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CFP: Word and Image: Visual Dialogues (grad) (12/30/05; 2/16/06-2/17/06)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 10:09pm
Mary Beth Wetli

WORD AND IMAGE: VISUAL DIALOGUES

Call for Papers

6th Annual Graduate Humanities Forum Conference
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

February 16-17, 2006

Keynote Speaker: Michael Fried, Professor/Director of the Humanities Center and
Professor, History of Art, Johns Hopkins University

UPDATE: The Politics of British Literary Collections (12/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, November 21, 2005 - 9:34pm
Pruitt, John

Deadline extended:

CALL FOR PAPERS
For an edition of scholarly essays on The Politics of British Literary Collections

Deadline for abstracts: December 15, 2005

Editors:
Dr. John Pruitt, University of Wisconsin-Marshfield
Dr. Sarah Pogell, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Interested Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press

CFP: Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars (Netherlands) (11/15/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Saturday, October 29, 2005 - 6:50pm
chanita_at_bgu.ac.il

CALL FOR PAPERS

SHARP Conference
11-14 July 2006
The Netherlands

Session on:
Editing the Early Modern: Women as Writers, Editors and Scholars

We are proposing a panel exploring the challenges and discoveries involved in central aspects of editing early modern literature: when scholars edit the works of early modern women writers; and when scholars investigate the history of the first generations of women scholars and editors of this period.

CFP: Trading Books - Trading Ideas (Netherlands) (11/30/05; SHARP, 7/11/06-7/14/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Patrick Leary

'Trading Books - Trading Ideas' - SHARP 2006
July 11-14, 2006
The Netherlands

The fourteenth annual conference of the Society for the History of
Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP) will be held at the National
Library of The Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) in The Hague and in
Leiden, The Netherlands, on 11-14 July 2006. The Conference will be
organized by the National Library in cooperation with the Universities of
Leiden, Utrecht, Nijmegen and Amsterdam.

UPDATE: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (11/1/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
arkrall_at_uwm.edu

**** Submission Deadline Extended to November 1, 2005 ****

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Studying Yizkor Books (12/1/05; dates not noted)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
rosemary horowitz

CFP: Studying Jewish Memorial (Yizkor) Books

Participants are sought for a workshop to be proposed
to the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in
Washington, DC. Each year, the Center accepts
proposals from groups of six-to-ten scholars to
conduct two-week research workshops at the Museum
during the summer. The aim of these workshops is to
promote discussion of methodologies and research
results, to encourage networking among scholars, and
to foster research and publication. I would like to
bring together scholars interested in yizkor books as
a way to further research into the books.

UPDATE: (Re)Collecting British Women Writers: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (10/15/05; 3/23/06-3/26/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 26, 2005 - 9:35pm
Lisa Hager

The deadline for submissions has been extended to October 15, 2005.<br>
<br>
The 14th Annual Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Women
Writers Conference<br>
March 23-26, 2006<br>
The University of Florida<br>
<br>
Call for Papers<br>
<br>
This year's theme, "(Re)Collecting British Women Writers," encourages
interdisciplinary approaches to writers of the period, with a special
interest in issues related to archival scholarship and memory and how
those issues manifest themselves in collections, exhibitions, and
canons.<br>
<br>
We are very pleased to announce that our keynote speakers will be Talia

CFP: Tranforming Textualities: The Evolution of Early Modern Texts (12/9/05; 3/26/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:42pm
Ambereen Dadabhoy

Claremont Graduate University is sponsoring its seventh interdisciplinary Early Modern Studies Graduate Symposium, to be held in Claremont, CA, on Saturday, March 26. This year's theme is "Transforming Textualities: The Evolution of Early Modern Texts from Caxton's Morte Darthur to Branagh's Hamlet." We are accepting abstracts for papers from graduate students that deal with any aspect of early modern textual history, book history/print culture, later reworkings of early modern texts, such as T.H. White's Once and Future King, or representations of texts in other media, including but not limited to art, music, drama, and film. We are especially interested in papers and/or panels that take a transdisciplinary approach to early modern studies.

CFP: Contemporary Echoes of the Bible (3/15/06; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2005 - 3:41pm
Beth Benedix

Revaluation, Subversion, Nostalgia: Contemporary Echoes of the Bible

This collection seeks to fill an interdisciplinary space that is=20
currently relatively empty. There are a number of collections that=20
deal with the =93Bible as literature,=94 collections on specific =
writers=92=20
use of the Bible, and collections that might be categorized as =93how-to=94=
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guides (i.e. how to teach the Bible as literature, how to think about=20
the Bible in literary terms, how to think about the use of the Bible in=20=

literature as a perpetuation of a particular=97often normative=97set of=20=

ideas). What we don=92t have many of are collections that address when,=20=

CFP: Culture of Reading (10/21/05, PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 5:10pm
Susan Hays Bussey

CALL FOR PAPERS: Culture of Reading, past and present

 APPROVED PANEL IN THE LITERATURE & SOCIETY SECTION and possible collection of essays for publication

 

FOR THE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

PCA/ACA ANNUAL MEETING, April 12th-15th, 2006

ATLANTA MARRIOTT MARQUIS, ATLANTA, GEORGIA

 

DEADLINE: OCT 21, 2005.

 

CFP: Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Archival Bodies (grad) (10/15/05; 2/10/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Sunday, September 18, 2005 - 4:30pm
arkrall_at_uwm.edu

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking submissions for a two-day graduate student
conference focusing on the theme "Archival Bodies" to be held on February
10-11, 2006, in conjunction with the Center for 21st Century Studies and its
2005-06 research theme "States of Autonomy."

CFP: Book History (11/1/05; CEA, 4/6/06-4/8/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:14pm
annhawkins_at_cox.net

CEA invites proposals for presentations on book history, bibliography, textual
criticism, readership, authorship, print culture, and (especially) book history
pedagogy. We're meeting at the historic Saint Anthony's Hotel in San
Antonio, April 6-8, 2006.

Panels in book history and book history pedagogy are sponsored by Terry
Belanger and Rare Book School.

Since 1939, the College English Association has been a vibrant association of
scholar-teachers, committed to excellence in teaching and professional
development with 20 regional affiliates. Last year's conference with over 500
presentations in total, offered 5 panels on book history & textual criticism.

CFP: The Publishing Contexts of Eighteenth-Century Exploration Narratives (9/20/05; ASECS, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Monday, September 12, 2005 - 3:12pm
Dr. R Kent-Drury

"The Publishing Contexts of Eighteenth-Century Exploration Narratives"
Roxanne Kent-Drury, Literature & Language Dept., Northern Kentucky U., LA
543, Highland Heights, KY 41099; Tel: 859/572-6636; Fax: 859/572-6093;
E-mail: rkdrury_at_nku.edu
This panel would provide a forum for book history research pertaining to
eighteenth century exploration narratives. Book history research continues
to be concerned with the physical properties of books and the material
conditions of their production, yet the field has expanded in recent years
to embrace the entire range of social conditions that may have influenced
the conception, writing, publication, and distribution of books. Recent

CFP: Early American Cartographies (10/1/05; 3/2/06-3/4/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
Susan Imbarrato

Dear colleagues:
Please see below a call for papers
(with apologies for cross-posting).
Thank you,
Susan Imbarrato
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"EARLY AMERICAN CARTOGRAPHIES"

      March 2-4, 2006, at the Newberry Library:

A conference sponsored by the Society of Early Americanists; the
Newberry Library's Center for Renaissance Studies, Hermon Dunlap Smith
Center for the History of Cartography, D'Arcy McNickle Center for
American Indian History, and Dr. William M. Scholl Center for Family
and Community History; and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal
Arts, College of Arts and Letters, University of Notre Dame.

CFP: Word and Image in the 18th C. (9/15/05; ASECS, 3/30/06-4/2/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:39pm
rschelle_at_mta.ca

WORD AND IMAGE (ASECS, March 30-April 2, 2006)

This panel seeks to investigate the interaction between verbal and visual
languages in the art and literature of eighteenth-century Europe. Approaches
may draw upon such diverse fields as art history and image theory, cultural
studies, literary theory, visual semiotics, book history and print culture.
Some possible topics include: portraits in the text, engraving, illustrated
narratives and cartography, verbal description, and film adaptations of
eighteenth-century works. The objective is to engage in a stimulating dialogue
on the mutual collaboration of these two very rich forms of expression.

CFP: Computer Culture: Online Publishing (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Saturday, September 10, 2005 - 4:38pm
Chaney, Joseph R.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Online Publishing

Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on aspects of online publishing. We
would welcome proposals by scholars (including graduate students),
publishers, editors, writers, and artists.

Possible topics include:

CFP: Training the Late Medieval Reader (9/15/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
Katharine Breen

Call for Papers for the 41st Int'l Congress on Medieval Studies,
Kalamazoo, MI, May 4-7 2006:

"Framing, Training and Constraining: Creating an Ideal Reader in the
Later Middle Ages"

Recent meetings of the International Congress have featured panels on
diagrams and codicological devices on the one hand, and on specific
sites and modes of reading on the other. This panel aims to bring
these two strands into a productive tension. We welcome submissions
on the development and transmission of institutional reading
practices as well as papers on the way individual books, circulating
without or beyond institutional support, sought to create ideal
readers more or less on the spot.

CFP: Text/Image (12/30/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, August 28, 2005 - 6:34pm
C Delyfer

_Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens_ is inviting contributions for its 64th
issue of October 2006 devoted to the interactions between text(s) and
image(s)in the Victorian and Edwardian periods. The deadline for
submissions is 30 December 2005._Cahiers Victoriens et Edouadiens_ is a peer-reviewed academic journal
established at the University of Montpellier, France since 1973. It is the
leading French journal in Victorian studies and it publishes articles in
French and English. All submissions should conform to the notes for

CFP: Textual Culture and the Medieval British Contact Zone (9/20/05; Kalamazoo, 5/4/06-5/7/06)

updated: 
Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 11:41am
Kristine Funch Lodge

CFP: Textual Culture and the Medieval British Contact Zone
Panel for the 41st International Congress on Medieval Studies,
Kalamazoo, MI

Submissions are invited for a session sponsored by the Oregon Medieval
English Literature Society on textual culture. "Textual Culture" is
defined broadly, including discussions
of book culture and its formation, the construction of books, orality,
literacy, learning, and the impact of texts on society, among others.
Interdisciplinary papers are welcomed especially.

Likewise, papers on topics from areas throughout Britain and those on
cultures which have contact and/or
conflict with Britain are encouraged.

CFP: The Politics of British Literary Collections (12/1/05; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2005 - 10:03am
Pruitt, John

CALL FOR PAPERS
For an edition of scholarly essays on The Politics of British Literary Collections

Deadline for abstracts: December 1, 2005

Editors:
John Pruitt, University of Wisconsin-Marshfield
Sarah Pogell, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Interested Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Press

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