category: renaissance

Renaissance Science

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2012- Washington DC
contact email: 
tduffy[at]virginia.edu

Bruno Latour has noted that "no ‘new man’ suddenly emerged sometime in the sixteenth century, and there are no mutants with larger brains working inside modern laboratories who can think different

2nd International Conference on Human & Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Sapienza University of Rome / MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org Website: www.mcser.org

The conference will address interdisciplinary practices across the social and human sciences. Are encouraged to register and attend this Conference all academics, researchers or scholars.

Forms of Corruption in History and in Contemporary Society (CORHICS 2011), Paris 1 Sorbonne University, 14-16 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

The etymology of the word “corruption” (lat. Co-rruptum) indicates either an alteration, or an act of seduction, but in any case it leads toward a rupture.

CFP: Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature / Deadline: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature / University of Houston Graduate Literary Journal
contact email: 
https://journals.tdl.org/plaza/information/authors

We are currently seeking student-written articles and creative works that examine the role of place in literature, composition studies, folklore, cultural studies, language studies, and gender studies

RSA 2012: Imagined Bodies of the Italian Wars (6/9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu

The Italian Wars, Francesco Guicciardini writes, not only kept dominions in flux and cities in peril but also introduced "new fashions, new customs, new and bloody forms of warfare, and unknown diseas

NeMLA 2012: (Dis)covering Identity: Marginalized Citizens during Times of Transition

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Gonzalez / Safiya Maouelainin
contact email: 
jmb06@bu.edu

Since the 16th century, communities in Spain and Latin America have been persecuted for their religious and political beliefs, from the moriscos in Spain and indigenous groups in Latin America to the

"Rethinking Seneca’s Influence on Early Modern Drama" (09/30/2011; NEMLA, Rochester NY: 03/15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Imbracsio/ University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
nicola.imbracsio@unh.edu

For years, scholars have demonstrated the debt that Kyd, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and other playwrights owe to Seneca’s work.

Locating Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (Abstracts Due: 6/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelli Marshall and Gabrielle Malcolm (editors)
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Locating Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (working title)

Editors: Kelli Marshall and Gabrielle Malcolm / Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Final Call for Submissions - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
l.aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

RSA 2012 Proposed Panel: Disgust in Early Modern English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Natalie K. Eschenbaum / University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
contact email: 
eschenba.nata@uwlax.edu

This proposed RSA 2012 (Washington, DC) panel is interested in examining how and why early modern English individuals experienced repulsion, and how and why they expressed this repulsion in poetry, pl

Historicizing Performance in the Early Modern Period, January 20, 2012, The John Rylands Library, Deansgate, Manchester

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Durrant and Naya Tsentourou / The University of Manchester
contact email: 
historicizing.performance@manchester.ac.uk

This one-day academic conference aims to bring together scholars working on all aspects of performance in the early modern period (taken broadly to include the fifteenth to the early eighteenth centur

Conference CFP-Paranoia and Pain: Embodied in Psychology, Literature, and Bioscience, University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Neville Cobbe-Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Ian Schermbrucker (University of Liverpool)
contact email: 
paranoia.pain@gmail.com

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.

Keynotes and New Deadline: Aesthetics of Renewal

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

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers for the 2011 conference, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. Further, the new deadline is 15 July 2011.

Forum Issue 13: "Vengeance" (1st September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum, Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts (www.forumjournal.org)
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Issue theme: Vengeance
Deadline: 1st September 2011

Conference on The Literary Essay, July 2nd-3rd (London)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Karshan
contact email: 
t.karshan@qmul.ac.uk

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Conference on the Literary Essay at Queen Mary, University of London, and the London Review Bookshop, July 2-3

This July 2-3, there will be a conference on the essay from

Sidney at Kalamazoo 2012 (9/15/2011; Kalamazoo, 5/10-13, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The International Sidney Society sponsors three open sessions on Philip Sidney and related topics at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michiga

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder: Playing False: Representations of Betrayal, Oxford (27.05.2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betiel Wasihun, Lincoln College, Oxford University
contact email: 
Betiel.wasihun@lincoln.ox.ac.uk

Reminder: May 27, 2011 deadline for abstracts.

PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
LINCOLN COLLEGE, OXFORD UNIVERSITY SEPTEMBER 16 - 17, 2011

Imaginative Geographies: Travels of the Mind in Early Modern Europe (28th September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
REMS postgraduate researchers/University of Bristol
contact email: 
imaginative-geographies@bristol.ac.uk

While Renaissance and Early Modern Studies are focussed on the histories of the two and a half centuries between 1500 and 1750, the areas of research that the period encompasses are multi-disciplinary

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern (Deadline July 15th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
siobhan.mcelduff@ubc.ca

What does Rome have to do with Cupertino? Or the bulky and unwieldy technology of the book scroll with the sleekness of the iPad?

NeMLA March 2012 - "Continuities in English Literature between the Norman Conquest and Reformation"

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Longo and Brandon Hawk
contact email: 
pamela.longo@uconn.edu; brandon.hawk@uconn.edu

Too often, students of medieval English literature unnecessarily categorize Old and Middle English as completely disconnected, highlighting Beowulf and Chaucer as the exemplary markers, with little in

Alone Together/Together Alone UCLA Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies, Oct. 6-7 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of French and Francophone Studies Graduate Students
contact email: 
alonetogetherucla@gmail.com

Alone Together/Together Alone
16th Annual UCLA Graduate Student Conference October 6-7 2011 With Keynote Speaker Tom Conley (Harvard)

Conference on the Literary Essay - July 2-3, 2011 - Queen Mary, University of London

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay at Queen Mary and the London Review Bookshop, London, July 2-3

This July 2-3, there will be a conference on the literary essay from

Dissecting the Lower Sensorium: Understanding Smell, Taste, and Touch in Renaissance Literature (NEMLA March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy & Christopher Madson
contact email: 
kennedy.623@buckeyemail.osu.edu; cjmadson@buffalo.edu

Dissecting the Lower Sensorium: Understanding Smell, Taste, and Touch in Renaissance Literature

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays [9/18/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Hubler/Kansas State University
contact email: 
ahubler@ksu.edu

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture:
Classic and Contemporary Essays

The Senses in Early Modern England, 1485-1668 (21st-22nd October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The London Renaissance Seminar, Shakespeare’s Globe and Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
jwatso05@mail.bbk.ac.uk

Prof. Erica Fudge, University of Strathclyde (Keynote Speaker)
Dr Farah Karim-Cooper, Shakespeare’s Globe (Keynote Speaker)

RSA 2012 panel (deadline June 1): Cosmopolitan Kings: Foreign Marriages and Domestic Disputes in Stewart Britain

full name / name of organization: 
Kat Rutkowski Lecky and Maura Giles Watson
contact email: 
rutkowkm@ucla.edu; mauragiles@post.harvard.edu

This RSA panel focuses on the drama, music, poetry, and prose surrounding the numerous international matches forged by the kings of the Stewart dynasty who ruled Britain for most of the seventeenth ce

Blackfriars Conference (25-30 October 2011) Abstracts due 31 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American Shakespeare Center
contact email: 
sarahe@americanshakespearecenter.com

On odd numbered years since the first October the Blackfriars Playhouse opened, scholars from around the world have gathered in Staunton, during the height of the Shenandoah Valley’s famed Fall colo

Interlinguicity, Internationality and Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Saenger / Southwestern University
contact email: 
saengerm@southwestern.edu

CFP: Interlinguicity, Internationality and Shakespeare
Essay collection, edited by Michael Saenger

Please submit by July 1, 2011:
Title, 500-word abstract, CV to
saengerm@southwestern.edu

The Early Modern Present (RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 6/4/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Hogan / Drake University
contact email: 
sarah.a.hogan@drake.edu

The rise of the Tea Party in the US is a daily reminder that the battle over the past has very real stakes in the here and now.

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 25 - RSA 2012 (D.C.) - "Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium"

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

RSA (Renaissance Society of America) Conference 2012, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22-24.

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 25 - RSA 2012 (D.C.) - "Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium"

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

RSA (Renaissance Society of America) Conference 2012, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22-24.

[REMINDER] Innovations in Creative and Critical Writing: First Fictions (Applications by 30th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Essay Collection: Drama and/of the Reformation - Abstracts 15 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Mardock, University of Nevada, Reno
contact email: 
jmardock@unr.edu

Deadline for Abstracts: 15 June, 2011
Deadline for accepted essays: 15 September, 2011
Essay length: 7500 words, including notes

CFP for new book series, New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Company
contact email: 
egaffney@ashgate.com

Ashgate Publishing Company is pleased to announce a new book series:

New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

Series Editor: Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami

[UPDATE] Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference deadline extended to June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

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