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: 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 Deadline: Inscribing Bodies in Ming-Qing China (MLA 2025)

Inviting 250-word abstracts for papers that examine Ming- or Qing-period writings that render visible non-normative, immaterial, or unreal bodies. Especially interested in papers that explore relationships between written and corporeal forms. Deadline for submissions: Monday, 25 March 2024

Application Deadline: Funded PhD studentship @ UCL History and Wellcome Collection

Applications are invited for “Commonplacing Health and the Body in Early Modern England”. This is a 3.5 year PhD studentship funded by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership Collaborative Doctoral Award Scheme to be held at UCL History and Wellcome Collection. Project Description: Matters of health and the body were everyday preoccupations for early modern…

Bodies and Borders: PKMS 2023 CFP Deadline

deadline for submissions: January 31, 2023 full name / name of organization: Pearl Kibre Medieval Study contact email: medieval.study@gmail.com What: Pearl Kibre Medieval Study 17th Annual Conference Where: Online, hosted through The Graduate Center, CUNY When: Friday 5 May 2023 Submission Form: https://forms.gle/ukbBwtFVNYSphJaM9  Jeffery Jerome Cohen argues in his introduction to Medieval Identity Machines that these…

CFP: The Body and the Human

The 2022 Southeastern Medieval Association Conference, which has the theme “The Body and the Human,” invites proposals for sessions of individual papers by July 7, 2022. Further information can be found via this link.

CFP: Outlaw Bodies, SEMA, 10-12 Nov. 2022

The International Association for Robin Hood Studies invites paper proposals for two sessions titled “Outlaw Bodies” at the 2022 Conference of the Southeastern Medieval Association in Birmingham, Alabama in 10-12 November. Proposals are due June 1, 2022. More information can be found at this link.