category: renaissance

The Apocalypse in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[REMINDER] 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

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

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

[Update] The Aesthetic of Renewal

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

CRAS is pleased to announce the plenary speakers, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. The new deadline for proposal submissions is 15 July 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Anthology of Essays; 31 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS; 31 August 2011
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Literature and Feeling Sept 30-Oct 1, 2011 Utica College Utica, NY

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
jscannell@utica.edu

The Fall 2011 NYCEA conference will be hosted by Utica College, Utica, NY on September 30th and Oct 1st.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and the Natural World, March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Park and Katie Walker / The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
jmpark@email.unc.edu and 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

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

Call For Papers:

Materializing Verse: ASECS 2012 (San Antonio)

full name / name of organization: 
Dustin D. Stewart / U of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
dustin.stewart@mail.utexas.edu

How did verse materialize in the long eighteenth century? This ASECS session will explore questions about the material contexts and conditions of British poetry between the Restoration and early Romanticism. Material should be construed broadly, as indeed should poetry. How was verse produced? What unexpected shapes did it assume? In what surprising and complicated ways was it embodied and performed?

Dissecting the Lower Sensorium: Understanding Smell, Taste, and Touch in Renaissance Literature (NEMLA Mar 15-18, 2012 [UPDATE]

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

This NeMLA seminar (March 15-18, 2012 in Rochester, NY) will examine Renaissance drama and poetry via the history of the lower sensorium—the senses of smell, taste, and touch.

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

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

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

Weird Tools and Strange Investigations

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies in the Preternatural | http://preternature.org
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

Weird Tools and Strange Investigations

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tempest

[UPDATE/CORRECTION] Reclaiming the Soul: Thinking Beyond the Body in Renaissance England (30 June 2011)

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

Call for Chapters – Edited Volume

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

Shakespeare and Memory (22-24 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

2012 Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare (March 22-24, 2012)

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

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

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

[UPDATE] Conference on the Literary Essay from Montaigne to the Present

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

Conference on the Literary Essay, London, July 2-3
Speakers: Adam Phillips, Geoff Dyer, Gillian Beer, Andrew O'Hagan,
Hermione Lee, Karl Miller, Jeremy Treglown, Ophelia Field,

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--Deadline TOMORROW

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!

Open Call For Papers - This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org)

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic - A Peer-Reviewed, Academic, Online Journal Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature
contact email: 
Bente.Videbaek@Stonybrook.edu; boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

"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).

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