category: cultural studies and historical approaches

MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film, "Arts and Sciences" -- due April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS II - Second International Conference on Archaeology of Sound: 30 OCT 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The OTS Foundation
contact email: 
info@otsf.org

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS II

Second International Multi-disciplinary Conference on The Archaeology of Sound.
30 OCT, 31 OCT, 01 NOV 2015
Istanbul, Turkey

MLA 2016, Austin --Nabokov's Journeys

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

Nabokov’s works are full of journeys: real and imaginary, fabulous and forbidden, moral and metaphysical, ecstatic and exilic, journeys into madness and into revelation, transgression and time/timel

UPDATE: Shakespeare and Scandinavia International Academic Conference 8-11 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
contact email: 
shakespeareandscandinavia2015@gmail.com

International Academic Conference
Shakespeare and Scandinavia (SaS)
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
8-11 October, 2015

SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Literature Language and Translation Congress liLETRAd 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Carmen Castro
contact email: 
ccastro1@us.es

The University of Seville (Spain) will host a Conference on Literature, Language, and Translation “liLETRAd” on 7 and 8 July 2015.

Southern Literature Panel: Economies of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
mheilig1@binghamton.edu

In “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” Louis Althusser notes that “every State Apparatus, whether Repressive or Ideological, ‘functions’ both by violence and by ideology.” Bearin

SAMLA 2015- Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

Edith Wharton Society

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism

50th Comparative Literature Conference: Tradition and Inovation: Comparative Literature in the 21st Century 4/15-17 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
vlatka.velcic@csulb.edu

Comparative Literature is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field with a global reach.

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

CFP: American Folklore Society Medieval and Early Modern Section 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Folklore Society: Medieval and Early Modern Section
contact email: 
kerry.kaleba@gmail.com

Call for Papers: American Folklore Society (Medieval and Early Modern Folklore Section)

Long Beach, California. October 14-17

Abstracts due Mar. 25, 2015

Phantom Grief, Prosthetic Mourning: Amputation and the Semiotics of "Loss" (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Grayson (Wartburg College) and Maren Scheurer (Goethe-Universität)
contact email: 
erikgrayson@gmail.com, scheurer@em.uni-frankfurt.de

CALL FOR PAPERS

Asian Americans Writing the South

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Asian American Literature Division
contact email: 
crystal.parikh@nyu.edu

Asian Americans Writing the South: This panel considers Asian American writers (Monique Truong, Lan Cao and others) as they write the history, geography, and politics of the US South.

MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: Rereading Commonplaces

full name / name of organization: 
Mai-Lin Cheng/MLA
contact email: 
cheng@uoregon.edu

Abstracts invited for a special session on commonplace books, to be proposed for MLA 2016 in Austin.

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

MLA 2016 - Forms & Feelings of Latina/o Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Norma Elia Cantú, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Raúl Coronado, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
cantun@umkc.edu; raulc@berkeley.edu

Latina/o literature has long evaded genre classification, mingling fiction, poetry, history, memoir, ethnography, and visual representation. What is captured? Soul? Spirit? Community?

MLA 2016: Latina/o Studies and the “Transnational Turn”

full name / name of organization: 
Norma Elia Cantú, University of Missouri-Kansas City; John Alba Cutler, Northwestern University
contact email: 
cantun@umkc.edu; john-cutler@northwestern.edu

Theorizing the relationships between transnational and local in Latina/o literature and culture. Institutional politics of transnational approaches to Latina/o Studies.

Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco Delgado, Stony Brook University

There has been a striking turn towards the dystopic in contemporary American literature, often related to racial anxieties.

Cultures of (In)Security in Comparison - 31 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Themed Issue Dedalus Journal | Project CILM
contact email: 
s.i.a.araujo@gmail.com and cgc@campus.ul.pt

CULTURES OF (IN)SECURITY IN COMPARISON
Dedalus Journal: Issue edited by Susana Araújo | Susana S. Martins | Carlos Garrido Castellano

Wunderkino 5 Moving Images of War and Peace CFP: April 20, 2015 July 23 – July 25, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
16th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium, Bucksport, Maine, USA
contact email: 
symposium@wunderkino.org

Wunderkino (“wonder-cinema”) are moving images that ignite our curiosity and engagement and help us to rethink questions of creativity, complexity, rarity and the multiple uses and understandings

CFP - InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching (March 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching
contact email: 
cetl@park.edu

Call for Papers
Volume 10: Scholarly Teaching and Learning

[REMINDER] Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

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

CALL FOR PAPERS
Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

South -Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (SAJMS) ISSN:2349-7858 Last Date 25 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Universal Multidisciplinary Research Institute Pvt Ltd
contact email: 
sajmsjournal@gmail.com

South -Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies (SAJMS) ISSN:2349-7858 is an open access ,Bi-monthly English and, peer reviewed, online (e) multidisciplinary journal.

New deadline: CFP for 'Australia Queer'

full name / name of organization: 
Text Journal
contact email: 
jaydthompson80@gmail.com

http://www.textjournal.com.au/

Editors: Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson (University of Melbourne), Dr. Dallas J. Baker (University of Southern Queensland)

Ages of the Justice League (Abstracts due June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Darowski
contact email: 
agesofjla@gmail.com

The Ages of the Justice League
Edited by Joseph J. Darowski
Publisher: McFarland & Company

DLB 378: Novelists on the American Civil War--please submit by Summer 2015

full name / name of organization: 
George P. Anderson / Dictionary of Literary Biography
contact email: 
ganderson@bclpub.com

DLB 378: Novelists on the American Civil War

MSA 2015, Boston, November 19-22

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
charles.sumner@usm.edu

“The Means, Ends, and Representation of Radical Political Experience”

[UPDATE] - Tufts Grad Conference - Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

RADICAL KINSHIP

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

CfP: Texts in times of conflict (8 September 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Textual Studies and The Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

Reflecting on the seismic cultural and political shifts of his own time, Francis Bacon pinpointed 'printing, gunpowder, and the compass' as the technological drivers which had 'changed the appearan

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Academic Autobiographies

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication associated with Enculturation (http://www.enculturation.net) seeks submissions that address academic autobiography.

"Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens" An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity, OCTOBER 30-31, Toronto, Canada

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

Call For Proposals:

Conference: “Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens” An interdisciplinary conference on nationalism and identity
Dates: October 30 – 31, 2015

MLA 2016: Teaching Literature in Public

full name / name of organization: 
James E. Dobson / Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

Papers are invited that address the teaching of literature to public audiences on MOOCs.

250-500 word abstract for twenty minute papers due March 15th.

James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

SLCA: "Positions" October 15-17, 2015 (New Orleans)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts (SCLA)
contact email: 
jblevins@mcneese.edu

Haunting in Short Fiction and Its Adaptations: 20-21 November 2015, University of Angers, France

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Short Fiction Research (ENSFR) (with University of Angers, Edge Hill University, University of Leuven, University of Le Mans, University of Nantes)
contact email: 
michelle.ryan-sautour@univ-angers.fr

There is a long tradition of haunting in short fiction, often appearing in the form of ghost stories, folk tales, fairy tales, and legends. Short narrative indeed appears to embrace the supernatural.

Special Issue of South Atlantic Review: Black Transnationalism [June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Review
contact email: 
Kameelah.martin@outlook.com

CFP SPECIAL ISSUE of South Atlantic Review:
Submission Guidelines: https://samla.memberclicks.net/sar

Black Transnationalism and the Discourse(s) of Cultural Hybridity

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