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CFP: Medieval Studies (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Annalisa Castaldo

The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference will hold its annual conventio in Baltimore, MD, October 27-29, 2006.

The Middle Ages have and continue to provide a rich mine for retelling, adaptation and updating. Two of the most enduring legends of Western Civilization–King Arthur and Robin Hood–have their origins in the Middle Ages, as well as Beowulf, Joan of Arc, much of fantasy literature, D& D gaming and comic superheroes. In addition, the history of the period continues to fascinate, as seen in films such as Braveheart.

Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to:

–modern portrayals of any aspect of the Arthurian legends

CFP: Medievalism and the Marvelous (5/15/06; 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
SHARON ESTES

Call for Papers:
   
Proposals and inquiries are invited for the 21st International Conference on Medievalism, to be held at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, October 12-14, 2006. Plenary Speakers will include Tom Shippey (Walter J. Ong Professor of Humanities at St. Louis University) and Laurie Finke (Kenyon College). The theme for the conference is "Medievalism and the Marvelous," but we invite papers from all fields (languages, literatures, folklore and popular culture, history, art, music, etc.) on any aspect of the later reception and interpretation of the Middle Ages. Panel proposals are welcome. Please send proposals by May 15, 2006 to:
 
Clare A. Simmons
Department of English
The Ohio State University

CFP: Medievalism Transformed: Imagining the Medieval World (grad) (UK) (4/21/06; 6/3/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Medievalism Transformed

Call for Papers

Medievalism Transformed:
Imagining the Medieval World

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference,3 June 2006.

Submissions due 21 April, 2006.

Your proposal for a 20-minute paper should be no longer than 300 words. Please
make submissions electronically to medievalismtransformed_at_bangor.ac.uk by 21
April 2006. Proposals should be accompanied by your name, institutional
affiliation, email address, and contact information.

CFP: Classics: Greek (4/14/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
Roberta Sabbath

UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE OF APRIL
14, 2006
   
Call for papers: Classics: Greek
   
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Conference 2006 (PAMLA)
  
Standing panel: Classics: Greek

This standing panel welcomes papers about the
English-language *representations* of Greek
literatures
and cultures. As this classic culture has had profound
effects on the development of Western philosophy, art,
culture, and religion as it is expressed in the
English speaking world, an exploration of its
resonances in literatures, art, and mass media through
the ages and including today are welcomed.

UPDATE: Early Female Cultures (4/9/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
Amanda Uvalle

CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED
   
  Submission Deadline: April 9, 2006
   
  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
  November 10-11, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
  Riverside, California
   
  The Early Female Cultures panel of PAMLA seeks papers concerning societies in which women exercise a significant and powerful role. Presentations may reflect a broad area of interest from cultures earlier than the Greco-Roman patriarchy to later more contemporary societies.
   
  Please submit a 500-word proposal and a 50-word abstract to
  aduvalle_at_prodigy.net (in the body of your message, please no attachments) by April 9, 2006.
   

CFP: Transculturalisms, 1400-1700 (ongoing; new book series)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
Erika Gaffney

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company—

Transculturalisms, 1400–1700

Series Editors: Ann Rosalind Jones, Smith College; Jyotsna G. Singh,
Michigan State University; and Mihoko Suzuki, University of Miami

UPDATE: Beowulf and Related Topics (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 3:13pm
Tony Luu

UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE OF APRIL 6, 2006
   
    Call for papers: Beowulf and Related Topics
   
  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006 (PAMLA)
  Standing panel: Beowulf and Related Topics
   
  November 10-11, 2006
   
  University of California, Riverside
  Riverside, California
   
  Updated submission deadline: April 6, 2006
   
  Paper proposals are requested for a panel that addresses facets of Beowulf in particular and Anglo-Saxon writing in general (literature, historiography, religious writing, and others).
   
  Please e-mail abstracts of 250 or fewer words (inline text; please no attachments) to Tony Luu:
   

CFP: English Lit, pre-1700 (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Kendra Patterson

Call for Papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
November 10-11 2006

**Session on English Literature pre-1700**
   
Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of British literature before 1700.

Please email 500-word proposals and 50-word abstracts (in text or
attachment) to kopatterson_at_ucdavis.edu.

Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.

Deadline for abstracts: April 6, 2006 (PAMLA deadline has been extended)

UPDATE: Interpreting Cultures: Reception and Interpretation of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (4/24/06; RMMRA, 6/8/06-6/10/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Merrill, Darin

Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association. Deadline extended.
Please submit abstracts electronically to merrilld_at_byui.edu or in hard
copy to Darin Merrill, Brigham Young University-Idaho English Dept., SA
123, Rexburg, ID 83460.

For more information and call for papers:
http://www.uni.edu/~swanj/rmmra/

Thank you.

CFP: Illustrated Texts (3/31/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 7, 2006 - 11:22pm
Keri Berg

The 48th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association,
November 9-12, 2006 in Chicago
Illustrated Texts: "Between High and Low: Exploring the Boundaries
of the Illustrated Text"
>From medieval illuminated manuscripts to today's graphic novels, the
position of the illustrated text has alternated between elite and
popular culture, high and low art. This panel invites papers that
explore this flux, addressing questions of medium, genre, aesthetics and
the evolution of illustrated texts, including their role and influence
on both high and low art. Please send abstracts of 250 words by March 31
to Keri A. Berg, Indiana State University, Dept. of Langugages,

CFP: Renaissance Medievalisms (3/15/06; 10/6/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - 5:19pm
jess.paehlke_at_utoronto.ca

Call for Papers

"Renaissance Medievalisms"

An interdisciplinary conference to be held at
The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies
Victoria College, University of Toronto
6-7 October 2006

CFP: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/15/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
Elizabeth Coker

Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: Medieval Courtly Literature: ICLS (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Friday, February 24, 2006 - 4:27pm
SUSAN GAIL HOPKIRK

The International Courtly Literature Society welcomes 250-500 word
abstracts on any aspect of medieval courtly literature for its "open
topic" panel at the 2006 SCMLA Conference.

The SCMLA Conference will take place in Fort Worth, TX, from October
26-28, 2006. The conference theme is "Cultural Roundup."

E-mail abstracts to shopkirk_at_mtsu.edu or mail them to:

Susan Hopkirk
Department of English, Box 70
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37130, USA

Abstract deadline: March 15, 2006.

UPDATE: The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship 1250-1650 (UK) (3/24/06; 8/24/06-8/25/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2006 - 12:28am
ejo7

UPDATED DEADLINE: 24 MARCH 2006

CONFERENCE EXTENDED

The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650

Canterbury Christ Church University
(Kent)

Thursday 24 August/ Friday 25 August 2006

The deadline for proposals and the duration of this interdisciplinary
conference which aims to explore the ritual and rhetoric of queenship in late
medieval and early modern England have been extended.

We hope to encourage debate on the image and representation of queens in a
variety of genres, and on the cultural and political narratives of queenship.

Topics might include but are not limited to:

the representation of queens in early modern drama;

texts and textiles produced by queens;

UPDATE: Anglo-Saxon England (grad) (2/28/06; (dis)junctions), 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Amanda Uvalle

(dis)junctions 2006: lost in translation
  University of California Riverside
  April 7-8, 2006
  Updates:
  Keynote Speaker Announced
  Deadlines Extended: February 28, 2006
   
  We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be James Kincaid, Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include _Annoying the Victorians_ (1995), _Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting_ (1998), and _A History of the African-American People (proposed) by Strom Thurmond: a Novel_ (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid) (2004).
   

CFP: Beowulf and Related Topics (5/15/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006 - 4:10pm
Tony Luu

 
  Call for papers: Beowulf and Related Topics
   
  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006 (PAMLA)
  Standing panel: Beowulf and Related Topics
   
  November 10-11, 2006
   
  University of California, Riverside
  Riverside, California
   
  Submission deadline: May 15, 2006
   
  Paper proposals are requested for a panel that addresses facets of Beowulf in particular and Anglo-Saxon writing in general (literature, historiography, religious writing, and others).
   
  Please e-mail abstracts of 250 or fewer words (inline text; please no attachments) or questions to Tony Luu:
   
  cystenian_at_yahoo.com
   

CFP: Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature (3/13/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature welcomes
paper submissions on all aspects of British literature from Anglo-Saxon
times through the Eighteenth Century. This year the conference is being
hosted at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, on
April 7-8. Questions and abstracts for papers (15-minute reading length)
may be directed to Mick Nagy: Michael.Nagy_at_sdstate.edu. Deadline for
submissions: March 13, 2006

CFP: Medieval Romance: Historical and Literary Approaches (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Ryan Muckerheide

CFP: Medieval Romance: Historical and Literary Approaches (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Paper proposals are invited for the "Medieval Romance: Historical and
Literary Approaches" session at the 2006 Rocky Mountain Modern Language
Association conference in Tucson, Arizona. Papers may focus on any
aspect of medieval romance, but preference will be given to papers that
explore historical elements of the romance. Please send a 1-page
abstract before March 1, 2006 to:

Ryan Muckerheide

Arizona State University

Department of English

PO Box 870302

Tempe, AZ 85287-0302

Or by email attachment to: Ryan.Muckerheide _ at _ asu.edu

CFP: Old and Middle English Language and Literature (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/30/06-11/1/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Khoddam, Salwa

The2006 South Central Modern Language Association

Annual Convention

Fort Worth, Texas

October 30 - November 1

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Call for Papers

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The Old and Middle English Language and Literature Session is calling
for papers or abstracts for the SCMLA conference October 30 - November
1, 2006, in Forth Worth, Texas. The theme is open, and any topic
relating to Old English and Medieval British Literature will be welcomed

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Submit papers or 500-word abstracts to Dr. Salwa (Sally) Khoddam,
session chair, at the address below. Email submissions are welcomed.
Please include your name and institutional affiliation.

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CFP: International Courtly Literature Society (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Monty Laycox

The International Courtly Literature Society at SAMLA seeks papers on =
any topic related to Courtly Literature.

A full range of approaches to and perspectives on Courtly Literature is =
encouraged.

Please send 200-250-word proposals for 20-minute papers to:
Dr. Monty Laycox
1108 Longmeadow Lane
Monroe, NC 28110

OR E-mail to laycox_at_carolina.rr.com by 1 March 2006

In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following =
information:

CFP: Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English (6/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:46pm
Michael George

Call for Papers
Essay Collection on Non-Chaucerian Humor in Middle English
Deadline for Papers: 6/1/06
Edited by Michael W. George

I am seeking essays on any aspect of non-Chaucerian humor in Middle English texts. Essays on humor theory and humor in individual texts/writers are welcome. Publication of the volume should occur approximately one year from deadline.

Guidelines:
Length: 5000 words
Style: Chicago, 15th ed.
Submission: MS Word or RTF (rich text) document emailed to mgeorge_at_millikin.edu)

Dr. Michael W. George
Assistant Professor of English
Millikin University
mgeorge_at_mail.millikin.edu

CFP: The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650 (UK) (2/28/06; 8/24/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:15pm
ejo7

The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650

Canterbury Christ Church University
(Kent)

Thursday 24 August 2006

This interdisciplinary conference aims to explore the ritual and rhetoric of
queenship in late medieval and early modern England.

We hope to encourage debate on the image and representation of queens, and on
the cultural and political narratives of queenship. Possible themes might
include:

the ritual construction of queenship;

queenship, identity and power;

holy and sainted queens;

royal motherhood;

queens as intercessors and patrons;

queens in translation.

CFP: Medieval Lament and Elegy (3/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:15pm
Jane Tolmie

Paper proposals are invited for a volume of essays on medieval lament and elegy, specifically laments for dead sons. The deadline for proposals is March 30, 2006. Proposals may be from any area of medieval studies and should be one page in length. Please send your work to: Dr. Jane Tolmie, Department of English, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, N6A 3K7, Canada. Email is acceptable also at jtolmie2_at_uwo.ca. Please send any attachments as .rtf documents.

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