category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Call for contributions for collection of essay: Tchotchkes in the White Cube: Exhibiting Craft and Design in the 20th century

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Alla Myzelev, University of Guelph, Ontario Canada
contact email: 
amyzelev@uoguelph.ca

Conventional art institutions such as museums and galleries have had problematic relationships with three-dimensional utilitarian objects since their inception.

CFP:3rd Global Conference, Experiencing Prison, May 2012, Prage, Czech Republic.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 10th May – Saturday 12th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers:

Theorizing Robots (11/01/11; ACCUTE, 05/28/12- 05/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Haslam
contact email: 
Jason.Haslam@dal.ca

While the figure of the cyborg has been a staple in cultural theory since Donna Haraway’s analysis in 1985, and while artificial intelligence is gaining increased attention, the related figure of the robot has not been subjected to the same level of scrutiny.

2nd global Conference, Ethical Living: Ethics and Everyday Life

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
el2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Ethical Living: Ethics in Everyday Life

Wednesday 16th May – Friday 18th May 2012
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Papers

Crime Scotland

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Frauke Reitemeier, Dr. Kirsten Sandrock; Dept. of English, University of Göttingen
contact email: 
crimescotland@phil.uni-goettingen.de

2nd Scottish Studies in Europe Conference

Crime Scotland – Then and Now

Goettingen: 31 May - 3 June, 2012

Production and Consumption in Victorian Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Victorian Network
contact email: 
victoriannetwork@gmail.com

CfP:

Victorian Network is an MLA-indexed (from 2012) online journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best postgraduate work in Victorian Studies.

[UPDATE] Approaches to Teaching the Underground Railroad (deadline Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
liggins@fredonia.edu

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

Area, Arab Culture in the U.S.

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
contact email: 
lutfi_hussein@yahoo.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at
the 33rd Annual Conference of the

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012

Moving Modernisms Conference 21-24 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
info@movingmodernisms.org

21-24 March 2012
Oxford
www.movingmodernisms.org

Moving Modernisms Conference Postgraduate Day 21 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford
contact email: 
info@movingmodernisms.org

Moving Modernisms Postgraduate Conference

Aliases and Editors: Negotiating Identity in 19th Century Periodicals (Panel), March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Annual Convention - Rochester, New York
contact email: 
kfrie074@uottawa.ca

The following CFP is for a panel taking place at the Annual Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention in Rochester, New York on March 12-15, 2012.

What Happens Now? February 24-25, 2012 [UPDATE] Keynote Speaker Announced

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference 2012

What Happens Now?
Interdisciplinarity for the Future

[UPDATE] Dissecting the Lower Sensorium: Understanding Smell, Taste, and Touch in Renaissance Literature (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen Kennedy & Christopher Madson
contact email: 
kennedy.623@buckeyemail.osu.edu cjmadson@buffalo.edu

This NeMLA seminar (March 15-18, 2012 in Rochester, NY) will examine Renaissance drama and poetry via the history of the lower sensorium—the senses of smell, taste, and touch.

CRITICAL ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY HAITIAN POETRY

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Haitian Poetry
contact email: 
contemporary.haitian.poetry@gmail.com

CRITICAL ESSAYS ON CONTEMPORARY HAITIAN POETRY
call for papers for edited volume

Editors:

Danielle Georges, Associate Professor, Lesley University

[UPDATE] The Atrium, Spring 2012 General Call, Submission Deadline: January 1, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
Nancy Riecken at nriecken@ivytech.edu OR atrium_submissions@lists.ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM: A Journal of Academic Community Voices, is a peer-reviewed cross-disciplinary journal published twice annually by Ivy Tech Community College Northwest.

[UPDATE] Cultural Capital or Capitalist Culture? An Economic Turn in American Studies (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012 Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
john.havard@rochester.edu; russell.sbriglia@rochester.edu

Though Americanist scholarship of the past quarter-century has focused almost exclusively on the political and ideological, questions of culture, identity, and exceptionalism have more often than not

"Women Writers and Interdisciplinarity" C19: Berkeley, CA, 12-15 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
sharon.harris@uconn.edu and mrenfroe@mtsu.edu

CFP: Women Writers and Interdisciplinarity
C19: "Prospects: A New Century"
Berkeley, CA, 12-15 April 2012
For more information about the conference: http://c19americanists.org/conference/

Journal of International Relations Research Issue 1: Terrorism and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of International Relations Research www.journalofinternationalrelationsresearch.com
contact email: 
submissions@journalofinternationalrelationsresearch.com

Journal of International Relations Research
www.journalofinternationalrelationsresearch.com
Call for Papers
Issue 1: Terrorism and Violence

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies and British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

IAAS and BAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 15-16 2012
Trinity College, Dublin

Transgressive and Transgression

POSTCOLONIALISM AND THE EMBRACING OF SELF AND OTHER

full name / name of organization: 
MAHESH SHARMA
contact email: 
SHARMA123MAHESH@GMAIL.COM

RESEARCH SCHOLAR WORKING IN THE AREA OF POST COLONIAL AND PSYCHOANALYSIS, MY MAIN PROJECT IS TO SEE THE POSSIBILITY OF EMBRACING OF SELF AND OTHER

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies and British Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

IAAS and BAAS Postgraduate and Early Career Scholar Conference
January 15-16 2012
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Transgressive and Transgression

Learning Outcomes and Assessment (11/1/2011, 3/29-31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jerry Alexander / College English Association
contact email: 
jjalexan@presby.edu

Call for Papers: Learning Outcomes and Assessment at CEA 2012
March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia
Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia
(804) 344-7000

The Nature of Consciousness in Canada (ACCUTE Conference, Waterloo, ON, Canada, 28-31 May 2012 - deadline Nov. 1/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Marc Andre Fortin / Queen's University
contact email: 
marc.fortin@queensu.ca

The history of consciousness is the history of the evolution of culture across millennia, between biological forms, and amongst societies.

gnovis - Fall 2011 Call fo Papers and Projects

full name / name of organization: 
gnovis, Graduate Journal of Georgetown University's Communication, Culture, and Technology Program
contact email: 
gnovis.submit@gmail.com

We welcome submissions of original research from any discipline in the humanities and social sciences. Papers may address a full range of topics and historical periods.

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute of American Studies, University College Dublin
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] English Graduate Student Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA at LSU--Doris Raab & Catherine Riley, Co-Chairs
contact email: 
mardigrasconference2012@gmail.com

Major Minors: Neglected and New Issues in Literary Studies

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University

LSU Student Union

February 16th & 17th, 2012

Anthology on Sports Documentaries, Proposals Due 10/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Ingle/David M. Sutera
contact email: 
ztingle@ku.edu

CFP for Anthology on SPORTS DOCUMENTARIES
Edited by Zachary Ingle and David M. Sutera

[UPDATE] Last Call for Submissions to Essais- Sept 16

full name / name of organization: 
Essais, and Undergraduate Research Journal for Literature and Cinema Studies
contact email: 
essais.uvu@gmail.com

If you miss our fall deadline, we will have a spring semester issue Submission date mid january/ TBA

Call for Papers - Limina Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
Call for Submissions, Volume 18
Submissions Deadline: 17 October 2011

Limina is an online, refereed, academic journal of historical and

CFP: Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, June 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels/Denver Comic Con
contact email: 
christina@comicbookclassroom.org

CFP: Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, June 15-16, 2012

CFP: Captivity Narratives (Abstract/Proposals by 20 November 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
bmallen@southtexascollege.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference

February 8 - 11, 2012

Albuquerque, NM

http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 20, 2011

CFP: Special edition of PRism: Exploring power and public relations

full name / name of organization: 
PRism Journal
contact email: 
james.mahoney@canberra.edu.au

CFP: Special edition of PRism: Exploring power and public relations (edited by James Mahoney, Marianne Sison & Joy Chia).

Global Literatures and Islam: Call for Articles

full name / name of organization: 
A Collection of Essays
contact email: 
bhakman@ilstu.edu

Call for Articles
Global Literatures and Islam (Working theme)
Eds. Beyazit Akman, Filiz Barin, Illinois State University
Prospective Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Money Talks: Personification and the Dan Denier Tradition ICMS 2012; proposals 9/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Sheridan
contact email: 
csherida@bridgewater.edu

Poems satirizing the abuses of money appeared in all languages during the medieval period, but have received little scholarly commentary in recent years. What commentary has appeared has treated them in the larger context of venality or estates satire, and not as a discrete genre or as specific texts. Among the most interesting of these poems are those that personify money. Situated as they are at a nexus between language and money, art and commerce, the poems invite analysis from a wide variety of critical positions. Thus, this panel seeks papers that analyze these poems not only from a variety of linguistic traditions but also from different theoretical perspectives and aims to foster discussion among medievalists working in different fields as well as of varying critical persuasions.

Acacia Conference: An Ethical (Re)Orientation, March 3 2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Fullerton Acacia Group and Creative Writing Club
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

California State University Fullerton's Acacia Group and Creative Writing Club are looking for thoughtful inter-disciplinary graduate and professional-level papers that engage a work of literature or

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