category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Monsters and the Irish Imagination (9/10/15; NEACIS West Haven, CT 11/20-21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nepcafantastic@gmail.com

Monsters and the Irish Imagination
Session Sponsored by the Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area of the Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association

Margaret Walker Centenary Anthology (10/1 Abstract; 1/15/16 Draft Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Cherise A. Pollard
contact email: 
cpollard@wcupa.edu

PLEASE SHARE:

CALL FOR PAPERS: Margaret Walker Centenary Anthology (Poetry and Fiction).

"Making Sense(s) in the Eighteenth Century"

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS 2016
contact email: 
raseiler@indiana.edu

Below, please find a cfp for a panel to be held at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA, March 31 - April 3, 2016.

Post45 Graduate Conference - February 5-6. Chapel Hill, NC (abstracts due Nov. 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Post45 & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com



First Annual Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ACLA Seminar: "All in the Family: The Literary and Cultural Politics of Incest"- DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA: American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
acla16incest@gmail.com

On this panel, we would like to consider the concept of incest in relation to society across a number of time periods and cultural forms.

CFPanelists: 2016 MSU Comics Forum: Sexuality in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
2016 MSU Comics Forum
contact email: 
guynesse@msu.edu

No Straight Lines: Sexuality and LGBT Identities in Sequence

CFP, Collection of Essays on Race, Gender, and Sexuality in The Walking Dead, abstracts due Jan. 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Elizabeth Erwin
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu; eerwin@lccc.edu

RACE, GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN THE WALKING DEAD FRANCHISE

[UPDATE] One Hundred Years of Susan Glaspell's "Trifles" - NeMLA 2016 (Deadline, Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - Hartford, CT - March 17-20, 2015
contact email: 
Randy Laist - rlaist@goodwin.edu

Susan Glaspell’s one-act play, "Trifles," premiered in Provincetown in 1916, during an era of historic upheaval in American gender relations.

Religious Perspectives on Climate Change

full name / name of organization: 
CrossCurrents/www.crosscurrents.org
contact email: 
alioi@juilliard.edu

The editors of CrossCurrents (www.crosscurrents.org) seeks contributions for a special issue on religious perspectives on climate change.

Literatures of Development

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association -- Harvard University -- March 17 - 20, 2016
contact email: 
cfan@berkeley.edu

LITERATURES OF DEVELOPMENT

Organizers: Sunny Xiang (sunny.xiang@yale.edu) and Christopher Fan (cfan@berkeley.edu)

Untying the Mother Tongue On Language, Affect, and the Unconscious, deadline 15 September

full name / name of organization: 
Federico Dal Bo, Antonio Castore / ICI Berlin
contact email: 
mothertongue@ici-berlin.org

CfP: The Fourth Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies: Asking Big Questions Again, 23 – 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

CALL FOR PAPERS
The Fourth Global Forum of Critical Studies
Asking Big Questions Again
23 - 24 October 2015, Lucca, Italy
Palazzo Bernardini

“The Many Tongues of Talk and Tale” to be held February 12-13, 2016 at The Ferguson Center of The University of Alabama

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Languages Conference
contact email: 
ualanguagesconference@gmail.com

The graduate students of The University of Alabama’s Department of Modern Languages & Classics, in collaboration with the graduate students of the Department of English and the TESOL program, invite

Discussing Sexuality in the Liberal Arts: To Clothe or Not to Clothe? Deadline September 30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Earl Yarington/NeMLA
contact email: 
yaringef@pgcc.edu

Abstract

The 47th NeMLA Convention in Hartford, Connecticut, March 17-20 2016

Afrofuturism and Environmental Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Resilience: A Journal of Environmental Humanities
contact email: 
alioi@juilliard.edu

The Media Review section of Resilience: A Journal of Environmental Humanities seeks reviews of contemporary media at the intersection of Afrofuturism and environmental humanities.

Fashion and Horror, 28.08.2015-31.10.2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gudrun D. Whitehead and Julia Petrov
contact email: 
CostumedHorror@gmail.com

This is a call for proposals for chapters to comprise a potential new publication, which has had strong interest from Bloomsbury. Editors of this volume are Dr.

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic (1/10/2016); (2/27/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

DOOM: From the Personal to the Apocalyptic

Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College
Chambersburg, PA

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

full name / name of organization: 
Sophia Mizouni
contact email: 
smizouni@bu.edu

CFP: Facebook Before Facebook
Seminar at American Comparative Literature Association
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts March 17-20, 2016.

Maghreb and Modernity- Deadline: September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA-Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
arocca@salemstate.edu

Inspired by Sophie Bessis’ La double impasse, this panel invites papers that explore the complex meaning and practice of modernity in the Maghreb, as represented and envisioned in contemporary liter

What's Love Got to Do with it: Theory, Desire, and Performance (ACLA, Harvard, 3/17-3/20/16; deadline 9/23/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Yomaira Figueroa (Michigan State University), Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
yomairaf@msu.edu, carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2016 Conference
Harvard University
March 17-20, 2016

Deadline for abstracts: Sept 23, 2015

SF Storyworlds [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Press
contact email: 
P.A.March-Russell@kent.ac.uk

SF Storyworlds is an interdisciplinary series devoted to the study of science fiction.

Orient in Literature - Literature of the Orient : Sources & Inspirations (OLLO 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicolaus Copernicus University / Polish Oriental Society
contact email: 
konferencjaollo2016@gmail.com


http://www.home.umk.pl/~pjkj_umk/Orient3en.html

https://twitter.com/OLLO2016

Loss [11-13 March 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
loss@inter-disciplinary.net

Loss
A Dying and Death Research Project

Friday 11th March – Sunday 13th March 2016
Budapest, Hungary

Puppet theatre: otherness and alterity (Barcelona - 22/24 OCT 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Institut del Teatre de la Diputació de Barcelona
contact email: 
mae@institutdelteatre.cat

El Instituto del Teatro de la Diputación de Barcelona acoge el simposio Teatro de títeres: desdoblamiento y alteridad del 22 al 24 de octubre de 2015.

[UPDATE] The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maine (Le Mans, France) and University of Akron
contact email: 
delphine.letort@univ-lemans.fr, elisabeth.lamothe@univ-lemans.fr

The Cultural Landscape of Teenagers

CEA 2016 Book History CFP

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association Book History CFP
contact email: 
erin.bistline@ttu.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 47th annual conference.

Postcolonial Lawrence: Politics, Perspective and Production

full name / name of organization: 
Feroza Jussawalla
contact email: 
fjussawa@unm.edu

Scholarly/theoretical essays, written so that they may also be read by the lay reader, solicited for a collection of essays on D.H.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--CFP VI Annual UConn LANGSA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association--University of Connecticut
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

VI Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS
At the Crossroads: Mapping Dichotomies in Literatures, Cultures, and Languages

NeMLA 2016 Pedagogy Roundtable / Interdisciplinary Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
birdsal5@msu.edu

The Bane of Their Existence: Making Interdisciplinary Humanities Matter

Trans* Texts/Politics/Bodies, NeMLA in Hartford, CT, 3/17/16-3/20/16

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
rutkowsk@geneseo.edu

2016 will mark the tenth anniversary of the groundbreaking anthology The Transgender Studies Reader (Routledge, 2006, eds. Susan Stryker and Stephen White).

CFP: Visualizing the Street - 17 June 2016 / deadline 1 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ASCA Cities Project / University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
j.a.naeff@uva.nl

Call for Papers - VISUALIZING THE STREET
ASCA Cities Project - Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam

Fairy Tales, Folk Lore and Legends

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fairytales@inter-disciplinary.net

Fairy Tales, Folk Lore and Legends
Call for Submissions 2016

Monday 14th March – Wednesday 16th March 2016
Budapest, Hungary

[UPDATE] Call for Chapters: Representations of Poverty in US Pop Culture (Extended deadline: 9/7/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Wylie Lenz
contact email: 
povertyandpopculture@gmail.com

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited collection tentatively titled Representing the Other Half: Essays on Poverty in American Popular Culture (under contract with McFarland).

Call for papers: Collection of Essays on 21st-Century British Fiction & the City, abstract due November 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Magali Cornier Michael, Professor, Department of English, Duquesne University
contact email: 
michael@duq.edu

Call for papers: Collection of Essays on 21st-Century British Fiction & the City

The Way of All Flesh, April 7-8, 2016, New York, NY (proposals due October 15)

full name / name of organization: 
City University of New York Graduate Center English Student Association
contact email: 
thewayofallfleshconference@gmail.com

The Way of All Flesh
English Student Association Conference
City University of New York, the Graduate Center
April 7-8

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