category: cultural studies and historical approaches

"Silence and Documentation," July 10-11 2015 — DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Silence and Documentation
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
July 10-11 2015
Keynote: TBA

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis [MSA17 Boston]

full name / name of organization: 
Marius Hentea, Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
m.hentea@mmu.ac.uk

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES REMAKING TRADITION Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and The Institute of English Studies (, LondonUK)
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

2nd International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with Institute of English Studies, University of London (UK)

Connecting, Rethinking and Embracing Difference The Persons and Sexualities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities8@inter-disciplinary.net

Connecting, Rethinking and Embracing Difference
The Persons and Sexualities Project

Thursday 24th September – Saturday 26th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Weaponising of Cinema: Hollywood, Propaganda and Portrayals of Enemies of the State/s The Hollywood and the World Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw3@inter-disciplinary.net

The Weaponising of Cinema: Hollywood, Propaganda and Portrayals of Enemies of the State/s
The Hollywood and the World Project

Friday 24th July – Sunday 26th July 2015

Literary Histories of Science: Race, Gender, and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Leila A. McNeill/MMLA 2015 Convention
contact email: 
leila.a.mcneill@gmail.com

In the history of science, it has been well-documented that institutionalized science and professional scientific circles actively and systematically excluded people from their ranks based on gender, race, and class. However, what has been underrepresented is the scientific work and endeavors of the marginalized groups themselves. This session seeks to recover some of these excluded voices and stories by investigating the creative, alternative ways that these groups participated in scientific discourse.

Call for Book Proposals—Engagements with Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson, Series Editor / Routledge
contact email: 
litengagements@gmail.com

As the series editor for Engagements with Literature, a new series from Routledge, I am interested in receiving proposals for books that might suit the remit of the series, described below.

[UPDATE] MMLA 2015 Earth's Human Layer

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Taylor Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtaylo36@kent.edu

Special Session MMLA 2015

Reminder: etum special issue CfP: mind the time

full name / name of organization: 
ejournal for theatre and media / etum
contact email: 
etum@theaterforschung.de

Special Issue: mind the time – time and/in theatre and the media

please scroll down for english version

Etum lädt Manuskripte für ein Special Issue zum Thema „mind the time - Zeit und/im

CFP for Teaching Popular Culture for NEPCA Conference Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives York University: May 22-23, 2015, Please Submit by April 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Studies Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

"HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE" MPCA/ACA Conference in Cincinnati, OH. Oct. 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Deadline: April 30, 2015
Submit to: Submissions.mpcaaca.org

A Timely Look at Gertrude Stein Studies

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference November 6-8, 2015 (Abstracts due May 15th)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu

This special session panel is devoted to exploring recent trends in Gertrude Stein studies, a particularly timely focus given the recent profusion of Stein scholarship.

[UPDATE] Recording Nature in the Early Atlantic World, 1750-1830, October 8-10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Brockden Brown Society
contact email: 
hewitt.33@osu.edu

Recording Nature in the Early Atlantic World, 1750-1830
October 8-10, 2015
Ybor City, Tampa, Florida
A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society

Midwest MLA 2015 (Columbus, OH) Special Session: Networks and U.S. Ethnic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeehyun Lim
contact email: 
limj@denison.edu

This session explores the relationship between recent sociological discussions on networks and U.S. literature by writers of color.

UPDATE 4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

2015 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/1/15-10/4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

2015 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

October 1-4, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Blues, Jazz, and the African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA / November 13 - 15 2015 - Durham, NC
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Houston Baker Jr. describes the American blues as the Derridean “always already” of African American culture.

[UPDATE] Journal Articles on Queerness in Media/Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

REMINDER: The deadline to submit articles for possible publication in the premiere issue of this new academic journal is April 15, 2015.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS, 18-20 September 2015- cf. Call extended April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference
Proposals Due: April 6th, 2015 12am.
https://affectproject.ca/index.php/home/events

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Press Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series
contact email: 
catwalk@interdisciplinarypress.net; jfoltyn@nu.edu

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty, and Style, part of the Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series, Oxford, UK, is a triple blind peer reviewed inter- and trans-disciplinary academic jou

Call for submissions to RED INK: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS LITERATURE, ART, & HUMANITIES [Deadline June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Ink International Jounral
contact email: 
RedInkInternational7@gmail.com

Open submissions: We are currently open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, literary essays, book reviews, and artwork.

Modernism and Institutional Authority. MSA 17, Boston, November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Simpson / Boston University
contact email: 
simpsonh@bu.edu

This is a proposed panel for the MSA 17 conference in Boston in November 2015. The conference as a whole is entitled 'Modernism and Revolution'

Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts-Deadline 30 JUN

full name / name of organization: 
Fundação José Saramago-Lisbon (Portugal)
contact email: 
cgc@campus.ul.pt

International Colloquium: “Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts”

Fundação Saramago
Centro de Estudos Comparatistas

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE 1 APRIL: Metamorphoses: The III International Flann O’Brien Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Charles University, Prague (16-19 September 2015)
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

Metamorphoses:The III International Flann O’Brien Conference
Charles University, Prague, 16-19 September 2015

EXTENDED DEALINE: 1 APRIL

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] Deadline extended: VISAWUS 2015 Conference: Victorian Self-Fashioning (4/10/2015; 10/22-24/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
contact email: 
visawus2015@gmail.com

The Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
has extended the deadline for abstracts for its 2015 conference to April 10, 2015:

SLSA 2015 November 12-15. Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. Abstract deadline MARCH 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We are currently seeking submissions for our panel “The biopolitics of sensation” for SLSA (Society for Literature, Science and the Arts) meeting, ‘After Biopolitics’, at Rice University, Hous

MMLA 2015 Canadian Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Ellen Feig MMLA2015
contact email: 
efeig@bergen.edu

“Every human society possesses a mythology/which is inherited, transmitted and diversified by literature.”

The Value of Survival - May 15th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
MANCEPT Workshops 2015
contact email: 
thevalueofsurvival@gmail.com

The Value of Survival

Convenors: Carlo Burelli (carlo.burelli@unimi.it), Marco Piasentier (marco.piasentier@gmail.com)

Homeliness, Domesticity and Security in American Culture. September 23-25, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
PAAS2015@swps.edu.pl

Recent academic interests and explorations within the field of broadly understood American Studies have been largely concentrating on the unusual and exceptional aspects of American literature, art an

Revenge Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Parsons/ University of Leicester
contact email: 
bp62@le.ac.uk

Reflections for Revenge Conference at the University of Leicester – only two weeks left to submit your abstract!

Latin American Jewish Studies panel

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna L. Mitchell: The Mezzuzah and the Mestizaje
contact email: 
mitchej2@ohio.edu

Latin American Jewish Studies panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association

Digital Public Feeds or Is Twitter Literature a Thing? CFP Special Session MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Leisha Jones
contact email: 
ljj4@psu.edu

Is twitter fiction a new/emergent literary form, or is it a derivative shorthand narrative for a generation who won’t/can’t read long works?

Seventh International George Moore Conference Sept. 11-13 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The George Moore Society
contact email: 
conor.montague@citylit.ac.uk; piersems@eircom.net

George Moore in London: Literary, Historical, and Interdisciplinary Approaches to Moore's relations with the city of London and England more generally.

Moore’s Literary Legacy

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