category: cultural studies and historical approaches

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / International Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center (DAKAM)
contact email: 
conference@dakam.org

UNDERSTANDING BEAUTY AND UGLINESS '16 / Interdisciplinary Conference on Art Theory and Philosophy will be held on November 11-12 in Istanbul.

MSA 18 Scenes of Desire: Fantasy and Female Pleasure in Transatlantic Print Media and Silent Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Lise Shapiro Sanders
contact email: 
lsanders@hampshire.edu

Please note: deadline extended!

CFP for MSA 18
Scenes of Desire: Fantasy and Female Pleasure in Transatlantic Print Media and Silent Cinema

CfP (Deadline 15 April 2016): "American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political" (Conference, University of Bern)

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS // English Department, University of Bern
contact email: 
sanasconference2016@gmail.com

"American Communities: Between the Popular and the Political"
2016 Biannual Conference of the Swiss Association for North American Studies, SANAS

University of Bern
November 4-5, 2016

CALL for PAPERS: "What to Make of 'Nation'?" The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal 2.0 / Rolling Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
quiet.corner.journal@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a call for papers to be featured in the second issue of The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal, housed in the University of Connecticut’s Department of Literatures, Cu

RSAA 2017 - Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility

full name / name of organization: 
Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz

RSAA 2017: Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility
16-18 February 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
Co-hosted by Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington

Studies in Crime Writing (Open Access Journal) DEADLINE 15 AUG 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Crime Writing
contact email: 
sicw@newberry.edu

Call for Papers — Studies in Crime Writing

CFP: 2016 Literature/Film Association Conference, October 13-16, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Literature/Film Association
contact email: 
info@litfilm.org

CALL FOR PAPERS

Literature/Film Association Annual Conference
October 13-16, 2016
Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ

“Alternate Worlds”
http://litfilm.blogspot.com/

Minor Shakespeares: the politics and aesthetics of the margins - 23rd-24th September, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Split, Croatia
contact email: 
sryle@ffst.hr

Keynote lectures: Peter Greenaway and Prof. Richard Wilson

[UPDATE - REMINDER] Risking the Future: Vulnerability, Resistance, Hope - 12-13 July 2016, Durham University, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

RISKING THE FUTURE: VULNERABILITY, RESISTANCE, HOPE
An International Conference on the Risk Humanities

Durham University, UK
12-13 July 2016

Keynote Speakers:

MICHAELINE CRICHLOW

Acting Out: The IV International Flann O’Brien Conference (Salzburg, 17–21 July 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
The International Flann O'Brien Society / Department of English Studies, Salzburg University
contact email: 
paul.fagan@sbg.ac.at

Acting Out: The IV International Flann O’Brien Conference
Department of English Studies, Salzburg University
July 17–21 2017

Keynote Speakers

[UPDATE] MMLA American Literature 1 Panel; abstracts due APRIL 10

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

CFP: E.L. Doctorow for the 21st Century - Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Wutz (Weber State University), Julian Murphet (UNSW, Australia) & Samuel Dickson
contact email: 
mwutz@weber.edu, j.murphet@unsw.edu.au, samueljd@gmail.com

The sad passing of E.L. Doctorow in 2015 marked the completion of one of the richest oeuvres in contemporary American literature.

Utopia, Dystopia, and the Search for Self (SAMLA 88 Nov. 4-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ken Martin, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
kdmartin@ung.edu

Utopia, Dystopia, and the Search for Self: This panel seeks to explore the relationship between utopia, dystopia, and the journey of self-development or the discovery of Self.

Organizing Equality, Western University, 24 - 26 March 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University
contact email: 
organizingequality@uwo.ca

We invite paper and session proposals for an international conference on equality at Western University in March of 2017.

[UPDATE] Works in Progress, 7th July

full name / name of organization: 
GradCATS / De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Julie Sanders, Newcastle University, and Dr Adam Smyth,University of Oxford.
Abstract Deadline: 15th April 2016

The Commodification of Everyday Life (Panel for MSA 18), Proposals Due April 10

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Pokornowski and Andrew Kailaidjian
contact email: 
steven.pokornowski@gmail.com

The Commodification of Everyday Life and the Democratization of Cultural (Re)Production

CFP: Long Beach Indie Film, Media and Music Conference (Deadline May 6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival
contact email: 
info@longbeachindie.com

Celebrating global diversity, the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media, and Music Festival (August 31-September 4,2016) is looking for scholars and entertainment industry professionals to bring

Chapter Proposals For the book "Ideological Messaging and the Role of Political Literature" Proposal Deadline:30 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Önder Çakırtaş-IGI Global- http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/2166
contact email: 
ocakirtas@bingol.edu.tr

http://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/2166

IV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LINGUISTICS, LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES IN MODERN LANGUAGES (CILLEC)

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic University of Murcia (Spain)
contact email: 
ltorres@ucam.edu

Multi-perspective approaches to changes and transitions within the fields of linguistics, bilingualism, literature and culture

Future Humans

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa MacKay Demerjian
contact email: 
lmdemerjian@gmail.com

Abstracts for Future Humans book due June 1, 2016

CFP: Data

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

CFP: Data

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

[UPDATE] Journal: Language and Semiotic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Soochow University
contact email: 
lass@suda.edu.cn

Language and Semiotic Studies is a peer-reviewed academic journal of international scope.

PAMLA 2016; Nov 11-13; panel on Cinematic Libraries

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.

Second CFP for Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

[UPDATE] MMLA Permanent Section - Collectives, Communities, and Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2016
contact email: 
MMLAcriticism@gmail.com

This permanent MMLA panel invites abstracts that engage with collectives, communities, and print culture, widely conceived.

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 6-9, 2016); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Associatio
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 9/11 and Popular Culture area is looking for abstract proposals for the MPCA conference in Chicago, IL, at the Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.

#IntellectualActivistMovement(s): Reconnecting University Scholarship and Community Action (CFP Deadline: 5/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Language, Literacy and Culture Program (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
contact email: 
llcgradconference@gmail.com

It has been more than 50 years since the beginning of an intense period of socio-political action around issues of race, gender, and class in the U.S.

Submit essays or writing on gender and literacy

full name / name of organization: 
GALA: Gender and Literacy Assembly: NCTE Gender Studies Assembly
contact email: 
galasubmissions@gmail.com

An NCTE affiliate, GALA is published every December and seeks submission on gender and K-12 education.

The SOCIAL

full name / name of organization: 
Arts Administration @ Boston University
contact email: 
artsad@bu.edu

THE SOCIAL is the International Association for Visual Culture biennial conference that will take place at Boston University.

[UPDATE] [DEADLINE EXTENDED] Green Britain: Nationhood and the Environment, 1500-1750

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

CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 20 APRIL 2016

(UPDATE) Registration Open: The Matter of Resistance Conference, University of Warwick, April 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sourit Bhattacharya/University of Warwick
contact email: 
mattersofresistance@gmail.com/sourit.bhattacharya@warwick.ac.uk

Registration is now open for the 'The Matter of Resistance' conference at The University of Warwick, April 29, 2016, which brings together scholars, artists, and academics from around the globe, in ra

Special Issue: Andrew Davies: the screenwriter as adaptor

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance
contact email: 
anna.blackwell@dmu.ac.uk; natalie.hayton@dmu.ac.uk

In celebration of the newly created Andrew Davies archive at De Montfort University, Leicester, The Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance is issuing a special edition on the British screenwrit

Cultural Intertexts issue 5/ 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Intertexts - Academic Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
oana.gheorghiu@ugal.ro

CULTURAL INTERTEXTS, academic journal of Literature and Cultural Studies, ISSN 2393-0624, E-ISSN 2393-1078, edited by the Department of English, Faculty of Letters, “Dunarea de Jos” University of

SAMLA 88: Thinking Utopia/Dystopia through Decolonization/Postcolonialism

full name / name of organization: 
(SAMLA-88; Jacksonville, FL, USA 4-6 Nov 2016)
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:

Performing Precarity: Refugee Representation, Determination and Discourses

full name / name of organization: 
Performance of the Real Research Theme / University of Otago
contact email: 
performance.real@otago.ac.nz

Performing Precarity: Refugee Representation, Determination
and Discourses

An interdisciplinary conference hosted by The Performance of the Real Research Theme,

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