category: medieval

Peace and Nuclear-Non Proliferation February 15-17, 2013 Guilford College

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Abstracts Due: November 15, 2012
Peace and Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

Devils and Dolls: Dichotomous Depictions of 'The Child' (27th March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Baker / University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

 

CFP Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: ICMS 9-12 May, 2013

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

Call for Papers: Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine. International Congress on Medieval Studies, 9-12 May 2013

Literary Texts: The Power and the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
CIRLEP / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne
contact email: 
dthomieres@wanadoo.fr

Medieval Studies Journal Call for Papers: General Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus-journal.com

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Volume 8, number 1 (2012)

Call for Papers: General Issue
SUBMISSION DEADLINE for Vol. 8, no. 1: 15 August 2012

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

Leiden University Graduate Conference "Death: the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life", 24-25 January, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2013@gmail.com

Death is a defining factor in the explorations of our subjectivity, art, history,
politics, and many other aspects of our social interactions and perceptions of the

[UPDATE] Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?July15/ Nov. 8-11, 2

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

Deadline Extended

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

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

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?

CFP NEMLA 2013 (March 21-24) - The Western Fascination with Cannibalism

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Daniele, Brown University
contact email: 
elena_daniele@brown.edu

CFP

THE WESTERN FASCINATION WITH CANNIBALISM

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

48th ICMS, Kalamazoo, MI, May 9-12, 2013; Submission deadline Sept. 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda L. McDaniel
contact email: 
rhonda.mcdaniel@mtsu.edu

You are invited to submit abstracts for papers for the 48th ICMS in Kalamazoo, MI that address the kinds of memory and representations of memory at work in Anglo-Saxon culture and literature.

Ireland and Scotland : Conflicts and Cross Currents 9-11 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sunderland/North East Irish Culture Network
contact email: 
Mr Colin Younger (NEICN Manager) colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Following the success of the previous nine international Irish Studies conferences, this year the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, invites papers for an interdisciplinary conferenc

[REMINDER] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' / Deadline 1/7/2012/ University of Valencia / 12-14 December 2012

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

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

CFP: The Rest is Silence (09/30/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
- Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
- Cicero

Regional CEA Journal: Notes on Teaching English [NOTES] call for contributions

full name / name of organization: 
NOTES, a journal of the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
dvollaro@ggc.edu

After a long hiatus, the journal of GACCEA will return in May as an online journal.

1. Literary Contexts for Lawman's Brut 2. Ways of Teaching Lawman's Brut (9/15; Kalamazoo 5/9-12, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Lawman's Brut Society
contact email: 
kjt9tuvawise.edu

The International Lawman's Brut Society announces the following sessions for the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013):

Versions of Piers Plowman (Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
radavis@uci.edu

In his recent book The Lost History of Piers Plowman, Lawrence Warner concludes that Piers Plowman, “the most magnificent of poems,” is also “one still in the process of becoming.”

Neighboring Genres (Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
radavis@uci.edu

James Simpson has observed that Langland “often merges recognizable genres in one sequence of his poem . . .

Feeling Like Langland (Kalamazoo May 9-12, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
radavis@uci.edu

This session addresses a vital and evolving field of research that comprises investigations into the history of emotion, theories of affect, and representations of cognition and sensory perception.

[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

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--July 16, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

Futures of Allegory: Medieval & Modern (A Collaboratory)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Kalamazoo Medieval Studies Congress 2013
contact email: 
Gaelan Gilbert, ggilbert@uvic.ca; Allan Mitchell, amitch@uvic.ca

Medieval scholarship has been reinvigorated by the so-called nonhuman turn, exhibited in many fine recent engagements with materiality, objecthood, animality, and monstrosity.

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

The Absent Corpse (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
David Sherman / Brandeis University
contact email: 
davidsherman@brandeis.edu

The Absent Corpse

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Still Getting Medieval on Television: Medieval-Themed Television of the Twenty-first Century and Its Impact on Medieval Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
STILL GETTING MEDIEVAL ON TELEVISION:
MEDIEVAL-THEMED TELEVISION OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY AND ITS IMPACT ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES

Arthurian Monster Quest: Investigating the Monsters of the Arthurian Tradition, Medieval through Modern (Kalamazoo 2013; 9/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN MONSTER QUEST

"Robin Hood and the Outlaw Canon: Medieval Texts and Contexts." 48th International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, May 9-12

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robn Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu, L.A.Coote@hull.ac.uk

"Robin Hood and the Outlaw Canon: Medieval Texts and Contexts."

Women's and Gender Studies Caucus of NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; due: Sept 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - NeMLA, WGSC
contact email: 
rbode@trentu.ca

Chairs of the pre-approved panels and roundtables of the NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus seek proposals. Unless otherwise stated, proposals are due by September 30th.

CFP: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING
contact email: 
mf.soeting@vu.nl

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF LIFE WRITING

Call for Papers

Announcing the 2012 Summer launch of
an open-access, peer-reviewed e-journal on Life Writing

Fact, Fiction, and Supposition

full name / name of organization: 
Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture
contact email: 
jeffersonjournaluva@gmail.com

The Jefferson Journal of Science and Culture is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed academic journal published by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation of the University of Virginia.

Wanderers, Wayfarers, & Exiles in Medieval Literature - Medieval Literature Session at SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ppurser@lander.edu

Medieval literature is filled with exiles, wanderers, wayfarers, journeymen, and pilgrims.

Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Huntsville, Texas DLs: special sess Aug 1; Abstracts: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas 77341 USA
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator/ eng_dnh@shsu.edu

Send 250 to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance thought.

CFP: ICMS (Kalamazoo) Special Session on "Reconceptualizing the Literature of Late Medieval/Early Modern Scotland"

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy S. Miller
contact email: 
tmille17@nd.edu

1st Global Conference: Time, Space + Body (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ts+b1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Time, Space + Body

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Queer Sexualities (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
qs2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Queer Sexualities

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference:Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems (February 2013, Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
punish2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Reframing Punishment: Opportunities and Problems

Thursday 7th February – Saturday 9th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentations:

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