category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Special Issue: SAFE

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)
contact email: 
WSQSafeIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

(Un)Told Stories: Narratives from the Global Sex Trade - proposal deadline March 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Sessions panel
contact email: 
lcbarnes@ucla.edu

Paper proposals addressing narrative constructions of the sex tourism/trafficking industry from a transnational perspective are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles.

[UPDATE - NEW DATE] Forgotten Bodies: Identities, Practices and Representations - PG Conference 9th APRIL 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Walters, The University of Exeter
contact email: 
cjw222@exeter.ac.uk

Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Sexuality and Gender in Europe
Third Annual Postgraduate Conference
The University of Exeter

When museum turns into theatre: the culture of display between conservatism and production_Abstract: September, 1st, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Altre modernità/ Otras modernidades/ Autres modernités/ Other Modernities Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

It was as early as 1920, while collecting his famous essays in a book – Vision and Design – that was to exert a huge impact on the Western artistic culture to come, that Roger Fry postulated his f

Death and its rites in contemporary art & culture_Abstract delivery: 15th April 2010 (amonline@unimi.it)

full name / name of organization: 
Altre modernità/ Otras modernidades/ Autres modernités/ Other Modernities (Online Journal ) Università degli Studi di Milano
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

Other Modernities, Issue #4

Death and its rites in contemporary art & culture

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference / Friday, March 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Visual Studies Graduate Student Association at UC Irvine
contact email: 
vs2010@post.com

Windows: A Visual Studies Working Papers Conference
University of California, Irvine
Friday, March 12, 2010

Abstracts due: Friday, February 26

'After the Modern' Postgraduate Symposium, 16-17 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malta
contact email: 
aftermodern2010@um.edu.mt

University of Malta
Department of English
Postgraduate Symposium
After the Modern: Language, Literature, Culture

Venue:
Valletta Campus,
Old University Building,
St Paul Street,
Valletta

CFP: The Women: Henry James Review--March 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Women

WEIRD AMERICA: CIRCUM-ATLANTIC CULTURES, 1790-1830

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Brockden Brown Society
contact email: 
philipb@ku.edu

WEIRD AMERICA: CIRCUM-ATLANTIC CULTURES, 1790-1830
October 21-23, 2010
The Huntington Library / Pasadena, California
(www.huntington.org)

Where's the Pedagogy in Digital Pedagogy? (MLA 2011; abstract deadline 3/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nirmal Trivedi / Georgia Tech
contact email: 
nirmal.trivedi@lcc.gatech.edu

What is digital pedagogy? What does it offer? Does it promote more engaged learning, greater information literacy, or critical engagement with technology?

Henry James in Theory - James Society session for MLA Convention, 1/6 /11 - 1/9/11, Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

The Henry James Society welcomes proposals for its session at the MLA Convention, January 6-9, Los Angeles.

Henry James in Theory:

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History," 20-23 October 2010, deadline: 20 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Bibi Obler / George Washington University
contact email: 
bobler@gwu.edu

CFP: “Beyond the Art/Craft Divide: Rethinking Ceramics History”
20-23 October 2010
SECAC/MACAA Panel, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

CFP: Text and Context: Toni Morrison’s Life and Work (essay collection).

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Nunes, University of Coimbra
contact email: 
Ana.Nunes@ucd.ie

In 2004, Morrison was commissioned to write forewords to a new edition of her novels.

Iris Murdoch 05/30/2010/ 09/10-11/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
s.upstone@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University is pleased to announce its fifth International Conference on Iris Murdoch, which will take place from 10-11 September, 2010.

CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (Collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser and Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

Orientalism, Post-colonialism and Islamic Cultures (4-7 November, 2010) 52nd Annual M/MLA Conference in Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
M/MLA
contact email: 
fbarin@ilstu.edu

The 52nd Annual M/MLA Convention in Chicago. Permanent Session on Comparative Literature. November 4-7, 2010. Conference Theme: Terror

Orientalism and Post-colonialism: Islamic cultures

Extended Deadline: CFP: 'Life in Marvelous Times': Cultural Work in the Racial Present

full name / name of organization: 
The Race/Knowledge Project at University of Washington
contact email: 
rkp9@uw.edu

'LIFE IN MARVELOUS TIMES': CULTURAL WORK IN THE RACIAL PRESENT
A Race/Knowledge Project Conference, Friday, May 14, 2010
Keynote address by Vijay Prashad, Thursday, May 13, 2010

CFP: Sherwood Anderson’s Winesburg, Ohio (05/15/2010; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rodopi's Dialogue Series
contact email: 
pmmckenz@mail.usf.edu

Call for Proposals:
Rodopi Press announces a new series of literary studies

Edited Collection: Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature (Deadline May 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Mariam Pirbhai/Wilfrid Laurier University; Joy Mahabir/State University of New York
contact email: 
mpirbhai@wlu.ca and mahabij@sunysuffolk.edu

Submissions are invited for an edited collection of scholarly essays on Indo-Caribbean women’s literature.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature and Film (Deadline: March 1; Conference: October 14-16 in Albuquerque)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bishopk@suu.edu

Now accepting proposals for a panel on science fiction and fantasy narratives in literature and film at the 2010 RMMLA conference (October 14-16) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

NWSA: Performative Feminisms and Outsider Interventions (Feb 26, 2010; Nov. 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Basuli Deb/University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
bdeb2@unl.edu

NWSA Conference: Nov. 11-14, 2010, at Denver, Colorado
Proposals Due by Feb 26

Performative Feminisms and Outsider Interventions

(UPDATE) 2010 War, Literature & the Arts Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby/United States Air Force Academy
contact email: 
2010wla@gmail.com

An international conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on “Representing and Reporting America

Labor and New Media (MLA 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Shonkwiler
contact email: 
a.shonkwiler@gmail.com

How are new media contributing to representations of labor and class? How might blogs, social networking, or digital storytelling expand our conceptions of work or class identity?

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

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The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

UPDATE: “Green Thoughts in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds"; EES Journal Submission MARCH 2, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is accepting articles that are concerned with any aspect of medieval or early modern green/environmental topics for the 2010 issue, “Green Thoughts in the Medieval and

[UPDATE] Anti: Revisions, Reconstructions, Refutations, University of Louisville, April 16, 2010 (Abstract deadline: March 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville Graduate Conference in Humanities
contact email: 
ahalouisville.com

The PhD in Humanities Program (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville announce the annual University of Louisville Graduate Confe

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures / Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University contact email:
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

Postcolonial Studies Series, Call for Manuscripts, Peter Lang Publishing

full name / name of organization: 
Maria C. Zamora, Ph.D., Series Editor; Caitlin Lavelle, Acquisitions Editor - Peter Lang
contact email: 
caitlinl@plang.com

The Postcolonial Studies Series explores the enormous variety and richness in postcolonial culture and transnational literatures.

[UPDATE] 4th International Indigneous Conference, 6-9 June 2010, Auckland, New Zealand

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga: New Zealand's Maori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
enquiries@traditionalknowledge2010.ac.nz

4TH INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE CONFERENCE, 6-9 JUNE 2010, AUCKLAND, AOTEAROA/NEW ZEALAND

Folklore Panel (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
ekader@emory.edu

We welcome proposals that explore folklore, folklife, or traditional forms of expression.

“Poets and Publishers : Circulating Avant-Garde Poetry (1945-2010)”, Le Mans, France, 14-16 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Université du Maine, Lab 3L.AM
contact email: 
Helene.Aji@univ-lemans.fr

Call for Papers (international conference, Université du Maine, Le Mans, France, 14-16 October 2010)
“Poets and Publishers : Circulating Avant-Garde Poetry (1945-2010)”

{UPDATE} CFP for BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal: A SPECIAL ISSUE on “SEXUALITY AND EROTICISM IN BLACK FILM

full name / name of organization: 
L.H. Stallings
contact email: 
lhortons@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal: A SPECIAL ISSUE on “SEXUALITY AND EROTICISM IN BLACK FILM, CINEMA AND VIDEO (Deadline: 4/5/10)

The Lives of Dogs in the Lusophone World MLA Annual Convention 1/6-1/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Gonzagowski, Rutgers University
contact email: 
stevengo@eden.rutgers.edu

For a proposed panel for the MLA Annual Convention,
Los Angeles, CA, 6-9 January 2011.
Abstract Deadline: 15 March 2010

Forms of Social Failure

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University, Joseph Drury/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles on the topic of "Forms of Social Failure." In what ways have narratives explored the interarticulation of individual a

Cultural and Political Exchange in the English-Speaking World: Dynamics, Resistance, Conflict (October 22-23, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Trevor Harris, Université François-Rabelais, Tours (France)
contact email: 
harris@univ-tours.fr

The conference organisers invite proposals for papers which privilege the analysis of artistic, social, political or cultural flashpoints in the English-Speaking world.

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