category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Gestures and Jesters: Irony at a Crossroads, February 24-25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com


The Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

Graphic Novels, comics, and popular culture-SWPCA-Joint conference with PCA 2011 San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Emerson Society Awards 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Emerson Society
contact email: 
ds-malachuk@wiu.edu

Emerson Society Awards 2011
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

ACLA seminar - "Migrations" (Vancouver, Mar.31 - Apr.3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova, University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
aivanchikova at alaska.edu

ACLA Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada,
March 31- April 3, 2011

Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".

PANEL DESCRIPTION:

War Cinema : Final call for abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of JG Cinema, an online journal that deals with film, globalization, and issues of social justice.

[UPDATE] Medieval Lacan: 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Evans / Antony Hasler, St Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
revans19@slu.edu OR hasleraj@slu.edu

This session invites papers on Lacan's own readings of medieval ethics,philosophy and literature; dialogue between Lacan's

Medieval Badiou: A Roundtable: 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 12-15 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Evans / Antony Hasler, St Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
revans19@slu.edu OR hasleraj@slu.edu

The panel will address the ways in which medievalists have created, or can create, a dialogue with the work of the philosopher Alain Badiou.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
melissa.purdue@mnsu.edu

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is now accepting submissions.

CFP: PCA/ACA Collecting & Collectibles, April 20-23 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kmm104@psu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Collecting/Collectibles Area of the Popular Culture Association
2011 Conference – April 20-23, San Antonio, TX

Other Worlds and the Otherworldly in the Middle Ages Nov. 5-7, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Conference
contact email: 
pamela.longo@uconn.edu

The University of Connecticut is accepting registrations for the the New England Medieval Conference, to be held in Storrs, CT November 5-7, 2010.

Queer Encounters in Afro-Diasporic Space, ALA, April 13-17, 2011, Athens, Ohio

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
kmachari@umd.edu

African literature has often envisioned queer encounters within the frame of Afro-diaspora.

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area at PCA/ACA April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jennifer.tebbe@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area
POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Riverwalk Hotels

Serial Narratives and Temporality

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
toni.pape@umontreal.ca

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This panel addresses the various relationships between seriality and temporality.

Comic Art and Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Comic Arts and Comics Area of the National Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
nfreim@charter.net

Comic Art & Comics

***Call For Papers ***

Comics: Graphic Novels, Strips, Panels, Films, and Everything in Between

Narrative is the Essence of History: The History of the Historical Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

The historical novel has had a very interesting history itself.

The Art of Villainy: Machiavelli and the Creation of the Fictional Villain

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Few political writers have had as much of an influence on literature as Niccolò Machiavelli.

IALJS/ACLA -Vancouver - 31 March-3 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
ralexander@brocku.ca

Conference theme: “World Literature / Comparative Literature”
Session theme: "Literary Journalism in a Global Context"

[UPDATE] The Text of the Body: Art, Technology, Slavery. and Empire in 19th-century Visual Culture--Oct. 1st (NeMLA April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Bracewell / U of Georgia
contact email: 
joyjohn@uga.edu

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey
http://www.nemla.org/

"animal.machine.sovereign." Comp Lit Graduate Student Conference, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association conference, May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu, rovana@duq.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

The Problem with Nature in Race and Ethnic Studies ASA 2010 November 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
sposment@princeton.edu

We are looking for interested parties to complete a roundtable at
the 2010 American Studies Association Convention, to be held November 18-21 in San Antonio, TX. Please e-mail sposment@princeton.edu immediately if you are interested. See below for details:

Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

There is no television show more in the public eye right now than the Fox hit Glee, and as season two begins this month, it’s becoming more clear than ever that the show continues to explor

Gender and History in AMC’s Mad Men (San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rblack@nwmissouri.edu

Natalie Davis suggests, “Our goal is to understand the significance of the sexes, of gender groups in the historical past.

CFP Extinct Species, Toulouse, France, March 31- April 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Explora, University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
exploraextinctspecies@yahoo.com

Lost and Found: In Search of Extinct Species

Explora International Conference
31 March-1 April 2011
Toulouse Natural History Museum

Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century: 28th-29th January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Swann and James Smith, Keele University and University of Manchester
contact email: 
c17.conference@manchester.ac.uk

‘Such Total and Prodigious Alteration’ / ‘The Wounds May Be Again Bound Up’:
Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century

Call For Papers: gnovis Graduate Journal--The Difference Issue (Fall 2010)--Deadline Oct. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
gnovis Online Graduate Journal for Communication, Culture and Technology
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

FALL 2010 CALL FOR PAPERS

"He who is reluctant to recognize me opposes me"—Frantz Fanon

Transatlantic Literature at CEA (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
stephanie.eckroth@ttu.edu

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

CFP: Creative Writing - the UK's 14th Annual Great Writing Conference (12/1/10 - 6/18/11-7/19/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Call for Papers

Great Writing 2011

The 14th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Saturday June 18th - Sunday June 19th 2011

SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY “EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH”

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460 Karbi Anglog, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com/ induswamionline@gmail.com

IN VIEW OF HEAVY DEMAND AND DEEP INTEREST OF THE CONTRIBUTORS, IT HAS BEEN DECIDED TO BRING OUT THE SECOND VOLUME OF THE ANTHOLOGY “EXPLORING NORTH-EAST INDIAN WRITINGS IN ENGLISH”.

CFP: Submissions for a Book collection on Pacific Island Women (deadline 12/17/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen Thompson, University of Guam
contact email: 
drhelent@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited book collection on Pacific Island women.

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, and Personal Narrative CFP (Deadline: December 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Assocaition and Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations (Joint Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Apr. 20-23, 2011)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

[UPDATE] CFP: Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture, December 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eileen Chia-Ching Fung/Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)
contact email: 
fung@usfca.edu

Call for Paper:

Asian American Literature: Discourses and Pedagogies (AALDP)
Special Issue on “Teaching Food and Foodways in Asian American Literature and Popular Culture”

SHAKESPEARE ON FILM, TELEVISION, AND VIDEO

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA and PCA/ACA
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

Genealogies: Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

The Executive Committee of the Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce a call for papers.

[UPDATE] "Ecocritical Activisms and Activist Ecologies" NeMLA 2011 April 6-10, Rutgers University, NJ: Abstracts by 30 Sept.

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
ecocrit.nemla2011@gmail.com

Ecocriticism informs ecological activisms, and vice versa. What kind of change can the intersections and tensions between ecocriticism and activism bring about?

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