category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
“Comparatively Speaking”

CFP - Representing American Poverty (ALA in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010; deadline Jan 20, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Leon Miller
contact email: 
gleonmiller@gmail.com

I am soliciting paper proposals for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2010; Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis / Journal of Transnational American Studies
contact email: 
jtas.special.forum@gmail.com

Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2010
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Zeitler / Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

We are soliciting submissions for a collection of critical essays on Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father to be published in 2011.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] An die Freude: Approaching “happiness” in German contexts

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Virginia
contact email: 
UVAconference2010@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(EXTENDED DEADLINE)
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Corcoran Department of History of the University of Virginia present

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

[UPDATE] Imagining and Representing Identities in Canada: Words and Images of The Cultural MosaicEXTENDED DATELINE TO 15 JANUARY

full name / name of organization: 
Funda Basak Baskan/ University of Alberta
contact email: 
multiculticanada2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Literature Centre (CLC), the Canadian Studies Institute (CSI) and the students of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies of the University of Alberta are pleased to invit

International Conference:The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University, Oct 16-17
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Call for Papers / International Conference:
The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination / Oct 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Call for Papers / International Conference
The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

Monty Python in Its British and International Cultural Contexts or: How to recognise the Spanish Inquisition from quite a lon

full name / name of organization: 
Tomasz Dobrogoszcz / University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
mpconference@gmail.com

The conference will take place in Lodz, Poland on 28-29 October 2010 The suggested areas for discussion will include: - Monty Python’s humour - the language of Monty Python - the visual poetics

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 4 JANUARY 2010 for Conference 31 March-3 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Conference: Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals and Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association announces an extension of the deadline to apply for the 31 March-3 April 2010 Conference in St. Louis, MO to 4 January 2010.

Reading and Writing in Prison 4-5 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
a.schwan@napier.ac.uk

Reading and Writing in Prison

An interdisciplinary conference
Edinburgh Napier University, 4-5 June 2010

CFP Suburban and Urban Western Literature and Culture. The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Neil Campbell, University of Derby, UK
contact email: 
n.campbell@derby.ac.uk

The journal Western American Literature invites submissions examining the urban and suburban West in literature, film, television, memoirs, and other forms.

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; abstract due Jan. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Harriet Beecher Stowe and visual culture. Illustrations of Stowe's work, evocations of visual culture in her writing, the house as a visual experience, etc.

OR

21st Century Superheroes and Super Villains in Film and TV - Call for essays

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betty Kaklamanidou and Dr. Richard J. Gray II
contact email: 
bettyk@freemail.gr & rgray@cn.edu

We invite submissions for a forthcoming edited collection on superhero films and TV shows.

ASA 2010, 1/5/10, "The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories"

full name / name of organization: 
Tova Cooper, Dept. of English, University of S. Florida
contact email: 
tovacooper@gmail.com

The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories

Cine-Excess IV Corporeal Excess: Cult Bodies 29 April-1 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel University
contact email: 
leon.hunt@brunel.ac.uk

Cine-Excess IV
The Fourth International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Corporeal Excess: Cult Bodies

29th April-1st May 2010

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
March 4-6, 2010

Mythcon 41: War in Heaven (4/15/10; 7/9/10–7/12/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mythopoeic Society
contact email: 
Robin_Reid@tamu-commerce.edu

The 41st Annual Mythopoeic Conference (Mythcon XLI)
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/41/
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
July 9–12, 2010

Guests of Honor

Tim Powers, Author

[UPDATE] ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
s.baumgarten@qmul.ac.uk

ENGLISH AND GERMAN NATIONALIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC DISCOURSE (1871 - 1945)

Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms (April 2-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender
contact email: 
lrkerr@buffalo.edu

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: genderin.buffalo.edu/genderacrossborders.php

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010)

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

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

The Ecology of Utopia: Ecological Concerns and Utopianism in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
CLEU (Cultures and Literatures of the United States) research group, Department of English Philology, Universidade da Coruna, Spain
contact email: 
jliste@udc.es

Organized by the CLEU research group of the University of La Coruna in northwestern Spain, this international conference, scheduled for September 23-25, 2010, aims to provide a forum for the explorati

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

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence & School of English, University of Sussex
contact email: 
Dr Shamira A. Meghani: s.a.meghani@sussex.ac.uk

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
- Sara Ahmed, Professor of Race & Cultural Studies
- Thomas Glave, Professor, author & co-founder of J-FLAG

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - August 5-7 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance (IASPR) is seeking proposals for innovative panels, papers, roundtables, discussion groups, and multi-media presentations that contribute

Kore Dissertation Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
goldcrow47@comcast.net

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology announces the Kore Award for best dissertation in women and mythology, offered annually in even-numbered years for dissertations completed in the p

The Portrayal of Formerly Colonized Peoples in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

Recently, Chinua Achebe, the doyen of African literature, described Joseph Conrad as portraying Africans in a “terribly terribly wrong” fashion in Heart of Darkness.

William Dean Howells at the ALA in San Francisco (May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Lance Rubin (lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu)

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring the following two panels at the 2010 American Literature Association annual conference, which will be held this year in San Francisco on May 27-30:

21st-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Collection of Essays
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu and gioia.woods@nau.edu

We are looking for essays to round out a proposed collection that explores American literature – or literature about America – written since the year 2000.

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Exploring the Edge of Trauma, 13 - 16 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts 5 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University in association with McMaster University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

EXPLORING THE EDGE OF TRAUMA

13 May to 16 May 2010
West Dean Conference Centre , West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, PO18 0QZ

Traveling on the Force of Change: Travel Writing in the Age of Henry Adams; Am Lit Assn, 5/27/2010; 1/20/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing and henry Adams Society
contact email: 
william.decker@okstate.edu

In The Education of Henry Adams, Adams contrasts the “force” of the automobile for shaping lives of commercial travelers with the “force” that motivated the construction of the Gothic cathedra

"The Body in Breast Cancer" special issue journal call for papers (1 Oct 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar / Georgetown University / Women's and Gender Studies, Geography
contact email: 
specialissuebreast@gmail.com

Call For Papers:
For a Special Issue of Social Semiotics
THE BODY IN BREAST CANCER
Edited by Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar

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