category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Call for Papers - What Happens Next: The Mechanics of Serialization

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam, Institute for Culture and History
contact email: 
uvaserialization@gmail.com

The recent explosion of popular serialized forms, from Lost and Battlestar Galactica to computer game expansion packs, has provoked renewed interest in the economics and mechanics of serialization as

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities [Submission Deadline November 22]

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.
Article Submission Deadline: November 22nd

Open Call for Articles

Latino/a Literature/Scholarly Essays/Creative Works Needed for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
labelmelatin.com
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The 21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference (March 3 - March 4, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association / Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

"Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture"

The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) / University of Salford, UK
contact email: 
d.woodman@salford.ac.uk

Conference
University of Salford
12-14 January 2011 (dates to be confirmed)

Hosted by the School of Media, Music & Performance

2011 conference overview

[UPDATE - last chance to submit] Edited Collection: Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
attachedtofiction@gmail.com

Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

Editors: Dr Hila Shachar and Dr Sophie Sunderland, English and Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia

CFP: The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the

CFP: Fan Communities and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Communities and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Fan Production and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Production and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Convergence Culture and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Convergence Culture and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

SCADCon Academic Track

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
comicsstudies@gmail.com

SCADCon
Academic Track
In conjunction with the Institute for Comics Studies (ICS)
May 12-15, 2011, Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, One International Drive, Savannah, GA.

Comics Studies Conference-Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
comicsstudies@gmail.com

Comics Studies Conference-Chicago

March 18-20, 2011, McCormick Place Convention Center

Proposals deadline: December 1, 2010

Currents in Electronic Literacy (2011) - Writing with Sound

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Writing and Research Lab - The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
currents@dwrl.utexas.edu

Currents in Electronic Literacy (ISSN 1524-6493) solicits submissions related to the theme below. Submissions are due on Monday, January 10, 2011.

Spring 2011 issue: Writing with Sound

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

[UPDATE] Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu.

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collabor

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies Special Call For Papers for 2010 Issue on Exile in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
contact email: 
submit@hortulus.net

Hortulus: The Online Graduate Journal of Medieval Studies
Special Call For Papers for 2010 Issue on
Exile in the Middle Ages

Gothic Limits/Gothic Ltd

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association
contact email: 
ellen.redling@as.uni-heidelberg.de.

Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd

10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association

University of Heidelberg, Germany

2nd - 5th August 2011

Launch of New Book Series: Call for Book Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Laurence Davis, National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
ldavis@oceanfree.net

LAUNCH OF NEW BOOK SERIES: CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS

CONTEMPORARY ANARCHIST STUDIES

CONTINUUM BOOKS

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie Street

In Memory of Radio: Modernity, (Post) Metropolis and American Writing [Proposal Deadline: 9.30.10]

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (April 7-11, 2011])
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

2011 NeMLA Seminar Session seeks papers examining exchanges between American writers & the contemporary metropolis, from the late 20th- century to the present.

Lynching, Animality, and Animals (ASLE June 2011; deadline for abstracts October 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindgren Johnson/Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
johnsonlin@mst.edu

Seeking abstracts for a panel at ASLE that take a challenging and innovative approach to the impact of nonhuman animals, both material and rhetorical, on Southern lynchings:

Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jgruesse@kean.edu

Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011. Organized by the Poe Studies Association.

Geography/Topos/Literature, ASLE 2011, Bloomington, IND, Abstracts October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
irwinmj@wfu.edu

Geography/Topos/Literature

Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Forgotten Voices of the Avant-garde, 20th-21st January 2011, University of Leeds, UK

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Leeds; School of Language and Literature, University of Aberdeen; Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
voicesoftheavantgarde@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Forgotten Voices of the Avant-Garde

20th-21st January 2011
University of Leeds

The 2011 International Conference of the T. S. Eliot Society of Korea: T. S. Eliot in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The T. S. Eliot Society of Korea
contact email: 
angelakim@korea.ac.kr

The 2011 International Conference of the T. S. Eliot Society of Korea: T. S. Eliot in the 21st Century

October 7-8, 2011
Korea University, Seoul, Korea

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
francis@nsula.edu

Call for Papers
Landscape and Vision in Late Modernism
Panel sponsored by the International Lawrence Durrell Society
Louisville Conference for Literature and Culture since 1900

update ISLE-2 June 17-21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Eugene Green/ International Society for the Linguistics of English
contact email: 
eugreen@bu.edu

Call for Proposals: Workshops, Talks, and Poster Sessions

Eugene Green and Bruce Fraser of The New England Committee (isle2wtp@bu.edu) are glad to respond to preliminary inquiries.

Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference San Antonio, April 20-23, 2011 The Appalachian Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington/Gainesville State College
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
San Antonio, April 20-23, 2011

CFP: Peripheral Visions: Suburbs, Representation and Innovation (UK) 17-18 June 2011, CFP Deadline: 1 Feb 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University London - Centre for Suburban studies
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Peripheral Visions
Suburbs, Representation and Innovation
Kingston University, United Kingdom, 17-18 June 2011

Iranian Voices Across the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
Sanaz Fotouhi, University of New South Wales
contact email: 
sanaz.fotouhi@gmail.com

This collection of scholarly essays for an edited volume aims to explore the writings of the Iranian diaspora, particularly outside of the North American context.

35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
ywliuncku@gmail.com



Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

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