category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Adaptation and Adapting the West, April 20-23 San Antonio, TX, Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Adaptation Section of the 2011 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Adapting the West

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

2nd Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

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

2nd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

[REMINDER] CFP: British Women Writers Conference 2011 -- "Curiosities"

full name / name of organization: 
Eugenia Gonzalez
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Website: http://bwwc2011.osu.edu

5th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil, Law and the State (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil, Law and the State

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

CFP Global Mythology and World Cinema (interest - 31 October, 2010 - abstracts - 1 January, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikel J. Koven
contact email: 
M.koven@worc.ac.uk

Global Mythology and World Cinema
A proposed edited collection by Mikel J. Koven (University of Worcester)
m.koven@worc.ac.uk

Reading Benjamin Reading, ACLA Vancouver (11/1/10; 3/31/11-4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooks E. Hefner
contact email: 
hefnerbe@jmu.edu

In 1927, exactly one hundred years after Goethe first used the term “Weltliteratur,” Walter Benjamin returned to Berlin from Moscow.

ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wagaman@h-net.msu.edu OR clr5@psu.edu

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture.

Environment and Life (ASLE 2011; 22-26 June; Bloomington, IN)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser (Williams) / Hsuan Hsu (UC Davis)
contact email: 
hmh1@williams.edu

Call for Papers: "Environment and Life"

ASLE 2011 / 22-26 June 2010 / Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Mythology in Contemporary Culture, April 20 - 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference, San Antonio, Texas
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CFP DUO V conference Okinawa, JAPAN August 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue Under Occupation
contact email: 
duo5@dialogueunderoccupation.org

The focus of Dialogue Under Occupation V is on ways of communicating in and about areas of the world confronting occupation.

*URBAN/RURAL* in non-western cinema.

full name / name of organization: 
"Many Cinemas" - e-magazine
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de


Kinds and Styles of Criticism 16-18 May, 2011, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
International and Interdisciplinary Conference Kinds and Styles of Criticism/ Institute of Theory of Literature, Theatre and Audiovisual Arts (University of Lodz) and the journal The Problems of Literary Genres
contact email: 
jarrek@uni.lodz.pl

The main object of reflection and discussion is criticism of the praxis and tradition,
which is inscribed in the literary genres and styles.

1st Global Conference: Femininity and Masculinity (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

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

1st Global Conference
Femininity and Masculinity

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

The Popular Imagination and the Dawn of Modernism: Middlebrow Writing 1890-1930, London, 15-16 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London
contact email: 
kate.macdonald@ugent.be, cornelia.waechter@uni-paderborn.de

2nd Global Conference: The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
goth2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
The Gothic - Exploring Critical Issues

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

Call for Submissions - Lady Gaga & Jo Calderone - Deadline October 20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gaga Stigmata: Critical Writings and Art About Lady Gaga
contact email: 
gagajournal@gmail.com

The journal Gaga Stigmata invites submissions of critical and creative pieces that explore the figure Jo Calderone in the context of Lady Gaga.

Reconstruction 10.3, "Inventions of Activism"

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture announces issue 10.3, “Inventions of Activism” edited by Michael Benton and Alan Clinton, Web Design and Technical editing by Joe McDermott

Tolkien Conference April 8-10 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at the University of Vermont
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

Tolkien at the University of Vermont 2011, an annual academic conference devoted to the texts of J.R.R.

[UPDATE] CFP: Captivity Narratives

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

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-­23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

http://www.swtxpca.org

Undergraduate essays in the humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
eldred@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue.

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University, March 3-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

“Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture”

LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of REELC/ENCLS), Sept. 1-3, 2011, Skopje/Ohrid, Macedonia

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES (REELC/ENCLS); The Institute for Macedonian Literature; The Macedonian Association for Comparative Literature
contact email: 
congress.encls@yahoo.com

This conference aims to examine the multiplicity of literary and cultural representations and other phenomena that implicate spatiality, movement and unstable locations which are considered as points

Interfaces: encounters beyond the page / screen / stage

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
lrs204@ex.ac.uk

1 Day Postgraduate Research Workshop and Exhibition, 29th January 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speaker: Dr Judith Buchanan (University of York)

(Post) Human Lives--A Biography Seminar and Special Issue (12/15/2010; 8/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Biographical Research
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

In preparation for a special issue of Biography in 2012, to be co-edited by Gillian Whitlock and G.

[UPDATE] CFP--Concentric 37.2 "Angel of Newness"

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
kentchansaowan@msn.com

For submissions or general inquiries, you may contact us at

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Department of English
National Taiwan Normal University
162 He-ping East Road, Section 1

[UPDATE] CFP--Concentric 37.1 "bios" (Deadline extended to Oct. 15!!)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
kentchansaowan@msn.com

Paper Submission Deadline Has Been Extended to October 15, 2010

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers--Proposal deadline 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ShaunAnne Tangney--Associate Professor of English--Minot State University
contact email: 
sa.tangney@minotstateu.edu

The editor of a book collection tentatively called The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers invites proposals for essays that evidence the advance in Jeffers scholarship, esp

Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Why Allegory Now?
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Manchester, Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speaker:

“English Real Estate: Narratives of Entailment and Transmission in the English Novel” Panel for Narrative 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Narrative
contact email: 
keya.kraft@gmail.com

Papers are being solicited for a panel entitled, "English Real Estate: Narratives of Entailment and Transmission in the English Novel" for this year's International Conference on Narrative, to be held

Performance Studies Focus Group Call for Proposals-ATHE 2011 Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group-Association of Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2011

CFP: Pedagogies and the Profession -- Deadline: December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
contact email: 
ldonovan@unm.edu

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

CFP: Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music *Book Proposal* Babacar M’Baye & Alexander C.O. Hall, eds.

full name / name of organization: 
Babacar M’Baye & Alexander C.O. Hall, eds.
contact email: 
acohall26@gmail.com

Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music is an ambitious project that examines both the local and transnational significance of American popular music such as Blues, Rock and Ro

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