category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Crossing Boundaries in Young Adult Literature – MMLA 2016 – Nov. 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard Rebellino
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

The theme of the 2016 MMLA Conference, which will take place November 10-13, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri, is “Border States” (http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/).

Spanish II: Peninsular Literature after 1700

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Conference 2016
contact email: 
isaac.garciaguerrero@wisc.edu

This panel welcomes papers that explore any aspect of Peninsular Literature after 1700, especially those dealing with the convention’s theme: “Border States.” Please email abstracts of 250 word

Southeastern Renaissance Conference 2016, Wake Forest University, September 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
christopher.crosbie@ncsu.edu


In and outside the frame / American and British Studies Annual

full name / name of organization: 
Department of American and British Studies, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
contact email: 
ladislav.vit@upce.cz

The Department of English and American Studies, at the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic is pleased to announce its 13th International Cultural Studies Conference &

Women Situated in Political Conflict: Utopia or Dystopia?; SAMLA, November 4-6, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Batchelder/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
kbatchelder@siu.edu

In a 2008 interview, a former female IRA volunteer of the Northern Irish Troubles explained, “Sometimes you wonder if your life had to be so different…you only resort to that type of method [viole

Ideas and Realities: Creative Writing in Asia Today

full name / name of organization: 
Asia Pacific Writers and Translators
contact email: 
submissions@apwriters.com

Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Conference (APWT) 2016
25th – 27th November, Guangzhou, China, plus follow on events in Hong Kong and Macau.

http://www.apwriter.org

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
eileen.angelini@canisius.edu

Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World
An interdisciplinary volume to be edited by:
Professor of French and Fulbright Scholar
Eileen M. Angelini, Ph.D.
Canisius College

Growing Up with the Undead: Vampires in the 20th- and 21st-Century Literature, Films and Television for Young Children

full name / name of organization: 
Universitas Press
contact email: 
baconetti@googlemail.com

Since Bram Stoker's seminal vampire novel, Dracula, published in 1897, the figure of the vampire has been a persistent presence in Western popular culture.

CFP: thresholds no. 1, Extraneous

full name / name of organization: 
Fran McDonald, Whitney Trettien
contact email: 
thresholdsjournal@gmail.com

thresholds is a new digital journal co-edited by Whitney Trettien (UNC) and Fran McDonald (U. Louisville).

"East/West: Ruptures and Convergences," An International Conference, 1-2 December, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
contact email: 
um.english.conference@gmail.com

In order to promote dialogue between East and West we welcome papers that address a broad range of issues, especially in relation to literature, art, film, and popular culture.

Western Popular Music and the Postcolonial Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Edward Mallot & Dr. Bidisha Banerjee
contact email: 
edward.mallot@asu.edu; banerjee@ied.edu.hk

Call for contributions to an edited volume of essays

Urban Studies Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA 2016 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Urban Studies Area
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference

Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

Mythgard Midatlantic Speculative Fiction Symposium (MidMoot III): Sept 24-25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mythgard Institute at Signum University
contact email: 
midmoot@mythgard.org

Romancing the Zombie [Contracted with McFarland Publishers-Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Szanter and Jessica K. Richards
contact email: 
romancingthezombie@gmail.com

Romancing the Zombie: Falling in Love with the Undead in the 21st Century

Editors
Ashley Szanter, Weber State University
Jessica K. Richards, Weber State University

Project Overview

After(-)Lives -- Deadline 30th July, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ANTAE - A Postgraduate Journal on the Interspaces of English Studies
contact email: 
antaejournal@gmail.com

‘While we talk, the sun is getting older. It will explode in 4.5 billion years.’
Jean François Lyotard, ‘Can Thought Go on Without a Body?’

Seeking short stories by women for Anthology- DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Project GirlSpire- Resources and Outreach for Liberia
contact email: 
girlspire@rol-liberia.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We're looking for female writers to submit a story with the theme of overcoming challenges or "defeating the odds," and no more than 2,500- 5,000 words.

Call for Papers: Trespassing BODIES

full name / name of organization: 
Trespassing Journal
contact email: 
editor@trespassingjournal.com

Trespassing Journal is a fully peer-reviewed biannual journal that is committed to publishing fresh and original research in the fields of artistic production (including literature, film, new media, v

Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traveltourismmapaca@ymail.com

Call for papers for the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference
Nov. 3-5, 2016 (Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA)

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography: An Interdisciplinary Conference (November 2016), CFP deadline 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
School of English & Drama, Queen Mary University of London
contact email: 
verbaltext2016@gmail.com

The Verbal Text & National Literary Historiography
An Interdisciplinary Conference

10-12 November 2016
Queen Mary University of London

Call for Papers

Call For Submissions: “What to Make of ‘Nation?”

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, University of Connecticut
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Literatures, Cu

LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

LITERATURE, ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN SPACE '17 / International Conference on Literature, Architecture and Urban Space will be held on March 3-4, 2017 in Istanbul.

TRANSLATION STUDIES '16 / International Conference on Translation and Interpreting

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

TRANSLATION STUDIES '16 / International Conference on Translation and Interpreting will be held on October 7-8, 2016 in Istanbul.

LANGUAGE, PHONETICS AND ETYMOLOGY '16 / International Conference in Language Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

LANGUAGE, PHONETICS AND ETYMOLOGY '16 / International Conference in Language Studies will be held on October 7-8, 2016 in Istanbul.

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / International Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy will be held on November 11-12 in Istanbul.

MSA 18 Scenes of Desire: Fantasy and Female Pleasure in Transatlantic Print Media and Silent Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Lise Shapiro Sanders
contact email: 
lsanders@hampshire.edu

Please note: deadline extended!

CFP for MSA 18
Scenes of Desire: Fantasy and Female Pleasure in Transatlantic Print Media and Silent Cinema

CfP (Deadline 15 April 2016): "American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political" (Conference, University of Bern)

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS // English Department, University of Bern
contact email: 
sanasconference2016@gmail.com

"American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political"
2016 Biannual Conference of the Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS

University of Bern
November 4-5, 2016

CALL for PAPERS: "What to Make of 'Nation'?" The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal 2.0 / Rolling Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Literatures, Cu

RSAA 2017 - Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz

RSAA 2017: Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility
16-18 February 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
Co-hosted by Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington

Studies in Crime Writing (Open Access Journal) DEADLINE 15 AUG 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Crime Writing
contact email: 
sicw@newberry.edu

Call for Papers — Studies in Crime Writing

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference, October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ

“Alternate Worlds”
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

Minor Shakespeares: the politics and aesthetics of the margins - 23rd-24th September, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Split, Croatia
contact email: 
sryle@ffst.hr

Keynote lectures: Peter Greenaway and Prof. Richard Wilson

[UPDATE - REMINDER] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

MICHAELINE CRICHLOW

Acting Out: The IV International Flann O’Brien Conference (Salzburg, 17–21 July 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Flann O'Brien Society / Department of English Studies, Salzburg University
contact email: 
paul.fagan@sbg.ac.at

Acting Out: The IV International Flann O’Brien Conference
Department of English Studies, Salzburg University
July 17–21 2017

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] MMLA American Literature 1 Panel; abstracts due APRIL 10

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

CFP: E.L. Doctorow for the 21st Century - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Wutz (Weber State University), Julian Murphet (UNSW, Australia) & Samuel Dickson
contact email: 
mwutz@weber.edu, j.murphet@unsw.edu.au, samueljd@gmail.com

The sad passing of E.L. Doctorow in 2015 marked the completion of one of the richest oeuvres in contemporary American literature.

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