category: bibliography and history of the book

Waste and the Archive, MSA 18 Pasadena

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
laura.james@stonybrook.edu

Waste and the Archive

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.

Holding/Held by the Book (1 July 2016) Proposals due by 31 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Centre CHoP, University of Leeds, UK
contact email: 
CentreCHoP@gmail.com

Keynote speaker: Sheena Calvert (University of the Arts)

Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Ashley Foster and Margaret Galvan
contact email: 
ashleyfoster@me.com, mgalvan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

CFP: Trespassing on Boundaries with Women’s Archives (MLA 2017)

Urban Studies Area - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL

UNT Critical Voices Conference (April 8-10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas | Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
anthonycolejeffrey@gmail.com

The University of North Texas Graduate Students in English Association (GSEA) invites submissions for its annual graduate conference, to be held on April 8-10, 2016.

'All the World's a Stage: Performing Identity in Everyday Life', a one-day inter-disciplinary conference, 1 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
performingidentity2016@gmail.com

One-day inter-disciplinary conference at the University of Bristol, 1st July 2016

Keynote Speakers: Dr Angela McShane, Royal College of Art/ V&A

Collectives, Communities, and American Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

"The readerly" / FPC 12 / 25 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Formes Poetiques Contemporaines
contact email: 
claireel@buffalo.edu

Formes Poétiques Contemporaines

FPC 12 THE READERLY

Recently we have talked a great deal of unreadability, it seemed time to revisit the optimistic side of the question…

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
ellakconference@gmail.com

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

After Chichele: Intellectual and Cultural Dynamics of the English Church, 1443-1517 (28-30 June 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, University of Oxford
contact email: 
vincent.gillespie@ell.ox.ac.uk

An international conference organised by the Faculty of English, University of Oxford.

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture/M/MLA Nov. 10-13, 2016/Abstracts Due: Apr. 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Children's and Young Adult Sessions
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu, memusgra@iupui.edu

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

"Failure" - Excursions Journal (Deadline 1 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We are accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2016.

[UPDATE] CFP: Undergraduate/Graduate Renaissance Symposium (April 15-16, 2016; abstracts due March 4, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Carolina
contact email: 
firstfolioatuofsc@gmail.com

The University of South Carolina is pleased to announce a call for papers for its Undergraduate/Graduate Renaissance Symposium, April 15-16, 2016.

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

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

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

[UPDATE] Originality (4/3/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Please consider submitting to Originality in a Digital Culture, a special issue of NANO: New American Notes Online.

E-Book Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen McCracken
contact email: 
emccr@spanport.ucsb.edu

The Popular Culture Forum of the MLA welcomes proposals for this session at the 2017 MLA in Philadelphia (Jan. 5-8, 2017)

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

Fifteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in the Humanities Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

Imperial College London
London, UK
5-7 July 2017

[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

"Object Lessons in Personhood" (MLA Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Law and Humanities Forum, Modern Language Assocation of America
contact email: 
kdcurran@gmail.com

A Roundtable Session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia, organized for the Law and Humanities Forum.

The Globe, the World, and Worldliness: Planetary Formations of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Amherst, MA (October 20-22, 2016)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

We often think of the terms “globe” and “world” as synonymous because they seem to similarly name the totality of the thing on which or in which we all find ourselves living.

"Works in Progress" postgraduate conference, Thursday 7th July

full name / name of organization: 
GradCATS / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

CFP: Works in Progress

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
contact email: 
rmcinty1@kennesaw.edu

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

Bibliotaphs - MLA 2017 Special Session (March 15 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Roberson, University of California-Riverside
contact email: 
jessica.roberson@email.ucr.edu

How do buried books – real, imagined, metaphorical - engage the boundaries of book and/or literary history; body and book; corpse and corpus?

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

UPDATE: Urban Ekphrasis (SCMLA Dallas, November 3-5, 2016) Abstracts due 2/25

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session, South Central Modern Language
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel will explore the interaction between verbal and visual in urban spaces. Papers focusing on interart exchange between the literary and visual arts in and/or about the city are invited.

Conference on Scheherazade - University of Sheffield 19 May 2016 - deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

The School of English - The University of Sheffield holds an interdisciplinary research conference on Thursday 19 May 2016, entitled Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds.

[REMINDER] INQUIS JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

[UPDATE]: Panel on 'Victorian Travel Writing and the Periodical Press' for BAVS 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Butler (Nottingham Trent University)
contact email: 
rebecca.butler@ntu.ac.uk

The deadline for abstracts for my panel on Travel Writing and Periodical Press at the British Association of Victorian Studies (BAVS) annual conference (http://bavs2016.co.uk/) is fast approaching.

[UPDATE] Postsecular Studies and the Rise of the English Novel, 1719-1897

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar at the University of Iowa
contact email: 
postsecular-novel@uiowa.edu

What role do religion and secularization play in the rise of the novel?

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