category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing [UPDATE: Deadline Extended] (10/15/2010; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Lucas Tromly
contact email: 
tromly@cc.umanitoba.ca

Transnationalism and Minority Travel Writing (01/15/2010; ALA 05/27-30/2010)

Italo Calvino through the Looking-Glass of Theory, AAIS Univ. of Michigan April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Slavica Grujicic, University of Toronto
contact email: 
slavica.grujicic@utoronto.ca

http://www.lsa.umich.edu/rll/aais/index.html

Calvino through the Looking-Glass of Theory

Teaching Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly, Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
contact email: 
Feature Editor: Lamia Khalil Hammad, Ph.D., E-mail: lkhammad@yu.edu.jo

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Academic Exchange Quarterly
Fall 2010, Volume 14, Issue 3
AEQ is soliciting articles on the following special section.
Focus:

[UPDATE] Peace and War / Graduate Student Conference, U. of Illinois at Chicago / DEADLINE EXTENDED: 1/4/2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
mbenne2@uic.edu

PEACE and WAR

An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
The University of Illinois at Chicago, April 16, 2010
EXTENDED ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 4, 2010

[UPDATE] Performances of Memory in the Arts (May 28-29, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
contact email: 
Performances_of_Memory@let.ru.nl

CALL FOR PAPERS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

PERFORMANCES OF MEMORY IN THE ARTS

MAY 28-29, 2010

RADBOUD UNIVERSITY NIJMEGEN
THE NETHERLANDS

[UPDATE] CALL FOR PAPERS HAS NOW CLOSED 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

Modernism and Utopia: Convergences in the Arts
www.mod-utopia.bham.ac.uk

Confirmed plenary speakers:

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

[UPDATED DEADLINE] “Cities of God” in Ethnic Literature: The Roles of Religious Communities (MELUS 2010; deadline 15 December 20

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Pearson, U of Tennessee / MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

NEW DEADLINE: Tuesday 15 December. Papers are invited for a panel on the depiction of religious communities in ethnic US literatures for the 2010 MELUS Conference at U Scranton (PA).

[UPDATE] LSU Mardi Gras Conference seeks special topics submissions (12/20)

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mitchfrye@gmail.com

The 20th annual EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU is seeking submissions for its special topics panels. Panel titles are listed below:

The Global Novel in Anglophone Cultures (TURIN AUGUST 24-28 2010 -- CFP DEADLINE JANUARY 31ST, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) Turin/Torino August 24/28 2010
contact email: 
cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

This seminar will discuss the impact of globalization on anglophone cultures by focusing on the emergence of so called “global novels” and by charting the patterns of their dissemination and their

Postcolonialism / Postcommunism: Intersections and Overlaps

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Studies Centre, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
postcolonialism.postcommunism@yahoo.com

POSTCOLONIALISM / POSTCOMMUNISM:
INTERSECTIONS AND OVERLAPS

23-24 April 2010
Canadian Studies Centre
University of Bucharest

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on the Middle East, South Asia and Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
contact email: 
CUgradconf@gmail.com

Thursday, April 15 to Saturday, April 17, 2010
Proposals due January 5, 2010

Hosted by the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures (MEALAC) at Columbia University

The discipline that was once called “Oriental Studies” has been divided up in various ways in today’s university. Post-colonial literature has a foothold in the English department, history departments have by and large stopped confusing “European history” with “world history,” and of course the area studies departments with venerable names like Near Eastern Studies or South Asian Languages and Civilizations have taken up an array of new methodologies from other departments. Several universities have begun expanding their African and South Asian studies offerings under the umbrella of “Global Studies.” This conference is concerned not with “the death of the discipline” as so many others have been, but rather with the diversity of the disciplines. We will survey this through student presentations, two faculty discussion panels, and a keynote address by an influential scholar.

[UPDATE] Reminder - John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

[UPDATE] Creative Writing - International Conference (2/16/10; 6/18/10 - 6/20/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: the international Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
creative@bangor.ac.uk

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Great Writing:
The International Creative Writing Conference

18-20 June 2010

What future is there for Creative Writing?

UPDATE: Final Call for Papers

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

FINAL CFP: CAPTIVITY NARRATIVES
Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010

Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University March 5-6, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
disagreement.NYU@gmail.com

Can we disagree? The question forces you to answer ‘yes’ or ‘no,’ to commit to one path or the other. Perhaps it even forces you to choose your allies, to prepare for combat.

[UPDATE] Contemporary Horror Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
University of Westminster (June 18th and 19th 2010)
contact email: 
david.simmons@northampton.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor David Punter (Bristol University)

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Assciation for the Study of Dreams
contact email: 
bwelt@corcoran.org

The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza R

Dreams Conference Asheville NC June 27-July 1 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Assciation for the Study of Dreams
contact email: 
bwelt@corcoran.org

The International Association for the Study of Dreams solicits proposals for papers, panels, and symposia for its annual conference Sunday, June 27 through Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Crowne Plaza R

The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2010 - Osaka, Japan - SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JAN 15 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2010. Organized by IAFOR in Association with the University of Glasgow (UK), Auburn University (USA), the National University of Cordoba (Argentina) and the National University of Tainan (Taiwan)
contact email: 
acss.iafor.org

www.acss.iafor.org

"East Meets West in Pursuit of a Sustainable World"

The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities - June 18-21, 2010, Osaka, Japan - SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JAN 15 2010 - acah.iafor.org

full name / name of organization: 
The Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities 2010 - Organized by IAFOR in association with Glasgow University (UK), Auburn University (USA), the National University of Cordoba (Argentina) & The National University of Tainan (Taiwan)
contact email: 
acah@iafor.org

www.acah.iafor.org

Theme: "East Meets West"

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

[I am proposing a session for the 2010 ASA conference in San Antonio and am looking to fill out my proposed panel.]

[UPDATE] Bridges and Borders Graduate/Undergraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society at The University of Texas at Brownsville
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

The English Graduate Advancement and Development Society (EGADS!) at the University of Texas at Brownsville will host its annual graduate/undergraduate English studies conference on Saturday, Feb.

Modern Language Studies Special Cluster on 9/11 Literature (April 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Assistant Professor of English, Springfield College
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

Continuity, conservatism, classicism: Reading postcolonial literature against the grain?

full name / name of organization: 
Cécile Girardin / Université d'Orléans (France)
contact email: 
cecile.girardin@univ-orleans.fr

Call for papers

CONTINUITY, CONSERVATISM, CLASSICISM:
READING POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURE AGAINST THE GRAIN?

CFP: Imagining Apocalypse in the Middle Ages

full name / name of organization: 
"Marginalia", the Journal of the Medieval Reading Group at the University of Cambridge
contact email: 
anb36@cam.ac.uk

"MARGINALIA", an interdisciplinary graduate journal of the Middle Ages, invites submissions for its 2010 Issue on the theme of "Apocalypse".

[UPDATE] Rhetorics of New Media Proposal Submission Deadline December 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gurleya@sbcglobal.net

31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010

“Alien to You? Not to Me: Science Fiction and Fantasy:
Films, TV, and Literature as Popular Culture”

Alfred Hitchcock [UPDATE] Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association - 31st Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque

CFP: New Representations of Maternity / Paternity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman
contact email: 
tiffany.trotman@otago.ac.nz

Call for Papers

New Representations of Maternity / Paternity in Contemporary Spanish Culture

[UPDATE] The Life of the Text: Creation, Reception, Explication [12/11/09;2/19/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2010--a graduate student humanities conference--Feb. 19, 2010
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Natures 2010
A Graduate Student Humanities Conference
Held at La Sierra University (Riverside, CA)
February 19, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Nineteenth Century Southern Literature: William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture (September 23-Sept. 25, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The University Libraries of the University of South Carolina and the William Gilmore Simms Society
contact email: 
Meriwetn@mailbox.sc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
William Gilmore Simms and the Crucible of Southern Culture
September 23-Sept. 25, 2010
South Caroliniana Library at University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

CFP: 18th Annual English and American Literature Association Conference: 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

Everyday Life and Literature

Trans-Latino/Pan-Latino/Pan-Ethnic Identity (March 31-April 3, 2010) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA National Conference (St. Louis, Missouri)
contact email: 
sotor@wpunj.edu

Please send an abstract of 250 words or more (for a 15-20 minute presentation) to sotor@wpunj.edu.

[UPDATE ] CFP Deadline 12/15/09 - Pedagogies and the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
ldonovan@unm.edu

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
31st Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 10-13, 2010
http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 12/15/09

Atlantic World Literacies: Before and After Contact--October 7-9, 2010 (abstracts due March 22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Atlantic World Research Network, University of North Carolina at Greensboro--http://www.uncg.edu/eng/awrn/
contact email: 
awrn@uncg.edu

For this international, interdisciplinary conference, we seek papers that explore how different kinds of literacy, broadly defined, developed around the Atlantic Rim

Story, Sport and Spirit: A Conference to Explore the Theory and Practice of Storytelling in Athletics; May 19 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Neumann University Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development
contact email: 
ISSCD@neumann.edu

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