category: cultural studies and historical approaches

MLA 2017 Special Session - "Teeming Masses in the Transatlantic Imagination"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 Special Session Proposal
contact email: 
stewartr@uci.edu

We are seeking proposals for a special session at the MLA 2017 conference.

"Archives and the Management of Sex" at PAMLA Nov. 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association 2016 (Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
sruszczy@calpoly.edu david.squires@wsu.edu

This panel will explore how institutions dedicated to the collection, preservation, and circulation of material knowledge manage sexuality.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Symposium at the International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia, Grožnjan, 29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com

Submit proposals of 300-500 words to Symposium Coordinator Kimmy Szeto at ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com by 1 April 2016. Include a CV or a brief biographical note.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
Antony Miller
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

American Journal of Social Science Studies R&D
http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] The English Language Conference: "First Contact"

full name / name of organization: 
California State Dominguez Hills English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

The English Language Conference seeks papers from scholars in all fields of English, including but not limited to Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, TESL, Creative Writing, and Education.

Area of Whedon Studies - MPCA 2016 Conference: October 6 - 9, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
kwhaleyuky@gmail.com

We welcome proposals on any aspect of Whedon’s television and web texts (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dr.

"Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms" (proposed panel or roundtable)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association (MSA 18: Nov. 17-20, 2016--Pasadena, CA)
contact email: 
ekeenaghan@albany.edu

Genre-Art and Resistance: Mass Culture and Leftist Modernisms
Organizer: Eric Keenaghan (University at Albany, SUNY)
MSA 18 Pasadena, CA

ASLE Panel at MMLA 11/10-11/13 (due 4/5/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest MLA / Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

This year’s Midwest Modern Language Association Convention will be held in St. Louis, MO November 10th-13th. Please see the conference website for details: http://www.luc.edu/mmla/convention/.

CFP- Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities, 9th issue Fall 2016, Deadline 31st May

full name / name of organization: 
Estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities
contact email: 
estrema.cec@gmail.com

estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities is an on-line publication of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Lisbon (FLUL).

Capital in Contemporary British and American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Arul Benito Gerard
contact email: 
la14resch01002@iith.ac.in

Inviting papers for a panel on capital in contemporary British and American poetry. Possible concerns might include: financial crisis, utopianism and form.

Edited Book on Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture. Abstracts due 16 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sharanya Jayawickrama/ Hong Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
sjayawickrama@hksyu.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited book on Trauma, Memory and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture.

CFP: Philament 22: Precarity (An Online Journal of Postgraduate and Early Career Scholarship in Arts and Culture)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Chris Rudge University of Sydney
contact email: 
philament.usyd@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Philament: An Online Journal of Postgraduate and Early Career Scholarship in Arts and Culture

Philament 22: Precarity

- ROUNDTABLE - Teaching World Literature at the Borders

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016 St. Louis, MO
contact email: 
mmodarelli@walsh.edu

In the spirit of MMLA’s conference theme of “Border States,” this roundtable seeks to explore new pedagogical approaches to the teaching of world literature to college undergraduates, especially

[UPDATE] Call for Papers - Lit Crit from a Left Perspective - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Fourteen, Issue 1/Spring 2016)
contact email: 
daniel.heffernan11@stjohns.edu

Slavoj Žižek has suggested that, after the spectacular failure of party-states in the twentieth century, it is no longer time for the Left to change the world, but again to interpret it.

British Fantasy Society Journal 16

full name / name of organization: 
The British Fantasy Society
contact email: 
bfsjournal@britishfantasysociety.org

BFS Journal 16 is due out in June/July.

Call for Papers: Symposium at the International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia, Grožnjan, 29 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
International Vocal Arts Workshop, Jeunesses Musicales Croatia
contact email: 
ivaw.groznjan@gmail.com

Performing the Other

"Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents," 3-8 December 2016, deadline 15 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Troy University
contact email: 
litsea2016@easychair.org

CFP: “Literature at Sea: Maritime Literary Currents”
Mobile, AL, USA, 3-8 December 2016

LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE AT SCMLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Languages Association (SCMLA) 2016
contact email: 
celiacarmencordeiro@utexas.edu

Dear All,

Our panel entitled LUSO-AFRO-BRAZILIAN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE kindly requests abstracts for SCMLA 2016 in Dallas, Texas, in November 3-5.

The Street and the City - Awakenings: 14-15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies
contact email: 
thestreetandthecity@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE - 21st MARCH 2116

'Like a piece of architecture, the city is a construction in space, but
one of vast scale, a thing perceived only in the course of long spans of time.

Current Thinking on the Western III

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leeds/University of Bradford (UK)
contact email: 
m.goodall@bradford.ac.uk

Current Thinking on the Western III

14-15 June 2016
University of Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.

Shakespeare and Fear

full name / name of organization: 
Société Française Shakespeare
contact email: 
contact@societefrancaiseshakespeare.org

Call for papers for the 2017 conference of the French Shakespeare Society

Annual Conference of the Société Française Shakespeare

12-14 January 2017

Autofiction in English

full name / name of organization: 
Hywel Dix, Bournemouth University, UK
contact email: 
HDix@bournemouth.ac.uk

Since the term was coined by Serge Doubrovsky in 1971, autofiction has become established as a recognisable genre within the French literary pantheon.

After the Deluge: Reframing/Sustaining Critique in Post-Harper Canada (October 28-29, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton University
contact email: 
peter.thompson@carleton.ca

Proposals are invited for an interdisciplinary conference hosted by Carleton University’s School of Canadian Studies.

Gender, Identities and Education, 23-25 May, BeniMellal, Morocco

full name / name of organization: 
University Sultan Moulay Slimane
contact email: 
Conference.genderstudies@gmail.com

The objective of "Gender, Identities and Education" conference is to bring

researchers and scholars from various fields to share current research interest and experience

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive (Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Johannes Schlegel / Ralf Haekel / Julia Kroll
contact email: 
johannes.schlegel@phil.uni-goettingen.de

Michel Foucault: Discourse Theory and the Archive
(Göttingen University, 16 July 2016)

NOSTALGIA - Deadline 20th April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Dandelion Journal, Birkbeck College
contact email: 
mail@dandelionjournal.org

The Dandelion editors seek submissions on the theme of NOSTALGIA for their forthcoming issue.

Beckett, Badiou, and Adorno

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
charlessumner@hotmail.com

This panel has two related aims:

1) To present new readings of Beckett through the lens of Adorno and/or Badiou

CFP: Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives, Proposed Collection of Essays, April 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Anne Phillips and Miranda Green-Barteet
contact email: 
annek@ksu.edu

Laura Ingalls Wilder: Critical Perspectives

Perceptual Ecology--MLA 2017 [March 15 due date]

full name / name of organization: 
Jason Bell
contact email: 
jason.bell@yale.edu

This MLA special session concerns cognitive psychology and environmental thinking, specifically, the relationship between theories of perception, ecocriticism, and modes of experiencing or constitutin

open Field: Gender, Sexuality, and the Black Athlete

full name / name of organization: 
Portland State Univ./Univ. of Louisville
contact email: 
gendersexsport@gmail.com

OPEN FIELD: GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND THE BLACK ATHLETE

Editors
Derrais A. Carter, Ph.D.
Portland State University
Assistant Professor
Department of Black Studies

Special Session of PAMLA 2016; Nov 11-13, 2016; Cinematic Libraries & Archives

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient & Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

Libraries and archives play key roles in a surprisingly diverse group of films and television shows.

(Update) Call for Abstracts for Critical Insights: Civil Rights

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

From its flawed notion of “separate but equal” to the rampant violence against black bodies throughout the twentieth century, the United States faced a clear racial divide perpetuated by its Jim C

[UPDATE] Postcolonial Shakespeares - CFP for Postcolonial Interventions Vol I, Issue 2 -

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present A Reader

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel May and Anna Brecke
contact email: 
DomesticityReader@gmail.com

Problems We Can Name: Subverting Domesticity Past and Present
A Reader

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 88th Annual Conference, Jacksonville, Florida
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

(SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA 4-6 Nov 2016)
Contact email:
Bls39@miami.edu

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