category: cultural studies and historical approaches

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

[UPDATE] LA PRODUCCIÓN CULTURAL ECUATORIANA DESDE 1980 - July 20-22, 2016 [Abstract due 4/15/16]

full name / name of organization: 
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS (ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)
contact email: 
manuel.medina@louisville.edu

CONVOCATORIA
LA ASOCIACIÓN DE ECUATORIANISTAS
(ESTUDIOS DE LITERATURA, LENGUA Y CULTURA)

Convoca a los interesados a participar en su próximo congreso

Neoliberalism in Literature and Film (SAMLA Conference: November 4 - 6)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Blouin / Milligan College
contact email: 
MJBlouin@milligan.edu

NEOLIBERALISM IN LITERATURE AND FILM (Panel at SAMLA in Jacksonville, FL)

REMINDER: CFP: 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016.

Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
contact email: 
mwilliams10@cocc.edu

Deadline for 2016 RMMLA Convention in Salt Lake City, UT (October 6-9, 2016) extended to April 1, 2016. Now accepting proposals for papers on any aspect of Caribbean Literature and the Diaspora.

Religion and Literature permanent section panel, MMLA, November 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jason.zirbel@marquette.edu; aschmi48@slu.edu

In keeping with the conference theme “Border States,” the Religion and Literature permanent section invites papers on writers and texts which challenge, question, or reimagine the borderlands betw

Audiences and Adaptation: Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue (Abstract Deadline May 1, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Scahill, Literature/Film Quarterly
contact email: 
litfilmquart@salisbury.edu

ADAPTATION AND AUDIENCES
Literature/Film Quarterly Special Issue

Poetics/Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Athenot/IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil
contact email: 
athenot.eric@orange.fr

Poetics/Politics:
Writing, Ethics, and Aesthetics
October 14-15, 2016
IMAGER/Université Paris-Est Créteil

[UPDATE] Vile Visions: Representing Evil

full name / name of organization: 
University of Southampton
contact email: 
cew106@soton.ac.uk

The concept of evil is age old, but the way it manifests in cultural narratives has continuously shifted. From the theological to the psychological, evil is a core theme of tales across the ages.

Civic Arts and Humanities - Due April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Cultural and Religious Theory
contact email: 
revfigueiredo@gmail.com

Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory

Topic: Civic Humanities

[UPDATE] MLA 2017 Special Session: New Approaches to Existentialism and the Absurd (deadline 3/15/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Julia Elsky / Loyola University Chicago
contact email: 
jelsky@luc.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel, which will explore new approaches to the study of the existentialist and absurdist movements in the 20th century.

Politics, Civic Life and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA)
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

​The section on Politics, Civic Life, and Culture for the 2016 Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) conference is now accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students (jointly a

Open Field: Gender, Sexuality, and the Black Athlete

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

Sport operates as a social and cultural institution that allows for hegemonic ideals about masculinity to be preserved and reproduced.

Call for Papers and Artistic Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures
contact email: 
akilahw@msn.com or emily.allenwilliams@uvi.edu

Volume 2.2 (Summer 2017)

Caribbean Writers, Performance Artists, and Visual Artists Working From Canada

Caribbean Vistas Journal: Critiques of Caribbean Arts and Cultures

Deadline Extended to April 1 for Submission to Harriet Beecher Stowe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
hmdalygaleano@lcsc.edu

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society is organizing its 20th Anniversary conference on "Everyday Stowe" at Whitworth University in Spokane, Washington from June 24-26, 2016.

Form and The Public Intellectual (MLA 2017 Guaranteed Session; 3/15/16; 1/17)

full name / name of organization: 
David Bahr, BMCC-CUNY
contact email: 
dbahr@bmcc.cuny.edu

Almost thirty years ago, Russell Jacoby defined public intellectuals as "writers and thinkers who address a general and educated audience." Yet from Rousseau to Jacoby, the public intellectual has bee

MLA 2017 Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Debarati Biswas/English, The Graduate Center CUNY; Christopher Ian Foster/Department of English James Madison University
contact email: 
debarati.biswas@gmail.com; fosterci@jmu.edu

MLA 2017
Unhomely Narratives: Migration and Displacement in Black Diaspora Literature
Calls for Papers Submission
Panel Organizers: Debarati Biswas and Christopher Ian Foster

Book chapters for Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics by April 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia State University
contact email: 
lcurtright@gsu.edu

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS: SUSTAINABILITY AND THE CITY: URBAN POETICS AND POLITICS

Welcome to Night Vale (collection; 6/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Weinstock@cmich.edu

Call for Papers: Welcome to Night Vale (collection; 6/15/16)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

CFP: How Normal is White?: The Normalization of Whiteness in Young Adult Dystopian Lit

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Miranda Green-Barteet (SAMLA)
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

In recent years, critics, teachers, editors, authors, and readers have all argued that children's and Young Adult literature must be more diverse.

Romantic Legacies

full name / name of organization: 
National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
contact email: 
earn.nccu@gmail.com

Romantic Legacies, 18-19 November 2016
Conference Website: http://rl2016.com/

Keynote Speakers:

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 88 panel CFP
contact email: 
bls39@miami.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 88th Annual Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, USA 4-6 Nov. 2016.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Betty Kaklamanidou - Margaret Tally
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com

We are currently inviting submissions for 2-3 chapters for an edited collection on Washington and Politics on Contemporary US Television already contracted by Ashgate.

MLA 2017: "Style, in Theory" (abstracts by March 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian McGrath (GS Nonfiction Prose)
contact email: 
mcgrath@clemson.edu

Style, in Theory

Guaranteed Panel, MLA 2017, Philadelphia (January 5-8)

Forum: GS Nonfiction Prose

Editing the Amanuensis, due 15 March

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Documentary Editing
contact email: 
CDBL@Brown.edu

The Association for Documentary Editing invites proposals for its 2017 MLA session entitled “Editing the Amanuensis.” We seek presentations that address issues of editing material prepared with th

Tolkien and the Classics 2

full name / name of organization: 
AIST - Associazione Italiana Studi Tolkieniani
contact email: 
info@jrrtolkien.it

Tolkien and the Classics 2

[UPDATE] Milton Special Session / RMMLA Convention Oct 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
clayldaniel@live.com or clay.daniel@utrgv.edu

Deadline extended to April 1. Papers on any aspect of Milton for the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center Oct 6-8, 2016.

Worshipping the Monstrous: The Supernatural Screen - June 1

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History
contact email: 
skerns@colum.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for Gods & Heretics, the 2016 Film & History Conference in Milwaukee, WI October 23-26, 2016.

CFP: Worshipping the Monstrous: The Supernatural Screen

trauma and traumatic memory

full name / name of organization: 
A monographic volume
contact email: 
spiritualityvsscience@gmail.com

Traumatic Memory CFP
A monographic volume on trauma and traumatic memory

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