category: cultural studies and historical approaches

ACLA 2015: "The Subject Beside Itself: Ecstasies of Juxtaposition" (March 26-29, SEATTLE)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
ndicecco@sfu.ca, lychee@yorku.ca

The Subject Beside Itself: Ecstasies of Juxtaposition

Rebecca Harding Davis Panels (SSAWW 2015 Philadelphia)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

SSAWW 2015

Rebecca Harding Davis Panels (ALA 2015 Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference.

[Update] Contemporary Medievalisms, NeMLA, Toronto 4/30-5/3

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Lauer
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

The proliferation of medievalism in popular culture - as Chaucer’s Twitter account, Game of Thrones, and historical young adult novels set in Medieval Europe all attest - expresses varying ideas abo

CFP: Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature (Deadline October 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya and Arka Chattopadhyay/Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

Democracy, Resistance, and the Practice of Literature
Sanglap Vol I No. II

Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century--ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young & Adele Parker/Salem State University & College of the Holy Cross
contact email: 
Stephenie young syoung2@salemstate.edu OR Adele Parker aparker@holycross.edu

ACLA Seminar: Aesthetics and Catastrophe: Women's Transnational Narratives in the 21st Century

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

The Aesthetics of Erasure (Journal Special Issue, Abstracts Due 11/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon, Temple University
contact email: 
pbenzon@temple.edu

Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus, is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals for the spring 2015 edition: Vol. 11 – 01

TITLE OF THE EDITION

The Aesthetics of Erasure

ACLA 2015 CFP: Europe and Its Other(3/26-3/29, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Hiroki Yoshikuni, University of Tokyo; Yoshiaki Mihara, Doshisha University
contact email: 
yoshikn@boz.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Although it was significantly eclipsed by the United States and the Soviet Union in the last century, Europe was once a name for total domination of the world, a name that not only commanded cultural

[UPDATE] CFP Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, NAISA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
René Dietrich, PhD, Mainz University
contact email: 
dietricr@uni-mainz.de

7th annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)
June 4-6, 2015
Washington, DC

Panel CFP: Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways

Reminder: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

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

4/30-5/2/2014 NeMLA conference, Toronto; submit by 9/30/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

Dealing with Academic Stress and Personal Crises

NEMLA 2015: Urban Ecology and the Postcolonial Global Subject

full name / name of organization: 
Vivek Freitas, Tufts University
contact email: 
vivek.freitas@tufts.edu

This panel considers the specific role of urban environments in imagining postcolonial subjects’ relationship to the world.

Washington Irving and Islam (revised)

full name / name of organization: 
Zubeda Jalalzai
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

Government / Literature - ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Nicholas Hengen Fox & Kevin Riordan / Portland Community College & Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
nicholashengen@gmail.com

“Government” and “literature” belong to different spheres, exercise different forms of power, and are studied in different departments.

Speculative Humanities: Steampunk to Afrofuturism

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Division, Essex County College
contact email: 
wrebecca@essex.edu

CFP: SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM

CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/

Detective Fiction and The Arts - ACLA 2015 (March 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Adeline Tran / Annika Eisenberg
contact email: 
adeline2@berkeley.edu / Eisenberg@em.uni-frankfurt.de

This seminar investigates the theme of "Detective Fiction and the Arts" primarily in three ways: First, detective fiction often features other arts or media forms as important sources of aesthetic, narrative or symbolic value.

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy [NeMLA Toronto 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
adamdrur@buffalo.edu

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention
Toronto, Ontario

Science and/of the Word: Alter-humanisms in Caribbean Poetry and Philosophy

This session proposes to explore and assess the contributions of Caribbean poets and philosophers both to the postcolonial/ecocritical/feminist/queer polemics against Enlightenment modernity and (neo)liberal humanism and to the invention of alternative modes of being, thinking, and figuring the human. We welcome papers which engage the artistic and intellectual productions of Caribbean writers in the broad context of post-, anti-, and alter-humanisms. How do Caribbean texts unsettle and (re)invent relations between the Sciences & the Humanities?

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

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

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:

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

CfP: "Inhabiting Containment" 2015 Symposium from the Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life Symposium 2015 CFP
Inhabiting Containment

Washington Irving and Islam

full name / name of organization: 
AMS Press
contact email: 
zjalalzai@ric.edu

WASHINGTON IRVING AND ISLAM

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS, AMS Press

Romantic Sustainability--Call for Chapter Proposals (due 1 Nov. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on sustainability and the environment in British Romantic literature, tentatively titled Romantic Sustainability: Endurance and the Natural World

Nobody's Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston, Quincy University
contact email: 
johnsci@quincy.edu

Dear Colleagues:

Please consider submitting a proposal by November 1 for the collection described below.

Nobody’s Disease: Theorizing Syphilis and Subjectivity

Last call: Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova/NeMLA
contact email: 
ivanchikova@hws.edu

Space and Place in World Literature (NeMLA 2015 Toronto, ON, Apr 30-May 3)

chair: Alla Ivanchikova

contact email:
ivanchikova@hws.edu

The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era. MATC (March 19-22), Abstract due Oct 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-American Theatre Conference
contact email: 
Max.Shulman@Tufts.Edu

"The Productive Chaos of the Progressive Era"

The Mid-American Theater Conference
Kansas City, Missouri March 19-22, 2015

“The Medieval Archive,” 7th Annual Medievalist Graduate Student Conference, February 27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Medievalists @ Penn
contact email: 
pennmedieval@gmail.com

Medievalists @ Penn (M@P) is a graduate-student organization at the University of Pennsylvania interested in developing a broad interdisciplinary understanding of the Middle Ages.

[Reminder] Performing Freedom, Troubling Race (Abstract deadline 9/30)

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

"Rethinking Poe’s Sublime," Poe Studies panel, ALA in Boston, May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
wengel@sewanee.edu

Poe abandoned his proposed Tales of the Folio Club sometime after 1835, but still wanted to issue a collected edition of his prose fiction.

Orson Welles: A Centennial Celebration and Symposium, April 29-May 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Cinema
contact email: 
jwvicker@indiana.edu

Indiana University plans an academic symposium welcoming scholars, archivists, filmmakers, and others interested in celebrating the centennial of Orson Welles’s birth.

New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE]: What's Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means to

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology, NeMLA April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@my.uri.edu

Interest in the fields of food and sustainability studies within the humanities is rapidly growing, in part due to their ability to investigate our perceived relationship with ecology.

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Asia Research Group at York Centre for Asian Research, York University
contact email: 
sargyork@yorku.ca

Critical Approaches to South Asian Studies Workshop
FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2015

Call For Participation

Fictions of Circulation (ACLA 2015 Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Gretchen Busl
contact email: 
gbusl@twu.edu

ACLA Seattle March 26-29, 2015

2015 PCA ACA National Conference – Business, Money and Office Culture Area

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Osborne/ PCA ACA - Business, Money and Offcie Culture Area
contact email: 
DOsborne@scc.spokane.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

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