category: cultural studies and historical approaches

OCT 14-16, 2010 - Albuquerque, NM - Rocky Mountain MLA Convention (www.rmmla.org)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association / 150+ different sessions (English & Foreign Languages)
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

Visit www.rmmla.org for complete details and CFP on all sessions (English and Foreign Languages).

UPDATE: Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (deadline: Feb 1, 2010; conference: June 15-17, 2010))

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society
contact email: 
Brassard@up.edu

Call for Papers:
Belief and Disbelief in the Space Between, 1914-1945


University of Portland, Portland, Oregon, June 17-19, 2010

UPDATE Medieval Perspectives: From the Mundane to the Miraculous

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Conference at the University of Connecticut
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

The 27th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium
Graduate Student Conference will feature plenary speaker Amy Appleford of Boston University on April 10, 2010.

Poetry of the Americas Symposium at Princeton, April 17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton University
contact email: 
rgalvin@princeton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
POETRY OF THE AMERICAS
5th Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Symposium
Department of Comparative Literature
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Special Session at PAMLA: Sixties Radicalism Redux (Abstracts 3/15/10; Conference 11/13-11/14/10

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Hishmeh/Palomar College or Jason Spangler/Riverside City College
contact email: 
rhishmeh@palomar.edu; spanglerj@cox.net

Barrack Obama’s presidency, with its invocation of John F.

[UPDATE] Voices from the In-Between: Aporias, Reverberations, and Audiences (Submission: 2/1/10; Conference Dates: 4/16-4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures--University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
culturesoftheinbetween2010@gmail.com

This conference seeks to foster a space to discuss, problematize, and rethink possible ways of approaching the elusive concept of the in-between, as it relates to various modes of cultural production

Queer Again? Power, Politics and Ethics, 23.-25. September 2010, Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Humboldt University Berlin
contact email: 
queer.conference@hu-berlin.de

Queer Again? Power, Politics and Ethics
23.-25. September 2010

Skin as Text

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

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference session, Skin as Text, welcomes abstracts on any aspect of skin used or seen as text, from tattoos, scarring, piercing, to stigmata.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

First Round Proposal Deadline is fast approaching.

Call for Papers
Charlie in the Heartland
An International Charlie Chaplin Conference
October 28, 29, and 30, 2010

SCMLA Old and Middle English Session Oct. 28-30; deadline for submission March 26

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association: Old and Middle English Session Chair Rebecca Dark
contact email: 
rebeccad@dbu.edu

The SCMLA Old and Middle English Session welcomes submissions on any topic related to Old or Middle English studies including gender, ethnicity/national idenity, environment, history, culture, and (of

Literature and Rights in the Age of Enlightenment (3/5/2010; MLA 1/6-1/9/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz
contact email: 
melissa.ganz@stanford.edu

Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles, CA

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline--EGSA-NEH Annual Conference: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tulsa
contact email: 
samantha-extance@utulsa.edu

5th Annual University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Conference

Theme: Space, Place, and Travel in Literature

American Childhoods: Representations of Childhood in pre-1900 American Literature/ November 5-7, 2010 Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Assocation (SAMLA)
contact email: 
cnesmith@sc.edu

What kinds of “cultural work” do child characters do in literary works? How is gender performed by these characters? How is national identity formed?

Tempus Fugit: Time and Temporality in Victorian Britain [08/24/2010 - 08/28/2010]

full name / name of organization: 
ESSE2010 - Torino (Italy)
contact email: 
beatrice.laurent@iufm-martinique.fr

From late Romantic nostalgia over the passage of time to the fifty-year long debate over the issue of Standard Mean Time, time and temporality seem to have been major concerns in Victorian culture.

"Sustainable Asia: Challenges and Opportunities," October 22-24, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies
contact email: 
kenleyd@etown.edu

To propose a panel or an individual paper, please send a completed proposal form along with a one-page abstract for each proposed paper by May 1, 2010 to David Kenley, the MAR/AAS 2010 Program Chair.

The Great Plains, the Prairies, and the US/Canadian Border, June 18-19, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Dakota Institute for Borderland Studies
contact email: 
kyle.conway@und.edu

The University of North Dakota Institute for Borderland Studies Presents:

The Great Plains, the Prairies, and the US/Canadian Border

"States of Emergency - Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Dynamics of Crisis" June 11-12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, John K. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2010@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

The attacks on the World Trade Center and the ensuing War on Terror stand as images that mark the 21st century’s fall into a permanent state of emergency, manifest in the suspension of civil liberties, preemptive and irregular warfare, and a disregard for international law.

Italy Summer 2010 Field School - Historic Preservation & Restoration

full name / name of organization: 
San Gemini Preservation Studies
contact email: 
mcardillo@sgsmail.org

San Gemini Preservation Studies is a summer field school that organizes lectures, research, fieldwork, workshops and fieldtrips in the disciplines of historic preservation, restoration and conservation.

The Dictionary in Print and in the Cloud

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mh@umn.edu

Call for proposals for possible Special Session at the Modern Language Association convention, Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011. Benedict Anderson's "philological-lexicographic revolution" and after.

Cultural Translations

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Group, Lancaster University
contact email: 
c.baker@lancaster.ac.uk

Africa: Cultural Translations

Lancaster University, UK 21-22 May 2010

http://www.transculturalwriting.com/Content/african_studies.html

Call for Papers

International Conference in Ludwigsburg, Germany - "Culture and Media Education: An International Survey", 15-17 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Departement of Culture and Media Education, University of Education Ludwgisburg
contact email: 
hagemann@ph-ludwigsburg.de

In Germany, culture and media education takes place in many different forms and places: in youth centres, cultural centres, music and art schools, in media projects, museums and theatres.

The Spectres of Utopia: 11th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, 7-10 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin Poland
contact email: 
utopia2010@poczta.umcs.lublin.pl

Proposals are invited for papers of 20 minutes on different aspects of utopias, dystopias, utopianism and anti-utopianism as they manifest themselves in politics, society, economics, art, and culture.

Postcolonial Intimacies (Essays for Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Phanuel Antwi, Sarah Brophy, Helene Strauss, and Y-Dang Troeung, McMaster Univeristy
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Essays for Edited Collection

Postcolonial Intimacies

"System Crash: Risk, Crisis, Literature" March 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

System Crash: Risk, Crisis, Literature
2010 SFU English Graduate Student Critical & Creative Conference

Simon Fraser University: (Thursday June 10th –Saturday, June 12th)

Second Annual Graduate Conference at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
jmm010@uark.edu

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville will be hosting its second annual graduate conference on literature and the humanities on April 9th and 10th, 2010.

American Literature After 1900 - RMMLA Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Martina Jauch
contact email: 
mjauch@purdue.edu

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 14-16, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM, is lookin

[UPDATE]The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject 2-3 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Universtiy of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk, rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

[UPDATE] Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2010

English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
a.battigelli@att.net

Proposals are being solicited for a special topics issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. The issue will focus on English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829.

British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
School of History, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

Call for Papers

‘British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives’

Conference

School of History, University of Liverpool, 17 -18 June 2010

Self-Denigration (MLA January 2011; Abstracts 3/5/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Deanna Kreisel / University of British Columbia
contact email: 
deannakaykreisel@gmail.com

Literature of an Independent England

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Gardiner & Claire Westall, University of Warwick
contact email: 
LIE.Conference@warwick.ac.uk

Literature of an Independent England

6th November 2010, University of Warwick
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick

Chinese American Literature and the Changing Image of the American Literary “Canon”

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Tanfer Emin Tunc and Elisabetta Marino
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

The reception of Chinese American literature by American critics and readers has undergone numerous changes since the marginalization of the first Chinese American writers.

Postcolonial Intimacies

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Intimacy Reading Group, McMaster University
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Call for Referees for Rupkatha Journal

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

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Referees with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

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