category: renaissance

Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (CAA, NYC, 11-14 Feb 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila/panel co-chairs for 2015 College Art Association conference
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com and sahibah@hotmail.com

Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and level of participation within a community, scholars such as Eric Hobsbawm describe how “citizenship” results in access to benefits or righ

Written Song and Performed Text Conference Panel (Deadline June 17, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVIII at UVA-Wise
contact email: 
ysgolheic@gmail.com or schott@erskine.edu

This panel centers on the subject of orality and the written record in the realm of music.

Texts and Contexts Critical Companion to World Literatures in English April 28 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014@gmail.com

Eminent African critic and novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o has noted that “literature is given impetus, shape, direction and even area of concern by social, political and economic forces in a particula

Performing Grief - International Conference - Paris-Sorbonne - Oct.17-18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne Université)
contact email: 
performinggrief@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Confirmed keynote speakers :
Pr. Tobias Döring (University of Munich)
Pr. Diana Taylor (New York University)

Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Women and Work in Literature - Proposals Due May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

How do writers represent the work of being women—where “work” is defined broadly to encompass not only paid labor inside and outside the home, but also the work of performing femininity and dome

ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Dixon, Ph.D. and Klare Scarborough, Ph.D., La Salle University
contact email: 
dixons@lasalle.edu; scarborough@lasalle.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS—ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

UPDATE: Urban Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

UPDATE: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA

SCMLA Irish Literature Panel (October 18-22), Due 4/31/2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mgalliher@bmc.edu

Accepting paper proposals for the Irish Literature panel of the SCMLA 2014 conference in Austin, TX on October 18-22. The topic is open to any subject related to Irish Literature.

[DEADLINE REMINDER]: "Perchance to Dream": Sleep and Related Phenomena in English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
hd9345@my.bristol.ac.uk

From Medieval Dream Allegory to the lexical recreation of the subconscious mind in Finnegan's
Wake, literature has often explored the subject of sleep and its related phenomena. This

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’ The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under) DNS 10-13 December 2014, proposals due 15 June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

‘Ideas and Enlightenment’
The Long Eighteenth Century (Down Under)

David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney

Call for Submissions: Literary Undergraduate Research in English

full name / name of organization: 
LURe/University of West Georgia
contact email: 
lurejournal@gmail.com

The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

[UPDATE] INDIAN LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION

full name / name of organization: 
Dr R. P. Singh Associate Professor of English Department of English and Modern European Languages University of Lucknow Lucknow - 226007, U P, INDIA
contact email: 
rpsingh.lu@gmail.com

Indian Literature in Translation
Contact Email: rpsingh.lu@gmail.com
The proposed book seeks to examine various aspects of Indian Literature in Translation with reference to the following:

Creativity and Commerce in the Age of Print - 26 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the History of the Book, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
N.Simonova@ed.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary conference will explore the sometimes-fraught connections between the 'art' and 'trade' of books from the Western invention of printing to today.

Exploring Liminality in Anglophone Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo & Association of Young Researchers on Anglophone Studies
contact email: 
asyras2015@uvigo.es

In line with the three previous successful ASYRAS conferences organised at the University of Salamanca and the University of Oviedo, the Department of English, French and German Studies of the Univers

Special Issue of Shakespeare: Adaptation and Early Modern Culture: Shakespeare and Beyond. Deadline 15 September 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare (BSA)
contact email: 
j.clement@uq.edu.au

Adaptation and early modern culture have provided a particularly fruitful area of study in recent years. Yet very often such studies have tended to focus primarily on Shakespeare and on film.

CFP: Environmental Studies and Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, Southeast Renaissance Conference Affiliate
contact email: 
stephenmills@clayton.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Meeting
Southeast Renaissance Conference Affiliate
November 7-9, 2014

Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel
, Atlanta, Georgia

Utopia and Nonviolence: 15th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society. Prague, 2–5 July 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague
contact email: 
USS2014@ff.cuni.cz

The special focus of the 2014 conference of The Utopian Studies Society is nonviolence and its relationship to utopianism. Our politics and culture are built around violence and war.

Mideast Conference on Christianity and Literature: Imagination Participation and Co-Creation. 10/31/14-11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
clgrewell@phc.edu

2014 Mideast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature: “The Imagination, Participation, and Co-Creation”
Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, VA

Garrick and Shakespeare -- 25-27 June n014

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Wilson / Kingston University
contact email: 
r.wilson@kingston.ac.uk

GARRICK AND SHAKESPEARE

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY
AT THE ROSE THEATRE
KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES

WITH GARRICK’S SHAKESPEARE TEMPLE

JUNE 25 – JUNE 27 2014

CFP [Deadline Reminder] Grief. Language. Art. (Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014)

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

Keynotes:

- Dr David Bolt(Centre for Culture and Disability Studies, Liverpool Hope University)

- Professor Clara Mucci (Università degli Studi "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara)

DEADLINE EXTENDED Shapeshifters: Recycling and Literature (April 25-26, 2014) Yale University

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Yale University
contact email: 
shapeshiftersconference@gmail.com

SHAPESHIFTERS: Recycling and Literature
Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Maite Zubiaurre (UCLA)

Uncanny Animations

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

Please forgive the Cross-posting

Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Meeting (October 2-5, 2014) - Proposal Deadline May 16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu



The Semiotic Society of America
39th Annual Meeting
October 2–5, 2014
Seattle, Washington

www.semioticsocietyofamerica.org

Lamar Journal of the Humanities -- open topic

full name / name of organization: 
Amy C. Smith/Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

The Lamar Journal of the Humanities is an interdisciplinary journal published twice yearly by the College of Arts and Sciences of Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014 (Abstracts due March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Rhetoric of War
12th Annual International Conference, 23-24 May 2014

Rome and Home: The Cultural Uses of Rome in Early Modern English Literature (2 May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Literary Studies
contact email: 
l.m.hopkins@shu.ac.uk; d.cadman@shu.ac.uk; a.duxfield@shu.ac.uk

Ancient Rome had a pervasive hold over the early modern imagination and its influence can be discerned in a variety of sources, discourses, and practices during the period.

[UPDATE] "Shakespeare," 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014 EXTENDED to MARCH 31

full name / name of organization: 
James Mulder / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

This session invites papers that address any aspect of Shakespeare and his works to be delivered at the sixty-eighth annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho, Oct. 9-11, 2014.

“CASCA” – Journal of Social Science, Culture and Arts (Deadline July 1st 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Alternative Social and Cultural Activities, Belgrade
contact email: 
journal@casca.org.rs.

Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, humanities, culture and art.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended 30th APRIL. Philament Issue 20- Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, the University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 30
Philament Issue 20 CFP: Humour

Ecologies in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Nicolosi / MLA 2015 (special session)
contact email: 
samuel.nicolosi@gmail.com

This session explores the framework of ecologies in early modern British literature.

'Reforming Shakespeare: 1593 and After' -- 3 June 2014

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

What: 'Reforming Shakespeare: 1593 and After'

When: 3 June 2014

Where: De Montfort University, Leicester, England

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: Travel in Africa/MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Foster/Texas A&M University
contact email: 
anfoster@tamu.edu

Deadline Extended to March 20!

[UPDATE] Deviance in Culture and Society; full manuscripts, deadline extended to 4/15

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A JOURNAL OF IDEAS
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

_Proteus: A Journal of Ideas_ seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refle

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