category: medieval

SAMLA 2012 Anglo-Saxons On the Move: Exile, Travel, and Pilgrimage

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu

Proposals for papers (300 words) on works in Old English that address the ideas and actualities of exile, travel, and/or pilgrimage should be sent to Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu by 30 June 2012.

Experiencing Anglo-Norman Law: Facts and Fictions" NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013 Submission Deadline Sept. 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Laura J. Shafer, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
themomms@snet.net

While a great deal of research has focused on the history of English law, recent work has begun to focus on how medieval English peoples experienced law in the course of their lives.

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures, Deadline 9/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brandon.hawk@uconn.edu; pamela.longo@uconn.edu

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

November 15 – 16, 2012

Allegory and Modernity (RSA April 2013; abstracts by June 11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Crawford / Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
jmcrawford@uu.edu

There are good reasons for thinking of allegory as a peculiarly medieval form.

Archaeology and Disability: Critical Perspectives and Inclusive Practices. TAG 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
William Southwell-Wright
contact email: 
w.a.southwell-wright@durham.ac.uk

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Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
drpigeon@gmail.com

Do you blog on topics related to teaching college/university-level English literature? If so, I'd like to include a link on the new resource guide described below. Queries and suggestions welcome: drpigeon@gmail.com

"You Can't Go Home Again: Departures and Returns in Middle English Romance," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11 2012, Durham NC

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Lindsay
contact email: 
slindsay@unc.edu

Medieval romance typically involves travel, a circular movement of characters who leave home and return again once their adventures have ended.

Leeds 2013: Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp, University of Georgia
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine.

Luvah Volume 1 No. 2 (Deadline June 1st 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
editor@mimes.is

The editorial board of Luvah ( http://mimes.is ) is seeking strong submissions for the forthcoming August issue.

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

Charisma, March 29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New York University, Medieval and Renaissance Center
contact email: 
martha.rust@nyu.edu

New York University’s Medieval and Renaissance Center invites proposals for papers that address the topic of charisma in any of its multiple forms and cultural sites:

[UPDATE] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012 Deadline for proposals extended to May 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

[UPDATE]: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

LCMRS 2012 (10/13/2012-10/14/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars
contact email: 
soldenbu@tulane.edu

The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars will hold its annual meeting this fall at Tulane University in New Orleans on October 13-14, 2012.

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--June 29, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] FRENZY! November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium:

FRENZY
November 9-10, 2012

1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries: Sport

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries: Sport

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

"Revisions, Retellings, and Adaptations:” September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MTSU English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
info@mtsuegso.org

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 5th MTSU EGSO Conference.

[UPDATE] CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc.

Food and Memoir [SAMLA, Durham Nov. 9-11; Abstracts by 6/15]

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mhess@gsu.edu

This session explores the ways in which the subject of food functions as memoir.

Space (Deadline: October 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

This issue of the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, dedicated to space, invites articles that investigate the way that spaces are defined, used, experienced, occupied, altered, constructed, or

CFP: "Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in European Culture (University of Salzburg, Austria; July 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College/University of Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

Much like Italian premier Mario Monti did at the beginning of December, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries.

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium EXTENDED DEADLINE JUNE 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Lee Edelman (Tufts)

Roundtable Speakers: Judith Roof (Rice), Joseph Campana (Rice), Colleen Lamos (Rice), Timothy Morton (Rice), Renee Hoogland (Wayne State)

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

Female Fury and the Masculine Spirit of Vengeance: Revenge and Gender from Classical to Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
5-6 September 2012, University of Bristol, UK [Deadline May 31]
contact email: 
lesel.dawson@bristol.ac.uk

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

[sic] – a Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation - 5th Call for Papers: Art and Subversion

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation, http://www.sic-journal.org, University of Zadar
contact email: 
contact@sic-journal.org

[sic] – a Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation
http://www.sic-journal.org
University of Zadar

5th Call for Papers: Art and Subversion

[Update] PAMLA Conference (October 19-21, 2012) at Seattle University CFP--Deadline May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

Over thirty sessions for the 2012 PAMLA Conference to be held October 19-21, 2012, at Seattle University, have extended their proposal deadline through Tuesday, May 15 (see list below).

[UPDATE] Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 5/15 (new date)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

Proposals will be accepted for this panel until May 15.

Plague Literature from Classical Antiquity to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2012
contact email: 
Adair Rispoli, UNC Chapel Hill: rispoli@email.unc.edu

Session 1: Plague Literature from Classical Antiquity to the 1750s
Session 2: Plague Literature from the Long Eighteenth Century to the Present

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