category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[UPDATE] Special Issue on Craft Rhetorics

full name / name of organization: 
Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion
contact email: 
editors@harlotofthearts.org

Deadline extended to April 15!

English Language Conference

full name / name of organization: 
California State Dominguez Hills, English Graduate Association
contact email: 
csudhega@gmail.com

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONFERENCE
“Bridging: Past & Present”

Literature, Rhetoric & Composition, TESL, Creative Writing and Education

[UPDATE] LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE IN THE CONTEXT OF PHILOSOPHY conference, deadline for submissions extended to March 15

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of Foreign Languages, Alfa University, Belgrade
contact email: 
fsj.conference@alfa.edu.rs

Faculty of Foreign Languages (Alfa University in Belgrade) is glad to announce its Fourth International Conference on Language and Literary Studies, which will be held on May 22 and 23, 2015.

MLA Special Session_From the Lowell Mills to Lean In_March 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Meg Wadle
contact email: 
mtinning@smu.edu

From the labor leader to the COO, what do American narratives about working women reveal about women's paths to power? 250-word abstracts and CVs by 10 March 2015; Meghan Wadle (mtinning@smu.edu).

Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stirling, Scotland
contact email: 
architecture@stir.ac.uk

Reading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities
An AHRC-Funded Interdisciplinary Conference
University of Stirling
Saturday 5th December 2015
First Call for Papers

UPDATE Final Call for Papers: Women and Ageing: New Critical and Cultural Perspectives, 20-22 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

In a time when even Bridget Jones finds herself in her early fifties, it may at first glance seem unwarranted to speak of the invisibility of ageing women in literary and cultural contexts.

Literature in Large Classes - MLA 2016 (Austin,Texas) Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Murchison, University of Ottawa
contact email: 
kmurchis@uottawa.ca

Inviting abstracts for an MLA special session proposal on teaching large classes.

[Deadline Extended]

full name / name of organization: 
Anarchism and the Body Conference June 12-14, 2015 @ Purdue University
contact email: 
anarchismandthebodyconference@gmail.com

[Deadline Extended to March 8th, 2015]

Call for Papers and Presentations

Visualising the Animal

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cumbria
contact email: 
visualising@cumbria.ac.uk

Visualising the Animal

CALL FOR PAPERS: 15th March
A conference bringing together theorists and practitioners
in the field of photography rethinking visualisations of animals

CFP: ATDS @ MLA 2016 – Performance and Its Publics

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
lmielke@ku.edu

The American Theatre and Drama Society invites individual and panel proposals on the broad theme of "Performance and Its Publics," to be considered for the ATDS-sponsored panel(s) at the 2016 MLA conv

Gender, Identity, Sex and Sexuality for NEPCA conference; proposal deadline 6/1/15

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
GagnonD@wcsu:edu Kraig.Larkin@colby-sawyer.edu

Currently soliciting paper proposals for the upcoming Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH on October 30 and 31, 2015.

4S Annual Meeting, Open Panel on Affect, Technology, and Security (Nov. 11-14; Denver, Colorado)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
contact email: 
candersen@utexas.edu

The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) invites submissions for its 2015 conference in Denver, Colorado, November 11-14 (http://www.4sonline.org/meeting), and I would like to draw your attentio

[UPDATE] Page 23 LitCon

full name / name of organization: 
Page 23 LitCon
contact email: 
page23@denvercomiccon.com

We are still accepting submissions for the Page 23 LitCon, part of the Denver Comic Con. The new deadline for proposals is February 27, 2015.

Call for Papers, Panels, and Presentations

Humanities Unbound: Work and Play (April 10, 2015::Old Dominion University::Norfolk, VA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jamie Henthorn on behalf of Rhetoric Society of ODU, English Graduate Organization, Media Commons
contact email: 
jhent004@odu.edu

Humanities Unbound: Work & Play

A Works-in-Progress Graduate Conference

The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947 (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Christine Ferguson and Dr Andrew Radford, University of Glasgow
contact email: 
christine.ferguson@glasgow.ac.uk andrew.radford@glasgow.ac.uk

The Occult Imagination in Britain, 1875-1947 (Edited Collection)

The International Journal "The Problems of Literary Genres" CFP till 30th June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
"The Problems of Literary Genres", University of Lodz, Poland
contact email: 
jaroslaw.pluciennik@uni.lodz.pl)

About The Problems of Literary Genres

Animals in the Anthropocene - human-animal relations in a changing semiosphere

full name / name of organization: 
University of Stavanger; Minding Animals Norway
contact email: 
anthropoceneanimals@uis.no

The Second Call For Papers for the conference "Animals in the Anthropocene: Human-animal relations in a changing semiosphere" (Stavanger, Norway, September 17-19th 2015) has appeared (see conference w

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion

full name / name of organization: 
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference (UCLA Graduate Student Conference)
contact email: 
UCLAFoESouthland2015@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Reading for Affect and Emotion
Call for Papers
Friends of English-Southland Graduate Conference
University of California, Los Angeles, June 5th, 2015
Keynote speaker: TBA

2016 MLA Special Session CFP: The Seventies in Contemporary Historical Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
kcavende@brandeis.edu

This special session explores the multitude of recent fictions set in or grappling with the political and cultural legacy of the Seventies.

"Filth of all hues..." -- MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Goldsmith
contact email: 
hgoldsmith@smu.edu

Excrement, offal, garbage, rubbish, waste, dirt, trash, lewdness, fornication, pornography: this panel seeks theoretically-grounded (but still playful) approaches to filth in literature.

MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session “The American Artist: Convergence as Process”

full name / name of organization: 
Nathalie Fouyer
contact email: 
nathalie.fouyer@qc.cuny.edu

This panel explores the rise of Surrealism in America and Eastern philosophies in California (mid-20th century), highlighting the process of creating impersonal art.

Texts in times of conflict

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Textual Studies and The Centre for Adaptations, De Montfort University
contact email: 
gradcats@outlook.com

Reflecting on the seismic cultural and political shifts of his own time, Francis Bacon pinpointed ‘printing, gunpowder, and the compass’ as the technological drivers which had ‘changed the appea

November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
charles.sumner@usm.edu

“The Means, Ends, and Representation of Radical Political Experience”

Hawthorne and Milton (MLA 2016: 7-10 January)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
annbaynes.coiro@gmail.com

HAWTHORNE AND MILTON

Deadline Extended, Call for Papers: Edited Collection of Essays on Jane Austen's Fan Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Sue Howard, Department of English, Duquesne University
contact email: 
howard@duq.edu

Deadline Extended: Call for Papers: Jane Austen Fan Fiction

"Legacies of the Sexual Revolution" - Proposed Panel, MLA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Eir-Anne Edgar
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

"Legacies of the Sexual Revolution"

CfP: The Robert Frost Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society/The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

Call for papers: The Robert Frost Review is currently accepting article submissions. Articles should address some aspect of Frost poems, history, or reception.

[UPDATE] Food for Thought: New Critical Perspectives on Veganism and Meat Consumption

full name / name of organization: 
Jodey Castricano and Rasmus R. Simonsen
contact email: 
vegan.studies.cfp@gmail.com

Deadline: June 1st, 2015 (250-350 word abstract and short bio)

CALL FOR PAPERS - LIQUID BLACKNESS Issue No. 5

full name / name of organization: 
liquid blackness
contact email: 
liquidblackness@gsu.edu

liquid blackness is undertaking a long term research project on the legendary yet seldom seen film: Larry Clark’s 1977 Passing Through.

CFP: Popular Music and Public Diplomacy, Dortmund, 6-8 Nov. 2015

full name / name of organization: 
TU Dortmund University, Germany
contact email: 
musicaldiplomacy2015@gmail.com

Popular Music and Public Diplomacy
Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
6-8 November 2015 (Deadline for submissions: 1 April 2015)

Call for Papers

AX Anime and Manga Studies Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation
contact email: 
mkoulikov@gmail.com

AX 2015 Anime and Manga Studies Symposium
July 2 - July 5
Anime Expo 2015
Los Angeles Convention Center
(Los Angeles, CA)

Submission Deadline: April 15, 2015

Amsterdam Comics Conference: "Comics Interaction" 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
info@amsterdamcomics.com

Amsterdam Comics is pleased to announce our inaugural international conference, “Comics Interaction,” which will take place from 1-3 July in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Adoption & Discourses of Multiculturalism: Europe, the Americas and the Pacific (Edited Collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tobias Hübinette, Multicultural Centre (Sweden); Indigo Willing, Griffith University (Australia); Jenny Wills, University of Winnipeg (Canada)
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

This edited collection will contain critical, interdisciplinary essays addressing the complexity of multicultural identity-making, politics and practices in relation to transnational and transrac

SEDERI 26 XXVI SEDERI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Commerce, Communities and the Global Early Modern

full name / name of organization: 
Spanish and Portuguese Society for English Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
sederi26@ujaen.es

We are pleased to announce that the 26th SEDERI Conference will be held at the Baeza Campus of the International University of Andalucía (UNIA) (Baeza, Jaén, Spain) on 11-13 May 2015.

UPDATE Deadline extension 2 March 2015 Captivating Criminality 2: Crime Fiction, Traditions and Transgressions. 25- 27 June

full name / name of organization: 
Bath Spa University
contact email: 
r.stewart@bathspa.ac.uk

EXTENSION OF DEADLINE for abstracts: 2 March 2015

We have been contacted by a number of interested speakers and will be happy to accept abstracts up until 2 March 2015.

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