category: cultural studies and historical approaches

9th International Conference on Women’s Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) - Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 9th International Conference on Women’s Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topic

Redefining Masculinity in 20th-Century British Popular Fiction and Culture; (9/30/09; 4/7-11/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
mcartt@sage.edu

This panel will examine redefinitions of masculinity that challenge and intersect with global and national relations.

[UPDATE] CFP: “(En)Gendering the Black Atlantic: Diasporic Bodies and Identities in Contemporary Women’s Performance Art". Edite

full name / name of organization: 
Liamar Durán Almarza -Universidad de Oviedo (Spain)
contact email: 
black.atlantic.collection@gmail.com; duranemilia@uniovi.es

Call for submissions

Abstract deadline extended to October 15th, 2009.

[UPDATE] Cultures of Recession Graduate Conference, Nov. 20 & 21

full name / name of organization: 
Cultures of Recession, Program in Literature, Duke University
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
http://www.duke.edu/~gc24/culturesofrecession.html
NEW DEADLINE: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Playing Web 2.0

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
cleblanc@plymouth.edu

Playing Web 2.0: Intertextuality, Narrative and Identity in New Media

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

April 7-11, 2010

[FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS] CROSSING THE LINE: AFFINITIES BEFORE AND AFTER 1900

full name / name of organization: 
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL / JAN 28-29 2010
contact email: 
organisers@crossing-the-line.org.uk

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: 15TH SEPTEMBER 2009

An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference to be held at the University of Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery & Museum

[UPDATE] European Society for Trauma and Dissociation- Literary panel

full name / name of organization: 
amy parziale
contact email: 
parziale@email.arizona.edu

European Society for Trauma and Dissociation - 2nd International Conference
April 8-10, 2010
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Abstracts DUE: September 7th, 2009

Victorian Forms and Formation: British Association for Victorian Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, September 2010

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Victorian Studies
contact email: 
bavs@arts.gla.ac.uk

CFP: British Association for Victorian Studies 2010 Conference : ‘Victorian Forms and Formations’

[UPDATE] Medieval Chronicle Society at IMC Leeds, 12-15 July 2010 (deadline: 6 September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Chronicle Society
contact email: 
s.levelt@seh.oxon.org


Psychoanalysis, Money & the Economy Conference, London, 2-4 July, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Freud Museum
contact email: 
psymoney-conference@unimelb.edu.au

Psychoanalysis, Money and the Economy International Conference, London, 2-4 July, 2010 —— a conference convened for the London Freud Museum by David Bennett (University of Melbourne) with Ivan War

Medieval Literature (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
sara.richardson@ttu.edu

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

[Update] Call for Papers: Literature and the Healing Arts at CEA 2010

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

A correction to the deadline for the CFP for Literature and the Healing Arts at College English Association's annual conference:

Submission: August 21-November 1, 2009 [not 2010]

[UPDATE] Call for Papers, Eighteenth Century at CEA 2010

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

A correction to the deadline for the CFP for the 18th century at College English Association's annual conference:

Submission: August 21-November 1, 2009 [not 2010]

[UPDATE] Indigenous Literatures of Native North America (NeMLA, Montreal, Quebec; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. Carson / Bridgewater State College
contact email: 
benjamin.carson@gmail.com

Panel: Indigenous Literatures of Native North America

[REMINDER] Illuminating the Everyday Imagination [9/30/09; NeMLA in Montreal, April 7-11, 2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Elaine Auyoung
contact email: 
auyoung@fas.harvard.edu

This panel considers the imagination's literary significance in relation to its underestimated role in everyday cognitive life.

Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
national Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely St. Louis, Missouri from March 31 to April 3 at the Renaissance Grand Hotel St. Louis, 800 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri(314) 621 9600

(9/15/2009 ; 4/7-11/2010) “’This world only my body remembered’”: Nature, Nation and Self in Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2010
contact email: 
meanes@sage.edu

The wilderness has long been conceived of as a space of individuation, a testing ground for the independent seeker, and an “outside” to the protection, as well as the surveillance and discipline,

IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES ISSUE ON WORK, NOV. 6, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES
contact email: 
sara-sullivan@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks essays from the humanities and social sciences on representations, cultures, and histories of labor and work.

Asia in Medieval Europe and Europe in Medieval Asia (due 9/25/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Sufen S. Lai/ International Congress on Medieval Studies
contact email: 
lais@gvsu.edu

* Call for Conference Papers.
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 7-10, 2010).
Special Sessions: Asia in Medieval Europe and Europe in Medieval Asia.

True Blood & Philosophy Call For Abstracts; 9-28-09

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Housel, PhD, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
contact email: 
rebecca.housel@gmail.com

Call for Abstracts
True Blood and Philosophy
Edited by George A. Dunn and Rebecca Housel
The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series

Please circulate and post widely.

Non-Western Literatures In Translation

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Jeffrey Newman/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
richard.newman@ncc.edu

Non-Western Literatures in Translation

Proposals are invited on for this panel, which will be part of the Northeast Modern Language Association's annual conference, April 7-11, 2010, in Montreal. Here is the description:

The act of literary translation raises by definition the question of how the target culture frames the language and culture of the text to be translated. This issue, often unexamined, can determine not only which texts from which languages are chosen for translation, but also what the relationship between the translation and the original text is understood to be.

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE, March 31-April 3, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations 2010 Conference
contact email: 
curleys@tamug.edu

SEA LITERATURE, HISTORY & CULTURE
Call for Proposals: Sessions, Panels, Papers

National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations
2010 Conference
March 31-April 3, 2010

Many Manifestations: Iranians and Iranian Culture in the Global Diaspora, October 15, 2009 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Persis Karim and Babak Elahi
contact email: 
pkarim@email.sjsu.edu, babak.elahi@rit.edu

This collection of scholarly essays explores the Iranian diaspora that resulted from the mass migration from Iran after the 1979 Revolution and the subsequent establishment of the Islamic Republic, as

PCA/ACA National Conference: Romance Area - March 31 - April 3 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2010 National Conference
St. Louis, Missouri, March 31 - April 3, 2010
Call For Papers: Romance Area

(Conference info: http://pcaaca.org/conference/national.php)

The Comic Satan

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn National Conference 3/31 to 4/4/10
contact email: 
llipoma

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2010 National Conference
St. Louis, MO,
3/31/10 to 4/4/10

Comedy and Humor, 3/31/10-4/4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn National Conference
contact email: 
llipoma@westga.edu

Popular Culture Assn/American Culture Assn 2010 Nat'l Conference
St. Louis, MO, 3/31 to 4/4/10

"Work Out the Ape": Popular Darwinism

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference (Albuquerque, Feb. 10-13, 2010)
contact email: 
dbivona@asu.edu

"'Work out the ape'": Popular Darwinism": The term "Darwinism" is a broad umbrella term in the late nineteenth century.

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group 2010 Call for Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
dansmith_251@yahoo.com

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Call for Proposals

American Conference for Irish Studies March 2010 Southern Regional Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
cornishr@winthrop.edu

The Southern Regional Conference of ACIS will be held at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, March 4-7, 2010.

Buddhism and American Film

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Storhoff/University of Connecticut at Stamford and John Whalen-Bridge/National University of Singapore
contact email: 
gary.storhoff@uconn.edu jwb@nus.edu.sg

This is an open call for submission of completed or nearly completed essays for inclusion in a volume on Buddhism and American film.

"'Pillars of Witness': Brontë Literature as Commentary" NEMLA (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Kristin.LeVeness@ncc.edu

Anne Bronte’s harassed governess, Agnes Grey, reflects that in stressful times poetry can provide solace, yet it also documents life experiences.

RE(IN)VISION of Africa in Contemporary Spanish Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Victoria Ketz, Iona College
contact email: 
vketz1@yahoo.com

Historically Spain has been blessed with the influx of different cultures.

2nd Global Conference: Digital Memories (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
digmem2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Digital Memories

Tuesday 16th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

5th Global Conferece - Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Cybercultures - Exploring Critical Issues

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

Call for Papers

Apparitional Lesbians Panel @ NEMLA; abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Ula Lukszo; Stony Brook University
contact email: 
ulukszo@ic.sunysb.edu

This panel will examine the appearance of "apparitional lesbians" in various works of fiction in order to question whether the apparitional, the unseen, and the invisible can be rendered visible, and

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