category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Reminder of upcoming deadline (December 15) for submission to Panel on ​​Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Mode

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

What: ​​Panel on ​​Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities​ ​
Where: ​​​​CCLA @ Congress 2016 in Calgary, Canada
When: ​​May 28 to 30, 2016

SCL: Experimental Literature (ALA 27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016); due January 15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
andrea.laurencell@sunyorange.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the 27th Annual Conference of the American L

Society for Contemporary Literature Gen Panel (ALA 27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016); due January 15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
andrea.laurencell@sunyorange.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the 27th Annual Conference of the American L

Home (Alone): An Interrogation of the Familiar, Transitory Space, and the Contours of the Self; April 1-2, 2016; Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages, University of New Mexico
contact email: 
csconference.unm@gmail.com

Eighth Annual Cultural Studies Graduate Student Conference and Workshop at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

April 1-2, 2016

CFP: 42nd Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (April 6-9, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
atlanta@ala2016.com

Emory University and Kennesaw State University
cordially invite you to submit your proposals for seminars, roundtables, and panels
at the
African Literature Association 2016 Conference

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com ( Submission deadline: 15th january 2016)

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
1. We invite original scholarly submissions from academicians, researchers and
independent scholars in form of research papers, articles, poems, interviews and

Replotting Performance

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)
contact email: 
artatiu@gmail.com

Replotting Performance

Literature and Politics (Nov. 3-5, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central MLA (www.southcentralmla.org)
contact email: 
matrninic@pvamu.edu

We are currently seeking papers for this open topic session which explores the intersections of literature and politics.

[UPDATE] Religious Experience in the Americas, April 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

Religious Experience in the Americas
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas

crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

[UPDATED] DEADLINE EXTENDED to 12/8/15 - URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature
contact email: 
Rafael.Vizcaino@rutgers.edu

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The Rutgers University Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 2016 graduate student conference:

URBAN (DE)COLONIALITY AND LITERATURE

Edwidge Danticat Society Panel at ALA 2016 (San Francisco, CA May 2016) 20 December 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
megan.feifer@edwidgedanticatsociety.org

The Edwidge Danticat Society invites papers for a panel at the 27th Annual American Literature Association conference.

The Scholastic Forum: Call for Papers in a Referred Journal of English Language and Literature:ISSN 2395-0889

full name / name of organization: 
D.A.V. College Sector 10 Chandigarh
contact email: 
scholasticdav@gmail.com

GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

From TV to Screen: The Critical Relationship Between Popular Television Programmes and their Transition to Film

full name / name of organization: 
Open Library of Humanities
contact email: 
kenandrew1@hotmail.com

This Special Collection of articles for the Open Library of Humanities (OLH) will examine the critical and often complex relationship between television and film when popular television programmes are

“Scotland and the Sea” Scottish Studies/Etudes écossaises, 2017 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Université Grenoble Alpes - ILCEA 4
contact email: 
cyril.besson@u-grenoble3.fr

“Scotland and the Sea”
Études écossaises/ Scottish Studies, n°20, 2017

Consuming (the) Victorians: annual BAVS conference 2016

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University in conjunction with the British Association for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
BAVS2016@cardiff.ac.uk

Annual BAVS conference 2016

CONSUMING (THE) VICTORIANS

Cardiff University
Wednesday 31 August to Friday 2 September 2016

Ponying the Slovos - Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism (18th March 2016, Coventry UK).

full name / name of organization: 
Coventry University
contact email: 
jim.clarke@coventry.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Ponying the Slovos -
Art-languages and translation corpora in literary criticism

Gender, Translocality and the City Interdisciplinary Workshop

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Translocality and the City Research Group, University of Debrecen, Hungary
contact email: 
gendertranslocalityworkshop@yahoo.co.uk

Gender, Translocality and the City Workshop
Interdisciplinary Workshop

February 26-27, 2016
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen

Organisers:

The Spanish Civil War and World Literature, London, July 11-12, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Modern Languages Research, Senate House, University of London
contact email: 
Catherine.davies@sas.ac.uk

July 2016 marks the 80th anniversary of the military revolt in Spain and the start of the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). Few 20th-century conflicts were as ideologically and emotionally charged.

[UPDATE] CFP: Biology and Manners: The Worlds of Lois McMaster Bujold. Abstracts due 8 Jan 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Una McCormack and Dr. Regina Yung Lee
contact email: 
rylee001@uw.edu; una.mccormack@anglia.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

Potential contributors are invited to submit an abstract for a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited volume on the works of Lois McMaster Bujold.

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016) [Updated]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

[REMINDER] British Shakespeare Association Conference: 8-11 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
bsa2016@hull.ac.uk

Shakespearean Transformations: Death, Life, and Afterlives

University of Hull, 8-11 September 2016

www.hull.ac.uk/bsa2016

Keynote speakers:

Susan Bassnett (University of Warwick)

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Conference [Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com

Post45 Graduate Student Conference
February 5 & 6, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Keynote Speech by Danielle Christmas

Special Issue: The Family in African Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Media Studies
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

The Journal of Cultural and Media Studies seeks papers for a themed issue on The Family in African Film and Media (film, television, video games, YouTube, social media, etc).

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.

CFP: Resounding Voices: Women, Silence and the Production of Knowledge, Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
resoundingvoicesdurham@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CONFERENCE, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, 8 MARCH 2016

Posted on November 24, 2015 by Rachael Wiseman

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Farmington (Maine)
contact email: 
benaouda.lebdai@univ-lemans.fr, dpgunn@maine.edu, eliane.elmaleh@univ-lemans.fr

International Conference
University of Maine at Farmington, USA/Université du Maine, France
To be held at University of Maine at Farmington

Adaptation in the Arts: Theory and Practice

(Re)Conceptualizing Black Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization
contact email: 
eashford@umass.edu

University of Massachusetts Amherst
W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies
Du Bois Department Graduate Organization

Deadline: February 1, 2016

Conference Date: April 1, 2016

New website "Why Social Theory?" Seeks Pedagogical Contributons

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?”

International conference: Reading Matters: Texts – Cultures – The World, Sibiu, 19-21 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Karina Schneider, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

EAST-WEST CULTURAL PASSAGE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

Reading Matters:
Texts – Cultures – The World

19-21 May 2016

IGA Postgraduate Community Calls For Bloggers!

full name / name of organization: 
The International Gothic Association
contact email: 
igapostgrads@gmail.com

The International Gothic Association (IGA) unites teachers, scholars, and students from around the world interested in Gothic fiction, drama, poetry, art, film, and other forms from the eighteenth cen

Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Alobwed’Epie: New Critical Insights
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com

A few decades ago, the mention of most Anglophone writers would have been met with ignorance for the most.

AfroSurrealism/Black Speculative Fiction Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The African American Museum and Library at Oakland
contact email: 
amlowriter@gmail.com

Amiri Baraka used the term to describe the work of Black Arts Movement writer Henry Dumas, and over the years, interest in AfroSurrealism has only grown.

AU Hip Hop Studies Conference - 8 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Allen University
contact email: 
ktrumpeter@allenuniversity.edu

Allen University is now accepting paper and panel proposals for the second annual Hip Hop Studies Conference on Friday, April 8, 2016.

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference "Environment, Place, and Power"

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Graduate English Organization
contact email: 
Peaksconference@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 24-25, 2016 Flagstaff, AZ
Submission Deadline: January 1, 2016

Queer Performance Now - June 3rd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Queer@King's, King's College London
contact email: 
queer@kcl.ac.uk

Queer@King’s invites proposals for individual talks, panels, roundtables, poetry slams, open mics, critical karaoke and other creative presentations on the topic of queer performance for a one-day c

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