category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at University of Rhode Island
contact email: 
uriconference2010@gmail.com

“Carried Across: Translations, Temporalities, and Trajectories”
A Graduate Conference hosted by the Department of English at University of Rhode Island
Saturday, April 24th, 2010

Moving Type: Consequence in Cultural Production

full name / name of organization: 
Free Exchange Conference English Department, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

The Free Exchange Graduate Student Conference at the University of Calgary seeks abstracts for papers for our forthcoming conference on the roles of type in cultural production.

CSA Panel: Writing the Rhythm - Musical and Sonic Aesthetics in Caribbean Fiction (01/17/10; Barbados, May 24-28 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Studies Association
contact email: 
njelleh@brandeis.edu

Panel title: WRITING THE RHYTHM: MUSICAL AND SONIC AESTHETICS IN CARIBBEAN FICTION (to take place at the Caribbean Studies Association annual conference in Barbados, May 24-28, 2010)

Geography and Twentieth Century British Poetry, September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
RGS-IBG Annual International Conference
contact email: 
amycutler1985@googlemail.com

http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/ConferencesAndSeminars/Annual+International+C...

Convenor:

Amy Cutler (Royal Holloway, University of London)
www.amycutler.wordpress.com

DO YOU BOWLES? - (Paul Bowles’s Centennial -- International Conference) - October 21 - 23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
doyoubowles@gmail.com

Paul Bowles is widely acknowledged as one of the twentieth century’s most skillful storytellers and imaginative composers of modern American music.

Modernist Networks (MSA 12; Nov. 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
msa12@uvic.ca

The organizers invite proposals for panels, round tables, and seminars for inclusion in the twelfth annual meeting of the Modernist Studies Association, to be held at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, November 11-14, 2010.

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference

March 4-6, 2010

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders (ASA 1/18/2010;11/18-21,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
kkl9@duke.edu

Making Disappearing Women Appear: Representing the Maquiladoras Murders

UPDATE FiNAL CALL FOR PAPERS Open Graves, Open Minds: Vampires and the Undead in Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Universit of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
s.george@herts.ac.uk

The irony of creatures with no reflection becoming such a pervasive reflection of modern culture pleases in a dark way.

[UPDATE] Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 17th, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass-Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Caught in the Act: Performance and Performativity is an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held April 17th at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Arts and Cultures Symposium
contact email: 
ewilliam@scad.edu

New e-journal
Caribbean Vistas: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

T. S. Eliot and Violence (MLA 2011; proposal deadline 4 Mar. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
David Chinitz, for the T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
dchinit@luc.edu

For a Jan. 2011 MLA special session sponsored by the T. S. Eliot Society.

[UPDATE] CFP "Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States" - DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
colloquiumconcordia@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

8th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium
Communicating Illness: Diagnosing Disordered States

March 19-20th, 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

PAMLA 2010 Special Session: Lilo's O'hana: Mainland and Pacific children meet through media

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
PAMLA.Lilo.Ohana@gmail.com

PAMLA 2010 Conference: “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific.”

Making Sense: Thinking & Feeling Texts. April 15-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2010@gmail.com

Why do we feel when we read? From catharsis in tragedy to laughter in comedy, many types of art can be categorized by the sensual reaction we have while we experience them.

MLA 2011: Names in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
kdorwick@louisiana.edu

For much of its history, literature written for young people has been concerned with the idea of names.

The Voynich Manuscript & Other "Cryptotexts"

full name / name of organization: 
SCRIPT - scriptjournal.studiohyperset.com
contact email: 
script@studiohyperset.com

SCRIPT 1.2 will feature a special section concerned with the Voynich manuscript and other "cryptotexts."

Pennsylvania Literary Journal - March 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
"New and Old Historical Perspectives on Literature"/ Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed Pennsylvania Literary Journal, http://sites.google.com/site/pennsylvaniajournal, is now accepting submissions for the Summer 2010 Special Issue, “New and Old Historical Perspective

[UPDATE: extended deadline to January 15th] Performance and Performativity

full name / name of organization: 
Université de Montréal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
conference.egss@gmail.com

“Somebody or Something Else”: EGSS’s 7th Graduate Conference on Performance and Performativity

“I love acting. It is so much more than real life.”

The 7th Annual Tolkien at UVM Conference: Tolkien in the Classroom [Reminder]

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at The University of Vermont
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

This April 9-11, 2010, the English department will host the three-day J.R.R. Tolkien conference. Leslie Donovan will be our guest speaker.

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

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

The Kurt Vonnegut Society

Call for Papers

Student Journal for Everyday Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
SJEC
contact email: 
sjec.ec@gmail.com

The Student Journal for Everyday Criticism (SJEC) is a new collaborative, peer-reviewed and freely-distributed quarterly academic journal dedicated to the publication of work in Critical Theory and Cu

[UPDATE] Literary Texts of African and Asian Diaspora(s) (ALA May 27-30, 2010 San Francisco)

full name / name of organization: 
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS) / American Literature Association (ALA)
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

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

CFP for Panel on Independent Media (ASA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
klehman@alb.edu

I am seeking participants for a panel for the American Studies Association Annual Meeting: “Crisis, Chains, and Change: American Studies for the 21st Century,” November 18-21, 2010, San Antonio, T

2010 MLG Institute on Culture and Society, June 14-20, 2010, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada (02/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
nilgesm@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2010 Marxist Literary Group, Institute on Culture and Society
Special Topic: “The Dialectic”
Deadline for Proposals: February 15, 2010.

Food, Drink, and Willa Cather's Writing: June 3-5, 1910

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
annrom3@verizon.net

A Scholars' Symposium, on June 3, will kick off the annual Cather Spring Conference, this year an exploration of the importance of food and drink in Cather's writing.

Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
rebecca.flynn@usd.edu and salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Title: Sacred and Profane Consumption in Boccaccio's Decameron and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

[UPDATE] IALJS session at ESSE-10: "History and Literary Journalism" (Turin, Italy, 24-28 August 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The ESSE (http://www.essenglish.org/) has accepted the IALJS proposal for a seminar at their Tenth International Conference of the European Society for the Study of English at the University of Turin,

[UPDATE] IALJS-5 London : "Literary Jounalism: Perspectives and Prospects" (Roehampton University, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
d-abrahamson@northwestern.edu

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

The "Object" of Early Modern Science

full name / name of organization: 
NACBS panel proposal
contact email: 
erika.olbricht@case.edu

Call for Papers
North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS)
Baltimore, MD
November 12-14, 2010

Roundtable: The “Object” of Early Modern Science

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010) Due 12/31

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

Genres and Historicity : Text, Cotext, Context

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Bucharest, Romania
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

In the last few decades, the culturalist approach to literature has been an unavoidable and incontestable fact.

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
National Sun Yat-Sen University
contact email: 
sflai@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

Special Topic of Issue 30: Nineteenth-Century Literature

[UPDATE] Hybridity: Intersections of History, Identity, and Technology CFPs deadline January 8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric @ University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
pacrim2010@gmail.com

Organized by Department of English graduate students at UAA, the 15th annual Pacific Rim Conference on Literature and Rhetoric welcomes proposals in literary studies, composition/rhetoric, linguistics

Beyond the Cold War: New Directions in Soviet, Central and Eastern European Cinema Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Dr John Haynes/University of Essex
contact email: 
jhaynes@essex.ac.uk

The Centre for Film Studies at the University of Essex, UK, is pleased to announce the international conference ‘‘Beyond the Cold War: New Directions in Soviet, Central and Eastern European Cinema

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