category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] LITERARY LONDON ANNUAL CONFERENCE 22-24 July 2015 DEADLINE EXTENDED to 31st MARCH

full name / name of organization: 
The Literary London Society
contact email: 
conference@literarylondon.org or petertajones@gmail.com

22–24 July 2015
Conference Theme: ‘London in Love’
Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, University of London

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

Summer School in Ontology - Italy - August 2015

full name / name of organization: 
ISSO
contact email: 
info@issogrado.com

ISSO - INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN ONTOLOGY
Monday 24 August - Saturday 29 August 2015
Grado, ITALY

Conference "New Configurations of the Mediterranean: the Role of Women", Università della Svizzera italiana, 28-29 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Laboratorio studi mediterranei, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano
contact email: 
federica.frediani@usi.ch

The Laboratorio studi mediterranei (Università della Svizzera italiana) announces the International Conference titled “New Configurations of the Mediterranean: the Role of Women”, in honour of Vi

CFP soundscapes conference; Graz, Austria; Nov 6-8, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Austrian Association for American Studies
contact email: 
soundscapes@uni-graz.at

Call for Papers:
Soundscapes and Sonic Cultures in America, 6‐8 Nov. 2015, Graz, Austria
Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies
Organizers: Nassim W. Balestrini and Klaus Rieser, University of Graz

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

full name / name of organization: 
David Greven/The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
dgreven@mailbox.sc.edu

Hawthorne and Influence: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Romantics

Mexican Revolution and U.S. Modernism (Boston, Nov 19-22, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
ggano@antiochcollege.org

The Mexican Revolution and U.S. Modernism

MLA 2016 - Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature - Sponsored by College English Association (CEA)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016 (1/7/2016 - 1/10/2016) - Austin, TX
contact email: 
Francisco.Delgado@stonybrook.edu

Panel Title: Dystopia and Race in Contemporary American Literature.

This panel is sponsored by College English Association (CEA).

Chapter Proposals for "Literature and Ecofeminism"; April 1, 2015 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
D. A. Vakoch / California Institute of Integral Studies
contact email: 
dvakoch@ciis.edu

Chapter proposals are invited for an edited volume on ecofeminist literary criticism titled Literature and Ecofeminism.

[UPDATE] Affect, Images, and Digital Media: Engaging Multiple Worlds

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Trey Barnett, University of Utah
contact email: 
joshua.barnett@utah.edu

A Trans-Disciplinary Conference at The University of Utah
September 3-5, 2015 at the Tanner Humanities Center

Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel - Journal Special Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Christopher Lloyd
contact email: 
c.lloyd@gold.ac.uk

Call for Papers
Roots and Routes: The Twenty-First-Century Southern Novel
Guest Editor: Christopher Lloyd

MSA 17 - Modernism's Reiterations

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
mohara4@uwo.ca; tstuart9@uwo.ca

In "Tradition and the Practice of Poetry", T.S. Eliot states that "The perpetual task of poetry is to make all things new.

Digital Queers - Call for Abstracts - The New School

full name / name of organization: 
OCR - The New School - Goldsmiths
contact email: 
info@ocradst.org

The Digital Queers Conference at The New School will be in June 25, 26 and 27, 2015, and will coincide with the Gay Pride in New York.

Feminist Parenting

full name / name of organization: 
Demeter Press
contact email: 
kdlkosior@gmail.com, lynn.comerford@csueastbay.edu, heatherjoyj@gmail.com

What makes parenting gendered?

Poet-Artist Collaborations (abstracts due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA, November 13-15, 2015; Durham, NC
contact email: 
anne.keefe@unt.edu

This panel explores SAMLA 87's theme of "literature and the other arts" through the unique dynamic of word-image interaction situated in the poet-artist collaboration.

Why YA?: Researching, writing and publishing Young Adult fiction in Australasia

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT Journal Special Issue
contact email: 
j.seymour.21@student.scu.edu.au

Editors: Jessica Seymour (Southern Cross University) and Denise Beckton (Central Queensland University)

PROSPERO: Unforgiving Memory. Dynamics, Rhetorics, Paradoxa in Literary Representations of Trauma

full name / name of organization: 
Marilena Parlati
contact email: 
marilena.parlati@unical.it

Call for Papers: Prospero 20 (2015), edited by Marilena Parlati (University of Calabria)
Unforgiving Memory. Dynamics, Rhetorics, Paradoxa in Literary Representations of Trauma

Cultural Practices in the South Asian Public Sphere (Austin, TX - January 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association - SALA
contact email: 
abdyzahiri@gmail.com and jfedtke@aus.edu

Call for Papers
16th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
Jan. 4-6, 2016 - Austin, TX

Cultural Practices in the South Asian Public Sphere

MLA Panel: "Writing Publics: Engaging Writing Inside and Outside the Academy"

full name / name of organization: 
Genesea Carter, University of Wisconsin-Stout
contact email: 
carterg@uwstout.edu

Call For Papers for CWPA’s Panel at MLA 2016

Title: Writing Publics: Engaging Writing Inside and Outside the Academy

Gower's Coeval Systems - MLA 2016 - Abstracts due 3/22

full name / name of organization: 
Shyama Rajendran and Jeff Stoyanoff
contact email: 
shyama.rajendran@gmail.com, stoyanoffj@gmail.com

What do the works of John Gower have to say about systems in the twenty-first century?

Gay and Lesbian Studies in Language and Literature at SCMLA (Nashville, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rcostello@mcneese.edu

Gay and Lesbian Studies in Language and Literature
Regular Session, SCMLA (Nashville, Oct 31-Nov 3, 2015)

Submit Abstracts by: 31 March 2015

REIMAGINING MARGINALITY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
Cameroon English Language and Literature Association - CELLA
contact email: 
conference@cella-cameroon.org

The pluralistic, sophisticated and technocrazy nature of contemporary existence has blurred concepts like marginality and minority that are inherent in human existence.

Death, Violence and Religiously-Inflected Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
jvanwyck@fordham.edu

Please consider submitting 250-word abstracts to the following panel at the 2016 MLA in Austin, Texas.

Long Tim, Short Text: Historical Short Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA, Special Topics Panels for 2015 Conference in Portland, OR
contact email: 
mkula@uw.edu

This CFP is seeking proposals for an approved "Special Topics" session examining a variety of issues related to Historical Short Fiction (abstract/CFP below) for the 2015 PAMLA conference in Portland,

MLA 2016 Special Session: Foucault and Queer of Color Critique (deadline 3/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
krusem@newschool.edu

Foucault and Queer of Color Critique

MLA 2016: Sounds of the South

full name / name of organization: 
Southern United States Forum
contact email: 
jhubbs@ua.edu

When we listen to the South, what do we hear?

PARASITES: Cambridge French Graduate Conference, 8-9 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
cam.parasites2015@gmail.com

PARASITES: CAMBRIDGE FRENCH GRADUATE CONFERENCE 2015
14-15 May 2015
Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Final deadline: 20 March 2015

ASLE Panel at MMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ottuml@xavier.edu

Just over a decade ago, Dana Phillips (in)famously attacked ecocritics for uncritically borrowing terms and ideas from the discipline of ecology, which, he argued, is itself a “less than fully coher

[UPDATE] Reading Fantasy RMMLA, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 8-10 Oct., 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mjhtaylor@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 31, 2015. *Conference dates corrected.*

The Romantic Public | MLA 2016 | Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Borushko / Stonehill College
contact email: 
mborushko@stonehill.edu

MLA 2016 (Austin, TX, 7-10 January 2016)
Special Session: The Romantic Public

Women in the Global Eighteenth Century, November 5-6, 2015 Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J.

full name / name of organization: 
The Aphra Behn Society for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
contact email: 
Dr. Kirsten Schultz at Kirsten.schultz@shu.edu or Dr. Karen Gevirtz at Karen.gevirtz@shu.edu

The Aphra Behn Society
for Women in the Arts, 1660-1830
is pleased to announce its 2015 biennial conference
Women in the Global Eighteenth Century
November 5-6, 2015

March 15 Deadline - EBSN Network Brussels Oct 2015

full name / name of organization: 
European Beat Studies Network
contact email: 
fbellars@ulb.ac.be

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Call for Papers: submission deadline extended till 15 March 2015

[REMINDER] George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grossetste University, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford

George Meredith and his Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

CfP for the Panel: Identity and the City: Transition and Change in Urban Image Construction in Central and Eastern Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Cristina Ciucurescu/Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

Call for Papers for the Panel:
Identity and the City: Transition and Change in Urban Image Construction in Central and Eastern Europe

Mothers without Frontiers: Inscriptions of Affective Maps in Contemporary Romania and the World (due March 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
chivoiuo@purdue.edu

MLA 2016: Robert Frost, the Public, and the Artistic Community of His Time

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society/The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
robertfrostreview@gmail.com

The Robert Frost Society will be hosting a panel at the 2016 MLA Convention to be held in Austin, TX from January 7th-10th, 2016.

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