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Charles d'Orléans’s Literary Influences

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16am
Sonya Lundblad and Holly Barbaccia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Abstracts are invited for papers addressing any aspect of Charles d'Orléans’s literary influences. Topics might include Charles’s use of particular sources, his complex engagement with French and English traditions, his formalism, his multilingualism, his relationship to prison writing, and his influence on later writers. Please submit a 250-500 word abstract for a 20-minute presentation to

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize (travel writing)

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Hakluyt Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Hakluyt Society


Publisher since 1846 of Historical Voyages and Travels


Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £750. The prize or prizes for 2017 will be presented, if possible, at the Hakluyt Society’s Annual General Meeting in London in June 2017. Winners will also receive a one-year membership of the Hakluyt Society. The Society hopes that the winning essay will be published, either in the Society’s online journal or in a recognised academic journal.

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 48

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:39am
Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies,
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance studies.







The editorial board will make its final selections by May 2017.


Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium: 'Devotional Bodies'

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 9:35pm
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Papers

Devotional Bodies

Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Colloquium

Saturday 25 February 2017

Keynote Lecture: Professor Albrecht Diem, Syracuse University, ‘The Dangers of Purity: New Approaches to the Carolingian Monastic Reforms'.

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its twenty-seventh annual colloquium, which will take place on the 25th of February at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

Mythmoot IV: Invoking Wonder

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 12:17pm
Mythgard Institute by Signum University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Mythmoot combines academic conference, literary creative meet-up, and fan convention all into one. It develops studies in fields not considered primary in literary scholarship such as science fiction, fantasy, horror, gothic, folklore, children’s literature, etc., in a way that academics and enthusiasts will appreciate. 

Mythgard Institute from Signum University is turning Mythmoot IV into a secondary-world experience for academics, friends, and fans. Confirmed guest speakers are Dr. Verlyn Flieger and Dr. Mike Drout, with more special guests to be announced. Mythmoot IV will be held from June 1st to 4th, 2017, at the National Conference Center in Leesburg, VA. This year’s theme is…

Invoking Wonder

RMMRA Annual Conference CFP DUE DATE MARCH 15th

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:58pm
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 2017
“Reformations during the Middle Ages and Renaissance”
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
June 22–24, 2017

Southern Outlaws International Conference, Auburn University at Montgomery

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 1:53pm
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

"Southern Outlaws," The 11th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

June 16-17, 2017 at Auburn University at Montgomery

Child be Strange: a symposium on Penda’s Fen

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:48am
British Film Institute & Birkbeck
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

‘Child be Strange’ is a one-day symposium on Penda’s Fen, organized in partnership with the British Film Institute, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, and Strange Attractor Press.


Date: Saturday 10th June 2017, 10am–5pm, with a public screening at 6:20pm Venue: NFT3, BFI Southbank, London


Featuring a Q&A with screenwriter David Rudkin


CfP: Medieval Midlands 2017: Identity in the Middle Ages

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:49am
Midlands3Cities & De Montfort University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 10, 2017

Medieval Midlands (supported by the AHRC's Midlands 3 Cities consortium) are pleased to invite proposals for papers, posters, workshops and roundtables for the second Medieval Midlands Postgraduate Conference, to be held at De Montfort University, 27th-28th April 2017. The theme of the conference is 'Identity in the Middle Ages'.

The conference welcomes papers that focus on any geographical location between 400-1500 CE from any relevant academic discipline. Speakers are encouraged to interprety the theme of 'Identity' as is relevant to their own postgraduate research.