category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Festival of Faith and Music March 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Calvin College
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

Call for Papers: Festival of Faith and Music

March 26-28, 2015 
Calvin College


Grand Rapids, Michigan

[UPDATE] New Contexts for American Poetry in the 1950's and 1960's

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
jsh115@case.edu

The Charles Olson Society will sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 26-28, 2015.

Comics Arts Conference WonderCon Anaheim 4/3-4/5: submissions due 12/1

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

The Comics Arts Conference is now accepting 100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, and panels taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) for a

Ethics of Storytelling: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts, June 4-6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Turku, Finland
contact email: 
ethicsofstorytelling@gmail.com

What strategies do contemporary arts (such as literature, film, visual, media and performative arts) employ to narrate experiences that resist telling and imagining,

Apes, Humans, and Other Primates (Ottawa, ACCUTE 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc André Fortin (Université de Sherbrooke)
contact email: 
marc.fortin@usherbrooke.ca

Non-human primates often play the role of “other” to the rational and civilized human animal in literature.

Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism, 2-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
collaboratingmuse@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Alex Davis (University College Cork)
Peter Howarth (Queen Mary)

Photography, Testimony, and the Voyeuristic Gaze: Bearing Witness to Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
North Eastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonhunter6@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the relation between trauma and representation in photography and related visual media. How do images of atrocities both provoke and disarm our voyeuristic gaze?

"Representing Afghanistan" - NeMLA Panel, 30 April-3 May, Toronto 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

This seminar is designed to bring together scholars whose work examines representations of Afghanistan in literature, non-fiction, film, and new media published in the aftermath of 9/11 and the subseq

British Society for Literature and Science Tenth Annual Conference, University of Liverpool, 16-18 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Greg Lynall/ University of Liverpool
contact email: 
bsls2015@liverpool.ac.uk

The tenth annual conference of the British Society for Literature and Science will take place at the University of Liverpool, on 16-18 April 2015.

Reality TV at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference, Feb. 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
dalyn@norwich.edu

36th Annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
“Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture”
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Civil War and Reconstruction Area of PCA-ACA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2015 New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assoc/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
allredr@byuh.edu

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference 2015

April 1-4, 2015
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street

Codex-tensions: Canadian Writing Beyond the Book-Machine [May 30-June 2, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE-Member-Organized Panel
contact email: 
chrisdoody@gmail.com

Codex-tensions: Canadian Writing Beyond the Book-Machine

Death in the Cityscape: CRAS Special Issue 01/04/15 (Abst.01/12/14 )

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
dcalabre@uwo.ca

Death in the Cityscape: A Special Issue of Canadian Review of American Studies

The Poetics/Politics of Post-Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE)
contact email: 
myra.bloom@utoronto.ca

In the epilogue to the second edition of The Politics of Postmodernism, Linda Hutcheon heralds the closure of the very period she helped to define: “Let’s just say it,” she admits, “it’s ove

Comics and Comic Art Area: PCA/ACA Conference New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015 (deadline Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
twandtke@judsonu.edu

Comics: Strips, Books, Graphic Novels and Everything in Between

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal

Issue 9: Spaces of Protest

Submission Deadline EXTENDED: September 19, 2014

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

ww.aeluruslitjournal.com
Call for Papers and Book Reviews: 2015 Issue
Submission Deadline: 25 January 2015

SURVIVAL: University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, March 12-March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
conference.complit@utoronto.ca

Keynote Addresses: Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) and Professor Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

Call for Papers: Somaliland Journal of African Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Somaliland Journal of African Studies
contact email: 
sjas.ipcs@gmail.com

Call for Articles: Canadian Literature/Culture Collective Monograph

full name / name of organization: 
Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
contact email: 
inkcanstvolume@centrum.cz

CANADIAN LITERATURE/CULTURE CRITICISM VOLUME—COLLECTIVE MONOGRAPH

Capitalist Realist Fictions - Narrative 2015 Chicago (March 5-8, 2015)

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

In his Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste, Philip Mirowski puts to rest the myth that the current economy is beyond the understanding even of experts, demonstrating that mainstream economic writin

31st October-1st November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Depart ment of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Guwahati
contact email: 
hssfest@gmail.com

The Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of
Technology, Guwahati will organize the first Graduate Research Meet

CFP Civil War and Reconstruction Area at PCA-ACA 2015 April 1-4 New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assoc/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
allred@byuh.edu

THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference 2015

April 1-4, 2015
New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street

Literary Retrospectives - Louisville Conference (Feb. 26-28, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
clawsonj@gram.edu

The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900
http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com
Louisville, KY | 26-28 February 2015

Writing Across the Color Line: MELUS 2015 Annual Conference, April 9-12

full name / name of organization: 
Brittany Miller
contact email: 
bmiller@laspositascollege.edu

Call for Papers: MELUS 2015 Annual Conference, April 9-12
Please send 250 word abstracts to bmiller@laspositascollege.edu and vanengen@usc.edu.
Deadline: November 1, 2014

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes PCA/ACA 2015 New Orleans 4/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
disasterculture@yahoo.com

PCA/ACA 2015 New Orleans Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)

The PCA/ACA annual conference begins April 1, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

CEAMAGazine

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
dkaloustian@bowiestate.edu

CEAMAGazine, the peer-reviewed journal of the College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group, appears once a year and publishes studies based on writing research, discussions of pedagogy, literary

College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group 2015 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group
contact email: 
ceamagconference@gmail.com

College English Association - Middle Atlantic Group
ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE 2015
Call for Papers
“Imagination and Creation”
7 March 2015
Keynote Speaker: David Miller, Allegheny College

The Marco Institute's Annual Manuscript Workshop (Feb 6-7, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies - University of Tennessee
contact email: 
vpantani@utk.edu

The Tenth Marco Manuscript Workshop, "Mind the Gaps," will be held Friday and Saturday, February 6-7 at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Open call to participate in a digital non-fiction storytelling project

full name / name of organization: 
Afterlife of Discarded Objects
contact email: 
nandrie1@binghamton.edu

This is an open call for participants in a digital non-fiction storytelling project that explores the stories that discarded objects can tell about our history.

[UPDATE] Ivory Towers and Grain Silos: Place, Privilege, and Power October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization and Sigma Tau Delta, Western Illinois University
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

The English Graduate Organization (EGO) and the Sigma Tau Delta chapter of Western Illinois University is currently seeking both individual papers and panel proposals from graduate and undergraduate s

Neo-Victorian Biofiction: Re-Imagining Nineteenth-Century Historical Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke / Swansea University
contact email: 
m.l.kohlke@swansea.ac.uk

We invite contributions on Neo-Victorian Biofiction for a themed volume in Rodopi’s Neo-Victorian Series to be published in 2016.

Paradigms of Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
LBury@hostos.cuny.edu

The roundtable will consider how the spaces available for criticism, both inside and outside the academy, as well as the stylistic and disciplinary conventions of criticism, determine, in part, the ki

Network Publishing: Digital Writing in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

A one day symposium
April 25, 2015

The University of Kentucky
Center Theater, Student Center
10 am – 5pm
Free and open to the public

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference - February 13-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference
contact email: 
jpellegrino@georgiasouthern.edu

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States.

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