category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
spheresofinfluence2012@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE!
New submission deadline is October 31st, 2011.

Call for Papers:

“Spheres of Influence: Navigating World, Globe, and Planet,” UCLA

The Pleasures of Romance, York UK (Deadline: 1 May, 2012; Conference 27-29 Sept 2012)

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

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies

The Pleasures of Romance
http://iaspr.org/conferences/york-2012/

York, United Kingdom
27-29 September, 2012

PCA/ACA Romance Area (Romance and TV; BDSM/Kink sub-areas) (Deadline: 15 Dec. 2011; Conference: 11-14 April, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Romance Area, Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2012 National Conference
Boston, MA, 11-14 April, 2012
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: )

Mapping Queer Bioethics: Special Issue of the Journal of Homosexuality and Upcomcoming Conference [Due: October 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pennsylvania and The Journal of Homosexuality
contact email: 
submissions@queerbioethics.org

MAPPING QUEER BIOETHICS: SPACE, PLACE, AND LOCALITY IN LGBTQ BIOETHICS

"Crisis in the Amazon" ACLA 2012 at Brown U. DEADLINE Nov 1

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
croger13@gmu.edu

Now accepting submissions for seminar “Crisis in the Amazon” at the American Comparative Literature Association conference to be held at Brown University from March 29th to April 1st, 2012.

ACLA Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parziale, University of Arizona
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

ACLA 2012 Conference Seminar: Representing the Holocaust: Present and Future

From the Glorious Revolution to the European Union: Connections Between the British Isles and the Continent, March 9 & 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame and Nanovic Institute
contact email: 
BritishIslesandtheContinent@gmail.com

britishislesandthecontinent.com

Anthology - Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Worthington
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Call for Papers

Seeking Home: Tradition and Modernity in Appalachia

PCA/ACA Conference Boston, MA April 2012 Appalachian Studies Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lworthington@gsc.edu

Appalachian Studies
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA
April 11-14, 2012

Fan Culture and Theory CFP - PCA/ACA Boston, MA April 11-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Larsen/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
klarsen@gwu.edu

Fan Culture & Theory - PCA/ACA National Conference

Call For Proposals

For Conference details click http://www.pcaaca.org/conference/national.php

Positioning Interdisciplinarity (9-10 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lorraine (Nancy, France)
contact email: 
david.ten-eyck@univ-nancy2.fr

Conference web site: http://idea-udl.org/positioning-interdisciplinarity/

Deadline for Proposals 25 November, 2011

MEDITERRANEAN MODERNISMS

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, http://acla.org/acla2012/
contact email: 
mediterraneanmodernism@gmail.com

The Mediterranean basin, conceived broadly as the lands and nations surrounding the Sea as well as the Sea itself, has been a site of near-constant change over the centuries, and the 20th century was

[UPDATE] 31 OCTOBER DEADLINE: A Brand of Fictional Magic: Reading Harry Potter as Literature, 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, University of St Andrews
contact email: 
jpp6@st-andrews.ac.uk

Call for Papers (NEW Deadline: 31 October 2011):
A Brand of Fictional Magic: Reading Harry Potter as Literature

A two day conference hosted by
the School of English, University of St Andrews
17-18 May 2012, Kennedy Hall, St Andrews, Scotland

Shakespeare at the Opera

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

NEMLA Convention 2012

Session Title: Shakespeare at the Opera

Description:

CFP for ACLA 2012 Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012, Brown University, March 29 - April 1 2012
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

Call for papers for Seminar "Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches", ACLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2012 @ Brown University, Providence, RI
contact email: 
mdonoso@mcdaniel.edu, cebarros@davidson.edu

Thinking Change, Becoming, and Mutation: Visual and Textual Approaches

Seminar Organizer(s):
Angeles Donoso Macaya (McDaniel College), Cesar Barros Arteaga (Davidson College)

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2012, March 15-18
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

rom Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates quee

Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History and the Demise of Empires; Bern, Switzerland, May 18-20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL) Annual Conference; University of Bern, Switzerland; Conveners: Barbara Buchenau and Virginia Richter
contact email: 
gnel2012@ens.unibe.ch / marijke.kaehler@ens.unibe.ch

This conference addresses the key role that empire retains in European and North American consumer culture despite decades of postcolonial challenges to imperial control.

Gender and Popular Fiction

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture Presents
Issue 11.3
Gender and Popular Fiction, Edited by Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson

Rapture erotica / dystopian literature for After NAFTA: Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Gisele Baxter, Brett Josef Grubisc, Tara Lee, eds.
contact email: 
brett.grubisic.ubc.ca

The editors of After NAFTA are seeking ONE additional submission for an essay collection to be published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press in 2012.

[UPDATE - ABSTRACT EXTENSION] Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking - October 28-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

Nothing New Under the Sun?
Novelty, Game-Changing, and Genre-Breaking

2011 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference

October 28-29, 2011, at the University of Florida

"This is the End": Transformations and New Beginnings

full name / name of organization: 
Organization of Graduate Students of English-Northern Arizona University
contact email: 
kre42@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2012
Featured Theme:
“This is the End”: Transformations & New Beginnings

CFP: Marxism and New Media Conference at Duke University, January 20 & 21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
marxismandnewmedia@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS: MARXISM AND NEW MEDIA
http://literature.duke.edu/marxism-and-new-media-conference
DUKE UNIVERSITY PROGRAM IN LITERATURE (DURHAM, NC)
JANUARY 20 & 21, 2012

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
http://www.swtxpca.org

Sculptural Film

full name / name of organization: 
Session for the Annual Conference of the Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
k.loukopoulou@ucl.ac.uk

38th Annual AAH Conference & Bookfair
The Open University, Milton Keynes
29 - 31 March 2012

Session 19:
'Sculptural Film: Before and Beyond Richard Serra'
Session Convenor:

[UPDATE] Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent (April 6-7, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Fedors and Katie L. Price / Department of English, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
poetry.communities@gmail.com

Poetry Communities and the Individual Talent
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
April 6-7, 2012

Reflections and transfigurations: tradapting and performing Shakespeare today. 26-27 April 2012, University of Toulouse, France.

full name / name of organization: 
ART. University of Toulouse Le Mirail
contact email: 
nrivere@univ-tlse2.fr

CFP: Reflections and transfigurations: tradapting and performing Shakespeare today. 26-27 April 2012, University of Toulouse, France.

ACLA 2012 “ Reproduction, Life, and Futurity in the Humanities”

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University, RI, March 29th to April 1, 2012
contact email: 
heather.latimer@manchester.ac.uk

Call for Papers: ACLA 2012 “ Reproduction, Life, and Futurity in the Humanities”

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
newvoices2012@qub.ac.uk

New Voices in Irish Criticism: "Legitimate Ireland"
19th – 21st April 2012
Institute of Irish Studies
Queen’s University, Belfast

ARCHAEOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE: tracing memories / imagining spaces

full name / name of organization: 
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature
contact email: 
execdir@iapl.info

ARCHAEOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE: tracing memories / imagining spaces
The International Association for Philosophy and Literature, 36th annual conference
Dates: 28 May-3 June 2012.

Emergent Communities in Contemporary Experimental Writing May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster, University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
Please email Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu or Juliana Leslie, julianaleslie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This conference is organized around experimental writing and its many, varying communities including performance art collaborations, small press publishing and editorial projects, virtual and digital

The Nonhuman Turn in 21st Century Studies - May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
c21@uwm.edu; http://www4.uwm.edu/c21/pdfs/conferences/2012_nonhumanturn/NonhumanTurn_CFP.pdf

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Nonhuman Turn in 21st Century Studies
Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
May 4-5, 2012

Shakespeare and Performance (January 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formally Early English Studies (EES)
contact email: 
Amy Tigner: altigner@gmail.com

The 2012 volume will focus on "Shakespeare and Performance." We are interested in articles that consider any aspect of performance in historical or contemporary productions of Shakespeare and his cont

[UPDATE] Mennonite/s Writing VI: Solos and Harmonies

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Beachy/Eastern Mennonite University
contact email: 
beachyk@emu.edu

Proposals for scholarly papers, creative writing presentations, and panels are sought for the sixth in a series of conferences on Mennonite writing in the U.S., Canada, and beyond to be held at Easter

Call for Papers: Crossing Borders in the Transnational Work of Agha Shahid Ali at CEA 2012 (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
hahmad@truman.edu

Call for Papers: Crossing Borders in the Transnational Work of Agha Shahid Ali at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia

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