category: bibliography and history of the book

theory@buffalo: The Word Flesh [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
theory@ buffalo, Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
violenceoftheimage@gmail.com

Call For Papers
Editors: Jana V. Schmidt, Brian O’Neil
Annual Journal of the Department of Comparative Literature
theory@buffalo issue 17: “The Word Flesh”

[UPDATE] "By the Author of David Simple": New Approaches to Sarah Fielding (ASECS; April 4-7 Cleveland, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper Recine / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

Just passed her 300th birthday, the popularity of Sarah Fielding is increasing; yet, her life and writing tend to be overshadowed by the critical reception of her brother, Henry.

Politics and the Power of Print, Chetham's Library, Manchester, 30 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Catherine Feely
contact email: 
cathfeely@gmail.com

From the pamphleteers of the English Civil War to the library of ‘Occupy Wall Street’, the image of the book has often been a central element of political propaganda.

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Abstract:

Call for Open Journal Editors

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Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Call for Papers

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Novel Experiments (ASECS Cleveland, 4-7 April 2013) Deadline 9/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Insley Hershinow, Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis and Baruch College, CUNY
contact email: 
stephanie.insley@gmail.com

Samuel Johnson may have been wrong about the staying power of Tristram Shandy, but it is nevertheless clear that some of the eighteenth century‘s oddest works didn‘t "do long."

Call for Submissions, American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

[UPDATE]Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University/ Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium
contact email: 
park307@purdue.edu

“The hooly blisful martyr for to seke” is the alleged goal for the pilgrimage that structures Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

CFP: Kalamazoo '13, "The Trans-Reformational Imitatio Christi"

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Zimbalist, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
bezimbalist@ucdavis.edu

This special session highlights Thomas van Kempen/ à Kempis' "Imitatio Christi," one of the most popular devotional texts in late medieval and early modern Europe.

[UPDATE] ZOO 2013: Medieval Chronicles and Their Scribes, Manuscripts, and Early Editions

full name / name of organization: 
Dominique Hoche
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Books Have Their Histories: Medieval Chronicles and Their Scribes, Manuscripts, and Early Editions – In Memory of Lister M. Matheson

Call for Submissions - Sensate Journal for Experiments in Critical Media Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Sensate Journal
contact email: 
SensateJournal@gmail.com

Sensate is a new online interdisciplinary journal publishing works of critical media practice.

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

Agricultural Land-Use Pattern in Pulwama District of Kashmir Valley

full name / name of organization: 
Mohammad Maqbool Bhat
contact email: 
maqbool.bhat321@gmail.com

In this present paper an attempt has been made to analyze the agricultural land use pattern at micro level in Pulwama district of Kashmir Valley.

[UPDATE] Wyndham Lewis: Networks, Dialogues and Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / Institute of English Studies / Wyndham Lewis Society
contact email: 
wyndhamlewis2012@hotmail.co.uk

The conference now has a new website - see here for details:

http://wl2012.weebly.com/

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
effacethetraces@gmail.com

‘Efface the Traces!’ – Modernism and Influence
Durham University, 9-11 April 2013

Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies: Special Issue on the Early Modern Digital (due 15 Jan 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies
contact email: 
looserd@missouri.edu

Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies: Special Issue on the Early Modern Digital (due 15 Jan 2013)

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
eworonz@bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

MODERNIST MAGAZINES IN THE AMERICAS: POINTS OF DEPARTURE

full name / name of organization: 
OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
ewhite@brookes.ac.uk

CFP: MODERNIST MAGAZINES IN THE AMERICAS: POINTS OF DEPARTURE
Wednesday 12 December 2012, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, UK

Alien Bodies: Race, Space, and Sex in the African Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
The African-American Studies Collective
contact email: 
alienbodies@gmail.com

Emory University, Atlanta, GA
February 8-9, 2013

[UPDATE] 13-14 December 2012 The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work

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The 20th METU British Novelists Conference: Salman Rushdie and His Work
contact email: 
bnc2012@metu.edu.tr

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

13-14 December 2012
Ankara, Turkey

Keynote Speaker
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies

Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013: Saints and Sensibility

full name / name of organization: 
Hagiography Society
contact email: 
saintsandsensibility@gmail.com

We welcome papers that address emotions and affectivity in the cult of the saints.

The Asian Conference on Literature & Librarianship 2013

full name / name of organization: 
IAFOR
contact email: 
librasia@iafor.org

Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation"

Applications Invited for BSA's 2013 New Scholars Program; Deadline Extended to August 31, 2012

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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

Update: Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Extended Deadlines: Special session Sept 1; Abstracts Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator/ dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Send 250- to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

Modernism, Print and the Book

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
lotty@staffmail.ed.ac.uk

CFP: Modernism, Print, and the Book
10th December 2012

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit (Symposium Dec. 1 2012, Abstracts due Sept. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
St. Louis University Woode-walkers Medieval Studies Group, English Department, and Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
slu.hobbit.symposium@gmail.com

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

Click and Kin: Transnational Identity and Quick Media An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schu

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

We are looking for original chapters which take up the themes of transnationalism, family, kinship, and subject-formation mediated through new media technologies.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

Oct. 4-6, 2012: Ephemerality, Mutability, and Marginality

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tulsagradconf@gmail.com

Ephemerality, Mutability, and Marginality:
Print Alteration and Literary Culture

Comparing Eighteenth-Century British and Italian Narratives.

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini -- Università della Tuscia (Italy)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

FOURTH ANGLO-ITALIAN CONFERENCE ON EIGHTEENTH CENTURY STUDIES
5-7 September 2013

"The Objects of Textual Scholarship," March 6-8 2013, Loyola University Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Textual Scholarship, Seventeenth Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
s3jones1@gmail.com

The Society for Textual Scholarship

Seventeenth Biennial International Interdisciplinary Conference

March 6-8, 2013

Loyola University Chicago

“The Objects of Textual Scholarship”

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