category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Sustainable Work, Invisible Class, Unpaid Labor, and Forgotten Culture in American Literature [UPDATE] DUE JUNE 15TH

full name / name of organization: 
Owen Cantrell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ocantrell1@gsu.edu

In keeping with this year’s SAMLA theme of Sustainability and the Humanities, this panel will investigate the difficulties with sustainable representations of work, class, and labor in American lite

Survey/Proposals Teaching Octavia E. Butler in the Academy JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Teaching World Literature Series
contact email: 
teachingoctaviabutler@gmail.com

Survey for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune, India
contact email: 
subalternspeak.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Vol II Issue IV

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Paper Submission last date: 20 June 2014

Shakespeare session at SAMLA, Nov. 7-9 (Due 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
John Adrian, UVa-Wise
contact email: 
jma6x@uvawise.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Shakespeare, particularly papers that address Shakespearean portrayals of marriage, courtship, and/or gender.

UPDATE: Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sch

Fairy Tales: New Spaces, Different Faces

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmh7x5@mail.missouri.edu

In his article, “Decolonizing Fairy-Tale Studies” (2010) Donald Haase cautions against the “limited horizon of much contemporary fairy-tale research” and advocates developing “effective inte

SAMLA 2014, Special Session: Disaster and Disease in African Literature: The Aesthetics of Endurance (Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

DISASTER AND DISEASE IN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE AESTHETICS OF ENDURANCE

Approaching the WWE Universe (SCMS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dru Jeffries / Concordia University
contact email: 
dru.jeffries@gmail.com

CFP for Panel: Approaching the WWE Universe
SCMS 2015, Montreal

FINAL CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

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

CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

Edited by Bruce Makoto Arnold, Tanfer Emin Tunc, and Raymond Chong.

Final CFP: Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

Edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc and Annessa Ann Babic

Food has been an inextricable part of American warfare since the

CFP: When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War: H. G. Wells Society Conference

full name / name of organization: 
H G Wells Society and Durham University
contact email: 
s.j.james@durham.ac.uk

When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War

H. G. Wells Society Conference

Palace Green Library, Durham University, 27 September 2014

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access

full name / name of organization: 
Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
michwiat@indiana.edu

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access, an edited collection on the cultural impact of Netflix, currently under contract with McF

Hidden Pleasures, Hidden Sex (Conference panel for EC/ASECS 2014, due by June 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Jade Higa/Duquesne University
contact email: 
higaj@duq.edu

This panel seeks submission on the subject of sexuality in the eighteenth-century.

How Netflix is Changing Media

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Smith-Rowsey (Sac State) and Kevin McDonald (CSUN)
contact email: 
kevin.p.mcdonald@csun.edu

Collection Title: How Netflix is Changing Media
Co-Editors: Daniel Smith-Rowsey (Sacramento State) and Kevin McDonald (Cal State Northridge)

Since Kimmel -CfP - January 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan and Frank G. Karioris
contact email: 
sincekimmel@gmail.com

This collection of essays seeks to imagine critical studies of men and masculinities since Kimmel. What does it mean to study men and masculinities after Kimmel?

MMLA 2014 Special Session: The City, the Country and the Classroom (11/13-16; due 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bonnie_erwin@wilmington.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) will hold its 56th Annual Convention in Detroit, MI at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton from November 13th-16th, 2014.

[UPDATE] CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA
Deadline: Saturday, May 31

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

Remembering Freedom Summer: Building a Better Future October 20-21, 2014 (Abstract Deadline: 7/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies
contact email: 
lmiller@aas.msstate.edu

Mississippi State University
Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer
October 20-21, 2014

"The Sensational East End of London," MMLA, November 13-16, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

The 56th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language Association will be held in Detroit, Michigan at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton from November 13-16, 2014.

CALL FOR PAPERS: ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY

full name / name of organization: 
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
guenglishjournal@gmail.com

English Forum: Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University
CALL FOR PAPERS.

Panel on "Other Entertainments of the Eighteenth-Century Theater", November 6-8, University of Delaware--Deadline June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
EC/ASECS (East Central American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies)
contact email: 
novotny.57@osu.edu

This panel looks beyond the play itself to explore the many other entertainments of the Restoration and eighteenth-century theater – dance, song, farce, pantomime, epilogue, etc.

49th Annual Conference of the Two-Year College Association of the Northeast 23-25 October 2014 Embassy Suites Baltimore

full name / name of organization: 
Two-Year College Association of the Northeast
contact email: 
tyca2014@gmail.com

FINDING SAFE HARBOR: CREATING PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION AND STUDENT SUCCESS

Hosts: Community College of Baltimore County
Howard Community College
Montgomery Community College

Disability in World Film Contexts [cfp-edited volume; abstracts by 1 Sept. 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended to July 1]

full name / name of organization: 
Natasa Kovacevic, Eastern Michigan University
contact email: 
nkovacev@emich.edu

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, “Consensual Empires.”

The Health of Cities: MMLA, Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Waples / MMLA
contact email: 
emiwap@umich.edu

From Thomas Jefferson's early condemnation of cities as detrimental to the moral and physical well-being of the American body politic, to contemporary ecocritical considerations of the environmental r

International James Joyce Foundation Panel at SAMLA, 7-9 November 2014, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Keel Geheber / The International James Joyce Foundation
contact email: 
geheberp@tcd.ie

“A voice, sweettoned and sustained”: Perspectives on Sustainability and Joyce

Call For Submissions: August,2014 Theme : Big Love, Small Towns; Deadline: 10th July, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
For queries : fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com; For submissions: submissionsFQM@gmail.com

“For the dramatically inclined, love is everything that the Corinthians quote from the Bible says it is. For the cynically inclined, love is measured in patterns of behaviour.

[UPDATE] Props and Vessels: Pregnancy, Maternity, and Birth as Objectified Performance

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research
contact email: 
phillips.960@osu.edu

When blogger Lady Goo Goo Gaga opened a Pottery Barn Kids catalog, she discovered that she is a “very, very bad mother...because I have not once shaped sandwiches into a tic-tac-toe game utilizing c

[REMINDER] Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit): abstracts by 30th June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal Alberts/University of North Dakota
contact email: 
crystal.alberts@und.edu

To mark the 45th anniversary of DeLillo’s debut novel and his decades of influence, Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, an open access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to th

A Companion to the Works of Kim Scott and Alexis Wright (June 22, 2014 Deadline) [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Belinda Wheeler
contact email: 
bwheeler@siu.edu

Contributors are sought for a collection of original essays examining the works of Australia's leading Aboriginal authors, Kim Scott and Alexis Wright.

CFP: Subculture and the Humanities (Edited Volume)

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley, Co-editor
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Is subculture a universal category that discloses itself in similar ways, irrespective of differences in historical moments or cultural geographies?

Interdisciplinary Student and Graduate Conference Transcultural Media Relations – April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Goethe University Frankfurt
contact email: 
studentconferencefrankfurt@yahoo.com

April 17th – 18th 2015: Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

American Humor Studies Association Conference (New Orleans, 12/4-12/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

The American Humor Studies Association/Mark Twain Circle Quadrennial Conference 2014 seeks additional papers for the following panels:

-- Hollywood cinema and American humor

Seeking Poetry, Prose, and Visual Art Submissions for Viscera, Volume 2

full name / name of organization: 
The California Journal of Women Writers
contact email: 
editor@tcjww.org

Viscera, an online chapbook from The California Journal of Women Writers, accepts submissions of poetry, prose, and visual art biannually.

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