CFP: Research Society for American Periodicals at ALA (1/5/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Belasco
contact email: 
sbelasco@unlnotes.unl.edu

The Research Society for American Periodicals announces calls for papers
for American Literature Association 2007, Boston, MA, May 24-27, 2007:

Contemporary Popular Magazines
The Research Society for American Periodicals invites proposals for a
session on contemporary popular magazines. Topics may concern magazines
individually or in categories (e.g., bridal, lifestyle, news), and may
consider genres, departments, contributors, or editorial/textual
practices. Please email a 250-word abstract along with a 2-3 sentence bio
and any a/v equipment you might need to Judith Yaross Lee: leej_at_ohio.edu.
Deadline for submissions is January 5, 2007.

19th Century Periodicals in Transatlantic Context
The extensive circulation of British periodicals in 19thC America and,
especially later in the century, of American periodicals in Britain came to
exert a profound influence on the development of the two nations. The
Research Society for American Periodicals invites proposals dealing with
any aspect of this subject, including individual periodicals,e.g. the
Westminster Review; questions of shared concern, e.g. slavery/imperialism;
cultural and literary influence, e.g. Punch and American humor; or
individual writers, e.g. Henry James. Please email a 250-word abstract
along with a 2-3 sentence bio to Robert J. Scholnick: rjscho_at_wm.edu.
Deadline 5 January, 2007.

Visual Culture in American Periodicals
The Research Society for American Periodicals invites proposals for a
session on visual culture in American periodicals. Topics might include:
the development of illustrations in early periodicals, intertextual
relations between verbal and visual texts, illustrators and writers as
collaborators, reading advertisements, and cover art. Please email a
one-paragraph abstract along with a 2-3 sentence bio and any a/v equipment
you might need to Patricia Okker: okkerp_at_missouri.edu. Deadline for
submissions is 5 January 2007.

For further information about RSAP, contact:
Susan Belasco, Professor
Department of English
Andrews 342
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0333
Phone: 402-472-1857
FAX: 402-472-9771
E-mail: sbelasco_at_unl.edu

         ==========================================================
              From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List
                        CFP_at_english.upenn.edu
                         Full Information at
                     http://cfp.english.upenn.edu
         or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
         ==========================================================
Received on Mon Dec 11 2006 - 18:27:12 EST

cfp categories: 
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book