category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Mapping Urban Horror: SCMS, Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3

full name / name of organization: 
Zachary Price
contact email: 
zbp3@cornell.edu

MAPPING URBAN HORROR

Society for Cinema and Media Studies: Atlanta GA, March 30 - April 3rd 2016

CLINAMEN - CALL FOR PROPOSALS - INTERDISCIPLINARY POETICS

full name / name of organization: 
Presses Universitaires de Liège
contact email: 
mdelville@ulg.ac.be

CLINAMEN - Call for Proposals / Interdisciplinary Poetics

full name / name of organization:

Presses Universitaires de Liège

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CFP: Literature and Censorship (Deadline: September 30, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry (Vol 2 Issue 2)
contact email: 
editors@sanglap-journal.in

India is one of the few countries in the world to have a film censor board.

The Cultures of New India, 30 Jan '16, University of Brighton, UK | CfP deadline: 30 Sept '15

full name / name of organization: 
Centre21: Centre for Research in Twenty-first Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Daya Thussu (Co-Director of India Media Centre, University of Westminster)
Dr Emma Dawson-Varughese (author of Reading New India)

ISU Talks #03: Ruralism - The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Sustainable Urbanism, Technische Universität Braunschweig
contact email: 
isu@tu-braunschweig.de

Call for Papers
ISU Talks #03
Ruralism: The Future of Villages and Small Towns in an Urbanizing World
Institute for Sustainable Urbanism, Technische Universität Braunschweig
18.11.15

[CfP] On the Footsteps of Dwarves: Different Readings of a Mythical Figure in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Feryal Cubukcu / Dr. Sabine Planka
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com / planka@phil.uni-siegen.de

Today more than ever fairy tales permeate pop culture, literature, music, fine arts, opera, ballet and cinema.

CFP: Southwest English Symposium February 20th, 2016 (Abstracts due October 15th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Theme: Objects & Commodities

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ian Bogost

[UPDATE] FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

FINAL Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website: Digital Humanities Pedagogy (June 25)

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie1@gsu.edu

Studies in the Novel is seeking pedagogical content for inclusion in the indexed "teaching tools" section of its affiliate website.

American Literature Association Symposium: Frontiers and Borders in American Literature, February 25-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Frye/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

Proposals are welcome on a range of topics related to varied conceptions of the frontier and American borderlands, including but not limited to nineteenth and twentieth-century narratives of the

extended deadline (June 25) for soundscapes conference (Nov 6-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:

Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6-8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies

CFP: African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City (Roundtable) Deadline: 6/28

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature, New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is growing interest amongst 19th-century Americanists around how African Americans shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

[UPDATE/CORRECTED] Final Call for Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Legend Area (6/15/15; New London, NH 10/30-31/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS
EIGHTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE
SCIENCE FICTION, Fantasy, HORROR, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://nepcafantastic.blogspot.com

Women and Democracy: From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century (August 15, 2015 - March 24-25, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
contact email: 
katkit@enl.auth.gr;tsummers@ua.edu

Women and Democracy:
From Antiquity through the Early 20th Century

International Conference at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
March 24-25, 2016

[UPDATE] Neal Stephenson, the Long Now, and the History of the Future

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
jlewis94822@troy.edu

Deadline Extended until June 15. We are looking for papers that address issues of history in Stephenson’s fiction, but other approaches and discussions are welcomed.

H.D. panel, SAMLA Nov. 13-15, 2015, Durham, NC (abstracts due June 12)

full name / name of organization: 
The H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel called “H.D. and her Circle: New Directions” at this year’s South Atlantic MLA in Durham, NC, November 13-15, 2015.

Trafficking Memory: Women, Catastrophe, and the Limits of the Transnational

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young and Adele Parker
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu ; aparker@holycross.edu

If one measure of the term catastrophe lies in its power to subvert existing systems, we ask how this concept impacts certain memory-narratives produced by contemporary women writers and artists

UPDATE - "Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture" - Submission deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
dore.ripley@gmail.com

When American movies made their way across the Atlantic after World War II, the French film critics couldn't help but notice their dark and brooding quality, dubbing them noir.

Women's Arts of the Body (Panel at BABEL 2015 Meeting, Toronto, 9-11 October 2015); Deadline June 15, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
BABEL Working Group
contact email: 
irinaalexandradumitrescu@gmail.com

Women’s Arts of the Body
Organizer: Irina Dumitrescu (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses, 8-9 January 2016, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Lanone, Wesley Hutchinson and Line Cottegnies
contact email: 
catherine.lanone@univ-paris3.fr

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses

8-9 January 2016

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3
Institut du Monde anglophone

AMSN3: Modernist Work

full name / name of organization: 
Australasian Modernist Studies Network (AMSN)
contact email: 
j.attridge@unsw.edu.au

AMSN3: Modernist Work

The Third Biennial Conference of the Australasian Modernist Studies Network

Date: 29-31 March 2016
Venue: University of New South Wales, Sydney

[UPDATE] Joyce and Pornography (SAMLA)—Durham, NC, Nov. 13-15, 2015 [DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 15]

full name / name of organization: 
International James Joyce Foundation
contact email: 
eek2ju@virginia.edu

James Joyce and Nora Barnacle’s visible sexuality is well documented in their biographies. Gordon Bowker reports, “In Locarno, at the Pension Daheinm, Nora was enjoying herself […].

Command, Control, and Communication: Scholarly Perspectives on Seventy Years of Nuclear Weapons History

full name / name of organization: 
National Communication Association
contact email: 
nogorman@uiuc.edu

Adaptation, Awards Culture, and the Value of Prestige

full name / name of organization: 
EDITED COLLECTION
contact email: 
eric.sandberg[at]oulu.fi kenkar[at]bilkent.edu.tr

Adaptation studies has recently grown into a vibrant, wide-ranging field of study.

WLA Proposal: Critical and Creative Approaches to Voyaging “Sans Trace” (Submission Deadline June 13, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Raul B. Moreno, University of South Dakota, for Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct. 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
Raul.Moreno [at] usd.edu

Ahead of this fall’s 50th anniversary conference of the Western Literature Association, which coincides with the release of a feature-length documentary, Oregon filmmaker Ian McCluskey’s Les Voyageurs Sans Trace (Mountainfilm, 2015), this panel’s organizer seeks proposals for both critical and creative works that engage the story of the so-called French Trio of 1938.

Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

[DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 6, 2015] Whose (French) Renaissance? RSA Boston, March 31 - April 2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
landersen88@gmail.com

Complicating the notion of the ‘French Renaissance,’ this panel seeks papers that explore the dynamic relationship between Italian artists and their French patrons, audiences, and counterparts in

CFP PAMLA 2015 - Portland, OR (Nov. 6-8) - deadline extended June 10 - French Culture in the Shadow of Charlie Hebdo

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 Portland (Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
gviennot@uark.edu

PAMLA 2015 / Call for Conference Paper

{UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED: July 1] Radical Kinship

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Keynote: Omise’eke Tinsley, University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: October 16, 2015

African American Literature and the Rise of the Antebellum City, ALA Symposium NOLA 9/10-12 (Deadline 6/28)

full name / name of organization: 
ALA Symposium on The City and American Literature New Orleans, LA September 10-12, 2015
contact email: 
jvanwormer@gradcenter.cuny.edu

There is a growing interest within scholarship on antebellum African American textual production that focuses on how this material shaped 19th-century cultures of print.

CFP: Stereo & Immersive Media — 2015 International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, October 7-9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Research in Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies - Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
contact email: 
simedia2015@easychair.org

Call for papers
Stereo & Immersive Media — 2015 International Conference
Universidade Lusófona
National Archive of Torre do Tombo, Lisbon, Portugal

October 7-9, 2015

DEADLINE APPROACHING - CALL FOR ESSAYS AND INTERVIEWS - proposals due June 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Weinstein, series editor
contact email: 
annaweinstein@hotmail.com

A new book series: “PERFORM: Succeeding as a Creative Professional”

To be published by Focal Press, an imprint of Taylor & Francis

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation (Nov. 19-20, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
words.unofficial.uchicago@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation
University of Chicago English Graduate Conference
November 19-20, 2015

West Indian Literature Conference 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Puerto Rico- Rio Piedras Campus
contact email: 
elidio.latorre@upr.edu

The West Indian Literature Conference 2015 announces its call for papers for its biannual conference to be held from October 1rst to 3rd at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus.

CfP: Texts in times of conflict [DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS 5 JUNE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Textual Studies and The Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

Reflecting on the seismic cultural and political shifts of his own time, Francis Bacon pinpointed 'printing, gunpowder, and the compass' as the technological drivers which had 'changed the appearan

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