category: cultural studies and historical approaches

Second CFP: Science and Fiction Panel at MMLA 2016 (St. Louis, Nov. 10-13)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jerrica.ryan@siu.edu

In the spirit of this year’s conference theme of “Border States,” we welcome papers that explore borders—or the blurring of such borders--within Science and Fiction.

Through a Glass Darkly: Utopia/Dystopia and the Avant-garde (Jacksonville, FL, November 4-6, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
cjbartunek@gmail.com

Marxist critics from Adorno to Fredric Jameson have emphasized the revolutionary potential of modernism in its effort to project viable alternatives to capitalism.

American Literature Before 1900- SCMLA November 3-5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jkorsmo1@gsu.edu

The South Central Modern Language Society's regular session for American Literature Before 1900 invites submissions for the 2016 annual conference to be held November 3-5 in Dallas, Texas.

Transnational screens conference: volatility and compounding transnational traffic (15-16 September 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort Univerity
contact email: 
monia.acciari@dmu.ac.uk

Accepted Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Dina Iordanova St. Andrews University
Dr. Debora Shaw, University of Portsmouth

BROAD STREET Magazine: interdisciplinary nonfiction magazine reading all year around

full name / name of organization: 
Broad Street Magazine
contact email: 
broadstreetmag@gmail.com

Broad Street is a truly interdisciplinary journal published primarily in print but with a strong web presence.

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​

full name / name of organization: 
American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d ​
contact email: 
editor@journals-of-scientifcs-rd.com

Call for papers American Journal of Social Science Studies R&d

submission via website

http://jrsdjournal.wix.com/jsss

APPEL A CONTRIBUTIONS/ CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Viatica/ Université Blaise Pascal - Clermont Auvergne
contact email: 
Philippe.Antoine@univ-bpclermont.fr

Viatica, revue en ligne consacrée à la littérature des voyages (http://viatica.univ-bpclermont.fr/), recherche pour ses prochains numéros des contributions inédites en français ou en anglais (en

Encyclopedia of Spanish Film: 1975-Present

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

This volume takes up the topic of Spanish Cinema from the Post-Franco period beginning in 1975 to the present.

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance

full name / name of organization: 
De La Salle University, Department of Literature
contact email: 
jeremy.dechavez@dlsu.edu.ph

Akda: The Asian Journal of Literature, Culture, Performance is an international peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish cutting-edge articles in the areas and intersections of Literary, Cultural,

George Herbert in Paris - 18-21 May 2017

full name / name of organization: 
George Herbert Society and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3
contact email: 
anne-marie.miller-blaise@univ-paris3.fr

The George Herbert Society announces The Fifth Triennial Conference

George Herbert in Paris

“Bee Covetous, then, of all good which you see in Frenchmen”

Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) abstracts 4/`17./`16

full name / name of organization: 
Johnson Cheu
contact email: 
cheu@msu.edu

CFP: Robin Williams: Essays on the Man and the Movies (contracted collection) (4/17/2016)

Exploring Downton Abbey: Critical Essays on the Television Series 15 April / 1 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Scott F. Stoddart, Ph. D.
contact email: 
scottfstoddart@gmail.com

The BBC television series Downton Abbey, developed and produced by Academy Award winner Julian Fellowes, has become a cultural barometer with American viewers harkening back to the days when televised

UPDATE MSA 18: Modernism's Planets (November 17-20, Pasadena, CA, USA)

full name / name of organization: 
Cóilín Parsons, Georgetown University
contact email: 
coilin.parsons@georgetown.edu

Planets colliding: Spivak, Friedman, Dimock.

Indigenous Studies - Midwest Pop/American Culture Assoc. Conference, Oct 6-9 Chicago

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

Call for Abstracts

Indigenous Studies Area - Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Hilton Rosemont/Chicago O’Hare from Thursday-Sunday, October 6-9.

update - 3rd Language, Linguistics, Literature and Translation conference, Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World

full name / name of organization: 
Sultan Qaboos University
contact email: 
squconference2016@gmail.com

Connecting the Dots in a Glocalized World 2016 will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas in the four main disciplines of language, linguistics, literature and translation.

[UPDATE]: "Black" or "All": An Atlanta University Center Interdisciplinary Discussion on the Black Lives Matter Movement

full name / name of organization: 
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
contact email: 
Francine.allen@morehouse.edu

The Morehouse College English Department in collaboration with the Office of the Provost invites academics of all levels to participate in its Tenth Annual Symposium.

DLB 380: Writers on Women's Rights and United States Suffrage--Please submit by Summer 2016

full name / name of organization: 
George P. Anderson / Dictionary of Literary Biography
contact email: 
ganderson@bclpub.com

DLB 380: Writers on Women’s Rights and United States Suffrage

Borders of Modernism Perugia 14-16 December 2016

full name / name of organization: 
CEMS Centre for European Modernism Studies (http://www.cemstudies.eu)
contact email: 
conference@cemstudies.eu

Originally deriving from the Old French bordure (meaning “seam” and “edge of a shield”), in its geopolitical sense the term “border” was first used in Scotland in the 1530s.

Authors Sought for Edited Collection (under contract) on PTSD and Eastwood films

full name / name of organization: 
Allen Redmon and Charles Hamilton, Texas A&M University-Central Texas
contact email: 
eptext2016@gmail.com

With the release of American Sniper (2014), Clint Eastwood brought to the surface an interest in post-traumatic stress disorder that runs throughout his directorial career.

18th Annual British Graduate Shakespeare Conference, 2 - 4 June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
British Graduate Shakespeare Conference
contact email: 
britgrad.conference@gmail.com

Please share the following CfP with any graduate students who may be interested. Deadline for Paper Proposals: 23:59 GMT on Monday 21 March 2016.

Journal Messengers from the Stars: On Science Fiction and Fantasy No. 2, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
ULICES/Messengers from the Stars Project
contact email: 
joseaoduarte@gmail.com

Journal Messengers from the Stars:
On Science Fiction and Fantasy
No. 2, 2017

Edited by: Frances Pheasant-Kelly
Co-edited by: Adelaide Meira Serras, Ana Rita Martins and João Félix

Literature's Animals Postgraduate Conference 18th May 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol Department of English
contact email: 
literaturesanimals@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Literature’s Animals Postgraduate Conference

Pacific Coast Philology: Essay Submissions Welcome

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rburwick@scrippscollege.edu

Pacific Coast Philology, the journal of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), publishes peer-reviewed essays of interest to scholars in the classical and modern languages, liter

Update: Deadline Extended for the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, Sept 16-18, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
christinehaskill@ferris.edu

The abstract submission deadline for the 63rd annual meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies has been extended to April 4, 2016.

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016) Deadline April 29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Feminist Spaces 2.2 (Spring/Summer 2016)

CFP--Colorado Critical Review--Abstracts Due April 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Colorado Critical Review--Hosted at the University of Colorado Denver
contact email: 
editor@coloradocriticalreview.com

www.ColoradoCriticalReview.com

Call for Submissions, Inaugural Issue 1.1

Abstracts due (250 word max): April 15, 2016.
Invitations to submit will be sent out by: April 30, 2016.

Native American Literature at Midwest MLA 11/10 - 11/13

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA Permanent Section on Native American Literature
contact email: 
kbeutel@lourdes.edu

Proposals for papers examining the conference theme of “Border States” in the works of Native American authors, accepted for the MMLA convention in St. Louis.

MMLA American Literature 1 Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Shawna Rushford-Spence/ MMLA
contact email: 
srushford-spence@lourdes.edu

With the theme of “Border States” in mind, we welcome papers exploring the intersections between stubborn divisions and promising coalitions across lines of race, class, region, and nation in Amer

Keats in Popular Culture (Abstracts Due: June 15, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Brian Bates/Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
contact email: 
brbates@calpoly.edu

Abstracts are invited for an essay collection, Keats in Popular Culture.

Roots at 40: Reflections and Remembrances, October 6-7, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Goodwin College
contact email: 
rlaist@goodwin.edu

In the final week of January, 1977, the ABC miniseries Roots became the most-watched television program of all time.

Lucayos: A Journal of Bahamian and Caribbean Criticism and Creative Work

full name / name of organization: 
The College of The Bahamas
contact email: 
lucayos.journal@cob.edu.bs

Lucayos is a peer-reviewed journal of the literature, culture, history and creativity of The Bahamas and the larger Caribbean region.

SAMLA 88 (Nov 4-6, 2016) / The United States of America: Hero or Villain on the World Stage?

full name / name of organization: 
MELUS at SAMLA 88
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

In a 2005 article for The New York Times, Canadian-Russian author and American academic Michael Ignatieff raised a provocative question: “Who Are Americans to Think That Democracy Is Theirs to Sprea

CFP-edited collection: Autobiography 2.0: Family, Relationality and Online Life Writing, deadline June1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl and May Friedman
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at; may.friedman@ryerson.ca

CALL FOR PAPERS

Autobiography 2.0: Family, Relationality and Online Life Writing

An edited collection by May Friedman (Ryerson University) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz)

[Deadline Extended] Postcolonial Shakespeares: CFP for Postcolonail Interventions Vol. I, Issue 2 (June 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies ISSN 2455 6564
contact email: 
postcolonialinterventions@gmail.com

2016 marks the quartercentenary of Shakespeare’s death and the upcoming issue of Postcolonial Interventions will focus on the continued relevance of multiple Shakespeares in the culture-scape of the

[Update] Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Renaissance Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Explorations in Medieval Culture, Brill Publishers
contact email: 
tmtomaini@gmail.com

Dealing With The Dead: Mortality and Community in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

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