category: bibliography and history of the book

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University / English Department
contact email: 
sbuenglishgradcon@gmail.com

Stony Brook University 2014 Graduate Conference: “Bonds”

CFP: Mid-America American Studies Assoc. (MAASA) Conference (proposals by Dec. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America American Studies Association
contact email: 
emailmaasa@gmail.com

Call for Papers

All Deliberate Speed: Politics of Equality and Discourses of Difference

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

[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

MadLit 2013: Texts and Violence

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

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequences) are being accepted for a meeting of scholars and professional

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

UPDATE Call for Papers: the quint

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twentieth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and revi

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 NOVEMBER 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)
contact email: 
Tom Ue (ue_tom@hotmail.com)

Challenger Unbound
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Creativity, Inc.: Intellectual Production as Capital, ACLA 2014 at NYU (deadline Nov 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Yonina Hoffman, Torsa Ghosal, Michael Harwick (Ohio State University)
contact email: 
Yonina@gmail.com

One of the decade’s more contentious theories concerning the reformulation of capital in (post)industrial America was the denomination of the so-called “creative class.” United by a tendency tow

Melville and the Politics of Print ALA May 2-15, 2014 Submission deadline Jan. 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Melville Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
abaker@ncsu.edu

Papers invited on any aspect of Melville’s work as it relates to book history or the history of periodicals.

Scientific (R)evolutions

full name / name of organization: 
Natura: A Working Group in History of Science and Epistemology
contact email: 
scientific.revolutions@gmail.com

Conference Website: sites.google.com/site/scientificrevolutions/

[REMINDER] What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English / 14-17 July 2014 / Lincoln, UK / Deadline: 1st November 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Lincoln
contact email: 
meve@lincoln.ac.uk

Please email 200-300 word proposals for 20-minute papers and brief biographical notes of 50 words to the conference organisers: Dr Siân Adiseshiah, Dr Martin Eve, Dr Rupert Hildyard, and Dr Agnes Woo

[April 4-5, 2014] Columbia University: “The Study of Eighteenth-Century European Culture: Past, Present and Future”

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu, njh2115@columbia.edu

CFP: Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
50th Anniversary Conference
Columbia University
April 4-5, 2014

ACLA 2014 (NYU) Panel: Capital Flow: Education as Exchange in Antiquity and the Renaissance (March 20-23, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers & Luisanna Sardu/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle, in his Nicomachean Ethics, states that reciprocal exchange is the glue which holds society together, saying “The very existence of the state depends on proportionate reciprocity…failing

Call for Special Sessions - (dis)junctions 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature

full name / name of organization: 
St. Cloud State University
contact email: 
gmdavis@stcloudstate.edu

On April 4-5, 2014, St. Cloud State University will host the twenty-second annual Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

After the Reveal: Open Questions on Closed Systems - FEB 28, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Media, Culture, and Communication
contact email: 
postman.nyu@gmail.com

After the Reveal: Open Questions on Closed Systems
New York University | February 28, 2014
Paper proposal submissions (300 words) should be sent

African American Expression in Print and Digital CUlture

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
printculture@slis.wisc.edu

African American Expression in Print and Digital Culture
September 19-21, 2014
Madison, WI
http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpcconf.htm

2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

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

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Nagy (Lehigh University)
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

ACLA 2014: Capital Flow: Education as Exchange in Antiquity and the Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers & Luisanna Sardu/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Aristotle, in his Nicomachean Ethics, states that reciprocal exchange is the glue which holds society together, saying “The very existence of the state depends on proportionate reciprocity…failing

Essays in History

full name / name of organization: 
Essays in History
contact email: 
essaysinhistory@virginia.edu

Fellow Historians,

Twelfth International Conference on Books, Publishing, and Libraries - 8-9 November 2014 - Boston, USA

full name / name of organization: 
Books, Publishing & Libraries / Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conference@booksandpublishing.com

Simmons College
Boston, USA
8-9 November 2014
http://booksandpublishing.com/the-conference

Annual Conference of the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Belgium
contact email: 
BAAHE2013@arts.kuleuven.be

Annual Conference of the Belgian Association of Anglicists in Higher Education

"The Nineteenth Century"

Saturday 30 November 2013
KU Leuven, Irish College

Keynote speakers:

[UPDATE] Adaptation and the Novel 9 November 2013, Keele University

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk

The full programme for Adaptation and the Novel can now be found on the website: http://adaptationskeele.wordpress.com/programme/

Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies
contact email: 
Robert_P_Ward@brown.edu

Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies has two books available for review:

1. Evelyn I. Funda, Weeds: A Farm Daughter's Lament (University of Nebraska Press)

Diverging Diversities / ChLA 2014 (Columbia, SC, June 19-21)

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association (ChLA)
contact email: 
schwebel@mailbox.sc.edu

In 1965, Nancy Larrick wrote an article for the Saturday Review entitled “the All-White World of Children’s Books.”

Victorian Treasures and Trash

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
CFP: Victorian Treasures and Trash

6th Annual Conference, 8-10 July 2014
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

[UPDATE] Allegory Studies? FINAL REMINDER

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

FINAL REMINDER FOR

Challenger Unbound [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Tom Ue
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

Challenger Unbound
Department of English, UCL
9 December 2013

Creativity, Inc.: Intellectual Production as Capital (ACLA 2014 @ NYU)

full name / name of organization: 
Yonina Hoffman, Torsa Ghosal, Michael Harwick (English, Ohio State University)
contact email: 
yonina@gmail.com

One of the decade’s more contentious theories concerning the reformulation of capital in (post)industrial America was the denomination of the so-called “creative class.” United by a tendency tow

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between; March 6th 2014 DUE December 5th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
agic.concordia@gmail.com

In/Tangibility: The Mystical, The Material and the Messy In-Between

CALL FOR PAPERS DUE DECEMBER 5th, 2013

Submissions are welcomed for the

What We Do: English and Communication in Theory and Practice (March 28 – 29, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 22nd annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM) at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL is currently accepting proposals for 15 minute papers from individuals an

Digitizing the Medieval Archive

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto
contact email: 
digitizingmedievalarchive@gmail.com

There has been and continues to be considerable variation in the introduction, evaluation and continuation of digital storage.

Illustrating the Child and the Adolescence of Illustration (abstracts due: November 15)

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

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