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CFP: Apocalyptic Shakespeare Films (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Melissa Croteau

2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
The 2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Conference will be held in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006 at
the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at
Proposals are being accepted for a panel on "Apocalyptic Shakespeare Films,"
in the Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the PCA. (See below for

CFP: Women Writers of Spain and the Americas (1300-1800) (3/15/06; AEEA, 9/21/06-9/23/06)

Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Grady C. Wray

The Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) (AEEA)
invites abstracts for its 2006 Conference held in conjunction with the
Association for Hispanic Classical Theater (AHCT) in Washington, D.C., on
September 21-23, 2006. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Wilson, an
expert on Carmelite iconography and professorial lecturer of Art History at
George Washington University. Karen Berman, of Georgetown University, and
Hugo Medrano, of Gala Theater in Washington, D.C.
(, will direct plays by early modern Spanish
women. A theater workshop will be held at Gala Theater following the

CFP: Pre-1600 Poetry (5/31/06; edited volume)

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Still looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on
various topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the
British medieval and Tudor eras, including Scottish, Welsh, and Irish
texts as well. Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
Deadlines are flexible and negotiable through spring semester 2006.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to

CFP: The Renaissance Unconscious &amp; Forgery, Authority and Authenticity in the Renaissance (no deadline; 2/25/06 &amp; 5/13/0

Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm

Call for Papers

Two Colloquia organised by the Scottish Institute for Northern Renaissance
Studies (SINRS).

Colloqium A (25 February 2006)

"The Renaissance Unconscious"

This colloquium will set out to explore concepts such as "inwardness",
"repression", and "sublimation" in the context of Renaissance writing.

Colloquium B (13 May 2006)

"Forgery, Authority, and Authenticity in the Renaissance"

The colloquium will explore the ideas of forgery and authenticity in the
Renaissance (whether of documents, texts, objects, images, or ideas).

CFP: Renaissance Conference of Southern California (11/1/05; 3/11/06)

Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Lloyd Kermode


Paper abstracts are invited for the Fiftieth Anniversary Annual Meeting of
the Renaissance Conference of Southern California (

The conference will be held March 11, 2006, at the Huntington Library,
San Marino, California.

Plenary Speaker this year will be Brian Copenhaver, Professor of Philosophy
at UCLA.

The RCSC welcomes paper proposals on Renaissance Art, Literature, History,
Philosophy, Religion, Music, or Theatre.

Abstracts (500 word maximum, for fifteen-minute papers) should be mailed
to: Professor Ria O'Foghludha, President, RCSC, Whittier College, Whittier,
CA 90608.

CFP: European Women Writers 1700-1900 (UK) (11/1/05; 3/11/06)

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Gillian Dow

Translators, Interpreters, Mediators: Women Writers 1700-1900

Proposals are invited for papers for an interdisciplinary study day to be
held at Chawton House Library on the 11th of March 2006. Chawton House is
an Elizabethan Manor that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother, and
opened in July 2003 as a Centre for the Study of Early English Women's
Writing, 1600 - 1830. The event is jointly organised by Chawton House
Library, the University of Southampton English Department, and the project
"The International Reception of Women's Writing" (Research Institute for
History and Cultures of Utrecht University, The Netherlands).

CFP: Tranforming Textualities: The Evolution of Early Modern Texts (12/9/05; 3/26/06)

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Ambereen Dadabhoy

Claremont Graduate University is sponsoring its seventh interdisciplinary Early Modern Studies Graduate Symposium, to be held in Claremont, CA, on Saturday, March 26. This year's theme is "Transforming Textualities: The Evolution of Early Modern Texts from Caxton's Morte Darthur to Branagh's Hamlet." We are accepting abstracts for papers from graduate students that deal with any aspect of early modern textual history, book history/print culture, later reworkings of early modern texts, such as T.H. White's Once and Future King, or representations of texts in other media, including but not limited to art, music, drama, and film. We are especially interested in papers and/or panels that take a transdisciplinary approach to early modern studies.

UPDATE: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800 (10/15/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Simone R. Chess

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for CFP! Many thanks to those of you who've already
submitted; due to popular demand, all proposals to the UCSB "Straws in the
Wind" Condference are now due by OCTOBER 15th (see below for submission

The Early Modern Center at UCSB invites paper proposals for "Straws in the
Wind: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800," an interdisciplinary conference to
be held at UC Santa Barbara on February 24 and 25, 2006.