category: cultural studies and historical approaches

NeMLA 20th Century Irish Women Writers<break>Abstracts Due 9/30/11

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Foley O'Connor
contact email: 
lizfoley@gmail.com

This panel will explore what Eavan Boland has termed Irish women’s ‘adventure of powerlessness’ in Irish fiction.

Latina/o Literature and Culture Panels at ALA. San Francisco. May 23-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
erodri37@lmu.edu

The Latina/o Literature and Culture Society of the American Literature Association seeks proposals for several panels at the American Literature Association’s 23nd annual conference at the Hyatt Reg

[UPDATE] Thing Theory and Object-Oriented Studies in Medieval Contexts [International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, May 10-13 20

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams
contact email: 
ajadams@colby.edu

A new and exciting move toward ‘object-oriented studies’ is underway among historians and literary scholars, including medievalists.

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium 11/13-11/16

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Jewish American Literature
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect of Jewish American and Holocaust Literature for the 16th Annual JAHLit Symposium at the landmark Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Florida.

Dimensions of Diversity in the Nordic Region

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies
contact email: 
lindqvis@fas.harvard.edu,jenny.bjorklund@gender.uu.se

This CFP is for a stream of panels at the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Study conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 3-5, 2012.

Dimensions of Diversity in Norden

[UPDATE] Race, Class, and Sentimentalism in the 20th Century - NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Jenn Williamson / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jwilliamson@unc.edu

As African American men and women began to appropriate sentimental tropes and the sentimental novel form in the nineteenth-century, they argued for their humanity and alignment with social norms while

[update] NeMLA Panel on “VICTORIAN ENERGY CRISES” (Sept. 30 / March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

Call for Papers: NeMLA Panel on “VICTORIAN ENERGY CRISES”

“Langston Hughes and the U.S. South” (03/28/12-03/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (College Language Association Convention in Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers that explore the connections between Langston Hughes and the U.S. South.

Tarot at PCA/ACA Conference in Boston, 11-14 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Association Conference
contact email: 
augeremily@gmail.com

The Tarot area is looking for submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston (11-14 April 2012). Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:

-Tarot and art history

[UPDATE] Nuclear Criticism and the 'Exploding Word' March 15 - 18th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Blouin / NeMLA
contact email: 
blouinim@msu.edu

TITLE: Nuclear Criticism and the “Exploding Word”

Chairperson: Michael Blouin, Michigan State University

[UPDATE] "DESIRE: FROM EROS TO EROTICISM" NOVEMBER 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Comparative Literature Department
contact email: 
desireconference2011@gmail.com

CUNY Graduate Center (365 5th Avenue, New York, New York)
November 10-11, 2011

Desire: From Eros to Eroticism

Faulkner in the Media Ecology [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia
contact email: 
modernism@unsw.edu.au

Building on a string of recent work on both Faulkner scholarship and Modernism studies, this signature international conference is set to explore the sometimes open, sometimes hidden, relationship bet

International Congress on Medieval Studies May 10-13, 2012: Special Session: Gifts and Gift-Exchange in the Later Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Harper
contact email: 
elizabeth.harper@gmail.com

Historians, anthropologists, literary critics, and other scholars of
medieval Europe are researching and reflecting on gifts and gift

A Conference in Honor of Barbara Hodgdon, October 15, 2011 (Abstract Submission Deadline August 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
contact email: 
Sarah Linwick at slinwick@umich.edu

Keynote speaker: Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame)

Aglæca: What’s in a Word? (15 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
mhensel1@uoregon.edu

Oregon Medieval English Literature Society Session for the International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
May 10-13, 2012

Polytropic(al) Joyce: North, South, and Beyond - The Fifth James Joyce Postgraduate Conference, 2-4 Feb 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
joyceinbelfast@gmail.com

The 5th annual Joyce postgraduate conference will take place on the 2nd to 4th of February, 2012, at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Petrocultures Sept. 6-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta
contact email: 
petrocultures@gmail.com

Call for Paper, Panel and/or Workshop Proposals
Petrocultures : Oil, Energy, Culture
University of Alberta: September 6, 7th and 8th, 2012
The “Petrocultures: Oil, Energy, Culture” conference will take place on September 6, 7th and 8th, 2012, at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada).

[UPDATE] Queer Places, Practices, and Lives conference (deadline extended to 9/16/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University
contact email: 
ponce.8@osu.edu

QUEER PLACES, PRACTICES, AND LIVES: A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF SAMUEL STEWARD
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
COLUMBUS, OH
MAY 18-19, 2012

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity

full name / name of organization: 
33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

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

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Native American Literature at CEA 2012, March 29-31, Richmond, Virginia

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

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

Borders: 43rd Annual Conference, College English Association, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com

Call for Papers, CEA 2012 | BORDERS
43rd Annual Conference | March 29-31 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

[UPDATE] The 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Technical University 19th METU British Novelists Conference: Kazuo Ishiguro and His Work
contact email: 
wwwbnc@metu.edu.tr

The 19th METU British Novelists Conference

12-13 December 2011
Ankara, Turkey

Website: http://www.britishnovelists.metu.edu.tr/
Contact name: Assist. Prof. Dr. Hülya Yıldız

[UPDATE] CFP - States of Emergence, States of Emergency: Deadline Extended to 1st November

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
joanna_kellond@hotmail.co.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 1st November 2011

[Update-Deadline Extended]:Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representation

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

Hierarchical Economies, Globalization, Terrorism and their Representations

Editors
Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay (Editorial)
Reynaldo Thompson (Latin American Section and Creative Section)

Gender and Sexuality in Middle Eastern Uprisings for 2012 Cultural Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
gender.panel@gmail.com

Seeking paper proposals for a panel at the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

(Re)Thinking Ricoeur's FREUD & PHILOSOPHY

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of the International Association of Transdisciplinary Psychology
contact email: 
rbaum@ccsnh.edu

CALL FOR TEXTS:

Guest Editor: Dr. Robert Craig Baum
Contact: rbaum at ccsnh dot edu
Journal of the International Association of Transdisciplinary Psychology

CFP: American Studies Area Southwest Texas PCA ACA Deadline December 1, 2011

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

Call for Papers: American Studies Area

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

CFP: FOOT 2012 - Theatre and Learning Feb 2-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Centre for Study of Drama, University of Toronto
contact email: 
foot.graddrama@utoronto.ca

With apologies for cross postings...

“Theatre and Learning”

University of Toronto, Festival of Original Theatre (F.O.O.T)

February 2 - 5, 2012

Call for Papers

CFP SCMS Boston 2012 Imagining, Imaging, and Remembering the Method in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Owen Rawlins
contact email: 
jrawlins@indiana.edu

I am looking for one more person to join my panel on Imagining, Imaging, and Remembering the Method in the 21st century. Please see the abstract below and email me if you are interested.

Across the Straits: New Visions of Africa in Contemporary Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria L. Ketz and Debra Fazer-McMahon
contact email: 
vketz@iona.edu and mcmahon@setonhill.edu

Abstracts and articles are sought for an edited collection to be entitled Across the Straits that will examine the different permutations of African immigration in contemporary Spain.

I Testify: Truth and Self in Law and Fiction (ASECS San Antonio, March 22-25 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Gaudet
contact email: 
ksgaudet@uchicago.edu

This panel will explore the intersections between legal testimony and fictional narrative.

[UPDATE] Fictions of Reproduction: Representations of Contraception and Abortion in Film and Television / SCMS, 21-25 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Vanderbilt University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@vanderbilt.edu

This panel is organized around film and television programs that treat the issues of contraception and/or abortion in some facet.

ESSAYS / PAPERS FOR JOURNAL; 30 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Journal
contact email: 
editorial.india@yahoo.com

Essays, Papers, Translations, Interviews, Paintings, Photographs and Book Reviews (along with a copy of the book) on folk traditions across the world are invited for the Journal of Folklore and Oral t

UPDATE: CRITICAL ESSAYS ON KEATS; Anthology; 10 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Editor
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com
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