category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Architecture & Urbanism, vernacular, building, culture and people,

full name / name of organization: 
Reza Leylian
contact email: 
leylian_reza@yahoo.com

Architecture & Urbanism, vernacular, building, culture and people, city planing design,Traditional Architecture of Iranian Water Mills, Understanding the Importance of Sustainable Buildings in Occupan

Latino Cultures of NYC

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

Leon Edel Prize: Henry James Review (November 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

Leon Edel Prize

CFP: Lost and Othered Children

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Olson
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Edited Collection: Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema

[UPDATE] Subversions of Hi/story and Desire for Memory, October 21-22, 2010 (DEADLINE EXTENDED / ANANDA DEVI PANEL ADDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California Los Angeles
contact email: 
frenconf@ucla.edu

Subversions of hi/story and desire for memory

15th Annual Graduate Student Conference in French and Francophone Studies of the University of California Los Angeles

October 21-22, 2010

[UPDATE] COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

“Travel Narratives and Alterity” ASECS 2011, Vancouver, 9/15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Mona Narain, TCU
contact email: 
M.Narain@tcu.edu

CFP for American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS) 2011 conference panel, Vancouver

Animal Rights and Deep Water Horizon (Deadline for Abstracts: 8/1; Conference: 10/8-9

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Kelly/FGCU Humanities and Sustainability Conference
contact email: 
skelly@fgcu.edu

Call for papers for a panel on Animal Rights and Deepwater Horizon at the 2nd Annual Florida Gulf Coast University Humanities and Sustainability Conference (October 8-9 at FGCU, Fort Myers, FL)

[UPDATE] “‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Ages”

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Medieval Guild
contact email: 
medievaleconomies@gmail.com

The Columbia University Medieval Guild is pleased to announce its 21st annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, “ ‘What is bettre than gold?’: Economies and Values in the Middle Age

We’re plotting our evil, feminist agenda: Women’s Documentaries

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
mbogacka@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers

We’re plotting our evil, feminist agenda: Women’s Documentaries

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-10, 2011

[UPDATE] “Surrounded by Bodies”: Contact, Corporeality, and the Long Eighteenth Century (Deadline: September 15, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ASECS Graduate Student Caucus
contact email: 
n.e.miller@go.wustl.edu

Much has been said about bodies, yet the body still remains one of the most contested concepts in fields such as anthropology, art, history, literature, medicine, philosophy, religion, and gender/sexu

Material Cultures conference, 9/15/2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ottawa
contact email: 
tallen@uottawa.ca

Material Cultures

May 6-8, 2011
Department of English, University of Ottawa

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL August 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle in Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Richardson/SBCC
contact email: 
kimrchrdsn@gmail.com

Activism versus Elitism: Reexamination of the Battle In Seattle

Santa Barbara City College: Sociology 106 with Professor Helen Meloy (Spring 2009)
Written by Kim Richardson

Bodies of Art

full name / name of organization: 
The Center for Body, Mind and Culture and the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
bodymindculture@fau.edu

Bodies of Art

Featured Speakers:
Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art
Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Orlan, Internationally Acclaimed Artist

Visions of the 'Coming Community'/ Visions de la 'Communauté Qui Vient' (deadline for abstracts 29 September 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Nathalie Wourm / Birkbeck Research in Representations of Kinship and Community
contact email: 
brrkc@sllc.bbk.ac.uk

Call For Papers : International Conference
VISIONS OF THE 'COMING COMMUNITY'

Re-thinking the Monstrous: Violence and Criminality in Society (deadline 11/1/2010, dates 7/1-3/2011, Munich)

full name / name of organization: 
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
contact email: 
monsterconference2011@gmail.com

Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Prof. Dr. Peter Becker (Johannes Kepler Universität Linz)
Prof. Dr. David Schmid (University of Buffalo)
Dr. Niall Scott (University of Central Lancashire)

CFP "Romance". Deadline for submissions: October 31, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature, University of Manitoba
contact email: 
Mosaic_Journal@umanitoba.ca

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "Romance".

Modernism, Mediation, and the Image Space (MSA12, Nov 11-14, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
graham.fraser@msvu.ca

This panel, already accepted for MSA12, will explore the intersection of non-canonical modernist spaces with the images and image-producing mechanisms which create and define them.

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY

full name / name of organization: 
Matt Cohen / The Texas Institute for Literature and Textual Studies (The University of Texas at Austin)
contact email: 
amgolden@mail.utexas.edu

Call for Papers: Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies

THE DIGITAL AND THE HUMAN(ITIES): ACCESS, AUTHORITY & IDENTITY
http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/tilts-2011/

Contemporary American TV Series: Between Fiction, Fact and the Real. Universite Paris Diderot, France, May 6-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Ariane Hudelet, universite Paris Diderot, France
contact email: 
ariane.hudelet@univ-paris-diderot.fr

Contemporary American TV Series: Between Fiction, Fact and the Real

International conference, Université Paris-Diderot, May 6-7, 2011

NTUT Silent & Ineffable Conference: Functions of the Unsaid in Literature and the Humanities (Nov. 26-27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, National Taipei University of Technology, Republic of China
contact email: 
ntuteng@gmail.com

“Love, and be silent,” Cordelia says in Act One. To some, Cordelia’s verbal intransigence toward Lear marks her as proud and stiff-necked, to others as truth incarnate.

New Approaches to Daniel Defoe (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Kit Kincade, Ph.D. (The Defoe Society)
contact email: 
kit.kincade@indstate.edu

New Approaches to Daniel Defoe (Essay Collection)

[REMINDER] The Truth of War: Tim O’Brien Panel, ALA Symposium on Fiction, Oct.8-9, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

“The sense of uncertainty must be very similar — the soldiers’ hearts in Iraq must be similar to the soldiers’ hearts in Vietnam.” ~ Tim O'Brien, 2005 to an audience in Valparaiso, Indiana

CFP: Narrating the Public Self: YouTube, Facebook, and Feminism, NeMLA,(April 7-10, 2011, New Brunswick, NJ

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Williams/The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

As twenty-first century modes of communication have altered, the narrating self has had to shift quite rapidly to accommodate the changes.

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations (16-18 July 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kaz Oishi/the JSPS Project Group, “Coleridge and Cultural Negotiations in English Romantic Literature"
contact email: 
kaz@lit.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Coleridge, Romanticism, and the Orient:Cultural Negotiations
International Conference, 16-18 July 2011
Kobe Convention Center, Kobe, Japan

No Longer Silent: Trauma in Contemporary Asian American (Korean) Literature --NEMLA, April 7-10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
jlbmetro@aol.com

No Longer Silent: Trauma in Contemporary Asian American (Korean) Literature

Medical Visions of Modernism

full name / name of organization: 
42nd Annual NeMLA, New Brunswick, NJ at Rutgers University
contact email: 
mmimran@princeton.edu, mctwo@princeton.edu

The emerging disciplines of psychology, neurology, phrenology, and finally psychoanalysis at the end of the nineteenth century supplied the modernist project in literature with new perspectives of the

[UPDATE] Recent Narratives of Asia and the Asian Diaspora. Deadline: November 15, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

A recent CFP called for submissions to the Journal of Contemporary Literature related to contemporary novels of India, China, and the Indian and Chinese diasporas.

Colonial and Postcolonial Travel Narratives. Deadline November 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Contemporary Literature will focus on travel literature related to colonial and postcolonial societies.

Crime and Crime Narratives in Postcolonial Societies, Deadline 11-01-2010

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Socieities
contact email: 
martin.kich@wright.edu

An upcoming issue of the Journal of Postcolonial Cultures and Societies will focus on crime in those cultures and societies.

Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood May 5-7, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lethbridge
contact email: 
childhoods@uleth.ca

Childhoods Conference: Mapping the Landscapes of Childhood

Venue: University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Date: Thursday, May 5 – Saturday, May 7, 2011

COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON 18TH-CENTURY LITERATURE 7/31/2010

full name / name of organization: 
BOOK TITLE: New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture.
contact email: 
NewStudiesin18@gmail.com

New Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture is a collection of essays featuring the work of established and emerging scholars in the areas of eighteenth-century commerce, race, law, genre

Ireland and Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, 11-13 November 2010
contact email: 
Sonja Lawrenson, School of English, QUB ( s.lawrenson@qub.ac.uk )

SECOND AND FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS

Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization

full name / name of organization: 
Amar Acheraiou, PhD
contact email: 
acherayou@sympatico.ca

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

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