category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Medical Visions of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

The emerging disciplines of psychology, neurology, phrenology, and finally psychoanalysis at the end of the nineteenth century supplied the modernist project in literature with new perspectives of the

[UPDATE] Recent Narratives of Asia and the Asian Diaspora. Deadline: November 15, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

A recent CFP called for submissions to the Journal of Contemporary Literature related to contemporary novels of India, China, and the Indian and Chinese diasporas.

Colonial and Postcolonial Travel Narratives. Deadline November 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature will focus on travel literature related to colonial and postcolonial societies.

Crime and Crime Narratives in Postcolonial Societies, Deadline 11-01-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Socieities
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies will focus on crime in those cultures and societies.

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11-13 November 2010
contact email: 
Sonja Lawrenson, School of English, QUB ( s.lawrenson@qub.ac.uk )

SECOND AND FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Amar Acheraiou, PhD
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

[REMINDER] The Apocalypse and its Discontents (9/1/10; 12/11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
M.Germana@westminster.ac.uk

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa

full name / name of organization: 
Popmatters.com
contact email: 
chant@popmatters.com, moore@popmatters.com, editor@popmatters.com

In our next Director’s Spotlight series, PopMatters offers readers an insightful week-long series exploring the work one of the most influential filmmakers of the modern era, Japanese auteur Akira K

CFP: Migrancy and the Text (Postgraduate), Deadline: 27 Sep 10 Event: 6 November

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Kingston University Postgraduate Conference

Migrancy and the Text

Keynote Lecture by Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

‘Migrancy, Newness and the Problems of Tradition’

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY (Feb. 3-6, 2011; vita & abstract due Aug. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Institute For Literary and Textual Studies, English Department, The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
amgolden@mail.utexas.edu

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY

  • http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/tilts-2011/
  • February 3-6, 2011
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, Texas

    [UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

    full name / name of organization: 
    LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
    contact email: 
    litjourn@yahoo.com

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    Call for Papers:
    Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

    [UPDATE] Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation (conference: 2-4 Sept. 2010, EXTENDED deadline: 09 July 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Purdue Comparative Literature Program
    contact email: 
    graphic.engagement@gmail.com

    The Purdue Comparative Literature Program presents the 2010 Conference

    Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation

    Purdue University – West Lafayette, IN


    Neomedievalism

    full name / name of organization: 
    Northeast Modern Language Association Convention [April 7-11, 2011]
    contact email: 
    daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

    Neomedievalism, as cultural antithetical fantasy to our ongoing “modernity,” has since Umberto Eco’s 1973 essay “Dreaming of the Middle Ages,” developed as mode of global/local geopolitical

    Modernist Cummings, Reading Form, and Writing History (deadline 9/20/10; Louisville, 2/24/11-2/26/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    E.E. Cummings Society
    contact email: 
    gch7u@uvawise.edu

    The E. E.

    Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century (Proposals due 10/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
    contact email: 
    inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com


    A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

    Call for Papers

    [UPDATE] Twentieth-Century Blake (Abstracts Due 9/30/2010; NeMLA Conference April 7-10, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Jon Gagas / Temple University
    contact email: 
    jongagas@temple.edu

    Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010

    Call for Papers

    42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

    April 7-10, 2011

    Literature, Rhetoric, and Values (3-5 June 2011; proposals due 6 Sept. 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Deaprtment of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
    contact email: 
    lrv2011@uwaterloo.ca

    CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
    Proposals due by Monday 6 September 2010
    Conference 3-5 June 2011

    Plenary: Barry Brummett (U of Texas at Austin) and Christopher Hitchens (The New School)

    Ambrose Bierce Project Journal (9/30/10)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craig Warren
    contact email: 
    caw43@psu.edu

    The ABP (http://www.ambrosebierce.org) is a hypermedia project and peer-reviewed e-journal hosted by Penn State University.

    “From ‘Restoration’ to ‘Eighteenth–Century’” (proposal by 15/9/10; ASECS conference 17-20/3/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Claude Willan
    contact email: 
    cwillan@stanford.edu

    I'm soliciting proposals for this panel, which will run next March at the 2011 ASECS in Vancouver.

    [UPDATE] Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010; extended deadline)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
    contact email: 
    e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

    Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

    Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

    [UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (July 1, 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
    contact email: 
    litjourn@yahoo.com

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    Call for Papers
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    [UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

    full name / name of organization: 
    LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
    contact email: 
    litjourn@yahoo.com

    _________________________________________

    Call for Papers:
    Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

    For a Collection of Essays: Women's Dissertion Conflicts and Challenges

    full name / name of organization: 
    Thee Independent Women Scholars
    contact email: 
    m.moore-west@dartmouth.edu

    We seek personal narratives and life stories from women about their dissertation conflicts and challenges. Worst case scenarios are preferred.

    World Literature/Global Empathy, NeMLA (April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
    contact email: 
    benjamin.carson@gmail.com

    World Literature/Global Empathy

    42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
    April 7-10, 2011
    New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick

    [UPDATE] "Jung’s Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image," SAMLA (November 5-7, 2010)

    full name / name of organization: 
    South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session sponsored by the Society for Critical Exchange
    contact email: 
    nmiller@loyola.edu

    SOCIETY FOR CRITICAL EXCHANGE
    Jung's Red Book: Confronting the Unconscious through Word and Image
    In 1913, at a moment of personal and professional crisis, Jung began

    Music Contingencies in Narrated Americas [update]; deadline Sept. 20

    full name / name of organization: 
    NeMLA April 2011 New Brunswick NJ
    contact email: 
    ezaramel@princeton.edu

    The purpose of this session is to generate a forum for discussion and theoretical intervention among and within the musical and prosaic work of art.

    UPDATE--LOVE AND SEX IN ALAN MOORE, EDITED COLLECTION [July 15 deadline for abstracts]

    full name / name of organization: 
    Defiance College
    contact email: 
    tcomer@defiance.edu

    I now have a dozen submissions and would like a few more by the July 15 deadline.

    NeMLA: "Narrated Objects: Literature and Material Culture in the Americas"

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

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

    Silent and Ineffable: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities. Nov. 26-27th, 2010

    full name / name of organization: 
    National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
    contact email: 
    ntuteng@ntut.edu.tw

    “Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

    Losing Battles & Welty’s complex interplay of the visual and verbal.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Eudora Welty Society
    contact email: 
    rharriso@westga.edu

    From signs to photographs to letters to oral history, Eudora Welty employs layers of visual and verbal texts in her 1970 novel Losing Battles.

    Summer Call for Curators

    full name / name of organization: 
    In Media Res
    contact email: 
    inmediares.gsu@gmail.com

    Summer Call for Curators
    In Media Res

    CFP: Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference 2nd Futurist Theory and Fiction: Fear, Horror, and Terror(ism) University of

    full name / name of organization: 
    Lee Baxter & David Briggs / SETS department of University of Guelph
    contact email: 
    future@uoguelph.ca

    Stephen King once stated: “everything we do has a history.

    Feminist Studies in English Literature, journal issue

    full name / name of organization: 
    Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
    contact email: 
    kssk@yonsei.ac.kr

    Call for Papers

    The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 18, number 2.

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