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The Arts in the Periodical Press

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
Anna Peak
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Special issue of Victorian Periodicals Review: “The Arts in the Periodical Press”

In recent years, scholars have increasingly begun to study Victorian music, dance, and architecture for what they can illuminate about literary texts or Victorian culture, and as worthy subjects in their own right. This special issue of Victorian Periodicals Review aims to deepen scholarly understanding of how gender, social class, and other considerations complicated the relation of “the Victorians” to art through a focus on the arts in the periodical press.

CFP NeMLA (23-26 March 2017): Comics and Graphic Novels in a Transnational Perspective

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:57pm
Allegheny College
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2016

CFP NeMLA (23-26 March 2017): Comics and Graphic Novels in a Transnational Perspective

March 23-26 in Baltimore, Maryland

Dear Colleagues,

Apologies for cross-posting. Please find below a CFP for next-year's NeMLA conference in Baltimore, MD, March 23-26, 2017. If interested, please submit a 300-word abstract through the following link: https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/S/16284. The submission opens June 15 and ends Septemer 30. Feel free to forward this CFP to anyone who might be interested.

Sincerely,

Julia Ludewig

Thinking Gender, Imagining Reparations

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:58pm
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2016

UCLA Center for the Study of Women announces

Thinking Gender, Imagining Reparations
27th Annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference
February 9-10, 2017, UCLA

“Manuscript in the Age of Print”

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:57pm
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference 12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

CFP: “Manuscript in the Age of Print”
Session Organizers: Rachael King (University of California, Santa Barbara), Marissa Nicosia (Penn State University, Abington College)
Saturday, 14 October 2017, 10:45am–12:15pm
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

“The Social Life of Books: Uses of Text and Image Beyond Reading and Viewing”

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:58pm
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference 12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

CFP: “The Social Life of Books: Uses of Text and Image Beyond Reading and Viewing”
Session Organizers: Aaron Hyman (University of California, Berkeley), Hannah Marcus (Harvard University), Marissa Nicosia (Penn State University, Abington College)
Saturday, 14 October 2017, 8:30–10:00am
Bibliography Among the Disciplines Conference
12–15 October 2017, Philadelphia, PA

Poe and Anthologies

updated: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 2:58pm
Emron Esplin
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

At the upcoming ALA Conference in Boston (May 25-28, 2017), one of the Poe Studies Association’s panels will focus on Poe in the light of anthologies. Earning a living as a professional writer for newspapers and magazines, Poe was constantly occupied with publishing enterprises, and he had his own ideas about anthologizing others (the monumental The Living Writers of America) as well as himself (Tales of the Folio Club, Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, The Raven and Other Poems). Poe was obsessed with displaying both unity and diversity in his body of work, and that literary corpus was both dismantled and reconstructed during his lifetime and afterwards by several influential editors. According to Alan C.

Literature and War

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:00pm
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 14, 2016

The College English Association will host a panel on Literature and War for its upcoming 48th annual conference on Hilton Head Island, SC. The conference will be held from March 30-April 1, 2017 at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa. The conference theme is "Islands," which invites contributors to this particular panel to consider literature on warfare in island nation states or territories. "Islands" might also represent pockets of resistance or safe havens. Papers on other topics in the domain of war literature will also be considered. Please send your title and abstract to Prof Andrea Van Nort, USAF Academy, Colorado, at andrea.vannort@usafa.edu.

Mapping the Novel

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 5:02pm
ASECS 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Amidst growing population and urban redevelopment, eighteenth-century cartographers turned to maps to structure the changing size and shape of cities. For example, topographical maps provided readers with details that visually enclosed and contained the increasing sprawl of a rebuilding London. Textual surveys, by such cartographers as William Stow, used narrative prose to expand the topographical view in order to show “where every Street, Lane, Court, Alley…or any other Place…is situated.” These maps and surveys flooded the market in the 1740s, the decade which also witnessed the intensifying growth of the novel.

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