category: medieval

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

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation
Co-editors: Natalie Gerber and David Nowell Smith

Eco-tastrophes: a Round Table (Kalamazoo Medieval Congress, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Oecologies Collective (http://oecologies.com)
contact email: 
robert.rouse@ubc.ca

Call for Papers (CFP) Deadline: 10th September 2014

Conference Dates: 14-17 May 2015

Editing the Future of the Middle Ages: Some Speculative Emendations

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval Colloquium at The University of Virginia
contact email: 
zes9bx@virginia.edu

Emendation has become a dirty word in the study of medieval texts.

SURVIVAL: University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, March 12-March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
conference.complit@utoronto.ca

Keynote Addresses: Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) and Professor Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

Essay collection “Performing the Family Dream House” (abstracts due October 1st, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson
contact email: 
dreamhouseanthology@gmail.com

Call for contributors to essay collection Performing the Family Dream House: Space, Ritual, and Images of Home, eds.

NEMLA 2015: Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

NEMLA 2015: CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

Call for Blog Contributors - Genre and Medievalism - Open-ended

full name / name of organization: 
Tales After Tolkien Society
contact email: 
talesaftertolkien@gmail.com

The Tales After Tolkien Society promotes scholarship exploring any and all ways in which popular culture genres engage with the Middle Ages.

Chaucer and Italian Poetics (NEMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
leah.schwebel@gmail.com and kara.gaston@utoronto.ca

Chaucer and Italian Poetics

NEMLA 2015: Chaucer and Italian Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
leah.schwebel@gmail.com and kara.gaston@utoronto.ca

Chaucer and Italian Poetics

Charles d'Orléans and His Books- Roundtable (Kalamazoo 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
R. D. Perry and Joseph Stadolnik
contact email: 
rdperry@berkeley.edu; joseph.stadolnik@yale.edu

“Charles d’Orléans and his Books”
CFP- The 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, MI, May 14-17, 2015

Accessus: A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Eve Salisbury/Georgiana Donavin / The Gower Project
contact email: 
eve.salisbury@wmich.edu

Accessus: A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media invites submissions on topics pertaining to premodern literature, new media, and the poetry of John Gower.

Gower and Medicine, Kalamazoo ICMS, May 14-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eve Salisbury / The Gower Project
contact email: 
eve.salisbury@wmich.edu

Presenters may focus on one or more of Gower's works in conjunction with the medical treatises, herbals, lapidaries, encyclopedias, health books, and other relevant materials in order to address the p

Cross Cultural Charlemagne in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Jace Stuckey Marymount University
contact email: 
jstuckey@marymount.edu

Cross Cultural Charlemagne in the Middle Ages

14-15 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com , suleozun@sdu.edu.tr

SULEYMAN DEMIREL UNIVERSITY
(TURKEY)
in collaboration with
CANKAYA UNIVERSITY (TURKEY)

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance
University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

Monstrous Women in the Middle Ages at TEMA Oct 3-4, 2014 [deadline for submission Sept 1]

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology Through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application)
contact email: 
andrea.nichols@huskers.unl.edu

In Nomadic Subjects (1994), Rosi Braidotti wrote: “Woman, as sign of difference, is monstrous.” In the medieval world, a similar notion was explored in multiple medieval cultures by works—visual

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