Future Conferences

Complaint and Grievance: Literary Traditions

Event Date: 
14 Feb 2019 to 15 Feb 2019

National Library of New Zealand / Victoria University of Wellington, NZ


‘O woe is me / To have seen what I have seen, see what I see’. Shakespeare’s Ophelia, wooed and cast aside by her one-time lover, Hamlet, amplifies her woe in the open-ended expression of grief that characterises complaint, a rhetorical mode that proliferates from the poetry of Ovid to the Bible, from the Renaissance to the modern day.


Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting

Event Date: 
17 Mar 2019 to 19 Mar 2019

Sheraton Centre, Toronto

Conference hashtag: #RenSA19

The submissions website will open in July 2018.


Conference Website



Call for Panel Proposals: Society for the Study of Early Modern Women

Event Date: 
17 Mar 2019 to 19 Mar 2019

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Toronto, 17-19 March 2019


Cultures of Bureaucracy

Event Date: 
17 Mar 2019 to 19 Mar 2019


Women and Quarrels in Early Modern France

Event Date: 
18 Mar 2019


One-day conference at the University of Exeter


Confirmed speakers: Catriona Seth (University of Oxford) and Myriam Dufour-Maître (Université de Rouen)


Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places 2019: Experiencing the Court

Event Date: 
03 Apr 2019 to 04 Apr 2019

The early modern court adopted and developed exemplary cultural practices where objects and spaces became central to propagating power as well as places for exchange with other powers.

Literature and the Early Modern State

Event Date: 
04 Apr 2019 to 05 Apr 2019

Magdalene College, Cambridge


To register and for further details, please see the conference website: https://literatureandthestate.wordpress.com/



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