category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Women of the Mediterranean
contact email: 
womenofthemediterranean@gmail.com

Conference Location: Sant'Anna Institute, Sorrento (Italy)
Conference Director: Giovanni Spani (College of the Holy Cross)
Conference Coordinator: Marco Marino (Sant'Anna Institute)

The Recluse in American Literature (proposed special session for MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Mosher
contact email: 
matthew.mosher@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers on reclusive figures in American literature, with a particular emphasis on how such figures represent, reproduce, and/or contest dominant cultural paradigms of individuality an

Call for Abstract - Exploring Teen Wolf - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
McFarland Press
contact email: 
keoverland@gmail.com

Looking for papers for an essay collection on the MTV television show Teen Wolf, with an emphasis on the most recent seasons.

David Bowie Interart | text | media 22-24 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ULICES-University of English Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
davidbowieconference@gmail.com

Date: 22-24 September 2016

Venue: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa | School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon

-Death, Violence, and Religion in Nineteenth Century American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite submissions focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

"Digital Medieval Manuscript Cultures" - 5/20/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Archive Journal
contact email: 
contact@archivejournal.net

Archive Journal
Special Issue: Digital Medieval Manuscript Cultures
Deadline: 20 May 2016
CFP url: http://www.archivejournal.net/submit/#CurrentCFP

Literature, Language and Cultural Nationalism in Cameroon/Africa (25-26 August 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

August 25 - 26, 2016
The University of Bamenda, NWR, Cameroon.

"There is no great literature without nationality, no great nationality without literature." (Yeats, 1989: 30)

[UPDATE] - 'Identity, Intimacy' issue - Modern Horizons Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Identity, Intimacy

Aboriginal North America and Europe: Strengthening Connections (November 11-13 2016, Poznań, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
strengtheningconnectionsPoznan@gmail.com

The aim of the conference is to bring together aboriginal and non-aboriginal North American and European scholars, artists and activists and provide a venue for exchanging views, ideas and scholarship

500 Years of Schism: Catholic-Protestant Relations in British Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Geremy Carnes
contact email: 
GCarnes@lindenwood.edu

Special Session, 2017 MLA Annual Convention, Philadelphia, Jan. 5-8

The Politics of Difference and the Threshold of Law

full name / name of organization: 
Albany Law School / SUNY Albany
contact email: 
cshepherdson@albany.edu

This conference hosts a multidisciplinary conversation on how we contend with the emergence of violence toward difference, before it receives remedial treatment by the law, that is, before it crosses

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Margaret Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

Politics and Politicians in Contemporary US Television

[UPDATE] CFP--The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 3/15/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

"Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations" 28-30 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Verona - Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici
contact email: 
convegno.animali@ateneo.univr.it

UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI VERONA
Scuola di Dottorato in Studi Umanistici

Bestiarium. Human and Animal Representations
International PhD Conference
28-30 September 2016

CFP MMLA--Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel--St. Louis--November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.ng@ung.edu

Peace Studies and Pedagogy Panel
Topic: “Border States”

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

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

THE INTERFACE OF LITERATURE AND ECONOMY

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea

13–15 December 2016
Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea

Mind, Body, Behavior: Health, Illness, and Representation, Abstracts Mar. 15, Conf. Dates April 27-28

full name / name of organization: 
51st Annual Comparative Literature Conference; California State University, Long Beach;
contact email: 
complitconf.csulb@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: 51st Annual Comparative Literature Conference

Mind, Body, Behavior: Health, Illness, and Representation

April 27-28, 2016

California State University, Long Beach

GENDER, IDENTITY, SEX and SEXUALITY for NEPCA conference (10/21 &22, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu.edu

The Northeast Popular Culture Association is currently soliciting papers for its upcoming conference at Keene State College in Keene, NH, on October 21/22, 2016.

Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession Oct. 21 - 22

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) and the Border Collective of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
aslegrad2016@gmail.com

ASLE Graduate Student Symposium
“Toxic Borders and Bondages: Intersecting Ecology with Capitalism, Racism, Heteropatriarchy and (Dis)possession”
October 21st - 22nd, 2016

Call for Submissions: The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell, Editor
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945 is an annual peer-reviewed open-access journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship on the period bracketed by the two World Wars.

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture/M/MLA Nov. 10-13, 2016/Abstracts Due: Apr. 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/Children's and Young Adult Sessions
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu, memusgra@iupui.edu

Theorizing Borders in Children’s and Young Adult Literature and Culture

"Failure" - Excursions Journal (Deadline 1 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We are accepting submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Failure' - the deadline for submissions is 1st March 2016.

English: The Journal of the English Association - Special Issue on literature, landscape and the environment

full name / name of organization: 
English: The Journal of the English Association
contact email: 
englishjournal@northumbria.ac.uk

English: The Journal of the English Association invites contributions to a special issue on literature, landscape and the environment.

Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising and the Poetics and Politics of Memory

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hardi1d@cmich.edu

2016 Midwest Modern Language Association Conference

“Border States”

Permanent Section Call for Papers: Irish Studies

Animals in Literature and Film, MMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging in tensions of “human” and “animal” found within a variety of cultural textualities in the broad field of animal

CfP conference, Shaping Ends: Aspects of Apocalypse, Oxford, 5 November 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Literary Studies Group
contact email: 
Dr Roger Kojecký, secretary@clsg.org

Shaping Ends: Aspects of Apocalypse
Corpus Christi College, Oxford, Saturday 5 November 2016
Deadline for proposals: 31 May 2016

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
English Literature and Culture, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
contact email: 
wood@uni-mainz.de and patrick.gill@uni-mainz.de

First Mainz Graduate Conference in English Literature and Culture

albeit Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter // abstracts due August 1

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Issue 4.1: Black Lives Matter

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts, 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
James Fenwick / De Montfort University
contact email: 
cath.postgrad@gmail.com

Production Studies: Film, Television, and their Industrial Contexts

Wednesday 15 June 2016

Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre, De Montfort University

The Psychology of the Fairy Tale

full name / name of organization: 
MLA (Modern Language Association) 2017 Convention
contact email: 
padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com

Are you interested in examining the fairy tale genre through a psychoanalytic lens?
Please submit 250-300 word abstracts to Padmini Sukumaran at padmini.sukumaran@gmail.com by March 15, 2016.

Poetry and Labour (for MLA 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
Nandini Ramesh Sankar
contact email: 
nandini@iith.ac.in

Papers on the relationship between Anglophone poetry and work/labour, including but not limited to class relations and socio-economic conditions of poetic production.

Translocality and Refugees (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Locality and Humanities, Korean Studies Institute (Pusan National University, Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The 6th Issue of Localities

[UPDATE] Originality (4/3/2016)

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

DEADLINE EXTENDED

Please consider submitting to Originality in a Digital Culture, a special issue of NANO: New American Notes Online.

E-Book Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen McCracken
contact email: 
emccr@spanport.ucsb.edu

The Popular Culture Forum of the MLA welcomes proposals for this session at the 2017 MLA in Philadelphia (Jan. 5-8, 2017)

"(em)body": 5th Annual UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY WITH UNDERGRADUATES:

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference.

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