category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Romance of Sidney and Spenser - Seminar (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
31ag22@queensu.ca; julia.gingerich@queensu.ca

NeMLA 2015 46th Annual Convention
Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015

The Romance of Sidney and Spenser

LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
James Cook University (Australia)
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Scenarios for the apocalypse seem to proliferate in popular culture. John R.

Psychoanalysis in Cultural Studies: Readings and Proposals - Bochum, Germany - 19-20 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Englisches Seminar
contact email: 
claus-ulrich.viol@rub.de

Keynote speakers:
Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck, University of London)
Michael Rustin (University of East London)

Call for Peer Reviewers | Kaleidoscope journal

full name / name of organization: 
Laura McKenzie | Durham University
contact email: 
laura.mckenzie@durham.ac.uk

Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Lord of the Rings (The Mithril Turtle)--DUE JULY 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Markey Butler/University of Maryland
contact email: 
mbutler5@umd.edu

2014 is the sixtieth anniversary of Lord of the Rings. The Mithril Turtle is the University of Maryland College Park’s commemoration of this important literary and cultural milestone.

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism - Texture

full name / name of organization: 
Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism
contact email: 
movie.journal@gmail.com

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism (http://warwick.ac.uk/go/moviejournal) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal, and a joint venture between the Universities of Warwick, Reading, and Oxford.

NeMLA CFP: Growth in Writing, Teaching, and Learning

full name / name of organization: 
Hilarie Ashton
contact email: 
hashton@gc.cuny.edu

In his classic composition text Writing Without Teachers, Peter Elbow asks us to consider the metaphor of growing as a way to encourage and teach fluid, flexible writing: "Instead of a two-step transa

CFP: Biopic Adaptations Centre for Adaptations De Montfort University Leicester 24 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Although ‘biopics’, or film biographies, have been around since the beginning of cinema, scholarly interest in the subject is only beginning to develop.

'Regional Gothic', Collection of Essays, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt, Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
contact email: 
w.hughes@bathspa.ac.uk and ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

CFP 'Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts,' One Day Symposium, 18th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers:
William Hughes, Bath Spa University
Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

CFP: Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Network for Media & Persuasive Communication Bangor University, Bangor, UK
contact email: 
mediapoliticsconference@bangor.ac.uk

Political Studies Association Media & Politics Group
Annual Conference
Theme: Media, Persuasion and Human Rights
Hosted by Network for Media & Persuasive Communication

UPDATE: Deadline for Sumbissions for the Digital Cultures Issue Extended to August 15

full name / name of organization: 
The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
cbaron@bgsu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: The Projector: A Journal on Film, Media, and Culture is seeking submissions for a special issue on digital culture.

The Many Dangers of Photography: The Image of Photography in Literature - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Madloch, Montclair State University
contact email: 
madlochj@mail.montclair.edu

This panel will examine the picture of photography in literature since the nineteenth century to modern days. We especially invite papers concerned with the problem of various dangers associated with photography. This includes but is not limited to: photographers harming their models or injuring themselves; photographs causing problems in peoples’ lives; cameras threatening people; and possessing photographers.

Queering the Nation: Queer Identities in Early America--For OIEAHC-SEA Conference, Chicago June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Marcia D. Nichols (University of Minnesota Rochester) / Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture--Society for Early Americanists
contact email: 
mdnichol@r.umn.edu

Although Foucault declared that sexuality as an identity is a modern phenomenon dating from the medicalization of sexual impulses in the Victorian era, some recent scholarship has argued that queer se

ICMS - Kalamazoo: Food and Feast in Medieval Outlaw Texts

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Robin Hood Studies
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

“Food and Feast in Medieval Outlaw Texts”

Anonymity and Anxiety in Nineteenth-Century Narratives of London (Deadline: September 30, 2014), NeMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario (April 30 – May 3, 2015)
contact email: 
bwyse@wlu.ca

Liberal Arts International Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization. Texas A&M University at Qatar
contact email: 
liberalarts.qatar.tamu.edu

LIBE­RAL ARTS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2015
Looking Forward, Looking Back: Transnational Perspectives on Globalization
1-3 February 2015
HOSTED BY: TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY AT QATAR

Call for Papers - LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland - James Cook University
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Apocalypse

Narratives of the Interior Body--NeMLA, Toronto April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
websupport@nemla.org

As the interior of the body has become increasingly visible, viewers have learned to, in Lynda Birke’s words, “read the text of the body’s insides.” Popular media have helped make this “text

2015 NeMLA: Recipes for Power: Food and Literacy in French and Francophone Literature (abstracts Sept. 30th)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention
contact email: 
rcope@binghamton.edu

Are we what we eat? One’s relationship to food is closely intertwined with many aspects of one’s identity including ethnicity, social class, and gender, among others.

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK: Intersections of Text, Image, and Research

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Intersections of Text, Image, and Research
SAMLA 86 Poster Session
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Youth, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

We are looking for proposals that address any aspect of the convergence of Popular Culture and American Childhood and Youth.

Sankofa: Reaching Back to Move Forward in Excellence September 27, 2014 Elon, NC

full name / name of organization: 
D.I.V.A.S (Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas)
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Medieval and Anglo-Saxon Cultural Translation Session Panel, 4/30/15-5/3/15

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto
contact email: 
illuminati.valerie@gmail.com

We are looking for papers for a session panel at the NEMLA 2015 Convention in Toronto, running from 4/30/15-5/3/15.

INTERPLAY Graduate Student Conference, October 24-25, 2014, Chicago, IL

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Jones (Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago), Chris Russell (Screen Cultures, Northwestern University)
contact email: 
interplay.chicago@gmail.com

Over the past decade, the diversity, reach and influence of games have expanded to new heights.

Eighteenth-Century Narrative Traffic -- for ISECS Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asia Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
elltam@nus.edu.sg

We invite papers on the following topic as part of a SASECS-sponsored panel at the upcoming ISECS Congress, July 26-31, 2015, in Rotterdam:

[CFP] Urban Pilgrimage: A Special Issue of Room One Thousand, UC Berkeley

full name / name of organization: 
Padma Maitland (UC Berkeley) and Lawrence Yang (UC Berkeley)
contact email: 
roomonethousand@gmail.com

Urban Pilgrimage

-a special publication project sponsored by the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative and Room One Thousand.

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers; [sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation; Open, Non-Thematic Issue

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Second Call for Papers

(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 9th issue. We accept:

Reframing Disaster - 28–29 November 2014, Leeds

full name / name of organization: 
Shamira A. Meghani/University of Leeds, School of English
contact email: 
postcolonialdisaster@gmail.com

2014 is a significant year for commemorating and thinking through the legacies of major global catastrophes.

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

The Struggle for Recognition: The Hispano-American Novel in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Carlos Gardeazabal / University of Connecticut
contact email: 
carlos.gardeazabal_bravo@uconn.edu

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
(NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Critical Essays on Apocalyptic Media in the Millennium: We Dare Not Go Back!

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Firestone, Leisa A. Clark, and Mary F. Pharr
contact email: 
theapocalypsebook@gmail.com

The apocalypse has often been the narrative and thematic subject of millennial media.

Transatlantic Connections Conference, Ireland January 14-18 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
drewtransatlantic@gmail.com

The Transatlantic Connections Conference takes place in Ireland, in 2015. To link to the detailed CFP, please click on http://www.drew.edu/irish/?p=265

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (Aug. 15, 2014) -- MUSIC BEHIND BARS: ARTICULATING INCARCERATION AND POPULAR MUSIC

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher (The George Washington University); Brian Flota (James Madison University)
contact email: 
musicbehindbarsproject@gmail.com

Popular music’s relationship with incarceration has been a long and complicated one.

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