category: cultural studies and historical approaches

SSAWW 2012 Maternal Patriotism (Proposals Due 1/24/12; Conference 10/10-13/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

Maternal Patriotism: Motherhood and Citizenship in 19th-Century American Women’s Writing

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
German and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
vlenshyn@german.umass.edu (Victoria Rizo Lenshyn)



A Graduate Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

“Rough Music”: Representing Violence (March 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Methodist University English Graduate Students
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

CFP: Edited Volume on The West in Asia/Asia in the West

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Elisabetta Marino and Tanfer Emin Tunc
contact email: 
marino@lettere.uniroma2.it and tanfer.emin@gmail.com

The West in Asia/Asia in the West

David Jones: Culture & Artifice, 30-31 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Adventist University Honors Program & Department of English
contact email: 
wauhonors@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary conference on the work of the poet and artist David Jones (1895-1974) seeks to explore Jones’s cultural theory, and how his creative works confront the concerns of modern culture through artifice.

ETHOS/ PATHOS/ LOGOS The Sense and Place of Persuasiveness in Linguistic, Literary and Philosophical Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ploiesti
contact email: 
conference.upg@gmail.com

In his Rhetoric, Aristotle defined the act of persuasion as the interaction between three elements: ethos (Greek for ‘character’, which designated the image of the self built by the orator to insp

Copyright and Intellectual Property Area, PCA/ACA; Boston, 11-14 Apr 2012; Deadline 15 Dec 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Copyright and Intellectual Property Area
PCA/ACA 2012: Boston, 11-14 April 2012.

Call for Abstracts (February 29, 2012): Anthology on the FANTASTIC IN HOLOCAUST LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Judith B. Kerman (Mayapple Press) and John Edgar Browning (SUNY-Buffalo)
contact email: 
johnbrow@buffalo.edu

Call for Submissions: Anthology on the FANTASTIC IN HOLOCAUST LITERATURE

Editors:

Judith B. Kerman
Publisher, Mayapple Press
Professor Emerita of English, Saginaw Valley State University

Aesthetics in the Belly of the Beast: Reading American Carceral Art. Deadline: December 31, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Doran Larson. Hamilton College.
contact email: 
dlarson@hamilton.edu

"Aesthetics in the Belly of the Beast: Reading American Carceral Art," is a panel to be proposed for the 2012 American Studies Associate Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rica.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference: An Ethical (Re)Orientation

full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 
theacaciagroup@csu.fullerton.edu

Conference date: March 3-4, 2012
Abstracts due: December 2, 2011

Call for Abstracts-The Joker-Book collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Weiner Texas Tech University
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Abstracts

The Joker: Critical Essays on the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee & Robert G. Weiner, Editors

Silent Film-CFP Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Assocation meeting 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture Assocation 2012 meeting
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Silent Film 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Please make plans to attend our 33rd Annual Conference

[UPDATE] Sensing Senses: Interdisciplinary Studies in Sensory Perception -Nov. 28 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
A Graduate Student Conference Hosted by the German & Scandinavian Studies Program in Languages, Literatures & Cultures at the 
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
contact email: 
senses2012@gmail.com

Conference Dates: February 17 - 19, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College)

Roundtable Discussion: Making Sense of Today's Job Market

RSAP Panel on Periodicals and the Working Class for ALA (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012) abstract submission due Jan 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
sashton@clemson.edu

CFP: RSAP PANEL ON WORKING CLASS PERIODICALS (ALA, MAY 2012)

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind, 1700-2000 - June 14th-16th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, Newcastle, England
contact email: 
anita.oconnell@northumbria.ac.uk

Situating and Interpreting States of Mind 1700-2000
An Interdisciplinary Conference

14-16 June 2012
Northumbria University

Keynote Speakers

Law and Popular Culture, Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual Conference, February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
tomgarbett@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: Law and Popular Culture
Deadline for abstracts: November 30, 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2012

International Seminar on Contemporary Sri Lankan Fiction in English 23 - 25 February, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Gauhati University
contact email: 
dolikajyoti@rediffmail.com; anjalidaimari@yahoo.com

The Department of English, Gauhati University, in collaboration with the Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Gauhati University, will be organizing a series of International Seminars on Contempor

CFP: PANEL PROPOSAL How Class Works - SUNY Stony Brook, June 7-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mercedes Vázquez / The University of Hong Kong
contact email: 
mercedes@hku.hk

CFP: How Class Works - Panel Proposal
Conference theme: Class and culture. To explore ways in which culture transmits and transforms class dynamics.

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations [UPDATE] Abstracts Due Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University and BGSU's Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students
contact email: 
ATLASconference@gmail.com

Digital (De-)(Re-)Territorializations
Hosted by Bowling Green State University
In association with BGSU’s Association for Textual and Literary Analysis Students

Current Keynote Speakers:

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Charles Olson at Black Mountain: Writings, Lectures, Influence

full name / name of organization: 
The Charles Olson Society / ALA May 24-27, 2012, Boston
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson began teaching at Black Mountain College as a visiting lecturer in October 1948, was appointed Rector in March 1951,and presided over the College's closing in 1956.

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

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

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP 452ºF Journal. Deadline for submissions, January 31st 2012

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature (www.452f.com)
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

On July 31st 2011, we start the CFP for the seventh issue of 452ºF Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published in July 2012.

It All Ended: Harry Potter and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
jrussell@dmu.ac.uk

Please note that the deadline for the following conference is fast approaching:

It All Ended.
Harry Potter and Popular Culture.

A one-day symposium hosted by De Montfort University.

12/9/2011: Call for contributions to The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr David Brauner (University of Reading) and Dr Axel Stähler (University of Kent)
contact email: 
d.brauner@reading.ac.uk and a.staehler@kent.ac.uk

The Edinburgh Companion to Modern Anglophone Jewish Fiction, edited by David Brauner (Reading) and Axel Stähler (Kent), will be an authoritative research-level reference book on the range of Anglophone Jewish fiction published over the course of the twentieth century and the start of the twenty-first.

Gateways, Gates, and Gatekeeping: Mentoring and Diversity as a Feminist Future 2012 CCCC FEMINIST WORKSHOP

full name / name of organization: 
2012 CCCC Feminist Workshop
contact email: 
4cfeministworkshop@gmail.com

March 21st, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri
Proposal Deadline: December 15th, 2011

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
13–14 April 2012

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies
contact email: 
tunahan.kucukcelebi@spectrumjournal.net

Spectrum: Journal of Global Studies invites academicians and scholars to submit articles and discussion pieces to our coming issues.

Rhetorical Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
jessie.richards@utah.edu

This session focuses on the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of rhetorical artifacts from the perspective of rhetorical theory.

Reconstruction Special Issue: (IN)SECURITIES - Call for Abstracts - !!30th NOV EXTENDED DEADLINE!!

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

RECONSTRUCTION 12.3 SPECIAL ISSUE: "(IN)SECURITIES"
edited by
SUSANA ARAÚJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (deadline extended - 12/1)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

The Association of English Graduate Students at North Carolina State University is pleased to announce the call for papers for our third annual graduate student conference, which will be held February

Special Issue on Charles Dickens (1812-2012) on the Bicentenary of his birth

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
rupkathajournal@gmail.com

Special Issue (Vol 4, No 1) on Charles Dickens (1812-2012)
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 ● www.rupkatha.com

Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion - Proposals due Dec 12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric:
Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

Texas Woman's University . Denton, Texas
April 20, 2012 .

A Call For Papers:

WELCOMING STRANGERS: An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

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