category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene: November 11-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Milland / PAMLA: Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ron2154@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers from scholars working across the disciplines interested in employing interdisciplinary or otherwise innovative methodologies aimed at facilitating teaching and learning about the Anthropocene at all levels.

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium (July 1-4)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, the parent organization of Anime Expo (AX), the largest anime convention in the U.S., is inviting proposals for plenary addresses, presentations, a

CUNNING KNOWLEDGE AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES - Abstracts due 5th March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Platform Journal of Media and Communication
contact email: 
platformjmc@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Cunning Knowledge and Media Technologies

Platform: Journal of Media and Communication

http://platformjmc.com

UPDATE: CFP: Panel Series on the German Graphic Novel (February 12, GSA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
German Studies Association
contact email: 
jludewi1@binghamton.edu

German Studies Association Conference
September 29-October 2, 2016, San Diego, California

Panel Series: The German Graphic Novel

Victorians and the Democratic Imagination (Hong Kong)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
jvaldez@hku.hk

Victorians and the Democratic Imagination
Deadline Extended to 1 March 2016

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
anime-expo.org/academic-program
animemangastudies.wordpress.com/symposium

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to Feb. 15 - Re/Inventions - Graduate Conference at California State Univ., Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

California State University Long Beach
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Re/Inventions: Alterna[rra]tives

CALL FOR PAPERS
ABSTRACTS DUE FEBRUARY 15, 2016

South Central MLA: Literature and Psychology, 3-5 November 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
afme222@uky.edu

This regular session of the SCMLA focuses on the intersections between literature and psychology, broadly interpreted.

Call for contributors: The Big Book of Microgenres (6/1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne H. Stevens / University of Nevada, Las Vegas
contact email: 
anne.stevens@unlv.edu

The Big Book of Microgenres, edited by Molly C. O’Donnell and Anne H. Stevens

Mediating the Real Conference 31 August - 2 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell
contact email: 
rosemary.overell@Otago.ac.nz

Mediating the Real
An international conference hosted by the ‘Performance of the Real Research Theme’ at the University of Otago
August 31st – September 2nd 2016

[UPDATE] Old and New Humanism(s) Deadline extended Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Philologist - journal of language, literature and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

Call for submissions: SHAKESPEARE AND CERVANTES: 1616‒2016 - Special issue of "Meridian critic" - Deadline: 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cornelia Macsiniuc, Luminita Turcu / University of Suceava, Romania
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

The academic journal "Meridian critic" invites contributions which celebrate the global cultural legacy of Shakespeare and Cervantes, in a year which marks the fourth centennial of their death.

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (U of Warwick, Deadline, February 20, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

"The Matter of Resistance" conference seeks to provide an introduction to the appearances of "resistance" and "resistance studies" for a wide and diverse population, to question and develop basic unde

Undead Anxieties: The Walking Dead and American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts Annual Meeting
contact email: 
caseycatherinemoore@gmail.com

Panel for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts - Contagions
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
October 13th-15th, 2016

SAMLA 2016: Perfect/Imperfect Worlds in Print Culture and Book History (abstracts: 1 June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing (SHARP)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Beyond Borders: Mutual Imaginings of Europe and the Middle East (800-1700)

full name / name of organization: 
Barnard College
contact email: 
lpostlew@barnard.edu

Barnard College's 25th Biannual Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference
Saturday, December 3, 2016
New York, NY

[UPDATE] Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory, Oct. 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China (EALA, Taiwan) and National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
2016eala@gmail.com

24th Annual Conference of the English and American Literature Association in Taiwan

Theme: Backward Glances: History, Time, Memory

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions would focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of th

The 3rd International Conference COMSYMBOL/Religion(s), secularity(ies), society(ies) and the digital humanities turn

full name / name of organization: 
ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France
contact email: 
essachess@gmail.com

ESSACHESS and CTS-IARSIC of CORHIS (EA7400, Paul Valéry University of Montpellier, France) is excited to announce the launch of the Call for Papers for its 3rd International Conference Comsymbol on "

CFP: The 51th International Conference on "The United States in Change," ASAK, Sep. 30-Oct. 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
ASAKConference2016@gmail.com

"The United States in Change"

The 51st International Conference
Organized by The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK)
Yongin, South Korea
September 30–October 1, 2016

[UPDATE] SAGES Conference: Hysteria Abstracts DUE 2/29/2016

full name / name of organization: 
SAGES: Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
kah92@zips.uakron.edu

The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on April 28, 2016.

Ritual and Cultural Performance Hui and Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Otago Performance of the Real Research Theme
contact email: 
jennifer.cattermole@otago.ac.nz

"Every day people perform dozens of rituals.

St John's Humanities Review Spring 2016 Issue: Change and Interpretation or, a Marxist Approach to Art and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
St John's Humanities Review
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

Women & Work in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Women & Work in Literature / Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
susanne.weil@yahoo.com

Women and Work in Literature: Special Session, Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association Conference, November 11-13, 2016, Pasadena, California

Session Description:

[UPDATE] Extension - MELUS Special Issue CFP: Pedagogy in Anxious Times (April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US
contact email: 
anastasia.lin@ung.edu; cstanciu@vcu.edu

UPDATED DEADLINE! April 1, 2016

MELUS Special Issue: Teaching Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States: Pedagogy in Anxious Times

Guest Editors: Cristina Stanciu and Anastasia Lin

African American Literature Regular Session SCMLA

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
davisc@tamug.edu

This regular session welcomes 300-500 word abstracts on any aspect of African American Literature and Culture for the 73rd Annual South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) Conference November

Low Fidelity: The Aesthetics and Politics of Adaptation (UCLA, 3 June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Southland Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uclafoesouthland2016@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Kate Newell (Savannah College of Art and Design)
Arthur Little (UCLA)

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative” - HG Wells

Theatre, Performance, and Audiences: Ways of Spectating in Antiquity SCS 2017(deadline March 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Committee for Ancient and Modern Performance, Society for Classical Studies
contact email: 
trw14@case.edu

Organizers: Hallie Marshall and Melissa Funke . Sponsored by the Committee for Ancient and Modern Performance

Space, Place, and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: “I am a border woman.” As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual’s agency in the social and cultural production of

Early Modern Prophetic Traditions

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at MLA 2017
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu; bowling@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Inviting papers that consider vatic traditions, the figure of the prophet, or the poetics of prophetic language in literature from 1500-1650.

Lawrence and the 'New Modernism,' MLA 17

full name / name of organization: 
D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
nancy.paxton@nau.edu

Earlier conceptions of modernism often excluded Lawrence or vilified him as a reactionary, but more flexible and expansive recent concepts of modernism may re-position him.

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: FEBRUARY 15, 2016- THE REPRESENTATION OF YOUTH IN CONTEMPORARY FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE CINEMA

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Romain Chareyron and Dr. Gilles Viennot
contact email: 
romain.chareyron@wsu.edu; gviennot@uark.edu

CALL FOR PAPER - EDITED VOLUME

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