category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Women Writing North: ACCUTE 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ACCUTE
contact email: 
alana.fletcher@queensu.ca

It is common to conceive of Canada’s North, especially in its early history, as a barren frontier conquerable only by the hardiest of men.

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015. Deadline: Friday, 15 Sept 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
kdaiya@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Call for papers: artciencia.com, Number 18 (December 2014-June 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
artciencia.com, Revista de Arte, Ciência e Comunicação
contact email: 
editor@artciencia.com

For the forthcoming issue planned for December 2014, the editors of artciencia.com invite essays and artwork with original approaches to the topics of Art and Education, History, Aesthetics, and/or Te

(Reminder)The Versatile Genius: Renaissance Women Artists and the Canon.

full name / name of organization: 
Elisa Modolo / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
modelisa@sas.upenn.edu

Dear Colleagues,

This session seeks papers on pioneering women whose innovative work opened new fields of expression in literature, theater, music or the visual arts; on female artists who created or re-wrote the artistic canon; versatile talents who crossed genres and disciplines; women who resisted or rebelled against the limitations of their gender or socio-economical condition through art. Areas of interest: European female artists between the 15th and 17th centuries. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome.

Call for Contributions: A Virtual Underground Railroad

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Call for Contributions: The Virtual Education Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Virtual Education Project
contact email: 
virtual.education.project@gmail.com

One of the most effective ways of learning is to immerse ourselves in the cultures we study; yet, we often encounter problems when these cultures are separated from us by constraints such as geography

Wreck Park Journal Submission Deadline, Oct. 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark@gmail.com

WRECK PARK
A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

Call for papers (book publication): The poetics of Crisis: Crisis and Style in Interwar Germany and Austria

full name / name of organization: 
Stijn De Cauwer
contact email: 
poeticsofcrisis@gmail.com

Call for papers (book publication): The poetics of Crisis: Crisis and Style in Interwar Germany and Austria

Rural Modernity in Britain: chapter proposals sought for edited collection (proposal deadline December 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Bluemel/Monmouth University and Michael McCluskey/University College London
contact email: 
kbluemel@monmouth.edu or michaelmccluskey@ucl.ac.uk

We are seeking proposals for submissions to a collection of essays devoted to the theoretical and historical elaboration of the concept of rural modernity as it is worked out in literary, artistic, an

FOOD & CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc
contact email: 
lawill@nmsu.edu

36th Annual Conference February 11-14, 2015
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
http://southwestpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 11/01/14

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts and Methods - Medieval Autobiography Studies" Kalamazoo 2015: 9/15

full name / name of organization: 
Afrodesia McCannon
contact email: 
afrodesia.mccannon@nyu.edu

"Researching the Autobiographical Impulse: New Texts
and Methods in Medieval Autobiography Studies"

Kalamazoo 2015 Call for Papers:
50th International Congress on Medieval Studies

[UPDATE] Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest, 10/15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Body, Mind and Culture at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest

[UPDATE] Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (Deadline 08 September 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

[UPDATE] The French New Wave at 60: A Reassessment (abstracts by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for the 2015 NeMLA in Toronto seeks to explore the impact of The French New Wave along with the key filmmakers and films that defined the movement.

[UPDATE] French Shakespeare (abstract by Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel for NeMLA 2015 in Toronto seeks to explore Shakespeare and the French by tackling Shakespeare and French sources, French characters and settings, neoclassical critics on Shakespeare, Enligh

[REMINDER] Literature and Celebrity after World War II Panel (9/30/2014; 4/30-5/3 2015) NeMLA Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Harrison / SUNY-Geneseo
contact email: 
harrison@geneseo.edu

Literature and Celebrity after World War II

NEW ACADEMIA: An International Journal of English Language, Literature and Literary Theory (Print ISSN 2277-3967, Online ISSN 23

full name / name of organization: 
Interactions Forum, Pune India
contact email: 
newacademia.if@gmail.com

CALL FOR RESEARCH PAPERS
INTERACTIONS FORUM’S
NEW ACADEMIA - (ISSN 2277-3967) (PRINT)
AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY
Vol.III Issue IV: Oct 2014

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Riley Tribbey / SWPACA conference
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics
Abstract/Proposals due by 1 November 2014
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association 36th Annual Conference

Locating Southeast Asian Horror / Special Journal Issue / Due date 1 December 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Plaridel Journal of Communication, Media, and Society
contact email: 
plarideljournal@gmail.com

Plaridel Special Issue
Locating Southeast Asian Horror

Issue editors: Katarzyna Ancuta & Patrick F. Campos

“For the World’s Benefit”: Transnational Perspectives on the First Century of the Panama Canal November 28th, 2014 Paris

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle
contact email: 
didier.aubert@univ-paris3.fr

The centennial of the canal’s inauguration provides an opportunity to renew inquiry about Panama’s mission of “service to the world,” as stated by the country’s motto.

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

[UPDATE] CFP: Panel on Fan Spaces at PCA/ACA conference, New Orleans (Apr. 1-4, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
elizabeth.j.nielsen@gmail.com

As the popularity of this year’s San Diego Comic Con proved, fan spaces are increasingly important culturally and financially.

[UPDATE] Journal of Bruce Springsteen Studies

full name / name of organization: 
BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies
contact email: 
springsteenstudies@gmail.com

BOSS: The Biannual Online-Journal of Springsteen Studies is an open access academic journal that publishes peer-reviewed essays pertaining to Bruce Springsteen.

The Poetics of Knowledge (5-7 Nov 2015, Berne, Switzerland)

full name / name of organization: 
Wolfgang Funk (Leibniz University Hanover) and Irmtraud Huber (University of Berne)
contact email: 
irmtraud.huber@ens.unibe.ch, wolfgang.funk@engsem.uni-hannover.de

One very common narrative about Victorian Britain is that it was an age of ground-breaking scientific discoveries: Charles Lyell significantly extended the age of our planet; Charles Darwin forced a r

The Mad-Doctor and the Mind: The Rise of Mental Healthcare in the Eighteenth Century (ASECS 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Harper / American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
stephanie.harper.15@my.csun.edu

The 46th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Eighteenth-Century Studies
Los Angeles, CA
March 19-21, 2015

Borders, Boundaries, and Margins: SALA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nalini Iyer, for South Asian Literary Association (MLA-Allied Organization)
contact email: 
iyernalini@gmail.com

15th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
6-7 January 2015, Vancouver, Canada

Porn Studies special issue (Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema's Neglected Texts)

full name / name of organization: 
David Church
contact email: 
drchurch@indiana.edu

Call for Papers

Porn Studies
Special Issue: “Canon Fodder: Reappraising Adult Cinema’s Neglected Texts”

NeMLA 2015 Panel Seeing is Believing: Antiquity and Beyond Abstract due Sept. 30th [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

The relationship between the visual and the literary traces its origins to antiquity.

REMINDER: Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death?

Fan Culture and Theory PCA/ACA National Conference April 1-4, 2015 New Orleans

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

POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION
FAN CULTURE AND THEORY
APRIL 1-14, NEW ORLEANS
CALL FOR PAPERS
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2014

Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for all aspects of Fan Culture and Theory, including, but not limited to, the following areas:
•Fan Fiction
•Fan/Creator interaction
•Race, Gender and Sexuality in Fandom
•Music Fandom
•Reality Television Fandom
•The Internet and Fandom – Live Journal, IMDB and beyond
•Fan Communities
•Fan Media Production – icons, fanvids, fan art and filk.
•Fans as Critics
•Fan videos
•Fan crafts
•Fan pilgrimages

Towards a Diasporic Imagination of the Present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

Towards a diasporic imagination of the present: an eternal sense of Homelessness.

Recharting Penn’s Woods: The Early American Mid-Atlantic (July 18-21, 2015 Chicago IL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

Since the 1939 publication of Perry Miller’s classic The New England Mind early Americanists have acknowledged the fundamental role New English Puritanism played in the subsequent development of Ame

UPDATE, Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
a0jaff02@louisville.edu

REVISED DEADLINE: OCTOBER 5, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
The 43rd Annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
www.thelouisvilleconference.com
February 26-28, 2015

"World Literature, World Religion": A proposed seminar for ACLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nazry Bahrawi / Singapore University of Technology and Design
contact email: 
nazry_bahrawi@sutd.edu.sg

This is a call for papers for a proposed panel "World Literature, World Religion" at the American Comparative Literature Association 2015 annual meeting to be held at Seattle, Washington, on March 26-

Darkest Ecology: Ecocritical Approaches to Disaster Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Asselin / NEMLA
contact email: 
steve.asselin@queensu.ca

In recent years disasters both sudden (tsunamis, hurricanes) and prolonged (droughts, rising oceans) have impacted the lives of millions.

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