category: cultural studies and historical approaches

ICVWW second international conference: Reassessing Women Writers of the 1860s and 1870s

full name / name of organization: 
International Centre for Victorian Women Writers, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
contact email: 
ICVWW@canterbury.ac.uk

The deadline has been extended for the ICVWW second international conference: Reassessing Women Writers of the 1860s and 1870s.

Please see below for details of the extended cfp

[UPDATE] 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

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities (Deadline for Submission: July 31, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ezra Yoo-Hyeok Lee / Center for Locality and Humanities at Pusan National University (Korea)
contact email: 
hk.localities@gmail.com

Call for Papers for the 5th issue of Localities

SAMLA Special Session: Afterlife in the African Diaspora: A Seminar/Workshop (Abstracts 5/15/15;papers 10/1/15;conf 11/13-15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
hendersm@email.unc.edu AND hgmelton@ncsu.edu

This seminar/workshop seeks to spark a critical conversation about how historical subjects and historical texts within the African Diaspora get re-fashioned, re-animated, and re-articulated, as well as parodied, nostalgized, and defamiliarized, to establish an afterlife for African Atlantic identities and narratives. Participants will consider how—as transnational and transhistorical sites of memory—particular performances (textual, visual, or embodied) circulate and imagine anew the meaning of prior personal and textual narratives liberated from their originary context.

CFP Shakespeare after Shakespeare (deadline: 06/25/15)

full name / name of organization: 
French Shakespeare Society
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers
"Shakespeare after Shakespeare"
French Shakespeare Society 2016 Conference
Paris, 21-23 January 2016

Call for #Panelists: #PopCulture #Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

“Pop Culture Parenting” Call for Panelists

The Coral Thomas Fellowship - $75,000 AUD

full name / name of organization: 
State Library of New South Wales
contact email: 
fellowship.library@sl.nsw.gov.au

The State Library of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Coral Thomas Fellowship.

[Update] Literary Histories of Science: Race, Gender, and Class (MMLA Nov. 12-15)

full name / name of organization: 
Leila McNeill/ MMLA
contact email: 
leila.a.mcneill@gmail.com

In the history of science, it has been well-documented that institutionalized science and professional scientific circles actively and systematically excluded people from their ranks based on gender, race, and class. However, what has been underrepresented is the scientific work and endeavors of the marginalized groups themselves. This session seeks to recover some of these excluded voices and stories by investigating the creative, alternative ways that these groups participated in scientific discourse.

[UPDATE] CFP for Edited Collection, Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and Executions

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Vanderwees and Percy Walton
contact email: 
chrisvanderwees@gmail.com

With 5% of the world’s population, the U.S.

The Superhero The Superhero Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
super1@inter-disciplinary.net

The Superhero
The Superhero Project

Monday 7th September – Wednesday 9th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

22nd Annual ACMRS Interdisciplinary Conference in Medieval and Renaissance Studies - February 4-6, 2016 - Scottsdale, AZ

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)
contact email: 
ACMRSConference@asu.edu

ACMRS invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference to be held February 4-6, 2016 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Scottsdale.

Modernism and the Anthropocene (edited collection, DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Jon Hegglund (Washington State University) and John McIntyre (University of Prince Edward Island)
contact email: 
hegglund@wsu.edu or jmcintyre@upei.ca

We are seeking 500-word proposals for submissions to a collection of essays exploring the representation of the Anthropocene within modernist literature and culture.

CFP: Translated Worlds: History, Diaspora, South Asia - Postcolonial Text Special Issue; Papers due June 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Chandrima Chakraborty
contact email: 
chandri@mcmaster.ca

Call for Papers for Postcolonial Text
Translated Worlds: History, Diaspora, South Asia
(In Honour and Memory of Professor Chelva Kanaganayakam)

How Students Think (or not): Engaging the Disengaged

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Across the Disciplines and Around the World

COLLABORATION & BETRAYAL

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA #87 -- Durham, North Carolina -- November 2015
contact email: 
Namita.Goswami@indstate.edu & tmw26@buffalo.edu

In its aesthetic and political senses, "collaboration" has a twofold, seemingly contradictory meaning.

“The State and U.S. Culture Industries” Conference

full name / name of organization: 
United States Studies Centre Institute Building at the University of Sydney
contact email: 
rodney.taveira@sydney.edu.au

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

“The State and U.S. Culture Industries” conference

June 25-26, 2015
United States Studies Centre
Institute Building (H03), University of Sydney

[UPDATE] Call for papers for albeit issue on War Narratives; Deadline June 1

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

albeit invites scholarly articles, detailed lesson plans, book reviews, creative pieces, and nonfiction essays exploring the theme of "War."

Brigid Brophy Anniversary Conference, 9th - 10th October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Richard Canning, Subject Leader for English & Creative Writing, The University of Northampton School of The Arts
contact email: 
ecw@northampton.ac.uk

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the death of Brigid Antonia Brophy (1929-1995) and the fiftieth anniversary of her article ‘The Rights of Animals’, published in the Sunday Times on 10th

Being Humans. The Human Condition in the age of techno-humanism: representations, practices, experiences

full name / name of organization: 
Comunicazioni Sociali. Journal of Media, Performing Arts and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
redazione.cs@unicatt.it

The long-running debate on Post-humanism is now entering a new phase: after the analysis of technological imaginaries and 'frontier cases' that informed the field during the ‘90s, scholars’ attent

SAMLA Special Session: Hybrid Networks: Literature and Science in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
walkerkn@email.unc.edu

This panel welcomes papers on the various social, intellectual, or textual networks among authors and consumers of early modern literature and science.

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

Margaret Atwood Studies seeks submissions [rolling]

full name / name of organization: 
Margaret Atwood Society
contact email: 
kjwaltonen@ucdavis.edu

Margaret Atwood Studies, the journal of The Margaret Atwood Society, invites submissions on a rolling basis from both members and nonmembers.

[UPDATE] Games and Literary Theory Conference (Nov 20-22, 2015, New Orleans, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Timothy Welsh
contact email: 
twelsh@loyno.edu

# International Conference Series in Games and Literary Theory
Third Annual Conference

Hosted by Loyola University New Orleans, Department of English & School of Mass Communication

New Orleans, Louisiana USA
November 20-22, 2015

**Please note, we are EXTENDING the proposal due date to April 17th.**

[Update] PAMLA 2015--Special Session: Temporality and Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015, Portland
contact email: 
markus.bohlmann@senecacollege.ca

Our panel explores the various temporalities at play within the binary realms of childhood and adulthood with the aim of rethinking its teleology of 'growing up' from temporal perspectives.

Issues of Fact: the Pathologies of Fact and the Fictitious in Law and the Humanities [deadline:May 15th, held September 24-26)

full name / name of organization: 
Erasmus School of Law & Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication – Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society
contact email: 
issuesoffact@gmail.com

A three-day conference organized by Jeanne Gaakeer and Frans-Willem Korsten

To be held September 24-26, 2015

Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces, Jan. 28-31, 2016 Louisville, KY

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Southern Humanities Council Conference
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY
January 28-January 31, 2016

"Public Bodies, Private Spaces: Private Bodies, Public Spaces"

Fanfiction and Student Learning

full name / name of organization: 
MediaCommons Front Page
contact email: 
mediacommons.odu@gmail.com

The MediaCommons Front Page Collective welcomes responses to the survey question: How can fanfiction studies enrich student learning in the classroom and within their own reading and writing practices

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies Conference, Plano, TX (4/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa A. Kirby, The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies
contact email: 
LKirby@collin.edu

The Texas Center for Working-Class Studies, housed at Collin College in Plano, Texas, is pleased to hold its inaugural conference, featuring keynote speaker and noted historian Dr.

MSA 17, Modernism and History, Due April 12, 2015 (conference Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Aleks Prigozhin, Adrienne Ghaly
contact email: 
avg212@nyu.edu; ampri@uchicago.edu

From the early decades of the twentieth century the concept of ‘revolution’ has provided modernism with a powerful historical imaginary of rupture and change, encompassing phenomena ranging from o

PAMLA 2015 Special Session: “Faulkner & Time” (11/6-8, Portland) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kristin Fujie, Lewis & Clark College
contact email: 
kfujie@lclark.edu

This special session takes the 2015 PAMLA conference theme of “Literature and Time” as an occasion for reconsidering a topic that has interested Faulkner critics for as long as there has been Faulkner criticism.

Cinematic Journeys of Identity--2015 Film & History Conference (Nov. 4-8, 2015, Madison, WI)

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Film & History Conference
contact email: 
jess.deprest@gmail.com, saundarya@gmail.com

CFP: Cinematic Journeys of Identity

MAPACA -- 26th Annual Conference – Philadelphia, PA – Nov. 5-7, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapacaconfchair@gmail.com

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
26th Annual Conference
November 5-7, 2015
Philadelphia, PA - Sonesta Philadelphia

Call for papers:

Abu Ghraib and After

full name / name of organization: 
Megha Anwer / Purdue University
contact email: 
manwer@purdue.edu

MLA Panel on visual culture after "Abu Ghraib" -- films, graphic novels, photography, political cartoons etc. that invoke/respond to the Abu Ghraib torture photographs.

Securing with algorithms: Knowledge, decision, sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
Louise Amoore, Rita Raley/Security Dialogue
contact email: 
raley@english.ucsb.edu

In a world where the data traces or ‘life patterns’ of human beings are thought to yield new forms of knowledge and novel ways of knowing future threats, the algorithm appears to afford a renewed

Othello's Island Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Art, Lterature and History 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CVAR Cyprus
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Othello's Island 2016

The 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference of Medieval and Renaissance Studies held at the Severis Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus, March 2016

Convenors:

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