category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Constructedness of the Monstrous Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
m13@inter-disciplinary.net

The Constructedness of the Monstrous
The Monsters and the Monstrous Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Pilgrimage to the Heart of the Sacred Friday 3rd July – Sunday 5th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sj2@inter-disciplinary.net

Pilgrimage to the Heart of the Sacred
The Sacred Journeys: Pilgrimage and Beyond Project

Friday 3rd July – Sunday 5th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Recognising Silence / The Exploring and Managing Silence Project Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
silence1@inter-disciplinary.net

Recognising Silence
The Exploring and Managing Silence Project

Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Call for Presentations:

Slavery Past, Present and Future Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
slavery1@inter-disciplinary.net

Slavery Past, Present and Future
The Slavery Past, Present and Future Project

Tuesday 7th July – Thursday 9th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th

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

Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century
The Fears and Anxieties in the 21st Century Project

Wednesday 15th July – Friday 17th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Journal Special Issue: Deleuze and Guattari in the Anthropocene

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Stark (University of Tasmania); Arun Saldanha (University of Minnesota)
contact email: 
hannah.stark@utas.edu.au; saldanha@umn.edu

Twenty years after his death, Deleuze's thought continues to be mobilised in relation to the most timely and critical problems society faces.

University of Toronto Slavic Studies Conference, April 7-8 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
ian.garner@utoronto.ca

The Slavic Studies union at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce its 2015 Graduate Student Conference, to be held in Toronto on April 7-8th, 2015. Our keynote speaker Dr.

[UPDATE] CFP: Public Intellectuals Lecture Series DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
aconnol1@connect.carleton.ca

Public Intellectuals Lecture Series
Presented by the Department of English and Literature at Carleton University and the Ottawa Public Library
Call for Papers DEADLINE EXTENDED (Jan. 12)

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] CFP-- The Cine-Files seeks essays for special issue on film sound

full name / name of organization: 
The Cine-Files www.thecine-files.com
contact email: 
cinemastudies@scad.edu

The Cine-Files is now accepting submissions (4000-6000 words) for the "Featured Scholarship" segment of Issue 8 (Spring 2015), a special issue on film sound.

[UPDATE] Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

April 10th, 11th, 12th, 2015

Keynote speaker: Jasbir K. Puar

Master class: Marlon Ross

"“Innovation In Art” " Congress 6-7 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MALTEPE UNIVERCITY INTERNRATIONAL FINE ATS STUDENT CONGRESS 2015 "Innovation In Art"
contact email: 
ifasc@maltepe.edu.tr

IFASC INTERNATIONAL FINE ARTS STUDENT CONGRESS 2015

"Innovation In Art"

Call for Screendance (dance film) Conference Presentations

full name / name of organization: 
Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is pleased to accept presentation proposals for its third annual screendance conference to be held in May 2015 that explore the theme, “Th

Umberto Eco --- 30th of April, 2015

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

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of University of Lodz, the Senate of the University decided to award Umberto Eco a honorary degree.

Literary Second Cities

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Finch / Helsinki Literature and the City Network / Åbo Akademi University
contact email: 
jfinch@abo.fi

Literary Second Cities
Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland - 20–21 August 2015
Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2015

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

Tolkien at University of Vermont Conference, April 10th - 11th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

Tolkien at UVM 12th Annual Conference April 10-11th 2015
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

White, Black, Yellow, Digital: Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
ravaseala@gmail.com or fflorescu@pace.edu

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

UPDATE: Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

UPDATE: deadline extended to Jan. 5 for "Travel and Translation" Medieval Studies Conference at Yale (March 28th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newenglandmedievalstudies.2015@gmail.com

A Call for Papers:
Travel and Translation in the Middle Ages

March 28, 2015 at Yale University

Call for Special Session Proposals: 2015 PAMLA Conference (deadline 1/15/2015)

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

The deadline for proposals for special sessions for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, Nov

Languages and Cultures in Contact: Catalan and Today’s Europe. Cultural Dialogues through Literary Translations. Apr.17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
dctl.2015@gmail.com

The Centre of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics at the University of Bucharest organizes the first international conference on Catalan Studies in Romania:

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu, jcdmce@louisiana.edu, and kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Evans and Shannon Mancus / American Studies Association 2015
contact email: 
sdavies@gwmail.gwu.edu / rebecca.m.evans@duke.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

UPDATE: extension seeking additional submisions

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

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