category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Utopia and Dystopia - special issue of Meridian critic, Spring 2010; Deadline for submission: 15 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English; Otilia Ignatescu, University of Suceava, Department of Education Sciences
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com, otiliai@usv.ro

The academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) invites submissions for its first issue in 2010, dedicated to Utopia and Dystopia.

COMPOSING OURSELVES: A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoenglish@gmail.com

Composing Ourselves:
A Graduate Conference in Literature, Composition, and Rhetoric
Friday, April 16th, 2010
English Graduate Organization
Department of English and Comparative Literature

[UPDATE] Final Call--Visual Arts in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

In the wake of the digital revolution and globalisation policies the whole world is witnessing formation of certain conditions which are having and will continue to have tremendous impact on the produ

[UPDATE] UPSTAGE: A New Journal of Fin-de-Siecle Dramatic Literature, Theatre, and Theatrical Culture (February 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Helena Gurfinkel/Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Michelle Paull/ St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a new peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, seeks submissions for its inaugural issue scheduled f

Fifteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature in Culture (March 26, 2010, proposals due January 15, 2010) [UPDATE] New keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

***SEE BELOW FOR NEWS ON REPLACEMENT LUNCHEON SPEAKER***

Fifteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 26, 2010

Thomas R. Watson Conference: Working English in Rhetoric and Composition. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Louisville
contact email: 
watson@louisville.edu

Thomas R. Watson Conference
Working English in Rhetoric and Composition:
Contexts, Commitments, Consequences
October 14-16, 2010
Louisville, KY

The Future of the Archetype (3/15/10; MLA special session, Jan 11-15 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
L. Michelle Baker
contact email: 
lbaker@shepherd.edu

The second decade of the twentieth century saw the publication of two landmark studies that were to change the approach of poets and scholars alike: Jessie Weston’s From Ritual to Romance (1920) an

[UPDATE] CRITICISM special issue: "Open Source Culture and Aesthetics" / Deadline: 01/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Criticism: A Quarterly Journal for Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
jeffpruchnic@wayne.edu + aceraso@depaul.edu

Criticism is a peer-reviewed publication edited by Jonathan Flatley and published by Wayne State University Press.

Questioning Categories in Cinema Studies, February 19th and 20th

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Cinema Studies Student Conference
contact email: 
cssc2010@gmail.com

Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2010

February 19-20, 2010, New York University, New York, NY

European Journal of American Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Dr John Wills (Kent); Dr Maeve Pearson (Exeter)
contact email: 
j.wills@kent.ac.uk, m.pearson@exeter.ac.uk

The Intellect published and academic refereed journal 'European Journal of American Culture' (EJAC) invites new submissions for its 2010 issues.

Renaissance Studies and Italian Studies at Princeton University Annual Conference April 24th and 25th 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Studiesand Italian Studies Princeton University
contact email: 
puconference@gmail.com

The Programs in Italian Studies and Renaissance Studies are pleased to announce a joint Graduate Student Conference on April 24-25.

Autism / Text (MLA 2011; abstract deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Miele Rodas / BCC-CUNY & Chris Foss /U. Mary Washington
contact email: 
julia.rodas@bcc.cuny.edu and cfoss@umw.edu

Submit 2-page abstracts for an MLA panel on "Autism / Text." Organizers seek work that challenges dominant cultural notions of what autism means and what role it plays in literature, broadly defined.

4th International Conference “Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison: Res Publica(s)”, 13 - 15 May 2010, Lisbon

full name / name of organization: 
CompaRes
contact email: 
compares.ibs5@gmail.com

The 4th International Conference in the series:

Iberian and Slavonic Cultures in Contact and Comparison

under the title

“Res Publica(s)”

University of Lisbon

[UPDATE] Special issue of Journal of African American Studies Animated Representations of Blackness

full name / name of organization: 
C. Richard King
contact email: 
crking@wsu.edu

Prompted by the release of the Disney animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, which offers the first Black "princess" in a mainstream animated film and arguably the largest role granted to an Afr

Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue - Icons and Iconoclasm, Sep. 17 & 18, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars' Foundation
contact email: 
2010.fid@gmail.com

The Jefferson Scholars’ Foundation and the Jefferson Graduate Fellows at the University of Virginia present the second biannual Forum for Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Sept. 17 and 18, 2010.

[UPDATE] Digital Archives & the Field of Production, 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, http://appositions.blogspot.com/
contact email: 
showard@du.edu

CFP 2010: Digital Archives & the Field of Production

APPOSITIONS: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture,
http://appositions.blogspot.com/

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
“Comparatively Speaking”

CFP - Representing American Poverty (ALA in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010; deadline Jan 20, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Leon Miller
contact email: 
gleonmiller@gmail.com

I am soliciting paper proposals for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2010; Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis / Journal of Transnational American Studies
contact email: 
jtas.special.forum@gmail.com

Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2010
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Zeitler / Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

We are soliciting submissions for a collection of critical essays on Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father to be published in 2011.

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] An die Freude: Approaching “happiness” in German contexts

full name / name of organization: 
University Of Virginia
contact email: 
UVAconference2010@gmail.com

Call for Papers
(EXTENDED DEADLINE)
The Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and the Corcoran Department of History of the University of Virginia present

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

[UPDATE] Imagining and Representing Identities in Canada: Words and Images of The Cultural MosaicEXTENDED DATELINE TO 15 JANUARY

full name / name of organization: 
Funda Basak Baskan/ University of Alberta
contact email: 
multiculticanada2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Literature Centre (CLC), the Canadian Studies Institute (CSI) and the students of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies of the University of Alberta are pleased to invit

International Conference:The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University, Oct 16-17
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Call for Papers / International Conference:
The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination / Oct 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Call for Papers / International Conference
The City and the Ocean: Urbanity, (Im)migration, Memory, and Imagination

Monty Python in Its British and International Cultural Contexts or: How to recognise the Spanish Inquisition from quite a lon

full name / name of organization: 
Tomasz Dobrogoszcz / University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
mpconference@gmail.com

The conference will take place in Lodz, Poland on 28-29 October 2010 The suggested areas for discussion will include: - Monty Python’s humour - the language of Monty Python - the visual poetics

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 4 JANUARY 2010 for Conference 31 March-3 April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Conference: Festivals and Faires Area
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals and Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association announces an extension of the deadline to apply for the 31 March-3 April 2010 Conference in St. Louis, MO to 4 January 2010.

Reading and Writing in Prison 4-5 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
a.schwan@napier.ac.uk

Reading and Writing in Prison

An interdisciplinary conference
Edinburgh Napier University, 4-5 June 2010

CFP Suburban and Urban Western Literature and Culture. The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Neil Campbell, University of Derby, UK
contact email: 
n.campbell@derby.ac.uk

The journal Western American Literature invites submissions examining the urban and suburban West in literature, film, television, memoirs, and other forms.

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

American Literature Association, May 27-30, 2010; abstract due Jan. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
lisa.west@drake.edu

1) Harriet Beecher Stowe and visual culture. Illustrations of Stowe's work, evocations of visual culture in her writing, the house as a visual experience, etc.

OR

21st Century Superheroes and Super Villains in Film and TV - Call for essays

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Betty Kaklamanidou and Dr. Richard J. Gray II
contact email: 
bettyk@freemail.gr & rgray@cn.edu

We invite submissions for a forthcoming edited collection on superhero films and TV shows.

ASA 2010, 1/5/10, "The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories"

full name / name of organization: 
Tova Cooper, Dept. of English, University of S. Florida
contact email: 
tovacooper@gmail.com

The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories

Cine-Excess IV Corporeal Excess: Cult Bodies 29 April-1 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Brunel University
contact email: 
leon.hunt@brunel.ac.uk

Cine-Excess IV
The Fourth International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Corporeal Excess: Cult Bodies

29th April-1st May 2010

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