category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Religion, Literature and the Arts Conference deadline extended to June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
UIowaRLA@yahoo.com

Uncanny Homecomings: Narrative Structures, Existential Questions, Theological Visions
26-28 August 2011

CFP: The child image --deadline July 15th 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: The child image

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Rest is History: Ireland, Performance and The Historical Imagination
contact email: 
mail@therestishistory2011.com

apologies for cross postings.

Call for Papers for an edited collection:

the rest is history

ireland, performance and the historical imagination

“American Idols and Their Fans: What People Write and Send to Celebrities”

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Ryan (National University of Singapore) and Charles Johanningsmeier (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
contact email: 
< usprbt@nus.edu.sg > or < jmeier@unomaha.edu >

For a planned book collection of forward-looking essays on how celebrities and their cultural productions are received by different types of readers, viewers, listeners, etc., we are seeking orig

[UPDATE] Animated Realities, Edinburgh College of Art, June 23 - 24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Murray/Edinburgh College of Art
contact email: 
jonny.murray@eca.ac.uk

Dear All,

Shakespearean Echoes

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Gleed, Dickinson College
contact email: 
gleedp@dickinson.edu

I am seeking chapter abstracts for a proposed volume on Shakespeare in popular culture. The tentative title for this project is Shakespearean Echoes: Shakespeare in Contemporary Culture.

Pedagogical Approaches to Ethnic American Short Stories (November 3-6 St. Louis, Missouri)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Midwest Language Association Convention
contact email: 
ajohnson@fsu.edu

For the past hundred years, short fiction and short story writers such as Charles Chesnutt, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, Zora Neale Hurston, Paula Gunn Allen, Sandra Cisneros, Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Cultural In-difference: Towards Identity Making: Mulk Raj Anand’s Fictions in Perspective

full name / name of organization: 
Sarbojit Biswas, A/Prof in English, Barjora College, The University of Burdwan, West Bengal, India
contact email: 
sarbojitbiswas@gmail.com

By recognizing the other, by remaining between cultures, in the in-between of cultures, one touches a limit of recognition; motivated and driven by the tensions in the struggle for recognition, one ci

[UPDATE] ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ENVIRONMENT IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Jones
contact email: 
envirolit@gmail.com

The EEAL (forthcoming from McFarland Press, 2011) aims to provide the first ever sketch of a composite, diachronic and synoptic topography of the American environmental imagination, beginning with the

Savagism and Civilization- Friday October 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

“Savagism” and Civilization

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Philament / University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

[Please note extended date (May 31) for submissions on the theme of Time.]

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion (AMSN Symposium; 6-7th February 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Modernist Studies Network
contact email: 
Dr Lorraine Sim (lorraine.sim@uws.edu.au)

Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion

Hosted by the Writing and Society Research Group and the
School of Humanities and Languages, University of Western Sydney

Date: 6th – 7th February 2012
Venue: Grace Hotel, Sydney

Trauma: Writing, Image, Affect

full name / name of organization: 
Meera Atkinson - Writing and Society Research Group, University of Western Sydney
contact email: 
meeraatkinson@yahoo.com

Trauma: Writing, Image, Affect

"Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public" - United States Military Academy, April 19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
United States Military Academy Department of English and Philosophy
contact email: 
scott.chancellor@usma.edu

Faulkner at West Point: The Writer in Public
West Point, New York
April 19-21, 2012

CFP: International Conference "Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin" (11/3/2011-11/5/201

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Jennings / International Walter Benjamin Society
contact email: 
jennings@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Schrift / Script: Writing and Image-Character in the Work of Walter Benjamin”

CFP: Asian Crossings, 1789-1914, Hong Kong (06/24/2011;06/06-08/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Social Science Research Council
contact email: 
ellrgf@nus.edu.sg

CONFERENCE ON
INTER-ASIAN CONNECTIONS III: HONG KONG
JUNE 6-8, 2012

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PAPERS
DEADLINE: Friday, June 24, 2011

Workshop Title:
Asian Crossings, 1789-1914

(Re-)Presentations of Working Life

full name / name of organization: 
gradnet e.V.
contact email: 
info2011@grandnet.de

The 10th Interdisciplinary and International Graduate Conference will focus on the analysis of ‘(Re-)Presentations of Working Life’.

Violent Masculinities in Early Modern Literature and Culture--Edited Collection (Abstracts due 6/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Thomas and Jennifer Feather
contact email: 
thomasc@cofc.edu or j_feather@uncg.edu

How does understanding violence and masculinity as interrelated illuminate intersections between religious, national, sexual, ranked, or racial identities?

The Citizen-Subject Revisited: Symposium w/ Keynote by E. Balibar

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Greiman, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
jgreiman@albany.edu

The Citizen-Subject Revisited

The Worlds of Carol Shields - University of Ottawa (Canada) - April 27-29 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa - Dept. of English
contact email: 
dstaines@uottawa.ca

Announcing the 2012 Canadian Literature Symposium

The Worlds of Carol Shields

April 27-29 2012

CFP: Marxist Literary Group South Atlantic Modern Language Association November 4-6 Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wkalaid@emory.edu

CFP: Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 4-6

Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’: Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Caroline Lusin, Dr. Anne Brüske, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
Caroline.Lusin@as.uni-heidelberg.de

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’:
Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

University of Heidelberg, 12-14 April 2012

Critical Collection: Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return (July 20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
contact email: 
mantonia.oliver@upf.edu

Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return

Shakespeare and Tyranny

full name / name of organization: 
University of Murcia, Spain
contact email: 
shakespeare@um.es

SHAKESPEARE AND TYRANNY:
AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

University of Murcia, Spain

12-14 December 2011

“Strange New Today”: Victorians, Crisis and Response

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
southwestvictorianists@exeter.ac.uk

Postgraduates in the University of Exeter’s Centre for Victorian Studies will be holding a one-day interdisciplinary conference for postgraduates and early-career researchers on the 17th of

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

"Tourist Spaces. Between Practices and Theories" - International Conference - University of Palermo (Italy) July 7-8-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dipartimento di Beni Culturali, Storico-Archeologici, Socio-Antropologici e Geografici, University of Palermo, ITALY
contact email: 
montes.stefano@tiscalinet.it

"Tourist Spaces. Between Practices and Theories"
International Conference
University of Palermo, ITALY, July 7-8-9, 2011

Deadline for receiving abstracts: June 10, 2011

Victorian Vocabularies

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
d.ellison@griffith.edu.au

Australasian Victorian Studies Association Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 11th-14th April 2012

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity (Durham University, Durham, UK, 23rd September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

200 years of Sense and Sensibility Conference. School of English, University of St. Andrews, 9-10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
contact email: 
200sensibilities@gmail.com

‘I am never too busy to think of S&S’, Jane Austen wrote to her sister, Cassandra in April 1811.

Book Reviews on "Popular Fiction" and "Genre Fiction" for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Scheider-Mayerson
contact email: 
reconstructionpf@gmail.com

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Cameron-Leader Picone invite book reviews for a 2011 special edition of Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, an open access, electronic, peer-reviewed journ

Attending to Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 21-June 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Merry Wiesner-Hanks University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
merrywh@uwm.edu

Attending to Early Modern Women, which has been held seven times at the University of Maryland since 1990, is moving to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, thanks to the generous support of the Col

Milton and Paradise Lost's Legacy

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
khkshimabukuro@gmail.com

Milton's Paradise Lost was something new and different when it appeared, and it continues to hold a special place in English Literature.

Race, Ethnicity and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Lowery Woodall and Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
lowey.woodall@gmail.com

CFP: Book Collection: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos and Lowery Woodall

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association
contact email: 
jsb25@cornell.edu

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

March 29-31, 2012
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Theme

Building a Capable State:

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