category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Soochow University
contact email: 
lass@suda.edu.cn

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope.

Geographies of Interruption: Body, Location, and Experience, April 8, 2016, University of Rochester

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies
contact email: 
SBAI2016conf@gmail.com

The 23rd Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies International Graduate Conference

CONNECTIONS 4: A Conference of Critical Thinking: March 25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
East Georgia State College: Critical Thinking Conference
contact email: 
cjoiner@ega.edu

CONNECTIONS 4: A Conference of Critical Thinking:
"'Thou Dost Infect Mine Eyes': The Bane of Technology in the Classroom"

Friday, March 25, 2016
9:30am - 4:00pm

Call for Papers

Special Issue CFP: Elsewhere

full name / name of organization: 
'Antae', at the University of Malta
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

Deadline: 29th February, 2016

UPDATE Archi-textuality: Explorations of text and writing. April 16-17, 2016 at CSUN

full name / name of organization: 
The California State University at Northridge Department of English Annual Conference Archi-textuality
contact email: 
agsestdicconference@gmail.com

The CSUN Department of English Annual Conference
Archi-textuality

ON: April 16-17, 2016
AT: 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330

[UPDATE] “Chat with an Editor” at the MLA Convention, Austin, January 8–9, 2016

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

MLA members—especially junior faculty and graduate students—are invited to meet with a journal editor to discuss their writing for academic publication. This is an invaluable opportunity to develop your scholarship by meeting with editors from some of the top journals in the discipline, including Contemporary Literature, Modernism/Modernity, MELUS, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Verge: Studies in Global Asias, among others.

Conflict and Liberation, Marquette University April 23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English and History Departments from Marquette University and UW Milwaukee
contact email: 
muuwmhumanitiesconf@gmail.com

The English and History Departments from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University invite submissions for the third annual Graduate Student Humanities Conference to take place on

[UPDATE] Call for papers: Collection of Essays on 21st-Century British Fiction & the City, abstract due January 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Magali Cornier Michael, Department of English, Duquesne University
contact email: 
michael@duq.edu

Call for papers: Collection of Essays on 21st-Century British Fiction & the City

CFP Journal of English and Spanish Studies VERBEIA (Deadline 15th January, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Social Sciences and Education/ Camilo José Cela University, Madrid (Spain)
contact email: 
Editor : Sonia Sánchez (editoraverbeia@ucjc.edu)

Verbeia is an international open-access scientific journal dealing with two philological fields:

Poetics of the Algorithm: Narrative, the Digital, and ‘Unidentified’ Media (Liège, 16-18 June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
ACME Comics Research Group
contact email: 
acme.bdresearch@gmail.com

Poetics of the Algorithm: Narrative, the Digital, and ‘Unidentified’ Media

An International Conference organized by the ACME Comics Research Group

[UPDATE] Object Emotions: Polemics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cambridge
contact email: 
padmamaitland@berkeley.edu

Deadline extended to December 1, 2015

Graduate Conference: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
slowaesthetics@gmail.com

Still Walking, Still Sleeping, Still Life: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

12th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago

CFP - The Timeless Toni Morrison

full name / name of organization: 
University of Maroua, Cameroun, and University of Zielona Góra, Poland. Editors. Blossom N. Fondo Ph.D. and Agnieszka Łobodziec Ph.D.
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com and aga_uz@tlen.pl

CFP - The Timeless Toni Morrison

The Scattered Pelican Journal, Volume 1, Issue 2: Fight OR Flight, deadline 15 December

full name / name of organization: 
The Scattered Pelican, the graduate journal of Comparative Literature at Western University, London Canada
contact email: 
thescatteredpelican@gmail.com.

The Scattered Pelican, the graduate journal of Comparative Literature at Western University, is excited to share the Call for Papers for its forthcoming Spring issue, entitled “Fight OR Flight”:

Play’s the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800--PROPOSALS DUE DECEMBER 4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCConference@gmail.com

Play’s the Thing: Phenomenology and Play in Early Modern Literature, 1500-1800
University of California, Santa Barbara
Conference Date: March 4-5, 2016
Proposal Due Date: December 4, 2015

New Critics VII Undergraduate English Conference. April 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bianca Tredennick/SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
Bianca.Tredennick@oneonta.edu

We are soliciting abstracts for critical undergraduate essays on any topic relating to literature or composition. If accepted, completed papers should be readable in no more than 15 minutes.

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

The Matter of Resistance Conference University of Warwick

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)

Shakespeare and the Object

full name / name of organization: 
Rivista Costellazioni
contact email: 
rivistacostellazioni@gmail.com

In the year of the four hundredth anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare (1616-2016), the first issue of the journal Costellazioni will be devoted to Shakespearean drama, considered from a pa

REMINDER: M Wynn Thomas Prize for outstanding work in the field of Welsh Writing in English

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016

Powerful Women (Publication date: Winter 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

“Everyday Americans need a champion. And I wannabe that champion!” (Clinton’s campaign video 2015)

Queer Cinema (Publication date: Fall 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Ever since the momentous success of Ang Lee’s western-drama Brokeback Mountain, queer film has increasingly reached the mainstream.

Gender and/in Captivity

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

This issue of Gender Forum addresses all aspects of captivity in relation to questions of gender and sexuality.

CFP: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly R. Moffitt/University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
obamaeffect2.0@gmail.com

Call for Papers: The Obama Effect 2.0 Conference

October 27-29, 2016

University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD)

Exploring Liability of Foreignness Through the Eyes of Young Adults in Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time

full name / name of organization: 
Yahia Hakami Emporia State Universiy
contact email: 
yhakami@g.emporia.edu

In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, Sherman Alexie recounts the liability of foreignness that confronts Indian Americans who are embodied by the protagonist, Junior, and his famil

The Life of the Child’s Mind: Education & Intellect in Contemporary Literature for Young People - MLA17 ChLA sponsored session

full name / name of organization: 
David Aitchison/ Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
david.c.aitchison@gmail.com

This proposed session sponsored by the Children's Literature Association will consider the status of the intellectual life of the child in modern and contemporary literature for young people.

Critical Juncture: Representations of the Body, April 8-9, 2016, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Juncture
contact email: 
criticaljunctureconference@gmail.com

Deadline to submit abstracts: December 15, 2016

3rd Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality (April 1-2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

We are currently welcoming submissions, which should include a 250 word abstract. Rather than panel presentations, we will host a series of seminars.

[UPDATE] Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

full name / name of organization: 
Clemson University English Department
contact email: 
digitalmargins@gmail.com

Margins: Rhetoric and Place in the Digital Now

Clemson University English Department

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sidney I. Dobrin, University of Florida

Deadline approaching for: Old age and aging in British theatre and drama - An edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline approaching!!

Deadline approaching for: Dramatising death and dying in British theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl, bbronkk@gmail.com

DEADline is approaching!!

Reminder: The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

[UPDATE] "Costs of Abstraction," Natura Graduate Conference, March 25, 2016, Rutgers—New Brunswick

full name / name of organization: 
Natura: The Science and Epistemology Working Group
contact email: 
natura.abstraction@gmail.com

Proposal Deadline extended to December 15, 2015.

Costs of Abstraction
5th Annual Natura Conference on Science and Epistemology

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories; Conference Papers CFP; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein, Saint Martin's University
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

Food & Medicine in Chinese & American & Chinese-American Short Stories

International Conference on the Short Story in English; July 13-16, 2015 in Shanghai, China; Abstract Deadline: 12/31/15

Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Seeking collaborators to propose a panel session for the upcoming Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium.

CFP: Spatializing Sovereignty, 3/4/2016, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life
contact email: 
radicalspaces@gmail.com

Society for Radical Geography, Spatial Theory, and Everyday Life

2016 Symposium 2016: "Spatializing Sovereignty"

Featuring keynote addresses by:

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