category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Importance of Kitsch, deadline January 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

[UPDATE] "Evidence and the Early Modern Period"

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)
contact email: 
slinwick@umich.edu

The Early Modern Colloquium, a graduate interdisciplinary group at the University of Michigan, will host a conference, “Evidence and the Early Modern Period,” on February 18-19, 2011.

UPDATED - 6 Days to the Deadline -- Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
contact email: 
ldonovan@unm.edu

Call for Papers: Pedagogies and the Profession

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

The Great War: From Memory to History, 10-12 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
greatwar@uwo.ca

The Great War: From Memory to History

An Inter-disciplinary Conference at The University of Western Ontario

10-12 November, 2011

African American Soundscapes and Sound Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Noelle Morrissette, Ph. D. / Univ. North Carolina Greensboro
contact email: 
namorris@uncg.edu

African American Soundscapes and Sound Theory

specs journal 4th vol: "Kaleidoscopic Point." Due: March 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
specs journal
contact email: 
editors@specsjournal.org

"Kaleidoscopic Point"

specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

[UPDATE] ISEA2011 ISTANBUL - ALL DEADLINES EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ISEA2011 Istanbul
contact email: 
ISEA2011@sabanciuniv.edu

Dear All,

for ISEA2011 Istanbul all selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN, ISSN and DOI.

ALL DEADLINES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED to JANUARY 15, 2011.

Transnational American Cultures: Stories, Objects, Spaces (4/15/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Rocio G. Davis
contact email: 
rdavis@cityu.edu.hk

Essays are sought for a collection entitled “Transnational American Cultures: Stories, Objects, Spaces.” Taking as a point of departure Shelley Fisher Fishkin’s notion of the “transnational tu

Serialization: Theory and Practice

full name / name of organization: 
Steven J. Venturino
contact email: 
sventurino@earthlink.net

Submissions and queries are welcome for a volume of essays that reflects the growing interest both in teaching serial narratives themselves and teaching narratives in a serial manner.

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

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for Schuylkill Graduate Journal--1/18/11

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 9th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2011 (online and in print).

Undergraduate Humanities Research - Apollon eJournal

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Cohen / Berea College and Apollon eJournal
contact email: 
jasonecohen@gmail.com

Apollon eJournal invites college and university undergraduate students to help edit or get published in a new peer-reviewed digital humanities publication.

BORDERS (May 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Izmir, Turkey
contact email: 
egeius2011@gmail.com

The 2nd International Undergraduate Symposium, organized by the undergraduate students of Departments of English Language and Literature and American Culture and Literature, will be held on 23-24 May

PCEA Conference - Narratives of Travel & Navigation: English by Water, Air, Land, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
pcea2011erie@gmail.com

Erie, Pennsylvania, the state’s only port city, has historically served as a center for maritime and rail travel.

PANEL 'The Time of Protest' @ The Revolution of Time and the Time of Revolution Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
contact email: 
mappleg1@binghamton.edu

The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at
Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.) Presents:
The Revolution of Time and the Time of Revolution
A conference

[UPDATE] 2011 Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville; Dec. 20, 2010; March 31-April 2 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Asheville
contact email: 
smills@unca.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Queer /kweer/v., n., & adj. • v. 1 to transgress boundaries. 2 to change lives. 3 to...
2011 Queer Studies Conference at UNC Asheville

Contemporary Music and Fiction - Collection (1/31/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Erich Hertz / Siena College; Jeff Roessner / Mercyhurst College
contact email: 
ehertz@siena.edu; jroessner@mercyhurst.edu

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled Write in Tune: Representing Contemporary Music in Fiction.

Deadline 12/15: Victorian Futures at the Dickens Universe 7/29-7/31/2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Dickens Project
contact email: 
stern2@mailbox.sc.edu

The Dickens Project invites paper proposals for a conference on Victorian Futures, with keynote speakers Jay Clayton (author of Charles Dickens in Cyberspace: The Afterlife of the Nineteenth Century i

Call for Chapters: English in Africa: Issues in Contact Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Rotimi Taiwo and Akinmade Akande
contact email: 
ferotai@yahoo.com

English in Africa: Issues in Contact Linguistics

Editors: Akinmade Akande (Ph.D) & Rotimi Taiwo (Ph.D)

CORRECTION "Free to Move About the Country": Transportation and National Security, March 18, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Analysis of Defense, Intelligence, and National Security (CADINS), at Cal State Northridge
contact email: 
rolopez@csun.edu

This is a correction of an earlier posting that had the wrong year indicated.

“Shaw and the City”

full name / name of organization: 
SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies
contact email: 
hardi1d@cmich.edu

SHAW 32 will be devoted to the theme “Shaw and the City,” with Desmond Harding as guest editor.

Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society (http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/ ) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, MA, 26-29 May.

[UPDATE] Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Philadelphia Research Symposium
contact email: 
PTRS2011@gmail.com

*Please see revised email contact information in call*

Call for Papers and Call for Performances

Philadelphia Theatre Research Symposium
Conference Theme:
The work of Anna Deavere Smith,

Robert Frost (MLA, January 2012; 3/13/11 deadline for proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
obrien@usna.edu

The Robert Frost Society will sponsor a session at the 2012 Modern Language Conference in Seatlle, 5-8 January 2012. Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2011.

Gnovis - Spring 2011 - Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Barnett / gnovis online journal
contact email: 
lab242@georgetown.edu

gnovis is Georgetown's online peer-reviewed journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication, culture and technology.

Time, Memory, Oblivion

full name / name of organization: 
Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series)
contact email: 
hraluca@gmail.com

The academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) invites contributions for the two 2011 issues dedicated to the topic of Time, Memory, Obli

PLAYFUL INTERRUPTIONS IN RECENT FILM (6/1/2011; MMLA, 11/3-6/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Defiance College
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

In Jean-Luc Nancy's The Inoperative Community representations are not just works of art (oeuvre); they also, in fact, work.

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
March 3 – 4, 2011

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

New Critical Perspectives on the 'Trace': An International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Malaga (Spain)
contact email: 
thetraceinliterature@gmail.com

New Critical Perspectives on the ‘Trace’

University of Málaga
20-22 October, 2011

Time, Memory, and Region in American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference) Robert Murray, (panel chair)
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

This panel, proposed for the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, will investigate the intersections of time, memory, and region in American Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

[UPDATE] The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame Department of English
contact email: 
jcreech2@nd.edu, rich.12@nd.edu

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011

CFP - The Everyday: Experiences, Concepts, Narratives (April 14 - 16)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in Humanities, York University, Toronto, Canada
contact email: 
thinking.the.everyday@gmail.com

The Everyday
Experiences, Concepts, Narratives

Thursday April 14 – Saturday April 16
Graduate Program in Humanities, York University, Toronto, Canada

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines

full name / name of organization: 
UCI Visual Studies Graduate Conference
contact email: 
invisibleconf2011@googlegroups.com

(In)Visible Subjects: Bodies, Spaces, Disciplines.

An interdisciplinary conference sponsored by the Graduate Program in Visual and Studies at the University of California, Irvine

Reading Nollywood: An International Symposium, March 23-25, 2011 at the University of Lagos, Nigeria

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria
contact email: 
bic.leu@fulbrightmail.org

*Conveners: Professor Duro Oni (University of Lagos),
Professor Onookome Okome (University of Alberta/Pan African University,
Bic Leu (US Fulbright Fellow/University of Lagos)

Update: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum University of Michigan
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS & Workshop Submissions

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

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Fun & Games

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