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Fashioning the Unconventional Victorian: Conduct, Costume, Coiffure

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:39pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2017/Baltimore
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

Despite a rich scholarship on Victorian dress culture, the idiosyncratic in Victorian costume often remains marginal in the criticism. This panel examines how fashion – original, unusual, peculiar, or even outlandish – preoccupied the Victorian cultural imagination. Papers might investigate eccentric fashion’s role in specific genres; its portrayal in the Victorian periodic press, advertising, or conduct manuals; the bachelor girl’s or the dandy’s nonconformity in attire; dress as gender or status markers; how costume determines, camouflages, or liberates; the fin-de-siècle aesthete’s couture; ways the outré became a normatively modish for the middle-class Victorian consumer.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] CFP: 'Gothic Afterlives: Mutations, Histories, & Returns'

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:39pm
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 2, 2016

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] CALL FOR PAPERS: “Gothic Afterlives: Mutations, Histories, and Returns”

 The Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA) welcomes papers for its third biennial conference, to be held at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, on 23rd-24th January 2017.

Vitae auctorum: The Medieval Lives of Classical Authors (ICMS Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:39pm
Societas Ovidiana
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Societas Ovidiana welcomes proposals for the following session to be held at the 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan from May 11-14, 2017:

 

CFP: Vitae auctorum: The Medieval Lives of Classical Authors

 

ACLA 2017: Queering the Law: Dialogues on Justice, Transgression and Optimism

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Looi van Kessel and Tessa de Zeeuw, Leiden University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

In the context of events such as the recent upsurge in police violence in the US, the rhetoric surrounding the influx of refugees in Europe, and ongoing violence that targets queer communities, this seminar poses the question of justice in relation to the concept of queerness. What questions do alternative structures of political, social and romantic organizing pose to normative social forms? Does justice reside in forms of re-, and counter-alignment, or in the very questioning of the idea of alignment? In other words, how can we read performances and experiences of eccentricity as modes of destabilizing the L/law?

Feminist Iconography III Exhibition

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 21, 2016

Feminist Iconography III

Call for Artists

 

Exhibition Dates: Novermber Dates TBA

Opening Reception: TBA

Submission Deadline: 10/21/16

Notification of Selection: 10/24/16

Deadline for Artwork Arrival: TBA

 

Prospectus

5th Multi-Disciplinary Conference on Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Othello's Island
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016

OTHELLO'S ISLAND 2017


 

The 5th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies held at CVAR, Nicosia, Cyprus, April 2017


 

Convenors:

Professor James Fitzmaurice, (Northern Arizona University)
Professor Lisa Hopkins, (Sheffield Hallam University)
Dr Sarah James, (University of Kent)
Dr Michael Paraskos, (SOAS University of London)
​Benedict Read FSA, (University of Leeds)


 

About the Conference: 

ACLA 2017 Seminar 'Remembering Transitions: Local Revisions, Global Crossings'

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
ACLA, Utrecht (6-9 July, 2017)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Proposed seminar for the Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Utrecht, The Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017  

Oragnisers:

Ksenia Robbe, University of Leiden

Manuel Ghilarducci, University of Muenster

Remembering Transitions: Local Revisions, Global Crossings

 

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Her Exiled Children: Ireland and Irish America - ACIS-West, U of Montana, Oct. 20-22

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
American Conference for Irish Studies - West
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2016

The 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies Western Regional

 “Her Exiled Children: Ireland and Irish America”

 Missoula, Montana

 October 20 – 22, 2016

 Submissions due August 26 at http://acisweb.org/regionals/western/submissions/

World Pictures: Rethinking Encyclopaedic Fictions (ACLA 2017, Utrecht, July 6-9)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Kiron Ward (University of Sussex)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 23, 2016

Encyclopaedic fictions are being studied increasingly comparatively: with such studies as Hilary Clark’s The Fictional Encyclopaedia (1990), Franco Moretti’s Modern Epic (1996), Stefano Ercolino’s The Maximalist Novel (2014), and Paul St. Amour’s Tense Future (201 5), as well as forthcoming studies like Nick Levey’s Maximalism in Contemporary American Literature (2016) and Antonio Barrenechea’s America Unbound (2016), critical attention has turned to assessing the commonalities between these daunting, ambitious, totalising texts—and away from single-author approaches.

Sensing Time in Nature: The Use of Landscape in Cinema (SCMS 2017 panel)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Junko Yamazaki (University of Chicago/UCLA), Yuqian Yan (University of Chicago)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016

Yuqian Yan (University of Chicago) and Junko Yamazaki (UCLA) are currently putting together a panel on cinematic images of nature in historical film (broadly conceived) for SCMS 2017. The papers thus far are a paper on the use of location shooting in early Chinese costume dramas by Yuqian Yan, a PhD candidate at the University of Chicago, and a paper on rain, image and habitus in Japanese period film by Junko Yamazaki, a postdoctoral fellow at UCLA. We're looking for one or more additional papers to complete the panel. Proposals exploring the intersection of nature and history are particularly welcome.

 

Possible topics may include:

 

-       Landscape and setting

-       Location shooting and historical sites

The Craft (Beer) of Medievalism: Popular Culture, the Middle Ages, and Contemporary Brewing (ICMS Kalamazoo 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Colby College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

CFP 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 11–14, 2017), Kalamazoo: The Craft (Beer) of Medievalism: Popular Culture, the Middle Ages, and Contemporary Brewing (A Roundtable) According to the Brewers Association, an industry advocacy group, American craft brewing is a rapidly growing $22.3 billion market. As a visit to any store specializing in small-scale beer will affirm, medieval imagery and ideas are frequently invoked in the marketing and conceptions of such beer. This roundtable will explore the multi-faceted intersection of medievalism and the craft beer movement.

Final Call for Abstracts: Edited Collection on Korean Dramas

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 3:30pm
Ann-Gee Lee & JaeYoon Park/University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 28, 2016

With the proliferation of global media on the Internet, Korean television dramas have quickly become a popular phenomenon. Not just permeating Asia, but also appearing in the U.S., the Middle East, Europe, and Spanish-speaking countries among others, these dramas lead to fans scrambling to provide subtitles in their own languages. Along with being enthralled with characters and storylines, fans find themselves listening to soundtracks and following their favorite actors to other Korean dramas.

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