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CFP: Mary Astell: Gender, Reason, Faith (10/5/03; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, August 7, 2003 - 12:19am
William Kolbrener

The editors of the volume in progress, _Mary Astell: Gender, Reason,
Faith_, propose to move the study of Astell to a mature phase, and to
accommodate a variety of disciplinary perspectives so that the broad
span of Astell's work can be understood in its manifold contexts. The
editors of the volume are soliciting essays not only on Astell's
already canonized works, but on the full range of her political,
theological, philosophical, and poetic writings. The volume, however,
will not eschew the more traditional scholarly interest in Astell's
concerns about gender; rather, it aspires to reveal how Astell's
reflections on gender were always mediated through her diverse set of

CFP: YCGL: Medieval and Early Modern Comparative Literature (11/30/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, July 3, 2003 - 8:09pm
Laurel Amtower

At the most recent meeting of the American Comparative Literature =
Association in San Marcos, the outgoing president lamented the fact that =
almost 90% of comparative literature sessions in recent years have been =
devoted to relatively modern texts and issues. What has happened to pre- =
and early modern topics in comparative literature?=20

CFP: The Early Modern Englishwoman (9/15/03; series)

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Thursday, June 26, 2003 - 3:07am
Betty Travitsky

X-posted from FICINO

PLEASE CROSS POST!

Composite volumes are currently being organized for Series III of Ashgate's
THE EARLY MODERN ENGLISHWOMAN: A FACSIMILE LIBRARY OF ESSENTIAL WORKS,
1500-1750 [EMEW]. EMEW has already put over 100 texts by women in print,
many in composite volumes, edited--with introductory essays--by various
hands.
Dozens of additional writings by women are in various stages of production.

Series III (Essential Works for the Study of Early Modern Women) consists of
texts by and about early modern women. Volume editors will be involved with
the selection of copy for the volume and will write a short introductory
essay (ca. 12,000 words, including a bibliography).

CFP: Early Modern Shapes (2/15/04; PNRC, 5/6/04-5/8/04 & prize)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:50pm
Marc Geisler

Please forward the following to scholars on your campus:

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Northwest Renaissance Conference:
Early Modern Shapes
Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA
May 6-8, 2004

Sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society and Western
Washington University. Plenary speakers will be announced.

One-page abstracts, session, and roundtable proposals are welcome in any
area of Renaissance Studies, including art, history, literature, music,
philosophy, science, and theology. In particular, submissions are
invited on the following topics:

UPDATE: Supernatural Shakespeare (9/1/03; K'zoo, 5/6/04-5/9/04 & journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2003 - 2:17pm
Brad Greenburg

This is an addendum to the call for papers sent out a few weeks ago
(see below).

The proposed theme for volume 17 (2007) of the Shakespeare Yearbook
will be Shakespeare and the Supernatural. The issue will be co-edited
by Douglas A. Brooks, General Editor of the journal, and Jesse M.
Lander, Notre Dame. All papers and abstracts/proposals for papers
submitted for the Kalamazoo session (see below) will be forwarded to
the journal for consideration. The Shakespeare Yearbook is a broadly
based, peer-reviewed international annual of scholarship relating to
Shakespeare, his time, and his impact on later periods.

CFP: The Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Literature (9/15/03; collection)

updated: 
Friday, June 6, 2003 - 12:18am
Mary A. Papazian

CALL FOR PAPERS

Announcement of a Call for Papers to Appear in a New Collection

Negotiating the Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Literature

Essays are now being accepted for a new publication of essays, presently
entitled Negotiating the Sacred and Profane in Early Modern Literature.
These essays should consider the relationship between the sacred and
profane in the poetry, prose, and/or dramatic literature of the early
modern period. Essays might focus on a specific work or consider
broader issues and their relationship to one or more early modern
writers.

Please send a one-page abstract, in hardcopy or by e-mail, to Dr. Mary
A. Papazian by September 15, 2003.

CFP: Performing Maternity in Early Modern England (9/1/03; essay collection)

updated: 
Saturday, May 24, 2003 - 7:37pm
kmoncrief2_at_washcoll.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Performing Maternity in Early Modern England

Editors seeking articles for a proposed book-length collection entitled
Performing Maternity in Early Modern England. Finished articles should be
between 5000-8000 words (detailed proposals will be considered), and should
explore the representation of early modern English maternity and the extent
to which it became a locus of concern socially, culturally, religiously,
poetically, narratively, and dramatically.

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