category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Duran/Purdue University
contact email: 
duran0@purdue.edu

Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor, Prose Studies

CFP: Music Metal and Politics 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Music Metal and Politics: Heavy Metal Generations

Sunday 6th November – Tuesday 8th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Corporate Cultures: Contemporary Economies of Cultural Performance--ASTR Working Group (11/17-11/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)
contact email: 
eero.dsc@gmail.com, carlygriffin@gmail.com, pzazzali@hunter.cuny.edu

Corporate Cultures: Contemporary Economies of Cultural Performance

Conveners: Eero Laine, Carly Griffin Smith, Peter Zazzali

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium ( RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 5/16/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, or as features in dramatic performance.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - World Cinema Conference, Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 September, 2011 (proposals due 31 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory
contact email: 
worldcinemanow@monash.edu

World Cinema Now

Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory, Second Biannual Conference

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

September 27–29, 2011

Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
sjray@uas.alaska.edu

We invite paper and panel proposals for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment’s Off-Year Symposium, “Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North,” to be he

MAPACA Conference Women's Studies Area Nov 3-5, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

Women’s Studies as a discipline acknowledges the interdisciplinary approaches to discussing issues that affect women.

Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement (August 15th-21st; Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shayda Kafai/Claremont Graduate University and Krista Miranda/New York University
contact email: 
shaydakafai@yahoo.com

“Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement”  foregrounds how mixed- and dis-ability dance is a vehicle to examine theories of embodiment through the lens of critical disabil

[UPDATE] CFP: Under Pressure

full name / name of organization: 
Yetta Howard/Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
yettahoward@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] ***Extended Deadline

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”

Memory and Memorial in Old English Literature (SAMLA 2011, Deadline 6-30-2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
rlmcdani@mtsu.edu

Proposals are invited for papers addressing the topic of memory or memorial (broadly defined as anything designed to evoke remembrance) in Old English literature.

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival, November 2-4, 2011 in Durant, Oklahoma (Submission Deadline: June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mark B. Spencer/ Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

Call For Papers

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival:
“Where No One Else Has Gone Before”

Keynote Speaker Henrietta Mann

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Performing Ethos: Queer Publics, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

While the word ‘queer’ is often understood to signal aberrance, in the past decade many scholars working within the field of queer theory have sought to broach the subject of queer ethics.

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Literature at the University of Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
georgina.loveridge@sydney.edu.au

Friday 25-Saturday 26 May 2012

[UPDATE] African Studies at Midwest Popular Culture -- DEADLINE EXTENDED

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

**DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 MAY**

AFRICAN STUDIES

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MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

[UPDATE] Midwestern Culture/Glee MPCA (10/14-10/16) deadline extension to 5/16

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Midwestern Culture/Glee Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

Call for Papers

Deadline for Abstract Submissions Extended to Monday, May 16, 2011

[Update] Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict, University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.co

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict
University of Pittsburgh, October 14-16, 2011
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction Symposium 14 June 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot/ Centre for Studies in Literature/ University of Portsmouth/ United Kingdom
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Dianne F. Sadoff (Rutgers University, New Jersey)

Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

CfP: Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

International Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels

full name / name of organization: 
Instituto Franklin-UAH
contact email: 
graphicnovel@institutofranklin.net

International Conference on Comics and Graphics Novels (Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.
November 10th-12th, 2011)

South African Communications Association Conference 29 August - 1 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South African Communications Association
contact email: 
vdwaltm@unisa.ac.za

This year the SACOMM conference will be hosted by the Department of Communication Science at UNISA, and will be held at the Stone Cradle conference venue in Pretoria, South Africa.

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

The students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on November 10-11, 2011.

[UPDATE] Writing Incest in the Post-War Years

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Miller (University of Durham) & Miles Leeson (University of Portmouth)
contact email: 
e.v.miller@durham.ac.uk, miles.leeson@port.ac.uk

Due to numerous submissions to this CFP we have moved the date forward TWO WEEKS for proposals. The new date is now the 16th May 2011.

UPDATE Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Raluca Cernahoschi / Bates College
contact email: 
rcernaho@bates.edu

UPDATE -- EXTENDED DEADLINE

Translations 2011: Cross-Cultural Awareness through Poetry
Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
International Conference: October 27 – 29, 2011

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices, deadline July 1 for Fall 2011 issue

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Please see our current issue at http://nwi.ivytech.edu/atrium/ The past issues of The Atrium have dealt with broad issues that connect classroom to culture and to community.

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University
contact email: 
Sihem Arfaoui Abidi: aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011, Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Futuristic Epistemologies in Early Modern Literary and Scientific Thought (RSA 2012/ Abstract Deadline 5/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Debapriya Sarkar/ Rutgers University
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

Sixteenth and seventeenth-century works, from Utopia to Paradise Lost, construct fictional worlds through the appeals to the epistemic and ontological status of the future.

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (6/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Playful Interruptions in Recent Film

[UPDATE] Creatures of the Night October 2011 EXTENDED DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
M.A. Nadine Farghaly, Paris-Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
creatures_of_the_night@gmx.net

October 20 – October 22, 2011 – Salzburg, Austria

[UPDATE] Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at the 2011 M/MLA in St. Louis
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA conference invites papers that explore the multitude of functions, forms, enactments, and critiques of festivity and the festive spirit in 20th - and 21st-centur

[UPDATE] Indigenous Studies - MPCA/ACA; Oct 14-16, 2011, Milwaukee, WI

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

Panel/paper proposal - DEADLINE EXTENSION: 15 MAY 2011

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