category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Call for Screendance (dance film) Conference Presentations

full name / name of organization: 
Festival International de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne (France)
contact email: 
specialprograms@videodansebourgogne.com

The International Video Dance Festival of Burgundy (France) is pleased to accept presentation proposals for its third annual screendance conference to be held in May 2015 that explore the theme, “Th

Umberto Eco --- 30th of April, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
the Problems of Literary Genres, University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of University of Lodz, the Senate of the University decided to award Umberto Eco a honorary degree.

Literary Second Cities

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Finch / Helsinki Literature and the City Network / Åbo Akademi University
contact email: 
jfinch@abo.fi

Literary Second Cities
Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland - 20–21 August 2015
Deadline for proposals: 15 March 2015

Intersections Graduate Conference - Thresholds: Presence, Absence, and Territory

full name / name of organization: 
Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University
contact email: 
info@iscs-conference.com

This two-day interdisciplinary conference organized by the Joint Graduate Program of Communication and Culture at Ryerson University and York University seeks to explore the theme of thresholds.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/15/2015] Call for Papers: "Expanding Boundaries and Reconceptualizing Text"

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Florida English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
heatherfox@mail.usf.edu

In her 2014 Modern Language Association Presidential Address, “Connective Histories in Vulnerable Times,” Marianne Hirsch reconfigures vulnerability.

Tolkien at University of Vermont Conference, April 10th - 11th 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Tolkien at UVM
contact email: 
cvaccaro@uvm.edu

Tolkien at UVM 12th Annual Conference April 10-11th 2015
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

SOCRATES 2015 : Publish with Socrates : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

full name / name of organization: 
SOCRATES: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Publish with Us : Proceedings and Sponsored papers

Socrates Journal Promotes Proceedings/Summaries and Sponsored papers :

Proceedings paper:

White, Black, Yellow, Digital: Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
ravaseala@gmail.com or fflorescu@pace.edu

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

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
Edited anthology on Trans* Identities, Childhood, and Nostalgia

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

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

UPDATE: deadline extended to Jan. 5 for "Travel and Translation" Medieval Studies Conference at Yale (March 28th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
New England Medieval Studies Consortium Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
newenglandmedievalstudies.2015@gmail.com

A Call for Papers:
Travel and Translation in the Middle Ages

March 28, 2015 at Yale University

Call for Special Session Proposals: 2015 PAMLA Conference (deadline 1/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for proposals for special sessions for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, Nov

Languages and Cultures in Contact: Catalan and Today’s Europe. Cultural Dialogues through Literary Translations. Apr.17-18, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
dctl.2015@gmail.com

The Centre of Comparative and Cognitive Linguistics at the University of Bucharest organizes the first international conference on Catalan Studies in Romania:

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

CFP: From the Outside: Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
Santosh Khadka, Joanna C. Davis-McElligatt and Keith Dorwick
contact email: 
santosh.khadka@csun.edu, jcdmce@louisiana.edu, and kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Call for Proposals

From the Outside:
Narratives from the Othered in the Academy

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Evans and Shannon Mancus / American Studies Association 2015
contact email: 
sdavies@gwmail.gwu.edu / rebecca.m.evans@duke.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

UPDATE: extension seeking additional submisions

full name / name of organization: 
SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
ksandif@lsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special issue of SYMBOLISM: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
Focus on Caribbean symbolic forms

English Romantic Ecologies: Call for Chapt Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

Chapter proposals are currently being considered for a book, entitled English Romantic Ecologies, on ecological themes in English Romantic writing.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization - UMass Amherst
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

GLOBAL EXPLOITATION CINEMAS: HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK / Ritz Cinema and Theatre, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
exploitationcinemaconference@gmail.com

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Eric Schaefer (Emerson College, US)

CFP: The Literary London Society Annual Conference 22–24 July 2015 ‘London in Love’

full name / name of organization: 
Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

debbie tucker green international symposium, 21 November 2015, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Siân Adiseshiah, University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

First International Symposium on the work of debbie tucker green

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Dr Lynette Goddard, Royal Holloway, University of London

UPDATE: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction, Children's Literature Association 2015 Confernece

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization:

Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium - DANGEROUS SPACES - 3/13/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA)
contact email: 
megaablog@gmail.com

The 12th Annual Miami University
Miami English Graduate and Adjunct Association (MEGAA) Symposium

Friday, March 13th, 2015
CALL FOR PAPERS

Dangerous Spaces

Rural writing / ecritures du rural (Budapest, Hungary) - Call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Fifth EUGEO Congress, Budapest, Hungary on 30 August – 2 September 2015
contact email: 
Fournier Mauricette : Mauricette.Fournier@univ-bpclermont.fr and Marengo Marina : marina.marengo@unisi.it

Call for papers for a special session - EUGEO 2015 - Budapest, Hungary on 30 August – 2 September 2015.

UPDATE: NANO: New American Notes Online, Special Issue--Corporations and Culture [Submission Deadline Extended: March 15 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
jeffreycgonzalez@gmail.com, adam.dunnington.haley@gmail.com

NANO: New American Notes Online
Special Issue: Corporations and Culture

Call for Submissions: Aporetic Press

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

UPDATE 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Health and Society April 11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Providence College
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

As 2014 draws to a close, we're already busy planning for our 6th annual undergraduate research conference at Providence College next Spring!

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Contact Information:

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell

Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama.

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