category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Berkeley Graduate Medieval Conference 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley
contact email: 
graduatemedievalists@gmail.com

“READING THE MIDDLE AGES”

The Graduate Medievalists at Berkley
invite submissions for the
UC Berkeley conference on the practice of reading in the Middle Ages (abstracts due November 11)

25-27 March 2011
UC Berkeley

Keynote Address by
Rita Copeland
Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn
Endowed Term Professor in the Humanities
at the University of Pennsylvania

Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers on SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Curley, area chair Sea Literature, History & Culture / Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: December 15, 2010
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2011 Conference, April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, Texas.

Poetry and Melancholia

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

CALL FOR PAPERS

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

What is "World Literature"? Abstracts due by Sept.30, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2011, April 6-10, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
contact email: 
deepikamarya@aol.com

The panel will explore what "world literature", that has embedded in it the conjunction world-historical, mean today.

CFP: Comics Get Medieval 2011 (12/1/10; PCA 4/20-23/11 San Antonio)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

THE COMICS GET MEDIEVAL 2011:
A CELEBRATION IN ANTICIPATION OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PRINCE VALIANT
CALL FOR PAPERS (PCA: SAN ANTONIO, TX 4/20-23/11)

Posthumanism, Biopower, and Modern and Contemporary War, NeMLA, April 7-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention
contact email: 
hedigerr@lasalle.edu

How have representations of war since the beginning the twentieth century engaged with ideas of biopower and posthumanism?

Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation, 2-4 June 2011, Bucharest

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The 13th Annual Conference of the English Department of the University of Bucharest will be held from 2–4 June, 2011.
Papers are invited in the following areas:

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

Literary, Cultural, and Language Theories - journal collections

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
contact email: 
petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

Filolog (The Philologist) is a peer reviewed scientific journal with the international Editorial Board.

National Seminar on The Imaginary Homelands of Salman Rushdie

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
anjalidaimari@yahoo.com, bora.manashi@rediffmail.com

“It may be that writers in my position, exiles or emigrants or expatriates are haunted by some sense of loss, some urge to reclaim, to look back, even at the risk of being mutated into pillars of sa

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

On the Love of Commentary (In Love): A Roundtable -- Kalamazoo, International Medieval Congress, May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Glossator: Practice and Theory of the Commentary (glossator.org)
contact email: 
glossatori@gmail.com

On the Love of Commentary (In Love)
A Roundtable
International Congress of Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011

42nd College English Association Conference: March 31 - April 2, 2011, St. Petersburg, Florida

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

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

“Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune.”

[UPDATE] Prove It On Me: Ambivalent Lesbian Representation in the Harlem Renaissance (30 Sept. 2010, NEMLA 7-10 Apr. 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NEMLA
contact email: 
pzapkin@uvm.edu

The Harlem Renaissance tried to fill socially-constructed absences in African-Americans’ group identity (such as humanity, art, masculinity, morality) by creating a respectable black middle class.

Call for Submissions: LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR)

full name / name of organization: 
LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR)
contact email: 
sivils@iastate.edu

LITERATURE IN THE EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC (LEAR), a peer-reviewed, scholarly, print annual published by AMS Press, welcomes a wide range of submissions on the literary culture of the United States fro

Nineteenth Century British Literature - October 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Volume 2, Issue 2
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal is now accepting essays, book reviews, short stories, poetry and interviews from academics across the world for our fourth issue of the Pennsylvania Lit

Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

Black and Latina feminist scholars offer multiple ways of understanding feminist cultures that transcend ideological borders and patriarchal conventions.

Journal Call for submissions: Deadline 1/2/10

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity, a national journal published by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the Frederick Douglass Institute Collabor

Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 - Singapore & Malaysia Special Issue (January 31st, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE)
contact email: 
takoh@ntu.edu.sg

Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (July, 2011 publication date)

Theme: Re-Framing Contemporary Malaysian and Singaporean Literature

Multiple Childhoods/Multidisciplinary Perspectives: Interrogating Normativity in Childhood Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University-Camden
contact email: 
dtcook@camden.rutgers.edu

We invite submissions for participation in a conference hosted by the Department of Childhood Studies of Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, USA on Multiple Childhoods/ Multidisciplinary Perspec

Kalamazoo 2011: Games and Gaming in Medieval Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Serina Patterson
contact email: 
serina.laureen@gmail.com

CFP: Collection of Essays on Katherine Philips (12/01/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ed. David L. Orvis and Ryan Singh Paul
contact email: 
orvisdl@appstate.edu, rpaul@allegheny.edu

Katherine Philips has experienced something of a Renaissance. Lauded in her own time as “the matchless Orinda,” she was dismissed for several centuries as a minor poet.

II International Congress of Anglo-Portuguese Studies Lisbon, 18-20 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CETAPS (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, New University/FCT)
contact email: 
cetaps@fcsh.unl.pt

In commemoration of its 30th anniversary, the Lisbon branch of CETAPS, the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (an inter-institutional Research Unit based in two universities,

Southern Studies Conference, February 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

The third annual Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn Montgomery invites panel and paper proposals on the literature of the American South.  Topics might include:

CFP: Native Transformations: Local, National, Transnational, Global, and Planetary Contexts for American Indian Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States) Annual Conference (Boca Raton, FL, April 7th-10th, 2011)
contact email: 
kirstin.squint@gmail.com; eandersd@gmu.edu

In 1981, “Towards a National Indian Literature: Cultural Authenticity in Nationalism,” an essay by Acqumeh poet Simon Ortiz, appeared in the journal MELUS.

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization (abstract deadline 9/1/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rick Crownshaw (Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London)
contact email: 
r.crownshaw@gold.ac.uk

Representing the Holocaust in an Age of Globalization

‘Romanticism and the Tyrannies of Distance’ Conference, University of Sydney, 10-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
william.christie@sydney.edu.au; angela.dunstan@sydney.edu.au

This is the first of the biennial conferences planned for the newly founded Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), to take place at the University of Sydney from Thursday to Saturday, 10-

Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

CFP: Critical Misidentifications - ASECS, Vancouver, 3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Sadow
contact email: 
sadowjb@oneonta.edu

How does eighteenth-century theory and criticism identify, overidentify, or misidentify with its subjects? How does scholarship appropriate the ideologies of the phenomena it is supposed to explain?

INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/ Science & Technology March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

Mind and American Literature book series

full name / name of organization: 
Camden House publishers
contact email: 
lsimon@skidmore.edu

We welcome proposals for books that consider American prose and poetry from interdisciplinary perspectives, including psychology, philosophy, and neurology.

[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

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images
University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011

The Tenth Annual Wenshan International Conference: The City and Literature: A Geography of Culture and Space

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
wsconf@nccu.edu.tw

The reciprocal relationship of literature and the city reveals a complexity of urban life that has given rise to literary imagery and themes that define our understanding of the city.

Call for Papers on Segmenting Audiences and Publics

full name / name of organization: 
PRism Online Public Relations Journal
contact email: 
jountt@langate.gsu.edu

This special call asks the question, what is the climate of publics-based research in public relations, and what are current challenges and approaches to the strategic segmentation of publics by organ

Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries - Rutgers University - February 26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers English 20th Century Group
contact email: 
plongo@gmail.com
    Theories of Life in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Saturday, February 26, 2011

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