category: cultural studies and historical approaches

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

Conference on Democracy and Direct Action: Documenting Indigenous Responses to Neo-Colonialism and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Ortiz, Xicano Development Center
contact email: 
conference@xicanocenter.org

Xicano, Indigenous, and Working-Class communities across the continent are finding new ways to combat and resist the increasing encroachment of global capitalism.

CFP: (Auto)Mobility and Road Culture (Due 12/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association (31st Annual Meeting; Albuquerque FEB 10-13 2010)
contact email: 
mills@oxy.edu

The growing area of (Auto)Mobility and Road Culture focuses on the cultural significance of motorized transport (cars, motorcycles, scooters, or buses) and roads, ranging from the study of road storie

Spring 2010 (March 31-April 3) PCA/ACA Conference --Women's Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lscoleman@eiu.edu

All topics relevant to Women's Studies are appropriate for placement in this area and at this conference.

Poetics of Pain: Aesthetics, Ideology and Representation (2/25-26/2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature - City University of New York
contact email: 
painconference@gmail.com

Department of Comparative Literature
The Graduate Center - City University of New York

Call for Papers

Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference:

SWTXPCA New Subject Area in Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Assoc.
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@gmail.com

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, NM February 10-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Christianity and the Detective Story, NYC, 3/5/2010, deadline 10/1/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Pace University and the Northeast Region of the Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
wraubicheck@pace.edu.

"Christianity and the Detective Story"

March 5-7, 2010
Pace University, New York, NY

Featured Speaker: Ralph McInerny, author of the Father Dowling mysteries.

Margaret Atwood Panel

full name / name of organization: 
The 38th annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900
contact email: 
hoeness@usi.edu and atleswoolf@aol.com

The 38th annual Louisville Conference on
Literature and Culture since 1900
(University of Louisville, February 18-20)

UPDATE: Cultures of Recession (Nov. 20 & 21, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference Hosted by The Program in Literature, Duke University
contact email: 
culturesofrecession@gmail.com

UPDATE: Travel support is now available for some presenters due to generous support from the Duke University Center for International Studies, with priority for international speakers.

Keynote Speaker: Stanley Aronowitz (CUNY), author of How Class Works and Just Around The Corner: The Paradox of a Jobless Recovery

[UPDATE] CFP: Literatary Motherhood in the New World-- Deadline for Abstracts 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Caccavaio--> Northeastern MLA
contact email: 
caccavai@msu.edu

During the colonial period of the New World J. Michael Dash tells us that European colonizers viewed the Americas as a “New Eden” where civilization could be created anew.

UPDATE: Women in Popular Music--Nov. 12-14, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Languages Association (Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages/Midwest)
contact email: 
patriciarudden@gmail.com

Submissions are still possible for this panel, but they must be received no later than August 14, 2009.

[UPDATE] Holocaust Representations Since 1975 (conference, 18th September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of English, The University of Chester
contact email: 
f.haig@chester.ac.uk

Registration is now open for this exciting one-day interdisciplinary conference, addressing recent developments in Holocaust representation across a range of disciplines.

Nature and the Long Nineteenth Century, Postgraduate Conference, 6 February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
natureconference@ed.ac.uk

Call for papers: Nature and the long nineteenth century

Peer English 5 - Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bptutor@yahoo.co.uk

Peer English (ISSN 1746-5621) is a refereed academic journal, now in its fifth year, published by members of the School of English at the University of Leicester.

Shakespeare Connects - Teachers, Scholars, and Performers of Shakespeare - October 2-3, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Grand Valley State University
contact email: 
anderach@gvsu.edu

Grand Valley State University is pleased to host Shakespeare Connects, October 2-3, 2009.

[UPDATE] CFP Call for Editors for Red Feather Journal

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

UPDATE: Call for Editors: Red Feather Journal: an International Journal of Children’s Media Culture (www.redfeatherjournal.org)

"American History and Culture" area at SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Kelli_Shapiro@brown.edu

“American History and Culture” area
SW/TX PCA/ACA 2010
31st Annual Conference, February 10-13, 2010
Proposal submission deadline: December 15, 2009

Literary Motherhood in the New World

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern Modern Language Assn.
contact email: 
grad_kate@yahoo.com

During the colonial period of the New World J. Michael Dash tells us that European colonizers viewed the Americas as a “New Eden” where civilization could be created anew.

Experimental Writing and Aesthetics, deadline 15 December 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Hugh Tribbey/Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
htribbey@ecok.edu

Call for Papers: Experimental Writing and Aesthetics

Abstract/Proposals by 15 December 2009 (Priority Registration Deadline 11/1/09)

Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture - February 10-13, 2010 - Abstract Deadline December 15, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

CFP: Rap Music and Hip Hop Culture
2010 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association

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

A Room of Their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Reed / Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
creed@psu.edu

Call for Papers

Shakespeare in Comics

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Tondro
contact email: 
jason.tondro@gmail.com

CFP – Shakespeare and Comics

[UPDATE]Talking Tongues, Speaking Gestures: International Conference on Orality & Performance (01/12-13-14/10; Deadline10/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Jadavpur University
contact email: 
debashreedattaray@gmail.com, epsita.halder@gmail.com

The oral, as a system of communication, while connecting the speaker and the listener in a network of communitic experiences, produces epistemological parameters status for the individual and the community.The three day-international conference will dwell on the questions of epistemology, identity and agency as emanating from the oral within the social—including indigenous and the cosmopolitan life worlds—without inviting/invoking an essential distinction between the two.

[Update] Footnotes: New Directions in David Foster Wallace Studies

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
footnotesconference@gmail.com

REMINDER DEADLINE 8/15

“These academics' arguments seem sound as far as they go...” –Infinite Jest

CFP-James Bond and Popular Culture-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern/Texas Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

CFP: James Bond and Popular Culture SWPCA 2010
James Bond and Popular Culture
Rweiner5@sbcglobal.net

31st Annual Conference February 10-13, 2010

Computer Culture (Submission Deadline: 12/15/09, Priority Deadline 11/1/09)

full name / name of organization: 
2010 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference
contact email: 
jruggill@asu.edu

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

[UPDATE] Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies, April 6-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Organising Committee
contact email: 
CPCSGlobalisation@unisa.edu.au

The Third International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies will be held at The University of South Australia in Adelaide April 6-8, 2010.

Africans in Europe in the Long Twentieth Century: Transnationalism, Translation and Transfer

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool
contact email: 
dan85@liv.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
AFRICANS IN EUROPE IN THE LONG TWENTIETH CENTURY: TRANSNATIONALISM, TRANSLATION AND TRANSFER
University of Liverpool, 30-31 October 2009

Arthurian Legend at the PCA/ACA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Arthurian Legend at the Popular and American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
arthurpop@me.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Arthurian Legend at the 40th Annual Popular and American Culture Associations Conference

March 31 - April 3, 2010

Renaissance Grand Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

Cultural Studies and Literariness--CSA (March 18-20, 2010)--September 1, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mathias Nilges / Division on Cultural Studies and Literature
contact email: 
mnilges@stfx.ca

Cultural Studies Association (U.S.)
8th Annual Meeting
University of California, Berkeley
March 18-20, 2010

Division on Cultural Studies and Literature

Medieval Automata and Simulacra: From the Daemonic to the Hydraulic [Medieval Congress at Kalamazoo, May 13–16, 2009]

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Adams, Brown University
contact email: 
anthony.adams@utoronto.ca

Puppets, marionettes, golems, androids, automata, moving statues, mannequins, shadow figures—sometimes comic, sometimes creepy, these figures of fun and fright engage us with their

The Corpse as a Contact Zone

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands Conference
contact email: 
kdonegan@berkeley.edu

Seeking papers for an open panel at the Early American Borderlands Conference, the third cross-disciplinary summit for Ibero/Anglo Americanists.

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