category: bibliography and history of the book

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”.

EGSO Conference: Transaction [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speakers: Anna McCarthy (NYU) and Myung Mi Kim (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

New Directions in Sherlock

full name / name of organization: 
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present, Department of English, UCL
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: New Directions in Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (BST)
Department of English, UCL

UPDATE Extended Deadline (Feb 15)--Herman Melville's Poetic (Dis)continuities ALA May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Melville Society / ALA
contact email: 
giordano@villa.edu

Herman Melville’s poetry and poetic career can be characterized as distinctly lacking in continuity.

I Congreso Internacional sobre Libro Medieval y Moderno. 10-12 September, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zaragoza
contact email: 
i.congreso.libro.antiguo@gmail.com

The University of Zaragoza will host the "I Congreso Internacional sobre Libro Medieval y Moderno" from 10 September to 12 September, 2014.

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference, July 4, 2014, Lancaster, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing and Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference,
July 4, 2014

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

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

The St.

UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014, Kelowna, BC

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, University of Northern British Columbia

Comics panel at ASA American Studies Association conference in Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Eyal Amiran
contact email: 
amiran@uci.edu

A panel on American comics is forming for the ASA in Los Angeles, November 2014. Panel proposals are due by February 2, so I need to receive a short abstract and your cv by JANUARY 28, 2014.

[UPDATE] Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/17 (Hard Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
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

Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1840s and 1850s

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Victorian Women Writers
contact email: 
ICVWW@canterbury.ac.uk

The deadline for submission of abstracts for this inaugural conference hosted by the International Centre for Victorian Women Writers, has been extended to Monday 3 February.

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 31** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference, University of Calgary Department of English
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

Special issue: "Piers Plowman and the Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Yearbook of Langland Studies
contact email: 
yls.submissions@gmail.com

The editors of YLS are pleased to announce a special volume on 'Piers Plowman and the Body.' Any essay related to this topic will be considered for publication.

UPDATE: Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre - Deadline Extended to 1/25/14

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

"Cultural Screenings: Re-Situating American Digital Practices" - Deadline Feb 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
RIAS (Review of International American Studies) - Special Issue
contact email: 
mcarassai@ufl.edu, leonardo.flores@upr.edu

Print technology and the discovery of the new worl

Persistent Texts, Sustainable Enterprises, and the Technologies of Book Making, SAMLA 2014, Deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel, SAMLA
contact email: 
mjbrown@fsu.edu

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel welcomes 15-minute papers related to textual studies, bibliography, the history of the book, authorship, rare books, paratextuality, publishing history, ci

UPDATE: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 02/14/14: 06/28/14 - 06/29/14

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

- - -
** CALL FOR PAPERS **

Great Writing 2014

The 17th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

Imperial College London
Sat. June 28th - Sun. June 29th 2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com

The Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 24** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Free-Exchange Conference, University of Calgary Department of English
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

"The 'Pre-Occupation of the American West": American Studies ASsociation 2014 Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston
contact email: 
cjohnston@smu.edu

Ethnography is inextricable from any narrative we might tell about

FERAL FEMINISMS – CFP ISSUE 3 – Feminine Feelers // Deadline – 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FERAL FEMINISMS
contact email: 
zorianna@gmail.com

Feral Feminisms (http://feralfeminisms.com), a new independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal, invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Feminine Feelers,” guest e

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH: The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal 2014 March/April Issue, Deadline FEB 28th

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for papers:

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

First World War Conference: "Literature, Memory, and the First World War" [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
http://author.westpoint.edu/dep/SitePages/WW1/CFP.aspx.

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] Reading Then and Now, April 4-6

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesa2014@gmail.com

http://graduate.engl.virginia.edu/gesa/conference/CFP/

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference
April 4-6, 2014
Proposals due January 31

[UPDATE] Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (Mar 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 14.2: Phenomenology and Education (due Mar 1, 2014)
full name / name of organization:
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email:

EDITED COLLECTION: Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Alberto Gabriele
contact email: 
alberto.gabriele.tau@gmail.com

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity

CFP: International Conference on "The American Dream Reconsidered," Sep. 26-27, 2014. Deadline: Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea2014@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “The American Dream Reconsidered,” to be held in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, during September 26

The European Conference on Literature and Librarianship

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
tpope@iafor.org

The European Conference on Literature and Librarianship (LibEuro2014)

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014

Location: Thistle Hotel, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom

CFP, MLA 2015 - Libraries, Archives and Public Memory

full name / name of organization: 
David Oberhelman / Modern Language Association, Libraries and Research in Languages and Literatures Discussion Group
contact email: 
d.oberhelman@okstate.edu

How do libraries and archives function as sites for preserving and constructing public memory?

[UPDATE - extended deadline] Modernism in the Magazines: 1945-Present | Proposals due 28 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Modernist Studies
contact email: 
kharris[at]sbu.edu; ss4459[at]columbia.edu

BAMS Conference ‘Modernism Now’
26–28 June 2014
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London
http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/ies-conferences/ModernismNow

Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition - Deadline: February 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Issues in Critical Investigation (ICI)
contact email: 
ici@vanderbilt.edu

Announcing: Issues in Critical Investigation 2015 Manuscript Competition

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.3

Featuring:

Artwork by Toni Simon

[Extention] Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

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

The Seventh Annual
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton University (SUNY)

Literature, Politics, and Aesthetics:
Jacques Rancière and the Politics of A-disciplinarity

5th Global Conference: Space and Place (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sp5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Space and Place

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction Themed Issue: Digital Games and Interactive Media

full name / name of organization: 
The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction
contact email: 
eatonjournal@gmail.com

Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction

Deadline for inclusion in our second issue: February 17th, 2014.

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