category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Sketched by themselves. Society tested by “panoramic” literature

full name / name of organization: 
Interférences littéraires - Literaire Interferenties (Open Access Journal)
contact email: 
blaguezac@wanadoo.fr , V.Stienon@ulg.ac.be, david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

Sketched by themselves
Society tested by “panoramic” literature
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[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

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

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

[UPDATE] Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Berkeley
contact email: 
BerkeleyEarlyModern@gmail.com

Inarticulacy: An Interdisciplinary Early Modern Conference
University of California, Berkeley
November 12 - 13, 2011

**Abstracts welcome from graduates, post-docs, and faculty!**

CFP - Edited Collection - Dancing with Shadows: Explorations in Invisibility

full name / name of organization: 
Ravindra N. Mohabeer Vancouver Island University
contact email: 
shadows.invisibility@gmail.com

The word invisibility represents a little understood categorical figure in the shadows that surround all research and practice.

MLA Preconvention Workshop: Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
DHCommons, NITLE, and the Texas A&M Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com


Digital methodologies and new media are changing the landscape of research and teaching in modern languages and literatures. Scholars can now computationally analyze entire corpora of texts or preserve and share materials through digital archives. Students can engage in authentic applied research linking text to place, or study Shakespeare in a virtual Globe Theater. In the face of all the digital humanities buzz--from the MLA to the New York Times to Twitter--where can scholars interested in the field turn to get started?

Cultural Studies Association 2012--SAN DIEGO: Trauma and the Material Body

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

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

Object Lessons: The Thingly Realm in Modern Literature (Deadline September 30, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Langauge Association 2012 Convention
contact email: 
kvanwert@mail.rochester.edu

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

“Eye of the Beholder: Perspectives on the Monstrous” - K'zoo May 10-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Monsters: The Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory and Practical Application (MEARCSTAPA)
contact email: 
asmittman@csuchico.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

MEARCSTAPA Session for the International Medieval Congress at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
May 10-13, 2012

Language, Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Military Technical Academy, Department of Foreign Languages, Bucharest
contact email: 
adibulz@yahoo.com

Language, literature and cultural studies
ISSN: 2065-3867

Call for papers
Deadline: 1 November 2011 for LLCS no.8 and no.9

http://www.mta.ro

[Update] Collection of Essays exploring Lois Lane (Extended Deadline)

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

Collection of essays exploring the character Lois Lane from the DC Superman Universe (all movies, TV-shows, Comics, etc.)

The Postmodern Dandy (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012; proposals due Sept. 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega
contact email: 
kortega@uccs.edu

As recent scholarship like Monica Miller’s of the black dandy has suggested, the history of dandyism is complicated by race, class, nationalism, and sexuality.

Landscape, Space, and Culture in Medieval Britain: 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 10- 13

full name / name of organization: 
Justin T. Noetzel, Saint Louis University
contact email: 
noetzelj@su.edu

This session seeks papers that utilize landscape studies, space and place theory, and ecocritical approaches on medieval texts and places in an effort to illuminate new understandings on the literatur

The Art and Politics of Irony

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas, McGill Univeristy
contact email: 
irony@mcgill.ca

The Art and Politics of Irony | L’art et la politique de l’ironie
12-14 April 2012 ~ Montréal, QC

Products of Imperialism? Commodities in Literature after 1945

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer P. Nesbitt
contact email: 
jpn12@psu.edu

NeMLA 2012 Conference, March 15-18, Rochester, NY
Transnational Literatures Area

CFP - Edited Collection - Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Charles University in Prague
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

Ozu edited anthology - call for articles

full name / name of organization: 
Marc DiPaolo Assistant Professor of Film and English at Oklahoma City University and Brian DiPaolo, MFA Emerson College
contact email: 
brianofpaul@hotmail.com; captainblackadder@hotmail.com

Tentative Title: Ozu and Evolution: Reassessing an Icon of Japanese Cinema

Final Submission Deadline: February 1, 2012

Length of Contribution: 6,000 – 8,500 words (including notes)

Comparative Literature Papers for Spring 2012 Publication

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

The UC Berkeley Undergraduate Journal is currently accepting submissions for its spring 2012 issue!

Elizabeth I and Shakespeare: Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth I and Shakespeare
contact email: 
ariehl@auburn.edu

Submissions are invited for the panel "Elizabeth I and Shakespeare," to be held at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, May 10-13, 2012.

Non-Combatant Wartime Trauma

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 female aut

Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia (Autumn 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 6, Number 1 (Autumn 2012)
Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia

Faulknerian Anniversaries

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

Call for Papers
William Faulkner Society
at the Society for the Study of Southern Lliterature conference
March 29-April 1, 2012
“Faulknerian Anniversaries”

Modern Language Studies, Books Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Robertson / Susquehanna University
contact email: 
robertson@susqu.edu

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews of primary sources (including scholarly editions, contemporary literature, art, film, comic books,

Sacralizing Markets and Marketing the Sacral: Religion in Antebellum America - NeMLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 15 - 18, 2012

Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Psycho-Cinema: Technologies of Modern Affect (SCMS 2012 Panel; deadline 08/06/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ana Olenina / Harvard University
contact email: 
olenina@fas.harvard.edu

SCMS Conference Panel, March 21-25, 2012, Boston

Psycho-Cinema: Technologies of Modern Affect

UPDATE--Deadline Extended, October 7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes
contact email: 
dmk209@lehigh.edu

Rhizomes Special Issue: Deleuze and Photography

ROLE OF SOCIAL IMAGINATION IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr.D.R.Pratima Roy
contact email: 
pretty@telenet-systems.com

This paper aims to present the role and function of social imagination within a comparative framework in literature.Prior to delving into the depths of the topic, it is rudimentary to state the conten

Sea-Changes: A Maritime Conference in the Humanities; April 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Mudgett/Massachusetts Maritime Academy
contact email: 
nautilus@maritime.edu

Sea-Changes: A Maritime Conference in the Humanities; April 12-14, 2012

Special Journal Issue: Surrealism and Egypt

full name / name of organization: 
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/)
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk and dmrobe@googlemail.com

“Wonderful Things” - Surrealism and Egypt

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Book Reviewers

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion - Proposal deadline 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Modernist Studies Network - 2012 Symposium
contact email: 
Lorraine Sim: lorraine.sim@uws.edu.au

Deadline Extended. NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Tamayo Alves
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

NeMLA(2012) Maternal Hauntings: Feminine Spectral Identities and Ghosts in Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
JinaLeeCFP@gmail.com

Call for papers:
43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Digital Interpretation Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Americanists Society
contact email: 
ryan.cordell@snc.edu

The Digital Americanists Society invites proposals for a roundtable about digital interpretation of nineteenth-century American literature or culture, to be proposed for the C19 Conference at the Univ

Exploring the Renaissance 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
dlbg@earthlink.net

Papers (15-20 minutes in length) are invited on any aspect of Renaissance studies (music, art history, history, literature, emblems, language, philosophy, science, theology, et al.

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