category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Shakespeare Across The Divide: Early Modern Symposium - February 15-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Florida International University and The Betsy
contact email: 
vdickson@fiu.edu

Shakespeare Across the Divide is the inaugural early modern studies symposium hosted by the acclaimed Betsy Hotel in South Beach, Florida.

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (10/1/15; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/22/16-3/25/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Louis H Palmer, III, Gothic Chair Poplar Culture Association
contact email: 
Louis.palmer@castleton.edu

CFP: The Gothic in Literature, Film and Culture (10/1/15; National PCA/ACA Conference, 3/22/16-3/25/16)

NATIONAL POPULAR & AMERICAN CULTURE
ASSOCIATIONS 2016 JOINT CONFERENCE

Perspectives from the Margins: Reexamining Movements, Figures, and Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta's Far Western Regional Conference
contact email: 
perspectives.abstracts@gmail.com

Sigma Tau Delta Far Western Regional Conference
November 13th-14th, 2015
Organized by the Sigma Tau Delta chapter at California State University, Fullerton

The Digital and the Local

full name / name of organization: 
LINQ Literature in North Queensland, Vol 42
contact email: 
victoria.kuttainen@jcu.edu.au

Extended Deadline: 1 October 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Monsters, Demons and the Jewish Fantastic (Special Issue of Jewish Film & New Media) [Deadline: 1 October, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Mikel J. Koven, University of Worcester
contact email: 
m.koven@worc.ac.uk

CFP: Monsters, Demons and the Jewish Fantastic (Special Issue of Jewish Film & New Media) [Deadline: 1 October, 2015)
Oy! Have We Got a Monster for You!
Monsters, demons and the Jewish Fantastic

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- "Embracing the Other" (a seminar at the ICLA, Vienna, July 2016) Submission Deadline, Aug. 31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rkostova@jsu.edu ; pschweit@su.edu

In the past two decades, universities, professional organizations, and businesses around the western world have placed a great emphasis on celebrating diversity on their grounds, welcoming members, st

(UPDATE) CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline Sep 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

Vietnam War Representations in American Culture - Submission Deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

This roundtable provides an opportunity to reflect on the representation of one of America’s most unpopular and violent wars of the twentieth century: the Vietnam War.

“Shut Up and Send Me More Pigs to Kill!”: Contemporary WWII Film - Submission Deadline September 30, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Brittany_Hirth@my.uri.edu

47th Annual NeMLA Convention
March 17-20, 2016 Hartford, CT
Hosted by the University of Connecticut
Abstract Submission Deadline: September 30th, 2015

[ACLA 2016] Liquidly Queer: Fluids That Matter

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cy295@cornell.edu; jrow@bu.edu

Slick, lubed, squirting, dry: bodies, fluids and the act of sex have long been sensually, erotically intertwined. But what would it look like to move from a poetics to a queer politics of fluids?

[UPDATE - Deadline Extended to Aug 25] Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

full name / name of organization: 
Edited Collection
contact email: 
cbkennedykarpat [at] gmail.com Eric.Sandberg [at] oulu.fi

NEW DEADLINE - AUGUST 25, 2015

Political, Social, and Economic Development in Occupied Countries (16,17 November, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Conference on Political, Social and Economic Development in Occupied Countries / Students Forum Institute
contact email: 
psedo@studentsforum.org.ps

While any proud people will resist the idea that they are victimized, there are undeniable consequences of the occupation of any peoples’ land by an outside force.

Shibboleth 1967/1968 [International Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 2-4 December 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
contact email: 
conference.shibboleth@gmail.com

On behalf of the Institute of Literary Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Institute of Slavic Studies, Polish Academy of Science, POLIN Museum of the

[UPDATE] Public Intellectuals Lecture Series (Fall 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
andrew.mark.connolly@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: August 18

Screening Women's Health - SCMS - March 30-April 3, 2016 - Atlanta

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Minarich / Tennessee State University
contact email: 
megan.l.minarich@gmail.com

Screening Women’s Health

Hell Studies: Presenting and Representing Hell (ICMS Kalamazoo 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Societas Daemonetica
contact email: 
burleyr@bc.edu

The Societas Daemonetica is accepting proposals for fifteen- to twenty-minute papers for the Hell Studies session Presenting and Representing Hell, to be held at the International Congress on Medieval

[Update] Chronicles and Grimoires: The Occult as Political Commentary

full name / name of organization: 
ICMS Kalamazoo 2016
contact email: 
dominique.hoche@westliberty.edu

Whether seen in signs and portents, or read in grimoires or magic books, the occult in the premodern world is both marveled at and feared.

MLA volume: "Approaches to Teaching the Works of Eliza Haywood" (1 November)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Press (editor, Tiffany Potter, University of British Columbia)
contact email: 
teachingElizaHaywood[at]gmail.com

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Invitation for chapter proposals for the forthcoming volume on Eliza Haywood in the MLA “Approaches to Teaching” series .

Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

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

CFP: Recessionary Imaginings: Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and Contemporary Women’s Writing

19th Annual Conference on the Harlem Renaissance at Paine College - Nov. 4-6, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catherine Adams / Humanities Department at Paine College in Augusta, GA
contact email: 
cladams@paine.edu

2015 Theme: The Rise of Respectability and Rebelliousness: Gendered Perspectives of the New Negro Women and Men during the Renaissance

Medievalism in Popular Culture, PCA/ACA, March 21-25, 2016, Seattle: Proposals Due 10/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
contact email: 
cfrancis@bloomu.edu

PCA/ACA 2016 National Conference
March 21st - 25th, 2016 – Seattle, Washington

Shakespeare's Italy (abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the complex and multi-faceted relationship between Shakespeare and Italy.

Paris on Film (abstract due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackie.cameron@gmail.com

This panel seeks participants interested in exploring the many different ways that the City of Light has been captured in films from a variety of countries.

CFP: ‘Cultural Anxiety as Creative Potency of Cosmopolitan Perspective in Comparative Literature’- 2016 ICLA, July 20-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Choon-Hee Kim
contact email: 
eureka@snu.ac.kr

Location: Vienna University, Vienna
Deadline for Panel, abstracts in English or in French by 31 August 2015

Group Section:

Heidelberg Center for American Studies 13th Annual Spring Academy Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Heidelberg Center for American Studies
contact email: 
springacademy@hca.uni-heidelberg.de

Heidelberg, Germany, 14-18 March, 2016

Call for Papers

Performance and/as Exception (ACLA 2016, March 17 -20, Harvard University)

full name / name of organization: 
William Burch (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
Burch.William@Rutgers.edu

The state of exception, theorized by Carl Schmitt and Giorgio Agamben, describes the state’s ability to grant exemptions to the normative order of its own law, and in so doing to perform itself as a

Word and Image on Page, Stage, and Screen in the Long Nineteenth Century, NeMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kate.holterhoff@gmail.com

The organizers of this panel session welcome papers that engage with any aspect of the word-image nexus in illustrated novels, stage productions, or film in Anglo-European or North American culture du

Call for Chapter Proposals - Nationalism and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Tim Nieguth
contact email: 
tnieguth@laurentian.ca

Our world is a world of nations. The existence and fundamental importance of nations, national identities, or national boundaries is rarely questioned.

Comment dit-on queer? Queer Theory in French

full name / name of organization: 
Adam J. Dexter / NeMLA
contact email: 
adexter@tulane.edu

47th Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
17 March - 20 March 2016

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Sept. 30, 2015

[UPDATE] SCMS 2016 - Hollywood Dreams and Publicity Machines

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Labuza, University of Southern California
contact email: 
labuza@usc.edu

Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference
Hilton Atlanta, March 30 - April 3, 2016

[UPDATE] Ruth Rendell: Special Issue of Contemporary Women’s Writing on Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk, f.peters@bathspa.ac.uk and g.wisker@brighton.ac.uk

Ruth Rendell, who has recently died, was one of the most prolific and important female authors of the C20th/21st centuries, achieving many literary awards and honours, plus a Labour peerage.

The Art of the Book (Book Arts)

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
scolar@cardiff.ac.uk

Museum Engagements in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature; NeMLA 2016; Hartford, CT; March 17-20, 2016 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2016
contact email: 
capogna.f@husky.neu.edu

The rise of the modern museum was (and remains) a global event that resonates across literary cultures.

CFP: CCLA Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively 28-30 May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
cclacongress2016@gmail.com

CFP: Congress 2016—Engaging Communities Comparatively

Cities of the Future - NeMLA Conference 2016 - Hartford, CT

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert / Carnegie Mellon University
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

This panel seeks to explore representations of futuristic cities from all periods in American literature, film, and other cultural mediums.

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