category: medieval

Call for Papers on Impediments to Confession in Medieval Literature, International Congress on Medieval Studies, 10–13 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kisha Tracy/International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
ktracy3@fitchburgstate.edu

Session on how medieval writers employ the device of failed confessions or explore impediments to confession.

Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity 5 (March 2012; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
ic5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Friday 9th March - Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Papers:

Call for Papers on Marguerite Porete, International Congress on Medieval Studies, 10–13 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
info@margueriteporete.net

We invite conference papers on Marguerite Porete, her inquisition trial, and/or the Mirror of Simple Souls, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA,

CfP Kalamazoo Medieval ICMS 2012: Postcolonial England

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University English Department
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

The Department of English Studies at Durham University invites submission of proposals for its session at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazo

Thing Theory and Object-Oriented Studies in Medieval Contexts [International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, May 10-13 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams
contact email: 
Anthony_Adams@brown.edu

A new and exciting move toward ‘object-oriented studies’ is underway among historians and literary scholars, including medievalists.

Editing Old English: Ælfric's Lives of Saints (Kalamazoo 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Grant Simpson and Rachel Anderson
contact email: 
glsimpso@indiana.edu

Editing Old English: Ælfric's Lives of the Saints
Special Session at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 2012)

Filolog - journal for literary, cultural and language studies (September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka
contact email: 
petar.penda@unibl.rs; tatjanabijelic@unibl.rs

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

Old Norse, Contemporary of Middle English (47th ICMS at Kalamazoo, May 10-13th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Scribner / Queen's University, Kingston
contact email: 
6mbs@queensu.ca

The comparison of Old Norse literature to Old English literature is now a frequent and established practice.

[UPDATE] ‘Mortality and Imagination: The Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’, 30 August-2 September 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

In an effort to facilitate a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary conversation, we encourage scholars working in any discipline to submit abstracts addressing this theme.

CFP: The Laboring Mediterranean (Kalamazoo May 2012; Sept. 15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Michigan
contact email: 
gmbrand@umich.edu

Call for Papers: The Laboring Mediterranean

**Please post and forward widely**

[UPDATE] CFP: The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline August 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

CFP for 2012 ASSC Grad Student Conference at Berkeley: "Philology"

full name / name of organization: 
Anglo Saxon Studies Colloquium
contact email: 
assc2012@gmail.com

Eighth Annual ASSC Graduate Student Conference
"Philology"

University of California, Berkeley
Saturday, 25 February 2012
Deadline for Abstracts: 26 September 2011

Lyrical or Learned Langland (ICMS/Medieval Congress/Kalamazoo '12)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
kek16@psu.edu

Panels on Piers Plowman at the International Medieval Congress

Medieval New York - Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer N. Brown/Medieval Club of New York
contact email: 
jbrown1@mmm.edu

The Medieval Club of New York is sponsoring two sessions for the International Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, 2012 (May 10-13) on the subject of Medieval New York.

[UPDATE] CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS (12/1/11; Boston, MA 4/11-14/12)

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

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2012:
A CELEBRATION OF MEDIEVAL-THEMED COMICS IN
COMMEMORATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT
CALL FOR PAPERS (PCA: BOSTON, MA 4/11-14/12)

Peace in Late Medieval London (ICMS, Kalamazoo, 10th-13th May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Ellis (London Medieval Society)
contact email: 
r.ellis@qmul.ac.uk

Peace in Late Medieval London

47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012

Save the date:"Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights"--June 6-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Jay College of Criminal Justice—CUNY
contact email: 
vhendrick@jjay.cuny.edu

Save the date
June 6-9, 2012
John Jay College of Criminal Justice—CUNY (New York, NY)will be hosting an International Conference:
"Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights"

The Secularization and Modernity Debate: Beyond Negative Theology (Kalamazoo ICMS, May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan McDermott / University of Pittsburgh Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program
contact email: 
rjm95@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program invites submissions for its sponsored paper session at the 2012 International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, May 1

Meat: Aspects and Approaches. Oxford 13-14 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Rob Avis, Brian FitzGerald; Hannah Bailey; Hugh Reid))
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

The conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students working in medieval and early modern studies.

COMICS GET MEDIEVAL AT KALAMAZOO: NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR INCORPORATING COMICS INTO MEDIEVAL STUDIES TEACHING AND RESEARCH (9/1/11)

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

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL AT KALAMAZOO: NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR INCORPORATING COMICS INTO MEDIEVAL STUDIES TEACHING AND RESEARCH

RECENT ARTHURIAN FILM, TELEVISION, AND ELECTRONIC GAMES AS INNOVATORS OF THE ARTHURIAN TRADITION AND THEIR IMPACT (Roundtable)

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
ARE YOU FROM CAMELOT?
RECENT ARTHURIAN FILM, TELEVISION, AND ELECTRONIC GAMES AS INNOVATORS OF THE ARTHURIAN TRADITION AND THEIR IMPACT

11th to 13th November 2011 IRELAND AND SCOTLAND - BARRIERS AND BORDERLANDS at Sunderland, UK

full name / name of organization: 
North East Irish Culture Network, with the Scottish Irish Network (SIN) and the Leverhulme Trust
contact email: 
colin.younger@sunderland.ac.uk​

Following the success of the previous eight international Irish Studies conferences, the University of Sunderland, in association with NEICN, invites papers for an interdisciplinary conference, which

Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods Biennial Conference of the Swiss Association of Med

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)
contact email: 
Denis.Renevey@unil.ch; Rachel.Falconer@unil.ch

Literature, Science and Medicine
in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

Biennial Conference of the
Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Jean Wall Bennet Professor of English and American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

New College Conference, March 8-10, 2012, Sarasota, FL: Call for papers: "Does Beowulf Allow (for) Illustration?" (due 9/5/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew J. Snyder / University of Florida
contact email: 
msnyder@ufl.edu

This session will seek to explore the question: Can Beowulf be illustrated, or does the poem exhibit and/or foster an inherent antagonism between sign and icon?

"The Decorated Page" of Medieval Images and Graphic Novels (9/15/11; Medieval Congress, May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu or dominique.hoche@gmail.com

"The Decorated Page" of Medieval Images and Graphic Novels: "Sequential Theory" in dialogue with medieval art
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
10-13 May 2012

Update-Conference CFP, Website and Blog

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

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

The Postgraduate Journal of Medieval Studies is looking for editors and contributions

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
pgjournalms@gmail.com

The Postgraduate Journal of Medieval Studies aims to provide a platform for students of Medieval Studies to publish their work.

CFP--Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Florida State University Center for Humanities & Society
contact email: 
rmb07@fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

The Once and Future Classroom Journal seeks submissions (by 12/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
TEAMS: The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages
contact email: 
cneufeld@emich.edu

The Once and Future Classroom is an electronic journal published by TEAMS (The Consortium for Teaching the Middle Ages).

"James J. Paxson Memorial Sessions," 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
emersonstormfillmanrichards@gmail.com

Please share the following Call For Papers with interested colleagues:

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference

University of Exeter, 27th April 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Stefano-Maria Evangelista (University of Oxford)

"Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 1, March 2012
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2011

2nd Conference on Formulas in Medieval Culture, Nancy & Metz (France), 7-9 June 2012 (Submission deadline 1 October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Université Nancy 2
contact email: 
elise.louviot@univ-nancy2.fr

Languages: English, French, Italian and German
Abstract submission deadline: October 1st, 2011

The Conference welcomes speakers from all fields of Medieval Studies, including History, Diplomatics, Art History, Literature, Linguistics, Musicology, Theology and Law.

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