category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] Four Nations Fiction: Women and the Novel, 1780-1830, 28 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Library of Wales
contact email: 
e.edwards@wales.ac.uk

Full programme now available online: http://www.wales.ac.uk/en/CentreforAdvancedWelshCelticStudies/NewsEvents...

Humane, Inhumane, Human 27 February-1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

In keeping with HERA’s mission of promoting the study of the humanities across a wide range of disciplines and interdisciplines, we invite presentations for the 2014 conference.

The Annual Conference of Mediterranean and Levantine Cultural History​ in the Byzantine, Medieval and Renaissance Periods

full name / name of organization: 
Professor James Fitzmaurice, University of Sheffield
contact email: 
j.fitzmaurice@sheffield.ac.uk

Othello's Island

The Annual Conference of Mediterranean and Levantine Cultural History​ in the Byzantine, Medieval and Renaissance Periods

[ANNOUNCEMENT] "The Past and Future of the Book" (Memphis, October 10-11, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Newstok
contact email: 
newstoks@rhodes.edu

"The Past and Future of the Book” Symposium

CFP New Journal 'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural'

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Heholt, Falmouth University, UK
contact email: 
revenant@falmouth.ac.uk

'Revenant: Critical and Creative Studies of the Supernatural' is a peer-reviewed, online journal looking at the supernatural, the uncanny and the weird.

The Adventures of Tintin (symposium)

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
tintinat85@outlook.com

Abstracts are now being accepted for a symposium on “The A

[UPDATE] Chaucer Spenser Conference University of Bristol

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Geffrey with the New Poete: Reading and Rereading Chaucer and Spenser
contact email: 
chaucerspenser@gmail.com

There is a persistent discussion between scholars of the medieval and early modern periods about how both periods are conceptualised and about the interrelations between them.

Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and Enculturation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
November 15-16, 2013

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Shirley Brice Heath, Professor Emeritus, Stanford University

Faking It: Forgery and Problems of Authenticity, February 22nd 2013

full name / name of organization: 
History of the Book Working Group, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Call for Papers: “Faking It: Forgery and Problems of Authenticity”
A History of the Book Working Group Conference, UC Berkeley
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Call for Submission: Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing Issue V

full name / name of organization: 
Rattle - A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing
contact email: 
editorial@rattlejournal.org.uk

We are very pleased to now be inviting submissions for our fifth issue of Rattle -- A Journal at the Convergence of Art and Writing.

'The Dovetail' Online Postgraduate Journal, Issue 1: 'Science and Literature', Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
dovetail.bangor@gmail.com

Issue 1: ‘Science and Literature’ Call for Abstracts

[UPDATE] Resurrecting the Book Conference, 15-17th November 2013, Library of Birmingham, England

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Matthew Day, Newman University, Birmingham
contact email: 
info@resurrectingthebook.org; m.day@newman.ac.uk; Caroline.Archer@bcu.ac.uk

The earlybird cut off date for booking for the Resurrecting the Book Conference, Library of Birmingham 15-17th November 2013 is September 15th.

www.resurrectingthebook.org

[UPDATE] L.M. Montgomery and War (26–29 June 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Lefebvre
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

University of Prince Edward Island, 26–29 June 2014

Please note that the deadline for submissions is now 15 August 2013

Women’s Writing 'Queens of the Marketplace: nineteenth-century women writers and the rise of the bestseller

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton/Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
Clare Gill, (c.gill@soton.ac.uk) or Clare Clarke, (clarkc11@tcd.ie)

REMINDER: DEADLINE APPROACHING

Sixth Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference: Shakespeare: Text, Power, Authority 3-6- July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
bsaconference2014@stir.ac.uk

Sixth Biennial British Shakespeare Association Conference
Shakespeare: Text, Power, Authority
http://shakespeare.stir.ac.uk/

University of Stirling, 3-6 July 2014

Keynote speakers

Extended Deadline! Cannibal Modernisms Comparative Literature Conference, King's College London, November 8th, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London Comparative Literature Annual Graduate Conference
contact email: 
cannibalmodernisms@gmail.com

Call For Papers Deadline: August 16th, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Professor Xudong Zhang, Professor of East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, New York University.

Applications Invited for BSA's 2014 New Scholars Program; Deadline Extended to Sept. 15, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
John A Buchtel / Bibliographical Society of America
contact email: 
jb593@georgetown.edu

Each year, the Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) invites three scholars in the early stages of their careers to present twenty-minute papers on their current, unpublished research in the field

Suffragette Legacy; How does the History of Feminism Inspire Current Thinking in Manchester?

full name / name of organization: 
Camilla Mørk Røstvik/University of Manchester with People's History Museum Manchester
contact email: 
suffragetteevent@gmail.com

Suffragette Legacy
How does the History of Feminism Inspire Current Thinking in Manchester?
Saturday 8 March 2014

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] ACIS Midwest Regional Conference (Deadline: September 6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acismidwest@gmail.com

The 37th annual ACIS Midwest Regional Conference in Iowa City (October 10-12, 2013) welcomes proposals for papers on any and all topics related to Irish studies – from new and existing ACIS members,

[UPDATE] "Race and Reception" -- NeMLA Harrisburg, PA, April 3-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laz55@unh.edu

This panel will examine U.S. race relations and ethnic identity through the lens of literary reception. How do communities of readers overlap or stray beyond communities of race?

Teaching the Digital North American Slave Narrative: A Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
C19, Chapel Hill, March 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
pathorn@unc.edu

Applicants to this roundtable session should submit an assignment or syllabus (new or previously used) that asks students to engage with one or more of the slave narratives hosted online at Documentin

CFP: Five Years Beyond Douglass: Expanding the Conversation

full name / name of organization: 
C19, March 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
zach.hutchins@colostate.edu

This panel invites participants to put in practice the call of Michael Drexler and Ed White and avoid “streamlined, artificially constructed canons” of African-American literature by engaging one

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 9/15/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

Check the website, apollonejournal.org, for submission details on publication, or for an application to work with us.

MELUS CFP for 2015 Special Issue on African American Print Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
hrambsy@siue.edu

MELUS CFP for 2015 Special Issue: African American Print Cultures
Guest Editors: Joycelyn Moody and Howard Rambsy II

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century: NEMLA 2014, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/CUNY
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

Literature and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century

[UPDATE] Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal - 15 September 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal

Text in Context is a graduate student journal published electronically by Southern Connecticut State University. We seek submissions exploring the text itself and its function(s) and implications both internally and externally—literary analysis, poetry studies, critical theory, popular reception of a particular work, close readings, historical relevance, etc. Though the journal primarily deals with English studies, we welcome original papers from other disciplines, provided those papers focus on the text and/or its context—pedagogy and instructional design, localization of language in the brain, regional dialects and their origins, etc.

New Media in American Literary History Symposium December 5-6 2013

full name / name of organization: 
NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks at Northeastern University, Boston, MA
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu


New Media in American Literary History
Interdisciplinary Symposium
Northeastern University, December 5 & 6, 2013

Confirmed plenary panelists include: Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University), Ellen Gruber Garvey (New Jersey City University), Lisa Gitelman (New York University), and Meredith McGill (Rutgers University).

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries (Issue 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
Dr. Holly Faith Nelson (hollyfaithnelson@gmail.com)

Digital Defoe ISSUE 6.1

[UPDATE] CFP Death and Decay

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from Postgrads or Early Career Researchers on the subject of ‘Death and Decay’ for the third edition of HARTS & Minds, an online journal for students of th

MFS Special Issue - Neuroscience and Modern Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
Stephen.burn@glasgow.ac.uk

Neuroscience and Modern Fiction
Guest Editor: Stephen J. Burn
Deadline for Submissions: 1 February 2014

[UPDATE] Bodies in Place: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (NEMLA April 2014, Harrisburg PA)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

This panel seeks a broad range of papers that explore how disability challenges normative, even ableist, constructions of the body-environment dyad.

Sidney Society (9/8/2013; Sarasota, FL, 3/6-3/9/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor one or possibly two open sessions on writers of the Sidney family and their circle of influence at the Seventeenth Annual New College Conference on Medieval and Renaiss

SIAR: online journal of irish studies - Deadline: 15 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
SIAR: an online, peer-reviewed scholar journal of Irish Studies to the West of the West of Ireland
contact email: 
jodichilson@boisestate.edu

Accepting articles and papers written in APA, Chicago, or MLA about topics related to Irish Studies. US and International authors welcomed.

New Methods in Anglo-Saxon Homiletics

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics at the 49th International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
brandon.hawk@uconn.edu

49th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)
May 8-11, 2014

Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics: New Methods in Anglo-Saxon Homiletics

Critical Transitions: Genealogies of Intellectual Change - 2-day Workshop, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme "Tipping Points" Project, hosted by Institute for Hazard Risk and Resilience, Durham University, UK
contact email: 
ihrr.admin@durham.ac.uk

CRITICAL TRANSITIONS

Launch Workshop – Work Package 5, Leverhulme Trust "Tipping Points" Project

27 – 28 September 2013

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