category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Occupy Wall Street and Modernist Manhattan Conference (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

NYIT's 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference, "Modernist Manhattan" will reserve at least one session for papers about Occupy Wall Street.

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

Rhetorics of the Non-State (ACLA Seminar, 3/29-4/1; due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Hunter Hargraves, hunter_hargraves@brown.edu

From the challenges of protection posed by the refugee to the Tea Party’s diagnosis of government as deeply pernicious to individual liberty, to collectivities that emerge through globalizing techno

Shakespeare and Performance (January 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formally Early English Studies (EES)
contact email: 
Amy Tigner: altigner@gmail.com

The 2012 volume will focus on "Shakespeare and Performance." We are interested in articles that consider any aspect of performance in historical or contemporary productions of Shakespeare and his cont

ACLA 2012 Seminar: Critique of Singularity: On the Iteration of Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Isabel Capeloa Gil & Daniela Agostinho (Catholic University of Portugal)
contact email: 
isabel.gil@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt / agostinho.daniela@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change

Reproduction, Life, and Futurity in the Humanities/ ACLA March 29 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
karen.weingarten@qc.cuny.edu

This seminar for the 2012 American Comparative Literature Association Conference examines how reproductive politics function in connection to the three conference themes of collapse, catastrophe, and

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

ABSTRACTS DUE NOVEMBER 18, 2012

www.BritishIslesandtheContinent.com

[UPDATE] From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 &

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

Punk precursors and offshoots: popular culture outside the mainstream February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan L. Jones/ Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Assoiation
contact email: 
bryan.l.jones@okstate.edu

Punk precursors and offshoots: popular culture outside the mainstream
2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference February 8-11, 2012

3rd Biennial Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium, 5-7 July 2012, University of Oxford

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (OCICS) 2012
contact email: 
ocics@history.ox.ac.uk

The Oxford/Cambridge International Chronicles Symposium (OCICS) is a biennial conference devoted to the interdisciplinary study of historical texts in the medieval and Early Modern periods.

CFP: Shakespeare on Film, TV, Video (SW/TX PCA/ACA)

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

Shakespeare on Film, TV, Video (SW/TX PCA/ACA)
CFP: SW/TX PCA/ACA Regional Conference
Albuquerque, NM
Feb. 8-11, 2012

Submission deadline: Dec. 1, 2011

Literary Journalism and Catastrophe Panel, ACLA Conference, Mar 29-Apr 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)
contact email: 
ralexander@brocku.ca.

Paper abstracts are invited for an International Association for Literary Journalism Studies session on Literary Journalism and Catastrophe at the American Comparative Literature Association annual co

Roundtable on American Regionalism and Modern Technology, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco
contact email: 
regionalismtechnology@gmail.com

The United States modernized unevenly.

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


Undergraduate Conference on English Language and Literatures March 24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Francis
contact email: 
jkourtidis@stfrancis.edu

From Love & Theft to Modern Times: Bob Dylan and the Twenty First Century

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Hoffman
contact email: 
diamondjoecity@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces--Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference--Proposals due January 25

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization/ University of Massachusetts
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] CFP: Collection on Nature and the Environment in American Public Address

full name / name of organization: 
Richard D. Besel and Bernard K. Duffy, California Polytechnic State University
contact email: 
rbesel@calpoly.edu and bduffy@calpoly.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals: Collection on Nature and the Environment in American Public Address

Sentimental Geographies: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice. 24 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, PhD in French
contact email: 
gcfrenchconference@gmail.com

SENTIMENTAL GEOGRAPHIES: Geography, Affect, and Contemporary Cultural Practice

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping (20–21 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The English Graduate Student Association at the University of South Florida
contact email: 
jyirinec@mail.usf.edu and cassiechilds@mail.usf.edu

Re-conceptualizing Cartography: Space-Time Compression and Narrative Mapping
University of South Florida Graduate Conference
Tampa, FL
20–21 April 2012

Racial Economics or the Economics of Race (Nov 15th/March 29-April 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aopitz@stonehill.edu and pbarbeit@risd.edu

“Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.” Angela Davis

[UPDATE] edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

Abstracts due December 21, 2011 (250-300 words; include contact info and short bio)
Final essays due December 2012 (4,000-8,000 words)

[UPDATE] 20th Anniversary British Women Writers Conference (BWWC): June 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Association
contact email: 
bwwc2012@colorado.edu

In 2012, the 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference (BWWC) will commemorate its 20th anniversary in Boulder, Colorado, by focusing on the theme of “Landmarks.” 

Crossroads - HERA Conference, March 8-10 2012 Salt Lake City, Utah

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

Crossroads

The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2012, May 3-6 - Osaka, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
acss@iafor.org

The International Academic Forum in conjunction with its global partners is proud to announce the Third Asian Conference on the Social Sciences, at the Ramada Hotel, Osaka, Japan to be held from

Creatures of the Night - Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
creatures_of_the_night@gmx.net

Since we live in a society which has embraced stories about vampires and werewolves and regards them as a part of our mythical heritage, it is not very surprising that the audience is craving new mons

Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism - Rutgers University, March 23rd, 2012 - abstracts due 11/30/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and Americanist Colloquium
contact email: 
modernistfolk@gmail.com

The Rutgers University Modernist Studies Group and the Americanist Colloquium announce “Modernism and the Folk: Beyond Primitivism,” a transatlantic and interdisciplinary graduate student conference.

Call for Proposals: Film & History -- SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bradley.lane@seattlecolleges.edu

Call for Proposals: Film & History

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference • February 8-11, 2012

Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns

full name / name of organization: 
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland
contact email: 
suvi.salmenniemi@helsinki.fi and donna.mccormack@helsinki.fi

Keynote speakers include Prof. Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK, and Dr. Jenny Slatman, Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Call For Papers / Essays for Applied Nonexistence: A Journal of Negation Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Applied Nonexistence
contact email: 
appliednonexistence@gmail.com

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: October 31, 2011.

Poetics of Collapse: Form and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
anthony.reed@yale.edu, or smp254@cornell.edu

Variations on the idea of collapse have shaped an array of poetic experiments with form and approaches to figuring personal and political crisis, disarray, and decline.

H.D. International Society -- CFP for the American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
adebo@wcu.edu

The H.D. International Society invites papers to be delivered in a panel at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012.

Psychology, Emotion, and the Human Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Windsor
contact email: 
spender@uwindsor.ca

Psychology, Emotion, and the Human Sciences
A Symposium at the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario Canada

20 to 21 April 2012

Call for Papers
Deadline 1 November 2011

LIES 2012: "Of what is past, or passing, Or to come" : Travelling in time and space in literature in English.

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl

The lines quoted in the title of the conference from W.B.

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