Margaret Cavendish sessions at RSA 2016

The International Margaret Cavendish Society is organizing sessions at  the next Renaissance Society of America meeting which will be held in  Boston, 31st of March to the 2nd of April, 2016.  There are no set  topics for the sessions at this point, though we expect to group  papers in sessions according to themes that emerge.  Please send  abstracts of 150 words together with a 300 word curriculum vita by the  3rd of June 2015 to: Lisa Walters - Elizabeth.Walters@ugent.be and Jim Fitzmaurice - j.fitzmaurice@shef.ac.uk  
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Attending to Early Modern Women early registration ends May 1

Dear Colleagues, Registration for Attending to Early Modern Women is available at the reduced early price only until May 1; after that it will go up to the full price, so register now! ATW 2015, "It's About Time" will be held June 18-20 in Milwaukee. The conference features a keynote address by Prof. Fran Dolan, UC-Davis, "It's about Time and Terroir: Gender and the Story of English Wine," plus 12 plenary talks and 44 workshops.  There will also be a special pre-conference workshop at the Newberry Library, Wednesday June 17. The conference program, registration form, hotel reservation information, and materials for the workshops can all be found at http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/conferences/atw2015/registration.cfm Once you…
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New edition of “The Avila of Saint Teresa”

Now available from Cornell University Press, a new edition of-- The Avila of Saint Teresa Religious Reform in a Sixteenth-Century City by Jodi Bilinkoff Cornell University Press is pleased to announce the publication of a new edition of The Avila of Saint Teresa by Jodi Bilinkoff, which describes with clarity and concision the world of sixteenth-century Avila, known through its charismatic and dynamic monastic reformer Teresa de Ahumada, Santa Teresa. First published by Cornell University Press in 1989, this new edition of The Avila of Saint Teresa includes a new introduction in which the author provides an overview of the scholarship that has…
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Attending to Early Modern Women 2015 reminder

Dear Colleagues, Attending to Early Modern Women 2015, "It's About Time" will be held June 18-20 in Milwaukee. The conference features a keynote address by Prof. Fran Dolan, UC-Davis, "It's about Time and Terroir: Gender and the Story of English Wine," plus 12 plenary talks and 44 workshops. There will also be a special pre-conference workshop at the Newberry Library, Wednesday June 17. The conference program, registration form, hotel reservation information, and materials for the workshops can all be found at http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/conferences/atw2015/registration.cfm Once you register for the conference, you will receive information about signing up for specific workshops, and for…
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CFP: Feminist Art History Conference

CFP: FEMINIST ART HISTORY CONFERENCE at American University in Washington, DC November 6-8, 2015 (Friday-Sunday) This annual conference builds on the legacy of feminist art-historical scholarship and pedagogy initiated by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard at American University. To further the inclusive spirit of their groundbreaking anthologies, we invite papers on subjects spanning the chronological spectrum, from the ancient world through the present, to foster a broad dialogue on feminist art-historical practice. Papers may address such topics as: artists, movements, and works of art and architecture; cultural institutions and critical discourses; practices of collecting, patronage, and display; the gendering…
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Call for Panels Sponsored by SSEMW for SCSC 2015

Call for Panels Sponsored by SSEMW for SCSC 2015 For the next Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) to be held October 22 - 25, 2015 at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW) is offering sponsorship for panels on topics focusing on women and gender in the early modern era (ca. 1450 – ca. 1660). SSEMW-sponsored panels are pre-approved for SCSC. Proposals must include the following: * A 150-word abstract describing the topic of the proposed session. * Names of organizer/s and chair, as well as…
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