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CFP: The Cultural History of Reading: World Literature (7/10/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
Gabrielle Watling

Contributors Sought
Project Overview
The Cultural History of Reading (forthcoming from Greenwood Press, 2007)
examines written documents (books, pamphlets, treatises, plays, poems,
essays etc.) that shaped, and were shaped by, crucial cultural events
throughout the world and in the United States.

CFP: DeBartolo Conference on Eighteenth-Century Studies: "The Book" (9/30/05; 2/16/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Nickinson, Patricia

THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL DEBARTOLO CONFERENCE ON=20
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
~ CALL FOR PAPERS ~

THE BOOK

February 16-18, 2006 Tampa, Florida

With the 20th Anniversary in 2006, the DeBartolo Conference on
Eighteenth-century Studies will reach the conclusion of its long,
successful run. Our finale celebration will feature keynote lectures by
distinguished scholars Robert C. Darnton, Margaret J.M. Ezell, and David
D. Hall. Other honored participants include Paula Backscheider,
Alistair Duckworth, J. Paul Hunter, Jessica Munns, James Raven, and Pat
Rogers.

CFP: M/C Journal 'print' issue (4/8/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:52pm
M/C - Media and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 1 March 2005

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
            is calling for contributors to the 'print' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal.

CFP: 'Margins' in Medieval English Lit and Culture (grad) (3/18/05; new journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2005 - 4:52pm
M.C. Flannery

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

MARGINALIA
A new, interdisciplinary graduate journal of the Middle Ages

'MARGINS'

The theme of the first issue of *Marginalia* is 'margins'. We welcome
innovative and original interpretations and responses to this theme -- from
all areas of medieval studies -- by graduate students. Articles might
address the following themes:

- marginal annotation or illustration of manuscripts

- marginal social groups or marginalized themes and persons in literary
sources

- little-known, under-studied or under-utilized texts, art-historical
sources etc.

CFP: Pacific Coast Philology: History of the Book (3/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
Clegg, Cyndia

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

SPECIAL ISSUE OF PACIFIC COAST PHILOLOGY:

 

LITERATURE AND THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK

 

 

PAMLA's journal, Pacific Coast Philology, will publish a special issue on
literature and the history of the book. Papers are invited on literary
relationships to aspects of print and manuscript culture. Topics include,
but are not limited to, reading practices, relations between writers and
publishers, the material book, publishing practices, authorship, censorship,
textual transmission, relationships between oral culture and the cultures of
writing and print, literature in the electronic age.

 

Please send inquiries and submissions to

 

CFP: Publishing and the First World War (3/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
M.E.Hammond

Following a successful first series of Book History seminars held in London to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the First World War, the organisers would like to invite contributions to a planned edited collection to be ready for submission to publishers in DECEMBER 2005. Essays from scholars working in any aspect of print culture relating to the First World War are wlecome, but we would particularly like to hear from those working on the publishing industries, reading communities and distribution networks of countries outside the United Kingdom.
 

UPDATE: Teaching Bibliography & Book History (various; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
annhawkins

UPDATE...

A number of potential contributors have requested time past the=20
original deadline to submit an abstract to the "Teaching Bibliography=20
and Book History" collection. Therefore, it only seems fair to offer=20
the same opportunity to others as well.

If you were interested in submitting a proposal but missed the deadline=20=

due to other obligations, please contact me and we'll set up a new=20
deadline.

Thanks to all those who submitted proposals--I will be sending those=20
along to the editorial board in the next week.

I've appended the original call below my signature.

Ann Hawkins

CFP: Library as Place (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
John Buschman

For a special issue of Library Quarterly (University of Chicago Press)
that we are editing, we are seeking papers on the theme of the "Library as
Place." The journal is interested in publishing papers that relate to the
historical and/or contemporary place of the library within its community
of interest, the role of the library as an important locus within the
public sphere, the influence of the library as a public or civic space
within contemporary urban or rural landscapes, and the uses made of
library spaces by various clienteles and the public in general. In
particular, we would encourage submission of papers that discuss the
meaning(s) of the library in the lives of its users and user groups, and

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