category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Cross-cultural Studies Call for Papers Vol. 1, No.12 (Deadline: September 15th, 2014.)

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Cross-cultural Studies (CFCS), NCCU
contact email: 
cfcs@nccu.edu.tw & cfcsjournal@gmail.com

Cross-cultural Studies is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Center for Cross-cultural Studies of National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, and has been indexed in the THCI (T

Questioning Boundaries: New Applications of Black Transnationalism--NeMLA (April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmurra24@kent.edu

The Northeast Modern Language Association Conference will take place in Toronto, Ontario, April 30-May 3, 2015.

California State University Shakespeare Symposium (April 30th-May 1st, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Stanislaus
contact email: 
shakespeare@csustan.edu

The symposium committee invites proposals for papers and presentations on any aspect of the works of William Shakespeare.

[UPDATE] Teaching College Literature (ongoing)

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Pigeon, Teaching College Literature (TCL)
contact email: 
rpigeon@csusb.edu

Have you taught a terrific literature class recently? Contributions are solicited for Teaching College Literature, a web resource focused on teaching English literature at the college/university level.

CFP: Panel on Fan Spaces at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
ejnielsen@northwestern.edu

As the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con proved, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

The Brain is Wider Than the Sky

full name / name of organization: 
The Brain is Wider Than the Sky: The University of Wyoming 4th Annual English Graduate Interdisciplinary Memory and Identity Conference
contact email: 
sbargdil@uwyo.edu

A person's memory is everything, really. Memory is identity. –Stephen King, Duma Key

Imagining Crisis: Cinema & Media Studies Conference Nov. 21-23

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
imaginingcrisis@gmail.com

Imagining Crisis
York University Cinema & Media Studies Graduate Student Conference 2014
Toronto, Canada
November 21-23, 2014

**Confirmed Keynote: McKenzie Wark (The New School)**

Notes from Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture and Justice, ASLE 11th Biennial Conference, June 23-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)
contact email: 
ASLE2015@yorku.ca

In Notes from Underground (1864), Dostoyevsky explores relations between modernity and its discontents at an important historical conjuncture: the novella's unnamed, unpleasant hero rails against capitalist industry, imperialist architecture and an emerging social scientific understanding of human behaviour premised on predictability and knowability.

Forms of Talk - ACLA 2015 Seminar Proposal

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
amyrwong@ucla.edu, william1@fas.harvard.edu

“Forms of Talk” takes into account the multifaceted achievements of “talk,” as distinct from related categories like speech, voice, discourse, dialogue, communication, or even conversation.

[UPDATE] JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2015
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2014

Modernist Harlequinade: CDArte Across the Arts- Abstracts by 9/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Dolgin/ NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Assn.)-Toronto 4/30/15-5/3/15
contact email: 
ellen.dolgin@dc.edu

Modernists recast familiar figures of commedia dell'arte to sharpen social critique. Millay’s anti-war play Aria da Capo is a prime example.

The Medieval Slavic Mind: Essays in Honor of František Svejkovský (Deadline: 10/01/2014) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
contact email: 
hsdvizhkov@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures honors the life and career of Professor František Svejkovský (1923-2011), professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures and Compa

NEMLA 2015: The Becoming of Archival Images Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Hudson Moura (University of Toronto)
contact email: 
hudson.moura@utoronto.ca

CFP NeMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015:
The Becoming of Archival Images in Documentary Filmmaking Seminar 


[UPDATE] Conference: ‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel, 14-16 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University, Swansea University and the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies
contact email: 
rita.singer@wales.ac.uk


Conference – Call for Papers:
‘Minority’ Cultures and Travel

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, 14-16 September 2015

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gilman and the Archive
contact email: 
CPGILMAN2015@gmail.com

The Sixth International Charlotte Perkins Gilman Conference

Gilman and the Archive

June 12-14, 2015

Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

NEMLA 2015: Oceanic Turns The Politics of Hemispheric American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bam359@nyu.edu or llambert@ucdavis.edu

This roundtable examines the locations, terminologies and methodologies that shape the oceanic turn in contemporary American literary studies.

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Verse
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Thinking Verse vol. 5: Call for Papers: Intonation
Co-editors: Natalie Gerber and David Nowell Smith

Mediums of Trash/Trash Mediums (Trash Culture Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Trash Culture Journal
contact email: 
trashculturejournal@gmail.com

“The medium is the message”, declared Marshall McLuhan (1967) in his now famous book of the same name.

The Aesthetics of Online Videos

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue for Film Criticism
contact email: 
groening@uw.edu

Scholarship on online videos often focuses on digitalization, user interfaces, and/or the phenomenon of peer-to-peer sharing.

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

full name / name of organization: 
2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.
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.

Eco-tastrophes: a Round Table (Kalamazoo Medieval Congress, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Oecologies Collective (http://oecologies.com)
contact email: 
robert.rouse@ubc.ca

Call for Papers (CFP) Deadline: 10th September 2014

Conference Dates: 14-17 May 2015

SURVIVAL: University of Toronto Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, March 12-March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
conference.complit@utoronto.ca

Keynote Addresses: Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) and Professor Elizabeth Rottenberg (DePaul University)

[UPDATE] The Matter of Murder (*Canadian* Studies)

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter and Brett Josef Grubisic (eds.)
contact email: 
representingcdnmurder@gmail.com

Edited Collection:
Calling for Submissions


The Matter of Murder: Murderous Acts, Cultural Contexts, Canadian Literary Media

Essay collection “Performing the Family Dream House” (abstracts due October 1st, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Stevenson
contact email: 
dreamhouseanthology@gmail.com

Call for contributors to essay collection Performing the Family Dream House: Space, Ritual, and Images of Home, eds.

NEMLA 2015: Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

NEMLA 2015: CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

[UPDATE] Performance and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lateral: The Journal of the Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
sjones@gc.cuny.edu; eero.email@gmail.com

The Performance Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association calls for proposals for politically engaged articles and innovative digital publishing projects at the intersections of cultural studi

JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE. LAST DATE OF SUBMISSION OF PAPER NOV'15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
JOSAAC: AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE,ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON
contact email: 
josaacdkdc@gmail.com

JOSAAC AN ANNUAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND COMMERCE, PUBLICATION CELL, DKD COLLEGE, DERGAON, ASSAM (ISSN 2348-0602) invites article submissions by for its January' 2015 Issue.

ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY. CALL FOR PAPERS.

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

ENGLISH FORUM: JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, GAUHATI UNIVERSITY.
CALL FOR PAPERS.

Romantic and Victorian Echoes: A Transatlantic Exchange (April 30-May 3, 2015) at the Fairmont in Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Conference
contact email: 
dwhall@csupomona.edu

Call for Blog Contributors - Genre and Medievalism - Open-ended

full name / name of organization: 
Tales After Tolkien Society
contact email: 
talesaftertolkien@gmail.com

The Tales After Tolkien Society promotes scholarship exploring any and all ways in which popular culture genres engage with the Middle Ages.

Politics, Disability, and the Medicalized Body in/and Eighteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)
contact email: 
am3466@msstate.edu

In The History of Sexuality, Michel Foucault describes a shift in forms of power away from “an anatomo-politics of the human body” towards “a biopolitics of the population,” that occurred in t

PCAACA: Latin Americans & Latinos - Identity Issues and Cultural Stereotypes (New Orleans, LA: April 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul Rosales Herrera
contact email: 
rrosales@drew.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference

April 1-4, 2015

New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Marriott – French Quarter

PROTEST: RESISTANCE AND DISSENT IN AMERICA

full name / name of organization: 
British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
protestinamerica@gmail.com

SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER 2014

Keynote speakers:
Professor Will Kaufman (University of Central Lancashire)
Dr Joe Street (University of Northumbria)

Interactions Vol. 24.1-2 (2015) - Deadline October, 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ege Journal of British and American Studies
contact email: 
sebnemtoplu@hotmail.com

Annual deadline : October 15

Collection: Girl Talk: The Influence of Girls’ Series Fiction on American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
LuElla D'Amico
contact email: 
ldamico@whitworth.edu

Since the mid nineteenth century, American girls have had books written especially for them, often featuring the same characters who begin to feel like their friends, enemies, and overall substitute s

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