category: medieval

SWPACA Literature-General CFP February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
slay@uwa.edu

CFP: Literature (General)

37th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference

February 10-13, 2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
http://www.southwestpca.org

Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

In contrast to the ongoing childhood studies, humanistic gerontology is still largely an unexplored research area, despite more and more attention being paid to old age by historians, sociologists and

Shakespeare's Italy (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Oct. 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

Object Emotions: Polemics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Object Emotions: Polemics
(April 15-16, 2016, Cambridge University)

Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies: A Graduate Conference in Reno, 26-27 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2016@gmail.com

Re/Considering (In)humanity/ies
The 6th annual College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS)
Conference Date: February 26-27, 2016

Medieval Natures: Sewanee Medieval Colloquium 2016: April 1-2

full name / name of organization: 
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

The Forty-Second Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium: Medieval Natures
April 1-2, 2016
The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

Seminar: Defining Nature

full name / name of organization: 
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

Seminar leader: Kellie Robertson, University of Maryland

[UPDATE] NeMLA 2016, "Sound Studies in Literature" Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn M. Higgins / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
shawn.higgins@uconn.edu

**Deadline extended until October 5th**
Submit: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15723

Cyber Pedagogy and the Digital Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

As many as half of traditional undergraduate students will take an online class in their academic career before graduation.

Filosofie francescane – Franciscan philosophies

full name / name of organization: 
Massimo Parodi
contact email: 
massimo.parodi@unimi.it

Doctor Virtualis 14
Call for paper

1.

The Secret Lives of Medieval Plants II: The Leekquel

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Barrett / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
rwb@illinois.edu

Premodern plant studies debuted at Kalamazoo in 2015 with the first “Secret Lives of Medieval Plants” panel. In this follow-up panel for the 42nd Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium on Medieval Natures (1-2 April 2016), we want to continue the work of pushing back against plant blindness and zoocentrism in analyses of medieval culture.

Accessibility in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
contact email: 
mssc@cornell.edu

The graduate students of Cornell’s Medieval Studies Program are pleased to announce their twenty-sixth annual Student Colloquium, which will take place on Saturday, February 20th at the A.D. White House. This year’s colloquium will be focused around the concept of ‘accessibility,’ its connotations, and consequences in the medieval world. The Middle Ages are conventionally seen as static and hierarchical, marked by impermeability of social, geographic, and cultural boundaries. This conference seeks to foreground the dynamism and fluidity of the Middle Ages by focusing upon the points of access by which these borders were negotiated and blurred.

[UPDATE] Comparative Drama Special Issue Deadline 1/1/16

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Call for Papers: The Actor in the Interval

Literature and arts / Litterature et arts / Letteratura e arti

full name / name of organization: 
IULM University, Milan
contact email: 
redazione.polifemo@iulm.it

The journal Poli-femo (IULM University, Milan)  announces the call for papers for its next thematic issue on “Literature and Arts”.

Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption #iuic16

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English.

Daily life is ordered by many kinds of consumption, all of which influence the way we produce and comprehend meaning within the world. “Digesting Discourses” invites scholars from the humanities, sciences, law, and public health to explore the diverse meanings of taste, appetite, and consumption across texts, methodologies, and time periods. What do metaphors of eating and digestion reveal about the materiality of knowledge? How do aesthetic and physical consumption differ? What does the critical history of material consumption reveal about patterns and power dynamics of cultural exchange? How do genre, discipline, and methodology impact the representation and study of these topics?

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Please note our updated deadline for abstracts! Abstracts will be accepted until October 15, 2015.

[REMINDER] Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literarture

full name / name of organization: 
Thir Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Exploring the Renaissance, St Louis, MO (March 24-26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
Christopher.Baker@armstrong.edu

Exploring the Renaissance 2016:
An International Conference

We welcome you to the 65th meeting of the
South Central Renaissance Conference

"Rethinking Allegory", The Warburg Institute, 30 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Warburg Institute
contact email: 
Karen.Lang@warwick.ac.uk, vb276@cam.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Unstable states, mutable conditions

full name / name of organization: 
/ANGLES/, journal published by the SAES
contact email: 
cornelius.crowley@u-paris10.fr

Call for papers

Medievalism on the Big Screen (abstracts: Oct. 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adunai@tamuct.edu

Seeking abstracts for 15-minute papers on medievalism in film. The panel(s) formed will be proposed for the Film Studies Area of the conference. Topics might include (but are not limited to):

Fairy Tales Area at PCA/ACA in Seattle, March 22-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
acaleb@misericordia.edu

The Fairy Tales Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association seeks paper presentations on any topic involving fairy tales.

‘Werewolves: Studies in Transformations’ (abstracts: 30th November 2015, full submissions: 31st March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Janine Hatter and Kaja Franck, ‘Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’
contact email: 
j.hatter@hull.ac.uk / k.a.franck@gmail.com

'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural’ is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird.

Habitats and Hazzards [10/19/15;2/19/16]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: the 8th annual interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Conference to be held on February 19, 2016 on the campus of La Sierra University (Riverside, CA, USA). 250 word abstracts due by October 19, 2015 to http://lasierra.edu/english/natures/abstract-submission-form/
Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and hazards facing and faced in the disciplines of the humanities. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants DUE 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

CFP: SWPACA Myth and Fairy Tales Area (11/1/15; 2/10-13/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sheila.dooley@utrgv.edu

Abstracts/Proposals Due: 1 November 2015
Submit proposals to: http://conference2016.southwestpca.org
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference

Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoș Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2015.

Culture, the Arts, and Literature 25th to 27th February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
KTHM College, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

CONCEPT NOTE:

33rd Annual Illinois Medieval Association Conference: Medievalism, Feb. 26-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Illinois Medieval Association
contact email: 
tkovalcik@millikin.edu

[Update] Medievalism in Popular Culture - PCA National Conference (Seattle 3/22-25/16): Deadline October I, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
March 21st - 25th, 2016 – Seattle, Washington

[UPDATE] Fools on the Premodern Page and Stage (Kalamazoo, May 12–15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Heetderks, Oberlin College
contact email: 
aheetder@oberlin.edu

Near the end of the Middle English romance Robert of Cisyle, the eponymous king—who has been punished for his pride by being made to serve as his own court’s fool—acknowledges the error of his f

Reading Literally: Allegory and New Materialism *NeMLA 2016 (ABSTRACTS DUE 9/30/15)*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
garner.sh@husky.neu.edu

In Material Ecocriticism, Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann suggest that all matter is storied matter.

Deadline extended to Nov.1st for special sessions: Med/Ren Conf. Apr 7-9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Deadline for special session proposals/abstracts has been extended to Nov. 1st.

Deadline extended to Nov. 1st for special sessions for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The deadline for Special Sessions has been extended to November 1st for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

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