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Peer Reviewers Wanted - Print Credit and Honorarium

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 9:40am
Layman Poupard Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 1, 2016

Layman Poupard Publishing seeks peer reviewers for forthcoming entries in volumes of the Literature Criticism Series published by Gale Cengage. Reviewers will be asked to vet an 1800-word background essay and a primary works checklist. They will also be asked to recommend published critical essays to be reprinted in the entry. Reviewers will be credited in print and paid an honorarium. Academic affiliation is required.

To apply, please send a short vita with cover letter describing your research interests to

Current needs are listed on our website: 

The Medieval “Freak Show”: Putting the Monstrous on Display in the Middle Ages

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 11:27am
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2016

SEMA 2016 Proposal


Call for Papers for SEMA 2016

The Medieval “Freak Show”: Putting the Monstrous on Display in the Middle Ages


People and creatures perceived as monstrous or wondrous are often put on display for profit or exploitation. At times, this exhibitionism presents itself as “education.” What has popularly been called the “freak show” achieved its height via the emergence of working class entertainments that transformed visual cultures in the nineteenth century, as exemplified in P.T. Barnum’s circus and its sideshows, but also including innovations such as the stereoscope and the panorama, which prepared the rise of cinema and, later, television.

Fair Unknown Award

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 2:43pm
Arthuriana and the International Arthurian Sociery-North American Branch
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016

Arthuriana would like to extend a call for submissions for the Fair Unknown Award for best paper on an Arthurian topic presented by a graduate student at the International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo.


UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 15-17, 2016 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 15, 2016)

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 11:57am
University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 15, 2016

The University of Virginia's College at Wise’s Medieval-Renaissance Conference is pleased to accept abstracts for our thirtieth conference.  The conference is an open event that promotes scholarly discussion in all disciplines of Medieval and Renaissance studies.  Papers by undergraduates covering any area of medieval and renaissance studies—including literature, language, history, philosophy, science, pedagogy, and the arts—are welcome.  Abstracts for papers should be around 300 words in length and should be accompanied by a brief letter of recommendation from a faculty sponsor (the latter can be mailed or emailed separately).  A branch campus of the University of Virginia, the University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a public four-year liberal arts c

Call for Panel Themes

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 10:07am
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 29, 2016

The Forty-Third Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium

March 10-11, 2017

The University of the South, Sewanee, TN


General Theme: Borders and Margins

The Body and Spiritual Experience: 1500-1700 (RSA 2017)

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 3:11pm
Victoria Brownlee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 20, 2016

Abstracts are invited for a proposed series of sessions on the body and spiritual experience in Europe 1500-1700, intended for the next Renaissance Society of America meeting (30 March–1 April 2017, Chicago). Possible questions might include: In what ways does biblical reading shape understanding of the relationship between physical and spiritual matter?  Which body parts or material processes are implicated in spiritual experience?

Cervantes y la tradición: (Re)lecturas y comentario críticos

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 9:26am
Animal de fondo
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016




Cervantes y la tradición: (Re)lecturas y comentarios críticos  


 Submission deadline: Friday, December 30, 2016


Publication: Spring 2017




Planned Obsolescence: Texts, Theory, Technology

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 9:21am
Université de Liège (Belgium)

Call for papers
Planned Obsolescence: Texts, theory, technology
Université de Liège (Belgium) - December 8th and 9th, 2016

[Pour le français, voir plus bas.]

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for the 31st Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 2:06pm
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures University of West Georgia


The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, the College of Arts and Humanities, and the University of West Georgia (UWG) invite you to celebrate the 31th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities, September 22-September 24, 2016. We welcome submissions from across the Humanities, Fine Arts, and the Social and Natural Sciences, dealing with NATURE/CULTURE/COMMERCE and its many crossroads and intersections. Papers, exhibits, performances and screenings may be submitted by scholars, graduate students, writers, artists, and performers. Papers in French, German, or Spanish are welcome when part of a pre-organized panel.

[UPDATE] Urban Studies - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference May 15 Extended Deadline

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:07pm
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL - Hilton Rosemont Chicago O'Hare
Extended Deadline: May 15, 2016

The Urban Studies Area of The Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association is now accepting proposals for its upcoming Conference in October 2016.