category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Arabs’ Stereotypes Revisited: Lessons from Cognitive Science and “Stan of Arabia”

full name / name of organization: 
Mohammed Albalawi/ Kent State University
contact email: 
malbalaw@kent.edu

Creating Undergraduate Research Projects in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS 2015, April 9-12; deadline Nov. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Bell and J. Stephen Pearson, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
Chris.Bell@ung.edu and stpears11@gmail.com

Given the increasing focus on advanced undergraduate research, this roundtable seeks examples of successful undergraduate research projects in ethnic literary studies.

CFP - 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions (Due: 31 Dec. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of English Language and Literature, 50th Anniversary Conference: British and Turkish Literary and Cultural Interactions
contact email: 
huide50con@gmail.com

The aim of this conference is to revisit the literary, artistic and cultural texts, whether they are canonical or non-canonical, from both the (English/British) West and the (Ottoman/Turkish) East, fr

[REMINDER] Word Hoard Issue #4: "Word of Mouth"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard/Western University
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Viva voce—“with living voice,” but also (and more commonly) the phenomenon of “word of mouth.” When incidents of speech, song, or shouting take place, it is the mouth that transforms private

CFP - Science and Theatre: Exchanging Ideas in the Cultural Market (CATR Conference at Congress 2015; May 30-June 2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
degin87@yorku.ca / styber@yorku.ca

From Brecht’s gestus for a scientific age to Michael Chekhov’s psychological gesture, theatre has been shaped by science’s increasing cultural capital.

Green Knowledge: Biennial Conference of ASLE UK-I, 2nd-4th September 2015, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment UK and Ireland
contact email: 
asleuki-2015@admin.cam.ac.uk

Plenary Speakers

Professor Ursula K. Heise (UCLA)
Richard Mabey
Professor Louise Westling
(University of Oregon)

ROBARTS GOES POP! An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference on Canadian Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mario A. D'Agostino, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, York University
contact email: 
yorkgraduateconference@gmail.com

Robarts goes POP!

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on Canadian Popular Culture

The Nature of the Humanities Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 27th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

Angles and _limes_: Examining and challenging research in Anglo-American studies (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The second issue of Angles, the new online journal published by the SAES, will aim at examining “angles and limes” in Anglo-American studies.

Brevity is the soul of wit (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

For its inaugural issue, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World welcomes original proposals inspired by the celebrated aphorism: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.

Beyond Leeches and Lepers: Medieval and Early Modern Medicine Conference May 2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Legacy and Helen F. Smith; University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
beyondleechesconference@outlook.com

This is a one-day public engagement conference for postgraduate students and early career researchers. We are excited to announce that Dr. Irina Metzler has been confirmed as the keynote speaker.

Call for Papers “Scotland – migrations and borders” Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
David Leishman, Université Grenoble-Alpes
contact email: 
david.leishman@u-grenoble3.fr

Call for Papers
Etudes écossaises, n°19, 2016 : “Scotland – migrations and borders”

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

11th Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond with Muldoon and Hayes

"Space" lightning talks at IABA-Americas June 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/biographical Association Chapter of the Americas
contact email: 
eclind@umich.edu

The 1st biennial conference of the Americas chapter of the International Auto/Biography Association asks us to consider life writing as a form of encounter.

The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics

full name / name of organization: 
Special edition of New Scholar
contact email: 
viewfromaboveconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
‘The View from Above: Cosmopolitan Culture and its Critics’

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention.

Dissident Environments: Race and the Underground

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE Conference (6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)
contact email: 
maderaji@wfu.edu, mschoolm@fiu.edu

(Abstract deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

Call for Undergraduate Work 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.

Call for Papers: Excellent Undergraduate Work

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

Queen City Writers is a refereed journal that publishes essays and multimedia work by undergraduate students affiliated with any post-secondary institution.

"Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities"

full name / name of organization: 
20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference & Seminar
June 1-4, 2015
SUNY, College at Oneonta

Keynote Speaker: Rochelle Johnson, Ph.D.

CFP: South Asian Canadian Literature and Culture (abstracts 15 Jan 2015; full papers 20 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review
contact email: 
robinfield_at_kings.edu

South Asian Review, the refereed journal of the South Asian Literary Association, invites submissions for its 2015 Special Topic Issue, 36.3, devoted to South Asian Canadian Literature.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 12/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

A Panel on Jorge Luis Borges in "Blind Creations: An International Conference on Blindness and the Arts" June 28-30 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of London, UK
contact email: 
max_ubelaker@uml.edu

Title:

Against Seeing: Jorge Luis Borges’ Literary Imagination

Panel Description:

Forum essay prize 2015 - translating cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
dee3@st-and.ac.uk

The Forum Prize 2015 – Call for Articles

The Forum for Modern Language Studies Prize competition 2015 invites submissions on the subject of translating cultures.

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800, 9-11 July 2015 (Abstracts due 7 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere: A One Day Symposium, 10th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester,
Friday, 10th April 2015

Keynote speaker: Dr Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey

CINE CRI ’15: 10-11.06.2015

full name / name of organization: 
CINE CRI ’15: II. International Film Studies and Cinematic Arts Conference
contact email: 
info@cinecriconference.org

CINE CRI ’15: II.

MUSICULT ‘15: 07.05.2015

full name / name of organization: 
MUSICULT ‘15: Music and Cultural Studies Conference
contact email: 
info@musicultconference.org

MUSICULT ‘15 Conference aims to trace the tracks of the dialectic correlation between music and culture.

GELL 2nd International Conference 21st-23rd April, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gulf University for Science and Technology
contact email: 
Ikram Ahmed Elsherif

Teaching is one of the most challenging professions because it brings individuals of different backgrounds (teachers and learners) into a very close relationship.

CFP: Charles Brockden Brown Panel (ALA 2015 Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Rattner
contact email: 
krattner@memphis.edu

We welcome proposals that engage any aspect of Charles Brockden Brown’s work for a proposed ALA panel.

Localizing Theory. Schools of Thought and Policies of Knowledge in Contemporary Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, "Tudor Vianu" Research Center
contact email: 
localizing.theory.2015@gmail.com

University of Bucharest
Tudor Vianu Research Centre (www.ciscer.ro)
3-4 April 2015
Deadline for submissions: 16 January 2015

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2015 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2014.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (English Graduate Organization)
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

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