category: cultural studies and historical approaches

NEMLA 2015 CFP Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann - BMCC City University of New York
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

"Deadline Extended to 15 July" - STARDOM AND CELEBRITY IN CONTEMPORARY INDIA

full name / name of organization: 
INDIAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND TRANSLATION STUDIES
contact email: 
Issue Editor- Rakesh Ramamoorthy; rakeshmoorthy@gmail.com

Shahrukh Khan, Anna Hazare, M.S. Dhoni, Shiney Ahuja, A.R. Rahman, M.S. Subbalekshmi, Saina Nehwal, Arundhati Roy, Sanjay Dutt, Vava Suresh…….

The Medieval Slavic Mind: Essays in Honor of František Svejkovský [Deadline: 09/01/2014]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
hsdvizhkov@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures honors the life and career of Professor František Svejkovský (1923-2011), professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures and Compa

Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities: A Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Co-edited by Sarah Jaquette Ray and J. C. Sibara / Under contract with University of Nebraska Press
contact email: 
disability.environment@gmail.com

We are editing a scholarly volume that brings disability studies in dialogue with the interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities.

NeMLA session: "MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED" [Deadline: Sept 30, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Susmita Roye, Delaware State University, USA
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED: EXPLORING THE CONNOTATIONS OF THE TERM

[UPDATE]The Global Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society
contact email: 
renaissance.conference@ubc.ca

Call for Papers
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Conference
October 17 and 18
Kelowna, British Columbia

RE-VIEWING THE MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE FOR THE 21st CENTURY (Oct. 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique - An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

SYNOPTIQUE Call For Papers
OUT OF THE DARK STACKS AND INTO THE LIGHT:
RE-VIEWING THE MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE FOR THE 21st CENTURY

Fifth international conference on Baltic and Nordic Studies in Romania:A piece of culture, a culture of peace, re-imaging Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Valahia University & The Romanian Association for Baltic and Nordic Studies
contact email: 
conference@arsbn.ro

Annual conference 2014.

Conference on Existentialism and Postcolonialism (October 10-11, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
expoco2014@gmail.com

"Existentialism and Postcolonialism”
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
October 10-11, 2014

CFP: The Mind, the Medium, the Message: Neuroatypicals in Popular Culture (NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Julie M Johannes/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmwgla@rit.edu

The preconceptions and social constructions that society has about neuroatypicals are brought to light when one considers the recent increase of such portrayals in popular media.

NINETEENTH-CENTURY SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE - The 19th-Century Latin American Text as a Lens for Contemporary Issues

full name / name of organization: 
William Michael Lake / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wlake1@gsu.edu

This session invites submissions related to Nineteenth-Century Latin American texts that examine social issues which remain largely unresolved around the world.

COLONIAL SPANISH AMERICAN LITERATURE - The Colonial Text as a Lens for Contemporary Issues (Deadline: 6/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
William Michael Lake / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wlake1@gsu.edu

Referring perhaps in part to the crisis of the humanities, a recent SAMLA newsletter states that “shifting employment and institutional structures pose potential threats to long‐standing models of

NEMLA 2015 Toronto "Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House" (9/30/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Chamutal Noimann, BMCC-City University of New York
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

Session ID: 15117
Session Format: Panel

Pennsylvania College English Association 2014 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
penncea@gmail.com

Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA) 2014 Conference

Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center

1450 S Atherton St, State College, PA, 16801

1-866-460-7456

Call for articles in Cross-cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
National Chengchi University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cfcs@nccu.edu.tw

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (Taiwa

[UPDATE] “Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference” Oct. 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American Studies, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
slu.visual@gmail.com

“Black & White / Red & Blue: A Graduate Visual Culture Conference”
Saint Louis University
Department of American Studies
October 10-11, 2014.
Email: slu.visual@gmail.com

Special issue: Neocolonial Politics of Sustainability

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Opitz / darkmatter (journal)
contact email: 
aopitz@hpu.edu

The journal darkmatter is currently accepting articles that explore how racial politics born of colonial and neocolonial relations of production influence current debates about sustainability, food se

NeMLA 2015: Rethinking the Anglo-Indian Gothic (30 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
46th Annual Convention
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Host: Ryerson University
Hotel: The Fairmont Royal York

Session Title:

Women in Trouble in Contemporary Cinema: 46th Annual Convention of NeMLA, Toronto, 30 April - 3 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dvarner@purdue.edu, smit1822@purdue.edu

Women lost, isolated, backed into corners – the troubled woman pervades contemporary culture. This panel invites papers that address representations of breakdown, loss of identity, obsession, violence, victimization, criminality, and other kinds of trouble. What is this trouble? Is trouble necessarily a bad thing? Does trying to get out of trouble always lead to more trouble?

New Visualities: Hybrid Media in Post-National Digital Spaces (Toronto, Canada, April 30-3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Please submit abstracts here: https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15367

This panel seeks papers that examine how hybrid, multimodal, and new media forms influence visual culture in a time when the popular mode of creation, distribution, and consumption is gradually shifti

Centennial Study of My Ántonia, 2-page proposals due 1 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Holly Blackford, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
hvbhome@comcast.net

Proposals are sought for a collection that will offer readers an in-depth study of the 100-year life and legacy of My Ántonia, in the context of up-to-date research.

The 2015 International Conference on Narrative - March 5-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
narrative2015@purduecal.edu

We welcome proposals for papers and panels on all aspects of narrative in any genre, period, discipline, language, and medium.

Journal special issue: The Banalization of War (submissions due September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

CFP: THE BANALIZATION OF WAR
Issue editors: Graham MacPhee and Angela Naimou

War both establishes and destabilizes the fundamental distinctions between civilian and combatant, compatriot and alien, and the lawful and the illegitimate. Yet arguably there is another set of distinctions whose fragility has been exposed by the new modes of military violence emerging post–9/11, namely that between emergency and routine, crisis and continuity, the spectacular and the prosaic, the extraordinary and the banal.

[UPDATE] The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/13/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

UPDATE 6/4/14:
PROPOSALS WILL NOW BE ACCEPTED UP TO 5 PM EST ON 13 JUNE 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

Request for Abstracts for Canadian Literature Roundtable at NEMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Rosner Feig
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

I will be running at panel on Canadian Literary Identity at the NEMLA Conference in late April 2015 in Toronto and would like to put out the request for abstracts to all of your members.

The Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability, Dec 1-3, Hiroshima, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
PRESDA
contact email: 
secretariat@presdafoundation.org

This is a fully international, peer-reviewed conference held in Japan's City of Peace: Hiroshima.

“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism”

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University, St. Catharines
contact email: 
deleuze.canada@gmail.com

Call for Papers
“Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism”
Brock University, Canada
February 6th to 8th, 2015.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Human Rights for “Whores,” “Thieves,” “Foreigners,” etc.: Why We Need to Protect the “Underserving”

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Coheson (RISC) Working Group on Development Equity and Social Cohesion
contact email: 
harlan.koff@uni.lu

Human Rights for “Whores,” “Thieves,” “Foreigners,” etc.: Why We Need to Protect the “Underserving”

[UPDATE] Challenging Media Landscapes

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
s.simpson@salford.ac.uk

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE NOW 20 JUNE 2014
CHALLENGING MEDIA LANDSCAPES CONFERENCE

Date: Monday 17-Tuesday 18 November 2014

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time" LANGSA V Conference (Nov. 7, 2014; CFP deadlines, Sept. 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association (LANGSA) - University of Connecticut (UCONN)
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

V Annual Languages Graduate Student Association Conference
University of Connecticut

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Found in Translation: Transposing Identity Across Space and Time"

Urban Ecologies: Historical Perspectives; DEADLINE 30 September 2014; NeMLA 30 April-3 May 2015, Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
boone@pitt.edu

Ecocriticism focuses increasingly on urban environments, often in contemporary contexts. But the city has affected ecologies for centuries.

Pynchon Week - June 8-12 2015, Athens, Greece

full name / name of organization: 
International Pynchon Week 2015 - Pynchon on the Edge
contact email: 
ipw2015athens@gmail.com

"The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century": abstracts due June 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015
contact email: 
andrew.bricker@gmail.com

CFP: “The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century”
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
July 26-31, 2015, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Andrew Bricker

[UPDATE] The Victorian Period in 21st-Century Children’s Literature: Representations & Revisions, Adaptations & Appropriations

full name / name of organization: 
Sara K. Day and Sonya Sawyer Fritz
contact email: 
Vic21Collection@gmail.com

This proposed volume seeks essays that analyze how twenty-first century texts for young audiences across a variety of media--including print, film, television, and digital formats--interact with Victo

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86 [Update-Deadline Approaching]

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