category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[Update - deadline extended] Comedy: From the Arts to Cultural Industry (28-29 Nov 2014) (Abstract: 30 Sep)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Taipei Tech.
contact email: 
louislo@ntut.edu.tw

November 28-29, 2014

4th International Conference on Literary and Cultural Studies Organized by Department of English, Taipei Tech.

Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture (15-17 May 2015) (Abstract Deadline: 30 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
contact email: 
yiannopo@enl.auth.gr

Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture

Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English
School of English
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

15-17 May 2015

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Studies Centre, University of Innsbruck (Austria) / Canadian Literature Center, University of Alberta (Canada)
contact email: 
ursula.moser@uibk.ac.at / carriere@ualberta.ca

Crisis and Beyond: The Literatures of Canada and Quebec

Écriture de la crise : dans la tourmente et au-delà
Les littératures au Canada et au Québec

20th Southwest English Symposium CFP Abstract Deadline Dec 1st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

TRANSITIONS

Tales and Totems: Lineage and Myth in Goddess Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
aswmsubmissions@gmail.com

ASWM Symposium Portland, OR April 11th 2015 Call for Proposals “Tales and Totems: Lineage and Myth in Goddess Scholarship” The work of Goddess Scholarship is intrinsically bound within a f

Call for papers for International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (Volume1, Issue 3)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS (Volume 1, Issue 3)

[UPDATE] The Literature of Loss

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Deirdre Flynn / Limerick Literary Weekend
contact email: 
theliteratureofloss@yahoo.com

The Literature of Loss

Gaming the Medieval: Medievalism in Modern Board Game Culture (July 6-9 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Daisy Black and James Howard / IMC Leeds 2015
contact email: 
D.Black@hull.ac.uk; jwhowa2@emory.edu

Since the early 1980s, the medieval has proven to be a fertile source of narrative concept, artwork and play structure in popular board and card game culture.

CRIME AND CONCEALMENT (Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites innovative submissions from postgraduates or early career academics on topics relating to the subject of ‘Crime/Concealment’ for the next edition of HARTS & Minds, an

[UPDATE] The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

As LGBTQ Studies finds disciplinary space on a growing number of university and college campuses, questions about the cultural and intellectual effects of academic institutionalization have become pro

The Future in/of Television, NeMLA 2015, 9/30/14; 4/30-5/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Perdigao / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lperdiga@fit.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Canada

"The Future in/of Television"

452ºF CFP: Chinese imaginary in other literatures (January 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

CFP for the thirteenth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.

A New Nation of Regions

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Watts / ACCUTE
contact email: 
11cw18@queensu.ca

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies: Volume 1, Issue 3

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS (Volume 1, Issue 3)

Call for abstracts for panel discussion at Northeast Modern Languages Association Convention 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn McGovern, PhD, Merrimack College
contact email: 
mcgovernl@merrimack.edu

Call for abstracts for a Panel discussion to take place at the 2015 Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) annual Convention.

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

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.

[MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline 30 Nov)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Papers about the use/depiction/influence of religion/spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures (including pop culture) are invited.

Trance: Graduate Student Conference, English Dept.,GC- CUNY, March 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Conference Committee, English Student Asssociation, GC-CUNY
contact email: 
karen.lepri@gmail.com

This conference seeks to bring together critical and imaginative forms of scholarship, workshops, performance and other creative work around ideas of trance.

Prophetic Fragments: The Humanities and the Past, Present, and Future (02/28/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Wilson College Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Wilson College Humanities Conference

Prophetic Fragments:
Humanities Past, Present, and Future

Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00am-5:00pm
Held in the Brooks Complex of Wilson College

New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

The City That Never Sleeps and the City of Angels. Gotham and the Dream Factory.

Peace and War

full name / name of organization: 
The 41st Sewanee Medieval Colloquium
contact email: 
medievalcolloquium@sewanee.edu

This colloquium will explore peace and war in medieval culture, history, literature, philosophy, theology, and the arts. How did medieval men and women make peace and make war?

CFP The Canadian Alternative: Canadian Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels (due Date April 30 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
dgrace2@uwo.ca

Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman, editors of Dave Sim: Conversations, Chester Brown: Conversations, and Seth: Conversations for the University Press of Mississippi, are editing a collection of essays p

[UPDATE] National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image - deadline extended and Kate Bornstein Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Cabrini College
contact email: 
filling@cabrini.edu

Just a few updates about our upcoming National Undergraduate Conference on Body Image…

Sideways in Time: International Conference in Alternate History. 26, 27 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, and Lancaster University
contact email: 
sidewaysconference@gmail.com

Sideways in Time is an Alternate History Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool – in association with Lancaster University.

CFP: Assemble!: The Making and Re-Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by September 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Donaldson/Florida Southwestern State College
contact email: 
WSvitavsky@Rollins.edu

Call for Papers
Assemble!: The Making and Re-Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Texto Digital - Call for papers until October 15th, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Texto Digital
contact email: 
textodigital@contato.ufsc.br

Texto Digital, the electronic journal published by the Center for Research in Informatics, Literature and Linguistics (NuPILL) at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, informs that

Conference- Reimagining American History in Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and American Studies Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
Reimagining.history@gmail.com

Reimagining American History in Film and Media

A Two Day International Conference at Tel Aviv University, The English and American Studies Department.

June 14-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Hunger (abstract delivery: 30th Sept 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità/Other Modernities, Università degli Studi di Milano - Italy
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

The Universal Exposition, which will bring millions of visitors to the city of Milan between 1 May and 31 October 2015, is around the corner.

CFP: Popular Culture & Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

Call for Papers: Pedagogy and Popular Culture
Southwest Popular and American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Festivals & Faires Area, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2015; Abstract Due: 11/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS Panels for ISECS and ASECS 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
Emnkugler@gmail.com

The Southeast Asian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SASECS), an affiliate society of the International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS), is the first regional eighteenth-century

Women on the Wrong Side of History (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Kugler
contact email: 
Emnkugler@gmail.com

46th ASECS Annual Meeting Los Angeles, CA March 19-21, 2015

War, Remembered: 200 Years of Nostalgia and (Post)Memory (due 1 November 2014; U of Ottawa 30 May - 2 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Mangoutas / ACCUTE
contact email: 
21aim2@queensu.ca

Samuel Hynes identifies the Great War as “the great imaginative event”: “not a falsification of reality, but […] the accepted interpretation of the war, repeated in texts written by authors wh

[UPDATE] Mediating the sacred and secular in the Early Modern and Medieval era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
mfarrarw@umich.edu

Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern period - deadline Nov. 15
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
February 20-21, 2015

Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

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

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario
Chairs: Alla Ivanchikova, Michael Modarelli
Area: World Literatures (non-European Languages)

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