category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Ford Madox Ford and America, New York Sep 23-25 (abstracts by April 1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ford Madox Ford Society
contact email: 
S.J.Haslam@open.ac.uk, seamus_omalley@hotmail.com

http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/fordmadoxford-society/

12 DAYS LEFT to submit to Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters Women's Studies Section

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters
contact email: 
jane.fader@gmail.com

Call For Papers
WOMEN’S STUDIES

Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, & Letters

2010 Annual Meeting
March 26, 2010
Calvin College
Grand Rapids, Michigan

15 to 20 MINUTE PAPERS

Space in the Americas, Brest (France) November 4-5, 2010 (deadline March 31, 2010),

full name / name of organization: 
Institut des Amériques, Brest
contact email: 
Nathalie.Coulon@univ-brest.fr

Among the wide range of objects open to scrutiny, space is undoubtedly the most commonly studied by a number of sciences among the human and social sciences and the Earth and marine sciences, each cla

UPDATE: “TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at Stanford University
contact email: 
shockandintrospection@gmail.com

“TURNING POINTS”: SHOCK AND INTROSPECTION

4th Annual Graduate Conference
Friday April 30-Saturday May1, 2010
Department of Comparative Literature
Stanford University

[UPDATE] Psychopathology in American Literature (Deadline now January 22; ALA, 05/27-05/30/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Meehan
contact email: 
ameehan@email.arizona.edu

This call invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

The 1971 Indo-Pakistan War Special Journal Issue 15 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies
contact email: 
cilanoc@uncw.edu, pakistaniaat@gmail.com

“The 1971 Indo-Pakistan War: Causes, Costs, and Consequences”
call for submissions for a special issue of
Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies Vol. 2 (3) 2010

CFP: Literature and Psychology: Marinetti's Futurist Manifesto and the Poetics of Psychoanalysis (3/26/10; SCMLA, 10/28-10/30/10

full name / name of organization: 
Becky McLaughlin
contact email: 
bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Submissions are currently being accepted for the Literature and Psychology Session of the 67th Annual Meeting of the South Central Modern Language Association, October 28-30, 2010, in Fort Worth, TX.

Journal of Bisexuality

full name / name of organization: 
American Institute of Bisexuality/Taylor & Francis
contact email: 
jfalexan@uci.edu

Colleagues--

PLEASE FORWARD..

International conference. "Eccentricity". 5-6 November 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
University of Burgundy (Dijon, France)
contact email: 
laumell19@hotmail.com

“The most common form of eccentricity of all was one that could be seen as another exaggeration of Englishness, its innate conservatism” (Paul Langford, Englishness Identified, Oxford University P

The Art of Language: Cultural Expressions in American Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey--34th International American Studies Conference
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

The Meaning of Food: Exchanges

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

From photosynthesis to fermentation, consumption to digestion, harvest to market, food ritual to edible gifts, food exists in a constant state of exchange.

UPDATE: Gertrude Stein at the ALA (New Deadline 1/29/10; Conference May 27th-30th San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy. Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

In anticipation of the founding of the Gertrude Stein Society at the next conference of the ALA, papers which consider Gertrude Stein’s work in various contexts are invited. In particular,

"Island Chains, Insularity, and the American Archipelago"--Deadline: 18 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Russell Roberts
contact email: 
brianrussellroberts@byu.edu

2010 American Studies Association Convention
Convention Theme--"Crisis, Chains, and Change: American Studies for the 21st Century"
Convention Date: November 18–21, 2010

[UPDATE] Disagreement: Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference at New York University (Spring 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
disagreement.NYU@gmail.com

Deadline Extended: 300 word abstracts due to disagreement.NYU@gmail.com by Monday, 01/18/2010!

[UPDATE] Drawing Out Shakespeare Conference Sydney 17-19 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA)
contact email: 
penny.gay@usyd.edu.au

Call for Papers

Dickens and Psychoanalysis; MLA, Los Angeles, 6-9 January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Jordan/Dickens Society panel for the MLA 2011
contact email: 
picasso@ucsc.edu

New psychoanalytic readings of Dickens and his works: Dickens and trauma, dissociation, dreams, hallucinatory states, unconscious memory.

Remapping the American West, MLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
ahunt@wtamu.edu

Remapping the American West

MLA 2011
Affiliate Organization Session of the Western Literature Association

Bloomsbury and Africa, MLA 2011 (Jan. 6 - 9, 2011, Los Angeles), hosted by International Virginia Woolf Society

full name / name of organization: 
International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
Danell Jones, danelljones@bresnan.net

Subjects include Woolf's imaginative uses of Africa, the Dreadnought Hoax, Bloomsbury and African art, Leonard Woolf and Africa, and Hogarth Press publications. 500 word abstracts due March 12, 2010.

[UPDATE: deadline now January 20th] Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference on the Middle East, South Asia and Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
contact email: 
CUgradconf@gmail.com

Thursday, April 15 to Saturday, April 17, 2010
Proposals due January 20, 2010

Hosted by the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures (MEALAC) at Columbia University

NEW DEADLINE: Governing Gender: Bodies & Boundaries

full name / name of organization: 
Susan B Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies at University of Rochester
contact email: 
e.goodfellow@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Governing Gender: Bodies and Boundaries
Date: February 25-26, 2010

[UPDATE] Kurt Vonnegut at the ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30 (Jan 15, 2010 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
The Kurt Vonnegut Society
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

The Kurt Vonnegut Society (www.vonnegutsociety.net) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2010 American Literature Association in San Francisco, CA, May 27-30.

Charting the 18th Century: Encircling Land & Sea, 14-16 October, 2010, St. John's NL (Abstract deadline: Jan. 31, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies / La Société canadienne d’étude du dix-huitième siècle (CSECS/SCEDHS)
contact email: 
csecs.2010@gmail.com

The Canadian Society for 18th-Century Studies invites proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of the long 18th century for its 36th annual conference

[UPDATE-REMINDER] Women Writers of the Fin de Siècle International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
contact email: 
carolyn.oulton@canterbury.ac.uk; adrienne.gavin@canterbury.ac.uk.

A two day conference to be held at the Institute of English Studies, University of London, London, UK
Monday-Tuesday 28-29 June 2010

Keynote Speakers
Professor Linda Peterson (Yale University)

"Light Fantastique" CSUN Sigma Tau Delta/Honors in English Colloquium on March 27, 2010 - Submissions due by January 22, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
ewarren@csun.edu

UPDATE: The Afterlife of Raleigh (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Gina Caison & John Garrison, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
AfterlifeOfRaleigh@gmail.com

We request paper proposals for a proposed special session at the 2011 MLA convention in Los Angeles, CA.

NAVSA 2010: Scale and Perspective: Individual Agency vs. Invisible Hand, 11/11-11/13

full name / name of organization: 
Ilana Blumberg/NAVSA (proposed session, subject to approval)
contact email: 
imb@msu.edu

How do Victorian texts (novels, in particular) stage a confrontation between the sense of moral urgency and individual agency on the part of characters (or narrator) and the more distant, less persona

Music and Media, Berlin, 26-27 June, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Musicology and Media Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin
contact email: 
tobias.plebuch@culture.hu-berlin.de

The IMS study group "Music and Media" (MaM) invites abstracts for papers in the fields of musicology and media studies.

James Agee at ALA, San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010 (proposals due Jan. 18, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
James Agee Society
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2010 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee’s work,

American Association of Australian Literary Studies Sessions at MLA 2011 (Jan. 6-9, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Australian Literary Studies
contact email: 
nathanael_oreilly@uttyler.edu

Proposals are invited for the American Association of Australian Literary Studies sessions at the 2011 MLA Convention, to be held January 6-9, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA.

Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan For the 21st Century - April 7 and 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Siamak Movahedi, Ph.D - Social Theory Forum
contact email: 
SocialTheoryAbstracts@libraryofsocialscience.com


The VII Annual SOCIAL THEORY FORUM
Call for Papers
Critical Social Theory: Freud & Lacan For the 21st Century
April 7 and 8, 2010
University of Massachusetts Boston

Addiction Recovery and Spiritual Auto/biography (1-21-10; ASA 11-18-10)

full name / name of organization: 
Eoin Cannon
contact email: 
efcannon@fas.harvard.edu

Seeking papers on alcohol or drug recovery narratives from any era, insofar as they inhabit, create, alter, or resist traditions of religious and spiritual life-writing in America.

[UPDATE] Performatives after Deconstruction - Deadline for abstracts: 1st March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University/London Graduate School
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

"Performatives after Deconstruction"
29 - 30 June 2010
Kingston University, London
The London Graduate School

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapt4u@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

Theorising Wales: Gender, Culture and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
k.bohata@swansea.ac.uk

International conference, 12-14 July 2010

http://www.swan.ac.uk/CREW/Conferences/TheorisingWales/

CREW (Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales)

New Online Magazine for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students

full name / name of organization: 
Subarnarekha: Bhatter College Online Magazine for Students
contact email: 
sub@bhattercollege.org.in

Creative, critical and reflective writings and campus reports are being invited from undergraduate and postgraduate students from any part of the world for the inaugural issue.

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