category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Towards a Diasporic Imagination of the Present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Towards a diasporic imagination of the present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Since the 1939 publication of Perry Miller’s classic The New England Mind early Americanists have acknowledged the fundamental role New English Puritanism played in the subsequent development of Ame

UPDATE, Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
a0jaff02@louisville.edu

REVISED DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
www.thelouisvilleconference.com
February 26-28, 2015

"World Literature, World Religion": A proposed seminar for ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
contact email: 
nazry_bahrawi@sutd.edu.sg

This is a call for papers for a proposed panel "World Literature, World Religion" at the American Comparative Literature Association 2015 annual meeting to be held at Seattle, Washington, on March 26-

Darkest Ecology: Ecocritical Approaches to Disaster Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Asselin / NEMLA
contact email: 
steve.asselin@queensu.ca

In recent years disasters both sudden (tsunamis, hurricanes) and prolonged (droughts, rising oceans) have impacted the lives of millions.

Neoliberalism and American Literature (20-21 February 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
liam.kennedy@ucd.ie

Neoliberalism and American Literature

Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin
20-21 February 2015

NEMLA 2015 CFP: The Environmental Picaresque: Narrating 'Slow Violence' in the Global South (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Balkan/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
sbalkan@bergen.edu

https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15113

Sex Outdoors (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
laura.fisher@ryerson.ca; travis.foster@villanova.edu

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

[UPDATE] 22nd METU British Novelists Conference: Zadie Smith and Her Work, 26-27 March 2015, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
metubnc@metu.edu.tr

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 1 December 2014

22nd METU British Novelists Conference
Zadie Smith and Her Work

CFP: "Unanswered Questions about Joan of Arc" - 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie L. Coker / International Joan of Arc Society
contact email: 
scoker@oru.edu

The International Joan of Arc Society is accepting proposals that will investigate some unanswered questions surrounding the life of the French saint.

NEMLA 2015: Oceanic Turns The Politics of Hemispheric American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bam359@nyu.edu or llambert@ucdavis.edu

This roundtable examines the locations, terminologies and methodologies that shape the oceanic turn in contemporary American literary studies.

CFP REMINDER: Performing Freedom, Troubling Race (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

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

NeMLA 2014: SEMINAR: POETRY AND CONTEMPORARY REGIMES OF AFFECT (Due SEPTEMBER 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 46th Annual Conference (April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto, Ontario)
contact email: 
judithgo@buffalo.edu, cwagner@miamioh.edu

Seminar: Poetry and Contemporary Regimes of Affect

[UPDATE] Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology (4/30-5/3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

The question of how novels understand their place in an increasingly diverse media ecology has been widely debated in comparative media studies, with scholars such as Daniel Punday and Katherine Hayle

NeMLA 2015 - Queer/Geek: Theorizing the Convergence of Fandom, Camp, and Other Deviances

full name / name of organization: 
Alec Magnet & Balaka Basu / NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
amagnet@gc.cuny.edu, bbasu@uncc.edu

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

BREAKING THE RULES! Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Center for the Arts in Society (LUCAS)
contact email: 
lucasconference2015@gmail.com

The Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is organising its third biannual international graduate conference set to take place at Leiden University on January 29-30, 2015, Leiden, t

The Aesthetics and Politics of Irony

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
irony2014@gmail.com

Call for articles
Book publication
THE AESTHETICS AND POLITICS OF IRONY

CFP NeMLA: The (Ir)real City: Writing About the Changing Metropolis in the 20th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Shayani Bhattacharya (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
contact email: 
shayanib@buffalo.edu

Submission link: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15391

Urban Studies Area (Abstracts due November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (New Orleans)
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

The Urban Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association invites abstracts for the PCA/ACA National Convention, to be held in New Orleans from April 1 - 4, 2015.

Children's Rights and Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett
contact email: 
LU.RightsIssue@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS and CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

Special Issue of The Lion and the Unicorn

Guest Editors:
Lara Saguisag, College of Staten Island-City University of New York

[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

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers: Elaine Scarry (Harvard) & Rosanna Warren (U of Chicago)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

Second call for contributions: special issue of postmedieval on "Medievalism and the Medical Humanities"

full name / name of organization: 
postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

Second Call for Contributions
Special Issue of postmedieval on Medievalism and the Medical Humanities

Aging and Age Studies: Foundations and Formations (May 2015, Oxford, OH)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Network in Aging Studies
contact email: 
demedekb@miamioh.edu

The North American Network in Aging Studies (NANAS) was established in 2013 to bring together scholars and researchers from across a variety of disciplines—humanities, arts, gerontology, anthropolog

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

UGC Sponsored National Seminar Technologies of Self : Writing Lives, Making History 9-10 October, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
All Saints' College, Trivandrum
contact email: 
natsemasc@gmail.com

UGC Sponsored National Seminar Technologies of Self : Writing Lives, Making History
9-10 October, 2014

CFA: THEORIZING THE DIGITAL HUMANITIES: AN ANTHOLOGY - November 21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Bernico
contact email: 
matt.bernico@egs.edu

As we continue to develop various digital technologies and media we need to continue to theorize what it means to do and think the humanities in light of these developments.

(Re)Imagining American Landscapes at SAMLA Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
LNHoward@gsu.edu

URGENT: Paper needed for SAMLA special session: "(Re)Imagining American Landscapes: Subversion and National/Historical Consciousness in American Women Writers." Papers may consider any period or mult

[UPDATE] SEA/OIEAHC 2015: Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (abstracts due September 8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

DEADLINE REMINDER: American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, is now accepting submissions for its December 2014 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual s

Call for Papers -- The Communication Review

full name / name of organization: 
Michael L. Wayne/University of Virginia
contact email: 
mikewayne@virginia.edu

The Communication Review is now accepting manuscripts for late 2015 and early 2016.

Graphic Novels and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Law, Literature, and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

True Crime and the Imagination (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Philip K. Dick: Literary and Cinematic Visions for the Twenty-First Century--Seminar at NEMLA 2015 Convention

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA.org
contact email: 
etamir@complit.umass.edu

SEMINAR PAPERS FOR THE FOLLOWING SEMINAR AT NEMLA CONVENTION 2015:

Philip K. Dick: Literary and Cinematic Visions for the Twenty-First Century

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