The last decade has seen a return to religion in early modern studies. A previous generation of scholarship had sublimated questions of theology and religious identification in favor of the cultural studies "holy trinity" of race, class, and gender. However New Historicist criticism began to embrace and understand Renaissance texts through the lens of Reformation theological disputation and the religious environment in which individual texts were created. Shakespeare, the most towering figure of English Renaissance writing is no exception. As a case in point Stephen Greenblatt's popular biography of the author Will in the World spends ample time investigating the evidence for possible recusant sensibilities in that most English of writers.
Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence
"Writing Ireland: Identity, Memory, and Place"
In keeping with the special focus of SAMLA 85, we welcome papers that focus on the ways Irish identity, space, and memory are shaped through conventionally understood literary genres (poetry, fiction, drama, memoir) as well as work from related fields, including but not limited to art, critical theory, folklore, and film studies. This panel seeks to address recent trends in scholarship and the ways Irish identity (systemic or individual) and space are constructed and defined. By June 1, 2013, please send abstracts of no more than 300 words to Sarah Dyne, Georgia State University, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The annual conference of the Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand will be held at the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney, 20–22 November 2013 on the theme of 'Bibliography in the Digital Age'.
The Society invites abstracts for presentations relevant to the theme of the conference, ranging from digital scholarship, digital scholarly editions, digitising and promoting collections online through to antiquarian dealers and the material book in the digital age.
The deadline for this PAMLA session has been extended to May 12, 2013. Please submit your idea for a presentation, including title, 50-word abstract, and 500-word proposal, at the PAMLA website, www.pamla.org/2013. You will be asked to create an account in order to submit your material. In addition, please send a brief CV to the panel organizer, Dr. Logan Greene, at email@example.com. PAMLA will meet November 1-3, 2013, in San Diego, California.
This panel is an approved special session of PAMLA, following the success of a special session on this topic last year.
Call For Papers, Deadline: Monday, June 3rd, 2013
The Shakespearean Performance Research Group
of the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)
American Society for Theatre Research / Theatre Library Association 2013 Conference
November 7 – 10, 2013
The Fairmont Dallas Hotel
The Shakespearean Performance Research Group of the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) provides an ongoing home for the study of Shakespearean performance within ASTR.
Corporate Tools: Commercial Performance in Theory and Practice
American Society for Theatre Research Conference 2013
The 2013 ASTR/TLA Conference, "Post-Thematic Conference," will be held in November 7 - 10, 2013 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel.
Call for Papers: CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014.
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France are pleased to announce the organisation of an international conference on ʻCreating Myths as Narratives of Empowerment and Disempowermentʼ to be held at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba from 10 to 12 March 2014.
Interdisciplinary journal CASCA enables authors to publish papers in various areas of social sciences, culture and art. The journal publishes scientific papers and book reviews thematically related to literary theory, history of art, philosophy, anthropology, history, archeology, sociology, culturology, politicology, communicology, etc.
We are interested in publishing scientific and expert papers, book reviews, exhibition reviews, web portals, etc.
All the submitted papers are to undergo an adequate double blind peer review.
Call for Papers
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday – Sunday, October 11-13, 2013, St. Louis, MO
St. Louis Union Station Hotel, A Doubletree Hotel by Hilton
Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2013
Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to the following: