category: bibliography and history of the book

Writers required for The New Union

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

We are looking for contributors to write articles for our launch in March 2014. Please see the 'About' page on our website at thenewunion.wordpress.com to read our manifesto.

[UPDATE] Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period, University of Michigan Feb 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan
contact email: 
mathie@umich.edu and kcgrady@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Representations of Race in the Early Modern Period" at

Periodisation: Pleasures and Pitfalls - All Souls College, Oxford, June 3 2014

full name / name of organization: 
All Souls College, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
clare.bucknell@all-souls.ox.ac.uk; mary.wellesley.09@ucl.ac.uk

A one-day conference at All Souls College, Oxford

June 3rd 2014

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Simpson, Harvard

[UPDATE] 42nd UBC Medieval Workshop: Medieval and Renaissance Œcologies (Friday 7th – Sunday 9th November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Œecologies research project (http://oecologies.com), supported by The University of British Columbia
contact email: 
robert.rouse@ubc.ca

42nd UBC Medieval Workshop
EXTENDED DEADLINE

Friday 7th – Sunday 9th November 2014

Medieval and Renaissance Œcologies

BCLA Postgraduate Conference - Alternatives: Translation and the (Anti-)Canon

full name / name of organization: 
BCLA, University of Glasgow, University of St Andrews, Scottish PEN
contact email: 
bcal.alternatives@gmail.com

BCLA Postgraduate Conference
University of Glasgow and University of St Andrews, in collaboration with Scottish PEN

Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

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

Washington Irving and Politics (Jan. 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

Since Washington Irving (1783-1859) was named after George Washington, met the General, and also spent time in Washington on political business, the American Literature Association’s venue of DC see

Visualizing the Past/Imagining the Future: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of St Thomas, Saint Paul, Minn
contact email: 
njwunrow@stthomas.edu

The University of St. Thomas English and Art History graduate programs will hold an interdisciplinary conference on Friday, April 25, 2014.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2014 - DEADLINE EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Dear all,
We just want to remind you of, and announce you that, we have decided to extend the deadline for submitting abstracts to JANUARY 20, 2014!

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions (May, 2014: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tm2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Transmedia Interactions

Wednesday 14th May – Friday 16th May 2014
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] [REVISED] The Economies of Future Past: Redefining the Space(s) of (Post)Memory - March 13 and 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students' Society at Université de Montréal
contact email: 
postmemory2014@gmail.com

Deadline: January 6, 2014.

[UPDATE] 2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructors and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

1st Global Conference: Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century:,The European Context (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fa1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference:
Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century:,The European Context

Tuesday 29th – Thursday 31st July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

EXTENDED DEADLINE 1/16/14-- "Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind" with Keynote Dr. Rachel Adams

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

[EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE]Undoing Health: States of Body and Mind

[UPDATE--deadline extension] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature: Third International Conference (24-25 May 2014, Belgrade)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University (Belgrade)
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JAN 20, 2014: The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth-Century Studies Group and the Nineteenth-Century Forum
contact email: 
aranruth@umich.edu, adsneed@umich.edu

The Economy of Scales

March 21-22, 2014

Plenary lectures by Noah Heringman (English, University of Missouri) and Craig Benjamin (History, Grand Valley State University).

4th Global Conference: Beauty (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
beau4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Beauty

Saturday 20th September – Monday 22nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] Extended CFP Deadline - 6 January 2014. REVISITING THE SADEIAN WOMAN, postgraduate conference April 11 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
Contact Helen Snaith and Heidi Yeandle at swanseagenderconf@gmail.com

2014 marks the 200th anniversary of the Marquis de Sade’s death, but Sadeian influences remain prominent in contemporary literature, criticism, and culture.

[EXTENSION - JAN 3, 2014] USC, Los Angeles - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical, & Textual

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern California Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
uscaegs@gmail.com

ENERGIES: THROUGH THE MATERIAL, THEORETICAL & TEXTUAL

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

March 28-29, 2014

[UPDATE] Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - Open Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
director@anaphoraliterary.com

The Pennsylvania Literary Journal is open for submissions in all genres.

[UPDATE] CFP: "Visions of Empire," 6th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

6th Global Conference: Hope in the 21st Century (March, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Hope in the 21st Century

Friday 14th March – Sunday 16th March 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

28 February 2014: "Sex in Context," Spring Issue of Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Sex in Context

Our Spring 2014 issue 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] British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2014@gmail.com

British Women Writers Conference @ Binghamton University (SUNY): June 19-21, 2014

EXTENDED DEADLINE JAN 15TH. Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Making Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Culture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

*Extended Deadline: Abstracts due January 15th, 2014 to uncgradconference@gmail.com.

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA)
contact email: 
ww1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

[UPDATE] MadLit 2014: "Texts and Violence" with keynote speaker Hillary Chute/ Feb 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Hillary Chute, author of Graphic Women and Associate Editor of MetaMaus

Interventions in English Studies: Finding Our Places

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Dayton
contact email: 
cfp.udayton@gmail.com

“When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness ­I am nothing.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967) (Online ISSN:

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune, India (http://www.interactionsforum.com/new-academia)
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

Special Issue on Research Methods in Literature
Vol III Issue II Jan 14 (Submit papers before 15 January 2014)
Impact Factor: 0.39

[UPDATE] CFP: "Visions of Empire," 6th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate student organization at the University of Pennsylvania invested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

CFP: Sound and Silence

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates or early career researchers on the subject of Sound and/or Silence for the fourth edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students o

3rd Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sins3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sins, Vices and Virtues

Friday 25th July – Sunday 27th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

"Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities." April 5th, 2014

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

“Working through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities”
St. John’s University Graduate English Conference: April 5th, 2014

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