category: cultural studies and historical approaches

UPDATE: The Corpse and Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Elizabeth Bishop/ David Sherman
contact email: 
kebishop@rci.rutgers.edu / davidsherman@brandeis.edu

Call for Papers: The Corpse and Catastrophe
ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

Zombies vs. Professors: An Academic Symposium (April 13th-15th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University/University of Louisville
contact email: 
zvp2012@gmail.com

Zombies seem to everywhere these days, and now they’re banging on the gates of the Academy . . .

The Writing of Spiritual Crisis and Conversion

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (March 29-April 1, 2012)
contact email: 
sdbm22@gmail.com

Spiritual conversion is truly one of the most radical changes one can experience or live through.

CFP for the Open Issue of Rupkatha Journal

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

Call for Papers: Open Issue, Vol 3, No 4

If we cannot inherit the earth, what next? Perpignan, France-May 23-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association in France (AFEA)
contact email: 
harding@univ-tlse2.fr

This session at the French American Studies Association's 2012 Colloquium (centering on the theme of Heritage) investigates the ways in which the relation between the land and its occupants has to be

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers for Spring Publication 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Undergraduate Journal is currently accepting submissions for its spring 2012 issue!

The Future of Philology - 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, Columbia

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University
contact email: 
germangradconference@columbia.edu

THE FUTURE OF PHILOLOGY

11th Annual Graduate Student Conference 2012

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Columbia University February 24-25, 2012

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (April 20th & 21st, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Binghamton University - English Department
contact email: 
shiftingborders@gmail.com

Conference Title: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders(3rd Annual)

Theme: “Re-Imagining the New World(s)”

Dates: April 20th & 21st, 2012

Location: Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Transecting Society Conference, University of New Hampshire [Conf: April 12 & 13, 2012; Abstract Due: 2/1/12]

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

TRANSECTING SOCIETY:
Critical Dialogues on Transsexual/Transgender Identities in Politics, Media, Activism and Culture

Date: April 12 & 13, 2012

[Edited Collection] “Their Lives A Storm Whereon They Ride”: Writing with The Affective Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Stone Horton, Georgia State University
contact email: 
shorton7@gsu.edu

The link between the affective disorders (depression and bipolar illness) and writing creativity goes back to Aristotle, who famously asked, “Why is it that all men who are outstanding in philo

2011 International Conference on Economic and Information management (ICEIM 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
International Research Association of Information and Computer Science, Hong Kong
contact email: 
iceim_conf@163.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

2011 International Conference on Economic and Information management
(ICEIM 2011) ISTP indexed
2011年经济与信息管理国际学术会议
www.iceim-conf.org

Translating Cultures: Intercultural Mediation in Literature, Linguistics and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Stephanie Schwerter, Dr. Ciara Hogan, Prof. Dr. Nadine Rentel / École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris / Université Paris Descartes-Paris 5 / Université des Sciences Appliquées de Zwickau
contact email: 
stephanie.schwerter schwerte@msh-paris.fr; ciara.hogan@parisdescartes.fr; nadine.rentel@fh-zwickau.de

The editors are currently seeking proposals for a collection of original essays investigating intercultural mediation in the humanities.

The London-Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century (1680-1830)

full name / name of organization: 
David O'Shaughnessy / University of Warwick
contact email: 
londonirish@warwick.ac.uk

CFP: The London-Irish in the Long Eighteenth Century (1680-1830) University of Warwick, 13-14 April 2012

"Revolutions, Post-Revolutions, Counter-Revolutions," March 16-17, 2012, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
contact email: 
cliff.umich@gmail.com

Over the past two years, political uprisings and revolts have proliferated throughout the Arab world; more recently, protesters in New York have taken to the streets with calls for revolution.

The Nineteenth-century Memory - proposal deadline 31st October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
postgraduate conference at Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
memory19thC@yahoo.co.uk

The Nineteenth-Century Memory: Approaches and Appropriations
postgraduate conference at Leeds Trinity University College, 3 March 2012

with keynote speakers

Western Crossroads: Literature, Social Justice, Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
sara.spurgeon@ttu.edu

Western Crossroads:
Literature, Social Justice, Environment

Western Literature Association Conference November 7-10, 2012 Lubbock Texas

Radical Imagination and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association, March 29-April 1, 2012
contact email: 
lindsey.andrews@duke.edu

What is the role of literature in creating new ways of being in the world?

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries, Issue 4.1 (Open Topic)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Defoe / Daniel Defoe Society
contact email: 
holly.nelson@twu.ca

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is now accepting submissions for: Issue 4.1 Fall 2012: Open Topic

pecies-What?: Language and the Que(e)ry of Speciesism

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Grubbs/ Lavender Languages
contact email: 
jennygrubbs@gmail.com

This area focus will address the linguistic intersections between queer theory, speciesism, and critical animal studies.

Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises/French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
mccannfiona@gmail.com, nathalie.sebbane@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed journal Etudes Irlandaises is inviting contributions for its Autumn 2012 issue entitled 'Feminist and Women's Issues in Contemporary Irish Society', which will be guest edited by Fio

“Hyphenated Realities", February 25th 2012 University of Connecticut, Storrs

full name / name of organization: 
Languages Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
langsa.uconn@gmail.com

II Annual LANGSA Graduate Conference
February 25th 2012
University of Connecticut, Storrs

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Hyphenated Realities”

Generation M: Resetting Modernist Time

full name / name of organization: 
Generation M Group
contact email: 
genm2012@gmail.com

Generation M:
Resetting Modernist Time
11-12 May 2012
Amsterdam
(Proposals Due, 15 December 2011)

[Extended Deadline] New British Fiction Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
mfs@purdue.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
New British Fiction

Guest Editor: Patrick O’Donnell
EXTENDED deadline for Submission: 15 November 2011

4th Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2012: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg4#inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 11th July 2012 – Friday 13th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

CFP - Publication of Doctoral Dissertation

full name / name of organization: 
ROMAN Books
contact email: 
response@romanbooks.co.in

ROMAN Books, an independent publishing house of international repute, is now accepting proposals for doctoral and postgraduate dissertation for publication.

"Crossing Borders as Creating Borders in Twentieth-Century Literature" (ALA, May 24-27, 2012; San Francisco, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
lee.bebout@asu.edu; jhubbs@bama.ua.edu

Frontiers, boundaries, margins, and borders occupy center stage in much recent scholarship.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (11/15/11; 03/29/12-03/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium (NALS)
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

12th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 29-31, 2012
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque (owned by the Isleta Pueblo)
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER

Occupy Wall Street

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Portal: The Hub of Transformation Studies
contact email: 
editor@transtudies.org

www.transtudies.org

Perpetual Passing Away: History as Eternal Catastrophe in Walter Benjamin (ACLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Edward S. Cutler (Brigham Young University),Maria Mercedes Andrade (Universidad de los Andes, Colombia)
contact email: 
maandrad@uniandes.edu.co, ed_cutler@byu.edu

Brushing against the redemptive political and theological promise many critics discover in Walter Benjamin, our seminar will investigate the complex figuration of time across his early and later work.

CFP-"Reading the Spanish City: Perspectives from Urban Cultural Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Special Issue of International Journal of Iberian Studies guest edited by Benjamin Fraser
contact email: 
fraserb2010@gmail.com

Call For Papers/CFP
International Journal of Iberian Studies
Eds. Georgina Blakeley & Fernando León Solís

Special Issue on

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Call for Papers: Diagnosing the Tube: Reality TV, Medicine, and Science

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jullie Anne Taddeo and Dr. Ken Dvorak
contact email: 
taddeo@mail.umd.edu; krdvorak@gmail.com

The editors of The Tube Has Spoken: Reality TV and History are collecting submissions for their follow-up anthology, tentatively titled Diagnosing the Tube: Reality TV, Medicine, and Science.

UPDATE Deadline Extended to 11/15/2012 for ACLA 2012 Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2012 Seminar: "Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future"

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries (Proposals due November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Grant MacEwan University- English Department
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries
Friday February 3rd and Saturday February 4th, 2012

Proposal deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2011
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

Asian & African Diaspora Literature, History, and Arts—An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Spring 2012 – 14th Annual McCleary Interdisciplinary Symposium

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