category: cultural studies and historical approaches

URBAN OUTCASTS IN SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Madhurima Chakraborty and Dr. Umme Al-wazedi
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

Urban Outcasts in South Asian Literature: SECOND CALL
(Proposed Collection of Essays)

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

CFP (due March 15, 2015): The Works of Elena Ferrante: History, Poetics and Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Russo Bullaro/ City University of New York, Lehman College
contact email: 
gmandarin49@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Works of Elena Ferrante: History, Poetics and Theory

Volume to be edited by:

Grace Russo Bullaro
Professor, City University of New York-Lehman College

CALL FOR PAPERS Written in the Water: The Image of the River in Latin/o American Literature. Submit Article by: April 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Rivero, U. S. Coast Guard Academy; Jeanie Murphy, Goucher College
contact email: 
Elizabeth.G.Rivero@gmail.com; jeanie.murphy@goucher.edu

The image of the river in Latin/o American literature has been multiple and varied.

Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies DUE Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Love/University of Georgia
contact email: 
blove@uga.edu

Call for Papers
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
Identities, Gender Performances & Pedagogical Practices of Black and Brown Lesbian Educators

CfP: 5th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Barcelona, 27 – 28 March

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

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The 5th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

27 – 28 March 2015, Barcelona, Spain

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
THE
“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT
CALL FOR PAPERS

THE DEPARTMENT OF “LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” OF

[UPDATE] "Teaching Poe and Popular Culture," a PSA panel at the 26th Annual ALA Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

Few American writers have enjoyed the posthumous popularity of Poe, whose works inspire adaptations in various genres such as film and graphic novel while lunchboxes and bobblehead figures commemorate

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Stephen M. Fallon)
contact email: 
sfallon@nd.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full 18-minute papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 9 March 2015 to Stephen M. Fallon (sfallon@nd.edu).

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

full name / name of organization: 
Pôle Irlande, Institut du Monde Anglophone, Université Paris 3
contact email: 
currentsconference@gmail.com

Currents
‘Still waters running deep
Along the embankment walk’
(Seamus Heaney)

Call for Papers: Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

A War of No Common Description: The Transnational Reception of Waterloo in the 19th Century (18-19 June 2015; deadline 20 March)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Campus Brussels (Belgium)
contact email: 
tom.toremans@arts.kuleuven.be

On the occasion of the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, the Centre for Reception Studies (http://www.receptionstudies.be) of

Adoption Studies -- MLA Convention 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture seeks paper proposals for its session at the MLA Annual Convention in Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

Comparative Approaches to Adoption

Subversive Lehigh Valley Journal-- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard (www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Lehigh Valley Vanguard is seeking submissions of critical prose which showcase community-oriented and/or activist work that provides social commentary on diverse dimensions of human suffering, such as

CfP: Global History Student Conference April 24-25 in Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Björn Holm
contact email: 
globalhistorystudentconference@gmail.com

Good day!

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary—ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
brittany.meche@berkeley.edu

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel investigating “the black mortuary,” an analytic that considers the place of the black deceased within cultural, economic, and intellectual pra

Poetry / Art Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Poetry Working Group
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for its inaugural volume on or before our submission deadline, Sunday, February 1st, 2015.

[UPDATE] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts - 1 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College
contact email: 
gtague@sfc.edu

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

Call for Papers for volume 8, n° 2(16)/ 2015 ESSACHESS /The alimentary and gustative imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
Essachess - Journal for Communication Studies
contact email: 
essachess@mail.com

The alimentary and gustative imaginary

Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siecle (MLA 2016/deadline 3.15.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

CFP: Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (MLA 2016; Deadline 3.15.15)

CFP: The Life and Legacy of Leslie Feinberg

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the NWSA
contact email: 
keeganc@gvsu.edu

The Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the National Women Studies Association invites submissions for a special sponsored session on the life and legacy of Leslie Feinberg, to be held at the national conf

Space and Spatiality

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Blackstock/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Description: RMMLA October 2015. Conceptualizations of space in literature, including liminal spaces.

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Through the Looking Glass: Literatures Uniting Regions and Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Region, Nation, and Literature Association
contact email: 
kszatek@gmail.com

The Region, Nation, and Literature Association (RNLA)

Call for Book Chapters: Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics. April 1, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia Perimeter College
contact email: 
lauren.curtright@gpc.edu

Conventional deployments of the term “sustainability” emphasize “avoiding the long-term depletion of natural resources,” as the Oxford English Dictionary defines this word.

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (5.12.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

11TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 12, 2015

Nation & Its Discontents_Edited Volume_31 Jan

full name / name of organization: 
Editor, Nation & Its Discontents
contact email: 
nation.discontents@gmail.com

This project is at a matured stage and under consideration by Sage. Most of the contributions/chapters are ready at hand. However, there is still room for a couple of more contributions.

[REMINDER] International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

Politics, Civic Life & Culture - Northeast Popular/American Culture Association CFP

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

The section on Politics, Civic Life, and Culture for the 2015 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is now accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students.

CFP ~ Readings of the Romanian “New Wave” (edited anthology) ~ Apr 30 2015 (proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Alina Haliliuc and Jesse Schlotterbeck | Denison University
contact email: 
haliliuca@denison.edu schlotterbec@denison.edu


Call For Papers

Readings of the Romanian “New Wave”

call for book reviews/articles

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Jayne Cortez's Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking critical work (20-30 pp. ) on the poetry of Jayne Cortez for a collection-in-progress. Feminist and all theoretical perspectives are welcome.

Call for Papers Journal Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397)
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in February 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

CFP for the Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus at NWSA- on "Precarity"- FEB 6 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus; National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu; anson.kochrein@gmail.com; ochoakaup@gmail.com; pughallyson@gmail.com; mbspiege@asu.edu

The Trans/Gender­Variant Caucus at NWSA welcomes papers, panels, and workshops for the 2015 annual conference on Precarity. The conference will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconson Nov. 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 1/30

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

Syndicate content