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RSA 2015: Universality in the Renaissance

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Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:53am
Brent Dawson

Universality in the Renaissance
RSA Berlin 2015

This interdisciplinary panel asks how Renaissance notions of universality differ from modern paradigms that idealize a human subject abstracted from culture, history, and the material world. The panel seeks a broad variety of approaches to its topics and will strive to think through the connections and tensions between perspectives in different disciplines and in relation to different texts, images, and cultural objects.

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

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Friday, June 6, 2014 - 10:03am
Pennsylvania College English Association

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

October 3-4, 2014

PCEA invites either panels or individual papers for the 2014 PCEA Conference.

Proposals in any and all areas of English (or English-related) studies are welcome: literature, film, composition studies, professional writing, creative writing, linguistics, popular culture, et al. Both pedagogical and theoretical proposals are encouraged. We also welcome the reading of original creative writing.

PCEA invites faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars to submit proposals.

The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon (NeMLA 2015.Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015).

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Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 5:15am
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the coeval limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries.
Please submit a 250-300 word abstract to Elisa Modolo by September 30th, 2014 through the NeMLA website: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html.

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time" LANGSA V Conference (Nov. 7, 2014; CFP deadlines, Sept. 16)

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 8:42pm
Languages Graduate Student Association (LANGSA) - University of Connecticut (UCONN)

V Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time"

Date: November 7, 2014
Venue: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Road, Storrs CT

Urban Ecologies: Historical Perspectives; DEADLINE 30 September 2014; NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015, Toronto

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 5:22pm
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention

Ecocriticism focuses increasingly on urban environments, often in contemporary contexts. But the city has affected ecologies for centuries. Seeking papers dealing with literary perspectives on urban ecologies from the premodern to 1900, including topics such as (but not limited to): pollution, population, nonhuman city dwellers, anti-urbanism, migration, early globalization, cosmopolitan environmentalism, etc. Please send 250-word abstracts of 15-minute papers by September 30, 2104; to submit an abstract, please go to www.nemla.org and follow the instructions there to create a user account, and submit an abstract directly to this session.

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86 [Update-Deadline Approaching]

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:54pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 86 theme are especially welcome. The Reception Study Society seeks to promote informal and formal exchanges between scholars in several related fields. Bringing together theorists, scholars, and teachers from many areas, this association promotes a much needed cross-dialogue among all areas of reception studies. By June 10, 2014, please email abstracts of 250-350 words, a brief bio, and A/V requirements to Paul Dahlgren, Georgia Southwestern State University, at paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

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
Severis Foundation

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] Convergences in Art and Science Research

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    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 8:22pm
    Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

    Reconstruction 15.2
    Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

    Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

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

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    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 1:35pm
    Midwest Modern Language Association

    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
    Catherine L. Adams / Paine College

    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
    Department of English, Gauhati University

    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
    Department of English, Gauhati University

    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).

    International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

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    Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 2:33pm
    Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University

    Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

    The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 3-day conference, January 29–31, 2015, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

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