category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Edited collection: Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (7/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Cella
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

Representations of Black Women in the City: Nov. 13-16, Detroit, MI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sjemery@ius.edu

This panel seeks papers about the role of African American women in the lives of cities.

Transitions, Fractures and Fragments: October 1st 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
editorcerae@gmail.com

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies would like to invite submissions for its second issue, to be published in 2015.

Information Overload, 4-5 September 2014, Deadline: 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
cfp@infoload.co.uk

“The question... is not whether we will have the storage capacity to accumulate copies of every book, film, song, conversation, e-mail, etc.

Semantics of the Ages: Cultural Influences in Development

full name / name of organization: 
Sheyenne Kirby
contact email: 
sheyennekirby@yahoo.com

The presentation was developed at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin for a group project.

Call for Chapters: "Evil Women and Mean Girls" (Abstracts deadline 9/1/2014; Accepted ms. due 3/31/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Fallwell and Keira V. Williams/Texas Tech University
contact email: 
evilwomenmeangirls@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Evil Women and Mean Girls: Critical Examinations of the Fairer Sex’s Nasty Side in History, Literature, and Popular Culture.

Modernism: Age and Generation (MSA 16 Seminar, 6-9 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu; sjbailey@trentu.ca

Attending to age enables new perspectives on a period often associated with youth and novelty.

Teleology in Plato and Aristotle, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dayton
contact email: 
mgabbe1@udayton.edu

"Teleology in Plato and Aristotle" will be the theme of the University of Dayton Philosophy Department's 36th Annual Richard B. Baker Philosophy Colloquium, to be held April 10-11, 2015.

[UPDATE] Victorians Institute Conference Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
viconf@winthrop.edu

The Mysteries at Our Own Doors
The 43rd Meeting of the Victorians Institute
Proposals Due: 6/15/2014 (NEW Extended Deadline)
Conference Dates: October 24-25, 2014
Location: Charlotte, NC

In With the New But Not Out With the Old: Balancing Tradition and Innovation in Children’s Literature - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

Because the study of children’s literature is not rooted in one time period, culture or medium, it is a continuously evolving field.

[UPDATE] MWASECS 2014, deadline extended to July 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MWASECS
contact email: 
mwasecs2014@gmail.com

MIDWEST AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
October 17–19, 2014 • Kansas City, MO

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. George Justice,

Conference 'Northern Myths, Modern Identities: The Nationalization of Mythologies in Northern Europe', Groningen 27-29 nov.2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Groningen, the Netherlands
contact email: 
northern.myths@rug.nl

Venue: University of Groningen, the Netherlands
Dates: 27-29 November 2014
Deadline for application: 10 July 2014

CFP: Critical Survey special issue on Victorian Science

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Katz
contact email: 
pjkatz@syr.edu

The journal Critical Survey seeks submissions of completed 4000-5000 word articles exploring literary engagements with Victorian sciences.

Call for Reviewers: NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist is an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America publishing work predominantly by Undergraduate and Graduate students.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

Nov. 1, 2014: Heavy Metal Classics: The Reception of the Classical World in Heavy Metal

full name / name of organization: 
Fletcher / Umurhan
contact email: 
heavymetalantiquity@gmail.com

We are inviting contributions to a proposed volume on the reception of Greco-Roman antiquity by heavy metal artists.

Edited Collection -- Into the Pensieve: The Harry Potter Generation in Retrospect. [DEADLINE: Jan 15, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Balaka Basu, Emily Lauer
contact email: 
hpgeneration.book@gmail.com

There now exists a generation who have grown up in a culture thoroughly permeated by Harry Potter, from the books to the movies and beyond.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins, Jan.6-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
15th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference
contact email: 
15sala2015@gmail.com

This year marks the centenary of Komagata Maru incident when 376 Indian passengers were denied
entry into Canada. The exclusionary policies of the British Columbian and Canadian governments

SAMLA 86 - November 7-9, Atlanta, Georgia, "Christian Literature and Sustainability"

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

SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE ON CHRISTIANITY AND LITERATURE (SCCL)
Christian Literature and Sustainability

MMLA 2014 Special Session: "The City and the Open Road"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmontg17@emich.edu

Call for papers for a special Session of the Midwest Modern Language Association conference, Nov. 13-16, 2014 in Detroit, MI.
Submission deadline: May 30.

"The City and the Open Road"

Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ulster/Sibeal Postgraduate Network
contact email: 
genderstudiesulster@gmail.com

Some Indexical You: Gender in the Twenty-First Century

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 86 theme are especially welcome.

[UPDATE:Deadline Extended to June 1] "Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

Paper and panel proposal deadline extended to June 1. Graduate student travel grants available. Please submit abstracts at www.eckerd.edu/scla

CfP for the Panel: Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Perform

full name / name of organization: 
Euoacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:

Performing Identity: The Relationship between Identity and Performance in Literature, Theatre and the Performing Arts

CfP for the Panel: Art as Cultural Diplomacy

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art as Cultural Diplomacy

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions
 The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic and Gisèle M. Baxter, eds.
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection: Calling for Submissions

The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

Call for Chapters: Evil Women and Mean Girls

full name / name of organization: 
Keira Williams
contact email: 
evilwomenmeangirls@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Evil Women and Mean Girls: Critical Examinations of the Fairer Sex’s Nasty Side in History, Literature, and Popular Culture

Special Session of the MMLA 2014: “The Affects of Cities”

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

Recent turns in psychoanalytic criticism cast individuals as more porous—more permeable to the feelings or psychoses of others—than traditional humanism usually allows.

Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals for the daylong Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

LAST CALL: PAMLA 2014 Comparative Literature Panel: Proposals due 5/15 by midnight

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014 (Oct.31-Nov.2)
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

The Comparative Literature standing session seeks papers for the 112th annual PAMLA conference in Riverside, CA (Oct. 31-Nov.2).

PAMLA 2014 Film Studies (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
matthew.snyder@ucr.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies

PAMLA is looking for a wide-array of papers dealing with Film and Visual Culture. ***ALL SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE DONE ON PAMLA's Website***

[Update] 2014 Futures of American Studies Institute

full name / name of organization: 
Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE:
STATES OF AMERICAN STUDIES

MONDAY, JUNE 16 — SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014

DIRECTOR: Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)

Pleasure’s Potential: Religion and Leisure in the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
East-Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (EC/ASECS)
contact email: 
donovan.tann@hesston.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore the intriguing relationships among religion, leisurely pursuits, and pleasure in the long eighteenth century.

[Update] The First Biennial John Dos Passos Conference (10-11 October. Chattanooga, TN)

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

Update: the deadline for submissions has been extended to May 30.

UPDATE: Mideast Conference on Christianity and Literature: Imagination Participation and Co-Creation. 6/15; (10/31-11/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
clgrewell@phc.edu

2014 Mideast Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature: “The Imagination, Participation, and Co-Creation”
Patrick Henry College, Purcellville, VA

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