category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Place of Spenser/Spenser's Places (Dublin Ireland, June 18-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
International Spenser Society
contact email: 
herront@ecu.edu

The Place of Spenser / Spenser’s Places

Reading Memory: Approaches to Teaching the Memoir: MLA 2015 Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue/CCHA Allied Member of the MLA
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

Autobiography and memoir have become canonical staples, but also contested sites for discussing the boundaries of fictional and non-fictional self-representation.

Dieter Leisegang: Sustaining a Private Poet

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Weiss/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weisk01@etsu.edu

Despite Dieter Leisegang’s rich oeuvre, the poet rarely sought to have his works published.

Rhetoric of War 12th Annual International Conference, May 23-24, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University Madrid Campus
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

James Randall Leader Prize for outstanding Arthurian Article - 1 March

full name / name of organization: 
International Arthurian Society - North American Branch
contact email: 
marco.nievergelt@unil.ch

Nominations are invited for the James Randall Leader Prize 2013, for an outstanding academic article published on any Arthurian subject, medieval, modern or contemporary.

Sustainability through an Interdisciplinary Lens [SAMLA: Nov. 7-9, 2014, Atlanta, GA]

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: Graduate Students Forum in English
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

Michael Clune begins his book, Writing Against Time (2013), with a question: “Is art different from life?” He observes that “according to an emerging consensus, our experience of a description o

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

"It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W. Meinig’s explanation of landscape perceptions demonstrates that a single interpretation of a landscape or environment fails to accommodate the subjective experiences of any group,

THE STORY OF MEMORY CONFERENCE 4-5 Sep. 2014

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

Call for Papers

The Story of Memory Conference: Exploring New Perspectives on the Relationship between Storytelling and Memory in the Twenty-First Century

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora--RMMLA 2014, Oct. 9-11, Boise, ID

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
caribbeanlitdiasporarmmla@gmail.com

This panel invites proposals for the Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora session for the 2014 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Convention.

The Queer Roald Dahl Collection [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, Editor
contact email: 
jennifermitchell6@weber.edu

The editor of this collection, per the feedback of the interested university press, solicits several more essays that tackle the subject of queerness in the Roald Dahl canon.

Cultures et valeurs 7-10 juillet 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Colloque International d'Albi Langages et Signification
contact email: 
gauthier@univ-tlse2.fr

http://w3.gril.univ-tlse2.fr/CALS.htm
XXXVe COLLOQUE D’ALBI LANGAGES ET SIGNIFICATION
Organisé par le C.A.L.S. et le C.P.S.T. (LERASS)
Université de Toulouse-le-Mirail

Risk Modernism [MSA 16, Pittsburgh, PA; Nov. 6-9, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Puskar
contact email: 
puskar@uwm.edu

Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference, "Confluence and Division"
Nov. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEB 14! Review, Reflect, Reimagine!: The 20th Annual Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed Conferenc

full name / name of organization: 
Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed
contact email: 
conference@ptoweb.org; caitlinray@unomaha.edu

The 20th Annual PTO Conference asks us to review, reflect and reimagine.

[UPDATE] Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
Jenifer_Elmore@pba.edu

Update: Deadline for Proposals Extended to Feb. 21

Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

A symposium sponsored by the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society

Perversions of Paper: Symposium, 28 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck Material Texts Network and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Perversions of Paper

The Third Euroacademia International Conference ‘Re-Inventing Eastern Europe’

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

Dear Colleagues,

MLA 2015 - Muslim Women's Memoirs and Everyday Life; 20 March, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mosarrap H. Khan
contact email: 
mhkhan@nyu.edu

This MLA 2015 (to be held in Vancouver, 8-11 January, 2015)Special Session intends to explore how ordinary everyday life is conceptualized in Muslim women’s memoir; their depiction of the public and

MLA 2015: Gender and Medieval Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, Charles-Louis Morand Métivier
contact email: 
cmorandm@uvm.edu

SFMS CFP for MLA 2015: Gender and Medieval Affect

CFP: Textual Overtures 2014 issue, "The Body"

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Textual Overtures is currently accepting submissions for its 2014 issue under the theme of “Bodies”.

THE ETHOS OF EROS

full name / name of organization: 
EMIT SOCIETY (Early Modern Image and Text Society) hosted by Rutgers University
contact email: 
alaguna@camden.rutgers.edu

Although the notion of Ethos is not traditionally associated with that of Eros, the various rationalizations of love in Renaissance

Narration and Reflection

full name / name of organization: 
Christy Wampole, Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
cwampole@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE MARCH 7, 2014

Compar(a)ison: An International Journal of Comparative Literature

A special issue on Narration and Reflection

guest edited by:

Forever: University of Toronto Graduate Conference, May 15-16 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Conference at University of Toronto
contact email: 
uoftgradcolloquium2014@gmail.com

Best friends forever; been that way forever; nothing lasts forever; forever young. ‘Forever’ is ubiquitous in our cultural imagination.

"Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature” (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Folklore and LIterature Discussion Group
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

MLA Folklore and Literature Discussion Group
2015 MLA Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia)

“Storytelling in the Past and Present: Global Perspectives on Folklore and Literature”

American Environmetal Literature Before 1900 (American Literature I, Pre-1900)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference 2014
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

Since the publication of Lawrence Buell’s The Environmental Literature, there has been increasing awareness that the environment has played a significant role in the shaping of American literature s

New Critics V: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference--abstract due March 3

full name / name of organization: 
Bianca Tredennick/SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are now accepting 150-word abstracts for the firth annual New Critics: Undergraduate Literature and Composition Conference.

1945–1975: British Culture for Architecture Call for Participation - International Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Centre for Architecture
contact email: 
studium@cca.qc.ca

The Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal is launching a Multidisciplinary Research Program on the social, economic and technological shifts that took place in Britain in the period 1945–1975

Victorian Collections and Collecting (October 16-18, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2014@gmail.com

We encourage papers across all disciplines. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

Collecting/Collections and commodity culture
Connoisseurship, expertise, and elites

Call for Papers for Panel on Cross-Dressing and the Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference April 12, 2014
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Panel: Cross-Dressing and The Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

Call for Papers for New Jersey 37th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference April 12, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
jstahl@bmcc.cuny.edu

Cross-Dressing and the Expression of Desire in Literature and Culture

[UPDATE] English Studies as Archive and as Prospecting - Zagreb, 18-21 September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia
contact email: 
scvek@ffzg.hr

[UPDATE] CFP: ENGLISH STUDIES AS ARCHIVE AND AS PROSPECTING
(80 Years of English Studies in Zagreb)
International Conference
Zagreb, Croatia, 18-21 September 2014

4th ICHSS 2014 - International Conference on humanities and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Philosophy and MCSER
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org

Dear Colleagues!

[UPDATE] "Life, in Theory" - Second Call

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
info[at]litsciarts.eu; cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

“Life, in Theory” refers to the ways in which the principle of life is assumed and articulated by highly specialized disciplinary knowledge, is entangled with media technologies, and is constantl

(re)Reading Wallace after Wallace; 1st Annual DFW Conference, May 23, 2014 Bloomington-Normal

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne, New York University
contact email: 
brendan.beirne@gmail.com

Although David Foster Wallace’s early works enjoyed widespread critical acclaim and were subject to scholarly treatments such as Steven J.

Spenser and the Human - Special Issue of Spenser Studies - Abstracts DUE 15 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ayesha Ramachandran
contact email: 
ayesha.ramachandran@yale.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

SPENSER AND “THE HUMAN”

SPECIAL ISSUE OF SPENSER STUDIES

Guest Editors
Melissa E. Sanchez & Ayesha Ramachandran

[UPDATE] Carolina Emerging Scholars Conference (12 April 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Carolina Emerging Scholars
contact email: 
cescon@mailbox.sc.edu

Reading, Writing, and Interpreting the (Dys)Functional South

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