category: cultural studies and historical approaches

critical essays on Chitra Divakaruni; abstract due April 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amritjit Singh and Samina Najmi
contact email: 
sangha@ohio.edu, snajmi@csufresno.edu

We seek contributions to a collection of critical essays on the work of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

[UPDATE] CFP Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference 6-7 June

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

CFP - Philament 21: Terror Australis

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Rudge, University of Sydney
contact email: 
christopher.rudge@sydney.edu.au

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture affiliated with the University of Sydney, seeks submissions from postgraduate students and early-career scholars (maximum five years

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Symposium: Transforming Contagion (10/23/15, Arizona State University's West Campus, Phoenix, AZ)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference Organizers: Breanne Fahs, Annika Mann, Sarah Stage, and Eric Swank (New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University)
contact email: 
transformingcontagion@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Symposium: “Transforming Contagion”
Location: Arizona State University’s West campus (Phoenix, AZ) Date: Friday, October 23, 2015

[UPDATE] ‘The Company of Wolves’: Sociality, Animality, and Subjectivity in Literary and Cultural Narratives 3-5 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Bill Hughes/University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
bill.enlightenment@gmail.com

Extended submission date--3oth April 2015

CFP Brazilian Journal Aletria 26.2 Networks and Flows in Literatures in English

full name / name of organization: 
UFMG, PósLit
contact email: 
saluiz18@gmail.com

This issue aims to elicit discussions about the literary and cultural productions that have emerged from the process of colonization and post-colonial experience in English-speaking countries, as well

"Narrating Racial Time in the Nineteenth-Century U.S."

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
meball@ucdavis.edu

Special Session at the 2015 PAMLA Meeting in Portland, OR, Nov. 6-8th: “Narrating Racial Time in the Nineteenth-Century U.S.”

[UPDATE] "H.D. and Feminist Poetics" Conference, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh University, Department of English
contact email: 
Jenny Hyest at jehc@lehigh.edu

*The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to Saturday, April 25.*

Essay Collection - Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830

full name / name of organization: 
Robin Runia
contact email: 
rrunia@xula.edu

The editor of Beyond Recovery: Women’s Writing 1640-1830 seeks essays that explore how new methods, materials, and opportunities in eighteenth-century studies have transformed scholarship and shifte

Children's and Youth Culture on the Screen -- SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

PAMLA 2015: Children's Literature Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
matlock.42@osu.edu

The children's literature session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to children's literature and culture.

CounterText: A Journal for the Study of the Post-Literary -- Rolling CFP

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText; Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
countertext@um.edu.mt

CounterText is uniquely centred on the study of literature and its 21st-century extensions.

Call for Participation, Young Translators and Interpreters in an Europe of Post-Communication

full name / name of organization: 
Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Department of Applied Modern Languages
contact email: 
colocviulma@yahoo.com

The Department of Applied Modern Languages
Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj
in partnership with
The Centre for Language Industries (CLI)

[UPDATE] Pastoral Sciences, MMLA (Columbus, OH, Nov. 12-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
plmonacell@ccis.edu

In 1964’s The Machine in the Garden Leo Marx introduces the concept of technological pastoral, a space constructed to join modern industry to the ideals of rural harmony.

British Literature and Culture: Long-Eighteenth Century (PAMLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
vab@gwmail.gwu.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on the literature, culture and social history of the British/Anglophone long-eighteenth century.

Asia and the Historical Imagination: A Workshop (Singapore). Extended deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
asia_imagination@outlook.com

Modernism and Cinema (MSA 17, Boston, November 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Yair Solan, CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
ysolan@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Modernism and Cinema: Genealogies of Rupture (MSA 17)

Composition and Rhetoric open topic (PAMLA, November 6-8, Portland State U); deadline 5/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Composition and Rhetoric Panel(s)
contact email: 
gosherjo@uvu.edu

Proposals invited for group or individual presentations in the field of Composition and Rhetoric at the 113th annual Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association conference.

Twice the Glory, Twice the Fear: Critical Approaches to Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook

full name / name of organization: 
Brady Harrison
contact email: 
brady.harrison@mso.umt.edu

Twice the Glory, Twice the Fear:
Critical Approaches to Sheila Watson’s The Double Hook

CFP: Children in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The Child in Popular Culture

Revolutionary Little Magazines, Panel for MSA Conference, Boston, Nov. 19th-22nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
awalser@bard.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of Modernism & Revolution, this panel seeks to explore modernism’s little magazines as sites of provocation and revolt.

Blog Contributors and Submissions invited on George Meredith and his Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

As part of the forthcoming conference 'George Meredith and his Circle', the organisers are instigating a new blog, which we hope will bring together those who work on George Meredith and his contempor

Antae Call for Papers on BOREDOM (deadline 30th June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Antae Journal (University of Malta)
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Boredom

https://malta.academia.edu/AntaeJournal/Papers

https://www.facebook.com/antaejournal

‘There’s little left but to be bored or bore.’

(UPDATE) THE VICTORIAN LITERARY JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
THE VICTORIAN, MELIKSAH UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
johnwallen79@gmail.com

In May 2015, a new edition of THE VICTORIAN will appear. Please send along your articles and reviews for consideration.

SOCRATES 2015 : CALL FOR PAPER *NEW*: SOCRATES VOL. 3 NO. 2 ISSUE - JUNE 2015

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

Regular Paper Submission:

The Sacred and the Sublime (4-6 May, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

Edited Collection: Modernism in the Green (Abstract Deadline: May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Daniel and Margaret Konkol / Baylor University and New College of Florida
contact email: 
greenmodernism@gmail.com

For all its many urban topographies, the literary landscape of modernism contains a startling array of greens.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: APRIL 5: MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

[UPDATE] CSECS 2015: States of the Book/ Le livre dans tous ses états (Vancouver).

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies / Le congrès annuel de la Société canadienne d’étude du dix-huitième siècle
contact email: 
csecs@sfu.ca

Extension 15 April/Avril CSECS/SCEDHS 2015

The Practice of (in)Visibility: 4th International Critical Studies Research Group Conference, 25th and 26th June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Studies Research Group, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
a.rajala@brighton.ac.uk

When politics, arts, history, ethics or philosophy are judged by their ability to disrupt what is visible and sayable, is there a danger that the potential political efficacy in remaining hidden is ig

[UPDATE, Keynotes added] THE REAL AND THE INTERMEDIAL, Oct 23-24, 2015 (deadline May 25) Film and Media Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
contact email: 
2015.real.intermedial@gmail.com

Following up on the themes introduced in our previous conferences dedicated to "film in the post-media age", the "cinema of sensations", "rethinking intermediality in the digital age", and "figuration

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4

International Conference: Vulnerabilty 8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
E. A. CLIMAS, Bordeaux Montaigne University, FRANCE
contact email: 
antolin.pascale@orange.fr

Etymologically, vulnerability refers to a “wound” (from the Latin vulnus, vulneris). Somebody is said to be vulnerable when they have been wounded, injured, hurt or harmed.

Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
cog8088@uni.sydney.edu.au

We are looking for papers for our volume 'Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday'.

[UPDATE] Neoliberalism in Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

During the past seventy years, neoliberal thinkers have strategically reinvented classical liberal ideals in order to privilege a sense of personal freedom above the perceived overreach of government

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