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Freedom of Speech, c. 1550-c. 1850

updated: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 9:19am
George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions (Ohio University)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 23, 2016

The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics, and Institutions, which has its home at Ohio University, invites paper proposals for a conference and subsequent edited volume on the history of the freedom of speech, c. 1550–c.1850.

 

The conference will be held at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio (7–8 April 2017). Debora Shuger (UCLA), Ann Thomson (European University Institute), David Womersley (Oxford) and David Como (Stanford) will deliver plenary lectures.

 

UMD's Graduate English Conference "Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture"

updated: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:46am
University of Maryland - College Park, Graduate English Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 12, 2016

Call for Papers: 10th Annual Graduate English Organization Conference

“Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture”

Department of English

University of Maryland, College Park

March 18th, 2017 

Digitorium 2017 Digital Humanities Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
University of Alabama
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 5, 2016

http://apps.lib.ua.edu/blogs/digitorium/cfp/

Event:                  Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

When:                  Thursday, March 2nd – Saturday, March 4th 2017

Where:                 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

We are delighted to invite proposals for Digitorium 2017, a large-scale, international Digital Humanities conference to be held for the third time at the University of Alabama from 2nd-4th March 2017.

CFP Update: Midwestern Conference of Literature, Language, and Media

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Northern Illinois University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM

Conference Date: April 7-8, 2017

Deadline for Proposals: January 27, 2017

Theme: “Altered States, Times, Perspectives”

Shakespeare and Riot

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Journal Special Issue
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

 

Special Issue of Shakespeare:  ‘Shakespeare and Riot’ (planned for publication in 2018)

 

We invite essay submissions (c. 6000 words including notes) for a special issue of Shakespeare, the journal of the British Shakespeare Association, on the topic of ‘Shakespeare and Riot’. 

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Call for Papers

Adapting Medieval and Early Modern Culture

De Montfort University – Friday 3rd March 2017

De Montfort University’s Centre for Adaptations is hosting a one-day conference on medieval and early modern adaptation. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers to discuss the ways in which texts synonymous with the medieval and early modern periods have been reworked or adapted.

“Manuscript in the Age of Print”

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:57am
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference 12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

*DEADLINE EXTENDED 15 November 2016*

CFP: “Manuscript in the Age of Print”
Session Organizers: Rachael King (University of California, Santa Barbara), Marissa Nicosia (Penn State University, Abington College)
Saturday, 14 October 2017, 10:45am–12:15pm
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

Haunting, Horrible Hunger: Food for Fright

updated: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 10:21am
Parlour: A Journal of Literary Criticism and Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 13, 2017

“[A]nd so I left my fairy godmother, with both her hands on her crutch stick, standing in the midst of the dimly lighted room beside the rotten bride-cake that was hidden in cobwebs” (Great Expectations, 158).

The upcoming issue of Parlour will concentrate on food and consumption culture with an emphasis on the displeasing aspects of appetites: hunger, starvation, gluttony, and pica to name a few. We invite submissions that explore a wide range of approaches to the issue’s theme and the various ways consumption or depravation becomes a “haunting” and “horrible” aspect of humanity.

Offensive Shakespeare

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:39am
Monika Smialkowska / Northumbria University and Edmund King / The Open University
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

 

"Offensive Shakespeare"

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne

24 May 2017

 

Keynote speakers: Prof. Douglas Lanier (University of New Hampshire) and Dr. Peter Kirwan (Nottingham University)

Sponsored by the British Shakespeare Association

 

The World of Harry Potter (Popular Culture and the Deep Past 2017)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 10:25am
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invites you to join us on February 24-25, 2017, for our fourth ‘Popular Culture and the Deep Past’ extravaganza at The Ohio State University, devoted this year to the theme of Harry Potter on the 20th anniversary of the publication of J.K. Rowling's first Potter novel.

He Do Shakespeare in Different Voices

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:09am
European Shakespeare Research Association conference, Gdansk, 27-30 July 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

European Shakespeare Research Association conference, Gdansk, 27-30 July 2017

http://esra2017.eu/

 

Call for papers

‘He Do Shakespeare in Different Voices: The Use of Regional Accents and Dialects’

Lisa Hopkins, Sheffield Hallam University

Domenico Lovascio, University of Genoa

 

Prison/Exile: Controlled Spaces in Early Modern Europe

updated: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:04am
Ertegun House, University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 9, 2017

Call for Papers: Prison/Exile: Controlled Spaces in Early Modern Europe

10–11 March 2017 | Ertegun House, University of Oxford | @OxPrisonExile

Shakespeare: The Stage and the State

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 3:05pm
Department of English, University of Gour Banga
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A One-day National Seminar

on

Shakespeare: The Stage and the State

Date: November 26, 2016

Venue: Department of English, University of Gour Banga

Malda, West Bengal, India 732103

 

Concept Note:

Exploring the Renaissance 2017: An International Conference

updated: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:03am
South-Central Renaissance Conference and its affiliate societies (Queen Elizabeth I Society, Andrew Marvell Society, Society for Renaissance Art History)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The South-Central Renaissance Conference

and its affiliate societies

The Queen Elizabeth I Society, the Andrew Marvell Society, and the Society for Renaissance Art history

invite your paper submissions for

 

Exploring the Renaissance 2017:

An International Conference

The University of Texas at Austin

April 20-22, 2017

 

Conference on Harlem Renaissance

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:10am
Paine College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 7, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE PAINE COLLEGE
AUGUSTA, GANOVEMBER 2-4, 2016 The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the 20th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on the campus of historic Paine College. The theme for 2016 is “Precursors, Periods, and Postscripts: Critical Thought, Beliefs, Productions, and Activism before, during, and after the Harlem Renaissance.” The focus for presentations will center on the literature, history, philosophy, art, and music, as well as inter- and cross-disciplinary approaches from the social and political sciences, economics, and STEM.

Conquest of Knowledge: The British in India

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:13am
National Institute of Technology Silchar
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 16, 2016

GIAN Course | Conquest of Knowledge: The British in India | NIT Silchar | 16-22 December 2016

 

National Institute of Technology, Silchar with generous support form the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is organizing a Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) course titled Conquest of Knowledge: The British in India during 16-22 December 2016.

 

Shakespeare and the African-AmericanExperience Conference

updated: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:11am
South Carolina State University
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 10, 2016

Call for Papers

 

 

                        Shakespeare and the African-American Experience

 

                                                February 17, 2017

 

                                        South Carolina State University

 

                                            Orangeburg, South Carolina

                       

 

 Any abstracts concerning the participation of African-Americans in stage productions, films, or literary criticism of  Shakespeare’s plays are encouraged for submission.

 

Shakespeare's Things (essay collection)

updated: 
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 10:07am
Brett Gamboa, Dartmouth College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

 

Shakespeare’s Things:

Agency, Materiality, and Performance

 

Co-edited by Brett Gamboa (Dartmouth College)

and Larry Switzky (University of Toronto)

 

(NEMLA 2017) Dramatic Humor in Renaissance Popular Culture

updated: 
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 5:45pm
NeMLA 2017 Panel -- Nicole Sheriko (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

NeMLA Annual Convention 2017 -- Baltimore, MD (March 22-26)

Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts: On Friendship

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 11:08am
Braniff Graduate Student Association, University of Dallas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

3rd Annual Braniff Conference in the Liberal Arts

 

On Friendship

 

Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts

University of Dallas, Irving, TX

January 28, 2017

 

Keynote Speaker: TBA

 

Student conference: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, and the Legitimacy of Rule

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:57am
Ohio State University, Mansfield campus
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 26, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS for "Julius Caesar, Shakespeare, and the Legitimacy of Rule," a multi-disciplinary conference for graduate students and advanced undergraduate students.

Conference: Friday, November 4, 2016 at the Mansfield campus of Ohio State (Mansfield, OH).

Proposals due: September 26, 2016.

Papers, panels, roundtables, paired presentations, short performances, multi-­media experiences, static displays, and other entries of the widest possible submission style are encouraged for this academic conference. One session will include faculty-led discussion tables for work-­in-­progress.

16th and 17th Century British Literature - CEA 3/30-4/1/17

updated: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:57am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

British Literature: 16th & 17th Century

CEA 48th Annual Conference

March 30-April 1, 2017   |  Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa 

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928

  Theme:  Islands

 

Body Language, Bawdy Talk: Sex and Form in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:53am
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan
invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference,
"Body Language, Bawdy Talk: Sex and Form in Medieval and Early Modern Culture"
at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 9-11, 2017.

With keynote lectures by:

Jeffrey Masten (Northwestern) and
Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA)

And panel responses from the medieval
and early modern faculty at the University of Michigan.

 

Slings & Arrows: Performing Shakespeare as Canada

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:49am
Kailin Wright (St. Francis Xavier University), Don Moore (University of Guelph), Andrew Bretz (Wilfrid Laurier University)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2017

Request for Papers
Edited collection for submission to the University of Toronto Press.

Slings & Arrows: Performing Shakespeare as Canada

Edited by Kailin Wright (St. Francis Xavier University), Don Moore (University of Guelph), Andrew Bretz (Wilfrid Laurier University)

 

Shakespeare and Africa

updated: 
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:37am
Cahiers Shakespeare en devenir
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

This issue would like to explore the relationship between Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, that of Shakespeare but also his contemporaries, and the representation of Africa, or, from a contextual viewpoint, the perception of the African continent in early modern England. The issue will also discuss 19th-21st c. re-writings, appropriations and adaptations of Shakespeare by African and African-American writers, stage directors and film directors.

Proposals may discuss, among other issues:

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