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Imaginings: Other Places

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:36am
Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017

This creative session seeks work that crosses, that inhabits several places or that moves relentlessly through and across places of genre, form, medium, and so on. It is meant as a partner and collaborator with the panel “Thinkings In and Out of Place,” though in this session the boundary-crossings activate and shape the works sought. The call is for scholarship|interpretive work projected into new forms with differently confluent streams of image and text, of prosaic and poetic, of academic and literary. Is there a way to project interpretation and theorization in such a way that resists or operates differently than the conventions of academic discourse, its unshakeable positivity and correlative thetic and agonistic stance?

RSA 2018 The Bard's Bookshelf: Shakespeare's Use of Sources

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:38am
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

William Shakespeare’s oeuvre is comprised of multiple forms, including the play, the sonnet, and the narrative poem and spans a wide variety of genres, including comedy, tragedy, history, epic, and romance. Because of his contributions to the western canon, modern scholarship tends to focus on Shakespeare the writer. Yet, we often forget another aspect of his literary life: Shakespeare the reader. In crafting his work, Shakespeare borrows heavily from Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance literature of all genres, including poetry, epic, drama, and prose fiction, and incorporates references to mythological, religious, rhetorical and philosophical texts throughout his works.

Lindes Journal

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
Revista Lindes. Estudios Sociales del Arte y la Cultura
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017


Journal "Lindes. Estudios Sociales del Arte y la Cultura"

(ISSN 1853-5798)


Invites to participate to issue N°13 to be published in June 2017. 


Collaborations will be accepted until May 21, 2017, in the form of articles, reviews and interviews.

 Please submit your manuscripts online:

Experiment in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:44am
University of Lodz
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 30, 2017

 University of Lodz

Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature



“Experiment in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media”

International Conference


University of Lodz

27-28 Oct 2017


Deadline Approaching: psCFP2.i

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 4:46pm
Sarat Centenary College
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

psCFP2.i (Jan17)

postScriptum: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Literary Studies (online, open-access, peer-reviewed) ISSN: 2456-7507, published by the Department of English, Sarat Centenary College, invites original, unpublished, scholarly research articles, book/film reviews for its January 2017 (Vol II No i) issue on or before 31st May 2017.

SAMLA 89: Modern Drama (Deadline Extended)

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:58pm
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 14, 2017

This session welcomes abstracts on any aspect of Modern Drama. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 89 theme, High Art/Low Art: Borders and Boundaries in Popular Culture, are especially welcome. By July 14, please submit a 250-word word abstract, brief bio, and A/V requirements to Aaron Botwick, The Graduate Center, CUNY, at

UVA-Wise Medieval/Renaissance, Sept. 21-23, 2017 (Undergrad) (proposals by July 1, 2017)

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:58pm
University of Virginia's College at Wise
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, July 1, 2017

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXI
Undergraduate Sessions
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 21-23, 2017

Keynote Address:  “Historiated Bruts: How Manuscript Illustration Twisted History in the fifteenth-Century English Chronicle”—Elizabeth J. Bryan, Brown University

On the Edge in Early Modern English Drama

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:01pm
Edited by Mark Houlahan and Aidan Norrie
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 4, 2017

The editors invite proposals for chapters of c.7000 words for an edited collection, On the Edge in Early Modern English Drama.There can be little doubt that early modern English drama has received detailed attention in the existing scholarship. Scholars have long analysed the extant dramatic productions, and the men who authored them. Much of this attention, however, serves to perpetuate a static and heteronormative view of the past. More recently, scholars have engaged in excellent work to spread the scope of this attention, showing that people and concepts often seen as being on the edge of early modern English drama played integral and vital roles.