category: renaissance

"Gentle Spirit"? Spenser's Poetic Influence

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixteenth-Century Studies Society and Conference
contact email: 
jgriffin@georgiasouthern.edu

The work of Spenser, and the idea of him, have inspired poets since the late sixteenth century.

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.

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

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

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

Religious Lives: Catholic Culture in the Early Modern World, Friday 18–Saturday 19 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
contact email: 
religiouslives@gmail.com

Written, spoken, painted, or performed, the life stories of Catholic men and women – particularly members of religious orders – dominated the culture of early modern Catholicism.

[UPDATE] Children in Text, Person and Theory, CFP - March 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Vasuki Shanmuganathan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
v.shanmuganathan@utoronto.ca

Children in Text, Person and Theory
Thursday, 19 April 2012, University of Toronto

Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Poiesis and Techne”
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University
Saturday, May 5, 2012

[UPDATE] - Reconfiguring Authorship’

full name / name of organization: 
Research on Authorship as Performance (RAP) project, English Studies, Ghent University
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

Thursday, November 15-Sunday, November 18, 2012
Ghent University, Belgium

New Shakespeare Series at Edinburgh University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Curran
contact email: 
kevin.curran@unt.edu

Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare, Theory, and Performance

Editor: Kevin Curran, University of North Texas

Contemporary Shakespeare Conference 14-16 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hildesheim, Germany
contact email: 
contempo@uni-hildesheim.de

Prof. Dr. Stefani Brusberg-Kiermeier and her team look forward to welcoming you to this international conference at Hildesheim University from 14-16 June 2012.

2012 Annual SAMLA Conference-Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile

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

The South Atlantic Modern Language Association welcomes proposals for full panels or calls for papers for the 2012 SAMLA Convention, which will be held in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Novem

Beloved Allegory: Spenser After C.S. Lewis [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixteenth-Century Studies Society and Conference
contact email: 
jgriffin@georgiasouthern.edu

Beloved Allegory: Spenser After C.S. Lewis

Beloved Allegory: Spenser After C.S. Lewis

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixteenth-Century Studies Society and Conference
contact email: 
jgriffin@georgiasouthern.edu

The Allegory of Love, first published in 1936, revolutionized the reading of The Faerie Queene.

The History of Cardenio: Spain and England, Then and Now (new deadline: April 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Oxford Shakespeare
contact email: 
nevilles@iupui.edu

The History of Cardenio: Spain and England, Then and Now

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

April 27, 2012

CFP -- Aesthetics of Colonial Chemistry -- SEA'13 Feb 28 - March 2 -- ABSTRACTS DUE April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Allison Bigelow and Kelly L. Bezio
contact email: 
abigelow@email.unc.edu; bezio@email.unc.edu

Aesthetics of Colonial Chemistry

[UPDATE] Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies - EXTENDED DEADLINE TUESDAY 10th of APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
kathryn.maude@kcl.ac.uk

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

The Future of Teaching the Past (IJILTH, Special Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Innovation and Leadership in the Teaching of Humanities
contact email: 
JavierEnrique.Diaz@uclm.es

The teaching of ancient languages and cultures has become increasingly marginalised within the linguistic studies in general, and university curricula in particular.

[UPDATE] GRAMMA - Journal of Theory and Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
boklund@enl.auth.gr

GRAMMA
Journal of Theory and Criticism

Semiotics as a Theory of Culture:
Deciphering the Meanings of Cultural Texts

Issue number 20, 2012

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12] This year’s M

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

[UPDATE] CFP: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013) [Deadline 3/15/12]

(un)SAFE: An Interdisciplinary Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
un.safe.2012@gmail.com

(un)SAFE an interdisciplinary gender, sexuality, and women’s studies graduate student conference at the University of Pennsylvania December 6th and 7th, 2012 with a keynote address by Lauren Berlant

Reading Scenes and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Sören C. Hammerschmidt
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

CFP: "Reading Scenes and Systems" special session, MLA 2013

I am still looking for a contributor or two for a special session I intend to propose for inclusion in the MLA 2013 program:

CFP: The Accidental Traveler and Early Modern Utopias - SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [SAMLA Affiliated Group]
contact email: 
Dan Mills - stephenmills@mail.clayton.edu

Session Title: The Accidental Traveler and Early Modern Utopias

SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [Affiliated Group]

CFP: Defining English Identity in Early Modern England - SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [SAMLA Affiliated Group]
contact email: 
Kerri Allen - klallen@daltonstate.edu

Session Title: "Defining English Identity in Early Modern England"

SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [Affiliated Group]

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

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

Call For Papers:

Shakespeare Film Adaptations (PAMLA Conference; CFP Deadline April 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
saxeg@mscd.edu

Papers are welcome that analyze individual classic film adaptations of Shakespeare or that compare two film adaptations from the same era or from different generations.

CFP: Special Session: King Arthur in Art (6/17; UVA-Wise Medieval-Reniassance Conference 9/20-22)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia-Wise Medieval Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
ajh7a@uvawise.edu

The University of Virginia’s College Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXVI is pleased to sponsor a special session on Arthur in Art.

[UPDATE] 'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvigmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

Reminder: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (6/8 & 8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
Marietta College
October 18-20, 2012

National Conference on Tagore in Indian Languages & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Pondicherry University, India
contact email: 
tagore.seminar.2012@gmail.com

The seminar hopes to highlight on the reception and production of Tagore in various Indian Languages.

LITERATURE and MUSIC, Sibiu, Romania, 10-12 May, 2012 * UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Roehampton University, London, UK
contact email: 
sebastian.groes@roehampton.ac.uk

3rd Global Conference: Performance: Visual Aspects of Perfomance Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perform3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Performance: Visual Aspects of Performance Practice

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

Call For Papers:

CFP MLA 2013 -- Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

Cognitive Theories and the Comedia [Collaborative Session]
We invite proposals exploring how cognitive theories shed new light on early modern Spanish drama, performance and theatrical culture as well as how insights from the comedia can contribute to the growth of cognitive literary and dramatic study.

CFP MLA 2013 -- The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Cognitive Approaches to Literature Division
contact email: 
jjsimon@indiana.edu

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention
We invite abstracts for a session focusing on the neuroscience of attention. How do recent developments in understanding perception and focus relate to research on reading processes?

[UPDATE] Special Session on Women & Work in Literature - October 19-21, PAMLA, Seattle University

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

Call for proposals: Special Session on “Women and Work,” Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association annual conference, Seattle University, October 19-21, 2012.

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