category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] French Shakespeare (abstract by Sept. 30)

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

This panel for NeMLA 2015 in Toronto seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enligh

[REMINDER] Literature and Celebrity after World War II Panel (9/30/2014; 4/30-5/3 2015) NeMLA Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY-Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

Literature and Celebrity after World War II

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.III Issue IV: Oct 2014

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Riley Tribbey / SWPACA conference
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
Abstract/Proposals due by 1 November 2014
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference

Locating Southeast Asian Horror / Special Journal Issue / Due date 1 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Plaridel Journal of Communication, Media, and Society
contact email: 
plarideljournal@gmail.com

Plaridel Special Issue
Locating Southeast Asian Horror

Issue editors: Katarzyna Ancuta & Patrick F. Campos

“For the World’s Benefit”: Transnational Perspectives on the First Century of the Panama Canal November 28th, 2014 Paris

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
contact email: 
didier.aubert@univ-paris3.fr

The centennial of the canal’s inauguration provides an opportunity to renew inquiry about Panama’s mission of “service to the world,” as stated by the country’s motto.

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Panel on Fan Spaces at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
elizabeth.j.nielsen@gmail.com

As the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con proved, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

[UPDATE] Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

The Poetics of Knowledge (5-7 Nov 2015, Berne, Switzerland)

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfgang Funk (Leibniz University Hanover) and Irmtraud Huber (University of Berne)
contact email: 
irmtraud.huber@ens.unibe.ch, wolfgang.funk@engsem.uni-hannover.de

One very common narrative about Victorian Britain is that it was an age of ground-breaking scientific discoveries: Charles Lyell significantly extended the age of our planet; Charles Darwin forced a r

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
Los Angeles, CA
March 19-21, 2015

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nalini Iyer, for South Asian Literary Association (MLA-Allied Organization)
contact email: 
iyernalini@gmail.com

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

Porn Studies special issue (Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema's Neglected Texts)

full name / name of organization: 
David Church
contact email: 
drchurch@indiana.edu

Call for Papers

Porn Studies
Special Issue: “Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema’s Neglected Texts”

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

REMINDER: Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death?

Fan Culture and Theory PCA/ACA National Conference April 1-4, 2015 New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
klarsen@gwu.edu

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
FAN CULTURE AND THEORY
APRIL 1-14, NEW ORLEANS
CALL FOR PAPERS
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory, including, but not limited to, the following areas:
•Fan Fiction
•Fan/Creator interaction
•Race, Gender and Sexuality in Fandom
•Music Fandom
•Reality Television Fandom
•The Internet and Fandom – Live Journal, IMDB and beyond
•Fan Communities
•Fan Media Production – icons, fanvids, fan art and filk.
•Fans as Critics
•Fan videos
•Fan crafts
•Fan pilgrimages

Towards a Diasporic Imagination of the Present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Towards a diasporic imagination of the present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Since the 1939 publication of Perry Miller’s classic The New England Mind early Americanists have acknowledged the fundamental role New English Puritanism played in the subsequent development of Ame

UPDATE, Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
a0jaff02@louisville.edu

REVISED DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
www.thelouisvilleconference.com
February 26-28, 2015

"World Literature, World Religion": A proposed seminar for ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
contact email: 
nazry_bahrawi@sutd.edu.sg

This is a call for papers for a proposed panel "World Literature, World Religion" at the American Comparative Literature Association 2015 annual meeting to be held at Seattle, Washington, on March 26-

Darkest Ecology: Ecocritical Approaches to Disaster Fiction

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.

Neoliberalism and American Literature (20-21 February 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
liam.kennedy@ucd.ie

Neoliberalism and American Literature

Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin
20-21 February 2015

NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

Sex Outdoors (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
laura.fisher@ryerson.ca; travis.foster@villanova.edu

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

[UPDATE] 22nd METU British Novelists Conference: Zadie Smith and Her Work, 26-27 March 2015, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
metubnc@metu.edu.tr

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 December 2014

22nd METU British Novelists Conference
Zadie Smith and Her Work

CFP: "Unanswered Questions about Joan of Arc" - 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie L. Coker / International Joan of Arc Society
contact email: 
scoker@oru.edu

The International Joan of Arc Society is accepting proposals that will investigate some unanswered questions surrounding the life of the French saint.

NEMLA 2015: Oceanic Turns The Politics of Hemispheric American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bam359@nyu.edu or llambert@ucdavis.edu

This roundtable examines the locations, terminologies and methodologies that shape the oceanic turn in contemporary American literary studies.

CFP REMINDER: Performing Freedom, Troubling Race (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Maleda Belilgne/NeMLA
contact email: 
mbelilgn@umbc.edu

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

NeMLA 2014: SEMINAR: POETRY AND CONTEMPORARY REGIMES OF AFFECT (Due SEPTEMBER 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 46th Annual Conference (April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto, Ontario)
contact email: 
judithgo@buffalo.edu, cwagner@miamioh.edu

Seminar: Poetry and Contemporary Regimes of Affect

[UPDATE] Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

The question of how novels understand their place in an increasingly diverse media ecology has been widely debated in comparative media studies, with scholars such as Daniel Punday and Katherine Hayle

NeMLA 2015 - Queer/Geek: Theorizing the Convergence of Fandom, Camp, and Other Deviances

full name / name of organization: 
Alec Magnet & Balaka Basu / NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
amagnet@gc.cuny.edu, bbasu@uncc.edu

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

BREAKING THE RULES! Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Center for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2015@gmail.com

The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is organising its third biannual international graduate conference set to take place at Leiden University on January 29-30, 2015, Leiden, t

The Aesthetics and Politics of Irony

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
irony2014@gmail.com

Call for articles
Book publication
THE AESTHETICS AND POLITICS OF IRONY

CFP NeMLA: The (Ir)real City: Writing About the Changing Metropolis in the 20th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Shayani Bhattacharya (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
contact email: 
shayanib@buffalo.edu

Submission link: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15391

Urban Studies Area (Abstracts due November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (New Orleans)
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

The Urban Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association invites abstracts for the PCA/ACA National Convention, to be held in New Orleans from April 1 - 4, 2015.

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