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[Update] Essays on Pearl Cleage

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 6:05am
Tikenya Foster-Singletary, Ph.D. and Aisha Francis-Samuels, Ph.D.

Call for Papers
Book Title: In Search of Free Womanhood: The Critical Response to Pearl Cleage
Article Deadline: April 30, 2011
Publisher: McFarland Press, North Carolina
Editors: Tikeyna Foster-Singletary, Ph.D. and Aisha Francis-Samuels, Ph.D.

This first ever critical collection focusing on the cultural contributions of Pearl Cleage will address the full range of literary, essayistic, theatrical, and political texts authored by this prolific feminist writer.

Transcultural/Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare

Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 7:01pm

Outerspeares: Transcultural / Transmedia Adaptations of Shakespeare
The 1st Annual Conference of the Guelph Early Modern Studies Group
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario - November 1, 2011
Deadline for Proposals: May 1, 2011

Learning a New Language: Performing Identity in Later Life (MLA 5-8 Jan. 2012, abstract by March 7)

Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 4:46pm
Valerie Lipscomb

In this proposed 2012 MLA special session, sponsored by the Age Studies Discussion Group, panelists examine the mutually constitutive relationship between performance and aging. Performances of the self may be altered by, and alter, the physical, mental, and emotional states accompanying age. Changes that emerge through age may require learning a new language of the body, often in the face of cultural and linguistic bias. When considering the performative aspects of age and identity, how applicable are critical concepts of literary aging studies, such as those of Kathleen Woodward, Anne Basting, Neal King, Margaret Gullette, Stephen Katz, Anne Wyatt-Brown, and Margaret Cruikshank?

Call For Paper SPECS March 15, 2011 Deadline

Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 3:22pm
Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts

Specs is a journal of contemporary culture and arts at Rollins College that aims to create sympathetic interfaces between artistic and critical practices.

[UPDATE] Mediascape Spring 2011 Issue: Space in Cinema, Media, and Digital Culture - Submission Deadline Extended

Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 2:04pm
Mediascape, UCLA's Online Journal for Film, Television, and Digital Media

Space is constructed within the cinematic text, and the space of spectatorship is an ever-changing beast. As the spaces and methods of viewing media multiply, the issues surrounding both the construction of space both inside and outside of the text come to the forefront. Features is seeking articles that consider the themes and variations on the topic of space within all areas of media studies.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

Call for Papers for Panel on American Humor October 6-8, 2011

Friday, February 11, 2011 - 2:14pm
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association

Abstracts are being solicited for a panel on American Humor for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Assn. meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011. Any area of American humor studies is welcome, including teaching American humor in the college classroom. Please submit any questions or your abstracts by March 1 to Dr. Judy Sneller, SD School of Mines & Technology at Applicants will be advised within 3 weeks of acceptance status.