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

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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.

CFP: Word and Image in the 18th C. (9/15/05; ASECS, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

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Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
rschelle_at_mta.ca

WORD AND IMAGE (ASECS, March 30-April 2, 2006)

This panel seeks to investigate the interaction between verbal and visual
languages in the art and literature of eighteenth-century Europe. Approaches
may draw upon such diverse fields as art history and image theory, cultural
studies, literary theory, visual semiotics, book history and print culture.
Some possible topics include: portraits in the text, engraving, illustrated
narratives and cartography, verbal description, and film adaptations of
eighteenth-century works. The objective is to engage in a stimulating dialogue
on the mutual collaboration of these two very rich forms of expression.

CFP: Computer Culture: Online Publishing (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

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Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
Chaney, Joseph R.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Online Publishing

Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on aspects of online publishing. We
would welcome proposals by scholars (including graduate students),
publishers, editors, writers, and artists.

Possible topics include:

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