category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’ - deadline October 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
proutr@cf.ac.uk

Jura Gentium Cinema

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’

International contributions are sought for a dossier of articles converging around the idea of the last film.

New Latin American Writing in the U.S. (9/30/10; NeMLA 4/7-10/2010, New Brunswick, New Jersey)

full name / name of organization: 
Bernabé Mendoza / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Bernabemendoza@yahoo.com

In light of the recent critical reception of such authors as Roberto Bolaño and Junot Díaz, this panel seeks to ask, what constitutes a Latin American author today in the U.S.? How is s/he read?

Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2010.

The Urban Catwalk: Fashion and Street Culture (April 23 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
madison moore /Yale University
contact email: 
TheUrbanCatwalk2011@gmail.com

What is street style, and what is the relationship between style, “the street,” and popular culture?

Cultural Studies Association (3/24,25,26/11): Critical, and Cultural, Approaches to Music

full name / name of organization: 
Sheila Liming
contact email: 
sliming@andrew.cmu.edu

Though often considered most at home in literature and language arts, cultural studies has, from time to time, lent its critical eye toward music.

The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (9/30/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kristie.allen08@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers on maritime literature that represents the experience of Black and Asian sailors and their contribution to nineteenth-century Atlantic maritime culture

11th Annual SALA Conference, Los Angeles, January 7-8 2011: Transnational Realisms and Post R<!--break-->

full name / name of organization: 
11th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference: Transnational Realisms and Post Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture
contact email: 
Rashmi Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu; Rajender Kaur, kaurr@wpunj.edu

This conference examines ways in which South Asian realist and postrealist writers unsettle and rework realist codes.

[UPDATE] WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO (8/1/2010; 10/21-23)

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University
contact email: 
sstein@scsu.edu

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO
CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010

[UPDATE] 2010 MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

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

UPDATED MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

"Perfect Harmony“ and “melting strains“. Music in Early Modern Culture between Sensibility and Abstraction; 1.-3.Dec.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany; SFB 644 Transformations of Antiquity
contact email: 
cornelia.wilde@staff.hu-berlin.de

In Early Modern culture, philosophers, musicians, theologians, and poets grappled with the ambivalent nature of music.

ABWFA 1st Global Session on Terror

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Reservation Deadline: August 15, 2010
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010
Paper Submission Deadline: December 31, 2010

" Post/Colonial Nostalgia in South Asian Literature", NeMLA 2011 (April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: "Post/Colonial Nostalgia in South Asian Literature."

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Julia McCrossin/Lesleigh Owen
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu/lesleigh.owen@gmail.com

Call for Anthology Submissions

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

Type: Edited anthology

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010

Update: ESEA 2010: 15th English in South East Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
amoody@umac.mo

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare at Kalamazoo
contact email: 
kstavreva@cornellcollege.edu

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo is sponsoring two sessions at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, which will be held at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011; website

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
editors@aspeers.com

 

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level.

ASLE Ninth Biennial Conference: Species, Space, and the Imagination of the Global, June 21-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
uheise@stanford.edu

Conference website http://www.indiana.edu/~asle2011/

Collected Essays - Cinema & the State-Tortured Body

full name / name of organization: 
Mark de Valk - Southampton Solent University, UK
contact email: 
mark.de.valk@solent.ac.uk

Call for Abstracts - Deadline Oct 1, 2010

Trans-Scripts – “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.”

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work
contact email: 
Adam Thomas <thomasaj@uci.edu

"Trans-Scripts" -- a student run, faculty advised online interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences -- has recently been created at UC Irvine.

Disney's The Princess and the Frog (Abstract deadline Aug 1, 2010; SCMS Conference March 10-13, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Bonner / Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (SCMS)
contact email: 
vbonner@clayton.edu

Panel proposal for Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference in New Orleans, March 10-13, 2011.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; 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.

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

Poetry and Melancholia International Conference, 8-10 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
poetryandmelancholia@stir.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Melancholia, University of Stirling, 8-10 July 2011

[UPDATE] Panel: Gus Van Sant - SCMS New Orleans Mar. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhortonATgmailDOTcom

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

A New Generation of Readers: Romance Novels Through the Internet Age (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Iwen (Cardiff University) and Nicole Pfannenstiel (Arizona State University)
contact email: 
niki@asu.edu, iwenme@cardiff.ac.uk

A New Generation of Readers: Romance Novels Through the Internet Age

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference in Early Cultures, "INTERIORITY"

full name / name of organization: 
Group for the Study of Early Cultures at the University of California Irvine
contact email: 
earlycultures2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: “INTERIORITY IN EARLY CULTURES”

Call for Articles-Spider-Man, Webslingers, and Spider-Women

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech Univeristy Robert Moses Peaslee Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Essays: Spider-Man, Spider-Women, and Webspinners: Critical Perspectives
Edited by Robert G. Weiner and Robert Moses Peaslee;

CFP for book: The CIA on My Campus and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Zwerling
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

Seeking chapter authors for book on CIA penetration of US campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence, Intelligence Analysis Campus, Officers in Residence, etc.

SEEKING SUBMISSIONS for a book on the contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan Submission Deadline 10/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Grace Chaillier Center for Native American Studies Northern Michigan University
contact email: 
mintvart@nmu.edu

Seeking Submissions
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

ABWFA Photography Studies

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Ground floor of a five year study of the influence of digital photography on certain industries.

Visit the website at
http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com/photography-studies

Book: The CIA on My Campus...and Yours

full name / name of organization: 
Book Anthology: CIA on campus
contact email: 
pzwerling@rgv.rr.com

I am preparing a book proposal on the contemporary CIA penetration of campuses through the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence and Intelligence Analysis Campuses and seek contribut

animal.machine.sovereign. -- issue fifteen -- Deadline: 9/1/2010

full name / name of organization: 
theory@buffalo
contact email: 
tmw26@buffalo.edu or jdburdma@buffalo.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS -- theory@buffalo
an interdisciplinary journal of the humanities

Florida: E Pluribus Unum? The Florida College English Association Annual Conference October 14-15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mosullivan@rollins.edu

Although this year's Florida College English Association's Annual Conference on October 14-15, 2010 at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida will focus primarily on unity and diversity in literature

Old West New 9/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Colin Irvine
contact email: 
irvinec@augsburg.edu

The editor of 30-40 Years West of Here: Stories from the Sub-Rural West invites contributions for a collection of creative nonfiction essays that explores the implications of living in that often over

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