category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Technologies of Global Cinema - Nov. 12th - ACLA 2011 Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Foltz/Princeton University
contact email: 
jfoltz@princeton.edu

Technologies of Global Cinema

ACLA 2011 Annual Meeting: World Literature, Comparative Literature

Vancouver March 31 - April 3rd, 2011

Transnational Star Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Professors Russell Meeuf and Raphael Raphael
contact email: 
rraphael@hawaii.edu, rmeeuf@uidaho.edu

Call for Papers:
The Transnational Star Reader

Canada, Irishness and Performance: Opening the Debate [Conference: April 15-16 2011; Proposals Due: Dec 17, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Theatrical Diaspora project at the Graduate Centre for Study of Drama, University of Toronto
contact email: 
ITD2011@gmail.com

The history of Irish diasporas in Canada is rich and diverse, and the Irish have contributed significantly to the creation of Canadian cultural phenomena, yet the study of Irish theatre in terms of Canadian diasporic identities

Relationship Status: It's Complicated - University of Pittsburgh - February 24-25 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Pittsburgh French and Italian Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
pitt.frit.conference@gmail.com

This two-day conference aims to center its discussion around the role of various contacts in a multitude of relationships within French and Italian studies.

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices is a peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary journal that invites and encourages innovative, creative and critical articles that spur academic discourse across the di

ACLA Seminar: Emergent Authenticity: Fakes, Copies, and the Real Thing in a Global Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Russell Cobb / University of Alberta
contact email: 
cobbrussell@gmail.com

How does a cultural product come to be accepted as authentic rather than a mere commodity?

Cinevisto: Journal of Hispanic and Lusophone Cinemas

full name / name of organization: 
Caryn Connelly and Luis Guadano, General Editors
contact email: 
connellyc1@nku.edu OR luisguadano@weber.edu

We are currently soliciting manuscripts for the inaugural issue of Cinevisto: Journal of Hispanic and Lusophone Cinemas, a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on film production in the Spanish and Port

[UPDATE] Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media University of Texas at San Antonio - March 4-5, 2011 Submission deadline: No

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
blackandbrownfeminisms@gmail.com

UTSA presents Black and Brown Feminisms in Hip Hop Media with keynote address by Gwendolyn Pough, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University and featured speaker G.

[UPDATE] Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (NEW DEADLINE 11/30/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Due to recent responses, we have extended the abstract deadline to 30 November 2010 for the following:

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

"Cultural Form, Spatial Dialectics, and the Question of Autonomy"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, (03/31 - 04/03, 2011)
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Has the spatial dialectic that critics like Fredric Jameson (”Third-World Literature in the Age of Multinational Capital” and _Valences of the Dialectic_) and Franco Moretti (”Conjectures on Wor

[Update] CfP: *URBAN/RURAL* in non-western cinema.

full name / name of organization: 
"Many Cinemas" - a new e-magazine for Asian, African, Latin American and other small cinema traditions
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de


[UPDATE] Philippine Literature as World Literature (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, BC, 3/31/11 - 4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Arighi and Marites Mendoza
contact email: 
warighi@uw.edu

"Be an international writer, who happens to be Filipino, and learn to live with the criticisms of being a Twinkie.

New (In)Securities: Empire, Environment & Employment

full name / name of organization: 
Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research
contact email: 
editor@alternateroutes.ca

We are living in increasingly insecure times. In the face of drastic climate change,
global economic uncertainty and imperialist wars with no clear battlefield or determined

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Critical Essays on Yiddish Women Writers (November 2, 2010: collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Horowitz, Professor of English, Appalachian State University
contact email: 
horowitzr@appstate.edu

At the start of the twentieth century, writings by women regularly appeared in Yiddish magazines, newspapers, and books.

Alvarez Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Co-editors Rebecca Harrison and Emily Hipchen are soliciting paper abstracts for a scholarly collection of essays treating Julia Alvarez’s work.

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Call for Workshops/Demonstrations. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/l’Association Canadienne de la Recherche Théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
c.borody@uwinnipeg.ca

Call for Papers--Open Paper Panels. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR)Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
reina.green@msvu.ca

[UPDATE] CFP: The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the

[UPDATE] CFP: Fan Communities and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Communities and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Fan Production and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Production and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Convergence Culture and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Convergence Culture and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The Cinema as Scaffold: Re-inscribing the Tortured Body

full name / name of organization: 
Southampton Solent University
contact email: 
mark.de.valk@solent.ac.uk

Edited Essay Collection

2nd call for Abstracts – Final Deadline Jan. 15, 2011

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

9/11/2011 abstract delivery: 30 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonlineò1994@unimi.it

9/11/2011
Guest Editors Emanuele Monegato (UNIMI) and Cinzia Scarpino (UNIMI)

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Porous Approaches to Literature, Borders, Nationalism[s], and World Orders at ACLA Conference, Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham/University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

While a determination to open literary studies to alter-canonized literatures is important to the creation of a broader perspective on cultural practice, the pedagogical tools available for teaching

[UPDATE]35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
labyrinth_blanc@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT May 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB)
contact email: 
fg04@aub.edu.lb

The American University of Beirut is hosting a three-day conference on Shakespeare’s Imagined Orient on 4-6 May 2011.

DEMYSTIFYING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: GENDER & SEXUALITY STUDIES BEYOND THE ACADEMY (14-15th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PEGS (Public Engagement in Gender and Sexuality) at Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
demystifying@ncl.ac.uk

This event is a two-day interactive training initiative for postgraduate students in the arts and humanities whose research is connected by an interest in gender and sexuality.

Inter/Intra Textuality, March 4-5

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

Conference Synopsis:

Literary Studies in Human Flourishing

full name / name of organization: 
James O. Pawelski and D.J. Moores / UPenn and Kean University
contact email: 
dmoores@kean.edu

The field of positive psychology, catalyzed in 1998 by Martin Seligman and others, has generated new interest in the concept of well-being—conceived in its fullest sense as human flourishing—the i

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