category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

IMC Kalamazoo 2015: Post-War Scholarship and the Study of the Middle Ages -- Arendt and Curtius (Deadline: Sept. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies
contact email: 
berkeleymedievalstudies@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the UC Berkeley Program in Medieval Studies will hold two sessions on enduring medieval scholarship that emerged in the postwar era:

CFP: Computer Culture (SWPACA Conference, February 11-14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Natasha Chuk / School of Visual Arts
contact email: 
natychuk@gmail.com

COMPUTER CULTURE AREA
36th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference
February 11-14, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM
www.southwestpca.org

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Deadline: September 30, 2014

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu; myoung@tarleton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
A volume of scholarly essays to be collected under the title:
Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture
Edited by Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young

THE 21ST ANNUAL ACMRS INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE February 5–7, 2015 Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)
contact email: 
acmrs@acmrs.org

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 5-7, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 6th International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
contact email: 
dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, New York, USA.

Call for Critical Writing on the Gurlesque

full name / name of organization: 
GURLESQUE: 2nd edition
contact email: 
gurlesqueanthology@gmail.com

In the anthology Gurlesque: the new grrly, grostesque, burlesque poetics (Saturnalia, 2010), editors Lara Glenum and Arielle Greenberg gathered work from eighteen contemporary women poets who are “w

Modernist Musics and Political Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
nathan.waddell@nottingham.ac.uk

Experimental modernist forms are widely thought to question the suitability of traditional cultural structures to represent experience.

Shakespeare, Gender and Sexuality (deadline Aug. 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum - An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday this issue of Gender Forum will focus on Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets emphasizing the range of criticism and theory dealing with gender and sexuality.

Is a Novel JUST a Novel? 4th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
arya.aryan@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Department of English Studies One-Day Conference

Durham University, 4th September 2014

Is a Novel JUST a Novel?

FACES OF BUDDHISM IN THE EAST AND IN THE WEST

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Studies of Civilisations, Jagiellonian University, Poland
contact email: 
buddhologycracow@gmail.com

FACES OF BUDDHISM IN THE EAST AND IN THE WEST
I Budddhological Conference, Cracow 23th-25th October 2014

Scottish Studies: Sustaining Childhood: J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (Atlanta Nov. 7-9 2014)
contact email: 
cengland@fmarion.edu

SCOTTISH STUDIES

Sustaining Childhood: J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan

EXTENDED DEADLINE!

It’s Alive!: The Death, Rebirth and Refashioned City in Young Adult Speculative Fiction/MMLA YAL Permanent Session

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association/MMLA/Detroit, MI Nov. 13-16, 2014
contact email: 
amalkovich@concord.edu

From London to Chicago, to Manhattan and Toronto, the depiction of the death and revival of the city is not uncommon in young adult literature.

Seventh Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at UCO
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

Roundtable: "‘Hysteria Beyond Freud’: Nineteenth-Century Nerves" -- Due September 30, 2014; Conference April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15087

'Hysteria Beyond Freud': Nineteenth-Century Nerves (Session ID: 15087)

[UPDATE] Conference Panel - Urban Environments in Young Adult Literature (Nov. 13-16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Britni Williams / MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
bmw95@zips.uakron.edu

Cities have the ability to set standards, enforce conformity, and dispense punishment to those living in or around urban areas.

African and African Diaspora Studies Conference: Oct. 9-10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies Program at The City University of New York, College of Staten Island
contact email: 
for submission of abstract: african.diaspora@csi.cuny.edu / for questions: maria.bellamy@csi.cuny.edu

The African American Studies Program at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island announces its First Annual AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES CONFERENCE to be held October 9-10, 20

Literature and Media Theory: Mediality – Materiality – Cultural Techniques (Göttingen University 19 – 21 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Susanne Bayerlipp (LMU Munich) / Ralf Haekel (Göttingen University) / Johannes Schlegel (Potsdam University)
contact email: 
literatureandmediatheory@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:
Christoph Reinfandt (Tübingen)
Jussi Parikka (Southampton/Turku)

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

NeMLA 2015: Unexpected Affect in Shakespearean Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
erin.weinberg@queensu.ca

This panel will explore the ways in which Shakespearean drama delivers emotional intensity (passions, affectations, embodiment, etc.) in unexpected places.

[UPDATE]: Travelling between Centre and Periphery: Creating a Feminist Dialogue for the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
travelmobilitynetwork@gmail.com

[UPDATE]

FIRST WORLD WAR: REFLECTION IN LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
banjalukafil@unibl.rs

Banja Luka Philological Convention
The Faculty of Philology at the University of Banja Luka is organising an international conference on

MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE. Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
acohenmiller@journaldialogue.org

Proposals are now being accepted for the newly established section area, MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE for the the 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia Deadline for submission:

full name / name of organization: 
A. S. CohenMiller / Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@journaldialogue.org

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2014

[UPDATE] 1st International Film Conference on Greek Cinema The Unknown Greek Cinema: New Cartographies, New Protagonists, New Di

full name / name of organization: 
School of Film Studies - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

1st International Film Conference on Greek Cinema
The Unknown Greek Cinema: New Cartographies, New Protagonists, New Discoveries of The Past (1945-1967)

MAY 28-30, 2015
Thessaloniki, Greece

New Research in North American Book History: Canada, U.S.A., Mexico [NEMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, 2015
contact email: 
makalaj@mailbox.sc.edu

Much contemporary work in the history of the book remains oriented within a nationalist tradition.

Contemporary Medievalisms Panel - NeMLA 2015; 4/30-5/3

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast MLA
contact email: 
lauere@sunysuffolk.edu

Contemporary Medievalisms: The proliferation of medievalism in popular culture - as Chaucer’s Twitter account, Game of Thrones, and historical young adult novels set in Medieval Europe all attest -

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for edited volume on New Approaches to The Jazz Age (July 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

From the BBC's "Downton Abbey" and "Dancing on the Edge," to HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," The Jazz Age’s presence in recent popu

[UPDATE] Rereading, Revisiting, and Reinventing Faulkner for the 21st Century / SAMLA 86, Nov. 7-9 / Abstracts Due Jun. 15

full name / name of organization: 
The William Faulkner Society / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hstrom@gsu.edu, ulf.kirchdorfer@darton.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore and excavate SAMLA 86’s themes of sustainability and renewal in the works of William Faulkner.

The Ages of the Incredible Hulk: Essays on Marvel's Jade Giant in Changing Times

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph J. Darowski
contact email: 
darowskij@byui.edu

The editor of The Ages of the Incredible Hulk: Essays on Marvel’s Jade Giant in Changing Times is seeking abstracts for essays which could be included in the upcoming collection.

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Kurt Cavender, Brandeis University
contact email: 
kcavende@brandies.edu

The question of how novels understand their place in an increasingly diverse media ecology has been widely debated in comparative media studies, with scholars such as Daniel Punday and Katherine Hayle

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