category: renaissance

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

Architecture and Literature (PAMLA Convention, Oct. 19-20, 2012) Deadline: April 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John D. Schwetman / University of Minnesota Duluth
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

Books Available for Review - Book Submissions Welcome - Open Deadline

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

Book Reviews: The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is looking for academics with tenure-track appointments to write book reviews of recent titles that have been released in their field of interest.

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

Northern Renaissance Seminar: Disability and the Renaissance, 8 Sept 2012 (deadline for proposals 30 June)

full name / name of organization: 
Leeds Trinity University College
contact email: 
s.anderson@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Disability and the Renaissance
Leeds Trinity University College, 8 September 2012

UPDATE: The Absent Body in Medieval and Renaissance Art.

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern College Art Conference.
contact email: 
edkelley@svsu.edu

As part of a three part series of sessions addressing the absent body throughout the history of western art, this session explores the ways in which the absent body is represented in medieval and Rena

CFP for Art History and Visual Culture Area of the MPCA/ACA annual conference Oct. 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortney.barko@mail.wvu.edu

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: April 30, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

Sirens - 10/11 - 10/14; deadline May 6

full name / name of organization: 
Cora Anderson / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Stevenson, WA
October 11-14, 2012

A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

1st Global Conference: Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Teenagers and Contemporary Visual Culture

Tuesday 25th September 2012 – Thursday 27th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP: 1st Global Conference: Reframing Punishment (September 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

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

1st Global Conference
Punishment

Monday 3rd September – Wednesday 5th September 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Journal of Literary Onomastics (Vol. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Onomastics
contact email: 
sjurasin@brockport.edu

Submissions are invited for the second volume of the Journal of Literary Onomastics, the only scholarly periodical devoted to the study of names in literature. Issues appear in print and online.

The Debts of Travel. MMLA, Nov 8-11, 2012, Cincinnati, OH. Abstracts due Apr 15, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
akastont@emich.edu

MMLA Permanent Session on Travel Writing/Writing Travel

Topic: The Debts of Travel

7th International Marlowe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Marlowe Society of America
contact email: 
jeremy.lopez@utoronto.ca

The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers for its Seventh International Conference, to be held on June 24-28th, 2013, at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton, Virginia.

Shakespeare: Pedagogy and Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Grand Valley Shakespeare Conference: Pedagogy and Performance, hosted by the Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival
contact email: 
millerj@gvsu.edu

September 28-29, 2012
Grand Valley State University: Grand Rapids and Allendale, Michigan

PaMLA October 19-21, 2012: Ancient-Modern Relations (deadline April 22nd)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

STANDING SESSION: ANCIENT-MODERN RELATIONS

[UPDATE] This Rough Magic – Teachable, Academic Essays

full name / name of organization: 
www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic is a journal dedicated to the teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature. We are seeking academic, teachable articles that can be used inside the classroom.

CFP: Machiavelli, Marxism, and the Revolutionary Tradition

full name / name of organization: 
Historical Materialism
contact email: 
filippo.dellucchese@brunel.ac.uk

In the frame of Historical Materialism Conference, London, 8-11 November 2012.

Machiavelli, Marxism, and the Revolutionary Tradition

Fragile Realities: Intersecting Interpretations of the Real // 6 July 2012, UCL, London

full name / name of organization: 
University College London, School of European Languages, Culture and Society
contact email: 
thoughtsforward@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 30 April 2012

Keynote Speaker: Dr Matthew Beaumont
UCL English Department and The City Centre

Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative - Submissions due 5/2/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its spring 2012 issue, themed “Apocalyptic Visions: Literal, Metaphoric, Transformative.” Submissions: May 2, 2012.

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Professors for Peace CFP

Literary London 2012: Representations of London in Literature (4-6 July 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by: the Institute of English Studies, University of London; Organised by: The Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers, comprised panels, and roundtable sessions, which consider any period or genre of literature about, set in, inspired by, or alluding to central and suburban

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

"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.

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