category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies (November 27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English Language and Literature, Ewha Womans University
contact email: 
hshin@ewha.ac.kr

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies
International Conference’

Sponsored by Ewha BK, National Taiwan University,& Tsukuba University

November 27, 2010

[UPDATE]--Call for Essays on Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820 (abstract due 9/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Mona Narain and Karen Gevirtz
contact email: 
mnarain@tcu.edu and gevirtka@shu.edu

The editors of Gender and Space in Britain, 1660-1820 seek essays that identify, delineate, and explore new cartographies— geographic and metaphoric—of gender in literature authored by British wom

African American Icons, September 30, 2010 [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Yolanda Williams Page
contact email: 
yolandawpage@yahoo.com

Contributors are sought to pen remaining entries for a work tentatively titled: Icons of African American Literature (Greenwood Press 2011).

In Memory of Radio: Modernity, (Post) Metropolis and American Writing [Proposal Deadline: 9.30.10]

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (April 7-11, 2011])
contact email: 
mantonucci@keene.edu

2011 NeMLA Seminar Session seeks papers examining exchanges between American writers & the contemporary metropolis, from the late 20th- century to the present.

Twentieth-Century Blake

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

Recent scholarship has explored William Blake’s influence on a number of twentieth-century writers, from W.B. Yeats to Philip K. Dick and Laura Moriarty. This panel seeks to find new links between Blake and the twentieth-century writers with whom he is most often associated – Yeats, Huxley, and Lawrence, among others – and to put Blake’s art in dialogue with other artists, including graphic novelists, filmmakers, and non-Anglo-American writers.

CFP Narrative Conference (April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN)
contact email: 
emkafale@artsci.wustl.edu, mcglothlin@wustl.edu

The 2011 Narrative Conference is sponsored by Washington University in St. Louis and the International Society for the Study of Narrative and will be held in St.

Precious and Push-- Black Camera (IUPress)

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera Journal
contact email: 
PRECIOUSJOURNALISSUE@GMAIL.COM

Black Camera invites submissions for a special issue or section of a future issue devoted to a critical assessment of the Film Precious and the Novel Push by Sapphire (upon which Precious is based) to

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

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

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

Subjectivity in Performance: Issues of Identity in Post-Independence Indian Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vellikkeel Raghavan
contact email: 
vellikkeelraghavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

Women Writing Psychoanalysis Online Feature

full name / name of organization: 
Melusine, or Woman in the 21st Century
contact email: 
Kristina Marie Darling

I'm guest editing a feature for Melusine, or Woman in the 21st Century.

CFP: 21st-Century Medievalisms Roundtable (9/1/10; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa/The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS:
RE-ENVISIONING THE MEDIEVAL IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD (ROUNDTABLE)
THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES,

Serial Narratives and Temporality

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
toni.pape@umontreal.ca

This panel addresses the various relationships between seriality and temporality.

CFP - Conceiving the Industrial Revolution

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Victorian Studies Group
contact email: 
industrialrevolution2010@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"Before and After Toynbee: conceiving the Industrial Revolution during the long nineteenth century".

[REMINDER] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

**CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING**

Saturday 11th September 2010

A one-day conference at Keele University

CFP - "Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration" Atlanta Feb 17-19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Wesley
contact email: 
cwesley1@binghamton.edu

[SASA 2010 Conference] Atlanta, Georgia, February 17-February 19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

CFP - Panel title: “Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration.”

CFP: Plantation Modernity (11/1/2010; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Clukey and Jeremy Wells
contact email: 
amy.clukey@gmail.com; jwells@allegheny.edu

Once regarded as a marginal space within European and American cultural imaginaries, the plantation has lately attracted much greater notice.

[UPDATE] In/animate: The Thing (Babel Conference, Austin, TX Nov 4-6) CFP extended to July 1

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA / Babel Working Group
contact email: 
medieval.thing.cfp@gmail.com

MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: the Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory And Practical Application) invites paper proposals for a panel inspired by the by the arti

[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey, 2-3 July 2010

** Just added to the RMMLA 2010 Convention** CFP: RMMLA African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Judy Strathearn/RMMLA
contact email: 
jstrathearn@gmail.com

Recently added to the 2010 RMMLA convention in Albuquerque, NM, I am seeking proposals that examine all areas of African American literature from the nineteenth century to the present.

[UPDATE] Women Writers and Psychoanalysis Panel at the NEMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference. The focus will be on American women writers’ responses to Freud.

Hispanet Journal: Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils - June 1st 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Memorial University & Florida International University
contact email: 
zclark@FMUNIV.EDU

Hispanet Journal: Hispanic Monsters, Ghosts, & Devils - June 1st 2011

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Inaugural Issue: Video Stores
Call for Papers / Projects:

Please submit by August 15, 2010

This special issue pays overdue attention to the space of the video store as a site of inquiry for media and cultural studies.

We seek a wide range of works (medium–length essays of 1500–2500 words, digital art projects, audio/video interviews) that explore the significance of video stores — how they have (or have not) figured in film and media cultures, histories, and theories. In short this issue of Media Fields seeks contributions that write the video store into film and media studies.

Bold Inquiry: New Directions in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: A Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Inquire is a new peer-reviewed international journal of Comparative Literature to be published online by the graduate students of the Program of Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta

Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference: “Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”
May 6 and 7, 2011 at the University of Maryland, College Park

Erotic Adaptations One-Day Symposium (26 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
iqhunter@dmu.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for papers on erotic and sexually explicit adaptations and appropriations

British Women Poets and Form (3/31-4/3/2011; 10/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Noah Comet / British Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
comet.2@osu.edu

British Women Writers Conference Panel Proposal:
“Formal Curiosities.”

Conference: March 31-April 3, 2011 at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Popular Culture and Activism (MAPACA Conference, Alexandria, VA 10/28/10-10/30/10) Abstract Deadline June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Popular Culture and Activism welcomes papers or presentations that

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context: New perspectives for Young Researchers (17-18 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century 28-29th January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chetham's Library, Manchester, UK
contact email: 
c17.conference@manchester.ac.uk

‘Such Total and Prodigious Alteration’ / ‘The Wounds May Be Again Bound Up’: Readings and Representations of the Seventeenth Century

BETWEEN EXPERIENCE AND REPRESENTATION. CITIES IN AN AREA OF TENSION, 1800-1914

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University of Nijmegen
contact email: 
Stedenineenspanningsveld@gmail.com

BETWEEN EXPERIENCE AND REPRESENTATION. CITIES IN AN AREA OF TENSION, 1800-1914
10-11th March 2011, Radboud University of Nijmegen,

"Immigration against Empire" Abstracts: Aug. 1 Papers: Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
pro/visions
contact email: 
provisions.editors@gmail.com

Recently the political theory regarding (global) capitalism, nation-states and international organizations has been re-conceptualized.

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 _________________________________________

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