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The Medieval in American Popular Culture: Reflections in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Prince Valiant

updated: 
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 1:22pm
Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 28, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: THE MEDIEVAL IN AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE

SESSION PROPOSED FOR 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN LITERATURE ASSOCIATION

TO BE HELD AT THE WESTIN COPLEY PLACE, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS FROM 25 TO 28 MAY 2017

PAPER PROPOSALS DUE BY 28 JANUARY 2017

The Medieval in American Popular Culture:

Reflections in Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of Prince Valiant

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:10pm
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

Disbelief 2017

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 7:17am
Eötvös Loránd University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

DISBELIEF

From the Renaissance to Romanticism25-7/May/2017 // Email: disbelief2017@gmail.com Website: http://disbelief2017.wixsite.com/emerg // Keynote speakers: Péter Dávidházi (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary), Tim Fulford ( De Montfort University), Nicholas Halmi (The University of Oxford, UK), Ágnes Péter (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary),Tzachi Zamir (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel).

Uses of the Past: Cultural Memory in and Of the Middle Ages

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:21pm
Indiana University Medieval Studies Institute
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 13, 2017

The Twenty-Ninth Annual Spring Symposium of the Medieval Studies Institute of Indiana University

3–4 March, 2017

Indiana University, Bloomington

 

Extended Deadline* CFP: Medieval Boredom & Tedium

updated: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 10:02am
NEMSC (New England Medieval Studies Consortium) held at University of Connecticut
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

CFP: Medieval Boredom & Tedium

New England Medieval Studies Consortium (NEMSC)

Hosted at the University of Connecticut

April 14th, 2017

 

CFP Extended Deadline: February 15th, 2017

                                                                                                                                       

Transformations: Tracing Forces of Change in the Medieval and Early Modern Period

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 7:38pm
Duke-UNC Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collaboration
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Since Ovid’s first-century Metamorphoses, transformative experiences and transformed selves have been fundamental sites of interest in European literature. At times bewildering, marvelous, and horrid, these physical transformations can invite readers to reconsider their bodies and, because of Ovid’s moral ambiguity, to reconsider their morality and thus to reconsider themselves. The powerful idea of transformation has shaped medieval and early modern thinking, a specter heralding what is yet to come, whether feared or longed for. Transformations can be violent, often involving aggressive bodily catalysts, or even death. But other transformations are rapturous, holy epiphanies. Transformations can be sly and illusory, indiscernible yet suspected.

CfP: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Friday 23rd June 2017, University of Oxford

 

The application of spatial paradigms to the study of late medieval and early modern societies is now well underway. In contrast, the so-called ‘mobility turn’ has struggled to find its way from the social sciences to the humanities and, in particular, to disciplines concerned with the study of the past. This conference proposes to bring the two together by exploring how everyday mobility contributed to the shaping of late medieval and early modern spaces, and how spatial frameworks affected the movement of people in pre-modern Europe.

Tolkien Conference at University of Vermont

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16am
14th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

14th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference

Saturday April 8th, 8;30am-5:30pm, Campus

Theme: Romances in Middle-earth

 

Organizers of the Tolkien at UVM Conference are now accepting abstracts for the 2017 conference until the February 1st deadline. 

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