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English I: English Literature Before 1800 -- MMLA 2017

updated: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:06pm
MMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

In line with the MMLA 2017 conference theme of Art and Activism, the English I permanent section seeks papers that explore how literature or culture before 1800 represent political action or serve to produce (or at least gesture towards) political action. We define political in the most broad terms possible and welcome submissions that explore ideology, the economy, political strategies for individual advancement, social change, religion, political commentary, and the politics of the reception of literature.  Please send a 300-word abstract and a brief vita to fb1941@wayne.edu by April 5, 2017.

Paradox and Form: High and Low Art in Early Modern Literature

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 1:30pm
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

 

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, November 3-5, 2017

Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta, Georgia

Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

 

CFP: Paradox and Form: High and Low Art in Early Modern Literature

 

Dr. Ruth McIntyre, Kennesaw State University

 

Renaissance Border Crossings: Documented and Undocumented PLENARY UPDATE

updated: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 6:03pm
Eliza Greenstadt / Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Renaissance Border Crossings: Documented and Undocumented
Portland, Oregon, October 19-22, 2017
 

Plenary speakers: Fran Dolan, Distinguished Professor of English, UC Davis  
and Daniel Vitkus, Professor of Literature, UC San Diego

The Artisan’s Pen: Writers of the Middling Sort in the 16th and 17th centuries.

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Scott Oldenburg/RSA 2018
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017

The Artisan’s Pen: Writers of the Middling Sort in the 16th and 17th centuries.

 

We are seeking papers for a panel to be held at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in New Orleans, March 22-24, 2018.

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXI, Sept. 21-23 2017

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXI

 

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise

 

September 21-23, 2017

 

Keynote Address

 

Elizabeth J. Bryan, Brown University

 

Historiated Bruts: How Manuscript Illustration Twisted History in the fifteenth-Century English Chronicle

 

 

Marx and Shakespeare

updated: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:52pm
Hugh Grady
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

 

Call for Papers

For a special issue of Shakespeare: A Journal marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, we are inviting submissions of papers related to the issue's central topic of investigating Marx's impact, in a broad sense, on Shakespeare studies, either by exemplifying it in your own way or by commenting directly on it. Reference to the situation in our contemporary world as part of the overall argument would be welcome as well. We are also looking for papers that investigate Shakespeare’s influence on Karl Marx and the development of his writings.

The proposed length for this is 6000 words, and the journal requires double-blind peer evaluation. We expect a strong issue.

“Artists, Activists, and Manuscript Evidence”

updated: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Research Group on Manuscript Evidence
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

“Artists, Activists, and Manuscript Evidence”

The Research Group on Manuscript Evidence, in keeping with the M-MLA conference’s theme of “Artists and Activists,” is sponsoring panels on manuscripts and printed books and the illuminators, scribes, editors, and other artists who created them and the scholars and readers who used them. The session invites all approaches, including textual, art historical, codicological, and paleographical.

The conference will be held at Cincinnati, Ohio 09-12 November 2017. 

Possible foci include but are by no means limited to:

The Phenomenon of the Cross in an Age of Reform

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:43am
Paul Stapleton/ University of North Carolina
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 9, 2017

The Phenomenon of the Cross in an Age of Reform

This CFP is seeking abstracts for a panel-proposal to the Sixteenth Century Society Conference (SCSC), to be held October 26-29, 2017, in Milwaukee, WI. <http://www.sixteenthcentury.org/conference/>. Abstracts that are accepted will then be submitted to the SCSC for consideration.

THE WORKS OF MIGUEL DE CERVANTES

updated: 
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:43am
CERVANTES SOCIETY OF AMERICA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

SAMLA 89 – High Art / Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture: November 3-5th, 2017/Atlanta, GA

This roundtable seeks presenters that engage with the theme of this year's convention, High Art / Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture, as it relates to the works of Miguel de Cervantes. Presentations may focus on one or several works. Please submit a 250-word abstract to Brian Phillips, Jackson State University (brian.m.phillips@jsums.edu), by May 30, 2017.

MLA 2018: Renaissance and Medieval Terms of Endearment

updated: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:11pm
Pamela Kirkpatrick, University of Arkansas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 20, 2017

 

MLA, January 2018, New York: Seeking proposals to a non-guaranteed session about kinship terminology or terms of endearment used for friends and foes. For example, in The Song of Roland, characters use sarcasm to describe enemies as friends, and interestingly, demeaning monikers are used to chastise friends. What do these epithets say about the cultural boundaries between friends and enemies in medieval and renaissance literature? Please send 500 word proposal and CV by 20 March 2017 to Pamela Kirkpatrick (kirkpatp@uark.edu ). Also, please email questions or comments. If proposal is accepted, attendant must be an MLA member by 7 April 2017, per MLA guidelines.

 

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