category: cultural studies and historical approaches

La producción cultural ecuatoriana desde 1980

full name / name of organization: 
Asociación de Ecuatorianistas
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

El comité de selección recibirá electrónicamente resúmenes de 250 palabras de los trabajos individuales o de las mesas propuestas (con nombres de los participantes) hasta el 30 de marzo de 2016.

Migration, Transnationalism and the Cultural Logic of Global Identity A special issue of the American, British and Canadian Stud

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

Guest Editor: Dr. Susan Flynn, University of the Arts, London

[UPDATE] “Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This Special Issue comes at a time when the defining boundaries of both “race” and “human” have been radically called into question, challenging us to rethink classificatory systems that found

[UPDATE] Bodies Graduate Symposium - EXTENDED Deadline Feb. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

UPDATE--ReFocus: A Series of Film/American Studies Anthologies

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh University Press
contact email: 
Dr. Gary D. Rhodes, gdrhodes@gmail.com and Dr. Robert Singer, rlsngr99@gmail.com

In 2015, the University of Edinburgh Press launched a multivolume series of scholarly, refereed anthologies entitled ReFocus.

General Submissions for College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies
contact email: 
collit@wcupa.edu

College Literature is an international, peer-reviewed academic journal published by Johns Hopkins University Press. CL is dedicated to publishing high quality, original, and innovative scholarly research from across the discipline of literary studies.

The journal is currently considering manuscripts for publication in our general issues forthcoming in 2016 and 2017 (volumes 43 and 44).

[UPDATE] Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries (Issue 8.1)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Adam Sills / The Defoe Society
contact email: 
Adam.G.Sills@hofstra.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is seeking papers for its next issue of the journal (Issue 8.1, Fall 2016). Please direct queries or submissions to Dr.

Vile Visions: Representing Evil

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
Christina Wilkins

The concept of evil is age old, but the way it manifests in cultural narratives has continuously shifted. From the theological to the psychological, evil is a core theme of tales across the ages.

[UPDATE] TAU Journal of Literary and Visual Arts: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/Lourdes University
contact email: 
tau@lourdes.edu

We are accepting submissions through FEBRUARY 15, 2016:

POETRY
FICTION
CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Rules for submission:

>Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

A Change of (s)cene: Reviewing Our Place in a New Geological Epoch, Wednesday 31st August – Friday 2nd September 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Poland / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, UK and Ireland
contact email: 
changeofscene2016@gmail.com

ASLE-UKI POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

31ST August – 2nd September 2016

A change of (s)cene: reviewing our place in a new geological epoch

The Cultural Revolution Today: Literature, Film, and Cultural Debates

full name / name of organization: 
CEFC and the Department of Comparative Literature, HKU
contact email: 
manmanw@hku.hk

May 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the launching of China’s “Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.” Historiography continues to debate the periodization of the Cultural Revolution, its impa

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television (1 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Artenie and Ashley Szanter
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television

Editors
Cristina Artenie (Universitas Press) and Ashley Szanter (Weber State University)

Crossings & Intersections - Interdisciplinarity, hybridity, intersectionality, intertextuality [UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
Faucssaconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Annual Conference of the CSSA at Florida Atlantic University
Crossings & Intersections
April 08 – 09, 2016
(submission deadline extended: February 29, 2016)
 

"Civilized Survivalism as Cultural Narrative in the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Garrett Jeter/College English Assn (allied organization to the MLA)
contact email: 
gcjeter@uark.edu

ISIS. Mass shootings. Refugee crises. Terrorism. Race riots. Illegal immigration.

Contagion: 2016 Meeting of the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts October 13th-15th 2016 Columbia SC

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconf@mailbox.sc.edu

“It is as reasonable to represent one kind of imprisonment by another, as it is to represent anything that really exists by that which exists not.” (Daniel Defoe, epigraph to Camus, La Peste)

Gender in Art: Production, Collection, Display (AAH Summer Symposium) (8–9 June 2016, Loughborough) (CfP 23 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
t.reifenstein@mmu.ac.uk

Association of Art Historians (AAH) Summer Symposium 2016
Gender in art: production, collection, display

Loughborough University
8-9 June 2016

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Rajender Kaur
contact email: 
kaurr@wpunj.edu

Feasting, Fasting, Famine: Representations of Hunger in South Asian Literatures and Culture

The Other Side of Memory: Forgetting, Denial, Repression (University of Illinois, 2-4 June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies
contact email: 
mnemonics2016@gmail.com

The fifth Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school will take place from June 2-4, 2016 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and will be hosted by the Initiative i

Traveling With Gulliver, around Campus--3/24

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Sodano, University at Albany & Michael Brown, University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
jsodano@albany.edu, m.brown@abdn.ac.uk

This call is inspired by the versatile, prescient and even protean prose of Dr. Swift’s most well-known work, Gulliver’s Travels (1726).

[UPDATE] Edited Collection: "Theory Lessons: Theorizing the Classroom" Deadline February 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
book editor: Becky McLaughlin / book publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
contact email: 
bmclaugh@southalabama.edu

Edited Collection: "Theory Lessons: Theorizing the Classroom" Deadline: February 15, 2016
full name / name of organization:

LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

[Update]: Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education 3/9-3/11

full name / name of organization: 
National Society for Minorities in Honors
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

- - - -
Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11, 2016 | Oakland University | Rochester, Michigan

REGISTER TODAY

Éthique du détournement Matériaux, techniques, genres (invité TANGUY VIEL) / Ethics of diversion: Materials, techniques, genres

full name / name of organization: 
La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

La Société des études supérieures du Département d’Études françaises de l’Université de Toronto (SESDEF) lance un appel à communications pour son colloque annuel auquel sont conviés les

Verging: Technologies/Practices/Aesthetics in Contemporary Documentary

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Consortium: Cinema and Media Studies at York University, Toronto
contact email: 
verging2016@gmail.com

Two-day Symposium (March 18th - 19th), Toronto

Keynote Speaker:
Jonathan Harris

States of the Book - 23 and 24 September, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Philosophy, West Point
contact email: 
adam.karr@usma.edu

The Department of English and Philosophy at West Point will host an interdisciplinary symposium to consider the relation of the material text to the formation and function of states and state-like str

2016 Cultural Rhetorics Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Rhetorics / Michigan State University
contact email: 
cultrhetcon@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
2016 Cultural Rhetorics Conference
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan, USA
September 30 – October 2, 2016

What is Cultural Rhetorics?

First Annual Gender & Sexuality Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Center at the University of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
thecenteratuco@gmail.com

Deadline for proposals: March 11th, 2016

Edith Wharton Society Award for Archival Research, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

The Edith Wharton Society welcomes applications for an award for archival research on Edith Wharton.

Edith Wharton Society Undergraduate Research Prize, deadline 6/30/16

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

In 2014, the Edith Wharton Society launched a prize for undergraduate research on Edith Wharton. We seek critical essays by undergraduates focusing on works by Wharton in all genres.

Fantasies of Contemporary Culture symposium, 23 May 2016 (deadline 22 March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
debruinmj@cardiff.ac.uk, harmantl@cardiff.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Dr. Mark Bould (UWE Bristol)
Dr. Catherine Butler (Cardiff University)

A Change of (s)cene: Reviewing Our Place in a New Geological Epoch, Wednesday 31st August – Friday 2nd September 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Poland / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, UK and Ireland
contact email: 
changeofscene2016@gmail.com

ASLE-UKI (Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment, UK and Ireland - www.asle.org.uk) invites proposals for its Postgraduate Conference to be held from 31st August – 2nd September

Mood – Aesthetic, Psychological and Philosophical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick
contact email: 
mood.warwick2016@gmail.com

An Interdisciplinary Two-day Conference at the University of Warwick
6th and 7th May 2016

Keynote speakers:

Prof Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht (Comparative Literature, Stanford University)

Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization 3/31/16

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which

UC Berkeley 5th Annual Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
calcomplit@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 planning committee is currently accepting proposals for its 5th annual conference. Deadline to submit: March 4.

Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

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