category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Seventh Annual Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies - University of Massachusetts, Amherst
contact email: 
gsargent@english.umass.edu

Dear Graduate Program Directors and Administrators:

[UPDATE] Conference Announcement - Digital Labour: Workers, Authors, Citizens

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Labour Group, Faculty of Information and Media Studies, University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
jburston@uwo.ca

‘Digital Labour: Workers, Authors, Citizens’

NVSA cfp: FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY, April 16-18, 2010, Princeton University

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Victorian Studies Association
contact email: 
gmcweeny@williams.edu

/The peace, that I deem`d no peace, is over and done.
Alfred Tennyson, 1855/

CFP: NVSA 2010
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FIGHTING VICTORIANS: DISUNION, POLEMIC, CONTROVERSY_

Princeton University: April 16-18, 2010

UPDATE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009, Ankara

full name / name of organization: 
17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE Hanif Kureishi and His Work December 17-18, 2009
contact email: 
nbirlik@metu.edu.tr

17th METU BRITISH NOVELISTS CONFERENCE
Hanif Kureishi and His Work
December 17-18, 2009

Becomings, Misplacements, Departures: Butler & Whitehead

full name / name of organization: 
Whitehead Research Project
contact email: 
deena@whiteheadresearch.org

Call for Student Papers
Conference Date: December 3-5, 2009
Location: Claremont, California
Paper Submission Due: Monday, August 31, 2009 to rfaber@ctr4process.org

Postdoctoral Fellowship Modernism and Avant-garde 2010-2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ryerson University
contact email: 
gammel@ryerson.ca

The Modern Literature and Culture Research Center (MLCRC) at Ryerson University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to join an energetic, diverse, and widely published research team at Ryerson University

Lesbian Queer?: Investigating Eighteenth-Century Notions of Women’s Love, Homosociability, Homosexuality, and Queerness

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Gay and Lesbian Caucus
contact email: 
kkrumnow@aol.com

When we talk about a queer eighteenth century, do we include women or is queerness only a male experience? Is there a femino-centric homosexual experience that occurred in the Eighteenth Century?

[UPDATE] “Global Citizenship for the 21st Century” Interdisciplinary Conf. Nov. 15-16, 09

full name / name of organization: 
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
contact email: 
bkinder@csupomona.edu

“Global Citizenship for the 21st Century”
http://www.csupomona.edu/~international/other_programs/callpaper.shtml

Interdisciplinary Conference
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Criticism by Hispanic, Luso Brazilian & Latina Writers since 1900, Abstract 1 Sept 09, Conf Louisville KY 18-20 Feb 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Nance, Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Illinois State University
contact email: 
kanance@ilstu.edu

Call for Papers: Criticism by Writers/Writing by Critics

The Afro-Native (Early American Borderlands Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Miller
contact email: 
markjosephmiller@gmail.com

This panel seeks to develop relationships between Native/indígena and African diasporic communities by considering the diversity of Afro-Native identities and their developments (and antecedents) in

Queer People 5: The uses of the history of sexuality; Christ's College, Cambridge, UK; July 14-17, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Gonda, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge and Chris Mounsey, University of Winchester
contact email: 
cjg29@cam.ac.uk and CMouns@aol.com

The link between theoretical approaches and historical approaches to the study of sexuality in history has undergone a huge transformation in the last five years.

CFP: V. Nabokov’s "The Original of Laura"

full name / name of organization: 
Yuri Leving, Nabokov Online Journal
contact email: 
yleving@gmail.com

Nabokov Online Journal, Vol. IV, 2010
www.nabokovonline.com

Call for Papers: Ports of Call---Cultures of Exchange, UCLA

full name / name of organization: 
UCLA Comparative Literture Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
portsofcall2010@gmail.com

As gateways to other worlds and world-systems, port cities, such as Tangier, Istanbul, London, Manila, and Kobe, one of Japan’s most important ports, are sites of economic and cultural exchange.

The Transnational in Nineteenth-Century America (Sept 1; C19 The Society of Nineteenth C. Americanists Conf. in PA, May 20-23)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Parsons / UW Platteville and Naomi Greyser / University of Iowa
contact email: 
parsonsam@uwplatt.edu, naomi-greyser@uiowa.edu

The Transnational in Nineteenth-Century America:
Land, Water and Zones of Literary Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism

AHRC Postgraduate Colloquium 3rd December, 2009, Bad Behaviour in Medieval & Early Modern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Diane Heath, Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
contact email: 
bad-behaviour@kent.ac.uk

This is an excitingly different one day inter-disciplinary postgraduate Colloquium supported by the AHRC Beyond Text Programme.

Fifth International IDEA Conference: Studies in English (14-16 April 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ATILIM UNIVERSITY, ANKARA, TURKEY
contact email: 
ideaconference@atilim.edu.tr, evrimdogan@atilim.edu.tr

Fifth International IDEA Conference
Studies in English
14 - 16 April 2010
Atılım University, İncek Campus, Ankara

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for Submissions: 1 December 2009

Positioning the New: Chinese American Literature and the Changing Image of the American Literary “Canon”

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Emin Tunc and Elisabetta Marino
contact email: 
chineseamerican09@gmail.com

The reception of Chinese American literature by American critics and readers has undergone numerous changes since the marginalization of the first Chinese American writers.

CFP (Kalamazoo): Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-Serving Colleges and Universities

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities and Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies; Organizer: James M. Palmer
contact email: 
jmpalmer@pvamu.edu

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies (JMIS) jointly sponsor a roundtable on "Teaching Medieval Studies at Minority-Serving Colleges and Universit

Fantasty Ireland: Imaginings and Reimaginings

full name / name of organization: 
North East Irish Culture Network - University of Sunderland
contact email: 
alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Fantasy Ireland:
Imaginings and Re-Imaginings

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

13-15 November 2009

Shirley Jackson Collection (Sept 30 deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett
contact email: 
Longwood University

Proposed Collection: Beyond “The Lottery”: Critical Approaches to Shirley Jackson

Editor: Matthew B. Prickett, Longwood University

CFP: Eudora Welty and New Orleans/SSSL (10/15/09; 4/8-11/10

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
mclaxton@email.wcu.edu

Call For Papers

Eudora Welty in New Orleans
2010 Society For The Study of Southern Literature
New Orleans, LA
April 8-11, 2010

"Explosive Past, Radiant Future", International Colloquium (submission deadline, 30 September)

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
colloquium2010@gmail.com

The Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto
presents

Explosive Past, Radiant Future

an international colloquium, March 19-20, 2010

Talking Tongues, Speaking Gestures: International Conference on Orality & Performance(01/12-13-14/2010; Deadline: 10/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Jadavpur University
contact email: 
debashreedattaray@gmail.com

The oral, as a system of communication, while connecting the speaker and the listener in a network of communitic experiences, produces epistemological parameters "

Reading *Twilight*: Analytical Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Giselle Liza Anatol
contact email: 
ganatol@ku.edu

Stephenie Meyer’s vampire saga, *Twilight*, has sold more than 42 million copies.

CFP: ecloga

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

REGISTRATION OPEN -- Conference: "Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945"

full name / name of organization: 
English Faculty, University of Oxford (UK)
contact email: 
utopianspaces@ell.ox.ac.uk

"Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945", 18 September 2009, University of Oxford

CFP: ‘Disclose’, M/C Journal Vol 12. No. 6 (December 2009) (due October 23 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
M/C Journal
contact email: 
disclose@journal.media-culture.org.au

CFP: ‘Disclose’, M/C Journal Vol 12. No. 6 (December 2009) (due October 23 2009)

‘Disclose’ – Call for Contributions
Issue Editors: Bree Hadley and Rebecca Caines

Conference on Exiled Writers October 22-23, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Karen Tatum/Norfolk State University
contact email: 
ketatum@nsu.edu

Conference Theme: “SINGING THEIR SONGS IN A STRANGE LAND: The Impact of Exile on Diasporan Writers”

CALL FOR PAPER FOR PARSOMEN'S RETURNING AND RENEWED ISSUE

full name / name of organization: 
PARSOMEN - THE QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE IN ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
bilgiparsomen@gmail.com

Parsomen, the quarterly periodical of the department of Comparative Literature in Istanbul Bilgi University, seek submissions of papers for its returning issue in November, 2009 after its interval of

CFP: Contemporary American Realist Cinema - SCMS 2010 (Aug. 15 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Cinema & Media Studies Conference - Los Angeles - March 17-21
contact email: 
justinbhorton@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Contemporary American Realism panel at SCMS 2010

Chair: Justin Horton
justinbhorton@gmail.com

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest (Symposium 5 Dec 09; CFP Deadline 5 Oct 09)

full name / name of organization: 
Berkeley Center for New Media at the University of California, Berkeley
contact email: 
adekosnik@berkeley.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) Symposium

The Future of the Forum: Internet Communities and the Public Interest

John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity (10th July 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Macdonald and Nathan Waddell
contact email: 
buchan-conference@hotmail.com

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

http://ies.sas.ac.uk/events/conferences/2010/Buchan/index.htm

Saturday 10 July, 2010

Re-Orienting English: Paradigms in /of Crisis; date 2009/12/05; deadline 2009/09/01

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
htjian@ntu.edu.tw

What is English studies in the early decade of the 21st century, when the national boundaries are being crossed and redrawn thanks to the international flight, the Internet and people flows, when the

Utopias Today! A Special Issue of the Journal of Contemporary Theory, July 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Vieira and Michael marder
contact email: 
mmarder@stmcollege.ca or piv2@georgetown.edu

Utopias Today!, a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary Thought, forthcoming in July 2010

Guest-edited by Patricia Vieira and Michael Marder

CFP: Guest Editors for Special Issues: Women's Writing 8/1/2009 (initial proposals) 12/15/2009 (final publication)

full name / name of organization: 
WomenWriters.net
contact email: 
kimwells@womenwriters.net

Women Writers scholarly zine seeks proposals for guest editor CFP’s for our yearly Scholarly Special Issue on any aspect of Women's Writing.

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