category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Occupations - Excursions Journal (extended deadline: 18 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

We have extended the deadline for submissions for the next issue of Excursions Journal, 'Occupations' - the new deadline for submissions is 18th March 2015.

Reading Over Time (MLA 2016, Austin 01/07-01/10; deadline 3/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Rabinowitz and Cynthia Port / MLA 2016
contact email: 
prabinow@hamilton.edu; cport@coastal.edu

“No story is the same to us after a lapse of time,” George Eliot writes in Adam Bede, “or rather, we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.” For a proposed MLA 2016 special

[MLA 2016: Special Session] Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Pinion/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
ktpinion@ncsu.edu

Please consider submitting a 300-word abstract to this CFP for the 2016 MLA convention in Austin, TX, being held on January 7-10.

Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature.

MLA 2016 Austin: Special Session "Aggressive Fictions": Metatextual Critiques of the Reader (Please Submit by March 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
kkwg@uw.edu

Seeking papers exploring fiction that critiques and/or challenges the reader and his/her interpretations and/or rationalizations of the text.

MLA 2016 Austin --Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
zokuzmanovich@davidson.edu

In his Playboy interview Nabokov said: "Sex as an institution, sex as a general notion, sex as a problem, sex as a platitude—all this is something I find too tedious for words.

Radicalisms: Movements and Moments

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University: French and Italian Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
thenuradicals@gmail.com

The organizers of the annual Department of French and Italian graduate student conference at Northwestern University are pleased to announce this year’s conference, Radicalisms: Movements and Moment

Archival Publics: tracing humans/human traces

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association (2016, Austin TX)
contact email: 
mbrown@folger.edu

Following the MLA2016's focus on "Publics," we're looking for papers on the publics that use archives and the publics represented in them.

MLA Special Session, Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American Literature; deadline March 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu

Ecogothic in Nineteenth-Century American literature: This panel explores themes of ecophobia (i.e., fear and dread of nature), extinction, ecological crisis, unsettling (un)natural anomalies, and envi

RMMLA 2015 Santa Fe. Victorian Travelers: Women Writing Boundaries, October 8-10 (deadline: April 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kendall.mcclellan@csuci.edu

Invites papers that consider the boundaries – physical, imposed, and imaginary – that Victorian women travelers crossed.

MLA Convention 2016 (due: 3/15) -- Counternarratives, History, Contemporary U.S. Ethnic fiction

full name / name of organization: 
S. Moon Cassinelli
contact email: 
cassine1@illinois.edu

This panel seeks papers to discuss counternarratives, their limits and possibilities, and their relationship to histories of national belonging in contemporary U.S. ethnic fiction.

Children’s and Youth Culture on the Screen – SAMLA (Durham, NC, 11/13-11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze | University of Texas at Austin
contact email: 
pkunze@utexas.edu

Nine of the ten highest-grossing Hollywood movies of 2014 were based on creative properties from children’s and youth culture, including comic books, novels, and toys.

[UPDATE: EXTENSION & KEYNOTE] “Interconnections: Patterns, Pathways & PossibilitieThe 9th Annual URI Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
URIGradConference2015@gmail.com

The 9th Annual University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference
Kingston, RI Campus

Fashion The Fashion Project: Exploring Critical Issues

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fash7@inter-disciplinary.net

Fashion
The Fashion Project: Exploring Critical Issues

Thursday 24th September – Saturday 26th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Living Life in Public:Exploring the Private Lives of Celebrities / The Celebrity Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
celeb4@inter-disciplinary.net

Living Life in Public:Exploring the Private Lives of Celebrities
The Celebrity Project

Tuesday 28th July – Thursday 30th July 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

[UPDATE] CFP Narratives in rhetoric, composition, and literature

full name / name of organization: 
Textual Overtures Online Graduate Journal from Washington State University
contact email: 
textualovertures@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Textual Overtures Volume 3
Narratives exploring use and mediums in composition, literature, and rhetoric

CFP for SLSA 2015 Panel: Clinical Labor (Deadline: March 20th)

full name / name of organization: 
Panel for Society for Literature, Science and the Arts
contact email: 
satte001@ucr.edu; lserv001@ucr.edu;

Clinical Labor in Biomedicine

The SF We Don't (Usually) See: Suppressed Histories, Liminal Voices, Emerging Media

full name / name of organization: 
Science Fiction Research Association
contact email: 
sfra.sbu.2015@gmail.com

SFRA 2015

The SF We Don't (Usually) See: Suppressed Histories, Liminal Voices, Emerging Media

Date:
June 25-27, 2015

Location:
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

CFP--Crime/Criminal/Criminality (Special Journal Issue)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
http://theapollonian.in/

Vol. 2, Issue 1 | March-April 2015

Deadline of Submission: 15 March 2015

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

UPDATE: Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

full name / name of organization: 
Dan Vena (Queen's University)
contact email: 
d.vena@queensu.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS
Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies--Call for Papers (Updated)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Online | Open-Access | Peer-Reviewed | ISSN 2393-9001
http://theapollonian.in/

Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 1 | March-April 2015

Objects of Global Media

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon / MLA 2016
contact email: 
pbenzon@gmail.com

Objects of Global Media -- MLA 2016 (http://bit.ly/mla16objects)

Gender and Early Modern English Drama - RMMLA, Santa Fe, Oct 8-10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of gender and Early Modern English drama.

Weird South (MLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu and srountree3@gsu.edu

The south has long been tied to adjective “weird,” and not just in Austin, Texas.

IGA 2015 Special Session: The Vampire and the Posthuman

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association Conference 2015 (Vancouver)
contact email: 
chris.koenig.woodyard@utoronto.ca

The Vampire and the Posthuman:
Following a Migrating Literary Form
Special Session

International Gothic Association 2015 Conference
"Gothic Migrations"
Vancouver, BC (28 July-1 August)

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10): Very Short Forms (Nonfiction Prose Forum)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Nonfiction Prose Forum
contact email: 
blennon@psu.edu

15-minute presentations on the aphorism, maxim, sketch, vignette, feuilleton, pensée, prose poem, fragment et al.; on their afterlives or survivals in the networked screen­text media of Web 2.0.

MLA special session, "Service Learning: A Public Face for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Professor Roberta Rosenberg
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu

“Service Learning Teaching and Research: A Public Face for Literary Studies”

20th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference [UPDATE--EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

For our 20th conference, we are seeking papers that address the theme “Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities.” James Fenimore Cooper and Susan Fenimore Cooper wrote at a time when America was gr

[update] International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies[April-June, 2015 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the forthcoming [April-June, 2015]

Death, Desire, and Dialogue: In [Death-] Bed with the Text - 22nd-23rd May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew Power / Saint Louis University - Madrid Campus
contact email: 
desiredeathdialogue@gmail.com / slumadridconference@gmail.com

13th International Conference
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus
22nd - 23rd of May 2015

“Shall I believe / That unsubstantial death is amorous?”
(Romeo and Juliet, 5.3.102-3)

[UPDATE] Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 03/01/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uta.egsa.conference@gmail.com

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place”

Call for contributors The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
ABC CLIO
contact email: 
himalayaencyc@gmail.com

I would like to invite you to contribute to The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture.

MLA 2016 Special Session: Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Pinion/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
ktpinion@ncsu.edu

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please consider submitting a 300-word abstract to this CFP for the MLA convention in Austin, TX, being held on January 7-10, 2016.

Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Pinion/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
ktpinion@ncsu.edu

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please consider submitting a 300-word abstract to this CFP for the MLA convention in Austin, TX, being held on January 7-10, 2016.

Revolutionary Feminist Concepts In Civil War Era Southern Newspapers (1851-1865)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Faith Hinkson
contact email: 
kfhinkson42@students.tntech.edu

This is a study examining the rhetoric of newspaper articles published in the South between 1851 to 1865.

(UPDATE) CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (Deadline March 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

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