category: renaissance

[UPDATE] Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Graduate Department
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 15th
Conference Dates: JUNE 21st and 22nd, in Vancouver, B.C

Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Tally, Texas State University

Shakespeare; RMMLA, Vancouver, WA, October 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph M. Ortiz / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmortiz7@utep.edu

Papers on any aspect of Shakespeare’s works, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 10-12, 2013, in Vancouver, Washington.

[UPDATE] Dan Geffrey with the New Poete: Reading and Rereading Chaucer and Spenser

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
chaucerspenser@gmail.com

Dan Geffrey with the New Poete: Reading and Rereading Chaucer and Spenser

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:
Prof. Judith Anderson, Indiana University, Bloomington

[UPDATE] Science and Literature: a Battle of the Books?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
halfdayconference@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE for proposals: 8th March 2013

eSharp Issue 20: New Horizons

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

Have you found yourself thinking beyond the boundaries of current viewpoints?

How has the framework of your field of research or interest changed?

Modern Creatures - special issue of the European Journal of English Studies (2015), proposals 31/10/13

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)
contact email: 
Virginia Richter <richter@ens.unibe.ch> - Pieter Vermeulen <pieter.vermeulen@english.su.se>

Modern Creatures
Volume 19 of EJES
Deadline for proposals: 31 October 2013

Guest Editors: Virginia Richter (Bern) and Pieter Vermeulen (Stockholm)

FINAL CALL--COUld you please post this asap? March 4 The Return of the Text: A conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

The Return of the Text: A Conference on the Cultural Value of Close Reading, Sept. 26-28, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email:

CFP: Rediscovering Morocco

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Discoveries, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2013
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Session Proposal: “Rediscovering Morocco”

Medieval and Early Modern Witchcraft Panel, PAMLA, Nov 1-3, 2013; abstract deadline April 15, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
lgreene@ewu.edu

Proposals are invited for a panel on Medieval and Early Modern Witchcraft for the 2013 conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA).

[UPDATE] Interrogating the Human: Literary and Epistemological Interchange - July 9-11 2013 Annual AUETSA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Association of University English Teachers of South Africa / Rhodes University
contact email: 
conference@ru.ac.za

Materiality & Corporeality: The Body in Popular Fiction & Visual Culture, Postgraduate Conference, 6th June 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
alexandra.messem@port.ac.uk

Materiality & Corporeality: The Body in Popular Fiction and Visual Culture

Postgraduate Conference, University of Portsmouth
Thursday 6th June 2013

[UPDATE] Deadline extension: The Arts of Attention Conference, Budapest, Hungary (Mar. 31, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University
contact email: 
taoa2013@gmail.com; taoa2013@kre.hu

Attention is increasingly regarded by cognitive scientists and evolutionary anthropologists as a faculty whose development in human animals is constitutive of what it means to be human.

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse@dal.ca

Dissent: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English
Graduate Student Conference Dalhousie University
Halifax, N.S.

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space (deadline extended until Mar. 7)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Department (Graduate)
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space ($125 award for the best essay)
full name / name of organization:

Pedagogical Approaches to Medieval and Early Modern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Student Association & UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
memsa.ucla@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Robert N. Watson

[UPDATE] Renaissance of Roland Barthes Deadline 3/1/13

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature and English Departments
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The Renaissance of Roland Barthes
Speakers: Jonathan Culler, Diana Knight, Rosalind Krauss, D.A. Miller, and Lucy O'Meara

*Final Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

*Final Call*, The Return of the Text Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2013; 20-minute Paper Proposals Due March 1, 2013
full name / name of organization:
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum

Interdisciplinary Literary Studies journal - Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Kelley Bowman / Interdisciplinary Literary Studies (Penn State)
contact email: 
ebowman@uguam.uog.edu

We invite essays from interdisciplinary perspectives that address contemporary adaptations of Renaissance literature or art, particularly Jacobean, in film.

[UPDATE] The Human journal NOW accepts submissions for June 2013 issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Human, a journal of humanities, social sciences, and arts
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

Call for Papers – The Human journal NOW accepts submissions

[UDATE] Supernatural Studies Journal - Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
SupernaturalStudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013, through March 1.

"English Renaissance Literature," 2013 Meeting of the RMMLA, Vancouver, WA, USA, October 10-12, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
respinosa2@utep.edu

Twenty-minute papers that address any theme pertaining to English Renaissance Literature. Topics of interest include gender, religious, and race studies in early modern literature.

Arguing Religion in Early Modern England (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa M. Caldwell
contact email: 
mcaldwell@eiu.edu

This panel will focus on the creative uses of various types of religious argument—satire, polemic, animadversion—their innovations, interplay, and relationship to humanism and print culture.

Early Modern Digital Agendas: An NEH Institute at the Folger in Summer 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Folger Institute, Folger Shakespeare Library
contact email: 
owilliams@folger.edu

In July 2013, the Folger Institute will offer “Early Modern Digital Agendas” under the direction of Jonathan Hope, Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Strathclyde.

Diversity and Homogeneity: The Politics of Nation, Class, and Gender in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
lodzoct2013@gmail.com

The Department of Drama and Pre-1800 Literature and the International Shakespeare Centre at the University of Łódź invite you to attend the 7th Biannual “Drama Through the Ages and Medieval Liter

[Deadline Extended] Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

Call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Communication and Health
contact email: 
communicationandhealth@gmail.com

The International Journal of Communication and Health is an on-line peer-reviewed journal interested in any aspect related to health communication.

Panel on Princesses in Popular Culture, 1-3 November 2013, abstract deadline - 15 April 2013 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

And they lived happily ever after, or did they?

CFP: Anemoi, Undergraduate Journal of Pre-Modern Studies - Deadline: March 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Anemoi, New College of Florida Journal of Pre-Modern Studies
contact email: 
info@anemoijournal.com

Anemoi is a new peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies being published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members.

MLA Chicago 2014 Convention. "Revisiting Popular Culture in Early Modern Spain".

full name / name of organization: 
Miguel Martinez (University of Chicago)
contact email: 
martinezm@uchicago.edu

Revisiting Popular Culture in Early Modern Spain

Owen Barfield session of Rocky Mountain MLA Oct 10-12, 2013 Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
peter.fields@mwsu.edu

The Owen Barfield session of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (branch of MLA)invites paper proposals on the ideas, life, and works of Owen Barfield for the upcoming convention October 10

Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Introductions: Text and Context—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2013 – 15th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Short-Term Research Fellowships, NYPL, 2013-2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
thomaslannon@nypl.org, elizabethdenlinger@nypl.org

I am glad to be able to announce the NYPL Short-Term Research Fellowships, though sorry that again they are only for people who can legally work in the US.

[UPDATE] CFP: Assembling Identities Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-assemblingidentities2013@glasgow.ac.uk

CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING, Friday 1st March 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter)
Professor Pierre Joris (SUNY at Albany)

Techne: Women’s Art and Artifice in Early Modern Iberia and the New World. GEMELA session at the M/MLA 11/7-11/11/2013.

full name / name of organization: 
GEMELA
contact email: 
allanm@lawrence.edu

As wives, mothers, servants, and slaves, women were responsible for such essential domestic tasks as food preparation and family medicine in early modern Spain and the New World.

Fashion Panels at 2013 MPCA/ACA Conference, October 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 11-13, 2013
St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree by Hilton

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