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CFP - Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:04pm
MEMS Festival 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 29, 2022

Join us in Canterbury and online for the eighth annual MEMS Festival at the University of Kent. This two-day event celebrates medieval and early modern history from c. 400 – 1800, and welcomes a wide range of interdisciplinary research topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and material culture. MEMSFest aims to be a friendly space in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academics can share ideas and foster conversations, whilst building a greater sense of community. Undergraduates in their final year of study are also welcome at the conference.

 

The Imaginary Voyage. New, Other, Virtual Worlds, from Thule to the Cyberspace.

updated: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:04pm
Riccardo Antonangeli / University of Rome "Sapienza"
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022

The Imaginary Voyage. New, Other, Virtual Worlds, from Thule to the Cyberspace. 

 

 

 

«Onore e gloria a questa moltitudine di viaggiatori e gubernetes dell’immaginazione, nocchieri e piloti sconosciuti, o conosciuti come profeti,filosofi, scrittori, poeti; quasi nessuno di loro ebbe a subire danni, essendo il solo incidente possibile una panne della fantasia.»

 

Daniele Del Giudice, Meccanica per viaggi al limite del conosciuto.

 

 

 

Annual Conference CFP--Rocky Mountain Medieval & Renaissance Association

updated: 
Friday, March 18, 2022 - 11:59am
Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The 54th annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association will take place in person in Salt Lake City, June 16-18, 2022 on the theme of “Navigating Medieval Spaces: Real and Imagined.” 

The conference will be held at the University of Utah, with remote options available for those who cannot travel. In addition to regular sessions and a keynote address, events will include a plenary session highlighting some of the Marriott Library's rare books and manuscripts. We are excited to host a variety of events this year ranging from works-in-progress workshops and pedagogy panels to research presentations.  

CFP Fair Unknowns: Extending the Corpus of Arthurian Texts

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 2:30pm
Michael A Torregrossa / Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

CFP Fair Unknowns: Extending the Corpus of Arthurian Texts

 

Sponsored by the Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain

 

Collection edited by Carl Sell, Lock Haven University, and Michael A. Torregrossa, Independent Scholar.

 

Proposals due by 1 June 2022

 

 

The Review of English and American Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 10:12pm
The English and American Literature Association (EALA), Taiwan
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 30, 2022

The Review of English and American Literature

 

Call for Papers

 


 

CFP Performing Medievalism

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
Ellie Chadwick & Ollie Jones, University of Bristol and University of York, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED -- CFP: Performing Medievalism: Tricks, Tips and Tropes from Early Artistic Practice for the Modern-Day Performer 

 

Medieval Rebellion and Modern Insurrectionism

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
MLA Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

How might medieval dissent, rebellion, and class conflict shed new light on modern insurrectionism? What new historiographic questions might we ask, or positions might we take, on Middle English literature in view of contemporary events?

Old English, Middle English, and Contemporary Trans Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:00pm
MLA Middle English and Old English Forums
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

This session invites innovative work at the intersection of Old or Middle English and Trans Studies, particularly work that reflects on the development and increasing variety of Trans Studies in these fields.

Middle English Encounters with Islamicate and Persianate Cultures

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:59pm
MLA Middle English Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 18, 2022

What understandings of Persianate or Islamicate texts, societies, or cultures do Middle English texts show? How do their engagements with those traditions inflect their views of their own political, aesthetic, and cultural investments?

“Re-new-al: connecting culture and history, past and present” MMLA 2022 Permanent Session: Old and Middle English Language and Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:56pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

“Re-new-al: connecting culture and history, past and present” 

MMLA 2022 Permanent Session: Old and Middle English Language and Literature 

 

The general conference theme “post-now” presents some very current and relevant possibilities for the study of late antique and medieval English languages and literatures.  Any proposal that considers this theme in general will be welcome, but two foci will be of particular interest. 

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

updated: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:11pm
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

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).

 

Intersectionality in the Early Global World

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 2:51pm
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Research on the premodern intersection of race, gender, and sexuality has steadily increased as a result of the efforts of a diverse group of scholars working across traditional periodization and geographic limits. Nevertheless, a great deal of work remains to be done to understand the many varieties of ways such aspects of identities intersected and were mobilized or challenged in the marking of difference. 

Sources in Early Poetics

updated: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 - 5:24am
Brill & Poetics before Modernity
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

SOURCES IN EARLY POETICS (Brill)

Proposals are invited for a new edition and translation series with Brill!

Join us for an online launch event on 16 March, 17:30-19:00 GMT, featuring addresses from the editors and a roundtable discussion with Prof. Gavin Alexander (Cambridge), Prof. Rita Copeland (Penn), Dr Lara Harb (Princeton), Dr Aglae Pizzone (Southern Denmark), and Prof. Filippomaria Pontani (Venice). Free registration via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sources-in-early-poetics-launch-and-roundta...

Fictions of the Sacred

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:25pm
Medieval French LLC, MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The omnipresence of religious rhetoric in medieval French culture is among the most salient and often among the most alienating cultural juggernauts faced by students and scholars alike. Yet, sacred biography–hagiographical, Marian, and Christological–has not fully found its place in the discipline of medieval French studies.

New Directions in Feminist and Queer Readings of Medieval French Literature: A Session in Honor of Simon Gaunt

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:06pm
Medieval French LLC, MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Simon Gaunt’s research interests were remarkably varied: from Romance philology to psychoanalysis, postcolonial studies, and beyond. This panel honors one important part of his legacy: his groundbreaking feminist and queer readings of medieval literature. Two of his monographs stand out in this regard. The influential Gender and Genre in Medieval French Literature (1995)offers a remarkably broad map of the ways whereby different genres—chansons de geste, romance, troubadour lyrics, hagiography, and fabliaux—both construe and trouble notions of masculinity and femininity. Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Literature: Martyrs to Love (2006) is concerned with the interplay of death and desire in courtly texts.

Call For Papers International Conference: The Traces of the Colorful Souls: Visual & Material Arts in the Chromatic Middle Ages

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 8:59am
CAPIRE Research Group
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Conference dates: March 2-4th, 2022

CFP deadline: 1st february

Place: Madrid (Spain)

Organised by: Medieval Colors Network. Universidad Complutense de Madrid (CAPIRE Research Group), Freie Universität Berlin, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Università di Bologna, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne y Helsingin Yliopisto.

New Visions of Julian of Norwich

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:36pm
Alicia Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 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)

Medieval Care

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 2:24pm
Medieval Studies Institute at Indiana University–Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

33rd Annual Indiana University Medieval Studies Symposium: “Medieval Care” 

Virtual Symposium: March 25-26, 2022

2022 Salzburg Easter School | MA and PhD Forum | Romantic Fairy Tales into Opera

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:39am
Salzburg Easter School 2022 | Salzburg University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022


2022 Salzburg Easter School – MA- and PhD-Forum

In the context of the 2022 Salzburg Easter Festival

4-8 April 2022, Salzburg University

Romantic Fairy Tales into Opera 

 

2022 NEH Summer Seminar "Printing and the Book During the Reformation: 1450-1650" at Ohio State University

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:28am
James Madison University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Please consider applying to the forthcoming National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers on continuity and change in the production, dissemination, and reading of Western European books during the 200 years following the advent of printing with movable type. The seminar will pose the governing question of whether the advent of printing was a necessary precondition for the Protestant Reformation. Participants will consider ways in which elements such as book layout, typography, illustration, and paratext (e.g., prefaces, glosses, and commentaries) shaped the responses of readers.

Update_TACMRS 2022 Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 11:27am
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

The Sixteenth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (TACMRS)

 

21–22 October 2022 Tamkang University New Taipei City, Taiwan

 

UPDATE: This conference will be a hybrid conference, with both in-person and virtual presentations.

 

Call for Papers

 

Engaging the Audience: From Antiquity to the Renaissance

 

 

Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference 2022: Medicine and Healing

updated: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:26pm
Oxford Medieval Graduate Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Oxford Medieval Graudate Conference is thrilled to open its call-for-papers for our 2022 conference on 'Medicine and Healing'. The conference will be held in person at Ertegun House, Oxford, on the 21st and 22nd of April, 2022.

We invite graduate students to send proposals of up to 250 words to oxgradconf@gmail.com by 15th January, on any topic related to medieval medicine and healing. Examples of areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

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.

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