category: cultural studies and historical approaches

SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED [February 7] for Composing Live(s) Symposium - March 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association
contact email: 
MEGAAblog@gmail.com

The 8th Annual Miami University English Graduate Student and Adjunct Association Symposium
Composing Live(s): Writing the Self and the Other within the Disciplines

Teaching (Neo) Slave Narratives, January 5-8, 2012 (Special Session)

full name / name of organization: 
127th MLA Annual Convention-Seattle, 5–8 January 2012
contact email: 
duerr001@crimson.ua.edu

*Teaching (Neo) Slave Narratives*

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana Association of College Composition
contact email: 
lacc2011@louisiana.edu

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA
March 17-19, 2011

Conference website now online: http://la-cc.org/lacc2011
NOTE: New deadline for abstracts is now February 15, 2011.

Sirens (women in fantasy) - 10/6/2011-10/7/2011 - 5/7/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Hallie Tibbetts / Narrate Conferences
contact email: 
programming at sirensconference.org



CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Sirens
Vail, Colorado
October 6–9, 2011
A conference on women in fantasy literature presented by Narrate Conferences, Inc.

Words on Words and Dictionaries - Special Issue of Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses (Deadline: 20th May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Alicante
contact email: 
RAEI@ua.es

Words on Words and Dictionaries

Special Issue of Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

○ Important dates

* Submission of manuscripts for peer review: 20th May 2011

[Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

Location: School of American Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, U.K. (Arts 2, Room 3.26/3.27)

Hitchcock's Lesser Hollywood Films - Nov 5-6, 2011 (Abstracts due Mar 20)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient/Modern Languages Association)
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

Alfred Hitchcock has been the focus of intense critical scrutiny; however, this focus has, to a large extent, anointed a select group of films (Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, etc).

"East/West Cultural Passage Annual Conference: Contact Zones in the Global World", Sibiu, Romania, 6-7 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
Anca Iancu <ancaian@yahoo.com>; Ana Blanca Ciocoi-Pop <ana_blanca1006@yahoo.com>

The Department of British and American Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the C.

Composing Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cincinnati, Department of English & Comparative Literature
contact email: 
ComposingSpaces@gmail.com

The purpose of this conference is to examine meanings of space in a time of cyberspace, non-space, third space, queer space, and other emerging formulations of space that challenge predominantly physi

Theorizing Wikileaks: Destabilizing the Hegemon

full name / name of organization: 
Public School NYC
contact email: 
naxalbelt@gmail.com

Wikileaks: Destabilizing Hegemonic Discourse

New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
contact email: 
postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joseph Rega
contact email: 
journaljml@gmail.com

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

Practical Approaches to Teaching Southern Writers Outside the South [Deadline March 1, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Associaiton
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO TEACHING SOUTHERN WRITERS OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH
A Society for the Study of Southern Literature Roundtable

Rocky Mountain MLA 2011
Scottsdale, AZ
October 6-8

[UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Session-SCMLA-27-29 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu

Abstracts are invited for consideration in the Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Regular Session at the 68th Annual SCMLA convention in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 27-29 October 2011.

New Approaches to Civil War Poetry (MLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society and Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
jf284@georgetown.edu or epetrino@fairfield.edu

New Approaches to Civil War Poetry | MLA 2012

A Collaborative Panel Organized by the Melville Society and Emily Dickinson International Society

[UPDATE] Lost and Found: Nostalgia in Media - February 25th and 26th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
New York University - Department of Cinema Studies
contact email: 
cinecon2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: LOST AND FOUND: Nostalgia in Media

NYU Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2011

February 25-26, 2011 -- New York University, New York, NY

Oxford Brookes Symposium on Music and Publishing, April 11th 201

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Jan Butler, Popular Music Research Unit, Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
jan.butler@brookes.ac.uk

The Oxford Brookes Popular Music Research Unit, in association with The Royal Musical Association and The Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, is holding a one-day symposium exploring l

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

[UPDATE] Mike Leigh’s Politics and Poetics. Anthology. Polished essay due August 15, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan Cardinale-Powell and Marc DiPaolo, both Assistant Professors at Oklahoma City University’s Department of Moving Image Arts
contact email: 
captainblackadder@hotmail.com and cardinale.powell@gmail.com

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Length/Style: 6,000-8,500 words (including notes), MLA citations.

Terror and Media - CFP for a A Special Issue of Journal of South Asian Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Asian Popular Culture
contact email: 
journalsapc@gmail.com

Special Issue – Call for Papers

A Special Issue of South Asian Popular Culture will be published in July 2013 on:

Terror and Media

Guest Editors: Ritu G. Khanduri and Ronie Parciack

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
Bemidji State University
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

[UPDATE] Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation 2–4 June 2011, deadline: 15 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 13th Annual Conference:

RUINs in Twentieth-Century British Art and Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Twentieth Century British Studies and the Society for Intersemiotic Text/Image Studies
contact email: 
Isabelle Gadoin <Isabeluis2@free.fr>, Catherine Lanone <catherine.lanone@univ-tlse2.fr>

As opposed to the Gothic labyrinths of vaults and broken palaces or shattered abbeys, in the nineteenth century the picturesque legacy grew into a passion for sublime ruins as crystals of time, suffus

June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Announces: Issue 10.4
Featuring Special sections on:
Outsider Criticism
War Reporting
Domestic Space
Theoria
Poetics
Open Submissions: Ongoing

MLA 2012, "Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity"

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Helt / International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
helt0010@umn.edu

This panel will explore Virginia Woolf's literary, aesthetic, or epistemological influence on early-twentieth-century women writers and artists (defined broadly) now far less known than she.

Joyce and Political Theology, 2011 North American James Joyce Conference, deadline Feb. 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mia L. McIver, UC Irvine
contact email: 
mmciver@uci.edu

Welcoming a range of theoretical and historical methodologies and perspectives, we invite papers that explore the intersection of church and state in Joyce’s work. Possible topics might include:

CFP: Special Issue for Northrop Frye Centenary Submissions July 15

full name / name of organization: 
ESC: English Studies in Canada
contact email: 
mnicholson@tru.ca

Call for Papers
Special issue of ESC: English Studies in Canada
on Northrop Frye on the occasion of the centenary of his birth

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
BemidjiState University British Studies
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

The Victorian Age in many ways looked back to the medieval period as a time that was more stable, that embodied ideals to be emulated in the modern world, for examples of sound leadership, orthodox be

A World of Texts: Cultural Studies & Intertextual Relations

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina Wilmington - Graduate English Association
contact email: 
uncwgea@gmail.com

Conference Date: April 16, 2011 from 10 AM – 6PM
Location: University of North Carolina Wilmington, Morton Hall
Submission Deadline: February 25, 2011

Neo-Historical Exoticism and Contemporary Fiction Symposium 14 June 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
contact email: 
Elodie.Rousselot@port.ac.uk

The current phenomenon of the neo-Victorian, neo-Edwardian, neo-Forties, and more recently, neo-Tudor novel, seems to confirm contemporary culture’s persisting fascination with re-visiting and re-fo

2-3 June 2011: Youth Challenges Traditions? Reconsidering Changes in Austrian and British Society 1960-1989

full name / name of organization: 
University of London, School of Advanced Study, Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
contact email: 
Bianca.Zaininger@postgrad.sas.ac.uk

Call for papers

Dance and Somatic Practices Conference, 8 -10 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Coventry University, School of Art & Design
contact email: 
kramerp@uni.coventry.ac.uk

Fostering trans-disciplinary perspectives on embodied process and performance

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