Claremont Graduate University Presents
The 2006 Early Modern Studies Graduate Symposium
Tension and Texuality in Early Modern Culture
March 25, 2006
Claremont Graduate University Presents
Updated Call for Submissions
Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800: From Scholarship to Classroom
Seeking three or four additional proposals for a volume tentatively entitled
Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800: From Scholarship to Classroom. The editors
are looking for 5-6,000 word essays preferably on Restoration or Eighteenth
century topics although essay proposals on the early modern period will be
considered as well.
By presenting a wide range of definitions and theoretical perspectives as
well as a variety of pedagogical strategies and approaches for teaching and
exploring notions of early modern through eighteenth-century ephemera,
contributors will seek to address the following kinds of questions.
Call for paper proposals for:
English Renaissance Literature, an affiliate session at the annual meeting of
the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
October 12-14, 2006
Doubletree Resort Hotel at Reid Park
Papers on any aspect of early modern British literature or culture are welcome.
You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you must become
a member by April 1, 2006 to be included in the program.
Send one-page proposals by March 1, 2006 either by Word attachment with RMMLA
in subject line or by mail to:
Cynthia Schoolar Williams
Department of English
Medford MA 02155
A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Milton's Paradise Lost"
Open to Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars
The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas
Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor
When: February 24, 2006
We are seeking proposals for papers addressing the scholarship and life of
John Milton, specifically his epic poem, Paradise Lost and its applications
to today's world. In what ways is Paradise Lost beneficial to today's
scholar? What current issues can benefit from the study of PL or Milton? How
could Milton's work be taught to the modern student? Issues could include:
CFP: Milton (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)
Milton, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain
Modern Language Association, October 12-14, 2006, Tuscon, AZ. Papers on any
aspect of Milton are welcome.
You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you must
become a member by April 1, 2006 to be listed in the program.
Email one-page proposals by March 1, 2006 to daniel_at_panam.edu
I invite submissions for a panel I am proposing for the 2006 MLA
conference in Philadelphia. The topic is "The Spanish Golden Age and
the Small College." The panel will center on life as the Golden Age
specialist (broadly defined to include both medievalists and
Renaissance specialists) at a smaller college or university: attracting
students, curricular and extracurricular innovations, connections
between research and teaching, and other topics of interest to the
Golden Age community. 250-word abstracts are due by March 15, 2006 to
the following address: Michael W. Joy, Department of Modern Foreign
Languages, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC 29325. E-mail address
for submissions: mjoy_at_presby.edu.
I am soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of English
Seventeenth-Century lyric poetry for a session at the Rocky Mountain Modern
Language Association (RMMLA).
The annual meetings of the RMMLA will take place from October 12 until
October 14, 2006 in Tucson, Arizona.
Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words either as WORD or RTF
attachments via e-mail or via regular mail. All submissions must be
received by midnight on March 1, 2006. I'll e-mail notification of
acceptance by March 15, 2006.
Please send proposals to Eileen Abrahams at ei_at_vownet.net
Special edition of Interfaces:a Journal of Word and Image, guest editor =
Helen Whall. Call for essays on Shakespeare as envisioning/envisioned, =
e.g., Shakespeare referencing the visual arts; important visualizations =
on screen or stage, historical or contemporary; book illustrations; =
artists' responses to the texts etc. English and French submissions =
welcome. Send inquiries to hwhall_at_holycross.edu. Essays due 1/20/06 may =
be 8,000-13,000 words; images desired, including 15 second video clips =
(CD published with volume).
Panel Proposal for:
=93Permeability and Selfhood=94=20
McGill University, Montreal=20
12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature=20
Painting about Poetry, Singing about Sculpture:=20
Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts
=93If you assert that painting is dumb poetry, then the painter may call =
poetry blind painting=85
Music is not to be regarded as other than the sister of painting=85
The poet remains far behind the painter with respect to the =
representation of corporeal things, and with respect to invisible =
things, he remains behind the musician.=94
(Leonardo, On Painting)
POWER AND IMAGE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE
Call for Papers
New York University
March 24-25, 2006