category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference, Plano, TX (4/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby, The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College in Plano, Texas, is pleased to hold its inaugural conference, featuring keynote speaker and noted historian Dr.

MSA 17, Modernism and History, Due April 12, 2015 (conference Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aleks Prigozhin, Adrienne Ghaly
contact email: 
avg212@nyu.edu; ampri@uchicago.edu

From the early decades of the twentieth century the concept of ‘revolution’ has provided modernism with a powerful historical imaginary of rupture and change, encompassing phenomena ranging from o

PAMLA 2015 Special Session: “Faulkner & Time” (11/6-8, Portland) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Fujie, Lewis & Clark College
contact email: 
kfujie@lclark.edu

This special session takes the 2015 PAMLA conference theme of “Literature and Time” as an occasion for reconsidering a topic that has interested Faulkner critics for as long as there has been Faulkner criticism.

Cinematic Journeys of Identity--2015 Film & History Conference (Nov. 4-8, 2015, Madison, WI)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Film & History Conference
contact email: 
jess.deprest@gmail.com, saundarya@gmail.com

CFP: Cinematic Journeys of Identity

MAPACA -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapacaconfchair@gmail.com

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
26th Annual Conference
November 5-7, 2015
Philadelphia, PA - Sonesta Philadelphia

Call for papers:

Abu Ghraib and After

full name / name of organization: 
Megha Anwer / Purdue University
contact email: 
manwer@purdue.edu

MLA Panel on visual culture after "Abu Ghraib" -- films, graphic novels, photography, political cartoons etc. that invoke/respond to the Abu Ghraib torture photographs.

Securing with algorithms: Knowledge, decision, sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Amoore, Rita Raley/Security Dialogue
contact email: 
raley@english.ucsb.edu

In a world where the data traces or ‘life patterns’ of human beings are thought to yield new forms of knowledge and novel ways of knowing future threats, the algorithm appears to afford a renewed

Othello's Island Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Lterature and History 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CVAR Cyprus
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2016

The 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies held at the Severis Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus, March 2016

Convenors:

CFP for WSQ: Queer Methods

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

WSQ, Call for Papers: Special Issue
QUEER METHODS

Guest Editors:
Amin Ghaziani, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of British Columbia

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Here is the link to our electronic journal page: http://thesefragilelilacs.wix.com/poetryjournal
The deadine for submissions for our inaugural volume is May 31, 2015.

Guidelines

Freedom and Justice: A Call to Action

full name / name of organization: 
National Economic Association and the American Society of Hispanic Economists
contact email: 
nbanks@bucknell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 15-17, 2015, San Francisco, CA]

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

In our rapidly shifting culture, what defines the contemporary moment is fluid and impossible to pin down.

CFP: “Desire and Deceit: India in the Europeans’ Gaze”

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
m_tupan@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Vol. 7, No. 2, 2015
on
“Desire and Deceit: India in the Europeans’ Gaze”

The Theme

[UPDATE} Victorian Self-Fashioning, abs by 4/10/15

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
visawus2015@gmail.com

Abstracts on all aspects of Victorian Self-Fashioning. Keynote Speaker Bernard Lightman, York University.

MMLA Illustrated Text Special Session: CFP Due April 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
martinic@umail.iu.edu

The Illustrated Texts session welcomes papers as well as innovative or even illustrative presentations that interrogate the concept of illustration broadly construed.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS International Conference Sept. 18-20 Abstracts due April 6 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6 April 2015
- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS

18-20 September 2015, The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sensational Influences: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Literary Legacy - 4-5 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Anne-Marie Beller, Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
a.m.beller@lboro.ac.uk

Sensational Influences: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Literary Legacy

A Conference to commemorate the centenary of Braddon’s death

SAMLA 2015: Victorian Literature and Science (abstracts due June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
thierauf@unc.edu

Literary scholarship has long traced the intersections between Victorian fiction and 19th-century science, particularly with regard to Darwinian, Spencerian, or proto-Freudian influences on narrative structures and character portrayals. This panel invites submissions that consider the influence of 19th-century scientific and/or medical writings on literature in the broadest sense

Call for Articles on Radicalism

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our tenth year of issues.

Marx and The Arts

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 87
contact email: 
emmacbaughman@gmail.com

According to Marx, man’s aesthetic sense is socially acquired, rather than innate.

Migration & Marginalities: C21 Routes - deadline: 1st April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Across Europe, the public discourses of migration continue to trade on anxiety and fear.

Studies in South Asian Film and Media: Special issue on ‘The Region’,

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in South Asian Film & Media
contact email: 
aartiwani@gmail.com

The economic and political/cultural impact and transformation due to neoliberal policies and the globalizing agendas of capital are to be seen at the level of the region as much as they are at the nat

Human Rights and the Mobilization of Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University (Cultural Memory Studies Initiative and Centre for Human Rights)
contact email: 
sean.bex@ugent.be

Call for Applications: PhD Symposium "Human Rights and the Mobilization of Testimony"
Web: http://www.cmsi.ugent.be/cfp-phd-symposium-human-rights-and-the-mobiliza...

PAMLA 2015 113th Annual Convention: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 113th Annual Convention: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature
contact email: 
diana.shaffer@tx.rr.com

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Rhetorical Approaches to Literature.

[UPDATE] SLSA 2015 Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. With Patricia Clough + Orit Halpern

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We have confirmed the participation of Patricia Clough (author, The Affective Turn, and Beyond Biopolitics) and Orit Halpern (author, Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reas

"Silence and Documentation," July 10-11 2015 — DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Silence and Documentation
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
July 10-11 2015
Keynote: TBA

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis [MSA17 Boston]

full name / name of organization: 
Marius Hentea, Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
m.hentea@mmu.ac.uk

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES REMAKING TRADITION Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and The Institute of English Studies (, LondonUK)
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

2nd International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with Institute of English Studies, University of London (UK)

Connecting, Rethinking and Embracing Difference The Persons and Sexualities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities8@inter-disciplinary.net

Connecting, Rethinking and Embracing Difference
The Persons and Sexualities Project

Thursday 24th September – Saturday 26th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Weaponising of Cinema: Hollywood, Propaganda and Portrayals of Enemies of the State/s The Hollywood and the World Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw3@inter-disciplinary.net

The Weaponising of Cinema: Hollywood, Propaganda and Portrayals of Enemies of the State/s
The Hollywood and the World Project

Friday 24th July – Sunday 26th July 2015

Literary Histories of Science: Race, Gender, and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Leila A. McNeill/MMLA 2015 Convention
contact email: 
leila.a.mcneill@gmail.com

In the history of science, it has been well-documented that institutionalized science and professional scientific circles actively and systematically excluded people from their ranks based on gender, race, and class. However, what has been underrepresented is the scientific work and endeavors of the marginalized groups themselves. This session seeks to recover some of these excluded voices and stories by investigating the creative, alternative ways that these groups participated in scientific discourse.

Call for Book Proposals—Engagements with Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson, Series Editor / Routledge
contact email: 
litengagements@gmail.com

As the series editor for Engagements with Literature, a new series from Routledge, I am interested in receiving proposals for books that might suit the remit of the series, described below.

[UPDATE] MMLA 2015 Earth's Human Layer

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Taylor Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtaylo36@kent.edu

Special Session MMLA 2015

Reminder: etum special issue CfP: mind the time

full name / name of organization: 
ejournal for theatre and media / etum
contact email: 
etum@theaterforschung.de

Special Issue: mind the time – time and/in theatre and the media

please scroll down for english version

Etum lädt Manuskripte für ein Special Issue zum Thema „mind the time - Zeit und/im

CFP for Teaching Popular Culture for NEPCA Conference Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

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