category: bibliography and history of the book

Call for Referees for Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Referees with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

Popular Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

[UPDATE] Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production ABSTRACTS DUE: JAN 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
English Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2010 March 13-14 with evening performance March 12th.

[UPDATE] THEM'S FIGHTIN' WORDS: Povocative Epigraphs and Subtitles; 2010 MLA Proposed Special Session, Jan 6-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen E. Severm, West Texas A&M University
contact email: 
ssevern@mail.wtamu.edu

Request paper proposals for a proposed special session at the 2010 MLA convention in Los Angeles, CA.

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

Uniting Nations: Risks and Opportunities - Submission Deadline 28/02/10

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

eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

[UPDATE] Paths of Progress(?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

[UPDATE] 75 Years of Penguin Books: International Conference (29 June - 1 July 2010); CFP DEADLINE: 1 FEB 2010

full name / name of organization: 
AHRC Penguin Project, University of Bristol
contact email: 
penguin-project@bristol.ac.uk

This conference seeks to cover the diversity of Penguin’s publication history. In 2010, Penguin Books will be 75 years old and Puffin Books will be 70 years old.

Charting the 18th Century: Encircling Land & Sea, 14-16 October, 2010, St. John's NL (Abstract deadline: Jan. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies / La Société canadienne d’étude du dix-huitième siècle (CSECS/SCEDHS)
contact email: 
csecs.2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies invites proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of the long 18th century for its 36th annual conference

[UPDATE-REMINDER] Women Writers of the Fin de Siècle International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
contact email: 
carolyn.oulton@canterbury.ac.uk; adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk.

A two day conference to be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
Monday-Tuesday 28-29 June 2010

Keynote Speakers
Professor Linda Peterson (Yale University)

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapt4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

CFP: "Byron and the Book," International Byron Conference, Boston, MA (July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Byron Society of America
contact email: 
amstauff@gmail.com


SAVE THE DATE and CALL FOR PAPERS

BYRON AND THE BOOK
The 36th International Byron Society Conference
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
26-31 July 2010

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

[Update] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rich Angle, AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
richang@siu.edu

Call for Papers: Community and Conflict

2010 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition

4th Annual Conference in Carbondale, Illinois

The Dictionary in Print and in the Cloud

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mh@umn.edu

Benedict Anderson's "philological-lexicographic revolution" and after.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31ST

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: Feb 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announces the annual University of Louisville Graduate Conf

The Literary Organ, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
cecire@berkeley.edu and hillary.gravendyk@pomona.edu

“I have given no small attention to that not unvexed subject, the skin of the whale. I have had controversies about it with experienced whalemen afloat, and learned naturalists ashore. My original opinion remains unchanged; but it is only an opinion. The question is, what and where is the skin of the whale?”

--Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

An organ is, among other things, a part of a human or animal body; a site of sensation;

"The Drawn Map" Graduate Student Conference--Jan 15th Extended Deadline

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

"The Drawn Map":
Northeastern English Graduate Student Association's graduate student conference
March 13-14, 2010

Key note Speaker (see further speaker info below):

ANZAMEMS 2011 8th Biennial International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
anzamems2011@otago.ac.nz

Call for Papers and Panels

The Australian and New Zealand Association
for
Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Inc.

Eighth Biennial International
Conference
2-5 February 2011

[UPDATE] - Grad Colloquium: Martyred Bodies and Religious Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe - CFP ext. to 13 Jan.

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Early Modner Institute
contact email: 
mrea@ualberta.ca

A CALL FOR PAPERS
“MARTYRED BODIES AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE”

[UPDATE] Martyred Bodies and Religious Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Institute / University of Alberta
contact email: 
mrea@ualberta.ca

A CALL FOR PAPERS
“MARTYRED BODIES AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE”

UPDATE: Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production March 13-14 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Mar 13-14 2010 Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English, University of Calgary
Contact Email: freeex@ucalgary.ca

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

The Free Exchange Graduate Student Conference at the University of Calgary seeks abstracts for papers for our forthcoming conference on the roles of type in cultural production.

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

The Voynich Manuscript & Other "Cryptotexts"

full name / name of organization: 
SCRIPT - scriptjournal.studiohyperset.com
contact email: 
script@studiohyperset.com

SCRIPT 1.2 will feature a special section concerned with the Voynich manuscript and other "cryptotexts."

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
National Sun Yat-Sen University
contact email: 
sflai@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

Writing and/as Curatorship: The History of the Book (MLA 2011; abstracts by 15 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Todd Knight
contact email: 
knightjt@umich.edu

Collecting, anthologizing, binding, archiving, conservation, reproduction -- forms of textual "curatorship" as they come to define forms of writing (from Gutenberg to Google).

[UPDATE] Creative and Critical Writing (1/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwriting.org.uk

*****

CALL FOR PAPERS

Creative and/or Critical work

for

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing"

[UPDATE] Digital Archives & the Field of Production, 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, http://appositions.blogspot.com/
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

CFP 2010: Digital Archives & the Field of Production

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture,
http://appositions.blogspot.com/

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

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