The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the Ohio State University invites abstracts and panel proposals on the topic of Fairies and the Fantastic. The submission deadline is October 31, 2018. In the Prologue to Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Tale, the narrator reminisces about a time when the land was full of fairies and the Elf Queen danced merrily on the green. In the centuries since Chaucer, fairies, far from disappearing, have lived on in the popular imagination and its creations. This conference is especially interested in Fairies and the Fantastic in
In historical research, sound has been increasingly recognized as an important aspect of the human experience, the analysis of which allows insights into structures of sensation, emotion, knowledge and power. Nevertheless, sound in such investigations often appears as a mere layer of information.
***Call for papers! Deadline November 30th, 2018***
The Second Convention of the International Association for Comparative Fascist Studies (COMFAS) convenes in Uppsala, (Sept 25-27, 2019). COMFAS seeks papers exploring:
-- violence in fascist ideology and propaganda,
--modes of exclusion of political, ethno-religious and social groups
--gender, violence and fascist ideology
--the role of nationalism, social Darwinism and antisemitism in fascist ideology
This month, Bloomsbury has launched a major online module on the Arcadian Library Online platform, Europe and the Ottoman World: Diplomacy and International Relations, which contains documents originating from between 1475 and 1877. This collection contains rare and important diplomatic correspondences, treaties and accounts of ambassadorial missions. Highlights include:
Monarchy in the Age of Empire, 1793-1914.
ACLA Annual Meeting 2019
Georgetown University, Washington, DC,
March 7th-10th, 2019
Modernism in Literature and the Arts: East and West
“Staying as I am,
One foot in one country and the other in another,
I find my condition to be very happy,
in that it is free
. --- Rene Descartes, Letter to Elisabeth Bohemia, July 1648”
Proposals for 20 minute papers on the theme 'The Church and Law' should be submitted by 31 October 2018. Proposal forms can be found on the Ecclesiastical History Society's website: https://www.history.ac.uk/ehsoc/ehs-conference-2018-19-church-and-law
ASEEES Convention Attendees are invited to join the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University, at the following special events:
Reception with Sparkling Wine
Thursday, December 6, 5pm at Booth 102 in the exhibition hall
Enjoy some light refreshments, peruse our publications, chat with our people, and gather information about our programs and events.