category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP: The Lord of the Rings Fan Phenomena

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Lorna Piatti-Farnell, Auckland University of Technology
contact email: 
lorna.piatti-farnell@aut.ac.nz

Intellect's Fan Phenomena series is seeking chapters for a new volume on fandom and The Lord of The Rings films.

[UPDATE] The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future--26 April 2014--Deadline for Submissions Extended to 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future
Saturday, 26 April 2014
9:00am-4:30pm
(Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30pm)
English Department
Southern Connecticut State University

Scotland: The Divine and the Sublime -- MLA 2015 Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinm31@wpunj.edu

This proposed special session will look at how writers have used Scotland's often turbulent religious history to create or challenge constructions of nation, gender, or the divine.

Masculinities Beyond the Center -- MLA 2015 Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinm31@wpunj.edu

This proposed special session will look at how masculinities from geographic, political, or cultural peripheries--including Scottish and Irish masculinities--have challenged or helped construct hegemo

albeit Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

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

Issue 1.2: Failure in Literature and Art

[UPDATE] - Deadline Extended to 3/21 - Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

Proposed special session - MLA 2015. How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

History and Transhistory in the Modern Novel (MLA 2015 Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

Explorations of relations between historical and transhistorical forces that entangle and impinge on texts: memory, biography, trauma, event, rupture. Contemporary historical novel.

Correction WIF session: La science-fiction chez les écrivaines françaises. Quelle vision à-venir ?

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Boise, Idaho - October 9-12, 2014
contact email: 
dolidon@pdx.edu

The deadline for submissions is March 1st (not March 15th). but I will accept submissions until Tuesday March 4th.
Apologies,
A. Dolidon

The Works of William Tyndale @ SCSC, October 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Susan M. Felch / The Tyndale Project
contact email: 
felch@calvin.edu

For Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in New Orleans, 16-19 October 2014: Papers welcome on any aspect of the work of William Tyndale or his reception by Tudor readers.

The Secular and the Sacred: An Interdisciplinary Look at the Works of Marilynne Robinson and Dietrich Bonhoeffer

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity Western University
contact email: 
Natalie.Boldt@mytwu.ca

“People that read Bonhoeffer are possessed by Bonhoeffer.”
~Marilynne Robinson, Interview, Berkley Center

Third International Conference: Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature, May 24 and 25, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) will proudly host its Third International Conference, focused on the theme

Culture in the Mirror of Language and Literature

CFP: Culture and the Economization of Everything, March 15th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Canadian Review of American Studies
contact email: 
CAAS2013@uwaterloo.ca

Call for Papers
Culture and the Economization of Everything
A Special Issue of The Canadian Review of American Studies

SCMLA Restoration & Eighteenth-Century British Literature Panel (October 18-22 in Austin, TX)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA
contact email: 
abbender@gmail.com

The theme for this year's SCMLA conference is "Forces of Nature: The Elements and Aesthetic Production." We welcome essays on this theme or on any topic related to literature of the long eighteenth ce

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)

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