category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Gertrude Stein Society at ALA (May 27-30, 2010; San Francisco; Deadline 1/15/10)

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

Food and the Social Imagination in Medieval and Renaissance Italy

full name / name of organization: 
Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
salvatore.musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

Food and the Social Imagination in Medieval and Renaissance Italy.

American Association for Italian Studies
Annual Conference at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Campus, April 22-25, 2010.

CFP—The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu or spenc183@msu.edu

CFP—The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference

9th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Sunday 11th July 2010 – Tuesday 13th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Performatives after Deconstruction - Deadline 1 February 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

'Individuals': The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Postgraduate Conference (25th-26th June, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
postgrad@bsecs.org.uk

The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference for postgraduate students and early career academics and researchers will be held on the 25th and 26th June 2010

Changing Cultures... Veterinary Medicine & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph
contact email: 
vetlit@uoguelph.ca

May 10th and 11th, 2010
Ontario Veterinary College,
University of Guelph

A two day symposium on veterinary medicine and the literary arts.

Call For Undergraduate Papers: The Local Culture Journal (Deadline: Dec. 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Local Culture / Augustana College (IL)
contact email: 
nicholas-borchert@augustana.edu

Local Culture seeks the submission of undergraduate essays for its Winter edition.

[Update] Visual Arts in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

In the wake of the digital revolution and globalisation policies the whole world is witnessing formation of certain conditions which are having and will continue to have tremendous impact on the produ

Ruminations, Inaugural issue--Spring 2010: "Blasphemy" (submissions due 1/15/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
A Literary Journal for Masters Students/New York University Evening Papers
contact email: 
ruminations.submissions@gmail.com

Ruminating, or chewing and digesting information, stands as the hallmark of literary criticism.

Bad Taste in Anglo-Saxon Popular Culture, University of Tours, France, June 3-4, 2010, deadline February 28, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Université François-Rabelais de Tours, GRAAT, France
contact email: 
Priscilla Morin (priscilla.morin@univ-tours.fr) AND Sébastien Salbayre (sebastien.salbayre@univ-tours.fr)

Taste as a socio-cultural, aesthetic, sociological, economic, and anthropological concept implies distinguishing, evaluating and judging, and also establishes boundaries between styles.

EMiC] Editing Modernism in Canada (submission deadline: 15 March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dean Irvine / Dalhousie University
contact email: 
dean.irvine@dal.ca

Call for Papers
EMiC] Editing Modernism in Canada
Conference on Editorial Problems
University of Toronto
23-24 October 2010

[UPDATE] Afterlives of the Nineteenth Century (ACLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Criscillia Benford, Marty Gould, Rebecca Mitchell
contact email: 
victorianacla@gmail.com



UPDATE: ACLA has extended the deadline for submissions to November 23.

Twilight and Stephanie Meyers (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Twilight and Stephanie Meyers (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Panel(s) now forming on the phenomenon of Twilight
• Novels
• Films
• Marketing

Cormac McCarthy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Heldrich
contact email: 
pheldrich@sbcglobal.net

CFP: Cormac McCarthy (12/15/09; SW/TX PCA/ACA 2/10-2/13/10)

Panel(s) now forming on the work of Cormac McCarthy: novels, plays, screenplays:

All Topics: journal issue (The AnaChronisT, 03/16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT journal invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in 2010.

“Spanking and Poetry”: A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Galvan & Tracy Riley/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

"Spanking and Poetry": A Conference on Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
English Student Association Conference, Feb 25-26, 2010
The Graduate Center

Call for Art: How to Do Things with Words and Other Materials [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Durgin/CUNY Graduate Center--English Student Association
contact email: 
sedgwickconference@gmail.com

(Call for Art):
How To Do Things with Words and Other Materials: Artist Books Show-and-Tell

Architectural Objects. Discussing Spatial Form Across Art Histories 24 - 25 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Art Historians
contact email: 
laraeve8@gmail.com, rosalind.mckever@gmail.com

Association of Art Historians Summer Symposium
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 24 - 25 June 2010
Call for Papers

Architectural Objects
Discussing Spatial Form Across Art Histories

Performing Colonial Modernity - 18 & 19 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
thomasandrewlloyd@yahoo.co.uk

'PERFORMING COLONIAL MODERNITY'

Updated--Extended Deadline: Transnational Feminist Responses and the Torture of “Enemies”(11/23/09; 04/01/10-04/04/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Basuli Deb/University of Nebraska-Lincoln
contact email: 
bdeb2@unl.edu

Call for Papers

American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting
April 1-4, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Identity and 'the Other British Isles', 24-25 June 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Academy for the Study of Britishness, University of Huddersfield
contact email: 
j.matthews@hud.ac.uk

http://www2.hud.ac.uk/asb/identity_and_other_british_isles.php

Arthurian-Themed Comics Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

In commemoration of the upcoming 75 anniversary of PRINCE VALIANT, I am seeking brief proposals (apx.

5th Global Conference: Visions of Humanity in Cybercultures, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2010: Oxford United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
visions5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 11th July 2010 – Tuesday 13th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

NECS 2010 Conference: Urban Mediations

full name / name of organization: 
NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) in cooperation with Communication Faculty, Kadir Has University
contact email: 
conference@necs-initiative.org

Founded in February of 2006, NECS, the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies, brings together scholars and researchers in the field of cinema, film and media studies with archivists and film a

Global Financial Capital and New Realisms

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA Annual Meeting at New Orleans
contact email: 
Ipek_Celik@brown.edu

The recent economic crisis coincides with flourishing of new realism across different media in Europe and North America [Frazen’s The Corrections in literature (2001), Audaird’s The Prophet (2008)

[UPDATE] 2010 AEGIS Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhet/Comp, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 2ND 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Rich Angle, AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
richang@siu.edu

Call for Papers: Community and Conflict

2010 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Graduate Conference in Literature and Rhetoric/Composition

4th Annual Conference in Carbondale, Illinois

2nd Global Conference: Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment (July 2010: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vg2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Videogame Cultures and the Future of Interactive Entertainment

Wednesday 7th July 2010 – Friday 9th July 2010
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

Call for Papers: Approaches to Teaching Ethnic American Literatures in the 21st Century [Update]

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010 (Revised Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Acacia Group
contact email: 
acaciaconference2010@gmail.com

CSU Fullerton's Annual Graduate Conference, February 5-6, 2010

“Cities of God” in Ethnic Literature: The Roles of Religious Communities (MELUS 2010; deadline 11 December 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Steve Pearson, U of Tennessee / MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States
contact email: 
aristophanes68@hotmail.com

Papers are invited for a panel on the depiction of religious communities in ethnic U.S. literatures for the 2010 MELUS Conference at The University of Scranton (PA).

[UPDATE] The Aural Archive, ACLA, April 1-4, 2010, New Orleans (11/23/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Cohen, Louisiana State University; Sarah J. Townsend, New York University
contact email: 
mcohen@lsu.edu; sjt239@nyu.edu

“The Aural Archive”

ACLA annual convention, New Orleans, April 1-4, 2010

Proposals due: Nov. 23, 2009 [Deadline extended]

The Drawn Map -- CFP deadline December 20th, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at Northeastern University
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

The Drawn Map.
March 13-14, 2010
Northeastern University’s
English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers

Keynote Speaker:
Professor Martin Brückner,
University of Delaware

CFP: Sleep Dealer SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo / SW TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Alex Rivera’s Sleep Dealer, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP (ALA Proposed Panel 5/27/10-5/30/10): "The Patriotism of the Mindless": Violence Against the Black Body as Patriotic Act”

full name / name of organization: 
D.H. Simmons
contact email: 
dsimmons@lovett.org

The title of this panel, borrowed from James Baldwin's "This Morning, This Evening, So Soon," suggests its emphasis.

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