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Teaching the History of the Book (edited collection)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:36pm
MLA Options for Teaching series
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 17, 2018

Teaching the History of the Bookwill assemble essays by scholars and teachers from across all fields of literary and language study, exploring theories, practices, and problems in teaching about and with the history of the book. Essays in the volume will provide historical context, theoretical frames, and practical insights for effectively teaching the history of the book, as a subject in its own right and as a component or method in courses on other subjects in the field of literature and language, both within and beyond the Anglophone world.

Translation and Plurisemiotic Practices [Special Issue JoSTrans]

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12:39pm
Francis Mus (Liège Université) - Sarah Neelsen (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle)
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

JoSTrans 35 (January 2021)

Special issue 'Translation and Plurisemiotic Practices'

Guest editors: Francis Mus (Université de Liège – CIRTI) and Sarah Neelsen (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – CEREG)

Worldwide Waste:Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:01pm
Worldwide Waste:Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, February 1, 2019

Dear colleagues,

 

On behalf of the Editorial Board, it is my pleasure to share with the launching of Worldwide Waste:Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. The journal will be of direct interest to scholars in postcolonial studies, waste and discard studies, environmental humanities, cultural anthropology and others. We have issued a Call for Papers, Special Collection: ‘Unpacking Food and Drink’ (details below).

 

Milton and Materiality

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:45pm
UC Berkeley - Townsend Center Working Group for the History of the Book
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018

A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 

“Environment at the Margins” and Global Anglophone/Postcolonial African Novels-ASLE Panel

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:51pm
Oklahoma State University
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 10, 2018

Byron Caminero-Santangelo and Garth A. Myers describe peripheral African environments as “Environment at the Margins” in the book of the same title. The field of postcolonial ecocriticism, which has been flourishing over the past one decade, is now widely perceived to be an interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative field of inquiry as it recognizes the complexities of interdisciplinary dialogues and critiques a universalizing or homogenizing impulse of capitalism, colonialism, and imperialism.

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Texts: Controversies in Reading, Writing, Editing, and Printing

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:38pm
Book History and Print Culture Graduate Student Colloquium
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 14, 2018

Mad, Bad, and Dangerous Texts:

Controversies in Reading, Writing, Editing, and Printing

 

Please circulate widely.

 

In addition to conveying controversial ideas, books themselves have both committed and inspired mad, bad, and dangerous behaviour. The production and consumption of printed matter can be subversive, destructive, or downright criminal. Studying books as material objects reveals controversies that are fascinating in their own right, regardless of the subject matter between their covers.

GENESIS – CRACOW 2019 Genetic Criticism: from Theory to Practice

updated: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:03pm
Jagiellonian University (Cracow), Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes (Paris)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 31, 2018

Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow
and
Institut des Textes & Manuscrits Modernes (ITEM) in Paris
are pleased to invite you to participate in the international conference

GENESIS  –  CRACOW 2019   

Genetic Criticism: from Theory to Practice
12 - 14 June 2019

Location: Jagiellonian University, Cracow (Poland)
Language: English

Proposal (title and abstract) submission is now open:   conf.genesis@uj.edu.pl

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area

updated: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 3:54pm
Shane Trayers/ Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc.
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018

 

 

Call for Papers

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

40th Annual Conference, February 20-23, 2019

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2018

 

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