category: cultural studies and historical approaches

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline 11/01/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association-February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mcjonet@gmail.com

Individual papers and panels are now being accepted on topics related to any aspect of European popular culture and literature for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be

Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern Period - February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Colloquium - University of Michigan
contact email: 
mfarrarw@umich.edu

Mediating the Sacred and Secular in the Medieval and Early Modern Period
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
February 2015

Toni Morrison and Expanding the American/African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

For the past forty years, Toni Morrison has emerged as one of the pre-eminent authors and social critics of American/African American literature and culture.

Amiri Baraka and the Black Arts Movement: Redefining Black Literary Aesthetic

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

The recent death of Amiri Baraka, the co-founder of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), offers a unique opportunity to assess his legacy, the movement, and the current direction of African American literat

Myth: A User’s Guide. In search of a new epistemology for literary rewritings of myths

full name / name of organization: 
special issue of Interférences littéraires/Literaire interferenties: A Multilingual e-Journal of Literary Studies.
contact email: 
david.martens@arts.kuleuven.be

WSQ: The 1970s (deadline October 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (6/27) -- City Science and City Craft (MMLA, Detroit, Nov. 13-16),

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Wall / University of Michigan
contact email: 
jlwall@umich.edu

Finding a coin in a street gutter, the protagonist of Charles Reznikoff’s 1930 novel By the Waters of Manhattan concludes, “If there was woodcraft . . .

New Essays on Charles Beaumont’s Literary and Cultural Legacy - abstract deadline Oct 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Moreland (University of Ottawa) and Murray Leeder (University of Manitoba)
contact email: 
moreland.sean@gmail.com, murray.leeder@nucleus.com

The editors invite original scholarly essays that address all facets of the writing of Charles Beaumont (nee Charles McNutt).

Special Issue on “HOW TO STUDY ENGLISH LITERATURE”

full name / name of organization: 
The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature
contact email: 
editor@bcdedu.net

Critical writings are invited from teachers and research scholars from any part of the world for the Inaugural Issue of The Golden Line: A Magazine on English Literature published by

Aesthetics and Agency: A Novel Look at Madness at NeMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Aubrey Mishou/ NeMLA
contact email: 
almishou@gmail.com

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

NEMLA 2015: Giving Voice, Appropriating Voices: Representing the Singularity of Suffering

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
lpropst@clarkson.edu

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

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: The Prestige of Literature--Oct. 10-11, 2014 (Ottawa, ON)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Carleton University
contact email: 
prestigeofliteratureconference@gmail.com

This conference aims to explore the role that prestige plays in the contemporary literary marketplace.

Gender and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Feminist & Gender Studies Network, Ireland
contact email: 
gendermetamorphosis@gmail.com

The Urban Metropolis in Caribbean American Literature of Austin C. Clarke, Paule Marshall and Others, NEMLA, April 30-May 3, 201

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)/Toronto/April 30-May 3, 2015
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/cobnvention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15071

This panel seeks papers on the representation of the urban metropolis (Toronto, Brooklyn,etc.) or on comparative studies of such representations in Caribbean literature.

November 13-14 Conference: Abiding Cities, Remnant Sites -- CUNY Graduate Center, CFP due Sept 20

full name / name of organization: 
CUNY Graduate Center Department of Comparative Literature & Italian Specialization
contact email: 
Fall2014GCCuny@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Elaine Scarry (Harvard)

If you can blow whole places out of existence, you can blow whole places into it. - E. Bowen

ICMS Kalamazoo: Transnationalism before the Nation? (deadline Sept. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB)
contact email: 
jenny_tan@berkeley.edu

Graduate Medievalists at Berkeley (GMB) invites papers that place the discipline of Medieval Studies in conversation with the theoretical concept of transnationalism.

[UPDATE] - Deadline extended (6/27) - The Health of Cities: MMLA, Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Waples, University of Michigan
contact email: 
emiwap@umich.edu

From Thomas Jefferson's early condemnation of cities as detrimental to the moral and physical well-being of the American body politic, to contemporary ecocritical considerations of the environmental r

Bright and Risen Failures: The Writing of William T. Vollmann (Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014; Conference: April 30-May)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Patrick F. Walter - State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
pfwalter@buffalo.edu

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

Seminar on “Listen to This: Musical Narrators across Mediums” - April 30–May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
cmculp@gmail.com

What does it mean to employ music to tell a story? How is listening to a musical narrative different from other modes of narrative reception?

CFP The new materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

CALL FOR PAPERS FOR CONFERENCE “ON HAJJ AND PILGRIMS FROM MUSLIM COUNTRIES”

full name / name of organization: 
Professor Dr. Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President, International Islamic University, Islamabad/Chairman of the Conference & Professor Dr. N. B. Jumani,Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences/ Convener of the ConferenceKing Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives, Saudi Arabia and International Islamic University, Islamabad
contact email: 
"hajj.encyclo@iiu.edu.pk" <hajj.encyclo@iiu.edu.pk>

King Abdul Aziz Foundation for Research and Archives, Saudi Arabia and International Islamic University, Islamabad are mutually organizing an international conference in November 2014, on the above

[UPDATE] Call for Papers [IJ-ELTS-July-September, 2014 Issue]

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

The IJ-ELTS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Literature and Translation Studies for July-September, 2014 I

Submission to American Fiction (July 2014 issue)

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net; jgpaek@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

[UPDATE] Intellectual Activism Special Issue of Polyseme Journal Aug. 15

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski / UMBC
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

Reading 'Love’s Labour’s Lost', deadline 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
LLLconference2015@gmail.com

Reading Love’s Labour’s Lost
13-14 February 2015
Paris, France

Literatures of the Fraser Valley - Thursday March 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of the Fraser Valley
contact email: 
ceilidh.hart@ufv.ca

The Department of English at the University of the Fraser Valley is currently accepting proposals for its 2015 conference “Literatures of the Fraser Valley.” British Columbia has long been a beac

CFP: Edited Collection of Essays on Book Clubs

full name / name of organization: 
Julie Tyler, Ph.D.
contact email: 
jjbtyler@gmail.com

I am seeking proposals for essays to be included in an edited collection on book clubs and reading communities.

DEADLINE EXTENSION: CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

MMLA 2014: Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2014@gmail.com

MMLA 2014 (Detroit, Nov. 13-16) - Popular Culture - The Lives of Cities

[update] The Dialogue of Cultures/ The Culture of Dialogue

full name / name of organization: 
University of Ploiesti
contact email: 
conference.upg@gmail.com

The Department of Philology, University of Ploieşti
The Centre of Literary Studies, Linguistics, Theory of Criticism and Culture

in collaboration with

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

[UPDATE] Submission deadline extended: CFP: Travel and Tourism Area of MAP/ACA Conference, Nov. 6-8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
traveltourismmapaca@ymail.com

The Travel and Tourism area of MAPACA seeks papers that discuss and explore any aspect of travel and/or tourism. Topics for this area include, but are not limited to, the following:

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Sustaining Women's Studies, Nov 7-9, Atlanta, GA

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association: Women's Studies Regular Session
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies: Abstract due June 19, 2015

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 19, 2015: SAMLA Women’s Studies Regular Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Altantic Modern Language Association:
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies

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