category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Catastrophe: Special issue of The Comparatist

full name / name of organization: 
The Comparatist
contact email: 
zallouz@whitman.edu

Call for Papers: Special Issue, The Comparatist
Topic: Catastrophe
General Editor: Zahi Zalloua (Whitman College)

History of Communism in Europe, no. 7 / 2016. The (R) evolutionary Maze - Communist Parties in Europe

full name / name of organization: 
The Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes and the Memory of the Romanian Exile
contact email: 
hce7@iiccmer.ro, dalia.bathory@gmail.com

Open call for papers for the seventh issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe, no. 7/2016: The (R) evolutionary Maze. Communist Parties in Europe.

[UPDATE] Shakespeare in the North

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK
contact email: 
adam.hansen@northumbria.ac.uk

SHAKESPEARE IN THE NORTH

2 June 2016

Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
www.northumbria.ac.uk/shakespeareinthenorth

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE for THE FANTASTIC NOW: RESEARCH IN THE FANTASTIC IN THE 21st CENTURY

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in the Fantastic
contact email: 
gff2016@wwu.de

Deadline extension until February 15, 2016.

The Deadline for the 7th annual conference of the GFF (Gesellschaft für

Gender and/in Captivity [REMINDER]

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

This issue of Gender Forum addresses all aspects of captivity in relation to questions of gender and sexuality.

Special Session: "Neo-Colonialism and the Futures of Afro-Asian Solidarity" (MLA 17)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA
contact email: 
rinehart@g.harvard.edu

This special session considers the development and/or disintegration of post-Bandung Afro-Asian solidarities during the "second scramble" for Africa, debates over Affirmative Action, and #blacklivesma

In the Light of Gloriana Conference; Nov 18-21, 2016 -- CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Gloriana Society
contact email: 
glorianasoc@gmail.com

The Gloriana Society invites advanced graduate students and faculty to attend the inaugural meeting of our biannual conference In the Light of Gloriana, Nov 18-21, 2016 at the Tower of London.

MLA 2017 Special Session: Mental Health in Contemporary Literature (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Isabel Meusen / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
imeusen@memphis.edu

This is a call for papers for a proposed special session at the MLA conference 2017 in Philadelphia.

"Gender Cartographies: Histories, Texts and Cultures, 1660-1830" (5-7 October, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Huelva, Spain
contact email: 
villegas@uhu.es

6TH CONFERENCE OF THE APHRA BEHN EUROPE SOCIETY

“GENDER CARTOGRAPHIES: HISTORIES, TEXTS & CULTURES
IN THE LONG EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, 1660-1830”

University of Huelva, Spain

Shepherding Language: Restoring Faith in Words - May 12-14, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature (at California Baptist University, Riverside, Calif.)
contact email: 
lveltman@calbaptist.edu

The Modern Languages and Literature Department of California Baptist University is pleased to invite you to the 2016 Western Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, to be held in Riverside

South Asian Pornographies: Vernacular Formations of the Permissible and the Obscene

full name / name of organization: 
Anirban Baishya (University of Southern California)
contact email: 
baishya@usc.edu

This special issue of Porn Studies focuses on the varied notions of the pornographic and the obscene that are in currency in the geopolitical region of South Asia.

Precarity Tales

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh Valley Vanguard
contact email: 
lehighvalleyvanguard@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Precarity Tales

Seeking poetry and prose describing the precarious circumstances of the working class.

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART (Deadline for submission: 31st March 2016).

full name / name of organization: 
«Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature»
contact email: 
francesco.laurenti@iulm.it ; stefano.ballerio@unimi.it

NARRATOLOGY: STATE OF THE ART
First Issue of «Comparatismi: digital periodical of the Board of Literary Criticism and Compared Literature».

VPFA 8th annual conference: Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
vpfamembership@gmail.com

Victorian Popular Genres, 14-15th July 2016

Keynote Speaker – Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Keynote Speaker – Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)

[UPDATE] Call for submissions: Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Symbolism. An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics
contact email: 
florian.klaeger@wwu.de

CALL for PAPER 2016 : SOCRATES JOURNAL

full name / name of organization: 
Socrates: Scholarly research Journal
contact email: 
socratesjournal@outlook.com

Socrates Journal invites Authors/Researchers to submit their research papers for consideration of publication in the regular Issues of the Journal.

Troubling Queerness: New Directions in Queer of Color Critique

full name / name of organization: 
Northwestern University QPGSA
contact email: 
nuqueertopia2016@gmail.com

Queer studies is at a crossroads.

NGender 2016 Conference: Liberation, Struggle and Resistance (May 18, 2016 - University of Sussex)

full name / name of organization: 
NGender - University of Sussex Gender and Sexuality Research Collective
contact email: 
ngender@sussex.ac.uk

We are delighted to announce that NGender will host its third annual conference on Wednesday 18th May 2016, generously supported by the University of Sussex Doctoral School’s Researcher-Led Inititat

[UPDATE] Ninth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS) (Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2016, Gothenburg)

full name / name of organization: 
Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

CALL FOR PAPERS

Mediterranean at Large

full name / name of organization: 
Politics. Rivista di Studi Politici
contact email: 
cfp@rivistapolitics.it

MEDITERRANEAN AT LARGE
Cfp #5 (1/2016)

[UPDATE] New Deadline: "Philip Roth & American Politics" Panel at 2016 ALA Conference (May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
The Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
mmckinle@harpercollege.edu

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel on Philip Roth and American Politics at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016.

Chapter Proposals for "Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment"

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

Chapter proposals are invited for the edited book Transecology: Transgender Perspectives on the Environment, due by March 1, 2016.

[UPDATE] Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Comics and Popular Arts Conference at DragonCon (Sept 2-5, 2016) - DL: Feb 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Comics and Popular Arts Conference
contact email: 
organizers@comicspopularartsconference.org

The Comics and Popular Arts Conference (CPAC) invites submissions for our 9th Annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 2-5, 2016.

Space and Spatiality

full name / name of organization: 
Ryan Wander/Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtwander@ucdavis.edu

RMMLA October 2016.

[UPDATE] SAGES Conference: Hysteria Abstracts DUE 1/25/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
kah92@zips.uakron.edu

The Society of Akron Graduate English Scholars is pleased to announce a call for papers for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference on April 28, 2016.

Terrible Beauty [Deadline Extended to 1/30/2016]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia
contact email: 
terriblebeauty2016@gmail.com

We take our title from W. B. Yeats’ poem “Easter, 1916” to invite new takes on an old tune: the relation of aesthetics to politics.

Maladies of the Soul, Emotion, Affect, September 22-25 2016, Banff

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Literature Centre at University of Alberta and Canadian Studies Centre at University of Innsbruck
contact email: 
clcconf@ualberta.ca

Keynotes

1. Daniel Heath Justice, University of British Columbia
2. Smaro Kamboureli, University of Toronto
3. Daniel Laforest, University of Alberta

Round-Table of Invited Authors

Call for Submissions: Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library World/ Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
sigridkelsey@gmail.com

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

A special issue of ESQ to celebrate the landmark contribution of Paula Bernat Bennett

full name / name of organization: 
Faith Barrett (Duquesne University), Paraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth), Elizabeth Petrino (Fairfield University).
contact email: 
barrettf@duq.edu, paraic.finnerty@port.ac.uk, epetrino@fairfield.edu

Call for papers for a special issue of ESQ to celebrate the landmark contribution of Paula Bernat Bennett to the recovery of nineteenth-century American women poets and the 20th anniversary of the pub

'All the World's a Stage: Performing Identity in Everyday Life', a one-day inter-disciplinary conference, 1 July 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
performingidentity2016@gmail.com

CfP: ‘All the World’s a Stage’: Performing Identity in Everyday Life, one-day inter-disciplinary conference, University of Bristol, 1st July 2016.

IGNCC Comics Conference - Graphic Gothic - CFP deadline 31/01/16

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics; Studies in Comics; Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics; Gothic Studies Network
contact email: 
igncc16@gmail.com

The Seventh International Conference of Graphic Novels and Comics present GRAPHIC GOTHIC
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK: w/c 11 July 2016

"No Duty to Retreat?: Defense and the Home/Land," CFP for ASA 2016

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
lalivingston@byu.edu

CFP: American Studies Association (ASA) 2016 Panel
November 17-20, 2016
Denver, Colorado

No Duty to Retreat?: Defense and the Home/Land

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Pan African Studies
contact email: 
jahiissa65@gmail.com

The Legacy and Works of Frances Cress Welsing, M.D.: Queen Mother of Black Consciousness
Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies
Call for Papers
Email contact:

[REMINDER] Transatlantic Britain//NACBS// January 30, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The North American Conference for British Studies
contact email: 
vab@gwu.edu

Call for Presenters: The North American Conference for British Studies

Where: Washington, D.C.

When: November 11-13, 2016

Abstract due: January 30, 2016

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