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SAMLA89: Collaborative Writing in Practice

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:40am
Southern Atlantic Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017


The Sixteenth International Conference on Books, Publishing & Libraries

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
Common Ground Research Networks
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018

Books, Publishing & Libraries Research Network: a conference and journal founded in 2003, exploring the histories, traditions, and futures of books, publishing, and libraries.

Topics include: archives, book, data mining, communication and media studies, e-learning, intellectual property, interdisciplinary studies, information science, internet and world wide web, libraries, literacy, museums and heritage, publishing, teaching and learning, writing

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The Idea of Prose Style: A Symposium

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:36pm
Sean Pryor / University of New South Wales, Matthew Sussman / Sydney University
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Idea of Prose Style: A Symposium
13-15 December, 2017
University of Sydney and University of New South Wales
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Garrett Stewart (University of Iowa)
Daniel Tyler (Oxford University)
Rebecca Walkowitz (Rutgers University)

CFP: Edited Collection Preserving U.S. History--Memorializing Contested Events

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 1:07pm
Melissa M. Bender, University Writing Program, University of California, Davis; Klara Stephanie Szlezák, American Studies, University of Passau, Germany
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, July 7, 2017

Conflicts over (mis)representations of historical events have long been a concern of scholars in multiple disciplines. However, the recent shift in the U.S. political climate—most notably, the shift from the Obama to the Trump administration—warrants fresh approaches to the ways in which historical preservation is practiced. To this end, we seek proposals for essays to be included in an edited volume exploring the manner in which U.S. history is preserved, sanitized, or contested through monuments, memorial sites, museums, and print or audio-visual texts.