category: medieval

Writing Anew: Critical, Cultural, and Canonical Innovations in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students of English Association
contact email: 
UNTcriticalvoices@gmail.com

Interpreting the act of writing as one of (re)invention and (re)constitution

[UPDATE] UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

University of British Columbia Okanagan IGS Graduate Studies Conference 2014 May 2 – 3, 2014

Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a “turn to the spatial” in humanistic inquiry over the past generation.

Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, 68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Remien / Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
pcremien@lcsc.edu

“Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature”

68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11, 2014)

Contact Information:
Dr. Peter Remien,

Religion after War (MLA 2015, 8-11 January-Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Division of Literature and Religion
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

Religion after War

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

[UPDATE] Extended: The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 28–31 August 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa

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

Call for Papers (Extended)
The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Keynote Address: Professor Henry Woudhuysen,
Lincoln College, University of Oxford

Procrastination: Cultural Explorations, 2 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Danielle Yardy, University of Oxford
contact email: 
ProcrastinationOx@gmail.com

PROCRASTINATION: CULTURAL EXPLORATIONS
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference
at the University of Oxford
Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

Sustainability and Population

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015
contact email: 
alg9@rice.edu

"Sustainability and Population," MLA 2015, Special Session

"Mediterranean Visions: Journeys, Itineraries and Cultural Migrations"

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Visions College of the Holy Cross - Sant'Anna Institute
contact email: 
mediterraneanvisions@gmail.com

This conference intends to focus on the possible perceptions of the journey to/from/around the Mediterranean Sea, moving from an Italian, European and extra-European perspective (with specific referen

MLA 15: Narrating Madness and Autism

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Gagas
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

This non-guaranteed special session invites papers addressing how narratives of psychosis, mood disorders, or autism (in any medium, genre, or period) change our understanding of the ethics and phenom

UPDATE New Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
New Literatures in English
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Title of the book: New Literatures in English
Editor: Dr R.P. Singh
Associate Professor
Department of English and Modern European Languages,

Portals Comparative Literature Journal Now Accepting Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Portals Comparative Literature Journal/CLSA at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
clsa@mail.sfsu.edu

Portals Literary Journal is accepting submissions for our Spring 2014 issue.
full name / name of organization:
San Francisco State University, Comparative Literature Student Association

READING MATTERS - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Alan Liu (UCSB)
Professor Helen Deutsch (UCLA)

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

Travel Grant Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Washington University Libraries Special Collections
contact email: 
spec@wumail.wustl.edu

The Department of Special Collections at Washington University Libraries St. Louis, Missouri is happy to announce that this year’s travel grant competition is now open.

[UPDATE]: Deadline extended to Feb. 21, 2014 for Georgetown University Journal Predicate

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mev37@georgetown.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: February 21, 2014

Predicate
Issue 4: Reactions

Georgetown University

All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Interspecies Community. Deadline 4/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Animal Studies, UC Davis
contact email: 
tegeier@ucdavis.edu

All Things Great and Small: Interdisciplinary Interspecies Community

Art and Ephemerality, 26–27 June 2014, Bristol

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians (AAH) and University of Bristol
contact email: 
artandephemerality@gmail.com

The Association of Art Historians (AAH) and the University of Bristol invite proposals for papers for the 2014 annual AAH Student Summer Symposium

Art and Ephemerality

[UPDATE] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

British Society for Literature and Science Conference 2014: Registration Open

Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

[UPDATE]Imagining Paradise: Conference on Christianity and Literature Southeastern Regional, April 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida
contact email: 
Samuel_Joeckel@pba.edu

“Imagining Paradise”
Southeastern Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature
Palm Beach Atlantic University
3-5 April 2014

NeMLA April 30 - May 3, 2015, Toronto, ON Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - Women's and Gender Studies Caucus
contact email: 
wgsnemla@gmail.com

The Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus (WGSC) of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) welcomes session proposals (panel, roundtable, seminar) for the 2015 Convention in Toronto ON Canada

Special Topics Journal Issue - Adaptation Across the Humanities (Deadline: May 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Neblett / Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
robert.neblett@gmail.com

Call for Papers!

INTERDISCIPLINARY HUMANITIES

Special Issue: Fall 2014

Re-Imagining, Re-Remembering and Cultural Recycling:
Adaptation Across the Humanities

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

Abstracts Deadline: February 14th

Literary Rape Culture (MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Brockman / University of North Carolina at Charlotte
contact email: 
slbrockm@uncc.edu

Lucretia. Philomela. Lavinia. Clarissa. Tess. Jennifer.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended - (dis)junctions 2014 - New Deadline 2/20

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

***Deadline extended to 2/20***

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: February 14th

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies May 30-31, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
Gregory T. Erickson (gte1@nyu.edu)

First Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
May 30-31, 2014

Deadline for conference proposals extended to March 1st, 2014!

Deviance in Culture and Society (journal; manuscript submissions due 3/14/14)

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, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect

“Women’s Voices in Poetry,” 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Oldman / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
r.m.oldman@iup.edu

This session invites proposals that address any aspect of women’s voices in poetry to be delivered at the 2014 RMMLA Convention in Boise, Idaho, 9-11 October 2014.

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: "Sex in Context" Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

Volume 1, Issue 2 will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

The Neglected Pillar: Comedy in Literature and Culture (November 28-29, 2014), abstract deadline: August 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
4th International Conference on Literary and Cultural Studies, The Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

Dying is easy. Comedy is hard. -- Old Theater Adage (Edmund Kean)

"Perchance to Dream": Sleep and Related Phenomena in English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
hd9345@my.bristol.ac.uk

First Call for Papers
"Perchance to Dream": Sleep and Related Phenomena in English Literature Department of English, University of Bristol
Half-Day Conference, Wednesday May 7th 2014

[UPDATE] Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

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