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Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 7:46am
University of Gdańsk

Call for Papers:
"Origines et mutationes circa principio Mare Balticum".
Transfer of people, ideas, technologies and religion in the Baltic Sea Region between VIII-XVII centuries.
We hereby have the pleasure to invite you to the international conference aimed at wide range of
researchers, e.g. from Ph.D. Candidates to Professors, giving each of them an opportunity to
exchange knowledge or start new research projects.
The focus of the conference is "transfer", which best explains the changes Baltic Sea region has
undergone from VIII to XVII centuries.
Presentations & Conference proceedings are divided into 4 main groups:
1. Transfer of People: Settlement process, Trade, Logistics, Diplomacy

[UPDATE] Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body (deadline for proposals 31/1/14)

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 6:29pm
Loughborough University, UK

Early Modern Women, Religion, and the Body

22-23 July 2014, Loughborough University, UK

Plenary speakers: Professor Mary Fissell (Johns Hopkins) and Dr Katharine Hodgkin (University of East London)

**Also celebrating 25 years since the publication of Her Own Life: Autobiographical Writings by Seventeenth-Century Englishwomen (Routledge) with a plenary session by Dr Elspeth Graham (Liverpool John Moores), Dr Hilary Hinds (Lancaster), Professor Elaine Hobby (Loughborough), and Professor Helen Wilcox (Bangor)**

With public lecture by Alison Weir (evening of 22 July, Martin Hall Theatre): '"The Prince expected in due season": The Queen's First Duty'

Anemoi: Journal of Pre-Modern Studies 2014 Call for Papers

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 3:07pm
Anemoi: The New College of Florida Journal of Pre-Modern Studies

Anemoi: Undergraduate Journal of Pre-Modern Studies
New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida
Holly McArthur, Sarah Tew, and Tyler Kirby, editors.

Anemoi, named after the Greek deities of the four winds in honor of New College's four winds symbolism, provides an outlet for publication of high quality undergraduate papers. It also gives students experience in working with a peer-reviewed journal. It emphasizes pre-modern studies—time periods that are often overlooked. Anemoi highlights how the major fields within pre-modern are closely interrelated while academically separate.

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference, May 1-2, 2014, University College Dublin

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 2:12pm
UCD English Graduate Society

Emerging Perspectives Graduate Conference — 1-2 May 2014, at University College Dublin, Ireland.

The UCD English Graduate Society warmly invites MA and PhD students of all levels to submit abstracts of no more than 300 words that engage with the theme 'Emerging Perspectives' for the 2014 EGS Graduate Conference.

Since 2010 the UCD English Graduate Society has provided early-stage scholars in universities across Ireland with the opportunity to share their research in a supportive environment. The fruits of their labour have been published annually in the postgraduate journal Emerging Perspectives. Both the conference and journal are kindly supported by the UCD School of English, Drama and Film.

Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Pre-modern Journal - Submission Deadline Feb. 14:

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
Anemoi Journal

Anemoi is a peer-reviewed undergraduate journal of pre-modern studies published by students at New College of Florida in Sarasota. We are looking for submissions and team members. We aim to provide a voice and professional experience opportunities to undergraduates.

It is an opportunity for new scholars to be published or involved in the facilitation of the journal. In addition to submitting papers for publication, students who would like to be more involved may apply on the website to be peer reviewers; students are also encouraged to take part in our publicity efforts as part of our outreach team. In return anyone on the outreach team will be formally acknowledged for their efforts.

Gender and Early Modern Drama: RMMLA Annual Conference October 9-11, 2014 Boise, Idaho

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 6:41pm
Rocky Mountain MLA

This session seeks papers on any aspect of gender in Early Modern English drama. Abstracts of 250-300 words are invited for papers to be delivered at the annual conference of the Rocky Mountain MLA in Boise, Idaho, October 9-11, 2014. Email abstracts – including your title, institutional affiliation, and email addresses – to Kirsten Inglis ( by March 1, 2014. All submissions will be acknowledged and notifications sent by March 15, 2014.

3rd Biennial BABEL Meeting - "Marooned" Session

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 3:12pm
Benjamin Ambler / Arthur J Russell

Session for "On the Beach: Precariousness, Risk, Forms of Life, Affinity, and Play at the Edge of the World" ~ Third Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group @ UC-Santa Barbara, 16-18 October 2014.

Marooned: This session is a search and rescue. What, or who—we ask—has been cast away or lost at sea?

1st Global Conference: Augmentation (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 3:28am
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net

1st Global Conference: Augmentation

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Augmented humans often star in our favourite science fictions: from the cyberpunk heroes of William Gibson's Sprawl Trilogy to the villainous Darth Vader of George Lucas's Star Wars, fictional augmented characters teach the viewer what it means to live augmented lives. And yet, cyborgs and other types of augmented individuals are not just found in science fiction.

Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition - Deadline: February 15, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 6:26pm
Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI)

Announcing: Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI) seeks significant, original manuscripts that enrich and develop research in fields related to the study of the African Diaspora. Only untenured professors and independent scholars in the relevant fields are eligible for the competition. The candidate may submit a manuscript on a single, cohesive topic or a series of linked essays in either the Humanities or the Social Sciences.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 3:03pm
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture


Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3


Artwork by Toni Simon

Special Section on "Digital Narcissisms" edited by Kane Faucher with articles by Faucher, Tara Brabazon, Evgeniya Boklage, Delores Phillips, and Kevin Moberly

Science Fictions by Marleen Barr and James H. Clinton

Articles by Sigmund Shen, Muneer Aram Kuzhiyan, Anh Hua, Kane Faucher, Elaine LaForteza, and Sébastien Lefait.

Review Essays by Marc Oullette, Salma Monani, and Miranda Brady

Book Reviews by Fariba NoorBakhsh and Anthony T. Sansone

Technical Editor: Joe McDermott