category: cultural studies and historical approaches

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA/DEADLINE: June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

Young Adult Literature Session

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult
Speculative Fiction

Waves of change : women and American education in the South in the 1960s

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
hgoarzin@gsu.edu

Much has been studied about the major role played by women during the Civil Rights Movement but few have developed the place of education in the struggle for women’s equality in the South after 1965

Travelling Irishness in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick
contact email: 
christina.morin@ul.ie

The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations and Revisions, Adaptations and Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

A significant aim of contemporary literature for young people is to provide a window into a variety of historical periods and cultural milieus.

Sustainability and Service Learning (SAMLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
leigh.dillard@ung.edu

Blending theory with practice, service learning encourages students and faculty alike to consider action beyond the classroom; likewise, it ties success to measurables other than grades.

[Update] In With the New But Not Out With the Old: Balancing Tradition and Innovation in Children’s Literature - SAMLA 2014 - No

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of this year’s SAMLA conference, which will take place in Atlanta November 7-9, is Sustainability and the Humanities (https://samla.memberclicks.net/conference).

The Transformation of Poverty, Philanthropy, and Health Care in Late Antiquity: Mar. 26-29, 2015, University of Iowa

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity XI; Society for Late Antiquity, University of Iowa
contact email: 
shiftingfrontiers2015@gmail.com

The Society for Late Antiquity announces that the eleventh biennial Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity conference will take place at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, March 26-29, 2015.

The Literature of Loss

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

The Literature of Loss

Tuning Speculation II: Auralneirics and imaginary networked futures (7-9 Nov. Toronto 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Occulture / York University
contact email: 
unsound@yorku.ca

7-9 Nov Toronto 2014

Organized by The Occulture (David Cecchetto, Marc Couroux, and eldritch Priest)

Plenary Speakers: Frances Dyson, Nandita Biswas Mellamphy, and Dan Mellamphy

The 36th Annual Southwest Popular American Culture Association Annual Meeting, February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
krdvorak@southwestpca.org

The Southwest Popular American Culture Association is now accepting individual paper, round table, and special topic submissions for our 36th annual conference.

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA (SPAIN)
contact email: 
memoryfrictions2015@gmail.com

MEMORY FRICTIONS: CONFLICT-NEGOTIATION-POLITICS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY NARRATIVES IN ENGLISH

Conference venue: University of Zaragoza (Spain)
Dates: 6-8 May 2015

Othello's Island 2015: The Third Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on the Medieval and Renaissance Periods

full name / name of organization: 
Severis Foundation
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2015
The 3rd Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Call for Book Reviews on the "Cityscape" and the Urban Experience *FINAL CALL*

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer, Studies in the Humanities
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Studies in the Humanities, a peer reviewed journal since 1968, is calling for book reviews of any book or books focused on the urban world (the theme for the upcoming issue is the “Cityscape as Disc

[UPDATE] Final Reminder: Archaeologies of Media and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Roberts / University of Bradford
contact email: 
b.l.roberts@bradford.ac.uk

DEADLINE 6 JUNE

Archaeologies of Media and Film

Confirmed Keynotes: Thomas Elsaesser (Amsterdam), Jussi Parikka (Southampton), Peter Buse (Kingston)

3-5 September 2014, Bradford

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema
16th Annual Cinema Conference, San Francisco State University
October 17–18, 2014

Essay Collection Studying the Film "Mean Girls"

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

Get in loser, we’re calling for papers.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 2014--From Corn-Pone to Delmonico's: Feasting with Twain--deadline extended to 6/14/14

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Dolan, The Mark Twain Circle of America
contact email: 
dolankc@mst.edu

Mark Twain is as popular a figure as ever.

MMLA 2014--Film III: Global Cinemas permanent section

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
connellyc1@nku.edu

The Film III: Global Cinemas section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Global Cinema.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline! Illustrated Texts--MMLA Permanent Section (Nov 13-16, 2014, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Detroit, MI, November 13-16, 2014.

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability (SAMLA 11/7-9 2014, Atlanta GA)

full name / name of organization: 
Geri Harmon/SAMLA
contact email: 
gharmon@ggc.edu

James Baldwin’s “Sonny’s Blues”: Suffering and Sustainability
SAMLA, November 7-9, 2014, Atlanta, GA

2014 New England American Conference for Irish Studies November 21-22 at Wheaton College, MA

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, New England Regional Meeting
contact email: 
neacis2014@gmail.com

Beyond the Pale: Alienation, Sites of Resistance, and Modern Ireland

[LAST CALL] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Great Migrations and Global Discourses: An Examination of the Harlem Renaissance at Home and Abroad, November 5 – 7, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine L. Adams / Paine College
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

The Department of Humanities at Paine College is requesting proposals for the 18th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance to be held on the campus of historic Paine College.

Lorraine Hansberry: Out the Raisin Box

full name / name of organization: 
Menoukha Case, SUNY
contact email: 
menoukha@gmail.com

Raisin in the Sun continues to be a primary focus in discussions of Lorraine Hansberry.

Call for Papers for the Journal of Studies in History and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Studies in History and Culture
contact email: 
editors.jshc@gmail.com

Journal of Studies in History & Culture (JSHC) is a peer-reviewed, open-access online journal.

[UPDATE] CFP for MMLA 2014: The (digital) lives of cities -- NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

NEW DEADLINE: June 10

CFP – Otherness: Essays and Studies 5.1 - September 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Otherness and the Performing Arts, Autumn 2014. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 15, 2014.

Tracing Topographies: Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz 6-8 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent, Canterbury
contact email: 
tracingtopographies@kent.ac.uk

Tracing Topographies:
Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz

[Update] Sherlock Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

Utopia and political theology today (September 26-28, 2014, University of Zadar).

full name / name of organization: 
Rethinking Humanities and Social Science Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

http://rhss-conference.com/call-for-papers/
Deadline: June 15th,2014

Keynote speaker: Simon Critchley (The New School for Social Research, New York)

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

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

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University.

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

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

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University.

UPDATE BOUNDARIES: A one day Symposium, Monday 9 June

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

One week today!
Places are FREE but please book via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/b-o-u-n-d-a-r-i-e-s-a-summer-symposium-at-...

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