category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: English Literature 1700 to Present Panel at PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
annette.hulbert@gmail.com

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Drago Momcilovic
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA in St.

Children's Literature: Texts for pre-readers deadline April 17, 2011 {UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA November 5-6, Scripps College Claremont, California
contact email: 
jaimymichellemann@gmail.com

“ABC, It’s Easy as 123” is looking for paper proposals exploring any aspect of media for infants to preschool-age “emergent readers.” Texts to examine include American classics like Where th

Redefining (my) space in the Global Context. June 9-11, 2011. Department of English, University of Yaounde I

full name / name of organization: 
Signpost
contact email: 
info@signpostuniyao.com

REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THEME: REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
DATE: June 9 - 11, 2011

C21 Literature: Launch Edition Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature, Gylphi
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings (ISSN 2045-5216) is seeking contributions for its first issue, to be published in 2012.

[UPDATE] Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011
full name / name of organization:
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email:
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

[UPDATE] CFP Slave Revolt and the Neo-Slave Genre in the 1930s, MSA, Structures of Innovation. Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2

full name / name of organization: 
MSA Panel, Structures of Innovation, Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2011.
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

[UPDATE] Aesthetic Mutations - Interdisciplinary Grad Conference -- Abstracts due April 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

REMINDER: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC)

27 MAY 2011

[UPDATE] Medieval Weather and the Natural Order - New Chaucer Society, Portland OR July 23-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Stanton
contact email: 
stantoro@bc.edu

My apologies for the missing information on the previous post. Please send a one-paragraph abstract by June 1, 2011 to Robert Stanton, Department of English, Boston College

Association of Asian Performance - CFP Due April 15,2010

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Asian Performance
contact email: 
jenngoodlander@yahoo.com

ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN PERFORMANCE
11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, August 10-11, 2011

Medieval Weather and the Natural Order - New Chaucer Society, Portland OR July 23-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Stanton
contact email: 
stantoro@bc.edu

Paul Dutton has written that "'weather' is properly historical and stubbornly subjective, since it involves humans in time thinking about it and how it affects their lives." How were meteorological ph

New Readings of The Merchant of Venice; RSA Washington D.C. 2012 (abstracts by May 15; conference 22-24 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
RSA
contact email: 
hsierra@sjc.edu

The last seven years has seen a spate of high-profile presentations of The Merchant of Venice: the 2004 Michael Radford film, 2010’s New York City “Shakespeare in the Park” production, as well a

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics:

Our Sea of Islands 2: Insular Spaces: Deadline June 1, 2011 (NCS, Portland, Oregon, Portland, July 23-26, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
mgoldie@rider.edu, S.I.Sobecki@rug.nl

The second of these related sessions focuses on ideas about insularity in late-medieval texts and artworks, including Chaucerian ones.

Our Sea of Islands 1: Aquatic Spaces: Deadline June 1, 2011 (NCS, Portland, Oregon, Portland, July 23-26, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The New Chaucer Society
contact email: 
mgoldie@rider.edu, S.I.Sobecki@rug.nl

The main title of these two related session refers to the influential twentieth-century ideas of Epeli Hau-ofa, who reimagined the Pacific in terms of plentitude, networks, and routes.

Das Wunderkino: A Cinematic Cabinet of Curiosities/7.28.2011-7.30.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium
contact email: 
Mark.Neumann@NAU.EDU

Die Wunderkammer (German for “the wonder-room” or “the miracle chamber”) was merely one incarnation of the phenomenon of the “cabinet of curiosities” that first appeared in Europe in the 1

"Modernism and the Nineteenth-Century" MSA October 6-9, Buffalo, NY Abstract due April 10

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
smfarrar@buffalo.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Structures of Innovation,” this panel seeks papers that demonstrate an innovation on rather than a rupture from tradition, and question the so-called radical break fr

Modernism and the Nineteenth-Century

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
smfarrar@buffalo.edu

In keeping with the theme of “Structures of Innovation,” this panel seeks papers that demonstrate an innovation on rather than a rupture from tradition, and question the so-called radical break fr

SAMLA 2011 Convention Panel: Making Poetry Happen: History and the Non-Western Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Derrilyn E. Morrison (MaconState College)
contact email: 
derrilyn.morrison@maconstate.edu

This panel examines the role of memory and imagination in the construction of identity and nationhood in contemporary poetry of the diaspora.

Animation Explosion Birmingham City University (UK) Sept 2011 (Deadline 20 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Birmingham City University: Screen Cultures Research Group
contact email: 
animationexplosion2011@gmail.com

Animation Explosion 2011
A Multidisciplinary and Multimedia Event

Weds, 14th September 2011
Birmingham City University

A Screen Cultures Research Group Event

Hospitality & Society: Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Lynch, Co-Editor of Hospitality & Society, an Intellect Journal
contact email: 
hospitalityandsociety@googlemail.com

Hospitality & Society Journal: Call for Papers

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Diasporic Identity: Leaving and Returning in British/or in Anglophone Literature [Update 04/04/2011]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention, Nov. 4-6, 20011, Atlanta
contact email: 
arun.pokhrel@gmail.com, apokhrel@ufl.edu

While evoking Benedict Anderson’s idea of “long distance nationalism” to underscore the diasporic concept of Englishness, Robert J. C.

MSA 13 (Oct. 6-9, 2011)--Proposed Panel on Empathy and Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond / New York University
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu

We are looking for a third contributor to round out a proposed panel on empathy and modernism for the 2011 Modernist Studies Association conference in Buffalo.

[UPDATE] International Conference "Barbarism Revisited: New Perspectives on an Old Concept" (Leiden, May 31-June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)
contact email: 
m.boletsi@hum.leidenuniv.nl

International Conference


Barbarism Revisited
:
New Perspectives on an Old Concept

 



Organizing institutions: Leiden University (Netherlands) & The University of Bonn (Germany)

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
gems@uoguelph.ca

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
full name / name of organization:
Outerspeares
contact email:
gems@uoguelph.ca

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms

A Conference supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) at the University of Exeter

7-8 September 2011

CFP - NeoAmericanist Journal

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist: AN INTER-DISCIPLINARY ONLINE JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICA
contact email: 
neoamericanist@uwo.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

UPDATE - DEADLINE APPROACHING - CFP: THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, City University of New York
contact email: 
eialongo@hostos.cuny.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: THE INCONVENIENT POLITICS OF MODERN EUROPEAN ARTISTS AND WRITERS

FOR: Modernist Studies Association conference, Buffalo, NY, October 6-9, 2011

"Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends" - the 4th Annual English Graduate Student Conference at Middle Tennessee State University

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

The English Graduate Student Organization at Middle Tennessee State University is requesting submissions for its 4th Annual MTSU EGSO Conference.

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

Hybrid Genres III: Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
abiendar@uci.edu

Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA) 2011 Conference
November 5-6, 2011
Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Abstracts are invited for the following special session:

Consciousness and Corporeality in Modernism (Modernist Studies Association / MSA 13, October 6-9, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Lam / University at Buffalo
contact email: 
jdlam@buffalo.edu

Consciousness and Corporeality in Modernism

Modernist Studies Association 13: Structures of Innovation, Buffalo NY

CFP-Stocks, Screens, and Servers: The Materiality of Media (The Velvet Light Trap #70)

full name / name of organization: 
The Velvet Light Trap
contact email: 
thevelvetlighttrap@gmail.com

As culture becomes increasingly digitized— from downloading and streaming videos and music to digital film production and cloud computing— arguments for the “dematerialization” of media are be

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