category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature (RMMLA 2010; Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10; Deadline 02/22/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Miller / Gonzaga University
contact email: 
millerj3@gonzaga.edu

Seeking submissions for a panel on Violence and Nineteenth-Century Literature to be submitted as special session proposal for RMMLA Albuquerque, 10/14/10-10/16/10.

Latino/a Lit Session: PAMLA 2010 (Honolulu, 11/13-14)

full name / name of organization: 
Lysa Rivera
contact email: 
lysa.rivera@wwu.edu

This year’s Latino/a Literature session seeks papers on literary or cinematic representations of the borderlands in cultural texts produced either north or south of the U.S./Mexico border.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii (November 13-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”
contact email: 
swafford@bradley.edu

“Paradise and Its Discontents: 19th and early 20th century European and American Representations of Polynesian and Melanesian Culture and Society”

Gnovis: Georgetown's Journal of Communication, Culture and Technology, Spring 2010, Due Feb. 23rd

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

gnovis is Georgetown's online peer-reviewed journal devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication culture and technology.

Steinbeck's Historiography -- MLA Special Session --February 25 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
contact email: 
khearle@astound.net

For the January 2011 MLA meeting in Los Angeles, a Special Session is being organized by the Center for Steinbeck Studies of San Jose State University: "Steinbeck's Historiography." Consideration gi

Women and the Long Reformation, SCMLA 2010, October 28-30 2010 (Fort Worth, TX), Abstract DEADLINE 15 Februrary 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Julie A. Chappell, South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu

This session invites papers on women's roles in religious reform in England from the Lollard movment of the fifteenth century to the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829.

[UPDATE] Storytelling and Fortune-telling (MLA 2010 Special Session) - March 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Létourneau
contact email: 
sophie.letourneau@mcgill.ca

Please send abstracts addressing the narrative conflict induced by a fortune-teller in film, television and contemporary literature. In what way fortune-tellers compete with narrators?

Villanova University Law and Literature Symposium: "Ethics of Traditions"

full name / name of organization: 
Villanova University
contact email: 
pether@law.villanova.edu

“ETHICS OF TRADITIONS”
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
SECOND ANNUAL VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW AND DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
LAW AND LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM

Modernism and Reproduction (MLA Jan 6-9, 2011; abstracts Mar 8, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Carstens
contact email: 
lcarstens@vwc.edu

How did reproductive science/politics influence literary representation?

Graduate Student Journal: Osa Mayor No. 21, 2010 (Deadline: March 18th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, PA
contact email: 
osamayor@pitt.edu




Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Osa Mayor: No. 21, 2010

Call for Manuscripts

Caribbean Postscripts: The Seventeenth Century (Collection of essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Giselle Rampaul, Department of Liberal Arts, The University of the West Indies, St Augustine
contact email: 
Giselle.Rampaul@sta.uwi.edu

Caribbean Postscripts: The Seventeenth Century
Call for Papers

Determining Form: Creative Non-Fiction Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
determiningformconference@gla.ac.uk

[UPDATE] 108th PAMLA Conference, “Picturing Oceania and the Pacific," November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, H

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
sabahi.monica@gmail.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) is hosting its 108th Annual Conference, on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Death of "The Reader"; MLA 2011 Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011; deadline: 3/8/10

full name / name of organization: 
Travis M. Foster / MLA
contact email: 
tfoster@wooster.edu

Papers that de-universalize "the reader" by interrogating how the history of reading can influence contemporary critical methods and literary historiography.

The Death of "The Reader"; MLA 2011 Los Angeles January 6-9, 2011; deadline: 3/8/10

full name / name of organization: 
Travis M. Foster / MLA
contact email: 
tfoster@wooster.edu

Papers that de-universalize "the reader" by interrogating how the history of reading can influence contemporary critical methods and literary historiography.

Open call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller, De Montfort University
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

Submissions of papers are invited to the international, peer-reviwed journal, Library & Information History, on any aspect of library or information history, from any time period or geographical regio

Aid, Relief or Bailout: Differing Aims, Ways, and Ends, Vol. 1, No. 3 Spring & Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Intercultural Communication, Okinawa Christian University
contact email: 
dbroudy@ocjc.ac.jp

Presently receiving and reviewing submissions for the Spring & Summer 2010 issue

SOUTHERN LITERATURE CFP - RMMLA 2010 - Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOUTHERN LITERATURE SESSIONS RMMLA 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico
October 14-16, 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline: March 1, 2010

Books to Review: Summer 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South
contact email: 
cranka@nsula.edu

The editors at Southern Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the South, a peer reviewed journal published quarterly from the Southern Studies Institute, invite scholars of southern literature, cul

Shakespeare Session, 2010 RMMLA Convention, October 14-16, 2010 (Albuquerque, NM)

full name / name of organization: 
Ruben Espinosa, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
respinosa2@utep.edu

Twenty-minute papers that address any theme pertaining to Shakespeare. Topics of interest include gender, religious, and race studies in Shakespeare.

Re-thinking the Anglo-French Renaissance (MLA 2011 special session)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Duffy, University of Virginia
contact email: 
tjd9d@virginia.edu

Proposed panel on new methods of theorizing and rethinking the complex instances of literary translation, imitation, and confrontation between France and England during the 16th century.

Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue, 10 - 11 September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
samantha.murray@mq.edu.au

Fat Studies: A Critical Dialogue

To be held 10 – 11 September, 2010

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Fellowships in Modern Literature and African American History and Culture at the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

full name / name of organization: 
Emory University
contact email: 
eachase@learnlink.emory.edu

The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) of Emory University offers short-term fellowships to support research use of the library’s collections in modern literature and in African Ame

[UPDATE] UNC-CH Institute of African American Research Humanities Writing Competition, March 1, 2010 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of African American Research at the University of NC at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
iaar@unc.edu

The Institute of African American Research (IAAR) will offer a $1000 prize for the best cross-disciplinary, collaborative effort in the Arts and Humanities that yields a historically-grounded script o

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE]Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text, April 16-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@yahoo.com

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights. We are in need of them and they are in need, for there is always a lack, a shortfall, a falling short, an insufficiency; human rights are never sufficient.” (Jacques Derrida, Philosophy in a Time of Terror)

[UPDATE] Red Feather Journal: an Internation Journal of Children's Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

[UPDATE] The inaugural issue of Red Feather Journal is now up and can be viewed at www.redfeatherjournal.org

New Perspectives on John Heywood

full name / name of organization: 
Maura Giles-Watson
contact email: 
mauragiles@post.harvard.edu

'New Perspectives on John Heywood'--a Panel Proposed for the MLA Annual Convention,
Los Angeles, CA, 6-9 January 2011.
Abstract Deadline: 15 March 2010

Women's Memoirs and the World of the Sixties (MLA Special Session, Los Angeles, 6-9 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Donna S. Parsons
contact email: 
donna-parsons@uiowa.edu

Many women have written memoirs about their lives in the 1960s. How have they characterized these times? Was it a decade of optimism, hope, accomplishment, regret, anger, betrayal, or confusion?

CFP: International Education, Transnational Identities (NWSA Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Abbie Boggs, Cultural Studies, UC Davis
contact email: 
ahboggs@ucdavis.edu

A Panel Proposed for the Annual National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) Conference; November 11-14, 2010; Denver, CO

Aesthetic Narration in Nineteenth-Century America (3/01/10; MLA ’11)

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Colson
contact email: 
dmcolson@illinois.edu

CFP: “Aesthetic Narration in Nineteenth-Century America”

Negotiating (Jewish) American Ethnic Crossroads - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS & Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
liw@sunysuffolk.edu, Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP - Negotiating (Jewish) American Ethnic Crossroads

Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing - MLA 2011 (Deadline 3/15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jewish American Literature Discussion Group
contact email: 
Derek_Royal@tamu-commerce.edu

CFP - Theorizing Jewish American Life Writing

[UPDATE] Gender & Difference 20-23 May 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University and tbe Englisches Seminar at the University of Cologne
contact email: 
GD@cardiff.ac.uk

GENDER & DIFFERENCE, 20-23 May 2010
Call for Papers

Call for Papers for Fall 2010 Special Issue ON MODERNISMS (MAY 15,2010 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

Society for Philosophy and Literary Studies, Kathmandu, Nepal, and its reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry," looks for articles for its Fall 2010 Special Issue on MODERNISMS.

Credit and Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
for 7th Pan-European International Relations Conference ’Politics in Hard Times: International Relations Responses to the Financial Crisis
contact email: 
nina@prio.no

Central to an understanding of the global financial crisis 2007-2009 are both economic and epistemic forms of credit.

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