category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Summer Institute for Sexualities, Cultures, and Politics: Ohrid, Macedonia, August 12-30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Social Sciences and Humanities Euro-Balkan (Macedonia) & Faculty for Media and Communications at Singidunum University (Serbia)
contact email: 
Slavco Dimitrov: slavco.euba@gmail.com and Stanimir Panayotov: spanayotov@gmail.com

CONFIRMED LECTURERS:
-David M. Halperin (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
-Jelisaveta Blagojević (Singidunum University, Belgrade, Serbia)

Conversion in Narrative, Oxford 3 Nov 2012, deadline 31 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Literary Studies Group, Dr Roger Kojecky
contact email: 
secretary@clsg.org

Gaming Modernism panel (MSA 14; 10/18–10/21/12; DEADLINE 4/3/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ferguson
contact email: 
af3pj@virginia.edu

Among the most popular video games released in early 2011 was, strangely enough, a retro 8-bit port of The Great Gatsby, featuring a hat-slinging Nick Carraway dodging flappers and collecting

The Viewing of Politics and the Politics of Viewing: Theatre Challenges in the Age of Globalized Communities

full name / name of organization: 
School of English of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
contact email: 
detsi@enl.auth.gr

The School of English of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, in co-operation with the Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS), invites scholars to submit proposals for the international theatre conference to be held in Thessaloniki in 18-21 April, 2013.

Reconstruction 12.1 Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1 “Locations of Stardom”

Edited by Lisa Patti and Stanka Radovic, afterword by Barry King

Articles

Spectacle and Western American Modernisms/MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012/Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Young, University of Southern California
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

"A Society to Match The Scenery:" Spectacle and Western American Modernisms

Proposed Panel for 2012 Modernist Studies Association

WLA Conference 2012, November 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Lubbock, Texas, is nicknamed “The Hub City” because it has historically been the crossroads of the vast, multicultural South Plains—home to Native peoples for 15,000 years, first dubbed the Llan

Marry the Night: Nightlife, Performance, and Queer World Making

full name / name of organization: 
LGBTQ Focus Group, Association for Theater in Higher Education
contact email: 
MarryTheNightConference@gmail.com

August 1, 2012, Washington, D.C. Location, TBA.

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

CFP "Travel in Medieval Literature," SAMLA, Nov. 9-11, 2012, Durham, NC

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carola Mattord, Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

Travel is an important activity in the Middle Ages, and, therefore, plays a large role in the literature of the period. Pilgrimages, merchant trade, ecclesial and diplomatic missions, etc.

Special Graduate Issue of paj: The Journal of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (April 6)

full name / name of organization: 
The Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
theresah@tamu.edu

paj: The Journal of the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (formerly The Poetess Archive Journal) solicits articles for a special graduate student issue.

[UPDATE] Transitions in Comparative Studies

full name / name of organization: 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND (CLAI)
contact email: 
TransitionsUCC2012@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
- Prof Massimo Fusilo (Università dell'Aquila)
- Prof Richard Bradford (University of Ulster)
- Prof Marina Grishakova (University of Tartu)

CFP - "Nation/hood and Narratives of Place", International Canadian Studies Conference, Nova Scotia, Sept. 18-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy-Ann Tan, University of Tuebingen
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de

This is a proposed panel for the International Canadian Studies conference "Meeting Places/Lieux de rencontre" organized by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Mount Allison University,

Cross-Cultural Studies invites submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ccs1@khu.ac.kr

Dear Colleagues,
Cross-Cultural Studies invites submissions for its 2012 Fall edition.

PREOCCUPIED: Words, Wounds, and Workings of Occupations Past and Present, June 28-29, Kulturpark Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programs
contact email: 
emjdconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Submit Proposals to: emjdconference@gmail.com
Due: March 31 2012

[UPDATE] Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today: Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals, October 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta/The Banff Centre/Trudeau Foundation
contact email: 
cqww@ualberta.ca

REVISED DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: APRIL 15

Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today: Alliances/Transgressions/Betrayals

[UPDATE] Romanticism RMMLA Oct. 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com

Looking to replace a few presenters who have dropped out of the panel - submit an abstract of 250 words on any topic related to British Romanticism to Lindsay Dearinger lindsay.dearinger@gmail.com by

The Ethics and Poetics of Genre Literature - March 15-16 2012 - Montpellier (France)

full name / name of organization: 
EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone) - University Paul Valery of Montpellier 3, France
contact email: 
sandrine.sorlin@univ-montp3.fr

International Conference : « The ethics and poetics of genre literature »
March 15-16 2013
Université Paul Valéry- Montpellier 3

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED: CSECS 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for 18th-century Studies
contact email: 
csecs@ualberta.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED: NEW DEADLINE: 15 April 2012

CALL FOR PANELS/PAPERS
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
18-20 October 2012
The Westin Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta

Modernism and the Built Environment (MSA 14 10/18-21; abstracts due 4/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund / Washington State University
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu

Modernism often gets a bad rap from defenders of the natural environment: in its connections to industrial modernity, the machine age, and urbanization, its aesthetic projects are often seen in opposi

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Debt: Money/Narrative/Belief (August 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]In her 2008 Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood calls debt “that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.

[UPDATE] MLA 2013 Boston - Nabokov Society CFP - Deadline Extended to 3/23 and Additional Panel

full name / name of organization: 
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
linkc@newpaltz.edu

The Nabokov Society announces its CFP for two sessions (one guaranteed) at the MLA 2013 (Boston, MA).Deadline is hereby extended to March 23.

"Prison and Literary Production" October 19-21, 2013, PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Michelson, Presiding Officer / 110th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
smichels@usc.edu

This special seminar aims to expose, contest, and reformulate relationships between incarceration and literary production in the hemispheric Americas.

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Transatlantic Studies Association
contact email: 
David.ryan@ucc.ie

CALL FOR PAPERS
Transatlantic Studies Association
Annual Conference
University College Cork, Ireland,
July 9-12, 2012

Multilingualism in American Literature (MLA 2013; deadline Mon, March 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Christa Vogelius
contact email: 
vogchris@umich.edu

Multilingualism in American Literature

Staging Women's Lives in Academia (Literature and Language Workplaces)--June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Masse and Nan Bauer-Maglin
contact email: 
mmasse@lsu.edu

We are putting together an edited collection, tentatively titled Staging Women's Lives in Academia.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference (PAMLA), October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University, deadline: April 22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
routheles@msn.com

The 110th annual meeting of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference will take place from October 19 to 21, 2012, at Seattle University, Seattle, Washington.

Black Leadership Conference October 18-19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies at UNC-Greensboro
contact email: 
afs@uncg.edu

23rd Annual Conference on African American Culture and Experience (CACE)
African American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
On the campus of UNCG in Greensboro, NC

"Gentle Spirit"? Spenser's Poetic Influence

full name / name of organization: 
The Sixteenth-Century Studies Society and Conference
contact email: 
jgriffin@georgiasouthern.edu

The work of Spenser, and the idea of him, have inspired poets since the late sixteenth century.

SAMLA 2012: Beyond the Pleasure Principle?

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Division
contact email: 
gerard@utk.edu

We are seeking proposals for the Comparative Literature regular session at this year's South Atlantic Modern Language Association meeting in Durham, NC from November 9 to 11.

[UPDATE] Brave Words: Literature and Student Veterans (MLA 1/3-1/6/13)--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Modern Language Association annual convention in Boston, January 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
wccorley@csupomona.edu

***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 3/21/12***

KEYNOTE UPDATE "After Queer, After Humanism" Rice University English Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Rice University English Symposium

Keynote Address by Professor Lee Edelman, Tufts University

Sept. 14-15, 2012

After Queer, After Humanism http://afterqueerhumanism.blogs.rice.edu/

Race, Perception, and Modernist Spectacle (MSA 14, October 18-21, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Lam / University at Buffalo (SUNY)
contact email: 
jdlam@buffalo.edu

“Race, Perception, and Modernist Spectacle”

UPDATE: Extended Deadline for Edith Wharton Society Research Awards; 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Extended Deadline: Mar. 31, 2012

The Edith Wharton Society announces two research awards for 2012-13:

1. Edith Wharton Collection Research Award

Deadline: March 31, 2012

Religious Lives: Catholic Culture in the Early Modern World, Friday 18–Saturday 19 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
contact email: 
religiouslives@gmail.com

Written, spoken, painted, or performed, the life stories of Catholic men and women – particularly members of religious orders – dominated the culture of early modern Catholicism.

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