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CFP: The Visibility of Knowledge: Spanish Culture at the Council of Trent for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:40pm
Marta Albalá Pelegrín, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

The council of Trent marked a milestone for Spanish diplomats and Churchmen. What has been often perceived as a change of paradigm in the theological and political protocols, was also a site for the creation of knowledge. As Spanish diplomats and churchmen gathered at Trent with their pairs from all the continent, medical, literary and philosophical ideas traveled hundreds of miles across borders and seas -- in the form of adaptations from antiquity, illustrated codices from the New World or revolutionary texts. This panel aims at examining the ways in which the council fostered early modern science and the liberal arts. 

CFP: Folklore and Mythology for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:44pm
John J. Thompson, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

This panel seeks any and all papers on folklore and mythology in relation to this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing. 

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by June 26, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

CFP: Biblical Visions in Literature for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:44pm
Leonard Koff, University of California, Los Angeles
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

This session seeks papers on literature that explicitly or implicitly retell, or allude to, or comment on: Jewish visions, acts of hearing and seeing, from the Hebrew Bible and post-biblical texts: Canonical or non-canonical Christian visions, as well as the writings of the saints. Jewish and Christian texts are the speaking voice of the divine that let us see the divine.

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by June 26, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

PAMLA Children's Literature

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:44pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

The session is focused on the themes of visibility, visuality, and ways of seeing, and we are also interested in receiving submissions addressing other aspects of children's literature (including forms such as folktales, fables, fairytales, and nursery rhymes; conduct books, spelling books, school books). Please feel free to share the general call for papers with anyone who might have a paper to contribute: Paper proposals must be made via the online system found here: 

http://pamla.org/2017/topic-areas 

Movement as Immobility - A Conference on Film and Christianity

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:52pm
Centre for Comparative Studies - University of Lisbon
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

In Simone Weil’s “First and Last Notebooks” we find a note that describes the sea as “a movement within immobility,” the “Image of primal matter”, which leads this Christian philosopher to see music also as a movement that “takes possession of all our soul—and this movement is nothing but immobility”. Perhaps this is an even more fitting description of film, with its images in motion. Its movements can reconnect us with the movements of the world, those motions in which a mysterious sense of order, what Weil calls immobility, arises.

DNS Conference - Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment, 13-15 December 2017

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:57pm
University of Queensland and Griffith University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment

The Sixteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies

Griffith University and the University of Queensland

Brisbane, 13-15 December 2017

 

The Australian and New Zealand Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is pleased to announce that the sixteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar, Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment, will be held in Brisbane, Australia, at Griffith University and the University of Queensland on the 13th to 15th December 2017.

Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:36pm
Journal of Jewish Identities - Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

 

 

Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory

 

CFP – Special Issue of The Journal of Jewish Identities

 

Guest Edited by Sarah Phillips Casteel, Anna Guttman and Isabelle Hesse

 

Landscape in Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:41pm
Jude V. Nixon, Salem State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

For the NeMLA 49th Annual Convention, April 12-15, 2018, in Pittsburgh, this session is seeking proposals exploring new approaches to Hopkins’s poetry consistent with the theme of NeMLA 2018, Global Spaces, Local Landscapes, and Imagined Worlds. Papers should explore poems and other writings by Hopkins that engage the apocalyptic, imagined worlds, urban and rural landscapes (seascapes and skyscapes), including but not limited to topics such as nature and naturalism, natural theology, the environment, sustainability, science, and Darwinism. Please submit your proposal on NeMLA site @ http://www.buffalo.edu/nemla/convention/callforpapers/submit.html

Poetics/Praxis

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:51pm
Christianity and Literature - special issue
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

“Poetics/Praxis”

 

CALL FOR PAPERS for Special Issue

Christianity & Literature

 

Guest Editor: Kimberly Johnson (BYU)

 

Law and (Dis)Order: Call for Papers and Panels

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:54pm
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Sewanee Medieval Colloquium invites papers exploring aspects of law, order, disorder and resistance in all aspects of medieval cultures. This includes legal codes, social order, orthodoxy and heterodoxy, poetic or artistic form, gender construction, racial divisions, scientific and philosophical order, the history of popular rebellion, and other ways of conceptualizing our theme.

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