category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Call for Essay Submissions-Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878 (Deadline: 15 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Maryam Farahani-Anna Szczepan-Wojnarska-Ian Schermbrucker
contact email: 
farahani@liverpool.ac.uk

We are developing a collection of articles for a journal special issue entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

May 13, 2011 deadline; Submissions for Fat Studies Area in MPCA Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Elena levy-Navarro, Area Chair of Fat Studies MPCA
contact email: 
levye@uww.edu

The Fat Studies Area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association solicits proposals of either full panels, roundtables, individual papers, or forms of artistic expression for its annual conference.

"Preparing New Leaders for the Multicultural, Digital, and Global 'Age of Conception'”

full name / name of organization: 
Donald Kenneth Pardlow/ Claflin University
contact email: 
dpardlow@claflin.edu

"Preparing New Leaders for the Multicultural, Digital, and Global 'Age of Conception'”

[Update] The Rhetoric of Rap (5/2/2011 Abstract; 11/4-11/6,2011) SAMLA in ATL

full name / name of organization: 
Shane Trayers
contact email: 
shane.trayers@maconstate.edu

The Rhetoric of Rap (History of Rhetoric Panel) SAMLA

Session: The letter and the Line: Representations of Writing in the Visual Art, UAAC, Carleton University, Ottawa, Oct. 27-29

full name / name of organization: 
Jakub Zdebik, University Art Association of Canada
contact email: 
jzdebik@uoguelph.ca

Session: The letter and the Line: Representations of Writing in the Visual Art

University Art Association of Canada, October 27-29th, 2011 at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

Mystery,Thrillers, Detective, and Crime fiction, MPCA/ACA, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

DEADLINE: 15 MAY 2011

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
www.mpcaaca.org/conference

18th-Century Women and Social Networks (ASECS, Mar. 22-25, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
courtney.beggs@qatar.tamu.edu; megastarparker@gmail.com

As mothers, writers, theater managers, shop owners, actresses, and artists, among other occupations, women frequently worked with each other to advance individual and sometimes collective goals.

Moving Forward 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
info-movingforward@abdn.ac.uk

Moving Forward is a conference designed by and for the postgraduate population.

Ninth Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts Amherst
contact email: 
MArenaissanceconference@gmail.com

The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will host its annual graduate student conference on Saturday, October 15, 2011.

Papa, PhD Conference, September 22-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

The editors of the recently published collection Papa, PhD: Essays on Fatherhood by Men in the Academy invite conference submissions on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and an academi

UPDATE: cfp: RSS Sept. 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Goldstein/Reception Study Society
contact email: 
pgold@udel.edu

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1
CALL FOR PAPERS CALL FOR PAPERS
RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY CONFERENCE

[SECOND UPDATE] Textus: Gothic Frontiers. Abstracts by 1 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini and Glennis Byron
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it and glennis.byron@stir.ac.uk

Textus: English Studies in Italy No. 3 – 2012: Gothic Frontiers
Editors: Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia) and Glennis Byron (University of Stirling)

Disaster response, victimhood, and agency - CCCCs panel proposal

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC 2012 Saint Louis / NCTE
contact email: 
rjlambert@utep.edu

I'm looking to form (or join) a panel proposal on disaster response and victimhood for CCCC 2012 in St. Louis.

CFP - Reading Bodies, Reflecting Theory Special Issue - Submission Date 1 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Postscript: A Journal of Graduate Criticism and Theory - Memorial University
contact email: 
postscript@mun.ca

Postscript: A Journal of Graduate Criticism and Theory invites submissions for a special issue to be published Fall 2011.

[UPDATE]-- MPCA/ACA Southern Lit/ Culture Area, Oct 14-16, Milwaukee

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture and American Culture Conference
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Crossing Borders and Queer Styles (Abstracts due: 5/8/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Session for 2011 UCLA Queer Studies Conference
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: UCLA’s 13th Annual Queer Studies Conference
Panel Topic: Crossing Borders and Queer Styles
Location: University of California Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Mind, Body, Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association at San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

Hyper Sexual-Hyper Masculine? Call For Introduction CV Due by May 20th

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Kamesha Spates, PhD and Brittany Slatton, PhD
contact email: 
hypermasculine@yahoo.com

Co-Editors’: Kamesha Spates, PhD & Brittany C. Slatton, PhD

Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
Publication Date: 2011

[update] English in the Digitial Age: New Developments in Language, Literature, and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Deadline for Abstracts Extended to May 15, 2011. We invite submissions in any way related to the conference theme from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars.

[update] Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Civil War: 150 Years After

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

In the 150th anniversary year of the Civil War’s beginning, Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions focused on the theme “Interdisciplinary Pers

Comparative Caribbeans Nov. 3-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, Emory University, Atlanta
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Emory University, Atlanta GA
November 3-5, 2011

Solidarity, Memory and Identity: Interdisciplinary Conference, Gdansk, 20-21 September 2012, abstracts by 30 April 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdansk, Poland; Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
contact email: 
wowczarski1@tlen.pl; mavicremasco@hotmail.com

Our interdisciplinary conference is going to be devoted to solidarity in all its multiple aspects, in the broadest contexts possible – historical, cultural, artistic, psychological, philosophical.

Trespassing Nation 29 April 2011 Journal Article

full name / name of organization: 
Trespassing Journal
contact email: 
editor@trespassingjournal.com

he inaugural issue of Trespassing Journal focuses on trespassing the nation.
While the civil movements in Middle East react against the abuse of power, the

Of Bread and Blood: Essays on The Hunger Games Trilogy

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Pharr (Florida Southern College) and Leisa A. Clark (University of South Florida)
contact email: 
mpharr@flsouthern.edu / laclark9@mail.usf.edu

Twenty-first century culture has a particular focus on re-imagining and popularizing established narrative genres, a reinvestment of canonical material in postmodern clothing.

[UPDATE] Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 7

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre@montgomerycollege.edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American literature or American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

Resistance: Crisis.Creation.Action.Critique, GLITS (Goldsmiths Literature Seminar) Interdisciplinary Conference, 9–10 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
resistance-glits@gold.ac.uk or inc@gold.ac.uk

Confirmed speaker: Alberto Toscano

Art and Crafts of Bankura

full name / name of organization: 
Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design
contact email: 
editor@chitrolekha.com

Chitrolekha International Magazine on Art and Design
An Online Magazine Dedicated to Exploring the Language of Beauty
Available at www.chitrolekha.com

[Update: May 15] Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/Translation

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

Call for Papers for Volume 3, Number 2
Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
ISSN 0975-2935 * www.rupkatha.com

Contemporary Trends in Poetry in English/translations

African Women in Motion: Gender and the New African Diaspora in the United States.

full name / name of organization: 
Ayo A. Coly and Marame Gueye
contact email: 
ayo.a.coly@dartmouth.edu, gueyem@ecu.edu

African Women in Motion: Gender and the New African Diaspora in the United States

Editors: Ayo A. Coly and Marame Guèye

Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2011

Translation and Memory Workshop Conference 5 November 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
margaret.clarke@port.ac.uk

11th Portsmouth Translation Conference

TRANSLATION AND MEMORY

A workshop conference in collaboration with the British Comparative Literature Association

Saturday 5 November 2011

Espionage--ASECS March 22-25, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts 1660-1830
contact email: 
Nbgarret@gmail.com

Espionage: Love and War.

American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, San Antonio, 2012.

Transgendered Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
MP an online feminist jourmal
contact email: 
llhinkle@academinist.org

MP: Transgendered (Fall issue) – Deadline August 31, 2011

[UPDATE] Contemporary Musicals on Film, Television and the Internet (deadline extended, 5/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
contact email: 
aviva.doveviebahn@unco.edu and kenneth.chan@unco.edu

The deadline for this CFP has been extended. We are especially looking for submissions dealing with film, although abstracts discussing television and new media will still be considered.

The Serious Pleasures of Travel - 2011 M/MLA - Nov 3-6, St. Louis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
Andrea Kaston Tange <akastont@emich.edu>

In the nineteenth century, travel became a serious business: with the explosion of travel guide books (Murray’s and Baedeker’s, most notably), Cook’s excursion tours, organized itineraries throu

[UPDATE]: Final CFP - Not Just Fred and Ginger Conference - Deadline Friday 29 April 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Karen McNally/London Metropolitan University
contact email: 
k.mcnally@londonmet.ac.uk

NOT JUST FRED AND GINGER: CAMARADERIE, COLLUSION AND COLLISIONS BETWEEN DANCE AND FILM

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