category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] BWWC 2016 - Extension of Deadline for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
bwwc2016@gmail.com

The Steering Committee of BWWC 2016 will be accepting proposals until 1/15/2016. Please find our original CFP online at https://bwwc2016.wordpress.com/call-for-papers/.

[UPDATE]: UNApocalypse: Exploring Dystopianism in Texts

full name / name of organization: 
The University of North Alabama English Department
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 7th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 26-27, 2016

Phalansteries, Groups, Circles and Guilds. Modernist Aesthetics and the Utopian Lure of Community. 1880-1940

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Scuriatti / Bard College Berlin
contact email: 
l.scuriatti@berlin.bard.edu

We are seeking contributions for a special issue of the online peer-reviewed journal Other Modernities/Altre Modernità/Autres Modernités ISSN 2035-7680 (http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/AMonline/in

[UPDATE] Gender, Translocality and the City Interdisciplinary Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Hungary
contact email: 
gendertranslocalityworkshop@yahoo.co.uk.

The Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group at the University of Debrecen is pleased to announce its first annual workshop, which is going to explore the intersections of gender, location an

Feminist Spaces 2.2 Journal CFW

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
uwffeministtheory@gmail.com

Call for Works (deadline for submission is April 29, 2016)

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Call for papers Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R&D

full name / name of organization: 
JRSD
contact email: 
submission@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

[UPDATE: Deadline Changed] "Culture, Identity, and Media: New Perspectives of Representation" (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English and American Studies/Goethe University Frankfurt
contact email: 
studentconferencefrankfurt@yahoo.com

UPDATE: Deadline for abstract submissions changed to January 31st!

UPDATE 2: Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ConferenceTransculturalMediaRelations

Conformity & Resistance, MEGAA Symposium [March 4th, 2016; CFPs due February 5th]

full name / name of organization: 
Miami University English Graduate and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 13th Annual Miami University
English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 4th, 2016
CALL FOR PAPERS

Conformity & Resistance

Museal Practices and Cultural Politics of Exhibiting Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
Lars Kaijser, Stockholm University, Sweden, and Klara Stephanie Szlezák, Passau University, Germany
contact email: 
exhibitpopmusic@gmail.com

No longer limited to records, stages, and videos, popular music has widened its sphere of influence by entering the realm of museums and tourism.

Extension: Stony Brook University 2016 graduate conference - Communication in the Humanities: abstracts due 1/16; conference 3/5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

The deadline for submissions has been extended to January 16th. Please consider submitting individual abstracts or full paper proposals.

Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities

Queer Death, De(con)struction, and Contagion: Affective Rhythms in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced/Queer Theory Symposium Committee
contact email: 
sagebeth.perdue@gmail.com or mshaw4@ucmerced.edu

Inaugural Interdisciplinary Queer Studies Symposium
University of California, Merced
Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Keynote: Eric A. Stanley, UC Riverside

What Next? The Episodic and The Serial--MLA in Philadelphia 2017--deadline 10 February

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Fusco/MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
fusco.katherine@gmail.com

This proposed special session on the episodic and the serial invites participants to consider the limitations and opportunities offered by episodic and serial forms across a variety of media (film, co

REMINDER_DUE JAN. 15 Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities and Public Ethics 3.1 (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics
contact email: 
ethosreview@gmail.com

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum—invites submissions for its April 2016 issue.

The 4th Annual MA in Critical Studies Symposium at the Maryland Institute College of Art: April 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Maryland Institute College of Art
contact email: 
dmangus@mica.edu

The 4th Annual MA in Critical Studies Symposium

Maryland Institute College of Art
The Lazarus Center Auditorium
131 W. North Avenue
Baltimore MD 21202

April 16, 2015

[REMINDER] Old and New Humanism(s) UNC Graduate Conference-

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

CFP 4th Annual Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance Studies at Indiana University [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)
contact email: 
artatiu@gmail.com

4th Annual Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance Studies
Hosted by the Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)

Replotting Performance

Dramatising death and dying in British, Northern Irish and Irish drama and theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

[UPDATE] Literary Form and Reform [Shanghai, 17-18 May, 2016, Abstracts due February 29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang; Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn; mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

The resurgence of formalist interests in recent years has sparked new discussions of the conception, role, and significance of form in literary and cultural studies as well as pedagogies.

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
slowaesthetics@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2016

Still Walking, Still Sleeping, Still Life: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

[UPDATE] To Periodize Or Not To Periodize, That Is the Question

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Control Societies
contact email: 
studiesincontrolsocieties@gmail.com

~Studies In Control Societies is excited to announce that Dr. Seb Franklin will be contributing to the issue.~

CFP: Literary Form and Reform - 17-18 May, 2016, Fudan University, Shanghai

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang and Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn, mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

LITERARY FORM AND REFORM
17-18 May 2016
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Submissions are sought for a conference on formalism and the study of literary form.

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

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com, catherine.gooch@uky.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016, by 5pm EST

CALL FOR PAPERS: disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
catherine_gooch6@uky.edu

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore Transnational Lives as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines, including (but not limited to) Sociology; Gender

Call for papers on Theodore Dreiser for 2 panels at the 2016 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
linda.kornasky@angelo.edu

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 26-29, 2016.

Panel One: Open Topic

Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in Cultural Constructions of Home - ASA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

Different Drummers: Military Unit Cohesion and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

One goal of military basic training is to replace recruits’ focus on their own individuality with an unquestioned devotion to group solidarity.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE January 24: CFP Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Conference 2016- Making Contact

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Conference, UW-Madison
contact email: 
kaleidoscope.wisc@gmail.com

Making Contact: Artistic and Linguistic Representations of Conflict and Commonality (Conference date: March 10-12, 2016)

The Problems of Literature Genres --- "hate speech", "styles of hatred"

full name / name of organization: 
The Problems of Literary Genres, University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Papers 

2016 Theatre Symposium: Pages, Stages, Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University, Doha Department of English Literature and Linguistcs
contact email: 
Dr. Anastasia Remoundou-Howley, Conference Chair and Organiser

Full Title: Theatre Symposium 2016: Pages, Stages, Audiences

Date: 08-May-2016 - 09-May-2016
Location: Qatar University Campus, Doha, Qatar

Reflections of Exile, Migration, and Diaspora in European Languages and Literatures [September 30 – October 1, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
eusymposium@ntu.edu.tw

As Europe is currently facing the worst displacement crisis since the Second World War, the dominant public discourse on the issue is characterized by a curious mixture of xenophobia and humanitariani

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

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

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Representations of the Ordinary in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
representingtheordinary@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions due Thursday, 1/14/16

"Representations of the Ordinary in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods"

http://sites.duke.edu/representationsoftheordinary/

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