category: interdisciplinary

ASECS 2013 CFP: "Remapping 'Scientific' Travels"

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, April 4-7 2013
contact email: 
danielle.spratt@csun.edu and annethell@yahoo.com

Scholars have made much of the Royal Society‘s reform of travel writing that occurred in the late seventeenth century. And indeed, the new philosophy had a far-reaching impact on the travel genre.

[UPDATE] Leisure! Enjoyment! Fun!: INCS 2013 Conference, University of Virginia, March 14-17, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
ksc3j@virginia.edu

“It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” It was the age of pleasure. It was the age of atonement. It was any place in the nineteenth century.

[UPDATE] Gendered Labels, Gendered Actions (abstracts due Aug 31, 2012; conference Feb 21-23, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900
contact email: 
mjkernic@marauder.millersville.edu

Labels commonly used in gendered identity construction often imply stasis, yet these labels routinely make assumptions about active behaviors of the person(s) labeled.

CFP-[ongoing] Journal of Urban Cultural Studies [new journal]

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Urban Cultural Studies
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

Call for Papers

NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013): Intertextuality in Golden Age Spain

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Baum / The University of Chicago
contact email: 
glbaum@uchicago.edu

Renaissance texts, both in Spain and in Europe more generally, were deeply aware of their own relatedness.

Gender and Medieval Studies Annual Conference: Gender in Material Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Gender and Medieval Studies, Bath Spa University, UK
contact email: 
gms.bathspa.2013@gmail.com

Proposals are invited for the annual Gender and Medieval Studies conference that will meet on the theme of 'Gender in Material Culture' at Bath Spa University (Corsham Court campus) from 4th to 6th Ja

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

Mystery/Detective Proposals Due by 11/16 for Feb 13-16, 2013 Conference

full name / name of organization: 
34th Annual SW/TX PCA ACA Conference Albuquerque, NM
contact email: 
aclark-moore@sunyjefferson.edu

Call for Papers: Mystery/Detective Fiction
34th Southwest/Texas and American Popular Culture Association Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Journal of Organic Systems

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Organic Systems
contact email: 
editor@organic-systems.org

The Journal of Organic Systems invites new papers on any aspects of organic food, organic farming, organic forestry, organic floristry, and current food issues including GMOs, nanotechnology, urban ag

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Urban Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Domenic A. Beneventi, University of Sherbrooke
contact email: 
domenico.beneventi@usherbrooke.ca

CFP: Urban Identities
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
Boston, MA, March 21-24, 2013

The Literary Interventions of the Digital Humanities: A Pecha Kucha Roundtable (NEMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Cordell / Northeastern University / Digital Americanist Society
contact email: 
r.cordell@neu.edu

Abstract:

[UPDATE] ASECS 2013: "The Aesthetics of Everyday Life" (April 4-7, 2013, Cleveland, Ohio)

full name / name of organization: 
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
bnorton@fullerton.edu

The eighteenth century’s fascination with everyday life can be detected in a wide range of genres and cultural practices, including the novel, familiar essay, satire, drame bourgeois, biography, aut

Book Publication 2013 - Othello's Island: Mediaeval and Renaissance Cyprus in art, literature and wider culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Cornaro Institute
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Proposed New Book

Call for papers for publication

Working title: Othello's Island: Mediaeval and Renaissance Cyprus in art, literature and wider culture

[UPDATE] Transforming America: Women, Reform, and Nineteenth-Century Fiction (NeMLA 2013, March 21-24, Boston, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
2013 Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
aeastonflake@live.com

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

Writing Religion: BSECS Roundtable 3rd-5th January 2013, Oxford UK

full name / name of organization: 
British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
laura.davies@regents.ox.ac.uk

Writing Religion: Religious Purpose in Eighteenth Century Literature

British Society of Eighteenth Century Studies Annual Conference
3rd-5th January 2013, St Hugh’s College Oxford

The 5th Christina Conference on Gender Studies: Feminist Thought - Politics of Concepts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Helsinki / Gender Studies
contact email: 
christina-conference@helsinki.fi

The 5th Christina Conference on Gender Studies focuses on the role of concepts in feminist thought.

[UPDATE] Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust

full name / name of organization: 
University of Pittsburgh Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

Cinephilia/Cinephobia: New Mediations of Desire and Disgust
University of Pittsburgh, November 9-11, 2012
Hosted by the Film Studies Graduate Student Organization (FSGSO)

Andrew Marvell Society Sessions for the South-Central Renaissance Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference
contact email: 
jfaust@selu.edu

Creighton University will host Exploring the Renaissance 2013: An International Conference on March 21-23, 2013.

[UPDATE] CFP (new deadline): Pop Culture and World Politics Conference (9/5; 9-11 Nov 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture and World Politics Conference
contact email: 
dunn@hws.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Pop Culture and World Politics v5.0
9-11 November 2012
Hobart and William Smith Colleges - Geneva, NY 14456 USA

** KEYNOTE SPEAKERS **

“We All Declare For Liberty,” Biennial Conference of the Southern American Studies Association (January 31-February 2, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southern American Studies Association
contact email: 
dmoore@fsu.edu

Looking ahead to the sesquicentenary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Southern American Studies Association is honored to welcome distinguished historians ERIC FONER and TIYA MILES to Charleston

Teaching How We Read Now (abstract due 9/4/12)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Boston, March 21-24, 2013
contact email: 
amstwo[at]princeton.edu

Call for Papers

Teaching How We Read Now

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm / Brigham Young University
contact email: 
csederholm@byu.edu

Call for Proposals: The Age of Lovecraft: Cosmic Horror, Posthumanism, and Popular Culture

Editors: Carl Sederholm csederholm@byu.edu and Jeffrey Weinstock Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

Novel Experiments (ASECS Cleveland, 4-7 April 2013) Deadline 9/15/12

full name / name of organization: 
Stephanie Insley Hershinow, Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis and Baruch College, CUNY
contact email: 
stephanie.insley@gmail.com

Samuel Johnson may have been wrong about the staying power of Tristram Shandy, but it is nevertheless clear that some of the eighteenth century‘s oddest works didn‘t "do long."

Living in Our World: Exploring the Truths in Our Community, A Youth-Led Conference,Toronto, Nov. 2 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ACT for Youth, York University, Toronto Canada
contact email: 
actyouth@yorku.ca

WHO
Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth is
an alliance across sectors, disciplines, and
communities committed to positive youth
development in urban communities. As youth

[UPDATE] Ecomasculinities (deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael G. Cornelius / Wilson College
contact email: 
mcornelius@wilson.edu

Call for papers

Ecomasculinities

Editors: Michael G. Cornelius, Ph.D.
John Elia, Ph.D.
Larry T. Shillock, Ph.D.

Warscapes magazine call for writers, artists and reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes magazine
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

Call for Submissions, American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

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

Call for Papers

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

“Imagined Encounters” Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, Vol. 7 (DUE: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Editor
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

José Saramago’s History of the Siege of Lisbon (1989) is structured around a transgressive proofreader who alters the course of history with the insertion of the word “not” in a historical text

Teaching Over-looked, Non-Traditional Medieval & Renaissance Texts

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

Call for Submissions--Essays on the Films of Robert Downey Jr. Proposals Due Oct. 11

full name / name of organization: 
Erin E. MacDonald, Fanshawe College
contact email: 
eem@sympatico.ca

I have an agreement with McFarland (a company that publishes academic studies of pop culture, among other things) to edit a collection of essays on the films of Robert Downey Jr.

'The Locations of Austen' Interdisciplinary Conference : 11-13 July, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hertfordshire
contact email: 
p.1.pritchard@herts.ac.uk

To celebrate the bicentenary of the publication of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, set in Hertfordshire, the University of Hertfordshire is hosting an interdisciplinary conference to consider the

Unhealable Wounds: Gothic and the Question of Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Dale Townshend, University of Stirling
contact email: 
dt8@stir.ac.uk

A one-day Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Researchers at the University of Stirling, Scotland
Saturday 24th November 2012
Plenary Speakers: David Punter and Linnie Blake

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