category: cultural studies and historical approaches

"Two for One--When the Same Person Writes the Words and the Music"

full name / name of organization: 
Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
DrJSDailey@aol.com

This session will feature papers about single individuals who wrote both the words and the music for their compositions.

Bloodlust and Dust: Essays on HBO's Carnivale 5/1/10

full name / name of organization: 
Peg Aloi
contact email: 
amberapple@gmail.com

We’re pleased to announce that our essay collection Bloodlust and Dust: Essays on HBO’s Carnivale is currently under contract from McFarland.

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms (April 23-24, 2010) DEADLINE: March 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Politics, Ethics, and the New Formalisms
April 23-24, 2010
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Call for Papers for Fall Special Issue on MODERNISMS

full name / name of organization: 
The 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.

4th Global Conference: Fear, Horror and Terror (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Saturday 11th September 2010 – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

Public Acts, Public Arts: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

CFP: Infrastructures of Transport (MLA; Jan 6-9, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Marit MacArthur
contact email: 
mmacarthur@csub.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel on Infrastructures of Transport for MLA 2011, which will be held in Los Angeles, January 6-9.

International Conference on Comparative Literature: The Wounded Body in Literature (Abstracts due: March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Soochow University, Taipei Taiwan
contact email: 
liaowei@scu.edu.tw

CALL FOR PAPERS
International Conference on Comparative Literature
Conference Theme: The Wounded Body in Literature

Host: Department of English, Soochow University

San Joaquin Valley Journal Submission Deadline Extension -- February 25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Dorsey / San Joaquin Valley Journal
contact email: 
adorsey@csustan.edu

San Joaquin Valley Journal
CFP Guidelines

APPOSITIONS; call for Article Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, ISSN: 1946-1992, http://appositions.blogspot.com/
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

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CFP 2010: APPOSITIONS; call for Article Manuscripts

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture,
ISSN: 1946-1992,
http://appositions.blogspot.com/

Literary Representations of the Murdering Woman Proposals due March 12, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Juli Parker/UMass Dartmouth
contact email: 
jparker@umassd.edu

Call for Papers: Literary Representations of the Murdering Woman
Publisher: The Edwin Mellon Press

Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (Deadline: June 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Addressing questions raised by the 2009 MLA roundtable “Does the English Department Have a Jewish Problem?,” this special issue of MELUS will survey the current state of Jewish American literary s

Nationalism and Legitimacy (September 10-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nancy 2 (France), CRESAB Research Group
contact email: 
colloque-cresab@univ-nancy2.fr

CALL FOR PAPERS: The notion of legitimacy is essential to the study of nationalism.

2nd Global Conference: Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues 2 (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fashion2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Fashion - Exploring Critical Issues

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CSA Panel: Writing the Rhythm - Musical and Sonic Aesthetics in Caribbean Fiction (02/04/10; Barbados, May 24-28 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Studies Association
contact email: 
njelleh@brandeis.edu

Panel title: WRITING THE RHYTHM: MUSICAL AND SONIC AESTHETICS IN CARIBBEAN FICTION (to take place at the Caribbean Studies Association annual conference in Barbados, May 24-28, 2010)

Teaching the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association annual convention, Jan. 6-9, 2011
contact email: 
rjaroff@ursinus.edu

The following panel proposal is being co-sponsered by the College English Assoication and the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment for consideration for the 2011 MLA meeting.

3/15: Small Axe Online Caribbean Literary Salon

full name / name of organization: 
Small Axe: A Caribbean Platform for Criticism
contact email: 
kbj@smallaxe.net

The Small Axe Project is developing a section of the Small Axe website (www.smallaxe.net) which will be dedicated to literary discussions, interviews with Caribbean writers, reviews of new publication

God is in the details

full name / name of organization: 
University of Milan - Graduate School in HUmanities (Humanae Litterae)
contact email: 
godetails@unimi.it

“God is in the details” A reflection on methodology in the humanities

SPECIAL JOURNAL ISSUE ON GIRLS AND ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine O'Quinn/North Carolina Teachers of English Association New Journal
contact email: 
oquinnej@appstate.edu

This is a special inaugural on-line journal issue of the North Carolina Teachers of English. The theme is GIRLS IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM.

Disabling the Renaissance: Recovering Early Modern Disability (ABSTRACTS: April 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Allison P. Hobgood / David Houston Wood, eds.
contact email: 
ahobgood@willamette.edu, dwood@nmu.edu

*Call for Papers: Collected Volume of Essays on Early Modern Disability*

Abstract: 500 words (Due Date: April 1, 2010)

Editors: Allison P. Hobgood and David Houston Wood

Electronic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Electronic literature is a category of textually driven works encompassing a variety of recent and emerging “born-digital” forms, excluding digitized print literature

Real Live Girls, MLA 2011 (January 6-9, 2011; Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Seeking papers or presentations that address individual or collective challenges to the boundaries of autobiography through the craft and graft of girl personae in texts, film, art, and Web 2.0.

CFP Film-Philosophy - EMOTION

full name / name of organization: 
Fata Morgana - Quadrimestrale di CInema e Visioni
contact email: 
redazionefatamorgana@yahoo.it

Please find attached the introduction for the 12h issue of "Fata Morgana" which is dedicated to Emotion. The deadline for the submission of essays is April 15 2010.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

Panel for BAMS/SNoMS Conference, Dec. 10-12, 2010 (Glasgow):The Romanticism/Classicism opposition in Modernism from 1910 onwards

full name / name of organization: 
Christos Hadjiyiannis
contact email: 
c.hadjiyiannis@sms.ed.ac.uk

Panel for British Association for Modernist Studies and Scottish Network of Modernist Studies Conference, December 10-12, 2010 (University of Glasgow, UK): ‘On or about December 1910 human character

CFP: Getting Rid of Gender (NWSA Conference: Nov 11-14; Abstract Due: Feb 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Joelle Ruby Ryan
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu

CFP: Getting Rid of Gender: Multiple Perspectives on the Eradication of Sexual Difference

[UPDATE] Interdisciplinarity (2/1/10; 4/9-10/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literarture, Language, and Media
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

The 18th annual Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media (MCLLM), April 9-10, 2010, Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL

UMobile Forum on Christianity and the Liberal Arts: "Values and Character Formation in the Lib. Arts Classroom" Sep. 24-25, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mobile
contact email: 
sschuler@mail.umobile.edu, cstutz@mail.umobile.edu

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey, Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities in the Honors Program at Baylor University.

[UPDATE] Mapping Late Medieval Lives of Christ

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University of Belfast
contact email: 
r.perry@qub.ac.uk

[UPDATE]Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text, April 16-17, 2010 SUNY Albany, Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights. We are in need of them and they are in need, for there is always a lack, a shortfall, a falling short, an insufficiency; human rights are never sufficient.” (Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror)

Transgression and Its Limits 29-30th May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling
contact email: 
transgression@stir.ac.uk

Transgression and its Limits

29-30th May 2010
University of Stirling

Plenary Speaker:
Professor Fred Botting
Reading followed by Q&A Session:
Iain Banks

CFP: Quarantine, the 2010 Culture and Theory Conference, UC Irvine

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Theory Department
contact email: 
jkosakow@gmail.com

Conference Date: Friday, April 30, 2010
Location: University of California, Irvine
Deadline for the submission of abstracts: February 5, 2010

[UPDATE] The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film (SAMLA 4/30; 11/5-7/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literature and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead.

The Supernatural in Irish Literature and Film

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

In many ways, Irish literary works and film are haunted, literally and figuratively. Additionally, it is home to many creatures and myths and even the most famous of the undead, Count Dracula.

Terrain Vague: The Interstitial as Site, Concept, Intervention / June 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Manuela Mariani (Boston Architectural College) and Patrick Barron (University of Massachusetts, Boston)
contact email: 
site.situation@gmail.com
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