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CFP: Milton (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 10:27pm
Lewis H Whitaker

CALL FOR PAPERS

Milton
Special Topics Session, RMMLA 2007, Calgary, 4-6 October, 2007

All proposals on any topic in John Milton studies will be considered.
Papers concerning Milton and religion (especially Catholicism) are
particularly encouraged.
 
Please send 200-500-word abstracts to:
LHWhitaker_at_gsu.edu
by 1 March, 2007.

Emailed submissions preferred, but hard copy submissions may be sent to:

Lewis H Whitaker
Department of English
Georgia State University
PO Box 3970
Atlanta, GA 30302-3970

CFP: Epochal Legacies and Identity in _Renaissance_ and _Early Modern_ Literatures (grad) (1/5/07; McGill, 3/10/07-3/11/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2006 - 10:25pm
Katie Musgrave

CALL FOR PAPERS

O brave new world:

Epochal Legacies and Identity in _Renaissance_ and _Early Modern_ Literatures

Panel to be hosted by McGill University's 13th Annual Graduate
Conference on Language and Literature (New Worlds, Lost Worlds:
Discovery, Change, and Loss in Literature), in Montreal QC, March
10-11, 2007.

CFP: Ben Jonson in the 21st Century (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Saturday, December 16, 2006 - 1:16am
Barbara Mather Cobb

CALL FOR PAPERS =20

Ben Jonson in the 21st Century
Special Topics Session, RMMLA 2007, Calgary, 4-6 October, 2007

Second year Special Topics Session anticipating the new Cambridge =
Jonson. Papers on any topic in Jonson studies invited.

Send a 200-500-word abstract to:=20
barbara.cobb_at_murraystate.edu
by 1 March, 2007.=20

Hard copy submissions may be sent to: Barbara Mather Cobb, Murray State =
University, 7C Faculty Hall, Murray, KY 42071.

Conference information and CFP may be found at www.rmmla.org
.

CFP: The Upstart Crow: Shakespeare and the American South (2/1/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 - 12:53am
rivlin_at_CLEMSON.EDU

THE UPSTART CROW: A SHAKESPEARE JOURNAL

Call for Papers: "SHAKESPEARE AND THE AMERICAN SOUTH"

The Upstart Crow is currently accepting submissions for a theme-based
issue on "Shakespeare and the American South." We are also interested in
receiving manuscripts that consider the reception, representation, or
adaptation of Shakespeare in any part of the United States from the
seventeenth century to the present.

Submissions that address any aspect of Shakespeare's work, and performance
reviews of Shakespeare theater productions and festivals, will also be
considered.

Deadline for priority reading of submissions: February 1, 2007.

CFP: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:47pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers on any aspect of
Christopher Marlowe's plays, poetry, or biography (including
performance-based criticism and theater history, ) for an open-topic
session to be held at the MLA Convention in Chicago on Dec.27-30, 2007.
Send detailed abstracts or papers of 15-minute reading length by e-mail,
e-mail attachment, or hard copy to Bruce Brandt,
(Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu <mailto:Bruce.Brandt_at_sdstate.edu> )
President, Marlowe Society of America, English Dept., Box 504, South
Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007. Deadline: March 1, 2007.

CFP: Shakespearean Screen Adaptations for the Teen Market (6/20/07; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, December 9, 2006 - 10:46pm
Michael Friedman

Call for Essays
Shakespeare Bulletin - Special Issue
Shakespearean Screen Adaptations for the Teen Market

            Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal of performance criticism and
scholarship incorporating the Shakespeare on Film Newsletter, announces
a special issue devoted to Shakespearean Screen Adaptations for the Teen
Market. Essays should address questions concerning the transformation
of Shakespeare's plays from their textual incarnations to cinematic and
video renderings designed for teenage audiences. Subjects that might be
addressed in such essays include:

                        The definition of a Shakespearean teen film
adaptation

CFP: Seventeenth Century British Culture (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 11:46pm
Daniel Anderson

CALL FOR PAPERS

Seventeenth Century British Culture

This is an open session on Seventeenth Century British Culture at the
2007 RMMLA conference, to be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The
conference will run from 4 October to 6 October 2007. Papers should
emphasize the popular culture of the period.

Send a 200 word abstract to Daniel Gustav Anderson at andersdg at
uidaho.edu by 1 March 2007 for consideration.

Hard copies of submissions may be sent to:

Anderson
Dept. of English 1102
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1102

Details can be found at www.rmmla.org.

CFP: Authority and Authorities in Natural Philosophy; The Thomas Browne Seminar (UK) (1/5/07; 4/21/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 28, 2006 - 10:56pm
Kevin Killeen

Call for Papers

 

CFP: Authority and Authorities in Natural Philosophy; The Thomas Browne Seminar (UK, 5th Jan / 21st April

Call for Papers

 

Authority and Authorities in Thomas Browne and His Contemporaries: A Symposium

 

Saturday 21st April 2007, University of Leeds

 

This day-long symposium will examine how early modern writers - especially but not exclusively those involved in natural philosophy - claim, invoke, construe, query or undermine authority and authorities. This is the second session of the 'Thomas Browne Seminar', but papers are by no means confined to Browne's works. In particular, we hope to encourage papers on the following:

 

CFP: Ninth International Milton Symposium (UK) (no deadline noted; 7/7/08-7/11/08)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:53am
Dzelzainis M

Ninth International Milton Symposium

Call for Papers

2008 marks the quatercentenary of John Milton's birth in Bread Street, =
London - the city in which he was to live and work for much of his life. =
It is therefore appropriate that the Ninth International Milton =
Symposium will be celebrating this event with a five-day conference, =
7-11 July 2008, under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies =
at the University of London.

The Planning Committee (see below) invites papers on − but not =
restricted to − the following broad themes:

UPDATE: Shakespeare on Film and Television (12/1/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:18am
Richard Vela

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Send proposal and brief CV by December 1, 2006.

To Complete a Panel: Need papers on "Bollywood Shakespeare" or "Shakespeare
in India" -- possible films include Shakespeare Walla (1965), Kaliyattam
(1997), Maqbool (2003), and Omkara (2006).

New Area Added: A panel on Metatheatrical Shakespeare, to include films in
which the characters put on a Shakespeare play. Examples include: A Double
Life (1947), To Be or Not To Be (1942), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Shakespeare
Walla (1965), Theatre of Blood (1973), Renaissance Man (1994), Dead Poets
Society (1989), A Midwinter's Tale (1995), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The
King is Alive (2000), Get Over It! (2001), and Stage Beauty (2004).

UPDATE: Early Modern Publics (12/1/06; 3/09/06-3/10/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 26, 2006 - 1:18am
Jeffrey P. Hehmeyer

Call for Papers

"Making Publics: Media, Markets, and Association
in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800"

An Interdisciplinary Conference Sponsored by
the Early Modern Center at
the University of California, Santa Barbara

March 9-10. 2007

What were early modern publics? How were they formed? What needs did
they serve for those who participated in them? And how did they
relate to the emergence of a cultural formation that we recognize as
distinctly early modern? These are among the questions we seek to
address in this conference.

UPDATE: Renaissance Conference of Southern California (11/20/06; 3/3/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 19, 2006 - 10:50pm
Lloyd Kermode

EXTENDED DEADLINE on the CALL FOR PAPERS for

Renaissance Conference of Southern California
Annual Meeting
3 March 2007
Huntington Library, San Marino, CA

The RCSC welcomes paper proposals on the full range of
Renaissance disciplines (Art, Architecture, History,
Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Science)

2007 Annual Lecture
Paula Findlen
Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History
Stanford University
"The Death of a Naturalist: Knowledge and Community in
Renaissance Italy"

CFP: 7th Triennial Congress of the Shakespeare Society of Southern Africa (South Africa) (1/31/07; 6/24/07-6/27/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:45am
h.slinger_at_ru.ac.za

To: Shakespeareans

re: 7th Triennial Congress of the Shakespeare Society of Southern Africa:24-27 June
2007:Rhodes University, Grahamstown:

               THE INTERNATIONAL SPREAD OF SHAKESPEARE

                  http:www.ru.ac.za/shakespeare OR
      http://www.ru.ac.za/institutes/isea/shake/conference.html

UPDATE: Shakespeare on Film and Television (11/15/06; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/14/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:15am
Richard Vela

All travel and registration links on our website have now been updated for
2007.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/index.html

New Area Added: A panel on Metatheatrical Shakespeare, to includes films in
which the characters put on a Shakespeare play. Examples include: A Double
Life (1947), To Be or Not To Be (1942), Kiss Me Kate (1953), Shakespeare
Walla (1965), Theatre of Blood (1973), Renaissance Man (1994), Dead Poets
Society (1989), A Midwinter's Tale (1995), Shakespeare in Love (1998), The
King is Alive (2000), Get Over It! (2001), and Stage Beauty (2004).

CFP: History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (1/31/07; 5/3/07-5/6/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 13, 2006 - 4:13am
Britt C Rothauser

CALL OR PAPERS for an International Symposium on History of Sexuality in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, University of Arizona, May 3-6, 2007 (literature, art history, history, sociology, etc.)

Organized by Dr. Albrecht Classen, University Distinguished Professor.

Selected papers will be published by de Gruyter (Berlin and New York).

Submit an abstract, or for further information, please send an abstract by Jan. 31, 2007 to:
 

CFP: Queen Elizabeth I Society (12/1/06; SCRC, 3/8/07-3/10/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:13pm
Anna Riehl

CALL FOR PAPERS
FOUR OPEN SESSIONS ON
Queen Elizabeth I

Organized by the
THE QUEEN ELIZABETH I SOCIETY=20

Held in Conjunction with
Exploring the Renaissance 2007:
An International Conference
Sponsored by Our Lady of the Lake University

St. Antony Hotel in downtown San Antonio
March 8-10, 2007

Keynote Speakers:=20
Janel Mueller, "Elizabeth I's Translations"
Retha Warnicke, Elizabeth I and Mary Stewart: Two British Queens =
Regnant"
Debra Barrett-Graves, "Elizabeth I and Court Display"

Suggested Topics: the art, architecture, history, literature, politics, =
and
music=20
of the court of Elizabeth, particularly as these relate to the Queen.

CFP: fragment, 1300-2000 (UK) (12/16/06; 6/29/07-7/1/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 11:13pm
Elisabeth Salter

CALL FOR PAPERS: fragment, cultural histories and vocabularies of the
fragment in text and image, c. 1300-2000.

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Poliakoff
Plenary Speaker: Dr Elizabeth Hallam
Publisher Interested: Manchester University Press
Deadline for Abstracts: 16th December 2006

CFP: Women, Sexuality and Early Modern Studies (12/15/06; 3/15/07-3/16/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:45pm
Goldstein, Cheryl

CALL FOR PAPERS

42nd Annual Comparative Literature Conference, 15-16 March 2007
California State University, Long Beach

=93Women, Sexuality, and Early Modern Studies=94

The 2007 Conference, hosted by the Department of Comparative World =
Literature and Classics at Cal State University, Long Beach, invites =
paper and panel proposals on a full range of topics addressing writings =
by and about women and the feminine in the Medieval and Renaissance =
periods. Papers with comparative topics and methodologies are especially =
welcome. Please limit proposals to 150- 300 words.
                        =09
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

CFP: (Mis)appropriations: Shakespeare and the Politics of Literary Fashion (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:15pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

(Mis)appropriations: Shakespeare and the Politics of Literary Fashion

CFP: Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court (11/30/06; EGSA, 2/16/07-2/17/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
Matthew Landers

LSU EGSA Mardi Gras Conference on Language and Literature.
Feb. 16-17, 2007
Lod Cook Alumni Center
Baton Rouge, LA

Members Only: Gatekeepers and the Future of Literary Studies

Keynote Speaker: Timothy Brennan, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Cultural Studies, and English, The University of Minnesota.
Selected Publications: Wars of Position: Cultural Politics of Left and
Right (2005), Ed. Music in Cuba (2001), At Home in the World:
Cosmopolitanism Now (1997).

"Political Lyric Writing in Elizabeth's Court"

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