category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] Marginalia: Life on the Edges, February 15 and 16, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
UNC MEMS, Duke MedRen, UNC Graduate School
contact email: 
nccolloquium2013@gmail.com

The 13th annual North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies invites graduate students to submit proposals that engage broadly with the notion of marginalia.

CFP Humanities in the 21st Century (March 2013; Oxford, England)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hum1@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: HUMANITIES IN THE 21st CENTURY
Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th March 2013
Harris Manchester College, Oxford

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PARTICIPANTS

[UPDATE] Humanities Education and Research Association Conference in Houston, Texas, March 21-23 2013

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

Sacred Sites, Secular Spaces: Scenes, Sounds, and Signs in Humanistic, Artistic, and Technological Culture

[UPDATE] Working It Out: A Day of Numbers in Early Modern Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck College, London
contact email: 
numbersday@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Early modern books are full of numbers, representing both practicality and mystery. This multidisciplinary conference explores numbers in British early modern literature and textual

REMINDER - Feminism;Influence;Inheritance - Deadline 4 Jan '13

full name / name of organization: 
School of English and Drama - Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
feminism.influence.inheritance@gmail.com

This one-day symposium hosted by the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, University of London aims to bring together postgraduates and academics to explore how the issues of feminism, influence

UPDATE: Deadline extended til Jan 7, 2013: Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Pender
contact email: 
Patricia.J.Pender@newcastle.edu.au

Deadline extended til January 7, 2013
Call for Papers
Material Cultures of Early Modern Women’s Writing
University of Reading Early Modern Studies Conference, 9 - 11 July 2013

Transforming Knowledge Dissemination in Quebec and ROC: A Bilingual Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca

Transforming Knowledge Dissemination in Quebec and ROC: A Bilingual Roundtable

Co-organized by

Canadian Literature / Littérature canadienne and

Searching the Image in Canadian Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures / L'association des littératures canadiennes et québecoises
contact email: 
sara_jamieson@carleton.ca

“Searching the Image in Canadian Poetry”

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED -- "alt/" Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 1/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

“Alt,” neither a word nor a prefix in the grammatical sense, has nevertheless been a generative concept in contemporary scholarly interrogations of non-normative ways of engaging with and inhabiti

2nd Global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2013: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Graphic Novel

Monday 23rd September – Wednesday 25th September 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] CFP Deadline Extended: British Women Writers Conference (April 4-6, 2013; Abstracts now due Jan 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
BWWC2013@gmail.com

We have had requests to extend the deadline, so you (and all your friends and colleagues!) now have until January 1st to submit an abstract to the

[UPDATE] XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society Conference: April 20-22, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

[UPDATE: Official days of conference are April 20-22, 2013]

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference

UPDATE: NEW ELIZABETHANS 1953-2013

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Morra
contact email: 
newelizabethanconference@hotmail.com

New Elizabethans 1953-2013: Nation, Culture, and Modern Identity

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 4, 2013

Proposal Deadline Extended to January 1, 2013: "Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" EGADS! Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
ruth.garza37@utb.edu

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to
its 3rd conference themed “Revolution and Rebirth in

Media in Transition 8: public media, private media (CFP deadline March 1, 2013; conference May 3-5, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brad Seawell / Massachusetts Institute of Technology
contact email: 
seawell@mit.edu

Intermediality in the Digital Arts Graduate Conference March 2nd, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University
contact email: 
jonathanjumeau@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
INTERMEDIALITY IN THE DIGITAL ARTS
A Graduate Student Conference
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, March 2, 2013

Critical Distance: Reclusiveness, Secession, Indifference -- Special Issue of the Journal for Cultural Research

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editor: James Corby; Journal for Cultural Research
contact email: 
james.corby@um.edu.mt

In the context of any attempt to rethink the modalities, possibilities, conditions and limitations of critical thought, the otherwise sober and restrained notion of ‘critical distance’, with all i

Southern Literary Studies and Louis Rubin

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature / American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2013 American Literature Association Conference
May 23-26, 2013, in Boston
Deadline: January 20, 2013

[Update] James Fenimore Cooper Society Panels at ALA 2013 (May 23-26, Boston, MA), 4 January Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
les@wpi.edu, rzuck@d.umn.edu

Call for Papers

24rd Annual Conference
American Literature Association

May 23-26, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts

XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference: April 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
jesmackenzie@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
The XV Annual Elizabeth Madox Roberts Conference
April 21-23, 2013 Harrodsburg and Springfield (Roberts' hometown), KY

[REMINDER] International Pynchon Week 2013. Deadline December 20th 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Thomas
contact email: 
samuel.thomas@durham.ac.uk

A final reminder that the deadline for International Pynchon Week 2013 is fast approaching.

AUGUST 5-8 2013, DURHAM, UK:
LINES, LEGACIES, ANNIVERSARIES

PURITY: A Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
purity-submissions@excursions-journal.org.uk

“Purity is the power to contemplate defilement.” – Simone Weil

“Purity is a negative state and therefore contrary to nature.” – William Faulkner

[UPDATE] CFP: At Play in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (proposals due 3 Jan 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

Conference: June 20-22, 2013, DePaul University, Chicago IL
Proposals deadline extended to 3 January 2013

April 18-19 Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Early Atlantic Reading Group
contact email: 
rmitsein@purdue.edu

During Captain Cook’s 1769 transoceanic voyage, he collected a rust fungus in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

Writing Life -- Postgraduate Symposium, Malta, 22-23 March 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
writinglife2013@um.edu.mt

Writing Life
Postgraduate Symposium
22–23 March 2013
University of Malta

http://www.facebook.com/events/292097414242784/

Keynote speakers:
Dr Stefan Herbrechter (Coventry University)

Idiosyncrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker:

Post-Graduate Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies and Deptartment of English Language and Literature at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
9-10 May 2013
Cankaya University, Ankara

'Making It Work': US Thought and Culture Between Practice and Paralysis

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan US Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usistconference2013@gmail.com

Keynotes:
Paul Taylor (Philosophy / African American and Diaspora Studies, Penn State): author of Race: A Philosophical Introduction

Idiosycrasy / Idiosyncrasie

full name / name of organization: 
Ph.D. Program in French
contact email: 
cunyfrenchconference2013@gmail.com

IDIOSYNCRASY

March 1, 2013

A Graduate Conference by the Ph.D. Program in French at the CUNY Graduate Center

« On ne peut être normal et vivant à la fois. »
–E.M. Cioran

Update: BWWC CFP deadline 12/15/12; conference 4/4-4/6 2013 in Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2013@gmail.com

Conference keynotes: Devoney Looser, U of Missouri; Pamela Gilbert, U of Florida,

[UPDATE] 7th Annual Graduate Conference: "alt/" (March 16-17, 2013; abstracts due 12/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
altconference2013@gmail.com

[Extension] Invention vs. Mimesis -- Inaugural Issue of the Rat's Mouth Review Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review - Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

Extension: all submissions now due by January 15th, 2013.

Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta, Iota Chi Chapter / California State University, Northrdige
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

"Worlds Between: Exploring the Borders, Boundaries, and Gaps that Divide and Bind"

Saturday, April 27, 2013
California State University, Northridge
Graduate Conference

[UPDATE] Humor and Culture; submission deadline extended to 2/15/13

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

MadLit 2013: Between Surface and Depth, February 28-March 1, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s ninth annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit) will be held February 28–March 1, 2013.

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