category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[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

Click-on-Knowledge Conference 2011 May 11th, 12th and 13th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
contact email: 
clickonknowledge@hum.ku.dk

The conference is a three-day event, comprising the presentation of papers, keynote speeches and panel discussions.

Imagining Locality: Regionalization in U.S. Literature and Culture before the Civil War (essay collection; 5/1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
John Funchion
contact email: 
jfunchion@miami.edu

In the wake of the "the planetary turn" in literary and cultural studies, scholars have devoted increasing attention to issues of space and place.

Rational Recreation? : Histories of Travel, Tourism and Leisure

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Conway, University of Manchester
contact email: 
historiesoftravel@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for a one-day postgraduate conference, which will take place at the University of Manchester on 1st February 2011.

Crossing Realities: Transferring Borders in the New Millennium

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures & Societies
contact email: 
alessandro.monti@unito.it; alessandromonti_prof@yahoo.com, esterino.adami@unito.it

UPDATE "Poe & World LIterature, Poe as World Literature" at ACLA 2011 in Vancouver, Submissions due Nov. 12

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

The deadline for submitting papers for the upcoming ACLA convention has been extended to November 12.

Travel in the Nineteenth Century: Narratives, Histories and Collections (14-15 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln (UK)
contact email: 
lgarrison@lincoln.ac.uk

In the nineteenth century, railways made distant locations ever more accessible, the Grand Tour became more and more a pastime of the middle classes and British imperial expansion brought exotic local

CFP : George MacDonald among His Contemporaries (30 March 2011; deadline 15 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ginger Stelle and John Patrick Pazdziora / School of English, University of St Andrews
contact email: 
gs345@st-andrews.ac.uk; jpp6@st-andrews.ac.uk

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Call for Papers:
George MacDonald among His Contemporaries

A one day conference hosted by the School of English, University of St Andrews

30 March 2011, Kennedy Hall, St Andrews, Scotland

Literary Festival 3/31 - 4/1 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Newman University
contact email: 
cranes@newmanu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Newman University English Department presents:

11th annual Literary Festival & Scholars Day
“The Well-Spread Fable: Food and Its Meanings”

Polymath: An Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
contact email: 
dsimms@siue.edu

Polymath is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to interdisciplinarity, published in quarterly installments in an electronic format at no charge to its readers.

[UPDATE] The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

Evidence and the Early Modern Period (Feb. 18-19, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium/University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
contact email: 
slinwick@umich.edu

Please circulate widely and excuse multiple postings.
Call for Papers

Evidence and the Early Modern Period
A conference held by the Early Modern Colloquium

Dramatizing Ideas: Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms in Greenwich Village (ALA 2011, Boston, May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Glaspell Society
contact email: 
GlaspellsocietyALA2011@yahoo.com.

American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
Susan Glaspell Society Panel

UPDATE: On DIASPORA WRITING ACROSS THE WORLD

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

UPDATE On DIASPORA WRITING

Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction Symposium 14 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
contact email: 
Elodie.Rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Lesbian Representation on European Television

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

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