category: cultural studies and historical approaches

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies--Call for Papers (Updated)

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Online | Open-Access | Peer-Reviewed | ISSN 2393-9001
http://theapollonian.in/

Call for Papers
Volume 2, Issue 1 | March-April 2015

Objects of Global Media

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Benzon / MLA 2016
contact email: 
pbenzon@gmail.com

Objects of Global Media -- MLA 2016 (http://bit.ly/mla16objects)

Gender and Early Modern English Drama - RMMLA, Santa Fe, Oct 8-10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
kainglis@ucalgary.ca

This session seeks papers on any aspect of gender and Early Modern English drama.

Weird South (MLA 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
gcaison@gsu.edu and srountree3@gsu.edu

The south has long been tied to adjective “weird,” and not just in Austin, Texas.

IGA 2015 Special Session: The Vampire and the Posthuman

full name / name of organization: 
International Gothic Association Conference 2015 (Vancouver)
contact email: 
chris.koenig.woodyard@utoronto.ca

The Vampire and the Posthuman:
Following a Migrating Literary Form
Special Session

International Gothic Association 2015 Conference
"Gothic Migrations"
Vancouver, BC (28 July-1 August)

MLA 2016 Austin (1/7-1/10): Very Short Forms (Nonfiction Prose Forum)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Nonfiction Prose Forum
contact email: 
blennon@psu.edu

15-minute presentations on the aphorism, maxim, sketch, vignette, feuilleton, pensée, prose poem, fragment et al.; on their afterlives or survivals in the networked screen­text media of Web 2.0.

MLA special session, "Service Learning: A Public Face for Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association, Professor Roberta Rosenberg
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu

“Service Learning Teaching and Research: A Public Face for Literary Studies”

20th International James Fenimore Cooper Conference [UPDATE--EXTENDED DEADLINE]

full name / name of organization: 
International James Fenimore Cooper Conference and Seminar
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

For our 20th conference, we are seeking papers that address the theme “Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities.” James Fenimore Cooper and Susan Fenimore Cooper wrote at a time when America was gr

[update] International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies[April-June, 2015 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
editor@eltsjournal.org

We are currently soliciting unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of ELT, Linguistics, Literature, Discourse and Translation Studies for the forthcoming [April-June, 2015]

Death, Desire, and Dialogue: In [Death-] Bed with the Text - 22nd-23rd May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Andrew Power / Saint Louis University - Madrid Campus
contact email: 
desiredeathdialogue@gmail.com / slumadridconference@gmail.com

13th International Conference
Saint Louis University – Madrid Campus
22nd - 23rd of May 2015

“Shall I believe / That unsubstantial death is amorous?”
(Romeo and Juliet, 5.3.102-3)

[UPDATE] Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place, 04/03/15 (Deadline: 03/01/15)

full name / name of organization: 
UT Arlington English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uta.egsa.conference@gmail.com

The University of Texas at Arlington is proud to announce the 3rd Annual UTA English Graduate Conference on April 3, 2015

Title: “Navigations and Narrations: Exploring Space and Place”

Call for contributors The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
ABC CLIO
contact email: 
himalayaencyc@gmail.com

I would like to invite you to contribute to The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture.

MLA 2016 Special Session: Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Pinion/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
ktpinion@ncsu.edu

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please consider submitting a 300-word abstract to this CFP for the MLA convention in Austin, TX, being held on January 7-10, 2016.

Archiving HIV/AIDS in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Pinion/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
ktpinion@ncsu.edu

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please consider submitting a 300-word abstract to this CFP for the MLA convention in Austin, TX, being held on January 7-10, 2016.

Revolutionary Feminist Concepts In Civil War Era Southern Newspapers (1851-1865)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Faith Hinkson
contact email: 
kfhinkson42@students.tntech.edu

This is a study examining the rhetoric of newspaper articles published in the South between 1851 to 1865.

(UPDATE) CFP: Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature (Deadline March 10, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
amajumder@uh.edu / sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

We invite proposals for an MLA special session on “Peripheral Aesthetics and World Literature” – Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association, Austin, Texas, January 7-10, 2016.

MMLA 2015: Animals in Literature and Film, "Arts and Sciences" -- due April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Dauer, MIdwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdauer@wisc.edu

This year’s MMLA Animals in Literature and Film panel invites papers engaging this year’s conference theme “Arts and Sciences,” and especially the connection between the history of science and

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS II - Second International Conference on Archaeology of Sound: 30 OCT 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The OTS Foundation
contact email: 
info@otsf.org

ARCHAEOACOUSTICS II

Second International Multi-disciplinary Conference on The Archaeology of Sound.
30 OCT, 31 OCT, 01 NOV 2015
Istanbul, Turkey

MLA 2016, Austin --Nabokov's Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
zokuzmanovich@davidson.edu

Nabokov’s works are full of journeys: real and imaginary, fabulous and forbidden, moral and metaphysical, ecstatic and exilic, journeys into madness and into revelation, transgression and time/timel

UPDATE: Shakespeare and Scandinavia International Academic Conference 8-11 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
contact email: 
shakespeareandscandinavia2015@gmail.com

International Academic Conference
Shakespeare and Scandinavia (SaS)
Kingston University at the Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames
8-11 October, 2015

SAMLA 87, 13-15 Nov. 2015--Shared Politics: Political Adaptations, Appropriations, and Influences

full name / name of organization: 
Phillip Zapkin
contact email: 
pzapkin@mix.wvu.edu

This panel seeks interesting and innovative papers in the field of adaptation studies.

Literature Language and Translation Congress liLETRAd 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Carmen Castro
contact email: 
ccastro1@us.es

The University of Seville (Spain) will host a Conference on Literature, Language, and Translation “liLETRAd” on 7 and 8 July 2015.

Southern Literature Panel: Economies of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
mheilig1@binghamton.edu

In “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” Louis Althusser notes that “every State Apparatus, whether Repressive or Ideological, ‘functions’ both by violence and by ideology.” Bearin

SAMLA 2015- Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
monica.miller@lmc.gatech.edu

Edith Wharton Society

Writing (of) Women’s Bodies: Wharton and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism

50th Comparative Literature Conference: Tradition and Inovation: Comparative Literature in the 21st Century 4/15-17 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature and Classics, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
vlatka.velcic@csulb.edu

Comparative Literature is a dynamic, interdisciplinary field with a global reach.

SCMLA Comparative Literature Session 10/31-11/03

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Smith, Lamar University
contact email: 
amy.smith@lamar.edu

Abstracts are being accepted for the regular Comparative Literature session at the South Central MLA meeting in Nashville, TN, October 31-November 3, 2015.

CFP: American Folklore Society Medieval and Early Modern Section 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Folklore Society: Medieval and Early Modern Section
contact email: 
kerry.kaleba@gmail.com

Call for Papers: American Folklore Society (Medieval and Early Modern Folklore Section)

Long Beach, California. October 14-17

Abstracts due Mar. 25, 2015

Phantom Grief, Prosthetic Mourning: Amputation and the Semiotics of "Loss" (Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Erik Grayson (Wartburg College) and Maren Scheurer (Goethe-Universität)
contact email: 
erikgrayson@gmail.com, scheurer@em.uni-frankfurt.de

CALL FOR PAPERS

Asian Americans Writing the South

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Asian American Literature Division
contact email: 
crystal.parikh@nyu.edu

Asian Americans Writing the South: This panel considers Asian American writers (Monique Truong, Lan Cao and others) as they write the history, geography, and politics of the US South.

MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session: Rereading Commonplaces

full name / name of organization: 
Mai-Lin Cheng/MLA
contact email: 
cheng@uoregon.edu

Abstracts invited for a special session on commonplace books, to be proposed for MLA 2016 in Austin.

“The Songs They Sang on Seventh Street”: Tracing the Inter-Arts Collaborations of the Harlem Renaissance Era

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, University of Maryland Baltimore County
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

From Langston Hughes’ 1955 collaboration with photographer Roy DeCarava in The Sweet Flypaper of Life, Wallace Thurman’s 1929 collaboration with William Jourdan Rapp in Harlem: A Melodrama of Negr

MLA 2016 - Forms & Feelings of Latina/o Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Norma Elia Cantú, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Raúl Coronado, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
cantun@umkc.edu; raulc@berkeley.edu

Latina/o literature has long evaded genre classification, mingling fiction, poetry, history, memoir, ethnography, and visual representation. What is captured? Soul? Spirit? Community?

MLA 2016: Latina/o Studies and the “Transnational Turn”

full name / name of organization: 
Norma Elia Cantú, University of Missouri-Kansas City; John Alba Cutler, Northwestern University
contact email: 
cantun@umkc.edu; john-cutler@northwestern.edu

Theorizing the relationships between transnational and local in Latina/o literature and culture. Institutional politics of transnational approaches to Latina/o Studies.

Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco Delgado, Stony Brook University

There has been a striking turn towards the dystopic in contemporary American literature, often related to racial anxieties.

Cultures of (In)Security in Comparison - 31 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Themed Issue Dedalus Journal | Project CILM
contact email: 
s.i.a.araujo@gmail.com and cgc@campus.ul.pt

CULTURES OF (IN)SECURITY IN COMPARISON
Dedalus Journal: Issue edited by Susana Araújo | Susana S. Martins | Carlos Garrido Castellano

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