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CFP: Shakespeare's Language: Stylistic and Linguistic Approaches (3/1/06; ESSE 8, 8/29/06-9/2/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Mireille Ravassat

ESSE 8: LONDON 29 August -- 2 September 2006

The next ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Conference, ESSE
8, will take place at the Institute of English Studies (IES),University of
London, from Tuesday 29 August to Saturday 2 September 2006.

SEMINAR CALL FOR PAPERS
SHAKESPEARE'S LANGUAGE: STYLISTIC AND LINGUISTIC APPROACHES

CFP: Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature (3/13/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Brandt, Bruce

The Northern Plains Conference on Earlier British Literature welcomes
paper submissions on all aspects of British literature from Anglo-Saxon
times through the Eighteenth Century. This year the conference is being
hosted at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, on
April 7-8. Questions and abstracts for papers (15-minute reading length)
may be directed to Mick Nagy: Michael.Nagy_at_sdstate.edu. Deadline for
submissions: March 13, 2006

CFP: Shakespeare after 9/11 (3/10/06; MLA '06 & 5/31/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Douglas Brooks

Shakespeare after 9/11:
MLA Special Session and Journal Issue

In conjunction with the theme of a future issue of the Shakespeare
Yearbook, "Shakespeare after 9/11" (Theme Editor, Matthew Biberman),
the journal will sponsor a special session at the upcoming Annual
Meeting of the MLA (Philadelphia, December 27-30, 2006).

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

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Holger Schott Syme

Keynote speakers announced:

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: Teaching Shakespeare (5/1/06; ACA/PCAS, 10/5/06-10/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:31pm
Miller, Emily

CFP: Teaching Shakespeare

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American Culture/Popular Culture Association in the South Conference

                        Savannah, Georgia October
5-7, 2006

            Deadline: May 1, 2006

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Proposals sought for a session on teaching Shakespeare to today's
undergraduates. Papers might focus on topics such as course design,
methodology, the challenges presented by particular plays, etc. Send
abstracts (100-150 words) by May 1, 2006, to Prof. Emily Miller,
Department of English and Fine Arts, Virginia Military Institute,
Lexington, Virginia 24450 or e-mail them to millerep_at_vmi.edu. Maximum
reading time for papers: twenty minutes.

CFP: Northern California Renaissance Conference (2/15/06; 4/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Diane Cady

Proposals are still being accepted for the Northern California
Renaissance Conference, to be held on April 29,2006, at Mills College in
  Oakland, CA. We welcome papers on a broad variety of topics,
including literature, culture, art and music.

The keynote speaker will be Patricia Parker, professor of English and
Comparative Literature at Stanford University. Professor Parker is the
author of Inescapable Romance: Studies in the Poetics of a Mode;
Literary Fat Ladies: Rhetoric, Gender, Property; and Shakespeare on the
the Margins; as well as co-editor of several essay collections,
including Women, Race and Writing in the Early Modern Period and
Shakespeare and the Question of Theory.

CFP: Renaissance Drama, Open Topic (3/15/05; SCMLA, 10/26/06-10/28/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Palmer,James

CFP: Renaissance Drama, Open Topic, to be held at the South Central MLA, =
Fort Worth, TX, Oct. 26-28, 2006

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Please submit abstracts or completed manuscripts by March 15, 2006 to:

Chair: Sim Shattuck,=20

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA 71272

shattuck_at_latech.edu

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James M. Palmer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of English
Prairie View A&M University
ja <mailto:james_palmer_at_pvamu.edu> mes_palmer_at_pvamu.edu

UPDATE: Renaissance Drama in Action (4/30/06; 11/8/06-11/12/06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
Jeremy Lopez

 
Shakespeare Bulletin, a journal for the study of renaissance drama in
performance, published by the Johns Hopkins University Press, is pleased
formally to announce open registration for the RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN
ACTION conference.
 
The conference, to be held November 8-12, 2006 on the University of
Toronto campus, will feature keynote presentations by Ralph Alan Cohen
(Mary Baldwin College and the American Shakespeare Center), Helen
Ostovich (McMaster University), and Paul Yachnin (McGill University).
It will conclude with a fully staged theatrical production of Ben
Jonson's Every Man Out of His Humour.
 
RENAISSANCE DRAMA IN ACTION will give scholars interested in performance

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

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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 =
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  Panel Proposal for:

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

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  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 &amp; 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 &amp; Resurrection: Aspects &amp; 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

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