category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Empire and Intercultural Encounter in Eighteenth-Century British America, (ASECS, 3/18-21 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Wisecup/University of North Texas
contact email: 
kelly.wisecup@unt.edu

During the eighteenth-century, British Americans celebrated commodities from tobacco to sugar cane in georgic poems, displayed their cosmopolitan sensibility in narratives of inter-colonial travel, an

A Zombie Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida
contact email: 
cwlenz@ufl.edu

We are soliciting abstracts (250 - 500 words) for "Discourses of the Living Dead: The Proliferation of Zombie as Metaphor,” an edited volume that we will seek to publish in 2010.

[UPDATE Deadline Extended: Sept. 15, 2009] The Politics of Nature and Wilderness in the Middle Ages (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
chenson@uoregon.edu

Jennifer Neville's "Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry" and Gillian Rudd's "Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature" are examples of the growing inte

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (Abstracts due Oct. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Association /Texas A&M University
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Queer Transformations: From Page to Screen (and Back) (NeMLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth McClure
contact email: 
emcclure@umd.edu

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Much has been written on how queer characters in novels are “straightened” in mainstream television and film adaptations. This panel seeks to investigate the opposite practice: the queering of straight or coded characters in the process of adaptation from written text to film, television, or fan fiction.

Philosophy as Critical Theory: The Dialectic of Enlightenment Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel White
contact email: 
dwhite@fau.edu

In The Dialectic of Enlightenment (Dialektik der Aufklärung, 1944) Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno invoked the voyage of Odysseus—especially his encounter with the Sirens—as a sustained metapho

Boundaries and Bridges: English Studies in the Borderlands -- March 19 & 20 San Juan, Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] IALJS-5: Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects (Roehamtpon University, London, UK, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
sims@journ.umass.edu

CALL FOR PANEL PROPOSALS
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies

"Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects"

Call For Publication - Review of the movie "District 9" by Neill Blomkamp

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the New Zealand-South African movie " District 9" by Neill Blomkamp.

Politics and Literature: Controversial and Revolutionary Fiction - Due Date: October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

This online journal is for critical and creative works.

Literature and the Healing Arts (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010).

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
bls10@case.edu

Call for Papers: Literature and the Healing Arts at CEA 2010
Annual Conference | March 25-27, 2010 | San Antonio, Texas
Sheraton Gunter Hotel; 209 East Houston Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

Oscar Wilde & the Jews (9/25/09; OScholars E-Journal Forum)

full name / name of organization: 
OScholars
contact email: 
ss@tft.ucla.edu

Brief reflections, from 250 to 750 words, are invited for 'Wilde
& the Jews,' a special Autumn 2009 forum in the peer-reviewed

Post/colonial Film: Imaging Identity, Culture and Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Weaver-Hightower/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rwh@und.edu

This proposed seminar for the American Comparative Literature Association meeting to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana (US) on April 1-4, 2010, seeks to further interdisciplinary and cross-cultural di

c pracsis International Theatre Conference Jan 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org , cpracsis@gmail.com

c pracsis International Theatre Conference on
"Body, Space and Technology in Performance" Jan 15-16, 2010
Thrissur, Kerala, India.
Last date of submission of abstracts: Ocotber 1

Native American/Indigenous FIlm Special PostScript Issue

full name / name of organization: 
M. Elise Marubbio/ PostScript
contact email: 
marubbio@augsburg.edu

Call for Papers:

American Indian/Indigenous FIlm

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Meeting
contact email: 
marubbio@augsburg.edu

Call for Papers: American Indian/Indigenous Film Area

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM

February 10-13, 2010

Slave Narratives in the Early Americas: 8/31/09 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands May 13-16, St. Augustine, FL
contact email: 
Nicole N. Aljoe n.aljoe@neu.edu

"Slave Narratives in the Early Americas before 1845:Beyond Equiano and Douglass"

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

4th Global Conference: Evil, Law and the State - Issues in State Power and Violence (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Evil, Law and the State: Issues in State Power and Violence

Friday 12th March - Sunday 14th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

Call for Papers on Indian Writings in English

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

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0975 – 2935) invites critical writings and book reviews from writers for the S

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas (c19 Americanists, 5/20-23, 2010) [9/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Wall Jaudon / Ithaca College
contact email: 
toni.wall.jaudon@gmail.com

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas

c19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010

This panel stages a conversation between two keywords in nineteenth century studies—-"religion" and "the Americas."

Future Theory, Present Praxes Interdisciplinary Approaches to Thinking and Acting "Timely"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Friday, February 26th, 2010

Future Theory, Present Praxes

Encountering the “Other” in the Medieval World: Textual Examinations of Resistance and Reconciliation Across the Traditions

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida Libraries
contact email: 
etucker@lib.usf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

4th Annual Sacred Leaves Graduate Symposium

February 18 & 19, 2010

University of South Florida Libraries
Tampa, Florida

Glossing is Glorious, A Ring of Commentary, Kalamazoo, May 13-16, 2010; deadline Sept 10, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies; Glossator
contact email: 
labbie@bgsu.edu

Glossing is Glorious.
A Ring of Commentary, A Roundtable Discussion

We seek presentations for a roundtable discussion to be held at the

"Punk Rock Warlord: Critical Perspectives on the Life and Work of Joe Strummer" (Proposals due by Dec. 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Brady Harrison/Department of English/University of Montana
contact email: 
brady.harrison@mso.umt.edu; bfaulk@fsu.edu

A Call for Papers

"Punk Rock Warlord: Critical Perspectives on the Life and Work of Joe Strummer"

CFP: “Representations of Natural Philosophy” (ASECS 18-21 March 2010, Albuquerque, NM)

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

This session seeks theoretically-informed, historically-particular papers that shed new light on the representation(s) of natural philosophy in the long eighteenth century.

What Postcolonial Theory Doesn't Say: 3-5 July 2010 (UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Bernard, University of York
contact email: 
yorkpoco@googlemail.com

Call for Papers and Panels
What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say

Zoontotechnics (Animality / Technicity) conference, Cardiff University, 12-14 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University
contact email: 
zoonto@cardiff.ac.uk

Plenary Speakers:

[UPDATE] Enterprising Creativity: Innovation and the Future of Arts and Humanities Research (Graduate Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds
contact email: 
innovationconference@me.com

(Please note the extended deadline, now 31 August 2009.)

ENTERPRISING CREATIVITY: INNOVATION AND THE FUTURE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH

[Student-led postgraduate conference]

Landscape and Identity in the U.S. South (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Wilson / Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
awilson@lagrange.edu

Call for Papers

MLA 2011: Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011

Landscape and Identity in the U.S. South

Literary Archetectonics of the U.S. South (MLA 2011) [3/1/10]

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Cross Turner / Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
dturner@siena.edu

Call for Papers

MLA 2011: Los Angeles, January 6-9, 2011

Literary Architectonics of the U.S. South

Papers Wanted on American Identity - 11/01/09 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University Humanities Review
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Greetings fellow scholars,

This is a call for papers for the fall 2009 Humanities Review, a literary journal for the St. John’s University English Department in Queens, NY.

Caribbean Enlightenment conference, University of Glasgow, 8th-10th April 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
caribbeanenlightenment@googlemail.com

Caribbean Enlightenment
An Interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies Conference
8th to 10th April 2010, University of Glasgow

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] Transnational Feminisms Conference, December 4-5th 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
transfem09@yahoo.co.uk

There is less than two weeks to go to the 28th August deadline for submissions for the Transnational Feminisms Conference.

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