category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (NEW DEADLINE 11/30/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Due to recent responses, we have extended the abstract deadline to 30 November 2010 for the following:

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)

"Cultural Form, Spatial Dialectics, and the Question of Autonomy"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA, (03/31 - 04/03, 2011)
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Has the spatial dialectic that critics like Fredric Jameson (”Third-World Literature in the Age of Multinational Capital” and _Valences of the Dialectic_) and Franco Moretti (”Conjectures on Wor

[Update] CfP: *URBAN/RURAL* in non-western cinema.

full name / name of organization: 
"Many Cinemas" - a new e-magazine for Asian, African, Latin American and other small cinema traditions
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de


[UPDATE] 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.

New (In)Securities: Empire, Environment & Employment

full name / name of organization: 
Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research
contact email: 
editor@alternateroutes.ca

We are living in increasingly insecure times. In the face of drastic climate change,
global economic uncertainty and imperialist wars with no clear battlefield or determined

Watermark Journal--Submission Deadline 1/28/2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

WATERMARK JOURNAL
CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: Critical Essays on Yiddish Women Writers (November 2, 2010: collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Rosemary Horowitz, Professor of English, Appalachian State University
contact email: 
horowitzr@appstate.edu

At the start of the twentieth century, writings by women regularly appeared in Yiddish magazines, newspapers, and books.

Alvarez Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Co-editors Rebecca Harrison and Emily Hipchen are soliciting paper abstracts for a scholarly collection of essays treating Julia Alvarez’s work.

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Call for Workshops/Demonstrations. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/l’Association Canadienne de la Recherche Théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
c.borody@uwinnipeg.ca

Call for Papers--Open Paper Panels. Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR)Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 28-31, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research/Association canadienne de la recherche théâtrale (CATR/ACRT)
contact email: 
reina.green@msvu.ca

[UPDATE] CFP: The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the

[UPDATE] CFP: Fan Communities and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Communities and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Fan Production and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Production and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Convergence Culture and the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Convergence Culture and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

[UPDATE] CFP: Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic (11/15/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

The Cinema as Scaffold: Re-inscribing the Tortured Body

full name / name of organization: 
Southampton Solent University
contact email: 
mark.de.valk@solent.ac.uk

Edited Essay Collection

2nd call for Abstracts – Final Deadline Jan. 15, 2011

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
hyphenworld@ymail.com

UPDATE: Anthology of Poems

9/11/2011 abstract delivery: 30 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
contact email: 
amonlineò1994@unimi.it

9/11/2011
Guest Editors Emanuele Monegato (UNIMI) and Cinzia Scarpino (UNIMI)

SCSECS 2011 "Dreaming and Becoming," Feb 17-19th, Saint Simons Is, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
South-Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
MurrayLBrown@gmail.com

The eighteenth-century was a period of great enthusiasm for experimentation and implementation.

Porous Approaches to Literature, Borders, Nationalism[s], and World Orders at ACLA Conference, Vancouver BC

full name / name of organization: 
April Durham/University of California Riverside
contact email: 
smallwonderfound@gmail.com

While a determination to open literary studies to alter-canonized literatures is important to the creation of a broader perspective on cultural practice, the pedagogical tools available for teaching

[UPDATE]35th Anniversay IAPL conference - May 23-29, 2011 - NCKU, Tainan, Taiwan

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
labyrinth_blanc@yahoo.com

Call for Papers

35th Anniversary International Assosiation for Philosophy and Literature Conference at National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan,

May 23rd – 29th, 2011

SHAKESPEARE’S IMAGINED ORIENT May 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
American University of Beirut (AUB)
contact email: 
fg04@aub.edu.lb

The American University of Beirut is hosting a three-day conference on Shakespeare’s Imagined Orient on 4-6 May 2011.

DEMYSTIFYING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: GENDER & SEXUALITY STUDIES BEYOND THE ACADEMY (14-15th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PEGS (Public Engagement in Gender and Sexuality) at Newcastle University, UK
contact email: 
demystifying@ncl.ac.uk

This event is a two-day interactive training initiative for postgraduate students in the arts and humanities whose research is connected by an interest in gender and sexuality.

Inter/Intra Textuality, March 4-5

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

Conference Synopsis:

Literary Studies in Human Flourishing

full name / name of organization: 
James O. Pawelski and D.J. Moores / UPenn and Kean University
contact email: 
dmoores@kean.edu

The field of positive psychology, catalyzed in 1998 by Martin Seligman and others, has generated new interest in the concept of well-being—conceived in its fullest sense as human flourishing—the i

CFP -- Bleeding Jewel: Anguish and Art in the Textual Universe of Samuel Beckett (Guest Editor: R.-L. Etienne Barnett)

full name / name of organization: 
Editions Degré Second
contact email: 
RL_Barnett@msn.com; RLEBarnett@editionsdegresecond.be

CALL FOR PAPERS

BLEEDING JEWEL: ANGUISH AND ART IN THE
TEXTUAL UNIVERSE OF SAMUEL BECKETT

Special collection
Editions Degré Second
(2013)

Guest Editor
R.-L. ETIENNE BARNETT

Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature 4/8 - 4/9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, www.smumn.edu
contact email: 
jkerr@smumn.edu

On April 8-9 of 2011, the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) will hold its nineteenth annual conference.

Re-production [Mar 4-5, 2011], Deadline [Jan 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Call for papers
Re-production
Binghamton University Comparative Literature Graduate Conference
Binghamton, NY
March 4 and 5, 2011

CFP: Digital Poster Session (Sharp July 14-17, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine D. Harris/SHARP
contact email: 
katherine.harris@sjsu.edu

CALL FOR POSTERS

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing International Conference
Washington DC
July 14 - July 17, 2011

The Book in Art & Science

Literature (?) Philosophy (at ACLA 2011, Vancouver, March 31-April 3)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Panel
contact email: 
jlee105@ucr.edu

This interdisciplinary panel focuses on the shifting and difficult to define relationship(s) between literature and philosophy, both as genres and as disciplines.

Scholarly edition on the writings of JULIA ALVAREZ.

full name / name of organization: 
Coeditors Rebecca Harrison & Emily Hipchen
contact email: 
rharriso@westga.edu

Scholarly edition on the writings of JULIA ALVAREZ.

Women's War, 1939-1945.

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanne Perreault, University of Calgary; Marlene Kadar, York University
contact email: 
perreaul@ucalgary.ca or mkadar@yorku.ca

The Second World War opened channels for women in unprecedented ways: women journalists and photographers on the allied side were said to have an alibi to go everywhere and do everything.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
frenchconference@gmail.com

The 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

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