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Shakespeare and the Other (August 6-8, 2018)

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:24pm
Wooden O Symposium (Utah Shakespeare Festival)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 4, 2018

The Wooden O Symposium (Auguest 6-8, 2018) invites panel and paper proposals on any topic related to the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays. The conference seeks papers/panels that investigate our 2018 theme: Shakespeare and The Other. Topics could range from marginalized characters, underdogs, and outliers, to inclusivity or diversity in the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. We welcome unique interpretations of this theme.

“Seeing Trauma in Early Modern Drama”: a panel proposal for the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society conference (October 18th-20th, 2018 in Vancouver, BC).

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:22pm
Independently organized panel proposal for the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society annual conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Please see the following link for the conference cfp: The conference theme is “Renaissance Perspectives: Lens, frames, optics, focus, proportion; points of view, sightlines, stages, visions, spectacle; theoretical, historical, philosophical perspectives; subjectivity, objectification, the gaze; world views, macrocosms and microcosms; illusions, insights, shifts, representations; and more…”

 Dr. Samantha Dressel (Chapman University and University of California, Irvine) and Alexander Cosh (University of British Columbia) seek a third presenter for this panel proposal. Our current papers are:

Truth and Truthiness: Belief, Authenticity, Rhetoric, and Spin in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Barnard College
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 2018

Truth and Truthiness: Belief, Authenticity, Rhetoric, and Spin in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

December 1, 2018 

The 26th Biennial Conference of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program of Barnard College 



Plenary Speakers:
Lorna Hutson (University of Oxford)
Dyan Elliott (Northwestern University)


The Circulation of Shakespeare’s Plays in Europe’s Borderland - November 8th-9th, 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:36pm
University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018




University of Bucharest, Romania

November 8th-9th, 2018




Prof. RUI CARVALHO HOMEMUniversity of Porto

Prof. ALEXANDER SHURBANOV, University of Sofia


Essay Collection: What's Missing in Shakespeare?

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:03pm
Brett Gamboa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 3, 2018

What’s Missing in Shakespeare?

Shakespeare's plays are often complicated by what they lack. Key characters go missing from scenes or drop out of the action entirely; absent characters exert influence over those onstage; mislaid or immaterial objects are pivotal to the resolutions of plots; urgent questions are settled through silences; and plays are frequently haunted by untaken roads or abandoned plot threads. In addition, contemporary performances are shaped significantly by cuts to the script, with some scenes or characters rarely realized in performance, and some plays rarely performed at all.

Shakespeare and Society

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:17pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Shakespeare and Society

Deadline: May 30th, 2018

Full name/ Name of Organization: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Contact Email:

Drama and Society 3 Panel: Shakespeare and Society

Chair: Amanda L. Riggle

At the 116th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

In Bellingham, Washington Friday November 9th through Sunday November 11th, 2018

Arthurian Literature Volume 35

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:10am
Arthurian Literature, Boydell & Brewer
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 4, 2018

The editors of Arthurian Literature invite submissions for Volume 35 (2019).

Arthurian Literature is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually by Boydell & Brewer. Previous editors include Richard Barber, James P. Carley, Felicity Riddy, Roger Dalrymple and Keith Busby. The current editors are Elizabeth Archibald and David Johnson. For further information on the journal, please see:

Villains In Medieval And Early Modern Life And Lit

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:09am
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, the University of Virginia’s College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

This panel of the 32nd Medieval-Renaissance Conference (UVA-Wise, Sept. 13-15, 2018) invites papers on medieval and early modern villains and the dynamic ethical codes assigned them by authors, audiences, and critics. By villains we mean criminals, tricksters (such as professional beggers), political careerists, or poets and their characters, charismatic or not. Some viable threads: villains as likable (anti-)heroes; villains as reflections of med-ren political and social audiences; the vices, virtues, and skills of villains; the ethical implications their very existence conjures. Submit abstracts to Sherif Abdelkarim at Deadline July 2, 2018.

CFP, Contemporaneity Edition 8: “Yesterday’s Contemporaneity: Finding Temporality In The Past”

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:11am
Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual CultureCFP, Edition 8: “Yesterday’s Contemporaneity: Finding Temporality In The Past”  In recent decades art historians across the discipline have offered new insights into how communities in the global past understood their own positions in time. For example, Marvin Trachtenberg has made the case that twelfth- and thirteenth-century European architecture articulated a form of medieval modernism. Conversely Paul Binski has argued for how the same material could be understood as not only innovative, but also firmly historicist in nature.