category: renaissance

CRUELTY: USC English Conference (April 12-13 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

CRUELTY
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
April 12-13 2013

Deadline for proposals: January 6, 2013

Deadline Approaching for "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" March 9, 2013 EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed “Revolution and Rebirth in

[Update] Risk, Crisis, Speculation: 1500-1800 / Conference Date: February 9, 2013 / Abstracts Due: December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our twelfth annual conference, “

[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

February 15th-17th in Montreal, QC

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

Consent: Terms of Agreement, March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Graduate Conference (Hosted by Dept. of English GSAC)
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Consent: Terms of Agreement”
Submission Deadline: Jan. 1st

Blog Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Performing Humanity
contact email: 
mgnesler@bsu.edu

Performing Humanity (www.performinghumanity.wordpress.com) is an interdisciplinary academic blog exploring the hybridity and the blurred categories of human and animal.

Reading Identity Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
MacEwan University
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Inside/Out
Friday February 1st and Saturday February 2nd, 2013

Proposal deadline: November 26, 2012
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: IFASC 2013 INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS STUDENT CONGRESS-"Young at Art" İstanbul, TURKEY, March 14-15, 2013‏

full name / name of organization: 
INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS STUDENT CONGRESS
contact email: 
ifasc@maltepe.edu.tr

The Communications Students Local Organizing Committee at Maltepe University is delighted to announce the opening of the call for papers for the ‘Young at Art’ undergraduate students conference to

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

All submissions due by December 1st, 2012.

Poetics and Prose theory in Early Modern English – call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Killeen, University of York
contact email: 
kevin.killeen@york.ac.uk

Poetics and Prose theory in Early Modern English – call for papers
29 May 2013, CREMS, University of York

"Travel, Contact, Exchange" April 19-20, 2013 Abstracts due Jan. 14

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval and Renaissance Forum
contact email: 
PSUForum@gmail.com

34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH, USA
Friday and Saturday April 19-20, 2013

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”

Reading and Health in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Early Modern Research Group, Newcastle University
contact email: 
elw5@st-andrews.ac.uk

5th-6th July, 2013

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
Katharine Craik
Helen Smith
Richard Wistreich

REMINDER - DEADLINE December 1, 2012 - Otherness: Essays and Studies 3.2 -

full name / name of organization: 
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 3.2.

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013. Abstract submission deadline by Dec. 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Associated Graduate Student of English (AGSE) at California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

Innocence and Experience – March 9, 2013 at California State University, Northridge.

[UPDATE] CFP - "Catholics and Puritans in the trans-Atlantic world, 1500-1800"

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
radical.religion@tcd.ie

"Catholics and Puritans in the trans-Atlantic world, 1500-1800"
16-17 September 2013, Trinity College Dublin

[UPDATE] Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
labyrinths2013@gmail.com

Keynote Address: Dr. Cary Wolfe, Rice University
Faculty Address: Dr. Peter Gibian, McGill University

Forms of Life: Reading Humans, Animals and Machines in a Posthuman World (April 12-13, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
wjt0003@uah.edu

Keynote speaker: Dr. Cary Wolfe (Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor, Rice University)

Coming Home: The 25th annual Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University Department of English
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Coming Home
The 25th Annual English Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University

February 9, 2013
Stony Brook Manhattan,
New York City

[UPDATE]: NCState Grad Conference "Redefining Notions of Public and Private" due 11/15

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

CFP: “I Live Here!: Redefining and Negotiating Notions of Public and Private”

North Carolina State University English Graduate Conference
Conference Dates: Feb 22-23, 2013

"Tipping Points" February 22-24, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

The year 2013 brings with it a chance to put the teleological
bluster of 2012 behind us, to embrace a new era that asks us to
look ahead instead of back. This new year’s connotations of

Human Rights, Literature, Film (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7), Proposal Deadline: Nov. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Lena Khor, Lawrence University
contact email: 
lena.l.khor@lawrence.edu

The GPS of Human Rights: Globalization, Technology, and Cultural Production (ACLA, Toronto, April 4-7)

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

Spectral Gothic: Demon(s)trating the Monstrous

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Younger (University of Sunderland) and Martyn Colebrook (Independent Scholar)
contact email: 
martyncolebrook@gmail.com

Straddling the geographic and cultural borders between Scotland and Ireland and sprawling over the many textual genres it incorporates, haunts and appropriates, Celtic Gothic remains a fertile and pro

Scriptorum Oratorium Omnium: Fifth Annual Student Conference February 23-24, 2013, California State University, Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Reanaissance Student Association
contact email: 
csulbmarsa@gmail.com

The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association (MaRSA) at CSULB is seeking proposals for individual papers and group panels from graduate and exceptional undergraduate students in all disciplines

CFP: Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Call for Panels - Europe and its Worlds: Cultural Mobility in, to and from Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies
contact email: 
europeanditsworlds@let.ru.nl

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen jointly welcome panel proposals for an international conference on their common researc

Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing - dealine Dec 12th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Women’s Research Network (EMWRN) stream @ University of Reading Early Modern Studies Conference, 9 - 11 July 2013
contact email: 
Wendy.Alexander@newcastle.edu.au

Call for Papers
Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing
University of Reading Early Modern Studies Conference, 9 - 11 July 2013

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

Transformative Literacies: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Interdisciplinary Conference, Univ. of MD, 4/19-4/20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Univ. of MD
contact email: 
literacies.symposium.umd@gmail.com

The Graduate Field Committee in Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Maryland invites submissions that explore the topic of “Transformative Literacies” for a graduate student-fac

Marginalia: Life on the Edges, February 15 and 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program
contact email: 
nccolloquium2013@gmail.com

The 13th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals that engage broadly with the notion of marginalia.

"The Human and the Non-human": MEGAA Graduate Symposium, 3/22/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 10th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

In Conversation with the 2012-13 Altman Program:

The Human and the Non-Human

“(Dis)realities and the Literary and Cultural Imagination” April 5-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization Conference, University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
conference.geo@mail.com

What is (dis)reality? In The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality, Michael Heim notes the multiple attempts to define reality in Western history.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/16/12; 2/13-16/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Have a great paper on a literary topic that you’re dying to share with the SW/TX PCA/ACA, but can’t find a home for it in a special literature area?

[UPDATE]"Memory & the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha-Style Roundtable" Fordham Univ. GEA Conf. 3/2/13. Deadline 12/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Graduate Digital Humanities
contact email: 
dhandmemory@gmail.com

Do digital platforms change the way we remember? How will the myriad tracks we leave behind online shape the historical practices of the future?

Resurrecting the Book: 15-17 November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University College; The Typographic Hub, Birmingham City University; The Library of Birmingham; Digital Ink Drop; The Library of Lost Books
contact email: 
m.day@newman.ac.uk; caroline.archer@bcu.ac.uk

PLENARY SPEAKERS: Professor Sir David Cannadine, Princeton University;
Professor Johanna Drucker, UCLA;
Dr David Pearson, City of London Corporation;
Professor Nicholas Pickwoad, University of the Arts, London.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Professor David Roberts, Birmingham City University;
Dr Jason Scott-Warren, Cambridge University;
Linda Carreiro, University of Calgary;
Sarah Bodman, University of the West of England

To celebrate the re-opening of the largest public library in Europe and its outstanding special collections,The Library of Birmingham, Newman University College, the Typographic Hub at Birmingham City University and The Library of Lost Books have united to host a three-day conference on the theme of Resurrecting the Book.

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