category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Kraynak / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics relevant to SCIENCE FICTION:

Deadline Extended: RMMLA Convention in Scottsdale, AZ Oct 6-8, 2011: Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction

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

Mystery and Detective Film and Fiction. Deadline Extended: Please submit proposals by April 15th.

Voicing the Alternative Seventh International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies September 22 – 24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

We invite scholars to join us in the consideration of the intriguing issue of alternative voices through examples from the field of Anglo-American literature, linguistic and cultural studies.

12th-13th December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE, KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK
contact email: 
metu.kazuo.ishiguro.conference@gmail.com

19th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
KAZUO ISHIGURO AND HIS WORK

To be held on 12th-13th December 2011
at
Middle East Technical University
Ankara, Turkey

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures (2012 & 2013 Issues)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Philology: A Journal of Medieval Cultures
contact email: 
dph@jhu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Games and/as Resistance (Sept 1, 2011)

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

Reconstruction 12.2: Games as/and Resistance

PAMLA 2011 Science Fiction Division (Extension to April 18th)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
myoun011@ucr.edu

The Science Fiction Division of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association has extended its deadline until April 18th for the PAMLA 2011 conference, held this year at Scripps College, in Clar

Contemporary Music

full name / name of organization: 
Shawn Higgins / PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
smh2191@columbia.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PACIFIC AND ANCIENT MODERN LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION
2011 ANNUAL CONFERENCE IN CLAREMONT, CA
NOVEMBER 5-6, 2011

SPECIAL SESSION
“Contemporary Music”

Call For Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Trans-Formation Studies
contact email: 
mbroek@brookdalecc.edu

Trans-formation Studies moves beyond what occurs when borders are breached to consider what happens next.

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Reconstruction 11.1 Multilingual Realities in Translation

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

Reconstruction Vol. 10, No. 5, 2011: Multilingual Realities in Translation, edited by Angela Flury and Hervé Regnauld
Art, “Turmbau zu Babel” by Ben Ulke
Articles

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (May 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut
contact email: 
Shakespeare&TheOrient@gmail.com

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT (May 4-6, 2011)

CRITICAL ESSAYS ON D.H. LAWRENCE's SONS AND LOVERS; Anthology; 31 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays are invited from scholars across the world for an edited Anthology to be brought out on D. H.

UPDATE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON KEATS; Anthology; 31 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out on the ODES OF JOHN KEATS with a view to providing postgraduate sc

The Syntax of Voice in Modernism (Modernist Studies Association/MSA 13, October 6-9, 2011, Buffalo, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

This panel seeks to explore the relationship between syntax and the category of “voice” in modernism.

Chapter and Verse: Structures of Reading Conference Date: October 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of California at Berkeley / The Bancroft Library
contact email: 
thehistoryofthebook@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Nicholas Dames, Departments of Comparative Literature and English, Columbia University

The Bancroft Library and the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley invites scholars of all disciplines to submit papers to the History of the Book and Reading Townsend Center Working Group conference. This conference will explore what comprises the field we call “History of the Book.”

How do reading and writing practices inflect or constitute meaning?
How do changes in book media—from wax tablets, to scrolls, to codices, to electronic texts and beyond—inform structures of reading and perhaps change what it means to read?
What do print and material cultures across periods and geographies reveal about texts?
How might intellectual property relate to its physical media, particularly in terms of piracy and copyright practices?
What are the effects of the spaces and conditions of reading—in, on, and around the page?

Panel: “Postapocalyptic Topographies” / SLSA 25, Sept. 22-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Miller / Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
sjmiller@ntu.edu.sg

Armageddon, the rapture, end times, the deluge, nuclear holocaust, global warming. In its myriad forms, apocalypse bears with it both the sense of revelation and cataclysm.

Midwestern Culture (and TV Show "Glee") Area- MPCA (Oct 14-16)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
bmiller18@niu.edu

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Battlegrounds - Sites and Sights of Conflict (Keynote: Stephen Prince)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Battlegrounds: Sites and Sights of Conflict
University of Pittsburgh, October 14-15, 2011
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
Keynote by Stephen Prince

Theatre Historiography: Genealogies and New Directions: Chicago, August 10-11, 2011 (Deadline May 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education: Theatre History Focus Group and Theory and Criticism Focus Group
contact email: 
dansmith_251@yahoo.com

“Theatre Historiography: Genealogies and New Directions”

Call for Research Articles for a New Humanities Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH)
contact email: 
edebiyat@akdeniz.edu.tr

Mediterranean Journal of Humanities (MJH) is published semiannually as a peer-reviewed print journal by Akdeniz University, Faculty of Letters.

Humanities in Crisis Cluster, Media Commons: The New Everyday DUE April 22 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Media Commons: The New Everyday
contact email: 
mm458181@albany.edu

CFP: The New Everyday, Media Commons
Cluster Title: Humanities in Crisis.

[UPDATE] Minority Identities: Rights and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading, UK
contact email: 
minorities@pgr.reading.ac.uk

Registration is now open for delegates to attend Minority Identities: Rights and Representation, a one-day interdisciplinary postgraduate conference at the University of Reading, UK, on Saturday 7th M

Narratives and Popular Music: International Association for Popular Music Studies (UK-Ireland) Inaugural Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Popular Music Studies (IASPM) UK-Ireland branch
contact email: 
iaspm.postgrads@gmail.com

The inaugural IASPM (UK-Ireland) postgraduate conference will be held on 9-10 June 2011 at the University of Liverpool. We invite papers on the stories we tell about popular music.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
eke1mn@cmich.edu

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences
International Conference, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant
November 10-13, 2011

[UPDATE] 2nd International Aksit Göktürk Conference: "Myths Revisited" 28-29 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Istanbul University, Faculty of Letters, Department of English Lanuage and Literature - Istanbul, Turkey
contact email: 
iagc@istanbul.edu.tr

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Marina Warner, English Theoretician and Writer of Fiction
Murathan Mungan, Turkish Writer of Fiction

[UPDATE] Deadline Extension: English Literature 1700 to Present Panel at PAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
annette.hulbert@gmail.com

The 2011 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) annual conference will be held on November 5-6 at Scripps College in Claremont, California.

Festivity and its Malcontents

full name / name of organization: 
Drago Momcilovic
contact email: 
dmomcilo@wisc.edu

This special session at the 2011 M/MLA in St.

Children's Literature: Texts for pre-readers deadline April 17, 2011 {UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA November 5-6, Scripps College Claremont, California
contact email: 
jaimymichellemann@gmail.com

“ABC, It’s Easy as 123” is looking for paper proposals exploring any aspect of media for infants to preschool-age “emergent readers.” Texts to examine include American classics like Where th

Redefining (my) space in the Global Context. June 9-11, 2011. Department of English, University of Yaounde I

full name / name of organization: 
Signpost
contact email: 
info@signpostuniyao.com

REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

THEME: REDEFINING (MY) SPACE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT
DATE: June 9 - 11, 2011

C21 Literature: Launch Edition Call For Papers

full name / name of organization: 
C21 Literature, Gylphi
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

C21 Literature: Journal of 21st-century Writings (ISSN 2045-5216) is seeking contributions for its first issue, to be published in 2012.

[UPDATE] Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email: 
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

Recasting the Past: Early Modern to Postmodern Medievalisms 7-8 September 2011
full name / name of organization:
Dr Corinna Wagner / University of Exeter
contact email:
c.m.wagner@ex.ac.uk

[UPDATE] CFP Slave Revolt and the Neo-Slave Genre in the 1930s, MSA, Structures of Innovation. Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2

full name / name of organization: 
MSA Panel, Structures of Innovation, Buffalo, New York, October 6-9, 2011.
contact email: 
christylupo@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers on the neo-slave genre in relation to modern literary fiction that illustrate how the neo-slave genre is not simply a re-fashioning of antebellum slave narratives but is rather

[UPDATE] Aesthetic Mutations - Interdisciplinary Grad Conference -- Abstracts due April 7th

full name / name of organization: 
Consortium for Literature, Theory, and Culture
contact email: 
cltcucsb@gmail.com

REMINDER: AESTHETIC MUTATION(S)

The 8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE UC Santa Barbara CONSORTIUM FOR LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE (CLTC)

27 MAY 2011

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