category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Edited Volume on Western Film and Television Abstract Deadline 11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

Call for Papers

ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION

Eds. Sue Matheson and Andrew Patrick Nelson

Call for Papers: Chapter on the Military for Edited Collection on the Cultural Influences of Role-Playing Games

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Byers and Francesco Crocco
contact email: 
rpgbook2014@gmail.com

Since its initial publication in 1974, the iconic role-playing game (RPG) Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) has spawned hundreds of other analog and digital RPGs, as well as an entirely new industry and subcul

Journal of Communication & Culture | Issue 19 "Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Theme: Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance
Coordination: Maria Alexandra Lopes
Edition: 19
Deadline for submission of original articles: 31st December 2014

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

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LAURA SAVU WALKER/ University of South Carolina, Columbia
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

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CFP Kzoo2015 Mysticism and Materiality

full name / name of organization: 
Magistra: a Journal of Women's Spirituality in History
contact email: 
medmaterialism@gmail.com

50th International Medieval Congress
Kalamazoo, MI
May 15-17, 2015

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures (7-10 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference on Fandom: Practices and Participatory Cultures

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

BOOK CHAPTERS on Maya Angelou (Abstracts due NOVEMBER 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

In light of Maya Angelou’s most recent passing, I am inviting chapter essays that provide 21st century criticisms of Angelou’s autobiographies, creative non-fiction, and poetry—preferably beyond

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.

[Update] ASEBL Journal - literature, ethics, and evolution

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL Journal - St. Francis College (NY)
contact email: 
publisher@ebibliotekos.com

The editors of ASEBL Journal (literature, ethics, and evolution) invite queries for the January 2015 issue - sooner rather than later if possible. Issues are housed on the St.

Acta Iassyensia Comparationis No. 15 (1/2015): EROI ŞI ANTIEROI / HEROES AND ANTIHEROES / HÉROS ET ANTIHÉROS

full name / name of organization: 
Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania
contact email: 
anamaria.stefan@uaic.ro

The Editorial Board of Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, a thematic, interdisciplinary biannual e-journal published by the Department of Comparative Literature of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University

1st International Graduate Research Symposium on Architectural History: TABULA RASA

full name / name of organization: 
School of Architecture University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain) in collaboration with the European Architectural History Network (EAHN) and the support of Museum University of Navarra
contact email: 
phdsymposium@unav.es

TABULA RASA. Graduate Research Symposium 2015

Call for Papers

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

20th Annual Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium November 9-11 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holli Levitsky/Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

"Emotions and Nation in late medieval France", 50th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI (May 14-17, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Charles-Louis Morand Métivier
contact email: 
cmorandm@uvm.edu

Please find underneath a CfP for a panel on « Emotions and Nation in late medieval France » to be held at the 50th International Congress for Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo in May 2015.

CFP+Grant: “Self or No-Self: The Debate about Selflessness and the Sense of Self" Claremont CA Feb. 2015; appl. due 8/31/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Religion, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
contact email: 
ingolf.dalferth@cgu.edu; block.marlene@gmail.com

Legal Childhoods

full name / name of organization: 
SHCY Eighth Biennial Conference
contact email: 
gocasion@english.umass.edu; afsimpso@english.umass.edu

Legal Childhoods
SHCY Panel Submission/CFP

SCMS 2015 (Mar. 25-28): CFP - “Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald (Brock University) & Justin Shaw (Wilfrid Laurier University) / SCMS
contact email: 
terrance.mcdonald@brocku.ca

CFP for Panel: Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference March 25-28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

“Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

[UPDATE - EXTENDED DEADLINE AUG 1] Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
San Francisco State University 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

CFP: Edited volume on television series, Scandal (Due: September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Moffitt
contact email: 
gladiatorsinsuitsvolume@gmail.com

Gladiators in Suits:
Race, Gender, and the Politics of Representation in Scandal

Edited by: Kimberly R. Moffitt, Simone Puff, and Ronald L. Jackson II

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/MCPHS University
contact email: 
carol-ann.farkas@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture

PCA-ACA National Conference (Popular and American Culture Associations)

New Orleans, Louisiana

April 1-4 2015

Globalizing the American Revolution (Abstracts Due 1-Aug-2014) [REPOST}

full name / name of organization: 
Maria O'Malley and Denys Van Renen/ University of Nebraska, Kearney
contact email: 
omalleym2@unk.edu, vanrenendw@unk.edu

Call for Contributors to Edited Collection:

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

CfP: The European Union and the Politicization of Europe, 26 - 27 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Euroacademia
contact email: 
office@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers
The Third Euroacademia International Conference
The European Union and the Politicization of Europe

26 - 27 September 2014, Lisbon, Portugal
5* Eurostars Hotel das Letras

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

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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

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

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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

NeMLA Roundtable: Literature, Debt, and Economies of the Negative

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wanberg, New York University
contact email: 
kylewan@nyu.edu

This roundtable discussion centers itself on the relation between economics and literature, via theoretical intervention.

The Context Journal of Language, Literary & Cultural Studies (ISSN 2349-4948)

full name / name of organization: 
Kumar Wani, India
contact email: 
kumarwani@gmail.com

The Context (ISSN 2349-4948)

Call for Manuscripts for Volume 1 Issue 3

[Update] (Final Deadline Extension, July 18th)--Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATE: Final submission deadline- Friday, July 18, 2014

Comedy and Comics: Parody, Satire, and Humor in Superhero Narratives (Abstract Deadline 9/30/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (Toronto, 4/30-5/3/2015)
contact email: 
derek.s.mcgrath@gmail.com

Stan Lee bristles at calling them "comic books," lest readers think they are only "funny books." This panel identifies how humor operates in works centered around superheroes

NeMLA 2015 Roundtable: What’s Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, _Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work_, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means t

[UPDATE] SCMS 2015: Historicizing Music and Transmedia

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference 2015
contact email: 
laapalm@indiana.edu

From the evolution of digital formats to apps that identify songs in public spaces to YouTube’s replacement of MTV as the prime carrier of mainstream music videos, the many sites of commercial

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

UPDATE "A Picture of Health: Representations and Imaginations of Wellbeing and Illness"

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians / Birkbeck / Wellcome
contact email: 
aahnv2014@gmail.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 1st August 2014

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.

PARTICIPATORY URBANISMS

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Made possible by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative at UC Berkeley, California, USA with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
contact email: 
participatory.urbanisms@gmail.com

Participatory urban projects have been shown to foster ‘real’ democracy; enliven the public sphere; expand civic consciousness and increase transparency, accountability and efficiency (Baiocchi 20

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