category: cultural studies and historical approaches

American Literature After 1900 - RMMLA Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Martina Jauch
contact email: 
mjauch@purdue.edu

“American literature after 1900”, a special session at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, which will take place October 14-16, 2010 in Albuquerque, NM, is lookin

[UPDATE]The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject 2-3 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Universtiy of Surrey, UK
contact email: 
D.Ashford@surrey.ac.uk, rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey
2-3 July 2010.

[UPDATE] Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 31, 2010

English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829

full name / name of organization: 
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature
contact email: 
a.battigelli@att.net

Proposals are being solicited for a special topics issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. The issue will focus on English Catholic Women Writers, 1660-1829.

British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
School of History, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

Call for Papers

‘British Nuclear Culture: Themes, Approaches and Perspectives’

Conference

School of History, University of Liverpool, 17 -18 June 2010

Self-Denigration (MLA January 2011; Abstracts 3/5/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Deanna Kreisel / University of British Columbia
contact email: 
deannakaykreisel@gmail.com

Literature of an Independent England

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Gardiner & Claire Westall, University of Warwick
contact email: 
LIE.Conference@warwick.ac.uk

Literature of an Independent England

6th November 2010, University of Warwick
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick

Chinese American Literature and the Changing Image of the American Literary “Canon”

full name / name of organization: 
Drs. Tanfer Emin Tunc and Elisabetta Marino
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

The reception of Chinese American literature by American critics and readers has undergone numerous changes since the marginalization of the first Chinese American writers.

Postcolonial Intimacies

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Intimacy Reading Group, McMaster University
contact email: 
postcolonialintimacies@gmail.com

Call for Referees for Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Applications are invited from established scholars for being Referees with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (ISSN 0975-2935, www.rupkatha.com).

Popular Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

RECONSTRUCTION 11.3: POPULAR FICTION
Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

New Worlds: Cross-Cultural Exchange East and West

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Maryland
contact email: 
gradconf.umd@gmail.com

NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE JANUARY 30th

[UPDATE] Recession, Depression, Panic: Edith Wharton's Writing and Economic Flux

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu

Recession, Depression, Panic: Edith Wharton's Writing and Economic Flux

Edith Wharton Society Panel at the American Literature Association, 27-30 May 2010

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels, MLA 2011: Los Angeles (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

Me, Myself, and Los Angeles: Narrating the Modern Self in the City of Angels

Proposed Special Session for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

[UPDATE] Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production ABSTRACTS DUE: JAN 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Department of English, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

Free Exchange Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
English Department, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
2010 March 13-14 with evening performance March 12th.

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film MLA 2011 Special Session Proposal (March 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sharon Becker
contact email: 
sharon_becker@redlands.edu

He’s the Silent Type: Modern Masculinity in Silent Film
Special Session Proposal for MLA 2011, Los Angeles

POWER AND POLITICS

full name / name of organization: 
Social Science History Association_Urban Network
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Power and Politics

"Seeking Commonalities: Writing, Literature, and Criticism" Abstract deadline: January 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Wiregrass Conference in English Studies
contact email: 
kmurphy@valdosta.edu

The conference is sponsored by Valdosta State University's English Graduate Student Association.

CFP for Panel - 2011 Big Berks Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kim T. Gallon/Sewanee:University of the South
contact email: 
kgallon@sewanee.edu

“GENERATIONS: Exploring Race, Sexuality, and Labor across Time and
Space”

This call for papers is for a proposed panel for the 2011 Berkshire

[UPDATE] Humor and the Great Divide--American Literature Association Conference, May 2010; submission deadline 20 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu

The American Humor Studies Association seeks proposals for this panel at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, Embarcadero Center, on May 27-30, 2010.

American Studies: Citizenship and Belonging

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest American Studies Association
contact email: 
pnasapres@gmail.com

2010 PNASA Conference Call for Papers

***Deadline Extended***

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place, 10/1-3/10, Submission deadline 4/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
EAPSU: English Association of the Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
rvandyke@lhup.edu

A RIVER RUNS THROUGH US: Exploring the Poetics of Place
Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, Lock Haven, PA

[UPDATE] “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

[UPDATE] Caribbean Enlightenment conference, 8-9 April 2010, deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

2nd Call for Papers: deadline extended to 28th February 2010

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 9th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Time and Space in Words and Music: The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum

full name / name of organization: 
The Word and Music Association Forum (WMAF)
contact email: 
wmaforum@googlemail.com

Call for Papers: “Time and Space in Words and Music”
The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum
Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, November 4-6, 2010

4th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Virtual Victorians: Networks, Connections, Technologies (Abstracts due: 15 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Meagan Timney/Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria
contact email: 
mbtimney@uvic.ca

The proposed multi-disciplinary collection seeks to illuminate connections between Victorian and twenty-first-century technologies, as well as ask how we might consider “virtuality” in relation to Victoriana. It will explore the networks and connections facilitated by technology by combining close reading, broad theoretical questions, project descriptions, and pedagogical methods.

"Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

Simone de Beauvoir: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

full name / name of organization: 
Simone de Beauvoir Society
contact email: 
sdbconference2010@gmail.com

102 years have passed since her birth, 24 since her death, 61 since the publication of her masterpiece, The Second Sex, a work that changed forever the way in which the world looks at women.

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

[UPDATE]: Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals on any aspect of the author's life and work for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

Further call for papers: Afterlives: Survival and Revival, 2-5 September 2010, Stellenbosch. Deadline 31 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
bratchelm@social.wits.ac.za

Afterlives: Survival and Revival
SASMARS 2010, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010

Call for Papers to epiphany, a refereed international journal of literature and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
epiphany/International University of Sarajevo
contact email: 
mustafabal2005@gmail.com

epiphany
Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International University of Sarajevo
ISSN 1840-3719

CALL FOR PAPERS

Writings of Intimacy in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries, 10th - 12th Sept, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English and Drama, Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
writingsofintimacy@lboro.ac.uk

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Adam Phillips (UK)
Professor Leo Bersani (USA)

Ecocriticism in Asia: Reorienting Modernity, Reclaiming Nature? Dec.16-18, 2010 (Abstracts Due Mar.9)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Tamkang University, and ASLE-Taiwan
contact email: 
interpoetics@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Fifth International Conference on Ecological Discourse, December 16-18, 2010, Tamkang University, Taipei County, Taiwan

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