category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Call for Papers: Shakespeare, Gender and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@.uni-koeln.de

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this issue of Gender Forum will focus on Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets emphasizing the range of criticism and theory dealing with gender and sexuality.

Who cares for Postcolonial Theory. The demise of a literary movement.

full name / name of organization: 
Open Windows: a feminist resource center.
contact email: 
Openwindows101@gmail.com

Open Windows: A Feminist Resource Centre, (www.aresourcecenter.wordpress.com)in collaboration with Lies and Big Feet, an independent publishing house (www.liesandbigfeet.wordpress.com) is looking for

Mobilities: INCS 2015, Atlanta, GA April 16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
narin.hassan@lmc.gatech.edu

The nineteenth century has long been understood as an era of industrial growth, scientific discovery, technological innovation, and imperial expansion.

Ashgate Studies in Publishing History: Manuscript, Print, Digital call for book proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing
contact email: 
adonahue@ashgate.com

The series editors welcome proposals for interdisciplinary and comparative studies by humanities scholars working in a variety of fields, including literature; book history, periodicals history, print

Mary Elizabeth Braddon Blog

full name / name of organization: 
MEBA- The Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association
contact email: 
braddoninfo@gmail.com

The Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association will shortly be launching our website and blog in conjunction with our inaugural meeting at the VPFA conference in July.

The Good Life and the Greater Good in a Global Context

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Savu Walker
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

[UPDATE] Everywhere is a Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
TYCA-SW / Two Year College English Association -- Southwest
contact email: 
gperkins@collin.edu

Everywhere is a Classroom
Two-Year College English Association-Southwest
TYCA-SW ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Embassy Suites, Frisco, TX
October 23-25, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Uncertain Spaces: Virtual Configurations in Contemporary Art and Museums. Lisbon, 30 October-1 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, IST-ID, IHA-UNL
contact email: 
info@unplace.org

International Conference - CALL FOR PAPERS

"UNCERTAIN SPACES: Virtual Configurations in Contemporary Art and Museums"

The Romance of Sidney and Spenser - Seminar (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
31ag22@queensu.ca; julia.gingerich@queensu.ca

NeMLA 2015 46th Annual Convention
Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015

The Romance of Sidney and Spenser

LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
James Cook University (Australia)
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Scenarios for the apocalypse seem to proliferate in popular culture. John R.

Psychoanalysis in Cultural Studies: Readings and Proposals - Bochum, Germany - 19-20 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Englisches Seminar
contact email: 
claus-ulrich.viol@rub.de

Keynote speakers:
Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck, University of London)
Michael Rustin (University of East London)

Call for Peer Reviewers | Kaleidoscope journal

full name / name of organization: 
Laura McKenzie | Durham University
contact email: 
laura.mckenzie@durham.ac.uk

Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Lord of the Rings (The Mithril Turtle)--DUE JULY 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Markey Butler/University of Maryland
contact email: 
mbutler5@umd.edu

2014 is the sixtieth anniversary of Lord of the Rings. The Mithril Turtle is the University of Maryland College Park’s commemoration of this important literary and cultural milestone.

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism - Texture

full name / name of organization: 
Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism
contact email: 
movie.journal@gmail.com

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism (http://warwick.ac.uk/go/moviejournal) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal, and a joint venture between the Universities of Warwick, Reading, and Oxford.

NeMLA CFP: Growth in Writing, Teaching, and Learning

full name / name of organization: 
Hilarie Ashton
contact email: 
hashton@gc.cuny.edu

In his classic composition text Writing Without Teachers, Peter Elbow asks us to consider the metaphor of growing as a way to encourage and teach fluid, flexible writing: "Instead of a two-step transa

CFP: Biopic Adaptations Centre for Adaptations De Montfort University Leicester 24 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Although ‘biopics’, or film biographies, have been around since the beginning of cinema, scholarly interest in the subject is only beginning to develop.

'Regional Gothic', Collection of Essays, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt, Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
contact email: 
w.hughes@bathspa.ac.uk and ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

CFP 'Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts,' One Day Symposium, 18th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers:
William Hughes, Bath Spa University
Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

CFP: Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Network for Media & Persuasive Communication Bangor University, Bangor, UK
contact email: 
mediapoliticsconference@bangor.ac.uk

Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group
Annual Conference
Theme: Media, Persuasion and Human Rights
Hosted by Network for Media & Persuasive Communication

UPDATE: Deadline for Sumbissions for the Digital Cultures Issue Extended to August 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

The Many Dangers of Photography: The Image of Photography in Literature - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Madloch, Montclair State University
contact email: 
madlochj@mail.montclair.edu

This panel will examine the picture of photography in literature since the nineteenth century to modern days. We especially invite papers concerned with the problem of various dangers associated with photography. This includes but is not limited to: photographers harming their models or injuring themselves; photographs causing problems in peoples’ lives; cameras threatening people; and possessing photographers.

Queering the Nation: Queer Identities in Early America--For OIEAHC-SEA Conference, Chicago June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Marcia D. Nichols (University of Minnesota Rochester) / Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture--Society for Early Americanists
contact email: 
mdnichol@r.umn.edu

Although Foucault declared that sexuality as an identity is a modern phenomenon dating from the medicalization of sexual impulses in the Victorian era, some recent scholarship has argued that queer se

ICMS - Kalamazoo: Food and Feast in Medieval Outlaw Texts

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

“Food and Feast in Medieval Outlaw Texts”

Anonymity and Anxiety in Nineteenth-Century Narratives of London (Deadline: September 30, 2014), NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario (April 30 – May 3, 2015)
contact email: 
bwyse@wlu.ca

Liberal Arts International Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization. Texas A&M University at Qatar
contact email: 
liberalarts.qatar.tamu.edu

LIBE­RAL ARTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization
1-3 February 2015
HOSTED BY: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY AT QATAR

Call for Papers - LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland - James Cook University
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Apocalypse

Narratives of the Interior Body--NeMLA, Toronto April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
websupport@nemla.org

As the interior of the body has become increasingly visible, viewers have learned to, in Lynda Birke’s words, “read the text of the body’s insides.” Popular media have helped make this “text

2015 NeMLA: Recipes for Power: Food and Literacy in French and Francophone Literature (abstracts Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
contact email: 
rcope@binghamton.edu

Are we what we eat? One’s relationship to food is closely intertwined with many aspects of one’s identity including ethnicity, social class, and gender, among others.

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK: Intersections of Text, Image, and Research

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Intersections of Text, Image, and Research
SAMLA 86 Poster Session
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Youth, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

We are looking for proposals that address any aspect of the convergence of Popular Culture and American Childhood and Youth.

Sankofa: Reaching Back to Move Forward in Excellence September 27, 2014 Elon, NC

full name / name of organization: 
D.I.V.A.S (Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas)
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Cultural Translation Session Panel, 4/30/15-5/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto
contact email: 
illuminati.valerie@gmail.com

We are looking for papers for a session panel at the NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto, running from 4/30/15-5/3/15.

INTERPLAY Graduate Student Conference, October 24-25, 2014, Chicago, IL

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Jones (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago), Chris Russell (Screen Cultures, Northwestern University)
contact email: 
interplay.chicago@gmail.com

Over the past decade, the diversity, reach and influence of games have expanded to new heights.

Eighteenth-Century Narrative Traffic -- for ISECS Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asia Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
elltam@nus.edu.sg

We invite papers on the following topic as part of a SASECS-sponsored panel at the upcoming ISECS Congress, July 26-31, 2015, in Rotterdam:

[CFP] Urban Pilgrimage: A Special Issue of Room One Thousand, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
Padma Maitland (UC Berkeley) and Lawrence Yang (UC Berkeley)
contact email: 
roomonethousand@gmail.com

Urban Pilgrimage

-a special publication project sponsored by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative and Room One Thousand.

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