category: renaissance

The Early Modern Present (RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 6/4/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Hogan / Drake University
contact email: 
sarah.a.hogan@drake.edu

The rise of the Tea Party in the US is a daily reminder that the battle over the past has very real stakes in the here and now.

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 25 - RSA 2012 (D.C.) - "Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium"

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

RSA (Renaissance Society of America) Conference 2012, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22-24.

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 25 - RSA 2012 (D.C.) - "Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium"

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

RSA (Renaissance Society of America) Conference 2012, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22-24.

[REMINDER] Innovations in Creative and Critical Writing: First Fictions (Applications by 30th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Essay Collection: Drama and/of the Reformation - Abstracts 15 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Mardock, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
jmardock@unr.edu

Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June, 2011
Deadline for accepted essays: 15 September, 2011
Essay length: 7500 words, including notes

CFP for new book series, New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Company
contact email: 
egaffney@ashgate.com

Ashgate Publishing Company is pleased to announce a new book series:

New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

Series Editor: Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami

[UPDATE] Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference deadline extended to June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

apologies for cross postings.

Call for Papers for an edited collection:

the rest is history

ireland, performance and the historical imagination

Shakespearean Echoes

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Gleed, Dickinson College
contact email: 
gleedp@dickinson.edu

I am seeking chapter abstracts for a proposed volume on Shakespeare in popular culture. The tentative title for this project is Shakespearean Echoes: Shakespeare in Contemporary Culture.

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT journal: All topics (5/31/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 15 (2011) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2011/2.

Violent Masculinities in Early Modern Literature and Culture--Edited Collection (Abstracts due 6/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Thomas and Jennifer Feather
contact email: 
thomasc@cofc.edu or j_feather@uncg.edu

How does understanding violence and masculinity as interrelated illuminate intersections between religious, national, sexual, ranked, or racial identities?

Shakespeare and Tyranny

full name / name of organization: 
University of Murcia, Spain
contact email: 
shakespeare@um.es

SHAKESPEARE AND TYRANNY:
AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

University of Murcia, Spain

12-14 December 2011

CFP: Shakespearean Reverie, 6-8 October, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Queensland
contact email: 
Shakespeare.Symposiums@usq.edu.au

CFP: “Shakespearean Reverie” (Toowoomba, Australia, 6-8 October, 2011)

Attending to Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 21-June 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Merry Wiesner-Hanks University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
merrywh@uwm.edu

Attending to Early Modern Women, which has been held seven times at the University of Maryland since 1990, is moving to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, thanks to the generous support of the Col

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Duran/Purdue University
contact email: 
duran0@purdue.edu

Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor, Prose Studies

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium ( RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 5/16/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, or as features in dramatic performance.

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED - SAMLA 2011 (Atlanta) "Renaissance Verse"

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA affiliate of the Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference 2011, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6
Conference Theme: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World

[UPDATE] - SAMLA 2011 (Atlanta) - "Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills"

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA affiliate of the Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
engsdm@langate.gsu.edu

SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference 2011, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6
Conference Theme: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World

Renaissance Alchemy (RSA 2012, Washington DC)

full name / name of organization: 
Chad Engbers / Calvin College
contact email: 
engbers@calvin.edu

Medieval and Renaissance alchemists often described mercury not merely as the quintessence, but as the medium within which opposing elements combined to produce the philosopher’s stone.

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Fifth Biennial Conference, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

Futuristic Epistemologies in Early Modern Literary and Scientific Thought (RSA 2012/ Abstract Deadline 5/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Debapriya Sarkar/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

Sixteenth and seventeenth-century works, from Utopia to Paradise Lost, construct fictional worlds through the appeals to the epistemic and ontological status of the future.

Extended Deadline Humanism at Large conference 15th May

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth/Exeter University
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, University College Falmouth

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Making Sense Of: Suffering 2 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
suffering2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Suffering

Wednesday 9th November - Friday 11th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

‘Mortality and Imagination: the Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’ September 2012, Stellenbosch

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
dscott-macnab@uj.ac.za

The 21st Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, from 30 August to 2 September 2012.

The Third Asian Conference on Education 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
ace@iafor.org

International Education Conference organized by
IAFOR with the University of London
(Birkbeck), Waseda University, Tokyo and the
Singapore National Institute of Education.

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