category: bibliography and history of the book

[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.

CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL MEMORY AS (A) MEANS OF PROGRESS

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

REMINDER - HYPERION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE- MARCH 2014

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SE Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Palm Beach Atlantic University/SE Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
lisa_marzano@pba.edu

Paradise is a subject that has stirred the imaginations of writers for millennia while simultaneously exceeding the scope of artistic representation itself.

[UPDATE] University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction (March 28-29, 2014)

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 Speaker: Anna McCarthy (NYU)

[REMINDER] Strangely Familiar: Reading and Recognition in English Studies (Abstracts due January 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes UBC English Graduate Conference (Department of English, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

ENDNOTES 2014: READING AND RECOGNITION IN ENGLISH STUDIES

Location: Green College, the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Old Books for New Audiences: Preservation through Reprinting (SAMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

This session seeks to explore “cultures of reprinting” by considering the wider importance of reprinted and new editions of previously published works.

First Responders: Care in Literature, Art and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Califonria Santa Barbara Interdisciplinary Humanities Center
contact email: 
ezinn@ihc.ucsb.edu

Thursday-Friday, May 8-9, 2014
Abstract deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014

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

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

Self(ie)-Representation

David Foster Wallace Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Publications Unit, Department of English, Illinois State University
contact email: 
DFWconference@gmail.com

The First Annual David Foster Wallace Conference

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway Street, Normal, Illinois 61761

UPDATE - 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.

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