category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Teaching Languages and Literature: Revisionist Mythmaking in the Classroom (due June 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Convention in Atlanta, GA Nov. 4 - 6, 2011
contact email: 
jennmartinsen@hotmail.com

"Statues Talking Back, Beauties Becoming Beasts, and Little Red Riding Hood Laughing at Wolves: Revisionist Mythmaking in the Classroom" (Teaching Languages and Literature Panel at the annual SAMLA Co

[REMINDER] CFP: InterTexts: a conference on interdisciplinarity

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University, Durham, UK
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

Call for papers: InterTexts – a conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

TWC (Transformative Works and Cultures) Special Issue CFP: Transnational Boys’ Love Fan Studies (March 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Kazumi Nagaike
contact email: 
nagaike@oita-u.ac.jp

TWC (Transformative Works and Cultures) Special Issue CFP: Transnational Boys’ Love Fan Studies (March 2013)

Edited by Kazumi Nagaike and Katsuhiko Suganuma, Oita University

Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Indian English Poetry Anthology 1970s-Present
contact email: 
phpoetry@gmail.com

Call for Indian English Poetry Submissions
Project editors:
Dr. Paula Hayes, Strayer University, Memphis TN, USA and

“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
sihem arfaoui abidi
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Update/extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
full name / name of organization:
university of jendouba
contact email:

[UPDATE] Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu; ejorlando@msn.com

Edith Wharton in Florence: A Sesquicentennial Conference Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society, 6-8 June 2012

Call for Papers: The Second National Conference on African/Black Psychology

full name / name of organization: 
DeReef Jamison, Savannah State University
contact email: 
(africanblackpsychconference@gmail.com)

Call for Papers:

The Second National Conference on
African/Black Psychology
at
Florida A & M University
October 14-15, 2011

English V (Modern British): Food & Socialization in Modern British Literature (SAMLA, Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Brown
contact email: 
rbrown@tamusa.tamus.edu

Twentieth- and twenty-first century British writers have evinced an overwhelming interest in depicting communal cooking scenes, unsavory solitary meals, lavish dinners with family members, struggles w

IMAGINING MAGIC AND WITCHCRAFT IN MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN LITERATURE

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea (MEMESAK)
contact email: 
hyonjin@snu.ac.kr

The Medieval and Early Modern English Studies Association of Korea and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Seoul National University will co-host an international conference under the t

Cultural Studies and Its Discontents: Reconsidering Cultural Studies for the Twenty-First Century

full name / name of organization: 
English Language and Literature Association of Korea
contact email: 
conference@ellak.or.kr

The English Language and Literature Association of Korea (ELLAK) invites papers for an international conference to be held in Onyang, Korea, November 17–19, 2011.

MMLA COMP LIT: The Politics of Guilt and Neo-Orientalism in the post-9/11 Era DEADLINE JUNE 20TH

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Comparative Literature Permanent Section
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

We are seeking abstracts for the following permanent session for the 53rd Annual MMLA Convention that will be held in St. Louis, Missouri at the St.

Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Wright
contact email: 
lwright@email.wcu.edu

The MLA has approved a the volume Approaches to Teaching Coetzee's Disgrace and Other Works for its Approaches to Teaching World Literature series.

CALL FOR PAPERS: MULTI-ETHNIC POETRY IN ENGLISH FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA: A CRITICAL SPECTRUM (DEADLINE FOR PAPERS:AUGUST 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
PG Department of English, Assam Central University:: Diphu Campus, Diphu-782 460, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India
contact email: 
induswamionline@yahoo.com

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, Nov. 3-5, 2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bmm202@nyu.edu

CFP: Urban Culture Area, MAPACA, 11/3-11/5/2011, Philadelphia, PA (June 15th, 2011, deadline for proposals)

Motherhood and Loss Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Miles McCarter/Fat Daddy's Farm
contact email: 
fdfarmpress@gmail.com

Call for essays, creative writing and art for a new anthology dealing with motherhood and loss:

Happiness and Sadness: Taiwan society and its emotional textures (8-9 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne
contact email: 
taiwan-studies@unimelb.edu.au

We invite submissions for papers for a workshop to be held at the University of Melbourne in December 2011 that explores the varying emotional textures of Taiwan life.

[UPDATE] CFP Justified (FX) Television Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Bärbel Göbel PhD (University of Kansas) and Michael Brian Faucette PhD (Coldwell CC)
contact email: 
bgoebel79@gmail.com / brfaucette@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays on the popular and critically acclaimed series Justified (FX). Topics can include but are not limited to the following:

Women's Studies Quarterly: Enchantment

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

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012. Call for papers – Approaches to Adventure in the Late 19th Century

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Greene/University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
Rebekah_greene@my.uri.edu

This panel examines the burgeoning interest in adventure during the years 1880-1901. Joseph A.

Shakespeare and the Natural World, March 29-31, 2012 (Abstracts due Oct. 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com, walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”, Call for Papers
A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London

Shakespeare and the Natural World (Chapel Hill: March 29-31)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Park and Katie Walker; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
jennifer.m.park@gmail.com and walkerkn@email.unc.edu

“Shakespeare and the Natural World”

A graduate student conference jointly sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kings College London
March 29-31, 2012

[UPDATE] Treatment of Medieval Poetry in the Modern World (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Carola Mattord / Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
cmattord@kennesaw.edu

In the wake of Peter Ackroyd’s prose translation of The Canterbury Tales, Dante’s Inferno video game, and Baba Brinkman’s The Rap Canterbury Tales, this session will explore the various treatmen

Update/ “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

Capturing Witches: Histories, Stories, Images 400 years after the Lancashire Witches, 17-19 Aug 2012, deadline 1 Dec 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University, UK
contact email: 
capturing witches@lancaster.ac.uk

But Seriously, Times Are Tough: Comedy in Recession and Depression

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
prg@uwm.edu

In keeping with the informal theme of the 2011 conference of “Play..No Seriously”, this session invites papers on the roles of comedy in times of economic distress and financial crisis.

CFP: Oscholars Special Issue on Salomé, Fall 2012 (abstracts before Dec.1st 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Oscholars
contact email: 
virginie.pouzet-duzer@pomona.edu

Oscholars Special Issue Fall 2012

Salomé: unveiling the myth

[UPDATE] Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

full name / name of organization: 
Marcin Stawiarski - ERIBIA, Université de Caen-Basse Normandie
contact email: 
marcin.stawiarski@unicaen.fr

Gabriel JOSIPOVICI (LISA e-Journal, special number)

LISA e-Journal seeks contributions for its special issue devoted to Gabriel Josipovici to appear in February 2012.

CFP - Justified (FX) Television Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Bärbel Göbel, PhD / University of Kansas Brian Michael Faucette/ Coldwell Community College
contact email: 
bgoebel79@gmail.com / brfaucette@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays on the popular and critically acclaimed series Justified (FX). Topics can include but are not limited to the following:

Children's Periodical panel at NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

Panel: “Fun With a Purpose”: Periodical Pedagogy and Early Edutainment

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012

The Ethics of Pleasure in Early Modern Literature and Philosophy (MMLA, Nov. 3-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa M. Caldwell
contact email: 
mcaldwell@eiu.edu

Reflecting the 2011 MMLA conference theme “Play…No, Seriously,” this interdisciplinary panel seeks to bring together scholars interested in examining the value and uses of pleasure in sixteenth-

The Queerness of Hip Hop/ The Hip Hop of Queerness Symposium and Special Issue of Palimpsest [Due: Dec. 15, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard University and Palimpsest, A Journal of Women, Gender and the Black International
contact email: 
queernessofhiphop@gmail.com

The Queerness of Hip Hop/ The Hip Hop of Queerness

TEN YEARS ON – 9/11 IN EUROPEAN LITERATURE Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Svenja Frank / Oxford University
contact email: 
svenja.frank@mod-langs.ox.ac.uk

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TEN YEARS ON – 9/11 IN EUROPEAN LITERATURE Call for Papers
Oxford University, September 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] NEMLA 2012: Infighting and Rival Texts in 20th Cent. African-American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
tim.griffiths84@gmail.com

From early on in the Harlem Renaissance, many black writers knew for a fact that there was a New Negro, but most differed on the nuances when creating such a character from text.

[UPDATE] deadline extended: June 30, 2011. (mis)Representing Difference in Media and Everyday Items

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Booker Morris, Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
morrisus@ferris.edu

Although reason and discourse are important in framing and communicating ’truths’ about the human being, increasingly visual representation is serving to communicate attitudes, histories, beliefs,

[UPDATE] M/MLA Panel: Playing with Current Concerns in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Kristi McDuffie
contact email: 
kmcduff@ilstu.edu

Still seeking submissions!

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