category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence (March 14, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Special Issue on "Contemporary Film and Public Life" - Ethos: A Digital Review of Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics (UNC-CH)

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin Mangrum / University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
bmangrum@email.unc.edu

Ethos: A Digital Review of the Arts, Humanities, and Public Ethics—a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary online journal and digital forum based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hi

2015 Walker Percy Conference: The Last Gentleman in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing
contact email: 
wpconf@loyno.edu

The Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing invites proposals for its third biannual conference.

Where: Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Desire and Devotion: Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR, McGill University, Montreal, May 1–2, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR
contact email: 
vehret@mercyhurst.edu

www.eiraar.net


Call for Papers: Eastern International Region Meeting of the AAR, McGill University, Montreal, May 1–2, 2015

Paper Proposal Deadline: February 16, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Art Communication & Popculture

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Literary and Artistic Communication in Nitra, Slovakia
contact email: 
mboszorad@ukf.sk

The Institute of Literary and Artistic Communication in Nitra, Slovakia launches new international scholarly magazine Art Communication & Popculture covering domains of art, art communication and popc

Twentieth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/ Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
ron.kates@mtsu.edu

April 3, 2015
On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Keynote speaker: New York baseball maven Sarah Bunting

Luncheon Speaker: Ken Griffey Sr.

Sequels, Serials, and Remakes: Recycling Fictions in the Fantastic Sphere

full name / name of organization: 
College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

Repetitive narratives are at the heart of popular fantastic culture; we need look no further than the many sequels of _Friday the 13th_ or the serialization of the early 20th-century French villains F

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things (April 10-11, 2015) Deadline: February 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

CFP-Afghan (-istani) – Nation and Narration in Post-Colonial Postmodernities

full name / name of organization: 
Mariam Popal, PhD - University of Bayreuth
contact email: 
popal.mariam@gmail.com

Afghan (-istani) – Nation and Narration in Post-Colonial Postmodernities

Identites in the Making. Dutch Colonialisms and Postcolonial Presents. UC Berkeley Dec 3-4, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
UC Berkeley Dutch Studies
contact email: 
dutchstudiesconference@gmail.com

Identities in the Making - Dutch Colonialisms and Postcolonial Presents
Graduate students conference, December 3-4, 2014, University of California, Berkeley

Organic Food & Agriculture - all aspects - Call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Organics <www.jorganics.org>
contact email: 
editor@jorganics.org

The Journal of Organics is an international peer reviewed open access free journal.

Age, Culture, Humanities: Deadine for Issue #3 - 15 February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Age, Culture, Humanities: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu

Call for Submissions

Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3: 15 February 2015

For Issue #3, general submissions are welcome as well as work on the following topics:

Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere - A One Day Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

CFP: Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere - A One Day Symposium

University of Chester,
Friday, 10th April 2015

Keynote speaker: Dr Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey

Call for Papers: “Interdisciplinary Approaches to Narratives: Getting Lost in Texts”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho - English Department
contact email: 
uigec@uidaho.edu

University of Idaho: March 28, 2015

CFP - Specters of Ethics – in the Trails of Globalization and Futurity

full name / name of organization: 
Susan Arndt / Mariam Popal/ Rinaldo Walcott University of Bayreuth, University of Toronto
contact email: 
popal.mariam@gmail.com

Ethics is a global endeavor bereft of any universal validity. Ethics is subjective, positioned and biased, commuting between subjectivity and collectivity/community.

[UPDATE] Reading the Queer in Literature, Culture and Theory (edited volume). Deadline for submission (extended): Dec. 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Subashish Bhattacharjee
contact email: 
subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com

Submissions are invited for a forthcoming edited volume on the representations of the 'queer' in the various genres and sub-genres of art, cinema, culture and popular culture, theory, philosophy and h

Trance, March 5-6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Center-CUNY English Department Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
trancetheconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Center-CUNY English Student Association Conference: Trance
March 5-6 2015

[UPDATE] Romantic Sustainability--Call for Chapter Proposals (due 1 Nov. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

Just a reminder that the deadline is fast approaching for submissions to the Romantic sustainability project:

Call for Chapter Proposals

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
English Department of Ivy Tech Community College Northwest
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

The Atrium, a Journal of Academic Voices, is now in its sixth year of consistent publication.

[UPDATE] NEW DEADLINE 17 December: "Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 17 December 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

Louisa May Alcott Society: American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference Boston May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society (Contact Christine Doyle)
contact email: 
doylec@ccsu.edu

"Transatlantic Alcott": Louisa May Alcott's status as a quintessentially American writer notwithstanding, literature and life on the other side of "the pond" interested her immensely.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Disabilities Conference - April 10-11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Vanderbilt University - Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research
contact email: 
lucas.f.wilson@vanderbilt.edu; topher.endress@gmail.com

We invite graduate and professional students, academics, professionals, and qualified undergraduate students to participate in Vanderbilt Advocates for Disabilities Education and Research's first Inte

Octavia E. Butler Society American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Octavia E. Butler Society
contact email: 
francisc@cofc.edu

The Octavia E. Butler Society invites abstracts (of no more than 300 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the ALA (http://alaconf.org/annual-conference/).

[UPDATE] Crime Fiction and Community, University of Edinburgh, 10 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
crimeandcommunity2015@gmail.com

Crime Fiction and Community
University of Edinburgh
10 July 2015

Keynote Speakers

Professor Gill Plain (St Andrews)
Professor Mary Evans (LSE)

Call for Abstracts

[UPDATE] JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

full name / name of organization: 
The James Joyce Italian Foundation
contact email: 
joyceconference@gmail.com

JOYCE, YEATS AND THE REVIVAL

The VIII James Joyce Italian Foundation Conference in Rome

Conference Date: February 2-3, 2015
DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: November 15, 2014

UPDATE: INCS 2015 CONFERENCE: Mobilities, Atlanta, 4/16-19, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS)
contact email: 
narin.hassan@lmc.gatech.edu

INCS Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies 2015: MOBILITIES
Loews Hotel, Atlanta, GA
April 16-19, 2015

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Philippa Levine (UT-Austin) and Priscilla Wald (Duke)

Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes PCA/ACA 2015 New Orleans 4/1/15 [deadline 11/1/14]

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA
contact email: 
disasterculture@yahoo.com

PCA/ACA 2015 New Orleans
Disasters, Apocalypses, and Catastrophes (Ficociello and Bell)
The PCA/ACA annual conference begins April 1, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

UPDATE East - West Cultural Passage, deadline extended to 1 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

For the December 2014 issue, East – West Cultural Passage (http://magazines.ulbsibiu.ro/ewcp/index.htm) seeks quality essays in the fields of language (Pragmatics, Semantics, Semiotics, Socio-lingui

PUBLICATION NOTICE: Kaleidoscope Journal, Issue 6.1

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

Dear All,

Sexual (Dis)continuities: A Graduate Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center, Department of French
contact email: 
sexualdiscontinuities@gmail.com

Foucault’s influence on the field of sexuality studies is undeniable, yet many scholars have taken him to task for his famous assertion that the nineteenth-century gave birth to the homosexual as

Food, Power, Exchange and Identity: Food and Foodstuffs in the French and Francophone Worlds: SALT

full name / name of organization: 
Henri Peyre French Institute at the Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
henripeyrefrenchinstitute@gmail.com or fsautman@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar: SALT

Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University/ English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

Inspired by our era of globalization and instantaneous communication, the Duquesne University English Department Graduate Student Conference is asking about access, especially in pre- and early modern

Libraries, Archives, Museums, & Popular Culture Area, SWACPA. Deadline 11/1/14, conference 2/11-14/15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
janet.b.croft@rutgers.edu

CFP: Libraries, Archives, Museums, & Popular Culture Area, Southwest Popular/American Culture Association

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: November 1, 2014

LURe Journal Call for Papers!

full name / name of organization: 
LURe Journal
contact email: 
lurejournal@gmail.com

The journal for Literary Undergraduate Research in English, LURe, invites undergraduate students from any institution to submit manuscripts for our upcoming issue.

CfP: Gender and the Erotic

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@.uni-koeln.de

In the cultural imagination, expressions of the erotic – sex, desire, relationships – are intrinsically linked to gender.

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