category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP—“Communication in the 21st Century: Intercultural Connections and Considerations”—deadline is January 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication
contact email: 
kleinmj@jmu.edu

“Communication in the 21st Century: Intercultural Connections and Considerations”
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Thursday, April 5 – Friday, April 6, 2012

CPF, British Literature before 1800: Conference dates, 4/14-15/ 2012; Submission deadline, 2/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
contact email: 
benkertl@northern.edu; Elizabeth.Haller@northern.edu

The Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) attracts advanced scholars, graduate students, and select undergraduates from the upper Midwest (and farther) to discuss pedagogical

Heroic Bodies, Bodies of Flesh: Representing the Body in Early Modern Life Narratives 31 May-1 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Sukic / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne (France)
contact email: 
christine.sukic@univ-reims.fr

Call for Papers
Heroic Bodies, Bodies of Flesh: Representing the Body in Early Modern Life Narratives

Northern Renaissance Seminar: 'Genre in the Renaissance'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
a.mackenzie@chester.ac.uk

Northern Renaissance Seminar

University of Chester

17th March 2012

Genre in the Renaissance

[UPDATE] Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Wars of the Past and Present: Words and Images--Proposed panel topic for Natures 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century:
To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Last Chance to submit proposals for Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship Calls for Papers for the inaugural issue, April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship
contact email: 
editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

We are pleased to announce a peer-reviewed open access scholarly journal of Aotearoa New Zealand, and call for papers for the inaugural issue.

Early American Narratives (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts due: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
lloydt@etsu.edu

SCSECS Conference
Early American Panel
Asheville, North Carolina

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Long-Eighteenth Century (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Long-Eighteenth Century
SCSECS Panel
Conference: Feb 23-25, 2012; Asheville, North Carolina

Anthology of Essays on Race and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Dwayne Betts and Laura McCullough
contact email: 
lmccullough@brookdalecc.edu

We invite submissions of abstracts of articles for an anthology on Race and Poetry. Abstracts should be submitted by Oct. 25, 2011.

The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS 2012 JOINT CONFERENCE
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/11; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/11/12-4/14/12)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2012 JOINT CONFERENCE

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Eighteenth Century (SCSECS, Asheville, Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight D. Codr / South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SCSECS)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

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Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE!
New submission deadline is October 31st, 2011.

Call for Papers:

“Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet,” UCLA

The Pleasures of Romance, York UK (Deadline: 1 May, 2012; Conference 27-29 Sept 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance
http://iaspr.org/conferences/york-2012/

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: )

Mapping Queer Bioethics: Special Issue of the Journal of Homosexuality and Upcomcoming Conference [Due: October 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania and The Journal of Homosexuality
contact email: 
submissions@queerbioethics.org

MAPPING QUEER BIOETHICS: SPACE, PLACE, AND LOCALITY IN LGBTQ BIOETHICS

"Crisis in the Amazon" ACLA 2012 at Brown U. DEADLINE Nov 1

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

Now accepting submissions for seminar “Crisis in the Amazon” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference to be held at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

ACLA 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 Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 & 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

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

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

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

Fan Culture and Theory CFP - PCA/ACA Boston, MA April 11-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Larsen/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
klarsen@gwu.edu

Fan Culture & Theory - PCA/ACA National Conference

Call For Proposals

For Conference details click http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/national.php

Positioning Interdisciplinarity (9-10 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lorraine (Nancy, France)
contact email: 
david.ten-eyck@univ-nancy2.fr

Conference web site: http://idea-udl.org/positioning-interdisciplinarity/

Deadline for Proposals 25 November, 2011

MEDITERRANEAN MODERNISMS

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, http://acla.org/acla2012/
contact email: 
mediterraneanmodernism@gmail.com

The Mediterranean basin, conceived broadly as the lands and nations surrounding the Sea as well as the Sea itself, has been a site of near-constant change over the centuries, and the 20th century was

[UPDATE] 31 OCTOBER DEADLINE: A Brand of Fictional Magic: Reading Harry Potter as Literature, 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of St Andrews
contact email: 
jpp6@st-andrews.ac.uk

Call for Papers (NEW Deadline: 31 October 2011):
A Brand of Fictional Magic: Reading Harry Potter as Literature

A two day conference hosted by
the School of English, University of St Andrews
17-18 May 2012, Kennedy Hall, St Andrews, Scotland

Shakespeare at the Opera

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Cohen, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
contact email: 
Josh.Cohen@massart.edu

NEMLA Convention 2012

Session Title: Shakespeare at the Opera

Description:

CFP for ACLA 2012 Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

Call for papers for Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches", ACLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 @ Brown University, Providence, RI
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History and the Demise of Empires; Bern, Switzerland, May 18-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) Annual Conference; University of Bern, Switzerland; Conveners: Barbara Buchenau and Virginia Richter
contact email: 
gnel2012@ens.unibe.ch / marijke.kaehler@ens.unibe.ch

This conference addresses the key role that empire retains in European and North American consumer culture despite decades of postcolonial challenges to imperial control.

Gender and Popular Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Presents
Issue 11.3
Gender and Popular Fiction, Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

Rapture erotica / dystopian literature for After NAFTA: Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter, Brett Josef Grubisc, Tara Lee, eds.
contact email: 
brett.grubisic.ubc.ca

The editors of After NAFTA are seeking ONE additional submission for an essay collection to be published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in 2012.

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