category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Play’s the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800--PROPOSALS DUE DECEMBER 4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCConference@gmail.com

Play’s the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800
University of California, Santa Barbara
Conference Date: March 4-5, 2016
Proposal Due Date: December 4, 2015

New Critics VII Undergraduate English Conference. April 9, 2016

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

We are soliciting abstracts for critical undergraduate essays on any topic relating to literature or composition. If accepted, completed papers should be readable in no more than 15 minutes.

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

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

The Matter of Resistance Conference University of Warwick

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)

Shakespeare and the Object

full name / name of organization: 
Rivista Costellazioni
contact email: 
rivistacostellazioni@gmail.com

In the year of the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1616-2016), the first issue of the journal Costellazioni will be devoted to Shakespearean drama, considered from a pa

REMINDER: M Wynn Thomas Prize for outstanding work in the field of Welsh Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016

Powerful Women (Publication date: Winter 2016)

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

“Everyday Americans need a champion. And I wannabe that champion!” (Clinton’s campaign video 2015)

Queer Cinema (Publication date: Fall 2016)

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

Ever since the momentous success of Ang Lee’s western-drama Brokeback Mountain, queer film has increasingly reached the mainstream.

Gender and/in Captivity

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

This issue of Gender Forum addresses all aspects of captivity in relation to questions of gender and sexuality.

CFP: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly R. Moffitt/University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
obamaeffect2.0@gmail.com

Call for Papers: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

October 27-29, 2016

University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)

Exploring Liability of Foreignness Through the Eyes of Young Adults in Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time

full name / name of organization: 
Yahia Hakami Emporia State Universiy
contact email: 
yhakami@g.emporia.edu

In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, Sherman Alexie recounts the liability of foreignness that confronts Indian Americans who are embodied by the protagonist, Junior, and his famil

The Life of the Child’s Mind: Education & Intellect in Contemporary Literature for Young People - MLA17 ChLA sponsored session

full name / name of organization: 
David Aitchison/ Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
david.c.aitchison@gmail.com

This proposed session sponsored by the Children's Literature Association will consider the status of the intellectual life of the child in modern and contemporary literature for young people.

Critical Juncture: Representations of the Body, April 8-9, 2016, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Juncture
contact email: 
criticaljunctureconference@gmail.com

Deadline to submit abstracts: December 15, 2016

3rd Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality (April 1-2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

We are currently welcoming submissions, which should include a 250 word abstract. Rather than panel presentations, we will host a series of seminars.

[UPDATE] Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University English Department
contact email: 
digitalmargins@gmail.com

Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

Clemson University English Department

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida

Deadline approaching for: Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline approaching!!

Deadline approaching for: Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline is approaching!!

Reminder: The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

[UPDATE] "Costs of Abstraction," Natura Graduate Conference, March 25, 2016, Rutgers—New Brunswick

full name / name of organization: 
Natura: The Science and Epistemology Working Group
contact email: 
natura.abstraction@gmail.com

Proposal Deadline extended to December 15, 2015.

Costs of Abstraction
5th Annual Natura Conference on Science and Epistemology

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories; Conference Papers CFP; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein, Saint Martin's University
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories

International Conference on the Short Story in English; July 13-16, 2015 in Shanghai, China; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Seeking collaborators to propose a panel session for the upcoming Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium.

CFP: Spatializing Sovereignty, 3/4/2016, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

2016 Symposium 2016: "Spatializing Sovereignty"

Featuring keynote addresses by:

Call for Original Creative Work - Deadline December 21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mayo Review Creative Publication Journal- Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
MayoReview@gmail.com

We are interested in the best unpublished work in a variety of genres. Please submit no more than five pieces total for consideration.

Religious Experience in the Americas (Deadline 1/25/2106)

full name / name of organization: 
The 5th Biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas
contact email: 
crileybrown@mercyhurst.edu

We are soliciting papers from any discipline on topics discussing religious experience in the Americas.

Possible topics include (but are by no means limited to):

CFP: European Writers in Exile; Edited Collection; Abstracts 12/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: European Writers in Exile

“Terrible Beauty” (April 15 -17, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question - Call for Artistic Submissions, January 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse Journal
contact email: 
elise.couture.grondin@mail.utoronto.ca

*La version française suit

The Food Issue / La bouffe en question
Call for Artistic Submissions, Transverse journal
Issue 15

[REMINDER] CfP: Special Issue "Across Currents: Connections between Atlantic and (Trans)Pacific Studies" (abstracts due Dec 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jens Temmen, Nicole Poppenhagen // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
contact email: 
transpacific@uni-potsdam.de

Call for Papers // Atlantic Studies: Global Currents
Routledge, UK: www.tandfonline.com/rjas

Extended Deadline >> 30 Nov<<<< Post-Screen Conferences

full name / name of organization: 
Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures
contact email: 
postscreenfestival@gmail.com

CFP: Masculinities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Masculinities Journal
contact email: 
masculinitiesjournal@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

Revista "CENTROAMERICANA"

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITA' CATTOLICA DEL SACRO CUORE
contact email: 
dip.linguestraniere@unicatt.it

Está abierta la convocatoria para el N° 25.2/2015 de "Centroamericana".

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
sja5077@psu.edu

Proposed Session at SCSC, August 18-20, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium

“Alternative Ecologies in 16th Century Romance”

Organizer: Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)

SCSC 2016 August 18-20, Bruges, Belgium

full name / name of organization: 
Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)
contact email: 
sja5077@psu.edu

Proposed Session at SCSC, August 18-20, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium

“Alternative Ecologies in 16th Century Romance”

Organizer: Sallie Jean Anglin (Penn State Altoona)

Atwood Society Awards (12/1/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Margaret Atwood Society Awards are named each year; nominations are invited in all categories and should be sent directly to the appropriate judge (see below).

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality" SUBMISSIONS DUE DEC. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

[UPDATE] Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

full name / name of organization: 
J.A. Weingarten and Jason Camlot
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

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