category: cultural studies and historical approaches

MLA 2017: The Revolution(ary) South (March 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association LLC Southern United States Forum
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu

The Revolution(ary) South
Panel for Modern Language Association Convention
Organized by LLC Southern United States Forum
January 5-8, 2017, Philadelphia, PA

MLA 2017: Queer Southern Imaginaries (March 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association LLC Southern United States Forum
contact email: 
mbibler@lsu.edu

Queer Southern Imaginaries
Panel for Modern Language Association Convention
Organized by LLC Southern United States Forum
January 5-8, 2017, Philadelphia, PA

MLA 2017 - Performing Time (deadline 3/7/16)

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
lmielke@gmail.com

The American Theatre and Drama Society invites individual and panel proposals on the broad theme of “Performing Time,” to be considered for the ATDS-sponsored panel(s) at the 2017 MLA convention i

[UPDATE] "Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship"

full name / name of organization: 
Caspersen School of Graduate Studies, Drew University
contact email: 
hopper@drew.edu

Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship
Fourth Annual Dean Hopper New Scholars Conference
Drew University, June 10-12, 2016

Peer Reviewers: Literature Criticism Series [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Layman Poupard Publishing
contact email: 
info@lpppub.com

Layman Poupard Publishing seeks peer reviewers for forthcoming entries in volumes of the Literature Criticism Series published by Gale Cengage.

Cinesonika 5: Call for Conference Presentations

full name / name of organization: 
CINESONIKA
contact email: 
present@cinesonika.com

Conference Theme Exploring the Dark Corners: what areas have yet to be fully researched or rendered?

cfp: Journal of Media Watch : Mutualisation of News and Engaging Media (March 15, 2016 :Abstract; May 15, 2016 : Full Paper)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Watch, Centre for Communication Studies, India
contact email: 
mediawatchjournal@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Journal of Media Watch
Mutualisation of News and Engaging Media

Important Dates :
March 15, 2016 (Abstract Submission)
May 15, 2016 (Full Paper Submission)

[UPDATE] [Extended Deadline: February 15th] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

[UPDATE] Roots and Routes: Exploring Movement, Mobility, and Belonging (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Endnotes: UBC English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
endnotesconference@gmail.com

Date: 20-21 May.

Location: UBC, Vancouver, Canada.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 15, 2016!

SSSL at MLA 2017, "The Fantastic South"

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
contact email: 
kburnett@fisk.edu

More than a decade ago, science fiction author and physicist Gregory Benford pointed out in his essay, “The South and Science Fiction” (2000), that the U.S.

SSSL at MLA 2017, "Straddling the Dividing Line: Reconsidering the Civil War"

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine A. Burnett, Fisk University
contact email: 
kburnett@fisk.edu

In Quentin Tarantino’s neo-Western, The Hateful Eight (2015), a British hangman [Tim Roth] settles a dispute between Union and Confederate veterans stranded together in a remote tavern during a Wyom

Performance of the Real Research Theme Ritual and Cultural Performance Hui and Symposium April 14th & 15th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell
contact email: 
jennifer.cattermole@otago.ac.nz

"Every day people perform dozens of rituals.

Popular Culture in Colombia

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Colombianists
contact email: 
maandrad@uniandes.edu.co

REVISTA DE ESTUDIOS COLOMBIANOS N°48

Quarterly Horse: A Journal of [brief] American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Quarterly Horse / Rocky Mountain American Studies Association
contact email: 
kabshire@jwu.edu

We are happy to announce the pending launch of Quarterly Horse: A Journal of [brief] American Studies (quarterlyhorse.org).

Faulkner and World Literature (March 15, 2016) - MLA 2017

full name / name of organization: 
William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
wfsociety@gmail.com

The William Faulkner Society is planning a panel for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia that will focus on Faulkner in the context of world literature.

Space, Place, and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Graduate Journal
contact email: 
elitza.kotzeva@wsu.edu

In the preface to Borderlands, Gloria Anzaldúa declares: “I am a border woman.” As simple as it sounds, this statement suggests the individual’s agency in the social and cultural production of

The Other 1916 Conference - June 3rd 2016 - IADT Dun Laoghaire, Dublin

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Art, Design and Technology Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
contact email: 
theother1916@gmail.com

The Other 1916 Conference

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology
June 3rd 2016

Call for Papers

The First of May: Politics in the Victorian Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
The Gladstone Centre at Gladstone's Library
contact email: 
louisa.yates@gladlib.org

An international, interdisciplinary conference that brings together scholars from across the arts and humanities to explore the array of imaginative responses to the Victorian political environment

Call For Papers: International Vampire Film and Arts Festival - 26-29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vampire Film and Arts Festival
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

The inaugural International Vampire Film and Arts Festival will take place in Sighisoara in Transylvania, Romania, on May 26th - 29th 2016.

The Modern Body 1830-Present, 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of York, Centre for Modern Studies
contact email: 
cmods-pgforum@york.ac.uk

When Henry David Thoreau writes that: ‘We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones’, he attests how the body and expression are intrinsically linked.

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

Teaching for the Post-Anthropocene: November 11-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Milland / PAMLA: Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ron2154@gmail.com

This panel seeks papers from scholars working across the disciplines interested in employing interdisciplinary or otherwise innovative methodologies aimed at facilitating teaching and learning about the Anthropocene at all levels.

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium (July 1-4)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, the parent organization of Anime Expo (AX), the largest anime convention in the U.S., is inviting proposals for plenary addresses, presentations, a

CUNNING KNOWLEDGE AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES - Abstracts due 5th March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Platform Journal of Media and Communication
contact email: 
platformjmc@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Cunning Knowledge and Media Technologies

Platform: Journal of Media and Communication

http://platformjmc.com

UPDATE: CFP: Panel Series on the German Graphic Novel (February 12, GSA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
German Studies Association
contact email: 
jludewi1@binghamton.edu

German Studies Association Conference
September 29-October 2, 2016, San Diego, California

Panel Series: The German Graphic Novel

Victorians and the Democratic Imagination (Hong Kong)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
jvaldez@hku.hk

Victorians and the Democratic Imagination
Deadline Extended to 1 March 2016

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Mikhail Koulikov / Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

AX 2016 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
anime-expo.org/academic-program
animemangastudies.wordpress.com/symposium

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to Feb. 15 - Re/Inventions - Graduate Conference at California State Univ., Long Beach

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

California State University Long Beach
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Re/Inventions: Alterna[rra]tives

CALL FOR PAPERS
ABSTRACTS DUE FEBRUARY 15, 2016

South Central MLA: Literature and Psychology, 3-5 November 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
afme222@uky.edu

This regular session of the SCMLA focuses on the intersections between literature and psychology, broadly interpreted.

Call for contributors: The Big Book of Microgenres (6/1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne H. Stevens / University of Nevada, Las Vegas
contact email: 
anne.stevens@unlv.edu

The Big Book of Microgenres, edited by Molly C. O’Donnell and Anne H. Stevens

Mediating the Real Conference 31 August - 2 September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Overell
contact email: 
rosemary.overell@Otago.ac.nz

Mediating the Real
An international conference hosted by the ‘Performance of the Real Research Theme’ at the University of Otago
August 31st – September 2nd 2016

[UPDATE] Old and New Humanism(s) Deadline extended Feb 15

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Philologist - journal of language, literature and cultural studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

Call for submissions: SHAKESPEARE AND CERVANTES: 1616‒2016 - Special issue of "Meridian critic" - Deadline: 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cornelia Macsiniuc, Luminita Turcu / University of Suceava, Romania
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

The academic journal "Meridian critic" invites contributions which celebrate the global cultural legacy of Shakespeare and Cervantes, in a year which marks the fourth centennial of their death.

(DEADLINE EXTENDED) CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (U of Warwick, Deadline, February 20, 2016)

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

"The Matter of Resistance" conference seeks to provide an introduction to the appearances of "resistance" and "resistance studies" for a wide and diverse population, to question and develop basic unde

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