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CFP: Open the Book, Open the Mind (11/30/06; SHARP, 7/11/07-7/15/07)

updated: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 5:14pm
Patrick Leary

CALL FOR PAPERS

SHARP 2007 Conference: Open the Book, Open the Mind

The fifteenth annual conference of the Society for the History of
Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP) will be held in Minneapolis at
the University of Minnesota on July 11-15, 2007. It is organized in
cooperation with the College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota;
University of Minnesota Libraries; Minneapolis Public Library; Minnesota
Historical Society, and Minnesota Center for Book Arts -- a part of Open
Book.

CFP: Time and the Victorian Press (2/1/07; 9/14/07-9/16/07)

updated: 
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 1:36am
Mark Turner

TIME AND THE VICTORIAN PRESS

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The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP) will be holding =
its
annual conference at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, =
Virginia,
from 14-16 September 2007.

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In addition to considering proposals on all aspects of research into
nineteenth century periodicals and serials, RSVP particularly welcomes
papers that address the broad topic =91Time and the Victorian Press=92 =
including
areas such as:

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* periodical rhythms and periodicities

* local, national, global time

* modernities

* technologies and time

* memory

UPDATE: Using Digital Archives in the Classroom (11/20/06; SHARP, 7/11/07-7/15/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:06pm
Katherine Harris

  UPDATE: Proposals due by November 20 (deadline extended from October 20)
   
  CALL FOR PAPERS
  
  "Using Digital Archives in the Classroom"
  SHARP 2007 Conference
  Minneapolis, Minnesota
  July 11-15, 2007
   
  This year's SHARP conference theme is "Open the Book, Open the Mind," which will highlight how books develop and extend minds and cultures, and also how they are opened to new media and new purposes. With this in mind, I will propose a panel on the most current form of literary media: digital archives. Subject to acceptance by the SHARP conference committee.)
   

CFP: Comics Arts Conference 2007 (3/1/07; 7/26/07-29/07)

updated: 
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 11:06pm
Peter Coogan

Call for Papers, Presentations, and Participation
15th ANNUAL COMICS ARTS CONFERENCE-CCI

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Abstracts for papers, panels, poster sessions, and slide talks are being =
accepted for a for a joint meeting of scholars and professionals during

Comic-Con International
San Diego, California July 26-29, 2007

We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical =
perspectives, and welcome the participation of academic, independent, =
and fan scholars. We welcome professionals from all areas of the comics =
industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, =
distributors, and journalists.

CFP: London in Text and History, 1400-1700 (UK) (3/1/07; 9/13/07-9/15/07)

updated: 
Sunday, October 15, 2006 - 12:52am
Ian Gadd

London in Text and History, 1400-1700

13-15 September 2007 at Jesus College, Oxford

Organisers: Ian Archer (Oxford), Matthew Davies (Centre for Metropolitan
History, London), Ian Gadd (Bath Spa), Tracey Hill (Bath Spa), Paulina Kewes
(Oxford)

Plenary speakers include: Paul Griffiths, Rob Hulme, Mark Jenner, Mark
Knights and Peter Stallybrass

CALL FOR PAPERS

This conference will focus on the variety of metropolitan identities, and
how these were constructed, represented, and contested by contemporaries
through a variety of media, including text (broadly
defined), visual culture, maps, architecture and performance.

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