category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Our Sea of Islands 2: Insular Spaces: Deadline June 1, 2011 (NCS, Portland, Oregon, Portland, July 23-26, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
mgoldie@rider.edu, S.I.Sobecki@rug.nl

The second of these related sessions focuses on ideas about insularity in late-medieval texts and artworks, including Chaucerian ones.

Our Sea of Islands 1: Aquatic Spaces: Deadline June 1, 2011 (NCS, Portland, Oregon, Portland, July 23-26, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
mgoldie@rider.edu, S.I.Sobecki@rug.nl

The main title of these two related session refers to the influential twentieth-century ideas of Epeli Hau-ofa, who reimagined the Pacific in terms of plentitude, networks, and routes.

Das Wunderkino: A Cinematic Cabinet of Curiosities/7.28.2011-7.30.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
Mark.Neumann@NAU.EDU

Die Wunderkammer (German for “the wonder-room” or “the miracle chamber”) was merely one incarnation of the phenomenon of the “cabinet of curiosities” that first appeared in Europe in the 1

"Modernism and the Nineteenth-Century" MSA October 6-9, Buffalo, NY Abstract due April 10

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
smfarrar@buffalo.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Structures of Innovation,” this panel seeks papers that demonstrate an innovation on rather than a rupture from tradition, and question the so-called radical break fr

Modernism and the Nineteenth-Century

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
smfarrar@buffalo.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Structures of Innovation,” this panel seeks papers that demonstrate an innovation on rather than a rupture from tradition, and question the so-called radical break fr

SAMLA 2011 Convention Panel: Making Poetry Happen: History and the Non-Western Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Derrilyn E. Morrison (MaconState College)
contact email: 
derrilyn.morrison@maconstate.edu

This panel examines the role of memory and imagination in the construction of identity and nationhood in contemporary poetry of the diaspora.

Animation Explosion Birmingham City University (UK) Sept 2011 (Deadline 20 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham City University: Screen Cultures Research Group
contact email: 
animationexplosion2011@gmail.com

Animation Explosion 2011
A Multidisciplinary and Multimedia Event

Weds, 14th September 2011
Birmingham City University

A Screen Cultures Research Group Event

Hospitality & Society: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Lynch, Co-Editor of Hospitality & Society, an Intellect Journal
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

Hospitality & Society Journal: Call for Papers

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Diasporic Identity: Leaving and Returning in British/or in Anglophone Literature [Update 04/04/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention, Nov. 4-6, 20011, Atlanta
contact email: 
arun.pokhrel@gmail.com, apokhrel@ufl.edu

While evoking Benedict Anderson’s idea of “long distance nationalism” to underscore the diasporic concept of Englishness, Robert J. C.

MSA 13 (Oct. 6-9, 2011)--Proposed Panel on Empathy and Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on empathy and modernism for the 2011 Modernist Studies Association conference in Buffalo.

[UPDATE] International Conference "Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept" (Leiden, May 31-June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
contact email: 
m.boletsi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

International Conference


Barbarism Revisited
:
New Perspectives on an Old Concept

 



Organizing institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms

A Conference supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) at the University of Exeter

7-8 September 2011

CFP - NeoAmericanist Journal

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY ONLINE JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICA
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

UPDATE - DEADLINE APPROACHING - CFP: THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
eialongo@hostos.cuny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

FOR: Modernist Studies Association conference, Buffalo, NY, October 6-9, 2011

"Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends" - the 4th Annual English Graduate Student Conference at Middle Tennessee State University

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
info@mtsuegso.org

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 4th Annual MTSU EGSO Conference.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

Hybrid Genres III: Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
abiendar@uci.edu

Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) 2011 Conference
November 5-6, 2011
Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Abstracts are invited for the following special session:

Consciousness and Corporeality in Modernism (Modernist Studies Association / MSA 13, October 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Lam / University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jdlam@buffalo.edu

Consciousness and Corporeality in Modernism

Modernist Studies Association 13: Structures of Innovation, Buffalo NY

CFP-Stocks, Screens, and Servers: The Materiality of Media (The Velvet Light Trap #70)

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
thevelvetlighttrap@gmail.com

As culture becomes increasingly digitized— from downloading and streaming videos and music to digital film production and cloud computing— arguments for the “dematerialization” of media are be

Consciousness and Corporeality in Modernism (Modernist Studies Association / MSA 13, October 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Lam / University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jdlam@buffalo.edu

Consciousness and Corporeality in Modernism

Modernist Studies Association 13: Structures of Innovation, Buffalo NY

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited"

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

Myths Revisited, 28th-29th November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Language and Literature -Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

This inter-disciplinary conference seeks to investigate and explore the nature and significance of myth and its impact on diverse fields of art such as literature, drama, film or painting.

"Is the Gaze [Still] Male?": A 21st Century Inquiry into the Dynamics of the Subject/Object in Popular Culture 4/20/11; 11/9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Batcos / Savannah College of Art and Design--Atlanta
contact email: 
sbatcos@scad.edu

Southeast College Art Conference/SECAC 2011/Text and Texture
Savannah, GA; 4/20/11 abstracts; 11/9/11-11/12/11 conf.

Battle of Agincourt

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja/Independent
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

For a book marking the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt (1415), I am seeking essays providing novel, interdisciplinary perspectives on this pivotal event in European history.

Expressions of Interest: Fully-funded Special Issue of the Journal of New Zealand Literature for 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL)
contact email: 
sshieff@waikato.ac.nz

The Journal of New Zealand Literature (JNZL) is calling for expressions of interest in a fully-funded Special Issue for 2012.

UVa-Wise Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXV (Ugrad) (6/17; 9/15-17)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia's College at Wise
contact email: 
jma6x@uvawise.edu

Medieval-Renaissance Conference XXV
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise
September 15-17, 2011

Keynote Address: “Shakespeare on Religion”-- David Bevington, University of Chicago

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: "Shakespeare and the Material World" (April 1, 2011)

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

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

Think Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference October 14-15 Keynote Speaker Prof. Daniel Schacter, Harvard University's Memory Lab

full name / name of organization: 
ThinkArt Boston University
contact email: 
thinkartconference@gmail.com

Think Art is a conference for the interdisciplinary exploration of the fine arts through the humanities and sciences.

Think Art: An Interdisciplinary Conference October 14-15 Keynote Speaker Prof. Daniel Schacter, Harvard University's Memory Lab

full name / name of organization: 
ThinkArt Boston University
contact email: 
thinkartconference@gmail.com

Think Art is a conference for the interdisciplinary exploration of the fine arts through the humanities and sciences.

"Film I: The Appropriation of Childhood in Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction Cinema" (MMLA, Nov. 3-6, 2011 - St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
paulhuggins003@yahoo.com

In keeping with the 2011 MMLA informal convention theme of “Play…No, Seriously,” the Film I panel invites papers on the topic of the appropriation of children and childhood tropes to examine, cr

(In)visible Cosmovisions: Dialogues in Afro and Indigenous Latin America and the Caribbean, Oct. 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Student Organization, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
des.articulaciones@gmail.com

Keynote speaker:
Catherine Walsh, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito, Ecuador

Tooth and Claw: Shapeshifters in Popular Culture - Essay Collection - abstracts due June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Margo Collins
contact email: 
collinsm@trine.edu

This proposed collection seeks essays on any aspect of shapeshifters in film, fiction, online, even architecture. We are interested in essays dealing with any time period or genre.

[UPDATE: Deadline] Son of Classics and Comics) Abstracts: APRIL 15, 2011; Contributions: Sep 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
George Kovacs and C. W. Marshall
contact email: 
gakovacs@trentu.ca; toph@exchange.ubc.ca

[Please note: proposals deadline extended to April 15, 2011]

Son of Classics and Comics
Edited by George Kovacs (Trent University) and
C.W. Marshall (University of British Columbia)

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