category: cultural studies and historical approaches

University of Waterloo MetaFandom Unconference - September 18th and 19th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Waterloo's Games Institute
contact email: 
uwmetafans@gmail.com

The University of Waterloo’s Games Institute as well as the IMMERSe Research Network is proud to host a MetaFandom Unconference on Thursday, September 18th and Friday the 19th.

The Speculative Community: Or, Community and Contingency (University of Bern, October 18-19, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department and Center for Cultural Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland
contact email: 
viola.marchi@ens.unibe.ch / ryan.kopaitich@ens.unibe.ch

The conference aims at investigating the theoretical and practical dimensions of community, in connection with contingency and in light of Speculative Realism and Object-Oriented Ontology.

CFP: Revealing/Reveiling Shanghai: 20th and 21st Century Representations (abstracts due 9/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Bernstein
contact email: 
lbernstein3@gmail.com

Editors are seeking submissions for a proposed book-length collection of essays on representations of Shanghai in film and literature of the last hundred years.

CFP Museum Visitor Photography - Deadline: September 15th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Museum Visitor Photography/ MuseumsEtc
contact email: 
theopisti.stylianou@cut.ac.cy

CALL FOR PAPERS

MUSEUMS AND VISITOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Edited by Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert
(Cyprus University of Technology and 2014 Smithsonian Institution Fellow 

in Museum Studies)

Approaching Posthumanism and the Posthuman

full name / name of organization: 
University of Geneva, University of Bern, CUSO
contact email: 
kimberly.frohreich@unige.ch

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Approaching Posthumanism and the Posthuman
Conference and Doctoral Workshop
June 4-6, 2015 – St. Maurice, Switzerland

Keynote Speakers:
Cary Wolfe, Rice University

War after War: Reflections on the legacy of WWI

full name / name of organization: 
Politics. Rivista di Studi Politici
contact email: 
direzione@rivistapolitics.it

On 28 July 1914, an armed conflict began that would forever change the world, and the concept of war itself. The war rapidly extended, involving 28 countries and spreading to the entire world.

Medieval Game Cultures - Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Game Cultures Society
contact email: 
serinap@alumni.ubc.ca

50th International Medieval Congress
Kalamazoo, MI
May 15-17, 2015

Mind and American Literature book series

full name / name of organization: 
Camden House Publishers
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

 

Edith Wharton Review

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu

The _Edith Wharton Review_, a peer-reviewed, MLA-indexed journal is currently seeking submissions.

Literature and Celebrity after World War II Panel (9/30/2014; 4/30-5/3 2015) NeMLA Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY-Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

Literature and Celebrity after World War II

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Health" by 12 Oct 2014

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
info@aspeers.com

From the health checks on Ellis Island to long-standing and recently increasing debates about the (un-)Americanness of different models of health care to Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" campaign aimed at improving the health of Americans, public discourse in the US has continually connected notions of health to notions of Americanness and has negotiated one via the other. Moreover, a culturally relevant, broad, metaphorical usage of health is evidenced in the omnipresence of such phrases as "the health of the nation," "crime epidemic," and even "Bieber fever." Not surprisingly, the topic of "American Health," broadly conceived, has garnered significant attention among scholars in a variety of disciplines.

aspeers will, therefore, dedicate the topical section of its eighth annual issue to "American Health."

Alice Munro and visibility of Canadian Literature in Europe (abstract before September 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Revue Etudes Canadiennes / Canadian Studies
contact email: 
francoise.le-jeune@univ-nantes.fr

The Revue Etudes Canadiennes/ Canadian Studies, (n°77 February 2015), seeks contributions in English dealing with Alice Munro’s short fiction writing (particularly Dance of the Happy Shades).

Childhood and Pethood: Representation, Subjectivity, and the Cultural Politics of Power. November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Feuerstein and Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo
contact email: 
childhoodandpethood@gmail.com

Abstracts (500 words) due November 1, 2014
Articles (7,000 words) due July 1, 2015

[UPDATE] Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

PCA/ACA 2015 National Convention
April 1 to 4, 2015
New Orleans, LA

Elizabeth I, Recalcitrant Wives, and Domestic Discord: Kalamazoo, May 14-17, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Elizabeth I Society
contact email: 
ariehl@auburn.edu

This panel will consider Elizabeth and her ruling strategies in relation to the issues embedded in the domestic structures in early modern England.

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

"Intersectionality, Class, & (De)Colonial Praxis," Fall 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Postcolonialist
contact email: 
editorinchief@postcolonialist.com

The Postcolonialist, Fall 2014 CFP

Intersectionality, Class, and (De)Colonial Praxis

Early American Animal Studies, SEA-OIEAHC, Chicago, June 18-21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
laurenlafauci@icloud.com

Call for Proposals:
SEA-ASLE Roundtable in Early American Animal Studies
SEA-OIEAHC Conference, Chicago, June 18-21, 2015

Deadline Extended: Sustaining Women's Studies: Women’s Studies Regular Session (SAMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Women's Studies Regular Session
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies

Medieval Romance Kalamazoo 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Romance Society
contact email: 
jb652@york.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Medieval Romance Society, Kalamazoo ICMS 2015

Information Overload - REMINDER - CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline 1st August 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Information Overload : Hosted at University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
infoload2014@gmail.com

Critical University Studies - ACLA 2015 Seattle (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

With the increased prominence of movements like the New Faculty Majority and the MLA Subconference, along with the sensational cases of Margaret Mary Vojtko and Mary-Faith Cerasoli, criticism on the s

[UPDATE] FINAL REMINDER - Transitions 5 CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
a.venezia@english.bbk.ac.uk

TRANSITIONS 5 – New Directions in Comics Studies
Saturday October 25th 2014 at Birkbeck, University of London
Call for Papers

Dracula in Popular Culture Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

I'm trying to organize a panel on Dracula in popular culture for the 2014 New England Regional Meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies.

Movement Control and the Modern Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Jesper Gulddal, University of Newcastle, Australia; Charlton Payne, Universität Erfurt
contact email: 
jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au

[For a seminar on "Mobilty and Movement Control" at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, March 26-29 2015, Seattle, we invite 300-word presentation abstracts by August 22 20

Romanticism and the Future, 24-25 October, Paphos, Cyprus

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
evyvarsa@ucy.ac.cy

Papers are invited for an international conference on the concept of the future and speculative representations of the future in Anglophone and European Romantic literature, philosophy and art, but al

Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Carter Hanson/Valparaiso University
contact email: 
Carter.Hanson@valpo.edu

The Midwest Conference on Utopian Studies will be held March 20-21, 2015, at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN.

Call for Workshop Presenters SCMS 2015 - Teaching Film and Broadcast History in the Digital Age - Proposals due August 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Beth Corzo-Duchardt / DePaul University and Northwestern University
contact email: 
corzo-duchardt@gmail.com

Call for Workshop Presentation Proposals: Teaching Film and Broadcast History in the Digital Age
SCMS 2015 (Montreal, March 25-29)
Workshop Chair: Beth Corzo-Duchardt

THINKING ITS PRESENCE: THE RACIAL IMAGINARY: A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY STUDY

full name / name of organization: 
Prageeta Sharma & Joanna Klink, The University of Montana
contact email: 
2014thinkingitspresence@gmail.com

THE RACIAL IMAGINARY
A CONFERENCE ON RACE, CREATIVE WRITING & LITERARY
STUDY
DATES: March 12-14, 2015
LOCATION: THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde - English Literature, Journalism and Creative Writing
contact email: 
a.campbell@strath.ac.uk // @_accampbell

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities: Critical and Creative Practice

@OscillateStrath

Modern Fiction Studies Special Issue - Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@csupomona.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

ASECS 2015: Minor Authors and Minor Genres: Re-examining the Creation of the Eighteenth-Century Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Annual Meeting
contact email: 
lindsaymoore@my.unt.edu

By the end of the eighteenth-century, thanks to literary histories such as Samuel Johnson’s Lives of the Poets and Thomas Warton’s The History of English Poetry, along with the beginning of litera

Crossing / Erecting Borders, The Lincoln Humanities Journal, November 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui / Lincoln University
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal.

A Study of the Setting of the English Narratives Based on Vico's Stage Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Vahid Tabatabaian
contact email: 
vt1351@yahoo.com

Abstract

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