category: renaissance

Unmasking Masquerade: Exploring Disguise and Display Across the Humanities (14-16 Feb 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mcgillmasquerade@gmail.com

“‘Masquerades, I have generally heard said, were more silly than wicked,’” declares one respectable character in Samuel Richardson’s novel Sir Charles Grandison (1754), “‘But they are now, I am convinced, the most profligate of all diversions.’” Richardson’s disapproval of the bal masqué’s vulgar dissipation represents just one incarnation of a rich and multivalent concept.

Epistemes and Economies of Expertise

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

http://acla.org/acla2014/epistemes-and-economies-of-expertise/

[Update] British Society for Literature and Science Conference 10-12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

Call for Participants - Cannibal Modernisms Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Cannibal Modernisms

King’s College London Programme in Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference, 7th-8th November, 2013.

Exeter Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference - 24th-25th July 2014 - deadline for proposals 28th March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
pgmedhums@exeter.ac.uk

Call for papers: Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference

CFP Shakespearean Journeys: ASA Conference Seminars (5/15-17/2014; 12/10/2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Bi-qi Beatrice Lei / Asian Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
admin@AsianShakespeare.org

CALL FOR SEMINAR PAPERS

Shakespearean Journeys:
The Inaugural Conference of the Asian Shakespeare Association

Taipei, 15-17 May 2014

CFP: BRISMES UK 2014

full name / name of organization: 
May Hawas
contact email: 
mayhawas@hotmail.com

Travelling Literature, World Literature:
The Eastern Journey from Local to Global.

CFP ‘Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment’ One Day Symposium.

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton (Bristol University)
Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall, Date: 8th March 2014

Call for Papers Deadline 15/12/13

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The Pierian Call for Submissions--Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Pierian Literary Journal/Albany State University
contact email: 
thepierian@asurams.edu

Currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue. Accepting unpublished poems (3 max), short stories (1500 word max), one-act plays, and essays (1000 word max).

Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the De

BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 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).

Craft Critique Culture: (Mis)Leading (April 4-5, 2014: Iowa City, Iowa)

full name / name of organization: 
Annmarie Steffes/Miriam Janechek (University of Iowa)
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

14th Annual Craft Critique Culture Graduate Student Conferen

ACLA CFP: Queered by Capital: Rethinking Globalization and Temporality (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Roopika Risam
contact email: 
rrisam@salemstate.edu

Questions of temporality have preoccupied postcolonial studies, from how we periodize the “postcolonial” as Kwame Anthony Appiah raises, to how we perceive time in relationship to persistent colon

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies, April 3-5, 2014, 20th Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Romance Languages, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
ccrlregistrations@unc.edu

Building Connections: The Changing Face of Romance Studies

Sound+ Conference Call For Posters, March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
umdsoundplus@gmail.com

Call for Posters:

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Committee, Graduate Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“It’s the remix to ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen...” – R. Kelly, “Ignition”

[UPDATE] The Human journal is NOW accepting submissions for its December 2013 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

Andrew Marvell Newsletter now accepting submissions for Winter 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Marvell Society
contact email: 
mca3@st-andrews.ac.uk

The Andrew Marvell Newsletter is the official publication of the Andrew Marvell Society: http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/marvellsociety/newsletter/.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline OCT 14, 2013: Early English Performance and Student-Centered Learning (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014, Harrisburg, PA
contact email: 
robin.hizme@qc.cuny.edu

This roundtable explores effective teaching practices for medieval and early modern performance (non-Shakespearean).

"Are Ghosts Unnatural" ISSN 2014 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
2014 ISSN Conference (March 27-30, 2014 in Cambridge, MA)
contact email: 
hoffman.783@osu.edu or jessica.pfeffer@tufts.edu

Ghosts occupy a marginal position in unnatural narrative; instead of being considered in their strangeness, they are frequently naturalized through questions of genre.

The Human journal is NOW accepting submissions for its December 2013 issue.

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

Exploring the Renaissance 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Faust / South Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
jfaust@selu.edu

Exploring the Renaissance 2014
An International Conference
Tucson, Arizona
April 3-5, 2014

Westward Look
Wyndham Grand Resort and Spa
Tucson, Arizona

Local Arrangements: Meg Lota Brown

International Conference (Re)constructing Latinity: National and Transnational Identities of Romance Cultures. Nov. 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
latinity2013@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference
(Re)constructing Latinity: National and Transnational Identities of Romance Cultures.
Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Approaches

CFP: Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference (May 23-24. 2014): Proposals Due January 5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oceanic Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
cedelson@chaminade.edu

Oceanic Popular Culture Association Conference
Honolulu, HI
May 23-24, 2014
Chaminade University of Honolulu
http://oceanicpopularcultureassociation.blogspot.com/

NeMLA: Reconfiguring Linguistic Hierarchies in Early Modern Lit., April 3-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Maren Daniel, Rutgers University
contact email: 
marenda@eden.rutgers.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Early Modern Studies Conference, 2014: Reading, UK.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
r.bullard@reading.ac.uk

The Early Modern Research Centre, University of Reading
Reading Conference in Early Modern Studies, 7-9 July 2014: call for papers

Isms: An Exploration of the Invisible Barriers of Classification

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

Isms: An Exploration into the Invisible Barriers of Classification
Saturday, March 22th, 2014
California State University, Northridge

Ism: A distinctive doctrine, system, or theory.

Burning Daylight Academic Journal Accepting Submissions from Graduate and Undergraduate Students from October 1st - January 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Burning Daylight is an annual student journal published through Sonoma State University's Department of English graduate program dedicated to providing a place for the emergent voices in the field of

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf5@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Evil, Women and the Feminine

Friday 2nd May – Sunday 4th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

UPDATE: Medievalism in Popular Culture - PCA - Chicago - April 16-19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Francis / Medievalism in Popular Culture Area Chair / PCA
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

CFP: Medievalism in Popular Culture

PCA/ACA 2014 National Conference
April 16 - 19, 2014 – Chicago, Illinois
Marriott Chicago, Downtown Magnificent Mile

[UPDATE] FSEL (deadline extended to Oct. 15]

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

Lewis as Critic - 23rd November, Magdalene College, Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
Simone Bovair
contact email: 
lewisascritic@gmail.com

This conference seeks to reappraise C.S Lewis' contribution to the practice of criticism and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death.

W(h)ither Identity - Positioning the Self and Transforming the Social, January 23-24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
conference.whitheridentity@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

Identity, both as a whole and in relation to categories of social difference including, but not limited to, race, class, ability, sex/gender, sexuality, indigeneity, citizenship, etc., has been an inc

[UPDATE] British Society for Literature and Science Conference, 10-12 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
g.tate@surrey.ac.uk

The ninth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Surrey, Guildford, on 10-12 April 2014.

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