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CFP: The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Gerd Bayer

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel (Proposed Special Session)
MLA Annual Conference
27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia, PA

Proposals are invited for a special session, to be proposed to the
2006 MLA Conference in Philadelphia

The 17th-Century Making of the Novel

CFP: Exploring Early Modern Regions (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:45pm
Emily S. Smith

"Every region neere": Explorations in gendered, generic, historical, and
geographic regions, 1500-1700

I have recently been contacted by Cambridge Scholars Press about possibly
editing a volume on early modern approaches to region, and I am interested in
soliciting abstracts for contributions that consider gendered, generic, or
geographic regions in early modern texts.

CFP: Feminist Perspectives on (British) Renaissance Drama (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:18pm
Ruben.Espinosa_at_Colorado.EDU

Call for Papers

CFP: "Feminist Perspectives on (British) Renaissance Drama"

Session at the 60th Annual Convention of the
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
October 12 - 14, 2006
Tucson, Arizona

Twenty-minute papers that address any topic
pertaining to the theme of the panel.

Submit a 300-500 word abstract or proposal by email
to Ruben Espinosa, ruben.espinosa_at_colorado.edu. The deadline
for submitting abstracts is March 1, 2006. Notification
will be given by March 15th.

For more information on the RMMLA convention, visit
http://rmmla.wsu.edu/

UPDATE: Early Modern Histories (grad) (2/15/06; 4/7/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 10:17pm
sam2142_at_columbia.edu

Columbia Early Modern Colloquium Spring Conference - "Early Modern
Histories" -- *Moved to 7 April 2006*
Keynote Speaker: Annabel Patterson

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Columbia Early Modern Colloquium invites abstracts for its
inaugural graduate student conference entitled "Early Modern
Histories", now to be held on 7 April 2006 in New York City.

We encourage submissions from a variety of disciplines, with a
special interest in work of an interdisciplinary nature. Papers
should run approximately 20 minutes. Possible paper topics include,
but are not limited to, the following:

CFP: The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650 (UK) (2/28/06; 8/24/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 7:15pm
ejo7

The Ritual and Rhetoric of Queenship, 1250-1650

Canterbury Christ Church University
(Kent)

Thursday 24 August 2006

This interdisciplinary conference aims to explore the ritual and rhetoric of
queenship in late medieval and early modern England.

We hope to encourage debate on the image and representation of queens, and on
the cultural and political narratives of queenship. Possible themes might
include:

the ritual construction of queenship;

queenship, identity and power;

holy and sainted queens;

royal motherhood;

queens as intercessors and patrons;

queens in translation.

CFP: Novel Geographies, 1660-1900 (12/20/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Adam Sills

Call for Papers: Novel Geographies: Space and the British Novel, =
1660-1900

=20

Essays sought for a new book collection focusing on the ways in which =
representations of space change in British prose fiction from the =
seventeenth to the nineteenth century. Interested authors should discuss =
how historical forces, such as colonialism, slavery, industrialization, =
or urbanization, impact the imaginary "space" of the novel and nation, =
as well as how varying constructs of identity and/or experience (e.g. of =
race, religion, class, gender, or global location) influence these newly =
emerging forms of narrative imagination or "novel geographies."

CFP: Learned Love: Dutch Love Emblems Digitised (4/1/06; 11/6/06-11/7/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Peter Boot

Learned Love
The Dutch Love Emblem on the Internet
Emblem Project Utrecht
6 and 7 November 2006
Utrecht University

To conclude the Emblem Project Utrecht (EPU), a Dutch initiative with
the objective of digitizing the corpus of Dutch love emblems (for more
information, see http://emblems.let.uu.nl), a conference will be held on
November 6 and 7 2006. The focus of this conference will be on the two
central topics of the EPU: the Dutch love emblem and the emblem
digitization process.

CFP: Theatre Reviews: Shakespeare Bulletin (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:48pm
Jeremy Lopez

SHAKESPEARE BULLETIN, a journal for the study of Shakespeare and other
renaissance drama in performance, is pleased to announce that, beginning
with the Spring 2006 issue, we will be published by the Johns Hopkins
University Press. We are currently looking for theatre reviewers to
contribute to the Summer, Fall, and Winter 2006 issues. Reviews are
assigned by the theatre review editor and generally run 1000-2000 words.

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

UPDATE: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/27/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 14, 2006 - 2:47pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

****** Paper Proposal Deadline Changed to Friday 27th January 2006 =
******
  Panel Proposal for:

  =93Permeability and Selfhood=94=20
  McGill University, Montreal=20
  12th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature=20

  =20

  Painting about Poetry, Singing about Sculpture:=20

  Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts

  =93If you assert that painting is dumb poetry, then the painter may =
call poetry blind painting=85

  Music is not to be regarded as other than the sister of painting=85

CFP: Practical Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:34pm
Bethany Blankenship

RMMLA
Tucson, AZ
October 12-14, 2006

Practical Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare

This special topic panel will demystify the pedagogical puzzle of
teaching the Bard of Avon to willing (and sometimes unwilling) students.
Successful proposals will outline practical (i.e. leave the Piaget at
home) methods for teaching language, plot, performance, characterization,
symbols, themes, etc. in Shakespeare's plays or poems. Tell the story of
the class that went wrong or conduct a teaching demonstration with the
panel audience so everyone can see your brilliant strategies. Papers or
demonstrations should focus on teaching college-level courses
introductory, intermediate, or advanced.

CFP: Historical Shakespeare (grad) (2/1/06; (dis)junctions, 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Amanda Uvalle

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at the University of California, Riverside's 13th Annual Humanities Conference
  (dis)junctions April 7-8, 2006
   
  Historical Shakespeare:
  We invite papers on any aspect of Shakespeare's work as it pertains to history. Papers from all disciplines are welcome, including: Literature, Political Science, Social Science, History, Cultural Studies, Theater Studies, and Geography. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
  -Shakespeare's sources
  -The monarchy
  -Religion/religious change
  -Imperialism
  -Political power/ strategies/alliances
  -War
  -Authority
  -Class structure
   

CFP: Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad & jr faculty) (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:33pm
Sullivan, Blair

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. Double-spaced manuscripts should not exceed thirty-five pages
in length, and all references should be in footnotes. We prefer
submissions in the form of e-mail attachments in Windows format; paper
submissions are also accepted. Please include an e-mail address.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR VOLUME 37 (2006): 1 FEBRUARY 2006.

CFP: Death & Resurrection: Aspects & Approaches (grad) (UK) (3/1/06; 4/12/06-4/13/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 2:32pm
Kenneth Clarke

The Second Oxford Graduate Medieval Conference will be held at Lincoln College, Oxford (UK) on April 12th and 13th, 2006.
Graduate papers are invited on topics related to all aspects of death and resurrection in the middle ages and the early modern period.
Contributions are welcome from diverse fields such as history of art, history, theology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and history of ideas.

Papers will be 20 minutes or less.
Please send 250 word abstracts in the body of your email (no attachments please) to oxgradconf_at_gmail.com by March 1 2006.

Suggested themes might include:-

CFP: Medieval and Renaissance Performance and Periodization (3/7/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:47pm
jill stevenson

"Bridging the Divide: Medieval and Renaissance Performance and
Periodization"
2006 MLA Convention
Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006

"Periodization" has often limited the ways in which we define, examine, and
theorize performance. This panel invites papers that consider how medieval
and/or renaissance performance challenges
traditional notions of periodization. Periodization is defined broadly in
this context. Papers might suggest how performance bridges such moments as
ancient to early medieval, the High to Late Middle Ages, Medieval to
Renaissance, or pre- to post-Reformation, but papers that examine fresh
definitions, ideas, and theories of periodization are especially encouraged.

UPDATE: (En)compass(ing) Renaissance Literature (grad) (1/30/06; 3/31/06-4/1/06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:15pm
Elizabeth Porter

  UPDATE: Submission extension deadline January 30
   
  Call for Papers in Renaissance Literature
   
  "(En)compass(ing) Language: Interplay Within English Studies"
   
  Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  March 31st through April 1st
   
  Sponsored by: Texas Tech University's Graduate English Society
  Co-Chairs: Brandon Hernsberger and Elizabeth Porter
   
  Address: GES Conference
                                      Texas Tech University
                                      Department of English, Box 43091
                                      Lubbock, Texas 79409-3091

CFP: Early Modern Transatlantic (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, January 7, 2006 - 4:14pm
Joyce MacDonald

I am soliciting abstracts for a planned special session submission for
the 2006 Modern Language Association convention in Philadelphia, Dec.
27-30.
The subject, "The Early Modern Transatlantic," reflects the growing
recognition in both American and European literary studies that
cultures on both sides of the Atlantic between roughly 1580 and 1800
were profoundly shaped by the effects of contact and colonization. To
what degree do both Europe and America come to see themselves in
international terms in this period? How do Europeans as well as early
Americans begin to understand themselves as world citizens? How can we
understand local political, economic, or literary events in

CFP: Spanish Literature Before 1700: Cervantes and Religions (3/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 27, 2005 - 4:43pm
Imperiale, Louis

            CFP: SAMLA: SPANISH LITERATURE BEFORE 1700 (3/1; SAMLA, 11/10-11/12)
 
 
 

The Spanish Literature Before 1700 section at SAMLA seeks papers on "Cervantes and Religions".

 

A full range of approaches to and perspectives on the topic is encouraged.

 

Please send 200-250 word proposals for 20-minute papers to

 

Louis IMPERIALE

Department of Foreign Languages & Literature

University of Missouri-Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Road

Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

 

OR email to imperialel_at_umkc.edu by 1 March 2006

 

In order for the proposal to be considered, include the following information:

 

CFP: Shakespeare and the Cultures of Childhood, 1807-2007 (1/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:05pm
Kate Chedgzoy

2007 sees the two-hundredth anniversary of the first publication of two
books that have played distinctively significant roles in the mediation
of Shakespeare for children, and the reception of his works by them:
Charles and Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, and Henrietta Bowdler's
The Family Shakespeare (revised by her brother Thomas a decade later).
As guest-editors of a cluster of essays in the December 2006 issue of
the new Routledge journal Shakespeare, we wish to take this anniversary
as an opportunity to reflect on some of the meanings and consequences of
Shakespeare's global travels through the cultures of childhood over the
last two hundred years.

CFP: Early Modern Histories (grad) (2/15/06; 5/5/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 7:04pm
sam2142_at_columbia.edu

Columbia Early Modern Colloquium Spring Conference - "Early Modern
Histories"
Keynote Speaker: Annabel Patterson

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Columbia Early Modern Colloquium invites abstracts for its
inaugural graduate student conference entitled "Early Modern
Histories", to be held on 5 May 2006 in New York City.

We encourage submissions from a variety of disciplines, with a
special interest in work of an interdisciplinary nature. Possible
paper topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

UPDATE: Power and Image in Early Modern Europe (grad) (1/15/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 7:11pm
Jessica Leigh Goethals

Please note that in order to avoid a conflict with the annual
conference of the Renaissance Society of America, the date for the New
York University graduate student conference, "Power and Image in Early
Modern Europe", has been changed to April 7-8, 2006.

NYU is pleased to announce, however, Deanna Shemek of the University
of California, Santa Cruz, will be delivering the keynote speech.

Please find the current information for the conference posted below.

Kind regards,

Valerie McGuire
Gaoheng Zhang
Jessica Goethals

_________________________________

NYU Call for Papers:

Power and Image in Early Modern Europe

UPDATE: Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800 (2/1/06; collection)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Joshua B. Fisher

Updated Call for Submissions
Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800: From Scholarship to Classroom

Seeking three or four additional proposals for a volume tentatively entitled
Rethinking Ephemera 1550-1800: From Scholarship to Classroom. The editors
are looking for 5-6,000 word essays preferably on Restoration or Eighteenth
century topics although essay proposals on the early modern period will be
considered as well.

By presenting a wide range of definitions and theoretical perspectives as
well as a variety of pedagogical strategies and approaches for teaching and
exploring notions of early modern through eighteenth-century ephemera,
contributors will seek to address the following kinds of questions.

CFP: English Renaissance Lit (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 6:09pm
Cynthia S. Williams

Call for paper proposals for:

English Renaissance Literature, an affiliate session at the annual meeting of
the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

October 12-14, 2006
Tucson, Arizona
Doubletree Resort Hotel at Reid Park

Papers on any aspect of early modern British literature or culture are welcome.

You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you must become
a member by April 1, 2006 to be included in the program.

Send one-page proposals by March 1, 2006 either by Word attachment with RMMLA
in subject line or by mail to:

Cynthia Schoolar Williams
Department of English
Tufts University
Medford MA 02155

Cynthia_S.Williams_at_tufts.edu

CFP: Milton and Paradise Lost (1/6/06; 2/24/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 2:15pm
Donna M. Souder

A Symposium in Rhetoric: "Milton's Paradise Lost"

Open to Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars

 

The Federation Rhetoric Committee of the Federation of North Texas Area
Universities

 

Texas Woman's University - Denton, Texas

Where: ACT Bldg. 2nd Floor

When: February 24, 2006

 

We are seeking proposals for papers addressing the scholarship and life of
John Milton, specifically his epic poem, Paradise Lost and its applications
to today's world. In what ways is Paradise Lost beneficial to today's
scholar? What current issues can benefit from the study of PL or Milton? How
could Milton's work be taught to the modern student? Issues could include:

CFP: Milton (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 1:39pm
Dr. Clay Daniel

CFP: Milton (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Milton, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain
Modern Language Association, October 12-14, 2006, Tuscon, AZ. Papers on any
aspect of Milton are welcome.

You do not have to be a member of RMMLA to propose a paper, but you must
become a member by April 1, 2006 to be listed in the program.

Email one-page proposals by March 1, 2006 to daniel_at_panam.edu

CFP: Spanish Golden Age and the Small College (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:21pm
Michael Joy

I invite submissions for a panel I am proposing for the 2006 MLA
conference in Philadelphia. The topic is "The Spanish Golden Age and
the Small College." The panel will center on life as the Golden Age
specialist (broadly defined to include both medievalists and
Renaissance specialists) at a smaller college or university: attracting
students, curricular and extracurricular innovations, connections
between research and teaching, and other topics of interest to the
Golden Age community. 250-word abstracts are due by March 15, 2006 to
the following address: Michael W. Joy, Department of Modern Foreign
Languages, Presbyterian College, Clinton, SC 29325. E-mail address
for submissions: mjoy_at_presby.edu.

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