category: cultural studies and historical approaches

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

Overview

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.

The Apollonian--Guest Editor Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Guest Editors Invited—The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Apollonian--Submissions and Proposals for Vol. III

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

The Apollonian—Call for Papers for Vol. III, Issue 1 and Issue 2
For our Vol. III, Issue 1, to be published in March, 2016 we seek essays on the following issues:
The Syrian refugee crisis

Critical Thinking and Writing in the Age of Globalization 3/31/16

full name / name of organization: 
Double Helix: A Journal of Critical Thinking and Writing
contact email: 
Paul.Pasquaretta@quinnipiac.edu

Globalization, understood as the expanding integration of economic, cultural, political, technological and social activities on a worldwide scale, presents challenges, opportunities, and crises, which

UPDATE Symposium “Gender marketing: transdisciplinary and transnational perspectives”, 18 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Helene Charlery / University of Toulouse 2, France
contact email: 
helene.charlery@free.fr

In 1974, at a time when gender studies were investing several disciplines and departments of American colleges and universities, Sandra L.

[UPDATE] NEW DEADLINE for [sic]'s thematic issue LIMINAL BALKANS: 15 February 2016

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation, University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] - a journal of literature, culture and literary translation will be accepting articles for its 12th thematic issue titled LIMINAL BALKANS until 15 February 2016.

Scheherazade in Classical, Modern and Postmodern Worlds- 19 May 2016. Deadline 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”, says Jorge Luis Borges

[ image here ] Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition

full name / name of organization: 
Film and Visual Studies PhD Program and Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
contact email: 
fvsconference@gmail.com

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Film and Visual Studies Conference and Exhibition
Harvard University Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
April 7-9, 2016

10th International IDEA Conference “Studies in English” April 14th – 16th 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Bogazici University
contact email: 
idea10@boun.edu.tr

Founded in 2005, IDEA is the Turkish national association for English studies.

Revision, Revival, Re-evaluation ... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull, Department of English
contact email: 
britwomenwriters30to60@gmail.com

‘Revision, Revival, Rediscovery’... 'Re’ words in British Women’s Writing between 1930 and 1960
A One-day Conference at University of Hull June 24th. 2016
Dr. Jane Thomas and Sue Kennedy

REMINDER: "Philip Roth & American Politics" Panel at 2016 ALA Conference (May 26-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
mmckinle@harpercollege.edu

The Philip Roth Society invites papers for a panel on Philip Roth and American Politics at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016.

CFA: Mark Twain and Philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob M. Held and Alan Goldman (Great Authors and Philosophy)
contact email: 
jmheld@uca.edu

Call for Abstracts

Mark Twain and Philosophy
Edited by Alan Goldman
Rowman and Littlefield

Katherine Mansfield and Russia -- book series -- Deadline August 31 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Katherine Mansfield Society
contact email: 
kms@katherinemansfieldsociety.org

Katherine Mansfield’s passion for Russian literature and culture is well known.

[UPDATE] RACE, GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN THE WALKING DEAD FRANCHISE

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Elizabeth Erwin
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu; eerwin@lccc.edu

The Walking Dead franchise has become a popular culture juggernaut that shows no signs of slowing down.

[UPDATE] Inquis Online Journal

full name / name of organization: 
https://inquisjournal.wordpress.com/
contact email: 
inquisjournal@gmail.com

INQUIS an online graduate journal of literatures in English

Feminist engagements with archives and literary history

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Feminist Studies
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

Australian Feminist Studies is an established international peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Feminist theory and philosophy

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Feminist Studies
contact email: 
afs@newcastle.edu.au

AFS is an established international peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis. We seek innovative and field-defining feminist scholarship within and across academic disciplines.

Watermark: Graduate Student Journal - Deadline to Submit: Feb. 8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Watermark: California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
csulbwatermark@gmail.com

Watermark, the annual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by graduate students in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking submissions for our tenth vol

Re/Inventions: Altern[arr]atives (April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach - English Graduate Student Assoc.
contact email: 
egsa.csulb@gmail.com

Re/Inventions 2016 : Altern[arr]atives
5th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Karl Anatol Center, California State University, Long Beach

[UPDATE] Second Biennial John Dos Passos Society Conference (June 2-4, 2016. Madrid, Spain)

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Eason and Rosa Bautista / The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

Updates:
• the deadline for submissions has been extended to January 30, 2016.
• see below for conference publication opportunities.

Fellowship Opportunity

full name / name of organization: 
Maria DiFrancesco on behalf of NeMLA
contact email: 
mdifrancesco@ithaca.edu

The NeMLA Summer Fellowship Program Summer fellowships up to $1,500 are intended to defray the cost of traveling incurred by researchers in pursuing their work-in-progress over the summer.

Eighth Annual Charles Town International Maroon Conference: Toward a Borderless Indigenous Community June 23-26, 2016, Charles T

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Town Maroon Council
contact email: 
fbotkin@towson.edu or maroonconference@gmail.com

Indigenous communities offer models of collective sustainability, territorial sovereignty, ecological justice, and cultural persistence keenly appealing to a world threatened by environmental rapine a

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