category: renaissance

Textual Debts (and Textual Debtors) in Golden Age Spain, M/MLA, Nov. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA
contact email: 
glbaum@uchicago.edu

2012 M/MLA

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures, Deadline 9/30/12

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
brandon.hawk@uconn.edu; pamela.longo@uconn.edu

Appropriating the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

CFP - "States of Suspension": UChicago Graduate Conference, Nov 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

November 15 – 16, 2012

Allegory and Modernity (RSA April 2013; abstracts by June 11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Crawford / Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
jmcrawford@uu.edu

There are good reasons for thinking of allegory as a peculiarly medieval form.

Gender and Conflict: Unraveling Paths to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Dakota
contact email: 
miglena.sternadori@usd.edu

Please note the new deadline: May 31!

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email: 
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

"Shakespeare’s Blood"

Julius Caesar mocks his wife’s ominous dream:
“She dreamt tonight she saw my statue,
Which like a fountain with a hundred spouts

[UPDATE] The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature (Deadline extended: June 22, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of New Haven
contact email: 
thenewsound@newhaven.edu

The New Sound: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Art & Literature publishes short fiction, poetry, essays, drama, art and book reviews.

Health and Illness in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC), Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

TMU Language and Culture Forum 2012: Health and Illness in Culture
Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
Friday, December 21, 2012

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
drpigeon@gmail.com

Do you blog on topics related to teaching college/university-level English literature? If so, I'd like to include a link on the new resource guide described below. Queries and suggestions welcome: drpigeon@gmail.com

Luvah Volume 1 No. 2 (Deadline June 1st 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Luvah: Journal of the Creative Imagination
contact email: 
editor@mimes.is

The editorial board of Luvah ( http://mimes.is ) is seeking strong submissions for the forthcoming August issue.

The Permissive Archive, abstracts 31 July, conference 9 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
hjgrahammatheson@gmail.com

For ten years, the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) has pioneered original archival research that illuminates the past for the benefit of the modern research community, and beyond.

Brawls, Bawds and Beer: The Early Modern Alehouse and Tavern

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Sloan-Pace / RSA
contact email: 
esloanpa@ucsc.edu

The early modern tavern was often conceived of as a place of misrule, a place of violence, prostitution, theft and deceit.

"Food and Film" at bienniel Film and History Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2012, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Hertweck, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
thertweck@unr.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Food of the Gods: The Mythic Poetics of Food, Drink, and Eating in Film and Television

Charisma, March 29, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
New York University, Medieval and Renaissance Center
contact email: 
martha.rust@nyu.edu

New York University’s Medieval and Renaissance Center invites proposals for papers that address the topic of charisma in any of its multiple forms and cultural sites:

[UPDATE] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012 Deadline for proposals extended to May 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

[UPDATE]: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

Edited Collection: Queer Landscapes: Mapping Queer Space(s) of Praxis and Pedagogy [Proposals Due July 31, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth McNeil and James Wermers / Arizona State University
contact email: 
mcneil@asu.edu

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/PAPERS

Essay Collection Book Proposal: Disgust in Early Modern English Literature (abstracts due June 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Natalie Eschenbaum / University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
contact email: 
neschenbaum@uwlax.edu

Ashgate Press has expressed sincere interest in publishing this edited collection of essays on disgust in early modern English literature.

LCMRS 2012 (10/13/2012-10/14/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars
contact email: 
soldenbu@tulane.edu

The Louisiana Consortium of Medieval and Renaissance Scholars will hold its annual meeting this fall at Tulane University in New Orleans on October 13-14, 2012.

[UPDATE] 27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

NEW DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS--June 29, 2012

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

[UPDATE] FRENZY! November 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium:

FRENZY
November 9-10, 2012

The Works. Of the (Im)Possible: Speaking, Thinking and Writing the (Im)Possible, Graduate Conference, LMU Munich, 8-10 Nov 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Languagetalks 2012, LMU Munich
contact email: 
languagetalks12@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Languagetalks 2012: Graduate Conference at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, 8-10 November 2012

Journal: The Shakespeare Institute Review. Issue 1: Death and Mortality in Shakespeare. Deadline 20/05/2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Institute Review
contact email: 
shakesreview@gmail.com

The Shakespeare Institute Review is a new online academic journal, which is funded by the University of Birmingham College of Arts and Law.

1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries: Sport

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries: Sport

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

"Revisions, Retellings, and Adaptations:” September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MTSU English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
info@mtsuegso.org

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 5th MTSU EGSO Conference.

Food and Memoir [SAMLA, Durham Nov. 9-11; Abstracts by 6/15]

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

This session explores the ways in which the subject of food functions as memoir.

Dramatizing the text and making the performance literary: Unifying the binary

full name / name of organization: 
Lloyd Edward Kermode / Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
lloyd.kermode@csulb.edu

How do we appreciate affect and sympathy in the dramatic text without resorting to naïve, essentialist, old-fashioned liberal-humanist, and theoretically bankrupt readings?

Space (Deadline: October 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

This issue of the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, dedicated to space, invites articles that investigate the way that spaces are defined, used, experienced, occupied, altered, constructed, or

Thunderbolts, Routers, and Ruffians: Early Modern Bullies and Bullying, Panel, NeMLA Conference, March 21-24, 2013, Boston, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
eketn001@gmail.com

In the last ten years bullies have gained serious attention as cyber-bullies have inflicted emotional damage so serious that some victims have resorted to suicide to escape their tormenters.

[UPDATE] "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium EXTENDED DEADLINE JUNE 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Lee Edelman (Tufts)

Roundtable Speakers: Judith Roof (Rice), Joseph Campana (Rice), Colleen Lamos (Rice), Timothy Morton (Rice), Renee Hoogland (Wayne State)

1st Global Conference: Transmedia Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Transmedia Narratives

Tuesday 13th November – Thursday 15th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Presentations:

Occupy the Globe: Capitalist Culture in Early Modern English Drama (NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013; abstracts by Sept. 30, 2012))

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Gillen / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
katherine.gillen@gmail.com

In the fall of 2011, activists claiming to represent the 99% occupied Zuccotti Park in New York City’s financial district.

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

Female Fury and the Masculine Spirit of Vengeance: Revenge and Gender from Classical to Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
5-6 September 2012, University of Bristol, UK [Deadline May 31]
contact email: 
lesel.dawson@bristol.ac.uk

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

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