category: medieval

Ecce Ancilla Domini: The Virgin Mary and the Pearl-poet

full name / name of organization: 
Villanova University; 2010 PMR Conference
contact email: 
stephen.russell@hofstra.edu

Ecce Ancilla Domini: The Virgin Mary and the Pearl-poet

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

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

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

The 7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom [Reminder]

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at The University of Vermont
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

The "Object" of Early Modern Science

full name / name of organization: 
NACBS panel proposal
contact email: 
erika.olbricht@case.edu

Call for Papers
North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS)
Baltimore, MD
November 12-14, 2010

Roundtable: The “Object” of Early Modern Science

Deconstructing the Gods: Towards a Post-Religious Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College English Department
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:
"Deconstructing the Gods: Towards a Post-Religious Criticism"
Third Annual Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 10, 2009, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies[UPDATE extended submission deadline]

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

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium [March 5-6, 2010]

Extended Deadline for Submissions: January 15, 2010.

[UPDATE] Final Call--Visual Arts in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

In the wake of the digital revolution and globalisation policies the whole world is witnessing formation of certain conditions which are having and will continue to have tremendous impact on the produ

The Future of the Archetype (3/15/10; MLA special session, Jan 11-15 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
L. Michelle Baker
contact email: 
lbaker@shepherd.edu

The second decade of the twentieth century saw the publication of two landmark studies that were to change the approach of poets and scholars alike: Jessie Weston’s From Ritual to Romance (1920) an

Autism / Text (MLA 2011; abstract deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Miele Rodas / BCC-CUNY & Chris Foss /U. Mary Washington
contact email: 
julia.rodas@bcc.cuny.edu and cfoss@umw.edu

Submit 2-page abstracts for an MLA panel on "Autism / Text." Organizers seek work that challenges dominant cultural notions of what autism means and what role it plays in literature, broadly defined.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

[UPDATE] Error: Aspects and Approaches. University of Oxford, 16-17 April 2007

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Sarah Baccianti & Rob Avis)
contact email: 
sarah.baccianti@lincoln.ox.ac.uk, and robert.avis@sjc.ox.ac.uk

This conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students. A volume of proceedings comprising selected papers will appear in the Medium Ævum Monographs Series.

[UPDATE]: Dept. of French Studies Graduate Student Conference - LSU - March 12-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
LSU Department of French Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

Significant Readings: 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference at
Louisiana State University
The 4th Annual Graduate Student Conference, hosted by the Department of French

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 4 JANUARY 2010 for Conference 31 March-3 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Conference: Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals and Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association announces an extension of the deadline to apply for the 31 March-3 April 2010 Conference in St. Louis, MO to 4 January 2010.

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

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

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
March 4-6, 2010

Mythcon 41: War in Heaven (4/15/10; 7/9/10–7/12/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
Robin_Reid@tamu-commerce.edu

The 41st Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XLI)
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/41/
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
July 9–12, 2010

Guests of Honor

Tim Powers, Author

Space and Place in Early Modern English drama

full name / name of organization: 
Essay collection
contact email: 
lkermode@csulb.edu

After a very successful conference entitled “Early Modern Dramatic and Literary Spaces” at California State University, Long Beach this past November, the organizers are proposing a collection of

Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms (April 2-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender
contact email: 
lrkerr@buffalo.edu

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: genderin.buffalo.edu/genderacrossborders.php

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Kore Dissertation Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
goldcrow47@comcast.net

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology announces the Kore Award for best dissertation in women and mythology, offered annually in even-numbered years for dissertations completed in the p

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Exploring the Edge of Trauma, 13 - 16 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts 5 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University in association with McMaster University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

EXPLORING THE EDGE OF TRAUMA

13 May to 16 May 2010
West Dean Conference Centre , West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, PO18 0QZ

[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com/ http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/egad/

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

Conflict and Controversy c. 850-1550

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
medconflict@live.co.uk

The Middle Ages are understood as a most barbarous period; a time when conflict was fought out on the battlefields with bloodshed and brutality.

SEEING VOICES: The fifth annual MANCASS conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
melissa.markauskas@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk

University of Manchester
John Rylands Library, Deansgate
1st - 2nd March 2010.

Medieval Romance special session at RMMLA - October 14-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Urban, Lewis-Clark State College
contact email: 
murban@lcsc.edu

Papers are invited to form a special session on Medieval Romance at the annual meeting of the RMMLA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, next fall.

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [UPDATE][Submission Deadline Dec 21]

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

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

Martyred Bodies and Religious Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Institute, University of Alberta
contact email: 
mrea@ualberta.ca

A CALL FOR PAPERS
“MARTYRED BODIES AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE”

Turning Points, October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.org

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 15, 2010

Theme: Turning Points

Location: Henry Ford Community College

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