category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Open call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller, De Montfort University
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

Submissions of papers are invited to the international, peer-reviwed journal, Library & Information History, on any aspect of library or information history, from any time period or geographical regio

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

SOUTHERN LITERATURE CFP - RMMLA 2010 - Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOUTHERN LITERATURE SESSIONS RMMLA 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico
October 14-16, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline: March 1, 2010

Books to Review: Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

The editors at Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South, a peer reviewed journal published quarterly from the Southern Studies Institute, invite scholars of southern literature, cul

Shakespeare Session, 2010 RMMLA Convention, October 14-16, 2010 (Albuquerque, NM)

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Espinosa, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
respinosa2@utep.edu

Twenty-minute papers that address any theme pertaining to Shakespeare. Topics of interest include gender, religious, and race studies in Shakespeare.

Re-thinking the Anglo-French Renaissance (MLA 2011 special session)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Duffy, University of Virginia
contact email: 
tjd9d@virginia.edu

Proposed panel on new methods of theorizing and rethinking the complex instances of literary translation, imitation, and confrontation between France and England during the 16th century.

Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue, 10 - 11 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue

To be held 10 – 11 September, 2010

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Fellowships in Modern Literature and African American History and Culture at the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

full name / name of organization: 
Emory University
contact email: 
eachase@learnlink.emory.edu

The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) of Emory University offers short-term fellowships to support research use of the library’s collections in modern literature and in African Ame

[UPDATE] UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of African American Research at the University of NC at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
iaar@unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Humanities that yields a historically-grounded script o

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE]Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text, April 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights. We are in need of them and they are in need, for there is always a lack, a shortfall, a falling short, an insufficiency; human rights are never sufficient.” (Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror)

[UPDATE] Red Feather Journal: an Internation Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

[UPDATE] The inaugural issue of Red Feather Journal is now up and can be viewed at www.redfeatherjournal.org

New Perspectives on John Heywood

full name / name of organization: 
Maura Giles-Watson
contact email: 
mauragiles@post.harvard.edu

'New Perspectives on John Heywood'--a Panel Proposed for the MLA Annual Convention,
Los Angeles, CA, 6-9 January 2011.
Abstract Deadline: 15 March 2010

Women's Memoirs and the World of the Sixties (MLA Special Session, Los Angeles, 6-9 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Donna S. Parsons
contact email: 
donna-parsons@uiowa.edu

Many women have written memoirs about their lives in the 1960s. How have they characterized these times? Was it a decade of optimism, hope, accomplishment, regret, anger, betrayal, or confusion?

CFP: International Education, Transnational Identities (NWSA Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Abbie Boggs, Cultural Studies, UC Davis
contact email: 
ahboggs@ucdavis.edu

A Panel Proposed for the Annual National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference; November 11-14, 2010; Denver, CO

Aesthetic Narration in Nineteenth-Century America (3/01/10; MLA ’11)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson
contact email: 
dmcolson@illinois.edu

CFP: “Aesthetic Narration in Nineteenth-Century America”

Negotiating (Jewish) American Ethnic Crossroads - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS & Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
liw@sunysuffolk.edu, Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP - Negotiating (Jewish) American Ethnic Crossroads

Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP - Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing

[UPDATE] Gender & Difference 20-23 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University and tbe Englisches Seminar at the University of Cologne
contact email: 
GD@cardiff.ac.uk

GENDER & DIFFERENCE, 20-23 May 2010
Call for Papers

Call for Papers for Fall 2010 Special Issue ON MODERNISMS (MAY 15,2010 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," looks for articles for its Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS.

Credit and Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
for 7th Pan-European International Relations Conference ’Politics in Hard Times: International Relations Responses to the Financial Crisis
contact email: 
nina@prio.no

Central to an understanding of the global financial crisis 2007-2009 are both economic and epistemic forms of credit.

CFP-Textual Girls

full name / name of organization: 
Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
jxr67@psu.edu

Textual girls

“Shakespeare and Sport"; Shakespeare Journal Submission Mar.15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare/ Journal of the British Shakespeare Association
contact email: 
John J. Norton, john.norton@cui.edu

Shakespeare Journal is accepting articles that are concerned with any aspect of Shakespeare and sports, athletics, or exercise for the 2011 issue, “Shakespeare and Sport.”

"Narrating Lives behind Bars" MLA 2011 Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jonathan.abel@psu.edu

Narrating Lives behind Bars

Special Session at MLA 2011
in Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011.

American Literature I: Literature before 1900 (03/26/10; SCMLA, 10/28/10-10/30/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Tracy Hoffman
contact email: 
Tracy_Hoffman@baylor.edu

The topic is open to any pre-1900 American discourse, but discussions which include “New Frontiers,” the theme of the conference, are encouraged.

CFP: SANE journal volume 1:1 and 1:2: "Comics in the Contact Zone" and "Teaching the Works of Alan Moore"

full name / name of organization: 
SANE journal: sequential art narrative in education
contact email: 
jbcarter2@utep.edu

SANE journal is now seeking submissions for works of research, practitioner-based articles, reviews, and rationales regarding its first two themed issues.

"Playing Doctor: Performance, Trauma, and the Ethics of Psychoanalysis" - May 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Psychoanalysis Graduate Student Symposium, Department of English, University of Toronto
contact email: 
2010splrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Naomi Morgenstern, University of Toronto.
"The University in Crisis: Teaching, Transference and Tenure in David Mamet's Oleanna."

Poverty 2010: An Interdisciplinary & Community-based Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
povertyconference2010@gmail.com

Poverty 2010:
An Interdisciplinary & Community-based Graduate Conference

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
October 14-16, 2010

[UPDATE] CFP: Creating Friction: An Interdisciplinary Creative-Practice Postgraduate Conference 22/04/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
victoria.adams@newcastle.ac.uk

With the expansion of creative possibilities for study within University settings, it is increasingly imperative that we question the borders between the creative and critical components of postgradua

New Approaches to Richard Yates

full name / name of organization: 
Leif Bull/Goldsmiths College, University of London
contact email: 
l.bull@gold.ac.uk

5th June 2010

Death in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Death in Early Modern Europe

Climate Change Across the Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
mverder2@illinois.edu

Graduate Student Panel on CLIMATE CHANGE ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES
Sponsored by the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 15, 2010

Document/Anti-Document in Asian/American Photography (Special Session proposal, 2011 MLA; 3/2/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Jonghyun Jeon, U of San Diego; Warren Liu, Scripps College
contact email: 
jjeon@sandiego.edu; warren.liu@scrippscollege.edu

We seek papers about Asian/American art photography that explore the documentary function, which has all but defined photography from its inception, and interrogate the photograph’s long-established

"Visual Interpretations: Aesthetics, Methods & Critiques Of Information Visualization in the Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
Kurt Fendt, Executive Director / HyperStudio for Digital Humanities at MIT
contact email: 
h.digital@mit.edu

"Visual Interpretations: Aesthetics, Methods, and Critiques
Of Information Visualization in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences"

Narrating Lives and Creating Communities in Early Modern Writing (Special session, 2011 MLA, Jan 6-9)

full name / name of organization: 
Adele Wilson
contact email: 
adele.wilson@utoronto.ca

In accordance with the 2011 MLA Presidential Theme, "Narrating Lives," papers are invited that consider how reflections on one’s life (self, body, consciousness) act to create, maintain, or disrupt

Future / NO Future: Graduate Student Conference, Gender and Sexuality Studies - University of Pennsylvania, Sept. 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
futurenofuture2010@gmail.com

Future / NO Future

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference on the Future of Gender and Sexuality Studies

Keynote Address: Lisa Duggan (New York University)

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