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Truth and Fiction

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:47pm
International Medieval Society (IMS-Paris)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 24, 2017

Truth and Fiction

28-30 June 2018, Paris

Call for Readers

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:04pm
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies Call for Readers: 

Hortulus relies on graduate student readers to evaluate articles that have been submitted for publication. Readers are selected for each submission based upon their familiarity with the subject matter of the article and the number of evaluations they have already completed. Readers fill out an evaluation form for each article, but they are not responsible for the article revisions or the editing process.

If you would like to volunteer as a reader, e-mail the following information to



Hortulus Fall 2017 Issue: “Interiority and Alterity”

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:02pm
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 25, 2017

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies is a refereed, peer-reviewed, and born-digital journal devoted to the culture, literature, history, and society of the medieval past. Published semi-annually, the journal collects exceptional examples of work by graduate students on a number of themes, disciplines, subjects, and periods of medieval studies. We also welcome book reviews of monographs published or re-released in the past five years that are of interest to medievalists. For the Fall issue we are particularly interested in reviews of books which fall under the current special topic.

National Seminar on Paleography

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:45pm
Federal University of Bahia
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

The 1st National Seminar on Paleography welcomes works for oral communication and poster exhibition regarding any theme related to Paleography. All works submitted are going to be evaluated by double blind peer review.

Deadline: October 1, 2017.

The 1st National Seminar on Paleography gathers specialists from Brazil and abroad to treat important themes regarding Paleography, a millennial subject, which keeps up to date and necessary.

English: The Journal of the English Association seeks submissions

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:49pm
English: The Journal of the English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

English: The Journal of the English Association (Oxford UP) seeks high quality submissions on major works of English literature or on topics of general literary interest, aimed at readers within universities and colleges and presented in a lively and engaging style.  We publish 4 issues a year, and accept submissions all year round.   Contributions should be between 5,000 and 9,000 words.

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 11:27am
ULICES - Univ. of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / Univ. of Lisbon (Portugal)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital (May 7-10, Lisbon, Portugal)

English Literature has been able to reinvent itself along new pathways, from the age of the manuscript to the digital era. In the last decades, the digital technology has changed the paradigms involving both the reading strategies and the analysis of literary texts: among others, the relation between writer and reader; the publication in digital platforms; “distant reading”; the exploration of the image; the abundance of information; the access to the original texts. This enormous change has originated an interdisciplinary reevaluation of many of the previous paths, as well as the launching of new focuses of reflection. a cross-disciplinary conference on distributed authorship

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:37pm
Francesca Martelli, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

a cross-divisional conference on distributed authorship


UCLA, October 5th-6th 2018



Sean Gurd, Professor of Classics, University of Missouri

Francesca Martelli, Assistant Professor of Classics, UCLA




Male Appropriations of the Female Form in Early Modern Literature

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

While his most famous crossdressing characters are women posing as men––including Rosalind from As You Like ItTwelfth Night’s Viola, and The Merchant of Venice’s Portia––William Shakespeare also twice imagines male characters posing as women: Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor and the page playing Christopher Sly’s wife in The Taming of the Shrew. Male characters also pass (to varying degrees) as women in works by Sidney, Jonson, Middleton, Fletcher, and others. But while much has been made of the “squeaking” boy actors who played women’s parts on the early modern stage, very little critical attention has been paid to male characters wearing women’s weeds in early modern literature.

Recycling, Revision, and Relocation in the Middle Ages

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:21pm
Harvard University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017




FEBRUARY 9, 2018


Keynote Speaker: Jan Ziolkowski, Harvard University


Recycling, Revision, & Relocation in the Middle Ages is a full-day event being organized at Harvard University on February 9, 2018. Our goal is to continue the lively conversation about the movement and/or circulation of texts, objects, and ideas throughout the Middle Ages.


Leeds International Medieval Congress 2018: The Textual Afterlives of Medieval Mystics, Visionaries, and Prophets

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 12:30pm
Justine Trombley
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Recent scholarship has noted the importance of viewing medieval manuscripts at many stages of their “lives”, not merely confined to the mechanics of their production and the immediate contexts of their creation, but also viewing them within each cultural context that they encountered throughout their existence. This session aims to apply this approach to manuscripts of medieval mystical, visionary, or prophetic/revelatory texts, examining their reception and use long after their original composition and the lives of their authors. These genres produced some of the most provocative and controversial texts of the Middle Ages, with often complicated reception histories.