category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] Animate Objects, Inanimate Bodies - EXTENDED DEADLINE TUESDAY 10th of APRIL 2012

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
kathryn.maude@kcl.ac.uk

King's College London Annual Postgraduate Conference

American Literature After 1900 - DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 31 - RMMLA 2012 (October 11-13, Boulder, Colorado)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tjackson1@csustan.edu

Panel seeking papers on any aspect of American Literature after 1900 for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference in Boulder, Colorado (October 11-13).

Reading Scenes and Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Sören C. Hammerschmidt
contact email: 
soren.hammerschmidt@ugent.be

CFP: "Reading Scenes and Systems" special session, MLA 2013

I am still looking for a contributor or two for a special session I intend to propose for inclusion in the MLA 2013 program:

CFP: The Accidental Traveler and Early Modern Utopias - SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [SAMLA Affiliated Group]
contact email: 
Dan Mills - stephenmills@mail.clayton.edu

Session Title: The Accidental Traveler and Early Modern Utopias

SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [Affiliated Group]

CFP: Defining English Identity in Early Modern England - SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [SAMLA Affiliated Group]
contact email: 
Kerri Allen - klallen@daltonstate.edu

Session Title: "Defining English Identity in Early Modern England"

SAMLA Conference 2012, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 9-11
Southeastern Renaissance Conference (SRC) [Affiliated Group]

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.

Undergraduate humanities research eJournal - CFP - 15 JUNE 2012

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

Apollon eJournal announces its second issue and CFP.

2nd Global Conference: Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
story2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative

Wednesday 7th November – Friday 9th November 2012
Salzburg, Austria

Call For Papers:

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) -- deadline May 1st, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, Issue Two
contact email: 
jitp@gc.cuny.edu

JITP, The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy,
cordially invites submissions by May 1, 2012 for our upcoming second issue.

[UPDATE] 'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvigmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

RE-VISION: Interpretation, Translation, and the Process of Writing, April 28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department
contact email: 
stric010@csusm.edu

Cal State San Marcos Literature and Writing Department

Textual Fault-Lines at 2nd Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Laskaya and Eve Salisbury
contact email: 
laskaya@uoregon.edu

This panel builds on the 2010 BABEL sessions examining "fault-lines" by focusing on textual studies.

[UPDATE] 'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvigmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture November 8-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
contact email: 
CraftSymposium@si.edu

Renwick Gallery - Washington, D.C., November 8 - 09, 2012
Deadline: Apr 2, 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work- (13-14 December 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
elifo@metu.edu.tr, okuroglu@metu.edu.tr

The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Contact name: Elif Öztabak-Avcı (elifo@metu.edu.tr)

EGSA Colloquium: FRENZY -- May 11-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
York University English Graduate Students' Association
contact email: 
2012frenzyconference@gmail.com

York University 2012 English Graduate Students’ Association Colloquium: FRENZY

Quotation in Modernism (Modern Language Association/MLA Convention, January 3-6, 2013, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

How and why do quotation practices change in modernism? To what literary effect?

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012 With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lyndsey Lefebvre, Cerritos College
contact email: 
llefebvre@cerritos.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2012
With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to March 30 - Hunter Graduate Student Conference: "Storytellers: Crafting, Testifying, Fibbing"

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Club of Hunter College
contact email: 
HunterGEC@gmail.com

All of us are natural storytellers.

[UPDATE] Panel: “Conversational Exchanges in Early Modern England.” (MLA BOSTON. JAN 3-6, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Bennett (Tufts University), Dianne Berg (Tufts University)
contact email: 
kristen.bennett@tufts.edu; dianne.berg@tufts.edu

This year’s MLA convention puts special emphasis on “conversation” as a model for our own scholarly exchanges.

[UPDATE] The Inaugural European Conference on Language Learning 2013

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

 

Call for papers, Special Issue, Poetry for the Thirs Millennium, ABC Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
ABC Studies Journal, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Poetry for the Third Millennium.

27th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in the Humanities: SYSTEMS OF CONTROL / MODES OF RESISTANCE, Nov. 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Kilpatrick / University of West Georgia
contact email: 
rkilpatr@westga.edu

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Russell Berman (Stanford University)

After Queer, After Humanism: Rice University English Symposium September 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism

http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

Workshop on narrative systems

full name / name of organization: 
Narrative and Hypertext 2012/ To be held in conjunction with Hypertext 2012 in Milwaukee
contact email: 
Charlie Hargood: cah07r@ecs.soton.ac.uk or David Millard: dem@ecs.soton.ac.uk

This workshop aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum to bring together individuals from the humanities and science communities to share research and discuss state-of-the-art research on narrative

LUDUS: The Narrative of Games and the Art of Play, GLITS Interdiscipinary Research Conference, 22 June 2012 [30 April 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
ludus2012@gmail.com

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Grethe Mitchell (University of Lincoln)

Southeastern Renaissance Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
staubsc@appstate.edu

The Southeastern Renaissance Conference invites submissions for our 69th annual conference, which will be held on October 5-6, 2012, at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

UPDATE: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS: LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE' " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

Writing in 1899, Frederick Dolman argued in an article titled “Four-Footed Actors: About Some Well-Known Animals that Appear in the London and Provincial Stage” that the “growth of variety theat

MLA 2013: Language Change and Changing Work: A Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Divisions on Language Change and Language Theory
contact email: 
chris.p.pearce@gmail.com

As the academy changes, why does linguistics remain important for MLA disciplines? Papers in any disciplinary context (linguistics, rhetoric, literature and cultural studies) welcome.

MLA 2013: At What Cost Change? Language Preservation, Identity, and Public Policy

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
chris.p.pearce@gmail.com

As language changes, what else happens? How should we respond? All languages and methodological approaches welcome (theory, field work, policy, etc.). 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2012; Chris P.

Exchange Conference (28/29 June 12), Call for Papers (deadline 4 May 12)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Green, Cardiff University, Wales, UK
contact email: 
ExchangeConference@cf.ac.uk

June 28/29// 2012
POSTGRADUATE
INTERDISCIPLINARY
CONFERENCE

Call for papers

Gender in English Studies International Symposium 2012 (19-21.10.2012)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Szczecin University, Poland
contact email: 
info@ges-symposium.pl

GES 2012: 'The fluidity and contestability of gender and sexuality'

Age, Obsolescence, and New Media (MLA 2013, Boston, 3-6 January; 15 March deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sponsored by MLA Age Studies Discussion Group
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

Age, Obsolescence, and New Media

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

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