category: bibliography and history of the book

EXTENSION FOR PROPOSALS: Intersections, Tensions and New Dimensions: Encounters in the Contact Zone in English Studies 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
University of New Hampshire English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
unhContactZones@gmail.com

This graduate conference will explore the relevance of contact and contact zones for English Studies.

Words in Action February 19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford French Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
wordsinaction2011@gmail.com

WORDS IN ACTION
Oxford University French Postgraduate Conference Saturday February 19, 2011

Electronic Records to Born-Digital Archives: Evolution in Theory and Practice (11/1/2010; 3/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Matienzo, Guest Editor/Archivaria, the Journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists
contact email: 
mark@matienzo.org

Archivists have dealt with digitally-created records for over 35 years.

Aphra Behn Online Journal-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
editors.journal@aphrabehn.org

ANNOUNCING:
Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts 1640-1830

Manifest Identity

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


A special issue of The Journal of the Short Story in English on Edith Wharton to be published in 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Short Story in English
contact email: 
Virginia.Ricard@u-bordeaux3.fr

The Journal of the Short Story in English (http://jsse.revues.org/) will publish a special issue on the stories of Edith Wharton (1862-1937) in 2013.

“The Circulating Library and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century” - ASECS 2011, Vancouver BC, March 17-20

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Doherty, Stanford University
contact email: 
hdoherty@stanford.edu

“The Circulating Library and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century”

Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich / University of Washington Tacoma
contact email: 
philipheldrich@gmail.com

CFP: Literature (General) (12/15/10; Joint SWTXPCA & PCA/ACA 4/20-23/2011)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Literature (General)

BSECS 40th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cook / British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 2011
contact email: 
academic@bsecs.org.uk

Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th January 2011

St Hugh's College, Oxford, U.K.

"Emotions"

The annual meeting of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century

[UPDATE] The Allegory of Guillaume de Digulleville (Deguileville) in Europe: Circulation, Reception and Influence 7/21-23/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Lausanne
contact email: 
marco.nievergelt@unil.ch; stephanie.kamath@umb.edu

[UPDATE] If you are a doctoral candidate interested in presenting at the colloquium but in need of travel funds assistance, please send the organizers a brief statement of your interest and your fundi

CFP for Imbas, a postgraduate interdisciplinary medievalists' conference, 12-14 November, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Imbas, NUI Galway, Ireland
contact email: 
imbasnuig@gmail.com

We would like to invite all postgraduate students of medieval studies to Imbas, an interdisciplinary medievalists’ conference being held in the Moore Institute at NUI Galway, Ireland from November 1

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

[UPDATE] Central European Authors--April 7-10, 2011--New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
emhall47@gmail.com

In “The Curtain: An Essay in Seven Parts,” Milan Kundera observes that Central Europe is rarely perceived as an important region in Europe.

Pauses, Stops, and Fitful Starts: Eighteenth-Century Punctuations [ASECS 2011 conference, March 17-20]

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Schneider and Kevin Bourque
contact email: 
rschneider@mail.utexas.edu

Within the last decade, the burgeoning discipline of textual studies has begun to re-consider the place of punctuation in the study of literary and rhetorical texts; and scholars working in our own pe

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 9/21/10 - 'What is bettre than gold?': Economies and Values in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

CFP: “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages”

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

Faulkner's Narrator's - SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

The ambiguity behind Faulkner’s narrators can be astounding and confusing – and wonderfully ripe for analysis.

New book series: Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Company
contact email: 
egaffney@ashgate.com

This new book series provides a forum for studies that consider the material forms of texts as part of an investigation into early modern culture.

Contemporary Interpretations- CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico English Graduate Student Council
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”

CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

[UPDATE] Digital Adaptation(s) DEADLINE EXTENDED until OCT. 1

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University
contact email: 
SM-Murphy2@wiu.edu

Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/

Women's Studies Area of PCA/ACA cfp 12/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

As Area Chair for the Popular Culture/American Culture Association's

[UPDATE]--Material Cultures conference, CFP deadline 9/15, conference date May 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa
contact email: 
tallen@uottawa.ca

Material Cultures

May 6-8, 2011
Department of English, University of Ottawa

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (10/21-10/22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire

[UPDATE] Humanities in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO), Western Illinois University
contact email: 
cm-jach@wiu.edu


EGO Conference: Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22 & 23, 2010
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

DEADLINE EXTENDED: October 1, 2010

The Poetics of Metadata (proposals due October 10, 2010; STS conference March 16-18, 2011
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full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon / Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
pbenzon at temple dot edu

Recent critical trends in media studies have emphasized various aspects of and approaches to the materiality of technology and media information, with methodologies including digital forensics, platform studies, and critical code studies offering both a deep interest in the close reading of technology and a jumping-off point towards multiple larger literary, cultural, and philosophical questions. This panel seeks to build upon and extend those methodologies by focusing in particular on metadata—data about data—as a category of inquiry. How does metadata relate to data in discursive, informational, and ontological terms? How and to what extent does metadata inform the materiality of technology? What kinds of aesthetic, economic, geopolitical, philosophical, and historical questions emerge when we focus our attention on texts such as caches, server logs, search histories, and other instances of the metadata of the digital? How might contemporary metatdata resemble, remediate, or break from the metadata of earlier periods? How might we write metadata into media history, and how does its presence coincide with or complicate existing narratives of media change?

19th Century America: CEA 2011 | FORTUNES I 42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

Call for Papers: 19th Century America at CEA 2011

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

Call for Papers: Early America: CEA 2011 I 42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Flor

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
kathrynn.engberg@aamu.edu

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

[UPDATE] 2010 MCRS Graduate Conference, Oct. 2 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies; University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
gsargent@english.umass.edu

Dear Graduate Program Directors, Administrators, and Grad Students:

Short essays wanted: literature, justice, social change and education

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

[Update] Sidney at Kalamazoo, 12-15 May 2011; Deadline 15 Sept. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society sponsors two open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

[UPDATE]The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices.

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Current Deadline: January 1, 2011. The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices presents a unique forum for the community of professionals engaged in post secondary education and research.

[UPDATE] “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages” - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild is pleased to announce its 21st annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, “‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages

Textual Materialities: Speaking Objects

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for Kalamazoo 2011
contact email: 
bcm2107@columbia.edu

Call for Papers, Kalamazoo 2011:
“Textual Materialities: Speaking Objects”

Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague
contact email: 
siemens@uvic.ca

Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age:
Textual Methodologies and Exemplars

15 December 2010

Georgia State University's New Voices Conference

full name / name of organization: 
"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" / Georgia State University - English Department
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9: What makes us laugh? Why is humor such an important cross-cultural phenomenon and universal human trait?

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