category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] “Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music (Deadline July 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology Theorizing Post-9/11 Music
contact email: 
post911anthology@gmail.com

In current debates about the War in Iraq, it has become commonplace for politicians and journalists to conjure the specter of the Vietnam War as a means of quantifying the impact of the current war in American culture and throughout the world. Surprisingly, though, few have scrutinized these comparisons to examine the differences between the popular music of the Vietnam era and the music of the current post-9/11 era. While the Vietnam era found countless bands and musicians responding in protest to that war, there has arguably been a significantly smaller amount of contemporary musicians who have taken overt stances, in their music, about the politics of post-9/11 life, in America and elsewhere.

_“Catastrophe and the Cure”: The Politics of Post-9/11 Music_ is the title of a proposed anthology examining “post-9/11” music. Abstracts are sought for articles attempting to theorize what post-9/11 music is, if such a category can be said to exist, and what political action it takes (or needs to take), if any. Proposed articles should be theoretically engaged and should be written with an academic readership in mind. Of particular interest are abstracts that seek to extend discussions of post-9/11 music beyond the bands/musicians/albums—U2, _The Rising_, The Dixie Chicks, Toby Keith, etc.—typically associated with 9/11.
We are especially interested in abstracts on the work of underrepresented groups, such as non-white, LGBT, female, non-western, etc. bands and musicians. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Cfp Transcultural memory - a conference (abstracts by July 21, 2009; conference held on Feb 05-06, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies and Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
transculturalmemory@gmail.com

Transcultural Memory

CFP: Importance of Studying Oscar [Wilde]: Plays, Stories, Letters, and Lectures

full name / name of organization: 
Annette M. Magid / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
a_magid@yahoo.com

I am seeking paper proposals for my 2010 panel for NeMLA in Montreal is "The Importance of Studying Oscar [Wilde]: Plays, Stories, Letters."

Press/Reject Essays for Rhizomes.net Special Issue September 1, 2009; December 5, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Burt / Craig Saper
contact email: 
burt@english.ufl.edu

Call for Essays for "Press (R)eject" special issue of Rhizomes.net
issue 20 (Winter 2009/2010) http://www.rhizomes.net/

Co-edited Richard Burt and Craig Saper, co-operators of the

New Media and Democratization of Art (Collection of Essays; Deadline: 9/21/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.caribbeanchapter@gmail.com

The New Media and the Democratization of Art

Pedagogy, Presentism, and Early Modern Ecocriticsm

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne Bruckner
contact email: 
lbruckner@chatham.edu

Looking for submissions for a collection of essays on teaching early Modern literature, and Shakespeare in particular, from an ecocritical perspective.

Contemporary Women's Writing: New Texts, Approaches, and Technologies (7-9 July 2010; deadline 15 August 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Contemporary Women's Writing Network and San Diego State University
contact email: 
eframpto@mail.sdsu.edu

The Third Biennial International Conference of the
Contemporary Women’s Writing Network

In Collaboration with San Diego State University

7-9 July 2010

The Exiled and Expatriate Artists (Collection of Essays; Deadline: 9/21/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.caribbeanchapter@gmail.com

The Exiled and / or Expatriate Artist

Public Spaces and Art (Collection of Essays; Deadline: 9/21/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association - Caribbean Chapter
contact email: 
cea.caribbeanchapter@gmail.com

Public Spaces and Art

"Why do they hate us?": Teaching 9/11 Literature, NeMLA April 7-11, 2010, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Seminar Chair, Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

“Why Do They Hate Us?”: Teaching 9/11 Literature
NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec

Due 9/1/09 OUr Monsters, Ourselves NEMLA 2010 Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Lizzie Harris McCormick / NEMLA
contact email: 
ourmonstersourselves@gmail.com

“Our Monsters, Ourselves”

"South Asia's Orients," 41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-11, 2010, Montre

full name / name of organization: 
Suha Kudsieh
contact email: 
kudsieh@gmail.com

"South Asia's Orients," 41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-11, 2010, Montreal. Deadline: 9/30/09

Thinking the Sacred Today

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
sdbm22@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Panel on “Thinking the Sacred Today”

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

The Scrutiny of the Public Eye in the Work of William Faulkner

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Bryan - SAMLA
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com

In keeping with SAMLA’s theme for this year (Human Rights and the Humanities) this panel aims to examine the ways in which the scrutinizing view of the public eye impacts the construction of a chara

SPECIAL ISSUE: REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities
contact email: 
Inma_Lyons@tamu-commerce.edu

POST SCRIPT CALL FOR PAPERS

SPECIAL ISSUE: REPRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITIES IN SPANISH FILM: CROSS-CULTURAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES

Vampires, Parasites, and Invaders in Nature and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas/Shippensburg University
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu OR tldido@ship.edu

VAMPIRES, PARASITES, AND INVADERS IN NATURE AND SOCIETY
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

CFP: Collection on Contested Writing, 6/26/09

full name / name of organization: 
Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University
contact email: 
marylamb@clayton.edu

Contest(ed) Writing: Reconceptualizing Literacy Competitions(tentative title for edited collection)
Editor: Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University

Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Maryna Romanets / University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
romanets@unbc.ca

We are seeking essays that theorize the relationship between and inter-implication of beauty and violence in literature, film and art.

Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
latemedievalcity@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild with the support of Columbia Department of English and Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conferenc

FINAL CFP: time.transcendence.performance - Oct 1-3, 2009 - Deadline June 19

full name / name of organization: 
ECPS, Monash University
contact email: 
TTP2009@arts.monash.edu.au

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International Conference
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Postcolonial studies and transnationalism Special Issue for 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Manusya Journal, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
contact email: 
charturee.t@chula.ac.th

Submission is invited for papers is invited that examine issues on postcolonial and transnational studies from a variety of perspectives and disciplines.

Critical and Creative Work on Religion and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Thirty First Bird Review and Press
contact email: 
thirtyfirstbird@yahoo.com

The Thirty First Bird Review is a Pittsburgh based journal of religion and literature. We are interested in both creative, and critical approaches to the discussion of faith and literature.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Davis, Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor three open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

New Forms of Fiction: Exploring blendings and transgressions of fiction and reality

full name / name of organization: 
ProLit -- PhD Programme in Literature at Munich University
contact email: 
brigitte.rath@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2009 Summer School in Munich, Germany

Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Fall 2010 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will treat the topic of Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.

[UPDATE] Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

full name / name of organization: 
Cyber Echoes
contact email: 
textualechoes@gmail.com

Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

Yale CompLit graduate student conference: ZOO

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
zooconference@gmail.com


The show is not the show,
But they that go.
Menagerie to me
My neighbor be...

Emily Dickinson


ZOO

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Popular Film Criticism in Media Culture (8/9/09; SCMS Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Scheibel
contact email: 
willscheibel@gmail.com

Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, March 17-21, 2010
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles, CA

Deadline for submissions to this panel: August 9, 2009 11:59 PM CST

[UPDATE] 14th International Hemingway Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland 2010: Hemingway's Extreme Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

14TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY SOCIETY CONFERENCE:
HEMINGWAY’S EXTREME GEOGRAPHIES
Lausanne, Switzerland - June 25-July 3, 2010
Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Queer Harry Potter - Deadline JUNE 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Buzny
contact email: 
buznya@mcmaster.ca

The Queer Harry Potter Reader: CALL FOR PAPERS
Andrew Buzny

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