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CFP: Pre-1600 Poetry (5/31/06; edited volume)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
Michelle M. Sauer

Call for Contributors: Facts on File Companion to Pre-1600 British
Poetry
Edited by Michelle M. Sauer

Still looking for qualified individuals to write short entries on
various topics related to poetry, poets, and specific poems of the
British medieval and Tudor eras, including Scottish, Welsh, and Irish
texts as well. Contributors will receive full credit for their work.
Deadlines are flexible and negotiable through spring semester 2006.

If you are interested, please send an inquiry to:
<pre1600poetry_at_yahoo.com>. Your e-mail should contain a brief overview
of your qualifications and interests. Graduate students welcome to
inquire.

CFP: The Renaissance Unconscious &amp; Forgery, Authority and Authenticity in the Renaissance (no deadline; 2/25/06 &amp; 5/13/0

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:31pm
jonathan.sawday_at_strath.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Two Colloquia organised by the Scottish Institute for Northern Renaissance
Studies (SINRS).

Colloqium A (25 February 2006)

"The Renaissance Unconscious"

This colloquium will set out to explore concepts such as "inwardness",
"repression", and "sublimation" in the context of Renaissance writing.

Colloquium B (13 May 2006)

"Forgery, Authority, and Authenticity in the Renaissance"

The colloquium will explore the ideas of forgery and authenticity in the
Renaissance (whether of documents, texts, objects, images, or ideas).

CFP: Renaissance Conference of Southern California (11/1/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:36pm
Lloyd Kermode

CALL FOR PAPERS

Paper abstracts are invited for the Fiftieth Anniversary Annual Meeting of
the Renaissance Conference of Southern California (www.rcsca.org).

The conference will be held March 11, 2006, at the Huntington Library,
San Marino, California.

Plenary Speaker this year will be Brian Copenhaver, Professor of Philosophy
at UCLA.

The RCSC welcomes paper proposals on Renaissance Art, Literature, History,
Philosophy, Religion, Music, or Theatre.

Abstracts (500 word maximum, for fifteen-minute papers) should be mailed
to: Professor Ria O'Foghludha, President, RCSC, Whittier College, Whittier,
CA 90608.

CFP: European Women Writers 1700-1900 (UK) (11/1/05; 3/11/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Gillian Dow

Translators, Interpreters, Mediators: Women Writers 1700-1900

Proposals are invited for papers for an interdisciplinary study day to be
held at Chawton House Library on the 11th of March 2006. Chawton House is
an Elizabethan Manor that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother, and
opened in July 2003 as a Centre for the Study of Early English Women's
Writing, 1600 - 1830. The event is jointly organised by Chawton House
Library, the University of Southampton English Department, and the project
"The International Reception of Women's Writing" (Research Institute for
History and Cultures of Utrecht University, The Netherlands).

CFP: Tranforming Textualities: The Evolution of Early Modern Texts (12/9/05; 3/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Ambereen Dadabhoy

Claremont Graduate University is sponsoring its seventh interdisciplinary Early Modern Studies Graduate Symposium, to be held in Claremont, CA, on Saturday, March 26. This year's theme is "Transforming Textualities: The Evolution of Early Modern Texts from Caxton's Morte Darthur to Branagh's Hamlet." We are accepting abstracts for papers from graduate students that deal with any aspect of early modern textual history, book history/print culture, later reworkings of early modern texts, such as T.H. White's Once and Future King, or representations of texts in other media, including but not limited to art, music, drama, and film. We are especially interested in papers and/or panels that take a transdisciplinary approach to early modern studies.

UPDATE: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800 (10/15/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Simone R. Chess

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for CFP! Many thanks to those of you who've already
submitted; due to popular demand, all proposals to the UCSB "Straws in the
Wind" Condference are now due by OCTOBER 15th (see below for submission
details).

The Early Modern Center at UCSB invites paper proposals for "Straws in the
Wind: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800," an interdisciplinary conference to
be held at UC Santa Barbara on February 24 and 25, 2006.

CFP: Early Modern Secrets and Lies (grad) (1/15/06; 4/28/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
Carrie Shanafelt

The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group of the Graduate Center, City University of NY, invites proposals for papers for its second annual conference. This conference, Secrets and Lies, will be held on April 28th, 2006 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 dissonances between private and public selves as represented in texts and other cultural productions of the early modern era. Possible topics for papers include, but are not limited to:

 

Emotional lives

Lies of the body

Humiliation

Shame

CFP: Crossing the Line Between Public and Private in Early Modern England (10/24/05; 3/9/06-3/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
D. K. Smith

Crossing the Line Between Public and Private in Early Modern England. I am inviting papers for a panel on issues of privacy in Early Modern England for the Cultural Studies Conference at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS March 9-11, 2006. The topic is broad and may include (but is not limited to) issues such as: the private/public nature of coterie literature, government surveillance and the limits of personal privacy, public performances of private concerns, the inversion of private and public in royal spectacle, and private writing in a public setting. E-mail a 200-word abstract and a brief bio by October 24 to Kimball Smith, Department of English, Kansas State University at dksmith_at_ksu.edu

CFP: Renaissance Literature (10/15/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

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Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Maurice O'Sullivan

The College English Association invites proposals for papers or panels on =
Renaissance Literature for the CEA's 37th National Conference in San =
Antonio, April 6-8, 2006. Although this year's theme is regionalism, we =
welcome papers on any aspect of Renaissance Literature. Please send the =
following information to Prof. Alan Nordstrom (anordstrom_at_rollins.edu):
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- Name
- Institutional Affiliation (if applicable)
- Mailing Address
- Phone Number
- Email Address
- Title for proposed presentation
- Abstract of no more than 500 words
- A-V equipment, if any
- Special needs, if any

CFP: Shakespeare Journal (12/31/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2005 - 3:12pm
Gabriel Egan

Call For Papers for Shakespeare, the journal of
the British Shakespeare Association
 
Contributions are invited for the 2006 and 2007 issues
of the new journal entitled Shakespeare being published
Routledge. The journal brings together Shakespeare
scholarship and Shakespeare in performance in order
to open newly emergent debates across disciplines,
and is published online twice a year and in a bound paper volume
comprising two issues once a year. Contributions on all
topics and approaches to Shakespeare will be
considered. The articles selected will be peer-reviewed.

UPDATE: Attending to Early Modern Women&ndash;&ndash;and Men (10/6/05; 11/9/06&ndash;11/11/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:13pm
Karen Nelson

The deadline for interdisciplinary workshop proposals for "Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men" has been extended to October 6, 2005. We hope you are drafting a proposal!

While the keynote address and plenary speakers will concentrate on what
scholars of early modern women can learn from considering men and
masculinity, workshops may consider masculinity or CONTINUE PAST CONVERSATIONS ABOUT WOMEN AND GENDER. Workshops should, however, focus
on one of the plenary topics themselves: theorizing gender, childhood,
violence, and pedagogies.

Proposals should be postmarked OCTOBER 6, 2005. The conference convenes in College Park, MD, November 9-11, 2006.

CFP: Religion and Gender in the Early Modern Period (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Karen Raber

Religion and Gender in the Early Modern Period:

This is a call for papers for a book-length collection of essays that brings
into dialogue male and female voices on the question of gender and religion
in the literature, visual arts, religious writings, and culture of the late
medieval and early modern period. We are interested in treatments of
authors who directly or indirectly engage one another in debate, but we are
also interested in bringing into dialogue by their juxtaposition in this
collection male and female voices of authors who may not necessarily have
known of each other's work but who nonetheless seem to "speak" to one
another.

CFP: Early Tudor (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Antony Hasler

Early Tudor. Papers on any and all aspects of literature, history and
culture in England from 1485 to 1557. Abstracts accepted through 20
September: Antony Hasler (hasleraj_at_slu.edu) or David Murphy
(murphydt_at_slu.edu). (Panel organized by Center for Medieval and
Renaissance Studies, Saint Louis University.)

CFP: Early Modern Approaches to Region (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:47pm
martyn smith

This year, I am accepting paper proposals for several panels on early modern literature to be delivered at the Thirty-Seventh Annual CEA Conference on Reading the Regions / Writing the Regions / Teaching the Regions to be held from 6-8 April 2006.
 
Papers are especially welcome that deal with ways in which early modern writers dismantled, elaborated, heightened, or constructed ideas of regional identity. Topics that are particularly welcome might address:
intersections between gendered self-fashioning and regional identity
imagined regions (utopias, fantasies, romances)
liminal regions
ecocritical perspectives on place and region
geography and identity
domestic "regions"

CFP: Intersections: Traffic and Transportation in the Early Modern Period &amp; The Representation of Subtle Bodies (10/1/05; jo

updated: 
Sunday, September 4, 2005 - 12:46pm
Todd, R.K.

I should be grateful if the following calls for papers could be posted =
on your site. As you will see, Intersections is a series of primary =
interest to scholars working in the early modern period.

START TEXT:

CALL FOR PAPERS - Intersections vol. 8 and 9

Vol. 8: Traffic and transportation in the Early Modern Period Vol. 9: =
Spirits Unseen: The Representation of Subtle Bodies in Early Modern =
European Culture [please scroll down]

CFP: Romantic Shakespeare (9/20/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:42am
Melissa Smith

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites paper proposals for a panel on
?Romantic Shakespeare?. Broadly considered, Romantic Shakespeare may
refer to Shakespeare?s use of medieval romance; Shakespearean love (and
lust); or even the Romantic period?s reception of Shakespeare. Papers
that are accepted for this panel will be presented at the 41st
International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 4-7
May 2006.

Send brief abstracts to Melissa Smith by 20 September 2005:
smithmk2_at_gmail.com
or
smithmk2_at_mcmaster.ca

CFP: Shakespeare and Material Culture (9/20/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Melissa Smith

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo invites paper proposals on Shakespeare and
material culture. Possible topics include but are not limited to props
and costumes; material conditions of theatrical production (past and
present); different forms of Shakespearean production (print editions;
television and film adaptation; comics). Papers that are accepted for
the panel on Shakespeare and material culture will be presented at the
41st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan,
4-7 May 2006.

Send brief abstracts to Melissa Smith by 20 September 2005:
smithmk2_at_gmail.com
 or
smithmk2_at_mcmaster.ca

CFP: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800 (9/15/05; 2/24/06-2/25/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Simone R. Chess

The Early Modern Center at UCSB invites paper proposals for "Straws in the
Wind: Ballads and Broadsides, 1500-1800," an interdisciplinary conference to
be held at UC Santa Barbara on February 24 and 25, 2006.

CFP: Attending to Early Modern Women: Workshop Proposal Deadline (8/22/05; 11/9/06-11/11/06)

updated: 
Friday, August 12, 2005 - 3:07pm
Karen Nelson

The deadline looms for interdisciplinary workshop proposals for
"Attending to Early Modern Women--and Men." We hope you are drafting a
proposal!

While the keynote address and plenary speakers will concentrate on what
scholars of early modern women can learn from considering men and
masculinity, workshops may consider masculinity or continue past
conversations about women and gender. Workshops should, however, focus
on one of the plenary topics themselves: theorizing gender, childhood,
violence, and pedagogies.

Proposals are due by AUGUST 22, 2005. The conference convenes in College
Park, MD, November 9-11, 2006.

CFP: Shakespeare and the Lacanian Renaissance (11/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 9, 2005 - 2:01pm
Douglas Brooks

For a future issue of the Shakespeare Yearbook, "Shakespeare and the
Lacanian Renaissance" -- to be co-edited by Douglas A. Brooks (Texas
A&M University) and Kristin Lacefield (University of North
Carolina-Chapel Hill) -- the journal seeks articles that examine the
intersections between Lacanian theory and the literary production of
Shakespeare and his Contemporaries.

CFP: An Collins (10/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, July 29, 2005 - 12:39pm
SCOTT HOWARD

Essays by emerging and established scholars wanted for a volume that
promises to be the first edited collection devoted to the poetry, life,
times, and literary reception of An Collins, author of _Divine Songs and
Meditacions_ (1653).

The working title for this project is: _The Image of Her Mind: An Collins
and the Historical Imagination_.

Essays on any aspect of Collins' work will be considered, but the
following topics/perspectives may be of particular importance for the
volume's design:

CFP: John Donne at Kalamazoo (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Sunday, July 24, 2005 - 8:36pm
Vander Ploeg, Scott D \(Madisonville\)

Sponsored Session at International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 4-7, 2006
 
The John Donne Society welcomes 15-20 minute papers on any aspect of John Donne studies. Scholars who would like to contribute may send 300-word abstracts/proposals and Abstract Cover Sheet

< http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/41cfp/forms/Abstract_Cover_Sheet.pdf >

to the session chair:

        Dr. Scott D. Vander Ploeg < scott.vanderploeg_at_kctcs.edu <mailto:scott.vanderploeg_at_kctcs.edu> >.

BY SEPTEMBER 15

 

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