category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Of Pynchon And Vice: America's Inherent Other (International Pynchon Week), June 09-12, 2010, Lublin, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Zofia Kolbuszewska, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
contact email: 
zofkol@kul.lublin.pl

While focusing on AGAINST TH DAY and Pynchon’s eagerly awaited most recent novel, INHERENT VICE, the conference is open to engagement with any aspect of Pynchon’s oeuvre and any Pynchon-related su

War Stories: The War Memoir in History and Literature, 22-24 November 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Newcastle, Australia
contact email: 
Philip.Dwyer@newcastle.edu.au

From the early modern period through to the present day, both combatants and non-combatants who lived through war have written about their experiences in autobiographical works.

[UPDATE] anthology of essays, Human Geographies: Towards an understanding of Diasporic Subjectivity

full name / name of organization: 
Aparajita De
contact email: 
de.aparajita@gmail.com

In this anthology of essays, tentatively titled Human Geographies: Towards an understanding of Diasporic Subjectivity, we are interested to explore the importance of “positionality and location” (

European Society for Trauma and Dissociation literary panel Sept 7, 2009

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

CFP: Representations of Domesticity and LGBTQ Life, 3/18-20/2010 at CSA

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS for the 8th Annual Cultural Studies Association Conference at Berkeley, California

CONFERENCE DATES: March 18th-20th 2010

John Updike and Eve Kosofsky Sedgewick: In Memoriam

full name / name of organization: 
Packingtown Review: A Journal of Arts and Scholarship from the University of Illinois at Chicago
contact email: 
ljohns56@uic.edu

The editors of Packingtown Review, published by the University of Illinois Press, invites creative and critical submissions on the life, work, and influence of John Updike and/or Eve Kosofsky Sedgewic

[UPDATE] 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

Scriptural Politics: Re-Imagining the Bible in 19th C. U.S. Culture [C19: Society of 19th C. Americanists, May 20-23]

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Maciak
contact email: 
maciak@sas.upenn.edu

We are soliciting papers for a panel on uses of the Bible in 19th century U.S.

Male Femininity in Twentieth Century Literature of the Americas (09/15/09; NeMLA 4/7-11/2010, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Harry Thomas / NeMLA: Northeastern Modern Language Association
contact email: 
harryothomas@gmail.com

This panel aims to identify representations of male femininity in twentieth century literature of the Americas, and to examine the cultural work done by the appearance and circulation of these represe

Capital in Crisis--NeMLA, Montreal, April 7-11, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Shonkwiler / Rutgers University, New Brunswick
contact email: 
a.shonkwiler@gmail.com

How have contemporary writers responded to economic and financial crises?

[EXTENDED DEADLINE10 September, 2009] Fantasy Ireland:13-15 November 2009

full name / name of organization: 
North East Irish Culture Network/University of Sunderland
contact email: 
Alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Fantasy Ireland: Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

Organised by the North East Irish Culture Network

CFP: Creative Writing: Creative and Critical (10/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwriting.org.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Creative and/or Critical work

for

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing"

Libraries, Archives, Museums and Popular Culture area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jbcroft@ou.edu; rtaylor@ou.edu

The Libraries, Archives, Museums and Popular Culture area is soliciting paper proposals for the Annual Conference of the SW/Texas Popular and American Culture Association(Feb. 10-13, 2010).

Update: Pop Goes the Region--the popular and the regional in literature and representation

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
victoria.kuttainen@jcu.edu.au

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LiNQ VOLUME 36 2009:

Extended Closing DATE 1 October 2009

POP Goes the Region

Melville, Media, New Media: Appropriation, Adaptation, Remixing

full name / name of organization: 
C19 Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Conference
contact email: 
csten@gwu.edu and wkelley@mit.edu

“Melville, Media, New Media: Appropriation, Adaptation, Remixing”

Canadian Association for Theatre Research Annual Conference Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
jenn.stephenson@queensu.ca

CATR Conference 2010, Concordia University, Montreal

Reality Television at Southwest Texas Popular and American Culture Association [deadline: 12/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
bell@cofo.edu

Reality Television

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association 31st Annual Conference

February 10-13, 2010

Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Displacement, Dispossession, and Uprootedness (NeMLA Montreal 2010 - 9/30/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Trisha Brady, SUNY at Buffalo, Dept of English
contact email: 
tmbrady@buffalo.edu

Session ID: 10296
Displacement, Dispossession, and Uprootedness

Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, & Personal Narrrative CFP (Deadline: December 15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association (31st Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 10-13, 2010)
contact email: 
mcbee58@verizon.net

Paper proposals on any aspect of biography, autobiography, memoir, and personal narrative are welcome. Literary papers as well as creative works will be accepted.

Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, Feb. 18-20, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
William Harmon, T. S. Eliot Society
contact email: 
wharmon03@mindspring.com

The T. S. Eliot Society will present two sessions of two or three papers each, with a substantial amount of time for discussion.

CFP: The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage Abstract/Proposals due December 15, 2009, SW/TX PCA/ACA, Feb. 10-13, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Janna Jones/Southeast/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
janna.jones@nau.edu

CFP: The Film Archive and Cinematic Heritage
Abstract/Proposals due December 15, 2009

NEMLA, Montreal (4/7-11, 2010): “Romancing America: Authorship and the Writing of Historical Romance (Deadline 9/30, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Kelly, Wilkes University
contact email: 
sean.kelly@wilkes.edu

NEMLA 4/7-11 2010, Monreal

“Romancing America:Authorship, National Identity, and the Writing of Historical Romance”

Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) annual conference Montreal 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research
contact email: 
jenn.stephenson@queensu.ca

The 2010 conference of the Canadian Association for Theatre Research (CATR) will take place at Concordia University in Montreal, May 28 to 31, as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Scie

(Re)Writing Anaïs Nin and Her Diaries (April 7-11, 2010, Montreal)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rspear1@tigers.lsu.edu

---
You carry away with you a part of me reflected in you…
I am not different from you. I dreamed you, I wished for your existence.
-Nin
---

UPDATE Hanif Kureishi and His Work

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
Hanif Kureishi and His Work
December 17-18, 2009

ETUDES IRLANDAISES , Spring 2010 issue/Numéro de Printemps 2010 (non-thematic)

full name / name of organization: 
ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies (peer-reviewed)
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

The Editorial Board of Etudes Irlandaises is seeking submissions for the Spring 2010 volume of the journal.
Scientific project of the review :

Food and Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Pop Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
williamL@purdue.edu

European Popular Culture and Literature CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
http://swtxpca.org/

Submission Deadline: 10/01/09, Priority Registration Deadline 11/01/09

[UPDATE] CFP: Controversy as Art and Political (In) Correctness in Latin America (NEMLA; April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

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

CFP: Call for submissions to the premier issue of Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org), an online, international, int

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Red Feather Journal facilitates an international dialogue among scholars and professionals through vigorous discussion of the intersections between the child image and the conception of childhood, chi

Medieval Lacan: 45th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, May 13-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Hasler
contact email: 
hasleraj@slu.edu

This session invites papers on Lacan's own readings of medieval ethics,philosophy and literature; dialogue between Lacan's

Polygraph, Issue 23 CFP - Deadline: December 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Polygraph: An International Journal of Culture and Politics
contact email: 
partiescfp@gmail.com, polygraph@duke.edu

Polygraph 23—Call for Papers

“Parties, Factions, Organizations”

[UPDATE] Four Dimensions: Spatio-Temporal Shifts Reflected in Nineteenth-Century Literature

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lfash[at]brandeis.edu

Indisputably, the categories of space and time shift massively in the nineteenth-century; technology speeds experience just as urban growth and land acquisition distort space. In 1750 it took 3 days to travel from Manchester to London; by 1850, it took 6 hours. In 1866 one could even send a message almost instantly from Ireland to Canada across Cyrus Field’s transatlantic cable. The quickening of experiential time was also tied to the spatial developments which required travel technology and created new proximities: between 1810 and 1860, while the country acquired huge tracks of western land, the urban population in the United States increased from 6% to 20%, and by 1861 London, the largest city in the world, reached almost 3 million people. This panel will consider these spatial and temporal developments and their effect on nineteenth-century English language literature on both sides of the Atlantic.

UPSTAGE: A Journal of Fin-de-Siecle Theatre and Theatrical Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA and St. Mary's University College, England
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu; paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a new peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century theatre and theatrical culture, seeks submissions for its inaugural issue scheduled for the spring of 2010.

California Culture (Due 12/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference, Albuquerque, Feb 10-13, 2010
contact email: 
mganas@apu.edu

Panels now forming on topics related to California Culture: literature, ethnography, film, pop culture, folk culture, history and historical figures, art, artifacts, photography, industries, geography

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