category: cultural studies and historical approaches

To Find a Form to Accommodate the Mess, March 21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
visualstudies2014@gmail.com

To Find a Form to Accommodate the Mess is a publication of the Visual Studies graduate department at SUNY Buffalo showcasing the artwork of the graduating class of 2014, along with scholarly and creat

Submission Date Extended: Oceans Uniting Regions, Nations, and Literatures, June 26 - July 1 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Region Nation and Literature Association
contact email: 
kszatek@gmail.com; lmuray@curry.edu

EXTENDED Submission Date

The Region, Nation, and Literature Association (RNLA)

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS (18-24 August 2014, Belgrade, Serbia)

full name / name of organization: 
IPAK Center
contact email: 
office@ipakcentar.org

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS

(18-24 August 2014, Belgrade, Serbia)

organized by

Gender, Sexuality and Power

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

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

10TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 13, 2014

“After the Eruption”: Melville and the Cultural Memory of the American Civil War (MLA, Vancouver, BC, 8-11 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Coleman Hutchison, UT-Austin/Melville Society
contact email: 
coleman.hutchison@utexas.edu

In response to the 2015 MLA Presidential Theme, “Negotiating Sites of Memory,” the Melville Society invites proposals for a special session, “‘After the Eruption’: Melville and the Cultural

Conceptual Writing and Modernist Avant-Gardes, MSA 16, Pittsburgh, PA, November 6-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Laura B. McGrath, Michigan State University
contact email: 
mcgrat85@msu.edu

Analyses of the relationship between modernism and contemporary literature abound (see Majorie Perloff, Rebecca Walkowitz, David James, and Jessica Pressman) with well-known writers like Ben Marcus, W

TRAVELLING CON/TEXTS: COSMOPOLITANISMS OLD & NEW, EAST & WEST, November 20-22, 2014, Seoul, South Korea

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
2014ellakconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals

TRAVELLING CON/TEXTS: COSMOPOLITANISMS
OLD & NEW, EAST & WEST
English Language and Literature Association of Korea
November 20-22, 2014, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

Voice and Empowerment -- October 24-25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday October 24, 2014, and Saturday October 25, 2014

Theme: Voice and Empowerment

Saturday Luncheon Speaker: Fiction Writer Bonnie Jo Campbell

The Anthropocene and Deep-Time in Literary Studies | MLA 8-11 Jan. 2015, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser
contact email: 
houserh@mail.utexas.edu

Inviting proposals for papers on the importance of deep time, geology, and evolution for 20th- and 21st-century American literature and culture in the context of discussions of the Anthropocene.

"Hearts and Minds": US Cultural Management in Foreign Relations in the 21st Century (05/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Chambers/University of Lodz
contact email: 
mjc6@buffalo.edu

Title: "Hearts and Minds": US Cultural Management in Foreign Relations in the 21st Century

Editor: Matthew Chambers

Publisher: Peter Lang (American Studies and Media Series)

Networks of Modernism MSA 16 Pittsburgh Nov 6-9

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew N. Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

Networks of Modernism

Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film, November 7-9, 2014 (Abstract by June 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Watson / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Heather.oneal55@gmail.com

"Images of Motherhood in Contemporary Southern Film"

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature


full name / name of organization: 
The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference
contact email: 
latlitconfnyc@gmail.com

CFP: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and
the Will of Literature

John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Intertextual Memory

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2015 Special Session
contact email: 
Adele Kudish (akudish@bmcc.cuny.edu) and Charlotte Latham (clatham@gc.cuny.edu)

Explicit reference to actual literary texts, songs, films, or art that become sites of memory within fictional works from any period. 300 word abstracts by 14 March 2014

MLA 2015 session: Media, Materialism, and Intertextualities

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
lychee@yorku.ca; yforbesp@uwo.ca

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What is the influence of material and medium on intertextual theories and praxis?

Our conference session welcomes papers exploring this timely topic!

Love Figures: Amorous Figuration or the "In-Love" figure. University of Montreal, May 1-2. CFP deadline March 14 .

full name / name of organization: 
Post-Scriptum.org (Journal of comparative literature)
contact email: 
redaction@post-scriptum.org

Annual graduate student conference on the theme: the figures of love as means to express language or knowledge.

Literature and Ethics in the Age of Hyperobjects (SLSA Conference Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Dodson / Oregon State University
contact email: 
dodsonm@onid.orst.edu

Fluid Objects, Solid Texts: Literature and Ethics in the Age of Hyperobjects

[UPDATE *PROPOSAL DEADLINE EXTENDED*} NAVSA 2014 Victorian Classes and Classifications

full name / name of organization: 
North American Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
cpenhale@uwo.ca

Victorian Britain belonged to the classifying age. Imperial expansion and new techniques of observation and production confronted Britons with an expanding universe of natural and man-made phenomena.

The Form(s) of Writing: Rhetorics, Genres, Media, Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Gray, Queensborough Community College - CUNY
contact email: 
pgray@qcc.cuny.edu

The Form(s) of Writing: Rhetorics, Genres, Media, Disciplines

Writing Anew: Critical, Cultural, and Canonical Innovations in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Texas Graduate Students of English Association
contact email: 
UNTcriticalvoices@gmail.com

Interpreting the act of writing as one of (re)invention and (re)constitution

Resisting Empire Through Humor - MLA 2015 (Vancouver) 8-11 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Bishop and Adele Holoch
contact email: 
katherine-bishop@uiowa.edu or aholoch@champlain.edu

“A joke is a very serious thing.” – Winston Churchill

[Deadline Extended to March 1st] Theory/Post-Theory: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students Association, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
post.theory2014@gmail.com

Teaching American Gun Cultures | MLA Special Session, Vancouver 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
rsimonse@uwo.ca

Today, Americans collectively own well over 200 million guns. And so it seems impossible to imagine the United States without the presence of guns. To own or not to own a firearm is a question that surely defines other crucial aspects of what it means to be American. This Special Session invites innovative approaches to teaching the representation of American gun cultures based on, but not limited to, geography, socio-economic status, race, gender, and sexuality.

[UPDATE] UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

University of British Columbia Okanagan IGS Graduate Studies Conference 2014 May 2 – 3, 2014

Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons

MLA Committee for the Community College

full name / name of organization: 
Susannah Chewning
contact email: 
chewning@ucc.edu

The MLA Committee for the Community College is sponsoring two sessions for the MLA Convention in January of 2015 in Vancouver. Visit www.mla.org for more information about the convention.

[UPDATE] Women Writing World War I: Centenary Reflections [Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Zeller Thomas / University of Ottawa
contact email: 
czellert@uottawa.ca

The collection is cancelled.

Call for Submissions: The Woody Guthrie Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Will Kaufman / University of Central Lancashire
contact email: 
wkaufman@uclan.ac.uk

The Woody Guthrie Annual

http://pops.uclan.ac.uk/index.php/WGA

Negotiating Archives of Redemption in Modernism, MLA 2015 Special Session Proposal

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Langlois, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
clanglo2@uwo.ca

In Religion and Violence, Hent de Vries argues that the “critical resources of the historical phenomenon called religion […] constitute an immense archive of concepts and figures, practices and di

Finding Our Humanity in a Post-Human World

full name / name of organization: 
Donna R. White and C. Anita Tarr
contact email: 
dwhite@atu.edu

Editors Donna White and Anita Tarr are seeking submissions for a volume of essays on children’s and young adult literature entitled Finding Our Humanity in a Post-Human World.

The Literature of America's Colonies (MLA 2015; 3/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Karma Waltonen
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

We invite papers exploring the literature of America's present (and former) colonies. 300 word abstract and cv. by 15 March 2014 to Karma Waltonen (kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu).

Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticism, May 22-24, Proposal Deadline March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Women's and Gender Studies/Institute of Women's and Gender Studies, University of Winnipeg
contact email: 
writingtransgenres@gmail.com

Kings of Infinite Space?: Renaissance Literature and the Spatial Turn (October 16-19, 2014 New Orleans, Louisiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Literary critic Robert Tally has identified what he calls a “turn to the spatial” in humanistic inquiry over the past generation.

[UPDATE] Mirrored Subjectivities (4/18-19/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Mirrored Subjectivities / University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Sixth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 18-19, 2014

Urban Symphonies. Creating, Performing and Writing the Space in Cinema, Cfp Ekphrasis, deadline 30 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
EKPHRASIS. Images, Cinema, Theatre, Media/ Babes-Bolyai University
contact email: 
andrei.simut@gmail.com, juliamicu@gmail.com, ekphrasis.teatrutv@ubbcluj.ro.

During the history of the cinema, cities and films have always been inspirational to one another.

[UPDATE] Cultures of Commemoration: Contemporary Presentations of the Past, 11-12 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk

Cultures of Commemoration

International Conference hosted by
the Centre for Studies in Literature
University of Portsmouth, UK

11-12 July 2014

Call For Papers

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