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CFP: Shakespeare and the Haunted Spaces of Modernity (Sweden) (10/15/05; 6/15/06-6/18/06)

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Sunday, July 17, 2005 - 8:04pm
Martin Harries

"Shakespeare and the Haunted Spaces of Modernity"

A session to be held at "Space, Haunting, Discourse," an interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the
Department of English at Karlstad University, Sweden, June 15-18, 2006.

Session Description:

Shakespeare's plays have been a near constant reference for definitions of modernity. They are also crucial to
conceptions of haunting. How can we articulate these two strands?

CFP: Spenser at Kalamazoo (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

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Wednesday, July 13, 2005 - 11:38am
David Wilson-Okamura

Call For Papers: Spenser at Kalamazoo

Two open sessions on Edmund Spenser
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

4-7 May 2006

Abstracts may be submitted on any topic dealing with Spenser. As always,
we encourage submissions by newcomers and by established scholars of all
ranks. Papers on Spenser's shorter poems are especially welcome this year.

CFP: Shakespearean Performance and the Still Image (9/30/05; journal issue)

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Sunday, May 29, 2005 - 2:03pm
Genevieve Love

CALL FOR PAPERS: "Shakespearean Performance and the Still Image"

Shakespeare Bulletin seeks essays for a special issue dedicated to
the Shakespearean still image, broadly defined. In accordance with
SB's performance-focused interest in theatre history, contemporary
performance, and film, we seek a range of articles that take
divergent approaches to stillness and the still in relation to
performance: performance-related woodcuts or drawings; stillness and
stasis in theatrical performance or film ("frozen" moments;
tableaux); the photographic still in theatre or film.

CFP: Renaissance Lives (UK) (6/30/05; 10/22/05; online publication of proceedings)

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Thursday, May 19, 2005 - 3:23pm
S.Greenhalgh

CALL FOR PAPERS

(with apologies for cross posting)

 

RENAISSANCE LIVES

 

Papers are invited for the fourth annual conference of the Centre for
Research in Renaissance Studies, Roehampton University, London SW15 5PH on
22 October 2005. The conference theme is 'Renaissance Lives'.

 

Dr David Starkey will give the Turner Lecture in Renaissance Studies
(keynote lecture).

 

Invited speakers will include Tom Healy (Professor of Renaissance Studies,
Birkbeck University of London), Kate McLuskie (Director, The Shakespeare
Institute, Stratford-upon- Avon), and Marion Wynne-Davies (Reader in
English, Dundee University).

 

CFP: Renaissance Girls (5/19/05; RSA, 3/23/06-3/25/06)

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Monday, May 16, 2005 - 3:43pm
Jennifer K Higginbotham

Proposed Panel: Renaissance Girls
Renaissance Society of America Conference
San Francisco, March 23-26, 2006

We are looking for one paper that addresses the topic of Renaissance
girls for a proposed panel at the 2006 Renaissance Society of America
Conference. Proposals are welcome from all disciplines and need not be
limited to England.

The panel aims to bring together the emerging field of Girls Studies with
the burgeoning scholary interest in Renaissance childhood. What was the
place of female children in Renaissance culture and society? How were
they represented in literature, drama, and art? And how did girlhood
compare to boyhood?

CFP: Gender, Sexuality and Time in Renaissance England (5/20/05; RSA, 3/23/06-25/06)

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Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
Emurphy1000_at_aol.com

 
Call for Paper Proposals for Proposed Panel "Gender, Sexuality and Time in
Renaissance England" at the Renaissance Society of America's 2006 meeting in
San Francisco
Recently, feminist and queer theorists have attempted to reconsider the
politics of time. Most of these critical interventions, however, have been based
in 19th and 20th-century understandings of time. This panel will consider
intersections of gender, sexuality and time in 16th and 17th-century England
in an effort to add an early modern perspective to some of these discussions.
Papers on particular texts, authors and genres, as well as broader
explorations of temporal and historical thinking and practices are all welcome.

CFP: Retribution in Renaissance Literature (5/19/05; RSA, 3/23/06-3/25/06)

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Sunday, May 8, 2005 - 1:16pm
crosbie_at_fas-english.rutgers.edu

For the Renaissance Society of America Conference in San Francisco (March 23-25, 2006).

This panel seeks to re-examine literary representations of revenge in early
modern culture. Papers are welcomed from across genres, countries, languages,
and disciplinary/theoretical approaches.

Much scholarly attention has been given to the mimetic function of revenge and
the authorizing narratives used to justify (or proscribe) vengeance.
Reevaluation of these issues is certainly welcomed. However, this panel seeks
to open the field of inquiry even further.

Topics for consideration may include, for example, the following:

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