category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Non-Combatant Wartime Trauma - DEADLINE APPROACHING: 09/30/11

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwu.edu

American literature has historically ascribed the traumas of war almost entirely to the domain of the male combatant’s experience; in the process, valuable contributions on the subject by femal

CFP: Popular Culture & Sex; February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sara.sutlercohen@bellevuecollege.edu

Proposals for both Panels and Individual Papers are now being accepted for the Popular Culture & Sex Special Topics Area.

UPDATE- Savagism and Civilization- Submissions Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma: Student Association of Graduate English Studies and Native American Studies Department
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

*Deadline extended to September 16, 2011*
Savagism and Civilization

Stories for Screen - From Fag Packet to Film Festival 10am -6pm, Saturday November 19th

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Arts, University of Brighton
contact email: 
jsm@brighton.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry 2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma

full name / name of organization: 
Student Association of Graduate English Studies (SAGES)
contact email: 
l.rain.c.gomez@ou.edu; sages@ou.edu

Deadline Extended

Call for Papers: Special Panels Creative Writing and Poetry

2011 Savagism and Civilization University of Oklahoma SAGES

Conference Date: Friday October 14, 2011

[UPDATE]"Speculative Literature from the African Diaspora: Creating Heroes and Heroines"2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dmpowell2@aacc.edu

In Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora editor Sheree R. Thomas states that her purpose for the series “. . .

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012

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

33rd Annual Conference-February 8-11, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Seeking Papers for Panel on Egan and Contemporary Fiction: NeMLA Convention: 3/15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Brauer/Northeast Modern Language Association conference
contact email: 
sbrauer@sjfc.edu

Jennifer Egan, Contemporary Fiction, and the Digital Age

The Silence of Fallout: Nuclear Criticism in a Post-Cold War World

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin, Morgan Shipley, and Jack Taylor / Michigan State University
contact email: 
SilenceofFallout@gmail.com

The relationship between the humanities and nuclear issues has re-emerged continuously in contemporary thought.

"The Lamp of Psyche: Nudity and Discovery in the Mythology of the Mediterranean". 43rd Annual Convention Northeast Modern Lang

full name / name of organization: 
NeMla
contact email: 
gspani@holycross.edu

This panel will address the relationships between nudity and the obeserver in the Greek mythology.

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinous University Edwardsville, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, seeks submissions year-round.

Comparative Caribbeans, Nov. 3-5, 2011, Emory University, Atlanta GA

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Emory University
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Journal of Learning Design - ‘The Classroom without walls: Social software, cross institutional and cultural collaboration'

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Australia; Purdue University; University of Adelaide; Massey University
contact email: 
andrea.duff@unisa.edu.au

The 'Grammar Gang' cordially invites contributions for the Journal of Learning Design, March 2012 (Volume 5, Number 1).

Comparative Caribbeans Nov. 3-5, 2011, Emory University

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Caribbeans: An Interdisciplinary Conference
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

CFP: Book History at CEA 2012 | March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
Stephanie_Eckroth@baylor.edu

Call for Papers: Book History at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

“American History and Culture" area at 2011 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

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

“American History and Culture" area at 2011 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
EMAIL 250-word abstract to: Lmohsene@hotmail.com

Thinking Gender 2012 Call for Papers (Deadline October 17, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN announces:
THINKING GENDER 2012
22nd Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Call for papers

REMINDER September 1st 2011 --"Postcolonial England"-- International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo MI 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University English Department
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

Sponsored Session: The Department of English Studies at Durham University invites submission of proposals for its session at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan Uni

[Update] American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present. Extended proposal deadline: 1 Oct. 2011. Essay deadline: 15 Jan. 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Ferda Asya, Associate Professor of English, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
fasya@bloomu.edu

The editor of a collection of essays for a book, tentatively titled American Writers in Europe: 1850 to the Present, invites proposals for original essays on the literary works written by American wri

[REMINDER] Tra i libri degli altri. Il lavoro editoriale fra strategie di mercato e progetto culturale

full name / name of organization: 
Osservatorio sul romanzo contemporaneo- Graduate School in Literary, Linguistic and Philological Studies
contact email: 
trailibrideglialtri@gmail.com

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Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein (November 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
John Littlejohn and Michael T. Putnam
contact email: 
jlittlej@coastal.edu, mtp12@psu.edu

Call For Papers: Fire, Flames and Ashes: New Perspectives on Rammstein

papers on FX's JUSTIFIED for SERIES/SEASON/SHOW ... [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas
contact email: 
bgoebel79@gmail.com / brfaucette@gmail.com

Recently we had been seeking submissions for a reader, a collection of essays on the popular and critically acclaimed series Justified (FX).

Re-visioning: Isn’t there already a film version of this book?

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012, Rochester, NY, March 15-18
contact email: 
emily.lauer@gmail.com

Conference Panel:

CFP: Harry Potter Studies (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Bell / SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
cbell3@uccs.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HARRY POTTER STUDIES

33rd Annual Conference of the
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
Feb. 8-11, 2012
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

“Publishing the Past: History and Eighteenth-Century Print Culture” (ASECS 2012, San Antonio, TX, March 22-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Doherty
contact email: 
hdoherty@stanford.edu

ASECS, 43rd Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX

March 22-25, 2012

“Publishing the Past: History and Eighteenth-Century Print Culture”

CFP: Remixing the American Renaissance (C19), Sept. 23 / April 12

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
hlharrison@vcu.edu

Panel: Remixing the American Renaissance
Conference: C19, “Prospects: A New Century,” Berkeley, CA, 12-15 April 2012

Final Call for Essays: Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Lily E. Hirsch and Tina Frühauf
contact email: 
dickinsoncolloquium2011@gmail.com

Jewish Music and Germany after the Holocaust
Edited by Tina Frühauf and Lily E. Hirsch

[UPDATE] Filming Shakespeare(s) Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin / NeMLA 2012
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks papers about modernist and/or postmodernist film versions or adaptations of Shakespearean or Renaissance plays.

Calls for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas and and American Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
300 Tijeras Avenue NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

2012 ACLAR Conference; June 20-22, 2012; Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Children's Literature Association for Research (ACLAR)
contact email: 
erica.hateley@qut.edu.au

‘If We’re Being Honest: The Facts and Fictions of Children’s Literature’

Reality TV (Dec. 1, 2011; Feb. 8-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jgrantuwg@gmail.com

The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association will hold its 33nd Annual Conference in Albuquerque, NM on February 8-11, 2012.

What Happens Now? Interdisciplinarity for the Future

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2012

What Happens Now?
Interdisciplinarity for the Future

September 15th 2011 -- "Animal Narratives in Old English Poetry" -- International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Wade / Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
erik.wade@rutgers.edu

Special Panel on Philippine Children's Literature, Children's Literature Association Conference, June 14-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association [International Committee]
contact email: 
info@childlitassn.org; larasaguisag@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Philippine Children’s Literature

39th Annual Children’s Literature Association Conference
Simmons College, Boston, Massachusetts
June 14-16, 2012

Caribbean Literature (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
lxbarriovil@ualr.edu

CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond,Virginia

OmniRichmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia (804) 344-7000

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