category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP On the Margins: Postgraduate Seminar on Travel Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS), Nottingham Trent University
contact email: 
OnTheMargins@ntu.ac.uk

The Centre for Travel Writing Studies (CTWS) at Nottingham Trent University invites postgraduates researching travel writing of all eras to join us in a one-day workshop exploring travel writing ‘on

[UPDATE] Translation Theory Today Abstracts Due 3/1 The Graduate Center, CUNY

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Theory Certificate and Centr for the Humanities, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
translationtheorytoday@gmail.com

Translation Theory Today: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory

Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

Alternative Culture "Industries" MSA 18 Pasadena

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

Raymond Williams, in his Sociology of Culture, articulates a model of cultural production that operates outside the culture industry as monolithic institutional force.

The Harlem Renaissance After the Transnational Turn

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session: MLA 2017 Panel
contact email: 
hansonkr@indiana.edu

This proposed special session will explore how the transnational turn in literary studies has impacted the ways we research and write about the New Negro Renaissance.

8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Shane Rasmussen / Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 8th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 16-17, 2016 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Tenth Global Studies Conference - National University of Singapore

full name / name of organization: 
Global Studies Knowledge Community
contact email: 
support@onglobalization.com

TENTH GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE

National University of Singapore, Singapore
8-9 June 2017
http://onglobalization.com/2017-conference

CALL FOR PAPERS

SAMLA 88: Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise is it?

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

SAMLA 88

November 4-6, 2016
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Q-Topia: Queer Futurism in Theory and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

As queer theory continues to evolve and utopian studies dusts itself off from its relative dormancy until the late twentieth century, the two strands of thought have grabbed ahold of one another in ho

The Good Life is Out There Somewhere: Uncovering Utopia in the Nineteenth Century Canon

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

Though neither Mr. Thornton nor Mr.

Humor as Embodied Practice

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Humor Studies
contact email: 
WEITZER@tcd.ie

The Department of Drama and the Trinity Long Room Hub welcome the International Society for Humor Studies (ISHS) to Ireland for its 35th annual conference in June 2016.

Update: Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Guaranteed Panel MLA 2017, Philadelphia, 5-8 January
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

The Globe, the World, and Worldliness: Planetary Formations of the Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Amherst, MA (October 20-22, 2016)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

We often think of the terms “globe” and “world” as synonymous because they seem to similarly name the totality of the thing on which or in which we all find ourselves living.

[UPDATE-New conference date] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

"Works in Progress" postgraduate conference, Thursday 7th July

full name / name of organization: 
GradCATS / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

CFP: Works in Progress

Shakespeare -400

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Shakespeare Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia and the Rustaveli National Theatre
contact email: 
manana.gelashvili@tsu.ge

Centre for Shakespeare Studies at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia and the Rustaveli National Theatre will host a three-day interdisciplinary international conference dedicated to

Religion in American Literature Panel (11/11-11/13, 2016); Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA;

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association; Pasadena, CA
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

Special Panel: Religion in American Literature
2016 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Pasadena, CA; 11/11-11/13, 2016

«L’enfant possible et impossible: Croisements de la littérature et des études sur l’enfance» CFP November 16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Society for Children's Literature - Congress 2017
contact email: 
irscl17@yorku.ca

APPEL DE COMMUNICATIONS – CONGRÈS IRSCL 2017

Congrès 2017

Possible & Impossible Children: Intersections of Children's Literature & Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Society for Children's Literature - Congress 2017
contact email: 
irscl17@yorku.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS – IRSCL CONGRESS 2017

Congress 2017

CFP MLA 2017 — Specters of Asia: Reorienting the Image of Western Political Economy (Philadelphia; 3.15.2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Ng
contact email: 
j.ng@gold.ac.uk

Specters of Asia: Reorienting the Image of Western Political Economy

CFP: American Folklore Society/ISFNR Joint Conference October 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kerry Kaleba
contact email: 
kkaleba@masonlive.gmu.edu

I invite all interested scholars to propose papers for panels sponsored by the Medieval and Early Modern Folklore section of the American Folklore Society, to be presented at the joing meeting of the

Literature, Landscape and the Environment: Special Issue

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.

Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies - Deadline July 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Zackary Vernon
contact email: 
zackaryvernon@gmail.com

Ecocriticism and the Future of Southern Studies

Early Modern Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Erin Peters, University of Gloucestershire
contact email: 
epeters@glos.ac.uk

The present-day term ‘trauma’ refers to a wound or a paradigmatic disruption that disorients an individual or a community with overwhelming fear and suffering.

Royal Spanish Academy: CILE Conference (Puerto Rico March 15-18, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Real Academia Española & Instituto Cervantes
contact email: 
culturelatin@gmail.com

JEAN-MARIE LE CLÉZIO, GIANNINA BRASCHI, LUIS RAFAEL SANCHEZ, and EDMUNDO PAZ SOLDAN are among the featured speakers of the 7th International Conference on Spanish Language to be held March 15-March 1

[UPDATE} Speculative Fiction--SAMLA--November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ann Gareis Speculative Fiction Association
contact email: 
Mary.Gareis@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres. The cohesive element that pulls works together under this category is that there is some “unrealistic” element.

Rethinking Interdisciplinarity: Bridging the Rift

full name / name of organization: 
National Institute of Technology, Silchar
contact email: 
interdisciplinarity.nits@gmail.com

Title: Rethinking Interdisciplinarity: Bridging the Rift

Dates: 18-19 May 2016

MLA 2017 Special Session: The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid (Deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben O'Dell/ University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

This panel welcomes reassessment of the historical novel from literary scholars working on a wide range of historical periods and geographic regions.

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
contact email: 
rmcinty1@kennesaw.edu

CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

Twenty-First Century Perspectives on US Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
arobinso@goucher.edu

MELUS Call for Papers

Special Issue: Twenty-First Century Perspectives on US Ethnic Literatures
(A commemorative special issue in honor of MELUS Emeritus Editor Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.)

Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering and Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
TravellinMama2016@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled Travellin’ Mama: Mothers, Mothering and Travel

MMLA 2016 Permanent Panel: Travel Writing / Writing Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (November 10-13 2016)
contact email: 
erika.behrisch.elce@rmcc-cmrc.ca

Travel Writing / Writing Travel: Permanent MMLA Panel

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities, Proposal Deadline March 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Merced Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Group
contact email: 
IHGradConference@UCMerced.edu

(Un)Bound Horizons: Flights, Faults, Ruptures, and Rhythms of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Third Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Revision, Revival, Rediscovery: 'Re' words in British Women's Writing between 1930 and 1960

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Department of English
contact email: 
britwomenwriters30to60@gmail.com

CLOSING DATE MARCH 15TH

‘Revision, Revival, Rediscovery’... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960

MSA 18: Modernism's Planets

full name / name of organization: 
Coilin Parsons
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

CFP for MSA 18 (Pasadena, CA): Modernism’s Planets

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