category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Lynching, Animality, and Animals (ASLE June 2011; deadline for abstracts October 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindgren Johnson/Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
johnsonlin@mst.edu

Seeking abstracts for a panel at ASLE that take a challenging and innovative approach to the impact of nonhuman animals, both material and rhetorical, on Southern lynchings:

Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jgruesse@kean.edu

Poe and African American Literature and Culture. American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011. Organized by the Poe Studies Association.

Geography/Topos/Literature, ASLE 2011, Bloomington, IND, Abstracts October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
irwinmj@wfu.edu

Geography/Topos/Literature

Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment

Forgotten Voices of the Avant-garde, 20th-21st January 2011, University of Leeds, UK

full name / name of organization: 
School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Leeds; School of Language and Literature, University of Aberdeen; Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
voicesoftheavantgarde@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Forgotten Voices of the Avant-Garde

20th-21st January 2011
University of Leeds

The 2011 International Conference of the T. S. Eliot Society of Korea: T. S. Eliot in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
The T. S. Eliot Society of Korea
contact email: 
angelakim@korea.ac.kr

The 2011 International Conference of the T. S. Eliot Society of Korea: T. S. Eliot in the 21st Century

October 7-8, 2011
Korea University, Seoul, Korea

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The International Lawrence Durrell Society
contact email: 
francis@nsula.edu

Call for Papers
Landscape and Vision in Late Modernism
Panel sponsored by the International Lawrence Durrell Society
Louisville Conference for Literature and Culture since 1900

update ISLE-2 June 17-21, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Eugene Green/ International Society for the Linguistics of English
contact email: 
eugreen@bu.edu

Call for Proposals: Workshops, Talks, and Poster Sessions

Eugene Green and Bruce Fraser of The New England Committee (isle2wtp@bu.edu) are glad to respond to preliminary inquiries.

Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference San Antonio, April 20-23, 2011 The Appalachian Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington/Gainesville State College
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
San Antonio, April 20-23, 2011

CFP: Peripheral Visions: Suburbs, Representation and Innovation (UK) 17-18 June 2011, CFP Deadline: 1 Feb 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University London - Centre for Suburban studies
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

Peripheral Visions
Suburbs, Representation and Innovation
Kingston University, United Kingdom, 17-18 June 2011

Iranian Voices Across the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
Sanaz Fotouhi, University of New South Wales
contact email: 
sanaz.fotouhi@gmail.com

This collection of scholarly essays for an edited volume aims to explore the writings of the Iranian diaspora, particularly outside of the North American context.

35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
ywliuncku@gmail.com



Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

Gestures and Jesters: Irony at a Crossroads, February 24-25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, The City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
ironyconference2011@gmail.com


The Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center present an interdisciplinary graduate student conferen

Graphic Novels, comics, and popular culture-SWPCA-Joint conference with PCA 2011 San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Emerson Society Awards 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Emerson Society
contact email: 
ds-malachuk@wiu.edu

Emerson Society Awards 2011
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

ACLA seminar - "Migrations" (Vancouver, Mar.31 - Apr.3)

full name / name of organization: 
Alla Ivanchikova, University of Alaska Fairbanks
contact email: 
aivanchikova at alaska.edu

ACLA Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada,
March 31- April 3, 2011

Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".

PANEL DESCRIPTION:

War Cinema : Final call for abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
michaelduplessis@gmail.com

We are looking for contributions to a special issue, “War Cinema,” of JG Cinema, an online journal that deals with film, globalization, and issues of social justice.

[UPDATE] Medieval Lacan: 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 12-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Evans / Antony Hasler, St Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
revans19@slu.edu OR hasleraj@slu.edu

This session invites papers on Lacan's own readings of medieval ethics,philosophy and literature; dialogue between Lacan's

Medieval Badiou: A Roundtable: 46th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 12-15 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ruth Evans / Antony Hasler, St Louis University Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
revans19@slu.edu OR hasleraj@slu.edu

The panel will address the ways in which medievalists have created, or can create, a dialogue with the work of the philosopher Alain Badiou.

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
melissa.purdue@mnsu.edu

Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies is now accepting submissions.

CFP: PCA/ACA Collecting & Collectibles, April 20-23 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kmm104@psu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
Collecting/Collectibles Area of the Popular Culture Association
2011 Conference – April 20-23, San Antonio, TX

Other Worlds and the Otherworldly in the Middle Ages Nov. 5-7, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Conference
contact email: 
pamela.longo@uconn.edu

The University of Connecticut is accepting registrations for the the New England Medieval Conference, to be held in Storrs, CT November 5-7, 2010.

Queer Encounters in Afro-Diasporic Space, ALA, April 13-17, 2011, Athens, Ohio

full name / name of organization: 
African Literature Association
contact email: 
kmachari@umd.edu

African literature has often envisioned queer encounters within the frame of Afro-diaspora.

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area at PCA/ACA April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jennifer.tebbe@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture Area
POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter and Riverwalk Hotels

Serial Narratives and Temporality

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
toni.pape@umontreal.ca

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This panel addresses the various relationships between seriality and temporality.

Comic Art and Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Comic Arts and Comics Area of the National Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
nfreim@charter.net

Comic Art & Comics

***Call For Papers ***

Comics: Graphic Novels, Strips, Panels, Films, and Everything in Between

Narrative is the Essence of History: The History of the Historical Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

The historical novel has had a very interesting history itself.

The Art of Villainy: Machiavelli and the Creation of the Fictional Villain

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

Few political writers have had as much of an influence on literature as Niccolò Machiavelli.

IALJS/ACLA -Vancouver - 31 March-3 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
ralexander@brocku.ca

Conference theme: “World Literature / Comparative Literature”
Session theme: "Literary Journalism in a Global Context"

[UPDATE] The Text of the Body: Art, Technology, Slavery. and Empire in 19th-century Visual Culture--Oct. 1st (NeMLA April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joy Bracewell / U of Georgia
contact email: 
joyjohn@uga.edu

42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey
http://www.nemla.org/

"animal.machine.sovereign." Comp Lit Graduate Student Conference, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association conference, May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu, rovana@duq.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

The Problem with Nature in Race and Ethnic Studies ASA 2010 November 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
sposment@princeton.edu

We are looking for interested parties to complete a roundtable at
the 2010 American Studies Association Convention, to be held November 18-21 in San Antonio, TX. Please e-mail sposment@princeton.edu immediately if you are interested. See below for details:

Call for Contributors: Television's Glee and Teen Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Walker / Quincy College in Plymouth, Mass
contact email: 
ErikMWalker@aol.com

There is no television show more in the public eye right now than the Fox hit Glee, and as season two begins this month, it’s becoming more clear than ever that the show continues to explor

Gender and History in AMC’s Mad Men (San Antonio, TX, April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rblack@nwmissouri.edu

Natalie Davis suggests, “Our goal is to understand the significance of the sexes, of gender groups in the historical past.

CFP Extinct Species, Toulouse, France, March 31- April 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Explora, University of Toulouse, France
contact email: 
exploraextinctspecies@yahoo.com

Lost and Found: In Search of Extinct Species

Explora International Conference
31 March-1 April 2011
Toulouse Natural History Museum

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