category: cultural studies and historical approaches

New Forms of Fiction: Exploring blendings and transgressions of fiction and reality

full name / name of organization: 
ProLit -- PhD Programme in Literature at Munich University
contact email: 
brigitte.rath@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Fiction and Reality. Exploring Positions in a Complex Relationship

2009 Summer School in Munich, Germany

Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: American Notes and Queries
contact email: 
rjfrontain@uca.edu

The Fall 2010 issue of ANQ: American Notes and Queries will treat the topic of Women Devotional Writers of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries.

[UPDATE] Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

full name / name of organization: 
Cyber Echoes
contact email: 
textualechoes@gmail.com

Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities

EXTENDED CALL FOR PAPERS

Rethinking Modernism, Rethinking the Child: Modernist Experimentations in Childhood (NeMLA April 7-11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Annual Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
hphillip@rutgers.edu

Modernism has often been considered a transgressive period; however, few have explored modernism’s trespasses into childhood. This panel will consider such questions as: Who is the modernist child?

Absence

full name / name of organization: 
Philament: An online journal of the arts and culture.
contact email: 
slam.philament@usyd.edu.au

Absence

CFP: Generation X HIS-Stories 8/30/2009

full name / name of organization: 
Elwood Watson, Ph.D.
contact email: 
watsone@etsu.edu

We are soliciting papers for a collection of essays that examine the life of Generation X male current or former academics. The anthology is tentatively titled Generation X HIS-Stories.

Seeking a Postmodern God: Representations of the Absent Center in Contemporary Writing (9/30/09; Montreal 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Magdalena Maczynska & Christopher K. Coffman / NeMLA
contact email: 
mmaczynska@mmm.edu; ccoffman@bu.edu

The 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association

Montreal, Quebec - Hilton Bonaventure

7-11 April 2010

Yale CompLit graduate student conference: ZOO

full name / name of organization: 
Yale University, Department of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
zooconference@gmail.com


The show is not the show,
But they that go.
Menagerie to me
My neighbor be...

Emily Dickinson


ZOO

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

Popular Film Criticism in Media Culture (8/9/09; SCMS Los Angeles)

full name / name of organization: 
Will Scheibel
contact email: 
willscheibel@gmail.com

Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference, March 17-21, 2010
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles, CA

Deadline for submissions to this panel: August 9, 2009 11:59 PM CST

[UPDATE] 14th International Hemingway Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland 2010: Hemingway's Extreme Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society
contact email: 
delgizzos@chc.edu

14TH INTERNATIONAL HEMINGWAY SOCIETY CONFERENCE:
HEMINGWAY’S EXTREME GEOGRAPHIES
Lausanne, Switzerland - June 25-July 3, 2010
Proposal Deadline: September 15, 2009

[UPDATE] Queer Harry Potter - Deadline JUNE 15 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Buzny
contact email: 
buznya@mcmaster.ca

The Queer Harry Potter Reader: CALL FOR PAPERS
Andrew Buzny

Fictional Histories/Historical Fictions: Reconceptualizing History in Renaissance Literature, April 7-11, 2010, Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
elizabeth.ketner@plattsburgh.edu

Fictional Histories/Historical Fictions: Reconceptualizing History in Renaissance Literature
Session ID: 10344

41st Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

[UPDATE] Call for Papers and Original Works on Visual Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Rupkatha Journal
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities: An Online Open Access E-Journal (www.rupkatha.com) invites critical writings from writers and original innovative works from the artists f

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended THE CITY (6/15/09; 9/24-26/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Tiffany Eberle Kriner / Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
tiffany.e.kriner@wheaton.edu

The regional meeting of the Conference on Christianity and Literature will explore a wide variety of approaches to the intersections between Christianity, literature, and the city.

Roman Catholicism in Fantastic Film

full name / name of organization: 
Regina Hansen/Boston University
contact email: 
rhansen@bu.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals:
Roman Catholicism in Fantastic Film

6th Global Conference: Sexualities - Bodies, Desires, Practices (November 2009: Salzburg, Austria)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
pas6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference
Sexualities: Bodies, Desires, Practices
(formerly Persons and Sexuality)

Tuesday 10th November - Thursday 12th November 2009
Salzburg, Austria

Call for Papers

UPDATE: Curriculum, Politics, and the Student/Teacher of English Oct. 16-17, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies; University of Illinois @ Springfield
contact email: 
scord1@uis.edu; wcarp2@uis.edu

Curriculum, Politics and the Student/Teacher of English:
The 2nd Conference on the Future of English Studies
University of Illinois @ Springfield
October 16-17 2009
Keynote Speaker:

Teaching American Ethnic Literatures

full name / name of organization: 
Helane Adams Androne, PhD/Miami University of Ohio, Middletown campus
contact email: 
adamshd@muohio.edu

American ethnic authors are literary conjurers of memory and imagination, creating each character full of spirit and consequence, joy and irreversible pains.

Collection: American Literature After the "American Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Gioia Wods and Lance Rubin
contact email: 
gioia.woods@nau.edu and lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

We are looking for 2-3 essays to round out a collection entitled "American Literature After the 'American Century'".

“The Archive and Everyday Life” Conference, May 7-8, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Blacker, Department of English and Cultural Studies, McMaster University
contact email: 
tayconf@mcmaster.ca

Call for Proposals:

“The Archive and Everyday Life” Conference
May 7-8, 2010
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

architecture

full name / name of organization: 
berrin akgun yuksekli
contact email: 
byuksekli@hotmail.com

I am an assistant professor at Balikesir University. I am interested in call for papers about especially architecture and architectural history.

CFP: The Changing Face of the Suburb in Recent American Fiction and Film (NeMLA 4/7-4/11, 2010; due 9/30/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, 41st Anniversary Conference, Montreal
contact email: 
kathy.knapp@uconn.edu

This panel seeks to investigate the way that suburban novels and films represent, critique, and construct notions of community in the context of a suburban landscape in flux: more immigrants now live

Gender, Nature and Culture (May 20-22, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The 4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies (University of Helsinki, Finland)
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 4th Christina conference explores the complex connections among gender, nature and culture.

CFP Anything But Safe: Sex, Sexuality, and Gender ESSAY COLLECTION (July 15 2009 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Pridemore, Taylor Mitchell, Chrissy Auger, and Jessica McKee - University of South Florida
contact email: 
rpridemo@mail.usf.edu

Anything But Safe - Essays on Sex, Sexuality, and Gender

~~~People like sex, society eschews sexuality, and academia banters about gender theory.~~~

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / Hilton Bonaventure – Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
ajsosav@unc.edu

Call for Papers

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures (April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) / Hilton Bonaventure – Montreal, Quebec
contact email: 
ajsosav@unc.edu

Call for Papers

Memory and Violence in Iberian Literatures and Cultures

41st Anniversary Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-11, 2010

The Politics of the Western (9/30/09; NeMLA 2010, Montreal, Quebec; 04/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Darren Millar, John Abbott College
contact email: 
millardarren@gmail.com

Call for Papers

The Politics of the Western

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

Teaching Contemporary Fiction from the Middle East (NeMLA, April 7-11, Montreal; deadline Sept 30, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Sally Gomaa, Salve Regina University
contact email: 
sally.gomaa@salve.edu

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

The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works; CLA, spring 2010, New York; Deadline: 9/15/09

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Prothro Wright, Clark Atlanta University/Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
smcfatt@cau.edu

Session: "The Importance of Country and City Settings in Charles Chesnutt's Works"

Poe’s Modernity and Postmodernity - special issue of Meridian critic, Fall 2009; Deadline for submission: 15 September 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Cornelia Macsiniuc, University of Suceava, Department of English
contact email: 
corneliamacsiniuc@yahoo.com

In celebration of Edgar Allan Poe’s bicentennial year, the academic journal Meridian critic (The Annals of Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Literature Series) prepares a special section for it

Controversy as Art and Political (In)Correctness in Latin America (NEMLA Conference in Montreal-April 7-11, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos (NEMLA 2010-Montreal)
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

In a region where queer sexualities, child abuse and pornography, the relation between the Church and the State, historical traumas from dictatorships, legacies of so-called Dirty Wars, animal brutali

La ville marquée : Branded City

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA French & Francophone Studies
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

UCLA 14th Annual Graduate Student Conference
French & Francophone Studies
University of California Los Angeles
15-16 October 2009

CALL FOR PAPERS

CFP: MP Journal (www.academinist.org/mp) Fall 2009 issue

full name / name of organization: 
MP: an Online Feminist Journal
contact email: 
Lynda_hinkle@yahoo.com

MP Journal (http://www.academinist.org ) is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to feminism and women’s studies.

CFP: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933; NeMLA, 4/7-4/11/2010, Montreal; Deadline: 9/30/09

full name / name of organization: 
Erin Kappeler, Tufts University
contact email: 
erin.kappeler@tufts.edu

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

Session: Formal Progress? American Poetry 1890-1933

Neo-Victorian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies e-journal, published by Swansea University, Wales, UK
contact email: 
neovictorianstudies@swansea.ac.uk

Neo-Victorian Studies (www.neovictorianstudies.com), an inter-disciplinary, fully peer-reviewed e-journal, invites scholarly and/or creative submissions on any topic related to the re-visioning of the

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