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[UPDATE] Open Call for Papers / Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature | cfp.english.upenn.edu

This Rough Magic – A Peer Reviewed, Academic, Online Journal Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval and Renaissance Literature

This Rough Magic is affiliated with the State University of New York – Stony Brook and Suffolk County Community College. We are looking for academic articles devoted to enhancing pedagogical approaches in the instruction of Medieval and Renaissance Literature.Paper themes should focus on, but are not limited to, the teaching of the following categories:

• Authorship• Genre Issues• Narrative Structure• Poetry• Drama• Epic• Nation/Empire/Class• Economics• History• Religion• Superstition• Philosophy• Rhetoric• Race/Ethnicity• Multi-Culturalism• Gender• Sexuality• Art

Submissions must follow The MLA Handbook with regards to style and bibliography, will be sent for peer-review, and must be between 15 and 35 pages. Any illustrations should accompany the manuscript; edited texts should be in old-spelling with introduction, textual variants, and annotations each printed separately. Published essays will be reproduced in electronic form, followed by printed format at a later date. All submissions should be sent to the co-editors, Bente Videbaek and Michael Boecherer, at the following addresses:Hardcopy Format:

Editors, This Rough MagicState University of New York at Stony Brook Department of English, Humanities 2088 Nicolls Road Stony Brook, New York 11790-5350USA

Electronic Format .doc or .pdf:Bente.Videbaek@Stonybrook.edu;boechem@sunysuffolk.eduThe submission deadlines are open.

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Cambridge University: Authority and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Chronicles 17-19 July, 2010. | cfp.english.upenn.edu

Authority and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Chronicles
Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (CICS)
17-19 July 2010, University of Cambridge

The second biennial Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (CICS) follows the success of our inaugural proceedings held at Cambridge in 2008. The theme for CICS 2010 is Authority and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Chronicles, which will be debated over the three days during open sessions of three twenty-five minute papers, alternating with longer keynote addresses. Selected papers will be published in a volume bearing the same title within two years of the conference. The 2008 inaugural proceedings appeared in The Medieval Chronicle, vols VI (2009) and VII (2010, forthcoming).

The new symposium will comprise keynote addresses, panel discussions, a tour of Cambridge College Libraries, formal conference dinner, publications fair and wine reception. Refreshments and lunches are provided for conference guests and college accommodation is available. As on the previous occasion, a limited number of small bursaries will be awarded.

We invite proposals from scholars in the disciplines including but not limited to English, History, Literature, Philosophy, and Religious Studies.

Topics for discussion could include:
Kingship and Queenship, Earls and Ealdormen;
Abbots and abbesses, monks and nuns;
Ecclesiastical and secular authorities;
Institutional authority;
National authority and identity;
Masculine, feminine, and neuter: linguistic authority;
Auctors and Auctoritas;
Textual authority, witnesses, and scribal traditions;
Kinglists and genealogies;
Nuns in the scriptorium;
Female voices, male scribes – authority and authorship;
Gender and legal practices;
Moral authority;
Ritual and authority;
Establishment of authority: feuds, force, and warfare;
The construction of gender in chronicles.

Abstract of approximately 250 words should be sent to CambridgeICS@gmail.com, due no later than 15 December 2009. In special cases, papers will be commissioned for publication without presentation at the conference contact the organisers for more information.Please check the website for regular updates http://www.asnc.cam.ac.uk/diary/cics/index.html

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UT Dallas Emerging Media and Communication EMAC Program – The University of Texas at Dallas – EMAC Blog

[That’s right, this has nothing to do with early modern women, but just in case you are also a DH person . . .]

The University of Texas at Dallas seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellow in Digital Humanities in support of its research programs in Arts and Humanities, including but not limited to digital content design and development, game design, translation studies, and the cultural impact of developments in science and technology. The fellow will be affiliated with the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology.The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in a humanities-related field, have a commitment to working in an interdisciplinary humanities environment, be familiar with the most recent work in the Digital Humanities, and have strong grant writing skills and a basic understanding of project management. The appointment will begin either January 2010 or June 2010, and last through August 2011.

The primary responsibility of the fellow will be in helping faculty to organize and improve existing projects as well as develop future research. While expertise in a particular coding or scripting language PHP, Ruby on Rails, CSS, XML, SQL databases is not a prerequisite, basic literacy and familiarity with these tools is necessary.Curriculum vitae; a letter of application with a summary of research history, research interests, descriptions of educational background andteaching experience, and links to relevant projects; and at least three letters of reference should be submitted via the online application form.

Please contact David Parry dparry@utdallas.edu or Jessica C. Murphy jessica.c.murphy@utdallas.edu with questions.Please see the website for full job posting and application instructions.The School of Arts and Humanities at University of Texas at Dallas.

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