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Othello's Island 2015: The Third Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on the Medieval and Renaissance Periods

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:33am
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Severis Foundation
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Othello's Island 2015
The 3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Organised in association with the Severis Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus and the Cyprus College of Art

Convenors:

  • James Fitzmaurice, Emeritus Professor of English (Northern Arizona University) and Director of Distance Learning in English (University of Sheffield)
  • Dr Sarah James, Senior Lecturer, University of Kent, School of English
  • Dr Michael Paraskos, Cornaro Institute, Cyprus
  • ​Benedict Read FSA, Research Fellow, University of Leeds School of Fine Art


  • About the Conference:

    [UPDATE] Extended Deadline! Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

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    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 1:35pm
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    Midwest Modern Language Association
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    The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014. In fitting with the location, this year's theme is "The Lives of Cities," which is meant to gesture broadly towards the experiences of urban inhabitants in all aspects and phases of urban development—from the very beginnings of urbanization throughout the globe to the resuscitation of contemporary urban landscapes decimated by industrial flight.

    Great Migrations and Global Discourses: An Examination of the Harlem Renaissance at Home and Abroad, November 5 – 7, 2014

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    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 12:19pm
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    Catherine L. Adams / Paine College
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    The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the 18th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on the campus of historic Paine College. The theme for 2014: Great Migrations and Global Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Examination of the Harlem Renaissance Era at Home and Abroad.

    The focus for presentations will center on the literature, history, philosophy, art, and music, as well as inter- and cross-disciplinary approaches from the social and political sciences, economics, and STEM.

    Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

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    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 4:57am
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    Department of English, Gauhati University
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    Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University. Margins is now inviting submissions for its 4th issue due for publication in March 2015. It offers a space for the exploration of the marginal in its theoretical implications and in literature and culture through five kinds of writings:
    1. It welcomes examination of the historical and the contemporary through interdisciplinary perspectives – looking at texts in both their wider conceptual and immediate situational significance (7500 to 10,000 words).

    Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

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    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 4:48am
    full name / name of organization: 
    Department of English, Gauhati University
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    Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University. Margins is now inviting submissions for its 4th issue due for publication in March 2015. It offers a space for the exploration of the marginal in its theoretical implications and in literature and culture through five kinds of writings:
    1. It welcomes examination of the historical and the contemporary through interdisciplinary perspectives – looking at texts in both their wider conceptual and immediate situational significance (7500 to 10,000 words).

    Shakespeare session at SAMLA, Nov. 7-9 (Due 6/15)

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    Friday, May 30, 2014 - 8:49pm
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    John Adrian, UVa-Wise
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    This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Shakespeare, particularly papers that address Shakespearean portrayals of marriage, courtship, and/or gender. By June 15, please submit a 300-word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to John Adrian, UVa-Wise, at jma6x@uvawise.edu

    [UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

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    Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 1:47pm
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    Rice University English Graduate Symposium
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    As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and system.

    The 2014 Rice University English Graduate Symposium welcomes individual and panel proposals that address any of the following topics as they relate to any and all forms of narrative across all time periods and disciplines:

    [UPDATE] Deadline Extended!Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art (40th Annual Cleveland Symposium) - Oct. 24, 2014

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    Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 11:35am
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    Case Western Reserve University

    CALL FOR PAPERS
    Facing the Unknown: Anonymity in the History of Art
    The 40th Annual Cleveland Symposium
    Friday, October 24, 2014
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

    Now in its 40th year, the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Museum of Art Joint Graduate Program in Art History & Museum Studies invites submissions from all areas of art history for the annual Cleveland Symposium.

    Call For Submissions: August,2014 Theme : Big Love, Small Towns; Deadline: 10th July, 2014

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    Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 9:11am
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    THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)

    "For the dramatically inclined, love is everything that the Corinthians quote from the Bible says it is. For the cynically inclined, love is measured in patterns of behaviour. For the scientific mind, there might be a solution in the colourful images of the brain as captured by an MRI machine.

    Call for Papers on the Theme of 'Light': kaleidoscope, the Journal of the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University

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    Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 9:11am
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    Kaleidoscope Journal, IAS, Durham University

    Kaleidoscope, the journal of the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) at Durham University, is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal edited by postgraduate researchers. This publication is specifically aimed at postgraduate students and early-career academics and encourages international interdisciplinary exchange across the annual theme of the IAS.

    The theme for the academic year 2013-2014 is 'Light'. Subjects might include but are not limited to:

    -Nature and Geometry of Light
    -Scientific Processes Utilising Light
    -Narrating and Representing Light
    -Experiencing Light
    -Light and Wellbeing
    -Light, Culture, and Practices

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