category: medieval

CFP: Visualizing Ovid in the Middle Ages at Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Societas Ovidiana
contact email: 
m.tichenor@utoronto.ca

The Societas Ovidiana is soliciting abstracts for 15-20 minute papers to be presented at the 50th International Congress for Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI from May 1

[UPDATE] THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

The Uses of Magic in Middle English Literature (Kalamazoo 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Williams
contact email: 
tara.williams@oregonstate.edu

The Uses of Magic in Middle English Literature
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University
May 14-17, 2015

This session provides a forum for new work being done on representations of magic in the various genres of Middle English literature.

UPDATE: Reminder CFP: Merchants and Saints at Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Kelley
contact email: 
edkelley@svsu.edu

There is still space available in this session organized for the next Kalamazoo medieval conference. Please note proposal deadline of September 15:

Piers Plowman in Seattle 23-26 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society
contact email: 
IPPSinSeattle2015@gmail.com

The International Piers Plowman Society announces the Sixth International Piers Plowman Conference, to be held at the University of Washington, Seattle, 23-26 July 2015.

Languages on Trial: Translation and the Law, NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oisín Keohane (University of Toronto) and Ian Fleishman (University of Pennsylvania)
contact email: 
oisin.keohane@utoronto.ca -- April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario

In appealing to the law, one must appeal to language. This raises the question of what kind of appeal to language can be made before the law, and in what ways the law depends on language.

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

Kalamazoo Special Session-"Copia Verborum" and "Catalogus Verborum"

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Otter/ Dartmouth College; Yun Ni/ Harvard University
contact email: 
Monika.C.Otter@dartmouth.edu; yni@fas.harvard.edu

“Copia Verborum: Synonymy, Amplification, Lists and Logorrhea”

“Catalogus Verborum: Catalogue, List and the Spilling-over of Learning”

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

Kalamazoo 2015 - The Secret Life of Medieval Plants

full name / name of organization: 
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Special Session
contact email: 
rwakeman@umd.edu

The Secret Life of Medieval Plants

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

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

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy Publication

Medievalism in Young Adult and Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Garner/Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
alexandra.a.garner@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Conference: 50th Annual International Congress for Medieval Studies
Location/Date: Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 14-17 2015

UPDATED: Medieval Drama: Expanding the Canon--Period, Performance, and Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS)
contact email: 
cameronhuntmcnabb@gmail.com and fnapolitano@radford.edu

Because of the resurgence of medieval drama scholarship, 2015 is a fitting point at which to reassess our notions of a “medieval drama canon.” Recent work has shown that medieval drama, like medie

Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Urban
contact email: 
mru4@cornell.edu

Matriarch, monster, muse, and myth: While the late 14th c French prose romance by Jean d’Arras arguably remains the earliest and most-translated version of the story of Melusine—in which he envisi

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

ANZAMEMS 10th Biennial Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
anzamems2015@uq.edu.au

Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
10th Biennial Conference
The University of Queensland
14-18 July 2015

Kalamazoo 2015 spons. session: “False Friends: ‘Translation,’ ‘Adaptation,’ or ‘Creative Interpretation’ of the Medieval Text?”

full name / name of organization: 
eth press
contact email: 
chris.piuma@utoronto.ca, dh37@buffalo.edu

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 14-17, 2015.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: The Banalization of War (submissions due December 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal. Military violence, traditionally justifiable only as the temporary suspension of the norms of civility in a state of exception, seems to be becoming increasingly routine and everyday

Teaching the Fabliau Tradition to Undergraduates (50th Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefanie Goyette / Société Fabléors
contact email: 
stefaniegoyette@gmail.com

Teaching the Fabliau Tradition to Undergraduates

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Holy and Unholy Roadtrips in Middle English Romance

full name / name of organization: 
Kalamazoo Medieval Congress: May 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
david.eugene.clark@gmail.com

In Middle English Romance, knights-errant traverse varied and perilous geographies on journeys that are often as moral, spiritual and experiential as they are physical.

Adaptation Section of the 2015 PCA/ACA National Conference in New Orleans, April 1-4

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Adaptation and Intertextuality

Medieval Drama: Expanding the Canon--Period, Performance, and Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society (MRDS)
contact email: 
cameronhuntmcnabb@gmail.com and fnapolitano@radford.edu

Because of the resurgence of medieval drama scholarship, 2015 is a fitting point at which to reassess our notions of a “medieval drama canon.” Recent work has shown that medieval drama, like medi

Kalamazoo 2015 Special Session: The Scottish Makars

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Oldman
contact email: 
r.m.oldman@iup.edu

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, May 14-17, 2015.

Roundtable on Perspectives in Historicist Pedagogy • NeMLA Convention (April 30-May 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dujardin@queensu.ca

How has the historicist turn in literary studies changed undergraduate teaching? What do historicist and/or materialist scholars teach, how, and with (or without) what kinds of materials?

[Reminder] The Line that Lies Within: Form and Poetics in the Pricke of Conscience (Kalamazoo, May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MARS (Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Purdue)
contact email: 
sfdh@purdue.edu

The Line that Lies Within: Form and Poetics in the Pricke of Conscience

College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Graham MacPhee / College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published in partnership with Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies. The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2015 (Volume 42).

Lydgate and London at Kalamazoo 2015

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

The session proposes to trace Lydgate's importance as a poet of the city.

All the World’s a Stage: Performance and Performativity in Medieval England-May 14-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Medieval Studies Panel for the 2015 International Congress of Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo
contact email: 
kam448@cornell.edu

The Easter Matins Liturgy recorded in the Regularis Concordia calls for four of the brethren to reenact the interplay between the angel and the three Marys when they first venture to Christ’s tomb.

Cross-cultural Studies Call for Papers Vol. 1, No.12 (Deadline: September 15th, 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Cross-cultural Studies (CFCS), NCCU
contact email: 
cfcs@nccu.edu.tw & cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (T

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for Teaching College Literature, a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Bilingual England: Englishing Linguistic Others (ICMS Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Watkins / Canadian Society of Medievalists
contact email: 
elizabeth.watkins@mail.utoronto.ca

Bilingual England: Englishing Linguistic Others
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 14-17, 2015

Sponsor: Canadian Society of Medievalists

The Medieval Slavic Mind: Essays in Honor of František Svejkovský (Deadline: 10/01/2014) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
hsdvizhkov@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures honors the life and career of Professor František Svejkovský (1923-2011), professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures and Compa

CFP: Poetry and the Unfinished (abstracts due 9/30/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 NeMLA-Toronto, 4/30/15-5/3/15
contact email: 
jessica.erin.devos@gmail.com

We are seeking papers that explore the hermeneutic challenges and opportunities of studying poetry that is unfinished, unauthorized, or in some other way insufficient and not considered worthy of crit

Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate

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