category: bibliography and history of the book

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
EGOconference2016@gmail.com

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

[UPDATE]Archi-textuality:Interventions of Text & Textuality in Historical, Economical, Sociopolitical, and Psychological Space.

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE) & Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (STDIC) at CSUN
contact email: 
agsestdicconference@gmail.com

The CSUN Department of English Annual Conference
18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330
April 16-17, 2016

Archi-textuality: Interventions of Text & Textuality in Historical, Economical, Sociopolitical, and Psychological Space

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English (AGSE) & Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (STDIC) at CSUN
contact email: 
agsestdicconference@gmail.com

AGSE and STDIC are seeking submissions for the CSUN Department of English Annual Conference that focus on bridging the intersections of text and textuality within historical, economical, sociopolitica

Authorship and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Daniel Cook / University of Dundee
contact email: 
d.p.cook@dundee.ac.uk

University of Dundee
8th and 9th April 2016

The Worlds of John Thelwall (NYC: 1/15/16; 6/25/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham Romanticism Group
contact email: 
bugg@fordham.edu

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THE WORLDS OF JOHN THELWALL

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: Special Issue of Participations - Perceptions of Censorship

full name / name of organization: 
Clarissa Smith - University of Sunderland / Jason Zenor - State University of NY-Oswego / Mark Mckenna - Glyndwr University
contact email: 
jason.zenor@oswego.edu

Call for Submissions- Participations: Journal of Audience & Reception Studies Special Issue: “Thinking about Censorship Differently”
Expected Publication Date: November 2016 (Vol 13, Issue 2)

Update: Deadline for submissions extended to Nov. 15th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
dr.darci,hill@gmail.com

...A gathering of scholars celebrating beauty, the Second International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought is soliciting proposals on all aspect of medieval or renaissance thought and cult

CFP for Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities ‎-- abstract deadline December 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

What: Panel on Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities
Where: CCLA @ Congress 2016 in Calgary, Canada
When: May 28 to 30, 2016‎

[UPDATE] Habitats and Hazards (11/30/15;2/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: an interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and/or hazards of any aspect of humanities studies. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

Panel on Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities - abstracts due December 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

CFP for Panel at CCLA

Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia on Friday,

Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Habit Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

[UPDATE] CFP: Popular Print Culture in the British Isles of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Kelly / David Buchanan, University of Alberta
contact email: 
gkelly@ualberta.ca / djbuchan@ualberta.ca

Conference: Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English, Calgary, AB, Canada, 28-31 May 2016

Gender in Victorian Popular Fiction, Art, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Hatter and Helena Ifill, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
j.hatter@hull.ac.uk / helena.ifill@sheffield.ac.uk

CFA: ‘Gender in Victorian Popular Fiction, Art, and Culture,’ Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

The Nature of Our Humanity

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

The Nature of Our Humanity
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference--Deadline extended to Nov. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Request for book proposals: monographs and edited collections

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
contact email: 
camilla.harding@cambridgescholars.com

Cambridge Scholars Publishing is an independent academic publisher, committed to providing a forward-thinking publishing service that champions original thinking, whilst ensuring we put our authors at

Call for Undergraduate Research Papers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2016 Issue.

Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
St Anne's College, Oxford
contact email: 
medicineandmodernity@ell.ox.ac.uk

Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century
St Anne’s College, Oxford
10th – 11th September 2016

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: CHRISTOPHER HAMLIN AND LAURA OTIS

In our current ‘Information Age’ we suffer as never before, it is claimed, from the stresses of an overload of information, and the speed of global networks. The Victorians diagnosed similar problems in the nineteenth century. The medic James Crichton Browne spoke in 1860 of the ‘velocity of thought and action’ now required, and of the stresses imposed on the brain forced to process in a month more information ‘than was required of our grandfathers in the course of a lifetime’. Through this two day interdisciplinary conference, hosted by the ERC funded Diseases of Modern Life project based at Oxford, we will explore the phenomena of stress and overload, and other disorders associated with the problems of modernity in the long nineteenth century, as expressed in the literature, science, and medicine of the period. We seek to return to the holistic, integrative vision of the Victorians as it was expressed in the science and literature of the period, exploring the connections drawn between physiological, psychological and social health, or disease, and offering new ways of contextualising the problems of modernity facing us in the twenty-first century. We are particularly interested in comparative perspectives on these issues from international viewpoints.

IN WAR (DIARIES) – SOLDIERS EXPERIENCING THE GREAT WAR. CROSSED PERSPECTIVES ON THE TRENCHES TROUGHOUT THE SOLDIERS’ WAR DIARIES

full name / name of organization: 
IoDeposito NGO
contact email: 
ilaria@iodeposito.org

IN WAR (DIARIES) – SOLDIERS EXPERIENCING THE GREAT WAR. CROSSED PERSPECTIVES ON THE TRENCHES TROUGHOUT THE SOLDIERS’ WAR DIARIES

FIELD OF INTEREST AND CANDIDATES’ PROFILE

Call for Papers *New* : Socrates Vol. 3 No.4 (2015) Issue- December

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Research papers and manuscripts are invited for consideration of publication in the regular issue- VOL. 3 NO. 4 (2015) ISSUE- DECEMBER OF the Journal SOCRATES. Deadline: November 20, 2015.

[UPDATE] Turning The Page: Digitalization, movie magazines and historical audience studies

full name / name of organization: 
Network of Researchers: Movies, Magazines, Audiences (NoRMMA)
contact email: 
t.jeffers-mcdonald@kent.ac.uk

Dear colleagues

Grant: Romance Novels, Writers and Readers, all fields; Due Dec. 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Writers of America
contact email: 
grants@rwa.org

Romance Writers of America announces the eleventh annual Research Grant competition.

ALA May 2016 Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association / Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

Vagantes Conference (Abstracts Due: Nov. 02, 2105; Conference Dates: Feb. 18-20, 2016 at Rice University)

full name / name of organization: 
Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
organizers@vagantesconference.org

February 18-20, 2016 at Rice University

[UPDATE] Nineteenth-century Building Stories (NeMLA, Hartford, CT March 17-20 2016, abstracts due Oct 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Starr (Westfield State University)
contact email: 
estarr@westfield.ma.edu; Abstracts should be submitted through the NeMLA cfp website: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/15740

This panel will consider Victorian short fiction as both an artifact and narrative architect of the city.

UPDATE: Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (11/09; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Masculinities special issue | Writing from Below

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities - the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic heterosexual masc

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon: 12/1

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

The Comics Arts Conference is accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for our me

Habit Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): DEADLINE APPROACHING

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
contact email: 
raybrowneconf@bgsu.edu

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016

Time and Timelessness: Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
contact email: 
raybrowneconf@bgsu.edu

Time and Timelessness:
Conceptions of the Past, Present, and Future in Cultural Studies

The Ray Browne Conference on Cultural and Critical Studies
April 1-3, 2016

English PhDs in a Composition World: Reflections on a Changing Profession (Essay Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/ Bronx Community College and Kristen Marangoni/ Tulsa Community College
contact email: 
englishphdsbook@gmail.com

English PhDs in a Composition World: Reflections on a Changing Profession

Kristen Marangoni, Assistant Professor, Tulsa Community College

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