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CFP: Spenser at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 2:01am
David Wilson-Okamura

Call For Papers: Spenser at Kalamazoo

Three sessions on Edmund Spenser
42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

10-13 May 2007

Abstracts may be submitted on any topic dealing with Spenser. Especially
welcome this year are papers on Spenser's shorter poems and papers on
Spenser and periodization (e.g., Spenser and Elizabethan medievalism,
Spenser and the 1590s, etc.). As always, we encourage submissions by
newcomers and by established scholars of all ranks.

CFP: Shakespeare at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
Anna Riehl

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites submissions for two open sessions:

Shakespeare and Monarchy
Shakespeare and Religion

42nd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2007) will =
take place at Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

Reading time for papers should be no more than twenty minutes. According =
to rules established by the Congress, those submitting abstracts for one =
session may not submit abstracts for other sessions in the same year.=20

Email submissions are encouraged. Please include home and office phone =
numbers, complete mailing address, and e-mail address along with your =
attachment. If you need equipment, let us know now.

CFP: fragment, c. 1300-2000 (UK) (12/16/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:44pm
elisabeth salter

CONFERENCE TITLE: "fragment, cultural histories and vocabularies of the
fragment in text and image c. 1300-2000"

3 day Interdisciplinary Conference, hosted by Department of English, and
Institute for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Wales,
Aberystwyth, UK

500 word abstracts for discussion papers, creative workshops,
performances/installations by 16th December 2006

Themes might include: making/unmaking, text/intertext, pastiche bricolage,
narratology and poetics, embodiment, artefacts, figments,
interdisciplinarity, memory and remembrance, archaeologies of meaning,

Selected papers to be published by Manchester University Press

UPDATE: Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 (12/31/06; collection)

Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 9:42pm
Julie Campbell


We have extended the deadline for papers for the volume Crossing Borders:
Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700 to April 15, 2007. We would
like to receive proposals by December 31, 2006.

Crossing Borders: Women and Communities of Letters, 1500-1700

We welcome submissions for a volume of essays that addresses issues
discussed in the two-part panel sessions called Crossing Borders: Learned
Women and Communities of Letters presented at the Sixteenth-Century Studies
Conference in 2005.

CFP: Fulke Greville at Kalamazoo: Tacitean Thought in Elizabethan and Jacobean England (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Wednesday, July 12, 2006 - 8:31pm
Joel Davis

Fulke Greville at Kalamazoo is sponsoring a session on Tacitean thought
in Elizabethan and Jacobean England one session at the 2007
Congress of Medieval Studies.

This is an open session on any aspect of the influence of Tacitus
during the English renaissance. Papers addressing the influence of
continental figures like Justus Lipsius and Antonio Perez are welcome,
as are studies involving prominent English courtiers like Francis
Bacon, Fulke Greville, Robert Sidney, or studies touching on
lesser-known English intellectuals like Henry Cuffe, Henry Savile, and
Matthew Gwinne.

CFP: John Donne at Kalamazoo (9/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

Sunday, July 9, 2006 - 1:30pm
Vander Ploeg, Scott D \(Madisonville\)

The John Donne Society welcomes papers for a sponsored session at the ICMS, Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 10-13, 2007. Please send hard copy of (300 word) abstract and cover sheet as per ICMS form ( <> ) by/before September 15, 2006 to Scott Vander Ploeg at the address below. Submissions should also be sent by email attachment (MS Word preferred) to Scott's email address.

CFP: Questioning Colonialism (10/15/06; 2/22/07-2/24/07)

Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 11:12am
Merideth, Aaron James

February 22-24, 2007. Questioning Colonialism. The Sixteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Interdisciplinary Symposium at the University of Miami invites abstracts for papers on topics dealing with colonization and its aftermath in the Americas, Africa, the Mideast, and the Far East. Topics may include indigenous cultures and their reaction to colonization; navigation; cartography; visual and literary representations of the colonized and the colonizing; the transformation of European world views; and the effects of empire in North and South America. We welcome a variety of conceptual and methodological approaches.