category: cultural studies and historical approaches

MLA 2012: Food and Literature Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Seth Rosenbaum, Harvard University
contact email: 
sarosenb@fas.harvard.edu

Food & Literature

New England American Studies Association Conference, 11/4-11/6/2011 (proposals due 4/8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
brailton@fitchburgstate.edu

Call for Papers
New England American Studies Association 2011 Conference
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts,
November 4-6, 2011

CCT's gnovis - call for papers, deadline Feb. 15

full name / name of organization: 
gnovis
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

gnovis is the online, peer-reviewed, scholarly graduate journal of Georgetown's Communication, Culture and Technology program, and is devoted to presenting interdisciplinary scholarship that reflects

“Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World” 9/23-9/24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sarika Chandra, John Pat Leary / Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
contact email: 
schandra@wayne.edu, jpleary@wayne.edu

The American Studies Program at Wayne State University, Detroit MI, invites papers on the theme, “Detroit, Global City: The Motor City in the World,” scheduled for September 23 and 24, 2011.

REMINDER: Media Fields Journal Issue 3: Documentary & Space

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal [Department of Film and Media Studies, UCSB]
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Apologies for Cross-Posting

REMINDER: Call for Submissions:

MEDIA FIELDS JOURNAL ISSUE 3
DOCUMENTARY AND SPACE

Submission Deadline: February 15, 2011.

Update: 12th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
D. H. Lawrence Society of North America
contact email: 
nlpaxton60@gmail.com

Update: 12th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, Sydney, Australia, June 29-July 3, 2011.

Transnational Realisms and Post-Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture, April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Review
contact email: 
Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar, rashmi@pitt.edu and Rajender Kaur, Dept. of English, William Paterson University, kaurr@wpunj.edu

The 2011 Special Topic Issue of
The South Asian Review, Volume 32, Number 1

National Women's Studies Association Conference Fat Studies CFP (Conf: Nov 10-13; Proposal Due: Feb 13)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

This year the NWSA Fat Studies Interest Group is having an OPEN call for papers for the 2011 NWSA conference to be held Nov. 10-13 in Atlanta, GA.

MLA 2012 - Digital Humanities and the Record of Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Klein, The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
lklein@post.harvard.edu

Call for Papers - Special Session
MLA 2012, Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

Refuse and Reuse: The Challenges of Repurposing and Re-imagining in the Ancient World

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
clifford.robinson@duke.edu

The Department of Classical Studies at Duke University and the Department of Classics at UNC-Chapel Hill are proud to announce this Call for Papers for the 22nd Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Student Colloq

[UPDATE] Working Through Psychoanalysis: Freud’s Legacy in Art, Cinema, Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
workingthroughpsychoanalysis@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference at the University of Leeds, UK
15–17 April, 2011

Guest speakers
DM Thomas,author of The White Hotel
Professor David Lomas, University of Manchester

Call for articles: Cultures in/of Transition (University of Bucharest Review) 10 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest Review
contact email: 
danielacarstea_ro@yahoo.gr

Call for Articles – University of Bucharest Review

Topic for #1/2011: Cultures in/of Transition

Call for papers on Chaplin

full name / name of organization: 
Larry Howe
contact email: 
lhowe@roosevelt.edu

We seek essays or proposals for essays to be included in a book of collected critical interpretations of Chaplin's films and career.

NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE: Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA
contact email: 
jstock@ic.sunysb.edu

This is an open topic. However, this year's conference theme is the following:

“Sources of Inspiration”

Dreams Not Only American. Science Fiction's Transatlantic Transactions - July 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research Association
contact email: 
sfra2011@gmail.com

Dreams Not Only American – Science Fiction’s Transatlantic Transactions
July 7-10, 2011
Lublin, Poland

Romanticism - PAMLA 2011, Scripps College, California (Deadline: March 25, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Wozniak / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
webmaster@pamla.org

Seeking papers for standing session on Romanticism, open to any topic. Submit title, 40 word abstract, and 500 word proposal to conference website at http://www.pamla.org/2011 by March 25, 2011.

American Literature After 1900 (Oct 6-8 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Mace/RMMLA Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
RMace-RMMLA@hotmail.com

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 6-8, 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ, is looking f

[UPDATE] Watermark Journal Submission Deadline 2/11/2011

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for contributors [ UPDATE Due July 2011] African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu
  • Second Call for contributors (Due July 2011)
  • African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy
  • Full name/ Name of Institution
  • Beatrice Russell
  • [UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture--TRANSPOSITION--April 16 and 17, U. Iowa--Deadline Extended to Feb. 11

    full name / name of organization: 
    Craft Critique Culture
    contact email: 
    katherine-f-montgomery@uiowa.edu

    What does it mean to transpose? What might it mean to shift, adapt, migrate, translate, or even steal across the boundaries of genre, medium, discipline, culture or nation?

    Women and Work: Claremont Colleges, CA, Nov. 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susanne Weil / Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    sweil@centralia.edu

    UPDATE: PAMLA requests that proposals be submitted via their website:
    http://www.pamla.org/2011/proposals
    If you encounter problems, please email your proposal to sweil@centralia.edu.

    [Update] Contemporary Music and Fiction – Edited Collection (3/7/11)

    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 extended to March 7, 2011.

    UPDATE: Integrating Lit and Culture (MLA 2012 Jan 5-8, Seattle) abstracts by 15 Mar

    full name / name of organization: 
    Stacey Lee Donohue/CCHA and MLA
    contact email: 
    sdonohue@cocc.edu

    Community College Humanities Association Panel at the 2012 MLA in Seattle.

    What Works? Integrating Literature and Culture

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
    contact email: 
    melanieh@u.washington.edu

    Comparative American Ethnic Literatures—Special Session, PAMLA – submissions due March 25, 2011

    “States of National Belonging”

    Journal of Screenwriting Final Call for Papers

    full name / name of organization: 
    Journal of Screenwriting published by Intellect Press
    contact email: 
    j.nelmes@uel.ac.uk

    Journal of Screenwriting Final Call for Papers Volume 3. 1

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America" (MCEAS, September 29 - October 1, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    McNeil Center for Early American Studies
    contact email: 
    Please direct conference-related questions to Whitney Martinko at mceas.stories.2011@gmail.com

    *Call for Papers* -- Deadline 3/15/2011

    "The Power of Stories: Authority and Narrative in Early America"
    An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

    [UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication [DEADLINE EXTENDED]; SUNY Albany; Wai Chee Dimock +

    full name / name of organization: 
    University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
    contact email: 
    egsoalbany@gmail.com

    The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

    April 1-2, 2011

    ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: FEBRUARY 14***

    Keynote Speaker: Wai Chee Dimock
    Creative Keynote Speaker: Doug Rice

    Sixth Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA (October 25-30, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    The American Shakespeare Center
    contact email: 
    sarahe@americanshakespearecenter.com

    In 2011, the American Shakespeare Center’s Education and Research Department will once again host Shakespeareans, scholars and practitioners alike, to explore Shakespeare in the study and Shakespeare on the stage and to find ways that these two worlds – sometime in collision – can collaborate.

    Eastern and Middle Eastern Religions in the Age of Enlightenment (11/1/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Religion in the Age of Enlightenment [Annual]
    contact email: 
    brett_mcinelly@byu.edu

    The editors of Religion in the Age of Enlightenment (RAE) seek articles for a special issue devoted to Eastern and Middle Eastern religions in the age of Enlightenment.

    1 March Deadline - Popcaanz Conference Auckland, 29 June-1 July 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Popular Culture Association of Australsia
    contact email: 
    Dr Derham Groves (derham@unimelb.edu.au)

    The Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand
    (Popcaanz) is devoted to the scholarly understanding of everyday

    Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Program, City University of New York
    contact email: 
    JITP@gc.cuny.edu

    The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research.

    Empathy, Sympathy, and Other Minds (MLA 2012, proposal deadline 3/6/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Meghan Hammond / New York University
    contact email: 
    mmh340@nyu.edu

    This is a proposed special session for the 2012 MLA convention in Seattle. Empathy and sympathy are capacious terms that have rich and overlapping conceptual histories in philosophy, psychology, aesthetics, and political thought. This panel will explore the ties between empathy/sympathy and the epistemological concerns of literature.

    MLA 2012 - Digital South, Digital Futures - Call for Papers

    full name / name of organization: 
    Vince Brewton, University of North Alabama
    contact email: 
    vjbrewton@una.edu

    Call for Papers - Special Session
    MLA 2012: Seattle, January 5-8, 2012

    Digital South, Digital Futures

    Gender Wars: Misericordia University's Inaugural Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference APRIL 2,2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Misericordia University
    contact email: 
    phamilto@misericordia.edu

    How does the media categorize or illustrate gender? What does it mean to be “feminine”? What does it mean to be “masculine”? How does gender intersect with race and ethnicity?

    Poetry and Disability -- PAMLA Annual Conference, November 5-6, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    William M. Etter, Irvine Valley College
    contact email: 
    better@ivc.edu

    Though various scholars (Thomson, Mitchell and Snyder, Holmes, Quayson) have produced essential recent studies of disability in British, American, and World Literature, the application of Disability S

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