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Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Call for Papers

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

De Montfort University – Friday 3rd March 2017

De Montfort University’s Centre for Adaptations is hosting a one-day conference on medieval and early modern adaptation. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers to discuss the ways in which texts synonymous with the medieval and early modern periods have been reworked or adapted.

Representaciones de la moda y el vestido en las literaturas hispánicas

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:20am
CUNY- Lehman College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

 

La sección de español del Departamento de Lenguas y Literaturas de Lehman College en colaboración con la sección de español del Departamento de Lenguas Modernas y Culturas del Fashion Institute of Technology, tienen el honor de invitarlos a participar en el simposio “Representaciones de la moda y el vestido en las literaturas hispánicas” que se llevará a cabo los días 7 y 8 de abril, 2017. El objetivo de nuestro simposio es proponer una reflexión desde diferentes acercamientos teóricos sobre la temática del vestido en las diversas manifestaciones y periodos de las literaturas hispánicas.

La convocatoria está abierta, pero no se limita, a los siguientes temas:

The World of Harry Potter (Popular Culture and the Deep Past 2017)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:25am
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invites you to join us on February 24-25, 2017, for our fourth ‘Popular Culture and the Deep Past’ extravaganza at The Ohio State University, devoted this year to the theme of Harry Potter on the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling's first Potter novel.

CFP - The Medieval Brain Workshop, University of York, UK, March 10th and 11th, 2017

updated: 
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:27am
Deborah Thorpe, University of York
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 21, 2016

As we research aspects of the medieval brain, we encounter complications generated by medieval thought and twenty-first century medicine and neurology alike. Our understanding of modern-day neurology, psychiatry, disability studies, and psychology rests on shifting sands. Not only do we struggle with medieval terminology concerning the brain, but we have to connect it with a constantly-moving target of modern understanding. Though we strive to avoid interpreting the past using presentist terms, it is difficult – or impossible – to work independently of the framework of our own modern understanding. This makes research into the medieval brain and ways of thinking both challenging and exciting.

CFP: New Approaches to Medieval Water Studies / Deadline: 28 April 2017

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:42am
James Smith, University of York and Hetta Howes, Queen Mary University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 28, 2017

Recent scholarship in water studies has generated several germane streams of new methodological approaches, each relevant to medieval history. This OLH Special Collection will showcase the state of the field for medieval water studies, tease out its salient themes, and demonstrate possible futures for the field. In the last decade, new attention has been paid to the role of water as both a literary metaphor and a cultural reality in the Middle Ages, with exciting results. In The Sea and Medieval Literature (2007), Sebastian Sobecki fruitfully explored how water is used to communicate ‘Englishness’ in various different medieval texts.

[REMINDER] Islands (Due 11/1 for CEA 3/30-4/1/17)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:07am
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Abstracts for our annual meeting in beautiful Hilton Head, SC, are due November 1.  The College English Association invites you to join us in exploring the idea of the island.  The Sea Pine shell ring, over 15,000 years old, once sheltered Native Americans who occupied Hilton Head seasonally.  Gullah and Geechee culture emerged on the island as freed slaves sought sanctuary there at the end of the Civil War.  How, then, are islands in literature and film, as in life, places of desperate refuge and welcome escape?  What respites do they provide?

Writings from Scotland Before the Union

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:07am
Centre for Scottish Culture, University of Dundee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Writings from Scotland Before the Union

April 22nd, 2017

University of Dundee

Great Incompletes: Italy's Unfinished Endeavors

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:05am
Columbia University Italian Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Great Incompletes: Italy’s Unfinished Endeavors

3-4 FEBRUARY 2017

 

Keynote speaker: Professor Thomas Harrison (UCLA) 

 

 

 

REMINDER: 'A Quest for Remembrance' : The Descent into the Classical Underworld"

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:02am
University of Warwick
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

'A Quest for Remembrance' : The Descent into the Classical Underworld"

A One-day Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Warwick 

Saturday 20th May 2017

Keynote speaker: Professor Edith Hall, King's College London

"μνήσασθαι ἐμεῖο" [remember me]

Odyssey 11.71

 

Clearly, Queerly

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:13am
Medieval Colloquium, University of the South
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2016

 Queerly, Clearly: Defining the Borders of the Medieval QueerOrganizers:Christopher Michel Roman, English, Kent State University, Tuscarawas (croman2@kent.edu)Will Rogers, English, University of Louisiana, Monroe (youngman@ulm.edu)

 

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