category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Reconstruction 15.1: Unorthodox Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing: Reconstruction 15.1, “Unorthodox Autobiographies”

Edited by Matthew Ryan Smith

CFP: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity, CFP deadline 15 May 2015, Conference 19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanette O'Brien, Oline Eaton, The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, The University of Oxford
contact email: 
nanette.obrien@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Call for Papers:
After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity
Saturday, 19 September 2015

PAMLA 2015 (Nov 6-8 2015) Western American Literature-Special Session. Deadline May 15th 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
E.Byrne@mmu.ac.uk

PAMLA special session on Western American literature.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

Power and the Mediterranean, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Abraham/Meditopos, University of Michigan
contact email: 
shoshan@umich.edu

The conference Power and the Mediterranean will be held on 13-15 November 2015 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, featuring keynote speaker Julia Clancy-Smith (University of Arizona).

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen S. Lai / PAMLA
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

Special Topic Session for 2015 PAMLA Annual Conference
Portland, Oregon, November 6-8, 2015

China in Western Minds: Literary Constructions and Cinematic Representations

PAMLA 2015: Creative Writing: Process-as-Product(Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
genevieve.kaplan@gmail.com

This panel seeks critical, creative, and/or hybrid work that examines the poem as a form-in-progress and/or responds to temporal or physical constraint.

CFP [UPDATE] - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Arndt/Mariam Popal/Rinaldo Walcott - University of Bayreuth/University of Toronto
contact email: 
rinaldo.walcott@utoronto.ca, Susan.Arndt@uni-bayreuth.de, popal.mariam@uni-bayreuth.de

CFP - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question

full name / name of organization: 
LISA e-journal
contact email: 
Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr, Taina.Tuhkunen@univ-angers.fr

"Based upon a Life": The Biopic Genre in Question
LISA e-journal
Deadline for proposals: 1 July 2015

History, Literature, Translation: Bhasha Culture and its Pervasive Networks

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad
contact email: 
raw.con2015@uohyd.ac.in

Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad

Call for Papers

5th Researchers' At Work Conference (RAW.CON 2015)

9th - 11th September, 2015

SAMLA 2015: Contemporary Literature & Popular Music (Nov. 13-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary McCampbell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

This panel invites conference papers that explore the reflexive relationship between contemporary (1975-2015) literature and popular music.

"Feminism and the Arts" - SAMLA 87 - Research Triangle, NC - Nov 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Literature and Theory Session
contact email: 
SRountree3@gsu.edu

This panel welcomes papers that engage the special session topic of "Feminist Literature and Theory" in relation to this year's SAMLA 87 theme "Literature and the Other Arts." Proposals for projects t

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco-Alessio Ursini, Stockholm University
contact email: 
francesco.ursini@english.su.se

SECOND CALL FOR PAPER (BY POPULAR DEMAND!)

Organizers: The research group on comics at the English Department, Stockholm University

Where and When: Stockholm, 3rd-5th September

MPCA/ACA 2015 CFP: AREA OF WHEDON STUDIES - Deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

Topics include any aspect of Joss Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Serenity, Dr.

Joyce and Pornography (SAMLA)—Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ethan King, International James Joyce Foundation
contact email: 
eek2ju@virginia.edu

James Joyce and Nora Barnacle’s visible sexuality is well documented in their biographies. Gordon Bowker reports, “In Locarno, at the Pension Daheinm, Nora was enjoying herself […].

Lifewriting Annual: Biographical and Autobiographical Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Ward / Brown University
contact email: 
Robert_P_Ward@brown.edu

We currently have the following books for review.

Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age (Special Issue Journal; June 15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Proteus: A Journal of Ideas seeks submissions for our upcoming issue, "Privacy and Freedom in the Digital Age." We are soliciting articles and creative works from a wide range of disciplines that refl

CFP: New Writing: The International Journal (1/6/2015)

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

Transitions and Transactions III: Literature and Journalism Pedagogies in Community Colleges Conference April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
mbarrow@bmcc.cuny.edu and msteinkoler@bmcc.cuny.edu

We invite Community College faculty to send proposals for the April 22-23, 2016 conference presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, English Department.

Poet-Artist Collaboration (abstracts due May 30)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores the theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

[UPDATE] American Literature 1: Literature Before 1870

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE TO APRIL 30th

[UPDATE] Moving Images of War and Peace

full name / name of organization: 
16th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport, Maine, USA
contact email: 
jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

The organizers of the 2015 Northeast Historic Film (NHF) Summer Symposium invite proposals featuring studies of amateur, educational, industrial, and non-theatrical films that examine war and peace.

PAMLA 2015: 21st-Century Literature (Nov. 6-8, 2015); May 15, 2015 Proposal Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Fifteen years in, our twenty-first century literary traditions are beginning to take shape, and, indeed, it may be time to bring the poorly-named "contemporary" period to a close after its 70-year rei

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN - Monday 24 August - Saturday 29 August 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSO - Summer School in Ontology - AGAMBEN
contact email: 
info@issogrado.com

ISSO is a six days school which provides an unique insight into the contemporary debate on ontology.

Update - debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah / University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the debbie tucker green international symposium on Saturday 21st November 2015 at the University of Lincoln.

[UPDATE] 'James Ellroy: Visions of Noir' 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Steven Powell University of Liverpool
contact email: 
s.p.powell@liv.ac.uk

‘James Ellroy: Visions of Noir’ will be held at the University of Liverpool from 1-3 July 2015.

[UPDATE] SPACES/SPATIALITIES: PRACTICES, ENCOUNTERS, AND ARTICULATIONS, December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

full name / name of organization: 
ELLAK (The English Language and Literature Association of Korea)
contact email: 
2015ellakconference@gmail.com

The 2015 ELLAK International Conference

“Spaces/Spatialities: Practices, Encounters, and Articulations”

December 10-12, 2015, Busan, Korea

The Digital and the Local

full name / name of organization: 
LINQ Literature in North Queensland, Vol 42
contact email: 
http://www.linqjournal.com/contribute/

The Contemporary: Culture in the Twenty-First Century, March 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
contemporary.princeton@gmail.com

We are constantly under pressure to define the “now.” When did it begin? What does it include? When will it end?

"Passports" - Symploke Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Jesper Gulddal
contact email: 
Jesper.gulddal@newcastle.edu.au

Passports (symploke, Vol. 24, No. 2)

CFP: Process-as-Product at PAMLA 2015 - Portland, Oregon. submission deadline 5/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
genevieve.kaplan@gmail.com

Creative Writing: Process-As-Product

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS (16-23 August 2015, Belgrade, Serbia)

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

SUMMER SCHOOL FOR SEXUALITIES, CULTURES, AND POLITICS
(16-23 August 2015, Belgrade, Serbia)

organized by

IPAK Center and Faculty for Media and Communications, Singidunum Univeristy, Belgrade

[Call for Paper] Special Issue on Problematizing East Asia due 30 June 2015!

full name / name of organization: 
Tamkang Review (Taiwan)
contact email: 
peatn2015@gmail.com

I. Guest Editors
Yen-bin Chiou, (Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taiwan)

Exploring Moral Interfaces: Private Worlds and Public Systems, 7th to 9th October, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Exploring Moral Interfaces:
Private Worlds and Public Systems
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
7th to 9th October, 2015

Words Words Words: The Future of Literary Writing

full name / name of organization: 
The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India
contact email: 
prakash@efluniversity.ac.in, prakashkona@gmail.com

Words Words Words:
The Future of Literary Writing
An International Conference organized by The English and Foreign Languages University
25-27 November, 2015

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