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The People of Print in the Seventeenth Century: submission call

updated: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:45am
Kaley Kramer, Rachel Stenner, Adam James Smith
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 21, 2022

Dr Kaley Kramer (Sheffield Hallam University), Dr Adam James Smith (York St John University), and Dr Rachel Stenner (University of Sussex) are seeking contributions for an ‘Element’ in the Cambridge University Press Publishing and Book Culture series.

Call for papers: Interface (Soapbox Journal for Cultural Analysis)

updated: 
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 6:48am
Soapbox Journal for Cultural Analysis
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, December 5, 2021

For the upcoming issue of Soapbox, a graduate peer-reviewed journal for cultural analysis, we invite young researchers and established scholars alike to submit academic essays or creative work that critically engages with the theme of interface. We are inviting extended proposals (500-1000 words) that follow the MLA formatting and referencing style to be submitted to submissions@soapboxjournal.net by December 5th, 2021.

 

INTERFACE

Calling contributors for the ‘GEMMS – Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons’ Project

updated: 
Monday, November 8, 2021 - 7:11pm
SSHRC | University of Regina | University of Saskatchewan
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

‘GEMMS – Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons’ is a collaboratively populated union catalogue and finding aid for early modern sermon manuscripts from the British Isles and North America. Established in 2014, our database now contains records for over 23,000 sermons and sermon reports in c. 1,400 manuscripts in 70 archives.

We are now looking to expand our dataset, and are inviting researchers with data on early modern manuscript sermons (1530–1715) to contribute their own records, and to suggest additions and corrections to existing entries. Our Research Assistants will upload this data and credit researchers publicly for their contributions.

Watch Words: John Furnival and Text (as) Art

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Greg Thomas, Natalie Ferris, Jeremy Millar / Royal College of Art
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, March 25, 2022

Watch Words: John Furnival and Text (as) Art

Royal College of Art, London, 25 March 2022.

Submission deadline 31 January 2022 (expressions of interest asap): johnfurnivalsymposium@gmail.com @watchwords22

Supported by the Paul Mellon Foundation

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon

updated: 
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:07pm
Comics Arts Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 1, 2021

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100- to 200-word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a meeting of scholars and professionals at WonderCon, in Anaheim, CA, April 1–3, 2022.  We seek proposals from a broad range of disciplinary and theoretical perspectives and welcome the participation of academic and independent scholars.  We also encourage the involvement of professionals from all areas of the comics industry, including creators, editors, publishers, retailers, distributors, and journalists.  The CAC at WonderCon is presently scheduled to take place in person; however, this may change, and presenters should be prepared to adapt to a virtual fo

Thinking about literature to write history : common paths, tensions, and encounters between historical and literary writings

updated: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 8:52am
Revue Post-Scriptum
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

This Post-Scriptum’s conference wishes to address different ways in which the relationships between history and literature are thought out as sources of tensions, interrogations, and mutual influences. Two questions underlie this perspective: how can literary texts deal with historical events, and, conversely, in what way(s) works of historiography borrow elements from literature, both formal and narrative? Hence, problems that are related to these questions can be addressed. These problems concern the theoretical, formal, narratological, epistemological, etc. consequences of the encounters between history and literature.

“The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place” International Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:17pm
London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 31, 2022

“The Place of Memory and the Memory of Place” International Conference

Selected papers will be published in a post-conference volume with an ISBN number.

Oxford/Online: 17-19 June 2022
Conference Venue: St. Anne’s College, University of Oxford
Conference website: https://memory.lcir.co.uk

Linguistic, literary, & cultural links Spain/Hispanic-America & the English-speaking world

updated: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 2:17pm
ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

CFP Linguistic, literary, & cultural links Spain/Hispanic-America & the English-speaking worlddeadline for submissions: November 30, 2021full name / name of organization: ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studiescontact email: esreview@fyl.uva.es

The Editorial Board of ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies is pleased to announce its Call for Submissions for Issue 43 (2022).

Speaking of Shakespeare: Roze Hentschell

updated: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:47am
Thomas Dabbs / Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

This is a talk with Roze Hentschell about her recent book (Oxford UP) on the environs of St Pauls cathedral and precinct, including bookshops, in London during Shakespeare’s time. The talk is on YouTube: https://youtu.be/BdTXq7PQKak. It is also available from various podcast services at: https://speakingofshakespeare.buzzsprout.com.

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO REVISITED: QUADRICENTENNIAL ESSAYS

updated: 
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 4:42pm
THALiS Research Team at the University of Alicante
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, April 1, 2022

The THALiS Research Team (Transhistorical Anglophone Literary Studies) based at the University of Alicante takes pleasure in announcing the publication of a collective volume to commemorate the fourth centenary of the Shakespearean First Folio. This volume will be edited by Dr. Remedios Perni and entitled

SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST FOLIO REVISITED:
QUADRICENTENNIAL ESSAYS

More details will follow shortly. Scholars working in this field and willing to submit a proposal can expect further briefing in a few weeks’ time.

CFP: New Approaches to Critical Bibliography and the Material Text

updated: 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:47pm
Kate Ozment, Special Editor of Criticism
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 8, 2021

“New Approaches to Critical Bibliography and the Material Text”

CFP for Special Issue of Criticism edited by Lisa Maruca and Kate Ozment

 

Deadlines

Abstracts Due: Monday, Nov. 8, 2021

Full Manuscripts: May 2, 2022

Intended Publication: Fall 2022

 

Deadline Extended: Archives of the Global Anglophone (NeMLA 2022)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 12:26pm
Ben Fried / Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Where do we find important archives for the study of the Global Anglophone? How were their materials accumulated and how are they now arranged? What do these collections record, and what do they omit? Who can access them, particularly in this ongoing pandemic season?

This panel invites papers which explore the archives, personal or institutional, that enrich our understanding of literatures in English—and that provide material resources for research and teaching in the rising, disputed discipline of the Global Anglophone. Both established and lesser-known centers of archival study will make for welcome subjects. Papers may examine a whole institution, a particular collection, or even a single document.

Reading Literature Today (Roundtable)

updated: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:40am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

NeMLA Annual Convention - Baltimore, MD - 10-13 March, 2022

 

Chairs: Karl Manis & Danyse Golick (University of Toronto)

 

David Foster Wallace Society Panel at NEMLA 2022

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:50pm
The International David Foster Wallace Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The International David Foster Wallace Society are accepting papers for panel at the 53rd NeMLA, which will take place between March 10-13, 2022 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront in Baltimore, Maryland.

We are seeking submissions related to any aspect of Wallace’s fiction or nonfiction. Paper topics may include but are not limited to:

Genre Trouble in Early Modern England (1500–1800)

updated: 
Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 6:46pm
Queen Mary University of London/ Sorbonne Université
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CFP: “Genre Trouble in Early Modern England (1500–1800)”  

Friday 11th March 2022, 9:30–4pm (Online) 

Queen Mary University of London and Sorbonne Université 

Keynote: Dr Kathryn Murphy (University of Oxford)  

 

Early modern writings frequently resist neat or easy generic categorisation. Subject to interpretation, pastiche and modification, generic categories offer flexible guidelines rather than a strict set of rules. This one-day conference aims to look at generic experimentation, hybridity and innovation in early modern writing as a way to better understand the period’s multiple and evolving conceptions of genre. 

Book History and Textual Criticism at CEA 2022

updated: 
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 10:52am
Corey E. Andrews / College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Call for Papers, Book History and Textual Criticism at CEA 2022

March 31-April 2, 2022 | Birmingham, Alabama

Sheraton Hotel, Birmingham | 2201 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Book History and Textual Criticism for our 52nd annual conference. Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org

Floating Islands; or, Saikaku's Eighteenth Century

updated: 
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 4:48pm
American Society of 18th Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 8, 2021

Following the various calls for a more global perspective on the eighteenth century at ASECS 2021, this panel seeks papers on the work of Japanese author Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693). In her 2016 book, The Age of Silver, Ning Ma discusses Saikaku as the most significant representative figure of the “stories of the floating world” that, she argues, should be seen as an emergence of realist fiction. A bestseller in 17th and 18th century Japan, Saikaku’s work fell into obscurity until a revival of interest in the late 19th century, when he became known as “Japan’s realist”.

“FORGING AHEAD: FAKES, FABRICATIONS, AND FACSIMILES IN CULTURAL AND LITERARY HISTORY—MEDIEVAL TO MODERN”

updated: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 3:16pm
Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, UCLA
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 29, 2021

A two-day conference: Thursday, May 5-Friday, May 6, 2022

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Plenary speakers: Siân Echard (Professor of English, University of British Columbia); Aaron T. Pratt (Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Curator of Early Modern Books and Manuscripts, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin); and Robert Spoo (Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Tulsa).

 

INCS 2022: Print-Manuscript Layers in the Nineteenth-Century Archive

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Archival studies and print histories reveal surprising and complex interactions between manuscript and print in the nineteenth century, and justify continued attention to the manuscript sources that lay beneath the surface of some print, or to the annotations and revisions layered on top of others. The rich discourse surrounding these two mediums can help us scrutinize the competing terms that oftentimes frame them (that is, that print signifies professional, public, and masculine writing while manuscript signifies amateur, private, and feminine writing).

Modalities of Premodern Media

updated: 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 6:58pm
The Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association - The Ohio State University
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, September 19, 2021

 

Medieval and Renaissance Graduate Student Association

The Ohio State University 

 

Call For Papers

Modalities of Premodern Media

October 22 & 23, 2021 

Columbus, Ohio

Keynote Speaker: Whitney Trettien, Assistant Professor of English (The University of Pennsylvania) – Delivery Mode: TBD

Archival and Bibliographical Studies in American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:40am
Resources for American Literary Study (Penn State UP)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Resources for American Literary Study, a journal of archival and bibliographical scholarship in American literature, invites submissions for our upcoming 2022 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.

CFP Linguistic, literary, & cultural links Spain/Hispanic-America & the English-speaking world

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:45pm
ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The Editorial Board of ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies is pleased to announce its Call for Submissions for Issue 43 (2022).

ES Review. Spanish Journal of English Studies, a refereed international journal published yearly by the Department of Filología Inglesa at the University of Valladolid, cordially invites submission of original manuscripts in the form of articles and book reviews dealing with all major areas of English Studies.

Book History in Australia and New Zealand

updated: 
Monday, August 9, 2021 - 1:41pm
Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian and New Zealand Literature
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian and New Zealand Literature announces a call for papers (CFP) for a special topic.

Submission deadline: October 1, 2021

Antipodes 35.2: Book History in Australia and New Zealand

This special issue seeks to draw together a diverse range of essays about book history and publishing studies in Australia and New Zealand, with an emphasis on social history. By bringing these essays together in a special issue of a journal devoted to Australasian literature and culture, we hope to put them in conversation with one another, thus capturing a unique moment in Australasian cultural history.

Call for Book Reviews on Free Speech and Censorship

updated: 
Sunday, August 8, 2021 - 12:27pm
Modern Language Studies: The Journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews for the winter 2021-2022 issue. In recent years, the temperature has risen around free speech debates, and books on censorship and free speech come out with such frequency that it is hard to keep abreast of the new scholarship. I am interested in receiving reviews and review essays on academic books published in the last several years that are in some way related to free speech. The books to be reviewed can center on any historical, geographical, or disciplinary context, and the reviews and review essays can be written from (almost) any theoretical perspective.

Digital Literary Culture

updated: 
Friday, July 2, 2021 - 1:16pm
Tawnya Azar / NeMLA 2021
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

From Salman Rushdie’s Twitter feed and Amazon reviews to Bookstagram and GoogleScholar, there is no doubt that digital technology has had a significant impact on the literary landscape. And yet in literary studies, our engagement with the impact of digital technology on how literature is read, criticized, and produced is still in its infancy. Much of the existing research on digital literary studies is focused on anomalous projects that are closer to performance art pieces than what we might call mainstream literary culture or they study pre-digital literary topics using digital humanities tools and methods. While this research is necessary and valuable, it does not often concern itself with digital-born literary culture—i.e.

‘Revolutions in Print: Rebellion, Reform and the Press’ (Special Issue Zine)

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 11:20am
Periodicals and Print Culture Research Group, Nottingham Trent University
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Editors: Catherine Clay, Andrew Thacker, Rebecca Butler, and Matt Gill

Designer: Craig Proud, Co-founder of Dizzy Ink

Deadlines: 20 July 2021 (proposals); 1 September 2021 (full submissions)

The Periodicals and Print Culture Research Group (PPCRG) at Nottingham Trent University invites proposals for contributions to a special issue zine on the topic of ‘Revolutions in Print: Rebellion, Reform and the Press’. The zine will be produced as part of the PPCRG’s exhibition and event series on this topic (26 Oct-29 Nov 2021) at Nottingham Castle, where it will be distributed.

New Scholars Program for the Bibliographical Society of America

updated: 
Friday, June 25, 2021 - 10:58am
Bibliographical Society of America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 3, 2021

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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. This includes manuscript, print, and digital media, from clay and stone to laptops and iPads. 

 

The New Scholars award is $1,000, with a $500 travel stipend. Three awards are made each year as part of a two-pronged program:

1.     New Scholars present fifteen-minute talks on their current, unpublished bibliographical research during a program preceding the Society’s Annual Meeting, held each January.

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