category: twentieth century and beyond

Medieval Film/TV/Electronic Games Paper(s)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages is seeking a paper or papers to round out a session on medievalism in film, TV, or electronic games for the 2011 Plymouth State

The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due April 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Southern Illinois University
contact email: 
joeydonica@gmail.com

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Deadline Extended/Final CFP: The Transnational Turn in American Studies: Turkey and the United States

full name / name of organization: 
Tanfer Tunc
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

For the full CFP, see:

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=180967&keyword=Turkey

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended for Latino Cultures of NYC Conference

full name / name of organization: 
NYiT
contact email: 
jgriff02@nyit.edu

New York Institute of Technology announces its seventh interdisciplinary conference, “Latino Cultures of NYC.” Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to interpret the theme broadly for t

[UPDATE] Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]

full name / name of organization: 
Adrienne Gavin and Andrew Humphries
contact email: 
andrew.humphries@canterbury.ac.uk

Transport in British Fiction: 1840-1940 [Expanded Call]
(Collection of Critical Essays)

“Transforming Silence: Memory, Remembrance, and Resistance in the Narratives of Caribbean Women Writers”

full name / name of organization: 
The Departments of Foreign Languages, English, and The Center for Women’s Development at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York
contact email: 
Meccaribbeanconf2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 15 January 2011

Uses and Abuses of Aesthetics Today (Feb 18-19; abstracts due Jan 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate students in German Studies, Cornell University
contact email: 
aesthetics.cornell2011@gmail.com

SINN UND SINNLICHKEIT: USES AND ABUSES OF AESTHETICS TODAY
Graduate Student Conference in German Studies
Cornell University
February 18-19, 2011

Brown University Department of Slavic Languages - Graduate student conference on "Estrangement"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Department of Slavic Languages
contact email: 
Diana Dukhanova

The Slavic Studies Graduate Student Colloquium and the Department of Slavic Languages at Brown University are pleased to announce our upcoming graduate student conference on the subject of Estrangemen

“It must be Nova Scotia”: Negotiating Place in the Writings of Elizabeth Bishop. June 9-12, 2011 Halifax,NS. Deadline JAN 10

full name / name of organization: 
Saint Mary's University / University of King's College
contact email: 
bishopns@dal.ca

To mark the centenary of Elizabeth Bishop’s birth, and to celebrate her contribution to world literature, a special conference will be held 9-12 June 2011 at the University of King's College in Hali

March 18-19-- Family Matters: A Graduate Student Conference on Representations of the Family in Literature, Drama and Film

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University--Olean, New York
contact email: 
BonaConference@gmail.com

Representations of the family in literature often come freighted with questions of cultural significance, economic arrangement, and political power.

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