category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Session at ALA 2011 - Deadline 1/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

Southern Literature and Regional Foodways
Deadline: January 1, 2011

Special Issue, Post-Racial Americas: Cultural Studies in the Age of Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Essay Collection: Darwin in American Textual Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Fisher and Tina Gianquitto
contact email: 
lfisher@pugetsound.edu and tinagian@mines.edu

Darwin in American Textual Studies

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity: PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Music Discourse Power (17-19 March 2011); submissions: 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
contact email: 
musicdiscoursepowerilch.uminho@gmail.com

Music will be the starting point for this international conference, which aims to adopt and to explore a transdisciplinary attitude, following two main lines of approach.

Fall 2011 issue of Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal - Proposals Due 15 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

The Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal (http://www.craftjournal.ca) announces the submission deadline for its Fall 2011 issue.

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - Deadline Extended!

full name / name of organization: 
Feminism and Teaching Network
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

Deadline for proposals extended to 27th November!

8th – 9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

UPDATE-LSU Baton Rouge Francophonies: The Living and the Dead, March 18-19 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com Department of French Studies 5th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

6th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cybercultures, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Tuesday 12th July 2011 – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
dicksonl@unbc.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: ESSAY COLLECTION
REPRESENTATIONS OF BEAUTY AND VIOLENCE--Abstracts FEB 1, 2011

Early Modern Encounters

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY GC Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
contact email: 
emig.conference@gmail.com

Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011

Location
The Graduate Center
The City University of New York

Keynote speaker
Professor Nigel Smith
Princeton University

Gods and Groundlings: Historical Theatrical Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

Before cell phones or internet marketing or even electrical lighting, how did theatre audiences function in various periods and cultures? How did they behave? What did they expect?

[UPDATE] NATURES 2011 abstract deadline is Dec. 3 [conference is 2/18/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2011--Textual Politics: Inspiration, Influence, Interpretation
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit 250 word abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the explication of texts. “Texts” are understood to include any of the following mediums: visual, written, physically constructed, filmed, performed, naturally occurring, manicured, or exhibited.

Deleuze and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes
contact email: 
dmk209@lehigh.edu

Rhizomes Special Issue: Deleuze and Photography

[UPDATE] CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association Conference 2011--DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
CU-Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association
contact email: 
cubasga@gmail.com

The University of Colorado at Boulder Asian Studies Graduate Association is now welcoming submissions of 250-word paper abstracts for its annual conference, to be held on February 18-20, 2011.

3rd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures (July, 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Videogame Cultures

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

5th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July, 2011: Oxford, United Kingdom

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Visual Literacies

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

10th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Golobal Citizenship (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature/ Book Collection 31st January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University UK
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, l.normand@mdx.ac.uk

This book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature, will be a coherent, critical examination of British and USA literature’s engagement with Buddhism in

Call For Papers: Gender Matters Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jason Zingsheim / Governors State University
contact email: 
j-zingsheim@govst.edu

Gender Matters is an academic conference highlighting research on gender, women, and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods.

Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career.

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing and Cultural Rhetoric
contact email: 
Kevin.Brooks@ndsu.edu and/or dbeard@d.umn.edu

Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing and Cultural Rhetoric

Special Issue
Marshall McLuhan at 100: Picking through the Rag and Bone Shop of a Career.

[Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference [Reminder - Deadline: 17 December]

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

American Identities on Stage:

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
lillios@mail.ucf.edu

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Platte Valley Review: Forces of Nature [deadline 12/15/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Platte Valley Review: University of Nebraska at Kearney
contact email: 
ficociellor@unk.edu

Platte Valley Review will publish a special issue for Spring 2011. The theme, Forces of Nature, should be interpreted as contributor wishes.

Circle Gets the Square: Advancing Conversations in Game Studies [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Thompson, University of Wyoming and Marc Ouellette, McMaster University
contact email: 
jthomp32@uwyo.edu maouelle@rogers.com

Game Studies—that peculiar multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary field wherein researchers from such diverse areas of computer science, literary studies, psychology, and media studies come together

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

[UPDATE] IALJS-6 "Literary Journalism: Theoria, Poiesis and Praxis" - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium - 12-14 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Call for papers – Research in Social Change (The RSC) Journal, deadline February 25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
contact email: 
tamara.besednjak@fuds.si

Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009

Locations of Stardom

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

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