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Solace in Indian in Writing English

updated: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 6:34am
SIWE
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort.    E B White

Literature always gives joy, comfort, and solace to everyone who is in search of it. The poems inspire and kindle our thoughts, the novels drive us to have patience and look for new paths, the drama reflects lives in miniature form, the essays make us ponder on the subtle observation of life, autobiographies motivate and lead us to the path of glory….there is no end to describe what literature is and how it shapes our lives. We at times advertently/ inadvertently drink, consume and digest literature. The famous English essayist Francis Bacon aptly puts, “Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability.”

Special Issue: Premodern Otherness (Otherness: Essays and Studies 9.1)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Premodern Otherness: Encounters with and Expressions of the Other in Classical Antiquity, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods, Autumn 2022.

 

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of Otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

 

Deadline approaching: Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 8:54am
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media (The title may change) contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

He wrapped himself in regal garments and fastened the sash.

When Gilgamesh placed his crown on his head,

a princess Ishtar raised her eyes to the beauty of Gilgamesh.

Race, Race-Thinking, and Identity in the Global Middle Ages

updated: 
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 10:39am
Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

Speculum Themed Issue: "Race, Race-Thinking, and Idntity in the Global Middle Ages" Call for Papers

Editors:

François-Xavier Fauvelle, Collège de France

Nahir Otaño Gracia, University of New Mexico

Cord J. Whitaker, Wellesley College

 

Early British Literature Conference CFP

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:37pm
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 3, 2022

The 29th Annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature will take place at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, 22-23 April 2022. A conference known for its supportive and collegial atmosphere for teachers and scholars of Early British Literature, the organizers invite abstracts and panel or roundtable proposals on any of British literature before 1800. The conference theme this year is Kindred Communities. However, the conference encourages engagement with all aspects of Early British Literature from its beginnings through the 18th century, including teaching, interpretation, and scholarship.

New Visions of Julian of Norwich

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:49pm
Alicia Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 2, 2022

NEW VISIONS OF JULIAN OF NORWICH

Somerville College, Oxford, 15th-16th July 2022

Organisers: Antje E. Chan (Lincoln College, Oxford), Godelinde Gertrude Perk (Somerville, Oxford), Raphaela Rohrhofer (Somerville, Oxford), Alicia Smith (English Faculty, Oxford)

Extended Deadline: Unsettling Poetry Pedagogy (Edited volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:48pm
Caroline Gelmi/UMass Dartmouth and Lizzy LeRud/Georgia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Call for Proposals: Unsettling Poetry Pedagogy

Editors: Caroline Gelmi, UMass Dartmouth and Lizzy LeRud, Georgia Institute of Technology

EXTENDED Proposal deadline: Wednesday December 1, 2021.

A note from the editors about the deadline extension:

We’re so grateful for the many exciting proposals we’ve received so far. Because we’re now inviting additional contributions in a few targeted areas, we’ve extended the deadline to facilitate these new submissions. We’re still happy to accept proposals on a variety of topics (see the original cfp below for a full list of ideas), but we’re especially interested in the following:

AESTHETICS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN POETRY

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 1:46am
ANZAMEMS 2022 CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION AND EMOTION
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

ANZAMEMS 2022 CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION AND EMOTION

CFP - PANEL ON AESTHETICS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN POETRY

UPDATED - ONLINE PRESENTATIONS NOW ACCEPTED AND DEADLINE EXTENDED.

We invite scholarly proposals for papers on aesthetics in medieval and early modern poetry (c. 400 to 1800), as part of a panel or panels being established at ANZAMEMS 2022. The link to the main website and call for papers is here: https://www.anzamems2021.com/

Popular Culture and the Deep Past, 2022: The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:56am
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

On February 11-12, 2022, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host its biennial celebration of Popular Culture and the Deep Past (PCDP) at the Ohio State University, with "The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food."

“The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food.”

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:54am
The Ohio State University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) of The Ohio State University invites paper abstracts for our biennial celebration of Popular Culture and the Deep Past (PCDP), which will take place on February 11-12, 2022. The theme is “The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food.” Papers of approximately 20 minutes can be given in person or via Zoom.

Topics might include recipe books as literary texts, cooking and eating as social practices, and the pleasures and perils of recreating historic dishes. Speakers may also propose small-scale cooking demonstrations.

Renaissance Conference of Southern California 65th Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:49am
Renaissance Conference of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 8, 2021

RENAISSANCE CONFERENCE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

65th Annual Conference

Saturday, 19 March 2022

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for our 65th Annual Conference, to be held in-person (public health considerations permitting) at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

The conference will feature a

PLENARY ROUNDTABLE,

“Cross-Cultural Currents in Early Modern Studies,”

with

Call for Chapter Abstracts for Edited Collection

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:11pm
Leslie R. Malland, University of Texas Permian Basin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

I am seeking chapter submissions for an interdisciplinary edited collection concerning medieval and early modern medicine (from 1300-1700). The book will be interdisciplinary in nature. I am also especially interested in feminist and queer perspectives. It will focus on the influence of the ‘empirical turn’ (the scientific revolution of the 16th and 17th centuries) in Western medicine. It will include topics on any aspect of medicine, including but not limited to animal medicine, medical recipes, treatments, education, and facilities. The audience will be academic in nature, and I will seek publication with academic presses.

Medieval French Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 2:25pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

This board-sponsored session welcomes presentations that deal with literature from the Middle Ages (pre-16th century). Topics can cover a wide variety of aspects related but not limited to gender, sexuality, feminism, global history, etc.

Please submit abstracts of 200-250 words and indicat if any A/V equipment is required. Upload your proposal via the NeMLA website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/19473

Dante Decolonizer: Poet of Justice

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 8:08pm
Catherine Adoyo (George Washington University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

The Dante sponsored session is designed to engage the poet’s interrogation and exploration of Justice as a fundamental ethical imperative that is rooted in the active free will of knowing and conscientious members of society and transcends contemporary debates about the purview or the limits of Retributive Justice, Distributive Justice, Procedural Justice, and Restorative Justice. 

The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Medieval and Renaissance Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

42nd Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum:

The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Keene State College

Keene, NH, USA

Friday and Saturday April 29-30, 2022

 

Call for Papers and Sessions

We are delighted to announce that the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Forum: The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance will take place on Friday, April 29 and Saturday April 30, 2022 at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. The fourth in a series of five annual conferences dedicated to the five senses, the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Forum will focus on all culinary and savory experiences in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

 

18th Tolkien at University of Vermont Conference

updated: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:15am
Tolkien at University of Vermont Conference/ University of Vermont
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

This is our 18th  annual conference held on Saturday, April 2nd at the UVM campus. The theme is Tolkien’s Histories and the Idea of History in Middle-earth.  Possibilities include theories of history, the placement of Tolkien himself within historical discourse, the impact of European historical events, the influence of ancient and medieval histories, the play of genre, the history of sexuality, of race, of gender, of science, of religion, the histories within Tolkien's legendarium and in cinematic adaptations, and much more. Submitted abstracts need not be on the theme; all will be considered. Our keynote will be delivered by Dr. Gergely Nagy. There will be a virtuql component to this conference, and we will accept virtual delivery. 

“FORGING AHEAD: FAKES, FABRICATIONS, AND FACSIMILES IN CULTURAL AND LITERARY HISTORY—MEDIEVAL TO MODERN”

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

A two-day conference: Thursday, May 5-Friday, May 6, 2022

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Plenary speakers: Siân Echard (Professor of English, University of British Columbia); Aaron T. Pratt (Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin); and Robert Spoo (Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tulsa).

 

CFP Eikón Imago Journal 2023. Imago, ius, religio. Religious Iconographies in Illustrated Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books (9th -20th Centuries)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:26pm
Eikón Imago Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

CFP Eikón Imago Journal 2023. Imago, ius, religio. Religious Iconographies in Illustrated Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books (9th -20th Centuries)

Imago, ius, religio.Religious Iconographies in Illustrated Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books (9th -20th Centuries) https://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/EIKO/announcement/view/389

Special Guest Editors: Maria Alessandra Bilotta & Gianluca del Monaco

Othello's Island: 9th Annual Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:23pm
CVAR
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Othello's Island - Nicosia, Cyprus 2022

The Annual Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies

5 and 6 April  2022 - CVAR, Nicosia Cyprus​

With site visit by coach to see medieval and renaissance Cyprus on 7 April 2022

 

Women and Power -- Shakespeare's Globe

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:23pm
Shakespeare's Globe
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Women and Power: Call for Papers

 

As part of our forthcoming Women and Power festival at Shakespeare’s Globe, we are bringing together scholars and practitioners for a one-day, online symposium to be held on Friday 10 December.

Networks of Song and Story: Convent and Community in Medieval France

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 1:22pm
A Special Session at ICMS, Kalamazoo 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

This session adopts an interdisciplinary approach to women’s communities centered at French religious houses, and interprets creative, devotional, and other kinds of output inspired by these institutional contexts. How did music, art, liturgies, and literature figure in representations and articulations of these women’s voices? We consider how such works created networks among writers, readers, and performers, and we investigate how convents, functioning as inspiration and narrative loci, shaped lyric and text. We aim to newly demonstrate how particular institutional contexts framed gendered expression and communal life, and how particular works reflected and fashioned women’s voices, within and beyond convent walls.

Justice (CEA in Birmingham 3/31-4/2/22)

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:14pm
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

The College English Association’s 52nd national conference, from March 31-April 2, 2022, will focus on the theme of justice, and will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, where the freedom ensured by civil rights has been contested by the government in both the past and present. Birmingham’s notoriety as a focal point of the Civil Rights Movement, including the Birmingham Campaign, the imprisonment of Martin Luther King, Jr., and the writing of his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” is matched by the city’s renown for forging steel, founding Veteran’s Day, and hosting the USA’s second-oldest drag queen pageant.

Special Issue of the Journal of the International Arthurian Society on Arthurian Medievalism

updated: 
Friday, September 10, 2021 - 12:13pm
Journal of the International Arthurian Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Journal of the International Arthurian Society (JIAS) welcomes submissions for a special issue (2022, volume 10) on Arthurian medievalism, or post-medieval adaptations, re- imaginings and recreations of medieval Arthurian texts, artefacts and spaces (real or imagined). The guest editors seek especially interdisciplinary and co-disciplinary explorations of how Arthurian myth makes meaning in a range of media, including (but not limited to) literary texts, television, film, games, visual arts, architecture, commodity culture, experiential medievalism, the heritage sector, and geographical spaces.

POWER, EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT

updated: 
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 5:56am
Festival Culture Research and Education
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The Festival Culture Research and Education Network will publish the Journal of Festival Culture Inquiry and Analysis.

This open-access peer-reviewed journal focus on strong and serious submissions that foregrounds inquiry on festival culture that would not necessarily fall under festival culture because of its inter-, multi-, trans- or cross-disciplinary dimension.

'POWER, EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT'

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