Mystical Bridges to Postmodernity: Toward a Critical Theology? (9-15-09; Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy M. Asay, University of Oregon
contact email: 
tasay@uoregon.edu

There’s nothing new under the sun—-including this aphorism—-though each generation seems to rediscover old thought-ways, contributing to them a rhetoric of novelty.

Forms and Theories of Allegory between Middle Age and Modernity – International conference in Trento, December, 9-11 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Scuola di dottorato in Studi letterari, linguistici e filologici – Carlo Tirinanzi de Medici
contact email: 
allegoria.trento@gmail.com

-- English text -- please see below for other languages --

Allegory: Theories and Forms between Middle Age and Modernity

Romancing History: Interrogating the Crossroads of Medieval Genres (9/15/09; Int'l Medieval Congress, K'zoo; May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Williamsen
contact email: 
betswill@indiana.edu

Romancing History: Interrogating the Crossroads of Medieval Genres
45th International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
13-16 May 2010

The Past's Digital Presence: Database, Archive, and Knowledge Work in the Humanities (A Graduate Student Symposium)

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Whitney Humanities Center
contact email: 
pdp@yale.edu

How is digital technology changing methods of scholarly research with pre-digital sources in the humanities?

20th Biennial Conference, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
viljol@telkomsa.net

The theme of the Conference is "Afterlives: Survival and Revival".

Exploring Performative Gestures in the Middle Ages (9/15/09; Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson
contact email: 
jstevenson@mmm.edu

Exploring Performative Gestures in the Middle Ages
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
13-16 May 2010

Sensuous Performances: How did medieval plays engage the five senses? (9/15/09; Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson
contact email: 
jstevenson@mmm.edu

Sensuous Performances: How did medieval plays engage the five senses?
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
13-16 May 2010

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS (12/31/09; Plymouth State Medieval and Renaissance Forum 4/16-17/10)

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

TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS:
CONTEMPORARY RE-CREATIONS OF THE MEDIEVAL

CALL FOR PAPERS
PROPOSALS DUE BY 12/31/09

Insular Identities and the Borders of Medieval Britain: NEMLA April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine H. Terrell
contact email: 
kterrell@hamilton.edu

NEMLA, Montreal, Quebec April 7-11 2010

Insular Identities and the Borders of Medieval Britain

Theorizing the Law of God and the Law of Man Theorizing the Law of God and the Law of Man in Late Medieval Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Andreea Boboc, Kathleen E. Kennedy
contact email: 
aboboc@pacific.edu, kek16@psu.edu

We are inviting interdisciplinary contributions on law and literature for a collection of essays and CMS session that theorize the law of God and the law of man in late medieval literature (English an

CFP Colporteurs' Conference 2009 "Spaces, Places, Landscapes", 23 September 2009. Abstracts deadline: 31 July 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group Colporteurs is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23rd September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies at Bologna University (via Zamboni, 32

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