category: cultural studies and historical approaches

North West Renaissance Drama Colloquium 23rd June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Smith
contact email: 
renaissance.drama@manchester.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for papers to be delivered at the first North West Renaissance Drama Colloquium.

Writing the Jasmine Revolution and Tahrir Square

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session/ Kathryn Lachman UMass Amherst
contact email: 
klachman@llc.umass.edu

Special Session at the MLA in Seattle, WA for January 2012
Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2001
Send 250-word abstract and short bio to klachman@llc.umass.edu

[URGENT UPDATE] KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY ESSAY PRIZE 2011: CHANGE OF EMAIL ADDRESS

full name / name of organization: 
KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

PLEASE RESEND ALL ESSAY SUBMISSIONS TO THIS NEW EMAIL ADDRESS BY 6 MARCH 2011: kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

Cultures of Postnationalism.

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012
contact email: 
pgcaro@uoregon.edu

Special Session.

Cultures of Postnationalism

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
pgcaro@uoregon.edu

While national foundational romances and nationalist rhetoric are not over, a lasting legacy of postmodernity might be a widespread defiance of the grand-narratives of nation.

Cosmopolitans at home and abroad: Cosmopolitanism in nineteenth-century British and American literature.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. James Hewitson; Dr. Yvonne Elizabeth Pelletier
contact email: 
jhewitso@utk.edu; ypelleti@utk.edu

This proposed collection seeks essays addressing cosmopolitanism and the figure of the cosmopolitan in British and American literature from 1789 to 1914.

CFP - Fashion and Masquerade

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Laini Burton, Griffith University
contact email: 
l.burton@griffith.edu.au

Fashion and Masquerade

Deadline extended--Negotiations and Confession

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA, Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011
contact email: 
geastman@mscd.edu

This special session invites proposals for papers on the confessional mode in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, film, and court proceedings. We define confession in its broadest sense:

The Sound of Silence

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MPCA/MACA - October 14-16, 2011 - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture.

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Reckson
contact email: 
lreckson@princeton.edu

The Body in Motion: Special Session, MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

CfM: Medieval and Medievalist Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
Witan Publishing
contact email: 
submissions@WitanPublishing.com

Witan Publishing welcomes submissions of scholarly work addressing medieval studies and medievalism.

[UPDATE] Representing Digital Culture: MLA 2012 (Seattle, January 5-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Assoication (special session)
contact email: 
bresnan@stolaf.edu

How has contemporary literature represented and responded to recent advances in information technology, mobile communication, social networking, and digital media?

IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE - November 4-6, 2011 - Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies - The conference will be organized by Astrid M. Fellner (Saarland University), Eugen Banauch and Klaus Heissenberger (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
amerikanistik@mx.uni-saarland.de

AAAS Conference 2011 (38th International Conference)



IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE

IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE - November 4-6, 2011 - Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies - The conference will be organized by Astrid M. Fellner (Saarland University), Eugen Banauch and Klaus Heissenberger (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
amerikanistik@mx.uni-saarland.de

AAAS Conference 2011 (38th International Conference)



IS IT CAUSE IT’S COOL? AFFECTIVE ENCOUNTERS WITH AMERICAN CULTURE

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II (1600-1850)

full name / name of organization: 
Cristian Bratu (Baylor University)
contact email: 
Cristian_Bratu@baylor.edu

SCMLA 2011: French Literature II 1600-1850 (3/28 abstracts; 10/27-29 conference)

South Central Modern Language Association

October 27-29, 2011

Hot Springs, Arkansas

Edited Volume on the writings of William T. Vollmann

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Coffman & Daniel Lukes
contact email: 
ccoffman@bu.edu; daniel.lukes@nyu.edu

William T. Vollmann has been publishing fiction, non-fiction and journalism since the late 1980s, acquiring a cult audience and sensationalist reputation in the process.

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Global Literatures and Islam: Representations of Islam and Muslims

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Paper for a Special Session in 2012 MLA Convention,

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu , fbarin@ilstu.edu

Call for Paper for a Special session in 2012 MLA Convention:
Western Discourse and the Turk: Perception of the Ottomans and Islam

127th MLA Annual Convention Seattle, 5–8 January 2012 Contemporary Fiction and Islam in the post-9/11 Era

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
(bhakman@ilstu.edu) , (fbarin@ilstu.edu)

Call for Paper for a special session in MLA 2012 Convention:

Contemporary Fiction and Islam in the post-9/11 Era

MLA 2012: Automating Love's Labors (special session)

full name / name of organization: 
Natalia Cecire and Scott Selisker
contact email: 
all.mla2012@gmail.com

When Adam requires a companion to alleviate his loneliness, God fashions him one out of a spare bone; if Christ, of whom Adam is the prefiguration, is “begotten, not made,” Eve is pointedly t

Rainbows of Artistry: Dancers, Divas, Actors and Writers of the Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Paine College - Division of Humanities
contact email: 
ewilliams@paine.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCE ON THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
“RAINBOWS OF ARTISTRY: DANCERS, DIVAS, ACTORS AND WRITERS”
PAINE COLLEGE
AUGUSTA, GA
NOVEMBER 9 – 11, 2011

Playing False: Representations of Betrayal (Oxford, September 16 - 17, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betiel Wasihun and Kristina Mendicino, Lincoln College, Oxford University
contact email: 
betiel.wasihun@lincoln.ox.ac.uk, kristina.mendicino@yale.edu

PLAYING FALSE: REPRESENTATIONS OF BETRAYAL
Lincoln College, Oxford University, September 16 - 17, 2011

"Verrat und Argwohn lauschen in allen Ecken"
(Friedrich Schiller, "Wilhelm Tell" 1, 4)

(UPDATE) The Chivalric Knight in Literature - RMMLA Panel (Oct 6-8, 2011)

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

“The Chivalric Knight in Literature”, 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 looki

LASA 2012 (San Francisco) "The Nature of Things: Material Culture in Latin America"

full name / name of organization: 
LASA
contact email: 
svnavar@emory.edu; gandolfi@princeton.edu

Material culture has played a central role in Latin American history and in the definition of national identities, especially when it has taken the form of objects and commodities.

How Seattle Changed Comics (3/12/11; MLA 1/5/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA) Discussion Group on Comics & Graphic Narratives
contact email: 
derek@derekroyal.com

Call for Papers for a proposed panel at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Annual Convention, 5-8 Jan. 2012, Seattle, Washington.

CRITICAL ESSAYS (Anthologies); 9 May 2011

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

Scholarly critical / analytical / interpretative essays based on original research are invited from scholars across the world for an Anthology to be brought out separately on each of the following wor

2011 PAMLA Religion and Literature Panel: Suffering and Religious Identity, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, 11/5-11/6 , 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
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

Call for Chapters - “Re-Reading Appalachia: Literacies of Resistance” [May 26, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Donehower, UND, and Sara Webb-Sunderhaus, IPFW
contact email: 
kim.donehower@und.edu; webbsusa@gmail.com

We invite previously unpublished essays that challenge earlier work and claim new paradigms for discussing the literacy beliefs and practices of Appalachians.

Constructing Spaces in Literature, Linguistics and Culture - May 6-7th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SANTA BARBARA
contact email: 
ucsbgradconference@yahoo.com

13th Annual Conference on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics
Department of Spanish and Portuguese, University of California Santa Barbara

CALL FOR PAPERS

1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Studies
contact email: 
admin@globalresearchstudies.com

Call for Papers!
1st Global Conference on Evil and the Nature of the Beast

www.globalresearchstudies.com/research_studies/evil_and_the_nature_of_th...

The Fictions of Peace (Abstracts due March 25, 2011 // Session date: November 5-6)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
seaston@gustavus.edu

This panel seeks papers on works of cinematic and ancient or modern literary fiction that explore the challenges and possibilities of peace, the achievement of it, the quest for it, the anxieties of

The Crossdisciplinary Consortium -- April 22 & 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Fourth Annual Crossdisciplinary Consortium Conference at CU Boulder
contact email: 
consortium@colorado.edu

The CROSSDISCIPLINARY CONSORTIUM is a conference hosted by a collaboration of University of Colorado at Boulder departments, programs, resident scholars, and student organizations.

Shakespeare and the Material World

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

Shakespeare and the Material World (March 2, 2011)
full name / name of organization:
Early English Studies Journal
contact email:
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 1

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre [at] montgomerycollege [dot] edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

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