category: religion

Stasis in the Medieval World, 13th-14th April 2013: REGISTRATION OPEN

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
victoria.symons@ucl.ac.uk

The Early Medieval Interdisciplinary Conference Series (EMICS) is pleased to present ‘Stasis in the Medieval World’, to be held at University College London on 13th-14th April 2013. Continuing the discussion begun by the University of York’s ‘Transition in the Medieval World’ conferences in 2012, this conference will seek to establish the extent to which aspects of medieval life and culture remained static during this period.

[UPDATE] Re/Invention 2013: Hysteria - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2013: Hysteria
2nd Annual Graduate Student Conference
California State University, Long Beach
Tentative Date: Thursday, 11 April 2013
Abstracts Due: Friday, 1 February 2013

[UPDATE] NEMSC Graduate Student Conference, March 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

30th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
"Collaborations"

Saturday, March 16, 2013
University of Connecticut

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

This conference offers a serious opportunity to bring together academics, enthusiasts, creative practitioners and popular writers in a shared discussion about the cultural legacy of Sherlock Holmes.

CFP Journal Special Issue: “The Poetics of Surplus”

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
ransum001@rediffmail.com

We are currently inviting submissions for a special issue of College Literature on “The Poetics of Surplus,” guest-edited by Ranjan Ghosh.

[UPDATE] (anti)foundations: An Interdisciplinary Conference March 15-16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
afoundconference@gmail.com

Duquesne University
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENSION: January 18, 2013.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] 26th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: (Dis)illusion, April 12th-13th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafis2013@gmail.com

Illusion is commonly defined as a false idea or belief, often the product of misperception or deception, intentional or otherwise.

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Consent: Terms of Agreement," IU Grad Conference 2013 (feat. keynote Lauren Berlant)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Featuring Keynote Speaker: Lauren Berlant, University of Chicago
Submission Deadline EXTENSION: Jan. 15th

The Worlds of Thomas Pychon -- RMMLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
(RMMLA) Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
iwalke3@tigers.lsu.edu

Thomas Pynchon has codified himself in the Postmodern cannon as one of the most prolific and inspirational authors alive.

[UPDATE] Joss In June Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon. (Conference on 29 June 2013 - Proposal Deadline 15 February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Community College
contact email: 
ensleyguffey@gmail.com

Joss In June is a one-day multidisciplinary conference focusing on the works of Joss Whedon, including: Dollhouse, Dr.

[UPDATE] CFP Submission Deadline Extended to January 10, 2013 for CEA -Caribbean Chapter Annual Conference 2013

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association- Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 10, 2013.

*One Week to Deadline* - ‘Making it Work: US Thought and Culture between Practice and Paralysis’, April 5th-6th 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium.
contact email: 
usistconference2013@hotmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Kate Chopin International Society panels at 2013 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2013 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 23-26, 2013.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University Graduate Journal
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

DEADLINE: January 15th, 2013

Call for Submissions: Spatial Justice Series DUE February 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Spaces
contact email: 
seditor@emory.edu

Southern Spaces invites essays, photo essays, video productions, and digital projects which explore the relationships between social justice and real and imagined spaces and places of the U.S. South and their global connections.

AFROEUROPE@NS IV:Black identities and cultures in Europe - 1st to 4th October 2013, London.

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeurope@s
contact email: 
sharmilla.beezmohun@speaking-volumes.org.uk

Afroeurope@s/Afroeurope@ns is an international research and development group funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

MadLit 2013: Deadline January 1

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

MadLit 2013 Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Health, Mental Health and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

The Boston College English Graduate Conference seeks abstracts for papers that consider the intersection between health, mental health, and literature.

[UPDATE] PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

CFP – Bilingual (Hungarian & English) Edited Collection: “Család és tolerancia mint traumakezelés Kurt Vonnegut műveiben / Famil

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeka Sára Szigethy & Ádám T. Bogár
contact email: 
rbksra@gmail.com & adam.bogar@gmail.com

We seek essays for an edited collection on the topics of family, tolerance, and trauma management in Kurt Vonnegut’s oeuvre.

[UPDATE] Marginalia: Life on the Edges, February 15 and 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
UNC MEMS, Duke MedRen, UNC Graduate School
contact email: 
nccolloquium2013@gmail.com

The 13th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals that engage broadly with the notion of marginalia.

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

WSQ DEBT issue Call for Papers (Due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

ISSUE OF WSQ , SPRING 2014 – DEBT

Guest Editors – Meena Alexander and Rosalind Petchesky

CALL FOR PAPERS

LSU Graduate Student Conference March 8th-9th

full name / name of organization: 
6th annual Louisiana State University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
pcynar1@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LSU Graduate Student Philosophy Conference 2013
March 8 & 9, Louisiana State University

Submission deadline: January 20.

International Conference: Paul Ricoeur and the Future of the Humanities | June 27-29, 2013 | Groningen, the Netherlands

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Groningen; The Radboud University Nijmegen; The Young Academy
contact email: 
info@ricoeur.com

The University of Groningen, The Radboud University Nijmegen and The Young Academy organize a conference on the impact of Ricoeur in the Humanities.

EPTC 2013, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 4-7, deadline Jan. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture
contact email: 
eptctcep@gmail.com

The society for the study of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture / Théorie et culture existentialistes et phénoménologiques (EPTC/TCEP) invites papers discussing any aspects of exis

[UPDATE] James Agee Society at American Literature Association, May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jesse Graves / James Agee Society
contact email: 
gravesj@etsu.edu

James Agee in Literary Context

James Agee Society at American Literature Association, Boston, May 23-26, 2013

full name / name of organization:

Dr. Jesse Graves/ James Agee Society

Update: Online registration now open. Click here:http://www.shsu.edu/~hss001/medieval-conference/

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator: dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

We are announcing today our fully-functioning website with convenient online registration and online payment.

George Herbert Society Conference April 4-6, 2013 at Grove City College

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew J. Harvey/ George Herbert Society
contact email: 
ajharvey@gcc.edu

GEORGE HERBERT SOCIETY
REGIONAL CONFERENCE
APRIL 4-6, 2013
GROVE CITY COLLEGE

CONFERENCE THEME:
“IS THERE IN TRUTH NO BEAUTY?”

[UPDATE] Humanities Education and Research Association Conference in Houston, Texas, March 21-23 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Signs in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture

Call for Papers for a Special Issue: Popular Culture & The Context of the Body

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Fashion, Style & Popular Culture From Intellect Publishers of original thinking
contact email: 
Tammy Kinley at: tammy.kinley@unt.edu or Jessica Strubel at: jessica.strubel@unt.edu

Editors:
Dr. Tammy Kinley, University of North Texas, Guest Editor
Dr. Jessica Strubel, Univeristy of North Texas, Associate Journal Editor

Manuscript Submission Due Date: June 1, 2013

SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND RELIGION, May 24 and 25, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade (Serbia)
contact email: 
conf.alfa@gmail.com, fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

FACULTY OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES, ALFA UNIVERSITY, BELGRADE
SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND RELIGION
MAY 24 and 25, 2013

LIES 2013: Michele Roberts and Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature and Literary Linguistics at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

From the early feminists to postmodern protagonists her novels rewrite medieval saints and sinners, Victorian mediums and contemporary visionaries, offering us new perspectives on well known stories a

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