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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

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