category: renaissance

“Shakespeare and the Memory of a Lost Religion” (SAMLA 2012 panel); deadline June 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Stapleton - UNC-Chapel Hill
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.

Alter Egos and Second Selves (RSA 2013, abstracts by June 14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kent Lehnhof, Chapman University
contact email: 
lehnhof@chapman.edu

This panel focuses on the alter ego or the second self, asking what it might mean to imagine someone/something as another instance of one's self.

Alter Egos and Second Selves (RSA 2013, abstracts by June 14, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kent Lehnhof, Chapman University
contact email: 
lehnhof@chapman.edu

This panel focuses on the alter ego or the second self, asking what it might mean to imagine someone/something as another instance of one's self.

“Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays” , (10/1/12-06/26-29/13), Montpellier, France

full name / name of organization: 
European Shakespeare Research Association
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP:Panel: “Protean Shakespeare: Adapting, Tradapting, Performing Early Modern Plays”
Montpellier University, France, 26-29 June 2013

Volume on Shakespeare Studies (Deadline 15 September 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses
contact email: 
jm.gonzalez@ua.es

Important dates:
* Submission of articles: 1 June 2012
* Final submission of articles: 15 September 2012
* Publication: December 2012

[UPDATE AND EXTENSION] 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE'

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

The aim of this conference is to explore the role of live animals on the stage, from the early modern era to the present time.

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

Shadowing the Divine and the Diabolical in Early Modern English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Marshelle Woodward and Claire Falck / Renaissance Society of America (Proposed Panel)
contact email: 
smwoodward@wisc.edu; cfalck@knox.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 / …; ho

Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association has extended the deadline for essay submissions on its 2011 Conference Theme: “Play.” Essays treating any aspect of “Play” in language, l

“Milton’s Value Now” -- Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mattie Burkert / University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
burkert@wisc.edu

Milton, that great radical at the center of the English poetic canon, is often mythologized as being both exemplary of his time and also ahead or outside of it, making his work especially subject to h

Medioevo Adriatico 4, 2012 (deadline July 1st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SISAEM - Società Internazionale per lo Studio dell’Adriatico nell’Età Medievale
contact email: 
segreteria@sisaem.it

MEDIOEVO ADRIATICO 4, 2012
(Essay collection)

The topics for _Medioevo Adriatico_ are history and culture of the Adriatic in the Middle Ages (V-XV century).

Contributor guidelines:

Melancholy Minds and Painful Bodies: Genealogy, Geography, Pathogeny (9-11 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Strange Contraries in thee combine,
Both hell and Heaven in thee meet,
Thou greatest bitter, greatest sweet
No pain is like thy pain, no pleasure too like thine.
John Norris, 1687

Unlearning Shakespeare: A Symposium on Creative Pedagogy and Formal Learning Structures at School and University. 28 June 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Liam Semler (University of Sydney) and Jane Coles (Oxford Bookes University)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au; j.coles@brookes.ac.uk

An intensive one-day symposium at the Harcourt Hill Campus of Oxford Brookes University (28 June 2012) to explore how creative teaching and learning fits with (or doesn’t fit with) formal learning s

MIGRATION: BRITISH COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION CONVENTION, JULY 8-13 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Sanja Bahun, University of Essex and the British Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
bcla2013@essex.ac.uk

The BCLA invites conference papers on the theme of migration for its triennial convention, to be held at the University of Essex, UK, July 8-13 2013.

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Gendered Persuasion: Borrowed Arguments in Early Modern Drama"

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Nunn/The University of Akron and Carol Mejia LaPerle/Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Gendered Persuasion: Borrowed Arguments in Early Modern Drama

Midwest MLA Special Session, Nov 8-11, 2012 "Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello"

full name / name of organization: 
Carol Mejia LaPerle / Wright State University
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

Friendship and States of Debt in Early Modern English Literature (MMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kranzman@msu.edu

Friendship and States of Debt in Early Modern English Literature (MMLA 2012)

Re-Encountering the Encounter - February 28-March 2 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - 8th Biennial Conference, Savannah Georgia
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Miranda famously declares at the conclusion of The Tempest that she now exists in a “Brave new world.” This oft-quoted line is frequently misremembered as referring to the enchanted island itself,

“Renaissance Que(e)ries: Un-disciplining the early modern body”

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2013
contact email: 
jamie.mulder@tufts.edu

In the recent anthology Shakesqueer (2011), Madhavi Menon claims, “Reading Shakespeare as queer rather than queered challenges the rule of chronology and identity that has thus far kept his poems an

CONVERSATIONAL EXCHANGES IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND (1516-1642)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

Call for Papers

Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

"Debts to the Moor: Citations of Shakespeare's Othello" Deadline 07/02/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA Convention, November 8-11, 2012, Theme: Debt
contact email: 
carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu

Debts to the Moor: Influences, Adaptations, and Citations of Shakepeare's Othello

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past? July 2/ Nov. 8-11, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The 54th Annual M/MLA Convention- Cincinnati, Ohio
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

Imagining Middle Eastern/Oriental Women in the West: An Orientalist Legacy Borrowed from the Past?

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Why Comparative Literature - ICLA, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu; pschweit@su.edu

The loose boundaries of comparative literature have continuously raised questions about the scholarly value and practical use of the field.

The Essay: Forms and Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Markus Oppolzer / University of Salzburg
contact email: 
markus.oppolzer@sbg.ac.at

The Essay has constituted an important prose form from the sixteenth century until the present and constitutes an intriguing field for interdisciplinary study.

[UPDATE] Dramatizing the text and making the performance literary: Unifying the binary

full name / name of organization: 
Lloyd Kermode/ California State University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
lloyd.kermode@csulb.edu

Deadline was omitted from the earlier CFP.
Please send abstracts or drafts by June 2 to lloyd.kermode@csulb.edu

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 / …;

Textual Debts (and Textual Debtors) in Golden Age Spain, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA
contact email: 
glbaum@uchicago.edu

2012 M/MLA

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

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

Allegory and Modernity (RSA April 2013; abstracts by June 11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Crawford / Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
jmcrawford@uu.edu

There are good reasons for thinking of allegory as a peculiarly medieval form.

Gender and Conflict: Unraveling Paths to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
contact email: 
miglena.sternadori@usd.edu

Please note the new deadline: May 31!

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

[UPDATE] The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature (Deadline extended: June 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of New Haven
contact email: 
thenewsound@newhaven.edu

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.

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] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
drpigeon@gmail.com

Do you blog on topics related to teaching college/university-level English literature? If so, I'd like to include a link on the new resource guide described below. Queries and suggestions welcome: drpigeon@gmail.com

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