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CFP: Reading Margaret Cavendish (5/18/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 15, 2006 - 5:25pm
Graham Hammill

"Reading Margaret Cavendish"
Renaissance Society of America
March 22-24, 2007
Miami, FL

Papers welcome on any aspect of Margaret Cavendish and science,
including discussions of Cavendish's literary and scientific
writings; relations with contemporaries; with the history of science
and philosophy; science and politics; science and gender; reason and
fancy. Papers that explore new directions in Cavendish studies are
especially encouraged.

Please send abstracts of no more than 150 words and a brief c.v. by
May 18, 2006 to Graham Hammill (English, University of Notre Dame) at
ghammill_at_nd.edu.

CFP: British Gynaecology, 1500-2000 (7/31/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:43pm
A Shellard

CFP: Gynaecology and British Culture, 1500 - 2000

Proposals are currently being sought for a collection of essays exploring the
history of British gynaecology between 1500 and 2000. The collection will be
edited by Andrew Mangham (University of Sheffield) and Greta Depledge (Birkbeck
College, University of London). We are particularly interested in essays with
an interdisciplinary approach. Possible subjects include, though are not
limited to:

CFP: Reformation Literature, History & Culture (5/15/06; Kalamazoo, 5/10/07-5/13/07)

updated: 
Monday, May 8, 2006 - 12:42pm
Thum, Maureen

CALL FOR PAPERS
SOCIETY FOR REFORMATION RESEARCH SPONSORED SESSIONS
Kalamazoo: 4nd International Medieval Congress
May 10-13, 2007
Location: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
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We are offering three themed Sessions:
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1. Reformation I: The Power of the Book
 
A session about how print and the press expedited the progress of the
Reformation. Could be influential books ("The Bondage of the Will"),
or THE book (Scripture), or polemical contests. Individuals (Luther or
Knox) or groups (Puritans). Social change... censorship issues ...
influence of specific books on the progress of the Reformation.
 

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (8/15/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 12:47pm
Douglas Brooks

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare. Shakespeare Yearbook, Winter 2007.

Henry James once noted that to the English an outing to Stratford was
not just a day out, not just a visit to a pretty old town with a
famous dead author, but a pilgrimage to "The Holy of Holies"; the
scene itself of the "nativity." James was being ironic, but to many
editors, and writers, and theatre personalities working in the era of
the English Romantic Movement, grappling with the works of
Shakespeare became a serious devotional duty.

CFP: Early Modern Women Writers Across Borders (5/12/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 21, 2006 - 3:06pm
Martine van Elk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Early Modern Women Writers Across Borders

A session at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America,
22-24 March 2007 in Miami, Florida

Early modern women writers are frequently examined in terms that are
limited to their own countries. And yet, we might fruitfully compare
women writers in different countries and look at how women writers
themselves transcended national boundaries, by participating in
international debates, translating texts, situating themselves in
relation to writers from abroad, and in numerous other ways.

UPDATE: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to Teach Pre-1900 Texts (4/25/06; MMLA, 11/9/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 16, 2006 - 1:06pm
Elizabeth Coker

NEW DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2006

Where: Midwestern Modern Language Association (MMLA) Conference in Chicago, November 09-11, 2006

Panel: Old Books, New Media: Using Technology to teach Pre-1900 Texts
 
With the advent of computer classrooms, web-based archives, digital storytelling, and a host of other technological marvels, technology in the literature classroom has moved beyond the occasional Zeffirelli or Merchant Ivory film to encompass a wide range of problems and possibilities for teachers and students alike.

CFP: Renaissance Studies and New Technologies (5/15/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:26pm
Ray Siemens

CFP: Renaissance Studies and New Technologies
Renaissance Society of America Annual Conference
Miami, 22-24 March 2007

For the past six years, the RSA program has featured a number of
sessions that document innovative ways in which computing technology is
being incorporated into the scholarly activity of our community. At the
2007 RSA meeting (Miami, 22-24 March 2007), several sessions will
continue to follow this interest across several key projects, through a
number of thematic touchstones, and in several emerging areas.

For these sessions, we seek proposals in the following general areas,
and beyond:

CFP: Shakespeare (and friends) in Popular Culture (6/15/06; MAPACA, 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:25pm
Annalisa Castaldo

The Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture will hold its annual conference in Baltimore, MD, October 27-29, 2006.

Shakespeare's position in popular as well as high culture remains strong, with new works in fiction, film and other areas. But Shakespeare is not the only Renaissance figure to have a presence in modern popular culture. Other writers, historical figures, events and debates are still part of the popular landscape. This area welcomes topics on any aspect of the overlap or intersection between the Early Modern period (roughly 1500-1700) and the Postmodern one. Topics for this area can include, but are not limited to:

–Shakespeare on film, in TV, comics or fiction

UPDATE: The Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference (UK) (4/21/06; 6/15/06-6/17/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 2:24pm
British Graduate Shakespeare C

The Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference
15-17 June 2006
The Shakespeare Institute
Mason Croft, Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon, WARKS
CV37 6HP England

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CFP: Fortune & Fatality: Performing the Tragic in Early Modern France, 1553-1715 (grad) (7/14/06; 10/20/06)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Hosford, Desmond

Call for Papers=20

Fortune and Fatality: Performing the Tragic in Early Modern France =
(1553-1715)=20

The Graduate Center, City University of New York
20 October 2006

The Interdisciplinary Group for Seventeenth-Century French Studies at =
the Graduate Center of the City University of New York invites paper =
proposals for its annual student conference. This year=92s conference =
will be held on Friday 20 October 2006. Papers should be 15-20 minutes =
in length.

Distinguished Professor of French Domna C. Stanton will be our keynote =
speaker, and events will include a performance of seventeenth- and =
eighteenth-century French music on period instruments.

CFP: Children and Performance in Early Modernity (4/21/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Friday, April 7, 2006 - 2:38pm
Laurie Shannon

Children and Performance in Early Modernity
Renaissance Society of America Conference, Miami 2007

The Duke Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies is sponsoring a
session on children in the contexts of early modern performance. We are
seeking abstracts for papers that consider any aspect of this subject --
court culture, children's companies, public performances, and private
environments. Ideally we would like to assemble a session that touches
on the implications and conditions of child actors from a variety of
cultural settings and in a variety of modes (theater, music, dance, etc.).

CFP: Thomas Browne Volume of Essays (6/5/06; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 - 3:03pm
kevin killeen

Dr Kevin Killeen
University of Reading
School of English and American Literature,
Whiteknights,
PO Box 218,
Reading,
Berkshire
RG6 6AA, UK
                
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                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
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Received on Tue Apr 04 2006 - 11:03:02 EDT

UPDATE: Early Female Cultures (4/9/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:09pm
Amanda Uvalle

CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED
   
  Submission Deadline: April 9, 2006
   
  Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference 2006
  November 10-11, 2006
  University of California, Riverside
  Riverside, California
   
  The Early Female Cultures panel of PAMLA seeks papers concerning societies in which women exercise a significant and powerful role. Presentations may reflect a broad area of interest from cultures earlier than the Greco-Roman patriarchy to later more contemporary societies.
   
  Please submit a 500-word proposal and a 50-word abstract to
  aduvalle_at_prodigy.net (in the body of your message, please no attachments) by April 9, 2006.
   

CFP: Transculturalisms, 1400-1700 (ongoing; new book series)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
Erika Gaffney

Announcing a new series from Ashgate Publishing Company—

Transculturalisms, 1400–1700

Series Editors: Ann Rosalind Jones, Smith College; Jyotsna G. Singh,
Michigan State University; and Mihoko Suzuki, University of Miami

CFP: Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference (grad) (UK) (no deadline noted; 6/15/06-6/17/06)

updated: 
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 12:08pm
British Graduate Shakespeare C

The Eighth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference
15-17 June 2006
The Shakespeare Institute
Mason Croft, Church Street
Stratford-upon-Avon, WARKS
CV37 6HP England

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         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
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Received on Fri Mar 31 2006 - 07:08:23 EST

CFP: Applications of Hermetic and Alchemical Studies (4/30/06; RSA, 3/22/07-3/24/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 2:31pm
Kate Frost

CFP: Cauda Pavonis: Studies in Hermeticism seeks scholarly articles
for presentation at a special session of the 2007 Renaissance Society
of America Conference, "Applications of Hermetic and Alchemical
Studies." We seek papers from all disciplines that address any
aspect of hermeticism, including scholarship treating its traditional
manifestations in alchemy, arithmetics, astrology, music, and sacred
geometry. Interdisciplinary work involving fields such as art
history, history of ideas and history of science, literature, music,
philosophy, religious studies, and others is particularly welcome.
Abstracts and inquiries related to RSA 2007 should be addressed to

CFP: English Lit, pre-1700 (4/6/06; PAMLA, 11/10/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, March 21, 2006 - 7:14pm
Kendra Patterson

Call for Papers

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
November 10-11 2006

**Session on English Literature pre-1700**
   
Proposals welcome for 15-minute paper presentations concerning any
aspect of British literature before 1700.

Please email 500-word proposals and 50-word abstracts (in text or
attachment) to kopatterson_at_ucdavis.edu.

Please include your name, institutional affiliation, and preferred
contact information with your proposal.

Deadline for abstracts: April 6, 2006 (PAMLA deadline has been extended)

CFP: Shakespearean Adaptations (8/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
Gross, Robert

Call for Papers:

Essays in Theatre/Ètudes théâtrales invites submissions in for a special issue on the subject of Shakespearean adaptations. Topics may include (but are not limited to): adaptations for the stage—including musical theatre, dance, and performance art—as well as adaptations into other media—including literature, film, and television.

Deadline for Submissions: August 1, 2006.

CFP: Word, Image, and Ideology in Habsburg Europe (5/15/06; EMIT, 10/19/06-10/21/06)

updated: 
Saturday, March 18, 2006 - 6:38pm
alaguna_at_camden.rutgers.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Word, Image, and Ideology in Habsburg Europe
October 19-21, 2006 in Denver, Colorado

Early Modern Image and Text Society (EMIT)

Keynote speakers: Emilie Bergmann, University of California at
Berkeley, and Frederick de Armas, University of Chicago

UPDATE: Early Modern Witchcraft on Trial (3/25/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Sunday, March 12, 2006 - 11:18pm
Vtheile_at_aol.com

Please notice that the deadline for paper submissions has been extended from
March 15 to March 25, 2006.

We are now accepting proposals for the 2006 Rocky Mountain MLA convention in
Tucson, October 12-14 2006.

The Special Topic Session: "Early Modern Witchcraft on Trial" is looking for
submissions dealing with the problems of discerning, disputing and
displaying witchcraft and the occult in the fictional and non-fictional literature of
Renaissance Europe. We are looking in particular for cross-disciplinary
approaches that consider literary texts in the context of historical, political,
legal, anthropological and social analyses.

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