category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] U of Southern California - Energies: Through the Material, Theoretical & Textual (March 28 & 29)

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

Deadline for proposals: December 15, 2013

Keynote Speakers:
Fiction writer and essayist Roxane Gay (Eastern Illinois University) is the author most recently of An Untamed State (Atlantic/Grove) and Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial).
Scholar Ursula K. Heise (UCLA) is the author most recently of Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global (Oxford University Press).

This conference will explore the many ways that systems of energy facilitate connection and exchange across borders and networks. As the world increasingly searches for new forms of sustainable and renewable power of all kinds, energies direct our lives on both macro and micro levels every day. In 2013, energy as an umbrella term relates not only to the technology that saturates our day-to-day existence — the forces that powers our cars, phones, computers — but also the invisible forces that connect us to each other, to nature, to the world around us and worlds beyond.

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

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

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Celebrity and Fandom

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United kingdom

Call for Presentations

Grief. Language. Art. University of Liverpool, 8-10 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

Today in many societies, grief is considered to be an acceptable emotion.

"Revisions and Amendments," Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference, Feb. 22, 2014. Proposals due Dec. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
kz86@georgetown.edu

Revisions and Amendments
The 3rd Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 22, 2014

Keynote address by Kathryn Temple, JD, PhD

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre (March 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

Announcing The First Book Institute, June 8-14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing
The 2014 First Book Institute
June 8-14, 2014
Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University
Co-Directors

Teaching Southern Literature / RMMLA / October 9-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
Boise, Idaho / October 9-11, 2014
Deadline: March 1, 2014

“When a Syllabus Goes South”

Roundtable Discussion of Holman Award Winners (March 27-29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

A Roundtable Discussion of Holman Award Winners

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE CONFERENCE
March 27-29, 2014 in Arlington, VA

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

Rebecca Harding Davis Society ALA Proposals due 1/17/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harding Davis Society
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for a session on “Davis and the Political” at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference.

Celebrity Encounters: Transatlantic Fame in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

full name / name of organization: 
Páraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth) UK
contact email: 
Paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk

Building on recent scholarship that has demonstrated that the discourses, practices and conditions associated with twentieth- and twenty-first-century celebrity culture were already in place in Americ

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE: Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Pan-African Studies, Kent State University
contact email: 
dpas@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS ITS SECOND BI-ANNUAL

AFRICA AND THE GLOBAL ATLANTIC WORLD CONFERENCE

SSSL Calls for Papers for ALA 2014 (May 22-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SSSL Call for Papers for ALA 2014

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2014 American Literature Association Conference
Washington, D.C. May 22-25, 2014

Call for Papers (2)

Fear and Loathing: Phobia in Literature and Culture 9th-10th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Gender, Sexuality and Writing, School of English, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
contact email: 
D.Kavanagh@Kent.ac.uk

Focusing on the literary and historical representation of irrational emotions or phobias, Fear and Loathing seeks papers on topics and authors from any period, which aim to demonstrate the extent to w

CFP for Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal (24 January 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Journal
ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers: 2014 Issue
Submission Deadline: 26 January 2014

Call for submissions-From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Bilge Mutluay Cetintas and Dr. Ceylan Ozcan, Hacettepe University, Ankara, TURKEY
contact email: 
readingbooks2014@gmail.com

Call For Submissions

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers
Edited Collection of Essays
Editors: Dr. Bilge Mutluay Cetintas and Dr. Ceylan Ozcan

[UPDATE] Can Comics Be Poetry? (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

{UPDATE] The Human and the Hand-Drawn Image in Comics, Animation, and Book Illustration

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

[UPDATE] Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration is a special-topics panel to be held at the 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College, February 28 – M

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College February 28 – March 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

*What is the future of illustration studies?

*What can comics scholars learn from animation studies and vice versa?

[UPDATE] New Voices 2014 Graduate Student Conference- Origins, Identity, and Authenticity - 01/30/14 - 02/01/14 - Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com


New Voices is an interdisciplinary graduate student conference hosted by Georgia State University’s English department and sponsored by the department’s Graduate English Association.

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

Short and interesting articles required for online literary magazine.

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

The New Union (www.new-union.co.uk), an online literary magazine, requires articles for online publication.

We welcome articles on any and all subjects and genres, and from any period in history.

Eighth Annual EGSA Graduate Student Conference: The Spectacular! March 28-29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
thespectacular.conference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Wendy S. Hesford, Professor of English, The Ohio State University
Faculty Speaker: Theo Davis, Professor of English, Northeastern University

Call for Papers: “Blindness, Technology, and Multimodal Reading” Conference June 27-28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Rubery
contact email: 
m.rubery@qmul.ac.uk

Call for Papers: “Blindness, Technology, and Multimodal Reading”
Date: 27-28 June 2014
Venue: Wellcome Collection, London (http://www.wellcomecollection.org/)

EXTENDED DEADLINE (December 15, 2013) The Economy of Scales

full name / name of organization: 
The 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).

"Tudor Books and Readers" 2014 NEH summer seminar

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

John N.

5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English: "Poison and Love"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
englishgradcon@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 5th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 14-15, 2014

Poison and Love

BLESOK (peer-reviewed bilingual journal): article submissions

full name / name of organization: 
BLESOK 93-95
contact email: 
belagligorova@blesok.com.mk

We are seeking articles/reviews/essays for the upcoming editions of the international, bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal BLESOK (blesok.mk).

CFP: Merging Media: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Hybrid Arts, 1st February 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
mergingmedia2014@gmail.com

Merging Media: An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Hybrid Arts

Call for Papers

Saturday 1st February 2014

University of Kent, Canterbury

[REMINDER] This Rough Magic:Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Update CREATING MYTHS AS NARRATIVES OF EMPOWERMENT AND DISEMPOWERMENT from 10 to 12 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France
contact email: 
myth.creation2014@gmail.com

LDC of the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, Tunisia and the Institut de Recherche en Langues et Littératures Européennes, ILLE of the University of Haute Alsace,

Collecting, Archiving, Publishing North America - until April 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
text.matters@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
Editor-in-Chief
Dorota Filipczak
No. 5

ACLA 2014-- Approaches to Comparative Media & Digital Culture (New York City)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA -- American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
lychee@yorku.ca, ndicecco@sfu.ca

ACLA 2014 -- New York University
March 20-23, 2014

Approaches to Comparative Media and Digital Culture

Seminar Organizers:

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