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TEXTS AND TERRITORIES: THE CURIOUS HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE AGES

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 1:47pm
Hülya Taflı Düzgün, PhD, Medievalist, Deparment of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, University of Erciyes, Kayseri, Turkey
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

The writing of a literary text is as a retrospective explanation of what is happening in the present and such writing is the deliberate re-creation in actual practice. This present includes social, cultural, religious and political events. The impact of immediate contemporary concerns is served to place a literary text at least partly outside the author’s control. The author responds to a given context of historical and cultural incident that limits his freedom to invent or adapt or explain.

New Visits to Camelot: Reflecting on the Contemporary Matter of Britain on Screen (Roundtable) (MAPACA Philadelphia 11/8-11/2017)

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 1:48pm
Michael Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 29, 2017

New Visits to Camelot: Reflecting on the Contemporary Matter of Britain on Screen (Roundtable) (MAPACA Philadelphia 11/8-11/2017)

Call for Papers
New Visits to Camelot: Reflecting on the Contemporary Matter of Britain on Screen (Roundtable)
Proposals no later than 29 June 2017

Session sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
For inclusion under the  Medieval & Renaissance Area at the 28th Annual Conference of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 8-11 November 2017

RSA 2018 The Bard's Bookshelf: Shakespeare's Use of Sources

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:38am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

William Shakespeare’s oeuvre is comprised of multiple forms, including the play, the sonnet, and the narrative poem and spans a wide variety of genres, including comedy, tragedy, history, epic, and romance. Because of his contributions to the western canon, modern scholarship tends to focus on Shakespeare the writer. Yet, we often forget another aspect of his literary life: Shakespeare the reader. In crafting his work, Shakespeare borrows heavily from Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance literature of all genres, including poetry, epic, drama, and prose fiction, and incorporates references to mythological, religious, rhetorical and philosophical texts throughout his works.

CFP Extension: Migration(s): Body, Word, Spirit

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:37pm
Medieval and Early Modern Field Committee at the University of Maryland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Extended Call for Papers

 

University of Maryland

Medieval and Early Modern Field Committee

                                                                                                      Annual Conference

10-11 November 2017

College Park, Maryland

 

Migration(s): Body, Word, Spirit

 

UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 21-23, 2017 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 1, 2017)

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:58pm
University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXI
Undergraduate Sessions
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 21-23, 2017

Keynote Address:  “Historiated Bruts: How Manuscript Illustration Twisted History in the fifteenth-Century English Chronicle”—Elizabeth J. Bryan, Brown University

European Humanism and Its Challenges (Ljubljana, Slovenia, 8–9 September 2017)

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
David Movrin / Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017

Dear all, 

Please find below the invitation to the interdisciplinary conference on European Humanism and Its Challenges, organised by Department of Classical Philology, University of Ljubljana; Faculty of Artes Liberales, University of Warsaw; Department of Medieval Studies of the Central European University of Budapest (CEU); Slovenian Comparative Literature Association; Slovenian Book Agency; and Vilenica International Literary Festival. 

RSA 2018: Magical Wearables in the Medieval and Early Modern World (March 22nd-24th, 2018, New Orleans)

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 2:38pm
Christina M. Squitieri, New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 22, 2017

From Jones and Stallybrass's Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory (2000) to art historian Cordelia Warr's Dressing for Heaven (2010), to Patricia Lennox and Bella Mirabella's edited collection, Shakespeare and Costume (2015), the power of clothing on medieval and early modern subjects is being more thoroughly explored. This interdisciplinary panel is interested in the ways clothing, costume, and other articles, including wigs, false beards, and jewelry, had power to shape, transform, or otherwise exert material effects on the bodies who wore them. How do such "wearables" and/or their material effects relate to issues of (mis)recognition or identity creation, successful or otherwise?

CFP (Extended Deadline 6/26/17): British Literature and Culture: To 1700 for PAMLA Conference 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii (11/10-12/2017)

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 9:52pm
Sonia Desai, University of California, Irvine
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 26, 2017

This panel seeks any and all papers related to British literature from their beginnings to 1700, especially in relation to this year's theme of sight, visuality, and ways of seeing. 

Individual paper presentations will be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Please submit proposals via the online system by June 26, 2017. The PAMLA 2017 Conference will be held at the lovely Chaminade University of Honolulu (with the official conference hotel being the Ala Moana) from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12.

Paper proposals must be made via our online system found here:

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