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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.

CfP: Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:58pm
University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Mobility and Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Friday 23rd June 2017, University of Oxford

 

The application of spatial paradigms to the study of late medieval and early modern societies is now well underway. In contrast, the so-called ‘mobility turn’ has struggled to find its way from the social sciences to the humanities and, in particular, to disciplines concerned with the study of the past. This conference proposes to bring the two together by exploring how everyday mobility contributed to the shaping of late medieval and early modern spaces, and how spatial frameworks affected the movement of people in pre-modern Europe.

International and Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference: Culture of Reformation and reforming in culture

updated: 
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 10:06am
University of Lodz and Academy of Music in Lodz, Polish Academy of Science
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 22, 2017

Ever since Max Weber in scientific and philosophical reflection, the idea appeared that the Reformation is not only a historical phenomenon but above all socio-cultural. Associated with it were, among others, individualism, experientialism, modernity, innovation, activism, asceticism in the world, creativity, self-reflection, communitarianism, economy, development of accounting, criticism, capitalism, the culture of writing and printing. It's only a few examples of phenomena and values ​​associated inextricably with the wider Reformation in culture. The very existence of the Reformation bears fruit historically in the concept of tolerance and respect for diversity. The list of themes and values ​​certainly is not limited and closed.

 

Etudes Episteme special edition: Profane Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:26am
Karen Britland / UW-Madison
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Profane Shakespeare

Perfection, Pollution, and the Truth of Performance

“But no perfection is so absolute,

That some impurity doth not pollute”

Rape of Lucrece, l. 899

 

For its 33rd issue (Spring 2018), the online peer-reviewed journal Etudes Epistémè (www.episteme.revues.org) seeks articles examining Shakespeare’s treatment of the notions of perfection (or “purity”) and pollution (or “impurity”), understood not only along traditional moral and religious lines, but also, more “profanely”, in aesthetic and hermeneutic terms.

 

Influence and Appropriation

updated: 
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 9:40pm
CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Influence and Appropriation

CERAE: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies is seeking contributions for its upcoming volume on the theme of “Influence and Appropriation”, to be published in 2017. We are, additionally, delighted to announce a prize of $200 for the best article published in this volume by a graduate student or early career researcher (details below). 

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize (travel writing)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Hakluyt Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Hakluyt Society

 

Publisher since 1846 of Historical Voyages and Travels

  

Hakluyt Society Essay Prize

The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £750. The prize or prizes for 2017 will be presented, if possible, at the Hakluyt Society’s Annual General Meeting in London in June 2017. Winners will also receive a one-year membership of the Hakluyt Society. The Society hopes that the winning essay will be published, either in the Society’s online journal or in a recognised academic journal.

What's Next for Early Modern Studies?

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16am
Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

Following the theme of this year’s Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, this panel seeks to explore what the forthcoming years of scholarship might hold for early modern studies. The two papers in this panel examine topics of renewed interest that promise to have a renaissance of their own in future years. Grace Ioppolo’s forthcoming collected works of Thomas Heywood promises to usher in a renewed interest in the playwright, and the Map of Early Modern London project’s goal to produce the first complete anthology of the mayoral shows will make these texts accessible to scholars and students in an open access digital format.

Charles d'Orléans’s Literary Influences

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16am
Sonya Lundblad and Holly Barbaccia
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Abstracts are invited for papers addressing any aspect of Charles d'Orléans’s literary influences. Topics might include Charles’s use of particular sources, his complex engagement with French and English traditions, his formalism, his multilingualism, his relationship to prison writing, and his influence on later writers. Please submit a 250-500 word abstract for a 20-minute presentation to lundblad.sonya@uis.no.

Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard - AJILE Shakespeare Special Issue CFP

updated: 
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:13am
Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Will’s Word and World: Commemorating the Bard

 

To commemorate the 400th death anniversary of William Shakespeare, AJILE (Aesthetique Journal for International Literary Enterprises, E-ISSN 2456-1754) plans to bring out a special issue containing academic articles exploring various avenues of Shakespeare studies. This special volume shall be multidisciplinary in its content and welcomes scholarly contributions from the fields of literature and language, history and culture, stage and costumes, gender and performance. However other relevant topics are also encouraged for submission.

 

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

 

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 48

updated: 
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 10:39am
Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies,
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, published annually under the auspices of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, invites the submission of articles by graduate students and recent PhDs in any field of medieval and Renaissance studies.

 

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 48 (2017):

 

1 FEBRUARY 2017

 

 

The editorial board will make its final selections by May 2017.

 

Freedom of Speech, c. 1550-c. 1850

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:19am
George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions (Ohio University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 23, 2016

The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics, and Institutions, which has its home at Ohio University, invites paper proposals for a conference and subsequent edited volume on the history of the freedom of speech, c. 1550–c.1850.

 

The conference will be held at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio (7–8 April 2017). Debora Shuger (UCLA), Ann Thomson (European University Institute), David Womersley (Oxford) and David Como (Stanford) will deliver plenary lectures.

 

UMD's Graduate English Conference "Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:46am
University of Maryland - College Park, Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2016

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 

Digitorium 2017 Digital Humanities Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
University of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2016

http://apps.lib.ua.edu/blogs/digitorium/cfp/

Event:                  Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

When:                  Thursday, March 2nd – Saturday, March 4th 2017

Where:                 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

We are delighted to invite proposals for Digitorium 2017, a large-scale, international Digital Humanities conference to be held for the third time at the University of Alabama from 2nd-4th March 2017.

CFP Update: Midwestern Conference of Literature, Language, and Media

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
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”

Shakespeare and Riot

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Journal Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

 

Special Issue of Shakespeare:  ‘Shakespeare and Riot’ (planned for publication in 2018)

 

We invite essay submissions (c. 6000 words including notes) for a special issue of Shakespeare, the journal of the British Shakespeare Association, on the topic of ‘Shakespeare and Riot’. 

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Call for Papers

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

De Montfort University – Friday 3rd March 2017

De Montfort University’s Centre for Adaptations is hosting a one-day conference on medieval and early modern adaptation. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers to discuss the ways in which texts synonymous with the medieval and early modern periods have been reworked or adapted.

“Manuscript in the Age of Print”

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:57am
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference 12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

*DEADLINE EXTENDED 15 November 2016*

CFP: “Manuscript in the Age of Print”
Session Organizers: Rachael King (University of California, Santa Barbara), Marissa Nicosia (Penn State University, Abington College)
Saturday, 14 October 2017, 10:45am–12:15pm
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

“[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

Offensive Shakespeare

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:39am
Monika Smialkowska / Northumbria University and Edmund King / The Open University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

 

"Offensive Shakespeare"

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne

24 May 2017

 

Keynote speakers: Prof. Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire) and Dr. Peter Kirwan (Nottingham University)

Sponsored by the British Shakespeare Association

 

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