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Studies in Crime Writing

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 10:45am
Studies in Crime Writing
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Newberry College is pleased to invite submissions for the second issue of Studies in Crime Writing, which will appear in the fall of 2019. Studies in Crime Writing is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online scholarly journal dedicated to crime writing, including true crime, thrillers, prison writing, detective fiction, and noir. The journal's focus is on written work, rather than film, computer games, or other electronic media. We are open to a variety of theoretical and scholarly approaches, and to bibliographic and textual scholarship as well.

CFP: Digital Pedagogy in Early Modern Studies

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 9:13am
New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Long abstracts (up to 1000 words) due May 15, 2018 (original deadline extended)  

2018 issue of Openings: Studies in Book Art

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 9:11am
College Book Art Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 15, 2018

Openings: Studies in Book Art is an open-access, online journal published annually by the College Book Art Association (CBAA). As a double-blind peer-reviewed journal, Openings is dedicated to scholarship on the book as medium, construct, work of art, and, more generally, the arts of the book.

Early Modern Songscapes - Deadline Extended

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:48pm
Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018


International Symposium on Early Modern Songscapes 

8-9 February 2019 

University of Toronto 

Proposals are invited for a two-day international symposium coinciding with the launch of the digital platform “Early Modern Songscapes” to be held 8-9 February 2019 at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies in Toronto, Canada. 

Special Issue of Nineteenth-Century Studies: Patchwork, Cut-and-Paste, Reassembly

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 2:31pm
Casie LeGette / Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, September 3, 2018

This special issue will focus on ideas of reuse and recombination. How were bits and scraps of materials, textual and otherwise, reassembled into new forms in the nineteenth century? To what ends? Essays might consider these issues in relation to images, fabrics, texts, and more. Possible topics could include scrapbooks, patchwork, quotation, citation, illustration, and any and all forms of recombination. Approaches from all disciplines, including literature, art history, history, music, and the history of science and the social sciences, are welcome, as are submissions that cross national boundaries and/or range across the nineteenth century.

Revolutionary Book History (SHARP at SAMLA 2018)

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:05am
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 1, 2018

Papers are invited for the SHARP affiliate session at the 2018 South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention. Potential topics include print culture, history of the book, authorship, publishing history, ephemera, illustration, publishers' archives, production, circulation, and reception. Papers addressing this year's convention theme, "Fighters from the Margins: Social-Political Activists and Their Allies," are especially welcome. What connections can be made between print culture/book history and ideas of activism? How have books pushed the boundaries of technology, form, artistic expression, and subject matter? What are the connections between printing and social justice, activism and print culture?