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FLATTERY -- MLA 2019 Forum, Open Session

updated: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 8:17am
LLC 16th-Century English
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The LLC 16th-Century English Forum of the Modern Langage Association is organizing a panel on Flattery.

The panel will be on the program for the 2019 MLA conference in Chicago, IL.

We are seeking new research on political, poetical, rhetorical, literary, hypocritical, artificial, dramatic, erotic, sniveling, strategic, or otherwise noteworthy examples or discussions of flattery in English texts, c. 1500-1600.

Please send Abstracts of 150-200 Words to Adam Zucker (azucker@english.umass.edu) by March 15th.

Writing Renaissance Experience - Experiencing Renaissance Writing

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 3:52pm
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

WRITING RENAISSANCE EXPERIENCE – EXPERIENCING RENAISSANCE WRITING

Johannes Gutenberg University

Mainz, Germany

5-6 July 2018

 

Organised by

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

Tymon Adamczewski (Bydgoszcz)

 

In the eye of the beholder: visual contexts of communication in medieval and early modern texts (thematic session at Poznań Linguistic Meeting 2018)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 9:04am
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 23, 2018

In the eye of the beholder: visual contexts of communication in medieval and early modern texts 

This session is part of the 48th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM), which will take place from 13-15 September in Poznań Poland.

SCMLA Renaissance Literature excluding Drama (3/31/18; 10/11-14/18)

updated: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:20am
South Central MLA
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

We are currently accepting submissions for the Renaissance Literature excluding Drama panel of the South Central Modern Language Association conference, October 11-14, 2018 in San Antonio, TX. http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

The topic is open. Please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words to Jessica C. Murphy & Nicholas Brush (jessica.c.murphy@gmail.com) by March 31, 2018.

For more information on the SCMLA and the conference location, visit http://www.southcentralmla.org/

SCMLA - Renaissance Drama, San Antonio, TX, 10/11/18-10/14/18 (March 31st Deadline)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 9:20am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, March 31, 2018

The Renaissance Drama panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 conference. This panel is open to all approaches and topics that relate to any aspect of Renaissance Drama. Please submit an abstract of 250-300 words along with a brief biographical note to Mr. Nicholas A. Brush at nicholas.a.brush@gmail.com or nbrush@uco.edu.

For more information about the 2018 SCMLA conference, please see: http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/

Fall 2018 Conference on Domestic Tragedies—“Death and Domesticity”

updated: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:10pm
Resurgens Theatre Company / Georgia State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Resurgens Theatre Company, along with the Georgia State University Department of English, is pleased to announce our second biennial conference on early modern verse drama by Shakespeare’s contemporaries, “Death and Domesticity.” We’re calling for papers that examine some aspect of Renaissance era domestic tragedies, but we also welcome topics involving the influence of murder plays on performance and/or early modern print culture. The conference will be held at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse (499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308) on September 28 and 29, 2018.

Writing Renaissance Experience - Experiencing Renaissance Writing

updated: 
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:25am
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

WRITING RENAISSANCE EXPERIENCE – EXPERIENCING RENAISSANCE WRITING

Johannes Gutenberg University

Mainz, Germany

5-6 July 2018

 

Organised by

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

Tymon Adamczewski (Bydgoszcz)

 

Between Humanity and Divinity: In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture

updated: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 9:34pm
Taiwan Association of Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The 12th Annual International Conference of

Taiwan Association of

Classic, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

 

At National Chi Nan University, Taiwan

19-20, October, 2018

 

Between Humanity and Divinity:

In Literature, Art, Religion and Culture

Call for Papers (February 28th, 2018 Due)

 

Colonial Spanish American Literature: From the Margins to the Center

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:52pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 90)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 25, 2018

Colonial Spanish American Literature: From the Margins to the Center: This session at SAMLA 90 welcomes submissions on any aspect of Colonial Spanish American Literature. Proposals addressing the conference theme are especially welcome. Suggestions for topics include colonial texts by Indigenous authors, women, members of minority religious groups, and others whose perspectives challenge hegemonic views of Colonial Spanish America.   By May 25, 2018, please submit an abstract of between 200-250 words, a brief bio, and any A/V requests to Dr. Eric Vaccarella, University of Montevallo, at vaccarellaea@montevallo.edu.

The Rhetoric of Prayer

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 4:46pm
Christian Literary Studies Group, Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Conference

Saturday 3 November 2018
Corpus Christi College, Oxford

The Rhetoric of Prayer

Call for Papers

Prayers in the literary context are the subject of the CLSG day conference. The full form of the Call for Papers is at http://www.clsg.org/html/conference.html  from where there is a link to a bibliography. The CLSG’s interest is in Exploring Christian and Biblical Themes in Literature.

The conference page will be progressively updated in the period before the conference.

Textual Transactions in Netherlandic Literature, Language and Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 8:59am
MLA Dutch Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Textual Transactions IN NETHERLANDIC LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

3–6 January 2019, Chicago

Session organized by the MLA Dutch Forum

The Modern Language Association is the oldest and largest professional organization dedicated to the study of language and literature in America. For the 2019 convention of the Modern Language Association, the MLA Dutch Forum is organizing a session on the 2019 Presidential theme ‘Textual Transactions’. The convention will be held from 3–6 January, in Chicago.

Anne Gere, the 2018–19 president of the MLA, has chosen Textual Transactions as the presidential theme for the 2019 MLA Annual Convention in Chicago. This is described as follows:

Essays on John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert

updated: 
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:56pm
Katherine Ellison/Illinois State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

Edited Collection: Essays on John Matthews Manly and Edith Rickert

Katherine Ellison
Contact: keellis@ilstu.edu
Deadline: 500-1,000 word abstracts due by July 1, 2018.

RMMLA Shakespeare Session

updated: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 10:53pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS 2018

SHAKESPEARE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 4-6, 2018

Little America Hotel

Cheyenne, WY

 

Re/Inventions: Trauma - Graduate Student Conference - CSU, Long Beach

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:09pm
English Graduate Student Association (California State University of Long Beach)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 16, 2018

ATTENTION! EXTENDED DEADLINE

ABSTRACTS DUE: February 16, 2018

 

 

CONFERENCE DATE: April 5, 2018

 

KEYNOTE LECTURER: DR. MITCHUM HUEHLS 

 

Early Modern Songscapes

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 3:49pm
Scott A. Trudell
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

CALL FOR PAPERS

International Symposium on Early Modern Songscapes 8-9 February 2019

University of Toronto

 

Proposals are invited for a two-day international symposium coinciding with the launch of the digital platform “Early Modern Songscapes” to be held 8-9 February 2019 at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies in Toronto, Canada.

 

WRITING RENAISSANCE EXPERIENCE – EXPERIENCING RENAISSANCE WRITING

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:11am
Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018

WRITING RENAISSANCE EXPERIENCE – EXPERIENCING RENAISSANCE WRITING

Johannes Gutenberg University

Mainz, Germany

5-6 July 2018

 

Organised by

Patrick Gill (Mainz)

Anja Müller-Wood (Mainz)

Tymon Adamczewski (Bydgoszcz)

 

Writing Lives in Europe 1500-1700

updated: 
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 9:05am
Danielle Clarke/University College Dublin
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 16, 2018

WRITING LIVES IN EUROPE, 1500-1700University College Dublin, 6-8 September 2018 Call for Papers  This conference on life writing/self writing will address questions related to life writing across Europe between1500-1700, in particular the influence of different religious, social, cultural and national perspectives on theemergence of various forms of self-writing. We are particularly interested in relationships, connections, textualtraffic and circulation across Europe through networks such as intellectual circles/coteries, religious orders, andthe experience of exiled communities. Life writing has long historical roots, but such writings are arguably thefirst examples of demotic, vernacular writing in the period.

Shakespeare on Screen in the Digital Era: The Montpellier Congress

updated: 
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 9:16am
Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, site Saint Charles (France)
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Shakespeare on Screen in the Digital Era: The Montpellier Congress
Dates: Thursday 26, Friday 27, Saturday 28 September 2019
Venue: Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, site Saint Charles (France)
 
Conference coordinators: Sarah Hatchuel (GRIC, EA 4314, Université Le Havre Normandie) and Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin (IRCL, UMR5186, CNRS/ Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3)
 
Advisory board:

Miniatures in the Early Modern Period (16th-18th c.) – Études Épistémè

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 9:27am
Études Épistémè
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 5, 2018

Miniatures in the Early Modern Period  (16th-18th c.) – Études Épistémè

 

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Nicholas Hilliard's death, the online peer-reviewed journal Études Épistémè (http://journals.openedition.org/episteme/) seeks articles examining miniatures in the early modern period from a historical and interdisciplinary perspective. Études Épistémè is DOAJ- and MLA- listed.

CFP on “Early Modern English Literature”

updated: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:06am
Aletria: A Journal of Literary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 30, 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)

Submission deadline: April 30th 2018.

MARGIN reads Messy Bodies

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:01pm
Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network (NYU)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 9, 2018

Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Interdisciplinary Network

Second Graduate Symposium

New York University | May 17, 2018

MARGIN reads Messy Bodies

Last year, in our end-of-the-year symposium focusing on the afterlife of Ovid in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, we found ourselves confronting surprisingly queer, surprisingly metamorphosed, messy bodies, bodies that frequently demanded decidedly messy methodological engagements, between disciplinary categories or at their margins. With all this in mind, we continue our group exploration of the body with this year’s symposium.

SAMEMES 2018 Conference, call for papers

updated: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:49am
University of Berne, Switzerland
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 25, 2018

Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies SAMEMES

Sixth International Conference

 

13-14 September 2018

University of Bern

 

Secrecy and Surveillance
in Medieval and Early Modern England

 

Metamorphoses: Mementos and Futurities - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:33pm
University of British Columbia - Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Metamorphoses: Mementos and Futurities 

Endnotes 2018 

UBC English Graduate Conference 

University of British Columbia 

May 4-5, 2018 

 

Of bodies changed to other forms I tell; 

You Gods, who have yourselves wrought every change, 

Inspire my enterprise and lead my lay 

In one continuous song from nature’s first 

Remote beginnings to our modern times. 

- Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book I 

 

To recognize in paranoia a distinctively rigid relation to temporality, at once anticipatory and retroactive, averse above all to surprise, is also to glimpse the lineaments of other possibilities. 

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital

updated: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 11:27am
ULICES - Univ. of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / Univ. of Lisbon (Portugal)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Conference English Literature in the World: From Manuscript to Digital (May 7-10, Lisbon, Portugal)

English Literature has been able to reinvent itself along new pathways, from the age of the manuscript to the digital era. In the last decades, the digital technology has changed the paradigms involving both the reading strategies and the analysis of literary texts: among others, the relation between writer and reader; the publication in digital platforms; “distant reading”; the exploration of the image; the abundance of information; the access to the original texts. This enormous change has originated an interdisciplinary reevaluation of many of the previous paths, as well as the launching of new focuses of reflection.

The Past is Female: Early Modern Sisterhoods and Visions of Justice

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:03pm
NWSA Early Modern Women Interest Group
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 9, 2018

The National Women’s Studies Association Early Modern Women Interest Group seeks paper proposals addressing the theme of the NWSA 2018 Annual Conference: “Just Imagine. Imagining Justice: Feminist visions of freedom, dream making and the radical politics of futurism.” The interest group aims to propose several panels, roundtables, and / or workshops based on the proposals we receive.

We seek presentations that address:

English Seventeenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:02pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature (including Restoration), for the annual meeting of the 2018 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Oct 4-6, 2018. Email 200-300 word proposals, by March 1, to clayldaniel@live.com or clay.daniel@utrgv.edu . All proposals are acknowledged. You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you should become a member by April 1 to be listed in the program.

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