category: renaissance

The New Literary Anxiety (ACLA 2016 Seminar Proposal, March 17th-20th, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Oldfather, University of Colorado,Colorado Springs; Rebecca Soares, Arizona State University
contact email: 
rebecca.soares@asu.edu, eoldfath@uccs.edu;

The melancholic poet, the neurasthenic female reader, the man of artistic temperament: these heavily typed figures, each coded in the medical and psychological discourse of its own time, together besp

“Catch if you can your country’s moment”: The Poetry of Current Events, NeMLA, Mar. 17-20, 2016, Hartford. Proposals by Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
William Waddell
contact email: 
bwaddell@sfjc.edu

If literature is, as Pound said, “news that stays news,” then perhaps poetry is always a matter of current events, but recently, books like Claudia Rankine’s Citizen or Brian Turner’s Here, Bu

[UPDATE] Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: UPDATE

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

The Gender-Free Being, Kalamazoo ICMS 12-15 May 2016 SMFS Sponsored Session

full name / name of organization: 
Dorothy Kim, Associate Professor of English at Vassar College / Phoebe C. Linton, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu / phoebe.linton@ed.ac.uk

One of the SMFS sponsored series, this session on ‘The Gender-Free Being’ invites papers to consider portrayals of characters in medieval history, literature and art of any period or language that explore the extent to which an individual’s identity is distinct from their socially gendered, or sexual being.

Rediviva: Reception of Classical Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Classical Association of the Middle West and South (Panel proposal)
contact email: 
powens@wyomingcatholiccollege.com

[UPDATE] Panel on Lexicography and the Classics

full name / name of organization: 
CAMWS
contact email: 
LexicographyCAMWS@gmail.com

CFP: Panel on Lexicography and the Classics

Fairy Tales in Society and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com

This panel session will feature the manner in which fairy tales reflect and influence values and ideals of their respective society and culture.

Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

In contrast to the ongoing childhood studies, humanistic gerontology is still largely an unexplored research area, despite more and more attention being paid to old age by historians, sociologists and

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eshabliy@tulane.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Call for Proposals:'Identity, Intimacy' conference - Toronto, 30-31 October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Extended deadline for proposals: 5 September, 2015

For detailed CFP, see http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal - issue 5 call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories (A/R/T Journal) is a peer-reviewed journal that has been created with a view to providing a forum for analyzing and discussing issues of immediate relevan

Recovering Staging Practices in Medieval Drama - abstract due 8/31/15; conference 10–13 March 2016 Sarasota, FL

full name / name of organization: 
New College Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
arlynda.boyer@mail.utoronto.ca

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: 31 AUGUST 2015

Feminist Pedagogy: Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association in Hartford, CT, March 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/NeMLA/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Feminist Pedagogy in the Two-Year College

[UPDATE] 21st Century Englishes Conference - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University, Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Animals in Literature and Film.

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

The College English Association—Caribbean Chapter (CEA-CC), a gathering of scholar-teachers in English, welcomes proposals for presentations (20-minute papers) for our 2016 annual conference which w

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity (Dec. 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 17.1, In-Between Spaces: Interstices and Borders of Identity
(Abstracts 250-500 words due Dec 1, 2015, full papers due Mar 1, 2016)
Edited by Amanda Gradisek and Ron Scott

[Deadline extended 1 week] Beauty and Belief (deadline for abstracts: August 7; conference: November 5-6, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Office for the Study of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu

The conference will include a wide variety of sessions and topics on possible connections among (and tension between) literature, aesthetics, theory, and belief, broadly defined.

CFP: Special Issue on Shakespeare and War

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Survey
contact email: 
patrick.gray@durham.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: Critical Survey Special Issue
Shakespeare and War
Guest Editor: Patrick Gray, Durham University

[REMINDER] “Shakespeare and Dance” essay cluster.

full name / name of organization: 
Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation
contact email: 
klette@uhcl.edu

Borrowers & Lenders, The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, is soliciting contributions to its “Appropriations in Performance” section.

UPDATE: HPFI SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? OCT 29-30 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Henri Peyre French Institute The Graduate Center of CUNY
contact email: 
fsautman@gc.cuny.edu

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:
SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?
OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY
SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 31 2015

NeMLA 2016 Panel "Still Laughing: Ancient Comedy and Its Descendants"

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY) and Barry Spence (University of Massachusetts)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Please submit a 300 word abstract to https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15714 by September 30, 2015

Shakespeare in the Arabian Gulf

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. James Lambert, American University of Kuwait; and Dr. Katherine Hennessey, University of Warwick
contact email: 
jlambert@auk.edu.kw; k.a.hennessey@warwick.ac.uk

Call for Contributions to Edited Volume:

‘Why Should This a Desert Be?’
Performing, Teaching, and Studying Shakespeare
in the Arabian Gulf

Dealing with the Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Thea Tomaini, Explorations in Medieval Culture Series, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@mail.com

Call for Papers

Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

The City in Quarantine--abstract due 9/30/15, conference 3/17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
amendel@brandeis.edu and jodie.austin@menlo.edu

In William Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton’s problematic play Timon of Athens, the fate of Athens hangs in the balance as the eponymous character threatens the city with literal and figurative dise

CFP: Love and the Word, Melbourne, 7th-9th December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
aulla@aulla.com.au

Love & the Word - AULLA Conference 2016

DEADLINE: Monday the 29th February 2016

Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature (NeMLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Irving, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
daniel.j.irving@stonybrook.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on Second-Generation Cognitive Approaches to Literature at NeMLA 2016, to be held March 17-20, in Hartford, Connecticut.

Submission Call : The Sunflower Collective

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is looking for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 2 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

Disability in the Visual Sphere--abstract due 9/30/15, conference 3/17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
natalie.prizel@yale.edu

This panel seeks to explore the category of disability as something that is perceived and performed in the visual sphere.

What Devils Say

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Medieval Association (TEMA): International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan: May 12-15, 2016
contact email: 
torabik@tamu.edu

Devils are everywhere in medieval literature, disturbing, challenging, and violating conventional spatio-temporal constraints as they move freely between worlds in order to torment the holy, spread di

Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature - 26-27 February 2016, Durham University (UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK) - Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)
contact email: 
francesco.venturi@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Self-Commentary in Early Modern European Literature 26-27 February 2016, Durham (UK)

CFP Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Semper - Seminario Permanente di Poesia di Trento
contact email: 
brevitas.trento@gmail.com

Comunichiamo che il comitato direttivo di SEMPER - Seminario permanente di poesia diretto da Pietro Taravacci e Francesco Zambon ha stabilito di prorogare di dieci giorni la deadline per l’invio di

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
sophie.jones@bbk.ac.uk

Concentrate! A Symposium on Attention and Distraction in Medicine and Culture
30th October 2015
Birkbeck, University of London

The Medieval “Freak Show”: Putting the Monstrous on Display in the Middle Ages (SEMA 2015 - Oct. 22-24, Little Rock)

full name / name of organization: 
mearcstapa - mearcstapa.org
contact email: 
stefaniegoyette@gmail.com

Session sponsored by mearcstapa
SEMA (Southeast Medieval Association) Conference Oct. 22-24 in Little Rock, Arkansas

NeMLA 2016: "Food and Feast in Post-Medieval Outlaw Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

This session will present new work from scholars in an emerging line of inquiry: post-medieval outlaw narratives and the textual and cultural relevance of feasting and eating.

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