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Anemoi: Undergraduate Journal of Premodern Studies

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:38am
Anemoi, New College of Florida Journal of Premodern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Anemoi is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies being published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members. We aim to provide a voice and CV opportunities to undergraduates.

Submissions must handle a 'pre-modern' topic, which may range broadly from classics to early modern studies, and should be directed towards an audience not necessarily bringing with them a background in the field. Papers should explain particular terminology and essential background. We encourage papers under a range of interdisciplinary topics within these fields, including but not limited to music, history, theology, literature, drama, philosophy, art, language, and economics.

to John Webster’s Theatre of (Dis)obedience and Damnation

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 2:37pm
The University of Salford-Manchester
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

This Special Issue of American Notes and Queries is dedicated to John Webster’s Theatre of (Dis)obedience and Damnation. We welcome contributions on Webster’s propensity to define, represent, condemn and, on occasions, celebrate disobedience on stage. 


Articles of up to 5000 words may consider the following topics:

53rd ICMS Kalamazoo: The Saints in Icelandic Sagas and Poetry after 1550

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 9:47am
Daniel C. Najork
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan), May 10-13

The Saints in Icelandic Sagas and Poetry after 1550

Organizer: Daniel C. Najork


Playing With Source Materials: Alterations and Shakespeare's Creative Fabric -- NeMLA 2018

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:25pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

Shakespeare is preeminent among English authors, but, by today's standards, for all of his fame, little is known about Shakespeare the man. This has lead some to create an authorship controversy, though among scholars this is a non-issue as there is ample evidence linking "the man from Stratford" to the London playwright. Stylometry studies have found that Shakespeare and his fellow playwrights collaborated much more than had ever been guessed at, but such findings shed little light on his creative processes. Perhaps the best currently available avenue to gain insight into his creative strategies is by examining what at first glance appears to indicate lack of creativity—his inveterate unabashed "borrowing" of plots, characters, phrases, and more.

Food and Feast in Premodern Outlaw Tales (edited collection)

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:41am
Editors: Melissa Ridley Elmes and Kristin Bovaird-Abbo
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

We seek papers to round out an exciting collection of essays on the subject of “food and feast in premodern outlaw tales.” Although we are happy to consider abstracts on Middle English outlaws, we are especially interested in work that considers topics related to food and/or feasting in the following areas: pre-Conquest English, medieval Scandinavian, medieval continental, or early modern outlaws in history, literature, and/or culture. We welcome essays from any discipline. Please send an author bio and abstract for a 6,000-8,000 word essay to Melissa Ridley Elmes at by August 1, 2017.

Milton (SAMLA 89, Atlanta, November 3-5, 2017)

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 6:08pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

This panel welcomes scholarly papers on any subject pertaining to John Milton. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme, “High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture,” are especially welcome. Potential topics include Milton and popular culture, Milton in performance, Milton’s prose as high or low art, Milton and multimedia or digital humanities, artistic renderings of Milton or his works, and musical or literary reinterpretations. By June 21, please submit a 250-word abstract, a brief bio, and A/V requirements to Dr. Matt Dolloff, Georgia State University, at or Dr. Olin Bjork, University of Houston – Downtown, at

Landscapes of Emotions in Italian Literature

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:25am
NeMLA April 12-15, 2018, Pittsburgh (PA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

In light of expanding literary theories contributing to a better understanding of emotions and affects in literary texts, this panel will provide participants with an opportunity to discuss various new and important perspectives on the representation of emotions in Italian literature and art.

Proposals that analyze early modern through contemporary Italian literary production are welcome. We seek papers exploring the manner in which writers convey emotions to their readers, to the literary community of their day and, to their society at large.

Terra Digita: Digital Humanities Approaches to Medieval Mapping

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:32pm
Cornell University Library
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Call for Papers and Workshops


Terra Digita:

Digital Humanities Approaches to Medieval Mapping


Cornell University

November 4-5


DEADLINE EXTENDED: Performing The Early Modern English Woman (1500-1710): Seeing and Being Seen on the Domestic, Civic, and Dramatic Stage.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:36pm
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

or Early Modern Women, the very act of seeing or being seeing was fraught. Whether in their domestic roles or later as they first appeared on English stages, much was talked about the gaze of the early modern woman and the sway she held over others' gazes. Whether she was catching the eye of a potential lover or looking longingly after her children, her freedom, her future, the language of sight surrounds these women. This panel will look for papers exploring the theatrical power within these depictions of women seeing and being seen. The performative nature of being a woman who must appear chaste while remaining sexually desirable.

CFP: Performing the Early Modern English Woman (1500-1700) for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 4:39pm
Shane Wood, University of California, Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

Whether in the domestic sphere or on the Early Modern Stage, the performance of seeing and being seen is one the surrounds the women of this time. This panel seeks explorations of the performativity of women seeing and being seen in their time and context. Papers that specifically marry the themes of female performance and sight are most welcome.

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by June 26, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here: