category: bibliography and history of the book

Those That Came Before: Black Literary Indebtedness

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
manning.321@osu.edu

In “The Site of Memory,” Toni Morrison claims that as an African American writer her literary heritage is the autobiography, the slave narrative.

GRAMMA: Journal of Theory and Criticism Issue Number 21 (2013): "The History and Future of the 19th-Century Book"

full name / name of organization: 
Editors of the issue: Maria Schoina and Andrew Stauffer
contact email: 
schoina@enl.auth.gr, amstauff@gmail.com

In the period between 1740 to 1850, the systematization of the entire process of making and selling books through a network of printers, publishers, booksellers, writers, readers, and critics led to t

MLA 2013: McSweeney's and Contemporary Reading (3/15 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Jackie O'Dell
contact email: 
jackie.o_dell@tufts.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore the literary output, authors, genres, publication practices, or publics associated with Dave Eggers's McSweeney's books and magazines.

2nd Global Conference: Writing: Paradigms, Power, Poetics, Praxis

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
write2#inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Writing: Paradigms, Power, Poetics, Praxis

Saturday 10th November – Monday 12th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers:

Victorian Networks - Submission Deadline March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
navsa12@english.wisc.edu

The North American Victorian Studies Association Conference for 2012, in Madison, Wisconsin, September 27-30, invites papers on the theme of networks.

[REMINDER] "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology" Special Session MLA Boston 2013 (March 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

Please consider this CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Description:

Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000-1500

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Medieval & Renaissance Studies in Ireland
contact email: 
medrenforum@gmail.com

Transmission, Translation and Dissemination in the European Middle Ages, 1000–1500 AD, is an interdisciplinary, international, two-day conference to be held at University College Cork on 28– 29 Se

In the Margin: e-text and its readers (proposals 30 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Ann-Barbara Graff and Kristin Lucas
contact email: 
annbg@nipissingu.ca; kristinl@nipissingu.ca

We solicit contributions for an edited collection of scholarly essays entitled In the Margin: e-Text and its readers.

[UPDATE] CFP: At the Round Table (food writing)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Adrienne P. Lamberti / University of Northern Iowa
contact email: 
round.table.food.writing@gmail.com

Among scholarly, trade, and popular texts, food has been addressed as (among other frames) a luxurious preoccupation, a class marker, and an overdue opportunity to give attention to a key cultural artifact.

AAALS Session at MLA 2013 (Jan. 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS)
contact email: 
n.oreilly@tcu.edu

Proposals are invited for the AAALS session to be held at the 2013 MLA Convention to be held in Boston from January 3rd through January 6th, 2013.

Switch: National Culture in the Digital Age CFP - 12-14 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Huston School of Film & Digital Media
contact email: 
irishdigitalculture@gmail.com

How will national cultures survive in the digital age? Will they be subsumed in the centripetal pull of global monoculture?

[UPDATE] Roots and Radicalisms (DEADLINE 29/2/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes 2012 Graduate Conference - University of of British Columbia
contact email: 
endnotes.2012@gmail.com

Roots and Radicalisms: Literature, Theory and Praxis

General issue: 2012-13

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently soliciting scholarly and creative work for its 2012/13 general issue.

Digital Shakespeares - The Shakespearean International Yearbook, 10 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespearean International Yearbook
contact email: 
brett.hirsch@uwa.edu.au

Digital Shakespeares: Innovations, Interventions, Mediations

A Special Issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook

Edited by Hugh Craig and Brett D. Hirsch

Comics, Religion & Politics, 4th & 5th September 2012, Lancaster University [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Laycock, Lancaster University
contact email: 
e.laycock@lancaster.ac.uk

[UPDATE] David Jones: Culture & Artifice

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Adventist University Honors Program & Department of English
contact email: 
wauhonors@wau.edu

This interdisciplinary conference will explore Jones’s cultural theory, and how his creative works confront the challenges of modern culture.

CALL FOR PAPERS: InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS)

full name / name of organization: 
Anderson University
contact email: 
dmscott@anderson.edu, iblayer@brocku.cacarlos.teixeira@ubc.ca

The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (IJPDS) is an online, as well as printed, peer-reviewed academic journal, to be published annually, and in affiliation with Anderson Univer

Marxian Cartographies: Mapping/Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony C. Cooke/The Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

This panel will consider Marxism in all of its various manifestations over time, as well as attempts to imagine how it might travel and take on new shapes in the future.

[UPDATE] Anxieties and Innovations

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate English Department
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

Innovations and Anxieties
Saturday, March 31, 2012

A graduate conference hosted by the Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)

[UPDATE] AWP 2013 - The End of Postmodernism in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Quesada
contact email: 
rubenquesada@gmail.com

Seeking proposals for a panel (& book project) on “The End of Postmodernism in the Digital Age.” I am interested in a broad spectrum of approaches focusing on creative writing, including: poetry,

CFP Graduate Journal: The Word Hoard

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard: A new interdisciplinary journal from the University of Western Ontario English Graduate Society
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

The editors at Word Hoard, a new interdisciplinary journal at the University of Western Ontario, are pleased to announce our inaugural issue.

Transition and Transformation in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Durham MEMSA (Medieval and Early Modern Student Association)
contact email: 
imrs.mrpdg@durham.ac.uk

Transition and Transformation in Medieval and Early Modern Cultures

Durham University, 5-6 July 2012

[UPDATE] Call for Articles - Submission Deadline, March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Comics, Religion & Politics, 4th & 5th September 2012, Lancaster University [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Laycock, Lancaster University
contact email: 
e.laycock@lancaster.ac.uk

Keynote Speakers:

Will Brooker (Kingston University)
Mike Carey (British writer)
Lincoln Geraghty (University of Portsmouth)

Texts and Textiles, 11-12 September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Material Texts, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
LMFR2@cam.ac.uk

The shared origin of text and textile in the Latin texere, to weave, is a critical commonplace.

"worth a thousand words": at the intersections of literature and the visual arts, 24-26 October 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
contact email: 
literatureandthevisualarts@let.ru.nl

http://www.ru.nl/hlcs/worthathousandwords

Proposals deadline: 1 July 2012

THEORIES AND MODELS OF LITERARY HISTORIOGRAPH

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literary Theory
contact email: 
JLT@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Call for Articles: Journal of Literary Theory, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2013)

JLT – Journal of Literary Theory
Edited by Fotis Jannidis, Gerhard Lauer and Simone Winko
Published by de Gruyter

AAL Literature and Censorship conference 10-12 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Moore University of New South Wales Canberra
contact email: 
n.moore@adfa.edu.au

Australasian Association for Literature Conference 2012: Literature and Censorship

http://www.aal.asn.au/conference/2012/index.shtml

Dates: 10-12 July 2012

Authorship, Ownership, and Publication: Exploring Debt through Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Permanent Section at Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Nov 8-11, 2012
contact email: 
lacey-worth@uiowa.edu

This permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies at the Midwest Modern Language Association Conference welcomes paper proposals for a panel or group of panels on topics related to the confer

[UPDATE] "Interdisciplinary English Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Graduate Student Conference 2012 -- English Graduate Organization -- NDSU English Department
contact email: 
ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu

________________________________________________________
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
(Submission Deadline: February 23, 2012)

Interdisciplinary English Studies

Exegesis Postgraduate E-Journal (all research/creative writing welcome): DEADLINE APRIL 30

full name / name of organization: 
Exegesis Journal
contact email: 
submissions@exegesisjournal.org

In our inaugural issue we wish to address the diversity of meanings available to this e-journal’s title—Exegesis.

[UPDATE] Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012, April 13-14

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Riverside, graduate English department
contact email: 
disjunctions2012@gmail.com

Narratives Mediated: (dis)junctions 2012
19th annual graduate student conference

Keynote speaker: Dr. Leo Braudy

University of California, Riverside
April 13-14th, 2012

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

The guest column for this issue should provide a general discussion of one or more of this issue's themes as they present themselves in literature and/or history.

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2 - Deadline for Submission: March 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Progressive-Era Periodicals and the Rhetoric of Reform

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session Proposed for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
jaemery@moore.edu

How did ethnic American writers use the periodical as a vehicle for reform at the turn of the twentieth century?

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