category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP: Tolkien at Kalamazoo sessions for IMC 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Brad Eden
contact email: 
brad.eden@valpo.edu

This is a call for papers for the 5 sessions and 1 roundtable recently approved for the 2012 International Medieval Congress in Kalamazoo, MI in May 2012. These sessions are:

Audre Lorde’s Transatlantic Sisterhoods VOLUME OF ESSAYS

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Stella Bolaki and Prof. Sabine Broeck
contact email: 
audrelorde.collection@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS for edited volume on Audre Lorde

[UPDATE] Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

Date: September 23-24 2011
Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Motherhood and Popular Culture, April 11-14, 2012, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

Julie Tharp and Susan MacCallum-Whitcomb write in This Giving Birth:

Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century (NeMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

[UPDATE] CFP: 20th Century Sentimentalism: From Modernism to Media

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

This collection will feature essays that examine how authors of the twentieth and twenty-first century continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of nineteenth-century literature.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and the Natural World, March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Park and Katie Walker / The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
jmpark@email.unc.edu and walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”, Call for Papers
A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London

NeMLA March 15-18 2012, Rochester, NY:

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

CFP: Ist Global Conference : Writing 1 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
write@inter-disciplinary.net

Call For Papers:

[UPDATE] Nation States between memories of World War II and contemporary European politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
bram.mertens@nottingham.ac.uk; christian.karner@nottingham.ac.uk

Papers are invited for an international and interdisciplinary symposium entitled ‘Nation States between memories of World War II and contemporary European politics’, to be held in June 2012 in Not

Call for papers: ASECS March 22-25: “Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

full name / name of organization: 
43rd ASECS Annual Meeting San Antonio, TX March 22 – 25, 2012
contact email: 
krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

“Bellies and Underbellies: Waste, Consumption, and the Eighteenth Century”

E-mail: krystal.mcmillen@colorado.edu

Tra i libri degli altri. Il lavoro editoriale fra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

full name / name of organization: 
Osservatorio sul romanzo contemporaneo- Graduate School in Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

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The Public Life of Literature: April 18-20, 2012 (proposals due November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Conference on Christianity and Literature: Midwest Regional Meeting
contact email: 
cclconference@calvin.edu

The Public Life of Literature
April 18-20, 2012, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Midwest Regional Meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature:

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

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film

New deadline, July 1, and update.

[UPDATE] Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary, 2011 Rice University Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary

2011 Rice University Symposium, sponsored by the English Department
Rice University in Houston, Texas

September 23rd – 24th, 2011

[UPDATE] CFP “Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity” Toulouse, France, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marie C. Bouchet, University of Toulouse
contact email: 
marie.bouchet@univ-tlse2.fr

“Circulations between Art Forms: Questioning Intersemioticity”

Weird Tools and Strange Investigations

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies in the Preternatural | http://preternature.org
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

Weird Tools and Strange Investigations

Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth October 4,5,6 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
neil.kortenaar@utoronto.ca

Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics.

Non-Theatrical Films during World War II (Boston: Society of Cinema and Media Studies, 3/21/12 to 3/25/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
vertigodac@yahoo.com

This panel will explore the production and use of non-theatrical films during World War II.

Making Meaning: Language, Rhetoric, and the Power of Access - Deadline for Submissions: 7/15/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Language and Rhetorical Studies Group
contact email: 
langrhetconference@umich.edu

[REMINDER] Essay Collection: Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Due: July 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Ailles and Donald G. Moore
contact email: 
jenniferailles@yahoo.com, mooredonaldg@gmail.com

Essays for a forthcoming collection on Film & Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Due: July 1, 2011

Melting into Air: Film and Digital Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tempest

CFP: Rupkatha Journal: Hierachical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers Hierachical EconomiesRupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (Volume 3, Number 3,ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com)

Hierarchical Economies
Globalization

"Tra i libri degli altri". Il lavoro editoriale fra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies-The Watchtower for the Contemporary Novel
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

Tra i libri degli altri
Il lavoro editoriale tra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

Trento, 21-23 November 2011

GeekGirlPower: Can't Stop the Signal (Seattle, Oct 8-9 2011) Deadline June 27, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Burrows / GeekGirlCon
contact email: 
k.burrows@sussex.ac.uk

GeekGirlCon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of and engaging in dialogue about the contributions of girls and women in the sciences, science fiction, comics, gaming, blogging, and related Geek culture.

[UPDATE] Mind, Body, Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

The Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University is happy to announce its 13th annual Fall Conference, “Mind, Body, Cinema.”

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--DEADLINE TODAY JUNE 15

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

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

Call for Submissions!

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia
contact email: 
siobhan.mcelduff@ubc.ca

From Scroll to Screen: Translation and Reading from Ancient to Modern

University of British Columbia, Canada, October 3rd 2011

Call for Papers: closing date July 15th, 2011.

Culture Matters: 2012 CSA Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
csaus@pitt.edu

CULTURE MATTERS
Cultural Studies Association Conference
University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA
March 28-April 1, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: 19 September, 2011

[UPDATE]: Issue 1.2-3 of NANO: New American Notes Online. Topics: Mystery, Surprise + Aggressive Art, Design, Architecture

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu, editor.nanocrit@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Issue 1.2/3

Deadline: 17 July 2011

TWO SPECIAL THEMES: MYSTERY, THE UNKNOWN, SURPRISE -AND- AGGRESSIVE ART, DESIGN, AND ARCHITECTURE

'States of Emergency, States of Emergence?'

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal

Call For Papers

‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011

Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication and Social Change

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association Preconvention Seminar
contact email: 
shmacek@noctrl.edu

National Communication Association (NCA) Preconvention Seminar
"Revolutionary Voices: Marxism, Communication, and Social Change"
10:30 am-5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 16th.
New Orleans, LA

"Between Worlds" Edited Collection; Abstracts 7/15/11; Completed Papers 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ama Wattley, PhD
contact email: 
awattley@pace.edu

Critical essays are being sought to complement the creative works in an edited anthology entitled Between Worlds to be published by Peter Lang.

[UPDATE] The Changing Face of Terror and Terrorism in South Asian Narratives full name--abstracts due Sept.1, 2011

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

Under the category of British and Anglophone Literatures, this panel invites papers exploring the changing concept of terrorism and terrorist activities in cultural narratives from the South Asian con

M/MLA 2011 special panel: Anarchism and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Cohn
contact email: 
jcohn@pnc.edu

M/MLA 2011 special panel: Anarchism and Culture

Society for Phenomenology and Media: 14th Annual International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Phenomenology and Media
contact email: 
mcampbell@nu.edu

The Society for Phenomenology and Media invites proposals for conference papers and three-person panels for its 14th Annual International Conference.

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