category: cultural studies and historical approaches

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Call for papers – Research in Social Change (The RSC) Journal, deadline February 25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
contact email: 
tamara.besednjak@fuds.si

Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009

Locations of Stardom

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies (due 3/1/11;10/6-8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / Sigma Tau Delta at Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

"Teaching, Literacy, and the Role of English Studies"

"The Vulgar and the Proper: Victorian Manners and Mores" October 13-15, 2011, Houston, Tx

full name / name of organization: 
VISAWUS: Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States
contact email: 
Laurel.Williamson@sjcd.edu

The 16th annual conference focuses on Victorian obsessions with vulgarity and propriety.

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Beardsworth and Marc Thackray
contact email: 
adam.beardsworth@algomau.ca; thackray@swgc.ca

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, English Graduates for Academic Development, Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, March 9-11, 2011
Texas A&M-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

The Future of Literary Studies, 1500-1800 (March 11-12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
EMCconference@gmail.com

DEADLINE December 12, 2010

9-11 Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Robertson / Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
robertson@susqu.edu

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews of works related to 9-11.

Reminder CFP- deadline 1Dec2010 - II Gower Congress- Valladolid, Spain, 18-21 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International John Gower Society
contact email: 
jgs.valladolid2011@gmail.com

The John Gower Society is holding its second International Congress at the University of Valladolid, Spain, in July 2011.

Co-op Mode: Interactivity and Narrative, May 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

Co-op Mode: Interactivity and Narrative
The Sixth Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
May 21-22, 2011
Call for Papers

CFP Inter/Transdisciplinarity Frame, Journal of Material and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Frame, Journal of Material and Visual Culture
contact email: 
editor@framejournal.org

Frame: Journal of Visual and Material Culture

Call for Papers

Inter/Transdisciplinarity

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

Call for Chaper Proposals for an edited volume, Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise, Dec. 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Dr. Tatjana Takseva, Saint Mary's University, Canada
contact email: 
Tatjana.Takseva@SMU.ca

CALL FOR CHAPTER PROPOSALS

Proposal Submission Deadline December 31, 2010

Social Software and the Evolution of User Expertise: Future Trends in Knowledge Creation and Dissemination

[UPDATE] Call for papers on "Virus" and reviews on interdisciplinarity for Excursions journal

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Eve
contact email: 
martin.eve@excursions-journal.org.uk

Extended Call for Papers:

Excursions
The Postgraduate Journal for Interdisciplinary Research extends its deadline for submissions around the theme of ‘Virus’:

ELN 49.2 (Fall/Winter 2011) & 50.1 (Spring/Summer 2012) “The Shape of the I: A Double Issue”

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

ELN 49.2 (Fall/Winter 2011) & 50.1 (Spring/Summer 2012)

“The Shape of the I: A Double Issue”

Deadline: March 1, 2011

[UPDATE] Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (Summer 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asian Review of English
contact email: 
takoh@ntu.edu.sg

Call For Papers: Southeast Asian Review of English (SARE), No. 50 (Summer 2011)
Theme: Re-Framing Contemporary Malaysian and Singaporean Literature

Beyond Margins and Centers, April 8 and April 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
MUGradConference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
BEYOND MARGINS AND CENTERS
April 8 and April 9, 2011
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsored by Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students

Call for Essay Submissions: The Game is On! The Transmedia Adventures of Sherlock (book collection; final submissions 03-01-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa Stein and Kristina Busse
contact email: 
transmediasherlock@gmail.com

The Game is On!
The Transmedia Adventures of Sherlock

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

Alien Nation: A Conference on British Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy Television

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University (UK)
contact email: 
james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

20-21 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2011

Submissions for a Book collection addressing areas of congruence in James Joyce and D. H. Lawrence (deadline 06/1/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas & University of Tulsa
contact email: 
joyce.and.d.h.lawrence@gmail.com

Call for Papers for an edited essay collection addressing areas of congruence between James Joyce and D. H. Lawrence.

UPDATE Call for Submissions New Deadline 01/30/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies
contact email: 
mintvart@nmu.edu

NEW DEADLINE JANUARY 30, 2011

Seeking Submissions
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Literature and Media: Studies in Academic and Popular Culture, March 24-26

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Tulsa English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
tulsagradconf@gmail.com

This conference aims to explore the ways in which the humanities interact, engage with, and are affected by popular media and popular culture.

Negotiating the Gaze_Friday, April 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University, Cultural Studies Student Executive Committee, School of Arts and Humanities
contact email: 
susan.hampson@cgu.edu

Spring 2011 Cultural Studies Conference at CGU
http://cgudrive.wordpress.com/
http://www.cgu.edu/pages/128.asp

Call for Proposals:

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

VISIT www.rmmla.org

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

CPF: MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM, LITERATURE AND POLITICS PCA/ACA SPECIAL SESSION, 12/15; SAN ANTONIO, TX, 4/20/-4/24 2011

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

MODERNIST ATTRACTION TO FASCISM (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY 12/15; PCA/ACA 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

THE POLITICS OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY (Special Session)
LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Call for Papers

LITERATURE AND POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOC. (PCA/ACA sub: 12/15), 4/20-4/24 2011 SAN ANTONIO, TX

full name / name of organization: 
George Moore
contact email: 
mooreg@colorado.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: LITERATURE & POLITICS SESSIONS, AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION

2011 POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS’ JOINT CONFERENCE (PCA/ACA), SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Transgression and the Sacred: An International Philosophy and Literature Conference, 22-23 February 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
University College Dublin
contact email: 
Adrian.Naughton@ucdconncect.ie / Rozemund.Uljee@ucdconnect.ie

This conference will consider the relationship between transgression and the sacred from a broad historical perspective in philosophy, literature and literary theory.

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