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21st-Century Donne

updated: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:32am
MLA 2020
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

MLA 2020 / Seattle WA, January 9-12, 2020 21st-Century Donne This panel invites proposals concerning the continued engagement with Donne in the contemporary moment.  Any perspective considered, including comparative studies and research or pedagogical methodology. 300-word abstract and brief CV.   Deadline for submissions:  March 20, 2019Kimberly Johnson, Brigham Young University (kimberly_johnson@byu.edu)

SCSC 2019: Angry Spenser

updated: 
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 10:17am
International Spenser Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

For this year's Sixteenth Century Conference, to be held from 17-20 October in St. Louis, Missouri, the International Spenser Society will sponsor a panel on "Angry Spenser". Affect studies are all the rage at present, and the affect of rage is everywhere in Spenser's work. From The Faerie Queene's personifications and allegorical figures (Furor, Pyrochles, Atin) to the bitter satire of "Mother Hubberd's Tale" to the ostensible counsel of A View of the Present State of Ireland, Spenser's poetry not only explores the state, causes, and consequences of rage and wrath of all kinds but is frequently laced with anger.

2019 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

updated: 
Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 12:20pm
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 22, 2019

27th Annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

12-13 April 2019

Call for Papers

We invite abstracts for 20-minute conference presentations on any aspect of Early British Literature from the beginnings through the 18th Century.  Papers on all aspects of teaching, interpretation, and research of Early British Literature are invited.  Undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty are encouraged to apply.

The 2019 Keynote Address will be "The Metamorphic Worlds of Early Modern Literature," by Dr. Seth Lerer, Distinguished Professor of Literature, The University of California at San Diego.

“Periodizing Race” (MLA 2020 Chaucer and Shakespeare Forums)

updated: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:22am
MLA Chaucer Forum
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

“Periodizing Race”

(MLA 2020 Chaucer and Shakespeare Forums)

What can/should be the role of the premodern in the transhistorical history of race? Chaucer/Shakespeare’s entanglements in the history of racialization; the history of race before race. Please submit 250-word abstracts of roundtable-length papers by March 1st to susie-phillips@northwestern.edu and/or mmdowd1@ua.edu

MLA 2020: Early Modern Resilience: Shakespeare and Beyond

updated: 
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 3:41pm
Christina M. Squitieri
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 8, 2019

MLA 2020: "Early Modern Resilience: Shakespeare and Beyond," Special Session

How does early modern literature portray the resilience of women or other marginalized groups in times of crisis? What strength or power is found in resilience? Is resilience similar to #resist, the experience of domestic violence, or #metoo? How can we understand resilience within feminist criticism, critical race theory, post-colonialism, or other methodologies? How does resilience change our reading (or performance) of a text, and can we begin to theorize the way resilience functions in the early modern world? All texts from the early modern world and all methodologies welcome.

The Sidneys at the Sixteenth-Century Society Conference, 2019

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:56am
International Sidney Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, March 25, 2019

CFP: Sidney(s) at SCSC, St Louis, October 2019

The International Sidney Society invites proposals/abstracts for three sessions to be held at the 2019 Sixteenth Century Society Conference.  We invite proposals on any topic relating to the life and work of Sir Philip Sidney, Mary Sidney Countess of Pembroke, Robert Sidney Earl of Leicester, and/or Lady Mary Wroth.

Some of the topics that we thought might be addressed include:

"Earth"

updated: 
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:49am
"Earth, Sea, Sky," in association with TORCH at University of Oxford
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019

September 19th-20th, TORCH, University of Oxford

“Earth, Sea, Sky” is an international environmental humanities research network

(http://torch.ox.ac.uk/earth-sea-sky). Our central aims are 1. to examine the varied and

contested medieval and early modern approaches to the natural world, and 2. to

consider how this premodern archive resonates with environmental degradation and

global warming in our current moment. In three linked symposia we will focus on each

domain of “Earth, Sea, Sky.”

 

Shakespeare Session at Rocky Mountain MLA

updated: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:16am
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 1, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS 2019

SHAKESPEARE SESSION

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Conference Dates: October 10-12, 2019

Hotel Paso del Norte

El Paso, TX

 

Wooden O Symposium

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:34am
Southern Utah University/Utah Shakespeare Festival
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, May 10, 2019

The Wooden O Symposium invites panel and paper proposals on any topic related to the text and performance of Shakespeare's plays. The 2019 conference seeks papers that investigate our 2019 theme: The Ties that Bind. Topics could range from familial relationships, playwright associations, or the societal bonds that connect Shakespeare's characters. Consideration will also be given to papers dealing with first folio connections in conjunctions with The Book of Will. We welcome unique interpretations of this theme.

MLA 2020 in Seattle Channeling Relations in Medieval England and France

updated: 
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:38am
Jennifer Alberghini
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Universities often separate into departments based on geographic regions as seen in the designations of “English” and “French.” Yet for medieval studies, these two regions were not completely separate entities, but deeply entwined with culture, land, and even leadership frequently changing hands or uniting them together. Based on the 2018 conference of the same name, this panel aims to bring together scholars of English and French—as well as other disciplines—to show how their work necessarily crosses the boundaries between these two fields.

Spenser, Ecology, and the Dream of a Legible Environment

updated: 
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 2:17pm
Steve Mentz / MLA Panel for 16c English LLC
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2002

CFP MLA 2020

Sponsored Open-Call Session for Sixteenth-Century English Literature LLC

 

Spenser, Ecology, and the Dream of a Legible Environment

 

Progress & Decline in the History of Political Thought

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:31pm
Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 15, 2019

Progress & Decline in the History of Political Thought

10th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought

20-21 June 2019, London

Keynote address: Prof. Richard Whatmore (St. Andrews)

SCMLA--Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama

updated: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:24pm
SCMLA (South Central Modern Language Association)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

We are currently accepting submissions for the Renaissance Literature Excluding Drama panels of the South Central Modern Language Association conference, October 24-26, 2019 in Little Rock, Arkansas. http://www.southcentralmla.org/conference/.

We accept papers from any non-dramatic literary genres—this includes poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Texts are not limited to those of English origins, and the topic is open. Please submit an abstract of no more than 350 words to Nicholas Brush (nicholasbrush@my.unt.edu) by March 31, 2019. Please use the e-mail address listed here as the e-mail address listed on the SCMLA Full CFP is not up-to-date.

Milton and gender in the seventeenth century

updated: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 2:16pm
Conference on John Milton
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The 2019 Conference on John Milton—to be held October 17-19, 2019 in Birmingham, AL--welcomes papers and roundtables on any aspect of Milton Studies, from close readings of particular works to broader investigations of themes, trends, and contexts. In addition, we welcome papers with a specific focus on Milton and early modern women writers and especially Lucy Hutchinson.

We are also happy to consider papers that focus only on Hutchinson. Plenary speakers will be David Norbrook and Erin Murphy.

Duality and Manuscript Evidence

updated: 
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:55am
Research Group for Manuscript Evidence
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, April 1, 2019

Duality and Manuscript Evidence

at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

14-17 November 2019 in Chicago

“The King is But A Man”: William Shakespeare & 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership

updated: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:41am
Kristin M.S. Bezio & Anthony Russell
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019

The editors are soliciting chapter proposals for an edited volume, tentatively entitled "The King is But a Man": William Shakespeare and 21st Century Culture, Politics, and Leadership, which examines Shakespeare as relevant to contemporary questions of global culture, politics, and leadership.

Faking it. Forgery and Fabrication in Late Medieval and Early Modern Culture

updated: 
Monday, January 7, 2019 - 7:13am
The Early Modern Seminar, The University of Gothenburg
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

What is real and what is fake? And why does it matter? As soon as objects, texts and utterances (be they pragmatic or artistic) become imbued with a sense of authority or authenticity, there is a potential to produce other objects, texts and utterances which mimic and attempt to siphon off that authority and authenticity. In late medieval and early modern European culture (1400-1750), this potential was realized in new and unprecedented ways. Social, technological, and intellectual developments forever altered many activities which fall under the remit of forgery and fabrication, spurring lively debate about truth and falsity. The printing press transformed the production, distribution and marketing of texts and images.

Experience & Expression in the Renaissance: Exploring Early Modern Media

updated: 
Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:26am
Association of Renaissance Students
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

Experience & Expression in the Renaissance: Exploring Early Modern Media

 

5th Annual Conference by the Association of Renaissance Students

15 March 2019

Victoria College

University of Toronto

 

Sederi Yearbook

updated: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:52am
Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

SEDERI Yearbook

Call for Papers

 

SEDERI Yearbook welcomes articles, notes and reviews for its next issue.

SEDERI, Yearbook of the Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies, is an annual publication devoted to current criticism and scholarship on English Renaissance Studies. It is peer-reviewed by external referees, following a double-blind policy.

Areas of interest

Early Modern English Literature

Early Modern English History and Culture

Early Modern English Language

How to be Global in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds

updated: 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 12:55pm
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan

invites abstracts for papers for the interdisciplinary graduate student conference,

“How to be Global in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds”

at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, February 15-16, 2019

 

With keynote lectures by:

 

Bernadette Andrea (UCSB) and

Christine Chism (UCLA)

 

And panel responses from the medieval

and early modern faculty at the University of Michigan

 

Milton and Materiality

updated: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 2:11pm
UC Berkeley - Townsend Center Working Group for the History of the Book
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

updated: 
Monday, December 3, 2018 - 8:37am
Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty

Edited by Aidan Norrie, Carolyn Harris, Joanna Laynesmith, Danna Messer, and Elena Woodacre

The editors are seeking contributors for English Consorts: Power, Influence, Dynasty, a four-volume series—intended for Palgrave Macmillan’s “Queenship and Power” series—that will provide short, focused, well-researched, and refereed biographies of all the English consorts since the Conquest.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: World-Making, 1500-1800 -February 22-23, 2019

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 5:25pm
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara Department of English
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 7, 2018

World-Making, 1500-1800

University of California, Santa Barbara

Conference Date: February 22-23, 2019

Abstracts Due: December 7, 2018

 

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our annual conference, “World-Making, 1500-1800,” to be held on February 22 and 23, 2019. We are happy to announce our two keynote speakers: Su Fang Ng (Clifford A. Cutchins III Professor and Associate

Professor of English, Virginia Tech) and Daniel O’Quinn (Professor in the School of English and

Theatre Studies, University of Guelph).

 

The Biannual International Margaret Cavendish Conference

updated: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 8:29am
The International Margaret Cavendish Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Deadline Extended—Please send abstracts by January 15, 2019.

Call for Papers

6-9 JUNE 2019 - Trondheim, Norway

The society welcomes proposals for 20-minute papers on topics related directly or indirectly to the theme, or on any aspects of Cavendish, her work, her family (including William Cavendish, Jane Cavendish, and Elizabeth Cavendish) and her contemporaries, influences, and responses to her work. In particular, we invite panel proposals on the work of Anne Conway and other early modern women scientists and philosophers. Papers may explore, but are not limited to, the following disciplines:

- art history

Redefining Epic, Romance and Novel in Italian Culture (CAIS 2019 Orvieto, Italy)

updated: 
Monday, November 26, 2018 - 12:02pm
Lucia Gemmani (University of Iowa), Andrea Privitera (University of Western Ontario, Università di Padova)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, February 28, 2019

This panel seeks to continue the fruitful dialogue about the intertwining of epic, romance and novel in Italian culture we started at the AAIS-CSIS 2017 Conference in Columbus, Ohio. In order to further the scholarship of Bakhtin, Jameson, Doody, and Fusillo among others, we welcome investigations of the widespread presence and reciprocal influence of these three literary forms in the Italian linguistic and cultural space from the Middle Ages to the present day. What motivates their contaminations? What emerges from the collisions of these different styles and worldviews within the Italian context?

Scientiae: Early Modern Knowledge (12-15 June, Queen's University, Belfast)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:22am
Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early Modern World
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 30, 2018

SCIENTIAE: Early Modern Knowledge

June 12th 15th, 2019

Queen’s University, Belfast.

 

With plenary addresses by:

Ingrid Rowland (Notre Dame/Rome) & Rob Iliffe (Oxford)

 

and plenary panels led by:

 Subha Mukherji (Cambridge) &

Call for “untimely reviews” in early modern theater

updated: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 10:04am
The Hare
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 8, 2018

We invite contributions focusing on early modern theater, including but not limited to Shakespeare’s plays. The Hare is an online, peer-reviewed journal, publishing untimely reviews of books, articles, and performances in early modern theater.

This journal provides a venue for the contention and reevaluation of old scholarly work in contemporary scholarly debate. We invite you to interpret “old” creatively, though traditional reviews of recent publications will not be considered. We welcome:

Rocky Mountain Medieval & Renaissance Association Conference: Sapere Videre

updated: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 9:08am
Kristin Bezio / Rocky Mountain Medieval & Renaissance Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association invites proposals for papers and panels at Annual Conference to be held April 11-13 in downtown Denver, Colorado, at the SpringHill Suites Marriott adjacent to the Metropolitan State University of Denver.  

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