category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] CFP: Shakespearean Reverie (6-8 October, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southern Queensland
contact email: 
Shakespeare.Symposiums@usq.edu.au

The Shakespeare in the Park Festival is a highlight on the cultural calendar of the scenic Darling Downs in Queensland, Australia.

[UPDATE] Collection: The cosmopolitan in 19th-century American and British literature. Abstracts due July 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Hewitson and Yvonne E.Pelletier
contact email: 
jhewitso@utk.edu and ypelleti@utk.edu

Cosmopolitans at home and abroad: Cosmopolitanism in nineteenth-century British and American literature.

Essais call for literature, rhetoric, and cinema studies papers

full name / name of organization: 
Essais, through Utah Valley University
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

Essais, a new journal published through Utah Valley University for undergraduate literature students, is asking for papers dealing with any subject in literature, rhetoric, theory, or cinema studies.

The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca

CFP: "The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower"

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association [Update!]]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
cww2012.taiwan@gmail.com





The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association


Contemporary Women’s Writing: (Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Berkeley, Early Modern Working Group
contact email: 
BerkeleyEarlyModern@gmail.com

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference
University of California, Berkeley
November 12 - 13, 2011

Medievalism in Southern Literature and Culture (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Cook / University of Alabama
contact email: 
acook@bama.ua.edu

The term “medievalism” refers to popular and presentist re-imaginings of the Middle Ages.

Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

Fifty years after Richard C.

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

"Marriage, Motherhood, and Modernity: Spanish Women’s Narrative (1880-1936)" - NeMLA Panel (March 15-18, 2012 - Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca M. Bender, session chair / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
rmb323@psu.edu

This panel seeks papers on the narrative fiction of Spanish women writers during the late nineteenth to early twentieth century (1880-1936).

[Update] Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

New deadline, July 1.

[UPDATE] Imagining Magic and Witchcraft in Medieval and Early Modern Literature (Oct. 28-29, Seoul National University, Korea)

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea (MEMESAK)
contact email: 
hyonjin@snu.ac.kr

The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea
The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Seoul National University

Seoul National University
October 28–29, 2011

Contemporary Social and Cultural Renegotiations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

full name / name of organization: 
2012 NEMLA
contact email: 
Lgoncalv@princeton.edu

Contemporary Social and Cultural Renegotiations in the Portuguese-Speaking World

[UPDATE] MAPACA Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 7/5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association: Travel and Tourism Area
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

***DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED to JULY 5, 2011***

"Through me many long dumb voices": Performing Identities in American Literature (10 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Durham
contact email: 
PerformingAmerica@gmail.com

Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

Special Issue: Carson McCullers and Influence, Submissions due by May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews
contact email: 
ross_daniel@columbusstate.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries is sponsoring a special issue on Contemporary Irish Writing for Fall, 2012.

CFP: Linguistic, Cultural/Literary and Translation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

NeMLA Panel: New Victorian Biogenres: Writing Nineteenth-Century Lives in the Twenty-First. Rochester, NY, March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pfisher@wellesley.edu

How have recent innovations in life writing disrupted, reconstructed, and refigured nineteenth-century Anglo-American subjects?

[UPDATE] The Chivalric Knight in Literature - RMMLA Panel (Oct 6-8, 2011) Deadline June 24th

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Mace/RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
RMace-RMMLA@hotmail.com

“The Chivalric Knight in Literature”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 6-8, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ, is looki

The Changing Face of Terror and Terrorism in South Asian Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

The Changing Face of Terror and Terrorism in South Asian Narratives

Early literary centuries— Literatures from the early 20th and 21st centuries and their links with the previous centuries

full name / name of organization: 
Journal "Textes et contextes"
contact email: 
lau.mellet@gmail.com

The 7th issue of e‐journal Textes et contextes (EA 4182, Research centre Interlangues, TIL, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France) will be devoted to the literatures of the early 20th and 21st centu

CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas, Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Call for Papers: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism, 4/19-22

full name / name of organization: 
joint conference of MELUS and USACLALS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US, and US chapter of Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies)
contact email: 
jhawley@scu.edu

THEME: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Bill Ashcroft, Wlad Godzic, Francisco Jimenez, David Marriott

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies (CHiCS)
contact email: 
huc@enkidumagazine.com

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions
Mexico: 4 - 9 November 2011

Deadline for paper proposal submissions: 15 July, 2011

[UPDATE] Materialist Readings of Children's Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Hubler/Kansas State University
contact email: 
ahubler@ksu.edu

CFP

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture:
Classic and Contemporary Essays

SLOT AVAILABLE FOR CHAPTER FOR EDITED COLLECTION - DOCTOR WHO: THE ELEVENTH HOUR

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew O'Day
contact email: 
aoday41414@aol.com

I am editing a collection of essays on the Steven Moffat/Matt Smith era of Doctor Who titled Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour. The book is under contract with I.B.

extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Call for Articles: Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (Submission Deadline October 1st))

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

Diesis Volume 1, Issue 2: the Other Issue

Submission Deadline: October 1st, 2011

Four Corners Media and Globalization: October 28-28th

full name / name of organization: 
Four Corners Conference, Mesa State College
contact email: 
tacker@mesastate.edu

The 28-29th of October, 2011, Mesa State College will sponsor a multidisciplinary conference with the theme of “ Globalization and the Media” that proposes to explore this relationship--positive

[UPDATE] Extended deadline of Abstract Submission of the Fourth East Asian Conference on Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Soochow University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
complit@scu.edu.tw

Conference Website: http://www.scu.edu.tw/english/complit

CALL FOR PAPERS

Obsession in Context

The Fourth East Asian Conference on Comparative Literature

[UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for “Strange New Today”: Victorians, Crisis and Response

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
southwestvictorianists@exeter.ac.uk

“Strange New Today”: Victorians, Crisis and Response

Crossings, Frictions, Fusions / Traversées, frictions, fusions [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
crossings2012@csulb.edu

ANNOUNCEMENT COLLOQUIUM 2012 / ANNONCE COLLOQUE 2012

20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Studies International Colloquium
California State University, Long Beach

"The Power of Poetry in the Modern World of Print," South Atlantic Modern Language Association (11/4-11/6, Abstracts Due 6/27)

full name / name of organization: 
Bartholomew Brinkman
contact email: 
BartholomewBrinkman@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA's 2011 special focus, “The Power of Poetry in the Modern World,” this special session seeks papers that address the ways in which poetry has derived, ceded, and wielded power

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