Laughter in “High Art/Low Art”: Playing with Boundaries in French and Francophone Literatures
Academic journal CULTURAL INTERTEXTS invites proposals of original articles for its 7th volume.
The editors will consider for publication papers which tackle, among others:
- discourse of literature. text, pretext and context;
- history and his story;
- women’s voices;
- memory and (re)writing;
- dialogism and intertextualities;
- writing games;
- politics in and of fiction;
- representations of identity;
- sociological imagination in literature;
- literature in and of the new media.
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?
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.
Journal "Lindes. Estudios Sociales del Arte y la Cultura"
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:
Call for Papers
Renaissance Society of America 2018 (New Orleans, 22-24 March 2018)
We invite scholars to submit a paper proposal for the following panel:
Spectrality and Early Modern Spectacle
University of Lodz
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature
“Experiment in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media”
University of Lodz
27-28 Oct 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXXI
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