Early Modern Nasty Women: Shrews, Scolds, and Whores

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Members of the National Women’s Studies Association Early Modern Women Interest Group seek paper proposals for a panel on “Early Modern Nasty Women: Shrews, Scolds, and Whores” for the NWSA annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland, Nov 16-19 2017.

The Early Modern Women Interest group aims to propose a sponsored panel under the conference subtheme of “engaging, questioning, and transcending the state.”

We seek papers that address:

  • Canonical early modern women writers’ support of state power
  • Early modern representations of disruptive, unruly, or innovative women
  • How early modern women’s negotiations of power prefigure contemporary politics
  • Early modern women and race vis-a-vis the proto-capitalist state

Please send abstracts of 250 words and a list of major primary and secondary sources to jessica.c.murphy@gmail.com by January 10, 2017.

The NWSA annual conference regularly draws more than 1,700 attendees and is the only annual meeting exclusively dedicated to showcasing the latest feminist scholarship. The 2017…

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William Blake Archive Redesign

Definitely worth a look: http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/staticpage/update

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NWSA 2016: Decoloniality 11/10-13/2016 in Montreal


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CFP: Renaissance Drama (3/31/16; 11/3-5/2016, Dallas TX)

Renaissance Drama Panel for the SCMLA in Dallas in November 2016.

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We are currently accepting submissions for the Renaissance Drama panel of the South Central Modern Language Association conference, November 3-5, 2016, in Dallas, TX.

The topic is open, but we encourage paper proposals to engage meaningfully with some aspect of the conference theme, “The Spectacular City: Glamour, Decadence, and Celebrity in Literature and Culture.” Please submit an abstract of no more than 500 words to Jessica C. Murphy (jessica.c.murphy_at_gmail.com) by March 31, 2016.

For more information on the SCMLA and the conference location, visit http://www.southcentralmla.org/

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CFP: Broadside Ballads (6/5/15; 3/31-4/2/16)

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The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America

Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016

We invite paper proposals for a panel on English Broadside Ballads (1500-1800).  In particular, we are interested in new approaches to the ballad culture of the early modern period.

Please email a 150-word abstract to jessica.c.murphy@gmail.com and kxmcabee@ualr.edu by June 5th for consideration.
Please see https://rsa.site-ym.com/?page=2016Boston for more information about the conference.

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2015 Call For Proposals | Digital Frontiers

Please consider submitting a proposal for Digital Frontiers 2015. It’s at UT Dallas this year!

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How to compile a book index – my trials and tribulations

I will be leading an informal discussion on Friday addressing the importance of the index. I came across this thoughtful process-oriented blogpost in my research and thought I would share: “How to compile a book index – my trials and tribulations” by Sue Thomas.

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