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CFP: George Herbert Conferences (UK) (2/23/07; 10/5/07-10/6/07); (US) (2/22/08; 10/10/08-10/11/08)

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:13pm
Herbert Conferences HERBCONF


George Herbert?s Pastoral: Poetry and Priesthood, Past and Future
Sarum College, Salisbury, England, October 5-6, 2007
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference
              We are pleased to announce an international and=20
interdisciplinary conference on George Herbert?s pastoral and poetic life=20
in Wiltshire. The conference will meet October 5-6, 2007 at Sarum College=20
in Salisbury, England. The conference features plenary addresses by=20
distinguished British and American scholars Helen Wilcox of the University =

CFP: Dynamic Economies in the Early Modern World (12/20/06; EMIG, 2/16/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:37am

City University of New York Graduate Center
3rd Annual EMIG Conference
Conference Date: February 16, 2007
Call for Papers and Panels:
Strange Currencies:
Dynamic Economies in the Early Modern World
The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group of the Graduate Center, City
University of NY, invites proposals for papers for its third annual conference to be
held on February , 2007 in New York City. We encourage scholars of all
disciplines to submit papers related to the period inclusive of the fourteenth
through the seventeenth centuries, and we especially welcome papers with an
interdisciplinary methodology. This conference will focus on Early Modern

CFP: Renaissance Literature (11/30/06; CEA, 4/12/07-4/14/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:37am

College English Association National Conference
April 12-14, 2007
New Orleans

We invite papers on Renaissance Literature for the 38th
annual meeting of the CEA. This year’s theme is “Empathy and
Ethics,” but any paper on early modern studies will be
considered, including those addressing pedagogical

Proposals should be submitted via the online database at by November 30th.

CFP: Interdisciplinary Renaissance (1/15/07; PNRS, 4/26/07-4/28/07)

Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:35am
Patrick Finn

The Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society is proud to announce its 50th
Anniversary Call for Papers and Plenary Speakers:

Gary Taylor, Florida State University (
Paul Yachnin, McGill University

Sponsored by:

Mt. Royal College, St. Mary's University College, The University of Alberta,
The University of Calgary and the University of Lethbridge

To be held at:

UPDATE: The Netherlandish Seventeenth Century And Its Afterlives (11/30/06; 3/3/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:09pm
Russ Leo

We have extended the deadline for submissions to November 30, 2006.


MARCH 3, 2007

Keynote Speaker: Nigel Smith

Plenary Speakers: Kenneth Surin, Manuel Herrero S=E1nchez, Hans J Van =20=


Please submit abstracts (500 words) via email to =20
(place "Netherlands Conference Abstract" in the subject line) by =20
November 30, 2006.

CFP: Andrew Marvell (12/1/06; SCRC, 3/8/07)

Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:08pm

CFP: Andrew Marvell (12/1/06; SCRC 3/8/2007 – 3/10/2007)

Call for Papers

Andrew Marvell Society at South-Central Renaissance Conference (8-10 March

Deadline: 1 December 2006

The Andrew Marvell Society welcomes paper proposals by 1 December 2006 for
its annual sessions at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, San
Antonio, 8-10 March 2007.

Please consult our call for papers at the SCRC website, through which
submissions are to be made:

Proposals are especially encouraged on the following topics:

UPDATE: Shakespeare on Film & TV (11/3/06; PCA/ACA, 4/4/07-4/7/07)

Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:55am
Leslie Fife

  UPDATED Submission Deadline: 3 November 2006
  The Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the National Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is calling for papers for the annual conference, to be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-7, 2007. Join us this year as a returning or a first time participant, for another exciting Pop Culture experience. Further details regarding the conference, including hotel information, registration, tours, etc can be found at:

CFP: Shakespeare and Islam (12/1/06; journal issue)

Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:54am
Mark Hutchings

CFP: Shakespeare and Islam (journal issue)

Scholars have long associated Shakespeare with the wider world beyond early
modern England's shores, notably Europe of course and, in the wake of New
Historicism, the Americas. One of the most interesting recent developments
in early modern studies, however, has been the recognition that writers
looked towards the East as well as westwards - to the Islamic world, and the
Ottoman Empire in particular.

CFP: Early Modern Publics (11/8/06; 3/9/06-3/10/06)

Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:53am
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.

CFP: London in Text and History, 1400-1700 (UK) (3/1/07; 9/13/07-9/15/07)

Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Ian Gadd

London in Text and History, 1400-1700

13-15 September 2007 at Jesus College, Oxford

Organisers: Ian Archer (Oxford), Matthew Davies (Centre for Metropolitan
History, London), Ian Gadd (Bath Spa), Tracey Hill (Bath Spa), Paulina Kewes

Plenary speakers include: Paul Griffiths, Rob Hulme, Mark Jenner, Mark
Knights and Peter Stallybrass


This conference will focus on the variety of metropolitan identities, and
how these were constructed, represented, and contested by contemporaries
through a variety of media, including text (broadly
defined), visual culture, maps, architecture and performance.

CFP: Walsingham (12/31/06; collection)

Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 3:22pm
Waller, Gary

CFP: Walsingham (12/31/06, Collection).=20
Essays are sought for a collection on the historical, literary and =
broader cultural significance of Walsingham, the medieval pilgrimage =
site to the Virgin Mary, which was been revived in the Twentieth =
Century. Modern accounts have generally focused on historical origins, =
theology, or personal devotion: while these approaches will not be =
ignored, essays are especially sought on artistic, anthropological, =
architectural, poetical (e g Ballads, Ralegh=92s poem, Hamlet, T S =
Eliot, Robert Lowell), and broader cultural impact and significance =
including pilgrimage, cultural nostalgia, magic, goddess religion. Poems =

CFP: Theatre Reviews: Shakespeare Bulletin (ongoing; journal)

Monday, October 9, 2006 - 2:57pm
Jeremy Lopez

SHAKESPEARE BULLETIN, a journal for the study of Shakespeare and other
renaissance drama in performance, published by the Johns Hopkins
University Press, is currently looking for theatre reviewers to
contribute to the Summer, Fall, and Winter 2007 issues. Reviews are
assigned by the theatre review editor and generally run 1000-2000 words.

Please contact the theatre review editor, Jeremy Lopez, at, for submission and editorial guidelines.

CFP: New England Renaissance Conference (grad) (10/15/06; 11/4/06)

Friday, October 6, 2006 - 7:58pm
Kevin Petersen

The Massachusetts Center for Renaissance Studies at the University of
Massachusetts, Amherst will host our annual graduate student conference
on Saturday, November 4, 2006. Graduate students are invited to submit
abstracts for a ten to fifteen minute paper on any range of topics or
approaches, including textual studies, new theoretical applications,
performance history, Renaissance philosophy, print culture, religious
studies, material studies, and Renaissance classicism. The purpose of
the conference is to provide graduate students in the New England area
and beyond with an opportunity to share their work and place it in a
greater context of interests and concerns. The conference is designed

CFP: Contesting Transoceanic Natural Histories (11/1/06; ACLA, 4/19/07-4/22/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:55am

Contesting Transoceanic Natural Histories

Seminar Organizers: Adam Miyashiro and Oscar Fernandez
Affiliations: The Pennsylvania State University and Portland State University

The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
Annual Meeting 2007: Puebla, Mexico

April 19-22, 2007
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2006

Description: This interdisciplinary panel seeks to address
critical issues in the theory and practice of “natural history,” a formal
mode of encyclopedic writing that described everything perceived as
“natural” from the perspective of their writers.

CFP: Early Modern Feminist Philosophers (10/7/06; NWSA, 6/28/07-7/1/07)

Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Alice Sowaal

CFP: Early Modern Feminist Philosophers (10/7/06; NWSA

for a panel on


Sponsored by the Early Modern Women Interest Group
National Women's Studies Association
28th Annual Conference
June 28 – July 1, 2007
Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois

CFP: Early Modern Feminist Philosophers (10/7/06; NWSA, 6/28/07-7/1/07)

Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Alice Sowaal

CALL FOR PAPERS for a panel on


Sponsored by the Early Modern Women Interest Group
National Women’s Studies Association
28th Annual Conference
June 28 â€" July 1, 2007
Pheasant Run, St. Charles, Illinois

UPDATE: Violently Shakespeare (9/15/06; OSC, 11/9/06-11/11/06)

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:58pm
Joseph Sullivan

The web page for the 2006 Ohio Shakespeare Conference has been updated.
Our theme is "Violently Shakespeare." You can find a full CFP posted on
our web page. We are happy to report that our plenary speakers will be
Lisa S. Starks (currently working on violence, sexuality and masculinity
in the Roman plays) and William Proctor Williams (who will discuss his
work as an editor of _Titus_). Email submissions to or mail them to Joseph Sullivan, English
Department, Marietta College, Thomas Hall, Marietta , OH 45750. Our web
address is:

CFP: John Milton's Poetry and Prose (9/15/06; NEMLA, 3/1/07-3/4/07)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 8:08pm

This panel invites papers on any aspect of the works of John Milton. Send one-page abstracts to Wm Moeck, English Dept., Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY 11530 (or

The Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA) is a scholarly organization for professionals in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and other modern languages. For more information its March 2007 conference in Baltimore, Maryland please visit the following site:

CFP: Medieval and Renaissance Forum "The Social Spectacle" (1/15/07; 4/27/07-4/28/07)

Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:27pm
Karolyn Kinane

Call for Papers

"The Social Spectacle": The 28th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum
at Plymouth State University, April 27th and 28th, 2007.

Sessions not necessarily limited to the central topic. Proposals for
papers/sessions due Jan. 15, 2007.

For full information, call for papers, registration, see

and/or contact
Dr. Naomi Kline
Art Department MSC 21,
Plymouth State University,
Plymouth, New Hampshire 03264

or e-mail:


Dr. Karolyn Kinane
Department of English
MSC 40
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH 03264