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Call for Abstracts: Reimagining The Archive

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 1:37pm
Reimagining The Archive: Remapping & Remixing Traditional Models in the Digital Era

The Organizing Committee invites the submission of brief proposals for presentations (papers, demonstrations, installations, creative works, media) related to the following conference themes:

• Transition - New roles for archives: From repository to activity, engagement, and performance

• Navigation – The changing legal, regulatory, professional, and ethical landscape of digital cultural heritage

• Curation – The future of archives as knowledge references and authorities; issues of selection, sorting, choice, and exclusion/forgetting

Deadline for 500-word abstracts: August 1, 2010
Acceptance notification by September 1, 2010
Symposium: November 12-14, 2010 at UCLA (Los Angeles)

CFP: Migrancy and the Text (Postgraduate), Deadline: 27 Sep 10 Event: 6 November

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 11:43am
Kingston University

Kingston University Postgraduate Conference

Migrancy and the Text

Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

'Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition'

Saturday 6th November 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm

Kingston University, Penrhyn Road Campus, London, KT1 2EE, UK

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY (Feb. 3-6, 2011; vita & abstract due Aug. 1, 2011)

Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 6:47am
Texas Institute For Literary and Textual Studies, English Department, The University of Texas at Austin


  • February 3-6, 2011
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, Texas
    250-word max abstract and 2-page vita, due August 1, 2010

    Plenary speaker: Laura Mandell, Professor and Director of Research Initiatives for Interactive Media Studies, Miami University


    Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 11:03am
    Northeast Modern Language Association Convention [April 7-11, 2011]

    Neomedievalism, as cultural antithetical fantasy to our ongoing "modernity," has since Umberto Eco's 1973 essay "Dreaming of the Middle Ages," developed as mode of global/local geopolitical and socio-economic analysis. This panel seeks papers on aspects of neomedievalism in Renaissance to contemporary literature and popular culture (film, RPGs and videogames, comics, music), and sociopolitical theories (nation state fragmentation, faith vs. science, sovereignty, the postsecular, neoconservatism). 300-word abstracts to

    Modernist Cummings, Reading Form, and Writing History (deadline 9/20/10; Louisville, 2/24/11-2/26/11)

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 5:30pm
    E.E. Cummings Society

    The E. E. Cummings Society and the Society's journal, Spring, invite abstracts for 20-minute papers for the 39th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, February 24-26, 2011, at the University of Louisville ( An experimental artist of new forms in poetry, prose, painting, and theater, Cummings goes beyond a mere radical formalism to fashion a cultural aesthetics that engages the contemporary issues of his time.

    Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 10/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 3:32pm
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Society

    A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

    Call for Papers

    On the bicentennial of her birth, the Stowe Society announces a conference celebrating Harriet Beecher Stowe—her life and works—at Bowdoin College, where she wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin. Conference organizers welcome participation from scholars, artists, and members of the community.

    Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

    Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 10:23am
    Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo

    CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
    Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
    Conference 3-5 June 2011

    Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

    Keynote Speakers: Carolyn R. Miller (North Carolina State) and James Phelan (Ohio State)

    Literature (n.): literary work or production; the realm of letters.
    Rhetoric (n.): the study and practice of using symbols to persuade or influence.
    Value (n.): the quality of a thing considered in respect of its power and validity for a specified purpose or effect.

    This three-day conference will investigate the intersections of literature and rhetoric with values.