category: renaissance

New Journal: The Bulletin of International Association for Robin Hood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin H

"Remeasuring Lyrical Pain" -- Seminar CFP -- ACLA Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA, March 17–20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Tabak / Brown University
contact email: 
jessica_tabak@brown.edu

In recent scholarship, lyric emerges as a privileged form for expressing, simulating, and circulating pain: its formal flexibility, non-narrative structure, and somatic elements allow lyric to evoke a

UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

The uneasy boundary between madness and love asserts itself throughout recorded history.

[Update] Image Matter: Art and Materiality (AAH New Voices conference); Manchester, 6 Nov 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

Image Matter: Art and Materiality
AAH Students New Voices Conference
MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University
6 November 2015

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference: Shakespearean Transformations, 8-11 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
bsa2016@hull.ac.uk

7th Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference

Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives

University of Hull, 8-11 September 2016

www.hull.ac.uk/bsa2016

'Facts and Fictions' - First Workshop of 'The Art of Identification' Network, University of Birmingham, Tuesday 13 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Art of Identification
contact email: 
theartofidentification@gmail.com

The Art of Identification network, funded by a networking grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) intends to bring together a range of academics and practitioners in order to explor

Looking for Public Humanities Pieces on "America"

full name / name of organization: 
'Merica Magazine: for the unlikely patriot......
contact email: 
mericamagazine@gmail.com

It is our contention that a magazine like this has needed to exist for a while.

Loving and Hating Lydgate - Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Lydgate Society
contact email: 
lydgatesociety@gmail.com

In its five hundred years of reception, responses to John Lydgate’s poetry have varied between extremes.

Lydgate as Formal Innovator - Kalamazoo 2016 sponsored session

full name / name of organization: 
Lydgate Society
contact email: 
lydgatesociety@

While historicist approaches to Lydgate have played a large role in the poet’s now decades-old critical recuperation, all along this recuperation has also been alert to the formal dimensions of his

The Senses in Medieval & Renaissance Europe: Sight and Visual Perception

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland/UCD
contact email: 
medrenforum@gmail.com

Deadline: 8 November 2015

CFP: "A Feel for the Text: Affect Theory and Literary Critical Practice" (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Ahern
contact email: 
stephen.ahern@acadiau.ca

Ever since Massumi posited the autonomy of affect and Sedgwick called for us to pay more attention to the felt “texture” of experience, there has been a surge of interest across the humanities and

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.

CFP: Dissecting the Page: Medical Paratexts Conference, Glasgow, Friday 11 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
medicalparatexts@gmail.com

Dissecting the Page: Medical Paratexts
Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ
9am-6pm, Friday 11 September 2015

[UPDATE] Transforming Male Devotional Practices from the Medieval to the Early Modern, 16th and 17th September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Huddersfield
contact email: 
devotionalpracticeconference@gmail.com

Keynote speaker announced: Professor Anthony Bale (Birkbeck, University of London)

Extended deadline for abstracts: 20th July 2015

Logic & Letters: Reason as Literary Method, NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Diller, Rutgers University
contact email: 
met.diller@rutgers.edu

This panel focuses on the classical through the early modern periods, and seeks to discuss some of the cognitive frameworks that are either behind, or can be translated, into reading and writing.

The Land Has a Story

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

CALL for PROPOSALS

The Land Has a Story

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2015 Conference
October 1-3, 2015
Hilton Scranton and Conference Center

Horror (ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal, March 17th-20th, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Dudley, Mount Saint Mary's University; Chris McVey, Boston University
contact email: 
dudley@msmary.edu; cmcvey@bu.edu

Horror

ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal
March 17th-20th, Harvard University

[UPDATE] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

Reconsidering Sodomy

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

Following Foucault’s description of sodomy as “that utterly confused category,” literary scholars like Jonathan Goldberg and Alan Bray, among others, have continued to theorize the ways in which

Footprints of Orpheus: Cult, Topoi, and Character in Medieval and Early Modern Britain--abstract deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association Conference, Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
Please submit proposals via the NeMLA website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/cfp and access Session # 15726

Footprints of Orpheus: Cult, Topoi, and Character in Medieval and Early Modern Britain

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality” due Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that adhere to this issue’s theme of feminist LGBTQ+ intersectionality.

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eshabliy@tulane.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

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.

International Conf on Medieval/Renaissance Thought; DLs: Special session: Aug 15; Abstracts: Nov 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Darci Hill/ Sam Houston State University
contact email: 
dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

You are invited to send your 250-300-word abstract to Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Director, on any topic dealing with Medieval and/or Renaissance thought.

Premodern Disorder (February 26, 2016; abstract deadline October 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute at The George Washington University
contact email: 
amontroso@gwu.edu

Keynote Speakers: Sharon Kinoshita and Drew Daniel

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Graphic Novels and World Literature Teaching Tools (July 27)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Teaching Tools
contact email: 
kbishop@sky.miyazaki-mic.ac.jp

The editorial team at _Studies in the Novel_ is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website: https://studiesinthenovel.org/interact/teaching-t

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

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Association
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.

Unsung Heroines of British Literature; Deadline: September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Susmita Roye, Delaware State University
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Papers invited for roundtable at NeMLA Convention 2016

UNSUNG HEROINES OF BRITISH LITERATURE

Chronicles and Grimoires: The Occult as Political Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Association of the Midwest: International Medieval Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016.
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Whether seen in signs and portents, or read in grimoires or magic books, the occult in the premodern world is both marveled at and feared.

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - Florence, Italy 22 April 2016 - abstract deadline October 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The 2016 IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
contact email: 
ilaria.natali@unifi.it

Shakespeare and his Contemporaries - The IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence
Prophecy and Conspiracy in Early Modern England
Florence 22nd April 2016

CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry 2.2
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

Call for papers and creative writing the quint 7.4 DEADLINE 15/08/15

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

[UPDATE]: Extension-25 July, Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

Deadline Extended to 25 July 2015!

For full CFP and complete information, please visit our conference website at Modalities2015.com. (Original CFP post to UPenn)

This is a symposium about -alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. We choose to consider not "environment," say, but "environmentality" in order to avoid sounding monolithic or reified. But if these terms are more than academic politesse, it is time to revisit what we mean by monolithic, reified, and, of course, -ality. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

« Azincourt or Agincourt : Remembering and Representing the Hundred Years War » (08/28/15; 11/06/15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès & CUFR Champollion
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

« Azincourt or Agincourt : Remembering and Representing the Hundred Years War »

6 November 2015, University of Toulouse, France.

CFP: Making Time/Making Space: Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Drama (9/15/15; Medieval Congress, 12-15 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson/Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“Making Time/Making Space: Temporality in Medieval and Renaissance Drama”
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
12-15 May 2016

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