category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CfP for the Panel: Art and Identity

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

Call for Papers for the Panel
Art and Identity

Book History at CEA IMAGINATIONS March 26-28, 2015 | INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
erin.bistline@ttu.edu

Submission deadline: 1 November 2014 at http://cea-web.org/

Humanities and/in the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
thowe@marymount.edu

“The Humanities and/in the Public Sphere”
Marymount University
Arlington, VA
April 10-11, 2015
http://vahumanitiesconference.com

Canadian Precarities (May 30-June 2 2015, Ottawa, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
c.rifkind@uwinnipeg.ca, jody.mason@carleton.ca

What does it mean to feel precarious? Which bodies, subjects, and communities are more precarious than others?

Women Writing North: ACCUTE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
alana.fletcher@queensu.ca

It is common to conceive of Canada’s North, especially in its early history, as a barren frontier conquerable only by the hardiest of men.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015. Deadline: Friday, 15 Sept 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 18 (December 2014-June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação
contact email: 
editor@artciencia.com

For the forthcoming issue planned for December 2014, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Te

(Reminder)The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon.

full name / name of organization: 
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
modelisa@sas.upenn.edu

Dear Colleagues,

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Call for Contributions: A Virtual Underground Railroad

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Call for Contributions: The Virtual Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Wreck Park Journal Submission Deadline, Oct. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark@gmail.com

WRECK PARK
A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Call for papers (book publication): The poetics of Crisis: Crisis and Style in Interwar Germany and Austria

full name / name of organization: 
Stijn De Cauwer
contact email: 
poeticsofcrisis@gmail.com

Call for papers (book publication): The poetics of Crisis: Crisis and Style in Interwar Germany and Austria

Rural Modernity in Britain: chapter proposals sought for edited collection (proposal deadline December 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Bluemel/Monmouth University and Michael McCluskey/University College London
contact email: 
kbluemel@monmouth.edu or michaelmccluskey@ucl.ac.uk

We are seeking proposals for submissions to a collection of essays devoted to the theoretical and historical elaboration of the concept of rural modernity as it is worked out in literary, artistic, an

FOOD & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

36th Annual Conference February 11-14, 2015
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 11/01/14

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts and Methods - Medieval Autobiography Studies" Kalamazoo 2015: 9/15

full name / name of organization: 
Afrodesia McCannon
contact email: 
afrodesia.mccannon@nyu.edu

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts
and Methods in Medieval Autobiography Studies"

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies

[UPDATE] Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest, 10/15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

[UPDATE] Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (Deadline 08 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

[UPDATE] The French New Wave at 60: A Reassessment (abstracts by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for the 2015 NeMLA in Toronto seeks to explore the impact of The French New Wave along with the key filmmakers and films that defined the movement.

[UPDATE] French Shakespeare (abstract by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for NeMLA 2015 in Toronto seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enligh

[REMINDER] Literature and Celebrity after World War II Panel (9/30/2014; 4/30-5/3 2015) NeMLA Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY-Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

Literature and Celebrity after World War II

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.III Issue IV: Oct 2014

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Riley Tribbey / SWPACA conference
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
Abstract/Proposals due by 1 November 2014
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference

Locating Southeast Asian Horror / Special Journal Issue / Due date 1 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Plaridel Journal of Communication, Media, and Society
contact email: 
plarideljournal@gmail.com

Plaridel Special Issue
Locating Southeast Asian Horror

Issue editors: Katarzyna Ancuta & Patrick F. Campos

“For the World’s Benefit”: Transnational Perspectives on the First Century of the Panama Canal November 28th, 2014 Paris

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
contact email: 
didier.aubert@univ-paris3.fr

The centennial of the canal’s inauguration provides an opportunity to renew inquiry about Panama’s mission of “service to the world,” as stated by the country’s motto.

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Panel on Fan Spaces at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
elizabeth.j.nielsen@gmail.com

As the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con proved, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

[UPDATE] Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

The Poetics of Knowledge (5-7 Nov 2015, Berne, Switzerland)

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfgang Funk (Leibniz University Hanover) and Irmtraud Huber (University of Berne)
contact email: 
irmtraud.huber@ens.unibe.ch, wolfgang.funk@engsem.uni-hannover.de

One very common narrative about Victorian Britain is that it was an age of ground-breaking scientific discoveries: Charles Lyell significantly extended the age of our planet; Charles Darwin forced a r

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
Los Angeles, CA
March 19-21, 2015

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nalini Iyer, for South Asian Literary Association (MLA-Allied Organization)
contact email: 
iyernalini@gmail.com

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Porn Studies special issue (Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema's Neglected Texts)

full name / name of organization: 
David Church
contact email: 
drchurch@indiana.edu

Call for Papers

Porn Studies
Special Issue: “Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema’s Neglected Texts”

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

REMINDER: Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death?

Fan Culture and Theory PCA/ACA National Conference April 1-4, 2015 New Orleans

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
klarsen@gwu.edu

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
FAN CULTURE AND THEORY
APRIL 1-14, NEW ORLEANS
CALL FOR PAPERS
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory, including, but not limited to, the following areas:
•Fan Fiction
•Fan/Creator interaction
•Race, Gender and Sexuality in Fandom
•Music Fandom
•Reality Television Fandom
•The Internet and Fandom – Live Journal, IMDB and beyond
•Fan Communities
•Fan Media Production – icons, fanvids, fan art and filk.
•Fans as Critics
•Fan videos
•Fan crafts
•Fan pilgrimages

Towards a Diasporic Imagination of the Present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Towards a diasporic imagination of the present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

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