category: cultural studies and historical approaches

INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE, MAR 31-APR3, 2011 (CFP DEADLINE NOV 1,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
incs2010@pitzer.edu


How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century?

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

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

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

Pippi to Ripley: Conference on Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April 23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Katharine Kittredge/Ithaca College
contact email: 
kkittredge@ithaca.edu

An interdisciplinary conference examining images of girls and women appearing in comics, films, television, and video games as well as in folklore, Children’s & YA fiction, and adult-directed texts.

CFP Family in Film, Deadline for Abstracts: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Jana Toppe / Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
jana@toppe.de

Leo Tolstoy opens his masterpiece Anna Karenina with the sentence "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

UPDATE: Contemporary Theatre in South Africa

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
suzanne.kaebnick@ncc.edu

NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association) invites papers exploring South African drama today (20th century to the present).

Lady Gaga & Dadaism - Call for Submissions - 15 October, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Gaga Stigmata: Critical Writings and Art About Lady Gaga
contact email: 
gagajournal@gmail.com

Gaga Stigmata – Critical Writings & Art About Lady Gaga
Special Call for Submissions: Gaga/Dada

Rollins Documentary Film Award

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Associations of America
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

The jury for the PCA/ACA Peter C. Rollins Documentary Award is currently accepting film and video documentary/nonfiction entries that treat aspects of popular and American culture.

Education, Teaching and History Area due December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ejanak@uwyo.edu

Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers

“Field Notes on the 9/11 Moment: Transformations in Community and Country”

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Call for papers
Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 4 Number 3
Spring 2011 (June 2011)
Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

Film & History Area, San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference
contact email: 
laucht@liverpool.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Film & History
Final-round Deadline for Abstracts/Proposals: 15 December 2010

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference

Poe and Who? American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
susan.amper@bcc.cuny.edu

Poe and Who? American Literature Association Conference, Boston May 26-29, 2011. Organized by the Poe Studies Association.

Bollywood Shakespeare 12/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Craig Dionne/Eastern Michigan Univ & Parmita Kapadia/Northern Kentucky Univ.
contact email: 
cdionne@emich.edu

Bollywood Shakespeare: Cultural Dialogues through World Cinema and Theater

Special Issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies focusing on Australian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
nathanael_oreilly@uttyler.edu and raweav1@yahoo.com

Proposals are invited for a special issue of The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies on Australian literature.

Race, Sexuality and African American Literature Sept 30-Oct 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Celebrating African American Literature
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

Celebrating African American Literature: Race, Sexual Identity, and African American Literature
September 30-October 1, 2011
Penn State University
Nittany Lion Inn

CFP-Trangressive/Trash/Art/Exploitation Cinema-SWPCA-PCA joint conference 2011 San Antonio

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

Call for Papers Transgressive/Trash/Exploitation/Art Cinema

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Sixteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 1, 2011/proposals due January 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Sixteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
April 1, 2011
On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies
contact email: 
hgmelton@gw.ncsu.edu

The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E.

Call for Papers - What Happens Next: The Mechanics of Serialization

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam, Institute for Culture and History
contact email: 
uvaserialization@gmail.com

The recent explosion of popular serialized forms, from Lost and Battlestar Galactica to computer game expansion packs, has provoked renewed interest in the economics and mechanics of serialization as

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities [Submission Deadline November 22]

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.
Article Submission Deadline: November 22nd

Open Call for Articles

Latino/a Literature/Scholarly Essays/Creative Works Needed for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
labelmelatin.com
contact email: 
ksanchez@georgian.edu

Label Me Latina/o is an online, refereed international e-journal that focuses on Latino Literary Production in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

The 21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference (March 3 - March 4, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association / Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

"Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture"

The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) / University of Salford, UK
contact email: 
d.woodman@salford.ac.uk

Conference
University of Salford
12-14 January 2011 (dates to be confirmed)

Hosted by the School of Media, Music & Performance

2011 conference overview

[UPDATE - last chance to submit] Edited Collection: Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Australia
contact email: 
attachedtofiction@gmail.com

Attached to Fiction: Trauma, Loss, Pleasure

Editors: Dr Hila Shachar and Dr Sophie Sunderland, English and Cultural Studies, The University of Western Australia

CFP: The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on The Funny (and Unfunny) in Fandom for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions or discussion panels on Literary/Historical Mash-ups and Remixes in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the

CFP: Fan Communities and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Communities and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Fan Production and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Fan Production and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Convergence Culture and the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Convergence Culture and the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic (10/31/10; ICFA, 3/16/11 – 3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts
contact email: 
barbedwriting@yahoo.com

Participants are being sought for paper sessions on Commerce, Collecting, and Commercialism in the Fantastic for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

SCADCon Academic Track

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
comicsstudies@gmail.com

SCADCon
Academic Track
In conjunction with the Institute for Comics Studies (ICS)
May 12-15, 2011, Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, One International Drive, Savannah, GA.

Comics Studies Conference-Chicago

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Comics Studies
contact email: 
comicsstudies@gmail.com

Comics Studies Conference-Chicago

March 18-20, 2011, McCormick Place Convention Center

Proposals deadline: December 1, 2010

Currents in Electronic Literacy (2011) - Writing with Sound

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Writing and Research Lab - The University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
currents@dwrl.utexas.edu

Currents in Electronic Literacy (ISSN 1524-6493) solicits submissions related to the theme below. Submissions are due on Monday, January 10, 2011.

Spring 2011 issue: Writing with Sound

[UPDATE] CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

[UPDATE] A (Post)Secular Age: Protestant Epistemologies and the American Novel - April 7-10, NEMLA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA
contact email: 
khoward@rci.rutgers.edu


Post-secular critics are currently challenging the theory that the rise of historical empiricism, as a mode of thought, replaced religious belief and praxis. According to theorist Benedict Anderson, the seventeenth century ushered in a break between a religious cosmology and history, creating a need to link fraternity, power, and time in new ways. Nationalism, an ideology that links subjective identity to a history unfolding in “homogeneous, empty time,” filled this need. New literary genres like the novel presented stories that occurred in the time and space of the nation, offering readers a means of identifying as members of a community with a common, secular history.

This panel invites papers that challenge Anderson’s well-known thesis, specifically as it posits a single epistemological function for the realist novel. As post-secular critics are aware, the realist novel does not simply hasten secular modes of thinking: instead, it engages the shifting grounds of contemporary epistemology from a variety of positions, many of which are and have been explicitly religious.

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