category: bibliography and history of the book

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

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

Reading and Writing in Prison 4-5 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
a.schwan@napier.ac.uk

Reading and Writing in Prison

An interdisciplinary conference
Edinburgh Napier University, 4-5 June 2010

[UPDATE] CFP— "The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love" EXTENDED DEADLINE- Dec. 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu or spenc183@msu.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010
Renaissance Grand Hotel—St. Louis
St. Louis MO

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; abstract due Jan. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Harriet Beecher Stowe and visual culture. Illustrations of Stowe's work, evocations of visual culture in her writing, the house as a visual experience, etc.

OR

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

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
March 4-6, 2010

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

The English Bible

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Foster / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
brett.foster@wheaton.edu

The Conference on Christianity and Literature invites submissions of abstracts for a CCL roundtable session at the annual MLA Convention in January 2011.

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”

Turning Points, October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.org

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 15, 2010

Theme: Turning Points

Location: Henry Ford Community College

Reminder: Rebecca Harding Davis Panels at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Queer Privates: UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium, May 14 2009

full name / name of organization: 
UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
queersymposium2010@gmail.com

CFP: “Queer Privates”

2010 Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
University of California, Davis
Date: Friday, May 14

2010 War, Literature & the Arts Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby/USAFA Dept of English and Fine Arts
contact email: 
2010wla@gmail.com

An international conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on “Representing and Reporting America

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended "Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Santa Barbara Early Modern Center
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, “Limits of the Human.” The conference will take place on Fri

[Update] CFP Literature (General, Cormac McCarthy, Twilight) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

[Update] CFP Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Last call for our 12/15/2009 submission deadline next week!

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Visual Arts in the 21st Century

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

Visual Arts in the 21st Century

The End? Indiana University Graduate Student Conference, March 25-27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an International Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference entitled "The End?" to be held at Indiana University in Bl

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