category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP Open issue from the Rupkatha Journal

full name / name of organization: 
The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
contact email: 
editor@rupkatha.com

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities
[Indexed by Elsevier Scopus, EBSCO, MLA International Directory , DOAJ, Keepers Registry, Ulrichs Web, WorldCat etc.]

CFP- estrema: Interdisciplinary Review for the Humanities, 29th February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
estrema at Centre for Comparative Studies of the University of Lisbon
contact email: 
estrema.cec@gmail.com

estrema: interdisciplinary magazine for the humanities is an on-line publication of the Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) of the School of Arts of the University of Lisbon (FLUL).

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ezinn@ucsb.ihc.edu

Conference dates: Thursday-Friday, May 12-13, 2016
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
Abstract deadline Monday, February 29, 2016

Rhetorical Machines: Past, Present, and Future Conversations in Rhetoric and Computation

full name / name of organization: 
John Jones (West Virginia University) & Lavinia Hirsu (University of Glasgow)
contact email: 
John Jones [john.jones@mail.wvu.edu] & Lavinia Hirsu [Lavinia.Hirsu@glasgow.ac.uk]

The growing interest in digital humanities (Ridolfo and Hart-Davidson, Burdick et al., Berry, Gold), software studies (Manovich, Fuller), and the emerging communication and computational challenges pr

Teaching Matters, April 1-2, 2016--Critical Thinking as Radical Pedagogy: Academic Freedom and Inclusion in the Classroom

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching Matters--Gordon State College
contact email: 
TeachingMatters@gordonstate.edu

Teaching Matters' 14th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Gordon State College
Barnesville, GA
April 1st-2nd, 2016

Critical Thinking as Radical Pedagogy:

CFP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Graeme Macdonald & Dr Caroline Edwards / University of Warwick & Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
caroline.edwards@bbk.ac.uk

The recent rise of the interdisciplinary subfield of “Energy Humanities” as a prominent critical endeavour has seen an efflorescence of academic and cultural production from around the world focus

[REMINDER] Transnational French Modernisms

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Bootle, Rebecca Ferreboeuf, Zoë Roth (Durham University, UK)
contact email: 
transnationalfrenchmodernisms@gmail.com

Transnational French Modernisms

7th-8th July 2016, Durham University, UK

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Jonathan Eburne (Penn State)

Professor Susan Harrow (Bristol)

Study and Scrutiny Issue 3 Deadline: April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Study and Scrutiny: Research on Young Adult Literature
contact email: 
crag.a.hill@ou.edu

Study and Scrutiny: Research in Young Adult Literature, a peer-reviewed journal, invites empirical research studies, critical/theoretical essays, and interviews with authors for its third issue.

The World of E. M. Forster - E. M. Forster and the World (Olsztyn/Poland, Sep. 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn; University of Warsaw; University of Trier; International E. M. Forster Society
contact email: 
conference@society.emforster.de

One may as well begin with an invitation:

[Update] Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA (deadline 1.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s Annual Conference.

[UPDATE] POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE, 27-28 May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Education Hong, Kong Shue Yan University
contact email: 
post.crash.emergence@gmail.com

POST-CRASH IRISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE: ITS EMERGENCE AND INFLUENCE
27-28 May 2016, Hong Kong
Keynote speakers: Eugene O’Brien, Mary immaculate College, University of Limerick

Lands of Milk and Honey: The Spatial Turn in Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Simon
contact email: 
ens310@lehigh.edu

In his 1967 "Des Espace Autres" Michel Foucault wrote that in contrast to literary and cultural criticism’s previous privileging of history, periodization, and time that “The present epoch will pe

[UPDATE: CFP deadline extended to Jan 22, 2016] Monstrous Impositions --- March 4-6, 2016, Montreal, Quebec

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University English Graduate Colloquium Committee
contact email: 
concordiacolloquium@gmail.com

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2017 MLA: "Dangerous Visions: Science Fiction's Countercultures"

full name / name of organization: 
Sean A. Guynes
contact email: 
guynesse@msu.edu

Dangerous Visions: Science Fiction's Countercultures

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

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

Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies (www.jpanafrican.org) is organizing a special issue to analyze the work of Frances Cress Welsing, MD.

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)

Crime and Criminality, Deadline Extended

full name / name of organization: 
Carolina Graduate Literature Society, University of South Carolina
contact email: 
uscgradlitsociety@gmail.com

The Carolina Graduate Literature Society is thrilled to announce the third annual Graduate English Conference at the University of South Carolina:

Crime and Criminality
April 1-2, 2016 

New Series - Horror Studies (Call for Proposals)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wales Press
contact email: 
X.Aldana-Reyes@mmu.ac.uk

NEW SERIES – HORROR STUDIES

CFP: General Submissions for Journal of Narrative Theory

full name / name of organization: 
JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory
contact email: 
jnt@emich.edu

JNT publishes theoretically sophisticated essays that examine narrative from a host of critical perspectives.

"The Historical Novel as a Generic Hybrid" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017,

full name / name of organization: 
Benjamin D. O'Dell
contact email: 
bdodell2@illinois.edu

Is the historical novel a literary genre in the formal sense or is the term merely a placeholder for fictions about the past?

CSA Performance Working Group: Policing Crises Now

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association Annual Conference Villanova University (June 2-5, 2016)
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gradcenter.cuny.edu) and Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

Policing Crises Now: The Cultural Studies Association’s Performance Working Group invites submissions for the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.), to be held at Villanova

Comics & Graphic Narrative Sessions at ALA 2016, San Francisco, May 26-29; Proposals Due Jan 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Comics & Graphic Narrative Circle
contact email: 
owen.179@osu.edu

We welcome abstracts for presentation at two sessions.

1) Women in the Comics Industry: Although women have been part of the comics industry in the United States since its beginning, the last few years have seen a massive growth in popular and critically-acclaimed comics by women creators, along with increasing attention to female fans and the representation of women characters.

[UPDATE] Theories that Shape Worlds: Teaching Literary and Cultural Theory through Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA (Salt Lake City, UT October 6-8, 2016)
contact email: 
deludens@dwu.edu

Panel Description:

Bodies and Politics

full name / name of organization: 
Université Paris-Est Créteil, France
contact email: 
CIMMA2016@hotmail.com

Call for papers: “Bodies and Politics”

The City and the Anthropocene (abstracts due 2/25/16, final papers 6/30/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 43 No. 1 | March 2017

The City and the Anthropocene

Guest editors

MELUS sponsored panels at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS
contact email: 
Chris.Gonzalez@tamuc.edu

MELUS (Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States) invites paper abstracts for the two following sessions at the 27th Annual American Literature Association Conference, May

Imperial Middlebrow

full name / name of organization: 
University of Reading
contact email: 
k.macdonald@reading.ac.uk

Imperial Middlebrow: Cross-colonial encounters and expressions of power in middlebrow literature and culture, 1890-1940

University of Reading, 8-10 September 2016

[UPDATE- DEADLINE EXTENDED] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Lies and Big Feet.
contact email: 
liesandbigfeet@gmail.com

Towards a diasporic New-World order of a global 21st century. Retrieving the cultural heteroglossia of our pasts.

[UPDATE] Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
egoconference2016@gmail.com

IUP EGO 2016 Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference CFP

Representing the Misrepresented: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Misinformation, Unreliability, and Marginalization

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery: Submissions Extended Until January 22 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

University at Albany 14th Annual EGSO Conference: Crisis and Recovery
April 1-2, 2016

Critical Keynote Address: Patrick Deer (NYU)
Creative Keynote Address: Elisa Albert (Columbia)

Young Adult Literature in the Post-Secular Age (collected essays)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

2016 Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Deadline April 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 22nd Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, articles, works in p

“Race, Politics, and the Humanities in an Age of ‘Posts’” Special Issue June 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities (an international, peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal)
contact email: 
mendible@fgcu.edu

This Special Issue comes at a time when the humanities face conceptual, theoretical, and ethical challenges from within their own ranks, as post-racial and post-human discourses problematize or reject

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"

full name / name of organization: 
Humber College and the International Festival of Authors
contact email: 
daniel.hambly@humber.ca

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:
"Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory" October 28-29, 2016

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