category: cultural studies and historical approaches

International and Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Role of Storytelling and Orality in the Imaginary, Literary Aesthetics and

full name / name of organization: 
GRECFAC
contact email: 
Chali.jean-georges@wanadoo.fr

International and Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Role of Storytelling and Orality in the Imaginary, Literary Aesthetics and the Arts

Martinique
November 10-17, 2010

CFP Europeanness of European Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies Department - King's College London
contact email: 
europeanness@kcl.ac.uk

POSTGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

THE EUROPEANNESS OF EUROPEAN CINEMA

Keynote Speaker: Thomas Elsaesser

Confirmed Plenary Speakers: Susan Hayward and Ginette Vincendeau

New Directions in Critical Theory: Borders, Power, Community-- April 30-May 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Is Hip-Hop History? Conference February 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The City College Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education
contact email: 
eromero@ccny.cuny.edu

The Center for Worker Education at the City College of New York is proud to host its first hip-hop conference, Is Hip-Hop History?

ACLA 2010 - Diverse Materials: Reimagining Things in Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Erich Werner, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
contact email: 
werner@unc.edu

[ ABOUT ACLA 2010 ]
The American Comparative Literature Association’s 2010 Annual Meeting will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana, on April 1-4, 2010 (Thursday evening through Sunday noon).

"The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, and Explication" [12/1/09;2/19/10]

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

Graduate students working in all areas of humanities studies, including art, film, history, religion, literature, and the performing arts are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Thinking Inside the Box: Cinema, Media, Art and Industry in (Strained) Concert, February 26-28, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Felipe Pruneda Senties/Film Studies Program, Department of English, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
fep3@pitt.edu

The University of Pittsburgh Presents—

Thinking Inside the Box:
Cinema, Media, Art and Industry in (Strained) Concert

A Graduate Student Conference
February 26-28, 2010

CFP: The World and the Stage: Reassessing Theatrical Paradigms, Envisioning Global Rights (ACLA 1-4 April 2010; 13 Nov 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Florian Becker, Bard College
contact email: 
fnbecker@bard.edu

CFP for papers to be given as part a linked set of three panels at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans, USA

Mythology in Contemporary Culture: March 31 - April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Rittenhouse/2010 Popular Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
earth2k8@mac.com

Mythology in Contemporary Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS

2010 Popular Culture Association (PCA)/American Culture Association (ACA)
Annual National Conference
Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis

CFP: Hot Metal Bridge, Confronting the Digital, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Hot Metal Bridge--Graduate Literary Magazine of the University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
criticism@hotmetalbridge.org

Hot Metal Bridge would like to extend until November 17th its deadline for submissions. Also, at this point we would like to encourage submissions of a more general topical nature.

Global Nonkilling Working Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Global Nonkilling
contact email: 
jevans@nonkilling.org

The Center for Global Nonkilling, an organization working to promote change toward the measurable goal of a killing-free world, is launching in January 2010 its “Global Nonkilling Working Papers”

Film Adaptation, SWTX PCA/ACA 2/10-13, Due 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
lynneaking@hotmail.com

Adaptation: Film, Literature, Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular/American Culture Associations Conference

The Hyatt Regency Conference Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Visual Culture (18 June 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leicester
contact email: 
ek36@le.ac.uk

Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Visual Culture
A one-day conference at the University of Leicester
Friday 18 June 2010

Chaucer at Galway

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
cliona.carney@nuigalway.ie

A multi-disciplinary conference on Geoffrey Chaucer will be held in the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland on 19th-20th May 2010.

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF POPULAR CULTURE: SPACES AND CONTEXTS. 4th International SELICUP Conference 20-22 Oct 2010

full name / name of organization: 
José I. Prieto-Arranz / University of the Balearic Islands
contact email: 
jose-igor.prieto@uib.eu

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF POPULAR CULTURE:
SPACES AND CONTEXTS.
4th International SELICUP Conference

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
20-22 October 2010

[update] Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community, 2/25/2010, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Tracey Walters/Stony Brook University
contact email: 
twalters@notes.sunysb.edu

"Going Green from the Black Perspective: The Significance of Environmental Issues in the Black Community" is a one-day conference devoted to exploring the various ways Black activists, scholars, agric

UPDATE: California Culture Call for Papers, Abstract/Proposals by December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, Feb 10-13, 2010
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
 Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 1.505

Teaching the Eighteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
South-central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
mrooks@kent.edu

Papers are invited on any topic related to "teaching the eighteenth century" for a panel at SCSECS this February (25-27).

The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage, CFP due 12/15/09, conference 2/10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Janna Jones/Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
janna.jones@nau.edu

The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage chair invites papers and panels that explore the meanings of the film archive—both past and present.

Looking for Panelists: "International Romantic Melancholy"; PAC (11-13 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Beres Rogers, Dept. of English, The College of Charleston
contact email: 
rogerskb@cofc.edu

I'm looking to put together a panel at the Philological Association of the Carolinas conference, held here in beautiful Charleston, SC, March 11-13, 2010 (see original cfp: http://call-for-papers.sas.

Mediterranean Encounters- seminar ACLA 2010, New Orleans, April 1-3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Edwige Tamalet Talbayev, Yale University
contact email: 
edwige.tamalet@yale.edu

Papers are sought for the following seminar:

Mediterranean Encounters

10 April 2010. “Medieval Perspectives: From the Mundane to the Miraculous”

full name / name of organization: 
27th Annual New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
uconn.nemsc@gmail.com

10 April 2010.

Media, Medium, Mediation: Media Aesthetics Before 1900 (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Teukolsky
contact email: 
rachel dot teukolsky at vanderbilt dot edu

This seminar proposes to explore the aesthetic effects of early media--understood as "discourse networks," or channels of communication--by unsettling the idea of media itself.

VICTORIAN SYSTEMS AND STANDARDIZATION - abstracts due November 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Studies Association of Ontario - Association of Canadian Collage and University Teachers of English
contact email: 
VSAOatACCUTE@gmail.com

Congress 2010: Victorian Studies Association of Ontario/ Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English Joint Session

VICTORIAN SYSTEMS AND STANDARDIZATION

Update

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association Southern Literature and Culture
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St.

Papers Wanted for Literary Journal on American Identity - 11/15/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

[UPDATE] Politics and Literature: Winter Issue of PLJ - Deadline Extended - 11/10/09

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The deadline for the Winter Issue, “Politics and Literature” of the Pennsylvania Literary Journal is extended until November 10th.

Building the Polis: English teaching, ethical criticism and the new rhetoric 12-14 July 2010, University of Sydney, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Arts, English and Literacy Education Network (AELE, Faculty of Arts) and School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM, Faculty of Education), University of Sydney
contact email: 
nina.goodwin@edfac.usyd.edu.au

This conference is open to teachers and academics from both secondary and university sectors to discuss what ethical criticism and the new rhetoric might offer the profession as a way of developing a

Asian American Literature - Ambivalent Precursors (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
merton733@gmail.com

The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies invites papers for a panel on critical reevaluations of Asian American literature before 1970.

Literary London 2010, 7-9 July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London
contact email: 
contact@literarylondon.org

Literary London 2010

Representations of London in Literature: An Interdisciplinary Conference

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Re-defining art: Artistic genres in literary works.

full name / name of organization: 
The American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
medinaa@uhd.edu

This seminar seeks to identify how and why contemporary literature uses visual works of art (murals, montages, sculpture, paintings, photography, etc) as a means of interpretation.

From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors

full name / name of organization: 
Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3 (Michel de Montaigne University, Bordeaux, France)
contact email: 
schmitt.arnaud@orange.fr

“From Shore to Shore: Cultural Guides and Conveyors”
CLIMAS (Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux 3), June 10-12, 2010
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Bodies in Motion: Corporeality & the Representation of Immigrants, Refugees & Other Diasporic Subjects (ACLA 11/13/09; 4/1-4/10)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
kepitt@uwm.edu

This seminar seeks to explore connections and tensions between discourses of the body and discourses of diaspora, migration, exile, and transnationality.

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