category: medieval

Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles, Kalamazoo 2016, May 16th-20th

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
contact email: 
womenswritingmedievalinstitute@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in our session “Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles” at the 2016 meeting of the International Congress of Medieval Studies, May 12 – 16

Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles, May 12¬-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
contact email: 
womenswritingmedievalinstitute@gmail.com

We invite you to participate in our session “Women’s Words: Female Instruction in the Medieval British Isles” at the 2016 meeting of the International Congress of Medieval Studies, May 12 – 16

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

Disability in the Visual Sphere--abstract due 9/30/15, conference 3/17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
natalie.prizel@yale.edu

This panel seeks to explore the category of disability as something that is perceived and performed in the visual sphere.

What Devils Say

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association (TEMA): International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
torabik@tamu.edu

Devils are everywhere in medieval literature, disturbing, challenging, and violating conventional spatio-temporal constraints as they move freely between worlds in order to torment the holy, spread di

Gower and Medicine

full name / name of organization: 
Eve Salisbury / Accessus: A Journal of Premodern Literature and New Media
contact email: 
eve.salisbury@wmich.edu

Recent innovations in narrative medicine, cognitive science, and theories of the body's experience of pain have opened up new paths of inquiry into literary work from the Middle Ages to our own postmo

'Hit iseie aboc iwrite': Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts (Kzoo 2016--deadline Sept. 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society
contact email: 
jcbleds@emory.edu

The Early Middle English Society invites paper proposals for our session, “‘Hit iseie aboc iwrite’: Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Vernacular Devotional Manuscripts,” at the 51st Internationa

Medieval Graduate Student Symposium: At The University of North Texas March 3-4, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas
contact email: 
mickey.abel@unt.edu

Sponsored by AVISTA

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AVISTA Prize $200.

The Medieval “Freak Show”: Putting the Monstrous on Display in the Middle Ages (SEMA 2015 - Oct. 22-24, Little Rock)

full name / name of organization: 
mearcstapa - mearcstapa.org
contact email: 
stefaniegoyette@gmail.com

Session sponsored by mearcstapa
SEMA (Southeast Medieval Association) Conference Oct. 22-24 in Little Rock, Arkansas

New Journal: The Bulletin of International Association for Robin Hood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu; valerie.johnson@lmc.gatech.edu

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies (IARHS) is pleased to announce the creation of a new, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin H

"Remeasuring Lyrical Pain" -- Seminar CFP -- ACLA Annual Meeting, Cambridge, MA, March 17–20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Tabak / Brown University
contact email: 
jessica_tabak@brown.edu

In recent scholarship, lyric emerges as a privileged form for expressing, simulating, and circulating pain: its formal flexibility, non-narrative structure, and somatic elements allow lyric to evoke a

Jews and Christian Materiality 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Shamma Boyarin
contact email: 
sboyarin@uvic.ca

In the conclusion to her Christian Materiality (2011), Caroline Walker Bynum opens the door to an expansion of her discussion of medieval materiality and religion to Judaism and Islam: “Understandin

JEWISH WOMEN IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND (ROUNDTABLE) - KALAMAZOO, 12-15 MAY 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Williams Boyarin (University of Victoria)
contact email: 
aboyarin@uvic.ca

UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

The uneasy boundary between madness and love asserts itself throughout recorded history.

Gender and Emotion: Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2016, University of Hull, 6th - 8th January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
d.black@hull.ac.uk

The grief-stricken faces at Edward’s deathbed in the Bayeux Tapestry; the ambiguous ‘ofermod’ in The Battle of Maldon; the body-crumpling anguish of the Virgin witnessing the Man of Sorrows; the

[Update] Image Matter: Art and Materiality (AAH New Voices conference); Manchester, 6 Nov 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

Image Matter: Art and Materiality
AAH Students New Voices Conference
MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University
6 November 2015

Science Fiction in the Middle Ages and the Middle Ages in Science Fiction -- NeMLA 2016 Panel (Hartford, CT)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy S. Miller, Sarah Lawrence College (Northeast MLA)
contact email: 
ts.tsmiller@gmail.com

Medieval European literature played a defining role in the development of modern fantasy fiction, and genre fantasy has already received a great deal of critical attention in the academic study of med

Lacunae: Noticing What Is Not There - Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society of Medievalists
contact email: 
stephanie.morley@smu.ca

The Canadian Society of Medievalists invites abstracts for 20-minute papers for its session, "Lacunae: Noticing What Is Not There", to be held at the International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kala

Loving and Hating Lydgate - Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Lydgate Society
contact email: 
lydgatesociety@gmail.com

In its five hundred years of reception, responses to John Lydgate’s poetry have varied between extremes.

Lydgate as Formal Innovator - Kalamazoo 2016 sponsored session

full name / name of organization: 
Lydgate Society
contact email: 
lydgatesociety@

While historicist approaches to Lydgate have played a large role in the poet’s now decades-old critical recuperation, all along this recuperation has also been alert to the formal dimensions of his

The Senses in Medieval & Renaissance Europe: Sight and Visual Perception

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland/UCD
contact email: 
medrenforum@gmail.com

Deadline: 8 November 2015

Fanfiction in Medieval Studies @ 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Wilson
contact email: 
anna.wilson@utoronto.ca

Panel: Fanfiction In Medieval Studies
Conference: 51st International Congress in Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan (May 12-15, 2016)
Organizer: Anna Wilson

CFP: "A Feel for the Text: Affect Theory and Literary Critical Practice" (Edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Ahern
contact email: 
stephen.ahern@acadiau.ca

Ever since Massumi posited the autonomy of affect and Sedgwick called for us to pay more attention to the felt “texture” of experience, there has been a surge of interest across the humanities and

2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

CFP: Dissecting the Page: Medical Paratexts Conference, Glasgow, Friday 11 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
medicalparatexts@gmail.com

Dissecting the Page: Medical Paratexts
Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ
9am-6pm, Friday 11 September 2015

[UPDATE] Transforming Male Devotional Practices from the Medieval to the Early Modern, 16th and 17th September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Huddersfield
contact email: 
devotionalpracticeconference@gmail.com

Keynote speaker announced: Professor Anthony Bale (Birkbeck, University of London)

Extended deadline for abstracts: 20th July 2015

Logic & Letters: Reason as Literary Method, NeMLA 2016, Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Diller, Rutgers University
contact email: 
met.diller@rutgers.edu

This panel focuses on the classical through the early modern periods, and seeks to discuss some of the cognitive frameworks that are either behind, or can be translated, into reading and writing.

Horror (ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal, March 17th-20th, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Dudley, Mount Saint Mary's University; Chris McVey, Boston University
contact email: 
dudley@msmary.edu; cmcvey@bu.edu

Horror

ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal
March 17th-20th, Harvard University

"With Nicholas Watson: Middle Time: Past, Present, and Future" at Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard Department of English Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
helencushman@fas.harvard.edu

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"With Emily Thornbury: Dark Age Classicisms" at Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard Department of English Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
helencushman@fas.harvard.edu

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[UPDATE] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: July 31; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

Reconsidering Sodomy

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
james.mulder@tufts.edu

Following Foucault’s description of sodomy as “that utterly confused category,” literary scholars like Jonathan Goldberg and Alan Bray, among others, have continued to theorize the ways in which

Footprints of Orpheus: Cult, Topoi, and Character in Medieval and Early Modern Britain--abstract deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association Conference, Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
Please submit proposals via the NeMLA website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/cfp and access Session # 15726

Footprints of Orpheus: Cult, Topoi, and Character in Medieval and Early Modern Britain

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality” due Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit academic papers, creative writings, and artistic pieces that adhere to this issue’s theme of feminist LGBTQ+ intersectionality.

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