category: cultural studies and historical approaches

10 April 2010. “Medieval Perspectives: From the Mundane to the Miraculous”

full name / name of organization: 
27th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

10 April 2010.

Media, Medium, Mediation: Media Aesthetics Before 1900 (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Teukolsky
contact email: 
rachel dot teukolsky at vanderbilt dot edu

This seminar proposes to explore the aesthetic effects of early media--understood as "discourse networks," or channels of communication--by unsettling the idea of media itself.

VICTORIAN SYSTEMS AND STANDARDIZATION - abstracts due November 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario - Association of Canadian Collage and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
VSAOatACCUTE@gmail.com

Congress 2010: Victorian Studies Association of Ontario/ Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English Joint Session

VICTORIAN SYSTEMS AND STANDARDIZATION

Update

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Southern Literature and Culture
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St.

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

Building the Polis: English teaching, ethical criticism and the new rhetoric 12-14 July 2010, University of Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Arts, English and Literacy Education Network (AELE, Faculty of Arts) and School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM, Faculty of Education), University of Sydney
contact email: 
nina.goodwin@edfac.usyd.edu.au

This conference is open to teachers and academics from both secondary and university sectors to discuss what ethical criticism and the new rhetoric might offer the profession as a way of developing a

Asian American Literature - Ambivalent Precursors (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
merton733@gmail.com

The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies invites papers for a panel on critical reevaluations of Asian American literature before 1970.

Literary London 2010, 7-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London
contact email: 
contact@literarylondon.org

Literary London 2010

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors

full name / name of organization: 
Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3 (Michel de Montaigne University, Bordeaux, France)
contact email: 
schmitt.arnaud@orange.fr

“From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors”
CLIMAS (Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3), June 10-12, 2010
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Bodies in Motion: Corporeality & the Representation of Immigrants, Refugees & Other Diasporic Subjects (ACLA 11/13/09; 4/1-4/10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kepitt@uwm.edu

This seminar seeks to explore connections and tensions between discourses of the body and discourses of diaspora, migration, exile, and transnationality.

Consumption: Pleasures of the Text, Materiality, and Cultural Practices

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The French Graduate Student Association of Columbia University is
pleased to announce a new issue of its graduate student journal on the subject of:

Columbia Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Epitextes
contact email: 
epitextes@gmail.com

The Columbia French Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of its journal of graduate work, Épitextes, on the subject of:

[UPDATE] National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
usf.egsa.conference@gmail.com

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

Disability Studies and Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight Codr/ South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dcodr@tulane.edu

Call for Papers: South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Salt Lake City (February 25-27, 2010)

Disability Studies and Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Culture

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers - USF Tampa - March 25 - 27, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English
contact email: 
etrauth@mail.usf.edu

National Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference Call for Papers
University of South Florida – Tampa, Fl.
March 25-27, 2010

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora (PROPOSALS DUE BY NOV. 13)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2010 Conference (April 1-4), New Orleans, LA
contact email: 
soumitree.gupta@gmail.com

ACLA Seminar: Toward a Gendered Analytics of Diaspora: Interrogating Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Diasporic Cultural Productions

ACLA Annual Meeting, April 1-4, 2010

ACLA 2010 Seminar "Figurative Imaginings in Art, Science, and Politics"

full name / name of organization: 
Nicole Sparling & Atia Sattar
contact email: 
nicole.l.sparling@cmich.edu

ACLA 2010: “CREOLES, DIASPORAS, COSMOPOLITANISM”

New Orleans, LA

April 1-4, 2010

Conference website: http://www.acla.org/acla2010/?p=421

Sex, Death, and Boredom: An Academic Conference. Friday, February 12, 2010. Fordham Lincoln Center Campus.

full name / name of organization: 
Will Fenton, Fordham Graduate English Association
contact email: 
fenton@fordham.edu

Calling All Papers

Fordham University
New York City
February 12, 2010

Sex, Death, and Boredom
Keynote Speaker: Simon Critchley

Syl-la-ble: Performing Syntactic Vulnerability

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

This panel addresses the roles that syntax and performance play in telling the stories of people who live, or live within, bodily transformations.

[UPDATE] The Art of Sociability in the 18th Century (SCSECS 2010; Salt Lake City)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dlupton@email.unc.edu

Call for papers
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Annual Meeting
February 25-27
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Art of Sociability in the Eighteenth Century

“Longing in the Age of New Media” 2/19/10

full name / name of organization: 
USC Comparative Literature Symposium/USC Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
coltsymposium@gmail.com

We invite you to submit paper proposals to the 2010 Comparative Literature Symposium at USC. We welcome submissions from all disciplines relevant to the conference theme:

New Anthology on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Cherie Ann Turpin and Anika Cazenave
contact email: 
cturpin@udc.edu or cherieannturpin@mac.com; anikacazenave@yahoo.com

Proposals are invited for an edited collection of scholarly essays and autobiographical essays on African Traditional Religions/African Diasporic Religious belief systems.

Ravenna, an online journal dedicated to the relationship between the British decadent movement and Italy

full name / name of organization: 
http://www.oscholars.com/Ravenna/Ravenna2/toc.htm
contact email: 
luca.caddia@katamail.com

I am pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of "Ravenna", an online interdisciplinary journal devoted to the relationship between the British Decadent movement and Italy.

[UPDATE] "American History and Culture" area at SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Kelli_Shapiro@brown.edu

“American History and Culture” area
SW/TX PCA/ACA
31st Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2010
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2009
Http://www.swtxpca.org

Beyond Don Juan: Rethinking Iberian Masculinities

full name / name of organization: 
The Catalan Center at NYU (New York University)
contact email: 
mary.ann.newman@nyu.edu (CC JoseMaria.Armengol@uclm.es)

CALL FOR PAPERS

BEYOND DON JUAN:
RETHINKING IBERIAN MASCULINITIES
New York, March 31-April 1, 2011

The Catalan Center at New York University

In collaboration with:

POLITICS, RELIGION, AND VIOLENCE | A Seminar with Simon Critchley | Tilburg Summer Philosophy School | July 15-24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Tilburg University, The Netherlands - Department of Philosophy,
contact email: 
Todd.kesselman@gmail.com

POLITICS, RELIGION, AND VIOLENCE | A Seminar with Simon Critchley | Tilburg Summer Philosophy School | July 15-24, 2010

Tilburg Summer Philosophy School | The Netherlands

CFP Film and History Panel at the PCAs (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Film and History Area at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
kmf33@pitt.edu

Film and History Area at the PCA/ACA National Conference (12/01/09; 3/31-4/3/10)
'Seeing History in Experimental Film and Media'
March 31-April 3, 2010, St. Louis, Missouri

"Limits of the Human"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center at Uninversity of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
emcconference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Center of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites paper proposals for our 2010 Winter Conference, "Limits of the Human." The conference will take place on Friday

Further call for papers: Afterlives: Survival and Revival, 2-5 September 2010, Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS)
contact email: 
viljol@telkomsa.net

We are pleased to announce that the 20th Biennial Conference of the Southern African Society of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (SASMARS) will be held at Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa, on 2-

Forming and De-Forming the Human Body, University of Wisconsin-Madison French and Italian Graduate Symposium, Apr. 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Association of French and Italian Students, University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafissymposium2010@gmail.com

The human body has continued to captivate intellectuals of the arts and sciences throughout history, whether through an aesthetic or physiological study of its structural form and internal mechanisms

Arab Culture in the U.S. (10-13, Feb. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi.hussein@gmail.com

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09

reminder: Caribbean Enlightenment, an Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference, 8 - 10 April 2010, University of Glasagow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
CaribbeanEnlightenment@googlemail.com

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

Rhetorics of New Media - SWTXPCA Conference Feb. 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southewest/Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gurleya@sbcglobal.net

Proposals are now being accepted for the Rhetorics of New Media Area.

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