category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

UPDATE: deadline extended to Jan. 5 for "Travel and Translation" Medieval Studies Conference at Yale (March 28th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newenglandmedievalstudies.2015@gmail.com

A Call for Papers:
Travel and Translation in the Middle Ages

March 28, 2015 at Yale University

Call for Special Session Proposals: 2015 PAMLA Conference (deadline 1/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for proposals for special sessions for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, Nov

Languages and Cultures in Contact: Catalan and Today’s Europe. Cultural Dialogues through Literary Translations. Apr.17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
dctl.2015@gmail.com

The Centre of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics at the University of Bucharest organizes the first international conference on Catalan Studies in Romania:

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu, jcdmce@louisiana.edu, and kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Evans and Shannon Mancus / American Studies Association 2015
contact email: 
sdavies@gwmail.gwu.edu / rebecca.m.evans@duke.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

UPDATE: extension seeking additional submisions

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

GLOBAL EXPLOITATION CINEMAS: HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK / Ritz Cinema and Theatre, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
exploitationcinemaconference@gmail.com

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Eric Schaefer (Emerson College, US)

CFP: The Literary London Society Annual Conference 22–24 July 2015 ‘London in Love’

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah, University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

First International Symposium on the work of debbie tucker green

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London

UPDATE: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction, Children's Literature Association 2015 Confernece

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization:

Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium - DANGEROUS SPACES - 3/13/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 12th Annual Miami University
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 13th, 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dangerous Spaces

Rural writing / ecritures du rural (Budapest, Hungary) - Call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Fifth EUGEO Congress, Budapest, Hungary on 30 August – 2 September 2015
contact email: 
Fournier Mauricette : Mauricette.Fournier@univ-bpclermont.fr and Marengo Marina : marina.marengo@unisi.it

Call for papers for a special session - EUGEO 2015 - Budapest, Hungary on 30 August – 2 September 2015.

UPDATE: NANO: New American Notes Online, Special Issue--Corporations and Culture [Submission Deadline Extended: March 15 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
jeffreycgonzalez@gmail.com, adam.dunnington.haley@gmail.com

NANO: New American Notes Online
Special Issue: Corporations and Culture

Call for Submissions: Aporetic Press

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

UPDATE 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Health and Society April 11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Providence College
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

As 2014 draws to a close, we're already busy planning for our 6th annual undergraduate research conference at Providence College next Spring!

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Contact Information:

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell

Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama.

Vietnam War "2G": Revisionist Histories and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Isadora J. Wagner / Modern Literature Association (MLA) 2016 Annual Conference
contact email: 
iwagner@go.olemiss.edu

Conference papers invited for a special session on second-generation Vietnam War writers and revisionist histories at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference on January 7-10, 2016 in Austin,

[Update: Deadline Extension] CFP: Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

New Deadline:
January 16, 2015

Trinity Institute’s 44th National Theological Conference - Creating Common Good: A Practical Conference on Economic Equality

full name / name of organization: 
Trinity Wall Street - Trinity Institute
contact email: 
institute@trinitywallstreet.org

From January 22-25, 2015, a diverse group of scholars and faith leaders will offer strategies for developing a more just economy and instill the confidence to take action for social change at Trinity

Call for Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines - Online journal published by the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines is a graduate student-run online journal and welcomes work that exhibits or complements interdisciplinary approaches to producing knowledge.

Passages @ Georgetown, Feb 21, Submissions EXTENDED to January 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
georgetownegsa@gmail.com

- PASSAGES -
The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD and Samantha Pinto, PhD

CFP "Women and Ageing" (International Conference at the University of Limerick, Ireland, 20-22 May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Cathy McGlynn, Dr Margaret O'Neill, Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh, University of Limerick
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

In a time when even Bridget Jones finds herself in her early fifties, it may at first glance seem unwarranted to speak of the invisibility of ageing women in literary and cultural contexts.

Power and (In)Visibility - March 28, 2015 (Abstracts Due January 20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies
contact email: 
gcws.symposium2015@gmail.com

This symposium is an interdisciplinary inquiry rooted in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies that explores the simultaneous nature of hyper visibility and invisibility.

CFP "Tracing the path of tolerance", International Conference at the University of Padua (26-27 May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Enrico Zucchi, Università di Padova
contact email: 
zucchi.en@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Tracing the path of tolerance.
History and critique of a political concept from the early modern period to the contemporary debate

Padua, May 26-27, 2015.

albeit Issue 2.1: New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

Comparative Sinology - International Symposium in China

full name / name of organization: 
International Center for Comparative Sinology
contact email: 
tisselle@yahoo.com

Call for Papers: International Symposium in Comparative Sinology
Organized by the International Center for Comparative Sinology, CUMT

Call for Proposals: "It's Magic"—Volume 6 (2016) of Technoculture, 1 May 2015 through 30 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Technoculture: An Online Journal of Technology in Society
contact email: 
kdorwick@tcjournal.org

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

—Arthur C. Clarke.

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.

—Gregory Benford

Technoculture seeks critical and creative works that use new media and/or are on the subject of technology. Volume 6 (2016), "It's Magic!", focuses on the tropes that associate technology with magic and vice versa.

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