category: renaissance

Disability and Shakespearean Theatre Symposium, 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow / British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
disabilityandshakespeare@gmail.com

Sir Alwyn Williams Building, Lilybank Gardens
University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ

9.45am-5pm, Wednesday 20th April 2016
Attendance: £25 full, £15 concession, free for BSA members

George Herbert and Religion - Special issue of Christianity & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
cal@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue of Christianity & Literature

“GEORGE HERBERT AND RELIGION”

Issue Editor:
Gary Kuchar
University of Victoria

CFP: CRITIQUING HUMANISM Vol 3. No. 1 (Deadline April 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

The recent refugee crisis in Europe has brought to the fore the pressing aspects of the precarious nature of human life.

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE (3/3/16; deadline: 12/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
Rafael.Vizcaino@rutgers.edu

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

call for journal articles/book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Winter Issue [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

Wreck Park is a double-blind, peer reviewed publication run out of Binghamton, New York.

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/15/15 21st Southwest English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Culture and Contact, February 5th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
egsa@uncc.edu

The EGSA of UNC Charlotte announces its sixteenth Annual Graduate Student Conference, one of the largest graduate conferences in the southeast.

Shakespearean Communities (14th-16th April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
shakespearean-communities@port.ac.uk

To mark the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the Centre for Studies in Literature and the Centre for European and International Studies Research at the University of Portsmouth are holding

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities (April 23, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

The Invisible Bear, Volume Two; deadline: December 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Invisible Bear
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

Our call for submissions is now OPEN. We are currently accepting visual art and poetry submissions for our next issue from September, 18, 2015 to December 1st, 2015.

Submission Guidelines:

The Imaginary -Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (3/4/16-3/5/16; abstracts due 12/21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadowy, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: WSQ AT SEA Issue (Due March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Gordon-Zolov
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

WSQ Call for Papers: Special Issue
AT SEA

Guest editor: Terri Gordon-Zolov, The New School

Subjects & Objects (Graduate Symposium, April 8, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Iberia (EMI) Study Group @ the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
vics@sas.upenn.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mary E. Barnard (Penn State)

Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature (January 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Jernigan and Walter Wadiak, Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
djernigan@ntu.edu.sg, wpwadiak@ntu.edu.sg

Call for chapters for edited volume:
Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature

Metaphor: Retrospect and Prospects - May 20th - May 22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Genoa
contact email: 
ilaria.rizzato.unige@gmail.com

The so-called "Cognitive Revolution" brought with it, among other features, Cognitive or Conceptual Metaphor (CM) (Reddy, Lakoff and Johnson), refining and expanding theories of comparison and propert

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

[UPDATE] Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices (extension to November 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoş Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Extended Abstract Deadline: November 22, 2015.

Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Proposed panel session at Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium. Submission deadline is Feb 1st, 2016 to eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

(Un)restrained Intentions: Translation and Adaptation in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, McGill University
contact email: 
TranslationAdaptation@gmail.com

Translation and adaptation are important sites of contestation for theory and philosophical inquiry, especially in the current atmosphere of globalization, intercultural interaction, and cultural exch

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies Renaissance(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com; alexmontenegro@t-com.me

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Philology
University of Montenegro

CALL FOR PAPERS

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

The CEA Critic Special Issue: Teaching Shakespeare 400 Years Later (due February 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kenneth Chan / The CEA Critic / University of Northern Colorado
contact email: 
CEA.Critic@unco.edu

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and the beginning of his incredible legacy, this special teaching issue is devoted to all things Shakespeare—why we teach him, how we te

TIME: Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference 28 August - 1 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies & College of Human Sciences, University of South Africa, Pretoria, Tshwane
contact email: 
timeconf2016@unisa.ac.za

Third International Interdisciplinary Biennial Conference

University of South Africa (UNISA)
College of Human Sciences
Hosted by the Department of English Studies

Theme: Time

[UPDATE] "Alt + Shift: Unlocking Alternative Methodologies and Marginal Positions"; March 3 - March 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
7th Biennial NEXUS Conference (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
contact email: 
utnexus@gmail.com




Call for Papers for the 7th Biennial NEXUS Conference at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

When: Thursday, March 3 – Saturday, March 5, 2016

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Deadline Extended to November 15th!!

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

"Connections: The Threads, Roots, and Pathways That Bind Us"

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: 11/15/15: Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (2/10-13, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference
contact email: 
labartlett@fhsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11/15/15!

Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, October 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
National Chiao Tung University / The English and American Literature Association in Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery, April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery

April 1-2, 2016

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

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