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CFP Extension: Migration(s): Body, Word, Spirit

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:37pm
Medieval and Early Modern Field Committee at the University of Maryland
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Extended Call for Papers


University of Maryland

Medieval and Early Modern Field Committee

                                                                                                      Annual Conference

10-11 November 2017

College Park, Maryland


Migration(s): Body, Word, Spirit


[Deadline Extended to June 3] Call for Papers: SHARP @ RSA 2018

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:43am
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017


The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing (SHARP) will sponsor a series of panels at the Renaissance Society of America’s annual meeting in New Orleans, LA on March 22-24 2018. SHARP @ RSA brings together scholars working on any aspect of the creation, dissemination, and reception of manuscript and print and their digital mediation. Applicants with creative or interdisciplinary methodologies are especially encouraged to apply.

English Language Notes Special Issue: Latinx Lives in Hemispheric Context

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:04pm
Jesse Aleman, University of New Mexico & Maria Windell, University of Colorado Boulder
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

“Latinx Lives in Hemispheric Context”

ELN (English Language Notes) Spring/Summer 2018 (Duke University Press)

Editors: Maria A. Windell, University of Colorado Boulder and Jesse Alemán, University of New Mexico

[Update] From Digital to Print (Special Issue) -- Textshop Experiments

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 3:02pm
K. A. Wisniewski / Textshop Experiments
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 1, 2017

Textshop Experiments (ISSN: 2377-9039)
Issue #4: From Digital to Print

At the 2005 annual meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Gregory L. Ulmer reminded conference-goers of the importance of understanding our relationships to writing and print, the apparatus from which our identities, perspectives, theories and practices emerge.  Over the course of thirty years and eight books, Ulmer has called for us not only to be aware of the emerging apparatus he dubbed “electracy” but also to help invent and shape it.

The Seventh Biennial Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:39am
Reception Study Society
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 15, 2017


The Seventh Biennial Conference of the RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY

The Saint Paul Hotel and St. Catherine University

Sept. 21-23, 2017 Saint Paul, Minn. 


Thursday through Sunday

“Artists, Activists, and Manuscript Evidence”

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:29pm
Research Group on Manuscript Evidence
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

“Artists, Activists, and Manuscript Evidence”

The Research Group on Manuscript Evidence, in keeping with the M-MLA conference’s theme of “Artists and Activists,” is sponsoring panels on manuscripts and printed books and the illuminators, scribes, editors, and other artists who created them and the scholars and readers who used them. The session invites all approaches, including textual, art historical, codicological, and paleographical.

The conference will be held at Cincinnati, Ohio 09-12 November 2017. 

Possible foci include but are by no means limited to:

Mediating American Modernist Literature: The case of/ for Big Magazines 1880-1960

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 4:42pm
Aix-Marseille Université - LERMA (EA 853)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, August 25, 2017

 Mediating American Modernist Literature: The case of/ for Big Magazines, 1880-1960

Aix-Marseille Université, LERMA (EA 853)

Aix-en-Provence, France, October 5- 7, 2018

EXTENDED DEADLINE: August 25, 2017



Professor Mark Morrisson, Pennsylvania State University.

Professor Faye Hammill, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.


This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the role played by “Big Magazines” in the production, publication, circulation, and reception of American literature between 1880 and 1960.

Aesthetics and Form in Victorian Art, Literature, and Culture

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 2:12pm
The Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society (LUCVS)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

The Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society Presents Its Second Annual Day Conference:

Aesthetics and Form in Victorian Art, Literature, and Culture

October 28, 2017, 8:30-5:30pm 

“It is not enough that it has the Form, if it have not also the power and life. It is not enough that it has the Power, if it have not the form. We must therefore inquire into each of these characters successively; and determine first, what is the Mental Expression, and secondly, what the Material Form.” John Ruskin, The Nature of Gothic IV.183.

The Art of Revolutions – October 26-28, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:20am
American Philosophical Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The tumult and transformations resulting from the Age of Revolutions (1770s-1840s) created a trans-Atlantic body of art and material culture that reflected and inspired new ideas and actions.  Inspired by Curious Revolutionaries: The Peales of Philadelphia, the American Philosophical Society’s 2017 exhibition on the legacy of the patriot portraitist Charles Willson Peale and his artistic family from the eighteenth century until the middle of the nineteenth, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA)’s forthcoming publication of The Art of the Peales: Adaptations and Innovations, along with a series of other Peale-centric events happening in Philadelphia, the APS and PMA will co-sponsor a scholarly conference on October 19-21, 2017 that exp