category: cultural studies and historical approaches

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

Eighteenth Century at CEA 2010

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

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

2 Panels on Old Norse Literature [Kalamazoo, May 13-16, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
New England Saga Society (NESS)
contact email: 
john.sexton@bridgew.edu or andrew.pfrenger@uconn.edu

We seek submissions for the following two panels to be held at the 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, MI, May 13-16, 2009.

[UPDATE] Approaches to the Late Medieval City - 10/30/09 EXTENDED DEADLINE

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

CFP: “Approaches to the Late Medieval City,” 10/30/09

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the following movies:

[UPDATE] Sidney at Kalamazoo (9/15/2009; Kalamazoo, 5/13-16/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Sidney Society
contact email: 
jbrandnerd@gmail.com

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).

Illness and death's scenography in french litterature (XIX-XXcentury), writting illness and death, deadline 30 sept 2009

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA, april 2010, Montréal
contact email: 
garciaclarisse@yahoo.fr

Scénographie de la maladie et de la mort au XIXe et XXe siècle.
Écrire son mal, écrire sa mort

Howling For Justice: Critical Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Tillett (University of East Anglia; Native Studies Research Network, UK)
contact email: 
r.tillett@uea.ac.uk

Howling For Justice: Critical Perspectives on Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead

Call for Chapters: Racial Profiling and Borders Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca

Additional chapters are sought on any aspect of racial profiling, surveillance and borders for a major collection to be published in 2010. All inter/national contexts will be considered.

New Perspectives on Martin R. Delany (NeMLA Panel, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Pittman / The George Washington University
contact email: 
epittman@gwmail.gwu.edu

The publication of Robert S. Levine's Martin R.

CPRACSIS International Theatre Conference on Body, Space and Technology in Performance 15 & 16 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
C PRACSIS
contact email: 
csbiju@cpracsis.org

The practice of theatre in twenty first century envisages radical interventions into the conceptualizations of performing bodies and performance spaces.

HERA: Humanities Education & Research Association, El Paso, March 11-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education & Research Association
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu, rweber@utep.edu

Call for Papers:
Intersections: Mind, Body, Time, Space
March 11-13, 2010, Camino Real Hotel, El Paso, Texas

"Pictures of an Exhibition: Museums and Collections in Literature and Media" NeMLA (April 7-11, 2010)

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

a panel at the 41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA, April 7-11, 2010
Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University
contact email: 
jaime.j.s.denike@queensu.ca

Animals and Animality Across the Humanities and Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, June 26-27, 2010, Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario)
Keynote: Carol Adams

CFP: Megacities and Film: Southeast Asia on Screen (Ludwigsburg, Germany: January 29-30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Culture and Media Education, Prof. Dr. Stephan Buchloh, Ludwigsburg University of Education
contact email: 
wuest@ph-ludwigsburg.de


Southeast Asian filmmaking is still widely unknown outside the subcontinent.

1st Global Conference: Magic and the Supernatural (March 2010; Salzburg, Austria)

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

1st Global Conference
Magic and the Supernatural

Monday 15th March - Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

CFP- "Johnny Got His Pen" submissions - 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Students of the Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, CSULB
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

Johnny Got His Pen: Artists involvement in peace and war.

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies Area 12/15/09 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 10-13, 2010

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

Thanks to all who submitted during the first round call! We still have room for presentations in the American Studies area, final deadline December 15th, 2009.

Religion and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Pop Culture Association
contact email: 
wesley.bergen@wichita.edu

2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Albuquerque, NM

February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque, NM
(a great place to be in February)
http://swtxpca.org

11th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness (March 2010: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness

Monday 15th March - Thursday 18th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] SW TX PCA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW TX Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
lgtucker@saumag.edu

Call for Papers: Africana Area
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA 31st Annual Meeting
February 10-13 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

SW TX PCA UPDate

full name / name of organization: 
Linda Tucker/SW TX PCA Conference
contact email: 
lgtucker@saumag.edu

Call for Papers: Africana Area
Southwest/Texas PCA/ACA 31st Annual Meeting
February 10-13 2010
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Empire and Intercultural Encounter in Eighteenth-Century British America, (ASECS, 3/18-21 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kelly Wisecup/University of North Texas
contact email: 
kelly.wisecup@unt.edu

During the eighteenth-century, British Americans celebrated commodities from tobacco to sugar cane in georgic poems, displayed their cosmopolitan sensibility in narratives of inter-colonial travel, an

A Zombie Anthology

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida
contact email: 
cwlenz@ufl.edu

We are soliciting abstracts (250 - 500 words) for "Discourses of the Living Dead: The Proliferation of Zombie as Metaphor,” an edited volume that we will seek to publish in 2010.

[UPDATE Deadline Extended: Sept. 15, 2009] The Politics of Nature and Wilderness in the Middle Ages (Kalamazoo 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Oregon Medieval English Literature Society (OMELS)
contact email: 
chenson@uoregon.edu

Jennifer Neville's "Representations of the Natural World in Old English Poetry" and Gillian Rudd's "Greenery: Ecocritical Readings of Late Medieval English Literature" are examples of the growing inte

Delineating the Contemporary in American Literature: A Roundtable--2010 NEMLA Conference, 4/7-4/11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
schoppa@ncc.edu

This roundtable discussion invites analyses that strive to map out, the aesthetic, socio-political, and/or pedagogical parameters of Contemporary American Literature.

CFP: 18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Conference (Abstracts due Oct. 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
18th- and 19th-C. British Women Writers Association /Texas A&M University
contact email: 
BWWC18@tamu.edu

The 18th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

"Journeys"
April 8-11, 2010

Queer Transformations: From Page to Screen (and Back) (NeMLA 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth McClure
contact email: 
emcclure@umd.edu

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Much has been written on how queer characters in novels are “straightened” in mainstream television and film adaptations. This panel seeks to investigate the opposite practice: the queering of straight or coded characters in the process of adaptation from written text to film, television, or fan fiction.

Philosophy as Critical Theory: The Dialectic of Enlightenment Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel White
contact email: 
dwhite@fau.edu

In The Dialectic of Enlightenment (Dialektik der Aufklärung, 1944) Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno invoked the voyage of Odysseus—especially his encounter with the Sirens—as a sustained metapho

Boundaries and Bridges: English Studies in the Borderlands -- March 19 & 20 San Juan, Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
The Caribbean Chapter of the College English Association
contact email: 
cea.cc.conference@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] IALJS-5: Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects (Roehamtpon University, London, UK, 20-22 May 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
sims@journ.umass.edu

CALL FOR PANEL PROPOSALS
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies

"Literary Journalism: Perspectives and Prospects"

Call For Publication - Review of the movie "District 9" by Neill Blomkamp

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
f.dellucchese@gmail.com

The journal “Jura Gentium Cinema” is seeking reviews (between 5000 and 10000 words) for the New Zealand-South African movie " District 9" by Neill Blomkamp.

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