category: cultural studies and historical approaches

24th Annual GAFIS Symposium at UW-Madison: Articulating Communities, April 15-16th 2011

full name / name of organization: 
GAFIS (Graduate Association of French & Italian Students), University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
gafisabstracts2011@gmail.com

Throughout recorded history – traversing time and space, cultures and nations – the notion of community has fostered both collaboration and conflict.

“Land Ownership and Tenure”

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

Call for Papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 5, Number 3 (Spring 2012)
“Land Ownership and Tenure”

CFP: Making Sense Of - Health, Illness and Disease 10 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Tuesday 6th September – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for papers

Labor and New Media

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Special Session - MLA 2012
contact email: 
a.shonkwiler@gmail.com

How do new media affect representation of work, class, or labor? What new conceptions of recognitions of labor does new technology reveal?

CFP: (Edited Volume): Regal Reels: Hollywood’s Fascination with Royalty (03/15/11; 01 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart, Dean of Liberal Arts Fashion Institute of Technology / SUNY
contact email: 
scott_stoddart@fitnyc.edu

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled Regal Reels: Hollywood’s Fascination with Royalty.

CFP: (Edited Volume): The 9 / 11 Western: Re-Purposing the Hollywood Genre (03/15/11; 01 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart, Dean of Liberal Arts Fashion Institute of Technology / SUNY
contact email: 
scott_stoddart@fitnyc.edu

Submissions are sought for a collection of essays titled The 9 / 11 Western: Re-Purposing the Hollywood Genre.

"Digital Play and Deformance" at NAVSA 2011 (submissions Feb 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
A panel proposal for NAVSA 2011
contact email: 
pfyfe@fsu.edu

A panel proposal for NAVSA 2011, “Performance and Play”
Vanderbilt University, November 3-6, 2011
http://vanderbilt.edu/navsa

Digital Play and Deformance; or, Screwing Around with Victorian Literature

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel - DEADLINE EXTENDED: New Deadline: February 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
jpc2143@columbia.edu

CFP: ATHE Performance Studies Focus Group Emerging Scholars Panel
DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline: February 15, 2011

PAMLA 2011--"Animals as Self/Other" [3/25/11; 11/5/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Lora Geriguis
contact email: 
L.E.Geriguis@lasierra.edu

"Animals as Self-Other"--
Instead of measuring human-animal valuation based on their relative ability to “think, reason, or speak…[t]he first and decisive question [should] be to know whether animals can suffer” (Derrida 1997). An exploration of the complexities of the human-animal identity continuum, including human causes of and responses to animal suffering.

Anomalous Ethnographies: Wild Wonders and Reticent Races,

full name / name of organization: 
Preternature
contact email: 
kirsten@uszkalo.com

Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural invites articles for a special issue called Anomalous Ethnographies: Wild Wonders, Diminutive People and Reticent Races, scheduled fo

Writing with Sound - Currents in Electronic Literacy 2011 (New Submissions Date)

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Writing and Research Lab - University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
currents@dwrl.utexas.edu

Please note new due date for submissions (Feb 15th, 2011):
(potential submitters should also feel free to contact Currents if a slightly later due date can be met)

[UPDATE] A special issue of The Journal of the Short Story in English on Edith Wharton to be published in 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of the Short Story in English
contact email: 
virginia.ricard@u-bordeaux3.fr

In The Writing of Fiction, Edith Wharton says that the difficult task of the short story is “to suggest illimitable air within a narrow space.” This is not a strictly formal imperative: i

[DEADLINE EXTENSION] [Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (4/16/2011) [KEYNOTE: Timothy Brennan]

full name / name of organization: 
URI Department of English
contact email: 
uriconference2011@gmail.com

[Pre]Occupations: Working, Seizing, Dwelling (Saturday, April 16th, 2011)

AEPL Summer Conference: Perspectives, June 23-26 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning (AEPL)
contact email: 
brucenovak@mac.com

For over ten years, the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning has held annual conferences in a beautiful mountain setting for educators to immerse themselves in a dialogue about what gives th

The Last Western: Deadwood and the End of American Empire - 2/25/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Stasi & Jennifer Greiman
contact email: 
pstasi@albany.edu, jgreiman@albany.edu

The Last Western:
Deadwood and the End of American Empire

“Whatever happened to Gary Cooper?” – Tony Soprano

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE FEB 1ST: 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!

[UPDATE] Collection of Essays: Buddhism and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, lnormand@hotmail.co.uk

This is an extended deadline for the book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature.

Forming Identity, Transforming Space: An International Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus, Spain
contact email: 
slumadridconference@gmail.com

Forming Identity, Transforming Space
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Conference
The Department of English and the Division of Languages and Literature
Saint Louis University, Madrid, Spain

'Unexpected Agents: Considering agency beyond the boundaries of the human (1800 — present)' : 24th June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
One-day Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Symposium at the University of Birmingham (English Dept.)
contact email: 
hxp823@bham.ac.uk

‘Anything that does modify a state of affairs by making a difference is an actor - or, if it has no figuration yet, an actant’

(Bruno Latour, Reassembling the Social, 2005)

Session: The Conquest in the Long-Eighteenth Century in Text and Image Oct. 27-29th, 2011 McMaster (Hamilton, ON)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lauren Beck
contact email: 
lbeck@mta.ca

Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (CSECS)

Review of Culture - Macao (China) History and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Paulo Coutinho / Cultural Affairs Bureau of Macau SAR
contact email: 
PauloC@icm.gov.mo

For the past 20 years, Review of Culture (RC) has served the needs of Chinese, Portuguese and English readers by issuing both Chinese and International (Portuguese and English) editions.

CFP 100+ Years of W. S. Gilbert MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the death of W. S.

CFP The Opera Libretto MLA Seattle 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations
contact email: 
mlacfp@gmail.com

Seeking proposals that examine how scripts are prepared to be set to music. Among the areas to be explored: How do sung texts differ from spoken ones?

AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND POLITICAL DISCOURSE March 5 2011 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2012 SEATTLE AFRICAN LITERATURES DIVISION SESSION
contact email: 
taiwo.adetunji.osinubi_at_umontreal.ca

Inviting papers on the intersections between autobiography and political discourse in African literatures. Topics may concern circulation, audience, and form in any period.

[UPDATE] Integrating Literary and Cultural Studies in the Eng/FL Classroom (MLA Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jan 2012 Modern Language Association Convention/Affiliate Organization (Community College Humanities Association) Roundtable Proposal
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

What Works? Integrating Literature and Culture

Baudelaire: Translation, Criticism, Reception

full name / name of organization: 
Research Center "Littérature française XIXe-XXIe siècles" (University of Paris-Sorbonne) and the W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies (Vanderbilt University)
contact email: 
colloque.baudelaire@gmail.com

After 150 years of translation and criticism, Charles Baudelaire's work is no longer simply a classic in French literature but a monument of world literature.

A POLITICS OF DISRUPTION? AESTHETICS AND POST-SOCIALISM, Reyjkavik August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
contact email: 
ra309@cam.ac.uk

Papers are invited for the panel:
A POLITICS OF DISRUPTION? AESTHETICS AND POST-SOCIALISM
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
Reyjkavik, 25-27 August 2011

Advertising the Nation, Reyjkavik 25-27 August 11

full name / name of organization: 
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
contact email: 
zhou.mi@ucl.ac.uk

Papers are invited for the panel: ADVERTISING THE NATION
General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research
Reyjkavik, 25-27 August 2011

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender 3/24 & 3/25 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies, University of Rochester
contact email: 
bayne.matthew@gmail.com

New Submission Deadline: 2/12/11

Precarious Spaces: (Dis-) Locating Gender

"Repetition and Revolt" - Cornell University - April 14-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Theory Reading Group at Cornell University
contact email: 
repetitionrevolt@gmail.com

The Theory Reading Group at Cornell University invites submissions for its seventh annual interdisciplinary spring conference:

Repetition and Revolt

"The Immaterial 18th Century"--27-29 October, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CSECS/NEASECS/Aphra Behn Society
contact email: 
walmsley@mcmaster.ca

In response to the sustained scholarly focus on the material aspects of eighteenth century culture, the core concern of this interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and French) conference will be reacti

Seeking Articles for an Edited Volume on Women Writers and Psychoanalysis

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge Scholars Press
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking article submissions for a volume of critical essays, which will be published by Cambridge Scholars Press.

What Works? Integrating Literary and Cultural Studies in the Eng/FL Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Jan 2012 Modern Language Association Convention/Affiliate Organization (Community College Humanities Association) Roundtable Proposal
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

What Works? Integrating Literature and Culture

[UPDATE] CFP NASSR 2011: "Romanticism and Independence" (1/31/11; 8/11-14/11)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
contact email: 
nassr.utah@gmail.com

With the new year and, for many, the start of a new term, several people have reported inadvertently missing the original January 15 proposal deadline for the 2011 conference of the North American Soc

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