category: cultural studies and historical approaches

ASECS, 19-22 March 2015 (LAX) - Landscape and Sensory Perception

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for 18th-Century Studies
contact email: 
broomej1@wpunj.edu

ASECS 2015: Landscape and Sensory Perception - Roundtable Discussion

It’s All About the Personalization: The Challenges of the Online Professor [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
Lindsay.Bryde@gmail.com

This roundtable looks to examine the pains and joys of teaching in the online classroom. There has been a rise in the quantity of online degree programs, but has the quality gone with it?

NeMLA 2015 Panel: Victorian Courts, Victorian Courtship (due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Cusick / NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
ccusick@gc.cuny.edu

This panel invites papers on the marriage plot and the law in Victorian culture.

The Backbone Journal: What Does the International Black Community Have to do with the W. Montague Cobb Collection?

full name / name of organization: 
Howard University- W. Montague Cobb Research Lab
contact email: 
cobbresearchlab@gmail.com

The W.

Call for Papers: (Re)Imagining the Insect: Natures & Cultures of Invertebrates, 1700-1900. [Deadline: 19th December 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Emilie Taylor-Brown (University of Warwick) & Elisabeth Wallmann (University of Warwick)
contact email: 
insectconference2015@gmail.com

The organisers invite abstracts of 250 words for 20 minute papers on the subject of invertebrates in the 18th and 19th centuries for a one day interdisciplinary conference to be held at the University

[UPDATE] ROUNDTABLE:Teaching World Literature at the Boundaries: Methods, Approaches, and Practices

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015 Toronto
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

Teaching World Literature at the Boundaries: Methods, Approaches, and Practices

UPDATE: "Lovers, Madmen and Poets: Shakespeare and the Imaginary, Supernatural, and Divine" (9/12;10/24-25))

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
nunn@uakron.edu

Plenary Speakers:
Evelyn Gajowski, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
David George,Urbana University

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

[Update] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College, New York
contact email: 
dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume, "Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College) & Edwige Tamalet Talbayev (Tulane University)
contact email: 
yasser.elhariry@dartmouth.edu

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume

Critically Mediterranean: Aesthetics, Theory, Hermeneutics, Culture
co-edited by Yasser Elhariry (Dartmouth College)

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture: Cannibalism in Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for ASLE Conference 2015 (Moscow, ID)
contact email: 
mcfarlands@nsula.edu

What Lies Beneath the Clothes of Culture? Cannibals in Fiction

Call for Presentation Abstracts for organized panel
11th Biennial ASLE Conference, June 23-27, 2015 in Moscow, Idaho

CFP: New Approaches to H.D. panel, Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (deadline Fri, Sept 12)

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

We invite paper proposals for a panel the H.D.

Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age (ACLA, 3/26-29/15; abstracts by 10/13)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Severs@ubc.ca

Sincerity, Authenticity, and Affect in the Neoliberal Age
American Comparative Literature Association
Seattle, March 26-29, 2015

[UPDATE] Darkest Ecology: Ecocritical Approaches to Disaster Fiction - Due September 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Asselin / NEMLA
contact email: 
steve.asselin@queensu.ca

In recent years disasters both sudden (tsunamis, hurricanes) and prolonged (droughts, rising oceans) have impacted the lives of millions.

Human Rights in the Humanities: Practices, Methods, and Pedagogies

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
alyon@buffalo.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015

Native American Literature at CEA Conference (March 26-28, 2015 – Indianapolis, IN)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State University
contact email: 
bcarson@bridgew.edu

Call for Papers: Native American Literature at CEA 2015

Call for Papers, CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

"Buy, Borrow, or Steal: Finding Books in the Long Eighteenth Century" (ASECS, March 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Doherty Hudson / The University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
hannah.hudson@utsa.edu

"Buy, Borrow, or Steal: Finding Books in the Long Eighteenth Century" (Sponsored by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading, and Publishing--SHARP)

UTOPIA AND POLITICAL THEOLOGY TODAY - [sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation - Issue 10 (May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

CfP for the Panel: Art and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art and Identity

Book History at CEA IMAGINATIONS March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
erin.bistline@ttu.edu

Submission deadline: 1 November 2014 at http://cea-web.org/

Humanities and/in the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
thowe@marymount.edu

“The Humanities and/in the Public Sphere”
Marymount University
Arlington, VA
April 10-11, 2015
http://vahumanitiesconference.com

Canadian Precarities (May 30-June 2 2015, Ottawa, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
c.rifkind@uwinnipeg.ca, jody.mason@carleton.ca

What does it mean to feel precarious? Which bodies, subjects, and communities are more precarious than others?

Women Writing North: ACCUTE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
alana.fletcher@queensu.ca

It is common to conceive of Canada’s North, especially in its early history, as a barren frontier conquerable only by the hardiest of men.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015. Deadline: Friday, 15 Sept 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 18 (December 2014-June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação
contact email: 
editor@artciencia.com

For the forthcoming issue planned for December 2014, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Te

(Reminder)The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon.

full name / name of organization: 
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
modelisa@sas.upenn.edu

Dear Colleagues,

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Call for Contributions: A Virtual Underground Railroad

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Call for Contributions: The Virtual Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Wreck Park Journal Submission Deadline, Oct. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark@gmail.com

WRECK PARK
A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Call for papers (book publication): The poetics of Crisis: Crisis and Style in Interwar Germany and Austria

full name / name of organization: 
Stijn De Cauwer
contact email: 
poeticsofcrisis@gmail.com

Call for papers (book publication): The poetics of Crisis: Crisis and Style in Interwar Germany and Austria

Rural Modernity in Britain: chapter proposals sought for edited collection (proposal deadline December 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Bluemel/Monmouth University and Michael McCluskey/University College London
contact email: 
kbluemel@monmouth.edu or michaelmccluskey@ucl.ac.uk

We are seeking proposals for submissions to a collection of essays devoted to the theoretical and historical elaboration of the concept of rural modernity as it is worked out in literary, artistic, an

FOOD & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

36th Annual Conference February 11-14, 2015
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 11/01/14

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts and Methods - Medieval Autobiography Studies" Kalamazoo 2015: 9/15

full name / name of organization: 
Afrodesia McCannon
contact email: 
afrodesia.mccannon@nyu.edu

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts
and Methods in Medieval Autobiography Studies"

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies

[UPDATE] Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest, 10/15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

[UPDATE] Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (Deadline 08 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

[UPDATE] The French New Wave at 60: A Reassessment (abstracts by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for the 2015 NeMLA in Toronto seeks to explore the impact of The French New Wave along with the key filmmakers and films that defined the movement.

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