category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Violent Masculinities in Early Modern Literature and Culture--Edited Collection (Abstracts due 6/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Thomas and Jennifer Feather
contact email: 
thomasc@cofc.edu or j_feather@uncg.edu

How does understanding violence and masculinity as interrelated illuminate intersections between religious, national, sexual, ranked, or racial identities?

The Citizen-Subject Revisited: Symposium w/ Keynote by E. Balibar

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Greiman, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
jgreiman@albany.edu

The Citizen-Subject Revisited

The Worlds of Carol Shields - University of Ottawa (Canada) - April 27-29 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa - Dept. of English
contact email: 
dstaines@uottawa.ca

Announcing the 2012 Canadian Literature Symposium

The Worlds of Carol Shields

April 27-29 2012

CFP: Marxist Literary Group South Atlantic Modern Language Association November 4-6 Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group, South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
wkalaid@emory.edu

CFP: Marxist Literary Group
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
November 4-6

Topic: The Digital Futures of Marxism

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’: Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Caroline Lusin, Dr. Anne Brüske, University of Heidelberg, Germany
contact email: 
Caroline.Lusin@as.uni-heidelberg.de

„’Wid mi riddim, wid me rhyme, wid me own sense of time’:
Cultural Flows in Caribbean and South Asian Diasporic Poetry”

University of Heidelberg, 12-14 April 2012

Critical Collection: Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return (July 20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
contact email: 
mantonia.oliver@upf.edu

Passing Through home: Space as Process in U.S. Ethnic Narratives of Return

Shakespeare and Tyranny

full name / name of organization: 
University of Murcia, Spain
contact email: 
shakespeare@um.es

SHAKESPEARE AND TYRANNY:
AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

University of Murcia, Spain

12-14 December 2011

“Strange New Today”: Victorians, Crisis and Response

full name / name of organization: 
University of Exeter
contact email: 
southwestvictorianists@exeter.ac.uk

Postgraduates in the University of Exeter’s Centre for Victorian Studies will be holding a one-day interdisciplinary conference for postgraduates and early-career researchers on the 17th of

[UPDATE] The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

"Tourist Spaces. Between Practices and Theories" - International Conference - University of Palermo (Italy) July 7-8-9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dipartimento di Beni Culturali, Storico-Archeologici, Socio-Antropologici e Geografici, University of Palermo, ITALY
contact email: 
montes.stefano@tiscalinet.it

"Tourist Spaces. Between Practices and Theories"
International Conference
University of Palermo, ITALY, July 7-8-9, 2011

Deadline for receiving abstracts: June 10, 2011

Victorian Vocabularies

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
d.ellison@griffith.edu.au

Australasian Victorian Studies Association Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 11th-14th April 2012

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity (Durham University, Durham, UK, 23rd September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
kaja.marczewska@durham.ac.uk

InterTexts – a one-day conference on interdisciplinarity
Durham University, Durham, UK
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Abstract submission deadline: 10th June 2011

200 years of Sense and Sensibility Conference. School of English, University of St. Andrews, 9-10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
contact email: 
200sensibilities@gmail.com

‘I am never too busy to think of S&S’, Jane Austen wrote to her sister, Cassandra in April 1811.

Book Reviews on "Popular Fiction" and "Genre Fiction" for Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture (6/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron Leader-Picone and Matthew Scheider-Mayerson
contact email: 
reconstructionpf@gmail.com

Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Cameron-Leader Picone invite book reviews for a 2011 special edition of Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, an open access, electronic, peer-reviewed journ

Attending to Early Modern Women: Remapping Routes and Spaces Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 21-June 23, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Merry Wiesner-Hanks University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
contact email: 
merrywh@uwm.edu

Attending to Early Modern Women, which has been held seven times at the University of Maryland since 1990, is moving to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, thanks to the generous support of the Col

Milton and Paradise Lost's Legacy

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
khkshimabukuro@gmail.com

Milton's Paradise Lost was something new and different when it appeared, and it continues to hold a special place in English Literature.

Race, Ethnicity and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Lowery Woodall and Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
lowey.woodall@gmail.com

CFP: Book Collection: Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon

Editors: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos and Lowery Woodall

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

full name / name of organization: 
44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association
contact email: 
jsb25@cornell.edu

The 44th Annual Conference of the Liberian Studies Association

March 29-31, 2012
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Theme

Building a Capable State:

Peer-Reviewers & Readers Wanted for Medieval Postgraduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Hortulus:
contact email: 
hortulus@hortulus.net

Hortulus is a refereed journal devoted to the literature and cultures of the medieval world.

Purdue Renaissance Comparative Prose Conference (22-24 Sept. 2011; West Lafayette, Indiana)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelic Duran/Purdue University
contact email: 
duran0@purdue.edu

Featured events include
- Introductory remarks by Ronald Corthell, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Purdue-Calumet; 1989-2011 Editor, Prose Studies

CFP: Music Metal and Politics 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mmp4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Music Metal and Politics: Heavy Metal Generations

Sunday 6th November – Tuesday 8th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Corporate Cultures: Contemporary Economies of Cultural Performance--ASTR Working Group (11/17-11/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)
contact email: 
eero.dsc@gmail.com, carlygriffin@gmail.com, pzazzali@hunter.cuny.edu

Corporate Cultures: Contemporary Economies of Cultural Performance

Conveners: Eero Laine, Carly Griffin Smith, Peter Zazzali

CFP: Bullying and the Abuse of Power 3 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
bully3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Bullying and the Abuse of Power

Thursday 3rd November – Saturday 5th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Shakespearean Drama and the Renaissance Sensorium ( RSA 2012, March 22-24 in Washington, D.C. / abstract deadline 5/16/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennie Votava / New York University
contact email: 
jmv289@nyu.edu

This panel invites papers that explore the role of one or more of the five senses either as themes in the plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, or as features in dramatic performance.

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - World Cinema Conference, Melbourne, Australia 27 - 29 September, 2011 (proposals due 31 May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Monash University Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory
contact email: 
worldcinemanow@monash.edu

World Cinema Now

Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory, Second Biannual Conference

Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

September 27–29, 2011

Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment
contact email: 
sjray@uas.alaska.edu

We invite paper and panel proposals for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment’s Off-Year Symposium, “Environment, Culture, and Place in a Rapidly Changing North,” to be he

MAPACA Conference Women's Studies Area Nov 3-5, 2011 Philadelphia, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association
contact email: 
atait@odu.edu

Women’s Studies as a discipline acknowledges the interdisciplinary approaches to discussing issues that affect women.

Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement (August 15th-21st; Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shayda Kafai/Claremont Graduate University and Krista Miranda/New York University
contact email: 
shaydakafai@yahoo.com

“Dance as Intervention: (Re)inscribing the Body Through Movement”  foregrounds how mixed- and dis-ability dance is a vehicle to examine theories of embodiment through the lens of critical disabil

[UPDATE] CFP: Under Pressure

full name / name of organization: 
Yetta Howard/Journal of Lesbian Studies
contact email: 
yettahoward@yahoo.com

[UPDATE] ***Extended Deadline

Call for Papers: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Special Issue: “Under Pressure”

Memory and Memorial in Old English Literature (SAMLA 2011, Deadline 6-30-2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2011
contact email: 
rlmcdani@mtsu.edu

Proposals are invited for papers addressing the topic of memory or memorial (broadly defined as anything designed to evoke remembrance) in Old English literature.

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival, November 2-4, 2011 in Durant, Oklahoma (Submission Deadline: June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Mark B. Spencer/ Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

Call For Papers

Ninth Native American Symposium and Film Festival:
“Where No One Else Has Gone Before”

Keynote Speaker Henrietta Mann

Identity and Community After the Cold War Era

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kansas Area Studies Centers
contact email: 
crees@ku.edu

Call for Papers

“Identity and Community after the Cold War Era”
August 25-27, 2011
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Performing Ethos: Queer Publics, Volume 2, Issue 2 (2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Fintan Walsh, Trinity College Dublin
contact email: 
walshf@tcd.ie

While the word ‘queer’ is often understood to signal aberrance, in the past decade many scholars working within the field of queer theory have sought to broach the subject of queer ethics.

CFP: The Erotic 6 (November, 2011; Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
The Erotic

Wednesday 9th November – Friday 11th November 2011
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference for the Arts, Media and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
University of Salford
contact email: 
extremityandexcessconference@gmail.com

Extremity and Excess: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference

8th + 9th September 2011
University of Salford, UK

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