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Compassion/pity/sympathy papers @RSA 2015

9 March 2015

The Renaissance Association of America’s 2015 conference at Berlin is brimming with papers on compassion, pity and sympathy. RSA’s unfeeling scheduling algorithm has sorted quite...

CFP: Compassion in early modern culture 1550-1700

6 March 2015

Compassion in early modern culture 1550-1700 VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 18-19 September 2015 This two-day international conference aims to bring together literary scholars,...

CFP: Shakespeare and European Communities of Emotion

13 August 2014

Part of the 2015 European Shakespeare Research Association conference at the University of Worcester (29 June-2 July), this seminar focuses on the importance of emotion in Shakespeare’s...

Literature and emotions at RSA 2014

30 May 2013

There are quite a few proposed panels on emotions/passions/feelings and literature at the RSA in New York, March 2014. Most deadlines are tomorrow or this weekend, so you read this...