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The Worlds That Plague Made: Cultures of Disease in the Medieval and Early Modern Period

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:15am
Medieval and Renaissance Center (NYU)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 15, 2018

The Annual Conference at the Medieval and Renaissance Center will be held on April 13th and 14th. This year's theme will be "The Worlds That Plague Made: Cultures of Disease in the Medieval and Early Modern Period." Keynote speakers will be Ann Carmichael, Indiana University, and Susan Jones, University of Minnesota.

We invite submissions from any discipline in Medieval and Renaissance Studies on any aspect of the history of plague and disease.

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until January 15th 2018. Please submit a 250 word abstract and a brief CV to (put "Conference Submission" in the subject line).

Channeling Relations in Medieval England and France

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 9:20am
Stephanie Grace-Petinos (University of Wisconsin-Madison); Deborah McGrady (University of Virginia); Elizabeth Robertson (University of Glasgow); Sara Rychtarik (Graduate Center, CUNY); hosted by the Pearl Kibre Medieval Study
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Date: May 4, 2018


Location: CUNY Graduate Center


This event is hosted by Pearl Kibre Medieval Study at the CUNY Graduate Center


Monstrous Monarchs/Royal Monsters

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:17pm
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

For Medieval Association of the Pacific 2018 Conference, Las Vegas Nevada (April 2018)

2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 11:20am
Brandon University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

2018 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

Brandon University, Manitoba, Canada

April 26-28, 2018

Call for papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of British literature from the 18th-century and earlier, for the 2018 NPCEBL annual conference.  Scholars from any academic rank (including undergraduate students) are invited to apply.

Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Randall Martin, Professor at the University of New Brunswick, and author of Shakespeare and Ecology (Oxford University Press, 2015), speaking on the subject of

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”

Bodies and Boundaries, 1500-1800--March 9-10, 2018

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:08am
Early Modern Center: University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our annual conference, “Bodies and Boundaries, 1500-1800,” to be held on March 9 and 10, 2018. We are happy to announce our two keynote speakers: Laurie Shannon (Northwestern University) and Michelle Burnham (Santa Clara University).

CFP on “Early Modern English Literature”

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:26am
Aletria: A Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

“Early Modern English Literature”

Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined these developments. We invite papers that identify and analyse the many forms of evidence of the literary engagement with transformative issues, events, and axes within and outside of the British Isles.

Editors of the number: Elizabeth Sauer (Brock University, Canadá) eand Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá (UFMG)

Submition dealine: April 30th 2018.

[REMINDER: ABSTRACTS DUE 11/1] Bridges to and from the Renaissance (CEA 4/5-7/2018)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:25am
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Call for Papers: “Bridges to and from the Renaissance” at CEA,  April  5-April 7, 2018

| CEA 49th Annual Conference: “Bridges”

| Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront,  333 1st St S, Saint Petersburg, Florida  33701

| Phone: (727) 894-5000

This call for papers is meant to solicit wide-ranging abstracts on the possibilities of the “bridges” in British literature of the 16th and 17th centuries for the 49th annual conference of the College English Association, a collegial gathering of scholars and teachers in English studies. 

Keynote Update: Professor David Norbrook at the Second Annual Early Modern Women Writers’ Colloquium, Nicosia, Cyprus, 25-27 March 2018

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:42pm
Stella Achilleos
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 22, 2017

We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speaker at the Second Annual Early Modern Women Writers’ Colloquium will be Professor David Norbrook who will speak on Lucy Hutchinson.



At the 6th Annual Othello’s Island Conference 2018, Centre for Visual Arts and Research, Nicosia, Cyprus, 25 to 27 March 2018

Full information at

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Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:28pm
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan

invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference,

"Exploring Resistance through Medieval and Early Modern Culture,”

at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 16-17, 2018


with keynote lectures by:


Carla Della Gatta (USC) and

Kathryn Schwarz (Vanderbilt)


and panel responses from the medieval

and early modern faculty at the University of Michigan.