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Romance, Epic and Hagiography in Medieval Multi-Text Manuscripts, 2-4 December 2021

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:20am
Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Full CFP here: https://bevismanuscripts.wordpress.com/call-for-papers We warmly invite submissions for a workshop taking place in Düsseldorf 2-4 December 2021, hosted by Heinrich-Heine University. The multi-text manuscript was a key medium for disseminating popular narratives including romances and epic or hagiographical texts across the cultural and linguistic borders of late medieval Europe. The manuscripts that have survived from this period can therefore be read not only as windows into the literary, social and linguistic environment in which they were created, but also as cultural objects whose evolving contents shaped the adaptation and reception of the texts they contain.

AESTHETICS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN POETRY

updated: 
Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:51pm
ANZAMEMS 2022 CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION AND EMOTION
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

ANZAMEMS 2022 CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION AND EMOTION

CFP - PANEL ON AESTHETICS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN POETRY

We invite scholarly proposals for papers on aesthetics in medieval and early modern poetry (c. 400 to 1800), as part of a panel or panels being established at ANZAMEMS 2022. The link to the main website and call for papers is here: https://www.anzamems2021.com/

Sewanee Medieval Colloquium 2022: Call for Sub-themes

updated: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:01pm
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 30, 2021

Contact|Touch

 

Plenary Speakers:

Hussein Fancy, Department of History, Yale University

Elina Gertsman, Department of Art and Art History, Case Western Reserve University

 

Sewanee Medieval Colloquium 2022: Contact|Touch

updated: 
Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:01pm
Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Contact|Touch

 

Plenary Speakers:

Hussein Fancy, Department of History, Yale University

Elina Gertsman, Department of Art and Art History, Case Western Reserve University

 

CFP: The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:35pm
Alexander L. Kaufman/International Association for Robin Hood Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2024

The Bulletin of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal, invites submissions on any aspect of the Robin Hood tradition. The editors especially welcome essays in the following areas: formal literary explication, manuscript and early printed book investigations, historical inquiries, new media examinations, and theory and cultural studies approaches. Proposals for guest-edited special issues are also welcome. Forthcoming special issues focus on Otto Bathurst’s 2018 Robin Hood film and Robin Hood games. We are looking for concise essays, 4,000-8,000-words long, in current CMS style with footnotes and end bibliographies.

Modelling Emotion, Modelling Identity in Late Medieval Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 4:17pm
University of Düsseldorf
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 20, 2021

The critical field of emotion history has long established a link between emotions and socio-political identity. Emotion historians of the Middle Ages have analysed the ways in which emotional experience and expression shape an individual’s belonging to a specific community, and vice-versa (Rosenwein), or how emotions interact with gender regimes (Boquet). Yet emotions also have the capacity to disturb and reinvent identity categories. Approaching such categories through the prism of emotion thus allows us to account for more mobile and fluid models of identity. 

ANZAMEMS 2022: Reception and Emotion

updated: 
Monday, May 31, 2021 - 9:30pm
ANZAMEMS
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 12, 2021

The Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies conference committee seeks proposals for its 2022 conference on the theme ‘Reception and Emotion’, to be held in Perth, Australia at The University of Western Australia from 27 June to the 1 July 2022. https://www.anzamems2021.com/

 

Theatrum Libri: The Press, Reading and Dissemination in Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 4:20pm
Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania kindly invites you to an international scientific conference 'Theatrum Libri:The Press, Reading and Dissemination in Early Modern Europe' (Martynas Mažvydas's Readings), which will be held on December 1-2, 2021 (Vilnius, Lithuania/Virtual) 

King Arthur in the Middle Ages and Beyond; 7/09, 9/16-18

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:50pm
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia-Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 9, 2021

This session is part of the 34th annual Medieval-Renaissance Conference, sponsored by the Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies at the University of Virginia's College at Wise, Spetember 16-18, 2021.  It welcomes proposals about all topics related to King Arthur as a figure in literature, history, and art.  The panel is particularly interested in interdisciplinary approaches, such as the character of Arthur in romance and history, or in art and literature.  We also welcome proposals on:

CFP Eikón Imago Journal 2022. Pre-Modern “Pop Cultures”? Images and Objects Around the Mediterranean (c. 350–1918)

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:18pm
Research Group CAPIRE (Department of History of the Art of the School of Geography and History at the Complutense University of Madrid)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Pre-Modern “Pop Cultures”?

Images and Objects Around the Mediterranean (c. 350–1918)

Special Guest Editors: Ivan Foletti, Zuzana Frantová & Adrien Palladino

Rogues and Pícaros in Medieval and Early Modern Spain and England: Politics and Poetics -- International Conference in Poitiers (France)

updated: 
Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 12:15pm
Pr Pascale DROUET -- University of Poitiers FRANCE
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Rogues and Pícaros in Medieval and Early Modern Spain and England: Politics and Poetics

International Conference in Poitiers (France)

 

Conference Organizers

Pierre Darnis (University of Bordeaux 3, AMERIBER – EA 3656)

Pascale Drouet (University of Poitiers, CESCM - UMR 7302)

Venue

13-14 October 2022

University of Poitiers, Centre for Advanced Studies in Medieval Civilisation - UMR 7302 (Hôtel Berthelot, 24 rue de la Chaîne, Poitiers, France – https://cescm.labo.univ-poitiers.fr)

Argument

Literary Pathways through Female Sin to Sainthood.

updated: 
Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 2:34pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association & University of Nevada Las Vegas
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021

The following special session has been accepted for the 2021 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference being held at the University of Nevada Las Vegas November 11th through Sunday November 14, 2021. 

Call for Responses: Comics and Medieval Studies Survey (7/1/2021)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 11:51am
Michael A. Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Call for Responses: Comics and Medieval Studies Survey

The Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture--in an attempt to further our outreach efforts--seeks to gather some information on experiences with the comics medium and uses of that material by teachers and/or scholars of Medieval Studies.

If you're willing to share, please complete the survey at https://tinyurl.com/Medieval-Comics-Survey no later than 1 July 2021.

Mythcon 51: A Virtual "Halfling" MYthcon

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:38am
Mythopoeic Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

Call for Papers

Papers of the traditional Mythopoeic variety are still welcome, though we are looking forward to trying out a new panel model that we are calling roundtable discussions (see below).

 

Time slots will be different for this online conference.

●      Individual long papers will still have hour-long time slots but are now encouraged to present for no more than 30 minutes, leaving 15 minutes for discussion with a 15 minute break.

●      Individual short papers should be about 15 minutes for the paper presentation and 10 minutes for discussion. 

Saving the Day for Robin Hood Studies: Perspectives and Reflections on Comics Adapted from the Matter of the Greenwood (Roundtable) (10/11/21; IARHS virtual 12/3-5/21)

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:36am
Michael A. Torregrossa / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture.
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 11, 2021

Saving the Day for Robin Hood Studies: Perspectives and Reflections on Comics Adapted from the Matter of the Greenwood (Roundtable)

Sponsored by The Medieval Comics Project, an outreach effort of the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture.

For Global Outlaws: The Biennial Conference of the International Association for Robin Hood Studies

Tentative Date: 3-5 December 2021.                                          

Medium: VIRTUAL.

Deadline for Proposals: 11 October 2021.

 

Reshaping the Middle Ages in, and through, Asian Popular Culture (6/30/2021; ICoM 11/4-6-2021)

updated: 
Friday, April 30, 2021 - 10:34am
Michael Torregrossa and Carl Sell / Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture AND Maxime Danesin / Mutual Images Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Reshaping the Middle Ages in, and through, Asian Popular Culture

Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching of the Medieval in Popular Culture and the Mutual Images Research Association.

For Medievalism Today: 36th Annual International Conference on Medievalism, organized by the International Society for the Study of Medievalism and hosted by Delta College, Michigan.

Online Conference: 4-6 November 2021.

Proposals due 30 June 2021.

 

Extended Deadline: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP: British Literature and Culture: To 1700 (Nov. 11-14 2021)

updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:34am
Jennifer Andersen, California State University - San Bernardino
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

PAMLA 2021 LAS VEGAS: "CITY OF GOD, CITY OF DESTRUCTION" (Thursday, November 11 - Sunday, November 14, 2021 at Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Session: British Literature and Culture: To 1700

Contacts: Jennifer Andersen, California State University - San Bernardino (janderse@csusb.edu)

Postgraduate English Issue 42: Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 11:32am
English Department, Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 28, 2021

Postgraduate English, Durham University’s online peer-reviewed literary journal, has been publishing postgraduate research biannually since the year 2000 and is one of the longest-running online postgraduate literary journals in the world. In recent years the journal has received reprint requests from academic publishers.

9th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN BYZANTINE AND MEDIEVAL STUDIES “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I", Skopje, 12-14 November, 2021, Keynote Speaker: John Haldon, Special thematic strand: Ideology

updated: 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:57pm
Institute of National History - Skopje
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, August 15, 2021

9th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM IN BYZANTINE AND MEDIEVAL STUDIES “DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I", Skopje, 12-14 November, 2021

Special Thematic Strand for 2021: Ideology

Keynote speaker: Professor JOHN HALDON

Organized by the Institute of National History, Skopje, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje and University of Bologna, in partnership with Faculty of Theology "St. Clement of Ohrid", Skopje and AHRM, with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture

 

The Future for the Past: The Digital Humanities in Cultural Heritage

updated: 
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 12:42pm
Katherine Kelaidis-National Hellenic Museum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Call for Contributions

 

Deadline for Submission-Abstract: 1 July 2021

Deadline for Submission-Chapter: 1 February 2022

 

Historians and archaeologists, heritage scholars and professionals routinely focus  on  the digital transduction and rendering of text and artefacts when discussing the digitization of the heritage sector. Repositories, databases, 3D artifacts, immersive environments, interactive maps, and computer games are  but some of the ways in which the past is currently reproduced and conveyed. But the implications of this digital turn for those outside the academy have yet to be fully appreciated and analyzed.  This volume aims to further this conversation. 

 

Queer Gower edited collection

updated: 
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 10:32am
Will Rogers/ULM
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Co-editors: Natalie Grinnell, Reeves Family Professor in the Humanities (Wofford College) and Will Rogers (University of Louisiana-Monroe)

 

UVA Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 16-18, 2021 (Undergrad) (proposals by June 21, 2021)

updated: 
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 8:57am
University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 21, 2021

UVA Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXIV

Undergraduate Sessions

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

September 16-18, 2021

 

Keynote Address:  

“A Saint for One Season, or Who Was Mary Magdalen?”—Elizabeth Rhodes, Boston College.

“Book Groups: Scholarship, Study, and Reading in and about Medieval England” MMLA 2021 Permanent Session Old and Middle English Language and Literature

updated: 
Friday, March 26, 2021 - 9:30am
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

Updated Submission deadline!

The general conference theme “cultures of collectivity” 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.

First, the study of book culture and literacy has been a growing field in recent years both in terms of groups of readers and groups of texts. This approach might address ideas concerning reading communities, literacy and education, book sharing, book production and combining of texts as complete or excerpted works, and use and re-use of books or texts over time.

CFP - Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival

updated: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:04pm
MEMS Festival 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 30, 2021

Join us online for the University of Kent’s seventh annual MEMS Summer Festival.

This two-day event celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and domestic culture. MEMS Fest aims to be an informal space in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academics can share ideas and foster conversations, whilst building a greater sense of community. Undergraduate students in their final year of study are also welcome at the conference.

Deadline Extended for CFP:(Art)iculations of Proximity and Mobility - UCR Art History Graduate Student Association Virtual Conference

updated: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 9:21am
UCR Art History Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 22, 2021

The University of California, Riverside
May 14 and 15, 2021
Deadline: March 22, 2021

(Art)iculations of Proximity and Mobility
10th Annual Art History Graduate Student Association Virtual Conference, University of California, Riverside

Call for Papers
The University of California, Riverside’s Art History Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce its 10th Annual Conference, (Art)iculations of Proximity and Mobility.

We are honored to host Dr. Cheryl Finley, Associate Professor in the Department of the History of Art at Cornell University, as this year’s keynote speaker.

Cultures of Collectivity in Pre-Revolutionary French Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 2:36pm
Midwest Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 1, 2021

“Cultures of Collectivity in Pre-Revolutionary French Literature

In keeping with this year’s MMLA conference theme of “Cultures of Collectivity”, this panel solicits propositions that reflect on the many ways in which the individual and the collective were conceived in pre-revolutionary society. Rather than viewing the individual and the collective as being separate facets of social existence, papers that look at the liminal movement between subjective experience and the larger political body will be of particular interest. Possible topics include, but are certainly not limited to:

A Study of Aesthetics in Art and Representation

updated: 
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 5:00am
Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 31, 2021

A Study of Aesthetics in Art and Representation

A Special issue of the Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics (JCLA)

 Guest Editor: Mridula Sharma (University of Delhi)

 

CONCEPT NOTE

Gendered Violence in Old English Literature

updated: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:12pm
Melissa Ridley-Elmes and David Johnson, Old English Forum and Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

The Old English MLA forum and the Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship are proposing a jointly-sponsored session on gendered violence in Old English literature. The last decades have witnessed an increased interest in research on the relationship between gender and violence in the Middle Ages, with new studies exploring the construction of gender through violence and women as its victims. Gender theory and feminist studies have done much to refine methodologies used in this research, especially in the late Middle Ages. Still, there is a great deal of work to be done in the area of gendered violence, in particular in the literature of the early English era.

The Politics of Old English: A Round Table

updated: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 12:12pm
Heide Estes / Old English Forum, Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 15, 2021

It will have escaped no one’s attention that the field of Old English studies has received a great deal of political scrutiny in recent years. This Round Table seeks to focus attention on the pedagogical dimension and/or consequences of that scrutiny. We invite speakers to give brief presentations on any number of topics relevant to the political aspects of teaching of Old English in the 21st century.

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