category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dayton Department of English and International Society of Metal Music Studies
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

Metal Studies is a growing interdisciplinary field, connected to, though not limited to fields as diverse as Popular Culture, Leisure Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History, English Studies, Music

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS 'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

full name / name of organization: 
Publisher: “George Enescu” University of Arts from Iasi, Romania.
contact email: 
cristina_moraru@rocketmail.com

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

'STUDIES IN VISUAL ARTS AND COMMUNICATION - AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL'

Inaugural issue - June 2014

http://journalonarts.org

Interplay: A Journal of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
tomarg_29@hotmail and serge.dreyer@gmail.com

Interplay - Call for Papers: We are a new journal published by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Tunghai University.

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Academic Novels: Beyond the Canon? (Special Session Proposal, MLA 2015 Vancouver, January 8-11)

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

What constitutes the canon of academic novels? Discussion of the genre has tended to focus on a limited number of novels. On the British side, C. P.

CFP Rhizomes Special Issue: Black Holes: Afro-Pessimism, Blackness and the Discourses of Modernity (Deadline June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge
contact email: 
daltonj@bgsu.edu

Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge

Special Issue, Black Holes: Afro-Pessimism, Blackness and the Discourses of Modernity

Abstracts due by June 1st

Between Journal (journal issue) "Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms" (Vol. 4, n. 8, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Between Journal (University of Cagliari, Italy)
contact email: 
lesposito@unite.it, aruggiero@unite.it, emanuela.piga@gmail.com

In the last decades, especially since the inception of digital literature, the impact of new technologies on narrative forms has been increasingly discussed:

[UPDATE] Fourteenth International Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations / Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
conference@ondiversity.com

Fourteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations
Vienna, Austria
9-11 July 2014

Conference Focus:

EXTENDED CFP: ‘Media and Place’, 11-12th July 2014 (deadline 15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
School of Cultural Studies and Humanities, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
contact email: 
mediaplaceconf2014@gmail.com

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS

‘Media and Place’

School of Humanities and Cultural Studies
Faculty of Arts, Environment and Technology
Leeds Metropolitan University

Call for Papers for English Literature Last Date of Submission 4th May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations
contact email: 
jitendraarolia@gmail.com

Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations (ISSN: 2320-6101 )
http://www.researchscholar.co.in/

Call for Papers

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[UPDATE] MLA 2015: Narrating Disaster in an Era of Global Climate Change (8-11 January; Vancouver, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Walker
contact email: 
caw2105@gmail.com

This proposed special session will examine the events, geographies, temporalities, and genres of Global Climate Change.

Early Modern English Sermons and the Passions

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
j.clement@uq.edu.au

What roles do the passions play in the early modern English sermon? How are they invoked, described, performed, and critiqued in sermons?

Technologies of Turning Workshop, May 20-22, 2013 (Applications due March 18)

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard University, History of Art and Architecture/Harvard Art Museums
contact email: 
chuong@fas.harvard.edu

A PDF of the CFP (and workshop schedule) is available at https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6064380/CFP-Turning.pdf

Technologies of Turning
An Exploration of Making and Meaning

Gender and the Archives Roundtable, MLA, Vancouver, 8–11 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015, Special Session: Gender and the Archives Roundtable
contact email: 
judith.scholes@gmail.com

This roundtable will discuss ways in which gender interacts with or impacts the collection, preservation, or very existence of archives and archival materials, broadly understood.

Theatre Between Tradition & Contemporaneity 2015

full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
contact email: 
iugte.projects@gmail.com

"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" is the annual professional multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

Animal Studies in the Age of Evolution

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Jan 8-11, 2015, Vancouver
contact email: 
amalinowska@uchicago.edu and rnichol1@skidmore.edu

Please consider submitting a paper proposal for the following special session at MLA 2015.

MMLA: The Live of Cities: Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

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

The Midwest Modern Language Associate invites proposals for the 2014 conference, which will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

RRMLA 2014. La science fiction chez les écrivains françaises (WIF panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA - Women in French session
contact email: 
dolidon@pdx.edu

This session proposes to explore and discuss science fiction by French and Francophone women authors, through all issues present in texts (novels or short stories): hybrid bodies, network connections,

[UPDATE] SWCCL "Has Literature Lost Its Faith?" Nov 14-15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

"I'm sick of Flannery O

CfP: Special Issue of Shakespeare on “Shakespeare and Jonson” (2016; abstracts by 16th May 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association)
contact email: 
fionnuala.oneill@soton.ac.uk and james.loxley@ed.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Shakespeare (Journal of the British Shakespeare Association) on “Shakespeare and Jonson” (2016)

[UPDATE] Cliché - Issue 18, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts. 20 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

FORUM JOURNAL ISSUE 18: CLICHÉ

[UPDATE]

Diplomacy and Culture in the Early Modern World. 31 July to 2 August 2014. Oxford.

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Sowerby / University of Oxford
contact email: 
tracey.sowerby@history.ox.ac.uk

Diplomacy and Culture in the Early Modern World
The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities 31 July to 2 August.

"Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL) (abstract deadline 5/12/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

40th Annual Conference of the SCLA to be held October 10-12, 2014, at Eckerd College (St. Petersburg, FL)

ATDS at MLA 2015, Submission deadline 3/8/2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society (at MLA 2015)
contact email: 
preed@olemiss.edu

The ATDS invites proposals on the broad theme of "Performance and Memory," to be considered for the ATDS's sponsored panel(s) at the 2015 MLA convention in Vancouver (Jan 8-11 2015).

WisCon Feminist Science Fiction Convention Academic Track: Approaching Deadline March 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
WisCon
contact email: 
academic@wiscon.info

WisCon, the world's leading feminist science fiction convention invites papers for its academic programming track. WisCon 38 takes place in Madison, Wisconsin from May 23-26, 2014.

Geography, Environments, Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Jan 8-11, 2015, Vancouver
contact email: 
abaker@ncsu.edu and rawalsh@ncsu.edu

This panel considers the intersections between literature and geography, or literature and environment, from the mid-nineteenth century through the modernist period.

MFS Special Issue - Infrastructuralism

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
infrastructuralism@gmail.com

Guest Editors: Sophia Beal, Bruce Robbins, and Michael Rubenstein
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2014

MLA 2015: Canuxploitation

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
rk2704@columbia.edu

How do exploitation, cult, and horror made in Canada challenge scholars to rethink Canadian film history as a national cinema tradition?

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

CCSS 2014: Caribbean Festival Arts, Nassau, The Bahamas, November 21-22, 2014, Deadline July 1st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CCSS: The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series at The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
criticalcaribbean@gmail.com

CCSS: The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series
Call for Papers
Theme: Caribbean Festival Arts
The College of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas
Dates: November 21-22, 2014

UPDATE: Interfacing Language and Literature. 12-13 October 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey, Dept. of Humanities, MJP Rohilkhand University, India.
contact email: 
litcon14@gmail.com

Abstracts are sought for an International conference on language and literature during 12-13 October 2014.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Language and Literature:

JLCDS Call for Papers: 'French and Francophone World Disability Studies'

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool University Press
contact email: 
berberit[at]morris.umn.edu; cflaugh[at]buffalo.edu

CFP: A special issue of Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies
'French and Francophone World Disability Studies'

Reassessing DYLAN THOMAS : Territories and legacies 13, 14 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bordeaux Montaigne University France
contact email: 
DylanThomas100@u-bordeaux3.fr

International Conference
Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France
Organised by

[UPDATE] SCMLA 2014: Urban Prisons and Rural Rambles in Early American Literature ( Extended: due 27 Feb.)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeccah Bechtold
contact email: 
rebeccah.bechtold@wichita.edu

“My spirit is weary for rural rambles,” Lydia Maria Child writes in Letters from New-York, for “amid these magnificent masses of sparkling marble, hewn in prison, I am all alone.” Like many of her contemporaries, Child contrasts the unfeeling cruelties of urban life with the apparent “freedom” of the natural world.

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: The Dark Side of Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Dark Side of Celebrity

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

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