category: renaissance

[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

Women, Democracy, and the Ideology of Exclusion (Volume of Collected Essays) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR A VOLUME OF COLLECTED ESSAYS

Women, Democracy, and the Ideology of Exclusion
From the Birth of Democracy through the Early 20th Century

The Teaching of Literature across Two-Year and Four-Year Colleges: Comparative Perspectives @ACLA, Mar 17-20, 2016, Cambridge MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) 2016
contact email: 
dfzino@gmail.com

Organizer: Dominique Zino, LaGuardia Community College (CUNY)

Misremembering

full name / name of organization: 
Ameer Sohrawardy, Rutgers University
contact email: 
asohrawardy@gmail.com

This is a collection of essays that will revolve around the idea of misremembering in literature.

[UPDATE] Queer Deviation: Complicating Heteronormative Endings in Early Modern Literature / NeMLA / Hartford, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kelsey Norwood / NeMLA
contact email: 
heteronormative.endings.nemla@gmail.com

Critical inquiry into early modern English literature over the last few decades has attended to a proliferation of heteronormative endings in literary texts.

[UPDATE] ACLA 2016, Harvard: Images of Science in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Pace University
contact email: 
fflorescu@pace.edu or ravaseala@gmail.com

This seminar investigates the views man has expressed about the impact of technology and science across recorded history.

Call for Panelists - Bodies Out of Work: Staging the Experience of Unemployment (ATHE 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Farrell-Wortman
contact email: 
farrellwortm@wisc.edu

We are seeking participants for a proposed panel on the staging of unemployment for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2016 conference in Chicago, IL.

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

[UPDATE: Proposals due November 1st, 2015] Intense Humanity: Politicizing Technicity, or Re-Feeling the Post-Human

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Kolodezh and Bryan Reynolds
contact email: 
skolodez@uci.edu

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

[Extended Deadline]- Two Panel Call For Papers - Border Crossings and Revolutions

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer Andrews (jandrews@unb.ca) and Richard Cole (rich.cole@ualberta.ca).

Two Panel Call For Papers at the 2016 Irish Association for American Studies/British Association of American Studies Conference at Queen’s University, Belfast (7-9 April 2016)

[UPDATE-DATE CHANGE] Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges April 1-2,2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 1-2, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

PCA National Conference (Seattle, WA 3/22-3/25), Adaptation Area. Defining Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Glenn Jellenik (Adaptation area chair)/Popular Cultural Association
contact email: 
gjellenik@uca.edu

Call for PCA/ACA 2016 (Seattle, WA, 3/22-3/25)
Defining adaptation.

ACLA 2016 Harvard: Early Modern Materiality

full name / name of organization: 
Erika Boeckeler
contact email: 
e.boeckeler@neu.edu

How do literary forms influence material forms, and how do material forms influence literary forms?

Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare's Italy (NeMLA 2016; abstract due Sept. 30)
contact email: 
Northeast Modern Language Association

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

[UPDATE] SHAKESPEAREAN JOYCE / JOYCEAN SHAKESPEARE 1-2-3 Feb 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation - University of Rome 3
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

The IX James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 1-2-3, 2016
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 5, 2015

CFP for Post-Hamlet Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Loftis and Allison Kellar Lenhardt
contact email: 
post-hamlet@googlegroups.com and a.lenhardt@wingate.edu

Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion

CFP: Languages, Cultures and Gender (11-13 May 2016) Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Izmir/TURKEY
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

The conference theme covers issues relating to gender with special emphasis on how language and culture defines, affects, influences, shapes and visualises gender in a wide spectrum ranging from the i

Submissions Invited to The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University Press
contact email: 
tseannual@clemson.edu

Clemson University Press is pleased to invite essay submissions of approximately 7,000 words to the T. S. Eliot Studies Annual.

"Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

Call for Papers: GRFDT Research Monograph Series

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism
contact email: 
editor@grfdt.com

Original research articles along with abstracts are invited from scholars for Working Paper Series. The papers should be about 5000-6000 words.

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
david.moody@oswego.edu

Call for Papers: Film Adaptation/PCA/ACA (Seattle, WA March 22-25, 2016)

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association.

[UPDATE] ACLA Panel: "All In the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest" - SEPTEMBER 23

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
carolyn.ownbey@mail.mcgill.ca

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.

2016 Conference on the Arts in Society - 'The Practice of Art in the Age of the Anthropocene'

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@artsinsociety.com

ELEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE ARTS IN SOCIETY
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA
10-12 August 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

Red River Women's Studies Conference--October 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Women's Studies Conference
contact email: 
kandace.creel@mnstate.edu

Women’s and Gender Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead is pleased to host this year’s gathering of the 15th Annual Red

[UPDATE] Special Topic: Faith and Violence in Literature (Spring 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Ooms / Intégrité: A Journal of Faith and Learning (Missouri Baptist University)
contact email: 
oomsj@mobap.edu

Intégrité (pronounced IN tay gri tay) is a scholarly journal published twice a year by the Faith & Learning Committee and the Humanities Division of Missouri Baptist University, St. Louis, MO.

“Words, Signs and Feelings”, and Non-Themed Submissions Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
marcus.harmes@usq.edu.au

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is excited to open its call for papers for Volume 3 (2016).

[UPDATE] CFP: Fools on the Premodern Page and Stage (Kalamazoo, May 12–15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Heetderks, Oberlin College
contact email: 
aheetder@oberlin.edu

“Fools on the Premodern Page and Stage” (Kalamazoo, May 12–15, 2016)
Organizer: Angela Heetderks
Presider: Joel Benabu

ALCA 2016 - Serial Forms Seminar (March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anna Gibson, Duquesne University / American Comparative Literature Association Conference 2016
contact email: 
gibsona@duq.edu

In response to an echoing call for a renewed attention to form, this seminar will examine a particularly rich formal classification: the serial.

LIMINAL BALKANS; [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, issue 12; submission deadline 31 Dec. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar, Croatia
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 12th issue titled Liminal Balkans:

ACLA 2016, The Subject Positions of Religion, Literature, and Ethics

full name / name of organization: 
Kitty Millet, ICLA Research Committee on Religion, Ethics, and Literature
contact email: 
kmillet1@sfsu.edu

For the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Conference, March 17-20, 2016, Harvard University

[UPDATE] Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Bodies of Care: Somaesthetics of Vulnerability / The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture, Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a 2-day conference, January 28–29, 2016, at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

NeMLA 2016, "Sound Studies in Literature" Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn M. Higgins / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
shawn.higgins@uconn.edu

This roundtable proposal seeks to expand the conversation on sound studies in literature.

ACLA 2016 Seminar on Poetry and Forgiveness

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Berenato
contact email: 
tab3cz@virginia.edu

Please consider proposing a paper to the ACLA 2016 seminar on poetry and forgiveness.

See details below and at http://www.acla.org/seminar/poetry-and-forgiveness.

Serial Forms (ACLA Seminar)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2016
contact email: 
gibsona@duq.edu

In response to an echoing call for a renewed attention to form, this ACLA seminar will examine a particularly rich formal classification: the serial.

Assessment in Composition & Literature Courses; deadline, Nov. 1, 2015; conference dates, 3/30-4/2, 2016, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Charles A. S. Ernst/College English Association
contact email: 
Proposals, www.cea-web.org; queries, cernst@hilbert.edu

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