category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s) [NeMLA April 7-10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
akeefe@eden.rutgers.edu

Word, Image, and Contemporary Lyric Voice(s)

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

Directors Spotlight: Akira Kurosawa [UPDATE]

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

The Wiregrass Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Valdosta State University
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

August 6 deadline!
We encourage submissions on any topics related to English Studies.

Guest speakers include:
author Dr. Niles Reddick & poet Dr. Brigitte Byrd

Suggested categories include:

CFP: Borderlands and Breaking Points: Tension Across the 49th Parallel

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Conway, University of North Dakota
contact email: 
kyle.conway@und.edu

CFP: Borderlands and Breaking Points: Tension Across the 49th Parallel

Edited by Kyle Conway and Timothy Pasch

Reconstruction 10.2, Expertise as Knowledge

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

Introducing Reconstruction Issue 10.2: Expertise as Knowledge

Edited by Marc A. Ouellette

Commentary:

Editor's Introduction, Marc A. Ouellette

Articles

CFP: Call for Contributions on “the depiction of Indigenous bodies”

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
rinelli@hawaii.edu

The online journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.org) is seeking articles (3,000-5,000 words) for a special issue on the depiction of Indigenous bodies in motion pictures, from “Apocalypto

Asian Conference on Education - CFP extended to September 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
conferences@iafor.org

http://ace.iafor.org/Submissions.html

Connecting Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature; ACLA 3/31/11--4/3/11

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CONFERENCE: American Comparative Literature Association

LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada; Simon Fraser University

DATES: March 31 2011--April 3 2011

Thanatos as Muse? Schubert and Concepts of Late Style, 21-23 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland Maynooth
contact email: 
lorraine.byrnebodley@nuim.ie

This international and interdisciplinary conference seeks fresh perspectives on these issues. In particular, we invite contributions on the following topics:

[UPDATE] Call for Submissions: Inquire

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

Inquire invites submissions from graduate students that clearly strive to reconsider traditional topics in new ways or to take up less canonical forms, genres, and methodologies.

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’ - deadline October 4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
proutr@cf.ac.uk

Jura Gentium Cinema

Call for Contributions on ‘The Last Film’

International contributions are sought for a dossier of articles converging around the idea of the last film.

New Latin American Writing in the U.S. (9/30/10; NeMLA 4/7-10/2010, New Brunswick, New Jersey)

full name / name of organization: 
Bernabé Mendoza / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Bernabemendoza@yahoo.com

In light of the recent critical reception of such authors as Roberto Bolaño and Junot Díaz, this panel seeks to ask, what constitutes a Latin American author today in the U.S.? How is s/he read?

Call for Submissions: Media, Labor, Mobility (Due October 10, 2010)

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

Media Fields Journal
http://mediafieldsjournal.org/

ISSUE 2: MEDIA, LABOR, MOBILITY

Submission Deadline: October 10, 2010.

The Urban Catwalk: Fashion and Street Culture (April 23 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
madison moore /Yale University
contact email: 
TheUrbanCatwalk2011@gmail.com

What is street style, and what is the relationship between style, “the street,” and popular culture?

Cultural Studies Association (3/24,25,26/11): Critical, and Cultural, Approaches to Music

full name / name of organization: 
Sheila Liming
contact email: 
sliming@andrew.cmu.edu

Though often considered most at home in literature and language arts, cultural studies has, from time to time, lent its critical eye toward music.

The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (9/30/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kristie.allen08@gmail.com

This panel calls for papers on maritime literature that represents the experience of Black and Asian sailors and their contribution to nineteenth-century Atlantic maritime culture

11th Annual SALA Conference, Los Angeles, January 7-8 2011: Transnational Realisms and Post R<!--break-->

full name / name of organization: 
11th Annual South Asian Literary Association Conference: Transnational Realisms and Post Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture
contact email: 
Rashmi Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu; Rajender Kaur, kaurr@wpunj.edu

This conference examines ways in which South Asian realist and postrealist writers unsettle and rework realist codes.

[UPDATE] WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO (8/1/2010; 10/21-23)

full name / name of organization: 
South Carolina State University
contact email: 
sstein@scsu.edu

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE:
OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS, AND THE STATUS QUO
CONFERENCE AT SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, THURSDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21-23, 2010

[UPDATE] 2010 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

UPDATED MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

"Perfect Harmony“ and “melting strains“. Music in Early Modern Culture between Sensibility and Abstraction; 1.-3.Dec.2011

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany; SFB 644 Transformations of Antiquity
contact email: 
cornelia.wilde@staff.hu-berlin.de

In Early Modern culture, philosophers, musicians, theologians, and poets grappled with the ambivalent nature of music.

ABWFA 1st Global Session on Terror

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Reservation Deadline: August 15, 2010
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2010
Paper Submission Deadline: December 31, 2010

" Post/Colonial Nostalgia in South Asian Literature", NeMLA 2011 (April 7-10, New Brunswick, NJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

Call for Papers: "Post/Colonial Nostalgia in South Asian Literature."

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

full name / name of organization: 
Julia McCrossin/Lesleigh Owen
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu/lesleigh.owen@gmail.com

Call for Anthology Submissions

Tentative title: The Unbearable Fatness of Being: Enlarging Theories of Embodiment

Type: Edited anthology

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010

Update: ESEA 2010: 15th English in South East Asia Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English in South East Asia
contact email: 
amoody@umac.mo

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS
ESEA 2010

CONFERENCE TITLE: The 15th English in South East Asia Conference
SHORT TITLE: ESEA 2010

DATES: 9–11 December 2010
LOCATION: University of Macau, Macao SAR

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Shakespeare at Kalamazoo
contact email: 
kstavreva@cornellcollege.edu

Shakespeare at Kalamazoo is sponsoring two sessions at the 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, which will be held at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, May 12-15, 2011; website

aspeers Calls for Papers by American Studies Students at European Universities by 31 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
editors@aspeers.com

 

aspeers is the first and currently only peer-reviewed print journal for MA-level American studies scholars in Europe. It is a platform for the best work done by American studies graduate students below the PhD level.

ASLE Ninth Biennial Conference: Species, Space, and the Imagination of the Global, June 21-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
uheise@stanford.edu

Conference website http://www.indiana.edu/~asle2011/

Collected Essays - Cinema & the State-Tortured Body

full name / name of organization: 
Mark de Valk - Southampton Solent University, UK
contact email: 
mark.de.valk@solent.ac.uk

Call for Abstracts - Deadline Oct 1, 2010

Trans-Scripts – “Race: Theories, Identities, Intersections, Histories, and the ‘Post-Racial’ Society.”

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Social Sciences based at the University of California, Irvine – invites graduate students to submit their work
contact email: 
Adam Thomas <thomasaj@uci.edu

"Trans-Scripts" -- a student run, faculty advised online interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences -- has recently been created at UC Irvine.

Disney's The Princess and the Frog (Abstract deadline Aug 1, 2010; SCMS Conference March 10-13, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Bonner / Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (SCMS)
contact email: 
vbonner@clayton.edu

Panel proposal for Society of Cinema and Media Studies Conference in New Orleans, March 10-13, 2011.

[UPDATE] 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

UPDATE:

[FINAL UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 26th; 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.

AULLA Conference: Storytelling in Literature, Language and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association (AULLA)
contact email: 
liam.semler@sydney.edu.au

http://conference2011.aulla.com.au.

Poetry and Melancholia International Conference, 8-10 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
poetryandmelancholia@stir.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Poetry and Melancholia, University of Stirling, 8-10 July 2011

[UPDATE] Panel: Gus Van Sant - SCMS New Orleans Mar. 10-13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
justinbhortonATgmailDOTcom

Organizer: Justin Horton, Georgia State University
Respondent: Nick Davis, Northwestern University

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