category: medieval

Interpreting Appropriation/Appropriate Interpretation Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2014 UMass Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities
contact email: 
umass.boston.beacon@gmail.com

The English Department of UMass Boston is pleased to announce our new annual event, Beacon: A Graduate Conference in the Humanities.

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP - Proposals now due November 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Atlantic World Foodways: The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference Featuring Scholars and Chefs

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between; March 6th 2014 DUE December 5th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between

CALL FOR PAPERS DUE DECEMBER 5th, 2013

Submissions are welcomed for the

Digitizing the Medieval Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
digitizingmedievalarchive@gmail.com

There has been and continues to be considerable variation in the introduction, evaluation and continuation of digital storage.

First Conference for the International Society for Heresy Studies - New York University, May 30-31 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory Erickson (gtel@nyu.edu), Bernard Schweizer (schweizerb@yahoo.com)

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its inaugural conference at New York University, May 30-31, 2014.

Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Dept. of English Graduate Student Conference with keynote Dr. Rachel Adams
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Indiana University Graduate Conference: “Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind” with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2013

Keynote Speakers: Fiction writer and essayist Roxane Gay (Eastern Illinois University) is most recently the author of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove), and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Critical keynote TBA.

This conference will explore the many ways that systems of energy facilitate connection and exchange across borders and networks. As the world increasingly searches for new forms of sustainable and renewable power of all kinds, energies direct our lives on both macro and micro levels every day. In 2013, energy as an umbrella term relates not only to the technology that saturates our day-to-day existence — the forces that powers our cars, phones, computers — but also the invisible forces that connect us to each other, to nature, to the world around us and worlds beyond.

The idea of energy crosses disciplinary boundaries and historical periods, but holds a particular resonance for the questions engaged by the humanities. From the printing press to the camera to the Internet, technological and mechanical energy has long been integral to the way we communicate and create. Kinetic energy moves performing bodies across stages and screens; creative energy pushes the artist to new psychic spaces. Along with religion, art and literature have historically been primary catalysts for the exploration of the ways that vital emotional and spiritual energies surround and sustain — or destroy — us.

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society” (Lisbon, 9-11 July, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS and CESNOVA, New University of Lisbon
contact email: 
youthconference2014@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

International Conference “Youth and/in Literature & Society”

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
New University of Lisbon

CESNOVA/CETAPS
Lisbon (Portugal)

CFP: "Visions of Empire," 6th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

[ACLA] Uncertain Understanding: Capital in Science and Medicine Before the 20th Century (March 20-23, 2014 at NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Yao / Cornell University
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu

In his influential work The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn explains “the reception of a new paradigm often necessitates a redefinition of the corresponding science.

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: 15 December 2013

full name / name of organization: 
8th International IDEA Conference: Studies in English April 16 -18, 2014, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Muğla, Turkey
contact email: 
mcigdem@mu.edu.tr

The Conference will be jointly hosted by
The Department of English Language and Literature of
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, ELT Department of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University and

Not a Dry Eye in the House: Tears in Performance – March 21, 2014 - Paris-Sorbonne

full name / name of organization: 
Denis Lagae-Devoldère and Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne)
contact email: 
tearsinperformance@gmail.com

Representing tears in the theatre hinges on the paradoxical performance of an absence: while the lacrimal flow can usually be explained, its physical manifestation mostly eludes visibility.

Frank Speech in Tudor Literature and Culture (SCRC 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Kranzman / Michigan State University
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

South Central Renaissance Conference
April 3-5 2014, Tucson, Arizona

ACLA CfP: Imagined Originals, Original Translations: Putting Pseudotranslation on the Map (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigitte Rath
contact email: 
brath@princeton.edu

Cervantes’ Don Quixote (1605/15), Montesquieu’s Lettres persanes (1721), MacPherson’s Ossian (1761), Mérimée’s La Guzla (1827), Louÿs’s Chansons de

Unmasking Masquerade: Exploring Disguise and Display Across the Humanities (14-16 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mcgillmasquerade@gmail.com

“‘Masquerades, I have generally heard said, were more silly than wicked,’” declares one respectable character in Samuel Richardson’s novel Sir Charles Grandison (1754), “‘But they are now, I am convinced, the most profligate of all diversions.’” Richardson’s disapproval of the bal masqué’s vulgar dissipation represents just one incarnation of a rich and multivalent concept.

[Update] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 10-12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Travel, Technology and War: Word and Image/Engagement and Denial. University of Dundee (Scotland), August 11-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Word and Image Studies
contact email: 
jtmarquardt@eiu.edu

Please consider submitting an abstract for consideration in the following session at the IAWIS/AIERTI international conference at the University of Dundee (Scotland), August 11-15, 2014.

Call for Participants - Cannibal Modernisms Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Cannibal Modernisms

King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference, 7th-8th November, 2013.

Exeter Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference - 24th-25th July 2014 - deadline for proposals 28th March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
pgmedhums@exeter.ac.uk

Call for papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference

2014 Graduate Student Conference on Byzantine Studies February 27-March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Brandie Ratliff / Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture
contact email: 
mjcbac@hchc.edu

The Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the Michael G.

CFP: BRISMES UK 2014

full name / name of organization: 
May Hawas
contact email: 
mayhawas@hotmail.com

Travelling Literature, World Literature:
The Eastern Journey from Local to Global.

From Cardboard to Keyboard and Back - International Board Game Studies Associaiton 21 - 24 May 2014 UK

full name / name of organization: 
University Campus Suffolk
contact email: 
bgs@ucs.ac.uk

International Board Game Studies Association

XVIIth Annual Colloquium

Wednesday 21st - Saturday 24th May 2014

hosted by
UCS Ipswich

From Cardboard to Keyboard and back

CFP ‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall, Date: 8th March 2014

Call for Papers Deadline 15/12/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The Pierian Call for Submissions--Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Pierian Literary Journal/Albany State University
contact email: 
thepierian@asurams.edu

Currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue. Accepting unpublished poems (3 max), short stories (1500 word max), one-act plays, and essays (1000 word max).

Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the De

BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

Craft Critique Culture: (Mis)Leading (April 4-5, 2014: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Annmarie Steffes/Miriam Janechek (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

14th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conferen

ACLA CFP: Queered by Capital: Rethinking Globalization and Temporality (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Roopika Risam
contact email: 
rrisam@salemstate.edu

Questions of temporality have preoccupied postcolonial studies, from how we periodize the “postcolonial” as Kwame Anthony Appiah raises, to how we perceive time in relationship to persistent colon

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies, April 3-5, 2014, 20th Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Romance Languages, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
ccrlregistrations@unc.edu

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies

Hospitality & Society Vol 3 issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal Hospitality & Society, published by Intellect
contact email: 
P.lynch@napier.ac.uk

Hospitality & Society is an international multidisciplinary social sciences journal focusing on academic perspectives on hospitality and addresses all aspects of hospitality's connections with wider s

The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

This special topics panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between the human and the hand-drawn image in all of its contemporary forms in media from comics and illustrations in children's li

[UPDATE] - Atlantic World Foodways CFP Due October 16 - CONFERENCE DATE Jan. 30 - Feb, 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network and Quaintance-Weaver
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

Call for Papers—UPDATED DUE DATE OCTOBER 16
Atlantic World Foodways:
The Carolina Lowcountry, Africa, Italy, and Spain

Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
umdsoundplus@gmail.com

Call for Posters:

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

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