category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Watermark Grad Journal 2010-Submission Deadline 1/8/2010

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.org

WATERMARK CALL FOR PAPERS

“Righting” and “Re-Writing” Wrongs" ACLA Annual Meeting April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Donig/ ACLA
contact email: 
ddonig@english.umass.edu

Each new textual creation is in some way a reflection or mimesis. All literary creations are beholden to some narrative ancestor, some antecedent form, some prior idea.

UPDATE: Cultures of Migration: Local Cosmopolitanisms

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
schneider@sabanciuniv.edu

ACLA (New Orleans, Apr. 1-4, 2010)
Cultures of Migration: Local Cosmopolitanisms
**Deadline extended to Monday, 23 Nov. 2009.

Architectural Strategies in Contemporary Art

full name / name of organization: 
Nora Wendl & Isabelle Loring Wallace
contact email: 
nwendl@uncc.edu

Title: Architectural Strategies in Contemporary Art

Call for Abstracts: February 1, 2010

Due Date for Completed Papers: December 31, 2010

[UPDATE] Cinematic Desire (12/1/09; 3/4-5/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Group (CUNY Graduate Center)
contact email: 
gccinemastudies@gmail.com

Cinematic Desire
A CUNY Graduate Center interdisciplinary conference
Sponsored by the Cinema Studies Group
March 4-5, 2010
Deadline for abstracts: December 1, 2009

4th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Visual Literacies: Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]: Literature and Criticism after Secularism, ACLA Seminar, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Dancer, U of Wisconsin Madison; Jack Dudley, U of Wisconsin Madison
contact email: 
tgdancer@wisc.edu; jdudley@wisc.edu

Much scholarship on modern and contemporary literature has taken it as an article of faith that writers either turned away from or actively rejected religion.

CARSON McCULLERS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE AND 94TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (FEBRUARY 17-19, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Ross/Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians, Columbus State University
contact email: 
mccullerscenter@colstate.edu

3rd Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues

Wednesday 7th July – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

CFP - Workshop - Machines of Memory. The Archival Technologies and the Genealogy of “Datapower” (17th- 20th century). 15/02/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (Berlin)
contact email: 
gchamayou@mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de

Call for papers

Machines of Memory.

The Archival Technologies and the Genealogy of “Datapower” (17th- 20th century).

Second Annual International Conference on: “Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities” May 20-22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Portland Center for Public Humanities
contact email: 
publichumanities@pdx.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Portland Center for Public Humanities

Second Annual International Conference on:
“Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities”

[UPDATE] Nov.13, 2010 The 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republic of China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

Cultural Bankruptcy: Bail Out or Bonus? April 8-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Italian, Northwestern University
contact email: 
culturalbankruptcy@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of French and Italian at Northwestern University Present an Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

international conference on caribbean studies UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas Pan American
contact email: 
hrromero@utpa.edu

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION EXTENDED TO 12/7/09

2nd. International Conference on Caribbean Studies (ICCS)

“The Many Caribbean’s and the Bicentennial of the Continental

[UPDATE]: Cinema and Landscape International Conference (1/31/10; 4/16/10 - 4/18/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema and Landscape
contact email: 
conference@cinemalandscape.co.uk

Call for Papers

International Conference

** CINEMA AND LANDSCAPE**

University of Sheffield
United Kingdom

April 16-18, 2010

CFP: "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - Concordia University, March 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

Undergraduates, Get Your History Papers Published! Submit to HISTORY MATTERS: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research

full name / name of organization: 
HISTORY MATTERS: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research
contact email: 
histmatt@appstate.edu

Association of Asian Performance - Conference CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Asian Performance
contact email: 
corenste@hunter.cuny.edu

Association for Asian Performance 10th Annual Conference
August 2, 2010, Los Angeles, CA

Nov. 13, 2010 18th Annual English and American Literature: Everyday Life and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
English and American Literature Association of the Republicof China in Taiwan (EALA Taiwan) &Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
contact email: 
foreign@dragon.nchu.edu.tw

Literature is related to everyday life in a subtle way.

UPDATE: New World Francophonie: ACLA Panel, April 1-4, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Monika Giacoppe, Ramapo College/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
giacoppe@ramapo.edu

The ACLA’s annual meeting in New Orleans seems an ideal time to address the francophone literatures and cultures of the “New World,” too often considered only as an afterthought in comparative A

Go Green: Die Germanistik und grünes Gedankengut, The 1st Montreal German Studies Graduate Student Conference 23-25 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University & Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
contact email: 
janet.janzen@mail.mcgill.ca

The 4th graduate conference at McGill and the 1st in collaboration with Université de Montréal, this year’s theme sees its justification in the steady rise of awareness toward environmental issues

SC4:The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (fourth biennial)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhonda V. Wilcox / Gordon College; Whedon Studies Association; Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
slayage.conference@gmail.com

SC4: The Fourth Biennial Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses
June 3-6, 2010, Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

UPDATE Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sam George, University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

University of Hertfordshire, UK 16-18th April 2010

Satire: Reiteration with a Caustic Edge

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2010 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
Panel Topic
Satire: Reiteration with a Caustic Edge
Andrew Banecker (LSU), Chair

[UPDATE] Toni Morrison: New Directions - a special issue of MELUS (20 Jan)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Nicol (University College Dublin) and Jennifer Terry (University of Durham)
contact email: 
kate_edin@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue of MELUS
Guest Editors: Kathryn Nicol and Jennifer Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions

[UPDATE] Romanian Culture in the Global Age

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
romanianculture1@yahoo.com

ROMANIAN CULTURE IN THE GLOBAL AGE

Edited by Rodica Mihaila, Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru and Dana Mihailescu
Bucharest: University of Bucharest Press

CFP Volume Romanian Culture in the Global Age

full name / name of organization: 
Eds Rodica Mihaila, Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru and Dana Mihailescu
contact email: 
romanianculture1@yahoo.com

Call for Papers ROMANIAN CULTURE IN THE GLOBAL AGE

Call for Conference abstracts: Session: (Re)Modeling Our Others: Draculas, Jasons, Michaels, and Freddies

full name / name of organization: 
John Edgar Browning/Louisiana State University
contact email: 
jbrow11@lsu.edu

EGSA Conference: The 20th Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

Regarding Iteration: Narratives of Imitation and Innovation

February 11-12, 2010

CFP: PNRC; 21 to 23 Oct. 2010; Victoria, BC

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Northwest Renaissance Studies annual conference
contact email: 
ekelly@uvic.ca

The 53rd annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society will be held in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada from 21 to 23 October 2009.

[UPDATE] Call for Exemplary Undergraduate Humanities Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
contact-vhr@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2010 Issue.

Collecting and Collections: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things

full name / name of organization: 
David Banash and Kevin Moist
contact email: 
d-banash@wiu.edu; kmm104@psu.edu

Call For Papers
For the edited collection

Collecting and Collections: Objects, Practices, and the Fate of Things

ACLA: Breaking Languages, Broken Subjects (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/21)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
4mk46@queensu.ca

The “breakage” of language, and the breakdown of communication that may ensue from this breakage, marks the borderlines between personal, social and cultural difference, but the defamiliarization

Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s), ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies / American Literature Association
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

CFP: Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s), ALA 2010

American Literature Association 2010 – San Francisco, CA – May 27-30, 2010

T. S. Eliot Society at American Literature Association Conference, May 27-30 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
leeoser@holycross.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will
sponsor two sessions at the 2010 Annual Conference of the American
Literature Association, May 27–30, at the Hyatt Regency in San

ACLA: Fictions of Haiti (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; Abstract by 11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Manganelli & Angela Naimou, Clemson University
contact email: 
kmangan@clemson.edu, anaimou@clemson.edu

“Commemorations,” observes Michel-Rolph Trouillot, “sanitize further the messy history lived by the actors.

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