Saturday 3 November 2018
Corpus Christi College, Oxford
The Rhetoric of Prayer
Call for Papers
Prayers in the literary context are the subject of the CLSG day conference. The full form of the Call for Papers is at http://www.clsg.org/html/conference.html from where there is a link to a bibliography. The CLSG’s interest is in Exploring Christian and Biblical Themes in Literature.
The conference page will be progressively updated in the period before the conference.
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network
Second Graduate Symposium
New York University | May 17, 2018
MARGIN reads Messy Bodies
Last year, in our end-of-the-year symposium focusing on the afterlife of Ovid in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, we found ourselves confronting surprisingly queer, surprisingly metamorphosed, messy bodies, bodies that frequently demanded decidedly messy methodological engagements, between disciplinary categories or at their margins. With all this in mind, we continue our group exploration of the body with this year’s symposium.
Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies SAMEMES
Sixth International Conference
13-14 September 2018
University of Bern
Secrecy and Surveillance
in Medieval and Early Modern England
The 12th Annual International Conference of
Taiwan Association of
Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
At National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
19-20, October, 2018
Between Humanity and Divinity:
In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture
Call for Papers (February 28th, 2018 Due)
UPDATE: Deadline for submissions has been extended to June 15. Additional conference information is now online here: https://www.okbu.edu/humanities/language-literature/southwest-conference...
Gathering in the Strange: Literary Vision in a Disenchanted World
The Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
September 27-29, 2018
Oklahoma Baptist University
The University of Connecticut’s Irish Studies Alliance will hold a graduate student conference that aims to bring together new and emerging scholars in the field from colleges and universities throughout the Northeast. We are interested in papers that highlight recent and developing debates in Irish Studies and showcase the ways emerging voices participate in these conversations. Due to this conference’s focus on emerging voices in the field, we will accept advanced undergraduate and graduate student work. We invite papers from a wide array of disciplines and encourage interdisciplinary work as well as scholarship that uses innovative methodologies. The conference welcomes proposals on all aspects of Irish Studies,
Metamorphoses: Mementos and Futurities
UBC English Graduate Conference
University of British Columbia
May 4-5, 2018
Of bodies changed to other forms I tell;
You Gods, who have yourselves wrought every change,
Inspire my enterprise and lead my lay
In one continuous song from nature’s first
Remote beginnings to our modern times.
- Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book I
To recognize in paranoia a distinctively rigid relation to temporality, at once anticipatory and retroactive, averse above all to surprise, is also to glimpse the lineaments of other possibilities.
Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital (May 7-10, Lisbon, Portugal)
English Literature has been able to reinvent itself along new pathways, from the age of the manuscript to the digital era. In the last decades, the digital technology has changed the paradigms involving both the reading strategies and the analysis of literary texts: among others, the relation between writer and reader; the publication in digital platforms; “distant reading”; the exploration of the image; the abundance of information; the access to the original texts. This enormous change has originated an interdisciplinary reevaluation of many of the previous paths, as well as the launching of new focuses of reflection.