category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] The future of the biennial: experimental places to reinvent political space? Deadline December 13

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss the political future of the contemporary art biennial.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1st: MIGC: "ANIMACY" w Mel Y. Chen, Laura Micciche, Zach Blas, and Ben Woodard, Feb. 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

MIGC 2014
“ANIMACY”
February 20th – 22nd, 2014
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
CALL FOR PAPERS
[EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 1]

CARTOGRAPHIES OF DISSENT

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

Call for Papers: English Language Notes 52.2, Fall/Winter 2014

Cartographies of Dissent
Resistance and Revolution in the Transnational Imaginary

english language and literature

full name / name of organization: 
sakine ucar/ankara university
contact email: 
sakineucar@yahoo.com

My name is Sakine Ucar and I was born in Iğdır, Turkey.

Visualising Canonical Literature: A Transhistorical Approach. MLA in Vancouver (January 8-11, 2015).

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Portraits, iconic scenes, generic images, technological endowments, among other possibilities: how does the illustration history of a work evolve over the centuries?

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.

International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH)

full name / name of organization: 
TIIKM
contact email: 
isanka@tiikm.com

The Arts and Humanities include the disciplines of ancient and modern languages, literature, philosophy, visual and performing arts.

Victorian Network: Victorian Bodies and Body Parts

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Netowrk
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

The ninth issue of Victorian Network, guest edited by Professor Pamela K. Gilbert (University of Florida), is dedicated to a reassessment of the place of the human body in the Victorian literary and cultural imagination. Rapid medical and scientific advances, advancing industrialization and new forms of labour, legal reforms, the rise of comparative ethnology and anthropology, the growth of consumer culture, and the ever changing trends of Victorian fashion are just a few of the many forces that transformed how Victorians thought about the human body and about the relationship between the embodied, or disembodied, self and the object world.

Autobiography

full name / name of organization: 
Södertörn University
contact email: 
autobiography2014@hotmail.com

Although autobiographical writing has ancient origins, the term 'autobiography' itself has only been in use since the late eighteenth century.

Concordia Graduate Colloquium on March 1st, 2014, submissions acvepted until January 10 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@outlook.com

Gods & Idols: (Ex)Changes of the Sacred and Sanctified

GENDER AND TRANSGRESSION IN 20th CENTURY BRITAIN [Update]

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

DEADLINE: 1st DECEMBER 2013
Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain
KEYNOTE: JIM BYATT (ST ANDREWS)
Newcastle University, 7th March 2014

[UPDATE] BREVITY - Graduate Student Conference at Western University (Canada), March 6 - 8, 2014 [EXTENDED DEADLINE Jan 1, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Western University, Canada
contact email: 
brevitywestern@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Luca Somigli (University of Toronto); Mark McDayter (Western University).

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m12@inter-disciplinary.net

12th Global Conference: Monsters and the Monstrous

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

Call for Presentations:

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Images of Whiteness

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

Call for Presentations

1st Global Conference: Deception (July 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Deception

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[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

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