category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Semiotics of Revelation

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Semiotic Studies
contact email: 
massimo.leone@unito.it

The roundtable will focus on the semiotic implications of the idea of revelation. What are the characteristics of meaning that is produced, communicated, and received as “revealed”?

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: Dis/solutions: the Future of the Past in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

full name / name of organization: 
University of the Balearic Islands
contact email: 
paloma.fresno@uib.es

10th Biennial EASA Conference: Extended deadline (29th April)

Dis/solutions: the Future of the Past in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

Transnational/Global Beats

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Grace & Jennie Skerl
contact email: 
NGrace@wooster.edu, jskerl@wcupa.edu

Call For Papers
Transnational/Global Beats: A Collection of Essays
Editors: Jennie Skerl and Nancy Grace
Deadline for abstracts: June 1, 2009

New Voices 2009: The Literature and Rhetoric of the Apocalypse (October 22-24, 2009) [GRADUATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Conference: Georgia State University Graduate English Assoc.
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

The 10th Annual New Voices Graduate Student Conference focuses on representations of the Apocalypse as they manifest throughout history, across cultures, and in language.

MPCA/ACA: Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction, 30 Oct - 1 Nov, 2009, Detroit, MI -- Deadline 30 April

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery, Thriller, and Crime Fiction

2009 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 30 - November 01, 2009

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Bibliography and Textual Studies at SCMLA 2009

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lasquires@mail.utexas.edu

SCMLA Annual Conference in Baton Rouge, LA.
October 29-31, 2009

Deadline: April 8, 2009

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel at SCMLA welcomes 15 minute
papers related to:

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (July 10, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Mark Robinson /Bates College
contact email: 
trobinso@bates.edu

Encyclopedia of Slavery and Freedom in American Literature (July 10, 2009)



Speaking of Grief: Death and Language in Modernism (MSA 11, 5-8 November 2009, Montréal, Québec, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Moore (Queen's University, Canada)
contact email: 
4dwm5@queensu.ca

If the Holocaust motivated aesthetic theorists and writers to rethink the premise of the literary mode altogether, stated in one form by Theodore Adorno in his 1951 claim that to write “poetry after

Joyce Hemlow Prize in Frances Burney Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Audrey Bilger/Burney Society
contact email: 
abilger@cmc.edu

Hemlow Prize in Burney Studies

International Multidisciplinary Women's Congress (October 13-16, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Izmir, TURKEY
contact email: 
info@imwc2009.org

Please, note that abstracts of 300 words will be submitted electronically at our website at http://www.imwc2009.org. Deadline for submission of proposals is June 1, 2009.

Call for Publication on the Spatial Significance of Native American Stories and Ideology -- due July 31

full name / name of organization: 
Cristine Soliz
contact email: 
cristine.soliz@colostate-pueblo.edu

We are now accepting submissions for a collection of stories, essays, and poems for a proposed book on comparative American spatial concepts, partially titled “Stories the Land Holds.” The editors

Edited Volume: Harvey Milk and Queer Politics (30/07/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Volume
contact email: 
jbattis@gmail.com

The Queer Politics of Harvey Milk: An Edited Collection

“If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door.”

- Harvey Milk, “In Case” [Audio Tape]: 1977

Mothering and Hip‑ Hop Culture - Abstracts due Aug. 1/09, Publication 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Calixte / Demeter Press
contact email: 
scalixte@laurentian.ca

Please distribute widely...

Mothering and Hip‑ Hop Culture

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR EDITED VOLUME

Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers (SAMLA 2009, 11/6/09-11/8/09, deadline 4/15/09)

full name / name of organization: 
Heidi M. Hanrahan/Hawthorne Society
contact email: 
hhanraha@shepherd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
November 6-8, 2009
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown
Atlanta, GA

"Hawthorne and Twentieth/Twenty-First Century Writers"

Prison Writing / Writing Prison , Récits de prison / Figures de prison

full name / name of organization: 
Deena Rymhs
contact email: 
drymhs@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Literature
Prison Writing / Writing Prison

Prison Writing / Writing Prison , Récits de prison / Figures de prison

full name / name of organization: 
Deena Rymhs
contact email: 
drymhs@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Literature
Prison Writing / Writing Prison: Contexts and Discourses

Language, culture and ideology in the history of Anglo-Italian relations (Gargnano del Garda, Italy, 28-30 September 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Giovanni Iamartino / University of Milan
contact email: 
giovanni.iamartino@unimi.it

The aim of the conference – which is organized by the Dipartimento di Scienze del Linguaggio e Letterature Straniere Comparate of the University of Milan in cooperation with research groups from the

MSA 11: The Languages of Modernism, November 5-8, 2009, Modernist Mediums

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Lusty, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
contact email: 
heather.lusty@unlv.edu

Modernist Mediums

Reading Ethics in the 21 Century (SAMLA, Nov 6 - 8, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Raina Kostova / SAMLA
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu

SAMLA 2009

Reading Ethics in the 21 Century

Call for Papers

“Modernism and Nature” at MSA 11, Montréal, Québec, Nov 5-8, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Essert (McGill University)
contact email: 
emily.essert@mail.mcgill.ca

Modernist representation of nature and human relationships therewith – particularly of animals – has recently received increased critical attention

The Artfulness of Play: Bridging Creative and Theoretical Discourses (Sept 25 - 27, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Ontario, Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism
contact email: 
theoryconference@gmail.com

Children, athletes, actors, and musicians all play. Can academics play too? What do we play?

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College

full name / name of organization: 
Brian E. Butler/UNC-Asheville & Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
contact email: 
bbutler@unca.edu

Call for papers and panel proposals.
All disciplines invited.

Re-Viewing Black Mountain College
An International Conference
October 9-11, 2009

Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body--M/MLA (November 12-15, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Cammie M. Sublette
contact email: 
csublett@uafortsmith.edu

Fabricating the Body: Race and the Body.
Abstract submission deadline: April 20, 2009.

Emotional Cartographies: Affect, Performance, and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
ASTR 2009, Puerto Rico
contact email: 
slw42@cornell.edu

Call for Papers due Friday, May 15, 2009

Emotional Cartographies: Affect, Performance, and Politics

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) 2009
San Juan, Puerto Rico

SAMLA 2009 Session: Teaching Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Luria/ SAMLA
contact email: 
luria@mailbox.sc.edu

Session Title: Teaching Language and Literature
Open Topic

Truth and Method Fifty Years After: Gadamer's Influence on the Humanities. Conference 26-28 August, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University, Netherlands
contact email: 
M.J.A.Kasten@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Truth and Method Fifty Years After: Gadamer’s Influence on the Humanities

2nd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - October 16-17, 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

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Sigma Tau Delta – Xi Alpha Chapter

present

Consuming Cultures — (Deadline: 6/15/2009)

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: a journal of social theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

The theme of this year's issue is Consuming Cultures.

The City (September 24-26 2009)

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.

Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality (2009 NEPCA Conference / Proposals due June 1, 2009 / Conference dates: Oct. 23-24, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
contact email: 
krhart@plymouth.edu

The Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality Area Chair of the Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) seeks individual-paper proposals for presentation at NEPCA’s annual fall conference,

Children of Midnight: Indian English Novelists of 1981 And After (October 31, 2009)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Nilanshu Kumar Agarwal and Dr. Ludmila Volna
contact email: 
nilanshu1973@yahoo.com, ludmila.volna@free.fr

Children of Midnight: Indian English Novelists of
1981 And After

Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities, 11-13 February 2010

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

Textual Echoes: Fan Fiction and Sexualities
CALL FOR PAPERS

5th 'Medievalism Transformed' postgraduate conference - Keynote: Catherine Batt, University of Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Bangor University
contact email: 
medievalismtransformed@bangor.ac.uk, www.bangor.ac.uk/medievalismtransformed

20th June 2009
Translating the Middle Ages.

Submission Deadline: 17th April 2009

Reception Study and Genre Studies

full name / name of organization: 
James L. Machor, Kansas State University
contact email: 
machor@ksu.edu

Papers proposals are invited for a session on the relation between reception study and genre study, which is being organized for the Reception Study Society Conference in September 2009 at Purdue Univ

CFP: “Modernism and Trust” at MSA 11, Montréal, Québec, Nov 5-8, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
John Attridge (Université Paris 7); Leonard Diepeveen (Dalhousie University)
contact email: 
attridge.j@gmail.com

Modernism and Trust at MSA 11, Nov 5-8, 2009

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