category: renaissance

[UPDATE] Natures 2013--Critical Identities [10-24-12/2-15-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013: An Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference
contact email: 
lgerigui1@lasierra.edu

Deadline for submissions to Natures 2013 has been extended to October 24, 2012.

Theme: "Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Points of View in Humanities Scholarship"

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (UPDATE - Abstracts by Nov 16, Papers by Dec 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell & Dr. Julian Williams - New York City College of Technology, City University of New York
contact email: 
Dr. Monique Ferrell - mferrell@CityTech.Cuny.Edu and/or Dr. Julian Williams - JWilliams@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The Editors are seeking essays that examine the ways that women from around the world have served as the oppressive hand in the lives of other women.

Subject to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia, Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2013@gmail.com

Subject to Change: Nature, Text, and the Limits of the Human

Conference Date: March 22-24, 2013
Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2012

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Linguistic Mapping. Panel for ACLA, Toronto April 4 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mariakager@yahoo.com, barrymccrea@gmail.com

Linguistic Mapping

American Comparative Literature Association
University of Toronto, Canada April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM & TELEVISION

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
richard.vela@uncp.edu

The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association is calling for papers for its annual conference.

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Working it Out: A Day of Numbers in Early Modern Writing, Sat. 18 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Keynes Library, Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
numbersday@gmail.com

Early modern books are full of numbers, representing both practicality and mystery. This multidisciplinary conference explores numbers in British early modern literature and textual culture.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture - Theatre History and Criticism Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre History and Criticism Program Department of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
ILTheatreGradConference@gmail.com

Landscapes: Performing Space and Culture

A Graduate Conference by the Theatre History and Criticism ProgramDepartment of Theatre at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

13th SAAPAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
South African Association of Public Administration and Management
contact email: 
SAAPAM@tut.ac.za

From public administration to new public management; from new public management to governance; from governance to where?

The University of St. Francis 23rd Annual English Language and Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis English Department
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

The University of St. Francis is currently seeking paper submissions for its 23rd annual English Language and Literature Conference.

@Harvard U. - Cultural Materials / Material Culture: Abstracts due Nov. 23rd 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CHIASMI Graduate Student Conference in the Italian Studies, a Harvard and Brown Collaboration
contact email: 
chiasmi@fas.harvard.edu

[UPDATE] Pastoral for the 21st Century (ASLE 2013, May 28-June 1, Lawrence, Kansas)

full name / name of organization: 
T.J. Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tjwelch@fsu.edu

Seeking abstracts for a pre-formed panel to be proposed for the ASLE Biennial Conference May 28th-June 1 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.

[UPDATE] Festivals and Faires Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Ahnert (Queen Mary, University of London), Tamara Atkin (QMUL), Francis Leneghan (Oxford)
contact email: 
psamculture@gmail.com

15 – 17 July 2013
Charterhouse Square, Queen Mary, University of London
psalmculture.com

We invite paper and session proposals for an
interdisciplinary conference on English responses to

UPDATE: 1st Global Conference: Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
br1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Probing the Boundaries of Reproduction

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[INVITATION] Reframing Ekphrasis - King's College London Comparative Literature Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Zoe Roth, King's College London, Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
reframingekphrasis@gmail.com


8-9 Nov. 2012, Reframing Ekphrasis: King's College London Comparative Literature Conference.

1st Global Conference:The Boundaries of Reproduction (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
br1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
The Boundaries of Reproduction

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

4th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Pain (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pain4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Pain

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] Space and Place: Production and Transformation (Feb. 28 - Mar. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

Early Cultures Graduate Student Conference - April 12-13, 2013. Abstracts due Dec. 3rd.

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY
2013 Early Cultures Graduate Student Conference: Space and Displacement in Early Cultures. April 12-13, 2013 at the University of California, Irvine.

New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Morra
contact email: 
newelizabethanconference@hotmail.com

New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity
13-15 June 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

Labyrinths: Navigating Complexity Across the Humanities [February 15-17, 2013]

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

From ancient Greek mythology to cubism, jazz music, and the contemporary puzzle film, labyrinths serve as images for exploring intellectual, affective, and material complexity.

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

MCLLM CFP due 01/30/13 for 03/22/12 Conference in IL

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

All graduate students and faculty are invited to submit proposals to Northern Illinois University's Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media: Visualizing English and Media Studies in t

Skill: Aspects and Approaches (the Ninth Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference). Oxford, 4th-5th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference Organising Committee (Hugh Reid, Karl Kinsella, Hannah Bailey)
contact email: 
oxgradconf@gmail.com

Skill: Aspects and Approaches
The Ninth Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference
The Ioannou Centre, St. Giles, Oxford
Thursday 4th – Friday 5th April 2013

[UPDATE] The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference (UK) /Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations/ 6/27 - 6/30 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis / Brunel University (UK)
contact email: 
philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE THE AMENDED DATES & ADDITIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ADDED!

The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference:
Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations

2013 Conference on Global Modernities (May 3-4), Abstracts due 1/31/13

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Los Angeles
contact email: 
rcantu@calstatela.edu

The organizers of this conference propose to continue the dialogue and productive exchange that took place at Cal State L.A.

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