category: renaissance

The 22nd Annual English Graduate Student Conference at Louisiana State University Feb. 16th & 17th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference--Co-Chairs Doris Raab & Catherine Riley
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and the Natural World, March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Park and Katie Walker / The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
jmpark@email.unc.edu and walkerkn@email.unc.edu

Recently Shakespeare studies have taken a “natural” turn. With the advent of ecocriticism and posthumanist thinking, a “green Shakespeare” has begun to emerge.

Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity 5 (March 2012; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
ic5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Friday 9th March - Sunday 11th March 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call For Papers:

Call for Papers on Marguerite Porete, International Congress on Medieval Studies, 10–13 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
info@margueriteporete.net

We invite conference papers on Marguerite Porete, her inquisition trial, and/or the Mirror of Simple Souls, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA,

Regional manuscript transmission, 1500-1700 (SRS 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SRS 2012 / University of Manchester, UK
contact email: 
j.swann@ihum.keele.ac.uk

My country Penne would alwaies shun the City: Regional manuscript transmission, 1500-1700 @ Society for Renaissance Studies 2012, 9-11th July, University of Manchester.

Filolog - journal for literary, cultural and language studies (September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka
contact email: 
petar.penda@unibl.rs; tatjanabijelic@unibl.rs

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

[UPDATE] ‘Mortality and Imagination: The Life of the Dead in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance’, 30 August-2 September 2012.

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

In an effort to facilitate a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary conversation, we encourage scholars working in any discipline to submit abstracts addressing this theme.

[UPDATE] CFP: The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline August 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature Conference (May 25-27, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature
contact email: 
nasscfl2012@gmail.com

The 2012 North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature (NASSCFL) conference will be hosted by Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, May 25-27. The theme of the conference is: Life.

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo: May 10-13, 2012 (two panels)

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Stpehenson, president, Shakespeare at Kalamazoo
contact email: 
joe.stephenson@acu.edu

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo is accepting abstracts for two panels at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 10-13, 2012).

Save the date:"Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights"--June 6-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Jay College of Criminal Justice—CUNY
contact email: 
vhendrick@jjay.cuny.edu

Save the date
June 6-9, 2012
John Jay College of Criminal Justice—CUNY (New York, NY)will be hosting an International Conference:
"Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights"

[UPDATE] Renaissance Verse [SAMLA, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6]

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

Renaissance Verse

The Secularization and Modernity Debate: Beyond Negative Theology (Kalamazoo ICMS, May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan McDermott / University of Pittsburgh Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program
contact email: 
rjm95@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program invites submissions for its sponsored paper session at the 2012 International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, May 1

Meat: Aspects and Approaches. Oxford 13-14 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference (Rob Avis, Brian FitzGerald; Hannah Bailey; Hugh Reid))
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

The conference is aimed at early career scholars and graduate students working in medieval and early modern studies.

Literature, Science and Medicine in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods Biennial Conference of the Swiss Association of Med

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)
contact email: 
Denis.Renevey@unil.ch; Rachel.Falconer@unil.ch

Literature, Science and Medicine
in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

Biennial Conference of the
Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Jean Wall Bennet Professor of English and American Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Update-Conference CFP, Website and Blog

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nick Davis-University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

CFP--Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Florida State University Center for Humanities & Society
contact email: 
rmb07@fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

[UPDATE]: The Ethics of Pleasure in Early Modern Literature and Philosophy (St. Louis, MO, Nov. 3-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
mcaldwell@eiu.edu

eflecting the 2011 MMLA conference theme “Play…No, Seriously,” this interdisciplinary panel seeks to bring together scholars interested in examining the value and uses of pleasure in sixteenth-

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
Sarah Linwick at slinwick@umich.edu

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)
Held by the Early Modern Colloquium
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
October 15, 2011

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
j.funke@exeter.ac.uk

Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality and History Conference

University of Exeter, 27th April 2012

Keynote Speakers:

Stefano-Maria Evangelista (University of Oxford)

"Mise-en-Scene: Crime" (Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies special topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University (Taipei, Taiwan)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 38 No. 1, March 2012
Deadline for Submissions: August 15, 2011

2012 PLJ Calls for Papers - Varied Deadlines

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal: Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066) is a printed peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, and poetry.

Affect and Emotional Production in Early Drama (9/15/11; Medieval Congress, May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
contact email: 
jillstevenson@gmail.com

“Affect and Emotional Production in Early Drama”
International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, Michigan
10-13 May 2012

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium, March 22-23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University, Department of English
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Final Call: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce this year’s plenary speakers: Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart.Our final deadline is: 15 July 2011.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Prayer and Performance: acts of belief as symbolic communication in the late medieval and Renaissance period

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Sterrett / Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
contact email: 
prayer@hum.au.dk

An international interdisciplinary colloquium examining the nature of prayer as performance in late medieval and early modern culture
Aarhus University, April 23-24 2012, email: prayer@hum.au.dk

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to August 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore SELF, STORY AND LIFE NARRATIVE as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:

Special Issue on POSTCOLONIALISMS (WINTER 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)/ Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)/ Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inqui

"Imitation, Emulation, and Forgery: Pretending and Becoming in the Medieval World". Abstracts due Sept 1/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.price@utoronto.ca

The Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto is inviting proposals for its Thirty-Third Medieval Colloquium, which will take place in Toronto on March 2-3 2012.

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 in media

[UPDATE] Special Session Topic "Seriously Different: Playing the Foreign in Early Modern Drama" November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Midwest MLA Annual Convention “Play…No, Seriously”
contact email: 
‎carol.mejia-laperle@wright.edu‎ and nunn@uakron

People and commodities from abroad played a vital role in Renaissance London's urban scene, and their influence made their way into the era's theaters as well.

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