category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Imagenext: Visions Past and Future Deadline Extension

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
visions@grove.ufl.edu

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2010 UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "ImageNext: Visions Past and Future," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida on March 26 and 27.

Hemingway and Hollywood, 2011 MLA in LA (Jan 6-9); deadline Mar. 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Suzanne del Gizzo/Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

The Hemingway Foundation and Society invites presentations that consider topics such as Hemingway's relationship to the film industry, celebrity, movie stars, adaptations--old, recent, and current--of

Sound Reproduction and the Literary (Special Session @ MLA 2011, Deadline: 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jentery Sayers, University of Washington / Dene Grigar, Washington State University
contact email: 
jentery@uw.edu / dgrigar@vancouver.wsu.edu

This panel will explore the role of digital/analog audio when composing literature and criticism

[UPDATE] - Grad Colloquium: Martyred Bodies and Religious Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe - CFP ext. to 13 Jan.

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Early Modner Institute
contact email: 
mrea@ualberta.ca

A CALL FOR PAPERS
“MARTYRED BODIES AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE”

Wallace Stevens Among Others (American Literature Assoc., May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Goldstone
contact email: 
andrew.goldstone@stanford.edu

The Wallace Stevens Society calls for submissions for a panel on "Wallace Stevens Among Others," to take place at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010.

Ends of Time: Apocalypses Ancient and Modern (MLA 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Classics and Modern Literature Discussion Group, MLA
contact email: 
hbutle2@emory.edu

This panel, organized by the Classics and Modern Literature Discussion Group, will explore the ways and means of eschatological pronouncements from antiquity to the present.

Burney and the Gothic

full name / name of organization: 
The Burney Society of North America
contact email: 
Marilyn.Francus@mail.wvu.edu

Call for Papers
The Burney Society of North America
Biennial Conference
Burney and the Gothic
Portland, Oregon
October 28-29, 2010

[UPDATE] Martyred Bodies and Religious Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Institute / University of Alberta
contact email: 
mrea@ualberta.ca

A CALL FOR PAPERS
“MARTYRED BODIES AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE”

Queer Ecology (ASLE panel at MLA, 6-9 January 2011 in L.A.)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) panel at MLA (6-9 Jan. 2011 in L.A.)
contact email: 
sknickerbocker@collegeofidaho.edu

Queer Ecology
ASLE panel at MLA (6-9 Jan. 2011 in L.A.)

Pulp Fiction and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE) panel at MLA (Jan. 6-9, 2011)
contact email: 
sknickerbocker@collegeofidaho.edu

Pulp Fiction and the Environment
ASLE panel at the MLA (Jan. 6-9, 2011 in L.A.)

[UPDATE] CFP Geography and Twentieth Century British Poetry, London, 1-3rd September 201

full name / name of organization: 
RGS-IBG Annual International Conference
contact email: 
amycutler1985@googlemail.com

http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/ConferencesAndSeminars/Annual+International+C...

Convenor:

Amy Cutler (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Research Group Affiliations:

UPDATE: Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production March 13-14 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Mar 13-14 2010 Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
Department of English, University of Calgary
Contact Email: freeex@ucalgary.ca

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com

“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island
Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

The Free Exchange Graduate Student Conference at the University of Calgary seeks abstracts for papers for our forthcoming conference on the roles of type in cultural production.

CSA Panel: Writing the Rhythm - Musical and Sonic Aesthetics in Caribbean Fiction (01/17/10; Barbados, May 24-28 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Studies Association
contact email: 
njelleh@brandeis.edu

Panel title: WRITING THE RHYTHM: MUSICAL AND SONIC AESTHETICS IN CARIBBEAN FICTION (to take place at the Caribbean Studies Association annual conference in Barbados, May 24-28, 2010)

Geography and Twentieth Century British Poetry, September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
RGS-IBG Annual International Conference
contact email: 
amycutler1985@googlemail.com

http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/ConferencesAndSeminars/Annual+International+C...

Convenor:

Amy Cutler (Royal Holloway, University of London)
www.amycutler.wordpress.com

DO YOU BOWLES? - (Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference) - October 21 - 23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

Paul Bowles is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century’s most skillful storytellers and imaginative composers of modern American music.

Modernist Networks (MSA 12; Nov. 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
msa12@uvic.ca

The organizers invite proposals for panels, round tables, and seminars for inclusion in the twelfth annual meeting of the Modernist Studies Association, to be held at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, November 11-14, 2010.

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders (ASA 1/18/2010;11/18-21,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
kkl9@duke.edu

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders

UPDATE FiNAL CALL FOR PAPERS Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Universit of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

The irony of creatures with no reflection becoming such a pervasive reflection of modern culture pleases in a dark way.

[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Arts and Cultures Symposium
contact email: 
ewilliam@scad.edu

New e-journal
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

T. S. Eliot and Violence (MLA 2011; proposal deadline 4 Mar. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Chinitz, for the T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

For a Jan. 2011 MLA special session sponsored by the T. S. Eliot Society.

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

PAMLA 2010 Special Session: Lilo's O'hana: Mainland and Pacific children meet through media

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
PAMLA.Lilo.Ohana@gmail.com

PAMLA 2010 Conference: “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific.”

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

MLA 2011: Names in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
kdorwick@louisiana.edu

For much of its history, literature written for young people has been concerned with the idea of names.

The Voynich Manuscript & Other "Cryptotexts"

full name / name of organization: 
SCRIPT - scriptjournal.studiohyperset.com
contact email: 
script@studiohyperset.com

SCRIPT 1.2 will feature a special section concerned with the Voynich manuscript and other "cryptotexts."

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

[UPDATE: extended deadline to January 15th] Performance and Performativity

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
conference.egss@gmail.com

“Somebody or Something Else”: EGSS’s 7th Graduate Conference on Performance and Performativity

“I love acting. It is so much more than real life.”

The 7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom [Reminder]

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at The University of Vermont
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

[UPDATE] Kurt Vonnegut at the ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010 (proposals due Jan 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

The Kurt Vonnegut Society

Call for Papers

Student Journal for Everyday Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
SJEC
contact email: 
sjec.ec@gmail.com

The Student Journal for Everyday Criticism (SJEC) is a new collaborative, peer-reviewed and freely-distributed quarterly academic journal dedicated to the publication of work in Critical Theory and Cu

[UPDATE] Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s) (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) / American Literature Association (ALA)
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)”

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