category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Visualizing Human Rights: Narrative and Rhetoric of the Humanitarian Image

full name / name of organization: 
Georgiana Banita, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney, Australia; Christoph Ribbat, University of Paderborn, Germany
contact email: 
Georgiana.Banita@sydney.edu.au; Christoph.Ribbat@uni-paderborn.de

While the study of human rights has gained momentum over the past decade across a variety of disciplines, much remains to be gleaned from an interdisciplinary focus on human rights discourse and advoc

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010-[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia State University/ New Voices Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The Georgia State New Voices 2010 conference is interested in an academic exploration of the role of humor in literature, rhetoric, and all its other myriad permutations.

François Ozon and French Queer Cinema (April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

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

Pedro Almodóvar and the Cinema of Desire

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

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

European Popular Culture and Literature (San Antonio April 20-23, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

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

[UPDATE] Central European Authors--April 7-10, 2011--New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
emhall47@gmail.com

In “The Curtain: An Essay in Seven Parts,” Milan Kundera observes that Central Europe is rarely perceived as an important region in Europe.

Race and the Food System

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4, Number 4 (Summer 2011)
"Race and the Food System”

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended to 9/21/10 - 'What is bettre than gold?': Economies and Values in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

CFP: “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages”

CFP: Ventures into the Unknown: The Writing of City Spaces (NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Katrin Polak-Springer, German Department at Rutgers, the State University of NJ
contact email: 
katrin_springer22@yahoo.com

CFP: Ventures into the Unknown: The Writing of City Spaces (NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ April 7-10, 2011)

“Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland College Park
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference Organizers: Kimberly Coles , Ralph Bauer, Zita Nunes, Carla L. Peterson

North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisiana at Lafayette: Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2011@louisiana.edu

Our theme for 2011 is North and South: Constructing and/or Crossing the Cultural, Geo-Political or Metaphorical Divide.

Music, Nation and Identity: the English Musical Renaissance, forms and conditions

full name / name of organization: 
Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique
contact email: 
gilles.couderc@unicaen.fr; jean.philippe.heberle@orange.fr

Music Nation and Identity:
The English Musical Renaissance, forms and conditions

Call for Contributions for an issue of
Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique

NEMLA 2011 : Lectures postcoloniales de la Grande Guerre (table ronde)

full name / name of organization: 
corinne François-Denève
contact email: 
corinne.francois-deneve@uvsq.fr

Call for Papers

Lectures postcoloniales de la Grande Guerre (table ronde)

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Jeanette Winterson: A Critical Exploration 06/17-19/2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
Martyn.Colebrook@english.hull.ac.uk ; engswf@leeds.ac.uk

Contemporary, controversial and complex, Jeanette Winterson’s writings remain some of the most studied and significant of the late-twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

[UPDATE] Politics and Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk.

The University of Glasgow's journal eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

REA: Journal of Religion Education and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Mater Dei Institute of Education
contact email: 
paula.murphy@materdei.dcu.ie

REA: A Journal of Religion, Education and the Arts (http://rea.materdei.ie/) invites contributions for its second online issue to be published in Spring 2011.

Transgressive Culture: A New International Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Gylphi Limited
contact email: 
j.lee@derby.ac.uk

The first issue will concentrate on addiction and transgression. Critical articles of 4,000-8,000 words, book reviews up to 3,000 words, creative work, photography and other visual art are sought.

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2011 Conference
contact email: 
lynn.reid14@gmail.com

Call for Papers
42nd Annual Convention
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
lynn.reid14@gmail.com

Teaching Writing in the Digital Age: Literacy, Access, and Community (Roundtable)

[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] Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary, NeMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kmoriah@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers
Canada and the African Diasporic Literary Imaginary
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] Dislocations and Ecologies - special issue of EJES: The European Journal of English Studies (ABSTRACTS: Oct 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
EJES: The European Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
alexa.weik@unifr.ch; christoph.irmscher@gmail.com

This special issue of EJES (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13825577.asp) addresses the dislocation of bodies (human and non-human), concepts, cultures, and goods across borders of various kind

[UPDATE] REMINDER - The Other French Cinema(s) of the 1930s - Conference Panel

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Renaissance Trauma (NeMLA Convention April 7-10 2011) Deadline: September 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Convention / Rutgers University
contact email: 
paul.rosa@ncc.edu

Renaissance Trauma

Global Conference on Sex and Sexuality

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Please visit http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com for more information.
Click on the Current Call for Papers link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

Global Conference on Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Visit our site for more details: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Use the "Call for Papers" link (in red) on our Home Page.

Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010

2nd Global Virtual Conference on War

full name / name of organization: 
ABWFA
contact email: 
abetterworldforall2010@yahoo.com

Site: http://abetterworldforall.wordpress.com
Click on the Call For Papers Link (in red) on the Home Page.
Reservation Deadline: September 30, 2010
Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2010

seeking submissions for the Nabokov panel at the Literature Since 1900 conference from February 24 – 26, 2011 in Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno / Nabokov Society
contact email: 
mcotugno@muohio.edu

I am again seeking submissions for the Nabokov panel at the Literature Since 1900 conference from February 24 – 26, 2011 in Louisville, KY.

An Anthropology of Exchange: The Market Model of Human Society (May 19-21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Generative Anthropology Society and Conference
contact email: 
mschneid@highpoint.edu

[UPDATE] The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection [DEADLINE for Proposals EXTENDED to JANUARY 10, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

Game Studies Area: : 2011 PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
contact email: 
digitalgames.pcaaca@gmail.com

The Game Studies area of the National Popular Culture Association and the American Culture Association Conference invites proposals for papers and panels on games and game studies for the joint meetin

18th Annual Lesbian Lives Conference - REVOLTING: BODIES, POLITICS & GENDERS 11-12 February 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton LGBT and Queer Life Research Hub (UK) in conjunction with the Women’s Studies Centre, University College Dublin
contact email: 
LGBTQ@brighton.ac.uk

University of Brighton’s LGBTQ Life Research Hub is proud to co-host the 18th Lesbian Lives conference with University College Dublin at the University of Brighton in February 2011.

[UPDATE] Literature, Rhetoric, and Values 3-5 June 2011 [DEADLINE For Proposals EXTENDED to 1 October 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo
contact email: 
shulan@artsservices.uwaterloo.ca

CFP: Literature, Rhetoric, and Values
DEADLINE for Proposals EXTENDED to Friday 1 October 2010
Conference 3-5 June 2011

[UPDATE] “Field Notes on the 9/11 Moment: Transformations in Community and Country”

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Shortlidge/Kirwan institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Call for papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4 Number 3
Spring 2011 (June 2011)
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2010

Faulkner's Narrator's - SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

The ambiguity behind Faulkner’s narrators can be astounding and confusing – and wonderfully ripe for analysis.

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