Conference: Age and Health, 1500-1800

Lightfoot Room, St John's College, Cambridge and on Zoom

Lightfoot Room, St John's College, Cambridge and on Zoom, June 24, 2024 - June 24, 2024 Registration is now open for the conference Age and Health, 1500-1800. The conference asks how experiences of health and ill health shaped and were governed by age stages, and how they shifted across the lifecycle. The conference is free to attend,…

CFP: Creativity, Care, and Communities: Making Visible Connections (Dress and Body Association)

The Dress and Body Association invites submissions for the organization’s fifth annual conference, which will be held on November 2-3, 2024. Consistent with our long-term goals for inclusivity and sustainability, all activities will be 100% online, including keynote speaker(s), research presentations, and opportunities for virtual networking. Visit the DBA website—www.dress-body-association.org—to learn more about this organization…

CFP: Changing Bodies and Subjects in Early Modernity (RSA 2025)

Proposals for 20-minute presentations that explore how changes in bodily states, life stages, and other changes in embodiment affected people, their self-image, their subject positions, etc. in the early modern period. “Body” can be understood in the strict physical sense or in the developmental sense as a process and as an evolving entity or phenomenon,…

CfP: Reframing the Gaze: Maria Theresia Paradis, Blind Musicians, and Musical Culture in the Decades before Braille

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Reframing the Gaze: Maria Theresia Paradis, Blind Musicians, and Musical Culture in the Decades before Braille  A Bicentenary Symposium November 22-24, 2024 Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA) proposal deadline: August 1, 2024 We invite proposals for presentations on the life, works, and worlds of Maria Theresia Paradis (1759-1824) in celebration of her…

CFP: Shakespeare and the Mind

Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference - Cleveland, OH (October 24-26) deadline for submissions: September 9, 2024 full name / name of organization: Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference contact email: ovsc2024@gmail.com Announcing the 47th Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference October 24-26, 2024 Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH   Conference theme: “Shakespeare and the Mind” The study of Shakespeare…

CFP: Black Disability Studies Conference

In association with the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies and the University of Virginia, we invite abstracts for a conference on “Black Disability Studies” to be hosted at the Carter G. Woodson Institute on the grounds of the University of Virginia. The event will be fully hybrid. Conference papers have…