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CFP: Unpacking the Library (10/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:17am
Sas Mays

Call for Articles
Unpacking the Library: Literatures and their Archives.

Despite the continuing rise of memory studies in various disciplines, there is
yet no consistent, comprehensive, or metacritical publication accounting for
the library as a specific archival form.

CFP: Icons of Suffering: Trauma, Text and Image (10/30/06; Text and Image, 3/29/07-3/30/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Pozorski, Aimee \(English\)

Dear Colleagues:

 

I am organizing a special session on “Trauma, Text, and Image” for the conference entitled, “Text and Image: The Language of Images” hosted by Central Connecticut State University next March 29-30. The conference will theorize the complex interaction between texts and images in fields as diverse as literature, art, philosophy, history, drama, sociology, tourism, cartography, graphic design, and the media.

 

CFP: International Conference on "Bodies of Knowledge" (Australia) (11/15/06; 4/26/07-4/28/07)

updated: 
Thursday, October 5, 2006 - 5:16am
Gonul Pultar

Call for Papers-International Conference

Bodies of Knowledge: Sexuality in the Archive
April 26-28, 2007

Sponsored by

Centre for the History of European Discourses
University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Alice Domurat Dreger
Catherine Waldby
Elizabeth Kerekere
Rosemarie Garland-Thompson
Susan Stryker

and others to be announced

UPDATE: Print Culture and the Novel: 1850-1900 (UK) (10/1/06; 1/20/07)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:54pm
Beth Palmer

UPDATE: CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1st OCTOBER 2006 FOR

'Print Culture and the Novel: 1850-1900'

A One-Day Conference, English Faculty, University of Oxford

20th January 2007

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 - Laurel Brake, Professor of Literature and Print Culture, Birkbeck,
University of London

  - Simon Eliot, Professor of History of the Book, IES, University of
London

Exhibition of nineteenth-century print media materials from the Bodleian
Library's John Johnson collection.

Sponsored by the British Association for Victorian Studies

Wine Reception sponsored by Proquest

UPDATE: Composition & Copyright (10/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Saturday, September 9, 2006 - 2:53pm
Westbrook, Stephen

Deadline extended to October 15, 2006.

Composition, Copyright, and IP Law (edited collection)

Eds. Steve Westbrook, Ph.D. & Timothy Hodge, Esq.

We are seeking 500-word proposals for an interdisciplinary collection of
articles that examines the relationship between copyright law and the
activities of writing, researching, teaching, and learning. Regardless
of the particular activity or combination of activities under
discussion, we are concerned primarily with the legal, questionably
legal, and illegal production and distribution of texts, which we define
broadly to include verbal, print, auditory, visual, and new media, as
well as computer code.

UPDATE: Birth of the Bestseller: The 19th Century Book in Britain, France and Beyond (9/15/06; 3/29/07-3/31/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 9:12pm
Mark Samuels Lasner

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED TO 15 SEPTEMBER

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CFP: Medieval Readers and Devotion (9/30/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 11:57pm
uselmanns_at_rhodes.edu

READERS, READING AND RECEPTION IN DEVOTIONAL LITERATURE AND PRACTICE
(Essay Collection)
 
We are currently soliciting proposals for essay-length studies about
readers, reading, and reception in devotional literature and practice,
with particular interest in England in the later Middle Ages. This
collection of essays draws on current scholarly interest in medieval
readers, reading, and reception that extends across such disciplinary
bounds as art history, architecture, social history, and literature
studies. We seek proposals for papers that investigate a wide variety
of approaches to and examples of devotional readers, reading or
reception in the later Middle Ages.

CFP: The Cultural History of Reading (no deadline noted; collection)

updated: 
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 7:29pm
Gabrielle Watling

Series title: The Cultural History of Reading; Volume One - The United
States. Volume Two - The World.

Publisher: Greenwood

Due Date: Summer 2007

Editors: Sara Quay Ph.D. (the United States) and Gabrielle Watling Ph.D.
(World)

Audience: The series is designed as a reference for an undergraduate
readership.

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