category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Sixteenth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities & Nations

full name / name of organization: 
Common Ground Publishing
contact email: 
support@ondiversity.com

SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITIES & NATIONS
The University of Granada, Granada, Spain
27-29 July 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Special Journal Issue CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Synoptique: An Online Journal of Film and Moving Image Studies
contact email: 
editor.synoptique@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FEBRUARY 1, 2016

CFP Issue Vol. 5, no. 1

HUMOROUS > DISRUPTIONS: Humour and Technologies of Disruption in Feminist Media Theory and Practice

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

With Ursula K. Le Guin’s departure from “hard science fiction” in the 1960s, worlds began to be created that examined the social, cultural, and philosophical foundations of our own societies.

"Vanishing Islands?" Modern Language Association (MLA) Special Session Annual Convention 5-8 January 2017, Philadelphia

full name / name of organization: 
Carla Manfredi
contact email: 
cmanfred@hawaii.edu

Papers examine colonial/postcolonial representations of environmental disaster, vulnerable and/or resistant populations, and the discourse of extinction in the Pacific Islands across literary or sub-l

[UPDATE]: "The Soul in Community: Individual and Collective Spiritualities in New France," 13-15 Oct. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Collectif d’Anthropologie et d’Histoire du Spirituel sous l’Ancien Régime (CAHSA)
contact email: 
Spiritualitecolloque2016@gmail.com

Deadline has been extended to 15 February 2016. We welcome your proposals.

(French version below)

Call for Papers

Interdisciplinary conference on:

“Non-Fictions of Race: Post-War Writing Genres” for ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

full name / name of organization: 
Christian Ravela
contact email: 
cravela@gmail.com

CFP: ASA 2016: Home/Not Home: Centering American Studies Where We Are

Expression and relevance of Rabindranath Tagore’s spirituality in the arts, education and politics

full name / name of organization: 
"Gitanjali and Beyond", published by the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, Edinburgh Napier University
contact email: 
c.kupfer@napier.ac.uk

For the Special Issue “Tagore and Spirituality" of the new peer-reviewed online journal Gitanjali and Beyond, we are inviting papers about Tagore’s spirituality and its expression in socio-cultura

Shakespeare and Padova

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Padova
contact email: 
alessandra.petrina@unipd.it

‘Fair Padua, nursery of Arts’:
Shakespeare and Padova

Università degli Studi di Padova, Archivio Antico, 9-10 June 2016

Beat Studies Association at ALA (May 26-29 '16), proposals due by 20 January '16

full name / name of organization: 
Beat Studies Association
contact email: 
ronna.johnson@tufts.edu

1) The Beat Studies Association invites proposals for papers on all aspects of Beat Literature and Beats Studies for the panels at the upcoming American Literature Association Annual Conference in San

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Salvador Jimenez Murguia, PhD Akita Internaitonal University
contact email: 
salvador.jimenez.murguia@gmail.com

Encyclopedia of Racism in American Cinema

[UPDATE: NEW DEADLINE] Australian Narratives in Film and Literature: Critical Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Ilha do Desterro
contact email: 
ilhadodesterro@gmail.com

Issue: May-Aug, Vol. 69, N.2, 2016
Deadline: 29/February

Textshop (T)issues (special issue) -- Textshop Experiments

full name / name of organization: 
Textshop Experiments
contact email: 
ulmertextshop@gmail.com

[Update] Sarah Piatt Panel at ALA (San Francisco, CA May 2016) Deadline Proposal Extended to January 25, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn / Middle Georgia State University
contact email: 
mary.wearn@mga.edu

This is a call for a proposed panel for the for the 27th annual American Literature Association conference.

Sarah Piatt at 180 and Palace - Burner at 15: the View from 2016

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds/ Submission by 25 Feb. 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
egp12bjj@sheffield.ac.uk

“The centuries go by, and we are still hearing the voice of Scheherazade”
Jorge Luis Borges

"Monster Studies and Pedagogy" Special Topics Session at RMMLA Conference [October 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Regional Conference
contact email: 
ashleyszanter1@weber.edu

This special topics session slated for the 2016 RMMLA Convention will explore monsters in culture, literature, and media.

Special Edition-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 proletariat.

Architecting Modernist Fiction---MLA Philadelphia 2017--Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Foley/MLA Philadelphia
contact email: 
amy_foley@uri.edu

How are architectures experienced and represented in modernist fiction? This proposed special session welcomes all disciplines and approaches.

[REMINDER] “Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London” – seminar at World Shakespeare Congress

full name / name of organization: 
World Shakespeare Congress
contact email: 
e.semple@ucc.ie

“Paratheatrical Entertainments in Shakespeare’s London and London’s Shakespeare” – seminar at the World Shakespeare Congress 2016.

Panel “East Coast/West Coast: Friends and Feuds” | ASA Nov. ‘16 | Abstract deadline 1/21/16

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016
contact email: 
jg835@cornell.edu

LAST MINUTE CFP: PLEASE EMAIL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST ASAP AND SUBMIT ABSTRACT BY 1/21/16

Reframing Science Fiction: A One Day Conference on the Art of Science Fiction 21 March 2016 deadline 15 January 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU
contact email: 
andrewmbutler42@gmail.com

Reframing Science Fiction:

A One Day Conference on the Art of Science Fiction

21 March 2016

Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU

Call for Book Chapters. Mater Dolorosa: The Representation of the Blessed Mary in Literature and Art

full name / name of organization: 
http://universitaspress.com/
contact email: 
shabliy@fas.harvard.edu

In today’s complex world religious discourse is especially crucial, considering that secularism is expanding around the globe.

Update: Deadline Extended - The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Branam Armiento
contact email: 
abranam@frostburg.edu

NASSR Conference
August 11-14, 2016
University of California, Berkeley

The Secrets that Animals Keep: Terror, Cruelty, and Trauma in the Gothic Imagination

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP: Social Networks as Intellectual Communities

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn R. Johnson/ Dickinson College
contact email: 
africanastudies@dickinson.edu

Central Pennsylvania Consortium’s Africana Studies Conference:
#Envisioning Black Digital Spaces

MLA 2017 Special Session: Modernism and Graphic Narrative (DEADLINE 3/10/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Utell / Modern Language Association
contact email: 
janine.utell@gmail.com

This is a call for abstracts for a proposed special session for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia. The proposal for the special session is due on April 1, 2016.

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries (Issue 8.1)

full name / name of organization: 
The Defoe Society
contact email: 
Adam.G.Sills@hofstra.edu

Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe & His Contemporaries is seeking papers for its next issue of the journal (Issue 8.1, Fall 2016). 8.1 will be an open topic issue.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP, Performance and Materiality in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Early Modern Colloquium
contact email: 
scoursey@umich.edu

Please note: the deadline of this CFP has been extended to Jan 17th

Call for abstracts for an edited collection THE CINEMATIC SUBLIME

full name / name of organization: 
Temenuga Trifonova
contact email: 
temenuga@yorku.ca

Call for abstracts for an edited collection

The Cinematic Sublime

Bridging Divides (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijcs@uiowa.edu

The Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal edited by graduate students and dedicated to publishing cultural studies scholarship from both established and emerging scholars,

[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.

Seminar "Life-Writing and Celebrity: Exploring Intersections", ESSE Conference Galway, 22-26 August 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Sandra Mayer (University of Vienna) and Julia Lajta-Novak (King's College London)
contact email: 
sandra.mayer@univie.ac.at

Proposals are invited for the “Life-Writing and Celebrity” panel at the Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)

22-26 Aug 2016, Galway, Ireland

Co-convenors:

(Dis)Connected Forms: Narratives on the Fractured Self (8th-9th September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
(Dis)Connected Forms, University of Hull UK
contact email: 
disconnectedforms@gmail.com

Discourses concerning the concept of (dis)connection are especially prevalent in contemporary society.

Fantastic Materials: Things and the Workings of the Non-Real. 7-8 July 2016, Sosnowiec, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia
contact email: 
fantastic.materials@gmail.com

The conference aims to address the use of materiality by the fantastic in its aesthetic, narrative and world building strategies.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE!! "YOU ARE HERE" CONFERENCE 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Creighton University Department of English
contact email: 
youarehereconference@gmail.com

“YOU ARE HERE”: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON PLACE, SPACE, AND EMBODIMENT

March 11-13, 2016 at Creighton University

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Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

Daily Life through Literature: Culture and Society as Illustrated by Great Authors

Greenwood Publishing Group

Design in Humanistic Inquiry - Trans-Scripts Interdisciplinary Journal - Jan 15, 2016 Abstract Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Thomas/ University of California, Irvine
contact email: 
thomash@uci.edu

Trans-Scripts—the interdisciplinary journal based at the University of California, Irvine—invites graduate students to submit their work for publication.

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