category: cultural studies and historical approaches

2016 Summer Shaw Symposium, July 22-24, at Shaw Festival. Travel Grants. May 1 Deadline.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Dietrich / International Shaw Society
contact email: 
dietrich@shawsociety.org

Send paper proposals by May 1 to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca, focused as much as possible on the two Shaw productions at this year's Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, M

Translation Theory Today 5/5-5/6 Abstracts due 3/1

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Sommers (the Graduate Center, CUNY)
contact email: 
csommers@gc.cuny.edu

Translation Theory Today
An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical Theory
Keynote Speakers:
Homi K. Bhabha (Harvard University)
Edwin Frank (The New York Review of Books Classics)

Update: Deadline Feb 15th for CFP for MLA Teaching Options in Jewish American literature volume

full name / name of organization: 
Roberta Rosenberg and Rachel Rubinstein and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu

Essay proposals are invited for a proposed MLA in the Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Jewish American Literature, to be edited by Roberta Rosenberg and Rachel Rubinstein.

Representations of Urban Violence in Contemporary US Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Center, University of Bucharest
contact email: 
mihaelaprecup@gmail.com

This is a Call for Papers for a panel that will be included in the annual conference of the English Department at the University of Bucharest, Romania (2-4 June, 2016).

CFP Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media - The New Old: Archaism and Anachronism Across Media (abstracts 19 Feb 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Elena Caoduro - University of Bedfordshire
contact email: 
Elena.Caoduro@beds.ac.uk

Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media

The New Old: Archaism and Anachronism Across Media

“Revolutionary Affects: At the Crossroads of Aesthetics and Politics in the Middle East”

full name / name of organization: 
Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Nov. 17-20, 2016 - Boston, MA
contact email: 
bgermen@uoregon.edu, ahmadn@uoregon.edu

We are seeking two papers for a panel we are proposing to hold at the next year's MESA conference.

Mediascape: UCLA's Journal of Cinema and Media Studies- March 1st, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of California- Los Angeles Film and Television Department
contact email: 
kmk22010@mymail.pomona.edu

Mediascape: The Question of Authorship in Cinema and Media
Columns Section: Call for Papers

This Issue’s Theme: Authorship

Project Narrative Summer Institute: July 4-July 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Project Narrative
contact email: 
projectnarrative@osu.edu

Project Narrative Summer Institute, “Narrative Medicine across Genres and Media”
July 4 - July 15, 2016

[UPDATE] Postponed indefinitely : 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

We regretfully announce that the 2015 Walker Percy Conference: The Last Gentleman in the 21st Century, which had been originally scheduled for October 2015, is postponed indefinitely.

Histories of Digital Labor (Guaranteed panel, MLA 2017, 5-8 January, Philadelphia, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Ross / MLA Committee on Information Technology
contact email: 
shawnaross@tamu.edu

The MLA Committee on Information Technology invites abstracts on the history of digital labor for a guaranteed panel at the MLA conference in Philadelphia from January 5-8, 2017.

24th Annual Midwest Conference on Literature, Language, and Communication

full name / name of organization: 
MCLLM/Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
mcllm@niu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: MCLLM Conference
Date: April 1-2, 2016
Deadline for Proposals: February 19, 2016
Theme: “Keep the Change”

Panel- Orientalism and the Globalization of Africa, ASA December 1-3

full name / name of organization: 
African Studies Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
awaugh@english.umass.edu

Call for paper proposals for a panel at the 2016 African Studies Association annual conference, December 1-3, in Washington D.C.

HARTS & Minds Issue 8 (2016): Science, Society, and Civilisation (Deadline 31st March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

The Great Depression in Children's Literature: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Mildred Taylor's Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

full name / name of organization: 
Cambridge/Homerton Research & Teaching Centre for Children’s Literature, Cambridge University (UK)
contact email: 
sflh2@cam.ac.uk

Call for papers for a symposium at the Faculty of Education, Cambridge University

Dates: Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th September 2016

[UPDATE] Freaked and Othered Bodies in Comics and Graphic Novels

full name / name of organization: 
Aidan Diamond and Lauranne Poharec / Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics
contact email: 
lp0828@mun.ca

EXTENDED DEADLINE
CALL FOR PAPERS: Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics Special Issue
Freaked and Othered Bodies in Comics

Postsecular Studies and the Rise of the English Novel, 1719-1897 (July 11-August 5 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar
contact email: 
postsecularnovel@uiowa.edu

What role do religion and secularization play in the rise of the novel?

CFP, Native Testimony, Princeton, May 5-6, 2016—Extended deadline, Feb. 15

full name / name of organization: 
Princeton American Indian Studies Working Group
contact email: 
paiswg@gmail.com

We are seeking papers for “Native Testimony,” the second graduate conference of the Princeton American Indian Studies Working Group.

CFP: “Health’s Borders”, Health Tomorrow, Volume 4 (May 15th, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality
contact email: 
htii@yorku.ca

CFP: “Health’s Borders”, Health Tomorrow, Volume 4 (2016)
Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality
York University, Toronto, Canada
http://ht.journals.yorku.ca

Utopia for 500 Years

full name / name of organization: 
St. Thomas More College and Classical, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies, University of Saskatchewan
contact email: 
utopia2016@stmcollege.ca

A Conference on Thomas More’s Utopia to be held at St. Thomas More College, University Of Saskatchewan, 22-24 September 2016, in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the work’s publication.

Edited volume on the Mexican New Song. "The Snake, the Roses and the Thorns: Unfolding the Mexican New Song in the 60s-90s"

full name / name of organization: 
Claudio Palomares / Queen's University
contact email: 
cps1@queensu.ca

The Snake, the Roses and the Thorns: Unfolding the Mexican New Song in the 60s-90s

Protean Desires Symposium, 22nd April 2016, CFP Deadline 15 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
GENCAS, Swansea University
contact email: 
837501@swansea.ac.uk

Protean Desires:
Queering the Body, Transforming the Text
April 22nd 2016
Singleton Abbey, University of Swansea

Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century

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

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

Martineau Society Conference Birmingham 2016 07/25/16-07/28/16; deadline 05/01/16

full name / name of organization: 
Martineau Society
contact email: 
sharonconnor@live.co.uk

The Martineau Society will be hosting its 22nd annual conference in Birmingham, England.

La ressource littéraire au contact des lieux (July 7-9 2016, Gatineau, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
53ème colloque de l'Association de Science Régionale de Langue Française (ASRDLF)
contact email: 
Mauricette.Fournier@univ-bpclermont.fr

Appel à communication pour la session thématique "La ressource littéraire au contact des lieux" organisée dans le cadre du 53ème colloque de l'Association de Science Régionale de Langue Françai

CFP: Diversity in Midwestern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
H-Midwest
contact email: 
editorial-midwest@mail.h-net.msu.edu

“The times they are a-changing,” but we are still quoting an old white male to describe the situation.

Green Britain: Nationhood and the Environment 1500-1750

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies, University of Birmingham
contact email: 
greenbritain2016@gmail.com

During the early modern period, national identity was increasingly defined by the dynamic between people and the environment they populated.

IASA: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, & Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media" Nov. 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
Alan.Gravano@outlook.com

Conference Theme: "Recorded, Reported, Projected, and Pixilated: Italian Americans in Mass Media"

Date: November 3rd to November 5th, 2016

'Anachronism and the Medieval' (includes post-medieval literature)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of English (ESSE); Galway, Ireland
contact email: 
lindsay.reid@nuigalway.ie

States of the Book - 23-24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and Philosophy / United States Military Academy at West Point
contact email: 
adam.karr@usma.edu

The Department of English and Philosophy at West Point will host an interdisciplinary symposium to consider the relation of the material text to the formation and function of states and state-like str

Anticipations: H. G. Wells, Science Fiction and Radical Visions 8-10 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The H. G. Wells Society
contact email: 
andrewmbutler42@gmail.com

Anticipations: H. G. Wells, Science Fiction and Radical Visions 8-10 July 2016
H. G. Wells Conference Centre, Woking, UK. Organised by the H. G. Wells Society

ENGLISHES AND CHANGING IDENTITIES IN THE NORTH, May 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association of English Studies
contact email: 
Charles.Armstrong@uia.no

Second and final call for papers
Nordic Association of English Studies Conference, 2016
University of Agder, Norway
May 4-7, 2016
“Englishes and Changing Identities in the North”

[Last Call] CFP: Indigenous Cultural Practices in the Age of Globalization: The 2016 NTU International Theatre Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Drama and Theatre, National Taiwan University
contact email: 
ntutheaterconference@ntu.edu.tw

[Last Call] Submission deadline: Feb. 15

MLA 2017 January 5-8 Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society
contact email: 
ccfreeburg@gmail.com

Melville and Black Lives Matter

AATI @ Naples June 22-27, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI)
contact email: 
ryancm@indiana.edu

NOTIFICATION OF EXTENDED DEADLINES

Session/Roundtable proposals with calls for abstracts: February 20, 2016.
Individual paper proposals: February 20, 2016.

Submissions for This Bridge Called Language Anthology [Deadline March 31, 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
This Bridge Called Language Anthology
contact email: 
bridgecalledlanguage@gmail.com

This Bridge Called Language is currently seeking submissions.

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