category: cultural studies and historical approaches

“Where Do You Want Me to Start?” Producing History through Mad Men (March 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Invisible Culture
contact email: 
Amanda Graham (agraham9[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu) and Erin Leary (eleary2[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu)

The television network AMC’s historical drama Mad Men, set in 1960-64, premiered in 2007.

CFP: The Child, The First World War and the Global South (Sydney, 1-4 Dec 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Technology Sydney
contact email: 
info@fww-child.org

‘A Game That Calls Up Love and Hatred Both’:
The Child, the First World War, and the Global South

1-4 December 2011

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

The Politics of Form: April 22, 2011 Columbia University Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
19th-Century Colloquium, Department of English, Columbia University
contact email: 
aec2137@columbia.edu

The Politics of Form: 2011 Graduate Student Conference
Columbia University Nineteenth-Century Colloquium
Friday, April 22th, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Caroline Levine

CALL FOR PAPERS

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society” 2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference (March 25th and 26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
India-China Institute, the New School for Social Research, New York
contact email: 
thiranas@newschool.edu, meb2212@columbia.edu, mmh2192@columbia.edu

“Sri Lanka: Remaking Society”
2011 Sri Lanka Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: 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

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

[UPDATE] Tennessee Williams in the Nordic and Baltic region

full name / name of organization: 
Dirk Gindt / lambda nordica
contact email: 
dirk.gindt@lambdanordica.se

CALL FOR ARTICLES:
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS IN THE NORDIC AND BALTIC REGION

TERROR AND THE (POST)CINEMATIC SUBLIME (April 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
cinematic.sublime@gmail.com

Jean-Francois Lyotard writes, “We have paid a high enough price for the nostalgia of the whole [...] let us be witnesses to the unpresentable; let us activate the differences and save the honor of t

6th Annual Association of Adaptation Studies Conference, Yeni Yüzyıl University, İstanbul, Turkey, 29-30 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Adaptation Studies
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

6th Annual Association of Adaptation Studies Conference,
Yeni Yüzyıl University, İstanbul, Turkey,

29-30 September 2011

Narratives of Travel and Navigation: English by Water, Air, Land, and Imagination, March 24-26, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA)
contact email: 
pcea2011erie@gmail.com

Date: March 24-26, 2011
Conference Site: Sheraton Bayfront, Erie, PA

Extended Deadline: January 30, 2011

ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2012 issue (deadline: June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises, The French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2012 issue (Non-thematic)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 JUNE. 2011

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

Tolkien at the University of Vermont

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

Call for Papers

“Trauma, Memory and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

“Trauma, Memory, and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

Gertrude Stein: Open Topic (ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011. Submission deadline January 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with any aspect of Stein’s writing and/or her legacy in 20th/ 21st century American poetry and poetics.

Gertrude Stein and her Material Present (ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011. Submission deadline January 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with Stein’s work as it attempts to engage the problems and questions of her material present.

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750-Present Day.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Creatures of the Night October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
M.A. Nadine Farghaly, Paris-Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
creatures_of_the_night@gmx.net

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO

full name / name of organization: 
jis@scsu.edu
contact email: 
jis@scsu.edu
  • Plenum
  • Special Number: WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO

    Guest Editor: Susan Stein

  • CEU Summer University announcement - June 6 - July 29, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    CEntral European University - Summer University
    contact email: 
    summeru@ceu.hu

    Central European University is a US-style, internationally recognized institution of post-graduate education in the social sciences and humanities.

    [UPDATE] Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

    full name / name of organization: 
    Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
    contact email: 
    theufmrg@gmail.com

    *Deadline extended: 1/31/11*

    Keynote Speaker: John Bellamy Foster

    "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

    "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

    [UPDATE] Kurt Vonnegut at the ALA

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Kurt Vonnegut Society
    contact email: 
    robert.tally@txstate.edu

    The Kurt Vonnegut Society

    Call for Papers

    Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - July 14-16, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    17th Annual SWSW Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
    contact email: 
    swswgradcoference@gmail.com

    The 17th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

    Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

    full name / name of organization: 
    Department of English, Texas Southern University
    contact email: 
    Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

    The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

    Filolog: journal for literary, cultural and language studies - call for papers (DEADLINE 31/03/2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
    contact email: 
    petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

    Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

    [UPDATE] CFP: Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas (proposed ASA 2011 panel)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Lindsay Adamson Livingston, CUNY
    contact email: 
    adamson.livingston@gmail.com

    Call for Papers

    Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas

    American Studies Association Annual Meeting
    October 20-23, 2011
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

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

    Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

    [UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
    contact email: 
    neuegsa@gmail.com

    Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

    R A W M A T E R I A L

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

    [UPDATE] "Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms," ALA, May 26 - 29, Boston, Mass.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susan Glaspell Society Panel at the American Literature Association
    contact email: 
    GlaspellSocietyALA2011@yahoo.com

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

    [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP: Time, Memory, and Region in American Literature

    full name / name of organization: 
    American Literature Association (conference) Robert Murray, (panel chair)
    contact email: 
    rmurray@stac.edu

    This panel, proposed for the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, will investigate the intersections of time, memory, and region in American Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

    Kinds and Styles of Criticism - update

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Lodz, Prpblems of Literary Genres
    contact email: 
    jarrek@uni.lodz.pl

    International Interdisciplinary Conference

    Kinds and Styles of Criticism

    Problems of Literary Genres

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Lodz, Lodz Scholars Association
    contact email: 
    jarrek@uni.lodz.pl

    Journal THE PROBLEMS OF LITERARY GENRES (Zagadnienia Rodzajow Literackich)

    Volume 54 (2011), 107-108

    CALL FOR PAPERS

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

    full name / name of organization: 
    Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
    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, hosted by Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, nestled in the b

    James Agee at ALA, May 26-29, 2011 (Jan. 20 submission deadline)

    full name / name of organization: 
    James Agee Society
    contact email: 
    hdavis@piedmont.edu

    The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2011 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee’s work, especially in connect

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