category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle in Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Richardson/SBCC
contact email: 
kimrchrdsn@gmail.com

Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle In Seattle

Santa Barbara City College: Sociology 106 with Professor Helen Meloy (Spring 2009)
Written by Kim Richardson

Bodies of Art

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind and Culture and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Art

Featured Speakers:
Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Orlan, Internationally Acclaimed Artist

Visions of the 'Coming Community'/ Visions de la 'Communauté Qui Vient' (deadline for abstracts 29 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nathalie Wourm / Birkbeck Research in Representations of Kinship and Community
contact email: 
brrkc@sllc.bbk.ac.uk

Call For Papers : International Conference
VISIONS OF THE 'COMING COMMUNITY'

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

CFP "Romance". Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, University of Manitoba
contact email: 
Mosaic_Journal@umanitoba.ca

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "Romance".

Modernism, Mediation, and the Image Space (MSA12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

This panel, already accepted for MSA12, will explore the intersection of non-canonical modernist spaces with the images and image-producing mechanisms which create and define them.

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Cohen / The Texas Institute for Literature and Textual Studies (The University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
amgolden@mail.utexas.edu

Call for Papers: Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/tilts-2011/

Contemporary American TV Series: Between Fiction, Fact and the Real. Universite Paris Diderot, France, May 6-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ariane Hudelet, universite Paris Diderot, France
contact email: 
ariane.hudelet@univ-paris-diderot.fr

Contemporary American TV Series: Between Fiction, Fact and the Real

International conference, Université Paris-Diderot, May 6-7, 2011

NTUT Silent & Ineffable Conference: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities (Nov. 26-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Republic of China
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

New Approaches to Daniel Defoe (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Kit Kincade, Ph.D. (The Defoe Society)
contact email: 
kit.kincade@indstate.edu

New Approaches to Daniel Defoe (Essay Collection)

[REMINDER] The Truth of War: Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

“The sense of uncertainty must be very similar — the soldiers’ hearts in Iraq must be similar to the soldiers’ hearts in Vietnam.” ~ Tim O'Brien, 2005 to an audience in Valparaiso, Indiana

CFP: Narrating the Public Self: YouTube, Facebook, and Feminism, NeMLA,(April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

As twenty-first century modes of communication have altered, the narrating self has had to shift quite rapidly to accommodate the changes.

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations (16-18 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaz Oishi/the JSPS Project Group, “Coleridge and Cultural Negotiations in English Romantic Literature"
contact email: 
kaz@lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations
International Conference, 16-18 July 2011
Kobe Convention Center, Kobe, Japan

No Longer Silent: Trauma in Contemporary Asian American (Korean) Literature --NEMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
jlbmetro@aol.com

No Longer Silent: Trauma in Contemporary Asian American (Korean) Literature

Medical Visions of Modernism

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42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

The emerging disciplines of psychology, neurology, phrenology, and finally psychoanalysis at the end of the nineteenth century supplied the modernist project in literature with new perspectives of the

[UPDATE] Recent Narratives of Asia and the Asian Diaspora. Deadline: November 15, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

A recent CFP called for submissions to the Journal of Contemporary Literature related to contemporary novels of India, China, and the Indian and Chinese diasporas.

Colonial and Postcolonial Travel Narratives. Deadline November 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature will focus on travel literature related to colonial and postcolonial societies.

Crime and Crime Narratives in Postcolonial Societies, Deadline 11-01-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Socieities
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies will focus on crime in those cultures and societies.

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

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BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11-13 November 2010
contact email: 
Sonja Lawrenson, School of English, QUB ( s.lawrenson@qub.ac.uk )

SECOND AND FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Amar Acheraiou, PhD
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
chant@popmatters.com, moore@popmatters.com, editor@popmatters.com

In our next Director’s Spotlight series, PopMatters offers readers an insightful week-long series exploring the work one of the most influential filmmakers of the modern era, Japanese auteur Akira K

CFP: Migrancy and the Text (Postgraduate), Deadline: 27 Sep 10 Event: 6 November

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University Postgraduate Conference

Migrancy and the Text

Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

‘Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition’

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY (Feb. 3-6, 2011; vita & abstract due Aug. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Institute For Literary and Textual Studies, English Department, The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
amgolden@mail.utexas.edu

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY

  • http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/tilts-2011/
  • February 3-6, 2011
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, Texas

    [UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

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

    _________________________________________

    Call for Papers:
    Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

    [UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Purdue Comparative Literature Program
    contact email: 
    graphic.engagement@gmail.com

    The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

    Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

    Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


    Neomedievalism

    full name / name of organization: 
    Northeast Modern Language Association Convention [April 7-11, 2011]
    contact email: 
    daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

    Neomedievalism, as cultural antithetical fantasy to our ongoing “modernity,” has since Umberto Eco’s 1973 essay “Dreaming of the Middle Ages,” developed as mode of global/local geopolitical

    Modernist Cummings, Reading Form, and Writing History (deadline 9/20/10; Louisville, 2/24/11-2/26/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    E.E. Cummings Society
    contact email: 
    gch7u@uvawise.edu

    The E. E.

    Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 10/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
    contact email: 
    inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com


    A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

    Call for Papers

    [UPDATE] Twentieth-Century Blake (Abstracts Due 9/30/2010; NeMLA Conference April 7-10, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Jon Gagas / Temple University
    contact email: 
    jongagas@temple.edu

    Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

    Call for Papers

    42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

    April 7-10, 2011

    Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
    contact email: 
    lrv2011@uwaterloo.ca

    CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
    Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
    Conference 3-5 June 2011

    Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

    Ambrose Bierce Project Journal (9/30/10)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craig Warren
    contact email: 
    caw43@psu.edu

    The ABP (http://www.ambrosebierce.org) is a hypermedia project and peer-reviewed e-journal hosted by Penn State University.

    “From ‘Restoration’ to ‘Eighteenth–Century’” (proposal by 15/9/10; ASECS conference 17-20/3/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Claude Willan
    contact email: 
    cwillan@stanford.edu

    I'm soliciting proposals for this panel, which will run next March at the 2011 ASECS in Vancouver.

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