category: cultural studies and historical approaches

NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

The Northeast Modern Language Association will meet in Toronto, Ontario, for its 46th annual convention, held April 30 to May 3 2015.

Censorship and Self-Censorship: Special Issue of "Between," Journal of the Italian Comparative Literature Association (Compalit)

full name / name of organization: 
Stefano Ercolino / Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
stefano.ercolino@virgilio.it

This issue aims to investigate the interplay between censorship and self-censorship in a variety of domains, from literary works to audio-visual media, from criticism to cultural mediation, in order t

Lateral Journal: Performance and Cultural Studies Special Issue (proposals due August 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association--Stefanie A. Jones and Eero Laine
contact email: 
sjones@gc.cuny.edu; eero.email@gmail.com

The Performance Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association calls for proposals for politically engaged articles and innovative digital publishing projects at the intersections of cultural studi

Call for Contributions and Participation: Online Forum for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Complit Complice
contact email: 
complit@complit-complice.net

To Whom it may concern!

NeMLA 2015: Writing the American Domestic in the 19th and 20th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cmarks@lagcc.cuny.edu; krysia.michael@gmail.com

This panel will investigate late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century American home and design periodicals.

Rethinking Early Photography, 16th-17th June 2015, University of Lincoln

full name / name of organization: 
Owen Clayton, Jim Cheshire, Hannah Field, University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
rethinkingphotography@gmail.com

Attitudes to photography have undergone a radical shift in recent times.

‘On Creative Labour’—Session at AAH Annual Conference (Norwich, 9-11 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians (AAH)
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

‘On Creative Labour’—Session at AAH Annual Conference (Norwich, 9-11 April 2015)

Conference: Norwich, 9-11 April 2015
CfP deadline: 10 November 2014

AAH2015

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Food and Eating: from the Literal to the Metaphorical

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds postgraduate journal
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

EXTENDED DEADLINE for articles: 31st July. Please send a brief description of intended topic to editors@harts-minds.co.uk asap.

The Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
librasia@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Fifth Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship, to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Ri

The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum, in conjunction with its global partners, is pleased to announce the Sixth Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities to be held from April 2-5, 2015, at the Rihga Royal

CFP - Intersections: Complicating Sexualities in Middle English Literature (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nicole.slipp@queensu.ca

In her contribution to Bullough and Brundage’s Handbook of Medieval Sexuality (1996), Jacqueline Murray calls for the de-universalization of the male perspective common to the majority of manu

Teaching World Literature at the Boundaries: Methods, Approaches, and Practices (NeMLA, Spring 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

This roundtable seeks to explore new approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially those in survey courses.

UPDATE: "The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century": abstracts due Aug. 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015
contact email: 
andrew.bricker@gmail.com

CFP: “The Picaresque Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century”
International Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
July 26-31, 2015, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Andrew Bricker

A Wind Freshened and an Anchor Weighed: Reflections on the Career of Seamus Heaney, Toronto, 4/30-5/3, 2015; proposals 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

When Seamus Heaney died last August, he seemed to be a kind of figure the literary world had not known for some time: a poet who had academic cachet and a common touch, and perhaps more to the point,

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: MMLA 2014 (Detroit, Nov. 13-16) - Popular Culture - The Lives of Cities

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2014@gmail.com

In “The Metropolis and Mental Life,” Georg Simmell famously wrote, in 1903, that “[t]he psychological foundation, upon which the metropolitan individuality is erected, is the intensification of

Call for Papers Fashion Research Now: Archives

full name / name of organization: 
Fashion Research Network (FRN)
contact email: 
fashionresearchnetwork@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fashion Research Now: Archives

Reconstruction Issue 14.2, Phenomenology and Education

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Volume 14.2, Phenomenology and Education
Edited by Elias Schwieler

Languages of Preaching in Anglo-Saxon England

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics at the 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
brandonwhawk@gmail.com

Society for the Study of Anglo-Saxon Homiletics: Languages of Preaching in Anglo-Saxon England

'The Greatest Show on Earth!': The Circus in German Literature and Film (NEMLA, April 30-May 3 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Stainton / University of Toronto, Vanessa Plumly / University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
anna.stainton@utoronto.ca

Recent German literature and film have seen an increased focus on the performative space of the circus.

Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image: University of Dundee, Scotland, 11 - 15 August

full name / name of organization: 
International Association of Word and Image Studies
contact email: 
k.j.y.elder@dundee.ac.uk

The conference theme is Riddles of Form: Exploration and Discovery in Word and Image.

At Leisure? Amateur Sport and Performance / 18 September / DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 7 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary university
contact email: 
e.massie@qmul.ac.uk

Keynote: Dr Colette Conroy (University of Hull)

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

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 30 AUGUST 2014

Beyond Recovery: Women in the Arts (Aphra Behn Society panel #2 at ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
rrunia@xula.edu

In recent decades, much important scholarship has been done to make available women’s writing for evaluation and examination.

Collaborations: Women in the Arts (Aphra Behn Society panel #1 at ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
writecjw@gmail.com

This panel seeks to investigate the degree to which eighteenth-century women may have found collaborative work particularly fruitful.

Contemporary Representations of the Mother-Daughter Relationship - April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lbernstein3@gmail.com

Do current representations of positive mother-daughter relationships exist?

Literature and the World: Children and Childhood in Global Contexts - 10/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies
contact email: 
jgaeta@css.edu

The Middle Ground Journal: World History and Global Studies invites submissions centered on the theme Children and Childhood in Global Contexts.

Stevens and Rhyme, Louisville Conference, Sept. 1 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Roi Tartakovsky
contact email: 
rt1344@nyu.edu

Stevens and Rhyme

The Wallace Stevens Society invites abstracts for papers for the 2015 Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com/).

[UPDATE] Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema
16th Annual Cinema Conference, San Francisco State University
October 17–18, 2014

LITERARY TRANSLATION – A MEETING PLACE FOR NATIONS AND LITERATURES, 18-20 September, 2014;

full name / name of organization: 
Tbilisi Javakhishvili State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
contact email: 
ekaterine.navrozashvili@tsu.ge

The aim of the conference is to make translators and translation theorists meet in a colorful city of Tbilisi - the meeting place of Eastern and Western Cultures.

Topics for Presentation:

Essay Prize: The British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS)

full name / name of organization: 
The British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS)
contact email: 
rebecca.beasley@queens.ox.ac.uk

http://bams.ac.uk/2014/06/30/bams-essay-prize-deadline-30-september/

**The British Association for Modernist Studies Essay**

Prize 2014

[UPDATE] The Story of Memory Conference DEADLINE 18 JULY 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Memory Network / University of Roehampton
contact email: 
memorynetwork@roehampton.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE NEW CFP DEADLINE

CFP: Between Texts and Cities - A themed edition of Writing Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Marques Sampaio / University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
d.marques-sampaio@herts.ac.uk

BETWEEN TEXTS AND CITIES

A themed edition of Writing Visual Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

[EXTENSION to 2014-08-01] Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon)

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal Alberts/University of North Dakota
contact email: 
crystal.alberts@und.edu

To mark the 45th anniversary of DeLillo’s debut novel and his decades of influence, Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, an open access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writing

American Literature Association Symposium on God and the American Writer

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at the University of Texas, San Antonio
contact email: 
Jeanne.reesman@utsa.edu

The American Literature Association and the College of Liberal and Fine Arts will sponsor a symposium "God and the American Writer" on February 26-28, 2015.

Call for Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking book reviews for future issue

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