category: religion

Victorian Culture and the Origin of Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies One-Day Conference
12 March 2016
Durham University, UK

Keynote Address: Professor Bernard Lightman (York University, Canada)

NEASECS 2015 (Oct 8-10) Panel on "The Death of Allegory?"

full name / name of organization: 
Jason J. Gulya
contact email: 
jasongulya@gmail.com

The treatment of post-Renaissance allegory by literary scholars has been consistently negative.

[UPDATE] Eudora Welty and Intertextuality | due June 10, 2015, conference Nov. 13-15 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA - Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
swood1@go.olemiss.edu

Keeping with the conference theme of Literature and the Other Arts, The Eudora Welty Society invites papers that explore multimodality and interdisciplinary collaboration within the works of Eudora We

Religion and American Literature Panel (PAMLA, Portland, Oregon; 11/6-11/8, 2015) Extended deadline for Proposal 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Religion and American Literature panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings. How do American writers negotiate faith or unbelief?

[UPDATE] Special Issue: Work(ing) Personas

full name / name of organization: 
Persona Studies Journal
contact email: 
personastudies@deakin.edu.au

Persona Studies is seeking papers and creative projects that investigate the ways in which personas are produced, managed, used, and disseminated in the contexts of our working lives and careers.

Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE] Final Call for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area 2015 Sessions (6/15/15; New London, NH 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
SCIENCE FICTION, Fantasy, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar: SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? (Submission deadline July 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Henri Peyre French Institute, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York.
contact email: 
FSautman@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:

SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?

OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY

[UPDATE] Postponed: 2015 Walker Percy Conference: The Last Gentleman in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing
contact email: 
hbraden@loyno.edu

Although the conference on Walker Percy's The Last Gentleman has been postponed, the Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing is still accepting abstracts and proposals for its third biannual conf

Call for Submissions: Renascence

full name / name of organization: 
Renascence
contact email: 
renascence@marquette.edu

Renascence, a peer-reviewed critical and scholarly journal, is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity.

SAMLA 87, November 13-15, 2015; New Narratives of 9/11: Conspiracy, Terror, and Change

full name / name of organization: 
Panel Chair: Levin Arnsperger; Conference Organization: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
larnspe@emory.edu

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, assumed significance for Arabs and Muslims not solely on account of the sheer magnitude of the disaster, that is the extent of the destruction and the numb

CFP: Broadside Ballads (6/5/15; 3/31-4/2/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
jessica.c.murphy@gmail.com

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America
Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016

CfP: III International Symposium "Byzantium and the Heritage of Europe", Skopje, 30-31 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Euro-Balkan University and University of Bologna
contact email: 
pstevkovski@gmail.com

III INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM
“DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I”
“BYZANTIUM AND THE HERITAGE OF EUROPE: CONNECTING THE CULTURES”

Skopje 30-31 October, 2015
Organised by

[UPDATE] Deadline extended until June 19, 2015 for Beckett and Vice

full name / name of organization: 
Beckett and Vice
contact email: 
beckettandvice@gmail.com

Beckett and Vice
Harrah's Resort Southern California
San Diego County
Feb. 21-24, 2016
Keynote Speaker: S.E. Gontarski

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended] Shakespeare and Utopia RSA 2016 (Boston 3 Mar-2 Apr)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
delilah.brataas@hist.no

Deadline Extended! June 8, 2015
The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Romanticism and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / SAMLA 87 (Durham, NC, USA; 13-15 Nov. 2015)
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The Worlds of William Penn

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers British Studies Center
contact email: 
armurphy@polisci.rutgers.edu

The Worlds of William Penn
November 19-20, 2015
Rutgers University, New Brunswick

REQUEST FOR RESUBMISSIONS DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS WITH SUBMISSION SITE

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

"Land and the American Dream" (Oct. 14-16, 2015, in Bucks County, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Precarious Alliance
contact email: 
michael.stamps@delval.edu

"Land and the American Dream": A Sustainability Symposium
Delaware Valley University
October 14–16, 2015
www.precariousalliance.org

[UPDATE] Screening Politics: Affect, Identity, and Uprising, October 2-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATE: Keynote by Meghan Sutherland, Associate Professor of Visual Culture and Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

This is a symposium about –alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

Reminder: Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts May 29th]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

Medieval Natures: Sewanee Medieval Colloquium 2016: April 1-2

full name / name of organization: 
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

This is an initial call for panels and threads for the Forty-Second Annual Sewanee Medieval Colloquium: Medieval Natures

April 1-2, 2016
The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

Walker Percy Centennial, April 7-9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Montreat College Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
rgray@montreat

Walker Percy Centennial: Pilgrimage in Literature
2016 SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE ON CHRISTIANITY AND LITERATURE
April 7-9, 2016
Montreat College, Montreat, NC 28757

[UPDATE] Session on "Food, Feasting and the Flesh: Between Conflict and Communion": Leeds IMC 2016, 4-7 July

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
yashihliu@ntu.edu.tw

This sponsored session by the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the 2016 International Medieval Congress at Leeds (4-7 July) welcomes proposals that consider the var

The Recontextualization of Christian Doctrine at the End of Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Chih-hsin Lin/Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
Dr. Chih-hsin Lin at ch1202@nccu.edu.tw and Dr. Hui-chu Yu at hcyu@mail.nptu.edu.tw

A sponsored session at The 51st International Congress On Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo: May 12th-15th, 2016
by Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies

"Food, Feasting and the Flesh: Between Conflict and Communion" for 2016 IMC at Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ya-shih Liu/ Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
Dr. Ya-shih Liu at yashihliu@ntu.edu.tw and Hui-chu Yu at tacmrs@mail.nptu.edu.tw

This TACMRS-sponsored session welcomes proposals that consider the various ways in which writers have explored the paradoxical notions engendered in the consumption of food in social and religious con

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to May 27th for Southern Writers, Southern Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 21st Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) (July 16-18, 2015) is a University of Mississippi Graduate conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, articles,

SRS 7th Biennial Conference 18-20 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Renaissance Studies / Glasgow University, UK
contact email: 
arts-rensoc2016@glasgow.ac.uk

School of Culture and Creative Arts, University of Glasgow
http://rensoc.org.uk/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Asia and the Historical Imagination: Essays is a edited collection of essays concerned with representations of Asia’s past. The essays in this volume will complement a 3-day workshop that.

Consuming Culture in Victorian and Edwardian English Literature (SAMLA 87)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

From the proliferation and commodification of print culture in the 18th century to the Forster's Education Act of 1870, those who consumed - and the way people consumed – the arts and culture at lar

Art as Ethics / Ethical Art in the Works of George Eliot (SAMLA 87)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

In her famous essay, "The Natural History of German Life," George Eliot decried the recent attempts of English painters to recreate the "truthfulness" of Teniers and Murillo.

MLA Options for Teaching Volume on Teaching Space, Place, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Essay proposals are invited for Teaching Space, Place, and Literature, a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series to be edited by Robert T. Tally, Jr.

Call for Submissions to a Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Film and Television on Holmes Onscreen (Tentative Title)

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue, Department of English, University College London
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Heralded by The Telegraph as a ‘global phenomenon,’ BBC’s Sherlock is now one of the most commercially and critically successful television series of all time.

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA - Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

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