category: cultural studies and historical approaches

English Dictionaries in Global and Historical Context

full name / name of organization: 
Strathy Language Unit and the Department of English at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
contact email: 
jm27@queensu.ca

Proposals for papers, panels, and research seminars are invited for an interdisciplinary conference on the social, historical and political contexts of English-language dictionaries (unilingual or bil

Southern Lit. and Pop Culture area of MPCA/ MACA

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Canavan/ Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

The Southern Literature and Popular Culture area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Associat

CFP for “Film Grammar and Literary Modernism” at MSA 11, Montreal, Quebec. Nov. 5-7, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
Laurel Harris/CUNY Graduate Center
contact email: 
laurel_e_harris@yahoo.com

MSA 11: Languages of Modernism
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
November 5-8, 2009

[UPDATE--Extended Deadline] 17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar (July 12-17, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Roger W. Hecht, Department of English, SUNY Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

Call for Papers
17th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
SUNY, Oneonta
July 12-17, 2009

"Global Cooper"

The Politics of Creativity

full name / name of organization: 
Thomas Girshin / Binghamton University
contact email: 
tgirshin@gmail.com

There seem to be two ideas regarding what is called “creative,” “expressive,” or “personal” writing in composition discourses.

CFP: [Collections] Amitav Ghosh's 'The Sea of Poppies'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Neerja Arun and Dr. Rakesh Saraswat
contact email: 
drneerjaarun@yahoo.com . rakesh61@gmail.com

We in India are bringing out a series of collections of essays on representative texts of

[UPDATE] Southern Literature and the 1930s - MLA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Brandon Gordon
contact email: 
bgordon@uci.edu

We are looking for a third panelist for a proposed MLA special session organized around the response of Southern writers to the dislocations that the South experienced in the 1930s as a result of the

Humanities June 27, 28

full name / name of organization: 
CPRACSIS CENTRE FOR PERFORMANC ERESEARCH AND CULTURAL STUDIES
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org

Call for Papers
International Conference on Humanities in the 21st Century
“Rethinking Humanities”
June 27 & 28, 2009
C PRACSIS, Thrissur, Kerala, India 680001

African Studies Area at Midwest Popular Culture Oct/Nov 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Brown-Velez
contact email: 
brownvelez@wisc.edu

The African Studies area of the Midwest Popular Culture Association seeks panel and paper proposals for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association conference

MAP/ACA War Area 6/15/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association -- War Area
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com



War Area / 2009 Conference of the Mid Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
Hilton Boston Logan Airport Boston MA 11/5-11/7/2009

CFP: New Victorian/Caribbean Connections

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2009 (Atlanta, GA)
contact email: 
mmuneal@learnlink.emory.edu

Proposals are invited that explore connections between Victorian and Caribbean novels that have not heretofore been put in conversation with each other.

CFP: Angles: An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference on Cultural History

full name / name of organization: 
Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
angles.postgrad@gmail.com

ANGLES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL HISTORY
Birkbeck, University of London
Saturday 20 June 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS - FINAL REMINDER

LOST Multicontributor Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Laist
contact email: 
rlaist2000@yahoo.com

“Lost” Multicontributor Collection

Stefan Zweig’s Transatlantic Connections, Oct 1-3 2009

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Fredonia
contact email: 
vanweseb@fredonia.edu

Papers are invited for an international Stefan Zweig Symposium to be held at SUNY Fredonia on Oct 1-3 2009.

Violence & Passion in 20c Irish Literature & Film (4/15/09; MMLA 11/12-15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Gavin Keulks
contact email: 
keulksg@wou.edu

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Irish Studies Panel
2009 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
November 12-15, 2009
The St. Louis Union Station Marriott

Shakespeare as Critic: In His Time and Ours: Literary, Social and Political conference 8-10 October 2009

full name / name of organization: 
The Shakespeare Association with M.D. University, Rohtak, India
contact email: 
spsdahoya@yahoo.com , bhimsdahiya@gmail.com

ABOUT THE SEMINAR

LECTURE: Professor Ato Quayson, UC Berkeley 4/23

full name / name of organization: 
Center for African Studies, UCB
contact email: 
asc@berkeley.edu

SIGNS OF THE TIMES: DISCOURSE ECOLOGIES AND STREET LIFE ON OXFORD ST., ACCRA
Lecture | April 23 | 12:30-3 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Lipman Room, 8th floor

Book Project-Graphic Novels and Libraries

full name / name of organization: 
Robert G. Weiner Texas Tech University Library
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Papers--Graphic Novels in Libraries and Archives: Ideas and Issues.

Contributors: Film, Disney, Diversity (contracted collection); 5/15, (abstracts); articles, 10/10

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu

Call for Contributors: Film, Disney, Diversity (collection)

"Spaces of Consumption and Disposable Culture: A Material Dialogue in Medieval Europe (c.1100-1500)" by 6/01/09

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Flynn and Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
Rebecca.Flynn@usiouxfalls.edu and Salvatore.Musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

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

Holocaust Representations Since 1975
A conference at the Department of English, The University of Chester,Friday 18th September 2009

Keynote speaker: Professor Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway)

Call for Book Reviews - AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples

full name / name of organization: 
Nga Pae o te Maramatanga
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

Call for AlterNative Book Reviews

Virginia Woolf Panel at PAMLA in San Francisco, Nov. 6-7, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Perrin Kerns/Marylhurst University
contact email: 
pkerns@marylhurst.edu

Call for Papers Online Submission Deadline: March 30, 2009

Political Ecologies (InterCulture e-journal, 05/10/09)

full name / name of organization: 
InterCulture <interculture.fsu.edu>
contact email: 
interculturejournal@gmail.com

InterCulture is a peer-reviewed e-journal seeking academic papers (3,000 to 6,000 words), reviews (1,000 to 3,000 words) and creative work pertaining to the theme "Political Ecologies" (volume 6, issu

Paradoxa, "Three Asias: Japan, South Korea, China,"

full name / name of organization: 
Paradoxa: World Literary Genres
contact email: 
Info@Paradoxa.com

CFP for "Three Asias -- Japan, South Korea, China"

In the wake of globalization, popular culture travels faster across
national boundaries than ever before. In this emerging global

[REMINDER]: Dickens Society Symposium (3/31/09; 8/06-8/09/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bridgham / Dickens Society
contact email: 
bridgham@providence.edu

The Dickens Society’s fourteenth annual symposium, business meeting and dinner will be held at Providence College the weekend of August 6–9, 2009.

Grad Conf: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits. October 8-9.

full name / name of organization: 
English and Art History Departments, University of Chicago
contact email: 
ucgradconf@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Captive Senses and Aesthetic Habits.
A joint graduate conference between English Language & Literature and Art History

Fourth Annual Graduate Conference ~ October 8-9, 2009

Communicating Change, Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow, June 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of Arts and Humanities, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
gsahconference@googlemail.com

COMMUNICATING CHANGE: Weaving the Web into the Future
7th Annual Conference of the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
University of Glasgow * 8 – 10 June 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities--October 16-18, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emory Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ammastr@emory.edu

Constellations: Of Comparative Literature and the New Humanities

October 16-18, 2009
Hosted By:
The Department of Comparative Literature
Emory University

Permanent Vacation: Moves and Departures in Women’s Popular Music

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

For Midwest MLA in St. Louis, November 12-15, 2009

2010 CCCC Feminist Workshop--Feminist Intersectionality: Confronting Identity(ies), Censorship, and Action

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC Feminist Workshop/ Kirsti Cole
contact email: 
4CFeministWorkshop@gmail.com

2010 CCCC Feminist Workshop

Feminist Intersectionality: Confronting Identity(ies), Censorship, and Action

[UPDATE] Modernism/Postmodernism (3/30/09; San Francisco 11/6-11/7/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
amymrobbins@gmail.com

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks papers of 15-20 minutes.

Modernism/Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
3/30/09: PAMLA Conference (San Fracisco 11/6-11/7/09)
contact email: 
amymrobbins@gmail.com

A newly formed panel entitled Modernism/Postmodernism, to be held at the annual PAMLA conference in San Francisco (11/6-11/7/09), seeks submissions for papers of 15-20 minutes.

Final CFP: “The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe” (update)

full name / name of organization: 
Angelaki
contact email: 
bradatan@hotmail.com

(Please circulate widely & apologies for cross-postings!)

Final Call for Papers: “The Unbearable Charm of Frailty. Philosophizing in/on Eastern Europe.”

Tolkien Society Seminar: Journeys & Destinations - London UK - June 27, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Collier / The Tolkien Society
contact email: 
edsec@tolkiensociety.org

Call for Papers:

Tolkien Society Seminar: Journeys & Destinations
Sir John Soane's Museum, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP
Saturday, June 27, 2009

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