category: medieval

Innovations and Anxieties - Saturday, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

Innovations and Anxieties
Saturday, March 31, 2012
A graduate conference hosted by the Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)

Violence: In Theory and Practice March 23-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
Keynote Speaker: Smaro Kamboureli, University of Guelph

[UPDATE] LITERARY ECOSYSTEMS AND NETWORKS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS AND SOCIETY - Extended: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference at University of Alberta
contact email: 
clconf@ualberta.ca

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association invites proposals for papers and visual media projects for its 6th annual graduate conference at the University of Alberta on March 9-10, 2012.

"Principles of Uncertainty" May 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department and Center for Critical Theory)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice (March 23rd-25th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Ottawa English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

“Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is often crude and distorted.”
– Ellen Glasgow

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline -- MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

1st global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st global Conference:
The Graphic Novel

Friday 7th September 2012 – Sunday 9th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] Ideas of Place and Particularity - Journal Issue - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the June 2012 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political expressions of place and particularity which have led to and are p

[UPDATE] Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations: New Theory for New Media - Abstracts now due January 10th

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (1/15/12) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Representing the Body in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of discipline

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Dobran, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
shapeofsong@gmail.com

The Shape of Song: A Conference on Lyric Poetry

7 July 2012
Faculty of English
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Opening Plenary: John Wilkinson (University of Chicago, USA)
Closing Plenary: Jonathan Culler (Cornell University, USA)

"Time after Time" (journal special topic)

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

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 2 (September 2012)
Special Topic Call for Submissions
Deadline for Submissions: February 15, 2012

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
soundings@admin.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.

'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvi@gmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

[UPDATE] Nations and Empires of the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
lrwatkin@umich.edu

Nations and Empires of the Early Modern Period
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
March 9-10

Keynote Speakers:

Joyce MacDonald, University of Kentucky

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-t

Call for Presenters: Collaborative Student Learning Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval & Renaissance Forum
contact email: 
forrest.helvie@att.net

This teachers' workshop will focus on collaborative, student-driven learning and ways that we can get the students in our classes connected with one another to improve their learning experiences.

Children and Childhood in the Humanities--Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mdharris@roanoke.edu

Call for Papers
2012 Virginia Humanities Conference

Theme: Children and Childhood in the Humanities

Location: Roanoke College, Virginia

Date: March 23–24, 2012

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

UPDATE: Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
a.kaufman@mtsu.edu

Extended deadline (1/2/12) and new submission instructions!

Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legends at the 42nd Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

Asian Performance - Annual AAP Conference, Washington, DC, Aug 1-2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian Performance
contact email: 
acyhuang05@gmail.com

ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN PERFORMANCE 12TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE
August 1-2, 2012
Washington, D.C.

[UPDATE] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 15, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

[UPDATE] Sex...or Something Like It deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
csunsigma@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for Sigma Tau Delta's Spring colloquium has been extended!

Words and Matter: the Virgin Mary in Late Medieval Parish Life

full name / name of organization: 
Umeå University
contact email: 
jonas.carlquist@nord.umu.se

Tales about the Virgin Mary were frequently told in the Middle Ages.

Stet Journal, Issue 2 "Metamorphosis and Change"

full name / name of organization: 
Chisomo Kalinga/ King's College London
contact email: 
chisomo.kalinga@kcl.ac.uk

 
Stet Journal, Issue 2: www.stetjournal.org

Issue 2: Metamorphosis and Change

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (DEADLINE EXTENDED - 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University (NCSU) 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

MEMORY REMAINS Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Marita Sturken, Professor and Chair, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University

Faculty Speaker: Erika Boeckeler, Assistant Professor of English, Northeastern University

March 31 - April 1, 2012

[UPDATE] "Curiosities" Grad Conference - Deadline Extended to Dec. 18th

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

Medieval Multilingualism in the British Isles, July 21st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalene Medievalists Society
contact email: 
mms@magd.cam.ac.uk

Medieval Multilingualism in the British Isles

The Graduate Conference of Magdalene Medievalists Society

Magdalene College, Cambridge, Saturday 21st July 2012

Desire, Literature, Culture Postgraduate Symposium, 29-30 March, Malta

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
dlc2012@um.edu.mt

The present pleasure,
By revolution low’ring, thus become
The opposite of itself
- Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

[UPDATE] CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (20 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

Nations and Empires in the Early Modern Period, March 9-10

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
lrwatkin@umich.edu

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Keynote Speaker: Daniel Vitkus, Florida State University

New Perspectives on German Ecocritical Prose, Due 03/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
128th MLA Convention, January 3–6, 2013, in Boston, Massachusetts
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

The rise of the ecologically-oriented approaches to literature and the development of ecocriticism as a scholarly discipline in the 1970s did not remain very long the prerogative of the Anglo-American literature and scholarship. Other national literatures and literary studies have been rapidly developing their views on the connections between literature and ecology; these are oftem based on different premises and follow their own respective literary traditions.

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