category: renaissance

[Update] Chronicles and Grimoires: The Occult as Political Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Assoc. of the Midwest: ICMS Kalamazoo 2016.
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Whether seen in signs and portents, or read in grimoires or magic books, the occult in the premodern world is both marveled at and feared.

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2016 Panel Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants Due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle in his Poetics outlines his theory of tragedy and gives readers a framework for assessing and understanding the genre; his treatise providing the equivalent analysis of comedy has sadly been

Gastronomy, Culture, and the Arts: A Scholarly Exchange of Epic Portions (March 12-13, 2016), University of Toronto Mississauga

full name / name of organization: 
Gastro Conference, Department of Language Studies
contact email: 
gastroconference.utm@utoronto.ca

“Foodies consider food to be an art, on a level with painting or drama" (The Official Foodie Handbook, Paul Levy, Ann Barr, 1984).

CFP Encylopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
smurguia@aiu.ac.jp

Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature Film Adaptations

Devils in the Details: Demonic Horrors, Devilish Afterlives, and Infernal Desires | ACLA | March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Mitchell-Buck & Heather Hayton | ACLA
contact email: 
mitchellbuck@hood.edu | hhayton@guilford.edu

This seminar aims to examine the ways that premodern depictions of devils, demons, dragons, and other infernal creatures live on beyond their original audience and time period.

REMINDER- Call for book essays, Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (Updated)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com, sahibah@hotmail.com

Call for papers for Book Essays in edited collection
** Apologies for any cross-postings

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de

The editors invite contributions to Symbolism.

Intense Humanity: Politicizing Technicity, or Re-Feeling the Post-Human

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Reynolds & Sam Kolodezh
contact email: 
bryan.reynolds@uci.edu; skolodez@uci.edu

Intense Humanity:
Politicizing Technicity, or Re-Feeling the Post-Human

Call For Papers: COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

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Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

UPDATE: Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Gabriel Egan / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gegan@dmu.ac.uk

Online registration is now open for the following conference at:

http://cts.dmu.ac.uk/ESTS

"Users of Scholarly Editions: Editorial Anticipations of
Reading, Studying and Consulting"

New Orleans Review: 2016 Shakespeare Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Hillary Eklund / New Orleans Review / Loyola University New Orleans
contact email: 
hceklund@loyno.edu

Four centuries after William Shakespeare’s death, his name ennobles a variety of cultural institutions, from libraries and endowed chairs to summer camps and rubber duckies.

[UPDATE] UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference: Mad Love

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Students
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
Mad Love
February 19-20, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Lynn Enterline (Vanderbilt University)

Shakespeare's Things

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, March 17-20, Cambridge, MA
contact email: 
lawrence.switzky@utoronto.ca

This seminar invites presentations on the liveliness, actual or apparent sentience, and uncanny autonomy of objects in Shakespeare’s plays.

ACLA 2016: Visual (Inter)Changes in the Mediterranean Basin: Medieval & Renaissance Western and Eastern Illuminated Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano/ ACLA
contact email: 
nserrano@hamilton.edu

ACLA 2016 (Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA: March 17-20,2016)

Visual (Inter)Changes in the Mediterranean Basin: Medieval & Renaissance Western and Eastern Illuminated Manuscripts

Feminist Singularities [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

[UPDATE] CFP: What Devils Say, Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association (TEMA): International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
torabik@tamu.edu

Devils are everywhere in medieval literature, disturbing, challenging, and violating conventional spatio-temporal constraints as they move freely between worlds in order to torment the holy, spread di

From Hildegard to Mother Courage: Celebrating the Life and Work of Robert Potter (1934-2010). May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

In his long and distinguished career, Robert (Bob) Potter sought to expand and even explode the temporal and geographic boundaries of medieval drama in general and the morality play in particular.

Editing for the Classroom, Translating for the Stage: Making Medieval Drama Accessible to Modern Audiences. May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

Scholars have continued their efforts to make medieval drama accessible to modern audiences, producing several "classroom" texts and adapting or translating plays for performance.

Making Time/Making Space: Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Drama, 51st ICMS, May 12-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
fnapolitano@radford.edu

This session will examine how early drama produced time (or experiences of time) often through the strategic use of space.

Publication of 5 Edited Books with ISBN

full name / name of organization: 
Professor B.Panda
contact email: 
prof.panda19845@gmail.com

Call for Papers for Edited Books with ISBN
Last Date 31st December 2015

Call for Papers by Graduate Students and Post-Graduates

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal published at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context is a graduate student and post-graduate journal published electronically by current graduate students and post-graduates of the English Department at Southern Connecticut State Univers

(UPDATE) CFP: LITERATURE AND CENSORSHIP (DEADLINE, 30 SEP, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry Volume 2 No 2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

CFP: NEMLA 2016 Hartford What does Digital Humanities Enable Today?

full name / name of organization: 
elif sendur/ Binghamton University
contact email: 
esendur1@binghamton.edu

In their 1999 essay “Deformance and Interpretation," Lisa Samuels and Jerome McGann propose deformative criticism against a rigid, theoretical, informative mode of reading in humanities.

Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference Update

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The deadline for abstracts for the Twelfth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference has been extended to Thursday, September 10:

The Oswald Review: Undergraduate Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina, Aiken, English Dept
contact email: 
douglash@usca.edu

The Oswald Review is a refereed undergraduate journal of criticism and research in the discipline of English.

Presumed Autonomy: Literature and Art in Theory and Practice 10–13 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden
contact email: 
autonomy@english.su.se

Ever since the emergence of the modern marketplace for cultural goods, literary texts and art works have, on occasion, defied the expectations of its readers and audience, affronted their moral ethos,

[REMINDER] Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence, Italy 22 April 2016 - abstract deadline October 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IASEMS http://www.maldura.unipd.it/iasems/index.html
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED for Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

***DEADLINE EXTENDED to September 20, 2015***
• What makes an environmental crisis common or uncommon?

Monsters and the Irish Imagination (9/10/15; NEACIS West Haven, CT 11/20-21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nepcafantastic@gmail.com

Monsters and the Irish Imagination
Session Sponsored by the Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

ACLA Seminar: "All in the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest"- DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
acla16incest@gmail.com

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

Feminist Singularities

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
jardam@ucla.edu

Feminist Singularities

Co-organizers: Jacquelyn Ardam, UCLA; Ronjaunee Chatterjee, CalArts

CfP: The Fourth Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 23 – 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again
23 - 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

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