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[REMINDER] CFP Conference "The Fine Art of Lying: Disguise, Dissimulation and Counterfeiting in Early Modern Culture", Florence

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:44pm
The 2017 IASEMS Graduate Conference - Florence, Italy
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2016

Call for Papers - The 2017 IASEMS Graduate Conference

THE FINE ART OF LYING: DISGUISE, DISSIMULATION AND COUNTERFEITING IN EARLY MODERN CULTURE

Florence, 7 April 2017

The 2017 IASEMS Graduate Conference at The British Institute of Florence is a one-day interdisciplinary forum open to PhD students and researchers who have obtained their doctorates within the past 5 years.

Dissimulation is but a faint kind of policy, or wisdom; for it asketh a strong wit, and a strong heart, to know when to tell truth, and to do it. Therefore it is the weaker sort of politics, that are the great dissemblers! (Francis Bacon, “Of Dissimulation”)

A 'Divided' Kingdom: Poetics of Difference in the Medieval British Isles

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:44pm
Medieval Makars Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sponsored by the Medieval Makars Society

 

Call for Papers

Kalamazoo, May 11-14 2017

 

A 'Divided' Kingdom: Poetics of Difference in the Medieval British Isles

 

In studying the work of the medieval Scottish makars, the consideration of the relationship between Scotland and England is a crucial part of establishing a distinctly Scottish expression of nationhood.

 

CFP Reminder: Space, Place and Image in Early Modern English Literature (Lausanne, 11-13 May 2017)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:49pm
Kader Hegedüs and Sonia Pernet / University of Lausanne
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 19, 2016

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Dr. Mary Morrissey (University of Reading)

Professor Andrew McRae (University of Exeter)

Expanding on our ongoing research project on the spatial and visual dimensions of the poetry and prose of John Donne, we are organising a conference seeking to investigate issues of ‘Space, Place and Image in Early Modern English Literature’ (c. 1500-1700). The conference will take place on the beautiful campus of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, on 11-13 May 2017.

History/Historia in Cervantes (Seminar)

updated: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 1:48pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

History/Historia in Cervantes (Seminar)

Chairs: Gladys Robalino (Messiah College), Robert Stone (US Naval Academy)

Call for Proposals--The Games of War

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 2:21pm
Holly Faith Nelson and Jim Daems
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Games of War in British and American Literature, 1588-1783

 

Editors: Holly Faith Nelson, Ph.D.  and Jim Daems, Ph.D.

 

Early Modern Debts

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 2:25pm
Dr George Oppitz-Trotman
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Early Modern Debts: Obligation and Cancellation in European Culture, 1550-1700

Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, 21-22 September 2017

[More details can be found here: early-modern-debts.space]

Historians, philosophers, economists, scholars of art, literature and theatre have begun to attend more closely to the role of debt in early modern culture. It has become clear that private debt, nebulously conceived as credit, was involved in the production and reproduction of social relations, political ideology, even subjectivity. The history of debt has become an object of serious interdisciplinary interest, but the question of how apparently distinct forms of debt co-developed is often suspended.

CFP: Degradation, Loss, Recovery & Fragmentation (RBS-Mellon Conference, Philadelphia, October 2017)

updated: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 2:26pm
Jane Raisch/ University of California - Berkeley
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Call for Proposals - Please Circulate Widely

 

"Degradation, Loss, Recovery & Fragmentation"

Session Organizer: Jane Raisch (University of California, Berkeley)

Friday, 13 October 2017, 3:45–5:15pm

Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference

12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

 

“There are more things in heaven and earth […] ”: Shakespeare’s philosophy, philosophy’s Shakespeare revisited.

updated: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:13am
European Shakespeare Research Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

 

European Shakespeare Research Association

Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures:

AnAtomizing Text and Stage

27 – 30 July 2017

University of Gdańsk and

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Poland

 

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Seminar title: “There are more things in heaven and earth […][1]: Shakespeare’s philosophy, philosophy’s Shakespeare revisited.

 

Topic and relevance:

Female Hagiography in Hispanic Literature

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:38pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 26, 2016

This table explores the different expressions of female hagiography whose main goal is to establish a map of the varied representations of female saints in different periods of Hispanic Literature.
In the twelfth century, Hildegard of Bingen uses the life of the Magdalene with the intention of creating her own model. This tradition is intensified among women in the Middle Ages with other European women such as Catherine of Siena or Margery Kempe among many others. 

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