category: medieval

CEA 2016 Book History CFP

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association Book History CFP
contact email: 
erin.bistline@ttu.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 47th annual conference.

Making Common Causes Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)
contact email: 
alecc2016@gmail.com

Global climate change, soil depletion, the enclosure of the commons, the acidification of the oceans, ground water contamination, mass extinctions: in a context in which the environmental crises of t

Reminder: "Literature in the First Year Seminar" roundtable session (deadline 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Greenwell / NeMLA 2016 Hartford, CT (March 17-20)
contact email: 
greenwellamm@gmail.com

First Year Seminar courses provide a way for first year students to undertake the rigors of intellectual study in an environment supportive of the transition they undergo as they enter college.

[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

Apollon Undergraduate Research CFP -- 30 SEPT 15

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Romance Ecologies - Kalamazoo ICMS 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Romance Society
contact email: 
fjm508@york.ac.uk

Ecology is concerned with the relationship between living creatures and their environments. Increasingly, this relationship is considered to be culturally, as well as biologically, constructed.

UPDATE - Teaching Space, Place, and Literature (due September 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Short Articles/'Notes'

full name / name of organization: 
The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language
contact email: 
webbjll@gmail.com

The Birmingham Journal of Literature and Language (BJLL) is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually, both electronically and in print by The University of Birmingham.

Chapter needed for volume on dead mothers in the cultural imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Berit Åström/ Umeå University
contact email: 
berit.astrom

Call for a chapter to fill a gap in an edited collection entitled Missing, Presumed Dead: the Absent Mother in the Cultural Imagination.

[UPDATE] 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

Medieval Equestrianism: Theory and Practice - Thematic Sessions at the 2016 Leeds International Medieval Congress

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasija Ropa
contact email: 
Anastasija.Ropa@lspa.lv; Timothy Dawson

Medieval Equestrianism: Theory and Practice
Thematic Sessions at the 2016 Leeds International Medieval Congress

UNT Critical Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
untgradenglish@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature -- 11/7/15

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta of Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

English at Play: A Conference on Language and Literature
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
full name / name of organization:

Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture, Graduate Conference, March 11-12, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
gillanth@umich.edu, scoursey@umich.edu

Word Hoard Issue #5: Scum and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Word Hoard is soliciting articles, essays, interviews, creative pieces, and other publishable works on the theme of “Scum and Villainy” for our fifth issue.

Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2016 New Voices Conference.

Forgotten Books and Cultural Memory, May 27–28 2016, Abstracts due February 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Taipei Tech Department of English (National Taipei University of Technology)
contact email: 
forgottenbookstaipei@gmail.com

Literary history is full of forgetting—both forced and natural. Manuscripts and books have been forgotten as a result of conquest, language changes, and politics.

CFP: The Interlingual Poetics of Chaucer's Book of the Duchess: English, French, Franglais? (ICMS-Kalamazoo, May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Fumo (Florida State University)
contact email: 
jfumo@fsu.edu

The Interlingual Poetics of Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess: English, French, Franglais? (paper session)
Contact: Jamie Fumo, Florida State University

CFP: International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 12 – 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Early English and Norse Electronic Texts / Piers Plowman Electronic Archive
contact email: 
Jim Knowles <jrknowle@ncsu/edu>

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Is There a Text in This Field? Middle English Canonical Texts and the Edition of Record (Roundtable)

Contact: Jim Knowles, NC State University

Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2016 New Voices Conference.

Kalamazoo 2016 - The Playful Reader

full name / name of organization: 
The 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS), May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
serinap@alumni.ubc.ca

Game Cultures Society
http://gameculturessociety.org/

The Playful Reader (paper session)

Editing for Form: Attending to Manuscript Realities / Kalamazoo 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Renaissance Studies / Purdue University
contact email: 
mccarter@purdue.edu

This proposed session asks us to consider form in medieval and modern contexts, specifically responding to discussion taking place during Session 218 of last year’s Congress, “Reconsidering Form a

“Seeking Harbor in Our Histories: Lights in the Darkness, April 1¬2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts”

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
aswmsubmissions@gmail.com

Goddess Scholarship draws on historical, ethnographic and folk sources, among others, to document and honor the sacred and mundane stories which animate the traditions and spiritual lives of our globa

ON NEARNESS, ORDER, AND THINGS: COLLECTING AND MATERIAL CULTURE 1400 TO TODAY; April 8-9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northrop Frye Centre and Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
nfc@utoronto.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

ON NEARNESS, ORDER, AND THINGS:
COLLECTING AND MATERIAL CULTURE 1400 TO TODAY
Top of Form

Sidney Studies: New Circles, New Voices (51st Annual Congress on Medieval Studies: May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
nandraperry@tamu.edu

Sponsored by the International Sidney Society, "New Circles, New Voices" invites dialogue between established and emerging Sidneian scholars.

Sideian Poetics: Making Sense (51st Annual Congress on Medieval Studies: May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
nandraperry@tamu.edu

Sponsored by the International Sidney society, "Sidneian Poetics: Making Sense" invites attention to the role of bodies and bodily sensation in Sidneian poetics, ethics, and epistemologies.

Sidneian Networks: Medieval to Post-Modern (51st Annual Congress on Medieval Studies: May 12-15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
nandraperry@tamu.edu

Sponsored by the International Sidney Society, this conference session seeks to expand the traditional circumference of the "Sidney Circle" centered on the literary legacies of Philip and Mary Sidney.

Dance in Literature | Literature as Dance - registration open - Thursday 10th September 2015, London

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lynsey McCulloch (Coventry University)
contact email: 
lynsey.mcculloch@coventry.ac.uk

Coventry University is running a small, one-day working symposium next month in London on the subject of dance and literature. It will include short talks, activities and networking.

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
Will be held on the campus of California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
Abstracts due October 10th

New Technologies for Medieval and Renaissance Italy, March 17–20, 2016 (47th NEMLA Convention) Hartford Connecticut

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This roundtable on digital humanities and computer-assisted technology welcomes proposals dealing not only with the most famous figures of the times but also with chronicles, religious works, illumina

CFP on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE. Conference 22-25 March 2016 in Seattle, WA.

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, Area Chair, Sea Literature, History & Culture, Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

DEADLINE for submission: 1 Oct. 2015.

For the joint national conference (22-25 March 2016 in Seattle, WA) of the Popular Culture & American Culture Associations (PCA/ACA).

UC Berkeley Comp Lit Undergrad Journal ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for Fall 2015 Issue {DEADLINE: September 18, 2015}

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

Professors, graduate students, and administrators: Please share this upcoming publication opportunity with your undergraduates.

Interactions CFP 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Depts. of British and American Studies
contact email: 
sebnemtoplu@hotmail.com

INTERACTIONS
Journal

Annual deadline : October 15

ICLA 2016 - CFP: Theory in Love (group session 17327)

full name / name of organization: 
Brendon Wocke
contact email: 
brendon.wocke@gmail.com

This panel concerns theory speaking in terms of love, seeking to establish the relationship between “ l’âmour” and theory.

Seminar: Defining Nature

full name / name of organization: 
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

Nature, according to the critic Raymond Williams, is quite possibly “the most complex word in the language.” This seminar explores how these complexities were imagined by late medieval writers and artists, those who set out, alternately, to define, describe, or (in some cases) defend nature.

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