category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Cityscapes: Media Textualities and Urban Visions

full name / name of organization: 
York St John University, York, UK
contact email: 
cityscapesconference2016@gmail.com

Saturday 23rd April 2016, York St John University
Organised by Dr Anne-Marie Evans and Dr Kaley Kramer

[UPDATE] Panopticon: Surveillance, Suspicion, Fear (4/2/2016). Abstracts: 1/15/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting proposals/abstracts for its fourth international conference on Fear, Suspicion, Surveillance, to

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] Chiasma Issue 3: Philosophy and The Future

full name / name of organization: 
Chiasma: A Site for Thought
contact email: 
chiasma.asiteforthought@gmail.com

Philosophy, being untimely, is inexorably embedded in time, dedicated to the future.

International Conference “War Reflections: Precedents and Consequences of WWII in Literature and the Arts”

full name / name of organization: 
School of Languages and Literatures. Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
contact email: 
congresolitguerra@gmail.com

The International Conference “War Reflections: Precedents and Consequences of WWII in Literature and the Arts” sets out to study works of literature, cinema, music and the visual arts related to t

Call for culturally subversive writing

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

www.lehighvalleyvanguard.org

Want to write for us?

We have a rolling submissions policy.

Lehigh Valley Vanguard was started to give a "voice to the voiceless."

Musical Exchanges between Italy and Spain in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
conferences@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/italyspain.html

[UPDATE] deadline extended to January 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture 1914-1945
contact email: 
ariel.buckley@mcgill.ca

The 18th annual conference of the Space Between Society focuses on the concept of surveillance—watching, listening, recording—as it relates to literature, art, history, music, theatre, media, and

CFP: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders Transnational Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference
in Transnational American Studies (7th Annual) at Binghamton University

Call for Proposals: Social Justice for LGBTQ Identities in the Borderlands (Submission Deadline Dec. 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Social Justice for LGBTQ Identities in the Borderlands/Justicia Social para las Identidades LGBTQ en la Región Fronteriza

New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, March 21-25, 2016

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Dec 15 - Appetites: Discourses of Consumption, ft. Rey Chow

full name / name of organization: 
20th Annual CLIFF Conference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
cliffumich2016@gmail.com

Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries”
Rey Chow, Duke University
Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm

Call for Papers
Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2015.

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogy Contributors

full name / name of organization: 
"Why Social Theory?"
contact email: 
whysocialtheory@hotmail.com

The Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky is excited to announce our forthcoming project, the website “Why Social Theory?”

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

Deadline for Abstracts: 31 January 2016

Scenes of Interracial Intimacies: Proposed Panel for BWWC 2016 (deadline: December 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Deanna Koretsky / Spelman College
contact email: 
dkoretsk@spelman.edu

Vladimir Nabokov famously expressed that the theme of “a Negro-white intermarriage which is a complete and glorious success resulting in lots of children and grandchildren” has been “utterly tab

[UPDATE] Call for Proposals - Due December 14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)

Theme: IN PROCESS

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Levi Bryant (Collin College)

TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through January 30:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.
>Name each entry with the Title Only.

Virginia Woolf and Heritage: The 26th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, 16-19 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leeds Trinity University
contact email: 
Woolf2016@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Virginia Woolf was deeply interested in the past – whether literary, intellectual, cultural, political or social – and her writings interrogate it repeatedly.

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World

full name / name of organization: 
Marilyne Brun / University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
contact email: 
marilyne.brun@univ-lorraine.fr

Mapping Fields of Study: Renegotiations of Disciplinary Spaces in the English-Speaking World
International Conference
Nancy, France
9-11 June 2016

[Update] Reconstruction 17.2: Fantasy Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew J. Ploeg / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
aploeg@bilkent.edu.tr

Fantasy sports are one of the most popular and rapidly expanding areas of contemporary culture.

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2016: Writing and Insecurity

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Writings, University of Brighton
contact email: 
c21writings@brighton.ac.uk

Writing and Insecurity: Writing the Twenty-first Century

Organised in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Confirmed Keynotes:

Cinemania: Madness and the Moving Image, February 19-20, deadline DEC. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Shechtman / Yale University
contact email: 
cinemania2016@gmail.com

Cinemania: Madness and the Moving Image

Film and Media Studies Graduate Student Conference
Yale University
February 19-20, 2016

CONFLICT AND CONTROVERSY in Small Cinemas

full name / name of organization: 
The Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, September 22-24, 2016
contact email: 
falkow@uwo.ca; lenuta.giukin@oswego.edu; krzysztof.loska@uj.edu.pl

The topic of the conference is CONFLICT AND CONTROVERSY -- the divisive areas in contemporary societies and the ways in which they are presented in small cinemas today.

Social robotics: human-machine configurations (call for abstracts: Deadline 15 Feb 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
editor@transformationsjournal.org

CFP: Issue 29
Social Robots: Human-machine configurations

PROPOSALS DUE FRIDAY, DEC 4, 2015: Play’s the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCConference@gmail.com

Play’s the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800
University of California, Santa Barbara
Conference Date: March 4-5, 2016
Proposal Due Date: December 4, 2015

Seeking undergrad compositions on disabilities/abilities

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal
contact email: 
qc-writers@gmail.com

One more month!

CFP: Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
scoursey@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan invites abstracts for papers for their interdisciplinary graduate student conference, "Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Moder

[UPDATE] CFP for Post-Hamlet Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Sonya Loftis and Allison Kellar Lenhardt
contact email: 
post-hamlet@googlegroups.com and a.lenhardt@wingate.edu

Post-Hamlet: Shakespeare in an Era of Textual Exhaustion

'With their skins on them, and ... their souls in them': Towards a Vegan Theory. 31st May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Oxford
contact email: 
oxfordveganstudies@gmail.com

Building on the increasing prominence of the 'animal turn' in the humanities in the last decade, and the recent publication of Laura Wright's 'The Vegan Studies Project: Food, Animals, and Gender in a

Producing Public Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

In 1845, Rudolphe Töpffer published an essay about the aesthetic, rhetorical, and philosophical foundations of literature in prints (graphic novels) with a desire of making academic, intellectual, an

[Reminder] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

CFP: International Screendance Conference (France, April 2016) - Death and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy
contact email: 
info@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy is pleased to announce that it is now accepting abstracts for short papers to be presented during the festival’s fourth annual Screendance Conferen

Special issue: Spatialities and Colonial Legacies/Locations in Postcolonial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Bristol
contact email: 
madhu.krishnan@bristol.ac.uk

Special issue: Spatialities and Colonial Legacies/Locations in Postcolonial Literature

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Blossom N.Fondo and Adamu Pangmeshi
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

The Postcolonial Turn: Critical Essays on the postcolonial intervention in Literary Genres, approaches and criticism

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Maroua, Editors Prof. Edward O. Ako Dr Blossom N. Fondo, foreverblossom@gmail.com
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

Postcolonial theory has been engaged in uncovering and castigating the legacies of the colonial contact on the colonized.

UT Austin Graduate Colloquium Iberian & LatAmerican Lang & Cult 3/24 to 3/26 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of Spanish and Portuguese
contact email: 
E.diaz@utexas.edu

XXII Graduate Colloquium of Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures
Call For Papers-“Borders, Borderlands, and Border Crossings”

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in her Time

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) - Gilman Society
contact email: 
brandi.d.so@gmail.com

Texts, Contexts, and Subtexts: Charlotte Perkins Gilman in Her Time

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