category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Robert Frost Review issue 23/24

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

The Robert Frost Review is planning a special issue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of both A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914).

[UPDATE] Georgia Philological Association: May 16, 2014 Meeting and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
Elaine.Stephens@sgsc.edu

The ninth annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Waycross Campus of South Georgia State College on the South Georgia Parkway (U.S.

Testimonies of Environmental Injustice in the Global South

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
contact email: 
esfinzer@ualr.edu

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature seeks scholarly articles examining testimonial literatures that document environmental injustice from throughout the Spanish-speaking and Franc

CFP: MLA 2015, deadline March 15

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division of American Literature to 1800
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Dear friends and colleagues,

The Executive Committee for Division of American Literature to 1800 invites submissions to the following calls for papers for the 2015 MLA Convention in Vancouver.

[UPDATE] Haunted Landscapes Symposium, Registration Now Open

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
hauntedlandscapes@falmouth.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the one day symposium 'Haunted Landscapes: Nature, Super-Nature and the Environment', 8th March 2014. www.hauntedlandscapes.co.uk.

{UPDATE} Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Binghamton Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
adisciplinarity@gmail.com

Literature, Politics and Aesthetics: A-disciplinarity
March 28-29, 2014

Keynote: Dr. Gabriel Rockhill (Villanova University, Philosophy)

[UPDATE] Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative - MLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Stoyanoff / Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

Proposed special session - MLA 2015. How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

The First Biennial John Dos Passos Conference (10-11 October. Chattanooga, TN)

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society invites papers for its first biennial conference.

CFP: Immanent Expressions: Literature and the Encounter with Immanence - Edited Volume - Deadline for Abstracts March 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Brynnar Swenson
contact email: 
bswenson@butler.edu

What does it mean to read literature through the lens of immanence?

Godly Governance: Religion and Political Culture, 1500-1750 (York, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
University of York (UK) - Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
godlygov2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Godly Governance: Religion and Political Culture in the Early Modern World, c. 1500-1750

University of York (UK), 27th-28th June 2014

Perversions of Paper: Saturday 28th June 2014, Birkbeck College, london

full name / name of organization: 
Material Text Network, Birkbeck College and the Archive Futures Network
contact email: 
g.partington@bbk.ac.uk

Library copies of soft-focus S/M blockbuster Fifty Shades of Grey were recently found to carry traces of cocaine and the herpes virus; a reminder, if one were needed, that our relationship with the pa

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for Intellectuals and the Great War. Dec. 17-19, 2014. Abstract Deadline: Feb. 25, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University
contact email: 
intellectualsandthegreatwar@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products, 12-14 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paderborn
contact email: 
christina.flotmann@uni-paderborn.de, anna.lienen@uni-paderborn.de

Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products

Conference, 12-14 June 2014, University of Paderborn

Philamet Issue 20 - Humour CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Philament, Thue University of Sydney Journal of the Arts
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

Philament, the peer-reviewed online journal of the arts and culture that is affiliated with the University of Sydney, invites postgraduate students and early-career scholars to submit academic papers

Troubling Interpretation: Settler-Colonial Theory Applied to Settler Writings (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela Grieman
contact email: 
grieman@usc.edu

Settler colonialism can be described as a transnat

Transformations - 30 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University College London
contact email: 
transformations.ucl@gmail.com

Transatlantic Maghreb in Comparative Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
MESA- Washington DC 22-25 November, 2014
contact email: 
aidrissi@purdue.edu

Transatlantic Maghreb in Comparative Contexts
MESA- Washington DC, 22-25 November, 2014

ELN 53.1: Sexing the Left

full name / name of organization: 
ENGLISH LANGUAGE NOTES
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

“Sexing the Left”: English Language Notes 53.1 (Spring/Summer 2015)

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries) 06/14/2014 Paris, France

full name / name of organization: 
University Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV)
contact email: 
laboratoire.ovale@gmail.com

Representing play and games in English-speaking literature (19th—21st centuries)
A one-day conference organized by OVALE and VALE EA4085 – Paris IV Sorbonne

June 14th, 2014

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] Transatlantic Ecologies: Utopia to Zoonomia (May 16-17, 2014) [CFP due February 12]

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

Transatlantic Ecologies seeks readings of the complex and developing connections between ecological and global thought in the early modern period.

Graduate-Undergraduate Colloquium: TRANSFORMATIONS - May 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State University
contact email: 
wllcoll@pdx.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
World Languages and Literatures
Graduate Student Colloquium
May 10, 2014
TRANSFORMATIONS
Current trends in Literature, Linguistics, Language Pedagogy and Cultural Studies

[UPDATE] Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

The submission deadline for the Fifth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Colloquium has been extended to February 15, 2014.

Small-Screen Souths: Interrogating the Televisual Archive (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu and srountree3@gsu.edu

From _The Beverly Hillbillies_ to _Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta_, much of the nation has long viewed the South through their televisions.

Imperialism in/and the South (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu and srountree3@gsu.edu

How and where does an American and/or U.S. (neo)imperialist logic map onto southern spaces? Given that recent critical work has considered the U.S.

3RD SMC MEDIA AND CULTURE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 12 – 14 August, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. James Tar Tsaaior, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos
contact email: 
jtsaaior@smc.edu.ng

Theme: Nigeria’s Centenary 1914 - 2014: Media, Culture and the Re/Invention of a Postcolonial Nation-State

"Middle English Science": MLA, Vancouver (January 8-11, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Middle English Literature (excluding Chaucer)
contact email: 
sgayk@indiana.edu and labbie@bgsu.edu

Middle English Science
Sponsored by the MLA Division on Middle English Literature (Excluding Chaucer) MLA 2015, Vancouver

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia : From the Colonial to the Postcolonial, Oxford, 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Lipika Kamra and Priyasha Mukhopadhyay, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
progresssouthasia2014@gmail.com

Tracking Notions of Progress in South Asia: From the Colonial to the Postcolonial is a one-day interdisciplinary workshop to be held in collaboration with the Wolfson South Asia Research Cluster on th

Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products, 12-14 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Paderborn
contact email: 
christina.flotmann@uni-paderborn.de, anna.lienen@uni-paderborn.de

Victorian 'Structures of Feeling' in Late 20th and 21st-Century Cultural Products

Conference, 12-14 June 2014, University of Paderborn

The Cultural Legacy of the Grapes of Wrath (Nov. 6-8, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Miriam Raub Vivian/Public History Institute at CSU Bakersfield
contact email: 
csubgrapesofwrath@csub.edu

Text for CFP online announcements:

Call for contributions; Issue 2, Volume 7. Narratives of Journey, Belonging and New Identities: Understanding Indian Diaspora(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Literophile Journal
contact email: 
literophile@gmail.com

In the past few decades, various discourses have been generated with regard to the types of migration that taken place, and the multiplicity of responses to these types of relocation.

Framing Memory in Late Medieval English Narrative

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University
contact email: 
stoyanoffj@duq.edu

How do late medieval English narratives frame cultural memory?

Searching for Place: Interpretations of the Environment and Landscape

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wyoming
contact email: 
tetzkorn@uwyo.edu

“It will soon be apparent that even though we gather together and look in the same directions at the same instant, we will not – we cannot – see the same landscape” (Meinig 33). D.W.

Space and Spatiality: Narrative, Geographic, and Spiritual Spaces RMMLA Oct. 12-14

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Description: Conceptualizations of space in literature, including liminal spaces. Intersections of geographic space with issues pertaining to postcolonialism, minorities, women, and nature.

ROMOCOCO: June 2014, Denver, CO

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
romococo@denvercomiccon.com

We are excited to announce that ROMOCOCO 2014 is now officially a part of Denver Comic Con!

Special Issue on Roger Casement [Deadline: May 15th, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
submissions@breac.org

Roger Casement (1864-1916) was, and remains, one of the most striking and cosmopolitan of Irish nationalists.

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