category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Special Issue on Boys' Love Manga

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
contact email: 
editors@yaoiresearch.com

Please consider submitting an abstract for a special themed issue on boys' love manga to be published by the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. The CFP is below.

"Sifting the April sunlight for clues": The Poetry of John Ashbery (Sept 30, 2011; NeMLA, Mar. 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Fischer / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bkfischer@yahoo.com

This panel aspires to a multi-faceted exploration, in his native Rochester, of the work of this uniquely talented and elusive poet.

One Hundred Years of Attitude: A Centennial Roundtable for Poetry Magazine (Sept 30, 2011; NeMLA, Mar. 15-18, 2012, Rochester NY

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

It's a very long way indeed from Harriet Monroe's vision in Chicago in 1912, to a $200 million endowment from Ruth Lilly a few years ago, but Poetry magazine has seldom been far at all from the centra

Framing the Black Arts Movement (Sept. 30, 2011; NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Waddell / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bwaddell@sjfc.edu

This session is intended to entertain (at least) two senses of the term “framing,” and perhaps some tension between them.

Film and the Second World War in Scandinavia. 1 February 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Scandinavian Cinema
contact email: 
anders.marklund@litt.lu.se

Journal of Scandinavian Cinema (JSCA) is a peer-refereed scholarly journal devoted to all aspects of film culture in Scandinavia.

Reconstruction 12.3 Special Issue: "(In)Securities"

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

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Reconstruction 12.3
Special Issue “(In)Securities”
Edited by
SUSANA ARAUJO (University of Lisbon)
SUSANA S. MARTINS(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

[UPDATE] L.M. Montgomery and Cultural Memory (15/8/11)

full name / name of organization: 
L.M. Montgomery Institute, University of Prince Edward Island
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

A reminder that 15 August 2011 is the deadline for submissions for this conference, which will be held at the University of Prince Edward Island on 21–24 June 2012.

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
NOTE: Keynote Speaker is Prof. Russ Castronovo (Deadline August 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

NALS: "Levinas, the Environment, and Cultures of Place" (May 13-15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
North American Levinas Society
contact email: 
sjneely@uas.alaska.edu

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NORTH AMERICAN LEVINAS SOCIETY
Seventh Annual Conference and Meeting
“Levinas, the Environment, and Cultures of Place”
May 13-15, 2012 | Anchorage, Alaska

CALL FOR PAPERS

CfP Marx is Back: The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Fuchs, Uppsala University
contact email: 
christian.fuchs@im.uu.se

Marx is Back: The Importance of Marxist Theory and Research for Critical Communication Studies Today

The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses (SCW5) (July 12-15, 2012; accepting until December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Whedon Studies Association
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gdn.edu

Slayage: The Journal of the Whedon Studies Association (slayageonline.com) and the Whedon Studies Association solicit your proposal for the fifth Slayage Conference: The Slayage Conference on the Whed

UPDATE: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

Cultural Studies Book on Brad Pitt

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Christopher Schaberg / Loyola University New Orleans
contact email: 
schaberg@loyno.edu

Proposals are being solicited for an edited volume organized around the subject of Brad Pitt.  The editors envision a book on Brad Pitt that ranges broadly across the humanities, with chapters focusi

“Henry Fielding: New Approaches”

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Benjamin Bricker, Stanford University
contact email: 
abricker@stanford.edu

“Henry Fielding: New Approaches”

Andrew Benjamin Bricker
Dept. of English, Stanford University
Margaret Jacks Hall, Stanford U., 94305
E-mail: abricker@stanford.edu
Tel: (415) 832-9133

“Law & the Arts in the Long Eighteenth Century”

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Benjamin Bricker, Stanford University
contact email: 
abricker@stanford.edu

Andrew Benjamin Bricker
Dept. of English, Stanford University

Margaret Jacks Hall, Stanford U., 94305

E-mail: abricker@stanford.edu
Tel: (415) 832-9133

Proposed Panel for SCMS: Screening Violence Against Non-Human Animals

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
adelman@umbc.edu

Proposed panel for the 2012 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference (March 21-25, 2012 in Boston, MA)

Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mick Howard, Sarah Gray-Panesi, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

Third International Sacred Text Translation Conference: “Translation and the Rhetoric of the Holy Quran"

full name / name of organization: 
The Research Center for the Holy Quran Translation, Marrakech-Morocco
contact email: 
Qurantranslation@hotmail.com

Dar Al-Hadith Al-Hassania Institute, Rabat-Morocco
and
The Research Center for the Holy Quran Translation, Marrakech-Morocco
Organize

CFP: Gender, Bodies & Technology, "(Dis)Integrating Frames"

full name / name of organization: 
Gender, Bodies & Technology, Women's and Gender Studies Program, Virginia Tech
contact email: 
selber@vt.edu

Proposals are invited for our second, biannual interdisciplinary conference:
“Gender, Bodies and Technology: (Dis)Integrating Frames”
April 26-28, 2012 Roanoke, Virginia

Lyrical or Learned Langland (ICMS/Medieval Congress/Kalamazoo '12)

full name / name of organization: 
International Piers Plowman Society (IPPS)
contact email: 
kek16@psu.edu

Panels on Piers Plowman at the International Medieval Congress

IALJS-7: "Literary Journalism: The Power and Promise of Story" (Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 17-19 May 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

CFP: Essay Collection on Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elodie Rousselot, Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
elodie.rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

Feminisms and Queer Sexualities: Intersections in Text and Context (June 8-9, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselconf2012@gmail.com

Time: June 8-9, 2012
Place: Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Freedom's Issue: The Enlightenment, Scientific Racism, and Chattel Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
LaRose T. Parris/ LaGuardia Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
laroseparris@gmail.com

The 43rd annual convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) will be held March 15-18th, 2012 in Rochester, New York.

2012 Global Interdisciplinary Conference on Analyzing Democracy

full name / name of organization: 
Global Research Studies
contact email: 
admin@globalresearchstudies.com

2012 Global Interdisciplinary Conference on Analyzing Democracy

March 2-3, 2012
St. Louis University Campus
St. Louis, MO USA

Sport and the Nation, International Conference, 19-20 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and School of Media, Communication and Culture, Jadavpur University
contact email: 
supriya.chaudhuri@gmail.com

The history of modern sport is intimately linked to the rise of the modern nation-state and its cultures of self-representation.

UPDATE - COMICA SYMPOSIUM 2011 - Transitions 2 New Directions in Comics Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
transitions.symposium@gmail.com

A one-day symposium promoting new research and multi-disciplinary academic study of comics/comix/manga/bande dessinée and other forms of sequential art.

Cinematic Cities: Beyond the Metropolis (SCMS Panel, Boston 2012 – Deadline August 5th 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Lawrence Webb, King's College London
contact email: 
lawrencemwebb@gmail.com

Cinematic Cities: Beyond the Metropolis
Proposed Panel for Society of Media Studies Conference, Boston, 21-25, 2012

Call for papers: Radical Criminology journal

full name / name of organization: 
Radical Criminology
contact email: 
radicalcrim@riseup.net

Now Seeking Submissions
for a new journal:
Radical Criminology

revolutionary / indigenous / feminist / anti-racist
anarchist / libertarian socialist / autonomist marxist

Save the date:"Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights"--June 6-9, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
John Jay College of Criminal Justice—CUNY
contact email: 
vhendrick@jjay.cuny.edu

Save the date
June 6-9, 2012
John Jay College of Criminal Justice—CUNY (New York, NY)will be hosting an International Conference:
"Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights"

CFP: Bodies that Matter: Representations of Motherhood in U.S. Media

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Rossie / Ohio State University
contact email: 
amanda.rossie@gmail.com

CFP: Bodies that Matter: Representations of Motherhood in U.S. Media

2012 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
March 21-25, 2012
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers

Film Criticism: Medium, Cinephilia, Value (Society for Cinema and Media Studies [SCMS] Conference, 21-25 March, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Kelly Roberts/Northwestern University
contact email: 
jasonroberts2010@u.northwestern.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference
Boston, MA
21-25 March 2012

Converse College Conference on Southern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Converse College
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

THE CONVERSE COLLEGE CONFERENCE ON SOUTHERN CULTURE:
HIGH CULTURE/LOW CULTURE, SOUTHERN CULTURE
April 12 – 14, 2012

New Voices 2011: Madness and Revolt

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians Student Members Committee
contact email: 
aahnewvoices2011@gmail.com

AAH New Voices 2011
Madness and Revolt
25 November 2011
University of Edinburgh

CFP: “Dread, Ghost, Specter, and Possession”

full name / name of organization: 
manycinemas
contact email: 
manycinemas@anpa.de


For our third issue (Spring 2012) we look for articles on the topics: DREAD, GHOST, SPECTER and POSSESSION in Asian, African and Latin American Cinema. (Deadline for proposals 15/08/11).

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