category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Edited Volume on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (June 15th Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Press
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking article submissions for a volume of critical essays, which will be published by Cambridge Scholars Press.

Interlinguicity, Internationality and Shakespeare

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Saenger / Southwestern University
contact email: 
saengerm@southwestern.edu

CFP: Interlinguicity, Internationality and Shakespeare
Essay collection, edited by Michael Saenger

Please submit by July 1, 2011:
Title, 500-word abstract, CV to
saengerm@southwestern.edu

Animate Objects and Ecologies, at New Chaucer Society Congress, July 23-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Allan Mitchell, University of Victoria
contact email: 
amitch@uvic.ca

What animates things? How do organic and inorganic things live together in medieval literature and culture?

[UPDATE] June 30 deadline for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Transformation Studies
contact email: 
editor@transtudies.org

Trans-Portal is seeking scholarly articles, non-fiction essays, and hybrids of these on the subjects of the trans-personal, trans-cultural, and trans-national for a new online journal.

Journal of Empire Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Empire Studies
contact email: 
empirestudies@gmail.com

The Journal of Empire Studies

Deadline for Fall 2011 submissions: July 10, 2011
Deadline for Winter 2012 submissions: October 15, 2011

Edited Collection: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

The Early Modern Present (RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 6/4/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Hogan / Drake University
contact email: 
sarah.a.hogan@drake.edu

The rise of the Tea Party in the US is a daily reminder that the battle over the past has very real stakes in the here and now.

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 25 - RSA 2012 (D.C.) - "Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium"

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

RSA (Renaissance Society of America) Conference 2012, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22-24.

[UPDATE] - DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 25 - RSA 2012 (D.C.) - "Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium"

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

RSA (Renaissance Society of America) Conference 2012, Washington, D.C., Mar. 22-24.

[REMINDER] Innovations in Creative and Critical Writing: First Fictions (Applications by 30th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Call for papers: Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, Issue 2: Special Issue on Space and Time in Film (03 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University College Cork, Ireland
contact email: 
Issue2.Alphaville@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue on Space and Time in Film
The editors of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media seek additional articles
for its second issue to be published online in 2011.

[UPDATE] Gender Politics and Reality TV, 25-27 August 2011, extended CFP to 27 May

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
gender.realitytv@gmail.com

[UPDATE: Helen Wood, De Montfort University, confirmed as second plenary speaker.]

Plenary Speaker: Brenda Weber, Indiana University

CFP: MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit (7/1/11 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
The New School/MacArthur Foundation/Mozilla Foundation
contact email: 
digitalculture@newschool.edu

MobilityShifts: An International Future of Learning Summit
Call for Workshops, Demonstrations, Panel Discussions and Short Talks

MobilityShifts
When: October 10-16, 2011

Scale, Media Fields Journal Issue 4

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Reynolds and Meredith Bak, issue co-editors, Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
dreynolds@umail.ucsb.edu meredithabak@umail.ucsb.edu

Media Fields Journal invites critical and artistic submissions on the theme of scale.

"The Return of the Repressed? Religion and Culture in Contemporary Europe." (Salzburg, 6/15/11; 7/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Salzburg Institute of Gordon College
contact email: 
salzburg.symposium@gordon.edu

In Europe during the last few years, religion and religiosity have achieved wider acknowledgement as themes of public discussion.

CFP for new book series, New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Ashgate Publishing Company
contact email: 
egaffney@ashgate.com

Ashgate Publishing Company is pleased to announce a new book series:

New Hispanisms: Cultural and Literary Studies

Series Editor: Anne J. Cruz, University of Miami

[UPDATE] Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference deadline extended to June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

apologies for cross postings.

Call for Papers for an edited collection:

the rest is history

ireland, performance and the historical imagination

“American Idols and Their Fans: What People Write and Send to Celebrities”

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Ryan (National University of Singapore) and Charles Johanningsmeier (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
contact email: 
< usprbt@nus.edu.sg > or < jmeier@unomaha.edu >

For a planned book collection of forward-looking essays on how celebrities and their cultural productions are received by different types of readers, viewers, listeners, etc., we are seeking orig

[UPDATE] Animated Realities, Edinburgh College of Art, June 23 - 24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Murray/Edinburgh College of Art
contact email: 
jonny.murray@eca.ac.uk

Dear All,

Shakespearean Echoes

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Gleed, Dickinson College
contact email: 
gleedp@dickinson.edu

I am seeking chapter abstracts for a proposed volume on Shakespeare in popular culture. The tentative title for this project is Shakespearean Echoes: Shakespeare in Contemporary Culture.

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories (November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Midwest Language Association Convention
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

For the past hundred years, short fiction and short story writers such as Charles Chesnutt, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Cultural In-difference: Towards Identity Making: Mulk Raj Anand’s Fictions in Perspective

full name / name of organization: 
Sarbojit Biswas, A/Prof in English, Barjora College, The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India
contact email: 
sarbojitbiswas@gmail.com

By recognizing the other, by remaining between cultures, in the in-between of cultures, one touches a limit of recognition; motivated and driven by the tensions in the struggle for recognition, one ci

[UPDATE] ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Jones
contact email: 
envirolit@gmail.com

The EEAL (forthcoming from McFarland Press, 2011) aims to provide the first ever sketch of a composite, diachronic and synoptic topography of the American environmental imagination, beginning with the

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion (AMSN Symposium; 6-7th February 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Modernist Studies Network
contact email: 
Dr Lorraine Sim (lorraine.sim@uws.edu.au)

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion

Hosted by the Writing and Society Research Group and the
School of Humanities and Languages, University of Western Sydney

Date: 6th – 7th February 2012
Venue: Grace Hotel, Sydney

Trauma: Writing, Image, Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Meera Atkinson - Writing and Society Research Group, University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
meeraatkinson@yahoo.com

Trauma: Writing, Image, Affect

"Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public" - United States Military Academy, April 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy Department of English and Philosophy
contact email: 
scott.chancellor@usma.edu

Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public
West Point, New York
April 19-21, 2012

CFP: International Conference "Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin" (11/3/2011-11/5/201

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Jennings / International Walter Benjamin Society
contact email: 
jennings@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin”

CFP: Asian Crossings, 1789-1914, Hong Kong (06/24/2011;06/06-08/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Social Science Research Council
contact email: 
ellrgf@nus.edu.sg

CONFERENCE ON
INTER-ASIAN CONNECTIONS III: HONG KONG
JUNE 6-8, 2012

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS
DEADLINE: Friday, June 24, 2011

Workshop Title:
Asian Crossings, 1789-1914

(Re-)Presentations of Working Life

full name / name of organization: 
gradnet e.V.
contact email: 
info2011@grandnet.de

The 10th Interdisciplinary and International Graduate Conference will focus on the analysis of ‘(Re-)Presentations of Working Life’.

Violent Masculinities in Early Modern Literature and Culture--Edited Collection (Abstracts due 6/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Thomas and Jennifer Feather
contact email: 
thomasc@cofc.edu or j_feather@uncg.edu

How does understanding violence and masculinity as interrelated illuminate intersections between religious, national, sexual, ranked, or racial identities?

The Citizen-Subject Revisited: Symposium w/ Keynote by E. Balibar

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Greiman, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
jgreiman@albany.edu

The Citizen-Subject Revisited

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