category: theory

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference-Fat Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu or goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

[REMINDER] CFP: British Women Writers Conference 2011 -- "Curiosities"

full name / name of organization: 
Eugenia Gonzalez
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Website: http://bwwc2011.osu.edu

Reading Benjamin Reading, ACLA Vancouver (11/1/10; 3/31/11-4/3/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Brooks E. Hefner
contact email: 
hefnerbe@jmu.edu

In 1927, exactly one hundred years after Goethe first used the term “Weltliteratur,” Walter Benjamin returned to Berlin from Moscow.

ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wagaman@h-net.msu.edu OR clr5@psu.edu

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture.

Environment and Life (ASLE 2011; 22-26 June; Bloomington, IN)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser (Williams) / Hsuan Hsu (UC Davis)
contact email: 
hmh1@williams.edu

Call for Papers: "Environment and Life"

ASLE 2011 / 22-26 June 2010 / Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

CFP DUO V conference Okinawa, JAPAN August 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue Under Occupation
contact email: 
duo5@dialogueunderoccupation.org

The focus of Dialogue Under Occupation V is on ways of communicating in and about areas of the world confronting occupation.

Kinds and Styles of Criticism 16-18 May, 2011, University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
International and Interdisciplinary Conference Kinds and Styles of Criticism/ Institute of Theory of Literature, Theatre and Audiovisual Arts (University of Lodz) and the journal The Problems of Literary Genres
contact email: 
jarrek@uni.lodz.pl

The main object of reflection and discussion is criticism of the praxis and tradition,
which is inscribed in the literary genres and styles.

CFP: Thinking Nature

full name / name of organization: 
Thinking Nature (Open Humanities)
contact email: 
woodardbenjamin@gmail.com

Thinking Nature sets out to excavate the concept of nature as it has been nearly obliterated by a virulent combination of misrepresentation, abandonment, and over-valorization.

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