category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Literature and Media: Studies in Academic and Popular Culture, March 24-26

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tulsagradconf@gmail.com

This conference aims to explore the ways in which the humanities interact, engage with, and are affected by popular media and popular culture.

Negotiating the Gaze_Friday, April 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University, Cultural Studies Student Executive Committee, School of Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
susan.hampson@cgu.edu

Spring 2011 Cultural Studies Conference at CGU
http://cgudrive.wordpress.com/
http://www.cgu.edu/pages/128.asp

Call for Proposals:

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

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

VISIT www.rmmla.org

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

CPF: MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM, LITERATURE AND POLITICS PCA/ACA SPECIAL SESSION, 12/15; SAN ANTONIO, TX, 4/20/-4/24 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY 12/15; PCA/ACA 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

LITERATURE AND POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOC. (PCA/ACA sub: 12/15), 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA), SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Transgression and the Sacred: An International Philosophy and Literature Conference, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconncect.ie / Rozemund.Uljee@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

Victorian Network CFP *DEADLINE EXTENSION*

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Call for Papers: Theatricality and Performance in Victorian Literature and Culture

International Conference on Contextualizing the ‘Contemporary’ in Culture February 1 & 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
C PRACSIS-IIT MADRAS
contact email: 
syam@cpracsis.org

‘Contemporary’ is widely perceived as a pre-given conceptual category.

Global English: A special issue (deadline 9/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
the minnesota review
contact email: 
editors@theminnesotareview.org

the minnesota review, a journal of literature and cultural politics, invites submissions for a “Global English” special focus section in an upcoming issue.

2011 ACIS South proposals due Jan 12

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Regional American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
irish@georgiasouthern.edu

Please see the attached website for details on the 2011 southern regional meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies. Proposals are due January 12, 2011.

"Philosophical Issues in Popular Trends" panel for the PCA/ACA 2011 national conventaion, proposals due Dec. 5th, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA, Philosophy and Popular Culture area, Philosophical Issues in Popular Trends panel
contact email: 
amorlan@pace.edu

"Philosophical Issues in Popular Trends."

CFP: Genealogies (due 11/19/10; 3/3-5/11

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 3-5, 2011

Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

Recontextualizing CGI, Animation, and Visual Effects

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap/University of Texas Austin Radio-Television-Film
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

Has animation overtaken “live-action” as the dominant form of production practice?

UPDATE (extended deadline): Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times March 18-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Duquesne University
contact email: 
collinsj@duq.edu

Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times
March 18-19, 2011

[UPDATE] Ludi Civitatis: the Church, the Court, and the Citizens (Nov 4-5, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Conference of the Taiwan Association of Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
icwang@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Cooper and His Contemporaries: 18th James Fenimore Cooper Conference July 10-15, 2011; Deadline March 31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
18th James Fenimore Cooper Conference & Seminar/Department of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

We are seeking papers that consider Cooper and his relationships with those figures who inhabited his intellectual and cultural landscape.

Diana Gumbar

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University
contact email: 
dpg33@georgetown.edu

Cross-Culture Literatures and Languages

[UPDATE] Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association, May 26-29 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
blake-bronson-bartlett@uiowa.edu

Call for Papers: Rebecca Harding Davis in Boston and Davis's Civil War Writings: American Literature Association annual conference, May 26-29, 2011

Special issue on Reading and Writing in Prison (proposal deadline 01/01/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Anne Schwan, Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
a.schwan@napier.ac.uk

As prison populations in the West are reaching new record levels, the genre of prison (auto)biography and the practice of reading and writing in prison are burgeoning areas of research that lend thems

Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies of Nepal(SPLS)/Institute of Advanced Communication, Education, and Research (IACER)
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry" is dedicated to bringing western and non-western humanities currents into dialogue with each other.

CFS for Harlot Special Issue on Family Rhetoric. Due date Jan. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
contact email: 
harlot.osu@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
(http://harlotofthearts.org/)

Documenting Fictions

full name / name of organization: 
Bradford College (UK)
contact email: 
j.good@bradfordcollege.ac.uk

Documenting Fictions
Conference

Tuesday 5th April 2011
Lister Lecture Theatre
Bradford School of Arts and Media

Wednesday 6th April 2011
Cubby Broccoli Cinema
Bradford Media Museum

« Dey don’t belong » : Exclusion and integration in American interwar literature. May 13th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Université Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
gwenola.lebastard@univ-rennes2.fr,maelle.picouleau@univ-rennes2.fr,anthony.larson@univ-rennes2.fr

American society in the aftermath of WWI is distinguished by an effort to define itself resulting from a desire of emancipation from the then prevailing European model.

[UPDATE] cfp reminder: Sound Politics seminar - ACLA (due 11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sjtownsend@berkeley.edu OR mcenaney@berkeley.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) conference
Vancouver, Canada
March 31-April 3, 2011

Deadline for paper proposals: November 12, 2010

Sound Politics

Bodies in Movement: Intersecting Discourses of Materiality in the Sciences and the Arts (interdisciplinary conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
bodiesinmovement@ed.ac.uk

Conference CfP:

'Bodies in Movement: Intersecting Discourses of Materiality in the Sciences and the Arts'

The University of Edinburgh, UK, May 28-29 2011

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

"DVD Translations and Transmissions" -- ACLA 2011 (3/31/11-4/3/11: Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2011 conference
contact email: 
mmehta@binghamton.edu; ldp3@cornell.edu

This seminar will investigate the material and textual geographies of DVDs.

[UPDATED] Forms of Devotion: Fan Culture(s) and Transformative Works DEADLINE 12 Nov 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Yung Lee / American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

This panel at the ACLA annual meeting (Vancouver, March 31- April 3, 2011) seeks to actively engage with the transnational, translational, affective, and transformative aspects of fandom communities,

Older Women & Life Story Narratives in Fiction panel at the New Cultures of Ageing Conference, 8-9 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Filtness, Brunel University
contact email: 
Emma.Filtness@brunel.ac.uk

On the 8-9 April 2011, Brunel University will hold the ‘New Cultures of Ageing Conference’, an interdisciplinary event focusing on representations of ageing in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Rap and Hip Hop Culture - American Culture/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Pop Culture Association (Southwest)
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

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