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Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 7:30pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017


Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017

Deadline for Proposals: January 27, 2017

Theme: “Altered States, Times, Perspectives”

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize (travel writing)

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Hakluyt Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Hakluyt Society


Publisher since 1846 of Historical Voyages and Travels


Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £750. The prize or prizes for 2017 will be presented, if possible, at the Hakluyt Society’s Annual General Meeting in London in June 2017. Winners will also receive a one-year membership of the Hakluyt Society. The Society hopes that the winning essay will be published, either in the Society’s online journal or in a recognised academic journal.

Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard - AJILE Shakespeare Special Issue CFP

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard


To commemorate the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, AJILE (Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises, E-ISSN 2456-1754) plans to bring out a special issue containing academic articles exploring various avenues of Shakespeare studies. This special volume shall be multidisciplinary in its content and welcomes scholarly contributions from the fields of literature and language, history and culture, stage and costumes, gender and performance. However other relevant topics are also encouraged for submission.


Topics may include, but are not limited to:


Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 48

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:39am
Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies,
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance studies.







The editorial board will make its final selections by May 2017.


Freedom of Speech, c. 1550-c. 1850

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:19am
George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions (Ohio University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 23, 2016

The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics, and Institutions, which has its home at Ohio University, invites paper proposals for a conference and subsequent edited volume on the history of the freedom of speech, c. 1550–c.1850.


The conference will be held at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio (7–8 April 2017). Debora Shuger (UCLA), Ann Thomson (European University Institute), David Womersley (Oxford) and David Como (Stanford) will deliver plenary lectures.


RMMRA Annual Conference CFP DUE DATE MARCH 15th

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 2:58pm
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 2017
“Reformations during the Middle Ages and Renaissance”
Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction, CO
June 22–24, 2017

UMD's Graduate English Conference "Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture"

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:46am
University of Maryland - College Park, Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2016

Call for Papers: 10th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference

“Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture”

Department of English

University of Maryland, College Park

March 18th, 2017 

Digitorium 2017 Digital Humanities Conference

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
University of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2016

Event:                  Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

When:                  Thursday, March 2nd – Saturday, March 4th 2017

Where:                 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

We are delighted to invite proposals for Digitorium 2017, a large-scale, international Digital Humanities conference to be held for the third time at the University of Alabama from 2nd-4th March 2017.

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Call for Papers

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

De Montfort University – Friday 3rd March 2017

De Montfort University’s Centre for Adaptations is hosting a one-day conference on medieval and early modern adaptation. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers to discuss the ways in which texts synonymous with the medieval and early modern periods have been reworked or adapted.