category: renaissance

Concordia Graduate Colloquium on March 1st, 2014, submissions acvepted until January 10 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@outlook.com

Gods & Idols: (Ex)Changes of the Sacred and Sanctified

Issue 1: Horror in World Literature & Art

full name / name of organization: 
albeit.
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

When you hear the word “horror” are you more likely to think Heart of Darkness or The Walking Dead? Let the Right One In or “The Turn of the Screw”?

Creature of the Boundaries: The Grotesque as Creative Intervention in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Lavers, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, and Dr. Nancy Hightower
contact email: 
nhightow@gmail.com

Contemporary art, literature, new media and philosophy all interact with the grotesque in innovative and thought-provoking ways.

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, 2013 (NYU)
contact email: 
jsrhee@vcu.edu

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

Seminar Organizer(s):
Jennifer Rhee (Virginia Commonwealth University), Lindsey Andrews (Vanderbilt University)

"It’s a Small World After All" - March 7th & 8th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Art History and Archaeology Graduate Student Association at the University of Missouri - Columbia
contact email: 
MU.AHAGRads@gmail.com

University of Missouri- Columbia
Art History and Archaeology Graduate Student Association Symposium

"It’s a Small World After All"

Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, 2014

[UPDATE] BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014 [EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
a&h1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Making Sense of: The Animal and Human Bond

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

1st Global Conference: Deception (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Deception

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Diasporas (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Diasporas

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] U of Southern California - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual (March 28 & 29)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Fiction writer and essayist Roxane Gay (Eastern Illinois University) is the author most recently of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove) and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial).
Scholar Ursula K. Heise (UCLA) is the author most recently of Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global (Oxford University Press).

This conference will explore the many ways that systems of energy facilitate connection and exchange across borders and networks. As the world increasingly searches for new forms of sustainable and renewable power of all kinds, energies direct our lives on both macro and micro levels every day. In 2013, energy as an umbrella term relates not only to the technology that saturates our day-to-day existence — the forces that powers our cars, phones, computers — but also the invisible forces that connect us to each other, to nature, to the world around us and worlds beyond.

Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period: Graduate Student Conference at the University of Michigan Feb 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway

CFP for Edited Collections: Images of the Harem (Deadline 31 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Don Juan Archive’s Ottomania series
contact email: 
emkugler@colby.edu

We are seeking additional contributions to an edited volume, Images of the Harem, to be

published as part of the Don Juan Archive’s Ottomania series in 2014-2015.

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc13@inter-disciplinary.net

13th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Citizenship

Sunday 13th July – Tuesday 15th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sj1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
for7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Forgiveness

Wednesday 9th July – Friday 11th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Apocalypse: Imagining the End

Saturday 5th July – Monday 7th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

CFP - Fifth International Conference on Popular Romance Studies Rethinking Love, Rereading the Romance

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

Eros, Philia, Agape: for nearly three thousand years, these three Greek terms have been used in the West to triangulate the shifting concept called “romantic love,” not just in philosophy and theo

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Dandelion Journal on VIOLENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of VIOLENCE for their forthcoming issue. Deadline: 13th January 2014.

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations

Shakespeare 450 April 23-26, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Shakespeare Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
contact email: 
manana.gelashvili@tsu.ge

Centre for Shakespeare Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia and the Rustaveli National Theatre will host a four-day interdisciplinary international conference dedicated t

4th Global Conference: Childhood (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Grief. Language. Art. University of Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Today in many societies, grief is considered to be an acceptable emotion.

"Revisions and Amendments," Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference, Feb. 22, 2014. Proposals due Dec. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
kz86@georgetown.edu

Revisions and Amendments
The 3rd Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 22, 2014

Keynote address by Kathryn Temple, JD, PhD

Sovereignty: Individual and Empire - 7­th and 8th Feb. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
NC Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
NCmems2014@gmail.com

The 14th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals for 15­-20 minute paper presentations that engage with the theme of sovere

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness—I am nothing.” –Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Literati 2014: "Speaking Bodies," March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Madison Undergraduate Society for English
contact email: 
uwliterati@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literati 2014: Speaking Bodies
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

www.museuw.com/call-for-papers

Sonic Economies: Sound, Voice, Substance

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting, March 20-23, New York University
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

If sound is a physical property, it is also at once a property of ambiguous physical effect, and an effect difficult to regulate as property.

Shakespeare 450

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Shakespeare Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
contact email: 
manana.gelashvili@tsu.ge

The conference will explore how Shakespeare’s work influenced and inspired other works in literature, art, music.

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

(TEMP)orary: Time and Temporality in Text

full name / name of organization: 
UGA English Graduate Organization Student Conference (March 22-23, 2014)
contact email: 
UGA.EGO.Conference@gmail.com

What is Time? Where is Time? When is Time? We all grapple with these sorts of questions. Do we have enough of it? Can we ever have enough of it? What about too much?

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Abstracts Due December 1 for "Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
UNC-CH Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture”

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