category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Julia Margaret Cameron: A Bicentenary Conference, 3-5 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Boyce and Patricia Pulham, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
jmcbicentenary@port.ac.uk

The 2015 bicentennial anniversary of Julia Margaret Cameron’s birth is a timely opportunity for a reappraisal of the interdisciplinary significance of her work.

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session Contractual Publics: Between Precedents and Future Risk (please submit by March 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
taylorsuzanne@uchicago.edu

We will examine literary texts as political events that can rewrite the past, reevaluate the present, and posit new futures.

CALL FOR PAPERS REG/AC JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
JOURNAL OF GLOBAL STUDIES AND CONTEMPORARY ART, Art Globalization Interculturality research group, University of Barcelona
contact email: 
info.regac@gmail.com

Journal of Global Studies and Contemporary Art
Open call for participation in the thematic issue:

Rethinking the public sphere
Intersections between cultural practices and collective space

[update] B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities 7-8 May 2015 in Isparta, TURKEY

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture organized jointly by Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent

Shakespeare, National Origins, and Originality (Collected papers) Submit by April, 30

full name / name of organization: 
Multicultural Shakespeare Journal
contact email: 
jm.gonzalez@ua.es

Shakespeare continues to feature in the construction and refashioning of national cultures and identities in a variety of original forms.

Call for Papers (Volume 2, Issue 1)

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926)
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (ISSN 2356-5926) invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, anthropology, business

Reading and Writing Uncle Remus: Call for Essays (May 15 proposal deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Lee Anna Maynard
contact email: 
lamaynard@gru.edu

Reading and Writing Uncle Remus:
Soliciting proposals for an essay collection on the legacy and future of the Uncle Remus stories.

Studies in the Novel: Seeking Affiliate Website Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

The editorial team of Studies in the Novel is seeking affiliate editors to solicit and oversee content development for the journal’s online archive of indexed teaching tools.

[UPDATE] CfP: Gender Down Under

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
victoria.herche@uni-koeln.de

http://www.genderforum.org/call-for-contributions/

MSA 17, 19-22 Nov.: Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies

full name / name of organization: 
Candis Bond
contact email: 
cbond2@slu.edu

Modernism's Revolutionary Geographies*
*Please send 300-word abstract and brief CV (one page) to Candis Bond at cbond2@slu.edu by April 01, 2015.

[UPDATE} CFP: Media Fields Journal 11: Surveillance Zones Extended Deadline - Apr. 5

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Extended Deadline: April 5, 2015
www.mediafieldsjournal.org

Fabricating the Body: Post-modern and Post-human Bodies (MMLA: Columbus, OH Nov. 12-15 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
efron.2@osu.edu

This year’s Fabricating the Body panel is soliciting proposals for papers that explore the notion of bodies in our post-human or post-modern culture.

Literature and Tourisms of the Long Nineteenth Century - due date June 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

According to the OED, the word tourism enters the English lexicon at the dawn of the nineteenth century, thus institutionalizing the notion that travel is a necessary component of personal development

Literary Form. History and Culture of Aesthetic Modeling (05th-07th Oct 2015; Muenster, Germany)

full name / name of organization: 
Research Training Group "Literary Form"
contact email: 
grklitform@uni-muenster.de

THE RETURN OF FORM.

[UPDATE] 2015 SWCCL - Conference Dates October 1-3, 2015 (submission dealine 03/16/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature - Christianity and Culture: The Interaction of Faith and Literature through the Ages
contact email: 
tcoley@umhb.edu

To to directly to the conference's home page, click here: http://undergrad.umhb.edu/english/swccl

[UPDATE] LITERARY LONDON ANNUAL CONFERENCE 22-24 July 2015 DEADLINE EXTENDED to 31st MARCH

full name / name of organization: 
The Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org or petertajones@gmail.com

22–24 July 2015
Conference Theme: ‘London in Love’
Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Summer School in Ontology - Italy - August 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSO
contact email: 
info@issogrado.com

ISSO - INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN ONTOLOGY
Monday 24 August - Saturday 29 August 2015
Grado, ITALY

Conference "New Configurations of the Mediterranean: the Role of Women", Università della Svizzera italiana, 28-29 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Laboratorio studi mediterranei, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano
contact email: 
federica.frediani@usi.ch

The Laboratorio studi mediterranei (Università della Svizzera italiana) announces the International Conference titled “New Configurations of the Mediterranean: the Role of Women”, in honour of Vi

CFP soundscapes conference; Graz, Austria; Nov 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:
Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6‐8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies
Organizers: Nassim W. Balestrini and Klaus Rieser, University of Graz

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

full name / name of organization: 
David Greven/The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
dgreven@mailbox.sc.edu

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

Mexican Revolution and U.S. Modernism (Boston, Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
ggano@antiochcollege.org

The Mexican Revolution and U.S. Modernism

MLA 2016 - Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature - Sponsored by College English Association (CEA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

Panel Title: Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature.

This panel is sponsored by College English Association (CEA).

Chapter Proposals for "Literature and Ecofeminism"; April 1, 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on ecofeminist literary criticism titled Literature and Ecofeminism.

[UPDATE] Affect, Images, and Digital Media: Engaging Multiple Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Trey Barnett, University of Utah
contact email: 
joshua.barnett@utah.edu

A Trans-Disciplinary Conference at The University of Utah
September 3-5, 2015 at the Tanner Humanities Center

Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel - Journal Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Christopher Lloyd
contact email: 
c.lloyd@gold.ac.uk

Call for Papers
Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel
Guest Editor: Christopher Lloyd

MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

Digital Queers - Call for Abstracts - The New School

full name / name of organization: 
OCR - The New School - Goldsmiths
contact email: 
info@ocradst.org

The Digital Queers Conference at The New School will be in June 25, 26 and 27, 2015, and will coincide with the Gay Pride in New York.

Feminist Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
kdlkosior@gmail.com, lynn.comerford@csueastbay.edu, heatherjoyj@gmail.com

What makes parenting gendered?

Poet-Artist Collaborations (abstracts due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, November 13-15, 2015; Durham, NC
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

Why YA?: Researching, writing and publishing Young Adult fiction in Australasia

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT Journal Special Issue
contact email: 
j.seymour.21@student.scu.edu.au

Editors: Jessica Seymour (Southern Cross University) and Denise Beckton (Central Queensland University)

PROSPERO: Unforgiving Memory. Dynamics, Rhetorics, Paradoxa in Literary Representations of Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Marilena Parlati
contact email: 
marilena.parlati@unical.it

Call for Papers: Prospero 20 (2015), edited by Marilena Parlati (University of Calabria)
Unforgiving Memory. Dynamics, Rhetorics, Paradoxa in Literary Representations of Trauma

Cultural Practices in the South Asian Public Sphere (Austin, TX - January 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association - SALA
contact email: 
abdyzahiri@gmail.com and jfedtke@aus.edu

Call for Papers
16th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
Jan. 4-6, 2016 - Austin, TX

Cultural Practices in the South Asian Public Sphere

MLA Panel: "Writing Publics: Engaging Writing Inside and Outside the Academy"

full name / name of organization: 
Genesea Carter, University of Wisconsin-Stout
contact email: 
carterg@uwstout.edu

Call For Papers for CWPA’s Panel at MLA 2016

Title: Writing Publics: Engaging Writing Inside and Outside the Academy

Gower's Coeval Systems - MLA 2016 - Abstracts due 3/22

full name / name of organization: 
Shyama Rajendran and Jeff Stoyanoff
contact email: 
shyama.rajendran@gmail.com, stoyanoffj@gmail.com

What do the works of John Gower have to say about systems in the twenty-first century?

Gay and Lesbian Studies in Language and Literature at SCMLA (Nashville, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2015)

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

Gay and Lesbian Studies in Language and Literature
Regular Session, SCMLA (Nashville, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2015)

Submit Abstracts by: 31 March 2015

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