category: cultural studies and historical approaches

PCAS / ACAS Savannah, Georgia October 7-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association /American Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
dennis.hall@louisville.edu

PCAS / ACAS

Update: Deadline Extended Autobigoraphy and Biography

full name / name of organization: 
SCMLA Ft Worth Oct 2010
contact email: 
charles.fox@gpc.edu

How has the biogrpahy and autobiography changed? Final call for papers on biogrpahy and autobiography for the SCMLA conference in Ft. Worth.

Popular Music Fandom: A One Day Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

Popular Music Fandom: A One Day Symposium

Binks Building, University of Chester
Northwest Popular Music Studies Network

Friday 25th June 2010

T. S. Eliot Society: St. Louis, MO, Sept. 24-26, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

The 31st Annual Meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society

Keynote speaker: Michael Levenson, University of Virginia

"Nature and Its Discontents," SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, 5-7 November, Deadline 1 June

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Azzarello, Southern University New Orleans
contact email: 
razzarello@suno.edu

SAMLA Conference

5-7 November 2010
Atlanta, Georgia

CFP: Nature and Its Discontents

Call for Papers: Eights Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'Creative Conflicts' Wed 30th June

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Wednesday 30th June 2010, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference,11th-13th November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
irelandandmodernity@qub.ac.uk

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11th-13th November 2010

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

MAPACA -- Working Class Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
mun1@psu.edu (Mary Lou Nemanic)

This area examines representations of the working class in all areas of culture, including but not limited to art, literature, film, and the media.

MAPACA -- Women's Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ATait@odu.edu (Althea Tait)

Women's Studies seeks papers, panels and roundtables that

MAPACA -- War Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com (Matthew B. Hill)

War has been one of the few constants in human history, waged by nations, tribes, and other factions for numerous reasons--some valid and noble, some questionable.

MAPACA -- Visual Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traceybowen@cogeco.ca (Tracey Bowen)

Visual culture acknowledges the vast changes in our cultural
environment, affected by relationships between new technologies, art and media forms and the massive production of images.

MAPACA -- Vampire Romance Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sternm@wit.edu (Marilyn Stern)

Vampire Romance welcomes papers/presentations which examine any of the recent (and not so recent) representations of vampires not as blood-sucking fiends, but as romantic heroes in film, television, art, and literature.

MAPACA -- Urban Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

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

"When a man rides a long time through wild regions, he feels the desire for a city," writes Italo Calvino in his beautiful account of imaginary urban environments, Invisible Cities. The Urban Culture area of MAP/ACA seeks presenters who explore the varied ways in which humans inhabit the city (real, imaginary, lost) and negotiate their urban desires.

MAPACA -- Travel and Tourism Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu (Jennifer Erica Sweda)

Travel and Tourism Studies continues to gain popularity as an academic field, in part because of its inter-disciplinary nature.

MAPACA -- Sports Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
trumino@stjohns.edu (Joseph Trumino)

The Sports category welcomes a broad range of scholarship that is well researched and contains sports-related themes.

MAPACA -- Sexuality and Erotica Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
RandolphScott@att.net (Kimberly Golden)

The area of Sexuality and Erotica invites papers that address any aspect of human sexual experience and erotica in any form (literary, artistic --
visual, musical, dance, theatrical, photographic).

MAPACA -- Religion and Popular Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
p.detrixhe@verizon.net (Pam Detrixhe) or adzias@comcast.net (Anthony Zias)

The Religion & Popular Culture area invites both read papers and
innovative presentations which explore specific intersections of
religion and popular culture,

MAPACA -- Popular Novels Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
akkaler@verizon.net (Anne K. Kaler)

Within the area of popular novels, this panel seeks to cover critical investigations of those works of literature which fall outside of the recognized canon of literature.

MAPACA -- Popular Literary Landscapes Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
wxm3@psu.edu (Bill Mistichelli)

The Popular Literary Landscapes panel of the Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association Conference seeks abstracts of
papers (250 words) that address landscape descriptions which serve to identify and define important aspects of the human condition.

MAPACA -- Popularl Culture and Activism Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se (Chloe Avril)

Popular Culture and Activism welcomes papers or presentations that
explore the sphere of activism in the production of popular culture.

MAPACA -- Popular Architecture and the Built Environment Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
llorance@earthlink.net (Loretta Lorance)

This area explores the ways that we shape and are shaped by the built
environment, individual structures, and architecture culture.

MAPACA -- Native American Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
denson@ithaca.edu (Ron Denson)

Proposals focusing on any issue pertaining to the experience, literature, representation, or history of Native Americans, especially in the 500 years snce the conquest, are welcome.

MAPACA -- Music Panel; Alexandria VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
shender@brocku.ca (Scott Henderson)

The Music Area invites submissions from individuals or organized panels (3 or 4 persons) focusing on any topic relating to any genre or any time period of music.

MAPACA -- Lesbian/Gay/Bi/ Transsexual Studies Panel; Alexanria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular / Amercan Culture Association
contact email: 
markjohn@alumni.tufts.edu (Mark John Isola)

The LGBT Studies Area of MAP/ACA welcomes proposals that are of
relevance to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

MAPACA -- Latino/a Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ortizr@stjohns.edu (Randolph Ortiz)

Latino/a Area Studies is interested in research into all aspects of
Latino/a popular culture

Modern Drama - Open Topic

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association (SCMLA)
contact email: 
cassandra.neace@gmail.com

The SCMLA Modern Drama Panel is issuing a final invitation for submissions for the 2010 conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

MAPACA -- Horror Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
littlemonster3141@yahoo.com (Lisa Miller)

Horror welcomes proposals for papers dealing with all aspects of horror and the supernatural in various genres, such as literature, film, television, music and as part of popular culture (fashion, art

MAPACA -- Food & Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nusselj@ipfw.edu (Jill Nussell) or thefoodlover@gmail.com (James B. Simpkins)

Myriad factors shape our relationship with food.

MAPACA -- Fashion, Appearance, and Material Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Sumbissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
parka@mtmary.edu (Aeran Park)

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity is concerned with the areas of clothing, historical costume, fashion aesthetics, fashion and appearance, fashion marketing, merchandising,

MAPACA -- Environment and Culture Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
drtara5@earthlink.net (Tara Weiss)

The environment is arguably the most significant aspect of human culture and society, pervading every facet of our personal and professional lives, from where we live, work, and play to how we choose to think about our environment.

MAPACA -- Disability Studies Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
Kem33@buffalo.edu (Katherine McMahon)

Disability Studies is a recent and growing discipline that draws on work done in fields as diverse as history, health sciences, English, anthropology, women's studies, and education.

MAPACA -- Decorative Arts and Design Panel; Alexandria, VA, 10/28/10-10/31/10 (Submissions Due 6/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lichtmas@newschool.edu (Sarah A. Lichtman)

This panel seeks papers that explore the relationship between
decorative arts, design and popular culture.

[UPDATE] The Image in American Realism and Naturalism (SAMLA 5/15; 11/5-7)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Nov 5-7, 2010
contact email: 
ahwood@salisbury.edu

The Image in American Realism and Naturalism

CFP: "The Arts and the Public"; NEASA; Boston, MA; Oct. 1-3, 2010 (cfp deadline 4/16/10)

full name / name of organization: 
New England American Studies Association
contact email: 
michael_millner@uml.edu

CFP: The Arts and the Public
New England American Studies Association Annual Conference
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA
October 1-3, 2010
CFP deadline extended to 4/16/2010

Theatre and the Making of Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
German Theatre Studies Association together with Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
contact email: 
subject2010@uni-mainz.de

Call for Papers: Theatre and the Making of Subjects
28-31 October 2010, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

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