category: medieval

Animals in Literature and Film.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC), a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2016 annual conference which w

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

[Deadline extended 1 week] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: August 7; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

UPDATE: HPFI SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? OCT 29-30 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Henri Peyre French Institute The Graduate Center of CUNY
contact email: 
fsautman@gc.cuny.edu

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:
SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?
OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 31 2015

NeMLA 2016 Panel "Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants"

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Please submit a 300 word abstract to https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15714 by September 30, 2015

Dealing with the Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Thea Tomaini, Explorations in Medieval Culture Series, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@mail.com

Call for Papers

Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

The City in Quarantine--abstract due 9/30/15, conference 3/17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
amendel@brandeis.edu and jodie.austin@menlo.edu

In William Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton’s problematic play Timon of Athens, the fate of Athens hangs in the balance as the eponymous character threatens the city with literal and figurative dise

Byrhtferth of Ramsey - Kalamazoo 2016 ICMS

full name / name of organization: 
IPFW Medieval Studies
contact email: 
flemingd@ipfw.edu

It seems too tedious to have to explain this all to lazy clerks in English, though I will write down here so that the lazy priest will not think it too much trouble to open his eyes to it.

CFP: Love and the Word, Melbourne, 7th-9th December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Love & the Word - AULLA Conference 2016

DEADLINE: Monday the 29th February 2016

Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature (NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Irving, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
daniel.j.irving@stonybrook.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature at NeMLA 2016, to be held March 17-20, in Hartford, Connecticut.

Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles, Kalamazoo 2016, May 16th-20th

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
contact email: 
womenswritingmedievalinstitute@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in our session “Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles” at the 2016 meeting of the International Congress of Medieval Studies, May 12 – 16

Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles, May 12¬-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
contact email: 
womenswritingmedievalinstitute@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in our session “Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles” at the 2016 meeting of the International Congress of Medieval Studies, May 12 – 16

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

Disability in the Visual Sphere--abstract due 9/30/15, conference 3/17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
natalie.prizel@yale.edu

This panel seeks to explore the category of disability as something that is perceived and performed in the visual sphere.

What Devils Say

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association (TEMA): International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
torabik@tamu.edu

Devils are everywhere in medieval literature, disturbing, challenging, and violating conventional spatio-temporal constraints as they move freely between worlds in order to torment the holy, spread di

Gower and Medicine

full name / name of organization: 
Eve Salisbury / Accessus: A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media
contact email: 
eve.salisbury@wmich.edu

Recent innovations in narrative medicine, cognitive science, and theories of the body's experience of pain have opened up new paths of inquiry into literary work from the Middle Ages to our own postmo

'Hit iseie aboc iwrite': Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts (Kzoo 2016--deadline Sept. 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society
contact email: 
jcbleds@emory.edu

The Early Middle English Society invites paper proposals for our session, “‘Hit iseie aboc iwrite’: Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts,” at the 51st Internationa

Medieval Graduate Student Symposium: At The University of North Texas March 3-4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas
contact email: 
mickey.abel@unt.edu

Sponsored by AVISTA

*******NEW******
AVISTA Prize $200.

The Medieval “Freak Show”: Putting the Monstrous on Display in the Middle Ages (SEMA 2015 - Oct. 22-24, Little Rock)

full name / name of organization: 
mearcstapa - mearcstapa.org
contact email: 
stefaniegoyette@gmail.com

Session sponsored by mearcstapa
SEMA (Southeast Medieval Association) Conference Oct. 22-24 in Little Rock, Arkansas

New Journal: The Bulletin of International Association for Robin Hood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin H

"Remeasuring Lyrical Pain" -- Seminar CFP -- ACLA Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA, March 17–20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Tabak / Brown University
contact email: 
jessica_tabak@brown.edu

In recent scholarship, lyric emerges as a privileged form for expressing, simulating, and circulating pain: its formal flexibility, non-narrative structure, and somatic elements allow lyric to evoke a

Jews and Christian Materiality 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Shamma Boyarin
contact email: 
sboyarin@uvic.ca

In the conclusion to her Christian Materiality (2011), Caroline Walker Bynum opens the door to an expansion of her discussion of medieval materiality and religion to Judaism and Islam: “Understandin

JEWISH WOMEN IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND (ROUNDTABLE) - KALAMAZOO, 12-15 MAY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Williams Boyarin (University of Victoria)
contact email: 
aboyarin@uvic.ca

UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

The uneasy boundary between madness and love asserts itself throughout recorded history.

Gender and Emotion: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2016, University of Hull, 6th - 8th January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
d.black@hull.ac.uk

The grief-stricken faces at Edward’s deathbed in the Bayeux Tapestry; the ambiguous ‘ofermod’ in The Battle of Maldon; the body-crumpling anguish of the Virgin witnessing the Man of Sorrows; the

[Update] Image Matter: Art and Materiality (AAH New Voices conference); Manchester, 6 Nov 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

Image Matter: Art and Materiality
AAH Students New Voices Conference
MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University
6 November 2015

Science Fiction in the Middle Ages and the Middle Ages in Science Fiction -- NeMLA 2016 Panel (Hartford, CT)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy S. Miller, Sarah Lawrence College (Northeast MLA)
contact email: 
ts.tsmiller@gmail.com

Medieval European literature played a defining role in the development of modern fantasy fiction, and genre fantasy has already received a great deal of critical attention in the academic study of med

Lacunae: Noticing What Is Not There - Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society of Medievalists
contact email: 
stephanie.morley@smu.ca

The Canadian Society of Medievalists invites abstracts for 20-minute papers for its session, "Lacunae: Noticing What Is Not There", to be held at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kala

Loving and Hating Lydgate - Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Lydgate Society
contact email: 
lydgatesociety@gmail.com

In its five hundred years of reception, responses to John Lydgate’s poetry have varied between extremes.

Lydgate as Formal Innovator - Kalamazoo 2016 sponsored session

full name / name of organization: 
Lydgate Society
contact email: 
lydgatesociety@

While historicist approaches to Lydgate have played a large role in the poet’s now decades-old critical recuperation, all along this recuperation has also been alert to the formal dimensions of his

The Senses in Medieval & Renaissance Europe: Sight and Visual Perception

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland/UCD
contact email: 
medrenforum@gmail.com

Deadline: 8 November 2015

Fanfiction in Medieval Studies @ 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Wilson
contact email: 
anna.wilson@utoronto.ca

Panel: Fanfiction In Medieval Studies
Conference: 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 12-15, 2016)
Organizer: Anna Wilson

CFP: "A Feel for the Text: Affect Theory and Literary Critical Practice" (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Ahern
contact email: 
stephen.ahern@acadiau.ca

Ever since Massumi posited the autonomy of affect and Sedgwick called for us to pay more attention to the felt “texture” of experience, there has been a surge of interest across the humanities and

2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

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