category: cultural studies and historical approaches

2015 NeMLA: Recipes for Power: Food and Literacy in French and Francophone Literature (abstracts Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
contact email: 
rcope@binghamton.edu

Are we what we eat? One’s relationship to food is closely intertwined with many aspects of one’s identity including ethnicity, social class, and gender, among others.

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK: Intersections of Text, Image, and Research

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

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Intersections of Text, Image, and Research
SAMLA 86 Poster Session
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Youth, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

We are looking for proposals that address any aspect of the convergence of Popular Culture and American Childhood and Youth.

Sankofa: Reaching Back to Move Forward in Excellence September 27, 2014 Elon, NC

full name / name of organization: 
D.I.V.A.S (Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas)
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Cultural Translation Session Panel, 4/30/15-5/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto
contact email: 
illuminati.valerie@gmail.com

We are looking for papers for a session panel at the NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto, running from 4/30/15-5/3/15.

INTERPLAY Graduate Student Conference, October 24-25, 2014, Chicago, IL

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Jones (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago), Chris Russell (Screen Cultures, Northwestern University)
contact email: 
interplay.chicago@gmail.com

Over the past decade, the diversity, reach and influence of games have expanded to new heights.

Eighteenth-Century Narrative Traffic -- for ISECS Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asia Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
elltam@nus.edu.sg

We invite papers on the following topic as part of a SASECS-sponsored panel at the upcoming ISECS Congress, July 26-31, 2015, in Rotterdam:

[CFP] Urban Pilgrimage: A Special Issue of Room One Thousand, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
Padma Maitland (UC Berkeley) and Lawrence Yang (UC Berkeley)
contact email: 
roomonethousand@gmail.com

Urban Pilgrimage

-a special publication project sponsored by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative and Room One Thousand.

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers; [sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation; Open, Non-Thematic Issue

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Second Call for Papers

(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 9th issue. We accept:

Reframing Disaster - 28–29 November 2014, Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Shamira A. Meghani/University of Leeds, School of English
contact email: 
postcolonialdisaster@gmail.com

2014 is a significant year for commemorating and thinking through the legacies of major global catastrophes.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

The Struggle for Recognition: The Hispano-American Novel in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Carlos Gardeazabal / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
carlos.gardeazabal_bravo@uconn.edu

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

Critical Essays on Apocalyptic Media in the Millennium: We Dare Not Go Back!

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Firestone, Leisa A. Clark, and Mary F. Pharr
contact email: 
theapocalypsebook@gmail.com

The apocalypse has often been the narrative and thematic subject of millennial media.

Transatlantic Connections Conference, Ireland January 14-18 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
drewtransatlantic@gmail.com

The Transatlantic Connections Conference takes place in Ireland, in 2015. To link to the detailed CFP, please click on http://www.drew.edu/irish/?p=265

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (Aug. 15, 2014) -- MUSIC BEHIND BARS: ARTICULATING INCARCERATION AND POPULAR MUSIC

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher (The George Washington University); Brian Flota (James Madison University)
contact email: 
musicbehindbarsproject@gmail.com

Popular music’s relationship with incarceration has been a long and complicated one.

2014 Stony Brook CAT Department Graduate Conference (Deadline: July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

Endings.
Call for Papers: 2014 Stony Brook CAT Department Graduate Conference
New York, NY
Stony Brook Manhattan
Friday, November 21, 2014

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Conference, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 2015) Due 8/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

The Domestic and the National in
Woolson and Her Contemporaries

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Constance Fenimore Woolson Society (http://constancefenimorewoolson.wordpress.com/)

[Update]- Hospitality and the City- M/MLA 2014 (Detroit Nov. 13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

The American Literature II panel (permanent section of the annual M/MLA convention) seeks papers on American fiction/film/drama/poetry 1870-present addressing the theme of the city as host, or, forms

The 1970s Special Issue Women's Studies Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Eversley and MIchelle Habell Pallan
contact email: 
Shelly.eversley@baruch.cuny.edu

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

‘The Moment Made Eternal’: At The Intersection of Photography and Poetry [NEMLA 2015; Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hartmann-Villalta/Northeastern University
contact email: 
hartmann.la@husky.neu.edu

Writing about Alfred Stieglitz’s photography in 1923, Hart Crane said, “Speed is at the bottom of it all.

MMM 20th Anniversary: Community or Chaos?

full name / name of organization: 
Itibari M Zulu/The Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
atjpas@gmail.com

On October 16, 1995, over 1.18 million people attended the Million Man March (MMM) in Washington, D.C.

Women Writing the Holocaust Panel (9/30/2014; 4/30-5/3 2015) NeMLA Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ravenelrichardson@gmail.com

Women Writing the Holocaust

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Canada
Host Institution: Ryerson University

MAPACA Conference CFP Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

CFP Deadline Extended to June 30th, 2014.

November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland
Lord Baltimore Hotel

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Literature as Incantation: Magic Words and the World of Reading - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tanya Radford, Dominican College of Blauvelt
contact email: 
Tanya.Radford@dc.edu

Proposals are invited for 15 minute presentations on the session theme of magic and reading.

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline 11/01/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association-February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mcjonet@gmail.com

Individual papers and panels are now being accepted on topics related to any aspect of European popular culture and literature for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be

Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern Period - February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium - University of Michigan
contact email: 
mfarrarw@umich.edu

Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern Period
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
February 2015

Toni Morrison and Expanding the American/African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

For the past forty years, Toni Morrison has emerged as one of the pre-eminent authors and social critics of American/African American literature and culture.

Amiri Baraka and the Black Arts Movement: Redefining Black Literary Aesthetic

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

The recent death of Amiri Baraka, the co-founder of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), offers a unique opportunity to assess his legacy, the movement, and the current direction of African American literat

Myth: A User’s Guide. In search of a new epistemology for literary rewritings of myths

full name / name of organization: 
special issue of Interférences littéraires/Literaire interferenties: A Multilingual e-Journal of Literary Studies.
contact email: 
david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

WSQ: The 1970s (deadline October 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (6/27) -- City Science and City Craft (MMLA, Detroit, Nov. 13-16),

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Wall / University of Michigan
contact email: 
jlwall@umich.edu

Finding a coin in a street gutter, the protagonist of Charles Reznikoff’s 1930 novel By the Waters of Manhattan concludes, “If there was woodcraft . . .

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