category: renaissance

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@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]: 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

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

[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: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (Oct. 21-22 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization of the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference

October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire. Author of _Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture_ (2002)

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies. Volume 17 CFP Submissions Deadline September 30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and cultural studies based in the Discipline of History at The University of Western Australia.

NeMLA Annual Convention, New Brunswick, NJ (4/7-10/11; 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nemlasupport2@gmail.com

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

Postfeminist Postmortems? Gender, Sexualities and Multiple Modernities (Annual Conference of the Department of English, Delhi Un

full name / name of organization: 
Baidik Bhattacharya, Department of English, University of Delhi
contact email: 
DUgendermodernitiesconf@gmail.com

Feminisms and modernities have had a long and interlocked history.

Kalamazoo 2011: Denis Sauvage and Sixteenth-Century Medievalisms

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Emerson and Cristian Bratu
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2011)

[UPDATE] 2010 MCRS Graduate Conference, Oct. 2 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies; University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
gsargent@english.umass.edu

Dear Graduate Program Directors, Administrators, and Grad Students:

Teaching off the Grid: Non-Canonical Texts in the Classroom (9/15; Kalamazoo 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session, 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2011)
contact email: 
smith2nb@cmich.edu

The “canon wars” of the 1980s and 90s may seem a distant memory, yet literary canonicity continues to be a vexed and embattled concept.

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom--(12/15/10, 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

CFP: Popular Culture and the Classroom
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & PCA/ACA Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

Suggested categories include:

Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
conferences@iafor.org

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

[UPDATE] 2010 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

UPDATED MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

"Perfect Harmony“ and “melting strains“. Music in Early Modern Culture between Sensibility and Abstraction; 1.-3.Dec.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany; SFB 644 Transformations of Antiquity
contact email: 
cornelia.wilde@staff.hu-berlin.de

In Early Modern culture, philosophers, musicians, theologians, and poets grappled with the ambivalent nature of music.

Update: ESEA 2010: 15th English in South East Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
amoody@umac.mo

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

Shakespeare and the Arts of the Table

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Shakespeare and the Arts of the Table
2011 Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare (March 17-19, 2011)

http://www.societefrancaiseshakespeare.org/document.php?id=1564

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare at Kalamazoo
contact email: 
kstavreva@cornellcollege.edu

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo is sponsoring two sessions at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, which will be held at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011; website

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

Poetry and Melancholia International Conference, 8-10 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
poetryandmelancholia@stir.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Melancholia, University of Stirling, 8-10 July 2011

Ludi Civitatis: the Church, the Court, and the Citizens

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
icwang@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

‘Civilization arises and unfolds in and as play’ (Johan Huizinga, Homo Ludens).

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference in Early Cultures, "INTERIORITY"

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California Irvine
contact email: 
earlycultures2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: “INTERIORITY IN EARLY CULTURES”

2010 MCRS Graduate Student Conference, Oct. 2

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies; University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
gsargent@english.umass.edu

Dear Graduate Program Directors, Administrators, and Grad Students:

Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American 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

[UPDATE] Chapters for Book on American Festivals and Faires

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans, Editor
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

Festivals and Faires:
American Culture, Sub-Culture, and Counter-Culture

Sleep: Aspects and Approaches. Oxford 12-13 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Rob Avis, Sarah Baccianti, Brian FitzGerald)
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

This conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students. It is intended that a volume of proceedings comprising selected papers will appear in the Medium Ævum Monographs Series.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

New Formalism, Neo-Formalism, and the Reassessment of Form, Tropes, and Genre (10/21-22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University
contact email: 
Sandro.Jung@UGent.be

New Formalism, Neo-Formalism, and the Reassessment of Form, Tropes, and
Genre in Contemporary Literary Scholarship

English Department, University of Ghent, Belgium, 21-22 September 2010

New Approaches to Early Modern Historical Drama at NEMLA (April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Miles Taylor, Le Moyne College
contact email: 
taylorme@lemoyne.edu

2011 NEMLA Convention in New Brunswick, NJ, April 7-10, 2011. The history play has resisted attempts at definition. How are early modern history plays in conversation with historiography?

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