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Rereading Hebrew Scripture: Old Testament Cycles in Medieval Wall Painting

Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 5:46pm
University of Milan, Department of Cultural Heritage and Environment, Chair of History of Medieval Art
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018


The Chair of History of Medieval Art, Department of Cultural Heritage and Environment, University of Milan, organises an International Conference concerning the Old Testament narrative in medieval wall painting. Four thematic sessions are scheduled, calling for 20 minutes papers to be presented in Italian/English/French. The Conference will be held October 16-18, 2018 in Milan.

Special Issue "Religion, Ritual and Ritualistic Objects"

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 9:07am
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

The journal Religions is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Religion, Ritual and Ritualistic Objects". All the authors in the relevant field are welcomed to contribute.

Articles on the Monstrous/Uncanny

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:24pm
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Call for Papers


MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application) invites papers on any topic of Monsters/Monster theory, or the Supernatural/Uncanny for a special issue of the journal Preternature (PSU Press). The special issue will celebrate MEARCSTAPA’s tenth anniversary as an academic society dedicated to the study of the monstrous.


*** Extended deadline:*** Reframing Medieval Bodies

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:23pm
35th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 8, 2017

Medievalists have long engaged in the study of the body, producing some of the most influential contributions to the “bodily turn” of the 1980s and 1990s. The multidisciplinary conference “Reframing Medieval Bodies” invites reflection on past scholarship in this area and elaboration of new approaches and methods. We invite papers from the full range of disciplines in medieval studies, exploring bodies in their physiological, symbolic, political, economic, and performative capacities. Papers that revisit "the body" in light of bioarchaeological research and the history of medicine are especially welcome, as are papers that engage recent research on disability, gender, and race.

Loyola University Chicago, Water Tower Campus, 16-17 February, 2018

Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts 12.2 'On Magic'

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:04pm
Royal Holloway, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 26, 2018

Please find below the CFP for the next issue of Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts — ‘On Magic’ (deadline: 26 February 2018). If you have an idea for this issue but are not sure it fits the CFP, please get in touch with us at!

Platform is a peer-reviewed journal published out of Royal Holloway, University of London and has been devoted to publishing the work of postgraduates, postdoctoral researchers, and entry-level academics in the fields of theatre and performing arts for almost 12 years. 

Platform: Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts 12.2: ‘On Magic’

Mythmoot V Call for Proposals

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 12:12pm
Signum University / Mythgard
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

What is Mythmoot V?

Mythmoot V combines academic conference, literary creative meet-up, and fan convention into one event. It creates a space for serious scholarship in fields that are only beginning to be considered in the academic world (such as science fiction, fantasy, horror, gothic, folklore, children’s literature, etc.) in a way that both academics and enthusiasts will appreciate.

Date: June 21-24, 2018
Venue: National Conference Center, Leesburg, VA
Theme: Fantastic Frontiers

Call for Proposals:

Special Issue: "New Feminist Voices in the Heroic Age"

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:08pm
The Heroic Age: A Journal of Early Medieval Northwestern Europe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 30, 2018

CFP: The Heroic Age special issue (2018): “New Feminist Voices in the Heroic Age”

Guest Editors: Melissa Ridley Elmes (Lindenwood University) and Mary Kate Hurley (Ohio University)

The Heroic Age, a digital peer-reviewed scholarly journal, seeks submissions for a special issue on “New Feminist Voices in the Heroic Age” which will run from 1 January 2018 through 31 December 2018.

The Worlds That Plague Made: Cultures of Disease in the Medieval and Early Modern Period

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:15am
Medieval and Renaissance Center (NYU)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Annual Conference at the Medieval and Renaissance Center will be held on April 13th and 14th. This year's theme will be "The Worlds That Plague Made: Cultures of Disease in the Medieval and Early Modern Period." Keynote speakers will be Ann Carmichael, Indiana University, and Susan Jones, University of Minnesota.

We invite submissions from any discipline in Medieval and Renaissance Studies on any aspect of the history of plague and disease.

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until January 15th 2018. Please submit a 250 word abstract and a brief CV to (put "Conference Submission" in the subject line).