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Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

“[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

The World of Harry Potter (Popular Culture and the Deep Past 2017)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:25am
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invites you to join us on February 24-25, 2017, for our fourth ‘Popular Culture and the Deep Past’ extravaganza at The Ohio State University, devoted this year to the theme of Harry Potter on the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling's first Potter novel.

Offensive Shakespeare

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:39am
Monika Smialkowska / Northumbria University and Edmund King / The Open University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

 

"Offensive Shakespeare"

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne

24 May 2017

 

Keynote speakers: Prof. Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire) and Dr. Peter Kirwan (Nottingham University)

Sponsored by the British Shakespeare Association

 

Shakespeare Reformed – Shakespearean Reformations

updated: 
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:05am
Shakespeare Seminar 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In the year of the 500th anniversary of the publication of Luther’s theses, the Shakespeare- Seminar 2017 calls for papers that address ideas of reform and reformation in Shakespeare's works. We invite papers on the literary and cultural repercussions of the two major early modern reformations – the one prompted by Martin Luther and the one initiated by Henry VIII. Taking our cue from Hamlet's famous charge to the players to “reform it altogether” (Hamlet 3.2.36), the seminar seeks to address both questions of religious reformation and of more widely conceived notions of personal, political, cultural, or literary reform in Shakespeare's poems and plays. Topics may include, but are not restricted to the reform/reformation of

 

Prison/Exile: Controlled Spaces in Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:04am
Ertegun House, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Call for Papers: Prison/Exile: Controlled Spaces in Early Modern Europe

10–11 March 2017 | Ertegun House, University of Oxford | @OxPrisonExile

Writings from Scotland Before the Union

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:07am
Centre for Scottish Culture, University of Dundee
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Writings from Scotland Before the Union

April 22nd, 2017

University of Dundee

He Do Shakespeare in Different Voices

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:09am
European Shakespeare Research Association conference, Gdansk, 27-30 July 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

European Shakespeare Research Association conference, Gdansk, 27-30 July 2017

http://esra2017.eu/

 

Call for papers

‘He Do Shakespeare in Different Voices: The Use of Regional Accents and Dialects’

Lisa Hopkins, Sheffield Hallam University

Domenico Lovascio, University of Genoa

 

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