category: bibliography and history of the book

Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

Abstract Deadline: February 14th

Deviance in Culture and Society (journal; manuscript submissions due 3/14/14)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, “Deviance in Culture and Society.” We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that reflect

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: "Sex in Context" Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

Volume 1, Issue 2 will feature a selection of papers devoted to “Sex in Context.” Papers submitted to “Sex in Context” should explore the role of sex and/or sexuality in texts. Some potential questions papers may address include, but are not limited to:

• How does a character’s sexuality influence his or her development?
• How does attaining sexual gratification motivate characters or play a role in the text?
• How might sex affect the text’s reception by historical or current audiences?
• What does sexuality mean in a particular text?
• How does the text define “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?
• What does the text say about cultural definitions of “normal” and/or “abnormal” sex and/or sexuality?

As always, we welcome papers from a variety of fields, provided they relate to our theme of “Sex in Context.” Please note that papers engaging with genders studies will be considered for our “Text in Context” section.

[UPDATE] CFP Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries” Deadline: 3 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries”

[UPDATE] Perversions of Paper

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck Material Texts Network and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Perversions of Paper is a one-day symposium investigating the outer limits of our interactions with books and with paper.

[UPDATE] Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

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full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck Material Texts Network and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Perversions of Paper: Symposium, 28 June 2014

28 June 2014
Keynes Library, Birkbeck College, University of London

Superheroes, Science Fiction, and Southern Futurism: University of Central Arkansas Graduate Conference (April 10-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Arkansas Graduate Conference on Literature
contact email: 
ucaenglishgradconference@gmail.com

The notion that southern literature is defined by an emphasis on the continuity between past and present has long been found in southern literary studies.

Symposium CFP: "Information Technologies and Transfer in Russia, 1450-1850" - Sept 5-6 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Katherine Bowers
contact email: 
kb509@cam.ac.uk

Call for papers

“Information Technologies and Transfer in Russia, 1450-1850”
A symposium to be held at Darwin College, Cambridge – Sept 5-6, 2014

2014 "Tudor Books and Readers" NEH summer seminar -- application deadline 3/4/14

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities
contact email: 
rankinmc@jmu.edu

John N.

[UPDATE] "Self(ie)-Representation," SMU Graduate Student Conference, March 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

The “selfie,” with its many outlets and ironic iterations, has provoked critical and popular conversation celebrating the form as empowering or decrying it as narcissistic.

37th Annual NJCEA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
dcasale@kean.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS
37th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference
Saturday, April 12th, 2014
Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

New Media 1450-1700 (MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Chenoweth, Princeton University
contact email: 
kac3@princeton.edu

For this MLA Special Session we invite papers exploring the discourses and practices that surrounded emerging media forms and technologies between 1450 and 1700.

The Place of Spenser/Spenser's Places (Dublin Ireland, June 18-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Spenser Society
contact email: 
herront@ecu.edu

The Place of Spenser / Spenser’s Places

Dieter Leisegang: Sustaining a Private Poet

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Weiss/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu

Despite Dieter Leisegang’s rich oeuvre, the poet rarely sought to have his works published.

Perversions of Paper: Symposium, 28 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck Material Texts Network and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Perversions of Paper

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

"Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature” (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Folklore and LIterature Discussion Group
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

“Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature”

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

{UPDATE} Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Binghamton Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote: Dr. Gabriel Rockhill (Villanova University, Philosophy)

Perversions of Paper: Saturday 28th June 2014, Birkbeck College, london

full name / name of organization: 
Material Text Network, Birkbeck College and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Library copies of soft-focus S/M blockbuster Fifty Shades of Grey were recently found to carry traces of cocaine and the herpes virus; a reminder, if one were needed, that our relationship with the pa

Philamet Issue 20 - Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, Thue University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries) 06/14/2014 Paris, France

full name / name of organization: 
University Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries)
A one-day conference organized by OVALE and VALE EA4085 – Paris IV Sorbonne

June 14th, 2014

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia : From the Colonial to the Postcolonial, Oxford, 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lipika Kamra and Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
progresssouthasia2014@gmail.com

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia: From the Colonial to the Postcolonial is a one-day interdisciplinary workshop to be held in collaboration with the Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster on th

“Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature,” 68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, ID (Oct. 9-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Remien / Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
pcremien@lcsc.edu

This session seeks papers for the 68th annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

Milton and Book History (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
(sharon.achinstein@seh.ox.ac.uk

John Milton and the material book; Milton and readership; books and the law; censorship; editions and editing.

Gender and Medieval Materialisms- MLA 2015 Jan 8-11 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

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