category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

[UPDATE] Carnivalization and the Carnivalesque -- Deadline Extended to 12 Jan.

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
Call for Proposals
30-31 January 2015

V Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Cultural Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

call for papers

The Lisbon Consortium invites applications for:

V LISBON SUMMER SCHOOL FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE

CULTURAL CITIZENSHIP

June 22nd through 28th 2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

“Sports Studies: The State of the Art” 4th Annual Rockford University Sports Studies Symposium Date: April 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rockford Univeristy, 5050 East State Street. Rockford, IL 61108
contact email: 
mperry_at_rockford_dot_edu

Along with its general popularity, sport as an object of academic study has been steadily growing for decades across disciplinary boundaries.

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Call for Papers: “Rulership: Kings and Queens in Elite and Popular Cultures.”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
Professor Francis K. H. So <francs@kmu.edu.tw>; TACMRS.NSYSU@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues:

As announced at the closing of the 8th International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical,

Authority and Its Discourses Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Articles in English are sought to complete an edited volume on the theme of authority and its discourses.

Suggested topics:
Authority and gender:
The discourse(s) of patriarchy

Excellent undergrad compositions on the arts

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal
contact email: 
qcwriters@gmail.com

Queen City Writers, a refereed journal of undergraduate writing and multimedia composing, seeks submissions that relate to the arts for an upcoming issue.

[UPDATE] CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

American Association of Italian Studies Conference, Boulder Colorado, March 26-29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Italian Studies, Valerio Ferme, Conference Organizer
contact email: 
valerio.ferme@colorado.edu

http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/submit

Call for Submissions, AAIS Conference: Boulder, CO, Mar. 26-29, 2015

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Department of English
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

CFP: ASA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association
contact email: 
ncohan@wustl.edu

The Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks panel proposals for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015.

“TRANSLAUTHORS. Interrogating Writing from Translation", 10 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Université catholique de Louvain (ECR & GEMCA)
contact email: 
translauthors2015@uclouvain.be

“TRANSLAUTHORS”. Interrogating Writing from Translation.

Intertwined Perspectives on Literature and Cultural Exchange from the XVIth to the XXIst Century

International Conference

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
14th Annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies North America Conference
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATES: April 17 – 19, 2015 @ Binghamton University
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 10th, 2015

Landscapes, Natures, Ecologies: Italy and the Environmental Humanities, Abstracts due Feb. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Past (Wayne State University), Serenella Iovino (University of Turin), Enrico Cesaretti (University of Virginia)
contact email: 
elenapast@wayne.edu, serenella.iovino@unito.it, efc4p@virginia.edu

We need new figurations for the humanities. We need to explore intellectual pathways in which critique goes together with creativity.

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

“Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” (MELUS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literatures of the United States)
contact email: 
jdmattox@iusb.edu

Looking for additional participant(s) for “Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” panel at 2015 MELUS conference (April 9-12, Athens, GA).

Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
CFP for edited collection "Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture"
contact email: 
tero.vanhanen@helsinki.fi

Traditional distinctions between “highbrow” and “lowbrow” are not sufficient to describe the cultural production of our times.

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (1/2/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issues 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3) and Volume 13.

Coldnoon Diaries: Dec 2014 Chapter (Call For Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries@coldnoon.com

Call for December 2014 chapter of Coldnoon Diaries. Rolling submissions. No deadline.

[UPDATE] 22nd METU British Novelists Conference: Zadie Smith and Her Work, 26-27 March 2015, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
metubnc@metu.edu.tr

Zadie Smith and Her Work

Les espaces de Blanchot/ Blanchot’s Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text - A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics
contact email: 
anionescu@upg-ploiesti.ro

Les espaces de Blanchot

Editeurs : Laura Marin (CESI Bucarest), Arleen Ionescu (UPG Ploiesti)

[UPDATE] Frames: Jewish Culture and the Comic Book (April 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Werbe, Princeton University
contact email: 
princetoncomics@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Princeton University Conference
April 10, 2015

Frames: Jewish Culture and the Comic Book

[UPDATE] Rethinking Democracy in Literature, Language and Culture (DEADLINE EXTENSION]

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
(http://www.enl.auth.gr/democracy/)

Conference of the Hellenic Association for the Study of English
School of English

Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, To

International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies call for paper: Volume 1, Issue 4 (January-March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Call for papers

Oxford English Graduate Conference, 'Value', 5 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
value.conference@ell.ox.ac.uk

‘What’s aught but as ‘tis valued?’

William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, II.ii, 53

New Media in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Revista Liberia
contact email: 
fvillena@princeton.edu

Revista Liberia will be publishing its third issue in May 2015.

Our third issue invites papers that take an interdisciplinary
approach in exploring the significance of new media and digital

LAW, SPACE AND THE POLITICAL: Critical Legal Conference 2015 (3-5 Sep. 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wrocław, Poland
contact email: 
clc2015@prawo.uni.wroc.pl

Call for Streams – Deadline: 31 March 2015

25 YEARS AFTER THE TRANSFORMATION: LAW AND LEGAL CULTURE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE (16-17.4.2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Masaryk University in Brno
contact email: 
transformation2015@law.muni.cz

CALL FOR PAPERS
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Deadline: 31 December 2014
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Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies. 9 -11 April, 2015 (Conference). 8 April, 2015 (1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Interdisciplinary Inquiry , State Library of New South Wales, Sydney. www.iiinz.org/call-for-papers.html
contact email: 
shona@iiinz.org

III Inaugural Conference: Re-visioning Space(s), Time and Bodies

9-11 April, 2015: Main Conference
8 April, 2015: 1-day Writing and Publishing Workshop

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