category: cultural studies and historical approaches

UPDATE: Power & Politics in Print

full name / name of organization: 
The Free Exchange Conference, University of Calgary
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

We are writing to let you know about an exciting partnership which has developed as we move forward with plans for our annual "Free Exchange Conference" this year.

Multisensory Encounters with the Literary (Abstracts by February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
CounterText
contact email: 
giuliana.fenech@um.edu.mt

Multisensory Encounters with the Literary

Crime and Criminality, CGLS Conference April 1-2, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

Third Annual Graduate English Conference: Crime and Criminality
(April 1-2, 2016, University of South Carolina)

Wilde on the Borders: Symposium, Theatre, and Art, April 2, 2016 - Extended deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Niagara University, NY
contact email: 
jcarr@niagara.edu

On February 8, 1882, after his seventh lecture in America in just over a week, Oscar Wilde traveled north from Buffalo, NY crossing the border by train to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada to play the ro

ALA Conference: CFP James Fenimore Cooper and Visual Culture, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Luis A. Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
Luis.Iglesias@usm.edu

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco from May

ALA Conference: CFP Teaching James Fenimore Cooper, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Luis A. Iglesias, James Fenimore Cooper Society
contact email: 
Luis.Iglesias@usm.edu

The James Fenimore Cooper Society will host two panels at the 27th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco from May

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
agogrof@gmail.com

Call for PAMLA 2016 Special Session Proposals: “Archives, Libraries, Properties” (Deadline January 15, 2016)

CFP – Lit, Lore, and Canon: Forms of Textuality in Medieval Digital Gaming – Proposals 2/15/16

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel T. Kline / University of Alaska Anchorage
contact email: 
dtkline@uaa.alaska.edu

CFP – Lit, Lore, and Canon: Forms of Textuality in Medieval Digital Gaming – Proposals 2/15/16

Urban Humanities Convergence | March 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Essex County College Humanities Division
contact email: 
jlee6@essex.edu

Urban Humanities Convergence
March 16-18, 2016

Signs: CfP: Stimpson Prize for Feminist Scholarship, Due March 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship.

Update: The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Branam Armiento
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

NASSR Conference
August 11-14, 2016
University of California, Berkeley

The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

[UPDATE] Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline (MadLit) – Proposals by 1/1/2016; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

***Submission deadline extended to 1/1/16***

CFP Modernity & the European Mind: Writing the Past, Constructing Identities. 16 & 17 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature; University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
contact email: 
christine.berberich@port.ac.uk

Modernity & the European Mind: Writing the Past, Constructing Identities.
A two-day international symposium hosted by the Centre for Studies in Literature at the University of Portsmouth.

EXTENDED DEADLINE M. Wynn Thomas Essay Prize

full name / name of organization: 
Alyce von Rothkirch / Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED

Neo-Victorian Studies: Screening the Victorians in the Twenty-First Century - 3/15/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Neo-Victorian Studies
contact email: 
c.louttit@let.ru.nl; erin.louttit@hotmail.com

Screening the Victorians in the Twenty-First Century

2017 special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific (5–8 July 2017))

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers and Université Bordeaux Montaigne
contact email: 
ssaww2017.bordeaux.montaigne@gmail.com

Border Crossings:Translation, Migration, & Gender in the Americas, the Transatlantic, & the Transpacific

CFP: Bastard Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

CFP: Bastard Writing

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of bastard writing

"Flows and Undercurrents: Dimensions of (Im)mobility in North America", June 2-4, 2016 [Deadline: February 7, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2016@gsnas.fu-­berlin.de

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"Wait, I'm not allowed in the feminist club?"

full name / name of organization: 
Rag Queen Periodical
contact email: 
ragqueenperiodical@gmail.com

Call for submissions:
"Wait, I'm not allowed in the feminist club?"
Many women feel completely left out of the feminist movement. Intersectional feminism hopes to tackle this very issue.

[UPDATE] Stony Brook University 2016 Graduate Conference - Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - March 5

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

Hypercultura - Community and Communication - deadline extension

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

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La Estructura Politica y Social Espanola a traves de los Ojos de Quevedo y Machado

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish Literature (Spain)
contact email: 
hm3fustero@yahoo.com

A brief description is about the social and political up and downs in Spain from the 15th century to the 20th century through the eyes of the great poets, Quevedo and Machado.

ALA May 26-29, 2016 Strained Utterance: Mixed Race Asian Avant Garde

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
kahilisun@hotmail.com

When Ron Loewinsohn writes,

ALA May 26-29, 2016 Yellowface: Performing and Occupying the Mind, Body, and Space in Asian American literature

full name / name of organization: 
Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
kahilisun@hotmail.com (Sean Manzano), lawrence.minh.davis@gmail.com

[REMINDER] Death, Thou Shalt Die—Decay and the Body in Early Modern England

full name / name of organization: 
Sixteenth Century Society Conference
contact email: 
eileen.sperry@stonybrook.edu

Seeking collaborators to propose a panel session for the upcoming Sixteenth Century Society Conference 18-20 August, 2016 in Bruges, Belgium.

Special Issue of Neo-Victorian Studies: Neo-Victorian Asia [Abstracts due: Jan 31 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Ho
contact email: 
lizho@ln.edu.hk

Neo-Victorian Asia

2017 special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies

update -Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 3rd International Conference on Language, Linguistics, Literature and Transla

full name / name of organization: 
Sultan Qaboos University
contact email: 
squconference2016@gmail.com

Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 2016 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas in the four main disciplines of language, linguistics, literature and translation.

'Identity, Intimacy' issue

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizionsjournal.ca

CFP Online: http://modernhorizonsjournal.ca/october2015cfp-2/

'Identity, Intimacy'

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference CFP - April 22-23, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Ohio State University and Indiana University Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Organizations
contact email: 
osuiu2016conference@gmail.com

9th Annual OSU/ IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Student Conference
Embodied Expression: The Body in Academia, the Field, and In-Between
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

[UPDATED deadline] Women and the Production of Popular Culture in Québec between the Wars

full name / name of organization: 
Andrée Lafontaine and Louis Pelletier
contact email: 
andreelafontaine@icloud.com

Montréal – March 5, 2016 / Submission deadline extended to January 11, 2016

[UPDATE] Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

Brandeis University -- April 1, 2016

New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs [ALA Panel--May 26-29, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
bartonjc@umkc.edu

Call for Papers: New Approaches to Sutton E. Griggs

American Literature Association Conference, 26-29 May 2016, Hyatt Regency San Francisco

CFP Ideological Conflict - Issue 22, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts, Deadline 29 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

Call for Papers Issue 22: Ideological Conflict

Beyond the “Status” Question: New Paths to Self-Determination for the Peoples of Puerto Rico

full name / name of organization: 
Universidad de Puerto Rico/Northeastern University
contact email: 
jeffrey(dot)herlihy(at)upr(dot)edu, j(dot)buscaglia(at)neu(dot)edu

Summary: Debates on self-determination and sovereignty for the peoples of Puerto Rico have been framed by formulae developed during the Spanish colonial period to support claims for f

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (02/01; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

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