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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
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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
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).
Please forward the following to scholars on your campus:
CALL FOR PAPERS
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Conference:
Early Modern Shapes
Western Washington University
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:
This is an addendum to the call for papers sent out a few weeks ago
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.
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
Please send a one-page abstract, in hardcopy or by e-mail, to Dr. Mary
A. Papazian by September 15, 2003.
Call for Papers 2005
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.
American Literary Geographies: Space and Cultural Production, 1588-1888
Contributions are sought for a collection of essays addressing connections
between oral traditions--including folktales and folklore--and gender in
early modern literature. Send completed papers (no more than 5,000 words)or
abstracts by June 1, 2004 to both Karen Bamford <kbamford_at_mta.ca> and Mary
Ellen Lamb <marylamb_at_siu.edu>.
Dept. of English, Mount Allison University
63D York St., Sackville, NB, Canada, E4L 1G9
phone: 506-364-2550; fax:506-364-2524