The Reception Study Society seeks to promote informal and formal exchanges between scholars in several related fields. Bringing together theorists, scholars, and teachers from many areas, this association promotes a much needed cross-dialogue among all areas of reception studies.
The 2017 RSS Conference will take place in Minneapolis/St. Paul, and the CFP and further details will be announced soon! For other conference calls in the field, please visit Events page, and to see programs from our previous conferences, please go to the Conference page .
Ellen Gruber Garvey's Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance was published by the Oxford University Press. Gillian Silverman's Bodies and Books: Reading and the Fantasy of Communion in Nineteenth-Century America appeared through the University of Pennsylvania Press. Visit Publications to see more.
Reception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History promotes discussion among literature, culture and media scholars engaged in theoretical and practical analyses in reception study, reader-response criticism and pedagogy, history of the book, audience and communication studies, and more. See Journal for our "Crossing the Boundaries of Reception" special issue CFP.