category: theory

Spaces of Consumption and Disposable Culture: A Material Dialogue in Medieval Europe (c.1100-1500)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rebecca Flynn and Dr. Salvatore Musumeci
contact email: 
Rebecca.Flynn@usd.edu, Salvatore.Musumeci@usiouxfalls.edu

CALL FOR ESSAYS

ACLA: Allegories of Language (New Orleans 1-4 April 2010; abstract by 11/13)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu

Allegory has long been situated in a metaphorical-metaphysical scheme that presumes a hierarchical relationship between word and meaning.

UPDATE: Adoption Poetry Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Jesse Goolsby
contact email: 
poetrycfp@gmail.com

This is a call for poetry submissions for a collection thematically centered on adoption. All types of poetry and prose poems are acceptable up to 500 words.

[UPDATE] WORK – IOWA JOURNAL OF CULTURAL STUDIES [EXTENDED DEADLINE: 27 NOV]

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Sullivan/Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
sara-sullivan@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies seeks essays on cultural representations and experiences of labor and work, from the perspectives of the humanities and interpretive social sciences.

Alternative Culture Now: The Politics of Culture at the Present Conjuncture (April 8-10, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Alternative Culture Center
contact email: 
alternativeculturenow@gmail.com

Alternative Culture Now: The Politics of Culture at the Present Conjuncture
Conference and Event
Budapest, Hungary
April 8-10, 2010

Proposal Deadline: January 25, 2010

Disasters, Crises, and the Politics of Recreation--A Seminar/Panel at ACLA 2010 (New Orleans April 1-4), subm. deadline, Nov. 13

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
jjmaer@aol.com

Certain conditions have defined the beginning of the 21st century: imperialist war for control of the Middle East and Afghanistan, super exploitation of labor and global resources like the food crisis

“Invasive Species, Postcolonial and Critical Global Theory” (12/20/09 due) Crossroads in Cultural Studies (June 17-21, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Chingling Wo/Sonoma State University, U.S. and Tsung-yi Huang/National Taiwan University, Taiwan
contact email: 
wochingling@hotmail.com

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[UPDATE] SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture February 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Jeanette Sanchez SW/TX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

The final deadline for paper and panel submissions has been extended to Dec. 15, 2009. Early bird registration ends Dec.

Transverse, U of T's comp lit grad journal, is accepting papers ON CENSORSHIP (Deadline: March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Transverse, grad journal @ the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Toronto
contact email: 
transversejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: Transverse 2009-2010: Censorship

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it. (Voltaire)

Disability and the Enlightenment

full name / name of organization: 
Dwight Codr/ South Central Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
dcodr@tulane.edu

Although scholars have long recognized the centrality of the body in the cultural productions of "Enlightenment" England -- whether it be in terms of empiricism or sensibility, in the context of actin

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