category: religion

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.

Call for chapters: A book on King of the Hill (6/18/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Salzmann / Texas State University-San Marcos
contact email: 
KOTH.proposal@gmail.com

McFarland & Company has expressed sincere interest in publishing this edited collection of essays on the animated sitcom, King of the Hill.

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline September 1st 2012.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
cascajournal@gmail.com

The interdisciplinary journal CASCA, which encourages the publication of articles in the fields of humanities, social sciences and arts, invites all interested authors to participate in the publicatio

[UPDATE] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012 Deadline for proposals extended to May 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

[UPDATE]: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

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

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

The Elegiac Mode: Contemporary Transformations in Elegy Studies (9/30/2012; NeMLA 3/21-24/2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[at]bsc[dot]edu

The Elegiac Mode: Contemporary Transformations in Elegy Studies
44th Annual Conference, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, MA

LCMRS 2012 (10/13/2012-10/14/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars
contact email: 
soldenbu@tulane.edu

The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars will hold its annual meeting this fall at Tulane University in New Orleans on October 13-14, 2012.

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--June 29, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] FRENZY! November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium:

FRENZY
November 9-10, 2012

Call for Essays: Circulations of Religion and Medicine in North American Culture [Abstracts due July 15, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Reed and Kelly Bezio
contact email: 
reeda@email.unc.edu, bezio@email.unc.edu

As twenty-first-century critics we are inclined to think of medicine and religion as oppositional disciplines with incompatible approaches to the world.

Edited Collection CfP: Pedagogies of the End: Teaching and Knowledge at the Fin de Siècle; Deadline: August 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Bivona (Arizona State University), Helena Gurfinkel (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, dbivona@asu.edu

Edited Collection CfP: Pedagogies of the End: Teaching and Knowledge at the Fin de Siècle

Journal: The Shakespeare Institute Review. Issue 1: Death and Mortality in Shakespeare. Deadline 20/05/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Institute Review
contact email: 
shakesreview@gmail.com

The Shakespeare Institute Review is a new online academic journal, which is funded by the University of Birmingham College of Arts and Law.

1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries: Sport

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries: Sport

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

"Revisions, Retellings, and Adaptations:” September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MTSU English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
info@mtsuegso.org

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 5th MTSU EGSO Conference.

[UPDATE] CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc.

NeMLA: Eighteenth-Century Secularisms, March 21-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

What secularism means and does, and which conceptions of secularism should be revisited, are questions that have become part of a larger interdisciplinary conversation in which this panel seeks to par

Space (Deadline: October 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

This issue of the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, dedicated to space, invites articles that investigate the way that spaces are defined, used, experienced, occupied, altered, constructed, or

CFP: "Making Sacrifices": Visions of Sacrifice in European Culture (University of Salzburg, Austria; July 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College/University of Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

Much like Italian premier Mario Monti did at the beginning of December, politicians are increasingly calling on citizens to make sacrifices for the future of their countries.

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium EXTENDED DEADLINE JUNE 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Lee Edelman (Tufts)

Roundtable Speakers: Judith Roof (Rice), Joseph Campana (Rice), Colleen Lamos (Rice), Timothy Morton (Rice), Renee Hoogland (Wayne State)

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

Women in Leadership in Philosophy and Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Women Philosophers
contact email: 
MisirHiralall.S@gmail.com

Call for Papers
for special sessions at the annual meetings of the
American Philosophical Association
on

Mary Whiton Calkins (1863-1930)
or

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

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

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

[sic] – a Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation - 5th Call for Papers: Art and Subversion

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] – a Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation, http://www.sic-journal.org, University of Zadar
contact email: 
contact@sic-journal.org

[sic] – a Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation
http://www.sic-journal.org
University of Zadar

5th Call for Papers: Art and Subversion

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