category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Animals and War: A Collection of Essays, Proposals due May 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Ryan Hediger, La Salle University, English
contact email: 
hedigerr@lasalle.edu

Animals and War, A Collection of Essays: Call for Papers

CFP: Edges of Forms, Rhythms of Hesitation (3/29/10; 11/17-21/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Sadre-Orafai
contact email: 
sso212@nyu.edu

EDGES OF FORMS, RHYTHMS OF HESITATION
Proposed Session, American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 17-21, 2010

Can Literature and the Arts be Irenic? (November 18-19, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ERIBIA-LSA, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie
contact email: 
jennifer.kilgore@unicaen.fr

Université de Caen Basse-Normandie
November 18-19, 2010
Call for Papers

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention (SAMLA): November 5 - 7, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu

Special Session: “Servants and the Text”

July 1st , 2010

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore FAMILY, SEX, AND LAW as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines. Possible topics might include:
*Divorce

Slavery and the University: Histories and Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Melissa D. Sexton/ Transforming Community Project, Emory University
contact email: 
msexton@emory.edu

SLAVERY and the UNIVERSITY: HISTORIES and LEGACIES
An international conference at Emory University, February 3-5, 2011
Call for Proposals: Review begins April 26, 2010

Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television - CFP Deadline 16th July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Memory, Identity, and New Fantasy Cultures in Film and Television
One day conference, Kingston University, October 9th, London

[UPDATE] Modernity, Mobility, Displacement: Transnational Perspectives from Detroit / International Summer Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Barrett Watten and Lara Cohen / Wayne State University
contact email: 
b.watten@wayne.edu / llcohen@wayne.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE FRIDAY MARCH 19, 2010

Wayne State University Department of English and the Bavarian-American Academy in Munich INVITE APPLICATIONS FOR

Red Strains: Music and Communism outside the Communist Bloc after 1945 - 13-15 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
British Academy, London / University of Nottingham
contact email: 
Robert.Adlington@nottingham.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Red Strains: Music and Communism outside the Communist Bloc after 1945

The British Academy, London
Thursday 13 January – Saturday 15 January 2011

Theatre and the Making of Subjects. 28.-31.October 2010, Germany, Mainz

full name / name of organization: 
Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft
contact email: 
subjekt2010@uni-mainz.de

Theatre and the Making of Subjects

10th Congress Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft

28.-31. October 2010, Mainz, Germany

Paper deadline: 30. April 2010

Astronomy, Lunacies and Ends of the World, Leonardo Electronic Almanac

full name / name of organization: 
Leonardo Electronic Almanac
contact email: 
Ozden.Sahin@leoalmanac.org

In many mythologies, celestial events connect to the earth and the fates of human civilizations.

Call for Movie Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

Call for Movie Reviews - Jura Gentium Cinema

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews (between 1500 and 3000 words) for the following movies:

CFP: “For Christ’s Sake! – Transformations of Christ in Contemporary Literatures” (SCLA Panel 05/01/10; Baton Rouge 10/21-23/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian L. Johnson, Austin Peay State University and Gregor Thuswaldner, Gordon College
contact email: 
Gregor.Thuswaldner@gordon.edu johnsonb@apsu.edu

36th Southern Comparative Literature Association (SCLA) “Currents of the Imagination: Circumnavigating the Literary Globe,” Baton Rouge, LA (October 21-23, 2010)

Interdisciplinary Conventions: Literature and Philosophy, PAMLA 2010 (deadline April 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Lee, UC Riverside
contact email: 
jlee105@ucr.edu

This special session at PAMLA 2010 will investigate the soft boundary between Literature and Philosophy by probing how the narrative conventions of the two forms use language to construct significance

MLA panel Session: Self-Narrating Lives: Genre Bending Autobiographical Works

full name / name of organization: 
Association of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
drucker@gseis.ucla.edu

Autobiographical artists’ books, graphic novels are often highly self-reflexive, and their meta-character as books about books, or subversions of norms, makes them sites of citation and parody in wh

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, deadline: 18 July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue Comparative Literature Program
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The Purdue Comparative Literature Program
presents the 2010 Conference

Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN

UPDATE: A River Runs Through Us: Exploring the Poetics of Place

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU / English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US:
Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA
 

Indigenous Studies and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2010 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Panel and paper proposal deadline: 30 APRIL 2010

CFP Transatlantic Perspectives and History in the Making: East-European Cultural Space from Post-Communism to Post-EU Accession

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Rodica Mihaila, Center for American Studies, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
easterneuropeanspace@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP*
Transatlantic Perspectives and History in the Making: East-European Cultural Space from Post-Communism to Post-E.U. Accession

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for the 3rd Annual Critical Voices Conference April 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English Association
contact email: 
CriticalVoicesConference@gmail.com

The deadline for the 3rd Annual Critical Voices Conference has been extended to March 26th 2010!

Literature and the Sacred (deadline for abstracts: June 30th; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

Indian Popular Culture (4/30/10; October 1-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sarah.n.petrovic@gmail.com

The Indian Popular Culture panel is now accepting proposals for the upcoming Midwest Popular Culture and Midwest American Culture Association Conference in October.

Final CFP: Edited Volume on Chinese American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Editors
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

Edited Volume on Chinese American Literature

34th International American Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

Teaching Sex (special issue of the journal Transformations--deadline: June 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
hiperez@vassar.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE:
TEACHING SEX

Deadline: June 15th, 2010

CFP: New German Reiview (v. 25)

full name / name of organization: 
New German Review: A Germanic Studies Journal
contact email: 
NGR@humnet.ucla.edu

Celebrating 25 years in academic publishing, New German Review has been a medium for graduate students, post-docs, and junior faculty to share their ideas with the academic community worldwide.

Women’s Resistance in Early Modern England (abstracts April 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
RSA 2011 Montreal; March 24-26/Renaissance Society of America:
contact email: 
greenber@canisius.edu

Early Modern England was a benchmark for literary and political activity by women, from Anne Askew’s Examinations in the first half of the sixteenth century to Anna Trapnel’s political prophecies

Reasserting the National?: Questioning Origin(al)s in Canada, May 14-15 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto
contact email: 
canlitconference@gmail.com

Reasserting the National?: Questioning Origin(al)s in Canada

An open conference at the University of Toronto

UPDATE: PAMLA 2010 Conference: Women's Writing Today: Distinct or Equivalent?

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Annual Conference, 13-14 November 2010 (Chaminade U, Honolulu HI). Presiding Officer: Terri Baker
contact email: 
terribaker7@gmail.com

In her essay, “I am not a woman writer”, Toril Moi argues that the subject of the woman writer has disappeared from feminist theory.

Call For Papers, Book and Exhibition Reviews, Issue No. 3, Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
sh.ift@queensu.ca

Call for Papers - Shift: Queen's Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture

[UPDATE] Collecting and Collections: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things

full name / name of organization: 
David Banash and Kevin Moist
contact email: 
d-banash@wiu.edu; kmm104@psu.edu

Call For Papers
For the edited collection

Collecting and Collections: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things

Southern Appalachian Culture Series (deadline: Aug 1, 2010; conference: October 1 & 2, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Appalachian Culture Series / Ron Rash Festival
contact email: 
mtheado@gardner-webb.edu

Southern Appalachian Culture Series
Call for Papers

5th Annual Association of Adaptation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for British Studies, Berlin
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

“Rewriting, Remixing, and Reloading: Adaptations across the Globe”
Centre for British Studies, Berlin, 30 September to 1 October, 2010
Call for Papers and Panels

The Sporting Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies - Special Issue
contact email: 
Conrad.Brunstrom@nuim.ie

CFP: The Sporting Eighteenth Century

UPDATE-Globalization, Transnationalism and Narration- Deadline Extended: May 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dogus University, Department of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
hguler@dogus.edu.tr

The English Language and Literature Department of Dogus University is pleased to announce an international conference, Globalization, Transnationalism and Narration, to be held on 24-26 November, 2010

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