category: renaissance

Somaesthetics Essay Prize 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University is pleased to announce its first annual Somaesthetics Essay Prize competition. The award for the 2012 prize will be $500.

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

Deathless Love (18 May 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Celebrating the world’s greatest love stories has long been the subject of authors, painters, musicians, dancers, moviemakers, and critics.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

The Shakespeare Institute Review - deadline 26 Aug 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Institute
contact email: 
shakesreview@gmail.com

Dear all,

Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters (Submit by Nov 16, 2012)

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.

CFP: Philologist, Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the sixth issue of our journal.

(dis)Pleasures of Staged Music and Drama, for Leeds IMC 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Steele Brokaw, University of California-Merced
contact email: 
kbrokaw@ucmerced.edu

The theme for the Leeds 2013 International Medieval Congress is Pleasure, and as such this session will look at medieval and early Tudor dramas that stage music and/or dance, perhaps discussing how th

Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation, 15-17 July 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Psalm Culture and the Politics of Translation
contact email: 
topsalmculture@gmail.com

http://psalmculture.com/

Theory as theater

full name / name of organization: 
Theorems, Proofs, Rebuttals, and Propositions: A Conference of Theoretical Theater
contact email: 
theatertheoryconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 15 2012

{UPDATE] Abstracts due July 31 - 'Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance' July 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Andrews
contact email: 
earlymodern@st-andrews.ac.uk

Bonds, Lies, and Circumstances: Discourses of Truth-Telling in the Renaissance

An International and Interdisciplinary Conference
21st – 23rd March, 2013

AAH New Voices: Art and its Hierarchies. University of Nottingham, UK. November 24th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
artanditshierarchies@gmail.com

“Good order is the foundation of all good things” Edmund Burke, 1790

Plymouth State University Medieval and Renaissance Forum, April 19 & 20. 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University
contact email: 
PSUForum@gmail.com

34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH, USA
Friday and Saturday April 19-20, 2013
Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”

[UPDATE] Reminder: Reframing Ekphrasis - Comparative Literature Conference

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

[UPDATE] CFP: "Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)" (8/31) (10/18-20); 36th Annual OVSC

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
joe.sullivan@marietta.edu

Extreme(ly) Shakespeare(an)
The 36th Annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
October 18-20, 2012 Marietta College

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture, Abstract due by September 15, 2012

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

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually in summer by the Department of English, Gauhati University.

UPDATE: Renaissance Translation and Transmission (October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
contact email: 
Melissa.Walter@ufv.ca

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society invites papers examining all aspects of translation and transmission in and of the Renaissance for its conference to be held from October 18th to 21st, 2012 i

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUG. 6: SWCCL “Theatrum Mundi: Faith, Representation, and Multiculturalism.”

full name / name of organization: 
Soutwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
swccl@okbu.edu

The 2012 South Western Region Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will be held October 5-6 at Oklahoma Christian University in cooperation with Oklahoma Baptist University.

CFP: _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ (Deadline: September 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL)
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

At this time, _Feminist Studies in English Literature_ is actively accepting submissions for the December edition.

[UPDATE] Teaching College-Level Literature: A Resource Guide

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Renee Pigeon, Dept. of English, CSU San Bernardino
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Contributions solicited for a new web resource on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

Call for papers and artworks: artciencia.com, Number 16 (Deadline: 30 September 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação
contact email: 
editor@artciencia.com

artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação (ISSN 1646 3463) is an open-access, peer-reviewed independent e-journal whose main objective is to promote interdisciplinary studies in Art, Science and Communication Sciences.

Confinement, Resistance, Freedom [8-10 May 2013; Izmir, Turkey]

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University 14th Internatiınal Cultural Studies Symposium
contact email: 
css2013ege@gmail.com

Seemingly, the history of humanity has fashioned itself on the tri-partite relationship between confinement, resistance and freedom.

CFP: Medieval and Renaissance Pilgrimage

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Kelley/ Saginaw Valley State University
contact email: 
edkelley@svsu.edu

Call for Papers: Striding toward Salvation: Medieval and Renaissance Pilgrimage in Europe and the Mediterranean. Saginaw Valley State University (University Center, MI), February 22-23, 2013

John Donne Society Annual Conference -- Feb 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
John Donne Society of America
contact email: 
gregory.kneidel@uconn.edu

John Donne Society 28th Anniversary Conference
Call for Papers
Thursday, 21 February, to Saturday, 23 February, 2013
The Lod and Carol Cook Conference Center

Conference of College Teachers of English

full name / name of organization: 
Conference of College Teachers of English (Texas)
contact email: 
ccte@suanna.org

CCTE welcomes scholarly papers, creative writing, and panels in literature and language, including linguistics, film, popular culture, rhetoric, composition, ESL, and teaching these areas.

Health and illness in culture: 21 Dec 2012 (update)

full name / name of organization: 
Health and illness in culture / center for the study of languages and cultures, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cameralove@tmu.edu.tw

Call for Papers:
Health and Illness in Culture
full name / name of organization:
Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC) Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan
Contact email:

Performing Humanity (ongoing academic blog)

full name / name of organization: 
Editor, Miranda Nesler (Ball State English)
contact email: 
mgnesler@bsu.edu

Performing Humanity is an independent academic website that exploring the blurred categories of human and animal during the Renaissance.

CFP: Sidney at Kalamazoo (9/15/2012; 5/9–12 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
strychar@fiu.edu

The International Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions on Philip Sidney and related topics at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory (March 2013, New York)

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate English Association
contact email: 
practicesofmemory@gmail.com


CFP: Remembering, Forgetting, Imagining: The Practices of Memory
1-2 March, 2013

Keynote speaker: Professor Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

3rd Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ttp3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Trauma: Theory and Practice

Tuesday 19th March – Friday 22nd March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

8th Global Conference,Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship (March 2013: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Pluralism, Inclusion and Citizenship

Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

ICMS Kalamazoo 2013 CFPs: Abolish the Brit Lit Survey? / Reform the Brit Lit Survey!

full name / name of organization: 
_Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture_
contact email: 
smith2nb@cmich.edu

The journal Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture is sponsoring two roundtable discussions in celebration of the Spring 2013 release of a sp

Elizabeth I on Film: Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Elizabeth I Society
contact email: 
ariehl@auburn.edu

Our panel in 2013 will focus on representations of Elizabeth I in the classic and more recent film narratives.

3rd Global Conference: The Patient (March, 2012: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
patient3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Patient

Saturday 16th March – Monday 18th March 2013
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

1st Global Conference: Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation (February, 2012: Sydney, Australia)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bh1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Body Horror: Contagion, Mutation, Transformation

Monday 11th February – Wednesday 13th February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Call for Presentation:

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