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Etudes Episteme special edition: Profane Shakespeare

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Karen Britland / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Profane Shakespeare

Perfection, Pollution, and the Truth of Performance

“But no perfection is so absolute,

That some impurity doth not pollute”

Rape of Lucrece, l. 899


For its 33rd issue (Spring 2018), the online peer-reviewed journal Etudes Epistémè ( seeks articles examining Shakespeare’s treatment of the notions of perfection (or “purity”) and pollution (or “impurity”), understood not only along traditional moral and religious lines, but also, more “profanely”, in aesthetic and hermeneutic terms.


International Conference on Religion, Literature & Culture

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Higher Education and Research Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 15, 2017

Literature, being a creative universal form of expression, addresses spiritual, emotional and social concerns of humanity. It is known that there are reciprocal relations between literature and religion, still the question of how these two disciplines interact with each other invites fresh thought. Looking at the past of English Literature, it is abundantly clear that critics even before Mathew Arnold have referred back to form and content of religious scriptures.

Atheism Revisited

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:01am
Department of Artes Liberales, University of Warsaw
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

Atheism Revisited

25-26 October 2017
Faculty of “Artes Liberales”
University of Warsaw

3rd World Conference on Media and Mass Communication – MEDCOM 2017

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:08am
The International Institute of Knowledge Management
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

We cordially invite you and your colleagues to submit original research papers and take part in the International Conference on Media and Mass Communication (MEDCOM 2017). We welcome papers for Oral, Virtual and Poster selections.

Date - 20th, 21st and 22nd of April 2017
Location - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Academic Partner - Gaziantep University
Features - 3-day Conference, Publication Workshop, Students' Gathering, Round Table Discussions, Gala Dinner, Field Visit

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium: 'Devotional Bodies'

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 9:35pm
Cornell Medieval Studies Student Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Call for Papers

Devotional Bodies

Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Colloquium

Saturday 25 February 2017

Keynote Lecture: Professor Albrecht Diem, Syracuse University, ‘The Dangers of Purity: New Approaches to the Carolingian Monastic Reforms'.

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its twenty-seventh annual colloquium, which will take place on the 25th of February at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

RMMRA Annual Conference CFP DUE DATE MARCH 15th

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:58pm
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 2017
“Reformations during the Middle Ages and Renaissance”
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
June 22–24, 2017

Child be Strange: a symposium on Penda’s Fen

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:48am
British Film Institute & Birkbeck
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

‘Child be Strange’ is a one-day symposium on Penda’s Fen, organized in partnership with the British Film Institute, the Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image, and Strange Attractor Press.


Date: Saturday 10th June 2017, 10am–5pm, with a public screening at 6:20pm Venue: NFT3, BFI Southbank, London


Featuring a Q&A with screenwriter David Rudkin


2017 Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference: HIP HOP IN DIASPORA:

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Circling the Elements Hip Hop Conference (Albany State University)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 19, 2017

In the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc, a Jamaican born man living in the Bronx, helped spark the birth of a new genre/culture:  Hip Hop.  Popularized by Black and Brown marginalized populations in the United States, Hip Hop is a genre and culture now known around the world.  From its early inception until now, Hip Hop has evolved into a culture and art form with its own Diaspora.  During this, our fifth annual conference, we will explore how Hip Hop has reached a global audience and undergirded a whole new worldview for the last thirty years.  This year, we will come to know Hip Hop in Diaspora


The committee invites proposals/abstracts that: