category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] The Virtual Transformation of the Public Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda, India
contact email: 
prafullakar@gmail.com

FORUM ON CONTEMPORARY THEORY
Centre for Contemporary Theory
C-304 Siddhi Vinayak Complex
Faramji Road, Behind Railway Station
Vadodara 390 007, Gujarat, India

Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Departments of English Language and Art History
contact email: 
CommunicatingForms@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Creative Proposals:
Communicating Forms: Aesthetics, Relationality, Collaboration
Fifth Annual English Graduate Conference, University of Chicago
A joint conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

October 21-22, 2010
Keynote speaker: LEO BERSANI

Ameen Rihani’s Arab-American Legacy: From Romanticism to Postmodernism. 28 - 29 April 2011. Abstracts due: 30 Sept. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Notre Dame University – Lebanon
contact email: 
noueijan@ndu.edu.lb & cguldimann@ndu.edu.lb

To celebrate the centennial of Ameen Rihani’s Book of Khalid, the Department of English, Translation and Education at Notre Dame University – Lebanon, invites scholars to the Second International

Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Complutense University, Madrid
contact email: 
amaltea@filol.ucm.es

The International Conference 'Myth and Subversion in the Contemporary Novel' is organised by Amaltea:Journal of Myth Criticism, the Contemporary Myth Anthropology Research Project Amaltea; and the UCM

[UPDATE] Consuming the Past: Library Resources for PGRs - An Interdisciplinary Conference and Training Day

full name / name of organization: 
Durham, Newcastle and Northumbria Universities
contact email: 
helen.j.williams@northumbria.ac.uk

As researchers we ‘consume’ texts, reading, interpreting and reusing material found in archives or specialist electronic resources. Libraries are a key tool in this process.

CFP-Scritture Migranti- International Journal Dedicated to Migrant Writing-Univ. of Bologna (Italy)

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture Migranti-University of Bologna (Italy)- Italian Studies Department
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

CALL FOR PAPERS

MTSU EGSO Presents Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

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

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

Representing the Sack of Rome, RSA 2011, Montreal, March 24-26 (deadline extension)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals, New York University; Aimee Ng, Columbia University
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu, acn2104@columbia.edu

André Chastel famously argued that Italian artists greeted the 1527 Sack of Rome with silence and self-censorship.

Representing the Sack of Rome, RSA 2011, Montreal, March 24-26 (deadline extension)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals, New York University; Aimee Ng, Columbia University
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu, acn2104@columbia.edu

André Chastel famously argued that Italian artists greeted the 1527 Sack of Rome with silence and self-censorship.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare and Sport Deadline 1 July 2010

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

Shakespeare Journal is accepting articles that are concerned with any aspect of Shakespeare and sports, stress relief, the expulsion of anxiety, or exercise for the 2011 issue, “Shakespeare and Spor

Gambling, Entertainment, and Finance - September 22-24, 2010 - Submission Deadline: July 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gotland University (Visby, Sweden)
contact email: 
j.goggin@uva.nl

Gambling and its relation to both entertainment and economics, from a number of critical and disciplinary perspectives across finance and cultural studies.

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

The international conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

International conference Forms and Functions of Social Memories - Perspectives from Social and Cultural Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sociology of the University of Erlangen (Germany)
contact email: 
info@soziale-erinnerung.de

Call for Papers:

Forms and Functions of Social Memories -- Perspectives from
Social and Cultural Sciences

CFP: Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2010 (in the Swiss Alps, 8-10 November 2010)

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

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2010

Location: Gottfried-Semper Villa Garbald, part of the Collegium Helveticum

International Summer School “Fictionalizing the World?” in Munich (August 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
PhD programme "Literature" at Munich University
contact email: 
wiefarn@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2010 Summer School in Munich, Germany

CFP: Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010 (18-19 August 2010)

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

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Political Theology Agenda Symposium 2010

Location: Ecumenical Institute of the World Council of Churches (WCC)

Text, Transmission, Reception - 28-29/10/2010 (CFP until 15/06/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands
contact email: 
a.lardinois@let.ru.nl

Text, Transmission, Reception

Call for papers

Radboud University Nijmegen
October 28 and 29, 2010

[UPDATE] Diasporic Consciousness: Literatures from the Postcolonial World 31.07.2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Smriti Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Patna; Dr. Achal Sinha, St. Xavier's, Ranchi
contact email: 
smriti@iitp.ac.in/smritichotu@gmail.com/sinhachal@gmail.com

Due to globalization, multiculturalism and migration, there has been a change in the outlook of the people.

Diasporic Consciousness: Literature from the Postcolonial World

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Smriti Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Patna; Dr. Achal Sinha, St. Xavier's, Ranchi
contact email: 
smriti@iitp.ac.in/smritichotu@gmail.com/sinhachal@gmail.com

In the present day world characterized by globalization, multiculturalism and migration, we find people who root themselves in ideas rather than places, in memories and material things.

Language and Linguistics Student Conference (November 6, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA
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Melville and Rome: Empire–Democracy–Belief–Art; Rome, Italy; 22-26 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Melville Society and Dept. of Foreign Literatures, University of Roma (Sapienza)
contact email: 
engjlb@hofstra.edu; giorgio.mariani@uniroma1.it; go.poole@libero.it

Melville and Rome
Empire – Democracy – Belief – Art
The Eighth International Melville Conference
Rome: 22-26 June 2011
PRESENTED BY
The Melville Society
in collaboration with

Call for Book Reviews: New German Review (v. 25)

full name / name of organization: 
New German Review
contact email: 
ngr@humnet.ucla.edu

The following titles are available for review to be published in NGR v. 25 (Fall 2010).

[UPDATE] Utopian Animals: Society for Utopian Studies 2010 panel proposal (5/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

In H.G. Wells’s A Modern Utopia (1905), the narrator holds a remarkable conversation between the narrator and a dog-loving botanist who declares that the stated purposes of purging contagious diseases would never, for him, justify the mass extermination of pet dogs. The botanist staunchly concludes, “I do not like your utopia, if there are to be no dogs.”

As evidenced by the March 2009 PMLA’s special section and the October 2009 Chronicle of Higher Education’s coverage on the emerging field of animal studies, the question of the animal has risen to mainstream prominence as scholars increasingly heed Claude Levi-Strauss’ advice to think with the animal.

I am putting together a panel exploring the figure of the animal in English and American utopian literature for the 2010 Society for Utopian Studies Annual Meeting (http://www.utoronto.ca/utopia/meetings.html) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 28-31, 2010. What function do non-human animals play in these imagined communities? How do animal metaphors serve to establish—or unravel—a utopia? What do utopian texts teach us about human-animal relationships?

Panic and Mourning - 1st Graduate Conference in Culture Studies / Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Research Centre for Communication and Culture, Portuguese Catholic University, Lisbon
contact email: 
panicandmourning@gmail.com

PANIC AND MOURNING
1st GRADUATE CONFERENCE IN CULTURE STUDIES
October 28-29, 2010
Portuguese Catholic University
Lisbon, Portugal

Deadline for submissions: June 30, 2010

{UPDATE]--(Re)Constructing the American West--SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
engale@langate.gsu.edu

In his essay “Walking,” Henry David Thoreau says, “We go eastward to realize history and study the works of art and literature, retracing the steps of the race; we go westward as into the future

Special TETYC Issue on English as a Second Language in Diverse Genres and Voices

full name / name of organization: 
National Council of Teachers of English
contact email: 
tetyc@wcupa.edu

TETYC is pleased to announce a special issue devoted to second language learning and teaching in the context of the first two years of college, community college, and intensive academic ESL programs.

ELN 49.1 "Transnational Exchange" Submissions due 10/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
laura.winkiel@colorado.edu

Call for Papers - Deadline for Submissions 10/1/10

ELN (English Language Notes) 49.1 (Spring/Summer 2011)

“Transnational Exchange”

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse and its Discontents 9/1/10; 12/11/20

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster
contact email: 
m.germana@westminster.ac.uk

UPDATE:

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway

CFP: Fashion Media (June 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
SCAN: Journal of Media, Arts, Culture (Macquarie University Sydney)
contact email: 
alex.munt@mq.edu.au

This special issue of SCAN: Journal of Media Arts Culture will explore new directions in fashion and design with regard to screen media, media convergence, cross media/creative collaborations and hybr

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR), Theatre Library Association (TLA), Congress on Research in Dance (CORD)
contact email: 
jocelynbuckner@gmail.com

ASTR/TLA/CORD 2010 WORKING SESSION CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Session Title:

New Cartographies: Mapping Identity Politics in Theatre and Dance

Session Leader(s):

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