category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Atlantic Souths [American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2015 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA May 21-24, 2015
Deadline: January 20, 2015

“Atlantic Souths”

Southern Modernism [American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2015 American Literature Association Conference
Boston, MA May 21-24, 2015
Deadline: January 20, 2015

“Southern Modernism”

2015 Futures of American Studies Institute: Questions Worth Asking

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE

THE FUTURES OF AMERICAN STUDIES INSTITUTE: QUESTIONS WORTH ASKING

MONDAY, JUNE 22 — SUNDAY, JUNE 28, 2015

JANE AUSTEN'S PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: A CRITICAL COMPANION [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee and Mandika Sinha, University of North Bengal
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

“If the authentic test for a great novel is rereading, and the joys of yet further rereading, then Pride and Prejudice can rival any novel ever written.” — Harold Bloom One of the most popular w

First “Philosophy and Translation” International Conference about Early Greek Philosophical Texts Translated into Arabic: Ap

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Knowledge Integration Laboratory, Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech
contact email: 
greekintoarabic2015@gmail.com

Cadi Ayyad University

Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences – Marrakech

Translation and Knowledge Integration Laboratory

organizes

Size and Scale in Literature and Culture -- Edited Essay Collection (abstracts due March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Tavel Clarke, University of Calgary & David Wittenberg, University of Iowa
contact email: 
mcla@ucalgary.ca; david-wittenberg@uiowa.edu;

The topic of scale is currently of great interest to scholars and readers in a number of fields in the humanities and social sciences.

New Deadline: Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2015@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
March 12 & 13, 2015
Imagining the Ideal Body: A Graduate Conference on the Politics and Poetics of Perfection.

Sacred Literature, Secular Religion: A Conference on Cultural Practices, Oct. 1-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Le Moyne College Religion and Literature Forum
contact email: 
gurleyja@lemoyne.edu

Keynote Speakers: Amy Hollywood, Harvard Divinity School; Cynthia Robinson, Cornell University; John Lardas Modern, Franklin & Marshall College; Richard A.

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP):Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia DEADLINE: MARCH 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association Department of Children English Education, National Taipei University of Education Feng Zikai Chinese Children’s Picture Book Award Executive Committee
contact email: 
wclai@tea.ntue.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS (CFP)

Childhood and Visual Texts in/of Asia

An international conference sponsored by
Taiwan Children’s Literature Research Association

Alchemy in Harry Potter

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Mamary and Christine Myers/Monmouth College
contact email: 
alchemy@monmouthcollege.edu

Call for papers for a multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary collection of essays on alchemy in the Harry Potter novels.

[Update] Submission Date Extended To January 2, 2015: TRANS-AM :: Losing/Becoming Self (February 12-13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mardisgrasconference2015@gmail.com

Individuals from around the globe travel to Louisiana early in the year to participate in Mardi Gras celebrations.

Teaching John Dos Passos (American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com or vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu (Victoria Bryan, President)

For the American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA

Intersections of E.E. Cummings and John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society and the E.E. Cummings Society, American Literature Association Conference, 2015
contact email: 
Victoria Bryan (vbryan@clevelandstatecc.edu) and Michael Webster (websterm@gvsu.edu)

For the American Literature Association Conference, May 21-24, 2015, Boston, MA

CFP: Roundtable on Asian American Literary and Visual Cultures, ALA May 21-24 2015, abstract deadline 1/10/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
caroline.hong@qc.cuny.edu

Annual Conference for the American Literature Association

Chair: Caroline Kyungah Hong, Queens College, City University of New York
Due Date: January 10, 2015

CFP: Critical Perspectives on Ha Jin, ALA May 21-24 2015, abstract deadline 1/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
itagaki.5@osu.edu

Annual Conference of the American Literature Association

Chair: Lynn Mie Itagaki, The Ohio State University
Due Date: January 15, 2015

CFP: Trauma and the Asian Diasporic Literary Imagination, ALA May 21-24 2015, deadline 1/15/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
jinah-kim@northwestern.edu

Annual Conference of the American Literature Association

Chair: Jinah Kim, Northwestern University
Due Date: January 15, 2015

C PRACSIS International Conference on Space, Spatiality and Performance 7th & 8th Feb 2015 Thrissur, Kerala, India

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia C PRACSIS
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org, cpracsis@gmail.com

Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia
C PRACSIS International Conference
on
Space, Spatiality and Performance
7th & 8th Feb 2015
Thrissur, Kerala, India

CFP: Essay Collection, "Supernatural" and the Gothic Tradition (abstracts: 15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Melissa Makala
contact email: 
me.makala@gmail.com

Essays are invited for an edited collection of essays focusing on the television series "Supernatural" and its relationship to the Gothic tradition.

[UPDATE] Keynote Announcement for IU English - "Breaking Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are very excited to announce our 2015 keynote speaker, Dr. Jonathan Hsy of The George Washington University!

Call For Proposals: “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time”

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones (Deadline: 2/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

CFP: Media Fields Journal Issue 11: Surveillance Zones
Submission Deadline: February 25, 2015

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Society, ALA, May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
cirmsche@indiana.edu

The Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Society, an informal gathering of scholars and readers interested in the work, afterlife, and reception of the most popular American poet, will sponsor one session at th

Modernism and the Anthropocene (edited collection, abstracts due 3/31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund (Washington State University) and John McIntyre (University of Prince Edward Island)
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu or jmcintyre@upei.ca

We are seeking 500-word proposals for submissions to a collection of essays exploring the representation of the Anthropocene within modernist literature and culture.

Encyclopedia of World Comics (March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González
contact email: 
worldcomics2015@gmail.com

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD COMICS: MANGA, ANIME, TINTIN, AND MORE COMICS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE

ABC-CLIO (Greenwood Press Imprint)

Frederick Luis Aldama (Ohio State University) Editor

UPDATE: Festival of Faith and Music

full name / name of organization: 
Festival of Faith and Music
contact email: 
mmccampbell@leeuniversity.edu

Calvin College’s Festival of Faith & Music is a biennial conference that brings together musicians, journalists, academics, students, and lovers of music and popular culture to discuss diverse forms

ALA 2015: Don DeLillo's Influences/Influence

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
andrew.strombeck@wright.edu

At this point in his career, Don DeLillo occupies a fascinating position in literary history, between modernist experimentation and the after of postmodernism, between the wide cultural changes of the

[UPDATE] Mentoring for Scholarly Publication at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

This is an invaluable opportunity for MLA members—especially advanced doctoral candidates and junior faculty—to develop their work for publication by meeting with editors from some of the top jour

[UPDATE] “Voyages” Conference - Spring 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English, CSUN
contact email: 
agse.csunorthridge@gmail.com

voy•age
/'voi-ij/
noun:
1. a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Synonyms: trip, expedition, excursion, tour

Pacific Asia Inquiry - Issue on Women, Gender, Children, and the Family (2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Kelley Bowman / University of Guam
contact email: 
ebowman@uguamlive.uog.edu

I Unibetsedat Guahan | The University of Guam

CALL FOR PAPERS: Pacific Asia Inquiry: Multidisciplinary Perspectives in the Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Volume 6, Fall 2015

Exploring Freedom

full name / name of organization: 
The Arachneed Journal
contact email: 
arnav.anjaria@gmail.com

The Arachneed Journal invites scholarly papers, commentaries, book reviews, interviews, multimedia presentation (audio visual) for its upcoming issue.

[UPDATE] SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM/OCTAVIA E.BUTLER AND THE "UNEXPECTED"

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Division, Essex County College
contact email: 
wrebecca@essex.edu

SPECULATIVE HUMANITIES: STEAMPUNK TO AFROFUTURISM/OCTAVIA E.BUTLER AND THE "UNEXPECTED"

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture; April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- English Department
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

'In Our Time' Postgraduate Symposium, University of Malta, March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Malta
contact email: 
inourtime2015@um.edu.mt

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, i

Fallen Animals: an interdisciplinary perspective 19th-20th March 2015, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

full name / name of organization: 
Zohar Hadromi-Allouche and Aina Larkin, University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
zohar@abdn.ac.uk, a.larkin@abdn.ac.uk

Following the success of the Fall Narratives project in 2014, this workshop will explore the theme of fallen animals.

#LOL: Literature, Language and Humour

full name / name of organization: 
David Ellis/ University of Wolverhampton UK
contact email: 
david.ellis@wlv.ac.uk

One Day Conference: Call for Papers
University of Wolverhampton (City Campus), Saturday 23 May, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Christie Davies (Reading University)

CFP AfroEurope@ns Black Cultures and Identities in Europe V, 16 - 19 September 2015, University of Muenster, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Afroeurope@s: Culturas e Identidades Negras en Europa - Mark Stein, University of Muenster
contact email: 
AfroEuropeans2015@gmail.com

Call for papers and panels
University of Muenster, Germany
16 - 19 September 2015
www.wwu.de/AFROeu2015

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