Although Bob Dylan has never written a play, his influence by and upon drama is both significant and under-examined. This panel seeks to explore various ways in which Dylan draws upon theatrical artists, texts, and performances for inspiration. This panel will also consider instances of collaboration or influence where Dylan leaves his mark on playwrights, directors, and/or performers.
From the anonymous Middle English Court of Sapience to Nicole Oresme's Livre du ciel et du monde to the lavishly illustrated copies of Pliny's Natural History produced for the Visconti family, medieval scientific discourse was often inflected by – and constructed around – literary, musical, and artistic forms present at court. This conference invites abstracts on what it means to "do science at court" in the late medieval period, particularly in the context of literature, music, and the arts.
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence - Prophecy and Conspiracy in Early Modern England - Florence 22nd April 2016
The 2016 IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence is a one-day interdisciplinary forum open to PhD students and researchers who have obtained their doctorates within the past 5 years. This year's conference will focus on the themes of prophecy and conspiracy in early modern texts.
Call for Papers
American Literature Association Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA
The Ernest Hemingway Society will sponsor two panels at the upcoming ALA Conference:
The 90th Anniversary of The Sun Also Rises
CFP: African American / Black Studies Area
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
37th Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2015
Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the 37th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association conference, Feb 10-13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. International submissions are welcome.
10th Annual Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Graduate Student Colloquium
April 8-9, 2016
Theme: Transatlantic Circulation: Ideas out of Bounds
THE WORLDS OF JOHN THELWALL
The Fordham Romanticism Group and the John Thelwall Society invite paper proposals for a one-day symposium to be held at Fordham University in New York City on 25 June 2016. Building on the inaugural John Thelwall Society conference held at the University of Notre Dame's London Center in 2014, "The Worlds of John Thelwall" will consider how Thelwall and his contemporaries thought about the global scene. Papers might attend to how the work of Thelwall and others relates to:
ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw. We invite submissions for our next issue to be published autumn 2016.
For Volume 25.1 we are interested in contributions from such fields as British, Irish, American, Canadian, Australian and post-colonial literature, theatre, film, critical theory, the arts, the media, history and social studies.
Teaching with Tension: Race, Resistance,
and Reality in the Classroom
We are seeking proposals for an interdisciplinary anthology, tentatively titled "Perma/Culture: Imagining Alternatives in an Age of Crisis," that will treat cultural production and practices related to "alternatives"—both critical and creative, descriptive and imaginative—that challenge the unjust and unsustainable systems that dominate at present.
Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center
330 Tijeras Ave. NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102 USA
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015
Conference Website: (updated regularly)
Proposals are welcome for papers and panels on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the frontier, Western literature, the literature of nature and the environment, the literature of cultural contact, and science fiction.
Send one page proposals or abstracts to Steven Frye at firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, 2015.
The Symposium will be held at the historic Sheraton Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, TX
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found
"There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet." Eliot, Prufrock
"We know what we are, but now what we may be." Shakespeare, Hamlet
"I am not an angel...and I will not be one till I die. I will be myself." Bronte, Jane Eyre
Call for Submissions- Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies Special Issue: "Thinking about Censorship Differently"
Expected Publication Date: November 2016 (Vol 13, Issue 2)
Co-Editors: Clarissa Smith (University of Sunderland, UK); Mark McKenna (Glyndwr University, UK); Jason Zenor (State University of NY-Oswego, US)