category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP: Ground Stories / The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Fellows at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd12@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: GROUND STORIES

The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
May 18-19, 2012

CFP ASA 2012 Reading through Recipes: Cookbooks and/as Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Anual Meeting
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

We invite proposals for an interdisciplinary roundtable exploring the intersections of literature and cookbooks, receipt books, and domestic manuals.

Reminder: Neo-Victorian Networks: Epistemologies, Aesthetics and Ethics (Abstracts due Feb 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl

This conference, to be held June 13-15, 2012, seeks to assess the state of contemporary neo-Victorian literature, film, television and other media, with papers offering new readings of neo-Victorian texts.

Call For Papers: “Apocalyptic Imagination” Nov 16 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Center, Wayne State University
contact email: 
Sarika Chandra: (schandra@wayne.edu)

The Humanities Center at Wayne State University invites papers on the theme, “Apocalyptic Imagination” for its Fall Symposium scheduled to take place on November 16, 2012 in Detroit, MI.

Review Board & Undergraduate Advisory Board Openings for Online Journal of Literary Criticism

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

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), is an open-access journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students.

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

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

Call for Guest Columnist

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2012

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2

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

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtednes

National Identity and Subjectivity in Spain*: Regionalisms, Diaspora and Colonialism (1800-Present)

full name / name of organization: 
Ana-Maria Medina
contact email: 
Amedin40@mscd.edu

Call for Papers

2012 RMMLA Convention
Boulder, Colorado ~ October 11-13, 2012

Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship (proposals due 1-27-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
mlshelden@vcu.edu

SSAWW 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship

How Can One Be a European? Literature and Cultural Identity in European Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Letters, Literary Studies Department
contact email: 
conference.literary.studies@gmail.com

An international conference of the Literary Studies Department (University of Bucharest, Faculty of Letters) within the ELICA project framework
March 2-3, 2012

“Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre Journal- Call for Contributions (April 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Genre Journal: Department of Comparative World Literature & Classics at California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
Dr. Nhora Serrano (Nhora.Serrano@csulb.edu)

CFP: “Censorship & Cultural Practices”: Genre: International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Literature & the Arts -- Call for Contributions

Call for Papers

[UPADTE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] Graphicity:Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

Literary Translation Studies and Comparatism

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Comparative Literature Journal
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

Starting from the reappraisal of literary translation that Susan Bassnett carried out at the beginning of the eighties, comparative literature as a discipline started re-evaluating its relation to thi

[UPDATE]: Attention Scholars and Advocates of Military Veterans! (abstracts due 1/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
blueami@msu.edu

By sharing your research with other military scholars from around the country and for readers around the world, you are expanding the public conversation surrounding the reality of military experience

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery
contact email: 
craftsymposium@si.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

November 8-9, 2012
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

[UPDATE] Satire in Theory and Practice -- Deadline Extended 1-20-2012

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

Satire in Theory and Practice / Literature and Law Conference, March 29-30, John Jay College, CUNY

[UPDATE] RSAP Panel on Periodicals and the Working Class for ALA (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012) abstracts due Jan. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
sashton@clemson.edu

CFP: RSAP Panel on Periodicals and the Working Class (ALA, MAY 2012)

WSQ (Womens Studies Quarterly) Call for Papers, Poetry, Prose and Art: Fashion Issue (due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
WSQFashionIssue@gmail.com

Fashion is an economic and social force, a culture industry, a global powerhouse, a political statement.

H.G. Wells Society Giles Hart Prize

full name / name of organization: 
H.G. Wells Society
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

The H. G. Wells Society is pleased to announce the inaugural Giles Hart Prize, in memory of the Society's former chairman, for an essay that makes an outstanding contribution to Wells studies.

UPDATE* A Call For Papers: **Deadline extended to January 15, 2012** Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012 "Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion"
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

A Call For Papers:
**Deadline extended to January 15, 2012**

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

The 2nd Annual Conference of the HBCU-General Education Alliance

full name / name of organization: 
Historically Black Colleges and Universities-General Education Alliance
contact email: 
hervin@hbcugea.com

The 2nd Annual Conference of the HBCU-General Education Alliance
Theme: Blueprints for Educating the African American Student
May 29-31, 2012

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (6/16/12 - 6/17/12: 3/16/12)

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 2012

The 15th Anniversary Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Imperial College London

MULTILINGUALISM AND EDUCATION IN AFRICA: PRACTICES AND CHALLENGES

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Martin C. Njoroge (Kenyatta University- Kenya)
contact email: 
multilingualismconference@gmail.com

I invite you to contribute a chapter to an edited volume: MULTILINGUALISM AND EDUCATION IN AFRICA: PRACTICES AND CHALLENGES which I am a co-editor, alongside Prof Daniel Orwenjo, Dr.

CFP: Man and Superman: Human Enhancement in Film and Television (Abstract due: 1 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology and the University of Exeter
contact email: 
ccarbo04@nyit.edu

Due to great interest in our previous call for abstracts for Man and Superman: Human Enhancement in Fiction, we have decided to open up the call for abstracts to a second volume of Man and Superman th

Postracialism and Asian Pacific Americans

full name / name of organization: 
Yoonmee Chang/American Studies Association
contact email: 
ychang9@gmu.edu

American Studies Association conference
Nov 15-18, 2012
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Postracialism and Asian Pacific Americans

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 27, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlitgmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

The Toni Morrison Society at the American Literature Association Conference May 24-27 2012, San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
The Toni Morrison Society at the American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea, jbilling@spelman.edu

Call For Papers

American Literature Association

23rd Annual Convention

May 24- 27, 2012

San Francisco, CA

1. Home and Toni Morrison’s Works

CFP REMINDER: North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Conference, UIUC, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

Screening Identity (Race and Ethnicity) 9th March

full name / name of organization: 
The Motley View – The Journal of Film, Art and Aesthetics ISSN 2049-4254
contact email: 
themotleyview@gmail.com

The Motley View seeks submissions for an upcoming special edition on the construction/representation/articulation of race and/or ethnicity in film, television, music videos and computer games.

Georgetown's gnovis spring 2012 Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University's gnovis journal
contact email: 
submit@gnovisjournal.org

Greetings,

Call for papers - Studia austriaca - 05/01/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Studia austrica - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature - http://users.unimi.it/austheod/austheod.htm
contact email: 
fausto.cercignani@unimi.it or fausto.cercignani@gmail.com

Studia austriaca - An international journal devoted to the study of Austrian culture and literature
Call for Papers

Staging the Land: Site-Specific Creation and the Issue of Perception

full name / name of organization: 
University of Avignon, Provence, France
contact email: 
lab@earthworks.org

University of Avignon, Provence, France
June 13-15, 2012

Conference website: http://www.nancyholt.com

Host lab: Cultural Identity, Texts and Theatricality

In partnership with:

Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012
Cankaya University Ankara

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