category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Bridges and Borders Graduate/Undergraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society at The University of Texas at Brownsville
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville will host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday, Feb.

Modern Language Studies Special Cluster on 9/11 Literature (April 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Assistant Professor of English, Springfield College
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Continuity, conservatism, classicism: Reading postcolonial literature against the grain?

full name / name of organization: 
Cécile Girardin / Université d'Orléans (France)
contact email: 
cecile.girardin@univ-orleans.fr

Call for papers

CONTINUITY, CONSERVATISM, CLASSICISM:
READING POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE AGAINST THE GRAIN?

CFP: Imagining Apocalypse in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
"Marginalia", the Journal of the Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
contact email: 
anb36@cam.ac.uk

"MARGINALIA", an interdisciplinary graduate journal of the Middle Ages, invites submissions for its 2010 Issue on the theme of "Apocalypse".

[UPDATE] Rhetorics of New Media Proposal Submission Deadline December 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gurleya@sbcglobal.net

31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

“Alien to You? Not to Me: Science Fiction and Fantasy:
Films, TV, and Literature as Popular Culture”

Alfred Hitchcock [UPDATE] Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

CFP: New Representations of Maternity / Paternity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman
contact email: 
tiffany.trotman@otago.ac.nz

Call for Papers

New Representations of Maternity / Paternity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

[UPDATE] The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, Explication [12/11/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Natures 2010
A Graduate Student Humanities Conference
Held at La Sierra University (Riverside, CA)
February 19, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Nineteenth Century Southern Literature: William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture (September 23-Sept. 25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The University Libraries of the University of South Carolina and the William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
Meriwetn@mailbox.sc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture
September 23-Sept. 25, 2010
South Caroliniana Library at University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

CFP: 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) & Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Everyday Life and Literature

Trans-Latino/Pan-Latino/Pan-Ethnic Identity (March 31-April 3, 2010) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA National Conference (St. Louis, Missouri)
contact email: 
sotor@wpunj.edu

Please send an abstract of 250 words or more (for a 15-20 minute presentation) to sotor@wpunj.edu.

[UPDATE ] CFP Deadline 12/15/09 - Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
ldonovan@unm.edu

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 12/15/09

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

Story, Sport and Spirit: A Conference to Explore the Theory and Practice of Storytelling in Athletics; May 19 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Neumann University Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development
contact email: 
ISSCD@neumann.edu

'The idea of influence in American literature', 31 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford, UK
contact email: 
tara.stubbs@spc.ox.ac.uk

This one-day conference aims to ask whether American literature might fruitfully be viewed as a product of its influences, and if so, whether it can – or should – be considered separately from the

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal, an online, international, interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of the child image.

Re-Dress: Beyond and Between Visual Studies [Deadline extended until January 15]

full name / name of organization: 
OCTOPUS: A Journal of Visual Culture
contact email: 
octopusjournal@gmail.com

For Visual Studies at UC Irvine, 2009 marks a year of looking back and looking forward: to past achievements and new possibilities for a graduate student journal that has produced four volumes of scho

Franocophone and European Comics and Graphic Novels Panel, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Abstract Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[UPDATE] Ciema of Pedro Almodóvar Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Abstract Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[UPDATE] The films of Claire Denis Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Abstract Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[Update] the Films of Michael Haneke Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] Catherine Deneuve: Cultural Icon Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] Inglourious Basterds Panel at SW/TX PCA/ACA, February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] CFP: FOOD & CULTURE (Last Call)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
williamL@purdue.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association

http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 12/15/09

[Final Update] European Popular Culture and Literature, Feb 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

[UPDATE] "Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (West Region CCL, March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010

California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

CFP Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panel at 2010 ALA (1/10/2010; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Morgan / Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
morgantz@notes.udayton.edu

CFP Open Topic, Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panel at 2010 ALA

[UPDATE] Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Extended Deadline for Submissions: 8 January 2010

33rd Annual NJCEA Conference - Sat. March 27, 2010, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
Nira Gupta-Casale, Dept. of English, Kean University - ncasale@kean.edu

The New Jersey College English Association is soliciting panels and papers considering a broad range of literary and composition topics for its annual conference.

Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation: Literary and Pedagogical Responses to Atrocity

full name / name of organization: 
Jack Shuler and Leo Riegert
contact email: 
Jack Shuler – shulerj@denison.edu

Thinking and Practicing Reconciliation: Literary and Pedagogical Responses to Atrocity

Whores, Harlots and Housewives: The Postfeminist Eighteenth Century (23 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Brabon / Edge Hill University
contact email: 
brabonb@edgehill.ac.uk

Papers are invited for an edited collection of essays entitled 'Whores, Harlots and Housewives: The Postfeminist Eighteenth Century' for consideration by Oxford University Press.

Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com


“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island

WAITING FOR THE POLITICAL MOMENT, Rotterdam & Utrecht June 17-19 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Stichting Letteren en Samenleving Rotterdam, Utrecht University, Erasmus University Rotterdam
contact email: 
b.k.ieven@uu.nl

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[update] “Invasive Species, Postcolonial and Criticial Global Theory” (12/20/09 due) CCS (June 17-21, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Chingling Wo/Sonoma State University, U.S. and Tsung-yi Huang/National Taiwan University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wochingling@hotmail.com

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Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn (University of South Dakota) and Salvatore Musumeci (University of Sioux Falls)
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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