category: renaissance

Shakespeare's Things

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, March 17-20, Cambridge, MA
contact email: 
lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca

This seminar invites presentations on the liveliness, actual or apparent sentience, and uncanny autonomy of objects in Shakespeare’s plays.

ACLA 2016: Visual (Inter)Changes in the Mediterranean Basin: Medieval & Renaissance Western and Eastern Illuminated Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano/ ACLA
contact email: 
nserrano@hamilton.edu

ACLA 2016 (Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA: March 17-20,2016)

Visual (Inter)Changes in the Mediterranean Basin: Medieval & Renaissance Western and Eastern Illuminated Manuscripts

Feminist Singularities [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

[UPDATE] CFP: What Devils Say, Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association (TEMA): International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
torabik@tamu.edu

Devils are everywhere in medieval literature, disturbing, challenging, and violating conventional spatio-temporal constraints as they move freely between worlds in order to torment the holy, spread di

From Hildegard to Mother Courage: Celebrating the Life and Work of Robert Potter (1934-2010). May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

In his long and distinguished career, Robert (Bob) Potter sought to expand and even explode the temporal and geographic boundaries of medieval drama in general and the morality play in particular.

Editing for the Classroom, Translating for the Stage: Making Medieval Drama Accessible to Modern Audiences. May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

Scholars have continued their efforts to make medieval drama accessible to modern audiences, producing several "classroom" texts and adapting or translating plays for performance.

Making Time/Making Space: Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Drama, 51st ICMS, May 12-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

This session will examine how early drama produced time (or experiences of time) often through the strategic use of space.

Publication of 5 Edited Books with ISBN

full name / name of organization: 
Professor B.Panda
contact email: 
prof.panda19845@gmail.com

Call for Papers for Edited Books with ISBN
Last Date 31st December 2015

Call for Papers by Graduate Students and Post-Graduates

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal published at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student and post-graduate journal published electronically by current graduate students and post-graduates of the English Department at Southern Connecticut State Univers

(UPDATE) CFP: LITERATURE AND CENSORSHIP (DEADLINE, 30 SEP, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry Volume 2 No 2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

CFP: NEMLA 2016 Hartford What does Digital Humanities Enable Today?

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

In their 1999 essay “Deformance and Interpretation," Lisa Samuels and Jerome McGann propose deformative criticism against a rigid, theoretical, informative mode of reading in humanities.

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference Update

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for the Twelfth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference has been extended to Thursday, September 10:

The Oswald Review: Undergraduate Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina, Aiken, English Dept
contact email: 
douglash@usca.edu

The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English.

Presumed Autonomy: Literature and Art in Theory and Practice 10–13 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Ever since the emergence of the modern marketplace for cultural goods, literary texts and art works have, on occasion, defied the expectations of its readers and audience, affronted their moral ethos,

[REMINDER] Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence, Italy 22 April 2016 - abstract deadline October 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IASEMS http://www.maldura.unipd.it/iasems/index.html
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 20, 2015***
• What makes an environmental crisis common or uncommon?

Monsters and the Irish Imagination (9/10/15; NEACIS West Haven, CT 11/20-21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nepcafantastic@gmail.com

Monsters and the Irish Imagination
Session Sponsored by the Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

ACLA Seminar: "All in the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest"- DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
acla16incest@gmail.com

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

Feminist Singularities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Feminist Singularities

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

CfP: The Fourth Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 23 – 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again
23 - 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

“The Many Tongues of Talk and Tale” to be held February 12-13, 2016 at The Ferguson Center of The University of Alabama

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Languages Conference
contact email: 
ualanguagesconference@gmail.com

The graduate students of The University of Alabama’s Department of Modern Languages & Classics, in collaboration with the graduate students of the Department of English and the TESOL program, invite

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic (1/10/2016); (2/27/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Mizouni
contact email: 
smizouni@bu.edu

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook
Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.

[UPDATE] The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) and University of Akron
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

CEA 2016 Book History CFP

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association Book History CFP
contact email: 
erin.bistline@ttu.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 47th annual conference.

Shakespeare And Our Times Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Black / Old Dominion University
contact email: 
eblack@odu.edu

SHAKESPEARE AND OUR TIMES

NEW DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15

An interdisciplinary, international conference on the significance of Shakespeare in the early twenty-first century

Making Common Causes Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

Global climate change, soil depletion, the enclosure of the commons, the acidification of the oceans, ground water contamination, mass extinctions: in a context in which the environmental crises of t

Reminder: "Literature in the First Year Seminar" roundtable session (deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Greenwell / NeMLA 2016 Hartford, CT (March 17-20)
contact email: 
greenwellamm@gmail.com

First Year Seminar courses provide a way for first year students to undertake the rigors of intellectual study in an environment supportive of the transition they undergo as they enter college.

Apollon Undergraduate Research CFP -- 30 SEPT 15

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

UPDATE - Teaching Space, Place, and Literature (due September 1, 2015)

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

Call for Short Articles/'Notes'

full name / name of organization: 
The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print by The University of Birmingham.

Chapter needed for volume on dead mothers in the cultural imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Berit Åström/ Umeå University
contact email: 
berit.astrom

Call for a chapter to fill a gap in an edited collection entitled Missing, Presumed Dead: the Absent Mother in the Cultural Imagination.

[UPDATE] Reconsidering Sodomy

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

Following Foucault’s description of sodomy as “that utterly confused category,” literary scholars like Jonathan Goldberg and Alan Bray, among others, have continued to theorize the ways in which

UNT Critical Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
untgradenglish@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature -- 11/7/15

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
full name / name of organization:

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