category: medieval

Perspectives from the Margins: Reexamining Movements, Figures, and Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta's Far Western Regional Conference
contact email: 
perspectives.abstracts@gmail.com

Sigma Tau Delta Far Western Regional Conference
November 13th-14th, 2015
Organized by the Sigma Tau Delta chapter at California State University, Fullerton

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

(UPDATE) CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

[ACLA 2016] Liquidly Queer: Fluids That Matter

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu; jrow@bu.edu

Slick, lubed, squirting, dry: bodies, fluids and the act of sex have long been sensually, erotically intertwined. But what would it look like to move from a poetics to a queer politics of fluids?

Kalmazoo 2016 – Perspectives on Henry Suso's Work on the 650th Anniversary of his Death

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS
contact email: 
iksnezor@gmail.com

The Bloody Stylus, the Mangled Doormat, and the Blossoming Rose: Perspectives on Henry Suso's Work on the 650th Anniversary of his Death

Kalmazoo 2016 – Roundtable: Teaching the Low Countries in Translation: Medieval Multilingualism and the Modern Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS
contact email: 
iksnezor@gmail.com

We invite submissions for this roundtable, which will consist of four to six short presentations followed by an open discussion.

[UPDATE] Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 18

Hell Studies: Presenting and Representing Hell (ICMS Kalamazoo 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Societas Daemonetica
contact email: 
burleyr@bc.edu

The Societas Daemonetica is accepting proposals for fifteen- to twenty-minute papers for the Hell Studies session Presenting and Representing Hell, to be held at the International Congress on Medieval

[Update] Chronicles and Grimoires: The Occult as Political Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS Kalamazoo 2016
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Whether seen in signs and portents, or read in grimoires or magic books, the occult in the premodern world is both marveled at and feared.

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, March 21-25, 2016, Seattle: Proposals Due 10/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
March 21st - 25th, 2016 – Seattle, Washington

Shakespeare's Italy (abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

Childhood/Innocence in Victorian Medievalism. The 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
Daniel.Najork@asu.edu

Though Victorian interest in the Middle Ages has been well-documented, the particular motivations for that interest deserve fuller attention.

CFP: CCLA Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively 28-30 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cclacongress2016@gmail.com

CFP: Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively

Labyrinth as Paradigm in Late Medieval and Early Modern Cultures (ACLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Victor Sierra Matute
contact email: 
vics@sas.upenn.edu

The opening session of La métaphore du labyrinthe, an interdisciplinary seminar organized by Roland Barthes during 1978 and 1979, reached two principal conclusions: first, that despite the apparent c

Animals, Animality, and National Identity (ACLA 3/17-3/20/2016; due 9/23/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kchez@bmcc.cuny.edu

This seminar will explore how national identities have been forged through the manipulation and deployment of animals and animality. How have animals, and ideas associated with such animals, been used to construct imagined communities? How have these constructions helped to strengthen or weaken national borders? How have assertions of imagined community, as expressed via relations with animals, overlapped with racial/ethnic identities?

In naming both animals and animality, I allude to the intersection of material practices with the representational appropriation of ideas and values of certain animals, which together forged the affective ties of groups or nations. The seminar also hopes to pursue issues surrounding the internal production of national identities by citizens and residents, as well as tensions arising when “outsiders” attempt to challenge, co-op, or otherwise influence these identities.

Call for papers and creative writing August 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
smatheson

The quint’s twenty eigth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

The Reception of Geoffrey of Monmouth in Medieval and Early Modern Britain, ICMS Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Shirley, Cardiff University
contact email: 
shirleyve@cardiff.ac.uk

Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia regum Britanniae' was one of the most popular versions of insular ‘British’ history in the medieval and early modern Britain.

Narratives of Forgetting and the Forgetting of Narratives - ICMS Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Program in Medieval Studies
contact email: 
danielle.bradley@rutgers.edu

Working forward from Mary Carruthers’ foundational work on the construction of memory structures, this panel seeks to understand medieval priorities of what to remember and what to forget.

CFP: Romance in Medieval Britain Conference 17th-19th August, 2016, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Romance in Medieval Britain Biennial conference
contact email: 
robert.rouse@ubc.ca

CFP: Romance in Medieval Britain Conference
17th-19th August, 2016
University of British Columbia, Vancouver

New Perspectives on Catherine of Siena and her Contemporaries – ICMS May 2016, Kalamazoo

full name / name of organization: 
Vernacular Devotional Cultures Group
contact email: 
Catherine Annette Grisé: grisec@mcmaster.ca

New Perspectives on Catherine of Siena and her Contemporaries

[UPDATE] Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: UPDATE

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

The Gender-Free Being, Kalamazoo ICMS 12-15 May 2016 SMFS Sponsored Session

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Kim, Associate Professor of English at Vassar College / Phoebe C. Linton, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu / phoebe.linton@ed.ac.uk

One of the SMFS sponsored series, this session on ‘The Gender-Free Being’ invites papers to consider portrayals of characters in medieval history, literature and art of any period or language that explore the extent to which an individual’s identity is distinct from their socially gendered, or sexual being.

[UPDATE] Panel on Lexicography and the Classics

full name / name of organization: 
CAMWS
contact email: 
LexicographyCAMWS@gmail.com

CFP: Panel on Lexicography and the Classics

Unhappy Families: Literary Inheritance in the Fifteenth Century (ICMS Kalamazoo 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists@Penn
contact email: 
daviesd@sas.upenn.edu

Call for Papers
A Roundtable Sponsored by Medievalists@Penn
at the 51st International Congress of Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2016

The Consolations of Philology - ICMS Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin S.W. Barootes (McGill University)
contact email: 
benjamin.barootes@mail.mcgill.ca

Fairy Tales in Society and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com

This panel session will feature the manner in which fairy tales reflect and influence values and ideals of their respective society and culture.

Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

In contrast to the ongoing childhood studies, humanistic gerontology is still largely an unexplored research area, despite more and more attention being paid to old age by historians, sociologists and

Touching Hoccleve - ICMS 2016, Kalamazoo

full name / name of organization: 
The International Hoccleve Society
contact email: 
hocclevesociety@gmail.com

Recent work in such fields as disability studies, book history, affect studies, the history of emotions, and cultural studies has raised provocative questions about the writings of Thomas Hoccleve,

Call for Papers; 'The Animal Turn in Medieval Health Studies, International Medieval Congress, University of Leeds, July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sunny Harrison
contact email: 
medievalanimalhealth@gmail.com

Please find below a CfP for the International Medieval Congress, University of Leed, July 2016; ‘The Animal Turn in Medieval Health Studies’

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eshabliy@tulane.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Call for Proposals:'Identity, Intimacy' conference - Toronto, 30-31 October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Extended deadline for proposals: 5 September, 2015

For detailed CFP, see http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - issue 5 call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevan

Recovering Staging Practices in Medieval Drama - abstract due 8/31/15; conference 10–13 March 2016 Sarasota, FL

full name / name of organization: 
New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
arlynda.boyer@mail.utoronto.ca

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 31 AUGUST 2015

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

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