category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Transformations of Antiquity in the Long Eighteenth Century, NeMLA in Montréal, April 7-10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ulrike Wagner
contact email: 
auw2101@columbia.edu

CFP: Transformations of Antiquity in the Long Eighteenth Century, Northeast Modern Language Association in Montréal, Quebec April 7-11, 2010. Abstract submission deadline: September 30, 2009

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Morse / Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Ecocriticism-- Special Issue

Ecocriticism and Graduate Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dana Harrison / Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill graduate journal is seeking submissions from all disciplines for our 8th volume of critical essays and book reviews to be published in Spring of 2010 (online and in print).

Call for Book and Film Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources
contact email: 
pnj@indigenouspeoplesissues.com

Call for Book and Film Reviews.

Rolando Hinojosa’s Klail City Death Trip: A Retrospective, New Directions (Feb, 25-26, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies / Texas A&M University
contact email: 
RHS-symposium@tamu.edu

February 25-26, 2010
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

[UPDATE] Medieval Automata and Simulacra: From the Daemonic to the Hydraulic [Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, May 13–16, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams, Brown University
contact email: 
Anthony_Adams@Brown.edu

LAST CALL!! Paper still needed to complete session! Send brief abstract to Anthony_Adams@brown.edu

Queer Ecocriticism and Literature - updated -

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-11, 2010 Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
queereco@gmail.com

In her 2008 article “Queering Ecocultural Studies,” Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands appeals for “a critical practice of ecocultural analysis that challenges […] the ways in which natural and ecol

Media Ecology and the Natural Environment. University of Maine, Orono, Maine. June 10 – 13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Media Ecology Association
contact email: 
paulg@maine.edu Paul Grosswiler

Media Ecology and the Natural Environment. June 10 – 13, 2010 University of Maine, Orono, Maine.
Media Ecology and Natural Environments

Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature--NeMLA, 7-11 April 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
41st Annual NeMLA Conference
contact email: 
nmmerola@gmail.com

"Ecocriticism and Contemporary American Literature"

LAST-MINUTE CFP:Temporal Touching: A Roundtable Discussion of Medieval Romance and Popular Culture at Kalamzoo 2010 (13-16 May)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Burge, University of York on behalf of the Medieval Romance Society
contact email: 
ab519@york.ac.uk

In recent years, medievalists have increasingly recognized the productivity of blurring the medieval/modern divide in order to examine the relevance of the medieval to the modern.

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?

full name / name of organization: 
thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
contact email: 
lizzie.seal@durham.ac.uk

Call For Reviews: Audacity of Hope?
Deadline for submitting potential items for review: 28 September 2009
Deadline for submission of the review: 15 April 2010

Celebrity Studies special edition (proposals by Nov 30 2009) - Back in the spotlight: Ageing and Female Celebrity

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Jermyn, Roehampton University
contact email: 
d.jermyn@roehampton.ac.uk

Proposals are invited for a special edition of the journal Celebrity Studies on the theme of female celebrity and ageing.

New Voices: Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices
contact email: 
engpp@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest

[UPDATE] (Re-) Writing Caribbean History Through Literature. NeMLA 2010 abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Rogers, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
charlottewrogers@gmail.com

This panel examines the intersections of history and literature in 20th century Caribbean fiction.

The Many Caribbean’s and the Bicentennial of the Continental Spanish American Independence Movements, Cartagena de Indias, Colom

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Caribbean Studies
contact email: 
Spanish Papers figueroa@javeriana.edu.co, English & French hrromero@utpa.edu

University of Cartagena, Cloister of St. Augustine
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
March 15-19, 2010

Comics and Comics Culture in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians-Special Interest Section-Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
bsvitavsky@rollins.edu

From the debut of Superman in 1938 through recent tales of narrative crisis and politically divided superheroes, superhero comic books have made an indelible mark on American culture.

African-Americans in the South

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians-Special Interest Section-Media Arts and Culture
contact email: 
erussell@rollins.edu

The Florida Conference of Historian Special Interest Section on Media Arts and Culture wishes to encourage scholarship aimed at African-American experience in the United States.

Issue 3 of the Journal of Postcolonial Culture and Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies
contact email: 
g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Postcolonial Gothic –Cultural Hauntings in Contested Space

Issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultutres and Societies
contact email: 
rmcgilli@ucalgary.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS: POSTCOLONIALISM IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
 

[UPDATE] Saving the Planet, Saving our Souls

full name / name of organization: 
Calee M. Lee
contact email: 
caleemlee@csu.fullerton.edu

Saving the Planet: Saving our Souls
Essays on Faith & Ecology

Due to email glitches, submissions will now be accepted until October 1st

REMINDER CFP: ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY & THE NOVEL (DEADLINE 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal, CA
contact email: 
j.bartlett@uci.edu

Call for Papers

Analytic Philosophy and the Novel

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Thinking Gender 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Hill, UCLA Center for the Study of Women
contact email: 
thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
announces
THE TWENTIETH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE
2010 Thinking Gender
Friday, February 5, 2010
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

REMINDER: CFP: Walter Benjamin and Memory. Deadline 30th September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2010 Montreal
contact email: 
stablesw@tcd.ie

Walter Benjamin and Memory

Biomapping or biocolonizing? Indigenous identities and scientific research in the 21st century

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Savoie, Chambéry, France
contact email: 
susanne.berthier@univ-savoie.fr

Though, from a positivist point of view, scientific research represents the cornerstone of progress, it is undeniable that such research has often been used to support a particular policy or ideology.

Queen’s Postcolonial Research Forum: Postgraduate Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Queen’s University Postcolonial Research Forum
contact email: 
roloan01@qub.ac.uk

“Postcolonial Studies continues to be primarily concerned with the former British Empire”

Second Issue of Wide Screen

full name / name of organization: 
Wide Screen
contact email: 
kishorebudha@gmail.com

Please forward to all interested researchers, practitioners, and students.

General Call for Papers. Second Issue of Wide Screen, a peer reviewed open access journal of screen studies.

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED
European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: October 1st, 2009

2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics, Tampa, FL--February 25 & 26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida
contact email: 
usfpoetry@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2nd Annual University of South Florida Symposium on Poetry and Poetics will take place on the Tampa campus of the University of South Florida on February 25 & 26, 2010.

"Drawing Out" - 7-9 April 2010, Melbourne Australia

full name / name of organization: 
RMIT University & University of the Arts London
contact email: 
drawing.out@rmit.edu.au

Drawing is a way of thinking
Drawing is a way of communicating

http://www.drawingout.com.au/papers/

Lying, Cheating, and Dissimulation: Theorizing Deceit

full name / name of organization: 
Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
theorizingdeceit@gmail.com

LYING, CHEATING, AND DISSIMULATION: THEORIZING DECEIT

The Inaugural Issue of Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

[UPDATE] Looking Back on Activism and American Literature of the Twentieth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
clare.eileen.callahan@gmail.com

Writing in 1940, Walter Benjamin suggests that “the historical progress of mankind” be immobilized so that we may respond to, rather than overlook, social injustices in the present.

CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (10/31/09; 03/04/10-03/06/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

11th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 4-6, 2010
Isleta Casino & Resort
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: October 31, 2009

Asian Americans and the Post Racial

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Asian American Studies
contact email: 
ychang9@gmu.edu

Call for Papers
Emergent Cartographies:
Asian American Studies in the Twenty-first Century
Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) Annual Conference
UT Austin, Texas April 7-11, 2010

'Glorious Technicolor, Breathtaking CinemaScope': The Spectacle of Technology in Screen Media - 27 February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick, UK
contact email: 
a.c.sloan@warwick.ac.uk

This inter- and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to explore ways in which particular screen technologies and media are displayed and spectacularised – that is, instances in which attention is drawn to the medium or technology itself rather than simply to its content.

CFP: Special Issue of the Women's Studies Quarterly - "Market"

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly) Special Issue on Market

Guest Editors: Mara Einstein and Joe Rollins

Market is both a noun and a verb, a place where we shop and the act of selling. Market can be Wall Street or Main Street, psychological and physiological, traditional, viral or stealth. In the current period of global economic upheaval scholars from all disciplines need to interrogate the changing meanings, moods, and implications of the market. In this issue of WSQ we seek to consider consumption and markets anew, from feminist, queer, cultural, and critical perspectives. This issue will explore urgent questions related to markets. These include, but are not limited to: How might we get beyond the entrenched binaries of male/female, public/private, citizen/immigrant, producer/consumer that are central to so much thinking about markets? What does it mean to go shopping in the name of charitable giving or to purchase “green” products? How can commodities that are “locally grown” survive in the face of globalization? How does globalization compare to colonial trade? How are these changes affecting the ways we understand images, brands, icons, labels, and the meanings these transmit? How did modern consumer behavior and iconography develop? How have literary texts shaped or challenged our sense of the market? When did the commodity first appear? Is the depression getting you down?

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