category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Lives of Dogs in the Lusophone World MLA Annual Convention 1/6-1/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Gonzagowski, Rutgers University
contact email: 
stevengo@eden.rutgers.edu

For a proposed panel for the MLA Annual Convention,
Los Angeles, CA, 6-9 January 2011.
Abstract Deadline: 15 March 2010

Forms of Social Failure

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Garrett/Wesleyan University, Joseph Drury/Wesleyan University
contact email: 
mcgarrett@wesleyan.edu

Paper proposals are invited for a panel at the 2011 MLA conference in Los Angeles on the topic of "Forms of Social Failure." In what ways have narratives explored the interarticulation of individual a

Cultural and Political Exchange in the English-Speaking World: Dynamics, Resistance, Conflict (October 22-23, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Trevor Harris, Université François-Rabelais, Tours (France)
contact email: 
harris@univ-tours.fr

The conference organisers invite proposals for papers which privilege the analysis of artistic, social, political or cultural flashpoints in the English-Speaking world.

UPDATE: Chaucer at Galway

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
cliona.carney@nuigalway.ie

Please note that the deadline for submissions of proposals for this conference (to be held on 19th -20th May, 2010) has been extended to 31st March, 2010.

2010 ELLAK Global Conference: Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the World in English, 2-4 December 2010, Daejeon, Korea du

full name / name of organization: 
The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK): Chung-Ho Chung, President of the ELLAK; Youngmin Kim, Chair, Organizing Committee of the 2010 ELLAK International Conference, Daejeon Convention Center, Korea (Abstracts due April 1, 2010)
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

Call for Papers

Call for Papers for Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," looks for articles for its Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS.

Exploring Childhood Studies 4/9/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University-Camden Childhood Studies Graduate Student Orgnaization
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Exploring Childhood Studies, A Graduate Student Conference
Rutgers University, Camden

Registration is now open!

Writing Into the Profession: Enacting and Exploring Roles of the English Scholar

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its fifth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association asks, “What academic work are you engaged

The Territorial Imagination (MLA Special Session, Los Angeles, 6-9 Jan 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
S A Cohen, Stonehill College
contact email: 
scohen@stonehill.edu

Is there such a thing as a territorial imagination in the novel? Seeking papers for a proposed special session addressing the articulation of borders and boundaries and boundary making in literature.

CFP: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Fall issue of Red Feather Journal, www.redfeatherjournal.org

Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Conflict, Memory and Memorialisation: War and European Culture in the Twentieth Century, 17-19 Jul

full name / name of organization: 
Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK
contact email: 
phillim@hope.ac.uk

contributions to an international colloquium dedicated to examining questions of conflict and memory, focusing on the legacies within Europe of the two global conflicts of the twentieth century and th

UPDATE: Digital Humanism and English Studies (MLA 2011 Special Session; deadline: 3/20/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
john pedro schwartz
contact email: 
js34@aub.edu.lb

MLA 2011 Special Session (deadline: 3/20/2010)

Digital Humanism and English Studies

MLA 2010 Special Session: Digital Humanism and English Studies (deadline: 3/20/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
john pedro schwartz
contact email: 
js34@aub.edu.lb

MLA 2010 Special Session (deadline: 3/20/2010)

Digital Humanism and English Studies

[UPDATE] Composing Ourselves: A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoenglish@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 26th, 2010

Composing Ourselves:
A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric
Friday, April 16th, 2010
English Graduate Organization

Narrating Lives in Multimedia: Prose, Documentary Photography, and Documentary Video (MLA, 6-9 Jan. 2011, Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Terry Lee / Christopher Newport University
contact email: 
tlee@cnu.edu

Proposed MLA Special Session (Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011)

Focuses on practices of documenting life stories that heal and avoid stereotypes.

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick and the Composition Classroom (MLA 2011 Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Rob Faunce
contact email: 
robert.faunce@sunysb.edu

Papers considering how the composition classroom benefits from consideration and application of Sedgwick's work, particularly with nonoedipal psychologies, affect and Silvan Tomkins, and heteronormati

cULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

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CFP: Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Dickinson College
contact email: 
DickinsonColloquium2011@gmail.com

Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust
Colloquium at Dickinson College, 25–27 February 2011
Sponsored by Dickinson College
Keynote address by Philip V. Bohlman (to be confirmed)

Deadline Extended: CFP (re)performing the Posthuman: a conference on performance arts and posthumanism

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
contact email: 
s.ilter@sussex.ac.uk; d.ploeger@sussex.ac.uk

Dear all,

In response to a number of requests from the network, we have decided to
extend the deadline for submissions for the (re)Performing the Posthuman

Homebuilding in African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2011 Special Session
contact email: 
mitchell.717@osu.edu

This panel will explore domestic arrangements in black-authored texts of any time period.

UPDATED: "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

CULTURAL STUDIES AND LITERATURE AND OTHERS- 452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
contact email: 
revista@452f.com

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M/MLA Drama Caucus: Avant-Garde(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
craig.owens@drake.edu

The Drama Caucus of the Midwest Modern Language Association invites scholars theorizing any aspect of the avant-garde in drama, performance studies, or theatre to take part in its November, 2010 confe

[UPDATE] 2010 PAMLA Conference, November 13-14, 2010 (Honolulu, Hawai'i)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA): Craig Svonkin, Executive Director
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be holding its 108th Annual Conference on November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawai'i.

America as Myth, America as Reality

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea invites scholars to submit paper proposals for its international conference, October 22-23, 2010, to be held in Seoul, Korea.

CFP: Embodying Theory, Theorizing Embodiment - Graduate Student Conference May 28-29, UC Santa Cruz

full name / name of organization: 
UC Santa Cruz Bodies and Embodiment Research Cluster
contact email: 
UCSCembodiment2010@gmail.com

CFP DEADLINE: 1 MARCH

Keynote speaker: Professor Jennifer Doyle, UC Riverside.

[REMINDER] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
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] 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.”

Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature (RMMLA 2010; Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10; Deadline 02/22/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Miller / Gonzaga University
contact email: 
millerj3@gonzaga.edu

Seeking submissions for a panel on Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature to be submitted as special session proposal for RMMLA Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10.

Latino/a Lit Session: PAMLA 2010 (Honolulu, 11/13-14)

full name / name of organization: 
Lysa Rivera
contact email: 
lysa.rivera@wwu.edu

This year’s Latino/a Literature session seeks papers on literary or cinematic representations of the borderlands in cultural texts produced either north or south of the U.S./Mexico border.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”

Gnovis: Georgetown's Journal of Communication, Culture and Technology, Spring 2010, Due Feb. 23rd

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Fancher/ gnovis, Georgetown's Journal of Communication, Culture and Technology
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

gnovis is Georgetown's online peer-reviewed journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication culture and technology.

Steinbeck's Historiography -- MLA Special Session --February 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
contact email: 
khearle@astound.net

For the January 2011 MLA meeting in Los Angeles, a Special Session is being organized by the Center for Steinbeck Studies of San Jose State University: "Steinbeck's Historiography." Consideration gi

Women and the Long Reformation, SCMLA 2010, October 28-30 2010 (Fort Worth, TX), Abstract DEADLINE 15 Februrary 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Julie A. Chappell, South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu

This session invites papers on women's roles in religious reform in England from the Lollard movment of the fifteenth century to the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829.

[UPDATE] Storytelling and Fortune-telling (MLA 2010 Special Session) - March 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Létourneau
contact email: 
sophie.letourneau@mcgill.ca

Please send abstracts addressing the narrative conflict induced by a fortune-teller in film, television and contemporary literature. In what way fortune-tellers compete with narrators?

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