category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, MA, 26-29 May.

[UPDATE] Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Research Symposium
contact email: 
PTRS2011@gmail.com

*Please see revised email contact information in call*

Call for Papers and Call for Performances

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
Conference Theme:
The work of Anna Deavere Smith,

Robert Frost (MLA, January 2012; 3/13/11 deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
obrien@usna.edu

The Robert Frost Society will sponsor a session at the 2012 Modern Language Conference in Seatlle, 5-8 January 2012. Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2011.

Gnovis - Spring 2011 - Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Barnett / gnovis online journal
contact email: 
lab242@georgetown.edu

gnovis is Georgetown's online peer-reviewed journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication, culture and technology.

Time, Memory, Oblivion

full name / name of organization: 
Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series)
contact email: 
hraluca@gmail.com

The academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) invites contributions for the two 2011 issues dedicated to the topic of Time, Memory, Obli

PLAYFUL INTERRUPTIONS IN RECENT FILM (6/1/2011; MMLA, 11/3-6/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

In Jean-Luc Nancy's The Inoperative Community representations are not just works of art (oeuvre); they also, in fact, work.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

New Critical Perspectives on the 'Trace': An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malaga (Spain)
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011

Time, Memory, and Region in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference) Robert Murray, (panel chair)
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

This panel, proposed for the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, will investigate the intersections of time, memory, and region in American Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

[UPDATE] The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame Department of English
contact email: 
jcreech2@nd.edu, rich.12@nd.edu

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011

CFP - The Everyday: Experiences, Concepts, Narratives (April 14 - 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in Humanities, York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
thinking.the.everyday@gmail.com

The Everyday
Experiences, Concepts, Narratives

Thursday April 14 – Saturday April 16
Graduate Program in Humanities, York University, Toronto, Canada

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
UCI Visual Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
invisibleconf2011@googlegroups.com

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines.

An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Graduate Program in Visual and Studies at the University of California, Irvine

Reading Nollywood: An International Symposium, March 23-25, 2011 at the University of Lagos, Nigeria

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria
contact email: 
bic.leu@fulbrightmail.org

*Conveners: Professor Duro Oni (University of Lagos),
Professor Onookome Okome (University of Alberta/Pan African University,
Bic Leu (US Fulbright Fellow/University of Lagos)

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

*
Fun & Games

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

Popmatters: Spotlight on Joss Whedon

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

Pitch Deadline: 15 January 2010
Final Deadline: 10 February 2011

Contact: Robert Moore
Email: moore@popmatters.com

Writers assemble!

[update] Poe and Who? American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
susan.amper@bcc.cuny.edu

Poe and Who?

[update] Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jgruesse@kean.edu

Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011. Organized by the Poe Studies Association.

[UPDATE] Oklahoma State University English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

Documentary as body genre

full name / name of organization: 
Visible Evidence 18, August 11-14, 2011, NYU
contact email: 
feng-mei@gmx.de

Documentary as body genre

Special Issue of Social Text: Public Art (Feb 1, 2011; Sept. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Brazeau
contact email: 
rbrazeau@ualberta.ca

Special Issue of Social Text: Public Art

Defining Academic Work in Modern Languages and Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle (Jan 5-8)
contact email: 
jcasey@skidmore.edu

This panel seeks to analyze the nature of faculty work in modern languages and literatures from an interdisciplinary, scholarly perspective.

The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Southern Illinois University
contact email: 
joeydonica@gmail.com

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
contact email: 
mjss@mcser.org

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences is a journal created in Italy in 2010, and involved in subjects of arts, sociology, politics, culture, history, history of religions, philosophy, economics, ma

Arab Culture in the U.S. Area [12/15/2010 - April 20-23, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
lhussein@mesacc.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Deadline Extended/Final CFP: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

For the full CFP, see:

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=180967&keyword=Turkey

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for Latino Cultures of NYC Conference

full name / name of organization: 
NYiT
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

[UPDATE] Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries
contact email: 
andrew.humphries@canterbury.ac.uk

Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]
(Collection of Critical Essays)

“Transforming Silence: Memory, Remembrance, and Resistance in the Narratives of Caribbean Women Writers”

full name / name of organization: 
The Departments of Foreign Languages, English, and The Center for Women’s Development at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
contact email: 
Meccaribbeanconf2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 January 2011

Uses and Abuses of Aesthetics Today (Feb 18-19; abstracts due Jan 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate students in German Studies, Cornell University
contact email: 
aesthetics.cornell2011@gmail.com

SINN UND SINNLICHKEIT: USES AND ABUSES OF AESTHETICS TODAY
Graduate Student Conference in German Studies
Cornell University
February 18-19, 2011

The Revolution of Time and the Time of Revolution March 25th-26th (Abstract deadline Feb. 1st) Binghamton, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture
contact email: 
pic.conference2011@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Peter Gratton, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
University of San Diego, CA

Sixth Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA (October 25-30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The American Shakespeare Center
contact email: 
sarahe@americanshakespearecenter.com

In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center’s Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate.

"Free to Move About the Country": an Interdisciplinary Conference about Transportation and National Security (March 18, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, National Security (CADINS), Cal State Northridge
contact email: 
rolopez@csun.edu

On Friday, March 18, 2011, The Center for the Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS) will host a one-day symposium on National Security and Transportation to be held at a lo

[Update] Hispanic Culture Review - Call for papers (Dec.20th)

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Culture Review
contact email: 
hcr@gmu.edu

Hispanic Culture Review is a scholarly journal that publishes narratives, reviews, essays, poetry, drama, and visual art, related to the Hispanic world at George Mason University.

Brown University Department of Slavic Languages - Graduate student conference on "Estrangement"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Department of Slavic Languages
contact email: 
Diana Dukhanova

The Slavic Studies Graduate Student Colloquium and the Department of Slavic Languages at Brown University are pleased to announce our upcoming graduate student conference on the subject of Estrangemen

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