category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[EXTENDED DEADLINE: 12/15]: Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at UCSB’s English Department
contact email: 
emcfellow@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites proposals for our fourteenth annual conference, “Making, Unmaking, and Remaking the Early Modern Era: 1500-1800,” to

New Ashgate Book Series -- Among the Victorians and Modernists, edited by Dennis Denisoff, Ryerson University

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Donahue, Ashgate Publishing Co.
contact email: 
adonahue@ashgate.com

Call for Proposals

Call for Submissions, American, British and Canadian Studies Journal, special issue, Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologi

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro, asbjorn.gronstad@infomedia.uib.no

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, invites submissions for a special issue on Changing Screen Cultures: New Archaeologies, Ecologies, To

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

[UPDATE] Mid-20th-Century American Poetry and the Question of Beauty, ALA Boston, 12/12/14; 5/20-24/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association, Boston, May 20-24, 2015
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

"Rigor of beauty is the quest," writes Williams in his preface to "Paterson." "But how will you find beauty when it is locked in the mind past all remonstrance?" For the 2015 ALA conference in Bosto

"Paradigms of Power: Uses and Abuses" 3rd Annual CCQ Humanities Conference, March 25-26 2015

full name / name of organization: 
3rd Annual CCQ Humanities Conference/Community College of Qatar
contact email: 
Bernadette.Russo@ccq.edu.qa

Call for Papers (CFP):

Authenticity and Imitation in Translation and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
contact email: 
authenticity@swps.edu.pl

For Plato, as it is only too well known, imitation was an unwelcome way of bringing falsity to the world.

CFP- Roots & Routes: Movement, Stasis, and Rootedness in American Popular Music

full name / name of organization: 
French Association of American Studies
contact email: 
david.diallo@u-bordeaux.fr

AFEA Conference - University of La Rochelle, FRANCE, May 27-30, 2015
Popular Music Workshop
Roots & Routes: Movement, Stasis, and Rootedness in American Popular Music

Edited essay collection: Resignifying the Third Space

full name / name of organization: 
Univerisity of Alicante; University of Zadar
contact email: 
caporale@ua.es; biljana@zamir.net; bikasic@unizd.hr

We are now seeking for a collection of essays on the reinterpretation of the concept of Third Space in relation to the ‘spatial turn’ within the frame of the social science and the humanities in F

Missed Connections - Department of Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington Graduate Conference 10-11 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Indiana University
contact email: 
iu.complit@gmail.com

Missed Connections

[UPDATE] Carlos Ruiz Zafón Proposed Collection (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are requested for a proposed collection on the works of Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)

Theme: “Partitions and/of Empire”

[UPDATE] Carnivalization and the Carnivalesque -- Deadline Extended to 12 Jan.

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

Georgia and Carolinas College English Association
Call for Proposals
30-31 January 2015

V Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture - Cultural Citizenship

full name / name of organization: 
The Lisbon Consortium
contact email: 
lxconsortium@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

call for papers

The Lisbon Consortium invites applications for:

V LISBON SUMMER SCHOOL FOR THE STUDY OF CULTURE

CULTURAL CITIZENSHIP

June 22nd through 28th 2015

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

“Sports Studies: The State of the Art” 4th Annual Rockford University Sports Studies Symposium Date: April 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rockford Univeristy, 5050 East State Street. Rockford, IL 61108
contact email: 
mperry_at_rockford_dot_edu

Along with its general popularity, sport as an object of academic study has been steadily growing for decades across disciplinary boundaries.

Sight Unseen: Seeing, Surveillance, and the Visual Sphere in American Culture, Trinity College Dublin, 24-25 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Standing on the bare ground [...] all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eye-ball; I am nothing; I see all [...].
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature, 1836)

Call for Papers: “Rulership: Kings and Queens in Elite and Popular Cultures.”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
Professor Francis K. H. So <francs@kmu.edu.tw>; TACMRS.NSYSU@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues:

As announced at the closing of the 8th International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical,

Authority and Its Discourses Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Lynda Chouiten
contact email: 
chouiten_lynda@yahoo.fr

Articles in English are sought to complete an edited volume on the theme of authority and its discourses.

Suggested topics:
Authority and gender:
The discourse(s) of patriarchy

Excellent undergrad compositions on the arts

full name / name of organization: 
Queen City Writers journal
contact email: 
qcwriters@gmail.com

Queen City Writers, a refereed journal of undergraduate writing and multimedia composing, seeks submissions that relate to the arts for an upcoming issue.

[UPDATE] CFP - Edited Collection on Marvel Cinematic Universe - Phase 1

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Kristin M. Barton
contact email: 
kmbarton@daltonstate.edu

As one of the biggest and most successful film franchises of all time, Marvel’s approach to developing an interconnected film universe has seemingly revolutionized the way superhero films are being

American Association of Italian Studies Conference, Boulder Colorado, March 26-29, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Italian Studies, Valerio Ferme, Conference Organizer
contact email: 
valerio.ferme@colorado.edu

http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/submit

Call for Submissions, AAIS Conference: Boulder, CO, Mar. 26-29, 2015

Religion and Spirituality in Literature and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Department of English
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 17th Annual Conference:

NYPL Short Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
New York Public Library
contact email: 
short.term@nypl.org

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independen

CFP: ASA Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association
contact email: 
ncohan@wustl.edu

The Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks panel proposals for the 2015 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada, October 8-11, 2015.

“TRANSLAUTHORS. Interrogating Writing from Translation", 10 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Université catholique de Louvain (ECR & GEMCA)
contact email: 
translauthors2015@uclouvain.be

“TRANSLAUTHORS”. Interrogating Writing from Translation.

Intertwined Perspectives on Literature and Cultural Exchange from the XVIth to the XXIst Century

International Conference

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
14th Annual Institute for Critical Animal Studies North America Conference
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

CONFERENCE DATES: April 17 – 19, 2015 @ Binghamton University
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: January 10th, 2015

Landscapes, Natures, Ecologies: Italy and the Environmental Humanities, Abstracts due Feb. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Elena Past (Wayne State University), Serenella Iovino (University of Turin), Enrico Cesaretti (University of Virginia)
contact email: 
elenapast@wayne.edu, serenella.iovino@unito.it, efc4p@virginia.edu

We need new figurations for the humanities. We need to explore intellectual pathways in which critique goes together with creativity.

[UPDATE] New Voices 2015 Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

The New Voices Planning Committee is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the 2015 New Voices Conference.

[UPDATE - Deadline Extension] “The Rule of Threes: Death, Humor, and Repetition”

full name / name of organization: 
GSU New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
gsu.newvoices@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: December 10, 2014

Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure (MadLit) - Abstracts Due 1/3/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin - Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Dirty Talk:The Forms and Language of Pleasure
The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature (MadLit)
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015w

“Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” (MELUS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Society for the Study of Multiethnic Literatures of the United States)
contact email: 
jdmattox@iusb.edu

Looking for additional participant(s) for “Arriving in the 20th Century: Public Speaking and Literary Resistance” panel at 2015 MELUS conference (April 9-12, Athens, GA).

Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
CFP for edited collection "Nobrow: The History and Future of Popular Culture"
contact email: 
tero.vanhanen@helsinki.fi

Traditional distinctions between “highbrow” and “lowbrow” are not sufficient to describe the cultural production of our times.

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (1/2/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issues 12.1, 12.2 and 12.3) and Volume 13.

Coldnoon Diaries: Dec 2014 Chapter (Call For Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing)
contact email: 
diaries@coldnoon.com

Call for December 2014 chapter of Coldnoon Diaries. Rolling submissions. No deadline.

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