category: cultural studies and historical approaches

MLA Austin 2016 Panel Proposal: The Pornographic and the Literary

full name / name of organization: 
John Stadler (Duke University)
contact email: 
john.stadler@duke.edu

The Pornographic and the Literary

Asia and the Historical Imagination (Workshop)

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

Asia and the Historical Imagination invites papers that are concerned with representations of Asia’s past.

Call for Submissions: Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: "Rage"

Call for Submissions
Deadline: April 15, 2015

[UPDATE] Afghan – Nation and Narration in Post-Colonial Postmodernities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bayreuth/FAU University/University of Uppsala
contact email: 
mariam.popal@uni-bayreuth.de

Afghan – Nation and Narration in Post-Colonial Postmodernities

CFP: International Conference “Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS-Faculty of Social Sciences and Humnities, New University of Lisbon (Portugal), Casa das Historias Paula Rego
contact email: 
cetaps@fcsh.unl.pt ; paularegoconference@gmail.com

International Conference
“Caught in the Act: The (Literary) Imagiconography of Paula Rego”

3-4 December 2015

MLA 2016 Special Session: Postcolonial Poets and Publics

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 Austin, TX
contact email: 
k.brisley.brennan@gmail.com

How do contemporary poets envision their role in the public life of a postcolony? This is not a question of social value but of social relations.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education / The Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
edu1@inter-disciplinary.net

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Education
The Education Project

Monday 20th July – Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Space, Place and Sport / The Sport Project: Probing the Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sport4@inter-disciplinary.net

Space, Place and Sport
The Sport Project: Probing the Boundaries

Thursday 24th September – Saturday 26th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Constructing and Defining Food Practices The Food Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
food4@inter-disciplinary.net

Constructing and Defining Food Practices
The Food Project

Tuesday 15th September – Thursday 17th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Fear, Horror and Terror: Experiences, Production and Dissemination The Fear, Horror and Terror Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht9@inter-disciplinary.net

Fear, Horror and Terror:
Experiences, Production and Dissemination
The Fear, Horror and Terror Project

Thursday 3rd September – Saturday 5th September 2015

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity The Apocalypse Project: Rescheduled!

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
apoc4@inter-disciplinary.net

Millenarianism and Surviving the Destruction of Humanity
The Apocalypse Project: Rescheduled!

Saturday 1st August – Monday 3rd August 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Negotiating Shakespeare: History, Culture and Context: Oct. 9-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
stephsg@bgsu.edu

Please join us October 9-11, 2015 in Bowling Green, Ohio for the annual Ohio Valley Shakespeare Conference.This year, the OVSC is especially interested in papers and panels on the topic of negotiating

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_ Special Issue cfp

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century

Deadline: June 3, 2015

[UPDATE] ARTICLE DEADLINE EXTENDED - Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies
contact email: 
irishjournalgothichorror@gmail.com

The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies have extended the deadline for submission of articles for Issue #14 until 1st April 2015.

War and Representation Conference, 21 November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of Leicester UK
contact email: 
warnet@leicester.ac.uk

War and Representation Network Conference
Anniversary Culture II:
1815 and 1915: From Waterloo to Gallipoli
Saturday 21 November 2015, University of Leicester
Keynote Speakers:

Mothers without Frontiers: Inscriptions of Affective Maps in Contemporary Romania and the World

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
chivoiuo@purdue.edu

This panel opens a conversation about how motherhood is co-opted in the labor migration forces that are driving the current global culture.

[UPDATE] Call for Editors: Rising Dragon, new journal of Pacific Rim culture and media studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJournal@gmail.com

Call for Editors

[UPDATE] CFP: Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

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.

Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood - CFP for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter and Martha Satz / Demeter Press
contact email: 
lee.baxter28@gmail.com and msatz@mail.smu.edu

We are seeking and welcome perspectives from a variety of disciplines, historical, comparative, and cross-cultural, for a collection of essays entitled Toni Morrison and Mothering/Motherhood.

CFP - Philament 21: Terror Australis

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Rudge, University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

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 (up to five years s

Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies (MSA 17--Nov. 19-22,2015--Boston, MA, USA) Abstracts Due April 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
cbond2@slu.edu

Panel Title: Modernism’s Revolutionary Geographies*
Submissions Due April 1, 2015 to Candis Bond at cbond2@slu.edu

BARZAKH CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS, Deadline: April 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Barzakh
contact email: 
barzakhmagazine@gmail.com

Barzakh Spring 2015 Issue: “Rage”
Deadline: April 15, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS (Nationalism and Identity)

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
HLA_IFOA@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

SAMLA: Performance on Film [proposal due May 15; conference Nov 13-15, Durham, NC]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Film Studies Group
contact email: 
emock@westga.edu

Film Studies Group

Performance on Film

Games and Literary Theory Conference (Nov 20-22, 2015, New Orleans, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Welsh
contact email: 
twelsh@loyno.edu

International Conference Series in Games and Literary Theory
Third Annual Conference

Hosted by Loyola University New Orleans, Department of English & School of Mass Communication

Sacred Joureys 2: Pilgrimage to the heart of the sacred July 3-5, 2015 Mansfield College Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
imcintos@iupui.edu

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

[UPDATE] CFP Arts and Literature. Copyrighted - deadline: 15 Mar 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Maciej Jakubowiak, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
contact email: 
maciej.jakubowiak@uj.edu.pl

Arts and Literature. Copyrighted

Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational

full name / name of organization: 
JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
contact email: 
gjohnmarshall@aydin.edu.tr

JAST: Journal of American Studies of Turkey
Special Issue: Steampunk and the Neo-Victorian: America, England, and the Transnational

Time, Freedom & Narrative | Postgraduate Conference | Manchester (July 3rd 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
timefreedomnarrative@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted by doctoral students at the Centre for New Writing and the Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

[UPDATE] The Poetics of Knowledge (5-7 Nov 2015, Berne, Switzerland)

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfgang Funk (Leibniz University Hanover) and Irmtraud Huber (University of Berne)
contact email: 
irmtraud.huber@ens.unibe.ch, wolfgang.funk@engsem.uni-hannover.de

One very common narrative about Victorian Britain is that it was an age of ground-breaking scientific discoveries: Charles Lyell significantly extended the age of our planet; Charles Darwin forced a r

[UPDATE} DEADLINE EXTENDED Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick 20-22 May 2015
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

Women and Ageing: New Cultural and Critical Perspectives
University of Limerick, Ireland
20th-22nd May 2015

[UPDATE] CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: 19th-Century Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA / Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

Papers sought for a special session to be proposed for MLA 2016 on any aspect of nineteenth-century science fiction. Potential angles on this topic may include:

- proto-science fiction

Philament 21: Terror Australis (Postgraduate Journal of Arts and Culture), 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Rudge (Managing Editor, Philament), University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

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 (fewer than five ye

Death, Violence and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

We invite essays focusing on representations of death and/or violence in U.S. religiously-inflected fictions of the nineteenth century.

Essays might examine consider, for example:

Local Modernisms: 1890-1950

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Cultural Modernity, The University of Birmingham
contact email: 
d.t.moore@bham.ac.uk

Modernism – cosmopolitan and international in its connections and networks – found its home in cities, regions and locales.

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