category: religion

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Sex and Spirit in the Works of William Blake: Sep 30 2012 deadline for Mar 2013 NeMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Guendel / Boston University
contact email: 
kareng@bu.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Shadowing the Divine and the Diabolical in Early Modern English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Marshelle Woodward and Claire Falck / Renaissance Society of America (Proposed Panel)
contact email: 
smwoodward@wisc.edu; cfalck@knox.edu

In Book V of Paradise Lost, Raphael aptly summarizes the difficulties of communicating sacred truths to the human consciousness: "how shall I relate / To human sense th’ invisible exploits / …; ho

Journal of social sciences “COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA” (ISSN 2145-1494) call for papers before 29 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad EAN (Colombia)
contact email: 
jvargasl@ean.edu.co

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES CALL
COMUNICACIÓN, CULTURA Y POLÍTICA
ISSN 2145-1494, Bogotá-Colombia
half-yearly

Medioevo Adriatico 4, 2012 (deadline July 1st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SISAEM - Società Internazionale per lo Studio dell’Adriatico nell’Età Medievale
contact email: 
segreteria@sisaem.it

MEDIOEVO ADRIATICO 4, 2012
(Essay collection)

The topics for _Medioevo Adriatico_ are history and culture of the Adriatic in the Middle Ages (V-XV century).

Contributor guidelines:

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. Abstracts due 7/27.

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference on Globalization
contact email: 
tacker@coloradomesa.edu; rcalland@coloradomesa.edu; mvallejo@coloradomesa.edu;jsnyder@coloradomesa.edu

The organizing committee is proud and excited to invite you to the fourth annual Four Corners Conference on Globalization, with the theme this year being “Culture and Ethnicity”.

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

Melville and Religion (Book Collection; 9/1/2012; 7/1/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Yothers
contact email: 
byothers@utep.edu

Melville and Religion

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

CFP: Midwest MLA, November 8-11, 2012 - "Writing the Ineffable: Mystic Literature and the Limits(?) of Language" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Michigan State University
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

In The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James informs us that the mystical state operates in an ineffable realm and, as such, language remains incapable of accurately narrating or textualizi

PHYSICIANS’ INSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL KNOWLEDGE ON JEHOVAH´S WITNESS PATIENTS’ AUTONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
Chehaibar and Grinberg / Heart Institute (InCor) of HCFMUSP
contact email: 
graziela@usp.br / max.grinberg@incor.usp.br

Bioethics was developed in the 1970’s as a structured response to the atrocities committed against human beings during the Second World War and to the human rights movement that followed (Durand, 20

SAMLA 2012 Anglo-Saxons On the Move: Exile, Travel, and Pilgrimage

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu

Proposals for papers (300 words) on works in Old English that address the ideas and actualities of exile, travel, and/or pilgrimage should be sent to Rhonda.McDaniel@mtsu.edu by 30 June 2012.

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Seeing the Light From the Darkness of Night

full name / name of organization: 
Leland Helepiko
contact email: 
mvviking78@live.com

An analysis of Elie Wiesel's Night
Helepiko 1
Leland Helepiko
Professor Cordes
AP Literature Period 0
30 May 2012
Seeing the Light from the Darkness of Night

CFP Workshop: Catachreses? 'Gender', 'Religion' and 'Postcoloniality' (17-19 December 2012, London)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender and Religions Research, SOAS University of London
contact email: 
cgrr@soas.ac.uk

See www.cgrr.wordpress.com

MAPACA Conference 2012 Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

CFP Women's Studies at MAPACA
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
November 1-3, 2012
Pittsburgh,PA

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Blagovesta Momchedjikova/Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/1-11/3/2012, Pittsburgh, PA (June 15th, 2012, deadline for proposals)

“Challenging the rhetoric of non-State actors, political violence and ‘terrorism’"

full name / name of organization: 
Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
contact email: 
michael.loadenthal@gmail.com

Affinities: A Journal of Radical Theory, Culture, and Action
[www.affinitiesjournal.org]

Call for papers for Issue #6: “Challenging the rhetoric of non-State

Women, Culture, and the 25th January 2011 Egyptian Revolution - 15-17 November 2012 (The University of Manchester)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Dalia Said Mostafa (Manchester University), and Dr Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University)
contact email: 
dalia.s.mostafa@manchester.ac.uk; shuruqnaguib@lancaster.ac.uk

This is a call for papers for two related workshops which will take place in November 2012 (at the University of Manchester) and in March 2013 (in Cairo).

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[Extended Deadline] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - June 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

Shadowing the Divine and the Diabolical in Early Modern English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America Proposed Panel
contact email: 
cfalck@knox.edu; smwoodward@wisc.edu

In Book V of Paradise Lost, Raphael aptly summarizes the difficulties of communicating sacred truths to the human consciousness: “how shall I relate / To human sense th’ invisible exploits / …;

CFP: Midwest MLA Special Session, November 8-11, 2012 - "Writing the Ineffable: Mystic Literature and the Limits(?) of Language"

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Michigan State University
contact email: 
shiple18@msu.edu

In The Varieties of Religious Experience, William James informs us that the mystical state operates in an ineffable realm and, as such, language remains incapable of accurately narrating or textualizing the mystical experience.

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures, Deadline 9/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brandon.hawk@uconn.edu; pamela.longo@uconn.edu

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

Psychedemia: Psychedelics in Academia 9/27-9/30 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Psychedemia / University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
nsenol@sas.upenn.edu

Conference Announcement and Call for Exhibits
PSYCHEDEMIA: interdisciplinary conference integrating psychedelic experiences in academia.

September 27th-30th, 2012

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

November 15 – 16, 2012

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email: 
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

"Shakespeare’s Blood"

Julius Caesar mocks his wife’s ominous dream:
“She dreamt tonight she saw my statue,
Which like a fountain with a hundred spouts

Session on Canadian Literature -- MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cwalla3@luc.edu

This permanent section invites papers on any topic regarding Canadian Literature, but especially welcomes proposals addressing the conference theme of "debt," broadly understood.

Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

[Update] Flannery O’Connor and Cormac McCarthy (ALA Symposium “McCarthy, Hemingway, and Their Traditions,” Oct. 4-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Flannery O'Connor Society
contact email: 
schroedm@savannahstate.edu

Both were raised Catholic; both write of redemption and mystery and grace.

Leeds 2013: Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp, University of Georgia
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine.

The Search in the Writings of Walker Percy (panel at SAMLA 2012); deadline June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Stapleton
contact email: 
stapleton@unc.edu

2012 SAMLA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR PAPERS November 9-11, 2012 Research Triangle, North Carolina Special Focus: Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

Luvah Volume 1 No. 2 (Deadline June 1st 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
editor@mimes.is

The editorial board of Luvah ( http://mimes.is ) is seeking strong submissions for the forthcoming August issue.

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