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3rd Annual Early Modern Women Writers' Colloquium 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 11:16am
Othello's Island
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Third Annual Early Modern Women Writers' Colloquium (2019)

A collaboration between Othello's Island 2019, the International Margaret Cavendish Society, the University of Cyprus, Northern Arizona University, the University of Sheffield and the Centre for Visual Arts and Research, Cyprus

Postgraduate English Journal Call for Submissions (Issue 37)

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 4:05pm
Durham University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 31, 2018

The Postgraduate English Journal, Durham University’s Online peer-reviewed literary journal, is one of the longest-running online postgraduate literary journals in the UK. In recent years the journal has received reprint requests from academic publishers.

Early-career researchers/academics and postgraduates are invited to submit papers of 5,000–7,000 words (or book reviews of no more than 2,000 words) by Friday, August 31, 2018 for the journal’s 37th edition.

MEARCSTAPA/Preternature special issue

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:23am
MEARCSTAPA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 1, 2018

MEARCSTAPA

Call for Papers

 

MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application) invites papers on any topic of Monsters/Monster theory, or the Supernatural/Uncanny for a special issue of the journal Preternature(PSU Press). The special issue will celebrate MEARCSTAPA’s tenth anniversary as an academic society dedicated to the study of the monstrous.

 

Medicine and Religion in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1550-1800: Call for Chapter Submissions to Edited Volume

updated: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:07am
Kathleen Miller (University of Toronto/Queen's University Belfast)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 22, 2018

This edited volume interrogates the intersection of medicine and religion in a trans-Atlantic context in the early modern period, from 1550 to 1800. Kathleen Miller, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Toronto/Queen’s University Belfast and author of The Literary Culture of Plague in Early Modern England (Palgrave Macmillan), will edit the volume and seeks out chapter submissions in the areas of literature, history and book history. 

Chapters may address, though are not limited to, the following topics:

RSA 2019: Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama (July 16th, 2018)

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 12:39pm
Christina M. Squitieri / New York University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 16, 2018

Renaissance Society of America (RSA) 2019: 17–19 March 2019, Toronto, Canada

Transforming Bodies in Early Modern Drama

**This is a guaranteed session**

Special Issue "Shakespeare and Digital Humanities: New Perspectives and Future Directions"

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:47am
Humanities (ISSN 2076-0787).
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

Shakespeare is now fundamentally digital. The technologies, resources and cultures of the digital age influence how we humans variously read, watch, research, and teach Shakespeare. This influence occurs in both apparent but also unseen ways since digital technologies include hidden processes, or non-human actors such as algorithms. In fact, the thing we call “Shakespeare” is the consequence of the interaction of agential humans and digital, non-human actors. The Special Issue of Humanities explores this technogenic dynamic and its significance for understandings of Shakespeare’s works and their cultural afterlives.

Origins and Assemblages of the "Modern;" Shakespeare and the Gothic Imagination

updated: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:32am
Lucian Ghita (Clemson University)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Writing in 1800, the Marquis de Sade claimed that the Gothic was the inevitable product of the revolutionary tremors felt throughout Europe. In revealing the proximity between poetic and political terror, the Gothic became the inescapable condition and symptom of modernity itself. The rise of the Gothic in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Europe is closely bound up with the discovery of Shakespeare as a "modern dramatist" by Hegel and, later, Marx. Like the Gothic, Shakespeare's plays had a propensity for exploring the "dark underbelly" of the new modern world. This seminar explores the mutually constitutive relationship between "Shakespeare" and "the Gothic," viewed as cultural catalysts for modernity and modern creativity.

RSA Panel: The Female Body as Text in Renaissance Literature

updated: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 10:55am
Allison Collins, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 13, 2018

As the Renaissance saw a rise in female literacy and texts addressed to women readers, the relationship between gender and genre was foregrounded in debates about the appropriate texts for women to read – or if it was appropriate for women to read at all.  These conversations particularly centered on the genre of romance, simultaneously a genre classed as feminine and a genre deemed morally inappropriate for women to read. While these debates raged outside literary texts, within the texts themselves, we see women reading and women as objects to be read – both by the reader of the text and by other characters within the text. How does the female body serve as a text within a text?

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 11:05am
Grand Valley State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 23, 2018

GRAND VALLEY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL CONFERENCE
“My Crown is in My Heart, Not on My Head” –3 Henry VI 3.1

          
Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2018         
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan

                                                                                     CALL FOR PAPERS –DEADLINE EXTENDED!! JUlY 23, 2018

*Rolling acceptances for proposals received between Feb 1 and June 1. Final acceptances sent out first week of August.

~ Visit gvsu.edu/shakesconference for proposal submission, registration and conference deta 

Shakespeare and Related Topics

updated: 
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 9:20am
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

PAMLA 116th Annual Conference-Bellingham, WA
Nov 9-11, 2018
Western Washington University

Shakespeare and Related Topics

We are seeking proposals focusing on Shakespeare and his time, Shakespeare and/or his peers, the influence of Shakespeare on later works of literature, adaptations of Shakespeare, and other proposals that touch on any aspect of Shakespeare and related topics. As a standing session we welcome paper proposals on a wide variety of topics; however, papers that address the conference theme of "Acting, Roles, Stages" in relation to Shakespeare are particularly welcome.

Status:
Open (accepting submissions until June 27)

CFP for Special Panel on "Charm," Medieval/Renaissance Area, MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association)

updated: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 2:56pm
MAPACA (Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

29th Annual Conference, November 8-10, 2018

The Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA)

Lord Baltimore Hotel, Baltimore, MD

Call for Special Panel on Charm and the Middle Ages and/or Renaissance

Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2018

Early Modern English Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 9:38am
Aletria: Revista de Estudos de Literatura is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal, sponsored by the Graduate Program in Literary Studies of the School of Letters of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil) since 1993.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE

Call for paper: Aletria v. 28, n.3 (2018) – Early Modern English Literature

Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined these developments. We invite papers that identify and analyse the many forms of evidence of the literary engagement with transformative issues, events, and axes within and outside of the British Isles.

Editors of the number: Elizabeth Sauer (Brock University, Canada) and Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá (UFMG)

Gathering in the Strange: Literary Vision in a Disenchanted World

updated: 
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:12am
Southwest Conference on Christianity & Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

UPDATE: Deadline for submissions has been extended to June 15. Additional conference information is now online here: https://www.okbu.edu/humanities/language-literature/southwest-conference...

 

Gathering in the Strange: Literary Vision in a Disenchanted World

The Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature

September 27-29, 2018

Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, Oklahoma

 

 

Religious Figures in Post-Reformation English Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 8:53am
Joshua Phillips/University of Memphis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 27, 2018

Religious Figures in Post-Reformation English Literature

For a proposed panel at RSA 2019 (Toronto, 17 -19 March) 

MAPACA Medieval and Renaissance, Baltimore November 8-10

updated: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 9:59am
Mid Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018

MAPACA 2018

Baltimore, MD

November 8-10, 2018

 

Beowulf to Shakespeare

 

The wealth of material found in the Middle Ages and Renaissance continues to attract modern audiences with new creative works in areas such as fiction, film, and computer games, which make use of medieval and/or early modern themes, characters, or plots. This is a call for papers or panels dealing with any aspect of medieval or Renaissance representation in popular culture. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to the following:

-Modern portrayals of any aspect of Arthurian legends or Shakespeare

-Modern versions or adaptations of any other Medieval or Renaissance writer

Shakespeare and 'Accentism'

updated: 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 9:52am
Adele Lee
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Call For Contributions: Shakespeare and Accentism

Editor: Adele Lee (Emerson College, USA)

Publisher: Routledge

 This collection explores the aural distinctions and consequences of ‘accentism’ in Shakespeare across languages and cultures, past and present. The objectives are:

14. Meeting on Spanish Humanists

updated: 
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:28am
University of Santiago de Compostela - Spain
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

14. Meeting on Spanish Humanists

«Distinctive Traits of Humanism in the Iberian Peninsula and Spanish and Portuguese America (16th and 17th Centuries)»

 

Santiago de Compostela. School of Philology

27th – 28th (thursday / friday) September 2018

 

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Early Modern Hispanic Theater in Performance and Adaptation'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:48am
Charles Patterson, Western Washington University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Early Modern Hispanic Theater in Performance and Adaptation
Presiding Officer: Charles Patterson, Western Washington University
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference CFP, 'Drama and Society III: Shakespeare and Society'

updated: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:48am
Amanda Riggle, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

Friday, November 9, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington

Conference theme: “Acting, Roles, and Stages”

Session: Drama and Society III: Shakespeare and Society
Presiding Officer: Amanda Riggle, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Proposal Due Date: May 30, 2018 - submit via PAMLA website, http://pamla.org/2018/topic-areas

Panel description:

Early Modern English Literature

updated: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:28pm
Aletria - The journal welcomes submissions of original manuscripts in the following categories: essays on Literary and Cultural Studies, review articles and book reviews of literary and scientific works in the field of literature and literary theory.
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE

Call for paper: Aletria v. 28, n.3 (2018) – Early Modern English Literature

Early modern English authors (c. 1453-1789) wrote in a period of unprecedented national and international political, cultural, social, religious, and scientific changes. Literature in English across a range of traditional and alternative genres reflected, resisted, and redefined these developments. We invite papers that identify and analyse the many forms of evidence of the literary engagement with transformative issues, events, and axes within and outside of the British Isles.

Editors of the number: Elizabeth Sauer (Brock University, Canadá) and Luiz Fernando Ferreira Sá (UFMG)

CFP: Digital Pedagogy in Early Modern Studies

updated: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:13am
New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Long abstracts (up to 1000 words) due May 15, 2018 (original deadline extended)  

UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 13-15, 2018 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 11, 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:33am
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXII
Undergraduate Sessions
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 13-15, 2018

Keynote Address:  “Rivers and Riverscapes in the Early Middle Ages”—Ellen Arnold, Ohio Wesleyan University

Borrowers and Lenders Special Issue: Shakespeare and Gaming

updated: 
Monday, April 30, 2018 - 9:16am
Borrowers and Lenders
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

In what game designer Eric Zimmerman calls our 'ludic century', the proliferation of games of all sorts makes them a schema for (re)understanding the modes and habits of cultural production. Indeed, the practices of Shakespearean appropriation are frequently products of playful engagements, whereby the appropriator traverses the text, building virtual or imaginary worlds that interact with the received Shakespearean corpus, its margins, and its outliers in creative ways. Moreover, just as play may be likened to appropriation, aspects of Shakespeare games and game development might reflect and/or challenge traditional modes of humanistic inquiry, and adaptive play has the capacity to influence critical reading practices.

John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi Reconsidered, 13-15 Dec 2018

updated: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:00am
ENS Lyon & UCA, France
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Confirmed Keynotes

  • Dympna Callaghan (Syracuse University)
  • Jane Kingsley-Smith (Roehampton University)
  • Michael Neill (University of Auckland)
  • Wendy Wall (Northwestern University)

John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi Reconsidered, an International Conference under the aegis of the French Shakespeare Society, with the support of Labex COMOD

Chaucer: Sound and Vision, a Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:20pm
University of South Alabama English Department
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Call for Conference Papers

 

Chaucer: Sound and Vision, October 19th and 20th, 2018

 

Deadline for Submissions: June 1st, 2018

 

Name of Organization: University of South Alabama

 

Contact Email: ChaucerSoundAndVision@gmail.com

 

 

KNOWING SHAKESPEARE

updated: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 9:15am
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

OHIO VALLEY SHAKESPEARE CONFERENCE 2018:
KNOWING SHAKESPEARE
YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY, OCTOBER 11-13, YOUNGSTOWN, OH

The Circulation of Shakespeare’s Plays in Europe’s Borderland - November 8th-9th, 2018

updated: 
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:36pm
University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

THE CIRCULATION OF SHAKESPEARE’S PLAYS IN EUROPE’S BORDERLAND

 

 

University of Bucharest, Romania

November 8th-9th, 2018

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Prof. RUI CARVALHO HOMEMUniversity of Porto

Prof. ALEXANDER SHURBANOV, University of Sofia

 

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