category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Vampires, Parasites, and Invaders in Nature and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas/Shippensburg University
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu OR tldido@ship.edu

VAMPIRES, PARASITES, AND INVADERS IN NATURE AND SOCIETY
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas

Rhetoric, Rights, and Transatlantic Modernist Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
charlotte.nunes@gmail.com

What are the rhetorical parameters of human rights? How are rights defined, and who is entitled to them?

CFP: Collection on Contested Writing, 6/26/09

full name / name of organization: 
Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University
contact email: 
marylamb@clayton.edu

Contest(ed) Writing: Reconceptualizing Literacy Competitions(tentative title for edited collection)
Editor: Mary R. Lamb, Clayton State University

Essay Collection: Representations of Beauty and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Maryna Romanets / University of Northern British Columbia
contact email: 
romanets@unbc.ca

We are seeking essays that theorize the relationship between and inter-implication of beauty and violence in literature, film and art.

Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
latemedievalcity@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild with the support of Columbia Department of English and Comparative Literature is pleased to announce its 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conferenc

FINAL CFP: time.transcendence.performance - Oct 1-3, 2009 - Deadline June 19

full name / name of organization: 
ECPS, Monash University
contact email: 
TTP2009@arts.monash.edu.au

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International Conference
time•transcendence•performance

Postcolonial studies and transnationalism Special Issue for 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Manusya Journal, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
contact email: 
charturee.t@chula.ac.th

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

Critical and Creative Work on Religion and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
The Thirty First Bird Review and Press
contact email: 
thirtyfirstbird@yahoo.com

The Thirty First Bird Review is a Pittsburgh based journal of religion and literature. We are interested in both creative, and critical approaches to the discussion of faith and literature.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Joel Davis, Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbdavis@stetson.edu

The Sidney Society will sponsor three open sessions on Philip Sidney and his Circle at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan).

New Forms of Fiction: Exploring blendings and transgressions of fiction and reality

full name / name of organization: 
ProLit -- PhD Programme in Literature at Munich University
contact email: 
brigitte.rath@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2009 Summer School in Munich, Germany

Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Fall 2010 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will treat the topic of Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.

[UPDATE] Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

full name / name of organization: 
Cyber Echoes
contact email: 
textualechoes@gmail.com

Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

Yale CompLit graduate student conference: ZOO

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
zooconference@gmail.com


The show is not the show,
But they that go.
Menagerie to me
My neighbor be...

Emily Dickinson


ZOO

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Popular Film Criticism in Media Culture (8/9/09; SCMS Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Scheibel
contact email: 
willscheibel@gmail.com

Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, March 17-21, 2010
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles, CA

Deadline for submissions to this panel: August 9, 2009 11:59 PM CST

[UPDATE] 14th International Hemingway Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland 2010: Hemingway's Extreme Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

14TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY SOCIETY CONFERENCE:
HEMINGWAY’S EXTREME GEOGRAPHIES
Lausanne, Switzerland - June 25-July 3, 2010
Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Queer Harry Potter - Deadline JUNE 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Buzny
contact email: 
buznya@mcmaster.ca

The Queer Harry Potter Reader: CALL FOR PAPERS
Andrew Buzny

Fictional Histories/Historical Fictions: Reconceptualizing History in Renaissance Literature, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
elizabeth.ketner@plattsburgh.edu

Fictional Histories/Historical Fictions: Reconceptualizing History in Renaissance Literature
Session ID: 10344

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

[UPDATE] Call for Papers and Original Works on Visual Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (www.rupkatha.com) invites critical writings from writers and original innovative works from the artists f

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

Roman Catholicism in Fantastic Film

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Hansen/Boston University
contact email: 
rhansen@bu.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals:
Roman Catholicism in Fantastic Film

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; 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:

Teaching American Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

American ethnic authors are literary conjurers of memory and imagination, creating each character full of spirit and consequence, joy and irreversible pains.

Collection: American Literature After the "American Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Gioia Wods and Lance Rubin
contact email: 
gioia.woods@nau.edu and lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

We are looking for 2-3 essays to round out a collection entitled "American Literature After the 'American Century'".

“The Archive and Everyday Life” Conference, May 7-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Blacker, Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University
contact email: 
tayconf@mcmaster.ca

Call for Proposals:

“The Archive and Everyday Life” Conference
May 7-8, 2010
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

architecture

full name / name of organization: 
berrin akgun yuksekli
contact email: 
byuksekli@hotmail.com

I am an assistant professor at Balikesir University. I am interested in call for papers about especially architecture and architectural history.

CFP: The Changing Face of the Suburb in Recent American Fiction and Film (NeMLA 4/7-4/11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
kathy.knapp@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to investigate the way that suburban novels and films represent, critique, and construct notions of community in the context of a suburban landscape in flux: more immigrants now live

Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The 4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies (University of Helsinki, Finland)
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

CFP Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender ESSAY COLLECTION (July 15 2009 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pridemore, Taylor Mitchell, Chrissy Auger, and Jessica McKee - University of South Florida
contact email: 
rpridemo@mail.usf.edu

Anything But Safe - Essays on Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

~~~People like sex, society eschews sexuality, and academia banters about gender theory.~~~

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / Hilton Bonaventure – Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
ajsosav@unc.edu

Call for Papers

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / Hilton Bonaventure – Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
ajsosav@unc.edu

Call for Papers

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

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