category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Reading the Room: Literature and Architecture (PAMLA November 5-6, 2011; deadline March 22, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
John D. Schwetman
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

CFP Aphra Behn Society/CSECS/NEASECS-- Adaptation and 18th-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society / Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies /Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
gevirtka@shu.edu

Recently adaptation theorists have argued for a re-valuing of adaptations and of the dynamic between originary texts and their adaptation.

MLA; Deadline March 15: Jewish American Literature in/and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Monica Osborne/ MLA Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
mrosborne@ucla.edu

Jewish American literary experimentation in new and mixed media. How are innovative modes of storytelling reshaping Jewish American literature?

Soliciting a book chapter on the reception of heroic quest narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

For an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest," we are inviting contributors to submit 300-400 word abstracts about the reception history of heroi

Soliciting a book chapter on the history of heroic quest narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Bernard Schweizer
contact email: 
schweizerb@yahoo.com

For an upcoming volume of criticism on literary works that deal with the theme of "The Hero's Quest," we are inviting contributors to submit 300-400 word abstracts about the literary and cultural cont

The Metropolis

full name / name of organization: 
Arena Romanistica - Journal of Romance Studies
contact email: 
arenaromanistica@uib.no

Call for Papers

The Metropolis

"Mise-en-Scène: Crime" (special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies (Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University)
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Vol. 38 No. 1 (March 2012)
Submissions due August 15, 2011

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All Your History Are Belong to Us: The Middle Ages, Medievalism, and Digital Gaming

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel T. Kline
contact email: 
afdtk@uaa.alaska.edu

CFP: All Your History Are Belong to Us: The Middle Ages, Medievalism, and Digital Gaming

Psychopathology and Modernism (MLA 2012; Abstract Deadline 03/15/2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan / University of Arizona
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: The American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS
‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

Postmodern Poetry and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Nandini Ramesh Sankar
contact email: 
nr66@cornell.edu

Postmodern Poetry and Politics

CFP The Ruins of Modernism (Oct 6-9 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
MSA 13
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

Given a conference theme of "Structures of Innovation", papers are invited for a panel which will explore ruins and ruination as counter-structures or complementary structures within modernism, with s

The Films of Alfred Hitchcock - Nov 5-6, 2011 (Abstracts due Mar 20)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient/Modern Languages Association)
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

This panel will explore films from the Hollywood period of Alfred Hitchcock's career (basically, anything from "Rebecca" to "Family Plot").

African Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

AFRICAN STUDIES

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MIDWEST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION/AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 Milwaukee, WI!

Update: Redefining Latina/o Gender and Sexuality (Abstracts due: 3/19/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2012
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: 127th Annual Modern Language Association Convention
Dates: January 5th to 8th 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington U.S.A.

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder: Dickens Society panels at the 2012 MLA

full name / name of organization: 
Dickens Society
contact email: 
stern2@mailbox.sc.edu

Deadlines are fast approaching for three MLA panels, sponsored by the Dickens Society. Please do consider applying and feel free to share these with lists, colleagues, and graduate students.

[UPDATE] Faulkner in the Media Ecology (11/24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of New South Wales
contact email: 
j.murphet@unsw.edu.au

Under the auspices of the Modernism Studies Centre in Australia, the School of English, Media, and Performing Arts at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, will host the ‘Faulkner in the Media

Significations

full name / name of organization: 
Cal State University of Los Angeles English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
significations11@gmail.com

[Note: This CFP is only aimed towards graduate students in the California State University system]

[UPDATED] Deadline Extended- Shakespeare and the Material World (April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

Contemporary US/Canadian/Mexican Dystopian Fiction Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Grubisic, Baxter, and Lee
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions

At century’s end and after, a dystopian mood - what Peter Fitting
calls "the sense of a threatened near future" - has been evident in

CFP: First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference, San Diego, March 16-17, 2012 (abstract due Nov. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Gothic Fiction
contact email: 
cmarlaire@nu.edu

First Annual Studies in Gothic Fiction Conference
National University
San Diego, California
March 16-17, 2012

Neo-Victorian Studies Journal: Submissions Summer/Autumn General Issue 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies Journal
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies is currently still accepting submissions for the summer/autumn 2011 general issue.

The “Politics” of Representation, Assimilation and Latino/a Identity for LASA 2012 (San Francisco, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Rosa E. Soto William Paterson University
contact email: 
sotor@wpunj.edu

This CFP is interested in papers that address the representation of Latinos in Cultural Studies (Film, Television, Advertising or Literature).

The Cosmopolitan Lyceum - American Antiquarian Society, Worcester MA, USA - 23-25 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Cosmopolitan Lyceum: Globalism & Lecture Culture In Nineteenth-Century America
contact email: 
thomas.wright:@ell.ox.ac.uk

The Cosmopolitan Lyceum:
Globalism and Lecture Culture in Nineteenth-Century America
www.cosmopolitanlyceum.com

The American Antiquarian Society 23-25 September 2011

Confirmed Speakers:

CfP June 23-24 Medieval Postgraduate Conference Durham University

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval & Renaissance Discussion Group at Durham University; part of the Institute of Medieval & Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
j.a.mckinstry@durham.ac.uk

The Medieval and Renaissance Postgraduate Discussion Group at Durham University invites abstracts for its fifth annual conference on the 23rd and 24th of June 2011 addressing the theme of “Beauty”

[UPDATE, REMINDER] Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, 5/13/11

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

Friday, May 13, 2011

CFP Aphra Behn Society/CSECS/NEASECS "Adaptation and Eighteenth-Century Literature" -- March 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society / Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies / Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

Recently adaptation theorists have argued for a re-valuing of adaptations and of the dynamic between originary texts and their adaptation.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] CPF: Science and Literature RMMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ira Walker / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
iawalker@miners.utep.edu

The Literature and Science session of the RMMLA invites interpretive
papers focusing on science and its intersection with written
methods of transmission. They might include the reuse of

CFP Slave Revolt and the Neo-Slave Genre in the 1930s, MSA, Structures of Innovation. Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
MSA Panel
contact email: 
christylupo@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the neo-slave genre in relation to modern literary fiction that illustrate how the neo-slave genre is not simply a re-fashioning of antebellum slave narratives but is rather

Poetry in Motion (SAMLA 11/4-6; Deadline 6/1)

full name / name of organization: 
Myrna Santos
contact email: 
ESLCARE@aol.com

Paper proposals sought for a special session at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference to be held in Atlanta, 11/4-11/6/11.

Verse, Voice, and Vision: The Use of Poetry in Cinema (SAMLA, 11/4-6; Deadline 6/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Marlisa Santos, Nova Southeastern University
contact email: 
santosm@nova.edu

Paper proposals sought for a special session at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference to be held in Atlanta, 11/4/11-11/6/11.

The City: 2nd International Conference, May 5 & 6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Themes
contact email: 
cityconf@interdisciplinarythemes.org

Our conference program is filling up, but we do have a few spots open and thus continue to consider proposals.

New Research in Celtic Studies, MLA panel Jan. 5-8, 2011. Deadline for abstracts 15 March 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Discussion Group in Celtic Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
rmurphy@uscupstate.edu

New approaches, texts, and takes relating to work in any of the six Celtic languages/literatures.

[UPDATE-DEADLINE EXTENDED] Shakespeare and the Material World (April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012: Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Scanlan/ New York City College of Technology
contact email: 
sscanlan@citytech.cuny.edu

Globalization and Literature: Feelings and Representations.

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