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CFP: First Issue ¡Plop! Estudios Pop

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 5:43am
¡Plop! Estudios Pop (UAB)

¡Plop revista de estudios pop of the Autonomous University of Barcelona invites researchers, teachers and students interested in Cultural Studies and Pop Studies to send their academic articles for its publication in the first issue of the journal in February 2013. This first number will be dedicated to:

• Identity and geography in Spanish and Latin American popular music

Suggested topics but not exclusive:

[UPDATE] Hospitality & Society

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 5:41am
Co-editor Paul Lynch, University of Strathclyde, Scotland

Hospitality & Society is an international multidisciplinary social sciences journal focusing on academic perspectives on hospitality and addresses all aspects of hospitality's connections with wider social and cultural processes and structures.

Aims and Scope

• To consider issues associated with hospitality leading to its advancement and understanding, including developing new approaches to the study of hospitality.
• To serve as a multidisciplinary forum encouraging interdisciplinarity with contributors coming from a wide variety of disciplinary bases
To be international in scope and inclusive in its coverage addressing hospitality from the macro to the micro level

[Update: Deadline Extended] Chinese and Western Literature and Arts in the Eighteenth Century

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 1:32am
Sun Yat-sen Journal of Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen U, Kaohsiung TAIWAN

Eighteenth-century culture in England, Western Europe, and America is clearly characterized by the intellectual climate of the Enlightenment even though, just as clearly, Enlightenment spread only gradually and unevenly throughout the regions and cultural strata of the West.

[UPDATE} NeMLA 2013 CFP: Queer Self-Representation: It Isn't All About Me

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 12:01am
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

This panel will examine the significance and radical potential of queer self-representation.The personal continues to be political, and for queer constituencies whose representation by a dominant mainstream has been either absent, negative, or consistently rife with limiting stereotypes, self-representation becomes crucial. However, while queer self-representation may engage with such negative representation, it is not limited to this function.

Gender and Chaucer: New Readings (due September 30)

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 10:56pm
Northeast Modern Language Association, March 21-24, 2013

Gender and Chaucer: New Readings
In Crip Theory, Robert McRuer argues that 'compulsory able-bodiedness' functions analogously to compulsory heterosexuality to determine expressions of identity and marginalize the non-compliant. This panel seeks papers that investigate the work the Canterbury Tales does in constituting and challenging fourteenth-century norms about gender and sexuality as inflected by other categories of identity including, but not limited to, age, religious status, and ability. Send abstracts of 250-300 words to Heide Estes, at

Modern Soundscapes - July 10 -13, 2013

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 10:07pm
Australasian Association of Literature & Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia (University of New South Wales)

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Steven Connor (Cambridge) and Garrett Stewart (Iowa)

What is a modern soundscape?

[UPDATE] CFP Captivity Narratives

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 9:34pm
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 34th Annual Conference

Abstract/Proposals by 16 November 2012

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 34th Annual Conference Celebrating "Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context"

February 13-16, 2013
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505.842.1234
Fax: 1.505.766.6710

Reality TV (Nov. 16, 2012; Feb. 13-16, 2013)

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 9:09pm
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 34th Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 13-16, 2013. This year's overall theme is "Celebrating Popular/American Culture(s) in a Global Context." Proposals are now being accepted for panels on Reality TV.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 1:50pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision. The connection between art and authors, or art and regional literature, may be causal or merely influential. This panel will explore how the term ekphrasis has grown in inclusivity, how regional literature intersects with the sister arts, and what these connections imply. Submit 250 word abstracts to Brandi So, Stony Brook University,

Call for papers for Journal of "Caucasian Economic Triangle"

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 1:34pm
Caucasian Institute for Economic and Social Research

Caucasian Institute for Economic and Social Research
Quarterly Electronic Journal "Caucasian Economic Triangle"
Professors, Researchers and even the brilliant students of M.A. and Ph.D. programs are welcome to publish their research papers in "Caucasian Economic Triangle"

Metaphysical Dirt: Teaching Thoreau Outside

Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 12:51pm

Thoreau Panel at Northeast Modern Language Association
(NEMLA) Conference
Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013
See for full details.

*Metaphysical Dirt: Teaching Thoreau Outside*

This panel offers teachers an opportunity to reflect upon effective
strategies and practices within or outside of the classroom for teaching Thoreau through a multi-disciplinary lens. Papers that describe challenging students through practical engagement with Thoreau's wide array of practices and corpus of texts are encouraged.