category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Humanities Unbound: Work and Play (April 10, 2015::Old Dominion University::Norfolk, VA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Henthorn on behalf of Rhetoric Society of ODU, English Graduate Organization, Media Commons
contact email: 
jhent004@odu.edu

Humanities Unbound: Work & Play

A Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference

The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947 (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Christine Ferguson and Dr Andrew Radford, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
christine.ferguson@glasgow.ac.uk andrew.radford@glasgow.ac.uk

The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947 (Edited Collection)

The International Journal "The Problems of Literary Genres" CFP till 30th June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
"The Problems of Literary Genres", University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl)

About The Problems of Literary Genres

Animals in the Anthropocene - human-animal relations in a changing semiosphere

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stavanger; Minding Animals Norway
contact email: 
anthropoceneanimals@uis.no

The Second Call For Papers for the conference "Animals in the Anthropocene: Human-animal relations in a changing semiosphere" (Stavanger, Norway, September 17-19th 2015) has appeared (see conference w

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference (UCLA Graduate Student Conference)
contact email: 
UCLAFoESouthland2015@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion
Call for Papers
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference
University of California, Los Angeles, June 5th, 2015
Keynote speaker: TBA

2016 MLA Special Session CFP: The Seventies in Contemporary Historical Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

This special session explores the multitude of recent fictions set in or grappling with the political and cultural legacy of the Seventies.

"Filth of all hues..." -- MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Goldsmith
contact email: 
hgoldsmith@smu.edu

Excrement, offal, garbage, rubbish, waste, dirt, trash, lewdness, fornication, pornography: this panel seeks theoretically-grounded (but still playful) approaches to filth in literature.

MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session “The American Artist: Convergence as Process”

full name / name of organization: 
Nathalie Fouyer
contact email: 
nathalie.fouyer@qc.cuny.edu

This panel explores the rise of Surrealism in America and Eastern philosophies in California (mid-20th century), highlighting the process of creating impersonal art.

November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
charles.sumner@usm.edu

“The Means, Ends, and Representation of Radical Political Experience”

Hawthorne and Milton (MLA 2016: 7-10 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
annbaynes.coiro@gmail.com

HAWTHORNE AND MILTON

Deadline Extended, Call for Papers: Edited Collection of Essays on Jane Austen's Fan Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Sue Howard, Department of English, Duquesne University
contact email: 
howard@duq.edu

Deadline Extended: Call for Papers: Jane Austen Fan Fiction

"Legacies of the Sexual Revolution" - Proposed Panel, MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Eir-Anne Edgar
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

"Legacies of the Sexual Revolution"

CfP: The Robert Frost Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society/The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

Call for papers: The Robert Frost Review is currently accepting article submissions. Articles should address some aspect of Frost poems, history, or reception.

[UPDATE] Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Jodey Castricano and Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com

Deadline: June 1st, 2015 (250-350 word abstract and short bio)

CALL FOR PAPERS - LIQUID BLACKNESS Issue No. 5

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

liquid blackness is undertaking a long term research project on the legendary yet seldom seen film: Larry Clark’s 1977 Passing Through.

CFP: Popular Music and Public Diplomacy, Dortmund, 6-8 Nov. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
TU Dortmund University, Germany
contact email: 
musicaldiplomacy2015@gmail.com

Popular Music and Public Diplomacy
Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
6-8 November 2015 (Deadline for submissions: 1 April 2015)

Call for Papers

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

AX 2015 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
July 2 - July 5
Anime Expo 2015
Los Angeles Convention Center
(Los Angeles, CA)

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2015

Amsterdam Comics Conference: "Comics Interaction" 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
info@amsterdamcomics.com

Amsterdam Comics is pleased to announce our inaugural international conference, “Comics Interaction,” which will take place from 1-3 July in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Adoption & Discourses of Multiculturalism: Europe, the Americas and the Pacific (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tobias Hübinette, Multicultural Centre (Sweden); Indigo Willing, Griffith University (Australia); Jenny Wills, University of Winnipeg (Canada)
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

This edited collection will contain critical, interdisciplinary essays addressing the complexity of multicultural identity-making, politics and practices in relation to transnational and transrac

SEDERI 26 XXVI SEDERI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Commerce, Communities and the Global Early Modern

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
sederi26@ujaen.es

We are pleased to announce that the 26th SEDERI Conference will be held at the Baeza Campus of the International University of Andalucía (UNIA) (Baeza, Jaén, Spain) on 11-13 May 2015.

UPDATE Deadline extension 2 March 2015 Captivating Criminality 2: Crime Fiction, Traditions and Transgressions. 25- 27 June

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

EXTENSION OF DEADLINE for abstracts: 2 March 2015

We have been contacted by a number of interested speakers and will be happy to accept abstracts up until 2 March 2015.

CFP: Exhibition-Conference on The Stardom and Celebrity of David Bowie 1965—2015

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Ndalianis, Screen and Cultural Studies, University of Melbourne, Australia
contact email: 
angelan@unimelb.edu.au

New Submission Deadline: 1st March 2015

Keynote Presenters will include Will Brooker, Kingston University London

Call for Submissions – Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Issue 4: Asian Empires & Imperialism), due Aug. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

Verge: Studies in Global Asias is a new journal that includes scholarship from scholars in both Asian and Asian American Studies.

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: Implicated subjects in postcolonial writing

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Minna Niemi
contact email: 
minnie@utu.fi

Invitation for paper proposals for a possible special session panel at the 2016 MLA Conference in Austin, TX, Jan. 7 - Jan. 10

THE REAL AND THE INTERMEDIAL - October 23-24, 2015. International Film and Media Studies Conference, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

full name / name of organization: 
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania
contact email: 
2015.real.intermedial@gmail.com

Following up on the themes introduced in our previous conferences dedicated to "film in the post-media age", the "cinema of sensations", "rethinking intermediality in the digital age", and "figuration

Jewish/Islamic Relations in Literature and Culture [panel proposal] MLA 2016, Austin TX

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a special session for the 2016 Austin MLA convention.

The future in Comics - Stockholm 3-5 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Francesco-Alessio Ursini
contact email: 
francesco.ursini@english.su.se

This conference aims to investigate ways in which comics explore the idea of “future.” Its goal is to gather scholars from the field of comic studies and related fields, such as linguistics, philo

The Monsters and the Monstrous Journal Current Call for Submissions / Vol. 5, No. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
monstersjournal@inter-disciplinary.net

The Monsters and the Monstrous Journal Current Call for Submissions:

Volume 5, Number 1 (Summer 2015), Fairy Tale Monsters / Monstrous Fairy Tales

Fantasies of Whiteness Special Conference Stream within The Images of Whiteness Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white5@inter-disciplinary.net

Fantasies of Whiteness
Special Conference Stream within The Images of Whiteness Project

Sunday 10th May – Tuesday 12th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Call for Presentations:

Sci-Fi The Sci-Fi Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
scifi1@inter-disciplinary.net

Sci-Fi
The Sci-Fi Project

Wednesday 5th August – Friday 7th August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

The Body’s Transformations

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bt4@inter-disciplinary.net

The Body’s Transformations
The Body Transformations Project

Saturday 1st August – Monday 3rd August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Writing Prison: The Literary, the Literal and the Liberational

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep6@inter-disciplinary.net

Writing Prison: The Literary, the Literal and the Liberational
Special Conference Stream within The Experiencing Prison Project

Wednesday 6th May – Friday 8th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Murderous Mothers and Mother Murderers / Special Conference Stream within The Evil, Women and the Feminine Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ewf7@inter-disciplinary.net

Murderous Mothers and Mother Murderers
Special Conference Stream within The Evil, Women and the Feminine Project

Wednesday 6th May – Friday 8th May 2015
Dubrovnik, Croatia

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended to 2/20] (Re)presentaion: Problematizing Authenticity St. John's University Grad Conference 3/28/15

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference (5.12.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Studies of Genders and Sexualities / Cal State Los Angeles
contact email: 
rbatema@calstatela.edu

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF GENDERS AND SEXUALITIES

11TH Annual Gender, Sexuality, and Power Student Research Conference May 12, 2015

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