category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, Explication [12/11/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Natures 2010
A Graduate Student Humanities Conference
Held at La Sierra University (Riverside, CA)
February 19, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

Story, Sport and Spirit: A Conference to Explore the Theory and Practice of Storytelling in Athletics; May 19 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Neumann University Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development
contact email: 
ISSCD@neumann.edu

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

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn (University of South Dakota) and Salvatore Musumeci (University of Sioux Falls)
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

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC), March 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their first annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

“Bodies of Knowledge: Anatomy, Complexity and the Invention of Organizational Systems, 1500-1850" (Abstracts: Feb. 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
M. S. Landers / University of Puerto Rico
contact email: 
anatomycfp@gmail.com

We are seeking proposals for a collection of essays that will explore the many ways in which early modern understandings of the body created a new paradigm for the theoretical/artificial organization

UPDATE: Creative Writing - UK (11/30/09; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries
contact email: 
creative@bangor.ac.uk

Great Writing:
The International Creative Writing Conference

18-20 June 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

UPDATE - Reading Conflict

full name / name of organization: 
Open University
contact email: 
O.B.Laursen@open.ac.uk

Open University Postcolonial Literatures Research Group

Reading Conflict

Open University Postgraduate Conference
Keynote Lecture by Stephen Morton (Southampton)

[UPDATE] Natures 2010 abstract deadline [12/1/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
La Sierra University
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

REMINDER--Deadline for Natures 2010 abstracts is December 1, 2009.
Conference date: February 19, 2010
Location: La Sierra University (Riverside, CA)

To Deprave and Corrupt: Forbidden, Hidden and Censored Books (Melbourne, 14-16 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, The Centre for the Book at Monash University, and The UNESCO Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas at The State Library of Victoria
contact email: 
BSANZ2010@arts.monash.edu.au

[1st Call For Papers]

Transgressing Boundaries, Enacting Difference, April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
ashbydj@muohio.edu

Transgressing Boundaries, Enacting Difference, April 3, 2010

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)

EMiC] Editing Modernism in Canada (submission deadline: 15 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dean Irvine / Dalhousie University
contact email: 
dean.irvine@dal.ca

Call for Papers
EMiC] Editing Modernism in Canada
Conference on Editorial Problems
University of Toronto
23-24 October 2010

Call for Art: How to Do Things with Words and Other Materials [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Durgin/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

(Call for Art):
How To Do Things with Words and Other Materials: Artist Books Show-and-Tell

Arthurian-Themed Comics Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

In commemoration of the upcoming 75 anniversary of PRINCE VALIANT, I am seeking brief proposals (apx.

[UPDATE] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 2ND 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

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010 (Revised Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciaconference2010@gmail.com

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010

[UPDATE] The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 23, 2009 [Deadline extended]

The Drawn Map -- CFP deadline December 20th, 2009

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

The Drawn Map.
March 13-14, 2010
Northeastern University’s
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

Keynote Speaker:
Professor Martin Brückner,
University of Delaware

PAMLA Conference, Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010; special session proposal deadline Dec. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

[UPDATE] Media, Medium, Mediation: Media Aesthetics Before 1900 (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Teukolsky
contact email: 
rachel dot teukolsky at vanderbilt dot edu

This seminar proposes to explore the aesthetic effects of early media--understood as "discourse networks," or channels of communication--by unsettling the idea of media itself.

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

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

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fourth volume to be publish

Watermark Grad Journal 2010-Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

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

WATERMARK CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP - Workshop - Machines of Memory. The Archival Technologies and the Genealogy of “Datapower” (17th- 20th century). 15/02/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin)
contact email: 
gchamayou@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Call for papers

Machines of Memory.

The Archival Technologies and the Genealogy of “Datapower” (17th- 20th century).

Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? April 8-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of French and Italian at Northwestern University Present an Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

CFP: PNRC; 21 to 23 Oct. 2010; Victoria, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Studies annual conference
contact email: 
ekelly@uvic.ca

The 53rd annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society will be held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada from 21 to 23 October 2009.

[UPDATE] Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Humanities Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

[UPDATE] ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (deadline extended to Nov. 23)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

CFP: International Association for Philosophy and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
iaplassistant1@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Proposed Sessions
34th Annual Conference
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
to be held at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada,
24-30 May 2010
Topic: CULTURES OF DIFFERENCES: national / indigenous / historical

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.

Call for Art: How to Do Things with Words and Other Materials [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Durgin/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

Please disseminate widely.

(Call for Art):
How To Do Things with Words and Other Materials: Artist Books Show-and-Tell

CFP - Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary (March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicola Masciandaro, CUNY
contact email: 
glossatori@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Spectrum calling for submissions DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum Literary Magazine
contact email: 
spectrum.ccs.ucsb@gmail.com

SPECTRUM is an annual journal of art and literature published by UC Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies. Founded in 1957, it is the longest-standing literary magazine in the UC system.

Transverse, U of T's comp lit grad journal, is accepting papers ON CENSORSHIP (Deadline: March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse, grad journal @ the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Transverse 2009-2010: Censorship

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Voltaire)

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