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African and Afro-Diasporic Peoples and Influences in British Literature and Culture before the Industrial Revolution

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 3:50pm
Jonathan Elmore Savannah State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

For far too long the story of British history and culture (of Western history generally) has presented the presence of Africans within Britain as a product of the Atlantic slave trade. Not only is this figuring of Africans as first arriving in the British Isles as enslaved people simply inaccurate as a matter of historical fact, it carries deeply troubling and problematic categorical and ontological implications through casting the very identity of Africans and their descendants first and foremost as enslaved people in the historical imagination. 

Call for book proposals: Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures

updated: 
Friday, January 21, 2022 - 9:00am
Katarzyna Lecky, Loyola Chicago / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2025

Aperçus: Histories Texts Cultures

A Bucknell University Press Series 

 

Aperçus is a series of books exploring the connections among historiography, culture, and textual representation in various disciplines. Revisionist in intention, Aperçus seeks monographs as well as guest-edited multi-authored volumes, which stage critical interventions to open up new possibilities for interrogating how systems of knowledge production operate at the intersections of individual and collective thought. 

Intersectionality in the Early Global World

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:29pm
UCLA Medieval and Early Modern Graduate Student Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Research on the premodern intersection of race, gender, and sexuality has steadily increased as a result of the efforts of a diverse group of scholars working across traditional periodization and geographic limits. Nevertheless, a great deal of work remains to be done to understand the many varieties of ways such aspects of identities intersected and were mobilized or challenged in the marking of difference. 

Narrating Dreams: Solution and Dissolution

updated: 
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 9:52am
The Wenshan Review (National Chengchi University, Taiwan)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

CFP: Narrating Dreams: Solution and Dissolution (Due 31 December 2022) 

(http://www.wreview.org/index.php/news/437-cfp-narrating-dreams-solution-...)

Co-Editors:

Juliet Flower MacCannell (University of California-Irvine, USA)

Claude Fretz (Sun Yat-sen University, China)

Rose Hsiu-li Juan (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)

*Extended Deadline* Shakespeare's Odysseys

updated: 
Monday, January 17, 2022 - 2:33am
Shakespeare-Seminar 2022
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

In Episode 9 of James Joyce's Ulysses, “Scylla and Charybdis,” Stephen Dedalus develops a theory about the origins of Shakespeare’s works that is both original and controversial. It is in the National Library of Ireland that Dedalus, in a wild and winding conversation, develops his ‘Hamlet theory’. The episode stages the strong and sometimes comic appeal of a biographical approach to Shakespeare’s works and, at the same time, casts Dedalus – Joyce’s alter ego – variously as Hamlet, Hamlet’s father, Shakespeare, and as a modern-day Ulysses.

Reading the River in Shakespeare's Britain

updated: 
Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 10:03am
Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

Call for book chapters: Reading the River in Shakespeare’s Britain 

Edited collection, publisher TBC.

Editors: Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus

Contact emails: 

L.M.Hopkins@shu.ac.uk

W.J.Angus@massey.ac.nz

Dates: 

  • Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): 31 March 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: 30 April 2022
  • Deadline for final submissions (6000-8000 words): 31 August 2022

 

Medieval Care

updated: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 - 2:24pm
Medieval Studies Institute at Indiana University–Bloomington
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

33rd Annual Indiana University Medieval Studies Symposium: “Medieval Care” 

Virtual Symposium: March 25-26, 2022

2022 NEH Summer Seminar "Printing and the Book During the Reformation: 1450-1650" at Ohio State University

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:28am
James Madison University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Please consider applying to the forthcoming National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers on continuity and change in the production, dissemination, and reading of Western European books during the 200 years following the advent of printing with movable type. The seminar will pose the governing question of whether the advent of printing was a necessary precondition for the Protestant Reformation. Participants will consider ways in which elements such as book layout, typography, illustration, and paratext (e.g., prefaces, glosses, and commentaries) shaped the responses of readers.

English and American literature, literary theory, and cultural history

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 11:27am
The AnaChronisT
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The New Series of The AnaChronisT invites academic papers for its 2022 issue by 4 April 2022.

We welcome essays in any field of English and American literature, literary theory, and cultural history.

Selection of articles to be published is based on readers’ reports from members of the Editorial Board and on double-blind peer-reviewing by experts of the given subject. For further information, please visit "For Authors" >> "Stylesheet" and "Submission"

Less than a month before the deadline: Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - 10:57am
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Less than a month before the deadline: Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media This is the same as cfp | call for papers (upenn.edu) but since outlook's very necessary security upgrades has made it impossible to log in to this site. I changed my account. deadline for submissions: December 31, 2021 full name / name of organization: University of Gafsa contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

"Voicing 'Woman' Across Media, 1500-1800" --February 24-25, 2022 (Virtual)

updated: 
Friday, December 31, 2021 - 5:40am
Early Modern Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

“Voicing ‘Woman’ across Media, 1500-1800”

University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Date: February 24-25, 2022

Abstracts Due: December 31, 2021

 

Update_TACMRS 2022 Call for Papers

updated: 
Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 11:27am
Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 10, 2022

The Sixteenth International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies (TACMRS)

 

21–22 October 2022 Tamkang University New Taipei City, Taiwan

 

UPDATE: This conference will be a hybrid conference, with both in-person and virtual presentations.

 

Call for Papers

 

Engaging the Audience: From Antiquity to the Renaissance

 

 

Call for Papers: The 2022 Conference on John Milton, June 21-23, 2022. St. Louis, Missouri

updated: 
Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 2:15pm
2022 Conference on John Milton
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Papers (not to exceed twenty minutes reading time) are invited on any aspect of Milton studies, from close readings of particular works to broader investigations of themes and trends. The conference will be held on the campus of Saint Louis University, in conjunction with the Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Please submit 250-word abstract, along with a brief academic biography to the SLU Symposium website: https://www.smrs-slu.org/submit.html. Proposals for sessions and round-table discussions are also welcome. Deadline for submissions: December 31, 2021.

Feeling Form/Forming Feeling?: Dialectics of Affect and Form in British Women’s Writing, 1550-1800

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 3:37pm
Ghent University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Feeling Form/Forming Feeling?: Dialectics of Affect and Form in British Women’s Writing, 1550-1800

Ghent University, Carmelite Monastery, 14-15 October 2022

Keynote speakers: Prof. Michelle M. Dowd (University of Alabama), Prof. Danielle Clarke (University College Dublin) and Prof. Ros Ballaster (Oxford University).

Special Issue: Premodern Otherness (Otherness: Essays and Studies 9.1)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:34pm
Centre for Studies in Otherness
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Premodern Otherness: Encounters with and Expressions of the Other in Classical Antiquity, Medieval, and Early Modern Periods, Autumn 2022.

 

Otherness: Essays and Studies publishes research articles from and across different scholarly disciplines that critically examine the concepts of Otherness and alterity. We particularly appreciate dynamic cross-disciplinary study.

 

Deadline approaching: Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media

updated: 
Friday, November 26, 2021 - 8:54am
University of Gafsa
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Call for Chapters: Of (Hu)Man and Monarchs: Humanness and the Fictional Representations of Monarchs in literature, Arts, popular culture and Media (The title may change) contact email: crowncollection436@gmail.com 

He wrapped himself in regal garments and fastened the sash.

When Gilgamesh placed his crown on his head,

a princess Ishtar raised her eyes to the beauty of Gilgamesh.

Early British Literature Conference CFP

updated: 
Monday, November 15, 2021 - 6:37pm
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 3, 2022

The 29th Annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature will take place at the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, 22-23 April 2022. A conference known for its supportive and collegial atmosphere for teachers and scholars of Early British Literature, the organizers invite abstracts and panel or roundtable proposals on any of British literature before 1800. The conference theme this year is Kindred Communities. However, the conference encourages engagement with all aspects of Early British Literature from its beginnings through the 18th century, including teaching, interpretation, and scholarship.

Extended Deadline: Unsettling Poetry Pedagogy (Edited volume)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 7:48pm
Caroline Gelmi/UMass Dartmouth and Lizzy LeRud/Georgia Tech
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Call for Proposals: Unsettling Poetry Pedagogy

Editors: Caroline Gelmi, UMass Dartmouth and Lizzy LeRud, Georgia Institute of Technology

EXTENDED Proposal deadline: Wednesday December 1, 2021.

A note from the editors about the deadline extension:

We’re so grateful for the many exciting proposals we’ve received so far. Because we’re now inviting additional contributions in a few targeted areas, we’ve extended the deadline to facilitate these new submissions. We’re still happy to accept proposals on a variety of topics (see the original cfp below for a full list of ideas), but we’re especially interested in the following:

AESTHETICS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN POETRY

updated: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 1:46am
ANZAMEMS 2022 CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION AND EMOTION
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 7, 2022

ANZAMEMS 2022 CONFERENCE ON RECEPTION AND EMOTION

CFP - PANEL ON AESTHETICS IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN POETRY

UPDATED - ONLINE PRESENTATIONS NOW ACCEPTED AND DEADLINE EXTENDED.

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/

The Theatrical Legacy of Thomas Middleton, 1624-2024

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:13pm
William David Green, Anna L. Hegland, and Sam Jermy
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 28, 2022

We the editors plan to publish a collection of essays celebrating 400 years of Thomas Middleton’s legacy as a dramatist, from his final work for the commercial stageup to the present day.

Calling contributors for the ‘GEMMS – Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons’ Project

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:11pm
SSHRC | University of Regina | University of Saskatchewan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

‘GEMMS – Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons’ is a collaboratively populated union catalogue and finding aid for early modern sermon manuscripts from the British Isles and North America. Established in 2014, our database now contains records for over 23,000 sermons and sermon reports in c. 1,400 manuscripts in 70 archives.

We are now looking to expand our dataset, and are inviting researchers with data on early modern manuscript sermons (1530–1715) to contribute their own records, and to suggest additions and corrections to existing entries. Our Research Assistants will upload this data and credit researchers publicly for their contributions.

Popular Culture and the Deep Past, 2022: The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:56am
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

On February 11-12, 2022, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will host its biennial celebration of Popular Culture and the Deep Past (PCDP) at the Ohio State University, with "The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food."

“The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food.”

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:54am
The Ohio State University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 19, 2021

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) of The Ohio State University invites paper abstracts for our biennial celebration of Popular Culture and the Deep Past (PCDP), which will take place on February 11-12, 2022. The theme is “The Experimental Archaeology of Medieval and Renaissance Food.” Papers of approximately 20 minutes can be given in person or via Zoom.

Topics might include recipe books as literary texts, cooking and eating as social practices, and the pleasures and perils of recreating historic dishes. Speakers may also propose small-scale cooking demonstrations.

Renaissance Conference of Southern California 65th Annual Conference

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:49am
Renaissance Conference of Southern California
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 8, 2021

RENAISSANCE CONFERENCE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

65th Annual Conference

Saturday, 19 March 2022

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for our 65th Annual Conference, to be held in-person (public health considerations permitting) at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

The conference will feature a

PLENARY ROUNDTABLE,

“Cross-Cultural Currents in Early Modern Studies,”

with

Call for Chapter Abstracts for Edited Collection

updated: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 3:11pm
Leslie R. Malland, University of Texas Permian Basin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 5, 2021

I am seeking chapter submissions for an interdisciplinary edited collection concerning medieval and early modern medicine (from 1300-1700). The book will be interdisciplinary in nature. I am also especially interested in feminist and queer perspectives. It will focus on the influence of the ‘empirical turn’ (the scientific revolution of the 16th and 17th centuries) in Western medicine. It will include topics on any aspect of medicine, including but not limited to animal medicine, medical recipes, treatments, education, and facilities. The audience will be academic in nature, and I will seek publication with academic presses.

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO REVISITED: QUADRICENTENNIAL ESSAYS

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:42pm
THALiS Research Team at the University of Alicante
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The THALiS Research Team (Transhistorical Anglophone Literary Studies) based at the University of Alicante takes pleasure in announcing the publication of a collective volume to commemorate the fourth centenary of the Shakespearean First Folio. This volume will be edited by Dr. Remedios Perni and entitled

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO REVISITED:
QUADRICENTENNIAL ESSAYS

More details will follow shortly. Scholars working in this field and willing to submit a proposal can expect further briefing in a few weeks’ time.

An Aging World: History as Senescence

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 11:01am
Arturo Ruiz-Mautino
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

“I grow old as the world does.” --- Adso of Melk, The Name of the Rose

ELR CFP: 2024 Special Issue and general call.

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:50pm
English Literary Renaissance
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 1, 2022

English Literary Renaissance invites article submissions of 8000 to 12000 words on race in non-dramatic Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century literature in English. We especially encourage submissions that forgo analysis of canonical work by Shakespeare and Spenser, and instead showcase other literary texts and authors of the period, along with new archival materials. While we have plans for a special issue that focuses on Sixteenth-Century literature to be published in 2024, we hope to add more than a single issue’s worth of material to our publication pipeline. We welcome a range of theoretical and methodological approaches. The deadline for authors who wish to be considered for the 2024 special issue is 1 August 2022.

The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:43pm
Medieval and Renaissance Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, January 15, 2022

42nd Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum:

The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Keene State College

Keene, NH, USA

Friday and Saturday April 29-30, 2022

 

Call for Papers and Sessions

We are delighted to announce that the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Forum: The Sense of Taste in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance will take place on Friday, April 29 and Saturday April 30, 2022 at Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire. The fourth in a series of five annual conferences dedicated to the five senses, the 42nd Medieval and Renaissance Forum will focus on all culinary and savory experiences in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

 

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