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Medieval Studies Conferences at the University of North Texas

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 1:08pm
Shana Thompson / University of North Texas

Texas Medieval Association
October 3-4, 2014


We are happy to announce the University of North Texas (Denton) will be hosting the annual conference of the Texas Medieval Association, October 3-4, 2014. More information can be found on the TEMA website (
This year TEMA will be held in conjunction with the annual conference of the North Texas Medieval Graduate Student Symposium, October 2, 2014.

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS... (11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, Helsinki 2014)

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 8:31am
The European Society for Textual Scholarship

Deadline for proposals: 15 April 2014

11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship
Helsinki, 30 October - 1 November 2014

Texts tend to travel across space and time, carried by sound waves, written on parchments and codices, sealed in envelopes and travel trunks, and streaming as bits in the internet. They pass from mouth to mouth, from singers' performances to scholars' notes, from stone engravings to printed books, or from writing desks to digital editions.

Allegory: New Ideas, New Theories at MLA (Vancouver)

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 9:43pm
Brenda Machosky

This is an open call for papers about new approaches to allegory in any form. Unusual approaches to canonical allegories; unconventional applications; provocative theories or readings encouraged. 500 word abstracts March 10 by 10 March 2014 Will consider standard panel or roundtable format based on submissions. Initial inquiries welcome.

Panel on "Game of Thrones" - 10/31-11/2, 2014 - abstract due 15 April 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 3:15am
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association

This panel, accepted for the annual conference of the Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association, accepts proposals for papers from any perspective or theoretical focus on George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" series or its HBO television adaptation "Game of Thrones," or any other aspect of this fictional world (Dunk & Egg, etc).

Submission Deadline: April 15. Please submit your proposal via the PAMLA website (to be opened soon):

For questions about the session, please contact Andrew Howe at


Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:06pm
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 10

***Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

Paper Topics
This year's theme is "Convergence." We invite submissions exploring the fields of literature, linguistics, composition and rhetoric, and creative writing. Areas of inquiry may also include cultural studies, critical theory, film, gender studies, philosophy, the social sciences, and visual and performing arts.


Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 5:50am
National University of Ireland, Galway

Chaucer at Galway II: Chaucer and Realism
International two-day conference at the National University of Ireland, Galway
25th-26th June, 2014

Confirmed Guest Speakers:
Professor Piero Boitani (Sapienza – Università di Roma)
Professor Paul Strohm (Columbia): 'Chaucer on the Waterfront'

DECADENCE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:00pm
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English

Decadence: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S., Canada)
August 15-17, 2014

CFP: Editions as Sites of Memory for MLA 2015

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:39pm
Association for Documentary Editing (ADE)

How does an edition function as a site of memory? For MLA 2015 in Vancouver, the Association for Documentary Editing (ADE) invites presentations in keeping with the conference's Presidential theme, "Negotiating Sites of Memory." Send 300-word abstract and short CV by 15 March to Carol DeBoer-Langworthy, Panelists must be MLA members by 1 April.

Food and Eating: From the Literal to the Metaphorical

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 1:24pm
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on topics relating to the subject of Food and Eating: from the literal to the metaphorical, for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of the Humanities and Arts, which is due to be published in Autumn 2014.

Our previous editions, 'Against the Grain', 'Space and Place' and 'Death and Decay' can be found at and updates at

EXTENDED DEADLINE: BCLA PG Conference "Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon"

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:46am
BCLA, Universities of Glasgow and St Andrews, Scottish PEN


BCLA Postgraduate Conference

Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon
24-25 April 2014

University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews
in collaboration with Scottish PEN
Workshops in Translation and Creative Writing

Dr. Robin MacKenzie, University of St Andrews & BCLA
Speaker invited by Scottish PEN, TBA

[UPDATE] Literary London 2014: Ages of London: deadline extended

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 12:57pm
Literary London Society

23-25 July 2014, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London

Proposals are invited for papers, comprised panels, and roundtable sessions, which consider any period or genre of literature about, set in, inspired by, or alluding to central and suburban London and its environs, from the city's roots in pre-Roman times to its imagined futures. While the main focus of the conference will be on literary texts, we actively encourage interdisciplinary contributions relating film, architecture, geography, theories of urban space, etc., to literary representations of London. Papers from postgraduate students are particularly welcome for consideration.

RMMLA CFP for Boise, Idaho extended to 3-31-14

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 12:51pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association - RMMLA

Call for Papers Extended to MARCH 31, 2014!

Grove Hotel--Boise, Idaho
Convention Dates: October 9-11, 2014

Several panel chairs have requested extensions to allow for the submission of additional paper proposals and for members to pay their 2014 Membership Dues. To accommodate these needs, we are extending the Call for Papers for one month, to MARCH 31, 2014.


CFP for Gender & Childhood Conference Proposal Due 5/1/2014

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 8:23am
Gender Studies at University of Notre Dame

Call for Papers

"Fun with Dick and Jane: Gender and Childhood"
A Gender Studies Conference at the University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
December 4-6, 2014

In recent years, there has been great interest in questions of gender and childhood, ranging from issues around boys wearing princess costumes to school; to Disney princess culture; to parents refusing to announce a baby's biological sex; to pre-teen children coming out as gay, lesbian, and queer; to toy companies marketing toys by gender; to gender-related bullying, and more.