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CFP: English Seventeenth-Century Lyric Poetry (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:19pm
Eileen Abrahams

I am soliciting proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of English
Seventeenth-Century lyric poetry for a session at the Rocky Mountain Modern
Language Association (RMMLA).

The annual meetings of the RMMLA will take place from October 12 until
October 14, 2006 in Tucson, Arizona.

Please submit abstracts of no more than 300 words either as WORD or RTF
attachments via e-mail or via regular mail. All submissions must be
received by midnight on March 1, 2006. I'll e-mail notification of
acceptance by March 15, 2006.

Please send proposals to Eileen Abrahams at ei_at_vownet.net
or to

CFP: Shakespeare Envisioned (1/20/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Helen Whall

Special edition of Interfaces:a Journal of Word and Image, guest editor =
Helen Whall. Call for essays on Shakespeare as envisioning/envisioned, =
e.g., Shakespeare referencing the visual arts; important visualizations =
on screen or stage, historical or contemporary; book illustrations; =
artists' responses to the texts etc. English and French submissions =
welcome. Send inquiries to hwhall_at_holycross.edu. Essays due 1/20/06 may =
be 8,000-13,000 words; images desired, including 15 second video clips =
(CD published with volume).

CFP: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Friday, December 9, 2005 - 8:18pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

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

The poet remains far behind the painter with respect to the =
representation of corporeal things, and with respect to invisible =
things, he remains behind the musician.=94

(Leonardo, On Painting)

=20

CFP: Permeability and Rivalry in the Early Modern Arts (grad) (1/5/06; McGill, 3/11/06-3/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:27pm
Meredith J. Donaldson

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

The poet remains far behind the painter with respect to the =
representation of corporeal things, and with respect to invisible =
things, he remains behind the musician.=94

(Leonardo, On Painting)

=20

CFP: Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature Regular Session, Open Topic (3/15/06; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2005 - 9:26pm
Caroline E. Kimberly

CFP: Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature Regular Session,
Open Topic, to be held at the South Central MLA 2006, Fort Worth, TX.

Please submit a one-page abstract by March 15th, 2006 to Caroline Kimberly,
Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Literature, Language, and Culture,
Atlanta, GA 30332-0165, caroline.kimberly_at_lcc.gatech.edu. Email submissions
preferred.

CFP: Court Culture 1642-1660 (UK) (2/28/06; 6/29/06-6/30/06)

updated: 
Sunday, November 27, 2005 - 9:44pm
Jerome de Groot

The University of Manchester invites papers for
Court Culture 1642-1660
at
Hampton Court Palace and Kingston University, London, 29-30 June 2006

Keynote speakers:
Karen Britland, Ann Hughes, Julie Sanders, Nigel Smith

In the summer of 1642 Charles I and his governing entourage left Whitehall.
This conference investigates what happened next to one of the most important
institutions of his reign, the court. How did court life change? What did
the movement of the courts mean for government? Indeed, how useful is the
term 'court' after 1642?

UPDATE: Shakespeare Adaptations: Additions and Omissions (12/1/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:35pm
Kelli Marshall

UPDATE: CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE ADAPTATIONS: ADDITIONS AND OMISSIONS

2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference: Albuquerque, NM

February 8-11, 2006

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: The deadline is extended until December 1, 2005.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2005

Proposals are being accepted for a panel entitled "Shakespeare Adaptations:
Additions and Omissions" in the Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of
the conference.

UPDATE: Between the Sacred and the Profane (12/15/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Murray, Sarah Jane

Update: "Between the Sacred and the Profane: Medieval Renaissance and Performance" (Peer-reviewed)

Baylor Journal of Theatre and Performance seeks essays for a special issue, to be guest-edited by Dr. K. Sarah-Jane Murray and Dr. Sinda K. Vanderpool. We welcome essays that explore performance in, and performative aspects of, medieval and Renaissance drama, poetry, and literature. We particularly encourage submissions exploring the relationship 'between the sacred and the profane.' Given that many medieval/Renaissance non-drama works were composed to be performed aloud, the editors will consider submissions focusing on a variety of genres. Popular performances, including non-manuscript based traditions, are also appropriate subjects.

CFP: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage (UK) (12/10/05; 5/26/06-5/27/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
sk23_at_york.ac.uk

Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
University of York, England

Call for Papers: "Shrews" on the Renaissance Stage

Date: 26-27 May 2006
Location: University of York, England

This interdisciplinary conference will focus particularly on The Taming
of A Shrew; Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew; Fletcher, The Woman's
Prize; John Lacy, Sauny the Scott.
 
Speakers will include: Anna Bayman & George Southcombe (Oxford),
Michael Cordner (York), Holly Crocker (South Carolina), Laura Gowing
(King's London), Barbara Hodgdon (Michigan), Leah Marcus (Vanderbilt),
David Wootton (York).

CFP: Christopher Marlowe (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:37pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Marlowe Society of America solicits papers on any aspect of
Christopher Marlowe's plays or poetry (including performance-based
criticism) for an open-topic session to be held at the MLA Convention
(scheduled for New Orleans) in Dec. 2006. 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, 2006.

CFP: Shakespeare and the Queen's Men (2/15/06; 10/27/06-10/29/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 3:26pm
Holger Schott Syme

CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE AND THE QUEEN'S MEN CONFERENCE
Toronto, 27-29 Oct 2006 -- Abstracts deadline: February 15, 2006

This major international conference at the University of Toronto is being
organized by the SSHRC-funded "Shakespeare and the Queen's Men" project in
association with Poculi Ludique Societas (PLS). The project, a joint venture
led by Alexandra Johnston (REED, University of Toronto) and Helen Ostovich
(McMaster University), aims to recreate the staging conditions of a
sixteenth-century touring company in order to study and test scholarly
theories about acting styles and repertory through performance practice.

CFP: The Upstart Crow: Shakespeare Across the Arts (2/1/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 2:18pm
Elizabeth Rivlin

THE UPSTART CROW: A SHAKESPEARE JOURNAL

Call for Papers: "SHAKESPEARE ACROSS THE ARTS"

THE UPSTART CROW is currently accepting submissions for Volume XXV (2005),
on "Shakespeare Across the Arts." Diverse critical approaches to this
subject are welcome, especially performance-based, historical, and
theoretical methodologies.

Papers might investigate interdisciplinary contexts for the study of
Shakespeare, including visual and performance arts; film and other media;
and scientific and practical arts. Submissions focusing on the thematizing
of the arts in Shakespeare's writings, as well as those focusing on
adaptations / appropriations of Shakespeare across the arts, are
encouraged.

CFP: North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies (grad) (12/1/05; 2/3/06-2/4/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 6:12pm
mfswezey_at_email.unc.edu

* * * * Apologies for Cross-Posting!! * * * *

Announcing the North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Seventh Annual Graduate Student Conference

TRUE OR FALSE?

FEBRUARY 3-4, 2006
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT
CHAPEL HILL

Topics may include (but are not limited to):

* fact and fiction
* forgery
* perception and reality
* theater and verisimilitude
* portraiture, hagiography, (auto)biography
* memory and nostalgia
* mystical experiences
* witchcraft and magic
* judicial procedures
* scientific explanation
* the True Faith, heresy, and false religions
* writing history

CFP: Beatrice Cenci in Literature (Italy) (12/10/05; 5/25/06-5/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 5:47pm
Cajsa Baldini

CALL FOR PAPERS: Panel=20
=20
" ' A Roman Virgin' : Beatrice Cenci as historical and literary icon in
Italian and Foreign Literature, 1599 - present -=20
 'Vergine Romana': Beatrice Cenci, icona letteraria e storica nella
letteratura italiana e straniera, 1599 - al presente "

CFP: Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars (Netherlands) (11/15/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:50pm
chanita_at_bgu.ac.il

CALL FOR PAPERS

SHARP Conference
11-14 July 2006
The Netherlands

Session on:
Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars

We are proposing a panel exploring the challenges and discoveries involved in central aspects of editing early modern literature: when scholars edit the works of early modern women writers; and when scholars investigate the history of the first generations of women scholars and editors of this period.

CFP: Shakespeare Bulletin (no deadline; journal)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:49pm
Shakespeare Bulletin

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Shakespeare Bulletin, a peer-reviewed journal for the study of
Shakespeare in performance, is pleased to announce that as of Spring
2006 it will be published by the Johns Hopkins University Press. The
editors invite submissions on a wide variety of performance-related
topics. Theatre and book reviews are assigned; articles may be submitted
electronically to the general editor. Inquiries may be made to any one
of the editors: Andrew Hartley (General Editor) sbeditor_at_email.uncc.edu;
Jeremy Lopez (Theatre Review Editor) jeremy.lopez_at_utoronto.ca; Kirk
Melnikoff (Film Editor) kbmelnik_at_email.uncc.edu; Genevieve Love (Book
Review Editor) glove_at_coloradocollege.edu.

CFP: When There was No Sex or Gender?: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque Symposium (10/30/05; 2/23/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Cruz, Anne J.

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

When There Was No Sex or Gender?

 

Fifteenth Annual Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Symposium

 

Department of Foreign Languages and Literature with the participation of

the Department of History and the Center for Women and Gender Studies

University of Miami,

Coral Gables, FL

23-25 February, 2006

Organized by

Laura Giannetti and Guido Ruggiero

 

 

CFP: Shakespeare Adaptations: Additions and Omissions (11/15/05, PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:48pm
Kelli Marshall

CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE ADAPTATIONS: ADDITIONS AND OMISSIONS

2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference: Albuquerque, NM

February 8-11, 2005

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: November 15, 2005
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2005

Proposals are being accepted for a panel entitled "Shakespeare Adaptations:
Additions and Omissions" in the Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of
the conference.

CFP: The Faust Legend and the Human (11/30/05; ACLA, 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:56am
vanwesen

ACLA 2006, Princeton University, 23-26 March 2006

The Faust Legend and the Human

This seminar invites papers on the Faustian trope throughout
world literature, in particular the concept of the human and
its relation to knowledge, immortality, and magic. Papers
may include analyses of canonical versions of the Faust
story (Christopher Marlowe, Goethe, Thomas Mann) as well as
non-canonical and interdisciplinary approaches.

email 150 word abstracts and a short bio to: Iclal
Vanwesenbeeck at vanwesen_at_fredonia.edu. The deadline for
proposals: November 30 2005

CFP: Shakespeare and Popular Culture (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
JESSICA.TRIBBLE_at_asu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS-- Shakespeare and Popular Culture Panels
SOUTHWEST/TEXAS POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS MEETING

WHERE:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

WHEN: February 8-11, 2005

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: November 15, 2005

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2005

 
The Shakespeare in Popular Culture area of the 2005 Albuquerque
Conference of the SWPCA/ACA invites proposals for
papers on Shakespeare in Popular Culture.

The panel will explore the boundaries between the canonical Shakespearean texts
and their more recent popular culture adaptations.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

CFP: Shakespeare on Film and Television (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Richard Vela

CALL FOR PAPERS: SHAKESPEARE ON FILM AND TELEVISION
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
 
The 2006 Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference will be held in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference (listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at http://www.h-net.org/~swpca
 
Proposals are being accepted for the Shakespeare on Film and Television Area. All topics are welcome. Please send a 250 word proposal and a brief C.V. no later than November 15, 2005 to:
 

CFP: Apocalyptic Shakespeare Films (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 9:56pm
Melissa Croteau

CALL FOR PAPERS: APOCALYPTIC SHAKESPEARE FILMS
2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
27th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM
 
The 2006 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Conference will be held in beautiful Albuquerque, NM, February 8-11, 2006 at
the Hyatt Regency downtown. Further details regarding the conference
(listing of all areas, hotel, registration, tours, etc.) can be found at
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca
 
Proposals are being accepted for a panel on "Apocalyptic Shakespeare Films,"
in the Shakespeare on Film and Television Area of the PCA. (See below for

CFP: Women Writers of Spain and the Americas (1300-1800) (3/15/06; AEEA, 9/21/06-9/23/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
Grady C. Wray

CALL FOR PAPERS: AEEA 2006
The Asociación de Escritoras de España y las Américas (1300-1800) (AEEA)
invites abstracts for its 2006 Conference held in conjunction with the
Association for Hispanic Classical Theater (AHCT) in Washington, D.C., on
September 21-23, 2006. The keynote speaker will be Christopher Wilson, an
expert on Carmelite iconography and professorial lecturer of Art History at
George Washington University. Karen Berman, of Georgetown University, and
Hugo Medrano, of Gala Theater in Washington, D.C.
(http://www.galatheatre.org/), will direct plays by early modern Spanish
women. A theater workshop will be held at Gala Theater following the

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