category: renaissance

Teaching with the Internet and Technology (Southern California, 10/31/14 - 11/2/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

This is an approved standing session for the 2014 annual conference of the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) in the sunny locale of Riverside in Southern California on 10/31/14 t

"The World of George Herbert"

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed session for RSA (Berlin, March 26-28, 2015)
contact email: 
flinker@research.haifa.ac.il

This session is conceived as a panel on contemporary approaches to the work of George Herbert.

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tested1@inter-disciplinary.net

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Participation

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
twb1@inter-disciplinary.net

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being

Sunday 19th October – Tuesday 21st October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ss3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexuality (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexualities

Monday 20th October – Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Human and Nonhuman Interactions -- PAMLA (October 31-November 2, 2014) Riverside Deadline for Submissions is May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

This panel is seeking papers that analyze or describe literature or historical events from the angle of human-nonhuman interactions, especially as they relate to ethics and ecology.

Boredom and Banality - Renaissance Society of America, Berlin (March 26-28, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Muckart and Lisa Andersen (University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
boredomandbanality@gmail.com

Boredom and Banality - RSA Berlin (March 26-28, 2015)

CFP for RSA 2015: Early Modern Art and Cartography. Deadline June 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Erika Gaffney
contact email: 
egaffney@ashgate.com

How did the production and circulation of maps and cartographic texts in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries affect the visual arts, especially pictorial works (painted, printed, or woven)?

Objects of the Heroic Body /Heroic Body as Object - RSA Berlin 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Sukic / Epistémè
contact email: 
c.sukic@orange.fr

This panel will look at objects associated with the heroic body (weapons, armour, shield, helmet…) but also at representations of the heroic body itself as an object (books, statues, paintings, engr

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Saints and Cults in the World Religions

full name / name of organization: 
Hagiography Society at the Renaissance Society of American in Berlin
contact email: 
ritchey@louisiana.edu

Media Theory and the Eucharist - RSA Berlin 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Mead
contact email: 
cmead@berkeley.edu

This panel asks what insights media theory offers for our understanding of the traditional and various reformed Eucharists.

Disability in American Literature, PAMLA:112th Annual Conference, Riverside Convention Center, CA, Friday, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
geriguisatchapman.edu

Disability in American Literature
Presiding Officer:
Lina Geriguis, Chapman University

ASTR Shakespearean Performance Research Group - CFP Deadline June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research - Shakespearean Performance Research Group
contact email: 
astr.sprg@gmail.com

Call For Papers, Deadline: June 1st, 2014

The Shakespearean Performance Research Group
of the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)

[UPDATE] Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

NEW DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

Scandinavian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
marlenemp@yahoo.com

Presiding Officer:
Marlene Broemer, Clackamas Community College

Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

[UPDATE] MAY 1 DEADLINE SWCCL

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature "Has Literature Lost Its Faith?" Nov 14-15
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

"I'm sick of Flannery O'Connor." With this opening line, Randy Boyagoda intrigued numerous readers in his response to Paul Elie's 2012 New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?"

The Global Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
contact email: 
sean.lawrence@ubc.ca

The next meeting of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Conference will take place on the weekend of October 22 to 24 in Kelowna, a resort town at the centre of British Columbia’s wine country.

The Spanish Stage in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (6/17; 9-25-27)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia's College at Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVII
contact email: 
kjt9t@uvawise.edu

This session seeks papers on the dramatic literature of medieval and renaissance Spain.

[UPDATE] DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: Please note the new deadline of May 23, 2014, and the newly announced keynote speakers.]
Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Art/Literature/Music as Satire and Social Commentary in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We require articles on political and cultural subjects for issue 3 of The New Union. For more information and to see our current issue, visit www.new-union.co.uk.

Shakespeare and Classical Authors, Special Session RSA Berlin, 26-28 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Judith A. Deitch
contact email: 
j_deitch@yorku.ca

This session will investigate Shakespeare’s self-schooling in authorship through his reading of classical authors—the rediscovered representatives of secular antiquity.

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

[UPDATE] First International Conference in Iran on Shakespeare Studies (ICISS) November 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tehran
contact email: 
msbeyad@ut.ac.ir

Being the first specialized conference on Shakespeare in Iran, this aims to attract the attention of Shakespeare scholars and readers from different countries to exchange professional ideas and give c

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

Traveling the Urban Landscape--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
akastont@emich.edu

Seeking papers for the Travel Writing permanent section panel for the 2014 MMLA conference in Detroit.

English (to 1700) [Standing Session] PAMLA 2014 Riverside, CA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on works of English literature prior to 1700 for a panel at the 2014 PAMLA Conference, October 31-November 2, 2014 in Riverside, California.

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

RSA 2015 (Mar. 26-28), Music in Theory and Practice on the Early Modern English Stage

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
aloeb061@uottawa.ca

Early modern music theory was a complex web of intersecting ideas.

UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Sessions Proposals for MMLA (DUE 5/15; November 13-16, Detroit)

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

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

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