category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Edited Collection: Early Modern Ciphers Abstracts Due 9/1/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Prof. Katherine Ellison
contact email: 
keellis@ilstu.edu

Abstracts are solicited for an edited collection on medieval, early modern, and eighteenth-century cryptography, ciphering, deciphering, coding, or decoding.

Translated Memories: Transgenerational Perspectives in Literature on the Holocaust

full name / name of organization: 
Bettina Hofmann; University of Wuppertal and Steinheim Institute for German-Jewish History
contact email: 
bhofmann@uni-wuppertal.de

The Steinheim Colloquium "Translated Memories“ addresses the subject of writing about the Holocaust today : How can memories of the Holocaust be constituted and transformed in a transgenerational an

Extended Deadline: A Writer Young and Old: Yeats at 150 (15-18 October at University of Limerick)

full name / name of organization: 
International Yeats Society
contact email: 
margaret.harper@ul.ie

It has been a century and a half since the birth of W. B. Yeats.

[UPDATE] George Meredith and His Circle

full name / name of organization: 
George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, Bishop Grossteste University, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK

Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de


Cultural Palimpsests: Ethnic Watermarks, Surfacing Histories

full name / name of organization: 
MESEA
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

The 2016 MESEA conference in Warsaw will focus on ethnic and minority discourses that have undergone erasure, yet keep resurfacing, on cultural traces left by groups long gone that have been forgotten

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers 21-23 March 2016, Lisbon (Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Portuguese Association of Anglo-American Studies (FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
contact email: 
apeaaconference@gmail.com

37th APEAA MEETING: Call for Papers

21-23 March 2016

https://apeaaconference2016.wordpress.com/

Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University Lisbon

Octavia E. Butler: Celebrating Letters, Life, and Legacy - February 24-26, 2016 - Spelman College

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
oebliterarysociety@gmail.com

February 24, 2016 will mark the tenth anniversary of the passing of Octavia E. Butler. To commemorate her contributions to the world of letters, the Octavia E.

[Update] Romantic Orients Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
cncs@durham.ac.uk

Friday 3 July 2015
One-Day Conference
Van Midert College, Durham University

What is Sexual Modernity - 6/30

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Kahan / Modernism/Modernity
contact email: 
bkahan@lsu.edu

I am seeking submissions for a prospective special peer-reviewed cluster on the Modernism/Modernity print-plus platform exploring the question: “What is Sexual Modernity?” Does modernity have a se

[UPDATE] Consuming Culture in Victorian and Edwardian Literature (SAMLA 87) (6/25)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
dabitz1@gsu.edu

From the proliferation and commodification of print culture in the 18th century to the Forster's Education Act of 1870, those who consumed - and the way people consumed – the arts and culture at lar

Names to Conjure with: Rushdie's Influence, Translation, Reception

full name / name of organization: 
Rushdie International Society
contact email: 
rushdieinternationalsociety@gmail.com

Date: 21–23 January 2016 (Thursday–Saturday)
Location: Université de Paris, Sorbonne

We welcome suggestions for papers, posters or pre-organized panels and roundtables.

CFP: Graduate Conference: Global Identities in a Digital Age (Toronto, Nov 13, 2015; Deadline: July 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Stainton
contact email: 
grad.conference.15@gmail.com

CFP: Global Identities in a Digital Age: German-language Culture in
the 21st Century

A joint graduate conference by the University of Toronto and the
University of Waterloo

How to do things with art

full name / name of organization: 
Steen Christiansen and Jens Lohfert Jørgensen
contact email: 
steen@cgs.aau.dk

We must account for the intensity of art, otherwise we can only explain part of our aesthetic experience.

The Archive as Classroom: Pedagogical Approaches to the DALN -- chapter proposals due September 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Archive as Classroom: Pedagogical Approaches to the DALN
contact email: 
kathrynbcomer@gmail.com

The Archive as Classroom: Pedagogical Approaches to the DALN

CFP: Rock and Romanticism

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. James Rovira, Tiffin University
contact email: 
jamesrovira@gmail.com

The editor of Rock and Romanticism is soliciting essays about the ways in which rock music, broadly defined, expands, interprets, restates, and conflicts with Romanticism, broadly defined.

Eighth Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at the University of Central Oklahoma
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2015
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

Audiovisualtopia: A Conference on the Contemporary Screen Scene

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Goss / Department of Communication, Saint Louis University, Madrid Campus
contact email: 
screen_studies@yahoo.com

CALL for PAPERS: One hundred twenty years after the Lumiere Brothers’ Arrival of a Train at Ciotat Station / L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat and about 60 years after the insinuation of television...

[Update] Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

UPDATE: MAPACA is pleased to announce that this year’s special guest and Divine Impact Award winner will be Terry Gross, award-winning host of NPR’s Fresh Air.

Call for Papers: Essays on Space Horror in Film, 1950s - 2000s

full name / name of organization: 
Michele Brittany, Editor / Independent Scholar
contact email: 
spacehorrorfilms@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Essays on Space Horror in Film, 1950s – 2000s
Abstract Submission Deadline: August 25, 2015

Mapping Urban Horror: SCMS, Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Price
contact email: 
zbp3@cornell.edu

MAPPING URBAN HORROR

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3rd 2016

CLINAMEN - CALL FOR PROPOSALS - INTERDISCIPLINARY POETICS

full name / name of organization: 
Presses Universitaires de Liège
contact email: 
mdelville@ulg.ac.be

CLINAMEN - Call for Proposals / Interdisciplinary Poetics

full name / name of organization:

Presses Universitaires de Liège

contact email:

CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

The Cultures of New India, 30 Jan '16, University of Brighton, UK | CfP deadline: 30 Sept '15

full name / name of organization: 
Centre21: Centre for Research in Twenty-first Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Daya Thussu (Co-Director of India Media Centre, University of Westminster)
Dr Emma Dawson-Varughese (author of Reading New India)

ISU Talks #03: Ruralism - The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sustainable Urbanism, Technische Universität Braunschweig
contact email: 
isu@tu-braunschweig.de

Call for Papers
ISU Talks #03
Ruralism: The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World
Institute for Sustainable Urbanism, Technische Universität Braunschweig
18.11.15

[CfP] On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu / Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com / planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature, music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema.

CFP: Southwest English Symposium February 20th, 2016 (Abstracts due October 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Bogost

[UPDATE] FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Digital Humanities Pedagogy (June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie1@gsu.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the indexed "teaching tools" section of its affiliate website.

American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the

extended deadline (June 25) for soundscapes conference (Nov 6-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:

Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6-8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies

CFP: African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City (Roundtable) Deadline: 6/28

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature, New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is growing interest amongst 19th-century Americanists around how African Americans shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

[UPDATE/CORRECTED] Final Call for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Legend Area (6/15/15; New London, NH 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
SCIENCE FICTION, Fantasy, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

Women and Democracy: From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century (August 15, 2015 - March 24-25, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

Women and Democracy:
From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century

International Conference at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
March 24-25, 2016

[UPDATE] Neal Stephenson, the Long Now, and the History of the Future

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
jlewis94822@troy.edu

Deadline Extended until June 15. We are looking for papers that address issues of history in Stephenson’s fiction, but other approaches and discussions are welcomed.

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