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

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

  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)

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

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 - 6:17pm

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 (
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)

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 _

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

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


Sharon Alker

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

UPDATE: Durrell and the Archive: The Modernist Milieu (3/13/06; 6/25/06-6/29/06)

Monday, January 30, 2006 - 11:17pm
James Gifford

Hello all,

We've extended the deadline for submission to Monday March 13th, 2006. In
particular, we're hoping to add more general or comparative papers on
archival studies, modernists, and Modernism to compliment author-specific

Decisions will be made on a rolling basis until the deadline, so early
submissions are welcome. Updates on the conference hotel, registration, and
speakers will continue to appear on the website.



On Miracle Ground XIV
Durrell and the Archive: The Modernist Milieu

June 25-29, 2006

CFP: Romanticism and Translation (2/15/06; NASSR, 8/31/06-9/3/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:50pm

Romanticism and Translation - special session for NASSR 2006
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CFP: Learned Love: Dutch Love Emblems Digitised (4/1/06; 11/6/06-11/7/06)

Saturday, January 21, 2006 - 6:49pm
Peter Boot

Learned Love
The Dutch Love Emblem on the Internet
Emblem Project Utrecht
6 and 7 November 2006
Utrecht University

To conclude the Emblem Project Utrecht (EPU), a Dutch initiative with
the objective of digitizing the corpus of Dutch love emblems (for more
information, see, a conference will be held on
November 6 and 7 2006. The focus of this conference will be on the two
central topics of the EPU: the Dutch love emblem and the emblem
digitization process.

CFP: Traduzione Tradizione? Paths in the European Literary Polysystem (6/15/06; journal issue)

Monday, January 16, 2006 - 7:40pm
enrico monti

Call for Journal Submissions

RiLUNe - Review of Literatures of the European Union=20
RiLUnE ( is a refereed, bilingual journal =
publishing scholarly articles which examine the development of a =
European cultural and literary conscience.

For its 4th monographic issue, we are now calling for articles on the =
topic "Traduzione Tradizione? Paths in the European Literary =
Polysystem". Articles can be in any of the following languages of the =
European Union: French, German, English, Italian and Spanish.


Deadline for abstracts (500 words): March 31, 2006
Deadline for articles: June 15, 2006