category: cultural studies and historical approaches

APRIL 10-11, 2015: (Up)rooted & (Un)moored: Discourses of Belonging in Hispanic & Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
contact email: 
spptconf@umn.edu

Second Annual Graduate Student Conference in Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures and Linguistics
April 10 & 11, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

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

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance--ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
lalivingston@byu.edu

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance

Deception The Deception Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
decep2@inter-disciplinary.net

Deception
The Deception Project

Wednesday 20th July – Friday 22nd July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Childhood: Exploitation and Danger The Childhood Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child5@inter-disciplinary.net

Childhood: Exploitation and Danger
The Childhood Project

Friday 24th July – Sunday 26th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture: B/Orders Unbound 7-8 May 2015 Isparta/Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
keynote speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent
Selected papers will be published in a volume

Lynda Barry Anthology- January 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

REMINDER Barry anthology Jan 30 deadline.

UPDATE: Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Urban Spaces- Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Papers
contact email: 
(mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu) (dochoa@trinity.edu)

Gender and Sexuality in Spanish Urban Spaces- Call for Papers

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public (September 24-27, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap7.greenville@gmail.com

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public
September 24-27, 2015
Hosted by Clemson University at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC

Call for Papers

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions (15/10/2015-17/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)
contact email: 
rgdavis@unav.es

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions
October 15-17, 2015
Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)

Plenary Speakers:

Sixth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 28, 2015

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

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their sixth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

The Opposites of Modernism, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Baines, University of Evansville
contact email: 
rb211@evansville.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of revolution, this panel will consider one of the necessary preconditions for revolution: opposition.

Collectors and Collecting from the Early Modern Period to the Present, 5th June 2015 (Abstracts 22nd March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

University of Portsmouth Centre for Studies in Literature Postgraduate Conference 2015
Keynote Speaker: Professor Susan Pearce (University of Leicester)

CFP BritGrad2015 -- For graduate students by graduate students -- June 4-6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
BRITGRAD
contact email: 
britgrad.conference@gmail.com.

We invite graduate students with interests in Shakespeare, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies to join us in June for the Seventeenth Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference.

Modernism's Child Conference - 20th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex
contact email: 
modernismschildconference@gmail.com

Modernism’s Child

One-Day Conference
April 20th 2015
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex

4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

Biography and/as Experimental Fiction, 5 June

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
Julia.Lajta-Novak@sbg.ac.at

This one-day conference deals with intersections of biography and/as experimental fiction in the 20th and 21st centuries.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2015 Submission Deadline Extended to February 21st 2015!

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due EXTENDED: Saturday 21 February 2015

The New Williams: Special Issue CFP [FEB 1 Abstract Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Review
contact email: 
thenewwilliams2015@gmail.com

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams’s early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921), Spring and All (1923), and In the American Gr

Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations 4/24/15

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

CSULA's Significations graduate conference is looking for papers related to Christopher Isherwood's life, works, and/or his conceptions of Los Angeles.

Comics Arts Conference at Comic-Con International 3/1

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels, and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) are being accepted for a meeting

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision of American Culture [UPDATE] - Submission Deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association (www.h-e-r-a.org)
contact email: 
Dore' Ripley - dore.ripley@gmail.com

Spring 2016 Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

URBAN OUTCASTS IN SOUTH ASIAN LITERATURE [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Madhurima Chakraborty and Dr. Umme Al-wazedi
contact email: 
mchakraborty@colum.edu

Urban Outcasts in South Asian Literature: SECOND CALL
(Proposed Collection of Essays)

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

CFP (due March 15, 2015): The Works of Elena Ferrante: History, Poetics and Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Russo Bullaro/ City University of New York, Lehman College
contact email: 
gmandarin49@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Works of Elena Ferrante: History, Poetics and Theory

Volume to be edited by:

Grace Russo Bullaro
Professor, City University of New York-Lehman College

CALL FOR PAPERS Written in the Water: The Image of the River in Latin/o American Literature. Submit Article by: April 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Rivero, U. S. Coast Guard Academy; Jeanie Murphy, Goucher College
contact email: 
Elizabeth.G.Rivero@gmail.com; jeanie.murphy@goucher.edu

The image of the river in Latin/o American literature has been multiple and varied.

Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies DUE Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Love/University of Georgia
contact email: 
blove@uga.edu

Call for Papers
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
Identities, Gender Performances & Pedagogical Practices of Black and Brown Lesbian Educators

CfP: 5th Global Conference 'Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers ', Barcelona, 27 – 28 March

full name / name of organization: 
Ciucurescu Cristina/ Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Euroacademia cordially invites you to
The 5th Global Conference
‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’

27 – 28 March 2015, Barcelona, Spain

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
THE
“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT
CALL FOR PAPERS

THE DEPARTMENT OF “LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” OF

[UPDATE] "Teaching Poe and Popular Culture," a PSA panel at the 26th Annual ALA Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

Few American writers have enjoyed the posthumous popularity of Poe, whose works inspire adaptations in various genres such as film and graphic novel while lunchboxes and bobblehead figures commemorate

John Milton: A General Session (MLA 2015, 8-11 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America (via Stephen M. Fallon)
contact email: 
sfallon@nd.edu

Papers invited on all topics related to John Milton. Full 18-minute papers or 500-word abstracts should be sent via e-mail by 9 March 2015 to Stephen M. Fallon (sfallon@nd.edu).

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

full name / name of organization: 
Pôle Irlande, Institut du Monde Anglophone, Université Paris 3
contact email: 
currentsconference@gmail.com

Currents
‘Still waters running deep
Along the embankment walk’
(Seamus Heaney)

Call for Papers: Currents One-day Conference on Irish Literature, Culture and Civilisation.

A War of No Common Description: The Transnational Reception of Waterloo in the 19th Century (18-19 June 2015; deadline 20 March)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leuven, Campus Brussels (Belgium)
contact email: 
tom.toremans@arts.kuleuven.be

On the occasion of the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, the Centre for Reception Studies (http://www.receptionstudies.be) of

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