category: cultural studies and historical approaches

"East/West Cultural Passage Annual Conference: Contact Zones in the Global World", Sibiu, Romania, 6-7 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
Anca Iancu <ancaian@yahoo.com>; Ana Blanca Ciocoi-Pop <ana_blanca1006@yahoo.com>

The Department of British and American Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the C.

Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

The purpose of this conference is to examine meanings of space in a time of cyberspace, non-space, third space, queer space, and other emerging formulations of space that challenge predominantly physi

Theorizing Wikileaks: Destabilizing the Hegemon

full name / name of organization: 
Public School NYC
contact email: 
naxalbelt@gmail.com

Wikileaks: Destabilizing Hegemonic Discourse

New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
contact email: 
postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joseph Rega
contact email: 
journaljml@gmail.com

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

Practical Approaches to Teaching Southern Writers Outside the South [Deadline March 1, 2011]

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

PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO TEACHING SOUTHERN WRITERS OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH
A Society for the Study of Southern Literature Roundtable

Rocky Mountain MLA 2011
Scottsdale, AZ
October 6-8

[UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Session-SCMLA-27-29 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu

Abstracts are invited for consideration in the Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Regular Session at the 68th Annual SCMLA convention in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 27-29 October 2011.

New Approaches to Civil War Poetry (MLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society and Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
jf284@georgetown.edu or epetrino@fairfield.edu

New Approaches to Civil War Poetry | MLA 2012

A Collaborative Panel Organized by the Melville Society and Emily Dickinson International Society

[UPDATE] Lost and Found: Nostalgia in Media - February 25th and 26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York University - Department of Cinema Studies
contact email: 
cinecon2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: LOST AND FOUND: Nostalgia in Media

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2011

February 25-26, 2011 -- New York University, New York, NY

Oxford Brookes Symposium on Music and Publishing, April 11th 201

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jan Butler, Popular Music Research Unit, Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
jan.butler@brookes.ac.uk

The Oxford Brookes Popular Music Research Unit, in association with The Royal Musical Association and The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, is holding a one-day symposium exploring l

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

Terror and Media - CFP for a A Special Issue of Journal of South Asian Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Asian Popular Culture
contact email: 
journalsapc@gmail.com

Special Issue – Call for Papers

A Special Issue of South Asian Popular Culture will be published in July 2013 on:

Terror and Media

Guest Editors: Ritu G. Khanduri and Ronie Parciack

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
Bemidji State University
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

[UPDATE] Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation 2–4 June 2011, deadline: 15 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 13th Annual Conference:

RUINs in Twentieth-Century British Art and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Twentieth Century British Studies and the Society for Intersemiotic Text/Image Studies
contact email: 
Isabelle Gadoin <Isabeluis2@free.fr>, Catherine Lanone <catherine.lanone@univ-tlse2.fr>

As opposed to the Gothic labyrinths of vaults and broken palaces or shattered abbeys, in the nineteenth century the picturesque legacy grew into a passion for sublime ruins as crystals of time, suffus

June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Announces: Issue 10.4
Featuring Special sections on:
Outsider Criticism
War Reporting
Domestic Space
Theoria
Poetics
Open Submissions: Ongoing

MLA 2012, "Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity"

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Helt / International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
helt0010@umn.edu

This panel will explore Virginia Woolf's literary, aesthetic, or epistemological influence on early-twentieth-century women writers and artists (defined broadly) now far less known than she.

Joyce and Political Theology, 2011 North American James Joyce Conference, deadline Feb. 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mia L. McIver, UC Irvine
contact email: 
mmciver@uci.edu

Welcoming a range of theoretical and historical methodologies and perspectives, we invite papers that explore the intersection of church and state in Joyce’s work. Possible topics might include:

CFP: Special Issue for Northrop Frye Centenary Submissions July 15

full name / name of organization: 
ESC: English Studies in Canada
contact email: 
mnicholson@tru.ca

Call for Papers
Special issue of ESC: English Studies in Canada
on Northrop Frye on the occasion of the centenary of his birth

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
BemidjiState University British Studies
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

The Victorian Age in many ways looked back to the medieval period as a time that was more stable, that embodied ideals to be emulated in the modern world, for examples of sound leadership, orthodox be

A World of Texts: Cultural Studies & Intertextual Relations

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington - Graduate English Association
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Conference Date: April 16, 2011 from 10 AM – 6PM
Location: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Morton Hall
Submission Deadline: February 25, 2011

Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction Symposium 14 June 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
contact email: 
Elodie.Rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

2-3 June 2011: Youth Challenges Traditions? Reconsidering Changes in Austrian and British Society 1960-1989

full name / name of organization: 
University of London, School of Advanced Study, Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
contact email: 
Bianca.Zaininger@postgrad.sas.ac.uk

Call for papers

Dance and Somatic Practices Conference, 8 -10 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Coventry University, School of Art & Design
contact email: 
kramerp@uni.coventry.ac.uk

Fostering trans-disciplinary perspectives on embodied process and performance

LGBT Debut Panel for ATHE 2011: “A Queerer Time, A Queerer Place” (August 11-14, 2011; proposals due March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
LGBT Focus Group / Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have not yet presented at a

[UPDATE] Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna - NEW CFP, deadline extended to Feb 21

full name / name of organization: 
100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011

CFP: Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hv3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment

Saturday 10th September – Monday 12th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Fear, Horror and Terror 5 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Tuesday 6th September 2011 – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

SCMLA -- Rhetoric Session (Proposals 3/28/11, Conference 10/27-29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ryancrider79@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for the rhetoric session at the upcoming 2011 Convention of the South Central Modern Language Association, to be held October 27-29, in Hot Springs, AR.

Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture 1990-2010, Galway, Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tony Tracy, Huston School of Film and Digital Media, NUI Galway
contact email: 
tony.tracy@nuigalway.ie

From Jack’s Army to Jedward: Ireland Masculinity and Popular Culture 1990-2010, NUI Galway, Sept 2011

A New Ireland? Representations of History Past and Present in Literature and Culture (DUCIS, Sweden 3-4 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalarna University Centre for Irish Studies, DUCIS - Högskolan Dalarna, Sweden
contact email: 
cza@du.se

History and the related memory processes of remembering and forgetting have been crucial concepts in the definition of communal belonging in Ireland, as especially underscored by the nation-building p

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