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Digitorium 2017 Digital Humanities Conference

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
University of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2016

Event:                  Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

When:                  Thursday, March 2nd – Saturday, March 4th 2017

Where:                 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

We are delighted to invite proposals for Digitorium 2017, a large-scale, international Digital Humanities conference to be held for the third time at the University of Alabama from 2nd-4th March 2017.

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Call for Papers

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

De Montfort University – Friday 3rd March 2017

De Montfort University’s Centre for Adaptations is hosting a one-day conference on medieval and early modern adaptation. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers to discuss the ways in which texts synonymous with the medieval and early modern periods have been reworked or adapted.

Shakespeare and Riot

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Journal Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016


Special Issue of Shakespeare:  ‘Shakespeare and Riot’ (planned for publication in 2018)


We invite essay submissions (c. 6000 words including notes) for a special issue of Shakespeare, the journal of the British Shakespeare Association, on the topic of ‘Shakespeare and Riot’. 

CFP Update: Midwestern Conference of Literature, Language, and Media

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017


Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017

Deadline for Proposals: January 27, 2017

Theme: “Altered States, Times, Perspectives”

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

“[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

The World of Harry Potter (Popular Culture and the Deep Past 2017)

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:25am
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invites you to join us on February 24-25, 2017, for our fourth ‘Popular Culture and the Deep Past’ extravaganza at The Ohio State University, devoted this year to the theme of Harry Potter on the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling's first Potter novel.

Offensive Shakespeare

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:39am
Monika Smialkowska / Northumbria University and Edmund King / The Open University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017


"Offensive Shakespeare"

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne

24 May 2017


Keynote speakers: Prof. Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire) and Dr. Peter Kirwan (Nottingham University)

Sponsored by the British Shakespeare Association


Shakespeare Reformed – Shakespearean Reformations

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:05am
Shakespeare Seminar 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

In the year of the 500th anniversary of the publication of Luther’s theses, the Shakespeare- Seminar 2017 calls for papers that address ideas of reform and reformation in Shakespeare's works. We invite papers on the literary and cultural repercussions of the two major early modern reformations – the one prompted by Martin Luther and the one initiated by Henry VIII. Taking our cue from Hamlet's famous charge to the players to “reform it altogether” (Hamlet 3.2.36), the seminar seeks to address both questions of religious reformation and of more widely conceived notions of personal, political, cultural, or literary reform in Shakespeare's poems and plays. Topics may include, but are not restricted to the reform/reformation of