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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

CFP: Libraries, Archives, & Pop. Culture Research (10/3/05; PCA/ACA, 4/12/06-4/15/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Leslie Fife

CALL FOR PAPERS:

LIBRARIES, ARCHIVES, AND POPULAR CULTURE RESEARCH AREA

 

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION 2006

 

The Popular Culture Association will be holding its annual joint meeting

with the American Culture Association April 12-15, 2006 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia. Scholars from numerous disciplines will meet to share their Popular Culture research and interests.

 

UPDATE: The Cultural History of Reading (8/20/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2005 - 4:20pm
Gabrielle Watling

Call for Contributors:

NOW CALLING FOR CONTRIBUTORS TO PREVIOUSLY UNADVERTISED CHAPTER OF The =
Cultural History of Reading (2 vol. series forthcoming from Greenwood =
Press, 2007).

The Editors seek contributors for the following subsections of the =
Europe and Britain chapter of the World Literature volume: =20

CFP: The Cultural History of Reading: World Literature (7/10/05; collection)

updated: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 - 7:51pm
Gabrielle Watling

Contributors Sought
Project Overview
The Cultural History of Reading (forthcoming from Greenwood Press, 2007)
examines written documents (books, pamphlets, treatises, plays, poems,
essays etc.) that shaped, and were shaped by, crucial cultural events
throughout the world and in the United States.

CFP: DeBartolo Conference on Eighteenth-Century Studies: "The Book" (9/30/05; 2/16/06-2/18/06)

updated: 
Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 3:03pm
Nickinson, Patricia

THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL DEBARTOLO CONFERENCE ON=20
EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
~ CALL FOR PAPERS ~

THE BOOK

February 16-18, 2006 Tampa, Florida

With the 20th Anniversary in 2006, the DeBartolo Conference on
Eighteenth-century Studies will reach the conclusion of its long,
successful run. Our finale celebration will feature keynote lectures by
distinguished scholars Robert C. Darnton, Margaret J.M. Ezell, and David
D. Hall. Other honored participants include Paula Backscheider,
Alistair Duckworth, J. Paul Hunter, Jessica Munns, James Raven, and Pat
Rogers.

CFP: M/C Journal 'print' issue (4/8/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2005 - 3:52pm
M/C - Media and Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 1 March 2005

                          M/C - Media and Culture
                     http://www.media-culture.org.au/
            is calling for contributors to the 'print' issue of

                                M/C Journal
                   http://journal.media-culture.org.au/

M/C Journal is looking for new contributors. M/C is a crossover journal
between the popular and the academic, and a blind- and peer-reviewed
journal.

CFP: 'Margins' in Medieval English Lit and Culture (grad) (3/18/05; new journal)

updated: 
Monday, February 14, 2005 - 4:52pm
M.C. Flannery

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

MARGINALIA
A new, interdisciplinary graduate journal of the Middle Ages

'MARGINS'

The theme of the first issue of *Marginalia* is 'margins'. We welcome
innovative and original interpretations and responses to this theme -- from
all areas of medieval studies -- by graduate students. Articles might
address the following themes:

- marginal annotation or illustration of manuscripts

- marginal social groups or marginalized themes and persons in literary
sources

- little-known, under-studied or under-utilized texts, art-historical
sources etc.

CFP: Pacific Coast Philology: History of the Book (3/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 - 4:43am
Clegg, Cyndia

CALL FOR PAPERS

 

SPECIAL ISSUE OF PACIFIC COAST PHILOLOGY:

 

LITERATURE AND THE HISTORY OF THE BOOK

 

 

PAMLA's journal, Pacific Coast Philology, will publish a special issue on
literature and the history of the book. Papers are invited on literary
relationships to aspects of print and manuscript culture. Topics include,
but are not limited to, reading practices, relations between writers and
publishers, the material book, publishing practices, authorship, censorship,
textual transmission, relationships between oral culture and the cultures of
writing and print, literature in the electronic age.

 

Please send inquiries and submissions to

 

CFP: Publishing and the First World War (3/31/05; collection)

updated: 
Monday, October 25, 2004 - 1:10am
M.E.Hammond

Following a successful first series of Book History seminars held in London to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the First World War, the organisers would like to invite contributions to a planned edited collection to be ready for submission to publishers in DECEMBER 2005. Essays from scholars working in any aspect of print culture relating to the First World War are wlecome, but we would particularly like to hear from those working on the publishing industries, reading communities and distribution networks of countries outside the United Kingdom.
 

UPDATE: Teaching Bibliography & Book History (various; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, April 8, 2004 - 6:51am
annhawkins

UPDATE...

A number of potential contributors have requested time past the=20
original deadline to submit an abstract to the "Teaching Bibliography=20
and Book History" collection. Therefore, it only seems fair to offer=20
the same opportunity to others as well.

If you were interested in submitting a proposal but missed the deadline=20=

due to other obligations, please contact me and we'll set up a new=20
deadline.

Thanks to all those who submitted proposals--I will be sending those=20
along to the editorial board in the next week.

I've appended the original call below my signature.

Ann Hawkins

CFP: Library as Place (2/1/05; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:55am
John Buschman

For a special issue of Library Quarterly (University of Chicago Press)
that we are editing, we are seeking papers on the theme of the "Library as
Place." The journal is interested in publishing papers that relate to the
historical and/or contemporary place of the library within its community
of interest, the role of the library as an important locus within the
public sphere, the influence of the library as a public or civic space
within contemporary urban or rural landscapes, and the uses made of
library spaces by various clienteles and the public in general. In
particular, we would encourage submission of papers that discuss the
meaning(s) of the library in the lives of its users and user groups, and

CFP: Teaching Bibliography & Book History (4/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Thursday, February 19, 2004 - 6:54am
annhawkins

Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History

400-word proposals due by April 1st.

Teaching Bibliography, Textual Criticism, and Book History will offer a=20=
variety of approaches to incorporating discussions of book history or=20
print culture into graduate and undergraduate classrooms. TBH will=20
consider the book as a literary, historical, cultural, and aesthetic=20
object.

TBH will offer discussions on book history pedagogy by a variety of=20
scholars who teach bibliography, textual criticism, or book history in=20=
a range of courses, departments, and settings.

CFP: American Periodicals (4/30/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Sunday, January 18, 2004 - 1:56am
Jared Gardner

CALL FOR PAPERS
The editors of American Periodicals
invite contributions for a special issue planned for 2004 on the "state=20=

of the field" for periodical studies. Topics might include:

=95 theoretical approaches and interventions in periodical studies
=95 new archives, technologies and research methods
=95 visions of the future of the field
=95 periodical studies and book studies
=95 survey of current and recent dissertations in the field

CFP: North American University Presses (11/1/04; collection)

updated: 
Friday, January 9, 2004 - 2:10am
Jagodzinski, Cecile

I am seeking contributors for a volume in the Dictionary of Literary
Biography series with the working title _North American University
Presses_. Entries will range in length from 3000-8000 words, and offer
a chronological overview of the history of each press, discuss the
press's significance, editorial emphases, and current publishing
activities. Contributors receive a small honorarium and a copy of the
volume. The deadline for submission of completed entries is 1 November
2004.

CFP: Book Covers (1/30/04; collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, December 17, 2003 - 3:47am
Nicole M

call for papers...

Judging a book by its cover:
fans, publishers, designers and the advertising of books
Edited by Nicole Matthews and Nickianne Moody,
Media and Cultural Studies, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Book covers have long been the sole preserve of collectors and art
historians. This collection will draw a new range of disciplinary
perspectives - cultural studies, business and marketing, the history of the
book and literary studies - to make sense of book covers in the wider
context of publishers' publicity and the marketing of books.

UPDATE: William Morris and the Book Arts (1/31/04; journal issue)

updated: 
Thursday, October 9, 2003 - 7:49pm
Rosie

Journal of William Morris Studies. Special Issue on William
  Morris and the Book Arts - now summer 2004.

The Journal of William Morris Studies is planning a special edition on
William Morris and the Book Arts. Originally due out as the Winter 2003
edition, this special issue will now appear in Summer 2004. The Editor is
still prepared to receive submissions for this issue, and would
particularly welcome articles on the Kelmscott Press and its influence.
Final deadline: January 31st 2004.

CFP: Book Culture in Composition Studies (1/15/04; collection)

updated: 
Sunday, September 14, 2003 - 9:39pm
Peter Vandenberg

Original essays examining the emergence, evolution, and consequences of
book publishing in composition studies are sought for a collection titled
_Book Culture in Composition Studies_. The editors are interested in
contributions that address the rise of the book in composition scholarship
from theoretical perspectives (e.g., materialist, feminist,
multicultural), various locations in the academic hierarchy (e.g.,
graduate students, adjunct faculty, tenure-track and tenured faculty) and
the publishing industry (commercial and academic presses), and in relation
to composition's institutional, departmental, and disciplinary history.
Possible topics might include the following: book culture and the

CFP: Textualizing Orature and Orality (8/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 7:36pm
Kevin Flynn

Essays on Canadian Writing invites submissions of manuscripts for a =
special issue on textualizing orature and orality--the transformation of =
spoken, chanted, or sung vocalizations into printed or virtual text--and =
the ethical, political, aesthetic, and pedagogical issues raised by such =
textualizations. Some topics that might be addressed include:

  a.. textualized orature: works composed and passed on orally until =
transcribed or otherwise mediated (e.g. the work of anthropologists such =
as Marius Barbeau and Wendy Wickwire or poets like Robert Bringhurst);

CFP: Noboddadies: Journal of Piracy (3/1/03; journal)

updated: 
Friday, October 11, 2002 - 7:23pm
Doug Rice

NOBODADDIES: A Journal of Piracy

NOBODADDIES is returning to publishing. Our first issue of the new =
series will be published in the early summer 2003. If you are not =
familiar with Nobodaddies and would like to support the journal as well =
as gather a sense of the kind of work that we have published in the =
past, send $5 for each issue (numbers 2 and 3 are still available). Make =
checks payable to Doug Rice.

CFP: William Morris and the Book Arts (3/31/03; journal issue)

updated: 
Friday, July 26, 2002 - 5:42pm
Rosie Miles

The Journal of the William Morris Society is planning a special Winter 2003
edition on 'Morris and the Book Arts'. Articles are thus solicited on any
aspect of Morris's relationship to, or influence upon book art and design.
Possible topics might include: Morris and calligraphy; the Kelmscott Press,
specific editions of note of Morris's work; Morris' relationship to other
Victorian book illustrators and designers; the Kelmscott legacy and
influence; other Morris-influenced book illustrators, designers or binders.

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