The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society seeks three 20-minute presentations on any aspect of medieval and early modern Dutch and Flemish drama for a session at the 2017 International Medieval Congress at Leeds.
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE DRAMA SOCIETY
Call for Papers: Leeds IMC 2017
Passion, Power, and Rhetoric: Latin Influences on Early Drama
The twenty-fourth International Medieval Congress (IMC) will take place in Leeds, UK, from 3-6 July 2017. The IMC seeks to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of all aspects of Medieval Studies. However, every year, the IMC chooses a special thematic strand which – for 2017 – is ‘Otherness’. This focus has been chosen for its wide application across all centuries and regions and its impact on all disciplines devoted to this epoch.
Christianity and Literature
CFP: The Secular and the Literary
Approximately thirty sessions for the November 11-13, 2016 Pasadena, California PAMLA Conference are still in need of a paper or two. To propose to one of these open sessions (see a partial list below) go here: http://www.pamla.org/2016/topic-areas . These open sessions will be open until August 5, or the session fills, whichever comes first.
This landmark Companion aims to define the academic field of literature and art history. It is the first volume of its kind to comprehensively survey, question, and attempt to organize, interdisciplinary research across these richly inter-related arts. The book is aimed at literature and art history students, as well as at academics and practitioners, who are interested in mapping out intersections between literature, the visual arts, and their respective academic disciplines. The editor is seeking twenty to thirty newly commissioned chapters on any literary or art historical era.
Conflicting Memories: Arts, History, Commemorations
FAMAH Conference (3L.AM / CERHIO)
Université du Maine (Le Mans), 6-7 avril 2017
CFP Children in World Cinema
NeMLA Convention, Baltimore (23-26/03/2017)
In her study of L. M. Montgomery (1874-1942) in the “Extraordinary Canadians” series, Canadian author Jane Urquhart invokes comparisons of L. M. Montgomery’s life and work to that of her near-contemporary American peers, Edith Wharton (1862-1937), Willa Cather (1873-1947), and Mary Wilkins Freeman (1852-1930), among others. While the transatlantic connection among women writers is receiving increasing critical attention, the literary relationships among American and Canadian women writers offer a relatively recent area for scholarly explorations of the influences and alignments crossing North America.
Guest edited by Jonathan Wright and Susan Flynn (London College of Communication, University of the Arts, London)
Our increased attention with new forms of citizenship, changing social landscapes and emergent sets of social relations suggest that Cultural Studies and its analyses of cultural products must rapidly evolve in order to stay relevant. Our visions of the future seem to be replete with fears of new social realities; new media technologies call us to question privacy, location, marginality, the ability to relate meaningfully with others, and the unequal distribution of material wealth. Are Cultural Studies equipped to deal with the theorization of these new realities?
The Man in the High Castle and Philosophy, edited by Bruce Krajewski and Joshua Heter, will be a book in Open Court Publishing Company’s Popular Culture and Philosophy series: http://www.opencourtbooks.com/categories/pcp.htm.The Saturn Award-nominated Amazon Production entitled "The Man in the High Castle" is based on the Philip K. Dick novel of the same name. The series explores a counter-factual history for a post-World War II USA, an answer to the question: What if the United States had lost WWII and been divided between Germany’s National Socialists and the Japanese?
Call for Papers for a Proposed Panel on Children’s Literature and Adaptation
Call for papers Conference Danielle Darrieux A Star Crossing the 20th Century Université Bordeaux Montaigne, the 4th and 5th May 2017 Daniel Darrieux was born May 1, 1917 in Bordeaux. Her career is exceptionally long (1931-2010) and covers several artistic fields: cinema, song, theatre, television, and music hall. However, no reference book has yet been devoted to her. The centenary of her birth is an opportunity to correct this oversight.
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON & PUNK SCHOLARS NETWORK PRESENT THE THIRD ANNUAL
In partnership with PIND (Punk is Not Dead)
A History of the Punk Scene in France (1976-2016)
THE ART OF PUNK
UNIVERSITY OF NORTHAMPTON
FRIDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2016
Third Annual PSN Conference
and Postgraduate Symposium
Panel title: "Fanfiction in Medieval Studies: What Do We Mean When We Say 'Fanfiction'?"
Conference: 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 11-14, 2017
Organizer: Dr Anna Wilson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract submission deadline Sept 15