category: cultural studies and historical approaches

ATDS at MLA 2015, Submission deadline 3/8/2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society (at MLA 2015)
contact email: 
preed@olemiss.edu

The ATDS invites proposals on the broad theme of "Performance and Memory," to be considered for the ATDS's sponsored panel(s) at the 2015 MLA convention in Vancouver (Jan 8-11 2015).

WisCon Feminist Science Fiction Convention Academic Track: Approaching Deadline March 8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
WisCon
contact email: 
academic@wiscon.info

WisCon, the world's leading feminist science fiction convention invites papers for its academic programming track. WisCon 38 takes place in Madison, Wisconsin from May 23-26, 2014.

Geography, Environments, Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
MLA, Jan 8-11, 2015, Vancouver
contact email: 
abaker@ncsu.edu and rawalsh@ncsu.edu

This panel considers the intersections between literature and geography, or literature and environment, from the mid-nineteenth century through the modernist period.

MFS Special Issue - Infrastructuralism

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
infrastructuralism@gmail.com

Guest Editors: Sophia Beal, Bruce Robbins, and Michael Rubenstein
Deadline for Submissions: 1 September 2014

MLA 2015: Canuxploitation

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
rk2704@columbia.edu

How do exploitation, cult, and horror made in Canada challenge scholars to rethink Canadian film history as a national cinema tradition?

[UPDATE] 15 March 2014: Volume 1, Issue 2 of "Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal"

full name / name of organization: 
Text in Context: A Graduate Student Journal, Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
textincontext.southernct@gmail.com

Extended deadline: March 15, 2014

CCSS 2014: Caribbean Festival Arts, Nassau, The Bahamas, November 21-22, 2014, Deadline July 1st, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CCSS: The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series at The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
criticalcaribbean@gmail.com

CCSS: The Critical Caribbean Symposium Series
Call for Papers
Theme: Caribbean Festival Arts
The College of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas
Dates: November 21-22, 2014

UPDATE: Interfacing Language and Literature. 12-13 October 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Asha Choubey, Dept. of Humanities, MJP Rohilkhand University, India.
contact email: 
litcon14@gmail.com

Abstracts are sought for an International conference on language and literature during 12-13 October 2014.
Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
Language and Literature:

JLCDS Call for Papers: 'French and Francophone World Disability Studies'

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool University Press
contact email: 
berberit[at]morris.umn.edu; cflaugh[at]buffalo.edu

CFP: A special issue of Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies
'French and Francophone World Disability Studies'

Reassessing DYLAN THOMAS : Territories and legacies 13, 14 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Bordeaux Montaigne University France
contact email: 
DylanThomas100@u-bordeaux3.fr

International Conference
Université Bordeaux Montaigne, France
Organised by

[UPDATE] SCMLA 2014: Urban Prisons and Rural Rambles in Early American Literature ( Extended: due 27 Feb.)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebeccah Bechtold
contact email: 
rebeccah.bechtold@wichita.edu

“My spirit is weary for rural rambles,” Lydia Maria Child writes in Letters from New-York, for “amid these magnificent masses of sparkling marble, hewn in prison, I am all alone.” Like many of her contemporaries, Child contrasts the unfeeling cruelties of urban life with the apparent “freedom” of the natural world.

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Spies, Spying and Forgeries

Thursday 17th July – Saturday 19th July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: The Dark Side of Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
The Dark Side of Celebrity

Monday 21st July – Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

CFP: Sexuality and Scandinavian Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema
contact email: 
anders.marklund@litt.lu.se

CFP: Sexuality and Scandinavian Cinema

Global Positioning Systems: Mapping Beings Being Mapped

full name / name of organization: 
William Thomas McBride/Illinois State University
contact email: 
wmcbrid@ilstu.edu

Contribute to this book project growing out of the 2013 American Comparative Literature Conference in Toronto.

“1930s Women: Modernists or Iconoclasts”: Submit by March 28th

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 2014 (Pittsburgh)
contact email: 
ericadelsandro@gmail.com; lauren.rosenblum@gmail.com

In 1928, Eleanor Roosevelt pointed out that women might have received the right to vote, but in the early 1930s, this remained “a gesture without real power.” This panel will ask how this politica

Annual Meeting of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association, Providence RI, October 24-25 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

2014 CALL FOR PAPERS: Northeast Popular/American Culture Association

[UPDATE] CSU LOS ANGELES SIGNIFICATIONS MAY 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations14@gmail.com

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: March 3

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

UPDATE (DATE CORRECTION) The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) Student Conference, October 10, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
*The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) is a program of the Department of English and Modern Languages and the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, SC State University, Orangeburg, SC.
contact email: 
ssalone@scsu.edu

The South Carolina Project on Language and Culture (SCPLC) will host a Student Conference on October 10, 2014

452ºF CFP: The history of theory and its Hispanic uses

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

On January 31st 2014, we start the CFP for the twelfth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com), to be published on January 31st 2015.

Narration and Reflection

full name / name of organization: 
Christy Wampole / Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cwampole@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2014

Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature

A special issue on Narration and Reflection

guest edited by:

[UPDATE - DATE CHANGE] Sex in the Margins, Oct. 10-12

full name / name of organization: 
Sex in the Margins, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
davismargins@gmail.com

A conference about commentaries and the histories

Victorian Women Travelers- March 15, 2014 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Precious McKenzie, Rocky Mountain College
contact email: 
precious.mckenzie@rocky.edu

CFA - Screening War | Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
submissions@diffractions.net

Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture

Third Issue - September 2014

SCREENING WAR

Deadline for submissions: May 15 2014

CFP: MLA 2015 Special Session: "Women on the Wrong Side of History?"

full name / name of organization: 
Emily MN KUgler
contact email: 
emkugler@colby.edu

In Emma Rothschild’s recent study of what she terms “the inner life of empire,” she uses the microhistory of one family to tell “a story of the multiple or multiplier effects of empire.” Bui

Traversing the Transnational [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
TUEGSA2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Traversing the Transnational

2014 University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

April 10 – April 11, 2014

Gender, Identity and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; deadline May 26, 2014; conference 10/24-25

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

Currently soliciting proposals for the upcoming NEPCA conference at Providence College in Providence, RI, October 24/25, 1014.

Margaret Atwood Studies [rolling submissions]

full name / name of organization: 
The Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Margaret Atwood Studies, the journal of The Margaret Atwood Society, invites submissions on a rolling basis from both members and nonmembers.

Creating Cultures Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries
contact email: 
cmci-conference@kcl.ac.uk

CREATING CULTURES
CFP: Creating Cultures: Postgraduate conference in Culture, Media, and the Creative Industries, King’s College London
June 12-13, 2014
Keynote speaker: Prof. Lev Manovich, CUNY

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries” CFP Extended deadline: 10 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Call for papers
Extended Deadline: 10 March 2014

Excursions Vol. 5 No. 1 “Boundaries”

50 years that changed the world - translation in the 1st half of the 20th century: 10-11 July 2014, Lisbon-Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
CECC-UCP (Research Centre for Communication and Culture - Catholic University of Portugal)
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

The first fifty years of the 20th century were a period of lively traffic of ideas, expectations, and dreams.

Interpretation and Influence of Greek Myths

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA 2014
contact email: 
rogerkgreen@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts: International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga
contact email: 
proceedings@maramatanga.ac.nz

Call for Abstracts:
International Indigenous Development Research Conference 2014

25th – 28th November 2014
Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand
www.indigenousdevelopment2014.ac.nz

CFPs: MLA proposed panels that deal with Arab/Arabic literature & culture (Vancouver, 8-11 Jan. 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) Division for Arabic Lit. and Culture
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Dear colleagues,

Literary History and Ideas of Mind (MLA Vancouver, 8-11 Jan 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joshua.gang@utoronto.ca

Special session proposal for MLA2015: What is the place of "mind" in literary history? How might intellectual histories of cognition illuminate questions of period, genre, and textuality?

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