category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Women, Marriage & Family

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Brigham Young University
contact email: 
Anca_sprenger@byu.edu

BYU Women’s Studies 4th Annual Conference November 6-8, 2014

Women, Marriage & Family

CALL FOR PAPERS

Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Clapp and Emily Ridge
contact email: 
jmclapp@ied.edu.hk

Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives
Call for Contributions to an Edited Volume of Essays

[UPDATE-deadline extended] The Anthropocene and Deep-Time in Literary Studies | MLA 8-11 Jan. 2015, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser
contact email: 
houserh@mail.utexas.edu

Inviting proposals for papers on the importance of deep time, geology, and evolution for 20th- and 21st-century American literature and culture in the context of discussions of the Anthropocene.

[UPDATE] American Imperialism and National Identity, 14th June, proposal deadline 28th March

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University (UK)
contact email: 
aii.durham2014@gmail.com

Throughout the twentieth century the United States has risen to the role of World Power, with its political, cultural, social and economic influence stretching far beyond its own borders.

[UPDATE] Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 31 - November 2, 2014
Riverside, CA
Deadline: May 15, 2014

CFP: Global Diasporas - Spectrality and the Uncanny, PAMLA 10/31-11/2 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Global Diasporas: Spectrality and the Uncanny.” PAMLA Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

Call for Papers: Edited Collection on the Cultural Influences of Role-Playing Games

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Byers and Francesco Crocco
contact email: 
rpgbook2014@gmail.com

Since its initial publication in 1974, the iconic role-playing game (RPG) Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) has spawned hundreds of other analog and digital RPGs, as well as an entirely new industry and subcul

Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture--PAMLA Conference, Riverside CA (10/31-11/2 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roland Finger/ Cuesta College
contact email: 
roland_finger@cuesta.edu

Beyond Life: The Rise of Undead Culture

Call for Papers for a session at the 2014 PAMLA Conference in Riverside, California (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014).

Space Oddities: Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange. 41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association of American Studies (AAAS)
contact email: 
elisa.edwards@uni-graz.at

41st AAAS Conference in Graz, Austria / Nov. 21 – 23, 2014

SPACE ODDITIES
Urbanity, American Identity, and Cultural Exchange

Serious gaming (Oxford, July 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Bouko
contact email: 
cbouko@ulb.ac.be

Special session about serious gaming during the 6th Global Conference: Video Games Culture Project, from Thursday, 17th July to Saturday, 19th July 2014, Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom.

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY- SCMLA, Austin, Oct 18-22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association- SCMLA
contact email: 
Sobia.Khan@utdallas.edu

LITERARY CRITICISM AND THEORY: Open Topic
Chair: Sobia Khan,U of Texas-Dallas and Richland College, sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

CfP Special Issue: Early Career Researchers II

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum
contact email: 
l.czarnowsky@uni-koeln.de

Special Issue - Early Career Researchers II

Call for Abstracts: Multi/Interdisciplinary Investigations into Italy and World War I--Due April 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
eialongo@hostos.cuny.edu

Call for Abstracts: Multi/Interdisciplinary Investigations into Italy and World War I

Due: April 1, 2014

Made Spaces and Liminality in Postmodernity

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Languages Association (MLA) Vancouver 2015
contact email: 
alou4781@uni.sydney.edu.au

ENCLS/REELC 6th Biennial Congress: "Longing and Belonging"

full name / name of organization: 
European Network for Comparative Literature and Comparative Literature Association of Ireland
contact email: 
brigitte.lejuez@dcu.ie

The congress will take place in two places (2 days each) Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway
Dates: 24-28 August 2015

Urban Studies (MPCA/ACA Oct. 3-5, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
Deadline: April 30, 2014

Exploring JRPG Virtual Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures (ISSN 1883-5953)
contact email: 
editors@synaesthesiajournal.com

Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures is an international, open-access interdisciplinary journal, rigorously peer-reviewed and oriented toward advancing new perspectives and understandings of ho

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Through a geocritical focus, the goal of this panel is to explore the significance of spatial identity.

SALA proposal for non-guaranteed session at the 2015 MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
quazi@tarleton.edu

Canada and the US West Coast as Sites of Memory of intersections, parallels, and tensions for the South Asian Diaspora. Send 200-word abstracts and cv to quazi@tarleton.edu by March 15.

"Teaching Modern British Literature" - SAMLA 2014 - Atlanta - November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Humann / The University of Alabama (SAMLA Convention)
contact email: 
duerr001@crimson.ua.edu

"Teaching Modern British Literature"

The English V (Modern British) Panel seeks papers that address pedagogical strategies for teaching Modern British Literature.

Post-human Affection (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
David Tenenbaum
contact email: 
Dtenenbaum@shawu.edu

How have the panoply of changes in twentieth and twenty-first century technology and sexual consciousness as well as the development of a "New Materialism" influenced the way that affection is underst

[Reminder] MLA 2015 "New Approaches to Science and Technology in Victorian Studies" (Vancouver, Canada Jan 8-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jkuskey@ucsc.edu

This panel on "New Approaches to Science and Technology in Victorian Studies" to be proposed for MLA 2015 (Vancouver, Canada Jan 8-11) will feature papers that bring new approaches to science and/or t

Medieval Studies Conferences at the University of North Texas

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Thompson / University of North Texas
contact email: 
shanathompson@gmail.com

Texas Medieval Association
October 3-4, 2014

INTERDISCIPLINARITY in the AGE OF RELEVANCE

Diaries and Diary Fiction (MLA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Desiree Henderson
contact email: 
dhenderson@uta.edu

Special Session for 2015 Modern Language Association Conference (Vancouver).

The Emergency: Ireland in Wartime

full name / name of organization: 
National University of Ireland, Galway
contact email: 
mark.phelan@nuigalway.ie

Keynote address: Robert Fisk (seven times world journalist of the year and author of In Time of War: Ireland, Ulster and the price of neutrality, 1939-45)

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS... (11th Conference of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, Helsinki 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The European Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
ests2014proposals@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Deadline for proposals: 15 April 2014

TEXTUAL TRAILS - TRANSMISSIONS OF ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS

[UPDATED] The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

UPDATED CALL FOR PAPERS

The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000
July 1-4 2014
University of Sydney

http://novelnetwork.org/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Expense and Expendability - June 20-21, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
expendableconference@gmail.com

2014 Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference – June 20-21, 2014

“Expense & Expendability”

Keynote: TBA

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: Gender and Early Modern Drama: RMMLA Annual Conference October 9-11, 2014 Boise, Idaho

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of gender in Early Modern English drama.

CFP: New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing - 5/1/14

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

CFP: Picking Through the Trash - Deadline 18 July 2014 - PIVOT

full name / name of organization: 
PIVOT: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought
contact email: 
pivot@yorku.ca

Call for Papers: Picking Through the Trash
PIVOT: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought

"Ours is a culture and a time immensely rich in trash as it is in treasures.”

Rethinking Globalization and the Question of Scale: Interdisciplinary Perspectives - 4/24-2/26

full name / name of organization: 
NC State University - Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of English, and The Fifth Annual Research Symposium of the Ph.D. Program in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media
contact email: 
champto2@ncsu.edu

Call for Abstracts:

Rethinking Globalization and the Question of Scale:
Interdisciplinary Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

Academic Prose and Its Discontents @ MLA, January 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Amardeep Singh / Lehigh University
contact email: 
amardeep@gmail.com

Revisiting debates over academic writing style in light of the push for the public humanities

“Brendan Behan: rescuing the writer from the myth”: International Brendan Behan Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Università Roma Tre/University of Notre Dame, Rome
contact email: 
john.mccourt@uniroma3.it

“Brendan Behan: rescuing the writer from the myth”: International Brendan Behan Conference
25-26 September 2014

Domestic (Horror) Stories: Women Writers of the American Cold War Period

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
jander31@tnstate.edu

Domestic (Horror) Stories: Women Writers of the American Cold War Period
Special Session proposed by the Society for the Study of American Women Writers for MLA in January 2015.

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