category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Marginal Perceptions: Queer Voices In and Beyond Conventional Disciplines (Submissions Due

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Fairfield and Billy Burton, University of Exeter
contact email: 
queerstudiesconference@gmail.com

Location: Penryn Campus, Falmouth, Cornwall (The University of Exeter and Falmouth University).
Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2015.
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday January 23rd, 2015

Update Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

Reminder: CFP Davis session at SSAWW 2015

Update Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference.

CFP: Edited collection - ‘Transitions, endings and resurrections in fandom’

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams / University of South Wales
contact email: 
rebecca.williams@southwales.ac.uk

Periods of transition and change, as well as endings, can have huge impact on fans who either engage with texts collectively via fan communities or who have more individual connections with fan object

[UPDATE] ASA 2015 -- "Blackness and the Miseries of Law" (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
jag525@cornell.edu

In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Tamir Price, Ezell Ford, and too many others, and the ostensible inability of the law or the legal system to provi

[Abstract Deadline: 30 March 2015] Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk - davisn@liverpool.ac.uk

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

Speakers:

Natasha Alden (English & Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University)

Call For Papers – Auto/Fiction- Open Issue

full name / name of organization: 
IAFA
contact email: 
autofiction@hotmail.com

The issue is open to all kinds of applied and theoretical papers on autofiction. Contributions should be written in English and may vary in length from 3000 to 12000 words.

[UPDATE] Roundtable: Public Romanticism: Scholarship and Advocacy

full name / name of organization: 
NASSR Graduate Student Caucus / NASSR 2015: Romanticism and Rights
contact email: 
aah2155@columbia.edu, jacobleveton2017@u.northwestern.edu

REMINDER: January 17th deadline

Public Romanticism: Scholarship and Advocacy

(Re)presentation: Problematizing Authenticity-- St. John’s University Graduate English Conference March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine: 18 April 2015; Deadline for Submissions: 14 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu
The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine
Saturday, 18 April 2015
9:00am-4:30pm
(Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30pm)

MadLit 2015 - "Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure" EXTENDED DEADLINE: Jan. 15

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

The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com.

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

Deadline Extended for CFPs: January 19, 2015

United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Submission Deadline: 2/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

UPDATE: Deadline now 1/20: Autism & Literature/ASA Toronto/

full name / name of organization: 
Tova Cooper/American Studies Organization
contact email: 
tovacooper@usf.edu

Autistics Speak: Narrative Challenges to Neurotypical Dominance

CFP Strata Conference 08/05/2015; deadline 09/03/2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
strataconference@gmail.com

The organisers invite proposals for papers and presentations on the theme of ‘strata’ in the period 1845-1945 across the arts, humanities and social sciences, for a one-day interdisciplinary confe

[REMINDER] CFP: Performing Gender in the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Performing Gender in the Middle East

Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance (ASA 2015, Oct 8-11) due 1/20

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Rachel J. McWhorter, rmcwhorter@stchas.edu & Jewon Woo, jwoo@lorainccc.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance

[UPDATE) Paper proposals on film/television adaptations of American literary works

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema, Television, Film Association, an author society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

Proposals on critical work on film adaptations of American literature: ALA conference May 21-24, 2015
full name / name of organization:
Cinema, Television, Film Association
contact email:

Illinois State University, "Transgressions in English Studies." Deadline Jan 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Word's Worth English Studies Graduate Committee
contact email: 
Ryan Edel ryan@ryanedel.net Krista Roberts krober2@ilstu.edu

Transgressions.

EVIDENCE OF LINGUISTIC ENCOUNTERS, LANGUAGES IN CONTACT: FROM IMPRINT TO OWNERSHIP . University of Toronto, April 30th - May 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies' Graduate Association
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto’s Société des Études Supérieures du Département d’Études Françaises (SESDEF) has issued a call for papers from all disciplines for our annual graduate students’

RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA Submission deadline extended to January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and the Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing
contact email: 
kcostello@astate.edu or abeauchamp@astate.edu

RADICAL WRITES:
COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, JONESBORO, AR

Journal: Notes on Teaching English - [NoTE]

full name / name of organization: 
Notes on Teaching English, the journal of the Georgia and Carolinas Affiliate of the College English Association
contact email: 
notes.engl@ggc.edu

Call for Papers

Notes on Teaching English (NOTE) - digital journal of the Georgia and Carolinas affiliate of the College English Association (GACCEA)
 url: notes.engl.ggc.edu

Call for Abstracts: Critical Insights: George Eliot, deadline February 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Katie Peel, University of North Carolina Wilmington
contact email: 
peelk@uncw.edu

Call for Abstracts

Intermezzo Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

http://www.enculturation.net/intermezzo-announcement

Resisting the Nation, Reproducing Colonial Misery: Sports and the Transnational Imaginary (ASA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association, Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association. (October 8-11, 2015. Toronto, Canada.)
contact email: 
b.irom@wsu.edu

In 1844, Canada and the USA played a cricket match at the St. George's Club in New York, which is now the site for NYU’s Medical Centre.

[UPDATE] ALA 2015: Walt Whitman and Social Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Whitman Studies Assocition/American Literature Association
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

American Literature Association
May 21-24, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts

WALT WHITMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Whitman and Social Theory

Adaptation Essay Prize: Submissions due 1 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

he Adaptation Essay Prize

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Update:

[UPDATE] 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
Keynote speaker: Prof. Didier Coste (Université Bordeaux Montaigne)

Raymond Williams Now. 30 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Studies Network; Raymond Williams Society and Foundation
contact email: 
bharker@manchester.ac.uk

RAYMOND WILLIAMS NOW
30 May 2015

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

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

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

Ramyond Williams Now

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Studies Network
contact email: 
ben.harker@manchester.ac.uk

RAYMOND WILLIAMS NOW
30 May 2015, Manchester, UK

English Seventeenth-Century Literature/2015 RMMLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com or daniel@utpa.edu

Papers on any aspect of British seventeenth-century literature, for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, October 8-10, 2015, in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

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