category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms (April 2-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender
contact email: 
lrkerr@buffalo.edu

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: genderin.buffalo.edu/genderacrossborders.php

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

The Ecology of Utopia: Ecological Concerns and Utopianism in American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
CLEU (Cultures and Literatures of the United States) research group, Department of English Philology, Universidade da Coruna, Spain
contact email: 
jliste@udc.es

Organized by the CLEU research group of the University of La Coruna in northwestern Spain, this international conference, scheduled for September 23-25, 2010, aims to provide a forum for the explorati

[UPDATE] Dissident Citizenship: Queer Postcolonial Belonging June 10-11, 2010, University of Sussex, Brighton UK

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence & School of English, University of Sussex
contact email: 
Dr Shamira A. Meghani: s.a.meghani@sussex.ac.uk

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
- Sara Ahmed, Professor of Race & Cultural Studies
- Thomas Glave, Professor, author & co-founder of J-FLAG

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - August 5-7 2010

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

The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance (IASPR) is seeking proposals for innovative panels, papers, roundtables, discussion groups, and multi-media presentations that contribute

Kore Dissertation Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
goldcrow47@comcast.net

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology announces the Kore Award for best dissertation in women and mythology, offered annually in even-numbered years for dissertations completed in the p

The Portrayal of Formerly Colonized Peoples in Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY HORIZONS JOURNAL
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

Recently, Chinua Achebe, the doyen of African literature, described Joseph Conrad as portraying Africans in a “terribly terribly wrong” fashion in Heart of Darkness.

William Dean Howells at the ALA in San Francisco (May 27-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Lance Rubin (lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu)

The William Dean Howells Society is sponsoring the following two panels at the 2010 American Literature Association annual conference, which will be held this year in San Francisco on May 27-30:

21st-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Proposed Collection of Essays
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu and gioia.woods@nau.edu

We are looking for essays to round out a proposed collection that explores American literature – or literature about America – written since the year 2000.

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Exploring the Edge of Trauma, 13 - 16 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts 5 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University in association with McMaster University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

EXPLORING THE EDGE OF TRAUMA

13 May to 16 May 2010
West Dean Conference Centre , West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, PO18 0QZ

Traveling on the Force of Change: Travel Writing in the Age of Henry Adams; Am Lit Assn, 5/27/2010; 1/20/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing and henry Adams Society
contact email: 
william.decker@okstate.edu

In The Education of Henry Adams, Adams contrasts the “force” of the automobile for shaping lives of commercial travelers with the “force” that motivated the construction of the Gothic cathedra

"The Body in Breast Cancer" special issue journal call for papers (1 Oct 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar / Georgetown University / Women's and Gender Studies, Geography
contact email: 
specialissuebreast@gmail.com

Call For Papers:
For a Special Issue of Social Semiotics
THE BODY IN BREAST CANCER
Edited by Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar

Call for Papers: “Limning the Contemporary in Postwar Japanese Fiction and Film”

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tillack@montana.edu

This panel is designed to appeal to a wide spectrum of approaches from scholars of modern Japan.

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present) invites submissions on any aspect of American Studies. We welcome a variety of subjects and theoretical approaches.

Trauma, Memory & Narrative at RMMLA Convention, October 14-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
rkennon@fas.harvard.edu

RMMLA Convention - Albuquerque, New Mexico ~ October 14-16, 2010

Intersections of Trauma, Memory & Narrative

Plenum: Call for Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Plenum
contact email: 
jis at scsu dot edu

Plenum: The South Carolina State University Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The English Bible

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Foster / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
brett.foster@wheaton.edu

The Conference on Christianity and Literature invites submissions of abstracts for a CCL roundtable session at the annual MLA Convention in January 2011.

[UPDATE] Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010, Helsinki, Finland)

full name / name of organization: 
4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies / University of Helsinki
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

EXTENDED DEADLINE: December 31, 2009

Josefina Niggli: A Celebration. Deadline April 10, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mickey Randolph/Western Carolina University
contact email: 
Randolph@email.wcu.edu

A multidisciplinary editorial board at Western Carolina University invites papers that explore the life, work, and contributions of Josefina Niggli for a volume in celebration of the centennial of her

Safe

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

Call for Papers: WSQ (Women’s Studies Quarterly)

Special Issue: SAFE

Guest Editors: Alyson M. Cole & Kyoo Lee

Arab Culture in the U.S. (10-13, Feb. 2010) [UPDATE]

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

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/
Submission Deadline: 12/15/09
Registration Deadline: 12/31/09

Final Call Film & History Area at the SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA/ACA
contact email: 
c.laucht@liv.ac.uk

Film & History Area

Tobias Hochscherf, Co-Chair Film & History
Fachbereich Medien
Grenzstr. 3
24149 Kiel
Germany
Email: Until 31 August 2009: Email: tobias.hochscherf@northumbria.ac.uk

Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Intentional Communities (01/08/10; ASA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Botshon
contact email: 
botshon@maine.edu

American Studies Association Conference 2010
Proposed panel call for papers

CFP: Beyond Land, Identity, and Oppression: Exploring the Limits and Possibilities of Intentional Communities

Martyred Bodies and Religious Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval and Early Modern Institute, University of Alberta
contact email: 
mrea@ualberta.ca

A CALL FOR PAPERS
“MARTYRED BODIES AND RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE”

Turning Points, October 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.org

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 15, 2010

Theme: Turning Points

Location: Henry Ford Community College

CFP: “Women Inventing the 1950s,” Special Issue of Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Barker/Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
barkerj@etsu.edu

"Women Inventing the 1950s," Special Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10; journal)



Reminder: Rebecca Harding Davis Panels at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World will host two sessions at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Queer Privates: UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium, May 14 2009

full name / name of organization: 
UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
queersymposium2010@gmail.com

CFP: “Queer Privates”

2010 Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
University of California, Davis
Date: Friday, May 14

Re-Orienting Victorian Studies, 25-27 June 2010, Singapore

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
divy0013@ntu.edu.sg

Re-Orienting Victorian Studies
25-27 June 2010
Keynote speaker:
Talia Schaffer (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapted4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

UPDATE CFP Southern Literature and Culture

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

FINAL CALL New Deadline 15th:Imagining Other Histories: Illusion, Elusion, and Reality in Historical Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz / SWTXPCA in Albuquerque
contact email: 
solizc@fvsu.edu

Imagining Other Histories: Illusion, Elusion, and Reality in Historical Fiction.

[UPDATE] Dissident Citizenship: Queer Postcolonial Belonging June 10-11, 2010, University of Sussex, Brighton UK

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence & School of English, University of Sussex
contact email: 
Dr Shamira A. Meghani: s.a.meghani@sussex.ac.uk

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:
- Sarah Ahmed, Professor of Race & Cultural Studies
- Thomas Glave, Professor, author & co-founder of J-FLAG

Our Earth, Nature, Environment and Ecosystem

full name / name of organization: 
Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
editor@bhattercollege.org.in

Our Earth, Nature, Environment and Ecosystem

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