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Spenser, Ecology, and the Dream of a Legible Environment

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:17pm
Steve Mentz / MLA Panel for 16c English LLC
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2002

CFP MLA 2020

Sponsored Open-Call Session for Sixteenth-Century English Literature LLC

 

Spenser, Ecology, and the Dream of a Legible Environment

 

Progress & Decline in the History of Political Thought

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:31pm
Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Progress & Decline in the History of Political Thought

10th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought

20-21 June 2019, London

Keynote address: Prof. Richard Whatmore (St. Andrews)

SCMLA--Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:24pm
SCMLA (South Central Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

We are currently accepting submissions for the Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama panels of the South Central Modern Language Association conference, October 24-26, 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas. http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/.

We accept papers from any non-dramatic literary genres—this includes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Texts are not limited to those of English origins, and the topic is open. Please submit an abstract of no more than 350 words to Nicholas Brush (nicholasbrush@my.unt.edu) by March 31, 2019. Please use the e-mail address listed here as the e-mail address listed on the SCMLA Full CFP is not up-to-date.

Milton and gender in the seventeenth century

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:16pm
Conference on John Milton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The 2019 Conference on John Milton—to be held October 17-19, 2019 in Birmingham, AL--welcomes papers and roundtables on any aspect of Milton Studies, from close readings of particular works to broader investigations of themes, trends, and contexts. In addition, we welcome papers with a specific focus on Milton and early modern women writers and especially Lucy Hutchinson.

We are also happy to consider papers that focus only on Hutchinson. Plenary speakers will be David Norbrook and Erin Murphy.

Duality and Manuscript Evidence

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:55am
Research Group for Manuscript Evidence
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Duality and Manuscript Evidence

at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

14-17 November 2019 in Chicago

“The King is But A Man”: William Shakespeare & 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:41am
Kristin M.S. Bezio & Anthony Russell
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The editors are soliciting chapter proposals for an edited volume, tentatively entitled "The King is But a Man": William Shakespeare and 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership, which examines Shakespeare as relevant to contemporary questions of global culture, politics, and leadership.

Faking it. Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 7:13am
The Early Modern Seminar, The University of Gothenburg
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

What is real and what is fake? And why does it matter? As soon as objects, texts and utterances (be they pragmatic or artistic) become imbued with a sense of authority or authenticity, there is a potential to produce other objects, texts and utterances which mimic and attempt to siphon off that authority and authenticity. In late medieval and early modern European culture (1400-1750), this potential was realized in new and unprecedented ways. Social, technological, and intellectual developments forever altered many activities which fall under the remit of forgery and fabrication, spurring lively debate about truth and falsity. The printing press transformed the production, distribution and marketing of texts and images.

Experience & Expression in the Renaissance: Exploring Early Modern Media

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:26am
Association of Renaissance Students
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Experience & Expression in the Renaissance: Exploring Early Modern Media

 

5th Annual Conference by the Association of Renaissance Students

15 March 2019

Victoria College

University of Toronto

 

Sederi Yearbook

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:52am
Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

SEDERI Yearbook

Call for Papers

 

SEDERI Yearbook welcomes articles, notes and reviews for its next issue.

SEDERI, Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, is an annual publication devoted to current criticism and scholarship on English Renaissance Studies. It is peer-reviewed by external referees, following a double-blind policy.

Areas of interest

Early Modern English Literature

Early Modern English History and Culture

Early Modern English Language

How to be Global in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:55pm
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan

invites abstracts for papers for the interdisciplinary graduate student conference,

“How to be Global in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds”

at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 15-16, 2019

 

With keynote lectures by:

 

Bernadette Andrea (UCSB) and

Christine Chism (UCLA)

 

And panel responses from the medieval

and early modern faculty at the University of Michigan

 

Milton and Materiality

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 2:11pm
UC Berkeley - Townsend Center Working Group for the History of the Book
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre

The editors are seeking contributors for English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty, a four-volume series—intended for Palgrave Macmillan’s “Queenship and Power” series—that will provide short, focused, well-researched, and refereed biographies of all the English consorts since the Conquest.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: World-Making, 1500-1800 -February 22-23, 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 5:25pm
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

World-Making, 1500-1800

University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Date: February 22-23, 2019

Abstracts Due: December 7, 2018

 

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our annual conference, “World-Making, 1500-1800,” to be held on February 22 and 23, 2019. We are happy to announce our two keynote speakers: Su Fang Ng (Clifford A. Cutchins III Professor and Associate

Professor of English, Virginia Tech) and Daniel O’Quinn (Professor in the School of English and

Theatre Studies, University of Guelph).

 

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 8:29am
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Deadline Extended—Please send abstracts by January 15, 2019.

Call for Papers

6-9 JUNE 2019 - Trondheim, Norway

The society welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers on topics related directly or indirectly to the theme, or on any aspects of Cavendish, her work, her family (including William Cavendish, Jane Cavendish, and Elizabeth Cavendish) and her contemporaries, influences, and responses to her work. In particular, we invite panel proposals on the work of Anne Conway and other early modern women scientists and philosophers. Papers may explore, but are not limited to, the following disciplines:

- art history

Redefining Epic, Romance and Novel in Italian Culture (CAIS 2019 Orvieto, Italy)

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:02pm
Lucia Gemmani (University of Iowa), Andrea Privitera (University of Western Ontario, Università di Padova)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

This panel seeks to continue the fruitful dialogue about the intertwining of epic, romance and novel in Italian culture we started at the AAIS-CSIS 2017 Conference in Columbus, Ohio. In order to further the scholarship of Bakhtin, Jameson, Doody, and Fusillo among others, we welcome investigations of the widespread presence and reciprocal influence of these three literary forms in the Italian linguistic and cultural space from the Middle Ages to the present day. What motivates their contaminations? What emerges from the collisions of these different styles and worldviews within the Italian context?

Scientiae: Early Modern Knowledge (12-15 June, Queen's University, Belfast)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:22am
Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

SCIENTIAE: Early Modern Knowledge

June 12th 15th, 2019

Queen’s University, Belfast.

 

With plenary addresses by:

Ingrid Rowland (Notre Dame/Rome) & Rob Iliffe (Oxford)

 

and plenary panels led by:

 Subha Mukherji (Cambridge) &

Call for “untimely reviews” in early modern theater

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:04am
The Hare
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

We invite contributions focusing on early modern theater, including but not limited to Shakespeare’s plays. The Hare is an online, peer-reviewed journal, publishing untimely reviews of books, articles, and performances in early modern theater.

This journal provides a venue for the contention and reevaluation of old scholarly work in contemporary scholarly debate. We invite you to interpret “old” creatively, though traditional reviews of recent publications will not be considered. We welcome:

Rocky Mountain Medieval & Renaissance Association Conference: Sapere Videre

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:08am
Kristin Bezio / Rocky Mountain Medieval & Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association invites proposals for papers and panels at Annual Conference to be held April 11-13 in downtown Denver, Colorado, at the SpringHill Suites Marriott adjacent to the Metropolitan State University of Denver.  

CFP: The Rule(s) of Exception(s) in Early Modern Culture (16th-17thc.): Literary and Historical Perspectives on Exception and Exceptionality

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:54am
ociété Française Shakespeare et de la Société d'Études Anglo-Américaines des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

 

 CFP Early Modern Studies Seminar, "The Rule(s) of Exception(s) in Early Modern Culture (16th-17thc.): Literary and Historical Perspectives on Exception and Exceptionality", SAES Congress, 6-8 June 2019, Aix-en-Provence, France.

 

Something Rich and Strange”: Remapping Shakespeare’s Utopia: Deadline Extended

updated: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 3:35am
ESRA, European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

“Something Rich and Strange”: Remapping Shakespeare’s Utopia

Anna Kowalcze-Pawlik, Delilah Bermudez Brataas

Tischner European University, Krakow, Poland akowalcze@wse.krakow.pl ; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway delilah.brataas@ntnu.no

[REMINDER: ABSTRACTS DUE 11/1] “Envisioning the Renaissance” (at CEA 3/28-30/2019)

updated: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:06am
Lynne Simpson / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

Call for Papers: “Envisioning the Renaissance” at CEA,  March 28-30, 2019

| CEA 50th Annual Conference: “Visons and Revisions”

| Astor Crowne Plaza New Orleans, 739 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

| Phone: (504) 962-0500 

“See better” --Shakespeare

This call for papers is meant to solicit wide-ranging abstracts on the possibilities of “vision” in British literature of the 16th and 17th centuries for the annual conference of the College English Association, a collegial gathering of scholars and teachers in English studies. CEA celebrates its 50th anniversary with its 2019 national conference, to be held in the heart of the French Quarter.

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:13am
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

6-9 JUNE 2019

Trondheim, Norway

HOST: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

THEME: Natures, Pictures:  Cavendish and Early Modern Science, Technology, and Creativity 

Call for Papers

The society welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers on topics related directly or indirectly to the theme, or on any aspects of Cavendish, her work, her family (including William Cavendish, Jane Cavendish, and Elizabeth Cavendish) and her contemporaries, influences, and responses to her work. In particular, we invite panel proposals on the work of Anne Conway and other early modern women scientists and philosophers. Papers may explore, but are not limited to, the following disciplines:  

- art history

Journal of the Northern Renaissance: Call for Papers

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:50pm
Journal of the Northern Renaissance
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 16, 2018

The Journal of the Northern Renaissance invites submissions on any aspect of cultural practice in Northern Europe in the period 1430-1650, including but not limited to the following disciplines:

  • literature
  • art and architectural history
  • musicology
  • philosophy
  • theology
  • politics
  • history of science

We are particularly interested in studies exploring alternative cultural geographieschallenging existing conceptualizations and periodizations of the Renaissance in the North, and/or establishing continuities and ruptures with earlier and later epochs.

Illinois Medieval Association 2019 - Outliers and Outsiders

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:52am
Illinois Medieval Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

Illinois Medieval Association

36th Annual Conference

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
23-24 Februrary, 2019

A call for papers: “Outliers and Outsiders”

Form and Reform

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:16pm
Cornell University Medieval Studies Student Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

Form and Reform

Cornell Medieval Studies Student Conference 2019

The Medieval Studies Program at Cornell University is pleased to announce its twenty-ninth annual graduate student colloquium, which will take place on the 16th of February 2019 at the A.D. White House on Cornell’s Ithaca, NY campus.

Shakespearean Translations – Translating Shakespeare

updated: 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 9:18am
Shakespeare Seminar 2019
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 30, 2018

It is a critical commonplace that Shakespeare in many ways relied on and produced various forms of translations – translations of foreign words, translations of literary texts, translations from one medium into another, to name but a few. Over time, Shakespeare’s works themselves have become some of the most widely translated texts in world literature. As of today, his works have been translated into more than 100 languages. Moreover, his plays and poems have travelled across time and space, and they have been re-translated time and again in order to adapt them for contemporary audiences. More often than not, such translations also raise questions about the original works and their socio-cultural as well as literary contexts.

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Texts: Controversies in Reading, Writing, Editing, and Printing

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:38pm
Book History and Print Culture Graduate Student Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Texts:

Controversies in Reading, Writing, Editing, and Printing

 

Please circulate widely.

 

In addition to conveying controversial ideas, books themselves have both committed and inspired mad, bad, and dangerous behaviour. The production and consumption of printed matter can be subversive, destructive, or downright criminal. Studying books as material objects reveals controversies that are fascinating in their own right, regardless of the subject matter between their covers.

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