category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Pynchon's California: Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Scott McClintock and John Miller
contact email: 
smcclintock@nu.edu and jmiller@nu.edu

Proposals are being sought for an edited collection of essays that examine Thomas Pynchon’s “California novels” (The Crying of Lot 49, Vineland, and Inherent Vice) as a group and/or his use or

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinary English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Red River Graduate Student Conference -- English Department -- NDSU
contact email: 
ndsu.rrgsc@ndsu.edu

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Interdisciplinary English Studies
Red River Graduate Student Conference
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
March 23-24, 2012

Radical Maneuvers: Discourses of the New: Call for Abstracts (April 28th, 2012, Cornell University)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Undergraduate Comparative Literature Society
contact email: 
radicalmaneuvers@gmail.com

The Undergraduate Comparative Literature Association at Cornell University cordially invites submissions of 300-500 word abstracts by other undergraduates for twenty-minute papers for its first annual

CSULB Graduate Student English Conference: "Occupation"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Long Beach
contact email: 
EnglishConference2012@gmail.com

APRIL 5, 2012
http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/cla/departments/english/conference/index.h...

2012 Information Fluency Conference - March 14-16, 2012 - Orlando, FL

full name / name of organization: 
Office of Information Fluency at The University of Central Flroida
contact email: 
Hank.Lewis@ucf.edu

The 2012 Information Fluency Conference will be held March 14-16, 2012 and will feature a keynote address, plenary session, and concurrent sessions with presentations on the various aspects of Informa

CSULB Graduate Student English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Long Beach
contact email: 
EnglishConference2012@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary student conference endeavors to bring about discussion and ideas on the current themes of occupation expressing themselves in political demonstrations and movements

“America Changed Through Music”: The Anthology of American Folk Music At 60 (15th September 2012, UEA London)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ross Hair and Dr Thomas Ruys Smith / School of American Studies, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
R.Hair@uea.ac.uk / Thomas.Smith@uea.ac.uk

“America Changed Through Music”: The Anthology of American Folk Music At 60

UEA London, Saturday 15th September 2012
Keynote: Professor Geoff Ward, Royal Holloway, University of London

Civil Strife: The 2012 Conference of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Indiana College English Association 2012 Conference
October 26, 2012 at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso Indiana

Conference theme: “Civil Strife”

International Conference / Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat Sen University / Taiwan
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

International Conference
Landscape, Seascape, and the Spatial Imagination
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University
2-3 November 2012

[UPDATE] "PRINCIPLES OF UNCERTAINTY" MAY 4, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center (Comparative Literature Department)
contact email: 
uncertaintyconference2012@gmail.com

“Principles of Uncertainty”
A Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund

[UPDATE] Rated-X: Perversion and Exclusion (Deadline Extension)

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University 6th Annual Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, March 30, 2012
Abstracts (250-500 words) Due: February 5, 2012

Submit abstracts via email: brandeis.grad.conference@gmail.com

CFP: Religion and Doctor Who: Time, Space and Faith (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Crome, James McGrath
contact email: 
drwhoreligion@gmail.com


[UPDATE] Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

EXTENDED DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1. The twentieth annual MCLLM conference
welcomes submissions for our March 30 and 31 event in DeKalb, IL. Our

Call for Paper MANYCINEMAS 04: Love

full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas. ISSN 2192-9181
contact email: 
editors@manycinemas.org


manycinemas is looking for LOVE! For our fourth issue (autumn 2012), we invite academic and critical articles on the subject “Love” in films from Africa, Asia, or Latin America. But it is important: these films should be not romantic movies or melodramas.

International Interdisciplinary Conference "Literature and Convergence" (24-25 May 2012 in Lodz)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaroslaw Pluciennik /University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
wrooble@wp.pl

ZAGADNIENIA RODZAJÓW LITERACKICH Instytut Kultury Współczesnej UŁ
LES PROBLÈMES DES GENRES LITTÉRAIRES ul. Franciszkańska 1/5,

NEW DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 13, 2012 for CONFERENCE APRIL 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERISTY OF MISSOURI CROSS-DISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
contact email: 
mrfb7d@mail.missouri.edu

The MU Cross-Disciplinary Project (formerly known as “The Body Project”) invites all interested scholars and related researchers to submit proposals for our fifth annual conference.

[UPDATE] Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

SETC Theatre Symposium Volume 21:
Ritual, Religion, and Theatre

France and Ireland in the Public Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
8th annual conference of AFIS (Association of Franco-Irish Studies), Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, 25-26 May 2012
contact email: 
Eugene.obrien@mic.ul.ie; john.mcdonagh@mic.ul.ie

France has been a cultural icon for centuries. Its reputation for refinement, sophistication, gastronomy and architecture is appreciated and respected across the world.

Edited Collection on Sherlock Holmes Adaptations

full name / name of organization: 
Mareike Jenner, Stephanie Jones, Nia Edwards-Behi, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University
contact email: 
mmj09@aber.ac.uk; sbj@aber.ac.uk; nne09@aber.ac.uk

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories have recently gained new popularity through a variety of adaptations and re-interpretations in a broad variety of media forms.

CFP: “Queer Interventions and Intersections” *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Call for Submissions
*Extended Deadline*

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED Uni. Tennessee NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference. Due 30 Jan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee English Department Graduate Students, Knoxville, TN
contact email: 
bmalaiba@utk.edu, kburnet1@utk.edu

Thursday, March 8- Saturday, March 10, 2012

Web: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/wip/cfp.php

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference - March 23- 24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Jaspal K. Singh, Mary Lou O'Neil and Şehnaz Şişmanoğlu Şimşek (Northern Michigan Universtiy and Kadir Has University)
contact email: 
jsingh@nmu.edu; mloneil@khas.edu.tr, sehnaz.sismanoglu@khas.edu.tr

Call for Papers (Deadline 1st May, 2012)

Comparative Feminism, Postmodernism, Postcolonialism: Gender and Sexual Identity in Contemporary Turkish Literature and Culture

Re-visioning Concord: a 21st century look at the New England Transcendentalists (MLA Jan 2013 Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (CCHA Affiliate Organization Panel)
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

For this roundtable, we are interested in 10-15 minute focused presentations on new approaches (readings, interpretations, pedagogies)to the New England Transcendentalists (Emerson, Thoreau, the Alcot

Dance Under Construction 2012: Re-imagining Archives in Motion

full name / name of organization: 
Dance Under Construction/University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
Dance_under_construction@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Dance Under Construction Conference
April 13 – 14, 2012
University of California, Riverside

Deadline for submitting proposals: February 17, 2012

CFP: (Re)Articulations of Queer Citizenship at The New School on Feb 28

full name / name of organization: 
Coming Out in the Developing World (CODW)
contact email: 
fiscb101@newschool.edu

For 2 years now, the Global Studies Program at The New School for Public Engagement has coordinated the Coming Out in the Developing World (CODW) lecture and discussion series, which highlights the 'c

"Extending Families" Special Issue: Victorian Review, Fall 2013; deadline for submissions: April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Hager and Talia Schaffer
contact email: 
kelly.hager@simmons.edu, talia.schaffer@qc.cuny.edu

We invite submissions for a special issue of Victorian Review mapping out new ideas of the family in the 19th century.

Moving Children. PAMLA 10/19-21/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kate C. Watt, UC Riverside
contact email: 
kate.watt@ucr.edu

Whether “transported,” imprisoned, committed to the workhouse, trained for positions in “service,” apprenticed, shipped off to Canada, adopted, or otherwise disposed of, poor children have bee

Comics Arts Conference San Diego, July 12-15

full name / name of organization: 
Comics Arts Conference
contact email: 
comicsartsconference@gmail.com

100 to 200 word abstracts for papers, presentations, panels and poster sessions taking a critical or historical perspective on comics (juxtaposed images in sequence) are being accepted for a meeting o

'Comics, Religion & Politics' Lancaster University 4-5th September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Laycock, Lancaster University
contact email: 
e.laycock@lancaster.ac.uk

(un)SAFE: An Interdisciplinary Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
un.safe.2012@gmail.com

(un)SAFE an interdisciplinary gender, sexuality, and women’s studies graduate student conference at the University of Pennsylvania December 6th and 7th, 2012 with a keynote address by Laure

Provisions Research Residencies

full name / name of organization: 
Provisions Library
contact email: 
provisionlibrary@gmail.com

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Short Fiction in Short: abstracts due 15 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (MLA), Boston 2013
contact email: 
lfash@brandeis.edu


Short Fiction in Short
MLA
Boston, MA
3 - 6 January 2013

Because of meager critical attention given to the short story before 1976, Charles E. May organized a volume entitled Short Story Theories as a plea for more meaningful and substantive work on the form. As May noted with the publication of New Short Story Theories in 1994, many literary theorists and critics heeded the call, and, in fact, much work has been done on short fiction in the last twenty-five years. Nonetheless, critics still reflexively associate the novel with the United States because of form’s theorization and history.

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

BAVS 2012 - Victorian Value: Ethics, Economics, Aesthetics (August 30th-September 1st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
bavs2012@gmail.com

The 2012 conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies will be held in Sheffield, the thriving heart of the Victorian Steel Industry.

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