category: cultural studies and historical approaches

50 years that changed the world. translation in the 1st half of the 20th century.

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
cecc@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Call for Articles
Editors: Maria Lin Moniz and Alexandra Lopes

Update Prospero - Unforgiving Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Marilena Parlati
contact email: 
marilena.parlati@unical.it

Call for Papers: Prospero XX (2015), edited by Marilena Parlati (University of Calabria)
Unforgiving Memory. Dynamics, Rhetorics, Paradoxa in Literary Representations of Trauma

popular culture, digital literacies, family literacy, african american

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tisha Lewis Ellison
contact email: 
lewis.phd@gmail.com

Looking for the following: popular culture, digital literacies, multimodality, family literacy, african american, qualitative research, children and adolescent literacy, agency, power, identity, visua

CFP: ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015 (11/12-11/15/15; Cols. OH); Proposals due 4/15/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Convention will be held in Columbus, OH November 12th-15th. See the conference website for details: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS

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

Conference scheduled from:
18-20 September 2015, The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Modernism and the Mind Sciences, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecah Pulsifer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
pulsife2@illinois.edu

Modernism grew up alongside a range of revolutionary mind sciences.

SAMLA 2015 (Durham, NC, Nov 13-15) Performing Gender Panel - Abstracts due June 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
loretta.clayton@gmail.com

Performing Gender: Cultural Ideals, Expectations, and Representations of Gender in American and British Culture

Comics and Other Hybrid “How-To’s”: Art and Didacticism (special session at MMLA 2015, Nov. 12-15, 2015, Columbus OH)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jpark@roosevelt.edu

Comics and other image-text hybrids—from illuminated manuscripts to commercial lithographs to modern-day flow charts--have been used successfully to communicate information, explain complex or diffi

Pastoral Sciences, MMLA (Columbus, OH, Nov. 12-15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA)
contact email: 
plmonacell@ccis.edu

Pastoral Sciences

CFP: The Politics of Big Data

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
ned.weidner@cgu.edu

Culture Critique is a peer-reviewed publication sponsored by Claremont Graduate University’s Cultural Studies program.

Being Humans. The Human Condition in the age of techno-humanism: representations, practices, experiences

full name / name of organization: 
Chiara Giaccardi / Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan
contact email: 
chiara.giaccardi@unicatt.it

The international peer-reviewed journal "Comunicazioni Sociali" is hosting a special issue titled Being Humans.

Islamophobia: The Public Muslim and the Critical Muslim (Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
Amrita.ghosh@shu.edu & azeenat@uark.edu

We are all too familiar with news channels reporting the threat of ISIS and debates around Islam’s relevance in the modern world.

Sonic Horror

full name / name of organization: 
Horror Studies
contact email: 
I.vanElferen@kingston.ac.uk

CFP: Sonic Horror
“Shh—was that a voice?”

Is postcolonial theory passé? Recuperating habits of reading and print in the early realm of print culture in colonial India.

full name / name of organization: 
Lies and Big Feet.
contact email: 
liesandbigfeet@gmail.com

Is postcolonial theory passé? Recuperating habits of reading, printing and print culture in the early realm of print in colonial Bengal, India (1780-1820).

EXTENDED DEADLINE, Call for Submissions, special issue, Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, Topologies

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers, EXTENDED DEADLINE

International Conference on Arts & Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The International Institute of Knowledge Management Pvt Ltd
contact email: 
arun@tiikm.com

From 2014, ICOAH continues its momentum to capture the emerging areas in arts and humanities. Based on the theme, “ Transformation Vs.

MMLA: Paper Submissions for Permanent Sections and Special Sessions (4/5, 4/15)

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

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
contact email: 
lakanost@ksu.edu

Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature invites submissions for its next open issue, Winter 2016.

Memory and Remembering. Articles: 6/1/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal.

[UPDATE] SCMLA Comparative Literature deadline extension

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Deadline extended until March 30.

MSA 17, Nov. 19-22, Modernism of Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

The modernist period, as the theme of this year’s conference suggests, was a period marked by revolutions of various stripes: aesthetic, social, cultural, and political.

[UPDATE] REMINDER: 20th Annual Dickens Society Symposium (3/31/2015; 7/8-10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Malton/Dickens Society
contact email: 
sara.malton@smu.ca

20th Annual Dickens Society Symposium
Halifax, Nova Scotia
July 8-10, 2015
Deadline: March 31, 2015

“Liquid Dickens”

SLSA Panel: "A Cyborg Manifesto" at 30 March 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
contact email: 
elyons@email.arizona.edu

2015 marks the thirty-year anniversary of the publication of Donna Haraway’s “A Cyborg Manifesto.” This groundbreaking essay has influenced a generation of scholars in diverse fields.

[UPDATE] MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

Religious Diversity and Social Inclusion (Edited by Gary D. Bouma) - Deadline for Abstracts: 30 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Cogitatio
contact email: 
antonio.vieira@cogitatiopress.com

The journal Social Inclusion is preparing a special issue on religious diversity:

Title: Religious Diversity and Social Inclusion

The Art of the Archive/Art in the Archives; SAMLA; Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lnhoward@gsu.edu

This year's 87th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

[UPDATE] Postgraduate Conference: Collectors and Collecting (Deadline Approaching for Abstracts: 22nd March)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Portsmouth, UK
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Deadline Approaching: 22nd March, 2015.

University of Portsmouth Centre for Studies in Literature

Postgraduate Conference 2015

Unmasking the Persona: In Theory and Practice, DL: 14 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kunstlicht, Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture, and Architecture
contact email: 
redactie@tijdschriftkunstlicht.nl

Unmasking the Persona: In Theory and Practice (working title)

Kunstlicht, Journal for Visual Art, Visual Culture, and Architecture
Vol. 36 (2015) no. 2
Deadline proposals: 14 April 2015

Neo-Victorian Sexploitation 2016 Special Issue of the Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
mirr@uma.es; ipineda@uma.es

Neo-Victorian Sexploitation

2016 Special Issue of the Journal of Neo-Victorian Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, ABSTRACTS, AND PANEL PROPOSALS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

Panel on memory: Commemoration, (Re)presentation, Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
jhines7@knights.ucf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS, and ABSTRACTS

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH

ADAPTATION 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aroberts3@niu.edu

Call for Papers:
ADAPTATION
2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 October 2015
Cincinnati, OH
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society - Alpha Epsilon Omega Chapter
contact email: 
sigmataudelta@flagler.edu

Sigma Tau Delta Southern Conference: Discovering the World in a Word
St. Augustine, FL @ Flagler College
October 2-3, 2015

Literary and Legal Persons - 2016 MLA Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Leman
contact email: 
peterdleman@gmail.com

Personhood, personality, impersonation, personification in literature and law: Can literary persons provide insight into corporate personhood and other forms of artificial legal personality?

CIRCULATIONS OF THE NEO-SLAVE NARRATIVE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario – Department of English
contact email: 
abowes5@uwo.ca

**Short Notice* Conference takes place on the 10th of April 2015*

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