category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Projector: Film & Media Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: Film & Media Journal
contact email: 
rsibiel@bgsu.edu

The Projector is a peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to the study of the intersections between media and culture. We are currently seeking essays for our Spring 2011 and Fall 2011 issues.

C PRACSIS International Conference February 1 & 2, 2011 Contextualising the ‘Contemporary’ in Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia C PRACSIS
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org

C PRACSIS International Conference
in association with
The University of Madras
February 1 & 2, 2011
Tholakappiar Campus (Main Campus), Madras University, Chepauk, Chennai, India

Slave: Witnessing the Voice through Testimony and Performance (24 November 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford (UK)
contact email: 
m.j.boswell@salford.ac.uk

The University of Salford and Feelgood Theatre Productions have teamed up to organise an interdisciplinary conference that will explore the various literary, cultural and societal questions raised by

Shaping Narratives - February 25th-26th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Johnny McFadyen, University of Bristol, UK
contact email: 
jonathan.mcfadyen@bristol.ac.uk

The University of Bristol hosts the longest-running international medieval postgraduate conference in the UK.

CFP: Queer Studies Easter Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural
contact email: 
queerstudies@enkidumagazine.com

Queer Studies Easter Symposium
11 April - 17 April, 2011 Mexico City

Conference Languages: English, Castilian, German, French and Nahuatl

Conference Homepage:

Extended Deadline! BWe Special Issue: Multimodal Composing

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Gleason
contact email: 
bgleason@ccny.cuny.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 15th!

Multimodal Composing: Council on Basic Writing
Opportunities and Challenges
in Basic Writing Contexts

BWe Guest Editor:

CFP: Cosmopolitan Memory and Travelling Trauma (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Tomsky, University of Alberta; Jennifer Bowering Delisle, McMaster University
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca

CFP: Afterlives: Narratives of Rebirth, Renewal and Survival. (ACLA 2011. Vancouver, B.C., March 31-April 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Asma Al-Naser, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
asma2@sas.upenn.edu

Afterlives: Narratives of Rebirth, Renewal and Survival

Deadline for submission: November 12, 2010

Translation, Transmission, and Transgression: Global Circulation of Performance Traditions (Submission deadline Nov 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
feishi.compalit@gmail.com

ACLA Annual Convention. Vancouver, Canada, March 31-April 3, 2011

Seminar:
Translation, Transmission, and Transgression: Global Circulation of Performance Traditions

American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Postgraduate Conference

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)

The Middle Eastern City: Conflict and Modernity (ACLA 2011 Vancouver Mar 31 - Apr 3; Deadline Nov 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
karim.mattar@ell.ox.ac.uk

The cities of the modern Middle East are marked, even defined, by conflict.

[UPDATE]: First Seminar on the Narco-Imaginary (deadline for paper proposals Nov. 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3
contact email: 
rascott@letterboxes.org

Narcotics repeatedly emerge as central elements in the history of colonization and global capitalism.

Call For Submissions: Hip-Hop and Sport Issue- Deadline: January 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Tate, Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
contact email: 
submissions@wblinc.org

Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Women of Color and Trauma in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Voices are central to the treatment of trauma, and it is this centrality that makes the connection between trauma and literature so rich.

Philippine Literature as World Literature (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, BC, 3/31/11 - 4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Arighi and Marites Mendoza
contact email: 
warighi@uw.edu

"Be an international writer, who happens to be Filipino, and learn to live with the criticisms of being a Twinkie.

Return of the Ring

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien Society, UK
contact email: 
programme@returnofthering.org

J.R.R. Tolkien is an author who excites diverse critical response from both academia and non-academia.

Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

Trauma and the Woman of Color in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Women’s roles are historically remembered as primarily passive on both sides of “the color line”: while White women’s bodies have historically been protected and defended, women of color have

ACLA 2011 - Embodying Academic Research - Deadline November 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Francica and Bhavya Tiwari - The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
cynthiafrancica@mail.utexas.edu

Despite ever-increasing inter/metadisciplinary conversations and cross-pollination, there are specific areas of knowledge that are still at the margins of those exchanges – the body and the sensory

Realism, Naturalism, and the Powers of Horror in Edith Wharton's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society/American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston MA
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu

Realism, Naturalism, and the Powers of Horror in Edith Wharton's Writing--American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston MA 26-29 2011. Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society.

CFP-"Decolonial Thinking in Latin American and Latina/o Literary Studies (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011 Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

In his introduction to <> (2010), Walter Mignolo invites us to consider decolonial thinking “as a particular kind of critical theory and the de-colonial opti

Comparative Melodrama (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheetal Majithia
contact email: 
sm188@nyu.edu

Cultural criticism and film history once approached melodrama as a failed and lowbrow form of tragedy characterized by excessive rhetoric, one-dimensional characterizations, and schematized moral

Sex and the New Southern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
erich.nunn@auburn.edu, bkahan@lsu.edu

From Freud’s description of Uncle Tom’s Cabin as a source of sadomasochistic “phantasy” to the depictions of polymorphous perversity in the work of Kara Walker, literary and artistic represent

Comparative Anatomies: Atlantic Science & the Literature of Slavery [deadline: 11/1/10], ACLA 2011, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Britt Rusert, Temple University
contact email: 
brusert@temple.edu

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (Jan 15/11; June 16-18/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
June 16-18, 2011

Narrative Scale and the Limits of the Sensible

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
krmuth@artsci.wustl.edu

Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity: Undergraduate Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Black American Studies--University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

The Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware, in collaboration with Delaware State University, Morgan State University, and Bowie State University, extend a call for papers f

The Conference On The Conference - March 4th and 5th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts The Conference On The Conference Organization Committee
contact email: 
dcree@sfu.ca

THE CONFERENCE ON THE CONFERENCE

Poverty and Whiteness in 20th Century American Literature Panel: ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jolene Hubbs / Veronica Watson
contact email: 
jhubbs@bama.ua.edu / Veronica.Watson@iup.edu

We are seeking a third presenter for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in Boston (May 26-29, 2011). 

Chapter Call International Collection: Early Modern Literature in English and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

CHAPTER CALL

CFP: Encounters with Race in the Age of Transcendentalism (due 3/1/2011; MLA Jan 5-8, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
rjohnson@collegeofidaho.edu

Encounters with Race in the Age of American Transcendentalism

[UPDATE] JANUARY 3 DEADLINE: Grad Conference: "ANIMAL.MACHINE.SOVEREIGN."

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
animal.machine.sovereign@gmail.com

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PLEASE VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION

http://animalmachinesovereign.wordpress.com

KEYNOTES:
Timothy Campbell (Cornell)

Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Queer Horizons -- Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference: April 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies Coalition, Stanford University
contact email: 
queer.horizons@gmail.com



The Queer Studies Coalition at Stanford University announces

Queer Horizons
Undergraduate Queer Studies Conference

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