category: cultural studies and historical approaches

CFP for edited anthology / Requiem for a Nation: religion, politics and visual cultures in post-war Italy, 1945-1975

full name / name of organization: 
Roberto Cavallini
contact email: 
roberto.cavallini@yasar.edu.tr

Requiem for a Nation: religion, politics and visual cultures in post-war Italy (1945-1975)

The main objective of this edited collection is to examine the ways in which religion, culture and politics converge in configuring the contradictions of a post-war Italy’s cultural history.

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

Call for Accessibly and Engagingly Written Papers in Literary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Readings: the journal for scholars and readers
contact email: 
alexandra@readingsjournal.net

We welcome submissions on all aspects of world literature (be it canonical or contemporary, children’s, “genre” or “literary” fiction), including the interplay of literature and other media

Memorial Culture in the Twenty-First Century--ASAP/7, September 24-27, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Parrish
contact email: 
melissa.parrish@rutgers.edu

What roles do—or should—memorials perform in the twenty-first century? What forms might they take, and what purposes do they serve?

Romanticism, Reaction and Revolution: British Views on Spain, 1814-1823

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oviedo, Spain
contact email: 
alr@uniovi.es

An international two-day conference organised by the Anglo-Hispanic Horizons initiative
University of Oviedo, Spain
Thursday 25 - Friday 26 June 2015

SCMLA - Gothic Fiction, Nashville, TN 10/31-11/3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel.terranova@gmail.com

The Gothic panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference. This panel is open to all approaches and topics that relate to the study of Gothic fiction.

SCMLA - Restoration & 18th Century British Literature, Nashville, TN 10/31-11/3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
joel.terranova@gmail.com

The Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature panel of the SCMLA is now accepting abstracts for the 2015 conference.

Gus Van Sant - Special Issue on His Work

full name / name of organization: 
C47: A Film Journal -- Portland State University
contact email: 
clarkm@pdx.edu

Call for Papers on filmmaker Gus Van Sant

C47: A Film Journal

Deadline: Rolling, with first reviews 2/15/2015

CFP MLA 2016 (Austin, 01/07-01/10) Special Session "Writing Anxiety and Uncomfortable Readers"

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2016
contact email: 
Rebecca.Soares@asu.edu

Special Session: Writing Anxiety and Uncomfortable Readers

Call for Editors: The Rising Dragon, a Journal of Pacific Rim Culture and Media Studies

full name / name of organization: 
The Rising Dragon
contact email: 
RisingDragonJrn@gmail.com

Call for editors: The Rising Dragon, a Pacific Rim #Journal of #culture and #mediastudies.

Identity, Intimacy

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Intimacy, Identity (October 2015)

MMLA -- Arts and Sciences (2/15, 4/5, 4/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmla@luc.edu

The Midwest Modern Language Association invites proposals for the 2015 conference, which will take place in Columbus, OH, November 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Teaching Matters Conference: March 27-28th, 2015; Submission Deadline Extended to March 2nd

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

Teaching Matters is celebrating its thirteenth annual interdisciplinary conference on March 27-28th, 2015 at Gordon State College on its main campus (Barnesville, Georgia).

[UPDATE] CFP: “‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:
“‘Bad Books’: Mass Genres, Material Cultures, and Aesthetic Valuation”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

May 1-2, 2015

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers in Nineteenth-Century Europe

full name / name of organization: 
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
contact email: 
romeconference@luigiboccherini.org

http://www.luigiboccherini.org/jewishness.html

Jewishness & the Arts: Music and Composers
in Nineteenth-Century Europe

organized by
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini (Lucca)

Call for Papers - Subjectivity in an Object World - St. John's University Humanities Review

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

“The chief defect of humanism is that it concerns human beings. Between humanism and something else, it might be possible to create an acceptable fiction.”

-Wallace Stevens

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1--CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts. FINAL DEADLINE: February 1 by midnight

UPDATE Flannery O'Conner at 90: May 15 and 16, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Division of English, Spartanburg Methodist College
contact email: 
sedberryj@smcsc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: FLANNERY O’CONNOR AT 90

Abstract Deadline Extended to March 6 (from February 6)

Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age, Proposals due March 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Alison Novak, Temple University & Imaani El-Burki, Lehigh University
contact email: 
IdentityandCulture@gmail.com

Call for Chapters: Defining Identity and the Changing Scope of Culture in the Digital Age

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: CFP Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals (Abstracts Due: February 15, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
James Berkey and Mark Noonan
contact email: 
james.berkey@duke.edu

CFP: Special Issue of American Periodicals on War and Periodicals: EXTENDED DEADLINE (February 15)

Theatre - Dance - Music - Visual & Multimedia Art - Arts Administration - Performing Arts Training - Theatre Design & Technology

full name / name of organization: 
IUGTE
contact email: 
iugte.projects@gmail.com

"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" is the annual international multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

[UPDATE] Approaching Deadline Reminder: Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Cul

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill -- English Department
contact email: 
uncenglishgradconference@gmail.com

Consequences of "the Fall": Growth and Decline in Medieval and Early Modern Literary Culture

War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
wandpconference@qub.ac.uk

CFP ‘War and Peace in Early Modern Literature and Culture’

Local Labor: Work in and Out of Central Appalachia (4 April 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University English Graduate Student Union
contact email: 
WVUEGSUColloquium2015@gmail.com

Call For Papers: WVU English Graduate Student Union 2015 Colloquium
Theme: Local Labor: Work In and Out of the Central Appalachians
Date: Saturday April 4th 2015

General Call: Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference at Dartmouth College
contact email: 
michael.chaney@dartmouth.edu

General Call for Papers
Illustration, Comics, and Animation Conference May 8-10

What is the future of illustration studies?

George Meredith and His Circle: Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks, 24th-25th July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bishop Grosseteste University
contact email: 
meredithconference@bishopg.ac.uk

George Meredith and His Circle:
Intellectual Communities and Literary Networks

Bishop Grosseteste University
24th & 25th July 2015

Call for Papers – History of Communism in Europe, 6/2015

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

Open call for papers for the sixth issue of the scientific journal History of Communism in Europe: (Dis)Embedding.

International Conference: "On the Periphery of the Great War", 1st and 2nd October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Anthony David Barker, Centre of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
contact email: 
abarker@ua.pt

Call for papers

International Conference:
“On the Periphery of the Great War”
organized by the
Centre of Languages, Literature and Cultures,
Venue: Department of Languages and Cultures,

CFP: Masculinity, War and Violence

full name / name of organization: 
NORMA: International Journal for Masculinity Studies
contact email: 
adc@socsci.aau.dk

In this special issue we intend to address the relationship between masculinity, war and violence.

[UPDATE] UF Conference: "Comics Read but Seldom Seen" (April 10-12, 2015) NEW PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Jan 27

full name / name of organization: 
Najwa Al-Tabaa / University of Florida Graduate Comics Organization
contact email: 
naltabaa@ufl.edu

Guest speakers: Sheena C. Howard and José Alaniz

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

full name / name of organization: 
Tapati Bharadwaj/ Open Windows: A feminist research center.
contact email: 
tbharadwaj@yahoo.com

The impossibility of imagining India: fractured lands and a fractured psyche. Eliding our past histories for the future.

Thing Theory, Material Culture, and Object-Oriented Ontology abstracts due 13 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Transformations
contact email: 
j.stadler@uq.edu.au

CFP: Issue 27 Transformations

Thing Theory, Material Culture, and Object-Oriented Ontology

Transformations is calling for submissions for Issue 27, which is dedicated to the topic of Things.

[UPDATE] Engaging with Archives and Records: Histories and Theories (I-CHORA 7)

full name / name of organization: 
International Conference on the History of Records and Archives
contact email: 
ichora7-fgw@uva.nl

Seventh International Conference on the History of Records and Archives (I-CHORA 7)

Images of minority languages and identities. («Poli-Femo» special issue: submission deadline May 30th, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
IULM University, Milan, Italy
contact email: 
redazione.polifemo@iulm.it

IMAGES OF MINORITY LANGUAGES AND IDENTITIES

Thinking Serially: Repetition, Continuation, and Adaptation - An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at The Graduate Center, CUNY
contact email: 
thinkingserially@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 30th

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