category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Call for Modernist Studies Book Reviews - Deadline 9th May

full name / name of organization: 
Ecloga : Journal of Literature and the Arts. University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
eclogasnoms@gmail.com

Modernist Studies Special Edition. 2014.
Produced in collaboration with the
Scottish Network of Modernist Studies.

Call for Book Reviews and Review Essays: Culture, Labor and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society
contact email: 
kroikp@lanecc.edu

Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society, a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is calling for book reviews and review essays discussing texts relating to the cultural aspects of l

New Narratives of 9/11 - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Arin Keeble
contact email: 
a.g.keeble@ncl.ac.uk

NEW NARRATIVES OF 9/11: CONSPIRACY, TERROR, AND CHANGE

Conference Papers / Edited Collection of Essays

CFP: Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and
American Culture Association invites you to participate in the 25th annual

CFP: Intermezzo, new series in longform publication

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Enculturation, a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, announces the launch of Intermezzo, a series dedicated to publishing long essays – between 20,000 and 80,000 words – that are too long f

2014 PAMLA Conference--Proposals for Composition and Rhetoric Sessions Due May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
dformo@csusm.edu

You are invited to submit proposals for the fall 2014 PAMLA conference, a national organization that will host its annual conference Oct. 31-Nov.2 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, CA.

Anthologies in/and/of Modernism (MSA 16: 6-9 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Collier
contact email: 
pccollier@bsu.edu

Given 1) the ongoing expansion of modernist studies in “temporal, spatial, and vertical” directions (Mao and Walkowitz) and 2) a renewed interest in textual materiality and modernist institutions

[UPDATE] Foundation, special issue on Science Fiction and Videogames (30 Apr 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Foundation
contact email: 
af3pj@virginia.edu

For over half a century—from the spaceship duels of Spacewar! and the attacking waves of the Space Invaders, through to the explorations of the Metroid series and the complex environments of the Bioshock games—electronic gaming has made extensive use of science fictional themes and settings. Likewise, science fiction, in books like Ender’s Game, films like The Last Starfighter, and TV shows like Defiance, has often explored tropes of videogaming within its created worlds. Both regularly, even obsessively, address questions of identity, embodiment, and representation, as well as the constructions and constraints of culture; both are also constituted in the complex and often fraught relations between fan groups and society.

Slovo, interdisciplinary journal for Central and Eastern European, Russian, and Eurasian studies. Deadline for abstracts 15 May.

full name / name of organization: 
Slovo, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London
contact email: 
slovo@ssees.ucl.ac.uk

SLOVO journal
anthropology - economics - film - geography - history - international studies - linguistics - literature - media - music - politics - sociology

CFP: British Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
spetrovic@okwu.edu

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

CFP International conference “Interactive Narratives, New Media and Social Engagement--May 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Spanish and Portuguese-UofT & BRAFFTV
contact email: 
hudson.moura@utoronto.ca

Call for Papers: International conference “Interactive Narratives, New Media and Social Engagement”
Date: October 24th and 25th, 2014
Place: Victoria College, University of Toronto, Canada

Deadline Extended: Disruptive Time Panel for SLSA October 9-12, Dallas Texas

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham, University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

Disruptive Time: Queering the Digital and Potentials in Data
Panel Proposal for Annual Meeting
of the Society for Science, Literature, and the Arts
Dallas, TX – October 9-12, 2014

CFP-Singularities, A Transdisciplinary Biannual Research Journal Volume 1 Issue 2 (July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, KAHM Unity Women's College, Manjeri
contact email: 
mail@singularities.in

Call for Papers

Singularities, A Transdisciplinary Biannual Research Journal

Volume 1 Issue 2 (July 2014)

ISSN No: 2348 – 3369

Call for Papers

CfP: The Robert Frost Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

The Robert Frost Review welcomes submissions on any aspect of Robert Frost’s poetry.

The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/1/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/

UPDATE: Reminder – Cosmographies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Call for Papers deadline Friday 25th April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014. Supported by the British Interplanetary Society.

http://www.cosmographies.co.uk

Keynote Speakers:

CFP for special issue of American Periodicals on Black periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Gardner
contact email: 
gardner@svsu.edu

Call for Papers for a special issue of American Periodicals
Black Periodical Studies
Guest Editors Eric Gardner and Joycelyn Moody

Problems of Education in the 21st Century. Information. Twentieth_CFP_ PEC_2014

full name / name of organization: 
Scientia Socialis
contact email: 
problemsofeducation@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite proposals for articles for an international blind peer-review scientific journal (Twentieth Call for Papers)

The Sustainability of the Avant-Garde, Atlanta, November 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
emhall3@uncg.edu

In a 2005 essay entitled “Why Experimental Fiction Threatens to Destroy Publishing, Jonathan Franzen and Life as We Know It: A Correction,” American fiction writer Ben Marcus suggests that by cate

UPDATE One Day Symposium: The Door: Site, Object and Threshold in Performance -- DEADLINE EXTENDED AND NEW VENUE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
m.wagner@surrey.ac.uk; s.andrews@surrey.ac.uk

UPDATE – DEADLINE EXTENDED AND NEW VENUE

One Day Symposium: The Door: Site, Object and Threshold in Performance

London – The Delfina Foundation (NEW VENUE)
8th July 2014

Call for Papers for The Apollonian: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Vol. I, Issue 1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for the inaugural issue of The Apollonian: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, a bi-annual, peer-reviewed print journal.

Volume I, Issue I
-Open Issue

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] True Crime: Fact, Fiction, Ideology

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Priest / Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Keynote lecture: ‘The Moors Murders and the “Truth” of True Crime’, David Schmid (University at Buffalo, SUNY), author of Natural Born Celebrities: Serial Killers in American Culture (Universi

PAMLA 2014: Literature and the Other Arts (Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
jsdetar@sbcglobal.net

Proposals for papers are invited on any subject relating to the session theme of literature and the other arts.

CFP: RSA 26-8 March 2015, Milton Society panels/papers

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
hiltner@english.ucsb.edu

The Milton Society of America has been granted Associate Organization status with the Renaissance Society of America.

Call for Papers for an Edited Volume on Non-native Species

full name / name of organization: 
James Stanescu and Kevin Cummings
contact email: 
criticalspecies@gmail.com

Within a growing literature of animal studies and animal ethics, scholars have critically examined factory farms, zoos, companion animals, and laboratory testing.

Natural Spaces and Phenomena in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through and ecocritical or natural lens.

Anxious Forms: Bodies in Crisis in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Glasgow
contact email: 
arts-anxiousforms2014@glasgow.ac.uk

Anxious Forms: Bodies in Crisis in Victorian Literature and Culture

August 22, 2014 – The University of Glasgow

“Changing Humanities in a Changing World” International Conference, 27-29 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University
contact email: 
papers@changinghumanities.org

Our world is rapidly changing, and these changes – in communication, technology, politics, the economy and the environment – deeply and widely affect people across the globe.

"Blurring Boundaries without Burning Bridges:" Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante, and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University Department of Theatre
contact email: 
brewster.81@osu.edu

Call for Papers
“Blurring Boundaries without Burning Bridges:”
Italian Contemporary Performance, the Theatre of Emma Dante and Beyond
A Symposium
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

The 9th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies,Flagler College, St. Augustine Florida, USA September 26-28

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Adaptations and Multiplicities
The 9th Annual Conference of the Association
of Adaptation Studies

Flagler College, St. Augustine Florida, USA
September 26-28, 2014

SAMLA 2014-- From Corn-Pone to Delmonico's: Feasting with Twain

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Dolan, The Mark Twain Circle of America
contact email: 
dolankc@mst.edu

Mark Twain is as popular a figure as ever.

Special Sessions Proposals Sought for MMLA (due 4/21; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Sex and Reproduction in Irish Modernism--MSA 16 (Pittsburgh, November 6-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Aureliano Newman / University of Toronto
contact email: 
daniel.newman@mail.utoronto.ca

James Joyce once described the Irish artist as a "man without a sexual education." This proposed panel explores how a culture of silence and repression of sexuality, especially as it relates to reprod

IFPE International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education 25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference: Necessary Fictions

full name / name of organization: 
Billy Brennan/International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education
contact email: 
brennanbw@aol.com

International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education

25th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

necessary fictions

Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, California
November 6–8, 2014

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