category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

Interdisciplinary Humanities, Deadline: May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
tllack@carilionclinic.org

http://h-e-r-a.org/hera_call.htm

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Journal: Interdisciplinary Humanities
Editor: Tony Lack, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

"Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 20 October 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

Target Practices from the Cold War to the War(s) on Terror (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Meeting, American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mrs10@ualberta.ca, tfinigan@ualberta.ca

In The Age of the World Target (2006) Rey Chow argues that we now live in an era in which “the target” is a key technological, geopolitical, and cultural figure.

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy Publication

The Ugly Laws and Beyond: Beholding and Regulating Disability in an Urban Landscape (NeMLA, Toronto, Ontario/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Dotterman
contact email: 
DOTTERMAN@ADELPHI.EDU

In her work, The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public, Susan Schweik explores how "ugly laws"--municipal legislation which barred "any person who was diseased, maimed, or mutilated in any way" from "expos

CFP (ASECS 2015, 19-22 March, Los Angeles): "The Legacy of French Women Writers in the English Long Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Horejsi
contact email: 
nicole.horejsi@gmail.com

“Legacy of French Women Writers in the English Long Eighteenth Century,” Nicole Horejsi, Dept.

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde; Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences
contact email: 
oscillate.strath@gmail.com

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical, Creative and Cultural Practice.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

[Update] James Baldwin Review submission deadline, Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue.

Melusine’s Footprint: Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth

full name / name of organization: 
Misty Urban
contact email: 
mru4@cornell.edu

Matriarch, monster, muse, and myth: While the late 14th c French prose romance by Jean d’Arras arguably remains the earliest and most-translated version of the story of Melusine—in which he envisi

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

full name / name of organization: 
The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

[UPDATE] The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (dealine 25 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the Volume 1, Issue 2 (Septem

NEW FEMINIST WORK FOR AUSTRALIAN FEMINIST STUDIES

full name / name of organization: 
MARYANNE DEVER AND LISA ADKINS
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

Australian Feminist Studies is an interdisciplinary feminist journal published quarterly by Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

UPDATE: Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

Through consistent creation of powerful female heroines the likes of which we have never seen in Victorian literature, Steampunk has emerged as a strong feminist voice that addresses contemporary and

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

The Work of Cognition and Neuroethics in Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cognition and Neuroethics
contact email: 
miller@cognethic.org

March 20–21, 2015

Insight Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience

Flint, Michigan

Utopian bodies and media, October 20-22 Delta Hotel, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme International Research Network "Imaginaries of the Future"
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

Call for Proposals (Deadline 1 September 2014)
Utopian Bodies and Media
Montreal, QC, Canada 21 – 22 October 2014
Inaugural symposium of the Leverhulme International Research Network

Early American Literature and Performativity (NeMLA Convention, Toronto, April 30-May 5, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Keat Murray
contact email: 
murray@calu.edu

This panel seeks fresh scholarly and pedagogical approaches to early American literature (to 1865) through the lens of performance theory and performativity.

"Government / Literature" for ACLA 2015 (Seattle, March 25-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan / Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
kriordan@ntu.edu.sg

Textos Híbridos. Revista de estudios sobre la crónica latinoamericana.

full name / name of organization: 
Amber Workman / Pepperdine University
contact email: 
amber.workman@pepperdine.edu

Textos Híbridos, the electronic journal dedicated to the study of the Latin American chronicle from the Conquest to the present day, invites the submission of critical studies on the Latin American l

Theater/Performance Studies Panel at El Mundo Zurdo/Gloria Anzaldúa Conference (May 27-30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldúa
contact email: 
Trevor.Boffone@gmail.com

Theater and Performance Studies Panel

El Mundo Zurdo 2015: Memoria y Conocimiento, Interdisciplinary Anzaldúan Studies--Archive, Legacy, and Thought
May 27-30, 2014
Austin, Texas

NANO: New American Notes Online, Special Issue--Corporations and Culture [Submission Deadline January 1 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
jeffreycgonzalez@gmail.com; adam.dunnington.haley@gmail.com

NANO: New American Notes Online
Special Issue: Corporations and Culture

CFP Charlotte Brontë NeMLA Panel - Abstract Deadline September 30, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Conference (Toronto, Canada April 30-May 3, 2015)
contact email: 
jepike@salisbury.edu

“Charlotte Brontë and Europe: Images of Europeans in Brontë’s Early Writings and Novels”

Comparative Ideology and Adaptation

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literary Studies
contact email: 
mark.wallace5@mail.dcu.ie

ENCLS-CLAI Congress – Ireland 24-28 August 2015
Call for proposals for a panel on: Comparative Ideology and Adaptation

Call for Book Chapters: Widowhood Practices in Historical Perspective: Context, Contradictions and Constraints

full name / name of organization: 
Gbenga Emmanuel Afolayan and Julie Stewart
contact email: 
vangbengaafolayan@gmail.com

Overview of the Book:

[UPDATE] “Thinking Through Deleuze: Nomadic Subjects, Global Citizenship and Posthumanism” February 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Brock University
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:

[UPDATE] Critical University Studies after the Adjunct Issue - ACLA 2015 Seminar Proposal Seattle (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

With the increased prominence of movements like the New Faculty Majority and the MLA Subconference, along with the sensational cases of Margaret Mary Vojtko and Mary-Faith Cerasoli, criticism on the s

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: The Banalization of War (submissions due December 30, 2014)

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

CFP: JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE: 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. Military violence, traditionally justifiable only as the temporary suspension of the norms of civility in a state of exception, seems to be becoming increasingly routine and everyday

Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities: Special Issue: Environmental Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education Research Organization
contact email: 
tllack@carilionclinic.org

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Humanities

HERA: Humanities Education Research Association

Fall 2015 - Environmental Aesthetics

www.hera.org

Comparing Queer Temporalities

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Coffman / University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
cecoffman@alaska.edu

This CFP is for a proposed seminar for the 2015 ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association) in Seattle, which will take place from 3/26/14-3/29/14.

[UPDATE] Limina Journal Volume 20.2 "Fear and Loathing"

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Volume 20.2

Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

SUBMISSIONS CLOSING SOON: 30 AUGUST 2014

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

New England Theatre Journal - call for articles for its 2015 edition

full name / name of organization: 
New England Theatre Journal
contact email: 
hecht@bc.edu

New England Theatre Journal (a publication of the New England Theatre Conference) invites submissions for its year 2015 edition.

[REMINDER]: 'Memsahib' re-defined: Exploring the Connotations of the Term (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

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

Session proposal

MEMSAHIB RE-DEFINED:
EXPLORING THE CONNOTATIONS OF THE TERM

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT (Deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Savu Walker
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

Dear colleagues,

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