category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (ALA) / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
qclee101@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENSION: “Dialogues of Displacement: Intersections Between the Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s)” - January 28th

[UPDATE] Caribbean Enlightenment conference, 8-9 April 2010, deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

2nd Call for Papers: deadline extended to 28th February 2010

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 9th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Time and Space in Words and Music: The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum

full name / name of organization: 
The Word and Music Association Forum (WMAF)
contact email: 
wmaforum@googlemail.com

Call for Papers: “Time and Space in Words and Music”
The 1st Conference of the Word and Music Association Forum
Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany, November 4-6, 2010

4th Global Conference: Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging (September 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Multiculturalism, Conflict and Belonging

Thursday 23rd September – Sunday 26th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Virtual Victorians: Networks, Connections, Technologies (Abstracts due: 15 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Meagan Timney/Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria
contact email: 
mbtimney@uvic.ca

The proposed multi-disciplinary collection seeks to illuminate connections between Victorian and twenty-first-century technologies, as well as ask how we might consider “virtuality” in relation to Victoriana. It will explore the networks and connections facilitated by technology by combining close reading, broad theoretical questions, project descriptions, and pedagogical methods.

"Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond" - Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
2010 University of Texas at San Antonio English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
utsagradconf@gmail.com

2010 UTSA English Graduate Symposium

The 2010 UTSA English Graduate Student Symposium "Wild Tongues: Concepts of the Untamed in Scholarship, Teaching, Writing, and Beyond.”

Simone de Beauvoir: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

full name / name of organization: 
Simone de Beauvoir Society
contact email: 
sdbconference2010@gmail.com

102 years have passed since her birth, 24 since her death, 61 since the publication of her masterpiece, The Second Sex, a work that changed forever the way in which the world looks at women.

UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Tomeiko Ashford Carter/Institute of African American Research
contact email: 
iaar@email.unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Huma

[UPDATE]: Fitzgerald - OPEN - ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
mgf10@psu.edu

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society invites proposals on any aspect of the author's life and work for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

Further call for papers: Afterlives: Survival and Revival, 2-5 September 2010, Stellenbosch. Deadline 31 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southern African Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
bratchelm@social.wits.ac.za

Afterlives: Survival and Revival
SASMARS 2010, Mont Fleur, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010

Call for Papers to epiphany, a refereed international journal of literature and social sciences

full name / name of organization: 
epiphany/International University of Sarajevo
contact email: 
mustafabal2005@gmail.com

epiphany
Journal of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International University of Sarajevo
ISSN 1840-3719

CALL FOR PAPERS

Writings of Intimacy in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries, 10th - 12th Sept, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of English and Drama, Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
writingsofintimacy@lboro.ac.uk

Confirmed keynote speakers:
Adam Phillips (UK)
Professor Leo Bersani (USA)

Ecocriticism in Asia: Reorienting Modernity, Reclaiming Nature? Dec.16-18, 2010 (Abstracts Due Mar.9)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Tamkang University, and ASLE-Taiwan
contact email: 
interpoetics@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Fifth International Conference on Ecological Discourse, December 16-18, 2010, Tamkang University, Taipei County, Taiwan

“Green Thoughts in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds"; EES Journal Submission Feb.15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Early English Studies Journal
contact email: 
earlyenglishstudies@gmail.com

Early English Studies Journal is accepting articles that are concerned with any aspect of medieval or early modern green/environmental topics for the 2010 issue, “Green Thoughts in the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds.”

34th International American Studies Conference--The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

American Studies Association of Turkey
34th International American Studies Conference

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

November 3–5, 2010
Alanya, Turkey

REMAKE │ REMODEL: New Perspectives on Remakes, Film Adaptations and Fan Productions, June 30-July 2, 2010 (deadline: Febr. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Göttingen, Germany
contact email: 
Dorothea.Schuller@phil.uni-goettingen.de

REMAKE │REMODEL

New Perspectives on Remakes, Film Adaptations and Fan Productions

Interdisciplinary Conference

June 30-July 2, 2010

University of Göttingen (Germany)

Bringing the "Outsider" of Age Into the Classroom, Abstract Deadline 2/15/10, Conference=NWSA, Nov. 11-14, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Women's Studies Association (Denver, CO, Nov. 11-14, 2010), http://www.nwsa.org/conference/index.php
contact email: 
lambeg@hiram.edu

Bringing the “Outsider” of Age into the Women’s Studies Classroom

National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)
Denver, CO
November 11-14, 2010

Digital Romanticisms, 22-23 May 2010, U of Tokyo

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Clark, University of Tokyo
contact email: 
shc100@hotmail.com

DIGITAL ROMANTICISMS

Conference at Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo, May 22-23 2010

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Currently accepting submissions: Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal.

Food Writings in American Literature--MLA 2011--Abstract Deadline 3/15/10

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Ehrhardt
contact email: 
juliae@ou.edu

This is a special session for the 2011 MLA: Food Writings in American Fiction.

The President's Ghost: A Hauntology of Democracy. MLA 2011 (Los Angeles 1/6-9)

full name / name of organization: 
A Special Session (subject to MLA approval)
contact email: 
thomas.kageff@cgu.edu

Presidents of the United States and presidential candidates have a long history of “writing” autobiographies which skillfully enact and construct a piece of political theater.

Comparative Literature Deadline 3/1/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Blackstock/Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
alan.blackstock@usu.edu

Soliciting proposals for the Comparative Literature panel at the 2010 RMMLA Convention in Albuquerque, NM.

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Committee on Ethnic Studies, Harvard University
contact email: 
harvardethnicstudies@gmail.com

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Ethnic Studies

Harvard University
Committee on Ethnic Studies

Friday, April 9, 2010
Proposals due: March 8, 2010

Uniting Nations: Risks and Opportunities - Submission Deadline 28/02/10

full name / name of organization: 
eSharp
contact email: 
submissions@esharp.org.uk

eSharp invites papers for the forthcoming themed issue.

9th Global Conference: Making Sense Of Health, Illness and Disease

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hid9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Saturday 11th September – Monday 13th September 2010
Oriel College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Emma Kimberley, University of Leicester
contact email: 
ek36@le.ac.uk

Call for papers
Before and after 9/11: American Literature and Culture
A one-day conference at the University of Leicester
Friday 18 June 2010

[UPDATE] Paths of Progress(?)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Northridge Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse2010@gmail.com

In historical periods of intense political unrest or in calls for social reformation, the written word has encompassed the energy and fervor of such revolutionary moments.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE SYMPOSIUM "YOUTH AND MYTH" 20-21 MAY 2010

full name / name of organization: 
EGE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
egeius2010@gmail.com

Hey You(th)!

Stop! Take a deep breath and hear our call.

College English Association of Ohio's Spring Conference

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association of Ohio
contact email: 
anthony.edgington@utoledo.edu

2010 College English Association of Ohio
Spring Conference
Ohio Dominican University
Columbus, OH
April 16, 2010

[UPDATE] The Global South: The 12th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, 25-27 March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Hazel V. Carby
Special Guest: James L. Peacock

University of Florida, March 25-27, 2010

2nd Call: CFP - Fractured Images / Broken Words. Lancaster, 12 June 2010. Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University
contact email: 
conference@lancasterluminary.com

Conference 2010: Fractured Images / Broken Words

Ethics and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
ASEBL Journal - St. Francis College
contact email: 
gtague@stfranciscollege.edu

ASEBL Journal [E-ISSN: 1944-401X]

With the publication of the Spring 2010 issue, we are seeking submissions to be considered for the Fall 2010.

Geocritical Explorations (collection on Geocriticism) - March 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Call for Papers:
Geocritical Explorations: Space, Place, and Mapping in Literary and Cultural Studies
(Collection of Critical Essays)

Call For Book Manuscripts

full name / name of organization: 
Troubador Publishing
contact email: 
Omar.Swartz@ucdenver.edu

Troubador Publishing is accepting book proposals for its series in communication and social justice.

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