category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Fourth world writings in English after 1947 until 1990

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Neerja Arun
contact email: 
drneerjaarun@gmail.com

Dr. Neerja Arun invites submissions to a collection of critical essays on Fourth world writings in English after 1947 until 1990.

Reconstruction 12.3, "(In)Securities"

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

Call for Abstracts: Reconstruction 12.3 “(In)Securities”

Edited by Susana Araújo (University of Lisbon) and Susana S. Martins (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics; July 9; March 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Cujlture
contact email: 
asac2012@scrippscollege.edu; scastagn@scrippscollege.edu

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture announces:

The 4th International Conference on Adoption and Culture
Mapping Adoption: Histories, Geographies, Literatures, Politics

Rewriting Southern Literature for the Silver Screen (AUMLAC Feb 10-11 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Klevay / Auburn University at Montgomery
contact email: 
rklevay@aum.edu

This panel will celebrate the past and continuing inspiration of Southern literature on Hollywood film.

Outlaw!: Law and (Dis)Order in the American West (9/01/11; The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, 10/27/11-10/29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The John R. Milton Writers' Conference / The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Lee.Roripaugh@usd.edu

Please join us for the biennial John R. Milton Writers' Conference, held October 27-29, 2011, at The University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota.

NEMLA, March 15-18, 2002, Rochester, NY: "Evil" Children in Film, Literature, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Karen J. Renner / Northern Arizona University
contact email: 
karen.j.renner@gmail.com

From the possibly possessed Miles and Flora in _The Turn of the Screw_ to the feral children in _Lord of the Flies_ to the demonic Damien in _The Omen_, evil children take on various forms.

Psychological Trauma and its Material Bodies (Cultural Studies Association Conference, March 28-April 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo/Allegheny College
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

I am seeking paper proposals for a panel to be proposed for the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA -- Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, 2012
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Session Description:

Peer English 8

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its seventh year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Call for Articles African American Poetry and Ecocriticism for Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Paula Hayes
contact email: 
phpoetry@gmail.com

Seeking article submissions that discuss the relationship between African American poetry and ecocriticism for a scholarly anthology.

African American Women in Rochester | NeMLA | March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
jennifer.sieck[at]gmail.com

This panel explores modes of self-representation of African American women living in Rochester, New York.

Sexualities and Children's Cultures: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly Nov. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Children's Literature Association Quarterly
contact email: 
tcrisp@sar.usf.edu

Sexualities and Children's Cultures: A Special Issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly

MULTICULTURALISMS: THEORIES AND PRACTICE AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 14th – 17th May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University
contact email: 
multiculturalism@cf.ac.uk

The Reconstructing Multiculturalism Research Network and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University are organizing an interdisciplinary conference on multiculturalisms from 14th

Cultural Productions of 9/11

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

Introducing “Cultural Productions of 9/11”

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 11.2

Edited By Christopher Schaberg and Kara Thompson

Featuring:

Understanding Medium: Word, Image, Media in Nineteenth-Century America, SEA @ c19 (Berkeley, CA, April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher J. Lukasik / Purdue University
contact email: 
clukasik@purdue.edu

Understanding Medium: Word, Image, Media in Nineteenth-Century America, @ c19, the Conference of the Society for Nineteenth-Century Americanists (Berkeley, CA, April 2012)

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century Sept. 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Studies
contact email: 
delprinciped@mail.montclair.edu

Call for Papers

European and Italian EcoGothic in the Long 19th Century

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

Issues in Contemporary Geek Media - SCMS March 21-25, 2012

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

Over the past decade, geeks -- both real and fictional -- have risen to a position of centrality and immense cultural power within the pop-cultural mediascape.

The Hemlow Prize for Graduate Students; deadline 9/1/11

full name / name of organization: 
The Burney Society
contact email: 
LJ_Clark@carleton.ca

The Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

[UPDATE] American Frontiers: British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

A(r)mor amoris: Modernist Cummings, Sex(t)uality, and Cultural Aesthetics (deadline 9/20/11; Louisville, 2/23/12-2/25/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E.E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Imagining New Lives, Imaging New Relationships in Nineteenth-Century America

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen McCarthy/South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
maureentmccarthy@gmail.com

This session seeks to explore representations in poetry, prose, and discourse that reflect changes in nineteenth-century American society--not just what was happening but what was possible.

Commons: Shared Resources and Collective Activity in Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Studies / April 20th-21st

full name / name of organization: 
The Group for the Study of Early Cultures / University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
early.cultures.conference@gmail.com

Fourth Annual Graduate Student Conference for the Group for the Study of Early Cultures
The University of California, Irvine

Friday and Saturday, April 20 – 21, 2012

Steaming into a Victorian Future: A Steampunk Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Dvorak, PhD
contact email: 
krdvorak@nnmc.edu

We are seeking contributors for a collection of critical essays on Steampunk.

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
kalves@qcc.cuny.edu; katalves83@gmail.com

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization:

10th Medieval English Studies Symposium (19-20 Nov 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@ifa.amu.edu.pl; mess@ifa.amu.edu.pl

You are cordially invited to the 10th Medieval English Studies Symposium, organised by the School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, which will be held in Poznań from 19-20 November, 2011.

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

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association (Deadline July 31st, 2011. Conference on Oct 14th, 2011)
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote speaker TBA shortly.

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

Pursuing the Trivial - Postgraduate Conference June 2012, Vienna

full name / name of organization: 
University of Vienna, Austria
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at, valentin.freyler@unvie.ac.at

Pursuing the Trivial - Investigations into Popular Culture.
A Postgraduate Conference with Invited Guest Speakers, University of Vienna, June 1-2 2012

Ancient Jewish Texts and the 'Literary' / Antwerp, 14-15 March, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Jewish Studies, University of Antwerp
contact email: 
karolien.vermeulen@ua.ac.be

Ancient Jewish Texts and the ‘Literary’
14,15 March 2012
Institute of Jewish Studies (University of Antwerp)

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JULY 1ST

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

[UPDATE] Translation and Memory Workshop Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
margaret.clarke@port.ac.uk

11th Portsmouth Translation Conference

TRANSLATION AND MEMORY

A workshop conference in collaboration with the British Comparative Literature Association

Saturday 5 November 2011

Cinema and Community, Cinema As Community

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy-Karpat Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat@gmail.com

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

"Transatlantic Fictions" (Sept. 15, 2011; ASECS March 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ganz, Harvard University
contact email: 
mganz@fas.harvard.edu

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
San Antonio, TX
March 22-25, 2012

(Con)Figurations of Citizenship in Caribbean Literature

full name / name of organization: 
North East MLA - Rochester, March 2012
contact email: 
mordecai@english.umass.edu

This panel will examine citizenship as a trope and a problem in Caribbean literature.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Essais
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

Essais, a new journal for undergraduate literature students published through Utah Valley University, is asking for papers dealing with any subject in literature, rhetoric, theory, or cinema studies.

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