category: bibliography and history of the book

[UPDATE] CFP: Early Modern Utopian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
contact email: 
Dr. Ruth McIntyre, Kennesaw State University

2016 marks the 500th anniversary of the first printing of Thomas More’s Utopia, the text that created and provided the name for its own genre.

Planned Obsolescence: Texts, Theory, Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Liège (Belgium)
contact email: 
planned.obsolescence.conf@gmail.com

Call for papers
Planned Obsolescence: Texts, theory, technology
Université de Liège (Belgium) - December 8th and 9th, 2016

[Pour le français, voir plus bas.]

A Special Issue on “Recent Trends in English Language & Literature”

full name / name of organization: 
iJARS Group
contact email: 
operations.ijars@gmail.com

Journal: iJARS International Journal of Humanities & Social Studies

A Special Issue on “Recent Trends in English Language & Literature”

Topics:
Pedagogy of English Language

Call for Papers - Gender and Textual Mobility, ANZAMEMS conference 7-10 February 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Women's Research Network
contact email: 
patricia.j.pender@newcastle.edu.au and amy.dewar@newcastle.edu.au

The Early Modern Women's Research Network (EMWRN) is convening panels on Gender and Textual Mobility at the upcoming ANZAMEMS (Australian and New Zealand Medieval and Early Modern Society) conference

PAMLA 2016: Beyond the Children's Paper Book (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mcdermott.russell@gmail.com

With the rise of the internet, computers, ipads, and other new media, children's books have begun to transform into post-books, new book-game or book-movie hybrids that are changing the nature of the

PAMLA 2016: Western American Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
sorr@hawaii.edu

This special session will feature papers on all aspects of cinema, drama, prose, and poetry of the American West.

PAMLA 2016: Mid-Twentieth Century Poetry (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu

This session, co-sponsored by the Robert Lowell Society, is looking for any papers dealing with mid-twentieth century poets or poetry, including papers exploring the works of Robert Lowell, Elizabeth

PAMLA 2016: 21st Century Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

This special session will examine literature of various genres and cultural contexts from the first fifteen years of the 21st century, with consideration of emergent definitions of our current literar

Beyond the Spine: Experimental Poetics and Form (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
does@msudenver.edu

This panel invites examinations and analysis of poetic form and content beyond the page: interactive constructions, poetry postcards, accordion/folded page books, tarot pack books, diaorama/shadow box

PAMLA 2016: Children's Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

This session is open to papers dealing with any aspect of children's literature.

The Apollonian Vol. 3, Issues 1 & 2 (March-June 2016) Joint “OPEN ISSUE”

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

We seek essays that are interdisciplinary in nature. Papers should not be merely descriptive but involve a philosophical/theoretical exploration of the issues.

CFP: PAMLA 2016 Postcolonial Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

Call for Papers: PAMLA 2016 - Postcolonial Literatures

Walter Besant Collection [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Morrison
contact email: 
kmorri05@syr.edu

I have received a number of excellent proposals for an edited collection on Walter Besant but am looking for a few more essays to round out the collection.

EXTENDED DEADLINE: First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture, 22-23 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

UPDATE - Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference, Nov. 12th, 2016 (Abstracts due May 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Foreign Languages, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
contact email: 
ell@stfrancis.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
for the 25th Annual English Language and Literatures Conference
to be held at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL on Saturday, November 12, 2016

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation; issue 13: non-thematic; submission deadline: 1 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

Call for Papers

PAMLA 2016 French & Francophone Sessions (Nov. 11-13, Pasadena)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emcefalo@umd.edu

Call for Papers.

The PAMLA Conference in 2016 will be held at the Westin Pasadena from Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13.

Bulletin: a non academic art paper

full name / name of organization: 
Droste Effect magazine
contact email: 
submissions@drosteeffectmag.com

A new project by Droste Effect magazine, Bulletin is a non-academic, curated online publication.

PAMLA 2016: British Literature and Culture: Long 18th Century (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
awboyd@hiu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, Saturday, October 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
bgsucon@gmail.com

Call for Papers: 21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference, sponsored by the Rhetoric Society of the Black Swamp, the BGSU Student Chapter of the Rhetoric Society of America

The 6th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Translation (26th – 27th October 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan / Department of English
contact email: 
collt@zuj.edu.jo

The English Department at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (05/014; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

"Archives and the Management of Sex" at PAMLA Nov. 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association 2016 (Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
sruszczy@calpoly.edu david.squires@wsu.edu

This panel will explore how institutions dedicated to the collection, preservation, and circulation of material knowledge manage sexuality.

PAMLA 2016: Young Adult Literature (abstract: 6/10/16; conference: 11/11-11/13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

Young adult literature is home to a host of paradoxes.

CFP Frankenstein and the Fantastic (Themed Session) (6/15/16; NEPCA Keene, NH 10/21-22/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A. Torregrossa / Fantastic (Fantasy, Horror, and Science Fiction) Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FRANKENSTEIN AND THE FANTASTIC
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A THEMED-SESSION OF THE
FANTASTIC (FANTASY, HORROR, AND SCIENCE FICTION) AREA

Visit us at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

Frugal Honesty - July 8 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver, BC
contact email: 
njayadev@sfu.ca

FRUGAL HONESTY

Keynote: Madeleine Thien, author of Simple Recipes (2001), Certainty (2006), and Dogs at the Perimeter (2011)

Byron and the Romantic World: Postgraduate Conference by Keele and Edge Hill Universities. Abstract Deadline: 27th May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University and Edge Hill University
contact email: 
byronromanticworld@gmail.com

'Byron and the Romantic World' Postgraduate Conference at the Old Library, Keele Hall, Keele University. 30th September 2016
full name / name of organization:

23rd Annual ACMRS Conference (2017) – Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies)
contact email: 
acmrsconference@asu.edu

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 9-11, 2017 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

CCHA Eastern Division Conference (Oct. 20-22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Community College Humanities Association
contact email: 
smccormack@ccri.edu

The Community College Humanities Association invites you to submit a proposal and attend our 2016 CCHA Eastern Division Conference scheduled to be held Oct. 20–22 in Providence, RI.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/research/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing): Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries.coldnoon@gmail.com; dialogues.coldnoon@gmail.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) invites writings (prose/nonfiction/reserach/opinions/poetry/travelogues) on travel.

CFP: Making History: Biographical Imperatives in Constructing “Robin Hood”

full name / name of organization: 
Lorraine K. Stock / International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
lstock@uh.edu

Lorraine K. Stock is soliciting abstracts for SEMA 2016 and Kalamazoo 2017. Please note the deadlines, as the SEMA one is soon.

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PANELS AND PAPERS

The Fifth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again

11 - 12 November 2016, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

Seeking submissions that takes risks

full name / name of organization: 
The Sunflower Collective
contact email: 
thesunflowercollectiveindia@gmail.com

The Sunflower Collective is now open for submissions. We celebrate the personal and the political - which we believe to be one and the same thing - in art.

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