category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia : From the Colonial to the Postcolonial, Oxford, 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lipika Kamra and Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
progresssouthasia2014@gmail.com

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia: From the Colonial to the Postcolonial is a one-day interdisciplinary workshop to be held in collaboration with the Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster on th

“Early Ecocriticism: Environments in Medieval and Early Modern Literature,” 68th RMMLA Convention, Boise, ID (Oct. 9-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Peter Remien / Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
pcremien@lcsc.edu

This session seeks papers for the 68th annual Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

Milton and Book History (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
(sharon.achinstein@seh.ox.ac.uk

John Milton and the material book; Milton and readership; books and the law; censorship; editions and editing.

Gender and Medieval Materialisms- MLA 2015 Jan 8-11 Vancouver, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

MLA 2015 Vancouver January 8-11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

Gender and Medieval Materialism
Call For Papers MLA 2015

Much recent critical work has explored the importance of things,
insisting that the non-sentient object is as constitutive of our

UPDATE Extended Deadline (MARCH 15)—Reading Matters, June 11-13, 2014, Interdisciplinary Summer Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Troy University
contact email: 
troyreadingmatters@troy.edu, pmenon@troy.edu

Reading Matters.
Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual UIowa Graduate Student Conference, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa World Languages Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
wlgoiaconf@gmail.com

The World Languages Graduate Student Organization (WLGO) invites you to submit abstracts for academic papers, poster presentations, or creative writing pieces from all disciplines that investigate edg

NeMLA 46th Annual Convention: Spring 2015, Toronto, Ontario

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS deadline April 22, 2014

[UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University (SUNY) Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Interdisciplinarity has become a buzzword across the humanities; the term usually implies that scholars make use of the tools of another discipline while remaining within the boundaries of their own.

Defend and promote the arts and humanities.

full name / name of organization: 
The New Union
contact email: 
editors@new-union.co.uk

A new project designed to defend and promote the value and all round general goodness of the arts and humanities is looking for passionate people to contribute articles.

The Prestige of Literature--Oct. 10-11, 2014 (Ottawa, ON)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Carleton University
contact email: 
prestigeofliteratureconference@gmail.com

This conference aims to explore the role that prestige plays in the contemporary literary marketplace.

Reading Matters - May 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA's 25th Annual Friends of English Southland Conference
contact email: 
readingmatters2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Helen Deutsch

“I love to cope him in these sullen fits,
For then he's full of matter.”
- Duke Senior, As You Like It

Death and the Maiden: A Special Issue of Writing from Below - 1 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Writing from Below
contact email: 
S.Abblitt@latrobe.edu.au

A recurring symbol and theme in Western cultural production since the fifteenth-century, imagery of death and the maiden reveals a dark bond between sexuality and death.

[UPDATE] Reading Then and Now, April 4-6

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesa2014@gmail.com

http://graduate.engl.virginia.edu/gesa/conference/CFP/
The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference
Keynote speech by Andrew Piper

Prophecy and Eschatology in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1500-1800 [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Crome, University of Manchester
contact email: 
andrew.crome@manchester.ac.uk

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA
contact email: 
WW1@usma.edu

September 11-14 2014 First World War Conference

"Literature, Memory, and the First World War"

Call for Papers
United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York, USA

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

EGSO Conference: Transaction [KEYNOTE UPDATE]

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

University at Albany 12th Annual EGSO Conference: Transaction
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote Speakers: Anna McCarthy (NYU) and Myung Mi Kim (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

New Directions in Sherlock

full name / name of organization: 
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present, Department of English, UCL
contact email: 
ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: New Directions in Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes: Past and Present
Friday, April 11, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM (BST)
Department of English, UCL

UPDATE Extended Deadline (Feb 15)--Herman Melville's Poetic (Dis)continuities ALA May 22-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Melville Society / ALA
contact email: 
giordano@villa.edu

Herman Melville’s poetry and poetic career can be characterized as distinctly lacking in continuity.

I Congreso Internacional sobre Libro Medieval y Moderno. 10-12 September, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zaragoza
contact email: 
i.congreso.libro.antiguo@gmail.com

The University of Zaragoza will host the "I Congreso Internacional sobre Libro Medieval y Moderno" from 10 September to 12 September, 2014.

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference, July 4, 2014, Lancaster, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University’s department of English and Creative Writing and Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts
contact email: 
fantastikaconference@gmail.com

Visualizing Fantastika: an interdisciplinary conference,
July 4, 2014

Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

The St.

UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014, Kelowna, BC

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, University of Northern British Columbia

Comics panel at ASA American Studies Association conference in Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Eyal Amiran
contact email: 
amiran@uci.edu

A panel on American comics is forming for the ASA in Los Angeles, November 2014. Panel proposals are due by February 2, so I need to receive a short abstract and your cv by JANUARY 28, 2014.

[UPDATE] Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/17 (Hard Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing

The 2014 First Book Institute

June 8-14, 2014

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Reassessing Women’s Writing of the 1840s and 1850s

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Victorian Women Writers
contact email: 
ICVWW@canterbury.ac.uk

The deadline for submission of abstracts for this inaugural conference hosted by the International Centre for Victorian Women Writers, has been extended to Monday 3 February.

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 31** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

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

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

Special issue: "Piers Plowman and the Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Yearbook of Langland Studies
contact email: 
yls.submissions@gmail.com

The editors of YLS are pleased to announce a special volume on 'Piers Plowman and the Body.' Any essay related to this topic will be considered for publication.

UPDATE: Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre - Deadline Extended to 1/25/14

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

"Cultural Screenings: Re-Situating American Digital Practices" - Deadline Feb 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
RIAS (Review of International American Studies) - Special Issue
contact email: 
mcarassai@ufl.edu, leonardo.flores@upr.edu

Print technology and the discovery of the new worl

Persistent Texts, Sustainable Enterprises, and the Technologies of Book Making, SAMLA 2014, Deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel, SAMLA
contact email: 
mjbrown@fsu.edu

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel welcomes 15-minute papers related to textual studies, bibliography, the history of the book, authorship, rare books, paratextuality, publishing history, ci

UPDATE: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 02/14/14: 06/28/14 - 06/29/14

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

- - -
** CALL FOR PAPERS **

Great Writing 2014

The 17th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

Imperial College London
Sat. June 28th - Sun. June 29th 2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com

The Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

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