category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Double stories – Double lives: Reflecting on Textual Objects in the Pre-Print world Yale University, 13-15 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Niv Allon, Julia Hsieh / Yale University
contact email: 
julia.hsieh@yale.edu, niv.allon@yale.edu

The physical aspects of texts – their existence as textual artifacts – may assume a particular prominence that is independent even from the contents of the texts themselves.

CFP: IJAPS themed issue: "Music and Performance in Asia"

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Paul Dale/Tokyo Gakugei University
contact email: 
fidget@gol.com

The International Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies (IJAPS), an electronic journal published by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Press, is looking for articles for an issue on the theme: "Music and Perfo

"Picturing the Nineteenth Century," March 22-25, deadline for proposals: October 17

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
incs2012@uky.edu

A quick reminder that the deadline for submitting proposals to INCS 2012, "Picturing the Nineteenth Century," is October 17.

CFP: Digital Legacies of the Avant-Garde Conference (Paris, 14 April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The American University of Paris
contact email: 
smonteiro@aup.edu

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[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

CORRECTION TO PROPOSAL DEADLINE: ON EXILE AND ITS VARIATIONS, CEA-CC SPRING 2012 CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
COLLEGE ENGLISH ASSOCIATION-CARIBBEAN CHAPTER (CEA-CC)
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

On Exile and Its Variations, CEA-CC Spring 2012 Conference: 23-24 March 2012, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo

The Archaeology of Slavery: Toward a Comparative Global Framework, March 30-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
llw3r@virginia.edu

This is the first and final call for papers for the 2012 CAI Visiting Scholar Conference at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries (Proposals due November 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at Grant MacEwan University
contact email: 
readingidentity@gmail.com

Reading Identity: Binaries and Boundaries
Saturday February 4th, 2012

Proposal deadline: Tuesday November 15, 2011
Please submit proposals to readingidentity@gmail.com

Crisis and Imagination After Poe; ACLA Convention at Brown University; March 29-April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Emron Esplin/ Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
eesplin@kennesaw.edu

“Crisis and Imagination After Poe”

Race Matters: Teaching "Ethnic" Texts in the Literary Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
CEA (Roundtable)
contact email: 
mcdanie2@oakland.edu, ADunbar@winona.edu

Seeking panelists for a Roundtable Panel at the 43rd Annual College English Association (CEA) Conference (March 29-31, 2012) to be held in Richmond, VA.

Shakespeare at the Opera

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Cohen, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
contact email: 
Josh.Cohen@massart.edu

Shakespeare at the Opera

Shakespeare at the Opera

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Cohen, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
contact email: 
Josh.Cohen@massart.edu

Shakespeare at the Opera

CFP-WORLDS OF V.S. NAIPAUL [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
djsmithsilva@yahoo.com

NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association )2012 Convention
Rochester, New York; March 15-18, 2012

The Worlds of V.S. Naipaul

[UPDATE] Representation, Secular Violence, and the Politics of South Asian Community--NeMLA Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, 43rd Annual Convention, Rochester NY, March 15-18, 2012
contact email: 
raji.soni_at_queensu.ca

Representation, Secular Violence, and the Politics of South Asian Community (Seminar)

EXTENDED DEADLINE: OCT. 10, 2011

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association

[UPDATE] 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.

UPDATE Southern Studies Conference (February 10-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Auburn University Montgomery
contact email: 
aumlac@aum.edu

Southern Studies: The AUM Liberal Arts Conference at Auburn University Montgomery, February 10 and 11, 2012.

Call for Papers: New Orleans Foodie Lit

SW/TX PCA/ACA--Myth and Fairy Tales Area, Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jweeks@nd.edu

Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals Due: 1 December 2011

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association’s 33rd Annual Conference

Dada/Surrealism special journal issue: '"Wonderful Things": Surrealism and Egypt'

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Allmer and Donna Roberts
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk and dmrobe@googlemail.com

Call for Contributors:
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/) special journal issue: “Wonderful Things” - Surrealism and Egypt

Scepticism and Doubt Across Cultures of Crisis: (ACLA panel) March 29 - April 1 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
alimchet@umich.edu

Are unhappy ages, and their literary productions, less alike than happy ones? In Two Ages, Kierkegaard says that ‘In an era of negativity the authentic ironist is the hidden enthusiast’.

Stepping Forward, Looking Back: Post-colonial, Global, Transnational, and Diasporic Studies in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
CACLALS
contact email: 
garcazar@ualberta.ca, lvanderm@ualberta.ca, mrs10@ualberta.ca

CFP—“Communication in the 21st Century: Intercultural Connections and Considerations”—deadline is January 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication
contact email: 
kleinmj@jmu.edu

“Communication in the 21st Century: Intercultural Connections and Considerations”
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Thursday, April 5 – Friday, April 6, 2012

CPF, British Literature before 1800: Conference dates, 4/14-15/ 2012; Submission deadline, 2/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature
contact email: 
benkertl@northern.edu; Elizabeth.Haller@northern.edu

The Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature (NPCEBL) attracts advanced scholars, graduate students, and select undergraduates from the upper Midwest (and farther) to discuss pedagogical

Heroic Bodies, Bodies of Flesh: Representing the Body in Early Modern Life Narratives 31 May-1 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Sukic / Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne (France)
contact email: 
christine.sukic@univ-reims.fr

Call for Papers
Heroic Bodies, Bodies of Flesh: Representing the Body in Early Modern Life Narratives

Northern Renaissance Seminar: 'Genre in the Renaissance'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chester, UK
contact email: 
a.mackenzie@chester.ac.uk

Northern Renaissance Seminar

University of Chester

17th March 2012

Genre in the Renaissance

[UPDATE] 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

Wars of the Past and Present: Words and Images--Proposed panel topic for Natures 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century:
To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Practicing Humanities Scholarship in the 21st century [12/1/11;2/17/12]

full name / name of organization: 
Fourth Annual Natures Conference--February 17, 2012--a graduate humanities conference
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

To what extent have the premise and practices of humanities scholarship changed or remained the same in the new millennium? Papers are sought that both report on humanities research and reflect thoughtfully upon its practices. Topics on a wide range of subjects (ancient to contemporary), and from a variety of disciplinary perspectives are sought.

Last Chance to submit proposals for Modernist Manhattan

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

New York Institute of Technology's 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference:
MODERNIST MANHATTAN
March 2, 2012
NYIT's Manhattan Campus
16 W. 61st St. (12th Floor Auditorium)

MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship Calls for Papers for the inaugural issue, April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MAI Journal: A New Zealand Journal of Indigenous Scholarship
contact email: 
editors@journal.mai.ac.nz

We are pleased to announce a peer-reviewed open access scholarly journal of Aotearoa New Zealand, and call for papers for the inaugural issue.

Early American Narratives (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts due: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
lloydt@etsu.edu

SCSECS Conference
Early American Panel
Asheville, North Carolina

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Long-Eighteenth Century (Feb 23-25, 2012; Abstracts: Oct 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Conference
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Long-Eighteenth Century
SCSECS Panel
Conference: Feb 23-25, 2012; Asheville, North Carolina

Anthology of Essays on Race and Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Dwayne Betts and Laura McCullough
contact email: 
lmccullough@brookdalecc.edu

We invite submissions of abstracts of articles for an anthology on Race and Poetry. Abstracts should be submitted by Oct. 25, 2011.

The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS 2012 JOINT CONFERENCE
contact email: 
louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (12/15/11; National PCA/ACA Conference, 4/11/12-4/14/12)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2012 JOINT CONFERENCE

Keeping the Fools in Play: Money, Finance, and Credit in the Eighteenth Century (SCSECS, Asheville, Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight D. Codr / South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (SCSECS)
contact email: 
dwight.codr@uconn.edu

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Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric (themed volume); deadline proposals: 1 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
ICLA Gender Studies Committee
contact email: 
Zmanp@aol.com ; l.plate@let.ru.nl

Comparatively Speaking: Gender and Rhetoric

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