category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[Akademeia] Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal - Call for papers (Submit for next issue by 05/31/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Akademeia
contact email: 
info@akademeia.ca

Akademeia is an open-access peer-reviewed journal that publishes outstanding work from a wide range of disciplines and from scholars of all training levels.

[UPDATE] CSECS/ABS/NEASECS 2011 panel, Adaptation and 18th-Century Literature--new deadline April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Aphra Behn Society/Northeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

Recently adaptation theorists have argued for a re-valuing of adaptations and of the dynamic between originary texts and their adaptation.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] "The Immaterial 18th Century"--NEW DEADLINE April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/ Northeast Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
immat18@mcmaster.ca or walmsley@mcmaster.ca

Call for Papers
Joint Meeting of CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society
Hosted by McMaster University
Hamilton, ON, 27-29 October, 2011

"The Immaterial Eighteenth Century"

Education and Utopia: Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Tyson Lewis, Montclair State University
contact email: 
lewist@mail.montclair.edu

The Society for Utopian Studies is holding its annual conference at Penn State College this year from October 20-23.

"The Politics of Travel," Georgetown University, 3/30/12-4/1/12; Deadline: 10/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten / International Society for Travel Writing
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

“The Politics of Travel”:
The Seventh Conference of the International Society for Travel Writing

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings Workshop 20-21 June apps due 20 April

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Research in Socio-Cultural Change, University of Manchester
contact email: 
michelle.bastian@manchester.ac.uk

Community Connectivities/Temporal Belongings is a two day interdisciplinary workshop seeking to explore the interconnections between time and community, broadly conceived.

Black and Brown Planets: the Politics of Race in Science Fiction—Essay Collection, 6/24/11

full name / name of organization: 
Isiah Lavender, III
contact email: 
lavender@uca.edu

The mass popularity of science fiction (sf) has shaped the racial politics of popular culture.

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]'A Self-Conscious Voice'- an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature. May 11th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
expatlitconference@gmail.com

‘A Self-Conscious Voice’ - an Exploration of Expatriation and Literature
A post-graduate conference at the University of Bristol on May 11th, 2011

VICTORIANS INSTITUTE CONFERENCE (Charles DIckens: Past, Present, and Future), October 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Victorians Institute
contact email: 
mbachman@coastal.edu

Call for Papers: Victorians Institute Conference
Charles Dickens: Past, Present, and Future
October 21-22, 2011, Myrtle Beach, SC

CFP: "Under Pressure" JLS special issue

full name / name of organization: 
Yetta Howard
contact email: 
yettahoward@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”
Guest Edited by Yetta Howard

KJV in Budapest, September 16-18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary
contact email: 
kingjamesbible.budapest@kre.hu

The Institute of English Studies, The Centre for Hermeneutical Research of Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary (www.kre.hu) and The Hungarian Bible Society are proud to annou

[UPDATE] Feminist Perspectives on Renaissance Drama, October 6-8, 2011 (Scottsdale, AZ). Deadline extended: March 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
respinosa2@utep.edu

This session welcomes proposals for papers that examine early modern drama through the lens of gender, queer, sexuality, or feminist studies.

Cultural Memory and Nation in Texts for and about Children

full name / name of organization: 
L. Hutchison / PAMLA Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lhutchi9@mscd.edu

PAMLA 2011 - Scripps College, Claremont, California
109th Annual Conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
November 5-6, 2011

Technology & Modernity at MSA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
contact email: 
gammel@english.ryerson.ca and john.wrighton@mlc.ryerson.ca


Technology and Modernity

CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton)
 

[UPDATE] Collection: The Cartographical Necessity of Exile (abstracts, 5.1.11)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop
contact email: 
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking several articles to round out work-in-progress on:

THE CARTOGRAPHICAL NECESSITY OF EXILE
Editor: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
kebishop@fas.harvard.edu

Deep Drawings: Philosophical And Socio Political Themes in Anime and Manga (MLA, 5-8 January 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (special session)
contact email: 
fidget@gol.com

The “serious turn” in European and American comic markets has often been traced to the departure carved out by Art Spiegelman, a veteran American comics artist who hoped his works would “make et

CFP: 2011 Midwest MLA Permanent Session, English Literature 1800-1900, Abstracts due 4/30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Nov 3-6, 2011, St. Louis, MO
contact email: 
kikendal@unm.edu

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Conference will be held November 3-6, 2011 in St. Louis, MO.

Comica Symposium 2011 - Transitions 2: New Directions in Comics Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London - School of Arts
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com.

Transitions 2 is a one day symposium devoted to promoting new research into comics in all their forms.

3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference, September 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
rasmussens@nsula.edu

The 3rd annual Louisiana Studies Conference will be held September 23-24, 2011 at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Movie review, "Black Venus", by Abdellatif Kechiche

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking reviews for the movie "Black Venus" (aka Vénus noire, Mavri Afroditi) by Abdellatif Kechiche.

CinemaSpace: A Two Day Conference on Indian Cinema and the City, 3-4 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
rr16@rice.edu

CinemaSpace

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SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC - Due: March 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA - Oct. 27-29, 2011 - Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

Computer Applications in English and Foreign Languages: OPEN TOPIC

South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA) 68th Annual Convention

Replacing Wands with Quills: A Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication, James Madison University, November 10-12, 2011
contact email: 
gumnioec@jmu.edu

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011

“The wand chooses the wizard, Mr. Potter. It’s not always clear why” points out famous wandmaker Mr. Ollivander. Likewise we could say that Harry Potter chooses the scholar, and it is not always clear why.
For the first "Harry Potter Symposium for Muggle Scholars" at James Madison University we invite young and wizened scholars of all ages and from all disciplines to join us in exploring, examining, and explaining our attraction to all things HP. After all, for us muggle scholars, magic happens when we make knowledge and meaning.

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, CA, Proposal deadline 3/25

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association) 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference (November 5-6, 2011; Scripps College, Claremont, CA) seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural

CFP: Historicizing Narrative Theory (7/15/11; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Sue J. Kim / Priyamvada Gopal
contact email: 
skim666@gmail.com

The Journal of Narrative Theory (JNT) seeks submissions for an upcoming special issue, "Historicizing Narrative Theory."

Modernism and Totalitarianism 5/4/11 -- 6-9/8/11

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Rae/Modernist Studies Association (MSA)
contact email: 
pmr1@queensu.ca

Facing Present, Past and Future. 4th International BAAHE Conference from 1 to 3 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University College Brussels & BAAHE
contact email: 
baahe2011@hubrussel.be

FACING PRESENT, PAST AND FUTURE

4TH INTERNATIONAL BAAHE CONFERENCE

1-3 December 2011

University College Brussels, Belgium

[Reminder]: Terror and Media - 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

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

The Return of Theory in Early Modern English Studies, Vol. II, eds. Paul Cefalu, Gary Kuchar, and Bryan Reynolds

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Cefalu, English Department, Lafayette College
contact email: 
cefalup@lafayette.edu

CFP: Film and Video Production MPCA/ACA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Hidalgo, Purdue University
contact email: 
alexandra.hidalgo@gmail.com

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://mpcaaca.org

Deadline: April 30, 2011

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: "Shakespeare and the Material World" (April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
altigner@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is an online journal under the auspices of the University of Texas, Arlington English Department and is devoted to literary and cultural topics of study in the medieval a

Victorian Sport (journal)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Maunder/University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
a.c.maunder@herts.ac.uk

Sporting Victorians

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, 5/13/11

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

Friday, May 13, 2011
*DEADLINE EXTENDED to FRIDAY, MARCH 25

[UPDATE] Emergent Critical Environments: Where Next for Ecology and the Humanities? 9 and 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE UKI Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
emergentenvironments@gmail.com

ASLE UK POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE
9th and 10th September 2011
EMERGENT CRITICAL ENVIRONMENTS: WHERE NEXT FOR
ECOLOGY AND THE HUMANITIES?

MLA Special Session: Media study approach to Literature in transculturation

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wjiang@ic.sunysb.edu

MLA Special Session: Media study approach to Literature in transculturation, Seattle 2012

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