category: cultural studies and historical approaches

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire

full name / name of organization: 
Dru Jeffries / University of Toronto
contact email: 
dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca

Call for Papers: Edited Essay Collection

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire
Dru Jeffries, editor (dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca)
Publisher: TBD

Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traveltourismmapaca@ymail.com

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference

Nov. 5-7, 2015 (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Black Affect and Minor Feelings DEADLINE MAY 18

full name / name of organization: 
Affect Theory Conference - Worldings, Tensions, Futures (Lancaster, PA)
contact email: 
rizvana.bradley@emory.edu

Stream #2 – Black Affect and Minor Feelings, OCTOBER 14-17

Final Announcement: CFP for the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

Journal special issue (CLINA): Arabic literature in translation

full name / name of organization: 
Tarek Shamma
contact email: 
tshamma@qf.org.qa

Arabic literature, declared Edward Said in 1990, “remains relatively unknown and unread in the West, for reasons that are unique, even remarkable.”

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

CALL FOR ARTICLES For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Martine Wagner
contact email: 
martinef@mail.usf.edu

CALL FOR ARTICLES
For a special issue of The InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies (http://portuguese-diaspora-studies.com/index.php/ijpds)

2016 Global Studies: "Rethinking Global Space in the Age of Anthropocene: Futures of Ecological Interdependence" - A Common Grou

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

This interdisciplinary conference and its companion journal invite scholars and practitioners to address a range of critically important ideas relating to globalization in the world today.

CFP: Popular Romance Fiction (NEPCA: Oct 30-31, 2015, New London, NH)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wwagner@jwu.edu

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Romance/Popular Romance Fiction for its fall conference to be held at Colby-Sawyer College in New

Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline 01/07/15)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Call for Submission of Book Proposals or Edited Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

Silence in the Archives: Censorship and Suppression in Women's Life Writing in the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfson College, University of Oxford (TORCH/OCLW)
contact email: 
silenceinthearchives2015@gmail.com

A one-day interdisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford

Saturday 7 November 2015

Keynote Speakers:
Janet Todd (Cambridge) & Karen West (Keele)

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western: Submission Deadline May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Conference of the Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western Genre
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015

Cross-cultural Studies, Deadline June 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-cultural Studies, College of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Chengchi University
contact email: 
cfcs@nccu.edu.tw; cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture (Nov. 6-8, 2015) Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@ndsu.edu

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture

Presiding Officer:
Adam Goldwyn, North Dakota State University
Matthew Duques, North Dakota State University

“Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC)

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute
contact email: 
contact@ijllc.eu

The “Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC) is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles.

Women on Trial - RSA Boston 2016 - May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Derek Dunne (Fribourg) and Dr Toria Johnson (St Andrews)
contact email: 
rsawomenontrial@gmail.com

What did it mean to be a woman in early modern legal systems?

Unity and Division in the History of Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Semiotic Society of America 40th Annual Meeting (October 1-4, 2015) - Deadline May 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu

Evolutionary Love: Relations and Identities in a Virtual World

Collections and Questions of Belonging (call for journal article manuscripts)

full name / name of organization: 
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals Published by Rowman and Littlefield
contact email: 
Jennifer.Way@unt.edu

Belonging and possession have long been treated as foundational to the missions and activities of museums and archives in how they connote, establish, explain, and demonstrate the ways collections bel

(dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

Call for papers Deadline:15/05/2015

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty ninth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

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

With the deadline to submit CFPs a few weeks away (May 15th), we are still looking for new, exciting proposals to add to an already impressive array of submissions for SAMLA 87.

[UPDATE] Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/8/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu ; Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

[UPDATE] CfP Extended deadline 31 May - Migration & Marginalities: C21 Routes

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Across Europe, the public discourses of migration continue to trade on anxiety and fear.

WAITING AS CULTURAL PRACTICE: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 20.-22. May 2016, University Paderborn/Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Paderborn & Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
csinger[at]mail.uni-paderborn, oberwald[at]kennesaw.edu

20. – 22. May 2016 at the University Paderborn, Germany

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Call for submissions: (de)gendering the postcolonial. Deadline 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
de genere Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies
contact email: 
degenere.journal@gmail.com

Cfp: First Issue of
de genere
Rivista di studi letterari, postcoloniali e di genere
Journal of Literary, Postcolonial and Gender Studies

(de)gendering the postcolonial

Originality in a Digital Culture (13 Marcy 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

Originality as an ideal has occupied an august position in American cultural history, from Emerson’s injunction to “[N]ever imitate” to Apple’s “Think different” campaign.

Call for Papers: 2015 21st Century English Conference - October 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
jsmoore@bgsu.edu

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Shakespeare and Waste, May 23rd, 2015 (Abstracts May 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston Shakespeare Seminar in Theory (KiSSiT)
contact email: 
kingstonshakespeareintheory@gmail.com

The Oxford English Dictionary lists three main senses for ‘waste’ in the English language:

1, Waste or desert land
2, Action or process of wasting
3, Waste matter, refuse

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to Downing Street, Narratives of a Path to Power and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Raluca ILIOU/Brunel University
contact email: 
Raluca.Iliou@brunel.ac.uk

13th October 2015 brings the centenary of the birth of a leader who will always be celebrated as Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

[UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Announced: New Frontiers in Cinema and Television Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Television History Research Centre, De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

(Papers welcome from all, including postgraduate researchers, academics, and independent scholars)

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (6/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issue 12.3) and Volume 13.

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