category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] CFP for MMLA 2014: The (digital) lives of cities -- NEW DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sullivan.rachael@gmail.com

Midwest Modern Language Association 2014: The Lives of Cities
November 13-16, 2014 | Detroit, MI

NEW DEADLINE: June 10

CFP – Otherness: Essays and Studies 5.1 - September 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed, open-access e-journal Otherness: Essays and Studies is now accepting submissions for its special issue: Otherness and the Performing Arts, Autumn 2014. The deadline for submissions is Monday, September 15, 2014.

Tracing Topographies: Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz 6-8 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent, Canterbury
contact email: 
tracingtopographies@kent.ac.uk

Tracing Topographies:
Revisiting the Concentration Camps Seventy Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz

[Update] Sherlock Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are one of the best known couples in Literature.

Utopia and political theology today (September 26-28, 2014, University of Zadar).

full name / name of organization: 
Rethinking Humanities and Social Science Conference
contact email: 
rhss.conference@gmail.com

http://rhss-conference.com/call-for-papers/
Deadline: June 15th,2014

Keynote speaker: Simon Critchley (The New School for Social Research, New York)

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
cfpmargins@gmail.com

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University.

Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
cfpmargins@gmail.com

Margins, an international peer-reviewed journal, is published annually by the Department of English, Gauhati University.

UPDATE BOUNDARIES: A one day Symposium, Monday 9 June

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

One week today!
Places are FREE but please book via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/b-o-u-n-d-a-r-i-e-s-a-summer-symposium-at-...

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Essays on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Robert P. McParland, PhD., Alex DiBlasi, M.A.
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu; alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Saints, Sinners, and Seekers: A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: September 15, 2014

Intersections of Sustainability and Human Rights

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association (SAMLA) 2014
contact email: 
mhulmel@emory.edu

Drawing from Raymond Williams’s assertion that “the idea of nature contains, though often unnoticed, an extraordinary amount of human history,” we seek to explore how problems of human rights ar

International Conference: Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind, and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Goggin & Maureen Daly Goggin, Arizona State University
contact email: 
pgo@asu.edu; maureen.goggin@asu.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals
for
Serendipity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Literacy Research
Maureen Daly Goggin and Peter N. Goggin, editors

[UPDATE] Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 20 June 2014; 28-29 November 2014, London, UK]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Please note: The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 20 JUNE 2014.

Submissions as a Word or PDF document should include a

* 350-word abstract and title

[UPDATE] Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health

full name / name of organization: 
Comics and Medicine international organizing group
contact email: 
http://www.graphicmedicine.org/comics-and-medicine-conferences/2014-baltimore-conference/

Comics and Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Rural Survival Skills in an Urban Setting - MMLA 2014, November 13 - 16, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dbelling@fitchburgstate.edu

In Tillie Olsen’s working class novel Yonnondio, the character Anna takes her children out, “looking for empty lots where dandelions grew,” so they may harvest dandelion greens.

PSF2014 > Call for submissions > EXTENDED DEADLINE > June 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Research and Studies in Fine Arts of Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon University
contact email: 
helenaferreira@fba.ul.pt

Post-Screen: International Festival of Art, New Media and Cybercultures

http://postscreenfestival.com

Call for papers > EXTENDED Dead Line: June 15th, 2014

Sustainable Work, Invisible Class, Unpaid Labor, and Forgotten Culture in American Literature [UPDATE] DUE JUNE 15TH

full name / name of organization: 
Owen Cantrell/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ocantrell1@gsu.edu

In keeping with this year’s SAMLA theme of Sustainability and the Humanities, this panel will investigate the difficulties with sustainable representations of work, class, and labor in American lite

Survey/Proposals Teaching Octavia E. Butler in the Academy JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association Teaching World Literature Series
contact email: 
teachingoctaviabutler@gmail.com

Survey for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347-2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum Pune, India
contact email: 
subalternspeak.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Vol II Issue IV

SubalternSpeak: An International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (Print ISSN 2277-3959) (Online ISSN: 2347 2013)

Paper Submission last date: 20 June 2014

Shakespeare session at SAMLA, Nov. 7-9 (Due 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
John Adrian, UVa-Wise
contact email: 
jma6x@uvawise.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Shakespeare, particularly papers that address Shakespearean portrayals of marriage, courtship, and/or gender.

UPDATE: Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida's Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, _Feminist Spaces_ is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sch

Fairy Tales: New Spaces, Different Faces

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmh7x5@mail.missouri.edu

In his article, “Decolonizing Fairy-Tale Studies” (2010) Donald Haase cautions against the “limited horizon of much contemporary fairy-tale research” and advocates developing “effective inte

SAMLA 2014, Special Session: Disaster and Disease in African Literature: The Aesthetics of Endurance (Nov. 7-9 in Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

DISASTER AND DISEASE IN AFRICAN LITERATURE: THE AESTHETICS OF ENDURANCE

Approaching the WWE Universe (SCMS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dru Jeffries / Concordia University
contact email: 
dru.jeffries@gmail.com

CFP for Panel: Approaching the WWE Universe
SCMS 2015, Montreal

FINAL CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

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

CALL FOR ESSAY PROPOSALS: Asian Cuisine Restaurants in the United States

Edited by Bruce Makoto Arnold, Tanfer Emin Tunc, and Raymond Chong.

Final CFP: Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Food on the Home Front, Food on the Warfront: Conflict and the American Diet

Edited by Tanfer Emin Tunc and Annessa Ann Babic

Food has been an inextricable part of American warfare since the

CFP: When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War: H. G. Wells Society Conference

full name / name of organization: 
H G Wells Society and Durham University
contact email: 
s.j.james@durham.ac.uk

When the Lamps Went Out: H. G. Wells and his World on the Eve of the War

H. G. Wells Society Conference

Palace Green Library, Durham University, 27 September 2014

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access

full name / name of organization: 
Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
michwiat@indiana.edu

Call for Chapters: A Netflix Reader: Critical Essays on Streaming Media, Digital Delivery, and Instant Access, an edited collection on the cultural impact of Netflix, currently under contract with McF

Hidden Pleasures, Hidden Sex (Conference panel for EC/ASECS 2014, due by June 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Jade Higa/Duquesne University
contact email: 
higaj@duq.edu

This panel seeks submission on the subject of sexuality in the eighteenth-century.

How Netflix is Changing Media

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Smith-Rowsey (Sac State) and Kevin McDonald (CSUN)
contact email: 
kevin.p.mcdonald@csun.edu

Collection Title: How Netflix is Changing Media
Co-Editors: Daniel Smith-Rowsey (Sacramento State) and Kevin McDonald (Cal State Northridge)

Since Kimmel -CfP - January 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan and Frank G. Karioris
contact email: 
sincekimmel@gmail.com

This collection of essays seeks to imagine critical studies of men and masculinities since Kimmel. What does it mean to study men and masculinities after Kimmel?

MMLA 2014 Special Session: The City, the Country and the Classroom (11/13-16; due 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bonnie_erwin@wilmington.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) will hold its 56th Annual Convention in Detroit, MI at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton from November 13th-16th, 2014.

[UPDATE] CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA
Deadline: Saturday, May 31

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

Remembering Freedom Summer: Building a Better Future October 20-21, 2014 (Abstract Deadline: 7/15/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies
contact email: 
lmiller@aas.msstate.edu

Mississippi State University
Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer
October 20-21, 2014

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