category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction (American Literature Association, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Glamorous Scoundrels, Vaunting Heroes, Protective Fathers, Wandering Lovers: Masculinity in Welty’s Fiction

[UPDATE] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds - PROGRAMME NOW AVAILABLE

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

The conference programme for '(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds' is now available.

For details, including how to register, please visit the conference website:

[UPDATE -- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Modernism, Mediation, and the Image Space (MSA12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

This panel, already accepted for MSA 12, will explore the intersection of non-canonical modernist spaces with the images and image-producing mechanisms which create and define them.

Hando No Kuzhi - Asian American Online Literary Magazine

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Hando no Kuzushi denotes the unsettling of balance by reaction. That is what we are about. Our primary goal is to advance the narrative and broaden the scope of the Asian American experience.

CFP: Special "Fat Studies" Issue of Feminism & Psychology - submissions due 26 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Murray
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Call For Papers

“Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue”

Special Journal Issue of Feminism & Psychology

Guest Editor: Dr Samantha Murray

CELEBRITY GOSSIP: INDUSTRY AND IDENTITY (SCMS 2011; 08/10/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Helen Petersen / University of Texas
contact email: 
annehelenpetersen@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - CELEBRITY GOSSIP: INDUSTRY AND IDENTITY (SCMS 2011; SUBMISSIONS DUE 08/10/2010)

[Update] Articles on Latin American Arts and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Call for Papers
Revisiting Latin American Literature and Arts: Special Issue dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence

New Humanities Publisher

full name / name of organization: 
Infra-Thin Press
contact email: 
ttucker@infrathin.com

Infra-thin is Marcel Duchamp's word for measuring the almost imperceptible margins of difference between two seemingly identical items.

Panel on American literary naturalism at the American Literature Association Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

American Literature Association
Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present
October 8-9, 2010
Savannah, Georgia

Cripping Chinese Cinemas (Conference Panel; due July 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan
contact email: 
kenneth.chan@unco.edu

In his book "Crip Theory," Robert McRuer theorizes how the notion of “compulsory able-bodiedness, which in a sense produces disability, is thoroughly interwoven with the system of compulsory heteros

Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War (London 24 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Ayers/University of Kent
contact email: 
dsa@kent.ac.uk

Conference: Art Histories, Cultural Studies and the Cold War

Date: 24 September 2010

Venue: Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London

[UPDATE] CFP -- Edited volume on Trains, Modernity and Cultural Production (abstracts due sept. 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Fraser, Steven Spalding
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Essays are being solicited for an edited volume on the topic of trains, modernity and cultural production.

Kzoo 2011: CFP: Writing in a Material World: Cultural Practices and Literary Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Janice McCoy, University of Virginia
contact email: 
jam8y@virginia.edu

The Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University is sponsoring a session on the subject of “Writing in a Material World” at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, 12-15 May 2011

[UPDATE] Gus Van Sant - SCMS - New Orleans - March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton / Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant

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

2011 PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

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

Digital Adaptation(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at Western Illinois University
contact email: 
SM-Murphy2@wiu.edu

Papers for a panel on digital adaptation during the EGO Conference Humanities in the Digital Age
October 22-23, 2010, Macomb, Illinois
EGO site: http://www.wiu.edu/ego/conference/2010/

Always Look on The Bright Side of Life (Oct. 7-9, 2010 in Atlanta, GA)

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Conference/Georgia State Graduate English Association
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9:

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

UPDATE New Cultures of Ageing: Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future; deadline Nov 20011; event 04/08 - 09/11

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Philip Tew, Brunel University
contact email: 
philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE!!!

CFP: LITERATURE AND AGEING

New Cultures of Ageing:
Narratives, Fictions, Methods & Researching the Future

8th – 9th April 2011

[UPDATE] Edited Volume - Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives (Deadline: July 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Karli June Cerankowski, Stanford University; Megan Milks, University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
karlic@stanford.edu, mmilks2@uic.edu

“Asexual: a person who does not experience sexual attraction.” This definition is provided on the homepage of the Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN), a web community of nearly 30,000

Alfred Hitchcock Panels - San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference

San Antonio, Texas
April 20-23, 2011
Marriott Rivercenter

Aging, Old Age, Memory, Aesthetics: March 25-27th, 2011, University of Toronto [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
andrea.charise@utoronto.ca

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Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Kathleen Woodward (Washington), Stephen Katz (Trent), Philip Sohm (Toronto)
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Selected conference presentations will be published in a forthcoming issue of the journal "Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities" (http://arcade.stanford.edu/journals/occasion).
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Complete CFP and conference details available here: http://sites.google.com/site/agingoldagememoryaesthetics/.

Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts - April 7 – 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
contact email: 
robinfield@kings.edu

25th Annual MELUS/USACLALS Joint Conference
April 7 – 10, 2011
Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, FL

THEME: Ethnic Canons in Global Contexts

Selling Culture?: Cultural Identities in the Victorian Periodical Press, abstracts 9/16/2010, conference 11/20-21/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Liverpool John Moores University, UK
contact email: 
C.L.Horrocks@ljmu.ac.uk

Selling Culture?: Cultural Identities in the Victorian Periodical Press

20 – 21 November 2010

Suddenly Everyone Has a Cherokee Great-Grandmother: Teaching Native Literatures (NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/ Northeast Modern Language Association 42nd Annual Convention
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Native American Literature courses often attract self-selected students for the wrong reasons.

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI / LISA e-Journal / Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Revue LISA/ LISA e-Journal
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

(De)constructing the Archive in a Digital Age. Due 30th July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Iris; the international women’s photography research resource
contact email: 
iris@lboro.ac.uk

(De)constructing the Archive in a Digital Age.
10th September 2010, School of the Arts Loughborough University, UK.
Organised by Iris www.irisphoto.org.

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS Department of University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Filming the Internet [SCMS Panel Proposal March 10-13]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Coman
contact email: 
awcoman@ufl.edu

Be the Media: Film, New Media, and Social Formations (deadline 8/3/10; dates 3/10-3/13/11, New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Robe'/Florida Atlantic University/Panel at Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
crobe@fau.edu

For a proposed panel at the 2011 Society for Cinema and Media Studies:

Essay Collection on Robert Cormier

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin
contact email: 
adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk

Essay proposals are sought for a volume of critical essays on Robert Cormier’s fiction as part of the anticipated relaunch of Palgrave Macmillan’s New Casebook series.

CFP - Gus Van Sant - SCMS 2011 - New Orleans - Mar. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton / Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

Proposed Panel: Gus Van Sant
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
New Orleans, LA
March 10-13

Organizer:
Justin Horton, Georgia State University

[UPDATE] Central European Authors--April 7-10, 2011--New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
emhall47@gmail.com

In “The Curtain: An Essay in Seven Parts,” Milan Kundera observes that Central Europe is rarely perceived as an important region in Europe.

Modernist Literature and Economic Theory Website Project (12/31/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Tudor Balinisteanu
contact email: 
tudor@glasgowalumni.net

Contributions are invited for a website connecting modernist literature and economic theory: http://www.mlet.texmar.ro/ . This is intended as an ongoing collaborative project.

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