category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Twentieth-Century Blake (Abstracts Due 9/30/2010; NeMLA Conference April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Gagas / Temple University
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

Call for Papers

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-10, 2011

Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
lrv2011@uwaterloo.ca

CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011

Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

Ambrose Bierce Project Journal (9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Craig Warren
contact email: 
caw43@psu.edu

The ABP (http://www.ambrosebierce.org) is a hypermedia project and peer-reviewed e-journal hosted by Penn State University.

“From ‘Restoration’ to ‘Eighteenth–Century’” (proposal by 15/9/10; ASECS conference 17-20/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Claude Willan
contact email: 
cwillan@stanford.edu

I'm soliciting proposals for this panel, which will run next March at the 2011 ASECS in Vancouver.

[UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (July 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

For a Collection of Essays: Women's Dissertion Conflicts and Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
Thee Independent Women Scholars
contact email: 
m.moore-west@dartmouth.edu

We seek personal narratives and life stories from women about their dissertation conflicts and challenges. Worst case scenarios are preferred.

World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

World Literature/Global Empathy

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

[UPDATE] "Jung’s Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image," SAMLA (November 5-7, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange
contact email: 
nmiller@loyola.edu

SOCIETY FOR CRITICAL EXCHANGE
Jung's Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image
In 1913, at a moment of personal and professional crisis, Jung began

Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update]; deadline Sept. 20

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick NJ
contact email: 
ezaramel@princeton.edu

The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

UPDATE--LOVE AND SEX IN ALAN MOORE, EDITED COLLECTION [July 15 deadline for abstracts]

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

I now have a dozen submissions and would like a few more by the July 15 deadline.

NeMLA: "Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in the Americas"

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

Silent and Ineffable: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities. Nov. 26-27th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
contact email: 
ntuteng@ntut.edu.tw

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

Losing Battles & Welty’s complex interplay of the visual and verbal.

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

From signs to photographs to letters to oral history, Eudora Welty employs layers of visual and verbal texts in her 1970 novel Losing Battles.

Summer Call for Curators

full name / name of organization: 
In Media Res
contact email: 
inmediares.gsu@gmail.com

Summer Call for Curators
In Media Res

CFP: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism) University of

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Stephen King once stated: “everything we do has a history.

Feminist Studies in English Literature, journal issue

full name / name of organization: 
Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
kssk@yonsei.ac.kr

Call for Papers

The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 18, number 2.

Nebula Latest Issue and CFP (AUGUST 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
NEBULA: A JORNAL OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCHOLARSHIP
contact email: 
nebula@nobleworld.biz

RE: Nebula Latest Issue & Call For Papers

Nebula 7.1/7.2 is now online with unrestricted access at http://www.nebula.la .

The Second Birth of Cinema: A Centenary Conference (1-2 July 1911; 30 Sept 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Shail
contact email: 
a.e.shail@ncl.ac.uk

*The Second Birth of Cinema: A Centenary Conference*
Percy Building, Newcastle University, 1-2 July 2011
Keynote speakers: André Gaudreault & Philippe Marion, Ian Christie, Joe Kember

Adapting Poe: Re-Imaginings in Popular Culture [October 15,2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm and Dennis Perry
contact email: 
csederholm@gmail.com or dperry@byu.edu

We invite contributors to submit proposals for a volume of essays on the wide range of media in which Poe texts have been adapted: feature films, television, radio, and stage dramas, music, comics and

The Dark Spectacle: Landscapes of Devastation in Film and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Space Journal: International Journal of Social Spaces. Special edition.
contact email: 
dark.spectacle@gmail.com

In Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag writes that “to find beauty in war seems heartless,” but that “the landscape of devastation is still a landscape.” She points out that the “cla

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies (November 27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English Language and Literature, Ewha Womans University
contact email: 
hshin@ewha.ac.kr

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies
International Conference’

Sponsored by Ewha BK, National Taiwan University,& Tsukuba University

November 27, 2010

[UPDATE]--Call for Essays on Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820 (abstract due 9/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Mona Narain and Karen Gevirtz
contact email: 
mnarain@tcu.edu and gevirtka@shu.edu

The editors of Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820 seek essays that identify, delineate, and explore new cartographies— geographic and metaphoric—of gender in literature authored by British wom

African American Icons, September 30, 2010 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Yolanda Williams Page
contact email: 
yolandawpage@yahoo.com

Contributors are sought to pen remaining entries for a work tentatively titled: Icons of African American Literature (Greenwood Press 2011).

In Memory of Radio: Modernity, (Post) Metropolis and American Writing [Proposal Deadline: 9.30.10]

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (April 7-11, 2011])
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

2011 NeMLA Seminar Session seeks papers examining exchanges between American writers & the contemporary metropolis, from the late 20th- century to the present.

Twentieth-Century Blake

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Gagas / Temple University
contact email: 
jongagas@temple.edu

Recent scholarship has explored William Blake’s influence on a number of twentieth-century writers, from W.B. Yeats to Philip K. Dick and Laura Moriarty. This panel seeks to find new links between Blake and the twentieth-century writers with whom he is most often associated – Yeats, Huxley, and Lawrence, among others – and to put Blake’s art in dialogue with other artists, including graphic novelists, filmmakers, and non-Anglo-American writers.

CFP Narrative Conference (April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN)
contact email: 
emkafale@artsci.wustl.edu, mcglothlin@wustl.edu

The 2011 Narrative Conference is sponsored by Washington University in St. Louis and the International Society for the Study of Narrative and will be held in St.

Precious and Push-- Black Camera (IUPress)

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera Journal
contact email: 
PRECIOUSJOURNALISSUE@GMAIL.COM

Black Camera invites submissions for a special issue or section of a future issue devoted to a critical assessment of the Film Precious and the Novel Push by Sapphire (upon which Precious is based) to

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; 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.

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

Subjectivity in Performance: Issues of Identity in Post-Independence Indian Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vellikkeel Raghavan
contact email: 
vellikkeelraghavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

Women Writing Psychoanalysis Online Feature

full name / name of organization: 
Melusine, or Woman in the 21st Century
contact email: 
Kristina Marie Darling

I'm guest editing a feature for Melusine, or Woman in the 21st Century.

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