category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal is seeking submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
soundings@admin.fsu.edu

Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal invites essays on topics related to any and all aspects of human values, including aesthetic, moral, political, economic, scientific, or religious values.

Resident Evil Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
ResidentEvil.Collection@gmx.net

Did you ever wonder why the Resident Evil Franchise has become so successful? Rightly so!

Marxist Literary Group Institute on Culture and Society, June 25-29, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
mlgics2012@hotmail.com

CFP: 2012 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, 06/25-29/2012, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC, Canada

Classical Language and Literature: Latin and Greek RRMLA Boulder, CO Oct 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

The Classical Language and Literature: Latin and Greek panel welcomes papers on any aspect of Latin and/or Greek literature for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, Oc

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance (2012 ASA Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
mdcarril@usc.edu

2012 ASA Call for Papers

Mixtape Logics: Listening to Empire and Resistance

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends (Durham, 4-5 July 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
annabel.haynes@durham.ac.uk

With sleights learned from others: Basil Bunting and Friends

A conference at Durham 4-5 July 2012

'Borderlines XVI - Site & Sound', 20th-22nd April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
borderlinesxvi@gmail.com

BORDERLINES XVI – Site & Sound
20th-22nd April 2012
Queen’s University Belfast

Special guest speaker: Prof. Paul Strohm (Columbia University)

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's First World Literature Conference / March 16-17 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Khalil Elayan / English Department
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

The bourgeoisie has, through its exploitation of the world market, given a cosmopolitan character to production and consumption in every country.

[UPDATE] Nations and Empires of the Early Modern Period

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium of the University of Michigan
contact email: 
lrwatkin@umich.edu

Nations and Empires of the Early Modern Period
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
March 9-10

Keynote Speakers:

Joyce MacDonald, University of Kentucky

[UPDATE] Uni. Tennessee NEXUS Interdisciplinary Conference, DEADLINE EXTENDED JAN 15, 2012

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

Thursday, March 8- Saturday, March 10, 2012
Web: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus/wip/cfp.php

UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident: June 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Department of English
contact email: 
art.and.accident@gmail.com

2012 UCLA Southland Graduate Conference: Art and Accident
June 1, 2012

Moving Forward 2012: The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Moving Forward 2012
contact email: 
movingforward2012@hotmail.co.uk

Call for Papers:

The Use, Misuse and Abuse of Identity

Moving Forward 2012
9th Annual Postgraduate Conference of the College of Arts and Social Sciences
University of Aberdeen

"Routes and Roots: Identity and Intercultural Exchange in Travel and Tourism"

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Centre, Departmentof Languages and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal
contact email: 
abarker@ua.pt; sec@dlc.ua.pt

“The universal longing for peace and mutual understanding, coupled with the legitimate aspiration for prosperity and economic development, are common values of humanity shared by all societies.

Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the War Film (contact ASAP if interested; proposals due Feb 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas A. Cunningham
contact email: 
douglas.cunningham2@gmail.com

This is a CFP for an edited collection of essays on the war film. I have a contract for this volume in hand, and I am seeking contributors.

Attention Scholars and Advocates of Military Veterans! 12/31 abstract deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Military Experience
contact email: 
blueami@msu.edu

By sharing your research with other military scholars from around the country and for readers around the world, you are expanding the public conversation surrounding the reality of military experience

[UPDATE] Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida, this interdisciplinary conference seeks presentations relating to considerations of time and/or space, space-t

Latin American and Caribbean Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jorge.febles@unf.edu

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CALL FOR PAPERS

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
AND THE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

(Boston, Wednesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 14, 2012)

10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@thehumanities.com

10th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities
14-17 June 2012
Centre Mont-Royal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
http://thehumanities.com/conference-2012/

Multidisciplinary Music Issue: Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Cultures
contact email: 
d@unc.edu

Southern Cultures, the award-winning and peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC, would like to strongly encourage submissions for our sixth Music issue: http://www.SouthernCultures.org

African American Literature and Culture Society-San Francisco ALA-Due Jan 8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

African American Literature and Culture Society at the American Literature Association 23nd Annual Conference
May 24-27, 2012, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco

ROUSSEAU 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Languages and Cultures, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
contact email: 
aeche@mtroyal.ca

To celebrate the 300th anniversary of Jean-Jacques Rousseau's birth, the Mount Royal University Department of Languages and Cultures invites communications in French and in English to be presented at a one-day pluridisciplinary colloquium on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

Call for papers Mutatis Mutandis Translation Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Research Group on Translation Studies - Universidad de Antioquia
contact email: 
rmutatismutandis@gmail.com

Mutatis Mutandis Vol. 5 # 1 - 2012
http://mutatismutandis.udea.edu.co rmutatismutandis@gmail.com
Grupo de Investigación en Traductología - Universidad de Antioquia

Children and Childhood in the Humanities--Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Humanities Conference
contact email: 
mdharris@roanoke.edu

Call for Papers
2012 Virginia Humanities Conference

Theme: Children and Childhood in the Humanities

Location: Roanoke College, Virginia

Date: March 23–24, 2012

“Technologies of Media History” - Reviews for MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE, UCLA's Journal of Film, Television, and Digital Media
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


Technologies of Media History
Reviews section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

For the upcoming issue of MEDIASCAPE, Reviews is seeking submissions that investigate how various technologies of media enable history to be read, constructed, interfaced with, interfered with, or disseminated. The history of the moving image is dependent on the technologies used to facilitate a dialogue amongst the audience, the text, and the extra-text. Digital Media artists and their audiences have experienced significant technological shifts in the multi-faceted medium with which they engage, leading to novel styles and new spaces of representing history. Complicating the ways in which history is (re)recorded and (re)created by “older” media technologies, film is now a ubiquitous medium, one that permeates our everyday consciousness while persistently forging its own historical account. In general, the history of how media has evolved to its present forms is rich and varied. This history is intimately connected with the conversations between consumers and creators, and also dependent on the technologies of production, distribution, and exhibition.

"History of Media, History through Media" - MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE (Columns Section)
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu


History of Media, History Through Media
Columns section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

The intersection of history and media has created a multiplicity of complex discourses. For this issue of MEDIASCAPE, Columns is seeking submissions that address the difficulty—and perhaps improbability—of adequately creating history through media or creating a history of media. Of particular interest is research that comments on the myth-making power of mediated history in film, television, and new media.

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE: CHALLENGES IN AN ALITERATE AGE November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nizwa
contact email: 
alitunizwa@gmail.com

Aliteracy, the condition of being able to read but not doing so, is a problematic fact in education, with particular repercussions in the teaching of language, literature, linguistics and translation

Networked New York, March 9, 2012 (DEADLINE: January 5, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University's Colloquium in American Literature and Culture
contact email: 
nyucalc@gmail.com

"History and Digital Media" - META section of MEDIASCAPE issue on "History and Technology in Cinema, Media, and Visual Culture"

full name / name of organization: 
MEDIASCAPE
contact email: 
mediascape@tft.ucla.edu

History and Digital Media

META section of MEDIASCAPE - Call for Papers

Creators of digital media products have significantly altered methods of film production, distribution and exhibition over the last decade, which has in turn effectively reshaped academic approaches to film studies. Scholars who once examined the medium of “film” rather narrowly, as predominantly text-based, now face with the advent of new technologies a radically transformed field. Through this process, the archive has undergone substantial changes as well. Film has become a ubiquitous medium, readily accessible for both professionals and amateurs. How has the progression of digital media technologies shaped the role of history in film and media studies?

O'Neill & Postcolonialism, MLA Boston, January 3-6, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
J. Chris Westgate / The Eugene O’Neill Society
contact email: 
jcwestgate@fullerton.edu

[UPDATE] Practicing Humanities Research in the 21st Century [12/14/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures: an annual graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Deadline for 200 word abstracts extended to Dec. 14. Conference to be held on Feb. 17, 2012 in Riverside, CA at La Sierra University. Please visit website for details: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/Natures2012cfp

UPDATE: Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
a.kaufman@mtsu.edu

Extended deadline (1/2/12) and new submission instructions!

Medieval Popular Culture and Arthurian Legends at the 42nd Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

Literature and Politics Sessions, PCA/ACA (4/11-14/2012) Deadline: Dec 22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore, Area Chair, Literature and Politics, PCA/ACA
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION, BOSTON 2012

2012 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA) IN BOSTON

Native American Literature Session at the South Central MLA Conference San Antonio: 11/8-11/10/

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association- submission deadline: March15, 2012
contact email: 
trever.holland@okstate.edu

South Central Modern Language Association is accepting 500 word abstract/proposals for its session on Native American Literature.

[UPDATE] PULP STUDIES AREA: EXTENDED DEADLINE DEC. 22

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference, Boston, MA, Apr 11-14 2012
contact email: 
j.everet@usciences.edu

Call for Proposals
The Legacy of Pulp Fiction

Pulp Studies Area
Popular Culture/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14 2012

DEADLINE EXTENDED:

2012 Conference on Illinois History

full name / name of organization: 
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
contact email: 
shanta.thoele@illinois.gov

CALL FOR PAPERS
and Proposals for Teacher Workshops

Fourteenth Annual
Conference on Illinois History
October 11-12, 2012
Springfield

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