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The Circulation of Shakespeare’s Plays in Europe’s Borderland - November 8th-9th, 2018

updated: 
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:36pm
University of Bucharest
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

THE CIRCULATION OF SHAKESPEARE’S PLAYS IN EUROPE’S BORDERLAND

 

 

University of Bucharest, Romania

November 8th-9th, 2018

 

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Prof. RUI CARVALHO HOMEMUniversity of Porto

Prof. ALEXANDER SHURBANOV, University of Sofia

 

Essay Collection: What's Missing in Shakespeare?

updated: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 2:03pm
Brett Gamboa
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, June 3, 2018

What’s Missing in Shakespeare?

Shakespeare's plays are often complicated by what they lack. Key characters go missing from scenes or drop out of the action entirely; absent characters exert influence over those onstage; mislaid or immaterial objects are pivotal to the resolutions of plots; urgent questions are settled through silences; and plays are frequently haunted by untaken roads or abandoned plot threads. In addition, contemporary performances are shaped significantly by cuts to the script, with some scenes or characters rarely realized in performance, and some plays rarely performed at all.

Shakespeare and Society

updated: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 6:17pm
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Shakespeare and Society

Deadline: May 30th, 2018

Full name/ Name of Organization: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Contact Email: arigg003@ucr.edu

Drama and Society 3 Panel: Shakespeare and Society

Chair: Amanda L. Riggle

At the 116th Annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference

In Bellingham, Washington Friday November 9th through Sunday November 11th, 2018

Arthurian Literature Volume 35

updated: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:10am
Arthurian Literature, Boydell & Brewer
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 4, 2018

The editors of Arthurian Literature invite submissions for Volume 35 (2019).

Arthurian Literature is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published annually by Boydell & Brewer. Previous editors include Richard Barber, James P. Carley, Felicity Riddy, Roger Dalrymple and Keith Busby. The current editors are Elizabeth Archibald and David Johnson. For further information on the journal, please see:

https://boydellandbrewer.com/series/arthurian-literature.html

Villains In Medieval And Early Modern Life And Lit

updated: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:09am
Center for Medieval-Renaissance Studies, the University of Virginia’s College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, July 2, 2018

This panel of the 32nd Medieval-Renaissance Conference (UVA-Wise, Sept. 13-15, 2018) invites papers on medieval and early modern villains and the dynamic ethical codes assigned them by authors, audiences, and critics. By villains we mean criminals, tricksters (such as professional beggers), political careerists, or poets and their characters, charismatic or not. Some viable threads: villains as likable (anti-)heroes; villains as reflections of med-ren political and social audiences; the vices, virtues, and skills of villains; the ethical implications their very existence conjures. Submit abstracts to Sherif Abdelkarim at sa2je@virginia.edu. Deadline July 2, 2018.

CFP, Contemporaneity Edition 8: “Yesterday’s Contemporaneity: Finding Temporality In The Past”

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:11am
Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 15, 2018

Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual CultureCFP, Edition 8: “Yesterday’s Contemporaneity: Finding Temporality In The Past”  In recent decades art historians across the discipline have offered new insights into how communities in the global past understood their own positions in time. For example, Marvin Trachtenberg has made the case that twelfth- and thirteenth-century European architecture articulated a form of medieval modernism. Conversely Paul Binski has argued for how the same material could be understood as not only innovative, but also firmly historicist in nature.

SAMLA 2018: Psychoanalysis, Anti-psychiatry and Early Modern Literature

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:14am
Southeastern Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Southeastern Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

November 2-4, 2018, Birmingham, Alabama

Due February 12, 2018 for inclusion in SAMLA News

 

Psychoanalysis, Anti-psychiatry and Early Modern Literature

 

Renaissance Literature and Modern Sociopolitical Applications: Leadership, Power, and Literary Legacies

updated: 
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:03am
California State University, Stanislaus
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Editors Tony Perrello and C. Anne Engert welcome proposals for individual and co-authored chapters for a volume entitled Renaissance Literature and Modern Sociopolitical Applications: Leadership, Power, and Literary Legacies. We are in the process of assembling a collection of essays that explores the current American crises of leadership through the dramatic literature of the English Renaissance or vice versa. We believe that many of our colleagues are already talking about the intersection between these two topics, and we envision this edited volume as an opportunity to further such exploration in a scholarly venue. Palgrave MacMillan has shown interest in the project, which we aim to complete by March of 2019.

“Shakespeare and the Consumption of Culture”

updated: 
Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:11am
Shakespeare and Shakespearean Criticism at the MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Shakespeare’s plays and the critical conversations around them are deeply concerned with questions of culture.  Many of the plays are set in cultures different than Shakespeare’s own early modern England, from Denmark to Italy to Ancient Rome, often using those cultures to examine his own.  Productions of his plays have been set in a dizzying array of cultures, in order make comments on yet other cultures.  The culture of Imperial Britain made use of Shakespeare in order to dominate (and often consume) the cultures which they colonized. 

Sixteenth Annual Graduate Conference at the Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies

updated: 
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:33pm
Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018

 

The Arthur F. Kinney Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host its sixteenth annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 13, 2018. We are delighted to welcome historian Christopher R. Kyle of Syracuse University as our keynote speaker.  This year’s conference theme is Spaces of Authority.

 

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