category: renaissance

"Exploring the Renaissance 2016: An International Conference"

full name / name of organization: 
The South-Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
jfaust@selu.edu

We welcome you to the 65th meeting of the
South Central Renaissance Conference
March 24-26, 2016 / St. Louis, Missouri / Parkway Hotel

CfP[UPDATE]: The Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 13 – 14 November 2015, Lucca, Italy

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

13 - 14 November 2015, Lucca, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

1616 Symposium (Rhodes College, April 21-22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare at Rhodes
contact email: 
newstoks@rhodes.edu

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Rhodes College, through the bequest of Dr.

Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

KiSSiT: SHAKESPEARE AND THE STATE OF EXCEPTION, Kingston-upon-Thames, December 19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory
contact email: 
kingstonshakespeareintheory@gmail.com

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory (KiSSiT), part of the London Graduate School, is a forum for research by postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers and early career scholars with an intere

North American Literature and the Environment. Deadline Oct. 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Daems
contact email: 
jdaems@ucn.ca

I am putting together a proposal for a collection of essays for the North American Literature and the Environment, 1600-1900 series for Ashgate.

Culture, the Arts, and Literature 25th to 27th February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
KTHM College, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
contact email: 
dausche@gmail.com

CONCEPT NOTE:

[UPDATE]Gendered Madness: Literary Representations of Othered Gender Expressions--NeMLA 2016--abstracts due September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Lowman, SUNY University at Buffalo
contact email: 
nllowman@buffalo.edu

Panel Description

[UPDATE] Fools on the Premodern Page and Stage (Kalamazoo, May 12–15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Heetderks, Oberlin College
contact email: 
aheetder@oberlin.edu

Near the end of the Middle English romance Robert of Cisyle, the eponymous king—who has been punished for his pride by being made to serve as his own court’s fool—acknowledges the error of his f

Reading Literally: Allegory and New Materialism *NeMLA 2016 (ABSTRACTS DUE 9/30/15)*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
garner.sh@husky.neu.edu

In Material Ecocriticism, Serenella Iovino and Serpil Oppermann suggest that all matter is storied matter.

Deadline extended to Nov.1st for special sessions: Med/Ren Conf. Apr 7-9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Deadline for special session proposals/abstracts has been extended to Nov. 1st.

Deadline extended to Nov. 1st for special sessions for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

The deadline for Special Sessions has been extended to November 1st for the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

CFP [UPDATE] - Visionary Texts, Past and Present: (Re)visionings and (Re)imaginings

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

“The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and reimagines the world.” — Malcolm Gladwell

Papers on Language and Literature: Call for Special Issue Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture (15.10.2015) [REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu, Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com, planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature,
music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema. Speaking of the history of

Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English

full name / name of organization: 
International Graduate Conference: Innovative Representations of ‘Utopias’ in Studies in English
contact email: 
conferencegraduate@gmail.com

The Centre for British Literary and Cultural Studies at Hacettepe University is pleased to announce its second graduate conference which this time will be held on an international ground, “Innovativ

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Women, Democracy, and the Ideology of Exclusion (Volume of Collected Essays) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR A VOLUME OF COLLECTED ESSAYS

Women, Democracy, and the Ideology of Exclusion
From the Birth of Democracy through the Early 20th Century

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Misremembering

full name / name of organization: 
Ameer Sohrawardy, Rutgers University
contact email: 
asohrawardy@gmail.com

This is a collection of essays that will revolve around the idea of misremembering in literature.

[UPDATE] Queer Deviation: Complicating Heteronormative Endings in Early Modern Literature / NeMLA / Hartford, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kelsey Norwood / NeMLA
contact email: 
heteronormative.endings.nemla@gmail.com

Critical inquiry into early modern English literature over the last few decades has attended to a proliferation of heteronormative endings in literary texts.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016, Harvard: Images of Science in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

This seminar investigates the views man has expressed about the impact of technology and science across recorded history.

Call for Panelists - Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment (ATHE 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Farrell-Wortman
contact email: 
farrellwortm@wisc.edu

We are seeking participants for a proposed panel on the staging of unemployment for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 conference in Chicago, IL.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

[UPDATE: Proposals due November 1st, 2015] Intense Humanity: Politicizing Technicity, or Re-Feeling the Post-Human

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Kolodezh and Bryan Reynolds
contact email: 
skolodez@uci.edu

Intense Humanity:
Politicizing Technicity, or Re-Feeling the Post-Human

[Extended Deadline]- Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

[UPDATE-DATE CHANGE] Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges April 1-2,2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 1-2, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

PCA National Conference (Seattle, WA 3/22-3/25), Adaptation Area. Defining Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Glenn Jellenik (Adaptation area chair)/Popular Cultural Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Call for PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA, 3/22-3/25)
Defining adaptation.

ACLA 2016 Harvard: Early Modern Materiality

full name / name of organization: 
Erika Boeckeler
contact email: 
e.boeckeler@neu.edu

How do literary forms influence material forms, and how do material forms influence literary forms?

Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare's Italy (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Sept. 30)
contact email: 
Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE 1-2-3 Feb 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation - University of Rome 3
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

CFP for Post-Hamlet Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Loftis and Allison Kellar Lenhardt
contact email: 
post-hamlet@googlegroups.com and a.lenhardt@wingate.edu

Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion

CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the i

Submissions Invited to The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University Press
contact email: 
tseannual@clemson.edu

Clemson University Press is pleased to invite essay submissions of approximately 7,000 words to the T. S. Eliot Studies Annual.

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

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