category: medieval

CFP- 15th Annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day- Deadline Feb 17

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University English Department
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

The 15th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2014.

Saints and Sinners: Michele Roberts, Postmodernism and Feminism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

'I am a stranger in this world' says the nun, the narrator of a story of a forbidden book by Marguerite Porete.

4th Annual Graduate Student Conference: The Heights of Humor [April 4-5, 2014; Boulder, CO]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Colorado, Boulder Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
cu.graduateconference@gmail.com

In spite of academics’ acute awareness of the dearth of criticism on

CFP - CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Second CFP - Hyperion International Conference - March 5, 2014
Theme: CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS
Date: March 5, 2014
Deadline for abstracts: December 20, 2013.

California State University, Long Beach Watermark Journal Deadline January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark Journal
contact email: 
watermarkjournal8@gmail.com

Watermark Vol. 8: Deadline Jan 2014
full name / name of organization:
Watermark/ California State University, Long Beach
contact email:
watermarkjournal8@gmail.com

Geographies of contact: contexts of encounter between Britain and the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Strasbourg (France)
contact email: 
geographiesofcontact@gmail.com

The Université de Strasbourg (France) is hosting a conference on the geographies of cultural contacts between Britain and the Middle East from medieval times to the end of the 19th century to be held

[UPDATE] Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University and Crime Studies Network
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy
11-13 July 2014
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

www.case.edu/artsci/engl/evilincarnate

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1st: MIGC: "ANIMACY" w Mel Y. Chen, Laura Micciche, Zach Blas, and Ben Woodard, Feb. 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS
[EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1]

[UPDATE] Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The figure of the hero underwent a renascence in meaning, visibility, and cultural cachet in the twenty-first century, with the success of the Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and World War Z franchis

CARTOGRAPHIES OF DISSENT

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

Call for Papers: English Language Notes 52.2, Fall/Winter 2014

Cartographies of Dissent
Resistance and Revolution in the Transnational Imaginary

Game of Thrones Day: Popular Culture and the Deep Past CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the Ohio State University
contact email: 
cmrs@osu.edu

Game of Thrones Day: Popular Culture and the Deep Past CFP
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the Ohio State University
https://cmrs.osu.edu/game-of-thrones

Call for Essays: special issue of postmedieval journal on 'Medievalism and the Medical Humanities'.

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

Contributions are invited for a special issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies entitled ‘Medievalism and the Medical Humanities’.

452ºF CFP: Iberian Comparative Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2013, we start the CFP for the eleventh issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature. The deadline for submissions is January 31st 2014.

Literature and Assessment - Seeking Roundtable Participants for ALA Roundtable Proposal, May 22-24, 2014 (Washington, DC)

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno
contact email: 
mcotugno@MiamiOH.edu

We are seeking additional participants for a roundtable, Beyond Grades: Assessment Roundtable for Teachers of Literature.

english language and literature

full name / name of organization: 
sakine ucar/ankara university
contact email: 
sakineucar@yahoo.com

My name is Sakine Ucar and I was born in Iğdır, Turkey.

Visualising Canonical Literature: A Transhistorical Approach. MLA in Vancouver (January 8-11, 2015).

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Portraits, iconic scenes, generic images, technological endowments, among other possibilities: how does the illustration history of a work evolve over the centuries?

Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Genre in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Tales After Tolkien Society
contact email: 
helen.young@sydney.edu.au

Contributions are sought for an edited collection titled Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Genre in the Twenty-First Century.

Voice and Resonance in Contemporary Literary Studies, 28 February - 2 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Belmont Abbey College
contact email: 
josephpizza@bac.edu ; albenthall@bac.edu

Whether conceived as spirit, self, persona, or merely a silent placeholder, the concept of “voice,” and its purported resonances, has had a varied history in literary studies.

The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Södertörn University
contact email: 
autobiography2014@hotmail.com

Although autobiographical writing has ancient origins, the term 'autobiography' itself has only been in use since the late eighteenth century.

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

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

Jonathan Sterne has written, “Sound studies should be a central meeting place where sonic imaginations go to be challenged, nurtured, refreshed and transformed.” Sound+ offers a space to pursue th

Idiorrhythmy: Mining the Fantasy of How to Live Together

full name / name of organization: 
BABEL Working Group Meeting (16-18 October 2014)
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

Session at the 3rd Biennial BABEL Working Group Meeting

Concordia Graduate Colloquium on March 1st, 2014, submissions acvepted until January 10 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@outlook.com

Gods & Idols: (Ex)Changes of the Sacred and Sanctified

Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

Creature of the Boundaries: The Grotesque as Creative Intervention in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Lavers, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, and Dr. Nancy Hightower
contact email: 
nhightow@gmail.com

Contemporary art, literature, new media and philosophy all interact with the grotesque in innovative and thought-provoking ways.

"It’s a Small World After All" - March 7th & 8th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Art History and Archaeology Graduate Student Association at the University of Missouri - Columbia
contact email: 
MU.AHAGRads@gmail.com

University of Missouri- Columbia
Art History and Archaeology Graduate Student Association Symposium

"It’s a Small World After All"

Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, 2014

[UPDATE] BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014 [EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan 1, 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).

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
a&h1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

1st Global Conference: Deception (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Deception

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Diasporas

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] U of Southern California - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual (March 28 & 29)

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 the author most recently of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove) and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial).
Scholar Ursula K. Heise (UCLA) is the author most recently of Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global (Oxford University Press).

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.

Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period: Graduate Student Conference at the University of Michigan Feb 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

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