category: cultural studies and historical approaches

“TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION. 4TH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE. STANFORD COMP LIT. APRIL 30-MAY 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
STANFORD UNIVERSITY, DEPT. OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
contact email: 
shockandintrospection@gmail.com.

“TURNING POINTS”:
SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

4th Annual Graduate Conference
Friday April 30 - Saturday May 1, 2010
Department of Comparative Literature
Stanford University

ImageNext: Visions Past and Future Conference March 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
visions@grove.ufl.edu

The University of Florida's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the 2010 UF Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, "ImageNext: Visions Past and Future," which will be held in Gainesville, Florida on March 26 and 27.

"Thicker than Water?: The Family in Literature and Culture" (March 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 West Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, California Baptist University
contact email: 
cclwestregion@gmail.com

Conference Dates: March 25-27, 2010
California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

CFP Charlie in the Heartland An International Charlie Chaplin Conference October 28-30, 2010 Deadline February 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa K. Stein
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers
Charlie in the Heartland
An International Charlie Chaplin Conference
October 28, 29, and 30, 2010
Ohio University Zanesville, Zanesville, OH USA

The Fictional North

full name / name of organization: 
Sue Matheson, University College of the North, The Pas, Manitoba, Canada
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

The Fictional North: Call for Papers
The University College of the North invites submissions for an upcoming conference,

CFP Fractured Images / Broken Words - 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

FRACTURED IMAGES / BROKEN WORDS

Multi-Disciplinary Postgraduate Symposium hosted by the Department of English & Creative Writing, Lancaster University
12th June 2010

[UPDATE] -- ACLA Panel: Between Alienations: Mimicry, Parody, and Desire in Transnational Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Rawal-Jindia, University of California, Riverside; Regina Yung Lee, University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
trawa001@ucr.edu; ryung001@ucr.edu

Creoles, Diasporas, Cosmopolitanisms
American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting
April 1-4, 2010
New Orleans, LA

Between Alienations: Mimicry, Parody, and Desire in Transnational Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ryung001@ucr.edu

The presence of a transnational community entails the recognition of a non-singular national identity, a paradigm understood, variously, as a shattered norm or a hybrid ideal.

Dissident Citizenship: Queer Postcolonial Belonging June 10-11, 2010, University of Sussex, Brighton UK

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex, Brighton UK
contact email: 
s.a.meghani@sussex.ac.uk

The theoretical conjunction between queer and postcolonial studies emerging over the past fifteen years has produced work on identities and political movements

‘On or about December 1910 human character changed’ Centenary reflections and contemporary debates: modernism and beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Bryony Randall, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
snms@arts.gla.ac.uk

‘On or about December 1910 human character changed’
Centenary reflections and contemporary debates: modernism and beyond
10th-12th December 2010. University of Glasgow, U.K.

Call for Papers: THE NEW ENGLAND QUARTERLY A Historical Review of New England Life and Letters

full name / name of organization: 
THE NEW ENGLAND QUARTERLY
contact email: 
L.Rhoads@neu.edu

The Editors of THE NEW ENGLAND QUARTERLY invite submissions for their consideration.

Networking the Globe: Information Technologies and the Postcolonial

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Studies Association
contact email: 
brian.rock@stir.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR THE INAUGURAL POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE OF

THE POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Date: 21–22 May 2010

Venue: University of Stirling, Scotland

Keynote speakers: TBC

International George Moore Conference, March 25-27 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International George Moore Society
contact email: 
mjaime@ual.es

The Fourth International George Moore Conference in Almeria (Spain) 2010:
George Moore and ‘the discovery of human nature’

Genre Dynamics: Exchange and Transformation--A Seminar/Panel at ACLA 2010 (New Orleans April 1-4), subm. deadline, Nov. 13, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mark A. Cantrell, Shepherd U; Chad J. Loewen-Schmidt, Shepherd U
contact email: 
MCANTREL@shepherd.edu, cloewens@shepherd.edu

As conceptual categories that both derive from and frame our understanding of particular works, genres are determined largely by what Ludwig Wittgenstein calls “family resemblances” rather than by

Transnational Feminist Responses and the Torture of “Enemies”

full name / name of organization: 
Basuli Deb/University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
bdeb2@unl.edu

Call for Papers

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
April 1-4, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Deadline for a 250 word paper proposal: 13 Nov. 2009

Restrategizing Essentialism (ACLA 11/13/09; 4/1-4/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Tsai, Indiana University
contact email: 
sktsai@indiana.edu

Restrategizing Essentialism

Seminar Organizer: Jonathan E. Abel, Penn State; S. -C. Kevin Tsai, Indiana U Bloomington

German Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference / U. of Kentucky (Lexington)
contact email: 
joseph.oneil@uky.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED to November 15, 2009.

Kentucky Foreign Language Conference
University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
April 15-17, 2010

Gossip, gospel, and governance: orality in Europe 1400-1700

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Cowan / Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
a.cowan@northumbria.ac.uk

The aim of the conference is to explore the spoken word and its power in a broad range of various contexts:

The post-contemporary classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Brooks
contact email: 
CKABrooks@gmail.com

Post-contemporary thought: a pedagogical application

Deadline Extended: Film & HIstory, All Areas (3/1/10; 11/11-14/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia J. Miller/Film & History
contact email: 
cymiller@tiac.net

Representations of Love in Film and Television
2010 Film & History Conference
November 11-14, 2010
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Milwaukee, WI
www.uwosh.edu/filmandhistory

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

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference on HOPE: Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

full name / name of organization: 
Religion & Culture Society
contact email: 
r.c.executive@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Arts Conference 2010

HOPE

Uncertainty, Pluralism, and Innovation

CALL FOR PAPERS

No!: Subjectivity and Agency in Muslim Rights/Rites of Negation (February 27-28, 2010)--Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Duke-UNC Graduate Islamic Studies Conference
contact email: 
dukeuncconf@gmail.com

Deadline: December 15th, 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

7th Annual Duke-UNC Graduate Islamic Studies Conference

Turning Points and Transformations (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Conference on Literature, Language, and Culture
contact email: 
langlit2010@louisiana.edu

http://english.louisiana.edu/laconference/Home/index.php

Framing the Human: (De)humanization in Language Literature and Culture - March 6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Minnesota, Twin Cities Association of Graduate Students in Romance Studies
contact email: 
agsrs@umn.edu

Debates around how "the human" is defined, interrogated and regulated often delineate boundaries that separate the human and its others (e.g. the animal, the divine, the monstrous).

Wild West II: Mythologizing Europe in Inglourious Basterds, February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

Considering Deneuve, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Abstract Deadline: 12/05/09, Priority Registration Deadline 12/15/09

[REMINDER] Women and the Gendering of Talk, Gossip, & Communication Practices Across Media

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Burcon and Melissa Ames
contact email: 
sburcon@gmail.com & mames@eiu.edu

We are seeking proposals for an anthology focused on gendered communication practices. (Articles need not be completed at this time to submit).

[UPDATE] Polluted Places/Impure Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Conference: Proposal deadline Nov. 13/ Conference April 1-4 2010
contact email: 
reusti3@lsu.edu

Participants in this seminar will examine the voices that emerge from polluted or impure sites. This “pollution” could take many forms, and comprise an array of relations.

Cultures of Differences: National / Indigenous / Historical, May 24 to 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

The International Association for Philosophy and Literature will be hosted from May 24 to 30, 2010 by the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada.

The Renaissance Arts of Science and Nature

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
bozio@umich.edu

The Renaissance Arts of Science and Nature
A Two Day Conference held by the Early Modern Colloquium
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
February 19-20, 2010

EXTENDED CFP - Victorian Network: Literature and Science

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: December 1, 2009

Call for Papers: Victorian Literature and Science

"Histories Real and Imagined: Uses of the Past in the Eighteenth Century" (Salt Lake City, February 25-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (SCSECS)
contact email: 
stryer@udallas.edu

Papers (twenty minutes maximum) are invited on eighteenth-century uses, adaptations, and evocations of history, for a panel to be held at the annual meeting of the South Central Society for Eighteenth

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

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

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

[UPDATE] Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts; 23-24 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Nathan Waddell / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
modernism-utopia@hotmail.co.uk

NEW PLENARY SPEAKER: DARKO SUVIN

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Doug Mao, Johns Hopkins University
Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

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