category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] House and Home in 20th Century American Film and Literature (conference 4/2011; abstract due 9/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mhamilto[at]brandeis.edu

The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes (4/6-9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society
Panel: The Relationship Between Music and Literary Works by Langston Hughes
2011 College Language Association Convention

HUMANICUS academic journal - deadline 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
HUMANICUS academic journal
contact email: 
srdjan.j@humanicus.org

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Memory and Collective Identity in Comparative Literature and Others

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2010, we start the CFP for the fourth issue of 452ºF Journal
of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature.This CFP is open and

Cases and their Publics: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives on the Case Study Genre 26-28 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia
contact email: 
janav@unimelb.edu.au

The interdisciplinary and transnational character of the case study genre has proved of enduring interest to all Western societies, particularly in relation to questions of the sexed self, sexual subj

Kalamazoo 2011 (5/12-5/15) Gaming Neomedievally: A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (MEMO)
contact email: 
lmayer@washjeff.edu

Gaming Neomedievally: A Festive Video Game Workshop and Poster Session

Kalamazoo (5/12-5/15) Teaching Roundtable: Luring Students Through Neomedievalism

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization (MEMO)
contact email: 
lmayer@washjeff.edu

Teaching Round Table: Luring Students through NeoMedievalism: As Gertrude Stein noted, "[w]hat history teaches is, history teaches." Films, digital games and even television are increasingly a templat

Kalamazoo 2011 (5/12-5/15) Fantastic Histories (panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Electronic Multimedia Organization
contact email: 
lmayer@washjeff.edu

Fantastic Histories: One of the first protests that tends to arise with any new film,

[Update] Essays on Carson's Silent Spring (collection, abstracts 8/31/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
James B. Kelley
contact email: 
jkelley@meridian.msstate.edu

Essays are sought for a book-length collection on Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, which will turn 50 in 2012.

CFP: From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation
2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference
October 21-22
Gainesville, FL

InSITE 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Informing Science Institute
contact email: 
Organizers@InSITE.nu

The mission of Informing Science is Setting Knowledge Free. The purpose is to encourage knowledge sharing & collaboration among the many fields that use information technologies.

Appalachian Literature Panel at SAAS. Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, Spain) April 14-16, 2011. Deadline October 29, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS-Spanish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
m.del.carmen.rueda@upc.edu

10th International Conference of the Spanish Association for American Studies (SAAS, http://www.saasweb.org/ on “The Backyard of the USA Mansion: Critical Readings of Poverty and Wealth in the Unite

Double CFP: Continuum Approaches to Digital Game Studies Book Series

full name / name of organization: 
Gerald Voorhees, High Point University
contact email: 
gamestudies,books@gmail.com

Double CFP: Continuum Approaches to Digital Game Studies Book Series (Edited Collection on Digital Role-playing Games and Edited Collection on First Person Shooters)

Proposals solicited for the Seminar: “Complex Chronos. The Place and Pace of Time in Eighteenth-century Writing.”

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Francesca Saggini (Universita' della Tuscia / University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it

Call For Papers

Letters, Journals, and Literary Forms, ASECS Vancouver, 17-20 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS
contact email: 
kathleen.lubey@gmail.com

We now consider the letters and journals of figures such as Pepys, Montagu, Boswell, and Burney to be an integral component of eighteenth-century literary culture.

Letters, Journals, and Literary Forms, ASECS Vancouver, 17-20 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS
contact email: 
kathleen.lubey@gmail.com

We now consider the letters and journals of figures such as Pepys, Montagu, Boswell, and Burney to be an integral component of eighteenth-century literary culture.

The IV James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyce.foundation@uniroma3.it

CFP: The IV James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome

Posted by James Joyce Italian Foundation on 05/08/2010

CFP: The IV James Joyce Birthday Conference in Rome

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930 (Collection of Critical Essays)

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

Transport in British Fiction: 1870-1930
(Collection of Critical Essays)

Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in Latin America, NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
gandolfi@princeton.edu

This panel will address the relationships between literature and materiality in the Latin American cultural production of the 19th and 20th.

Media and Communication in the Middle East and North Africa: new journal

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of New Media Studies / North Eastern University Middle East Center
contact email: 
middle.east.ngos@gmail.com

Contemporary mobile, internet, and computing technologies currently inform culture and society around the world.

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Tom Moylan (Emeritus, University of Limerick)
Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Phillip Wegner (University of Florida)

Working Through Psychoanalysis (15-17 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
workingthroughpsychoanalysis@gmail.com

Working Through Psychoanalysis:
Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15th-17th April, 2011

Call for scholarly articles on Ukrainian literature, culture, and international affairs.

full name / name of organization: 
The Ukrainian Quarterly. A Journal of Ukrainian and International Affairs.
contact email: 
UQ.editor@yahoo.com

The Ukrainian Quarterly invites scholarly articles on Ukrainian history, literature, politics, sociology, culture, linguistics and international affairs related to Ukraine.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection - Toni Cade Bambara's Gorilla, My Love, November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Moravian College
contact email: 
memsc01@moravian.edu

Studies of one or more of the short stories in Gorilla, My Love by Toni Cade Bambara will be considered for a new volume in the Dialogue series of literary studies published by Rodopi Press Amsterdam

From Here to There and Back Again: Allusion, Adaptation and Appropriation (Oct. 21-22 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EGO - The English Graduate Organization of the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

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2010 University of Florida Graduate Conference

October 21-22

Keynote Speaker: Douglas Lanier, University of New Hampshire. Author of _Shakespeare and Modern Popular Culture_ (2002)

Deleuzian Futures: International Conference, May 22nd-24th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
deltau@post.tau.ac.il

Keynote speakers:
Professor Ian Buchanan, Cardiff University & Professor Patricia Pisters, University of Amsterdam

Translating “Controversial” Arabic Literature (Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
XIX World Congress
contact email: 
tarek.shamma@uaeu.ac.ae

Panel Title: Translating “Controversial” Arabic Literature
Conference: International Federation of Translators XIX World Congress: Bridging Cultures, San Francisco, CA, August 1-4, 2011

eSharp Issue 16 - Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

Picturing Women's Health 1750-1910

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
womenshealth.2011@gmail.com



Picturing Women’s Health 1750-1910
A One-Day Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Warwick, Saturday 22nd January, 2011

CFP: antiTHESIS Volume 21 – "Futures"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

It has become increasingly difficult to conceive of our culture as following a dialectical progression from a shared past into a collective future, whether utopian or dystopian.

Media Coverage and the Election 'Race' - Full papers due 11th Oct

full name / name of organization: 
PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication
contact email: 
s.watson7@pgrad.unimelb.edu.au

PLATFORM: Journal of Media and Communication
Volume 3 Issue 1 (March 2011)
Media coverage and the election ‘race’

30 August, 2010: Abstracts/Proposals due (500-800 words)

European Journal of Macao Studies: open call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
European Journal of Macao Studies (Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies, FCSH, New University/FCT, Lisbon-Portugal)
contact email: 
rogerio.puga@fcsh.unl.pt

The European Journal of Macao Studies (ISSN 1647-5771) is an online annual publication of the Centre for English, Translation, and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS, New University of Lisbon/University

CFP: Book Project on Achebe’s Things Fall Apart 15/08/2010,30/09/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
contact email: 
anyadike9@yahoo.com , kehinday77@yahoo.co.uk

A selection of papers from the 50th year celebration of the publication of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in 2008 is about to be published.

SCMS- New Orleans March 10-13 2011-- The 'Tyler Perry Discourse'

full name / name of organization: 
Samantha Noelle Sheppard, University of California-Los Angeles
contact email: 
samshep@ucla.edu

This panel is for the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) conference to be held in New Orleans, March 10-13, 2011.

SPEAKING NATURE: INCS 2011 CONFERENCE, PITZER COLLEGE (MAR 31-APR 3 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
sumangala_bhattacharya@pitzer.edu


SPEAKING NATURE

How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century? How did the nineteenth century understand the relation of human beings to nature?

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