category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[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

UPDATE/DEADLINE EXTENDED: Special Sessions Proposals for MMLA (DUE 5/15; November 13-16, Detroit)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Program Committee of the Midwest Modern Language Association particularly welcomes CFPs for Special Sessions that address the 2014 conference theme, "The Lives of Cities." Special Sessions may foc

Conference and Publication: On Literary Influence: Europe/America (Fall 2014, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk Germany
contact email: 
cfp_influence@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted researchers in all branches of academic study.

SAMLA 86 Session: Food In Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Richie
contact email: 
heather@heatherrichie.com

Bon Appétit contributor Alexander Chef writes, “Throughout my reading life, I’ve enjoyed many memorable meals—if only fictionally.

Scholarly articles and creative writing, deadline 5/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

The Golden Age Westerns / Deadline for abstracts June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The 2014 Film & History Conference, Madison, WI, 29 Oct to 2 Nov 2014
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

From the late 1920s to the mid-1960s, the Western genre underwent a series of surprising transformations, experiencing a decline, a rebirth, and finally, its Golden Age.

Sustaining the Humanities Through the Use of a Universal Language (SAMLA: 11/7-9, 2014, Atlanta)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos/Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
ESLCARE@aol.com

SUSTAINING THE HUMANITIES THROUGH THE USE OF A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

[UPDATE] Urban Futures-Squaring Circles: Europe, China and the World in 2050, 10-11 October 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon; Institute of Studies for the Integration of Systems (ISIS) in Rome; Institute of Future Cities of The Chinese University of Hong KongK (IfC-CUH)
contact email: 
lmbalula@ics.ul.pt

Check call for ABSTRACTS at the Conference website:
http://www.ufsc2050.ics.ul.pt/
Deadline for Abstracts submission EXTENDED: 30 April 2014

Call for Book Chapters: Reconfiguring Linguistic Hierarchies in Late Medieval and Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Maren Daniel/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
marenda@rci.rutgers.edu

From the appearance of Dante’s "De Vulgari eloquentia" in the early fourteenth century to the publication of the first monolingual dictionaries in the late seventeenth century, vernacular languages

Crisis and Resistance in Central and Eastern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe
contact email: 
debatteconference@yahoo.co.uk

The year 2014 marks twenty-five years since the end of Communism in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE) and ten years after the enlargement of the European Union into the region.

22nd METU British Novelists Conference: Zadie Smith and Her Work, 26-27 March 2015, Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
metubnc@metu.edu.tr

22nd METU British Novelists Conference
Zadie Smith and Her Work

Reassessing Language Poetry: Thirty Years After The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book (DEADLINE: MAY 15)

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

First published in February of 1984, The L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E Book collected essays, excerpts, and experiments from the first three years (1978-81) of the L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E literary magazine.

5th Global Conference: Performance (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
perf5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Performance

Friday 7th November – Sunday 9th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fan2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Fan Communities and Fandom

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE] 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS 11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
ests2014proposals@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Extended deadline for proposals: 14 May 2014

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS
11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
truth1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Truth and Truthfulness

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Empathy (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
empathy1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Empathy

Friday 7th November – Sunday 10th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Literary Journalism and Africa's Wars, 5-6 June 2015, Nancy (France)

full name / name of organization: 
John S. Bak, Université de Lorraine / IALJS
contact email: 
john.bak@univ-lorraine.fr

Working in partnership with various research centers -- Oxford Centre for Life-Writing (Wolfson College, Oxford University), Medill School of Journalism (Northwestern University), ReSIC (Université L

Modernism, Blackness, and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA) 16: Confluence & Division (November 6-9, 2014)
contact email: 
lucy.k.mensah@vanderbilt.edu

This panel speaks to long-standing modernist questions about the individual's relationship with time. High modernist writers from James Joyce, to T.S.

CFP: Death Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adrees@defiance.edu

Deadline: 30 April 2014

Conference: 3 to 5 October 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana

American Childhood in 25 Artifacts

full name / name of organization: 
MAPACA
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

In honor of the 25th Anniversary of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) (http://mapaca.net/), the Children and Childhood Studies Area of MAPACA will curate a new online

Entangled Memories: Remembering the Holcoaust in a Global Age, October 9 - 11, 2014, University of Hamburg, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Hamburg, Germany
contact email: 
entangled.memories@gmx.de

The field of Holocaust Studies has taken a transnational turn in recent years.

[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation: 9th Call for Papers (Open, Non-Thematic Issue, December 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming
9th issue. We accept:

MSA16: By Design: Modernism and the Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Landscapes (Due May 3rd)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
margaret.konkol@lmc.gatech.edu

By Design: Modernism and the Legacies of Nineteenth-Century Landscapes

Television Studies: PAMLA 2014, Riverside, Calif. (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
mcdermott.russell@gmail.com

Proposals for papers are invited on any subject relating to the study of Television.

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures - Nov. 21-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Quinnipiac University Fifth Biennial Conference on Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
paul.pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Thinking and Writing Beyond Two Cultures:
STEM, WAC/WID, and the Changing Academy

Scholarly Articles for Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Voices of the Unseen: Revolt and the Building of Radical Transnationalism
contact email: 
jjmaer@aol.com; aquezada-grant@rwu.edu

We are looking for three articles for an edited collection:

1. Analysis of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) Movement and its impact from a global perspective;

PAMLA Standing Session on Autobiography. Riverside, CA, October 31-November 2, 2014. Deadline: May 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Dr. Tanya Heflin (heflin@iup.edu)

Architecture, Space, and Literature (PAMLA, Oct. 31—Nov. 2, 2014 in Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literary Association
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.

EAEC2014 - The European Art Education Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Cornaro Institute
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org


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