category: renaissance

Britgrad 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference (Britgrad)
contact email: 
britgrad@yahoo.com

This year’s programme for the British Graduate Shakespeare Conference (The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, 26-28 May 2011) is taking its final shape, and some more exciting speakers have

[EXTENSION] Innovations in creative and critical writing: First Fictions (deadline: 30th May, conference: Jan 2012)

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.

Writing Into the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at UNC-Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its sixth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, we at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association ask you to join us as we work to build

Marginalia/Marginalities

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
contact email: 
dorfil@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

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

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Call for Papers: Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Andrew Marvell Society
contact email: 
jfaust@selu.edu

Call for Papers
Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference
8-10 March 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana
Deadline: 15 December 2011

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

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

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

UPDATE: Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory 3 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Maeve Tynan, Journal Editor
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness (http://www.otherness.dk/) invites articles on the subject of Contemporary Historical Fiction and Historiographic Theory for its current e-journal issue Otherness:

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

ACTS OF WRITING IN THE EARLY MODERN LITERATURE OF EUROPE Due March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Epistémè, Université Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle
contact email: 
christine.sukic@univ-reims.fr; coussement@univ-paris-diderot.fr

Call for Contributors: “Acts of Writing in the Early Modern Literature of Europe”

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Wooden O Sympoisum - August 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Utah Univesity and Utah Shakespeare Festival
contact email: 
woodeno@suu.edu


The 2011 Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary conference exploring Medieval through Early Modern Studies, through the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays.

European/Islamicate Exchange: Image and Text

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Image and Text Society (Emit Society)
contact email: 
jschleck2@unl.edu

Organizer: Julia Schleck

Iberian Demonology: Portraying the Devil in Spain in the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
jorgeabrilsanchez@hotmail.com

Organizer: Jorge Abril Sánchez, Wake Forest University

The Ethics of Paintings

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
dlorca@luc.edu

Organizer: Daniel Lorca, Oakland University, Michigan

Interiority, inwardness and home

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
noelia.cirnigliaro@dartmouth.edu

Organizer: Noelia Cirnigliaro, Dartmouth College

Early Modern Heritage On-Line

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)
contact email: 
gilosle1@gmail.com

Organizer: Juan Pablo Gil-Osle, Arkansas State University

The Politics of Myth and Appropriation in Imperial Rivalries from South America to Virginia (and Beyond)

full name / name of organization: 
EMIT SOCIETY CFP FOR THE RSA 2012
contact email: 
kcborchard@gmail.com

Organizer: Kimberly C. Borchard, Randolph-Macon College
Sponsor: Early Modern Society of Image and Text (EMIT Society)

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (May 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut
contact email: 
Shakespeare&TheOrient@gmail.com

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (May 4-6, 2011)

Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading Conference Date: October 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of California at Berkeley / The Bancroft Library
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Nicholas Dames, Departments of Comparative Literature and English, Columbia University

The Bancroft Library and the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley invites scholars of all disciplines to submit papers to the History of the Book and Reading Townsend Center Working Group conference. This conference will explore what comprises the field we call “History of the Book.”

How do reading and writing practices inflect or constitute meaning?
How do changes in book media—from wax tablets, to scrolls, to codices, to electronic texts and beyond—inform structures of reading and perhaps change what it means to read?
What do print and material cultures across periods and geographies reveal about texts?
How might intellectual property relate to its physical media, particularly in terms of piracy and copyright practices?
What are the effects of the spaces and conditions of reading—in, on, and around the page?

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)
contact email: 
edebiyat@akdeniz.edu.tr

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

Redefining (my) space in the Global Context. June 9-11, 2011. Department of English, University of Yaounde I

full name / name of organization: 
Signpost
contact email: 
info@signpostuniyao.com

REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THEME: REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
DATE: June 9 - 11, 2011

[UPDATE] Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011
full name / name of organization:
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email:
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

[UPDATE] Aesthetic Mutations - Interdisciplinary Grad Conference -- Abstracts due April 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

REMINDER: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC)

27 MAY 2011

New Readings of The Merchant of Venice; RSA Washington D.C. 2012 (abstracts by May 15; conference 22-24 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
RSA
contact email: 
hsierra@sjc.edu

The last seven years has seen a spate of high-profile presentations of The Merchant of Venice: the 2004 Michael Radford film, 2010’s New York City “Shakespeare in the Park” production, as well a

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms

A Conference supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) at the University of Exeter

7-8 September 2011

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Reclaiming the Soul: Thinking Beyond the Body in Renaissance England (15 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Sarah Johnson, Johnathan H. Pope, and Deanna Smid
contact email: 
reclaimingthesoul@gmail.com

Call for Chapters – Edited Volume

Working Title: Reclaiming the Soul: Thinking Beyond the Body in Renaissance England

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Myths Revisited, 28th-29th November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

UVa-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXV (Ugrad) (6/17; 9/15-17)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia's College at Wise
contact email: 
jma6x@uvawise.edu

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXV
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 15-17, 2011

Keynote Address: “Shakespeare on Religion”-- David Bevington, University of Chicago

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