CFP: Histories of Disability and Emotions

CFP – Histories of Disability and Emotions – An International Online Conference Hosted by KU Leuven and the University of Liège, Belgium, 13-15 June 2023 The history of disability and the history of emotions are now well-established fields of research. They have experienced relatively similar debates and methodological developments, and they have strong, if complicated,…

2023 MLA Convention

The 2023 MLA Convention will be held in San Francisco January 5-8. Sessions of particular interest include: Cervantes, the Body, and Disability Friday, 6 January 2023 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM Marriott Marquis – Yerba Buena Salon 6 (Lower B2 Level) New Directions in Long-Eighteenth-Century Disability Studies Friday, 6 January 2023 3:30 PM – 4:45…

CFP Deadline: Disability in the Vast Early Americas Conference

In association with the University of Notre Dame and the Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture, conference organizers, Laurel Daen and Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy, invite abstracts for a conference on “Disability in the Vast Early Americas” to be held as a hybrid event at the University of Notre Dame on October 21-22, 2023. We…

Call for Abstracts: Disability in the Global Middle Ages

Since its emergence, medieval disability studies has asked questions about the meanings of disability in the Middle Ages, the lived experiences of people with disabilities, and how scholars can apply the frameworks of disability studies to medieval texts. Although these questions have led to insightful and field-changing scholarship, much of this work centers the Western…

CFP: Disability Studies in Dramatic Texts and Performance

Papers are sought for a special panel series on the subject of disability in dramatic texts and performance for the 45th Annual Comparative Drama Conference in Orlando, FL. We invite research on representation, image, symbolism, societal regulation or construction of disability as it pertains to casting and depictions of those with disabilities in playtexts and…

CFP: Health and Work in the Early Modern World, 1500-1750 ca.

Deadline for submissions: 10th June Send abstracts to: marielouise.leonard AT unive.it Conference Dates: September 20-21, Aula Baratto, Ca’ Foscari Venice (Italy) This conference aims to bring together scholars working on any aspect of the relationship between health and work in the early modern period. Scholarship in health and medicine has examined how people cared for…
a five panel image advertising the conference. The panels contain images of black early moderns; the first painting, the second on horseback, the third working at a table, the fourth a fashion drawing, the fifth in considerable finery.

Race and the Early Modern: New Scholars, New Scholarship

Race and the Early Modern: New Scholars, New Scholarship Conference With keynotes from Nicholas R. Jones and Surekha Davies, and papers from: Ana Howie (University of Cambridge) Andrew Kettler (Kenyon College) Arianna Ray (Northwestern University) Ato Quirin Schweizer (Universität Duisburg-Essen) Dessalegn Bizuneh Ayele (University of Gondar) Eli Cumings (University of Cambridge) Hassana Moosa (King’s College…

CFP: The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War

Proposals are invited for the International Conference “The Fury of Achilles: The Faces of War,” which will be held in the Department of Languages and Cultures of the University of Aveiro, Portugal, on 29 and 30 September 2022. Abstracts due 31 May 2022. See link below for further details.

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.