category: religion

[UPDATE]Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University/ Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium
contact email: 
park307@purdue.edu

“The hooly blisful martyr for to seke” is the alleged goal for the pilgrimage that structures Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

9/11 and Beyond: Movies, Terrorism, and the Paranoia

full name / name of organization: 
Satwik Dasgupta / Victoria College
contact email: 
sdg1980@gmail.com

We are inviting papers that consider the socio-cultural ideology underlying the emerging trends in world cinema that try to grapple with the supposed roots of various emerging faces of terrorism, dome

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / The University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

CFP: Kalamazoo '13, "The Trans-Reformational Imitatio Christi"

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Zimbalist, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
bezimbalist@ucdavis.edu

This special session highlights Thomas van Kempen/ à Kempis' "Imitatio Christi," one of the most popular devotional texts in late medieval and early modern Europe.

[UPDATE] 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 (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)
full name / name of organization:
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email:
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

Rara Avis: Avian Erotics in Medieval and Pre-Modern French Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
sgoyette@fas.harvard.edu

This panel seeks to explore the role of birds in the erotic imagination of medieval and pre-modern French literature. Why are fowl such important symbols of erotic desire?

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

London International Conference on Education (LICE-2012)

full name / name of organization: 
London International Conference on Education / Infonomics Society
contact email: 
info@liceducation.org

The London International Conference on Education (LICE) is an international
refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock - Southwest Texas Popular & American Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
34th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 13-16, 2013

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
eworonz@bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

[UPDATE] 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.

[UPDATE] Leeds 2013: Holy R&R: Rest, Recreation, and Retreat within the Religious Orders (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp / Communis: The Consortium for Medieval Monastic Studies
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

John Cassian famously declared that, like a hunter’s bow, the hermit must not remain taut: just as a bow must be unstrung to retain its flexibility, so must the holy man relax at times to retain his

Four Corners Conference on Ethnicity and Globalization, Oct. 26 and 27. [Deadline Extended to September 15]

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

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

Rereading the Ormulum

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society for Kalamazoo 2013
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu

Rereading the Ormulum (Bodleian Library MS Junius 1)

Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013: Saints and Sensibility

full name / name of organization: 
Hagiography Society
contact email: 
saintsandsensibility@gmail.com

We welcome papers that address emotions and affectivity in the cult of the saints.

Kalamazoo 2013: From Anglo-Norman to English Knight: Romance and Reality

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University Department of English Studies
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

From Anglo-Norman to English Knight: Romance and Reality

Update: Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University

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

Networked Humanities: From Within and Without the University
A Digital Humanities Symposium
February 15-16, 2013
The University of Kentucky
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Media Program

VariAbilit(ies) - The History of Disability

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Mounsey, University of WInchester
contact email: 
chris.mounsey@winchester.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/12; 2/13-16/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction and Fantasy, Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com or rikk.mulligan@gmail.com

Join us for the 34rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, February 13-16, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Update: Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Extended Deadlines: Special session Sept 1; Abstracts Oct 15

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

Send 250- to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@uco.edu

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity – Deadline 10-1-12

full name / name of organization: 
Representations of Internarrative Identity
contact email: 
lori.way@email.myunion.edu

Call for Chapter Submissions – Representations of Internarrative Identity

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

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

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

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

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

[2nd call] “Except Asia: Agamben’s Work in Transcultural Perspective” International Conference (June 25-27, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
conference2013@gmail.com

Organized and hosted by Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan

Deathless Love (18 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Celebrating the world’s greatest love stories has long been the subject of authors, painters, musicians, dancers, moviemakers, and critics.

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by Nov 16, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

DEADLINE EXTENDED CFP. Panel BH 23: "Non-human and human beings and their entanglements within Muslim milieux"

full name / name of organization: 
Araceli González-Vázquez (Collège de France)
contact email: 
lacuerre@hotmail.com

17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), University of Manchester, UK, 5-10 August 2013

Contemporary Islam- Special special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Gabriele Marranci
contact email: 
g.marranci@gmail.com

As Founding Editor of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life I would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims.

Cinematic Melodrama

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Italian Studies
contact email: 
maria.catrickes@yale.edu

Cinematic Melodrama

(dis)Pleasures of Staged Music and Drama, for Leeds IMC 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Steele Brokaw, University of California-Merced
contact email: 
kbrokaw@ucmerced.edu

The theme for the Leeds 2013 International Medieval Congress is Pleasure, and as such this session will look at medieval and early Tudor dramas that stage music and/or dance, perhaps discussing how th

The Ray Brown Conference on Popular Culture, Feb. 8-10, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Reynolds, Popular Culture Scholars Association, Bowling Green State University
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

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