category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP: Robert Graves and the Mediterranean: Mythology, Classicism, Religion. 6-10 July 2010. Proposals deadline: 31 Jan 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Graves Society
contact email: 
pjvilla@aol.com

The Robert Graves Society announces its 10th International Robert Graves Conference, to be held in Palma and Deià, Mallorca, Spain, Tuesday 6th July – Saturday 10th July 2010.

[UPDATE] CFP Colporteurs, Spaces, places, landscapes.

full name / name of organization: 
Irina Marchesini, Luca Pasquale, Luca Vancini - University of Bologna, Italy.
contact email: 
colporteurs2009@libero.it

The group “Colporteurs” is pleased to announce their annual conference, which will be held on Wednesday, 23 September 2009 at the Department of Italian Studies in Bologna University, Italy.

Bollywood Remakes Hollywood: Cross-Cultural Translations and Makeovers (SCMS Panel) Due Aug. 10

full name / name of organization: 
Rashna Wadia Richards/Rhodes College
contact email: 
richardsr@rhodes.edu

Remakes have always been popular in Hollywood; they are usually regarded as safe commercial bets, and they underscore cinema's ability to shape and reshape the cultural imagination.

Toni Morrison: New Directions - a special issue of MELUS (Jan 20)

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Nicol (University College Dublin) and Jennifer Terry (University of Durham)
contact email: 
kate_edin@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Special Issue of MELUS
Guest Editors: Kathryn Nicol and Jennifer Terry

Toni Morrison: New Directions

SW/TX PCA ACA American Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Stein/SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
stein@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency, Albuquerque, NM

[UPDATE] L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Lefebvre
contact email: 
ben@roomofbensown.net

L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature
9th International Conference
University of Prince Edward Island
23-27 June 2010

Acting Aging Now (ASAP: 22-25 October; abstract deadline 7 August).

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Port / Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (ASAP)
contact email: 
cport@coastal.edu

CFP: Acting Aging Now (ASAP: 22-25 October; abstract deadline 7 August).

Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry (Call for Papers on Literature, Philosophy and the Arts)

full name / name of organization: 
Philosophical Society of Nepal
contact email: 
philosophical_journal@yahoo.com

The Philosophical Society of Nepal, and its reviewed Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry, seeks articles in a wide range of philosophical topics and from a wide range of perspectives,

Superheroes Since the Year 2000

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin D. Williams
contact email: 
kwilliams@comm.msstate.edu

Submissions are invited for an upcoming edited book covering the superhero genre.

[UPDATE] CFP Sargasso journal deadline extension to 30 September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sargasso journal, University of Puerto Rico
contact email: 
sargasso@uprrp.edu

“Anti/Slavery, Colonialism, and Aesthetics.” Essays on Caribbean early-colonial period (15th -19th centuries) or postcolonial revistations of it, in literature, linguistics, or cultural studies.

Margins of Print: Ephemera, Print Culture, and Lost Histories of the Newspaper (15 Jan 2010); Proposal Deadline: 31 Oct 2009

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
harry.cocks@nottingham.ac.uk

This one-day conference/symposium will address the significance of transitory, elusive texts in Britain, Europe and America, including textual artifacts that have eluded traditional categories of prin

Eighth Native American Symposium Deadline Extended to August 10, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Symposium Southeastern Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
mspencer@se.edu

Call For Papers: Deadline Extended to August 10, 2009

Eighth Native American Symposium and Film Festival:
Images, Imaginations, and Beyond

CFP: Race and science fiction SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Race and science fiction, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: British sci-fi television SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: British sci-fi television, SW/TX PCA/ACA

CFP: Science Fiction and Pedagogy SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/15/09; 10-13/02/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Ximena Gallardo/ Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
contact email: 
ximena_gallardo_c@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: Science Fiction and Pedagogy, SW/TX PCA/ACA

Women of Fashion: Popular Culture and Eighteenth-Century Women (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Potter
contact email: 
tpotter@interchange.ubc.ca

Edited collection on women's popular culture in 18C England and representations of 18C England in modern popular culture, to be published by University of Toronto Press.
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"Queering the Classics: Desiring the Past in Medieval Latin Literature" Kalamazoo 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Blakelock/Centre for Medieval Studies (Toronto) Latin Working Group
contact email: 
emily.blakelock@utoronto.ca

Kalamazoo 2010 CFP
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, May 13-16, 2010.

Queering the Classics: Desiring the Past in Medieval Latin Literature

[UPDATE] Collection on Religion and Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers (Proposals due 8/28/09; Essays due 11/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Macon State College
contact email: 
marywearn@gmail.com

UPDATE: A few additional articles are needed for an edited collection on religion and nineteenth-century American women writers.

T. S. Eliot's Visions and Revisions — 28 October 2009 (deadline: 15 August)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Gray / University of St Andrews
contact email: 
wg34@st-andrews.ac.uk

Visions haunt T. S. Eliot's life as much as his work, and persist even as he revises his critical opinions, religious beliefs and poetic methods.

[UPDATE]Toni Morrison's Trilogy

full name / name of organization: 
Sheldon Brivic
contact email: 
sbrivic@temple.edu

Toni Morrison has indicated in interviews that the three novels she wrote between 1982 and 1997--Beloved, Jazz, and Paradise--formed a trilogy, and that this 15-year labor focused on the theme of exce

MATC Emerging Scholars Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Mid America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
scottirelan@augustana.edu

Two Emerging Scholars Debut Panels:
One Graduate and One Undergraduate

The 31st Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
GOING PUBLIC
Hyatt Regency Cleveland
At the Arcade
March 4-7, 2010

UPDATE: Extended call for papers on postcolonial and transnational studies for Manusya Special Issue 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Manusya, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
contact email: 
manusyajournal@gmail.com

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

[UPDATE} Cultures of Recession

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Program in Literature
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

Cultures of Recession
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
November 20 & 21, 2009

2010 Mid-America Theatre Conference March 4-7, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
scottmagelssen@hotmail.com

Announcing The 31st Annual
Mid-America Theatre Conference
Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade
Cleveland, Ohio
March 4-7, 2010

Going Public

CFP: antiTHESIS journal Volume 20: "FEAR"

full name / name of organization: 
School of Culture & Communications, University of Melbourne
contact email: 
editor.antithesis@gmail.com

Submissions are now open for antiTHESIS Volume 20: FEAR. Fear is one of the most potent forces affecting humankind.

Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry (9/15/09; NEMLA 4/7-11/2010, Montreal, Quebec)

full name / name of organization: 
Clare Emily Clifford / NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ccliffor@bsc.edu

Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Form: Buddhism and American Poetry
41st Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec

Politically Incorrect Humor Panel for Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900

full name / name of organization: 
Kellie Dawson/DePauw University
contact email: 
kelliedawson@depauw.edu

Proposals of no more than 250 words invited for 20-minute papers on any aspect of Politically Incorrect Humor to be presented at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900: Univer

edited collection - Critical Approaches to Teaching Graphic Narratives in the Literature Classroom (9/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
baerchendong@yahoo.com

Deadlines: proposal by September 15, 2009; essay by December 15, 2009

The Veil, Psychoanalysis, and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Arshavez Mozafari / York University
contact email: 
arshavez@gmail.com

***PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY***

[UPDATE] Historicisms - ALSC Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics
contact email: 
alsc@bu.edu

The 2009 Conference in Denver will continue the tradition established in 2004 of offering seminars designed to increase participation of the membership in the conference and giving them another excell

The familiar becomes frightening - the notion of the uncanny

full name / name of organization: 
Academy of Humanities and Economics
contact email: 
uncanny2009@ahe.lodz.pl

Academy of Humanities and Economics in Łódź, Poland
Faculty of Philology

Invites all the interested scholars to participate in an international two-day conference:

Art as Symptom? Yes! NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal. Submit by September 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Berger / University of South Dakota
contact email: 
Jason.Berger@usd.edu

This panel welcomes papers on various forms of art (prose, poetry, film, etc.) that take up contemporary debates about what has been pejoratively dubbed a "hermeneutics of suspicion" inherent in psych

Modernism, Poetry, and Faith (Montreal, April 7-11, 2010; Proposals by September 30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kelly.macphail@umontreal.ca

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Call for Papers: Modernism, Poetry, and Faith
41st Anniversary Convention
NeMLA: Northeast Modern Language Association
April 7-11, 2010

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English: October 16-17 University of Illinois @ Springfield

full name / name of organization: 
University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

“(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza. University of Oviedo
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com

We invite proposals for a book-length project related to issues in women’s performance art and texts in the African Diaspora, broadly conceived.

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