category: renaissance

Legal Fictions, NEMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chyde@eden.rutgers.edu

The concept of a “legal fiction”—“a supposition avowedly false, but treated as if it were true, for the imagined convenience of administering the law” (Lewis, 1832)—describes the pretenses

CFP 2010 OVSC (10/14-16/10 Toledo, OH: deadlines 6/15 and 8/27) Shakespeare's Loose Ends

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
russell_bodi@owens.edu

The planning committee of the Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference is seeking abstracts and paper proposals that investigate the gaps, lacunae, indeterminacies, omissions, silences and “undecidabil

CFP: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011
Confirmed Keynote Address by Carol Mavor (Manchester) (others to follow)

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED to 9/15: Shakespeare In (and Out of) Love Area]

full name / name of organization: 
2010 Film & History Conference
contact email: 
njs16@psu.edu

NEW (final) deadline for submissions for the “Shakespeare In (and Out of) Love” Area at the 2010 Film & History Conference: Representations of Love in Film and Television: September 15, 2010.

SLAVIC LITERATURES ACROSS SPACE & TIME

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
pankovsk@ualberta.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

SLAVIC LITERATURES ACROSS SPACE & TIME

Conference on Shakespeare's 'Winter's Tale' - December 3-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Centre de recherches Anglophones (CREA)
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The Centre de Recherches Anglophones (CREA) of the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, with the support of SEAA 17-18 and the French Shakespeare Society, will hold an international conference on Shakespeare’s ‘Winter’s Tale’ on December 3-4, 2010 in Nanterre (France).

[UPDATE] The Terrors of Renaissance Drama, M/MLA (6/25/10;11/4-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Nunn
contact email: 
nunn@uakron.edu

Scholars have long been interested in the effects of physical violence in non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama.

"The record of bitter moments": Prison Writing as a Genre, NeMLA convention, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kristina Lucenko, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
kristina.lucenko@stonybrook.edu

From John Milton to Aphra Behn to Oscar Wilde to Angela Y. Davis, a striking number of writers have experienced some sort of imprisonment.

[UPDATE] GLITS Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference: PARADOX (REGISTRATION is open; conference 26 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
paradox-glits@gold.ac.uk

Registration for the GLITS Goldsmiths Literature Seminar Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference, is open. Admission is free.

"RAVENNA" 3 is ONLINE

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna3/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the third volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between nineteenth-century Britain and Italy.

LUICD Graduate Conference 2011: Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
contact email: 
c.maas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

‘Qui parle Europe a tort. Notion géographique’. Otto von Bismarck's elliptic remark, scribbled in the margin of a letter from Alexander Gorchakov in 1876, would go on to become one of the most often-quoted statements about Europe. But was Bismarck right? Is Europe nothing but a geographical notion? Even the briefest glance at history shows that more often than not perceptions and definitions of Europe go beyond the mere geographical demarcation of a continent.

CFP: Introductory Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities [Submission Deadline July 19]

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Summer 2010 Introductory Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.

Article Submission Deadline: July 19th

Open Call for Articles

[UPDATE] Shakespeare Quarterly: Shakespeare and Performance (Jan 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Werner / Folger Shakespeare Library
contact email: 
swerner AT folger DOT edu

The study of Shakespeare and performance has grown rapidly in recent years, and now encompasses the examination of different periods, cultures, and media. This special issue of Shakespeare Quarterly solicits submissions examining why we study performance and how we study performance.

First CFP: THE ANATOMY OF MARGINALITY (A Special Issue of “The European Legacy” )‏

full name / name of organization: 
Costica Bradatan
contact email: 
Costica.Bradatan@ttu.edu

(Please circulate widely & apologies for cross-postings!)

First Call for Papers: THE ANATOMY OF MARGINALITY

A Special Issue of “The European Legacy”

[UPDATE] short essays: literature, justice, law, teaching and social change June- August

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is a nationally recognized alternative sentencing program for criminal offenders founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

[UPDATE] Uncertain Arrivals: Forms of Thought, Life, and Emergence

full name / name of organization: 
Wake Forest University/Department of English
contact email: 
burketah@wfu.edu

Conference date and location: September 24-25, 2010 at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. Extended submission deadline: July 5, 2010

[Update-reminder] Orientalism, Post-colonialism and Islamic Cultures (4-7 November, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
52nd Annual M/MLA Conference in Chicago
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

A friendly reminder about the approaching deadline for submitting abstracts for "Orientalism and Post-colonialism: Islamic cultures" panel at M/MLA conference at Chicago.

The King James Bible and Its Cultural Afterlife: July 1, 2010 (conf in May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
John Acker, Ohio State University English Department
contact email: 
kjvconference@osu.edu

The English Department at The Ohio State University will host an international conference in 2011 on the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James (or Authorized) Version of the Bible.

Special Issue: The Long Revolution Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism
contact email: 
k.ewins@salford.ac.uk

Special Issue: The Long Revolution Revisited

FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts - Issue 11: Identity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com


Identity


'Who are you?' said the Caterpillar.

Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism (ISSN 0975 – 0266) 30 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal
contact email: 
nilanshu1973@yahoo.com

Parnassus: An Innovative Journal of Literary Criticism (ISSN 0975 – 0266) invites contributions for its combined second and third number, to be published in India (deadline for submissions: 30 O

This Rough Magic [Update for Submission Deadline: 07/15/10]

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic – www.thisroughmagic.org [Update - 07/15/10]
contact email: 
www.thisroughmagic.org / boechem@sunysuffolk.edu / Bente.Videbaek@Stonybrook.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a peer reviewed, academic, online journal.

CFP: ecloga (postgraduate journal)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Send abstracts by June 30th to frenconf@ucla.edu.
Include “Subversions of History” in the Subject heading.

Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory

[UPDATE] South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
Tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu

While we have many accounts of reading and the emerging middle class in eighteenth-century England, our understanding of literacy for domestic servants is less clear.

SEDERI Yearbook CFP for nº 21 - deadline 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish and Portuguese Society of English Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
sederiyearbook@yahoo.es

SEDERI welcomes contributions on topics related to the language, literature, and culture of sixteenth and seventeenth-century England for its next issue (number 21) to be published in autumn 2011.

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Angelo / Cherchez la femme: Women and Values in the Francophone World
contact email: 
ama0002@auburn.edu

Call for Submissions

The Terrors of Renaissance Drama, M/MLA (6/1/10;11/4-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Nunn
contact email: 
nunn@uakron.edu

Scholars have long been interested in the effects of physical violence in non-Shakespearean Renaissance drama.

Origins, theories and representations of disobedience and dissidence [22/10/2010 (CFP until 30/06/2010)]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse Le Mirail, France
contact email: 
nrivere@club-internet.fr

Conference:
Origins, theories and representations of disobedience and dissidence in the British Isles and Europe from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment.

[UPDATE] Consuming the Past: Library Resources for PGRs - An Interdisciplinary Conference and Training Day

full name / name of organization: 
Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

As researchers we ‘consume’ texts, reading, interpreting and reusing material found in archives or specialist electronic resources. Libraries are a key tool in this process.

MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

Representing the Sack of Rome, RSA 2011, Montreal, March 24-26 (deadline extension)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals, New York University; Aimee Ng, Columbia University
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu, acn2104@columbia.edu

André Chastel famously argued that Italian artists greeted the 1527 Sack of Rome with silence and self-censorship.

Representing the Sack of Rome, RSA 2011, Montreal, March 24-26 (deadline extension)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals, New York University; Aimee Ng, Columbia University
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu, acn2104@columbia.edu

André Chastel famously argued that Italian artists greeted the 1527 Sack of Rome with silence and self-censorship.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and Sport Deadline 1 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
John J. Norton/ Shakespeare Journal of the British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
john.norton@cui.edu

Shakespeare Journal is accepting articles that are concerned with any aspect of Shakespeare and sports, stress relief, the expulsion of anxiety, or exercise for the 2011 issue, “Shakespeare and Spor

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