category: renaissance

Wooden O Sympoisum - August 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Utah Univesity and Utah Shakespeare Festival
contact email: 
woodeno@suu.edu


The 2011 Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary conference exploring Medieval through Early Modern Studies, through the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays.

European/Islamicate Exchange: Image and Text

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Image and Text Society (Emit Society)
contact email: 
jschleck2@unl.edu

Organizer: Julia Schleck

Iberian Demonology: Portraying the Devil in Spain in the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
jorgeabrilsanchez@hotmail.com

Organizer: Jorge Abril Sánchez, Wake Forest University

The Ethics of Paintings

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
dlorca@luc.edu

Organizer: Daniel Lorca, Oakland University, Michigan

Interiority, inwardness and home

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
noelia.cirnigliaro@dartmouth.edu

Organizer: Noelia Cirnigliaro, Dartmouth College

Early Modern Heritage On-Line

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
gilosle1@gmail.com

Organizer: Juan Pablo Gil-Osle, Arkansas State University

The Politics of Myth and Appropriation in Imperial Rivalries from South America to Virginia (and Beyond)

full name / name of organization: 
EMIT SOCIETY CFP FOR THE RSA 2012
contact email: 
kcborchard@gmail.com

Organizer: Kimberly C. Borchard, Randolph-Macon College
Sponsor: Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (May 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut
contact email: 
Shakespeare&TheOrient@gmail.com

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (May 4-6, 2011)

Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading Conference Date: October 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of California at Berkeley / The Bancroft Library
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Nicholas Dames, Departments of Comparative Literature and English, Columbia University

The Bancroft Library and the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley invites scholars of all disciplines to submit papers to the History of the Book and Reading Townsend Center Working Group conference. This conference will explore what comprises the field we call “History of the Book.”

How do reading and writing practices inflect or constitute meaning?
How do changes in book media—from wax tablets, to scrolls, to codices, to electronic texts and beyond—inform structures of reading and perhaps change what it means to read?
What do print and material cultures across periods and geographies reveal about texts?
How might intellectual property relate to its physical media, particularly in terms of piracy and copyright practices?
What are the effects of the spaces and conditions of reading—in, on, and around the page?

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)
contact email: 
edebiyat@akdeniz.edu.tr

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

Redefining (my) space in the Global Context. June 9-11, 2011. Department of English, University of Yaounde I

full name / name of organization: 
Signpost
contact email: 
info@signpostuniyao.com

REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THEME: REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
DATE: June 9 - 11, 2011

[UPDATE] Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011
full name / name of organization:
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email:
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Aesthetic Mutations - Interdisciplinary Grad Conference -- Abstracts due April 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

REMINDER: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC)

27 MAY 2011

New Readings of The Merchant of Venice; RSA Washington D.C. 2012 (abstracts by May 15; conference 22-24 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
RSA
contact email: 
hsierra@sjc.edu

The last seven years has seen a spate of high-profile presentations of The Merchant of Venice: the 2004 Michael Radford film, 2010’s New York City “Shakespeare in the Park” production, as well a

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms

A Conference supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) at the University of Exeter

7-8 September 2011

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Reclaiming the Soul: Thinking Beyond the Body in Renaissance England (15 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Sarah Johnson, Johnathan H. Pope, and Deanna Smid
contact email: 
reclaimingthesoul@gmail.com

Call for Chapters – Edited Volume

Working Title: Reclaiming the Soul: Thinking Beyond the Body in Renaissance England

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Myths Revisited, 28th-29th November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

UVa-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXV (Ugrad) (6/17; 9/15-17)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia's College at Wise
contact email: 
jma6x@uvawise.edu

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXV
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 15-17, 2011

Keynote Address: “Shakespeare on Religion”-- David Bevington, University of Chicago

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: "Shakespeare and the Material World" (April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
altigner@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

Tooth and Claw: Shapeshifters in Popular Culture - Essay Collection - abstracts due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins
contact email: 
collinsm@trine.edu

This proposed collection seeks essays on any aspect of shapeshifters in film, fiction, online, even architecture. We are interested in essays dealing with any time period or genre.

Dublin: Renaissance City of Literature, Dublin, 5 September 2011 (Submission Deadline, 20 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Crawford Gribben and Kathleen Miller / Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
crawford.gribben@tcd.ie or millerka@tcd.ie

This UNESCO-funded conference is being convened at Marsh’s Library in Dublin to interrogate the notion of Dublin as a Renaissance “city of literature”.

READING NATURE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE. MADRID, SPAIN (DEC. 14-16, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Philology II (UCM) - Friends of Thoreau (Franklin Institute UAH)
contact email: 
readingnature.ucm@gmail.com

Environmental disciplines have recently gained prominence due to the potentially devastating consequences of climate change: increasing natural disasters, the greenhouse effect, temperature variations

Special Session Proposal Shakespeare in the Schools 15 April; MMLA 3-6 November 2011 St. Louis, MO

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Cobb, Murray State University
contact email: 
barbara.cobb@murraystate.edu

Seeking abstracts/proposals for papers supporting collaborations between Shakespeare scholars/educators and elementary, middle, and high school teachers and programs.

Backward Glances: 31st August - 1st September

full name / name of organization: 
University College, Cork
contact email: 
backwardglances@ucc.ie

Call For Papers:

Backward Glances: History, Imagination, and Memory
University College Cork, Ireland.
31st August – 1st September 2011

Spenser Roundtable at Sixteenth Century Conference, 27-30 Oct, Forth Worth 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
ayesha.ramachandran@stonybrook.edu

The Spenser Roundtable is a beloved annual event at the SCSC that's always very well attended.

Transcultural Networks in the Indian Ocean, 15th-18th centuries: Europeans and Indian Ocean Societies in Interaction

full name / name of organization: 
Su Fang Ng / Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture (journal)
contact email: 
ngsf@ou.edu

UPDATE Food and Identity (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engmlh@langate.gsu.edu

Food identifies us. The ways in which we prepare, consider, consume, discuss, and build traditions around food and foodways all contribute to the ways that we see ourselves and that others see us.

Food and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Marta Hess/SAMLA
contact email: 
engmlh@langate.gsu.edu

Food identifies us. The ways in which we prepare, consider, consume, discuss, and build traditions around food and foodways all contribute to the ways that we see ourselves and that others see us.

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit for next issue by 05/31/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding work from a wide range of disciplines and from scholars of all training levels.

"The Politics of Travel," Georgetown University, 3/30/12-4/1/12; Deadline: 10/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten / International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

“The Politics of Travel”:
The Seventh Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

KJV in Budapest, September 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary
contact email: 
kingjamesbible.budapest@kre.hu

The Institute of English Studies, The Centre for Hermeneutical Research of Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (www.kre.hu) and The Hungarian Bible Society are proud to annou

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