category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED - SAMLA 2011 (Atlanta) "Renaissance Verse"

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA affiliate of the Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference 2011, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6
Conference Theme: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World

[UPDATE] - SAMLA 2011 (Atlanta) - "Counterfeiting or Teaching? Using English Renaissance Poetry to Teach Non-Literary Skills"

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA affiliate of the Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
engsdm@langate.gsu.edu

SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) Conference 2011, Atlanta, Nov. 4-6
Conference Theme: The Power of Poetry in the Modern World

Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

CfP: Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

Extended Deadline Humanism at Large conference 15th May

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth/Exeter University
contact email: 
meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Humanism at Large: Higher Education Now

9-10 September 2011
Tremough Campus, University College Falmouth

[second call] Ireland, Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010

full name / name of organization: 
NUI Galway
contact email: 
tony.tracy@nuigalway.ie

Second Call for Papers

Ireland Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010

Huston School of Film and Digital Media
NUI Galway, September 23-25th 2011

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death 8 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
dd8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Making Sense of: Dying and Death

Saturday 12th November - Monday 14th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

CFP: Making Sense Of: Suffering 2 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Discipinary.Net
contact email: 
suffering2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Making Sense of: Suffering

Wednesday 9th November - Friday 11th November 2011
Hotel Angelo, Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

The Third Asian Conference on Education 2011

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

International Education Conference organized by
IAFOR with the University of London
(Birkbeck), Waseda University, Tokyo and the
Singapore National Institute of Education.

CFP: Communication and Conflict (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

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

1st Global Conference
Communication and Conflict

Thursday 3rd November - Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Open Call for Papers for the Inaugural Issue of Ellipsis...A Journal for Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Ellipsis...A Journal for Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
ellipsisscholar@gmail.com



Ellipsis... is an online, peer reviewed journal that can be viewed here: http://ellipsis.mooreworks.net

CFP: The Value of Work 2 (November, 2011; Prague Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vow2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Value of Work: Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 31st September - Wednesday 2nd November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

18th-Century Women and Social Networks (ASECS, Mar. 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
courtney.beggs@qatar.tamu.edu; megastarparker@gmail.com

As mothers, writers, theater managers, shop owners, actresses, and artists, among other occupations, women frequently worked with each other to advance individual and sometimes collective goals.

Ninth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 15, 2011.

UPDATE: cfp: RSS Sept. 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Goldstein/Reception Study Society
contact email: 
pgold@udel.edu

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1
CALL FOR PAPERS CALL FOR PAPERS
RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY CONFERENCE

CFP - THE ALMANAC: ASPECTS OF A GLOBAL GENRE (10/20-21/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Sandro Jung/Ghent University
contact email: 
sandro.jung@ugent.be

While existing, published research on the almanac as an ephemeral annual publication has focused on a range of important characteristic features, it has not offered a comprehensive account that embeds

[update] English in the Digitial Age: New Developments in Language, Literature, and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Deadline for Abstracts Extended to May 15, 2011. We invite submissions in any way related to the conference theme from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars.

Resistance: Crisis.Creation.Action.Critique, GLITS (Goldsmiths Literature Seminar) Interdisciplinary Conference, 9–10 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
resistance-glits@gold.ac.uk or inc@gold.ac.uk

Confirmed speaker: Alberto Toscano

The Summer of Faulkner: Oprah’s Book Club, William Faulkner, and 21st Century America

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Harker
contact email: 
jlharker@olemiss.edu

Oprah Winfrey's 2005 announcement of her Book Club's "Summer of Faulkner" was greeted with skepticism, if not derision, by many cultural and literary commentators.

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics SAMLA (11/4-6)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011 Luso-Brazilian Studies
contact email: 
ahicksba@berkeley.edu

Luso-Brazilian Literature, Culture and Linguistics

Society for Renaissance Studies 5th Biennial Conference, Manchester (UK), July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Renaissance Studies/ University of Manchester
contact email: 
SRS2012@manchester.ac.uk

Society for Renaissance Studies
5th Biennial Conference
University of Manchester, UK, July 9-11, 2012

Call for Proposals (CFP): Technoculture (new issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
kdorwick@tcjournal.org

We seek papers from a broad a range of academic disciplines that focus on issues that could be briefly summed as “technology and society,” or, perhaps,“technologies and societies.”

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science October 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Western Illinois University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Call for Papers

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science

[EXTENSION] Innovations in creative and critical writing: First Fictions (deadline: 30th May, conference: Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Marginalia/Marginalities

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
contact email: 
dorfil@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy CFP (DEADLINE EXTENDED to 5/31)

full name / name of organization: 
City University of New York
contact email: 
JITP@gc.cuny.edu

The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, a new, peer-reviewed publication edited by students and faculty from the CUNY Graduate Center, seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection o

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

Bibliography and Textual Studies: The American Civil War (5/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies
contact email: 
mjlavin80@gmail.com

As the United States begins observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies welcomes paper

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

Call for manuscripts - book series "Contributions to Transnational Feminism"

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

Call for Manuscripts

New Book Series: Contributions to Transnational Feminism

General Editors: Erin Kenny (Drury University, U.S.A.) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz, Austria)

12th-13th December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE, KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK

To be held on 12th-13th December 2011
at
Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey

Bibliography and Textual Studies: The American Civil War (5/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Permanent Section on Bibliography and Textual Studies
contact email: 
mjlavin80@gmail.com

As the United States begins observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies welcomes paper

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