category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Whitman and the Beats March 26-28 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Weiss/ St. Francis College
contact email: 
sweiss@stfranciscollege.edu

Whitman & The Beats

March 26-28 2010

St. Francis College Brooklyn, NY

Fair (Ab)use

full name / name of organization: 
Communication and Digital Culture Area of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
mnunes@spsu.edu

Fair (Ab)use

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association

National Conference

St. Louis, MO

March 31-April 3, 2010

[UPDATE] Medieval Automata and Simulacra: From the Daemonic to the Hydraulic [Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, May 13–16, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams, Brown University
contact email: 
Anthony_Adams@Brown.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect of medieval or Renaissance simulacra, automata, or mirabilia, whether textual or material.

[UPDATE] "I can always find out: Searching for Knowledge as Expertise and the Technocratic Generation"

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

Reconstruction 10.2 Searching for Knowledge as Expertise and the Technocratic Generation

CFP: Post-Identity (Deadline is November 29, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Spectator (University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, Critical Studies)
contact email: 
jananisu@usc.edu

“Post-Identity”
Volume 30, Number 2 (Fall 2010)

Mysterious Things (11/1/09; 3/4-6/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Hetrick / Graduate Symposium on the History of Women and Gender
contact email: 
hetrick2@illinois.edu

The Executive Committee of the Eleventh Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is pleased to announce this call for papers.

The Politics of Consumption: (Re)presenting and (Trans)forming Identities, February 19-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University’s Southwest English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
southwestegs@gmail.com

Arizona State University’s Southwest English Graduate Symposium (SWEGS) announces a call for papers for the Spring 2010 conference entitled “The Politics of Consumption: (Re)presenting and (Trans)

CFP: Animation Area (PCA/ACA conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Animation Area, PCA/ACA Conference 31st March-3rd April 2010
contact email: 
jwalker4@ucreative.ac.uk

Animation Area of the Popular Culture Association
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri
March 31st-3rd April, 2010

9th International Conference on Women’s Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) - Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 9th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topic

Redefining Masculinity in 20th-Century British Popular Fiction and Culture; (9/30/09; 4/7-11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
mcartt@sage.edu

This panel will examine redefinitions of masculinity that challenge and intersect with global and national relations.

[UPDATE] CFP: “(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edite

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza -Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com; duranemilia@uniovi.es

Call for submissions

Abstract deadline extended to October 15th, 2009.

[UPDATE] Cultures of Recession Graduate Conference, Nov. 20 & 21

full name / name of organization: 
Cultures of Recession, Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/culturesofrecession.html
NEW DEADLINE: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Playing Web 2.0

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
cleblanc@plymouth.edu

Playing Web 2.0: Intertextuality, Narrative and Identity in New Media

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-11, 2010

[FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS] CROSSING THE LINE: AFFINITIES BEFORE AND AFTER 1900

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL / JAN 28-29 2010
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15TH SEPTEMBER 2009

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: September 7th, 2009

Victorian Forms and Formation: British Association for Victorian Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
bavs@arts.gla.ac.uk

CFP: British Association for Victorian Studies 2010 Conference : ‘Victorian Forms and Formations’

[UPDATE] Medieval Chronicle Society at IMC Leeds, 12-15 July 2010 (deadline: 6 September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Chronicle Society
contact email: 
s.levelt@seh.oxon.org


Psychoanalysis, Money & the Economy Conference, London, 2-4 July, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Freud Museum
contact email: 
psymoney-conference@unimelb.edu.au

Psychoanalysis, Money and the Economy International Conference, London, 2-4 July, 2010 —— a conference convened for the London Freud Museum by David Bennett (University of Melbourne) with Ivan War

Medieval Literature (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
sara.richardson@ttu.edu

Call for Papers, Medieval Literature at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

[Update] Call for Papers: Literature and the Healing Arts at CEA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bls10@case.edu

A correction to the deadline for the CFP for Literature and the Healing Arts at College English Association's annual conference:

Submission: August 21-November 1, 2009 [not 2010]

[UPDATE] Call for Papers, Eighteenth Century at CEA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bls10@case.edu

A correction to the deadline for the CFP for the 18th century at College English Association's annual conference:

Submission: August 21-November 1, 2009 [not 2010]

[UPDATE] Indigenous Literatures of Native North America (NeMLA, Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Panel: Indigenous Literatures of Native North America

[REMINDER] Illuminating the Everyday Imagination [9/30/09; NeMLA in Montreal, April 7-11, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung
contact email: 
auyoung@fas.harvard.edu

This panel considers the imagination's literary significance in relation to its underestimated role in everyday cognitive life.

Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
national Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600

(9/15/2009 ; 4/7-11/2010) “’This world only my body remembered’”: Nature, Nation and Self in Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
meanes@sage.edu

The wilderness has long been conceived of as a space of individuation, a testing ground for the independent seeker, and an “outside” to the protection, as well as the surveillance and discipline,

IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES ISSUE ON WORK, NOV. 6, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES
contact email: 
sara-sullivan@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks essays from the humanities and social sciences on representations, cultures, and histories of labor and work.

Asia in Medieval Europe and Europe in Medieval Asia (due 9/25/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen S. Lai/ International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

* Call for Conference Papers.
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 7-10, 2010).
Special Sessions: Asia in Medieval Europe and Europe in Medieval Asia.

True Blood & Philosophy Call For Abstracts; 9-28-09

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Housel, PhD, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
contact email: 
rebecca.housel@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts
True Blood and Philosophy
Edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series

Please circulate and post widely.

Non-Western Literatures In Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Jeffrey Newman/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
richard.newman@ncc.edu

Non-Western Literatures in Translation

Proposals are invited on for this panel, which will be part of the Northeast Modern Language Association's annual conference, April 7-11, 2010, in Montreal. Here is the description:

The act of literary translation raises by definition the question of how the target culture frames the language and culture of the text to be translated. This issue, often unexamined, can determine not only which texts from which languages are chosen for translation, but also what the relationship between the translation and the original text is understood to be.

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE, March 31-April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2010 Conference
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2010 Conference
March 31-April 3, 2010

Many Manifestations: Iranians and Iranian Culture in the Global Diaspora, October 15, 2009 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Persis Karim and Babak Elahi
contact email: 
pkarim@email.sjsu.edu, babak.elahi@rit.edu

This collection of scholarly essays explores the Iranian diaspora that resulted from the mass migration from Iran after the 1979 Revolution and the subsequent establishment of the Islamic Republic, as

PCA/ACA National Conference: Romance Area - March 31 - April 3 2010

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

PCA/ACA 2010 National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 - April 3, 2010
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: http://pcaaca.org/conference/national.php)

The Comic Satan

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn National Conference 3/31 to 4/4/10
contact email: 
llipoma

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2010 National Conference
St. Louis, MO,
3/31/10 to 4/4/10

Comedy and Humor, 3/31/10-4/4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn National Conference
contact email: 
llipoma@westga.edu

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2010 Nat'l Conference
St. Louis, MO, 3/31 to 4/4/10

"Work Out the Ape": Popular Darwinism

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference (Albuquerque, Feb. 10-13, 2010)
contact email: 
dbivona@asu.edu

"'Work out the ape'": Popular Darwinism": The term "Darwinism" is a broad umbrella term in the late nineteenth century.

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