category: cultural studies and historical approaches

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.

Politics and Literature: Controversial and Revolutionary Fiction - Due Date: October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

This online journal is for critical and creative works.

Literature and the Healing Arts (11/1/2009, 3/25-27/2010).

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

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

Oscar Wilde & the Jews (9/25/09; OScholars E-Journal Forum)

full name / name of organization: 
OScholars
contact email: 
ss@tft.ucla.edu

Brief reflections, from 250 to 750 words, are invited for 'Wilde
& the Jews,' a special Autumn 2009 forum in the peer-reviewed

Post/colonial Film: Imaging Identity, Culture and Resistance

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Weaver-Hightower/ American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rwh@und.edu

This proposed seminar for the American Comparative Literature Association meeting to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana (US) on April 1-4, 2010, seeks to further interdisciplinary and cross-cultural di

c pracsis International Theatre Conference Jan 15-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
director@cpracsis.org , cpracsis@gmail.com

c pracsis International Theatre Conference on
"Body, Space and Technology in Performance" Jan 15-16, 2010
Thrissur, Kerala, India.
Last date of submission of abstracts: Ocotber 1

Native American/Indigenous FIlm Special PostScript Issue

full name / name of organization: 
M. Elise Marubbio/ PostScript
contact email: 
marubbio@augsburg.edu

Call for Papers:

American Indian/Indigenous FIlm

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Meeting
contact email: 
marubbio@augsburg.edu

Call for Papers: American Indian/Indigenous Film Area

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM

February 10-13, 2010

Slave Narratives in the Early Americas: 8/31/09 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Early American Borderlands May 13-16, St. Augustine, FL
contact email: 
Nicole N. Aljoe n.aljoe@neu.edu

"Slave Narratives in the Early Americas before 1845:Beyond Equiano and Douglass"

Publishing and Professional Development

full name / name of organization: 
Letizia Guglielmo
contact email: 
lgugliel@kennesaw.edu

We are seeking short anecdotes for inclusion in a forthcoming book (Tentative Title: Publishing for Profit and Promotion) addressing publishing and professional development opportunities for non-tenured faculty (graduate students, part-time faculty, adjuncts, assistant professors, academic professionals, lecturers, and other contingent faculty).

4th Global Conference: Evil, Law and the State - Issues in State Power and Violence (Salzburg, Austria: March 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Evil, Law and the State: Issues in State Power and Violence

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

Call for Papers

Call for Papers on Indian Writings in English

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Jounal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (www.rupkatha.com, ISSN 0975 – 2935) invites critical writings and book reviews from writers for the S

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas (c19 Americanists, 5/20-23, 2010) [9/15/09]

full name / name of organization: 
Toni Wall Jaudon / Ithaca College
contact email: 
toni.wall.jaudon@gmail.com

Imagining Religion, Imagining the Americas

c19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
May 20-23, 2010

This panel stages a conversation between two keywords in nineteenth century studies—-"religion" and "the Americas."

Future Theory, Present Praxes Interdisciplinary Approaches to Thinking and Acting "Timely"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Guelph
contact email: 
future@uoguelph.ca

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Friday, February 26th, 2010

Future Theory, Present Praxes

Encountering the “Other” in the Medieval World: Textual Examinations of Resistance and Reconciliation Across the Traditions

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida Libraries
contact email: 
etucker@lib.usf.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

4th Annual Sacred Leaves Graduate Symposium

February 18 & 19, 2010

University of South Florida Libraries
Tampa, Florida

Glossing is Glorious, A Ring of Commentary, Kalamazoo, May 13-16, 2010; deadline Sept 10, 2009.

full name / name of organization: 
45th International Congress on Medieval Studies; Glossator
contact email: 
labbie@bgsu.edu

Glossing is Glorious.
A Ring of Commentary, A Roundtable Discussion

We seek presentations for a roundtable discussion to be held at the

"Punk Rock Warlord: Critical Perspectives on the Life and Work of Joe Strummer" (Proposals due by Dec. 1, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Brady Harrison/Department of English/University of Montana
contact email: 
brady.harrison@mso.umt.edu; bfaulk@fsu.edu

A Call for Papers

"Punk Rock Warlord: Critical Perspectives on the Life and Work of Joe Strummer"

CFP: “Representations of Natural Philosophy” (ASECS 18-21 March 2010, Albuquerque, NM)

full name / name of organization: 
Al Coppola
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu

This session seeks theoretically-informed, historically-particular papers that shed new light on the representation(s) of natural philosophy in the long eighteenth century.

What Postcolonial Theory Doesn't Say: 3-5 July 2010 (UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Bernard, University of York
contact email: 
yorkpoco@googlemail.com

Call for Papers and Panels
What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say

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