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CFP: Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale (3/1/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
Paul Werstine

MLA Committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
Call for Papers
2006 MLA Convention

The Electronic New Variorum Winter's Tale in Use

We are interested in papers discussing readers' experience of this
electronic edition as a research or teaching tool. Possible topics:
comparisons with the book version; discussion of accessibility and
navigability; possible further developments. Please send 2-page abstracts
by 1 March 2006 to Paul Werstine (werstine_at_uwo.ca).

CFP: Book and Text Studies (South Africa) (9/1/06; 4/2/07-4/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, February 11, 2006 - 7:45pm
John Gouws

First Call for Papers

Centre for the Book, Cape Town

A World Elsewhere: Orality, Manuscript and Print in Colonial and
Post-Colonial Cultures

An international conference to be held at the Centre for the Book,
Cape Town, 2-4 April 2007

Please send abstracts (500 words maximum) or proposals for sessions by
1 September 2006 to Mark Espin, PO Box 15254, Vlaeberg, Cape Town
8018, South Africa; or ideally by e-mail to Mark.Espin_at_nlsa.ac.za, and
cc to j.gouws_at_ru.ac.za. A preliminary programme should be announced by
1 December 2006.

UPDATE: Editing, Publishing, and Translation (grad) (2/28/06; 4/7/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
Maggie Gover

  Updates:
  Announcement of Keynote Speaker
  Submission Deadline Extension
   
  Keynote Speaker: Professor James Kincaid
  James Kincaid is Aerol Arnold Professor of English, University of Southern California. His recent works include Annoying the Victorians (1995), Erotic Innocence: The
Culture of Child Molesting (1998), and A history of the African-American people (proposed) by Strom Thurmond : a novel (as told to Percival Everett & James Kincaid)
(2004).

CFP: Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and their Readers/Users (3/15/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm
steele_at_TCNJ.EDU

Call for Papers
MLA 2006 Convention, Philadelphia
Lexicography Discussion Group

Text and Hypertext: Dictionaries and their Readers/Users

Increasingly, dictionaries appear in multiple forms, printed and
web-based, that elicit different responses from their readers. Papers
addressing the changes in the needs and expectations of dictionary users
and the differing requirements of multiple media welcome.

Abstracts due by March 15, 2006 to Felicia Jean Steele (steele_at_tcnj.edu).
Newcomers to the Modern Language Association welcome, although all
participants in convention sessions must be MLA members by 7 April 2006.

CFP: Bibliography and Textual Criticism (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:16pm
Ryan Muckerheide

CFP: Bibliography and Textual Criticism (3/1/06; RMMLA, 10/12/06-10/14/06)

Paper proposals are invited for the "Bibliography and Textual Criticism"
session at the 2006 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
conference in Tucson, Arizona. Papers may be on any aspect of
bibliography, textual criticism, history of the book, or related topics.
Please send a 1-page abstract before March 1, 2006 to:

Ryan Muckerheide

Arizona State University

Department of English

PO Box 870302

Tempe, AZ 85287-0302

Or by email attachment to: Ryan.Muckerheide _ at _ asu.edu

CFP: Scottish Discussion Group Panel (3/10/06; MLA '06)

updated: 
Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:18pm
Sharon Alker

 
Apologies for Cross Postings.

The MLA Scottish Literature Discussion Group would like to invite you to
submit an abstract for their 2006 MLA panel.
The Panel Title is -Orality, Literacy, Print: Technologies of the spoken and
written word in Scotland-.

We welcome papers on the topic centered on Scottish oral or written works in
any historical period.

Abstracts accepted through 10 March 2006. Please send abstracts to Sharon
Alker at alkersr_at_whitman.edu

Best

Sharon Alker

Dr. Sharon Alker
Dept. of English
Whitman College
Walla Walla, WA.

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