category: cultural studies and historical approaches

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS International Conference Sept. 18-20 Abstracts due April 6 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 6 April 2015
- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS

18-20 September 2015, The Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sensational Influences: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Literary Legacy - 4-5 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Anne-Marie Beller, Loughborough University, UK
contact email: 
a.m.beller@lboro.ac.uk

Sensational Influences: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Literary Legacy

A Conference to commemorate the centenary of Braddon’s death

SAMLA 2015: Victorian Literature and Science (abstracts due June 1, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
thierauf@unc.edu

Literary scholarship has long traced the intersections between Victorian fiction and 19th-century science, particularly with regard to Darwinian, Spencerian, or proto-Freudian influences on narrative structures and character portrayals. This panel invites submissions that consider the influence of 19th-century scientific and/or medical writings on literature in the broadest sense

Call for Articles on Radicalism

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsr@msu.edu

JSR: Journal for the Study of Radicalism—a print academic journal published by Michigan State University Press—announces a call for articles and reviews for our tenth year of issues.

Marx and The Arts

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 87
contact email: 
emmacbaughman@gmail.com

According to Marx, man’s aesthetic sense is socially acquired, rather than innate.

Migration & Marginalities: C21 Routes - deadline: 1st April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
C21: Centre for Research in Twenty-First Century Writings, University of Brighton, UK
contact email: 
C21Writings@brighton.ac.uk

Across Europe, the public discourses of migration continue to trade on anxiety and fear.

Studies in South Asian Film and Media: Special issue on ‘The Region’,

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in South Asian Film & Media
contact email: 
aartiwani@gmail.com

The economic and political/cultural impact and transformation due to neoliberal policies and the globalizing agendas of capital are to be seen at the level of the region as much as they are at the nat

Human Rights and the Mobilization of Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
Ghent University (Cultural Memory Studies Initiative and Centre for Human Rights)
contact email: 
sean.bex@ugent.be

Call for Applications: PhD Symposium "Human Rights and the Mobilization of Testimony"
Web: http://www.cmsi.ugent.be/cfp-phd-symposium-human-rights-and-the-mobiliza...

PAMLA 2015 113th Annual Convention: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015 113th Annual Convention: Rhetorical Approaches to Literature
contact email: 
diana.shaffer@tx.rr.com

Proposals are invited on any aspect of Rhetorical Approaches to Literature.

[UPDATE] SLSA 2015 Panel: 'The Biopolitics of Sensation'. With Patricia Clough + Orit Halpern

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Paterson
contact email: 
paterson@pitt.edu

We have confirmed the participation of Patricia Clough (author, The Affective Turn, and Beyond Biopolitics) and Orit Halpern (author, Beautiful Data: A History of Vision and Reas

"Silence and Documentation," July 10-11 2015 — DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 15 APRIL

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Student Caucus, Vancouver BC
contact email: 
silencedocumentationconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Silence and Documentation
Simon Fraser University English Graduate Conference
July 10-11 2015
Keynote: TBA

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis [MSA17 Boston]

full name / name of organization: 
Marius Hentea, Manchester Metropolitan University
contact email: 
m.hentea@mmu.ac.uk

Between Nation and World: Modernist Communities in Crisis

CELLS - CONFERENCE ON ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERARY STUDIES REMAKING TRADITION Present-day Perspectives on Language, Literature

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and The Institute of English Studies (, LondonUK)
contact email: 
cells@unibl.rs

2nd International Conference of the University of Banja Luka (BiH) in cooperation with Institute of English Studies, University of London (UK)

Connecting, Rethinking and Embracing Difference The Persons and Sexualities Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities8@inter-disciplinary.net

Connecting, Rethinking and Embracing Difference
The Persons and Sexualities Project

Thursday 24th September – Saturday 26th September 2015
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The Weaponising of Cinema: Hollywood, Propaganda and Portrayals of Enemies of the State/s The Hollywood and the World Project

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hw3@inter-disciplinary.net

The Weaponising of Cinema: Hollywood, Propaganda and Portrayals of Enemies of the State/s
The Hollywood and the World Project

Friday 24th July – Sunday 26th July 2015

Literary Histories of Science: Race, Gender, and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Leila A. McNeill/MMLA 2015 Convention
contact email: 
leila.a.mcneill@gmail.com

In the history of science, it has been well-documented that institutionalized science and professional scientific circles actively and systematically excluded people from their ranks based on gender, race, and class. However, what has been underrepresented is the scientific work and endeavors of the marginalized groups themselves. This session seeks to recover some of these excluded voices and stories by investigating the creative, alternative ways that these groups participated in scientific discourse.

Call for Book Proposals—Engagements with Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Robinson, Series Editor / Routledge
contact email: 
litengagements@gmail.com

As the series editor for Engagements with Literature, a new series from Routledge, I am interested in receiving proposals for books that might suit the remit of the series, described below.

[UPDATE] MMLA 2015 Earth's Human Layer

full name / name of organization: 
Rebekah Taylor Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rtaylo36@kent.edu

Special Session MMLA 2015

Reminder: etum special issue CfP: mind the time

full name / name of organization: 
ejournal for theatre and media / etum
contact email: 
etum@theaterforschung.de

Special Issue: mind the time – time and/in theatre and the media

please scroll down for english version

Etum lädt Manuskripte für ein Special Issue zum Thema „mind the time - Zeit und/im

CFP for Teaching Popular Culture for NEPCA Conference Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
lance.eaton@gmail.com

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association is seeking papers on popular and American culture, broadly construed, for its annual fall conference to be held on Friday October 30 and Saturday Oct

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives York University: May 22-23, 2015, Please Submit by April 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
York University's English Graduate Studies Association (EGSA)
contact email: 
colloquiumsubmissions2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers 2015 Graduate Colloquium: Afterlives
York University: May 22-23, 2015

[DEADLINE APPROACHING] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
CallforPapers@ProductivePartnership.com AND tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

"HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE" MPCA/ACA Conference in Cincinnati, OH. Oct. 1-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Deadline: April 30, 2015
Submit to: Submissions.mpcaaca.org

A Timely Look at Gertrude Stein Studies

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA Conference November 6-8, 2015 (Abstracts due May 15th)
contact email: 
boydj@fdu.edu

This special session panel is devoted to exploring recent trends in Gertrude Stein studies, a particularly timely focus given the recent profusion of Stein scholarship.

[UPDATE] Recording Nature in the Early Atlantic World, 1750-1830, October 8-10, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Brockden Brown Society
contact email: 
hewitt.33@osu.edu

Recording Nature in the Early Atlantic World, 1750-1830
October 8-10, 2015
Ybor City, Tampa, Florida
A conference sponsored by the Charles Brockden Brown Society

Midwest MLA 2015 (Columbus, OH) Special Session: Networks and U.S. Ethnic Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jeehyun Lim
contact email: 
limj@denison.edu

This session explores the relationship between recent sociological discussions on networks and U.S. literature by writers of color.

UPDATE 4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

2015 Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Television Area — 10/1/15-10/4/15

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
barkerc@indiana.edu

2015 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

October 1-4, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Blues, Jazz, and the African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA / November 13 - 15 2015 - Durham, NC
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Houston Baker Jr. describes the American blues as the Derridean “always already” of African American culture.

[UPDATE] Journal Articles on Queerness in Media/Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

REMINDER: The deadline to submit articles for possible publication in the premiere issue of this new academic journal is April 15, 2015.

AFFECT: MEMORY, AESTHETICS, AND ETHICS, 18-20 September 2015- cf. Call extended April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
The Affect Project
contact email: 
affectproject@umanitoba.ca

DEADLINE EXTENDED- Call for papers for an interdisciplinary conference
Proposals Due: April 6th, 2015 12am.
https://affectproject.ca/index.php/home/events

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty and Style

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Press Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series
contact email: 
catwalk@interdisciplinarypress.net; jfoltyn@nu.edu

Catwalk: The Journal of Fashion, Beauty, and Style, part of the Global Interdisciplinary Research Studies series, Oxford, UK, is a triple blind peer reviewed inter- and trans-disciplinary academic jou

Call for submissions to RED INK: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDIGENOUS LITERATURE, ART, & HUMANITIES [Deadline June 1, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Red Ink International Jounral
contact email: 
RedInkInternational7@gmail.com

Open submissions: We are currently open to submissions of poetry, short fiction, literary essays, book reviews, and artwork.

Modernism and Institutional Authority. MSA 17, Boston, November 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hannah Simpson / Boston University
contact email: 
simpsonh@bu.edu

This is a proposed panel for the MSA 17 conference in Boston in November 2015. The conference as a whole is entitled 'Modernism and Revolution'

Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts-Deadline 30 JUN

full name / name of organization: 
Fundação José Saramago-Lisbon (Portugal)
contact email: 
cgc@campus.ul.pt

International Colloquium: “Creativity, Political Repression and Censorship in the Iberian and Ibero-American Contexts”

Fundação Saramago
Centro de Estudos Comparatistas

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