category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Animals and / in Romance (December 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
executive.editor@jprstudies.org

CFP: Animals and/in Romance (submit by December 1, 2011)

CFP: Storytelling and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2012
contact email: 
caccavai@msu.edu

March 15-18: Rochester, York.
http://www.nemla.org/convention/2012/

Writing Queerly (Abstracts due 9/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
jlewturn@temple.edu

Call for papers for a panel on 'writing queerly' at the NEMLA 2011 session in Rochester, NY.

Literature, Trauma, and Healing: Refusing to Silence the Discourse (abstract deadline: Sept. 30; conference: March 15-18)

full name / name of organization: 
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
traumahealing2012@gmail.com

Conference:
43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Serious Play in the Political Novel (Midwest Modern Language Association, Nov. 3-6, 2011, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Cohen, University of Missouri
contact email: 
cohenss@missouri.edu

This already accepted special session--organized for the 53rd Annual Meeting of the MMLA, whose informal theme is "Play...

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films (NEMLA, deadline 9/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek McGrath, SUNY Stony Brook
contact email: 
derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu

CFP: Masculinity in superhero comic books and films

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15 to 18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Deadline: September 30, 2011.

Submit 250- to 500-word proposals to Derek McGrath (derek.mcgrath@stonybrook.edu).

SHAKESPEARE, TRANSLATION AND THE EUROPEAN DIMENSION

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
sabina.draga@americanstudies.ro

SHAKESPEARE, TRANSLATION AND THE EUROPEAN DIMENSION
October 1, 2011
Bucharest- English Department of the University of Bucharest

Imagining Chaos: States of Emergency in Law and Fiction December. December 8-9 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Copenhagen
contact email: 
agraae@stud.ku.dk

In recent years, the collapse of legal structures has been a prominent theme in legal studies as well as in cultural studies.

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology ( Aug 14-18; abstracts due Jun 15)

full name / name of organization: 
University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
y8huang@ucsd.edu

The Tenth International Junior Scholars Conference on Sinology
Taiwan as Hub for Transculturation across the Pacific
University of California, San Diego
August 14-18, 2011

Prayer and Performance: acts of belief as symbolic communication (1450-1650), April 23-24 2012, Aarhus, Denmark

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University, Denmark
contact email: 
prayer@hum.au.dk

This project seeks to explore aspects of prayer as a performative act in European culture during the late medieval and early modern period, considering these findings in light of the most current theo

Conversazioni in Italia: Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, Ralph Waldo Emerson Society, Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu

Conversazioni in Italia:
Emerson, Hawthorne, and Poe

Florence, Italy, June 8-10, 2012

Forbidden Places and Prohibited Spaces in English Women’s Writing (1640-1740) Abstracts due 9/30/2011; NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrea Fabrizio and Ruth Garcia / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
FabrizioGarciaabstracts@gmail.com

In early modern England, travel has the disruptive potential to alter the female traveler as well as to question, defy, and change the shape, rules, and parameters of her social space.

out of print, the evolution of twentieth-century writing, Friday 16 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia, UK
contact email: 
info@outofprintconference.co.uk

The conference will explore all aspects of the theme to ask: Why are some writers neglected? How can we read the position and problem of writing that is no longer published?

Fictionality Across the Arts and Media, Free University Berlin, 13-15 October

full name / name of organization: 
Friedrich Schlegel School of Literary Studies Free University Berlin
contact email: 
fiktion@qzzl.de

The Annual Conference of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies (Freie Universität Berlin) takes place on October 13--15, 2011.

Comparative Literature Essays--Deadline JUNE 15

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (Abstracts due 9/30; NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

Call for paper Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol 2 No 3 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences
contact email: 
mjss@mcser.org

Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences is calling for submission of papers. The call for paper process is ongoing. You can send your manuscript on the email: mjss@mcser.org.

2nd International Conference on Human & Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Sapienza University of Rome / MCSER-Mediterranean Center of Social and Educational Research
contact email: 
conference@mcser.org Website: www.mcser.org

The conference will address interdisciplinary practices across the social and human sciences. Are encouraged to register and attend this Conference all academics, researchers or scholars.

Forms of Corruption in History and in Contemporary Society (CORHICS 2011), Paris 1 Sorbonne University, 14-16 Sept 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ars Identitatis, Cultural Research Association
contact email: 
registration@identitatis.org

The etymology of the word “corruption” (lat. Co-rruptum) indicates either an alteration, or an act of seduction, but in any case it leads toward a rupture.

CFP: Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature / Deadline: Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Plaza: Dialogues in Language and Literature / University of Houston Graduate Literary Journal
contact email: 
https://journals.tdl.org/plaza/information/authors

We are currently seeking student-written articles and creative works that examine the role of place in literature, composition studies, folklore, cultural studies, language studies, and gender studies

RSA 2012: Imagined Bodies of the Italian Wars (6/9/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Goethals
contact email: 
jlg324@nyu.edu

The Italian Wars, Francesco Guicciardini writes, not only kept dominions in flux and cities in peril but also introduced "new fashions, new customs, new and bloody forms of warfare, and unknown diseas

NeMLA 2012: (Dis)covering Identity: Marginalized Citizens during Times of Transition

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Gonzalez / Safiya Maouelainin
contact email: 
jmb06@bu.edu

Since the 16th century, communities in Spain and Latin America have been persecuted for their religious and political beliefs, from the moriscos in Spain and indigenous groups in Latin America to the

NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Call for papers - Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Alves/City University of New York
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

Representing Eire: Ideology in Irish Cinema from John Ford to John Carney, NeMLA March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
Daniel.Shea@msmc.edu

While the Abbey Theatre is perhaps the most familiar public context through which the nationalistic and aesthetic struggle to shape an identity for a (post)colonial Ireland was formed, expatriate Iris

Locating Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (Abstracts Due: 6/30/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelli Marshall and Gabrielle Malcolm (editors)
contact email: 
kellirmarshall@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Locating Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (working title)

Editors: Kelli Marshall and Gabrielle Malcolm / Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Final Call for Submissions - Update

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
contact email: 
l.aiello@sheffield.ac.uk

Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies
www.jlts.stir.ac.uk

‘Horror is beyond the reach of psychology’ Adorno, Minima Moralia, p. 164

RSA 2012 Proposed Panel: Disgust in Early Modern English Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Natalie K. Eschenbaum / University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
contact email: 
eschenba.nata@uwlax.edu

This proposed RSA 2012 (Washington, DC) panel is interested in examining how and why early modern English individuals experienced repulsion, and how and why they expressed this repulsion in poetry, pl

CFP: Queer Places, Practices, and Lives conference (May 18-19, 2012; abstracts due Aug. 12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University
contact email: 
ponce.8@osu.edu

QUEER PLACES, PRACTICES, AND LIVES: A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF SAMUEL STEWARD

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

May 18-19, 2012

Deadline for proposals: Aug. 12, 2011

Raymond Williams and Robert Tressell in Hasting - submisson deadline 10 June 11

full name / name of organization: 
University of Brighton - Hastings campus, England
contact email: 
s.j.chapman@brighton.ac.uk

Revolution and the centenary of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Conference CFP-Paranoia and Pain: Embodied in Psychology, Literature, and Bioscience, University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Neville Cobbe-Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Ian Schermbrucker (University of Liverpool)
contact email: 
paranoia.pain@gmail.com

Paranoia and Pain (University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2012) is an international cross-disciplinary conference, seeking to raise an awareness of various intersections of literature and science.

Arts - Politics - Economics: New perspectives of the arts; Deadline: June 5th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
contact email: 
proart@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Call for Papers

International Summer School for Doctoral Students

Arts -- Politics -- Economics. New perspectives of the arts

[UPDATE] November 3 -- November 5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adzias@comcast.net; p.detrixhe@verizon.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association's Annual Conference
Thursday, November 3 -- Saturday, November 5, 2011
Radisson Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Keynotes and New Deadline: Aesthetics of Renewal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association of American Studies
contact email: 
cras@carleton.ca

We are pleased to announce the plenary speakers for the 2011 conference, they are Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon, and Anthony Stewart. Further, the new deadline is 15 July 2011.

CFP: Approaches to Teaching the Underground Railroad (2012 NeMLA; Abstracts due Sept. 30., 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association - Rochester, NY
contact email: 
liggins@fredonia.edu

This roundtable session will address approaches to teaching the Underground Railroad.

CFP Women of Appalachia: Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection (due date August 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Zanesville
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers

Women of Appalachia:

Native American Impact, Influence and Intersection

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