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“The accent of his tongue affecteth him:” “Accentism” and/in Shakespeare

updated: 
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 4:22pm
ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

As part of the ESRA 2017 Congress, “Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage” (Gdansk, 27-30 July), Dr Carla Della Gatta and Dr Adele Lee invite contributions to the following seminar:

The accent of his tongue affecteth him:” “Accentism” and/in Shakespeare

“Show thy queere substance”: The Queer, the Early Modern and the Now

updated: 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:15pm
Queer London Research Forum @ University of Westminster
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 3, 2017

“Show thy queere substance”: The Queer, the Early Modern and the Now

Friday 7th July (evening) and Saturday 8th July 2017

Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies, University of Westminster

 

 

Imagination and Representation: Description of Arcadia from Antiquity to Pre-Modernity

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:36pm
The 11th Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The 11th Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies

 

20-21 October 2017

 

Abstract Submission Extended to February 15th

 

Imagination and Representation: Descriptions of Arcadia from Antiquity to Pre-Modernity

Wooden O Symposium - August 7-9, 2017

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Wooden O Symposium / Southern Utah University-Utah Shakespeare Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

WOODEN O SYMPOSIUM • SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY • AUGUST 7–9, 2017
Cedar City, Utah, USA

The Wooden O Symposium is a cross-disciplinary conference exploring Medieval through Early Modern Studies, through the text and performance of Shakespeare’s plays. Scholars from all disciplines are encouraged to submit papers that offer insights and new ideas springing from the era of William Shakespeare. 

The symposium is hosted by Southern Utah University and the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Conference attendees will have the unique opportunity of immersing themselves in research, text, and performance in one of the most beautiful natural settings in the western United States.

Territory, Politics and Performance in Tudor England

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:05pm
Northumbria University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union constitutes the most momentous separation of British-European political culture since the Protestant Reformation.  As scholarly and public interest in ideas of British political identity continues to sharpen, this conference explores themes of division and devolution in drama written at the dawn of the British Empire.  Looking to Britain’s uncertain future by learning about its past can tell us much about how literature responds to drastic political change, not least in terms of the territories (real and imagined) with which it is invested. Recent events across the Atlantic also point to the complex dis/unities of political leadership, religion, and physical spaces.

Soviet and Post-Soviet Shakespeares

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:04pm
The Shakespearean International Yearbook
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

Special Section on Soviet and Post-Soviet Shakespeares in The Shakespearean International Yearbook (2019)

We invite contributions for a special section on Soviet and post-Soviet engagements with Shakespearean drama and Shakespeare as a culturally significant figure. We are particularly interested in ideologically influenced performance, translation, literary adaptation, and scholarship. Papers might focus on how Soviet approaches to Shakespeare were influenced by the evolution of cultural policies from 1917 to 1991, or examine treatments of Shakespeare in post-Soviet states from 1991 until the present. Contributors are also encouraged to consider Soviet and post-Soviet Shakespeare in languages other than Russian.

Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:03pm
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature. 

 

We are seeking academic, teachable articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following categories:

 

•Authorship
•Genre Issues
•Narrative Structure
•Poetry
•Drama
•Epic
•Nation/Empire/Class
•Economics
•History
•Religion
•Superstition
•Philosophy and Rhetoric
•Race/Ethnicity
•Multi-Culturalism
•Gender
•Sexuality
•Art

 

64th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 29-Oct 1, 2017

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:02pm
Midwest Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 64th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Webster University in St. Louis, MO, September 29-Oct 1, 2017. The keynote speaker will be Tammy Proctor of Utah State University, and the plenary address will be given by Jonathan Sawday from Saint Louis University.

CFP: 2017 Conference on John Milton

updated: 
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 12:01pm
The Conference on John Milton
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, June 19, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS:
The 2017 Conference on John Milton
October 12-14, 2017, Birmingham AL

Papers (not to exceed twenty minutes reading time) are invited on any aspect of Milton Studies, from close readings of particular works to broader investigations of themes and trends.

Submit full papers (10 pages maximum) along with 150 word abstracts on the conference website:
https://cas.uab.edu/milton/

Deadline for submissions: June 19th, 2017

Featured speakers:
John Rumrich, University of Texas at Austin
Elizabeth Sauer, Brock University

The conference will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Birmingham AL.

French Political Pamphlet (1550-1643) Research Fellowship - 2017

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:04pm
Brigham Young University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017

Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah houses an important collection of political pamphlets printed in France during the period of the Religious Wars (1550) through the reign of Louis XIII (1643). A description of the holdings and an annotated bibliography of the pamphlets can be found online here: https://lib.byu.edu/collections/french-political-pamphlets/

War, Disability and Embodiment

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:01pm
North American Conference on British Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 24, 2017

War, Disability, and Embodiment

NACBS 2017

November 3-5 2017 Denver, Colorado

Marvell Studies open to general submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:19pm
Andrew Marvell Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Andrew Marvell Society has partnered with the Open Library of Humanities to publish our flagship journal, Marvell Studies. Peer-reviewed, MLA-indexed, and completely open access, the journal is now open to general submissions: http://marvell.openlibhums.org/.

Call for book chapters: Reading the Road in Shakespeare's Britain

updated: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:15am
Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University) and Bill Angus (Massey University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 28, 2017

Call for book chapters: Reading the Road in Shakespeare’s Britain

Edited collection.

Publisher TBC.

Editors: Lisa Hopkins and Bill Angus

Contact emails: 

L.M.Hopkins@shu.ac.uk

w.j.angus@massey.ac.nz

Deadline for submissions: 

Deadline for submitting chapter proposals (400 words): April 28th, 2017.

Notification of acceptance: 19 May 2017

Deadline for final submissions (6000-8000 words): 29 September 2017

 

‘Go hie thee presently, post to the road’ (CE 3.2.906)

Prisons and Prison Writing in Early Modern Britain

updated: 
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 2:41pm
International John Bunyan Society, Northumbria University, UK
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

PRISONS AND PRISON WRITING IN EARLY MODERN BRITAIN

Northumbria University, Newcastle, Monday 10 April 2017

A Regional Day Conference of the International John Bunyan Society, organized in association with the University of Bedfordshire, Keele University, and Northumbria University

Plenary speakers include Dr Jerome de Groot, University of Manchester and Professor Molly Murray, Columbia University, New York.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Transformations: Tracing Forces of Change in the Medieval and Early Modern Period

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 7:38pm
Duke-UNC Medieval and Early Modern Studies Collaboration
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Since Ovid’s first-century Metamorphoses, transformative experiences and transformed selves have been fundamental sites of interest in European literature. At times bewildering, marvelous, and horrid, these physical transformations can invite readers to reconsider their bodies and, because of Ovid’s moral ambiguity, to reconsider their morality and thus to reconsider themselves. The powerful idea of transformation has shaped medieval and early modern thinking, a specter heralding what is yet to come, whether feared or longed for. Transformations can be violent, often involving aggressive bodily catalysts, or even death. But other transformations are rapturous, holy epiphanies. Transformations can be sly and illusory, indiscernible yet suspected.

“Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture”

updated: 
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:04pm
Graduate English Organization University of Maryland College Park
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Call for Papers: 10th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference

“Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture”

Department of English

University of Maryland, College Park

          March 18th, 2017

 

 

 

Shakespeare 401: What's Next?

updated: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 - 10:00am
Shakespearean Theatre Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

2nd Call for Papers
2017 Shakespearean Theatre Conference:
“Shakespeare 401: What’s Next?”

 

Early Modern Nasty Women: Shrews, Scolds, and Whores

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:20pm
NWSA Early Modern Women Interest Group
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 10, 2016

Members of the National Women’s Studies Association Early Modern Women Interest Group seek paper proposals for a panel on “Early Modern Nasty Women: Shrews, Scolds, and Whores” for the NWSA annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland, Nov 16-19 2017.

The Early Modern Women Interest group aims to propose a sponsored panel under the conference subtheme of “engaging, questioning, and transcending the state.”

We seek papers that address:

  • Canonical early modern women writers’ support of state power

  • Early modern representations of disruptive, unruly, or innovative women

CFP: Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:08pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017

Deadline for Proposals: January 27, 2017

Theme: “Altered States, Times, Perspectives”

English Seventeenth-Century Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:04pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature (including Restoration), for the annual meeting of the 2017 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Spokane, Washington on October 12-14, 2017. 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.

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Society Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 11:00pm
Lisa Walters/The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

The International Margaret Cavendish Society is pleased to announce that the next biannual conference is set to take place on June 22nd-24th, 2017 at Bates College, Maine. Professor Carolyn Merchant from the University of California, Berkeley, will be the keynote speaker.  Preference will be given to abstracts that closely relate to the conference theme, but all talks about Cavendish, her family, and related subjects will be considered.   

REMINDER: Bridging the Gap? Digital Media in the Literature Classroom (essay collection)

updated: 
Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 11:01am
Cameron McFarlane and Kristin Lucas, Nipissing University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Bridging the Gap? Digital Media in the Literature Classroom (essay collection)

 

Feb. 1, 2017: 300-500 word proposals and brief cv/biographical statement

 

Cameron McFarlane: cameronm@nipissingu.ca

Kristin Lucas: kristinl@nipissingu.ca

English Studies, Nipissing University, Canada

 

Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM)

updated: 
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 7:30pm
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017

Deadline for Proposals: January 27, 2017

Theme: “Altered States, Times, Perspectives”

Passages (2017 Early Modern Iberia Study Group Graduate Symposium)

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 12:26pm
Early Modern Iberia Study Group at the University of Pennsylvania
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 30, 2017

The Early Modern Iberia Study Group at the University of Pennsylvania invites abstracts for its 2017 Graduate Symposium on the theme of Passages. This one-day graduate symposium will take place on April 22nd, 2017, with a keynote address by Prof. Seth Kimmel (Columbia).

Shakespeare and the Pedagogies of Justice

updated: 
Monday, December 12, 2016 - 11:56am
Hillary Eklund & Wendy Hyman
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

Shakespeare scholars regularly encounter social justice issues in the material that we study and teach. Most often in the classroom our engagement with such issues takes the form of thematic identification and critical parsing. Yet we struggle to form more direct, material connections between coursework and social justice work. This book is for professors of early modern literature who want to heighten the intellectual impact of their courses by thoughtfully using their classrooms as laboratories for social formation and action.

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