category: renaissance

Medieval and Early Modern Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Folklore Society
contact email: 
kerry.kaleba@gmail.com

Call for Papers: American Folklore Society (Medieval and Early Modern Folklore Section)

Santa Fe, New Mexico November 5-8

Abstracts due Mar. 26, 2014

CfP: Special Issue of Shakespeare on “Shakespeare and Jonson” (2016; abstracts by 16th May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association)
contact email: 
fionnuala.oneill@soton.ac.uk and james.loxley@ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association) on “Shakespeare and Jonson” (2016)

[UPDATE] Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

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Diplomacy and Culture in the Early Modern World. 31 July to 2 August 2014. Oxford.

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Sowerby / University of Oxford
contact email: 
tracey.sowerby@history.ox.ac.uk

Diplomacy and Culture in the Early Modern World
The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities 31 July to 2 August.

"Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL) (abstract deadline 5/12/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

40th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 10-12, 2014, at Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)

(Deadline: March 15): MLA 2015 -- Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division -- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Julien J. Simon
contact email: 
jjsimon@iue.edu

Call for Papers -- MLA 2015, Chicago
Division on Cognitive Approaches to Literature
(Guaranteed sessions)

PANEL 1

First International Conference in Iran on Shakespeare Studies: Not of an Age but for All Ages

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tehran
contact email: 
msbeyad@ut.ac.ir

Being the first specialized seminar on Shakespeare in Iran, this conference aims to attract the attention of Shakespeare scholars and readers from different countries to exchange professional ideas an

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

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

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

UPDATE: Interfacing Language and Literature. 12-13 October 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey, Dept. of Humanities, MJP Rohilkhand University, India.
contact email: 
litcon14@gmail.com

Abstracts are sought for an International conference on language and literature during 12-13 October 2014.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Language and Literature:

First International Conference in Iran on Shakespeare Studies: Not of an Age but for All Ages

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tehran
contact email: 
msbeyad@ut.ac.ir

Dr. Maryam Beyad, University of Tehran

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

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

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

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

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] CSU LOS ANGELES SIGNIFICATIONS MAY 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations14@gmail.com

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: March 3

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

452ºF CFP: The history of theory and its Hispanic uses

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On January 31st 2014, we start the CFP for the twelfth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com), to be published on January 31st 2015.

Narration and Reflection

full name / name of organization: 
Christy Wampole / Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cwampole@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2014

Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature

A special issue on Narration and Reflection

guest edited by:

[UPDATE - DATE CHANGE] Sex in the Margins, Oct. 10-12

full name / name of organization: 
Sex in the Margins, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
davismargins@gmail.com

A conference about commentaries and the histories

13th International Connotations Symposium - Poetic Justice: Legal, Ethical, and Aesthetic Judgments in Literary Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate
contact email: 
symposium2015@connotations.de

The first textbook definition of the concept of poetic justice goes back to Thomas Rymer’s The Tragedies of the Last Age Consider’d (1678).

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT journal (4/25/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 18 invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in 2014.

Literary History and Ideas of Mind (MLA Vancouver, 8-11 Jan 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joshua.gang@utoronto.ca

Special session proposal for MLA2015: What is the place of "mind" in literary history? How might intellectual histories of cognition illuminate questions of period, genre, and textuality?

Submission Date Extended: Oceans Uniting Regions, Nations, and Literatures, June 26 - July 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Region Nation and Literature Association
contact email: 
kszatek@gmail.com; lmuray@curry.edu

EXTENDED Submission Date

The Region, Nation, and Literature Association (RNLA)

Travel in Africa

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

What is "cultural work" is performed by Africa in the transatlantic/transnational literary imagination?

Voice and Empowerment -- October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday October 24, 2014, and Saturday October 25, 2014

Theme: Voice and Empowerment

Saturday Luncheon Speaker: Fiction Writer Bonnie Jo Campbell

Intertextual Memory

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015 Special Session
contact email: 
Adele Kudish (akudish@bmcc.cuny.edu) and Charlotte Latham (clatham@gc.cuny.edu)

Explicit reference to actual literary texts, songs, films, or art that become sites of memory within fictional works from any period. 300 word abstracts by 14 March 2014

Writing Anew: Critical, Cultural, and Canonical Innovations in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students of English Association
contact email: 
UNTcriticalvoices@gmail.com

Interpreting the act of writing as one of (re)invention and (re)constitution

[UPDATE] UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

University of British Columbia Okanagan IGS Graduate Studies Conference 2014 May 2 – 3, 2014

Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a “turn to the spatial” in humanistic inquiry over the past generation.

Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature, 68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11-2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Remien / Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
pcremien@lcsc.edu

“Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature”

68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho (Oct. 9-11, 2014)

Contact Information:
Dr. Peter Remien,

Religion after War (MLA 2015, 8-11 January-Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Division of Literature and Religion
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

Religion after War

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

[UPDATE] Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora.

“Women’s Writing/Women’s Work in Early Modernity” Submissions due 3/20/14

full name / name of organization: 
Amy L. Tigner? Early Modern Studies Journal
contact email: 
atigner@uta.edu

Early Modern Studies Journal is soliciting essays for a special volume whose subject concerns women’s writing and its connection to women’s work, broadly interpreted.

[UPDATE] Extended: The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 28–31 August 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

Call for Papers (Extended)
The Art of Reading in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Keynote Address: Professor Henry Woudhuysen,
Lincoln College, University of Oxford

"English Renaissance Literature," 2014 RMMLA Convention, Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Noelle Mendoza/ Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kirsten.n.mendoza@vanderbilt.edu

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

Poetics of Erasure (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nicholsonm@ucla.edu, amyrwong@ucla.edu

Can erasure enable artistic and cultural production?

Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

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