category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Social Networks, Communities, and/or Public Service [article submissions; Nov 25]

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Social Networks, Communities, and/or Public Service

"A Queerer Time, A Queerer Place" (August 11-14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
LGBT Focus Group / Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
LGBT Focus Group
Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Conference
August 11-14, 2011, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL

Submission Deadlines:

Simon de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex: Newly Translated and Rediscovered, April 7-10, 2011, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
df@berkeleycollege.edu

Sixty years after its initial publication, thanks to Constance Brode and Sheila Malovany Chevallier, Simone de Beauvoir's The Second Sex has been newly translated and unabridged for the first time in

[UPDATE]"Interdisciplinary Studies and Women Modernists" Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 7-10 April, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Laurel Harris, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
laurel_e_harris@yahoo.com

In her recent anthology _Gender in Modernism_, Bonnie Kime Scott opens the literary field to include disciplines previously left out of the modernist frame such as dance, painting, cinema, and the sci

[UPDATE]: 18C Women and Popular Culture --ASECS Vancouver--March 17-20 2011 (deadline Sept 10)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Potter
contact email: 
tpotter@interchange.ubc.ca

Eighteenth-Century Women and Popular Culture

[UPDATE]--Material Cultures conference, CFP deadline 9/15, conference date May 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa
contact email: 
tallen@uottawa.ca

Material Cultures

May 6-8, 2011
Department of English, University of Ottawa

Affective Tendencies. Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities - October 7-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University
contact email: 
mkiefer@rci.rutgers.edu

Affective Tendencies. Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities

Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University
October 7-9, 2010
Deadline for Registration: September 15, 2010

UPDATE: Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self (deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 (April 6-10, Rutgers NJ)
contact email: 
confabstracts@gmail.com

Literary Dress: Fashioning the Fictional Self

UPDATE Collection of Essays on the Role of Music in Multicultural Activism

full name / name of organization: 
Ed. Lindsay Michie Eades, Eunice Rojas
contact email: 
eades.l@lynchburg.edu, rojas.e@lynchburg.edu

This book is a two volume series of essays telling stories of the ways in which music has propelled resistance and revolutionary movements in the United States and around the world from the gospel mus

[UPDATE]: Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images, March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Stapleton, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
iconoclasm.2011@gmail.com

Abstracts for Iconoclasm due September 10, 2010

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (10/21-10/22/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire

Narrative is the Essence of History: The History of the Historical Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This roundtable will explore the genre of historical fiction. Topics include: reception; historical context; historiographic and literary theory; fact and

The Art of Villainy: Machiavelli and the Creation of the Fictional Villain

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel will explore Machiavelli’s impact on villains from the early modern period to today, from Iago and Milton’s Satan to Lex Luthor, Voldemort and Tony Soprano.

8. 30. 2010-12.31.2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rodopi Dialogue Series: Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
contact email: 
enit.steiner@es.uzh.ch

CALL FOR ESSAYS
Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792)

[UPDATE] Humanities in the Digital Age

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization (EGO), Western Illinois University
contact email: 
cm-jach@wiu.edu


EGO Conference: Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22 & 23, 2010
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

DEADLINE EXTENDED: October 1, 2010

Samuel Beckett's Bilingualism at NEMLA Convention, New Brunswick, New Jersey, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Nadia Louar
contact email: 
louarn@uwosh.edu

Session: Samuel Beckett's Bilingualism

The Poetics of Metadata (proposals due October 10, 2010; STS conference March 16-18, 2011
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full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon / Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
pbenzon at temple dot edu

Recent critical trends in media studies have emphasized various aspects of and approaches to the materiality of technology and media information, with methodologies including digital forensics, platform studies, and critical code studies offering both a deep interest in the close reading of technology and a jumping-off point towards multiple larger literary, cultural, and philosophical questions. This panel seeks to build upon and extend those methodologies by focusing in particular on metadata—data about data—as a category of inquiry. How does metadata relate to data in discursive, informational, and ontological terms? How and to what extent does metadata inform the materiality of technology? What kinds of aesthetic, economic, geopolitical, philosophical, and historical questions emerge when we focus our attention on texts such as caches, server logs, search histories, and other instances of the metadata of the digital? How might contemporary metatdata resemble, remediate, or break from the metadata of earlier periods? How might we write metadata into media history, and how does its presence coincide with or complicate existing narratives of media change?

Film Theory Area

full name / name of organization: 
2011 PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Jenkinsj@u.arizona.edu

Call for Papers: Film Theory Area
2011 PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture
and American Culture Associations

Joint Conference: April 20-23, 2011, San Antonio, TX

CFP Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture (Edited Volume and Special Journal Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

CFP Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture (Edited Volume and Special Journal Issue)

[UPDATE] Redeeming Modernity: Economy, Religion, and Literature in Modern America. NeMLA (Abstact deadline 9/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-10, 2011
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ

[REMINDER] Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative; ABSTRACT DEADLINE SEPT. 5th

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
complicitiesconf@gmail.com

Title: Interrogating Complicities: Postcolonial, Queer and the Threat of the Normative
Date: November 15th - 16th, 2010
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5th

Contemporary Women's Novels: The Changing Story? (NeMLA 2011 4/7-4/11) New Brunswick, NJ: Abstracts due Sept. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Karen E. Waldron, College of the Atlantic
contact email: 
kwaldron@coa.edu

To what extent can contemporary fiction by women and about women from different cultures can be brought together coherently for discussion?

[UPDATE] NeMLA Panel on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis (Abstract Deadline September 30, 2010; Conference April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm still seeking submissions for a panel on American women writers’ responses to Freud, which will take place at the 2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Conference.

CFP (Kalamazoo): Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

NEH is sponsoring a roundtable on "Medieval Studies/Medieval Texts: Responding to (Campus) Diversity Initiatives" at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011.

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011).

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph M. Viera / College English Association
contact email: 
jviera1@naz.edu

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture

Call for Papers, CEA 2011 | FORTUNES
42nd Annual Conference | March 31 - April 2, 2011 | St. Petersburg, Florida

A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu

Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis.

Call for Papers: "Idea of France" Conference, Nov. 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Reeser
contact email: 
reeser@pitt.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Pittsburgh

November 10-12, 2011

“The Idea of France” / “L’Idée de la France”

Short essays wanted: literature, justice, social change and education

full name / name of organization: 
Changing Lives Through Literature
contact email: 
cltl@umassd.edu

Changing Lives Through Literature is an alternative sentencing program founded in 1991 on the power of literature to transform lives.

Horror Area: 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference, 20-23 April, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Horror Area, Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
pcahorror@gmail.com

The Horror Area co-chairs of the Popular Culture Association invite interested scholars to submit papers on any aspect of horror in fiction, cinema, television, gaming and culture for the 2011 PCA/ACA

"Horror," SW/TX Popular Culture and American Culture Association, 4/2-23, 2011, San Antonio, TX

full name / name of organization: 
Steffen Hantke
contact email: 
steffenhantke@hotmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
"HORROR"

Joint Conference of the PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations at the Marriott Rivercenter Conference Hotel on

April 20-23, 2011

Proposed Collection: 1980s American Horror Fiction, abstracts Oct. 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Steffen Hantke
contact email: 
steffenhantke@hotmail.com

Call for Papers

Proposed Collection: 1980s American Horror Fiction

Editor: Steffen Hantke, Sogang University
Deadline for Proposal/Abstract Submission: October 30, 2010

Thinking Backward: Reframing Lesbian Representation on Bad Girls (April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

PCA Romance Area, San Antonio, TX 20-23 April, 2011. Deadline: Dec 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association: Romance Area
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

CFP: PCA 2011--San Antonio, TX. April 20-23, 2011

Cliché in the work of Samuel Beckett: stimulus or obstacle? Limit(e)Beckett Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Limit(e)Beckett
contact email: 
limitebeckett@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the second issue of Limit(e) Beckett :

Cliché in the work of Samuel Beckett: stimulus or obstacle?

Je connais ces petites phrases qui n'ont l'air de rien

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for ou

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wlevy129@gmail.com

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