In The Islamic Lineage of American Literary Culture (Oxford UP, 2016), Jeffery Einboden writes that his "excavat[ion]" of "Arabic and Persion precedents that shaped U.S. authorial lives and letters" rests on the ongoing "remappings of U.S. literary origins" which have redefinined the ways we think about authorship, nation-states, and literary texts in the wake of the transnational turn.
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CALL FOR PAPERS
Beauty is the only thing that time cannot harm. Philosophies fall away like sand, creeds follow one another, but what is beautiful is a joy for all seasons, a possession for all eternity.
- Oscar Wilde
Beauty is desired in order to be befouled. Not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
- Georges Bataille
Graphic Reading: A One-Day Conference
University of Birmingham, 19 May 2017
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”
– James Baldwin
“The surface of the page is a problem to solve.”
– Art Spiegelman
Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2017 | DHSI Colloquium
Call for Papers | http://dhsicolloquium.org
Proposals are now being accepted for presentations at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, to be held in June 2017 at the University of Victoria. Open to all, the DHSI Colloquium offers an opportunity to present research and projects within an engaging, collegial atmosphere. Submissions are peer-reviewed, with participants subsequently invited to contribute to a DHSI-themed special issue in an open-access journal.
In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres. Students at all undergraduate levels are eligible to submit. Papers should be 15 pages maximum. The winning essay will be published on the Edith Wharton Society website and the author will receive an award of $100. Electronic submissions are requested.
This award, formerly known as the “Edith Wharton Society Prize for a Beginning Scholar” and established in the fall of 2005, recognizes the best unpublished essay on Edith Wharton by a beginning scholar, advanced graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty members who have not held a tenure-track or full-time appointment for more than four years. The winning and second-place essays will be submitted for review and possible publication to the Editorial Board of the Edith Wharton Review, a peer-reviewed journal indexed in the MLA Bibliography and published by Penn State University Press. The author of the prize-winning essay will receive an award of $250.
We seek papers explaining movements in locations and texts that have transformed individuals, Christian groups, or Christianity as a whole, as well as other topics related to Christianity and literature.
Contact: Bill Lancaster, Texas A&M University – Commerce. email@example.com
BH and DH: Book History and Digital Humanities
September 22-24, 2017 | Madison, Wisconsin
Call for Individual Papers and Complete/Partial Panels
Proposals due to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15, 2017
Decision Notification by May 15, 2017
Organizers: Jonathan Senchyne, Heather Wacha, Mark Vareschi
Questions to: email@example.com
Keynote Lecture: Matthew Kirschenbaum, Professor of English at the University of Maryland and author of Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination and Track Changes A Literary History of Word Processing.