Shakespeare scholars regularly encounter social justice issues in the material that we study and teach. Most often in the classroom our engagement with such issues takes the form of thematic identification and critical parsing. Yet we struggle to form more direct, material connections between coursework and social justice work. This book is for professors of early modern literature who want to heighten the intellectual impact of their courses by thoughtfully using their classrooms as laboratories for social formation and action.
Call for Proposals
14th Annual Red River Graduate Student Conference (RRGSC)
Hearing Marginalized Voices: Otherness, Statelessness, and Cultural Isolation
March 24 and 25, 2017
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
The annual Minnesota Writing and English Conference(MNWE) will be held at Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, Minnesota on March 31, 2017-April 1, 2017. The theme of the conference is "Connecting Landscapes." Our age of globalization and virtual communities can obscure the reality that we are all literally grounded in our landscapes, our locales and institutional sites. MnWE's theme, Connecting Landcapes, invites us to consider the most fruitful ways of connecting geographical and metaphorical landscapes. As English educators, we speak of discovering "where we stand" on issues, of being "moved" by words and images, and of using languagae to change others' positions and points of view and create movement.
A One-day Conference at the University of Chichester. West Sussex. UK
Saturday May 27th 2017
Co-organised by Dr Miles Leeson and David Clayton
Department of English & Creative Writing
The conference aims to extend the discussion of British women’s writing that was initiated at the University of Hull in June 2016.
English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on The Classroom of Literature
. . . . we moved together out of the clutch of the Fates, inhabitors of a world without doom; with a scratching, licking and chewing of pens, a whisper and passing of jokes, a titter of tickling, a grumble of labour, a vague stare at the wall in a dream. . . . (Laurie Lee, Cider with Rosie)
On odd numbered years since the first October the Blackfriars Playhouse opened, scholars from around the world have gathered in Staunton, during the height of the Shenandoah Valley’s Fall colors, to hear lectures, see plays, and explore early modern theatre. In 2017, the American Shakespeare Center’s Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners, to share ideas about Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate.
We are pleased to invite you to attend the international conference Rethinking Directions in Language Teaching and Researching to be held In Bielsko-Biala, Poland, on June 8-9, 2017.
The aim of this conference organized by the Department of English Studies at the University of Bielsko-Biala is to bring together researchers in the fields of linguistics, translation and teaching to share their research achievements, discuss topics of interest and exchange views on various aspects of English language studies.
The following scholars have agreed to give plenary talks during the conference:
prof. Olga Dontcheva-Navrátilová, Masaryk University, the Czech Republic
Writing as a Way of Being HumanAssembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning2017 Summer Conference YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, COJune 22-25, 2017
The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposted images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, July 20-23, 2017. We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars. We also enourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.
The twelfth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia on Friday, May 19, 2017. We invite proposals for session topics, panel discussions, and scholarly papers in English on any subjects relating to American, British, French, Hispanic, Russian, German, or Slavic literature or language, as well as composition, philosophy, history, translation, the general humanities, interdisciplinary studies, and pedagogy. Reading times for individual paper presentations are limited to 15 minutes.