category: bibliography and history of the book

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (Jan 15/11; June 16-18/11)

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

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
June 16-18, 2011

Contemporary Interpretations

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Kate Chopin panel at 2011 ALA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

CFP: Due November 15, 2010 for SHARP: July 14-17, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Interlinguicity and Internationality in the Renaissance
contact email: 
saengerm@southwestern.edu

CFP: Due November 15, 2010 for SHARP: July 14-17, 2011

Interlinguicity and Internationality in the Renaissance

Manifest Identity [UPDATE] - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
February 25-26, 2011

At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator’s organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term “text” itself, as “text” has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.

CFP: Digital Projects Poster Session (11/15/10; SHARP 7/14/11-7/17/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine D. Harris/SHARP
contact email: 
katherine.harris@sjsu.edu

CALL FOR POSTERS

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing International Conference
Washington DC
July 14 - July 17, 2011

The Book in Art & Science

Scottish Literature at CEA 2011 (Nov. 1/March 31-April 2, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bmclaugh@wingate.edu

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2011
March 31- April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Hilton, St. Petersburg, 333 First Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; (727) 894-5000

[REMINDER] CFP: British Women Writers Conference 2011 -- "Curiosities"

full name / name of organization: 
Eugenia Gonzalez
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Website: http://bwwc2011.osu.edu

Reading Benjamin Reading, ACLA Vancouver (11/1/10; 3/31/11-4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooks E. Hefner
contact email: 
hefnerbe@jmu.edu

In 1927, exactly one hundred years after Goethe first used the term “Weltliteratur,” Walter Benjamin returned to Berlin from Moscow.

ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wagaman@h-net.msu.edu OR clr5@psu.edu

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture.

The Popular Imagination and the Dawn of Modernism: Middlebrow Writing 1890-1930, London, 15-16 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
kate.macdonald@ugent.be, cornelia.waechter@uni-paderborn.de

Undergraduate essays in the humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
eldred@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue.

Interfaces: encounters beyond the page / screen / stage

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
lrs204@ex.ac.uk

1 Day Postgraduate Research Workshop and Exhibition, 29th January 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr Judith Buchanan (University of York)

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Annual Conference, February 18-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

CFP Purdue Comitatus Grad Conference, Feb 4-5th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comitatus Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
cjudkins@purdue.edu

Dear All,

I am pleased to announce that the 9th Annual Comitatus Graduate
Student Medieval Conference will be held at Purdue University, West
Lafayette, Indiana, on Feb 4th-5th, 2011.

[UPDATE] NVSA 2011--Systems and Archives.

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
tagathoc@hunter.cuny.edu

*NVSA solicits submissions for its annual conference; the topic this year is SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES.* The conference will take place at the University of Maryland: April 15-17, 2011.

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

Books and Publishing Conference

full name / name of organization: 
8th International Conference on the Book
contact email: 
support@booksandpublishing.com

EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE BOOK
6-8 November 2010
University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
http://www.Book-Conference.com

Call for Papers - What Happens Next: The Mechanics of Serialization

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam, Institute for Culture and History
contact email: 
uvaserialization@gmail.com

The recent explosion of popular serialized forms, from Lost and Battlestar Galactica to computer game expansion packs, has provoked renewed interest in the economics and mechanics of serialization as

[Update] Giving Birth to Greatness: Pulp Fiction as Genesis of Genius--Conference and Edited Collection--April 20-23 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
j.everet@usp.edu

Call for Proposals
Conference and Edited Collection

Giving Birth to Greatness: Pulp Fiction as Genesis of Genius
PCA/ACA and SW/TX PCA/ACA 2011
San Antonio, TX
April 20-23

Giving Birth to Greatness: Pulp Fiction as Genesis of Genius: Conference and Edited Collection: April 20-23 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
j.everet@usp.edu

Call for Proposals
Conference and Edited Collection

Giving Birth to Greatness: Pulp Fiction as Genesis of Genius
PCA/ACA and SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010
San Antonio, TX
April 20-23

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Gestures and Jesters: Irony at a Crossroads, February 24-25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com


The Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

Graphic Novels, comics, and popular culture-SWPCA-Joint conference with PCA 2011 San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

ACLA seminar - "Migrations" (Vancouver, Mar.31 - Apr.3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova, University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
aivanchikova at alaska.edu

ACLA Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada,
March 31- April 3, 2011

Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".

PANEL DESCRIPTION:

Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century: 28th-29th January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Swann and James Smith, Keele University and University of Manchester
contact email: 
c17.conference@manchester.ac.uk

‘Such Total and Prodigious Alteration’ / ‘The Wounds May Be Again Bound Up’:
Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century

Book History at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
stephanie.eckroth@ttu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

CFP: Creative Writing - the UK's 14th Annual Great Writing Conference (12/1/10 - 6/18/11-7/19/11)

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

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Call for Papers

Great Writing 2011

The 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

CFP: Submissions for a Book collection on Pacific Island Women (deadline 12/17/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen Thompson, University of Guam
contact email: 
drhelent@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited book collection on Pacific Island women.

Genealogies: Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

The Executive Committee of the Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce a call for papers.

CFP, Work and Leisure in the Nineteenth-century Press [deadline, 2/1/2011] (Canterbury Christchurch University, UK 7/22-23 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
contact email: 
C.L.Horrocks@ljmu.ac.uk

Call for Papers
Work and Leisure
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
43rd Annual Conference
Canterbury Christ Church University, UK, 22 – 23 July 2011

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