Call for Papers
Essay Collection: Teaching Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose
Call for Papers
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association. Deadline extended.
Please submit abstracts electronically to merrilld_at_byui.edu or in hard
copy to Darin Merrill, Brigham Young University-Idaho English Dept., SA
123, Rexburg, ID 83460.
For more information and call for papers:
The 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association,
November 9-12, 2006 in Chicago
Illustrated Texts: "Between High and Low: Exploring the Boundaries
of the Illustrated Text"
>From medieval illuminated manuscripts to today's graphic novels, the
position of the illustrated text has alternated between elite and
popular culture, high and low art. This panel invites papers that
explore this flux, addressing questions of medium, genre, aesthetics and
the evolution of illustrated texts, including their role and influence
on both high and low art. Please send abstracts of 250 words by March 31
to Keri A. Berg, Indiana State University, Dept. of Langugages,
Call for Papers
An interdisciplinary conference to be held at
The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
Victoria College, University of Toronto
6-7 October 2006
Second Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate
Propaganda and its Discontents
Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.
The International Courtly Literature Society welcomes 250-500 word
abstracts on any aspect of medieval courtly literature for its "open
topic" panel at the 2006 SCMLA Conference.
The SCMLA Conference will take place in Fort Worth, TX, from October
26-28, 2006. The conference theme is "Cultural Roundup."
E-mail abstracts to shopkirk_at_mtsu.edu or mail them to:
Department of English, Box 70
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37130, USA
Abstract deadline: March 15, 2006.
UPDATED DEADLINE: 24 MARCH 2006
The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650
Canterbury Christ Church University
Thursday 24 August/ Friday 25 August 2006
The deadline for proposals and the duration of this interdisciplinary
conference which aims to explore the ritual and rhetoric of queenship in late
medieval and early modern England have been extended.
We hope to encourage debate on the image and representation of queens in a
variety of genres, and on the cultural and political narratives of queenship.
Topics might include but are not limited to:
the representation of queens in early modern drama;
texts and textiles produced by queens;
Call for papers: "Loved Ones and Loved Once: Lovers in Early
48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Standing panel: English I: English Literature Before 1800
November 9-12, 2006
The Palmer House Hilton
(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
University of California Riverside
April 7-8, 2006
Keynote Speaker Announced
Deadlines Extended: February 28, 2006
We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be James Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include _Annoying the Victorians_ (1995), _Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting_ (1998), and _A History of the African-American People (proposed) by Strom Thurmond: a Novel_ (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid) (2004).