category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Identity and Multicultural Politics, 7th International Symposium (Mexico City: Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th of November, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alejandro Cervantes-Carson, General Coordinator, International Network for Alternative Academia
contact email: 
acc@alternative-academia.net

International Network for Alternative Academia - Extends a general invitation to participate

7th International Symposium: Identity and Multicultural Politics

"Protect and Serve": Crime Fiction and Community

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
crimeandcommunity2015@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers

Professor Gill Plain (St Andrews)
Professor Mary Evans (LSE)

Call for Abstracts

[UPDATE] Reminder: CFP Authorship and Translation (edited book)

full name / name of organization: 
Macquarie University
contact email: 
siobhan.lyons@mq.edu.au, joel.gilberthorpe@mq.edu.au

A reminder that the due date for abstracts for the edited collection on 'Authorship and Translation' is October 31, 2014.

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies (11/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University of Texas at Austin

[UPDATE] Carlos Ruiz Zafón Proposed Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are requested for a proposed collection on the works of Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

[UPDATE] 'The Victorians and Memory', 3-5 February 2015, Auckland, New Zealand. DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS MON 6 OCT

full name / name of organization: 
Joanne Wilkes / Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
AVSA2015@auckland.ac.nz

‘The Victorians and Memory’,
Australasian Victorian Studies Association Annual Conference, 3 – 5 February, 2015
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

"Excess": UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Conference, February 19-20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ucla.complit.conf@gmail.com

http://excess2015.wordpress.com

Excess

February 19-20, 2015
UCLA, Royce Hall, Room 306

"Constraints" - 28th GAFIS Symposium, March 20-21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS - Graduate Association of French and Italian Students (UW Madison)
contact email: 
gafis.symposium.2015@gmail.com

The Graduate Association of French and Italian Students
Department of French and Italian, University of Wisconsin - Madison

More Things Theory: On Hoarding, Hoarders, and Hoards

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, Seattle 2015
contact email: 
rrf210@nyu.edu

“More Things Theory” continues the dialogue that began at the 2014 ACLA “Things Theory: Accumulation and Amassment” seminar to reflect on recent emergence of a marked cultural interest in hoar

CFP: Science Fiction and Transgressive Identities (ACLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
gerrit.k.roessler@gmail.com

Science fiction has often been considered to be a narrative genre that is particularly well suited to explore alternative realities and speculative scenarios.

Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean; Nicosia, Cyprus, 3-6 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European University Cyprus and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
contact email: 
eucrscconference2015@gmail.com

Conference Call for Papers and Panels

Lines Between: Culture and Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean

co-hosted by
European University Cyprus and The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Producing War: The Militarization of Culture, DUE 10/15/14, [3/26-3/29/15]

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2015, Seattle, 3/26-3/29/15
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu

Our seminar seeks to understand the multivalent ways in which militarism, war and state violence have informed cultural and social processes.

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS for SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA (6/1/15; NEPCA 10/30/31/15 New London, NH)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area, NEPCA
contact email: 
nepcafantastic@gmail.com

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry - cfp by 15 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre / Institute of English Studies
contact email: 
niall.munro@brookes.ac.uk

New Generation to Next Generation 2014: Three Decades of British and Irish Poetry
13-14 March 2015, Institute of English Studies, London

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture, April 1-4, 2015. NEW ORLEANS.

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

ACLA 2015 Seminar: Pleasures and Dangers of Disguise: Heteronyms and Pseudonyms in Art and Literature (Seattle, 3/26-3/29)

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Marks, LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
cmarks@lagcc.cuny.edu

Heteronyms and pseudonyms highlight the gaps between authorship and personal identity.

Postcolonial, Diaspora, and American Studies: The Terms of Engagement--ACLA 2015 (26-29 March)

full name / name of organization: 
Surbhi Malik & Smita Das/ Creighton University & University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
Surbhi Malik SurbhiMalik@creighton.edu OR Smita Das sdas4@uic.edu

ACLA Seminar: Postcolonial, Diaspora, and American Studies: The Terms of Engagement

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://www.acla.org/node/788

[UPDATE] New deadline, Oct. 10. A Wind Freshened and an Anchor Weighed: Reflections on the Career of Seamus Heaney; 4/30-5/3, 15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

When Seamus Heaney died last August, he seemed to be a kind of figure the literary world had not known for some time: a poet who had academic cachet and a common touch, and perhaps more to the point,

Autobiography in Context, International Interdisciplinary Conference, University of Rijeka, Croatia, 21 and 22 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia
contact email: 
Irena Grubica: irena.grubica@gmail.com

Autobiography in Context

An International Interdisciplinary Conference

21st & 22nd November 2014
Rijeka, Croatia

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

CFP for Panel on Language and Culture in Modern Asia

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for AAS-in-Asia Conference (June 2015)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

A fourth and final presenter is being sought for a panel proposal for the upcoming AAS-in-Asia Conference in Taipei, Taiwan, to take place in June 2015.

Seeing Animals, ACLA, Seattle 3/26-3/29 2015

full name / name of organization: 
David Coughlan and Elizabeth Wijaya/ University of Limerick and Cornell University
contact email: 
ew388@cornell.edu

Jacques Derrida’s influential The Animal That Therefore I Am begins with a scene of seeing, as he stands exposed before “a cat that looks at [him] without moving, just to see.” For Donna Haraway

Accepting undergrad work related to the arts

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal
contact email: 
qcwriters@gmail.com

Call for Undergraduate Work on the Arts

[UPDATE] Abstracts due Sept. 30 for "Marginalized Texts and Modern Editions" roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015 (April 30-May 3, 2015), Toronto
contact email: 
mwalsh@sbu.edu and whhowell@bu.edu

In recent years, a number of overlooked and forgotten texts have made their way to modern readers through new scholarly editions.

Bildung and Late Modern Development (10/14) - ACLA 2015 Seattle, 26-29 March

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Townsend (U of Notre Dame / U of South Dakota); Meltem Gurle (Bogazici U)
contact email: 
Sarah.Townsend@usd.edu / MeltemGurle@gmail.com

Please submit your abstract by Oct. 14th
http://acla.org/seminars

[UPDATE} Call for submission Issue 03:2

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
lucia.aiello@york.ac.uk, david.miller@mmu.ac.uk

The Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies calls for submissions for its sixth issue stressing trauma theory and its application to literature.

Lifewriting & Islam

full name / name of organization: 
Lifewriting Annual
contact email: 
Carol_DeBoer-Langworthy@Brown.edu

Special Section on Lifewriting & Islam

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Disability Studies at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Children's and Adolescent Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2015 (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Scottish Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Call for Papers: Irish Literature at CEA 2015 (1/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
jmcdaniel@pittstate.edu

Call for Papers: Irish Literature at CEA 2015


CEA 2015 | IMAGINATIONS
46th Annual Conference | March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Critical Insights: American Writers in Exile (Abstracts by 11/10)

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

Critical Insights: American Writers in Exile

CFP -- The uses of teaching and researching foreign cultures in today's universities -- June 2015, Orléans, France

full name / name of organization: 
Rémélice -- Université d'Orléans
contact email: 
mathieu.bonzom@gmail.com

*****
CFP available in English, French and Spanish on the website of the Rémélice research team (University of Orléans, France) : http://www.univ-orleans.fr/remelice/
*****

The American Mosaic: Immigration, Expatriation, Exile; March 26-28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Paolo Giordano / College of Arts And Humanities, University of Central Florida
contact email: 
Paul.giordano@ucf.edu

Call for Papers

The American Mosaic: Immigration, Expatriation, Exile

University of Central Florida
March 26-28, 2015

CFP: Seeking, Seizing, Sharing… - Knowledge and the Fantastic (Deadline Dec 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung / Association for Research in the Fantastic
contact email: 
gff@fantastikforschung.de

Sixth annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Fantastikforschung e.V. [Association for Research in the Fantastic]

at the Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

24.-27. September 2015

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