category: cultural studies and historical approaches

[REMINDER] Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science Postgraduate Conference - 3rd June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
kentconference2016@gmail.com

Bridging the Divide: Literature and Science

3rd June 2016 hosted at the University of Kent

Organised by the Universities of Kent and Sussex

Keynote speaker: Dr Pamela Thurschwell - Sussex

3/20/16 - MLA 2017 - Queer(ing) Kinship in the Nineteenth Century

full name / name of organization: 
Talia Vestri Croan and Shannon Draucker / Boston University
contact email: 
tmvcroan@bu.edu

Special Session proposed for MLA 2017 in Philadelphia

Queer(ing) Kinship in the Nineteenth Century

CFP: Tea with the Sphinx Ancient Egypt and the Modern Imagination 23-24/09/16

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham
contact email: 
teawiththesphinx@gmail.com

23-24 September 2016
University of Birmingham, UK

Call for Papers Portals Spring 2016 (EXTENDED 3/21 Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SFSU Comparative Literature Student Association
contact email: 
submissions@portalsjournal.com

Call for Papers

Portals, Spring 2016, Volume 13

The Toronto School: Then | Now | Next (Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Coach House Institute at the Faculty of Information (iSchool) University of Toronto
contact email: 
torontoschool2016@easychair.org

The Coach House Institute at the Faculty of Information (iSchool) University of Toronto invites proposals for the international conference “The Toronto School: Then | Now | Next”.

Wreck Park Journal is Accepting Essays and Reviews for Summer Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Wreck Park Journal
contact email: 
wreckpark.criticism@gmail.com

WRECK PARK: A Journal of Interesting Fictions, Interested Criticism

CFP special issue The Diva, abstract deadline 10 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Digressions: Amsterdam Journal of Critical Theory, Cultural Analysis, and Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@digressions.nl

Digressions is a student-edited academic journal based at VU University Amsterdam.

Signs CFP: Displacement; Submissions due Sept 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
contact email: 
a.mazzaschi@neu.edu

Call for Papers: Signs Special Issue: Displacement

2016 MAP/ACA Conference (War Studies Area) 11/3/2016-11/5/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
redmanx999@gmail.com



MAP/ACA War Studies Area
Thursday, November 3 -- Saturday, November 5, 2015
Tropicana Hotel and Resort
Atlantic City, NJ
Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net by June 29, 2016

[UPDATE] CFP: Transcending Realism in Early Modern Utopias: Reading Worlds Through the Lens of Theory and Practice [April 15]

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate
contact email: 
Dr. Ruth McIntyre, rmcinty1@kennesaw.edu

Southeast Renaissance Conference, SAMLA Affiliate

SAMLA 2016 - Jacksonville, Florida, November 4-6, 2016

CFP: Celebrating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities | #DF16RU | 4/15/16 |Rice U 9/22-24/16

full name / name of organization: 
Spencer Keralis / Digital Frontiers
contact email: 
digitalfrontiers@unt.edu

In celebration of its Fifth Anniversary, Digital Frontiers invites members of the digital humanities community to submit proposals sharing their passions as they engage in digital endeavors.

Beyond Boundaries: Recognition, Tolerance, Change; Submission of Abstracts by May 13 2016; Conference on July 29 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Australia’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis has raised issues in areas as diverse as immigration, religious tolerance and basic concepts of humanity.

Second Call for Papers: "Rereading Myths at the Beginnings of the 21st Century"

full name / name of organization: 
Hyperion University, Bucharest / Hypercultura - Journal
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

Date: the 9th of June, 2016
Venue: The Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences, Department of “Letters and Foreign Languages”; Str. Calea Călăraşilor, nr. 169, Bucharest, Romania

Evil Women; Women and Evil

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-disciplinary.net
contact email: 
ew8@inter-disciplinary.net

Evil Women; Women and Evil
The Evil Project: The 8th Global Meeting

Call for Presentations 2016

Friday 23rd September – Sunday 25th September 2016

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium
contact email: 
t.r.lyons@massey.ac.nz

The Myriad Faces of War: 1917 and its Legacy Symposium
25-28 April 2017
At Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand

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Call for Papers: ADAPTATION 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
aroberts3@niu.edu

Call for Papers:
ADAPTATION
2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Thursday-Sunday, 6-9 October 2016
Chicago, IL
Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare
5550 N. River Rd.

Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel, Deadline May 1st, NEASECS Oct 20-22

full name / name of organization: 
Tamra Lepro, Rutgers University
contact email: 
tamra.lepro@rutgers.edu

Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel

Literatures (A)cross-Cultures Conference -- October 6-8, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Fresno Pacific University
contact email: 
ginaponcedeleon@fresno.edu

Literatures (A)cross-Cultures Conference at Fresno Pacific University is extending a call for proposals. The conference will highlight Hispanic American literature of the past thirty years.

Art and Political Ecology - Deadline April 29

full name / name of organization: 
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics
contact email: 
submissions@seismopolite.com

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"Queers Read This: LGBTQ Literature Now," a special issue of GLQ Due March 31, 2017

full name / name of organization: 
Shante Paradigm Smalls
contact email: 
shantesmalls@gmail.com

Special Issue: “Queers Read This”: LGBTQ Literature Now
GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies
Volume 23.2/3

Issue Guest Editors:

Revolutionary Genders - Sibeal Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Sibeal Feminist and Gender Studies Network
contact email: 
revolutionarygenders2016@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS - REVOLUTIONARY GENDERS

Deadline for submissions: September 21, 2016

Conference dates: November 18 & 19, 2016, NUI Galway

After the Visual Turn: Boundaries of Print Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Chinn/ Emory University
contact email: 
lisa.marie.chinn@gmail.com

What can sound studies tell us about the printed word? What kinds of intersections exist between sound and print modes of reproduction?

Vice and Transgressive Behavior in Travel

full name / name of organization: 
NEASECS Panel
contact email: 
tamra.lepro@rutgers.edu

In Aphra Behn's play, The Widow Ranter, the entire Virginia colony seems to be spiraling into an unstoppable rebellion that may, or may not, have been caused by Bacchanalian bliss.

Outside-In/ Inside-Out: Symposium on Outside and Subterranean Poetry. 5-7 October 2016; deadline 15 April 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
outsidepoetry@gmail.com

Inspired by the recently published fifth volume of Poems for the Millennium, Barbaric Vast & Wild: A Gathering of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present, this symposium will open up vie

Feasting on Hannibal: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Screen Studies and the School of Culture and Communication, The Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne
contact email: 
hannifeast@gmail.com

November 29-30, 2016
https://feastingonhannibal.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/call-for-papers/

Keynote Speaker: Associate Professor Jane Stadler, The University of Queensland

South Asian Literary Association Annual Meeting CFP/ Beyond the Postcolonial?: Meaning-Making and South Asian Studies in the 21s

full name / name of organization: 
South Asian Literary Association
contact email: 
salaconference2017@gmail.com

‬17th Annual South Asian Literary Association (SALA) Conference
Jan. 2-4, 2017 – Philadelphia, PA

CFP: Fourth Annual FANS Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

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3/15 DEADLINE Reminder, CFP: Modernist Homelands: Textual Ecologies of World War I, MLA 2017‏

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association
contact email: 
molly_hall@uri.edu

This panel seeks papers on the ecology of home landscape and war zone representations within modernist literature for the 2017 MLA Annual Convention in Philadelphia, 5–8 January 2017 (https://apps.m

MSA 18: Modernism in an Age of Transpacific Reproduction

full name / name of organization: 
Tze-Yin Teo
contact email: 
tteo2@uoregon.edu

This panel invites papers that redefine modernist strategies, gestures, performances, objects, texts, and archives by situating them in and across the Pacific.

Panopticon: Surveillance, Suspicion, Fear. Articles: 6/1/2016

full name / name of organization: 
Abbes Maazaoui, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania
contact email: 
maazaoui@lincoln.edu

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania is requesting articles for its annual refereed publication, The Lincoln Humanities Journal (LHJ).

The West as Resource

full name / name of organization: 
MLA 2017 - Western Literature Association
contact email: 
kerry.fine@ttu.edu

Western Literature Association Panel at MLA 2017, in in Philadelphia, January 5-8.

Locating Home on the Move: The Politics of Multicultural Propinquity( UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
Adamu Pangmeshi and Sukanta Das
contact email: 
pangmeshi@gmail.com,sukanta3@gmail.com

Introduction

Reviews for the Thatcher Network

full name / name of organization: 
The Thatcher Network (@ThatcherNetwork)
contact email: 
thatchernetwork@outlook.com

Book reviews are sought for the website of a new research network dedicated to the study of Margaret Thatcher and Thatcherism. The website is launching later this year.

Twitter: @ThatcherNetwork

Scenography and Borders: Practice, Place and Politics -- deadline 18 Aoril 2016; conference 5-7 Sept 2016

full name / name of organization: 
TaPRA
contact email: 
sogorman@lincoln.ac.uk

TaPRA's Scenography Working Group invites proposals for our forthcoming meeting at the annual TaPRA conference in Bristol in September 2016.

Edited Collection: Cultural Representations of Breastfeeding

full name / name of organization: 
Ann Marie A. Short
contact email: 
aalfonso@saintmarys.edu

An examination of cultural representations of breastfeeding that attends to diffuse discourses about infant feeding, ranging from medical and anthropological to socioeconomic and cultural, all the whi

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