category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP: Transforming Human Nature in Science, Technology and the Arts (1March2011 - 21-23 October 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
ccarbo04@nyit.edu

TRANSFORMING HUMAN NATURE in Science, Technology, and the Arts

The New York Institute of Technology, in conjunction with the
University of Exeter, University Erlangen-Nürnberg and Dublin City

Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

Seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011.

MiT7 unstable platforms: the promise and peril of transition (submissions due by March 4, 2011; conference held May 13-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Brad Seawell / MIT Comparative Media Studies
contact email: 
seawell@mit.edu

MiT7 unstable platforms: the promise and peril of transition

Submissions accepted on a rolling basis until Friday, March 4, 2011.

Conference dates: May 13-15, 2011 at MIT.

Toni Morrison Society at American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea at jbilling@spelman.edu or Yvonne Atkinson at yvonnea777@msn.com

The Toni Morrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2011 American Literature Association in Boston, May 26-29, 2011

American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Morrison Society
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea at jbilling@spelman.edu or Yvonne Atkinson at yvonnea777@msn.com

American Literature Association
22nd Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2011
Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA

Panel 1 Toni Morrison and the Gaze of Memory

Text and Image

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University French Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
FgsaConference2011@gmail.com

The French Graduate Student Association of Columbia University is pleased to announce its 20th Graduate Student conference, to be held March 4th, 2011.

[UPDATE] Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity:Deadline Extended to January 14, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Carol E. Henderson/Department of Black American Studies, University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

Date: 19 March 2011

Time: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (including lunch)
Breakfast & Onsite Registration: from 8:00-8:45 a.m.

Where: Arsht Hall (University of Delaware)
Wilmington, DE

[UPDATE] Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships -- New Deadline - 1-18-11

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

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

Early Modern Encounters

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY GC Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG)
contact email: 
emig.conference@gmail.com

The Early Modern Interdisciplinary Group (EMIG) of the CUNY Graduate Center presents:

Early Modern Encounters
Graduate Student Conference 29 April 2011

Location
The Graduate Center

[UPDATE] 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

Nathanael West: New Readings and Perspectives, 2-3rd September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Huddersfield
contact email: 
D.Rudrum@hud.ac.uk

NATHANAEL WEST: NEW READINGS AND PERSPECTIVES

University of Huddersfield, 2nd-3rd September 2011
Deadline for Proposals: March 31st

CFP Anthology on the Comedy of Chris Morris

full name / name of organization: 
James Leggott and Jamie Sexton
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR AN EDITED COLLECTION ON THE COMEDY OF CHRIS MORRIS

Children and Childhood in the English Renaissance 10.-11.2.2012, University of Siegen

full name / name of organization: 
University of Siegen
contact email: 
drenkov@anglistik.uni-siegen.de

Despite the fact that the terms “child” and “childhood” have inspired scholars of various disciplines and ages, the representation of childhood in the time of the English Renaissance remains a

The Right to Vote and the Writing of Voice (Seminar at the AIS) deadline 12.10.2010

full name / name of organization: 
ASSOCIATION FOR ISRAEL STUDIES (AIS) [June 13-15 2011]
contact email: 
yd297@nyu.edu

Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

CFP - Special Journal Issue, "Graphic Engagement: The Politics of Comics and Animation"

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for World Literature Studies
contact email: 
graphic.engagement@gmail.com

The journal Forum for World Literature Studies will be publishing a special issue devoted to politics and visual literature.

Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Chrystal Sanders-Robinson
November 20, 2010

Are Teen Magazines Exempt from the Rhetoric of Advertisements

Collections and Collaborations (March 24-26, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”

Monster Classics

full name / name of organization: 
2011 ACCUTE Conference, May 28-May 31 2011 at the University of New Brunswick
contact email: 
kai.hainer@utoronto.ca and camilla@eckbo.ca

Theatre and Ghosts - 1-3 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of York (UK)
contact email: 
vhs500@york.ac.uk

The Department of Theatre, Film and Television
University of York (UK)

is pleased to announce a call for papers for an international conference on

Theatre and Ghosts

1-3 July 2011

[UPDATE] CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Survival Logics: Narrative and the Margins - Graduate Student Conference: March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Program in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University
contact email: 
survivallogics@gmail.com

Keynote: Professor Michael Rothberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Voyaging in, voyaging out: Virginia Woolf and Latin America. Montevideo, June 22-24 June 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de la República, Uruguay
contact email: 
montevideana2011@gmail.com

Montevideana is an International Conference on literary texts written and/or read across languages, regions, and cultures.

[UPDATE] Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

The 13th annual Graduate Student Conference hosted by the Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies programs at the University of Western Ontario will take place on March 17-19, 2011.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature Session at ALA 2011 - Deadline 1/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

Southern Literature and Regional Foodways
Deadline: January 1, 2011

Special Issue, Post-Racial Americas: Cultural Studies in the Age of Barack Obama

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

Essay Collection: Darwin in American Textual Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Fisher and Tina Gianquitto
contact email: 
lfisher@pugetsound.edu and tinagian@mines.edu

Darwin in American Textual Studies

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity: PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

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

Music Discourse Power (17-19 March 2011); submissions: 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
contact email: 
musicdiscoursepowerilch.uminho@gmail.com

Music will be the starting point for this international conference, which aims to adopt and to explore a transdisciplinary attitude, following two main lines of approach.

Fall 2011 issue of Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal - Proposals Due 15 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

The Cahiers métiers d'art ::: Craft Journal (http://www.craftjournal.ca) announces the submission deadline for its Fall 2011 issue.

[UPDATE] Feminism and Teaching Symposium - Deadline Extended!

full name / name of organization: 
Feminism and Teaching Network
contact email: 
feminismandteaching@nottingham.ac.uk

Feminism and Teaching Symposium

Deadline for proposals extended to 27th November!

8th – 9th April 2011 University of Nottingham

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

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

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

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

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

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

6th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cybercultures, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Tuesday 12th July 2011 – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

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