category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Photography In and Of the Pacific: Collecting the Past, Visualizing the Future: CAA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Arts Association
contact email: 
heather.waldroup@gmail.com

Affiliate Session of the Pacific Arts Association, to be held at the College Art Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 2/3-2/6, 2016

The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar: SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR? (Submission deadline July 31st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Henri Peyre French Institute, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York.
contact email: 
FSautman@gc.cuny.edu

Call for Papers: The Henri Peyre French Institute Food Seminar:

SALT and SUGAR/SALT or SUGAR?

OCTOBER 29-30 2015, THE GRADUATE CENTER of CUNY

[UPDATE] "Queer Poetics" at PAMLA 2015 11/6-8 in Portland, Due 6/10

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Sullivan, UC Riverside
contact email: 
rsull001@ucr.edu

Deadline Extended to 6/10

Call for Proposals: Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, Vol. 8: Canada and Caribbean [Due: 1 Aug. 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
David Buchanan / University of Alberta
contact email: 
djbuchan@ualberta.ca

[DEADLINE EXTENDED] Improvisation in Professional Practice, Columbia University --Deadline: August 20, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Improvisation In Professional Practice, Columbia University, Teachers College
contact email: 
at532@tc.columbia.edu

Deadline extended: August 20, 2015

[UPDATE] Postponed: 2015 Walker Percy Conference: The Last Gentleman in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing
contact email: 
hbraden@loyno.edu

Although the conference on Walker Percy's The Last Gentleman has been postponed, the Walker Percy Center for Writing & Publishing is still accepting abstracts and proposals for its third biannual conf

Call for Submissions: Renascence

full name / name of organization: 
Renascence
contact email: 
renascence@marquette.edu

Renascence, a peer-reviewed critical and scholarly journal, is published by Marquette University as an expression of its Jesuit mission of the search for truth and the exaltation of human dignity.

Jane Austen and Philosophy, ed. Mimi Marinucci

full name / name of organization: 
Vol. 2 in new series "Great Authors and Philosophy" Series editor, Jacob M. Held
contact email: 
mmarinucci@ewu.edu

Call for Abstracts

Jane Austen and Philosophy
Edited by Mimi Marinucci
Rowman and Littlefield

CFP: Broadside Ballads (6/5/15; 3/31-4/2/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
jessica.c.murphy@gmail.com

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America
Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016

‘SAY THE WORD AND YOU’LL BE FREE’: A 'RUBBER SOUL' SYMPOSIUM, 11th December 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ben Winsworth/Faculty of Letters, University of Orleans, FRANCE
contact email: 
ben.winsworth@univ-orleans.fr

On the 3rd December 2015 it will be 50 years since the Beatles released 'Rubber Soul'.

"Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses", Paris, 8-9 Jan. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Line Cottegnies / University Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
contact email: 
line.cottegnies@univ-paris3.fr

Breaking Through: Impaired/heightened Senses

8-9 January 2016

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Institut du Monde Anglophone, 6 rue Ecole de Médecine, 75006 Paris, France.

The Metropolitan Individual in the Early Republic (Proposed ALA Symposium Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Rattner, The University of Memphis
contact email: 
krattner@memphis.edu

How does a particular city shape, hinder, or enable the life (career, agenda, domestication, nationalism) of a character?

East Meets West in the Long 18th Century - February 25-27 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
sspencer@uco.edu

In the exact center of the U.S., where the west meets the east at the "Crossroads of America," we will hold this year's South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies meeting in Oklahoma City,

CfP: III International Symposium "Byzantium and the Heritage of Europe", Skopje, 30-31 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Euro-Balkan University and University of Bologna
contact email: 
pstevkovski@gmail.com

III INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM
“DAYS OF JUSTINIAN I”
“BYZANTIUM AND THE HERITAGE OF EUROPE: CONNECTING THE CULTURES”

Skopje 30-31 October, 2015
Organised by

Tradición y renovación en la producción cultural ecuatoriana

full name / name of organization: 
La Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura) y la Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar
contact email: 
Manuel F. Medina, manuel.medina@louisville.edu

La Asociación de Ecuatorianistas (Estudios de Literatura, Lengua y Cultura) y la Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar convocan a los interesados a participar en el próximo congreso.

[UPDATE: Deadline Extended] Shakespeare and Utopia RSA 2016 (Boston 3 Mar-2 Apr)

full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Society of America
contact email: 
delilah.brataas@hist.no

Deadline Extended! June 8, 2015
The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Boston, 31 March–2 April 2016.

[UPDATE-deadline extended] CFP: Repetitons, Permutations, Becoming -- SFSU Cinema Studies Conference [Oct 22-24, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema Studies Graduate Association / San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

CFP: "Greenwood Fashion" Panel, SEMA 2015 (October 22-24, Little Rock, Arkansas)

full name / name of organization: 
Alexander L. Kaufman
contact email: 
akaufman@aum.edu

SEMA 2015 (October 22-24, Little Rock, Arkansas):

International Association for Robin Hood Studies sponsored session:

CFP ASTR 2015 Portland, November 5-8: Reclaiming the "F" Word: Historical and Contemporary Performance as Theatrical Activism

full name / name of organization: 
ASTR
contact email: 
feministastr2015@gmail.com

Reclaiming the “F” Word: Historical and Contemporary Feminist Performance as Theatrical Activism

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Romanticism and the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Ben P. Robertson / Keats-Shelley Association of America / SAMLA 87 (Durham, NC, USA; 13-15 Nov. 2015)
contact email: 
bprobertson@troy.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Rice/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Animal Languages: Interspecies Communication in the Middle Ages (proposals due August 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Langdon, Western Kentucky University
contact email: 
alison.langdon@wku.edu

Until relatively recently, medieval scholars have tended to focus on the symbolic valence of nonhuman animals, to read their behavior and characteristics as representative of explicitly human interest

"Land and the American Dream" (Oct. 14-16, 2015, in Bucks County, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
The Precarious Alliance
contact email: 
michael.stamps@delval.edu

"Land and the American Dream": A Sustainability Symposium
Delaware Valley University
October 14–16, 2015
www.precariousalliance.org

CFP - Tracing Creation: Genetics, Genes, and Genealogies of Performance (deadline for submissions: 31 July 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Antwerp - Research Centre for Visual Poetics - The Didascalic Imagination
contact email: 
tracingcreation@uantwerpen.be

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Tracing Creation
Genetics, Genes, and Genealogies of Performance

An international conference organised by

[UPDATE] Screening Politics: Affect, Identity, and Uprising, October 2-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

UPDATE: Keynote by Meghan Sutherland, Associate Professor of Visual Culture and Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

‘Wales and Scotland in European Travel Writing 1760–1870’

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth
contact email: 
h.williams @cymru.ac.uk


“Le Pays de Galles ressemble entièrement à la Suisse”
J-J Rousseau

A one-day conference jointly organized by two AHRC-funded projects:

[UPDATE, deadline extended] THE REAL AND THE INTERMEDIAL, Oct 23-24, 2015 (deadline June 30) Film and Media Studies Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
contact email: 
2015.real.intermedial@gmail.com

Following up on the themes introduced in our previous conferences dedicated to "film in the post-media age", the "cinema of sensations", "rethinking intermediality in the digital age", and "figuration

Writing the Rising: An international Conference on 1916

full name / name of organization: 
Università Roma Tre
contact email: 
John.mccourt@uniroma3.it

Writing the Rising is an international conference organised by CRISIS - Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale per gli Studi Irlandesi e Scozzesi – at the Università Roma Tre in association with the

CFP for Edited Collection: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture (June 28, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Merry G. Perry and Dr. Cherise A. Pollard
contact email: 
complicatedmasc@gmail.com; mperry@wcupa.edu; cpollard@wcupa.edu

CFP: Complicated Masculinities in Popular Culture

Approaches to Shakespeare Criticism (RSA Boston 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Colin Macdonald (CUNY Grad Center) and Michael Plunkett (CUNY Grad Center)
contact email: 
cmacdonald@gradcenter.cuny.edu

Approaches to Shakespeare Criticism

a panel proposal for the RSA 2016 conference in Boston, 31 March-2 April

Modalities: Politics and Poetics, 18-19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
submissions@modalities2015.com

This is a symposium about –alities. Now commonplace, terms like temporality, governmentality, positionality, and so on have made their way into literary studies and the humanities more broadly. The broadening of scholarship beyond the human now underway requires that we take a fresh look at the poetics and politics of interpretation, whether or not our scholarship studies the nonhuman explicitly. At the precise moment at which we are being told to look “outside,” we need to get clear again: what is this outside? Is it thinkable? Can we say what we have been saying in such a climate?

SAMLA 87 Reception Studies

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies, including pedagogical work. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 87 theme are especially welcome.

Reminder: Edited Collection / Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale [Abstracts May 29th]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University
contact email: 
globalspatialscale.collection@gmail.com

We are seeking essays for an edited collection titled Rethinking Globalization and Spatial Scale. The goal of the volume is to bring together interdisciplinary research on globalization spanning the humanities and social sciences that foregrounds theoretical and methodological conceptualizations of scale—how people, capital, goods, material infrastructure, ideas, and power aggregate along or slide among different degrees or levels of attachment, from personal to local to national to transnational.

The English Countryside (18th-21st c.): Identities, Mutations, and Representations

full name / name of organization: 
ACE - University of Rennes 2
contact email: 
david.haigron@univ-rennes2.fr

The English Countryside
(18th-21st centuries)
Identities, Mutations, and Representations

Working-class writing: an essay collection

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
contact email: 
b_clarke@uncg.edu

On 12 May 2015, five days after the Tories secured a parliamentary majority in the general election, the Guardian reported that David Cameron was “expected to lay out his plans for a parliament of

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