category: medieval

Teaching Rape: Approaches to Difficult Texts in the Medieval Literature Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Gulley
contact email: 
gulleyea@appstate.edu

CFP for Collected Essays:
Teaching Rape: Approaches to Difficult Texts in the Medieval Literature Classroom

Special Issue on “HOW TO STUDY ENGLISH LITERATURE”

full name / name of organization: 
The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
editor@bcdedu.net

Critical writings are invited from teachers and research scholars from any part of the world for the Inaugural Issue of The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature published by

ICMS Kalamazoo: Transnationalism before the Nation? (deadline Sept. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB)
contact email: 
jenny_tan@berkeley.edu

Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB) invites papers that place the discipline of Medieval Studies in conversation with the theoretical concept of transnationalism.

CFP The new materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

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

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

DEADLINE EXTENSION: CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

Modern Money: Aesthetics after the Gold Standard; October 23 - 24 , 2014; Guest Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

full name / name of organization: 
Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
sferguson@usf.edu & jordanrose@berkeley.edu

Medieval Transportation and its Monstrous Manifestations -- SEMA 2014,=. Last-minute call. Please submit by June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: the Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application
contact email: 
blewis@murraystate.edu

The deadline is upon us! Please add your submission to this session (abstract by June 15, 2014, please):

Call For Papers—SEMA 2014
Clayton State University, Atlanta, GA
Oct. 16-18, 2014

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

IMC Kalamazoo 2015: Post-War Scholarship and the Study of the Middle Ages -- Arendt and Curtius (Deadline: Sept. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies
contact email: 
berkeleymedievalstudies@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the UC Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies will hold two sessions on enduring medieval scholarship that emerged in the postwar era:

Late Medieval Romances Across European Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Miriam Edlich-Muth/ University of Bremen, Germany
contact email: 
muth@uni-bremen.de

They were the bestsellers of their time; in the late medieval period, a number of shorter romances and tales, such as 'Floire et Blancheflor', 'Partonopeus de Blois', the tale of the eaten heart,

THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA YAL Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA/Detroit, MI Nov. 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

From London to Chicago, to Manhattan and Toronto, the depiction of the death and revival of the city is not uncommon in young adult literature.

TEMA Conference panel: Monstrous Women in the Middle Ages (Oct 3-4, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA
contact email: 
andrea.nichols@huskers.unl.edu

In Nomadic Subjects (1994), Rosi Braidotti wrote: “Woman, as sign of difference, is monstrous.” In the medieval world, a similar notion was explored in multiple medieval cultures by works—visual

Woodland Exile and Medieval Romance (NEMLA, Toronto, April 30-May3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Schiff / SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
rpschiff@buffalo.edu (but submit abstracts at: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html)

Seeking papers for NEMLA convention, to be held in Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015.

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

Contemporary Medievalisms Panel - NeMLA 2015; 4/30-5/3

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

Contemporary Medievalisms: The proliferation of medievalism in popular culture - as Chaucer’s Twitter account, Game of Thrones, and historical young adult novels set in Medieval Europe all attest -

The Medieval Slavic Mind: Essays in Honor of František Svejkovský [Deadline: 09/01/2014]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
hsdvizhkov@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures honors the life and career of Professor František Svejkovský (1923-2011), professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures and Compa

SEMA AT SAMLA (Atlanta, Nov. 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Assoc
contact email: 
lynn.ramey@vanderbilt.edu

We still need one more paper!!

SEMA AT SAMLA (Atlanta, Nov. 7-9)
Sustaining the Medieval in the Modern World
How do we preserve medieval objects, culture, and ideas?

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

(SAMLA 86) Old English Lit: Things Matter [extended deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86: Sustainability and the Humanities
contact email: 
danabitz@gmail.com

In the Introduction to the collection Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Ethics and Objects, editor Jeffrey Jerome

Journal special issue: The Banalization of War (submissions due September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal.

[UPDATE] The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/13/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

UPDATE 6/4/14:
PROPOSALS WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED UP TO 5 PM EST ON 13 JUNE 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time" LANGSA V Conference (Nov. 7, 2014; CFP deadlines, Sept. 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association (LANGSA) - University of Connecticut (UCONN)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

V Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time"

Urban Ecologies: Historical Perspectives; DEADLINE 30 September 2014; NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
boone@pitt.edu

Ecocriticism focuses increasingly on urban environments, often in contemporary contexts. But the city has affected ecologies for centuries.

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86 [Update-Deadline Approaching]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

9th Annual Limina Conference - Friday June 20, UWA

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies will hold its 9th Annual Conference at the University of Western Australia (Crawley) on Friday June 20, 2014.

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA/DEADLINE: June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature Session

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult
Speculative Fiction

The Transformation of Poverty, Philanthropy, and Health Care in Late Antiquity: Mar. 26-29, 2015, University of Iowa

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity XI; Society for Late Antiquity, University of Iowa
contact email: 
shiftingfrontiers2015@gmail.com

The Society for Late Antiquity announces that the eleventh biennial Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity conference will take place at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, March 26-29, 2015.

Othello's Island 2015: The Third Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on the Medieval and Renaissance Periods

full name / name of organization: 
Severis Foundation
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2015
The 3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

Worlds made of Heroes - 6-7 November 2014 - CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED DEADLINE 30th JUNE 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto
contact email: 
tolkien@letras.up.pt

In order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the publication of The Lord of the Rings’ first volume – The Fellowship of the Ring –, the Porto Conference “Worlds made

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline! Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

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