category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

full name / name of organization: 
Prospero vol.19 - A Journal of Foreign LIteratures and Cultures, University of Trieste, Italy
contact email: 
mauriziopirro@libero.it; gefter@units.it

Call for Papers
Prospero vol. 19 (2014)
Bioaesthetics / biopoetics. Towards an organic consideration of fictional practices

[UPDATE] Between Journal (journal issue) "Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms" (Vol. 4, n. 8, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Between Journal (University of Cagliari, Italy)
contact email: 
lesposito@unite.it, aruggiero@unite.it, emanuela.piga@gmail.com

In the last decades, especially since the inception of digital literature, the impact of new technologies on narrative forms has been increasingly discussed: from George P.

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age, July 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Program Committee of the Association for Studies of Culture and Representation
contact email: 
conference@repre.org

CFP: Melancholy Ethics – Ecocriticism and the Moving Image in a Planetary Age

MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
contact email: 
sayilan.gulden@gmail.com

Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s

CFP Spatial Justice and Diaspora: Law, Chaos and Postcoloniality (Deadline 30 June 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Legal Conference, University of Sussex
contact email: 
epatc_01@uni-muenster.de

This stream will engage with critical theories of spatiality in relation to issues of postcoloniality, globalisation, diaspora, and migration.

PAMLA 2014: Architecture, Space, and Literature (Riverside, CA: Oct. 31 - Nov. 2) DEADLINE: Thursday Mar, 15.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
slee168@ucr.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: "Heroes in Popular Culture"- MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Extended Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Edited Collection: Memory in Popular Culture [abstracts due 6/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Urbanski
contact email: 
memoryinsf_book@icloud.com

Upcoming collection on memory in popular culture, under contract with McFarland and Company, seeks proposals for academic essays on the complex role of rhetorical and social memory in science fiction,

Reconstruction, Conservation, Restoration: Reconciling the Past through Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

Don DeLillo (Special Issue of Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon)

full name / name of organization: 
Crystal Alberts/University of North Dakota
contact email: 
crystal.alberts@und.edu

To mark the 45th anniversary of DeLillo’s debut novel and his decades of influence, Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, an open access, peer reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to th

BIRTH STUDIES AREA MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014 (deadline extended, May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd A. Comer, Defiance College
contact email: 
proftod@gmail.com

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN, at the JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP Special Issue on Digital Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

CFP: Disney and its Worlds Approved Session (at PAMLA Conference 10/31 - 11/2/2014): Proposals due May 15

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
axelrod@oxy.edu

Looking for paper proposals for approved "Disney and its Worlds" session for the 2014 PAMLA Conference in Riverside, CA (October 31 - November 2, 2014).

Laughter in the Digital Age -- A Special Issue of Comedy Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
peter.c.kunze@gmail.com

“Laughter in the Digital Age”
Special Issue of Comedy Studies
Guest Editor: Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY

Pretty in Kink: Culture, Theory, Sex, Kink

full name / name of organization: 
Collection of essays
contact email: 
kinkandpopculture@gmail.com

Editors: Annalisa Castaldo, Ph.D. (Widener University)
J.L. Pollitt, Ph.D.
Jason Davids Scott, Ph.D. (Arizona State University)

CFP Subculture: MPCA/ACA 2014 Annual Conference - DEADLINE MAY 15

full name / name of organization: 
Morgan Shipley / Area Chair
contact email: 
subcultures2014@gmail.com

Call for Proposals:

SUBCULTURE

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/

American Culture Association Conference

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 15, 2014

Screening the Non/human: Animals Representations in Visual Media

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
debate@binghamton.edu

Screening the Non/human:
Animals Representations in Visual Media

MSA 16: The Other Senses of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Yaron Aronowicz/ Princeton University
contact email: 
yaronowi@princeton.edu

Journal of Ghosthumanities CFP (June 9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Ghosthumanities
contact email: 
ghosthumanities@gmail.com

CALL FOR WORK
JOURNAL OF GHOSTHUMANITIES

Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise conference, 28-29 November, London, UK [ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 30 May 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marginalised Mainstream 2014
contact email: 
hello@marginalisedmainstream.com

Keynote Speakers: Dr Bronwen Thomas (Bournemouth University), Dr Naomi Braithwaite (Nottingham Trent University)

Sidekicks and Underlings - Oct. 3-4, 2014 - Bordeaux, France

full name / name of organization: 
CLIMAS, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne, France
contact email: 
Nathalie.Jaeck@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr, Jean-Paul.Gabilliet@u-bordeaux-montaigne.fr

Sidekicks and Underlings
Université Bordeaux-Montaigne
Bordeaux - Oct. 3-4, 2014.

Iain Banks: Critical Essays - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
contact email: 
drjimbyatt@gmail.com

Iain Banks: Critical Essays

CALL FOR PAPERS

Edited Jim Byatt, Foreword by Ken MacLeod

A Gylphi Contemporary Writers: Critical Essays Series volume
Series Editor: Sarah Dillon

[UPDATE] Nineteenth Century Popular Culture deadline 5/15 (Midwest PCA/ACA October 3-5 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
eclark@smumn.edu

Call for Papers:
NINETEENTH CENTURY POPULAR CULTURE
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5
JW Marriott Indianapolis

[UPDATE] Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2), Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
satoko.kakihara@gmail.com

CFP: Asian Literature (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA
Deadline: Thursday, May 15

CFP: Living-Room Wars: American Militarism on the Small Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Stacy Takacs and Anna Froula
contact email: 
stacy.takacs@okstate.edu; froulaa@ecu.edu

The television industry in the United States was born of the early military-corporate alliance that resulted in the formation of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in 1917.

Call for Proposals - Critical Information Conference - due June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
School of Visual Arts, MFA Art Criticism & Writing Program
contact email: 
criticalinformationsva@gmail.com

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

Hosted by the MFA program in Art Criticism & Writing
at the School of Visual Arts, New York City, December 6, 2014

The IAFOR North American Conference on the Arts and Humanities - September 18-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
nacah@iafor.org

Conference Theme 2014: "Individual, Community & Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy"

Abstract Submission Deadline: 15th May, 2014
Registration Deadline: 15th August, 2014

The IAFOR North American Conference on Media, Film and Cultural Studies - 18-21 September, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
nacmfcs@iafor.org

Conference Themes 2014: “Individual, Community, Society: Conflict, Resolution & Synergy”, and “Borderlands of Becoming, Belonging, and Sharing”

English (to 1700) [Standing Session] PAMLA 2014 Riverside, CA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers focusing on works of English literature prior to 1700 for a panel at the 2014 PAMLA Conference, October 31-November 2, 2014 in Riverside, California.

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Natural Phenomena and Spaces in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through an ecocritical or natural lens.

Women and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century, PAMLA 2014 (Due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
mary.powell@cgu.edu

Women and Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

On Anthropomorphism, Performance Research 20.2 (April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Shaun May, University of Kent
contact email: 
s.r.may@kent.ac.uk

Performance Research
Vol. 20 No.2: 'On Anthropomorphism' (April 2015)

Edited by Richard Allen (University of Worcester) and Shaun May (University of Kent)

Proposal Deadline: 6 June 2014

Metal and Cultural Impact: Metal's Role in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Sponsored by University of Dayton and the International Society of Metal Music Studies
contact email: 
bbardine1@udayton.edu

Thursday, November 6-Saturday November 8
University of Dayton
Dayton, Ohio, USA

Call for Proposals

"21st Century Englishes" Graduate student conference

full name / name of organization: 
BGSU conference planning committee
contact email: 
kenhayes386@gmail.com

“21st Century Englishes” Graduate Student Conference

Date: Oct. 4, 2014
Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Contact email: bgsucon@gmail.com

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