category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The 4th Annual MA in Critical Studies Symposium at the Maryland Institute College of Art: April 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Maryland Institute College of Art
contact email: 
dmangus@mica.edu

The 4th Annual MA in Critical Studies Symposium

Maryland Institute College of Art
The Lazarus Center Auditorium
131 W. North Avenue
Baltimore MD 21202

April 16, 2015

[REMINDER] Old and New Humanism(s) UNC Graduate Conference-

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Comparative Literature, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Old and New Humanism(s): Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

CFP 4th Annual Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance Studies at Indiana University [DEADLINE EXTENDED]

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)
contact email: 
artatiu@gmail.com

4th Annual Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance Studies
Hosted by the Association for Research in Theatre at Indiana University (ART@IU)

Replotting Performance

Dramatising death and dying in British, Northern Irish and Irish drama and theatre

full name / name of organization: 
dr Katarzyna Bronk
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

Medieval drama taught its audiences not only about virtuous living but, more importantly, a good death and a joyful afterlife.

[UPDATE] Literary Form and Reform [Shanghai, 17-18 May, 2016, Abstracts due February 29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang; Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn; mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

The resurgence of formalist interests in recent years has sparked new discussions of the conception, role, and significance of form in literary and cultural studies as well as pedagogies.

[UPDATE] Graduate Conference: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
slowaesthetics@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2016

Still Walking, Still Sleeping, Still Life: Slow Aesthetics and the Moving Image

[UPDATE] To Periodize Or Not To Periodize, That Is the Question

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Control Societies
contact email: 
studiesincontrolsocieties@gmail.com

~Studies In Control Societies is excited to announce that Dr. Seb Franklin will be contributing to the issue.~

CFP: Literary Form and Reform - 17-18 May, 2016, Fudan University, Shanghai

full name / name of organization: 
Nan Zhang and Miles Link, Fudan University
contact email: 
nanzhang@fudan.edu.cn, mileslink@fudan.edu.cn

LITERARY FORM AND REFORM
17-18 May 2016
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Submissions are sought for a conference on formalism and the study of literary form.

Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions would focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of th

[UPDATE] Deadline extended for disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com, catherine.gooch@uky.edu

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 February 2016, by 5pm EST

CALL FOR PAPERS: disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, Volume 25: Transnational Lives

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kentucky disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
catherine_gooch6@uky.edu

The editorial collective of disClosure seeks submissions that explore Transnational Lives as they are understood in a variety of areas and disciplines, including (but not limited to) Sociology; Gender

Call for papers on Theodore Dreiser for 2 panels at the 2016 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
linda.kornasky@angelo.edu

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA on May 26-29, 2016.

Panel One: Open Topic

Racial Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in Cultural Constructions of Home - ASA 2016

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

ASA Convention
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

Different Drummers: Military Unit Cohesion and Its Discontents

full name / name of organization: 
Tad Tuleja
contact email: 
tftuleja@yahoo.com

One goal of military basic training is to replace recruits’ focus on their own individuality with an unquestioned devotion to group solidarity.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE January 24: CFP Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Conference 2016- Making Contact

full name / name of organization: 
Kaleidoscope Graduate Student Conference, UW-Madison
contact email: 
kaleidoscope.wisc@gmail.com

Making Contact: Artistic and Linguistic Representations of Conflict and Commonality (Conference date: March 10-12, 2016)

The Problems of Literature Genres --- "hate speech", "styles of hatred"

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

Call for Papers 

2016 Theatre Symposium: Pages, Stages, Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University, Doha Department of English Literature and Linguistcs
contact email: 
Dr. Anastasia Remoundou-Howley, Conference Chair and Organiser

Full Title: Theatre Symposium 2016: Pages, Stages, Audiences

Date: 08-May-2016 - 09-May-2016
Location: Qatar University Campus, Doha, Qatar

Reflections of Exile, Migration, and Diaspora in European Languages and Literatures [September 30 – October 1, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
eusymposium@ntu.edu.tw

As Europe is currently facing the worst displacement crisis since the Second World War, the dominant public discourse on the issue is characterized by a curious mixture of xenophobia and humanitariani

(Un)stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found - March 19, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2016@gmail.com

Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: (Un)Stable Identities: How the Self is Forged and Found

“There will be time / to prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.”­ Eliot, Prufrock

CFP: The Matter of Resistance Conference April 29, 2016 (Deadline January 20)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Representations of the Ordinary in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina Colloquium in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
contact email: 
representingtheordinary@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions due Thursday, 1/14/16

"Representations of the Ordinary in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods"

http://sites.duke.edu/representationsoftheordinary/

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[REMINDER] Stony Brook University 2016 Graduate Conference - Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds- 19 May 2016. Deadline 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”, says Jorge Luis Borges.

Heresy, Belief, and Ideology: Dissent in Politics and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Second Conference of the International Society for Heresy Studies
contact email: 
gtel1@nyu.edu

The International Society for Heresy Studies announces a Call for Papers for its second biennial conference at New York University, June 1-3, 2016.

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

The Street and the City - Awakenings
Date: 14-15 April 2016
Convener: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies / ESHTE
Venue: School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon and

CFPanelists: "Black Narratives of Home/Property in American Literature" [DUE 1.25.16]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
ntrinehart@gmail.com

Toni Morrison writes in her first novel 'The Bluest Eye' (1970): “Knowing that there was such a thing as outdoors bred in us a hunger for property, for ownership.

[UPDATE: Facebook page added] "Culture, Identity, and Media: New Perspectives of Representation" (20-21 May 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English and American Studies/Goethe University Frankfurt
contact email: 
studentconferencefrankfurt@yahoo.com

UPDATE: Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ConferenceTransculturalMediaRelations

"Culture, Identity, and Media: New Perspectives of Representation"

East Asian Human Rights Cinema: Producing Social Change in Japan and Korea (proposals due Feb. 15, 2006)

full name / name of organization: 
David Scott Diffrient / Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema
contact email: 
Journal_JKC@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: East Asian Human Rights Cinema: Producing Social Change in Japan and Korea

Special Issue of Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema

[UPDATE]: CFP: European Writers in Exile

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein & Robert Hauhart
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

CFP: European Writers in Exile

UPDATE Star Trek

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly
contact email: 
Nadine.Farghaly@gmx.net

Since its premiere on September 8, 1966, Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek has become one of the icons of science fiction.

Special Issue on Robert Frost and Wallace Stevens

full name / name of organization: 
Wallace Stevens Journal
contact email: 
steven.axelrod@ucr.edu; gerber@fredonia.edu

The Wallace Stevens Journal invites submissions of full-length essays for a Spring 2017 special issue on Wallace Stevens and Robert Frost. Any aspect of the poets' works or lives may be proposed.

Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS is an online, biannual, blind peer-reviewed journal which offers graduate students in the field of literatures in English a chance to make their research known internationally.

10th Annual Landscape, Space, and Place Conference March 3-5, 2016, Abstracts DUE: Jan. 11, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Landscape Studies and Department of Geography
contact email: 
IUlandscapeconference@gmail.com

The Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference: Toward a Borderless Indigenous Community June 23-26, 2016, Asafu

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town International Maroon Conference
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu or maroonconference@gmail.com

Indigenous communities offer models of collective sustainability, territorial sovereignty, ecological justice, and cultural persistence, keenly appealing to a world threatened by environmental pillage

Call for Proposals: 2017 Special Issue of Studies in the Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel welcomes proposals for its Fall 2017 special issue on any topic pertaining to the novel, from its origins to the present.

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