category: renaissance

"The Materiality of Contract": NeMLA panel (March 15-18/2012), Deadline Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Diller / Rutgers University
contact email: 
metdiller@gmail.com


The period from 1500 to 1800 saw a proliferation of Western philosophies concerning “contract,” including texts by Bodin, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau.

Space in Early Modern Drama (Collection, special issue of JMEMS) (due 07/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Lloyd Kermode
contact email: 
lkermode@csulb.edu

Complete essay drafts (20-40 pp.

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

POETIC AND POLITICS OF PLACE IN PASTORAL (MARCH 29-31)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Orléans, FRANCE, Faculté des Lettres, langues et sciences humaines
contact email: 
thomas.pughe@univ-orleans.fr or bfryd@univ-poitiers.fr

POETIC AND POLITICS OF PLACE IN PASTORAL

International Conference, Université d’Orléans (FRANCE), March 29-31, 2012

[UPDATE] CFP: Shakespearean Reverie (6-8 October, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Queensland
contact email: 
Shakespeare.Symposiums@usq.edu.au

The Shakespeare in the Park Festival is a highlight on the cultural calendar of the scenic Darling Downs in Queensland, Australia.

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Berkeley, Early Modern Working Group
contact email: 
BerkeleyEarlyModern@gmail.com

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference
University of California, Berkeley
November 12 - 13, 2011

Filming Shakespeare(s) NeMLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks papers about modernist and/or postmodernist film versions or adaptations of Shakespearean or Renaissance plays.

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

CFP: New Edited Collection on Service Learning in the Literature Curriculum We invite proposals for an edited collection entit

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport University and Dr. Laurie Grobman, Penn State, Berks
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu or leg8@psu.edu

We invite proposals for an edited collection entitled Service Learning and Literary Studies. Our use of the term service learning captures all curriculum-based community engagement.

[UPDATE] Imagining Magic and Witchcraft in Medieval and Early Modern Literature (Oct. 28-29, Seoul National University, Korea)

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea (MEMESAK)
contact email: 
hyonjin@snu.ac.kr

The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Seoul National University

Seoul National University
October 28–29, 2011

Memory, Received Wisdom, and Religion in Early Modern and Eighteenth-Century Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Jason J. Gulya/NEMLA
contact email: 
jasongulya@gmail.com

This panel will examine the complex relationship between literature, received wisdom, and cultural knowledge in early modern and eighteenth-century Europe.

[UPDATE] The Chivalric Knight in Literature - RMMLA Panel (Oct 6-8, 2011) Deadline June 24th

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Mace/RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
RMace-RMMLA@hotmail.com

“The Chivalric Knight in Literature”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 6-8, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ, is looki

The Winter's Tale symposium -- 12 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool. UK
contact email: 
ndas@liverpool.ac.uk

This one-day Symposium is a part of the larger month-long Liverpool Winter’s Tale Festival (www.liv.ac.uk/the-winters-tale) celebrating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale.

CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies (CHiCS)
contact email: 
huc@enkidumagazine.com

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions
Mexico: 4 - 9 November 2011

Deadline for paper proposal submissions: 15 July, 2011

extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Call for Articles: Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (Submission Deadline October 1st))

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 1, Issue 2: the Other Issue

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2011

[UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Transitions and Transactions: Literature Pedagogy in Community Colleges - April 20-21 2012 - Proposals due November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite proposals for papers exploring literature pedagogy at the community college level and welcome critical/theoretical approaches to teaching literature.

Christopher Marlowe in Performance (15 - 18, March 2012, deadline Sep 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
LGeddes@adelphi.edu

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
sihem arfaoui abidi
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Update/extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
full name / name of organization:
university of jendouba
contact email:

IMAGINING MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea (MEMESAK)
contact email: 
hyonjin@snu.ac.kr

The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Seoul National University will co-host an international conference under the t

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JUNE 20TH

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

Shakespeare and the Natural World, March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due Oct. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com, walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”, Call for Papers
A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London

Women's & Gender Studies--Call for Papers, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

For detailed cfp, visit:
http://nemla.org/community/caucuses/womens.html

-20th Century Irish Women Writers
-Best Practices in Women’s & Gender Studies Programs (Roundtable)

Shakespeare and the Natural World (Chapel Hill: March 29-31)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Park and Katie Walker; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com and walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”

A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London
March 29-31, 2012

Update/ “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Capturing Witches: Histories, Stories, Images 400 years after the Lancashire Witches, 17-19 Aug 2012, deadline 1 Dec 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, UK
contact email: 
capturing witches@lancaster.ac.uk

The Ethics of Pleasure in Early Modern Literature and Philosophy (MMLA, Nov. 3-6, 2011)

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

Reflecting 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-

Writing Queerly (Abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
jlewturn@temple.edu

Call for papers for a panel on 'writing queerly' at the NEMLA 2011 session in Rochester, NY.

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.

SHAKESPEARE, TRANSLATION AND THE EUROPEAN DIMENSION

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
sabina.draga@americanstudies.ro

SHAKESPEARE, TRANSLATION AND THE EUROPEAN DIMENSION
October 1, 2011
Bucharest- English Department of the University of Bucharest

Prayer and Performance: acts of belief as symbolic communication (1450-1650), April 23-24 2012, Aarhus, Denmark

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

This project seeks to explore aspects of prayer as a performative act in European culture during the late medieval and early modern period, considering these findings in light of the most current theo

Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Abstracts due 9/30; NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

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