category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers; [sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation; Open, Non-Thematic Issue

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Second Call for Papers

(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 9th issue. We accept:

Reframing Disaster - 28–29 November 2014, Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Shamira A. Meghani/University of Leeds, School of English
contact email: 
postcolonialdisaster@gmail.com

2014 is a significant year for commemorating and thinking through the legacies of major global catastrophes.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

The Struggle for Recognition: The Hispano-American Novel in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Carlos Gardeazabal / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
carlos.gardeazabal_bravo@uconn.edu

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

Critical Essays on Apocalyptic Media in the Millennium: We Dare Not Go Back!

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Firestone, Leisa A. Clark, and Mary F. Pharr
contact email: 
theapocalypsebook@gmail.com

The apocalypse has often been the narrative and thematic subject of millennial media.

Transatlantic Connections Conference, Ireland January 14-18 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
drewtransatlantic@gmail.com

The Transatlantic Connections Conference takes place in Ireland, in 2015. To link to the detailed CFP, please click on http://www.drew.edu/irish/?p=265

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (Aug. 15, 2014) -- MUSIC BEHIND BARS: ARTICULATING INCARCERATION AND POPULAR MUSIC

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher (The George Washington University); Brian Flota (James Madison University)
contact email: 
musicbehindbarsproject@gmail.com

Popular music’s relationship with incarceration has been a long and complicated one.

2014 Stony Brook CAT Department Graduate Conference (Deadline: July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Endings.
Call for Papers: 2014 Stony Brook CAT Department Graduate Conference
New York, NY
Stony Brook Manhattan
Friday, November 21, 2014

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Conference, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 2015) Due 8/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

The Domestic and the National in
Woolson and Her Contemporaries

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Constance Fenimore Woolson Society (http://constancefenimorewoolson.wordpress.com/)

[Update]- Hospitality and the City- M/MLA 2014 (Detroit Nov. 13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

The American Literature II panel (permanent section of the annual M/MLA convention) seeks papers on American fiction/film/drama/poetry 1870-present addressing the theme of the city as host, or, forms

The 1970s Special Issue Women's Studies Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Eversley and MIchelle Habell Pallan
contact email: 
Shelly.eversley@baruch.cuny.edu

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

‘The Moment Made Eternal’: At The Intersection of Photography and Poetry [NEMLA 2015; Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hartmann-Villalta/Northeastern University
contact email: 
hartmann.la@husky.neu.edu

Writing about Alfred Stieglitz’s photography in 1923, Hart Crane said, “Speed is at the bottom of it all.

MMM 20th Anniversary: Community or Chaos?

full name / name of organization: 
Itibari M Zulu/The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
atjpas@gmail.com

On October 16, 1995, over 1.18 million people attended the Million Man March (MMM) in Washington, D.C.

Women Writing the Holocaust Panel (9/30/2014; 4/30-5/3 2015) NeMLA Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ravenelrichardson@gmail.com

Women Writing the Holocaust

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Canada
Host Institution: Ryerson University

MAPACA Conference CFP Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

CFP Deadline Extended to June 30th, 2014.

November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland
Lord Baltimore Hotel

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Literature as Incantation: Magic Words and the World of Reading - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tanya Radford, Dominican College of Blauvelt
contact email: 
Tanya.Radford@dc.edu

Proposals are invited for 15 minute presentations on the session theme of magic and reading.

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline 11/01/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association-February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mcjonet@gmail.com

Individual papers and panels are now being accepted on topics related to any aspect of European popular culture and literature for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be

Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern Period - February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium - University of Michigan
contact email: 
mfarrarw@umich.edu

Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern Period
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
February 2015

Toni Morrison and Expanding the American/African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

For the past forty years, Toni Morrison has emerged as one of the pre-eminent authors and social critics of American/African American literature and culture.

Amiri Baraka and the Black Arts Movement: Redefining Black Literary Aesthetic

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

The recent death of Amiri Baraka, the co-founder of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), offers a unique opportunity to assess his legacy, the movement, and the current direction of African American literat

Myth: A User’s Guide. In search of a new epistemology for literary rewritings of myths

full name / name of organization: 
special issue of Interférences littéraires/Literaire interferenties: A Multilingual e-Journal of Literary Studies.
contact email: 
david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

WSQ: The 1970s (deadline October 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (6/27) -- City Science and City Craft (MMLA, Detroit, Nov. 13-16),

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Wall / University of Michigan
contact email: 
jlwall@umich.edu

Finding a coin in a street gutter, the protagonist of Charles Reznikoff’s 1930 novel By the Waters of Manhattan concludes, “If there was woodcraft . . .

New Essays on Charles Beaumont’s Literary and Cultural Legacy - abstract deadline Oct 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Moreland (University of Ottawa) and Murray Leeder (University of Manitoba)
contact email: 
moreland.sean@gmail.com, murray.leeder@nucleus.com

The editors invite original scholarly essays that address all facets of the writing of Charles Beaumont (nee Charles McNutt).

Special Issue on “HOW TO STUDY ENGLISH LITERATURE”

full name / name of organization: 
The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
editor@bcdedu.net

Critical writings are invited from teachers and research scholars from any part of the world for the Inaugural Issue of The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature published by

Aesthetics and Agency: A Novel Look at Madness at NeMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Aubrey Mishou/ NeMLA
contact email: 
almishou@gmail.com

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

NEMLA 2015: Giving Voice, Appropriating Voices: Representing the Singularity of Suffering

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lpropst@clarkson.edu

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

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: The Prestige of Literature--Oct. 10-11, 2014 (Ottawa, ON)

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

This conference aims to explore the role that prestige plays in the contemporary literary marketplace.

Gender and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Feminist & Gender Studies Network, Ireland
contact email: 
gendermetamorphosis@gmail.com

The Urban Metropolis in Caribbean American Literature of Austin C. Clarke, Paule Marshall and Others, NEMLA, April 30-May 3, 201

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)/Toronto/April 30-May 3, 2015
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/cobnvention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15071

This panel seeks papers on the representation of the urban metropolis (Toronto, Brooklyn,etc.) or on comparative studies of such representations in Caribbean literature.

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Elaine Scarry (Harvard)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

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