category: cultural studies and historical approaches

ICMS Kalamazoo: Transnationalism before the Nation? (deadline Sept. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB)
contact email: 
jenny_tan@berkeley.edu

Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB) invites papers that place the discipline of Medieval Studies in conversation with the theoretical concept of transnationalism.

[UPDATE] - Deadline extended (6/27) - The Health of Cities: MMLA, Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Waples, University of Michigan
contact email: 
emiwap@umich.edu

From Thomas Jefferson's early condemnation of cities as detrimental to the moral and physical well-being of the American body politic, to contemporary ecocritical considerations of the environmental r

Bright and Risen Failures: The Writing of William T. Vollmann (Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014; Conference: April 30-May)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Patrick F. Walter - State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
pfwalter@buffalo.edu

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

Seminar on “Listen to This: Musical Narrators across Mediums” - April 30–May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
cmculp@gmail.com

What does it mean to employ music to tell a story? How is listening to a musical narrative different from other modes of narrative reception?

CFP The new materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR CONFERENCE “ON HAJJ AND PILGRIMS FROM MUSLIM COUNTRIES”

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Dr. Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President, International Islamic University, Islamabad/Chairman of the Conference & Professor Dr. N. B. Jumani,Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences/ Convener of the ConferenceKing Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives, Saudi Arabia and International Islamic University, Islamabad
contact email: 
"hajj.encyclo@iiu.edu.pk" <hajj.encyclo@iiu.edu.pk>

King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives, Saudi Arabia and International Islamic University, Islamabad are mutually organizing an international conference in November 2014, on the above

[UPDATE] Call for Papers [IJ-ELTS-July-September, 2014 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
info@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Literature and Translation Studies for July-September, 2014 I

Submission to American Fiction (July 2014 issue)

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net; jgpaek@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

[UPDATE] Intellectual Activism Special Issue of Polyseme Journal Aug. 15

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski / UMBC
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

Reading 'Love’s Labour’s Lost', deadline 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
LLLconference2015@gmail.com

Reading Love’s Labour’s Lost
13-14 February 2015
Paris, France

Literatures of the Fraser Valley - Thursday March 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of the Fraser Valley
contact email: 
ceilidh.hart@ufv.ca

The Department of English at the University of the Fraser Valley is currently accepting proposals for its 2015 conference “Literatures of the Fraser Valley.” British Columbia has long been a beac

CFP: Edited Collection of Essays on Book Clubs

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Tyler, Ph.D.
contact email: 
jjbtyler@gmail.com

I am seeking proposals for essays to be included in an edited collection on book clubs and reading communities.

DEADLINE EXTENSION: CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference

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

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

MMLA 2014: Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2014@gmail.com

MMLA 2014 (Detroit, Nov. 13-16) - Popular Culture - The Lives of Cities

[update] The Dialogue of Cultures/ The Culture of Dialogue

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ploiesti
contact email: 
conference.upg@gmail.com

The Department of Philology, University of Ploieşti
The Centre of Literary Studies, Linguistics, Theory of Criticism and Culture

in collaboration with

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

[UPDATE] Submission deadline extended: CFP: Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2014

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

The Travel and Tourism area of MAPACA seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sustaining Women's Studies, Nov 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Women's Studies Regular Session
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies: Abstract due June 19, 2015

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 19, 2015: SAMLA Women’s Studies Regular Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Altantic Modern Language Association:
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies

Roundtable: Alterity and the Body in 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Stacie McCormick and Shelagh Patterson/ NeMLA
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

How do individuals negotiate the social world when their bodies do not clearly fit defined hegemonic frameworks such as: male/female, various racial binaries, gay/straight, citizen/non-citizen, able-bodied/disabled, natural/unnatural, and other binaries?

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures - Nov. 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Quinnipiac University Fifth Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures:
STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy

Uprisings and Revolutions in Global Context (deadline December 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

The first few years of the twentieth-first century have witnessed social unrest, revolts and revolutions across the world: the Arab Spring, the Occupy Wall Street Movement, riots of workers and peasan

Picturing the Eighteenth-Century Novel: Illustration, Intermediality and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
Christina Ionescu and Ann Lewis
contact email: 
cionescu@mta.ca

Title: Picturing the Eighteenth-Century Novel Through Time: Illustration, Intermediality and Adaptation

Call for Articles

[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities: The Journal of the Humanities Education and Research Association (HERA)
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

Deadline for submission: Nov. 15, 2015

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - MAPACA 25th Annual Conference - Baltimore

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

TITLE:

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JUNE 30

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

BODY:

Modern Money: Aesthetics after the Gold Standard; October 23 - 24 , 2014; Guest Speaker: Yanis Varoufakis

full name / name of organization: 
Department of History of Art, University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
sferguson@usf.edu & jordanrose@berkeley.edu

Sargasso CFP: TRANSLATION AND THE CARIBBEAN: TENSIONS & TRANSFORMATIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Don E. Walicek/ University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
contact email: 
sargassojournal@gmail.com

TRANSLATION AND THE CARIBBEAN: TENSIONS & TRANSFORMATIONS
DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
Don E. Walicek / University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
contact email: 
walicek@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Guantánamo and the Empire of Freedom, an edited volume

Transitions: Questions of Form, 1945-Present, a one day conference 05/09/2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
transitionsconference@gmail.com

Transitions: 1945-Present
University of Bristol, Friday, September 5, 2014

CFP: 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

Excavating the Voice: Literature of Nineteenth-Century African-American Women

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

This roundtable discussion will discuss the ways in which literature by African-American women in the nineteenth century discusses motherhood, slavery, madness, spirituality, challenges to patriarchy

Ability, Disability, and the Human (NeMLA 4/30-5/3, 2015)

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

For the 2015 NeMLA Convention in Toronto. This panel considers disability studies as a foundational discourse for engaging the socially and culturally expressed nature of human being.

Special Issue on Women's Labor in Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is developing a special (potentially double) issue on women’s labor in film, television, gaming, and other media forms.

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