category: renaissance

Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

[UPDATE] "Faith and the Supernatural" 2011 SECCL (deadline extended to January 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

The 2011 Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature invites the submission of papers that explore the various intersections of faith and the supernatural in literature.

Utopia, Crisis, Justice: 12th Utopian Studies Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus 8-11/7/2011, Deadline 15 March 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011
full name / name of organization:
University of Cyprus
contact email:

Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

R A W M A T E R I A L

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature 4/8 - 4/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
contact email: 
jkerr@smumn.edu

On April 8-9 of 2011, the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) will hold its nineteenth annual conference, hosted by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, nestled in the b

[UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium and Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011. [Update: see our website at the end of the page.]

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1-15-11 AND NEW CONTACT E-MAIL] Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com (new contact e-mail)

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[UPDATE] Francophonies: The Living and The Dead, March 18th-19th 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Francophonies: The Living and The Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

RMMRA Conference 2011: Faith and Doubt in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, April 7-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
contact email: 
kim_johnson@byu.edu

The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association

Faith and Doubt in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
April 7-9, 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah

[LAST CALL, UPDATE} Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Nov 4-5, 2011) Deadline extended to Feb 20

full name / name of organization: 
National sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
TACMRS.NSYSU@gmail.com

The Fifth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Ludi Civitatis: the Church, the Court, and the Citizens

The Journey and Its Portrayals: Explorers, Sailors, (Im)migrants (Nov 25-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

The act of the journey ("to go from home to a distance") and migration signify the basic need of humanity to explore and in all cultures memories of the journey in its various forms represent importan

[Update] The Crisis of the Confined Body: A Conference in Romance Studies / Abstract Deadline 1/24/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
spp_conf@berkeley.edu

The Crisis of the Confined Body is a graduate student conference that will join five Romance languages (Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish), fostering a comparative approach to studies o

[UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication; April 1-2, 2011; Univ. at Albany; Keynotes: Wai Chee Dimock and...

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock and Doug Rice

[Update] California State University Shakespeare Symposium (May 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
shakespeare@csustan.edu

Call for Papers
for the Nineteenth Annual
California State University Shakespeare Symposium
May 5-6, 2011
California State University, Stanislaus

Feminist Studies in English 19.1

full name / name of organization: 
Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 19, number 1.

Women's Voices in Poetry at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8, 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel on "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Literature, Faith, & Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

[UPDATE] FIRST FICTIONS: CHANGE OF DATE/CFP EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: DATE FOR CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 2012. AS A RESULT, THE CALL FOR PAPERS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 2011.

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

[UPDATE] Revolution! A Regional Graduate Student Literature Conference. April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Hauck, Department of English, Kansas State University
contact email: 
gs_litcon@ksu.edu

At our inaugural Kansas State University Regional Graduate Student Conference in Literature, we will explore the ways in which revolutions of all kinds have affected (and continue to affect) our disci

[UPDATE] Rupture Symposium 6 June 2011 (abstracts due 1 February 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a one-day international postgraduate conference on the subject of “rupture” in literature on 6 June 2011.

Call for papers for special issue of the journal 'Shakespeare' (deadline: 15 October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siobhan Keenan / De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
skeenan@dmu.ac.uk

On 20 March 1961 it was announced that the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon would become known as the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and its company as the Royal Shakespeare Company.

[UPDATE]Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities--Graduate Literature Conference (Proposals due 1/7/11; Conference 2/24-26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin Madison Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
February 24-26, 2011

[UPDATE] Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference hosted by the University of Manchester

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation
Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Prof. Jeremy Tambling, English and American Studies, University of Manchester
Dr. Roger Pooley, English, Keele University

Memory and Representation Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Art History Association at the University of Oregon
contact email: 
cole4@uoregon.edu; koehler@uoregon.edu

The Art History Association of the University of Oregon is hosting its 7th annual student symposium, Memory & Representation, on Thursday and Friday April 21st and 22nd, 2011, at the Jordan Schnitzer

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 20

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610 [NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, application deadline: March 1, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Fuller / Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
contact email: 
maryf298@gmail.com

We announce the NEH Summer Seminar for College Professors on “English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610," to be held at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts July 5-29, 2011.

Colloquium on the 'Legacy of the Will'

full name / name of organization: 
Organised by The Early Modern Seminar in Scotland (EMSIS) in conjunction with the School of Humanities at Strathclyde University.
contact email: 
a.thorne@strath.ac.uk

Will's semantic slipperiness fascinated the Renaissance: in all manner of English and Scots texts of the period we find 'Will too boote, and Will in over-plus'. The structural conceit of the opening line of John Donne's poem, 'The Will' exemplifies a key thematic construct to be found in much early modern literature and a prevalent intellectual thread in the culture from which this

[UPDATE/Extension] Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

full name / name of organization: 
McGill Graduate Conference
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

The deadline for McGill's Graduate Conference has been extended to January 14, 2011. The theme is luxury, commodity, privilege, and consumption in literature, film, and other texts and cultural artefacts.

We are honoured to be hosting Dr. George Toles (University of Manitoba) as our keynote speaker and to have secured a faculty address from Dr. Allan Hepburn (McGill).

Please find the call for papers below.

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