category: medieval

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Association Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA, Co-chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State
University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011 DEADLINE EXTENDED!!!!

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism
Keynote Speakers: Peter Brooks &David Konstan

“Comparative Approaches to Early Modern Sexualities in Literature and Culture” proposals due: Nov.1st,2011

full name / name of organization: 
Abdulhamit Arvas, Michigan State University
contact email: 
arvas@yahoo.com

Now accepting paper proposals for this seminar session at American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference to be held in Brown University, Providence, RI, March 29- April 1, 2012

CFP: SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture, June 3-4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University, Art History Department
contact email: 
supra.tau.conference@gmail.com

Space has been subject to aesthetic, art-historical, philosophical, anthropological, geographical and political investigations, each with its idiosyncratic definitions.

Annual Spring Conference 2012 - "Boundaries" - Abstracts due Dec. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2012

Call for Papers

“Boundaries”
3 March 2012

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

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _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] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nove

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**
**Deadline extended**

Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge. Deadline Dec. 17, 2011. Conference Date: Feb. 25, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Laura Kipnis

The Stony Brook Manhattan English Department Graduate Conference, the longest running interdisciplinary graduate student conference in the nation, welcomes papers and panels from all disciplines, including the arts, cultural studies, social and hard sciences, and the humanities. This year’s conference will feature a faculty-sponsored Best Paper Award; for details and registration visit www.stonybrook.edu/gradconf.

[UPDATE] Shield Maidens and Sacred Mothers: Medieval Women in Truth and Legend

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Williams and Nicole Thomas, Cardiff University
contact email: 
TAL2011@cf.ac.uk

To register for this conference, please e-mail the conference organizers TAL2011@cf.ac.uk by 30 September, 2011 and we will send you a registration form.

SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture, June 3-4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University, Art History Department
contact email: 
supra.tau.conference@gmail.com

SupraSpace: On the Concept of Space and Place in Art and Visual Culture
International Conference
June 3-4, 2012
Tel Aviv University, Art History Department

[Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Abstract due Nov. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures - The University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Julian Yates, University of Delaware

Theatre Survey - Special Issue - “Asia and Theatre Historiography” due Nov 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Esther Kim Lee, Associate Editor, Theatre Survey
contact email: 
leeastr@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Theatre Survey
Special Issue edited by Esther Kim Lee, Associate Editor

“Asia and Theatre Historiography”

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Goscelin of St. Bertin / Kalamazoo 2012
contact email: 
mmayus@nd.edu

Goscelin of St.

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Medieval Association of the Pacific, 30-31 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Association of the Pacific
contact email: 
scott.kleinman@csun.edu

The 2012 Conference of the Medieval Association of the Pacific will take place at Santa Clara University on Friday and Saturday March 30-31, 2012.

Indecency

full name / name of organization: 
Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposum in Women's & Gender History
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History
INDECENCY

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 1-3, 2012

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2011

FRAMING LIVES 17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

Deadline for paper and panel proposals: 15 November 2011

Medieval Panels at NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Rebekah_greene@my.uri.edu

Call for Papers
Medieval Sessions at
Northeast Modern Language Association 43rd Annual Convention
Rochester, New York
March 15-18, 2012
Deadline for abstracts Sept. 30, 2011

Fat Studies 2012 PCA Call for Papers (Deadline December 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.edu,goddess_les@yahoo.com

PCA/ACA Fat Studies 2012 Call for Papers

Word Made Flesh, Flesh Made Word: Narratives of Pain, Pained Narratives (NEMLA 2012, 3/15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tzechory@fas.harvard.edu

[UPDATE] New Voices, a Graduate English Conference Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Due to some last-minute obstacles, New Voices has been postponed until early 2012. We will re-issue a CFP once we have definitive dates. Proposals already submitted will still be reviewed.

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Toronto
contact email: 
frye.2012@utoronto.ca

EDUCATING THE IMAGINATION: A CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF NORTHROP FRYE ON THE CENTENARY OF HIS BIRTH
October 4,5,6, 2012 | Victoria University in the University of Toronto

CFP Kalamazoo 2012 Anchoritic Society

full name / name of organization: 
International Anchoritic Society
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The International Anchoritic Society is still seeking proposals for its two sessions at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, 10-13 May 201

[REMINDER] 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

Symposium on European Union, Central Asia, Turkey, Middle East, and Africa December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Bosphorus Research Center
contact email: 
boreceuk@gmail.com

Bosporus Research Center is inviting PhD students, academics and any other interested parties to join the symposium on European Union, Turkey, Central Asia, Middle East and Africa.

[UPDATE] NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Nov

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

**Abstracts sent to the tamayok@stjohns.edu has been lost. Please resend immediately to the alternative emails above**

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture , Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

Sessions are scheduled in 1½ hour slots, with four papers or speakers each. You may propose individual papers, special panels, or sessions organized around a theme.

Capturing Witches: Histories, Stories, Images. 400 years after the Lancashire Witches

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, UK
contact email: 
capturingwitches@lancaster.ac.uk

In 2012, a year-long programme of events in Lancaster and the surrounding area will mark the 400th anniversary of the trial and execution of the first group of Lancashire Witches.

1st Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Sunday 13th May – Tuesday 15th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

9th Global Conference: War and Peace (May 2012: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
wvw9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
War and Peace

Saturday 19th May – Monday 21st May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] "Animal Narratives in Old English Poetry" -- International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Wade / Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
erik.wade@rutgers.edu

Animals frequently appear as symbols or allegories in medieval literature.

Sensualising Deformity: Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
sdefconference@ec.ac.uk

June 15-16, 2012

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
George Washington University,
Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Peter Hutchings
Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Power of Fables / Folktales - November 4-6, 2011[update]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Conference - South Atlantic Modern Language Association - November 4-6, 2011 in Atlanta, GA
contact email: 
madrien@wittenberg.edu

This special session seeks papers that will explore “Power of Fables / Folktales”. Abstracts from Graduate students are also encouraged.

"Parody, Farce, and Authority in Early Drama" ICMS, Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
chmcnabb@mail.usf.edu; ccoulson2@su.edu

Without authority, there is no parody or farce— in the words of C. L. Barber, “the license depends utterly on what it mocks” (Shakespeare’s Festive Comedy 214).

"Queering the Cougar" ICMS, Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Hunt McNabb
contact email: 
chmcnabb@mail.usf.edu

As a follow-up to the 2011 “Medieval Cougars” ICMS panel, this panel seeks to interrogate the medieval social and gender expectations associated with the modern concept of a ‘cougar,’ such as

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