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CFP: Contemporary Echoes of the Bible (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Beth Benedix

Revaluation, Subversion, Nostalgia: Contemporary Echoes of the Bible

This collection seeks to fill an interdisciplinary space that is=20
currently relatively empty. There are a number of collections that=20
deal with the =93Bible as literature,=94 collections on specific =
writers=92=20
use of the Bible, and collections that might be categorized as =93how-to=94=
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guides (i.e. how to teach the Bible as literature, how to think about=20
the Bible in literary terms, how to think about the use of the Bible in=20=

literature as a perpetuation of a particular=97often normative=97set of=20=

ideas). What we don=92t have many of are collections that address when,=20=

CFP: Culture of Reading (10/21/05, PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 5:10pm
Susan Hays Bussey

CALL FOR PAPERS: Culture of Reading, past and present

 APPROVED PANEL IN THE LITERATURE & SOCIETY SECTION and possible collection of essays for publication

 

FOR THE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

PCA/ACA ANNUAL MEETING, April 12th-15th, 2006

ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS, ATLANTA, GEORGIA

 

DEADLINE: OCT 21, 2005.

 

CFP: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (10/15/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
arkrall_at_uwm.edu

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Book History (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:14pm
annhawkins_at_cox.net

CEA invites proposals for presentations on book history, bibliography, textual
criticism, readership, authorship, print culture, and (especially) book history
pedagogy. We're meeting at the historic Saint Anthony's Hotel in San
Antonio, April 6-8, 2006.

Panels in book history and book history pedagogy are sponsored by Terry
Belanger and Rare Book School.

Since 1939, the College English Association has been a vibrant association of
scholar-teachers, committed to excellence in teaching and professional
development with 20 regional affiliates. Last year's conference with over 500
presentations in total, offered 5 panels on book history & textual criticism.

CFP: The Publishing Contexts of Eighteenth-Century Exploration Narratives (9/20/05; ASECS, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Dr. R Kent-Drury

"The Publishing Contexts of Eighteenth-Century Exploration Narratives"
Roxanne Kent-Drury, Literature & Language Dept., Northern Kentucky U., LA
543, Highland Heights, KY 41099; Tel: 859/572-6636; Fax: 859/572-6093;
E-mail: rkdrury_at_nku.edu
This panel would provide a forum for book history research pertaining to
eighteenth century exploration narratives. Book history research continues
to be concerned with the physical properties of books and the material
conditions of their production, yet the field has expanded in recent years
to embrace the entire range of social conditions that may have influenced
the conception, writing, publication, and distribution of books. Recent

CFP: Early American Cartographies (10/1/05; 3/2/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Susan Imbarrato

Dear colleagues:
Please see below a call for papers
(with apologies for cross-posting).
Thank you,
Susan Imbarrato
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"EARLY AMERICAN CARTOGRAPHIES"

      March 2-4, 2006, at the Newberry Library:

A conference sponsored by the Society of Early Americanists; the
Newberry Library's Center for Renaissance Studies, Hermon Dunlap Smith
Center for the History of Cartography, D'Arcy McNickle Center for
American Indian History, and Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family
and Community History; and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal
Arts, College of Arts and Letters, University of Notre Dame.

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