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XXII scientific conference "A Story of History Preservers: Retrospective, Present, and Future Possibilities of Research on the History of Memory Institutions"

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2022 - 10:17am
Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė public library
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 10, 2022

Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library together with its partners invites you to the XXII scientific conference "A Story of History Preservers: Retrospective, Present, and Future Possibilities of Research on the History of Memory Institutions", dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Panevėžys County Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė Public Library.

The history of any institution is a story that records how the institution emerged, developed and changed over time, what functions it performed and what place it occupied among other organizational structures of society. Without knowing the history of institutions, it is impossible to successfully create visions and strategies for their future activities.

Archival Work in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 10:46am
RALS (Penn State)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 31, 2022

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming issues. Covering all periods of American literature, RALS welcomes both traditional and digital approaches to archival and bibliographical analysis. 

Founded in 1971, RALS remains the only major scholarly periodical of its kind. Each issue includes, in addition to archival and bibliographical research, related book reviews and a unique “Prospects” essay that identifies new directions in the study of major authors. Our editorial board consists of leading scholars from an array of fields and subfields in American literary study.

American Literature Association Conference: “Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium at 100.” (Boston, May 25-28, 2023)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 2:00pm
Wallace Stevens Society
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 15, 2022

2023 will mark the hundredth anniversary of Wallace Stevens’s debut poetry collection, Harmonium. To celebrate the occasion, the Wallace Stevens Society is organizing a panel about this landmark publication for the American Literature Association Conference in Boston (May 25-28, 2023). All approaches welcome, including fresh readings of individual poems, archival discoveries related to the book’s composition and publication history, discussions of new literary theories and their relevance to the poems, or reflections on the volume’s enduring impact on contemporary poetry.

The World of Printed Prayers

updated: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 12:05pm
University of Galway
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, October 17, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS

The World of Printed Prayers

 

2-day Virtual Conference

The University of Galway

26-27 January 2023

Thursday and Friday, 12:45-5:30 (Irish Standard Time)

 

Print: Theories, Histories, and Futures

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 3:08pm
Comparative Literature, University of South Carolina
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, November 18, 2022

Print: Theories, Histories, and Futures

Comparative Literature Conference

February 23-25, 2023

University of South Carolina (Columbia)

Reminder: BSA New Scholars Program deadline approaches...

updated: 
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - 2:34pm
Bibliographical Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 3, 2022

As a reminder, the BSA New Scholars Program deadline is September 3. If you were contemplating applying, but haven’t yet, we strongly encourage you to do so!  CFA: BSA NEW SCHOLARS PROGRAM (DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 3) The Bibliographical Society of America’s New Scholars Program promotes the work of scholars new to bibliography, broadly defined to include the creation, production, publication, distribution, reception, transmission, and subsequent history of all textual artifacts.

Call for Special-Issue Proposale

updated: 
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - 12:54pm
PLL: Papers on Language and Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Papers on Language and Literature is seeking proposals for special issues on subjects including but not limited to

Digital Humanities

Film

Literary Translation

Print Culture

PLL is a generalist publication that is committed to publishing work on a variety of literatures, languages, and chronological periods. We accept proposals year-round. We are a quarterly and expect to publish a special issue once a year, every year. The specific volume and issue will be determined later, depending on the editors’ schedule.

"Incompleteness and the Medieval Ovid" (VIRTUAL) at ICMS Kalamazoo 2023

updated: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 9:55am
Societas Ovidiana
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Societas Ovidiana welcomes proposals for a panel on "Incompleteness and the Medieval Ovid" at the 58th Congress on Medieval Studies (May 11-13, 2023). This panel will be held virtually.

Proposals should be submitted by September 15, 2022, at https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress/call.

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Session 1: INCOMPLETENESS AND THE MEDIEVAL OVID

"Good and Bad Ovids in the Middle Ages" (VIRTUAL) at ICMS Kalamazoo 2023

updated: 
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 9:54am
Societas Ovidiana
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The Societas Ovidiana welcomes proposals for a panel on "Good and Bad Ovids in the Middle Ages" at the 58th Congress on Medieval Studies (May 11-13, 2023). This panel will be held virtually.

Proposals should be submitted by September 15, 2022, at https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress/call.

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Session 2: GOOD AND BAD OVIDS IN THE MIDDLE AGES

The (Post)Medieval Imaginary

updated: 
Monday, July 25, 2022 - 1:00pm
Dr. Grace Catherine Greiner
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The (Post)Medieval Imaginary
58th International Congress on Medieval Studies
May 11-13, 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

This virtual ICMS session encourages participants to consider constructions of the medieval past in the Middle Ages and after, particularly as manifested in the interactions between the medieval(ist) literature, historiography, and/or material culture of postmedieval periods. Juxtaposing papers that engage with one or more historical periods, this session will reopen debates about the problems and possibilities of periodization while illuminating how medievalists and postmedieval scholars can productively collaborate across period boundaries.

“Folio & Co: Shakespeare and the Theatrum Libri”

updated: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:08am
Société Française Shakespeare
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

Annual Congress of the French Shakespeare Society 

“Folio & Co: Shakespeare and the Theatrum Libri 

March 23-25th, 2023

Fondation Deutsch de la Meurthe, Cité Internationale, Paris 14e

 

 

'The Social Hieroglyphic': Modernist Reading Practices and their Afterlives

updated: 
Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 9:26am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA 2023 Convention)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 30, 2022

Anticipating notions of modern cryptography, Marx famously observed in Capital Vol. I, that value “does not have its description branded on its forehead; it rather transforms every product of labour into a social hieroglyphic.” Therefore, to understand the “product of [this] labour”--the commodity form–we must learn how to read (as in, decode) the “social hieroglyphic.” Reading, for Marx, thus becomes a site of significant contention as it leads to the making and unmaking of our social world. This panel seeks to examine ways in which the modernist era encountered processes of “social hieroglyph[y]” in the literary marketplace and turned the act of reading into a distinct practice with serious stakes.

Call for Contributions: Special Issue on the works of Percival Everett

updated: 
Saturday, June 11, 2022 - 1:55pm
Martin Paul Eve / Birkbeck, University of London
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Percival Everett is among the most significant and prolific living contemporary American writers. The author of over twenty novels, four short-story collections, five volumes of poetry, and a children’s book, Everett is famed for his versatility and range while retaining a distinctly recognizable style. His prose oeuvre includes masterful satires as well as unconventional takes on genre fiction, profound explorations of personal tragedy as well as playful metafictional experiments, stories of the rural as well as the cosmopolitan, bitter critiques of American injustices past and present as well as absurd tall tales. Everett also, of course, has a distinguished career in the academy as a Professor of English at the University of Southern California.

V International Congress of the John Gower Society: “Gower in Contexts: His Words, His Books, His Heritage”

updated: 
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 4:23pm
John Gower Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

The John Gower Society invites proposals for presentations at the V International Congress of the Society, July 7- 10, with an optional excursion 11 July, 2023, on the campus of the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. The Congress theme, “Gower in Contexts: His Words, His Books, His Heritage,” is broadly understood, to encompass: 

New Journal -- Pasados

updated: 
Monday, May 30, 2022 - 10:41am
Pasados: Recovering History, Imagining Latinidad
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Pasados: Recovering History, Imagining Latinidad 

 

Oxford Handbook of Christopher Marlowe

updated: 
Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:12pm
Sarah Dustagheer and Kirk Melnikoff
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022

After the New Oxford Shakespeare credited Christopher Marlowe as co-author of 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI in 2016, Shakespeare’s short-lived contemporary has drawn a wave of renewed interest. Since then, new editions of Doctor Faustus, The Massacre at Paris, and The Jew of Malta have appeared, three collections of essays have been published, and a well-attended international Marlowe conference was held in Wittenberg, Germany. Marlowe’s plays continue to be a staple of contemporary non-Shakespearean performance with recent celebrated productions at the RSC’s Swan Theatre and the National Theatre.

Closing in 4 days - call for abstracts: Folio: Stories of Australian Comics

updated: 
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:36am
Folio team
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022

Reminder:

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

FOLIO: STORIES OF AUSTRALIAN COMICS

How are Australian comics made, read, contested, thought about,
produced – what do Australian comics mean to you? We are a research
team called Folio; we are academics from three universities working
with a broader group of practitioners on an Australian Research
Council project to tell stories of contemporary Australian comics
1980-now. The project entails putting together an interactive history
and archive of the last 40 years of comics in Australia.

CFP - Materiality and Narrative - Special Session Panel - Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association 2022

updated: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:34pm
Jessica Roberson / (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, May 14, 2022

Inviting papers that explore all aspects of materiality and narrative—stories told by artifacts, objects and materials; craft and making as narrative acts; texts (including games, kits, poetry, novels, digital formats, etc.) that discuss materiality; souvenirs and keepsakes; material cultures of the book, printing and other aspects of book history; theorizations of the tangible. Critical-creative and pedagogy-focused projects are welcome. Especially interested in presentations that engage with the conference theme, “Geographies of the Fantastic and the Quotidian,” through the lens of materiality.

SCMLA: Bibliography and Beyond

updated: 
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:08am
South Central Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 15, 2022

We are currently accepting submissions for the longstanding Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel at the South Central Modern Language Association conference to be held in Memphis, TN on October 13-15, 2022.

This panel will examine bibliography as a field ripe for intersections and collaborations with other methodologies, including digital humanities, publishing studies, textual criticism, critical theory, and literary history.

Interdisciplinary approaches to bibliography and technical studies are welcome.

Collectivity in Reception Studies

updated: 
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:16pm
Reception Study Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, April 10, 2022

Call for Papers

“Collectivity in Reception Studies”

Sponsored by the Reception Study Society

Midwest Modern Language Association Convention

Minneapolis, Minnesota

November 16-21, 2022

 

 

New Evidence for Recovering Histories and Texts

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 7:02pm
J.P. Ascher & Nikolaus Wasmoen, MLA-ADE
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Considering texts broadly as documentary, artistic, visual, aural, textile, performed, or inhabited, what new kinds and uses of evidence are recovering histories through texts? We especially invite underrepresented or interdisciplinary scholarship.

The panel will seek to develop our concept of editing for new kinds of evidence and build bridges between the ADE and MLA communities. Our aim is to foster conversation between people interested in traditional and non-traditional forms of editing and researchers who are making use of new or innovative editions and collections.

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES, N. 9/2022 - Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

updated: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 6:59pm
University for Foreigners of Perugia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 10, 2022

 

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES N. 9/2022 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DATE: 14 APRIL 2022
ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE: 30 APRIL 2022
DEADLINE: 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

Submissions for Gentes 9/2022 are now open. Anyone wishing to submit a contribution can send their paper (minimum 20.000 characters-maximum 50.000 characters, including spaces) by September 10, 2022. Prior to submission, please send an abstract (maximum 1000 characters, spaces included) by April 14, 2022.

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

updated: 
Monday, March 7, 2022 - 3:33am
University for Foreigners of Perugia
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 10, 2022

CALL FOR PAPERS - GENTES N. 9/2022 ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DATE: 14 APRIL 2022
ABSTRACT ACCEPTANCE: 30 APRIL 2022
DEADLINE: 10 SEPTEMBER 2022

Submissions for Gentes 9/2022 are now open. Anyone wishing to submit a contribution can send their paper (minimum 20.000 characters-maximum 50.000 characters, including spaces) by September 10, 2022. Prior to submission, please send an abstract (maximum 1000 characters, spaces included) by April 14, 2022.

Bloomsbury CHAPTER Postgraduate Conference: 'Books in the Closet'

updated: 
Monday, February 28, 2022 - 10:50am
Bloomsbury CHAPTER (University College London / University of London)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, March 31, 2022

The  Bloomsbury CHAPTER (Communication, History of Authorship, Publishing, Textual Editing and Reading), in association with University College London’s Centre for Publishing and the Institute of English Studies, University of London. is pleased to announce a one-day postgraduate conference. The conference (9 June 2022) will be held online with a hybrid in-person/online keynote.  

Work in James

updated: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 3:29pm
Sarah Wadsworth / Henry James Society
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022

The Henry James Society

Modern Language Association Convention

San Francisco

5-8 January 2023

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

The Henry James Society invites proposals for the following panel.

Work in James

City Lights 70 Years: 1953-2023

updated: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 7:21pm
Italian American Studies Association (MLA Allied Organization)
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Call for Papers for a non-guaranteed session sponsored by the LLC Italian American Forum and Allied Organization Italian American Studies Association at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention on January 5 through 8, 2023 in San Francisco, California.

One of the US’s most famous and beloved independent bookstores, City Lights celebrates its 70 birthday this year while we gather for MLA. This special session, a joint venture between the LLC Italian-American and the Allied Organization Italian American Studies Association, celebrates City Lights focusing on book cultures and print communities. 

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