category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Exploring the Edge of Trauma, 13 - 16 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts 5 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University in association with McMaster University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

EXPLORING THE EDGE OF TRAUMA

13 May to 16 May 2010
West Dean Conference Centre , West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, PO18 0QZ

Traveling on the Force of Change: Travel Writing in the Age of Henry Adams; Am Lit Assn, 5/27/2010; 1/20/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing and henry Adams Society
contact email: 
william.decker@okstate.edu

In The Education of Henry Adams, Adams contrasts the “force” of the automobile for shaping lives of commercial travelers with the “force” that motivated the construction of the Gothic cathedra

"The Body in Breast Cancer" special issue journal call for papers (1 Oct 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar / Georgetown University / Women's and Gender Studies, Geography
contact email: 
specialissuebreast@gmail.com

Call For Papers:
For a Special Issue of Social Semiotics
THE BODY IN BREAST CANCER
Edited by Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar

Call for Papers: “Limning the Contemporary in Postwar Japanese Fiction and Film”

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tillack@montana.edu

This panel is designed to appeal to a wide spectrum of approaches from scholars of modern Japan.

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present) invites submissions on any aspect of American Studies. We welcome a variety of subjects and theoretical approaches.

Trauma, Memory & Narrative at RMMLA Convention, October 14-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
rkennon@fas.harvard.edu

RMMLA Convention - Albuquerque, New Mexico ~ October 14-16, 2010

Intersections of Trauma, Memory & Narrative

Plenum: Call for Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Plenum
contact email: 
jis at scsu dot edu

Plenum: The South Carolina State University Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The English Bible

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Foster / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
brett.foster@wheaton.edu

The Conference on Christianity and Literature invites submissions of abstracts for a CCL roundtable session at the annual MLA Convention in January 2011.

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

EXTENDED DEADLINE: December 31, 2009

Josefina Niggli: A Celebration. Deadline April 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mickey Randolph/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
Randolph@email.wcu.edu

A multidisciplinary editorial board at Western Carolina University invites papers that explore the life, work, and contributions of Josefina Niggli for a volume in celebration of the centennial of her

Safe

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

Arab Culture in the U.S. (10-13, Feb. 2010) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi.hussein@gmail.com

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09
Registration Deadline: 12/31/09

Final Call Film & History Area at the SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

Film & History Area

Tobias Hochscherf, Co-Chair Film & History
Fachbereich Medien
Grenzstr. 3
24149 Kiel
Germany
Email: Until 31 August 2009: Email: tobias.hochscherf@northumbria.ac.uk

Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Intentional Communities (01/08/10; ASA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Botshon
contact email: 
botshon@maine.edu

American Studies Association Conference 2010
Proposed panel call for papers

CFP: Beyond Land, Identity, and Oppression: Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Intentional Communities

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”

Turning Points, October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.org

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 15, 2010

Theme: Turning Points

Location: Henry Ford Community College

CFP: “Women Inventing the 1950s,” Special Issue of Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Barker/Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
barkerj@etsu.edu

"Women Inventing the 1950s," Special Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10; journal)



Reminder: Rebecca Harding Davis Panels at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.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.

Queer Privates: UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium, May 14 2009

full name / name of organization: 
UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
queersymposium2010@gmail.com

CFP: “Queer Privates”

2010 Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
University of California, Davis
Date: Friday, May 14

Re-Orienting Victorian Studies, 25-27 June 2010, Singapore

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
divy0013@ntu.edu.sg

Re-Orienting Victorian Studies
25-27 June 2010
Keynote speaker:
Talia Schaffer (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapted4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

UPDATE CFP Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
national Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmai.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600

FINAL CALL New Deadline 15th:Imagining Other Histories: Illusion, Elusion, and Reality in Historical Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz / SWTXPCA in Albuquerque
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Imagining Other Histories: Illusion, Elusion, and Reality in Historical Fiction.

[UPDATE] Dissident Citizenship: Queer Postcolonial Belonging June 10-11, 2010, University of Sussex, Brighton UK

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence & School of English, University of Sussex
contact email: 
Dr Shamira A. Meghani: s.a.meghani@sussex.ac.uk

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
- Sarah Ahmed, Professor of Race & Cultural Studies
- Thomas Glave, Professor, author & co-founder of J-FLAG

Our Earth, Nature, Environment and Ecosystem

full name / name of organization: 
Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
editor@bhattercollege.org.in

Our Earth, Nature, Environment and Ecosystem

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, proudly announces the publication of Volume 9.3, edited by Alan Clinton, Marc Oullette, and Justin Scott-Coe, with articles by Anthony C.

The Task of the Curator: Translation, Intervention and Innovation in Exhibitionary Practice (California)

full name / name of organization: 
Museum and Curatorial Studies (MACS); University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
macs@ucsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
ACADEMIC CONFERENCE: FRIDAY, MAY 14 2010
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ

THE TASK OF THE CURATOR:
TRANSLATION, INTERVENTION, AND INNOVATION IN EXHIBITIONARY PRACTICE

2010 War, Literature & the Arts Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby/USAFA Dept of English and Fine Arts
contact email: 
2010wla@gmail.com

An international conference on War, Literature & the Arts at the United States Air Force Academy solicits both disciplinary and interdisciplinary presentations on “Representing and Reporting America

[Update] CFP Literature (General, Cormac McCarthy, Twilight) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

[Update] CFP Literature (General) (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Please post and send to graduate students and faculty.

Last call for our 12/15/2009 submission deadline next week!

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject 2-3 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Universtiy of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk, rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

[UPDATE] Visual Arts in the 21st Century

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

Visual Arts in the 21st Century

[UPDATE] CFP: What is Radical Imagination: Horizons beyond “The Crisis” - Affinities 4

full name / name of organization: 
Max Haiven
contact email: 
haivenmf@mcmaster.ca

NEW DEADLINE - JANUARY 31st, 2010

CFP Affinities #4 – What is Radical Imagination: Horizons beyond “The Crisis”
Edited by Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven

Psychopathology in American Literature (01/15/10; ALA, 05/27-05/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu
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