Calls for Papers / Conferences

CFP: The Material Imagination from Antiquity to Modernity

Call for Papers THE MATERIAL IMAGINATION from Antiquity to Modernity date: 5-6 November 2010 location: School of Art History, University of St Andrews, Scotland deadline for proposals: 10 September 2010 further information: Fabio Barry, Alistair Rider, material.imagination@gmail.com As the term materiality gains ever more currency, its critical meaning continues to recede. The purpose of this … Continue reading

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CFP: Material Culture, Craft & Community

Material Culture, Craft & Community: Negotiating Objects Across Time & Place (20-21 May 2011, University of Alberta, Canada) This interdisciplinary conference will explore the varied expressions of craft – material, cultural, social – in past and present societies. Craft practice has a rich history and remains vibrant today, sustaining communities while negotiating cultures. Craft-made goods … Continue reading

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Food and Culture: Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) Annual Conference

The Food and Culture Panels of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association (MAPACA) invites papers and panels for their annual conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Alexandria, Virginia from October 28-31, 2010. Abstracts are due by June 15, 2010. Myriad factors shape our relationship with food. What we choose to eat, when we eat … Continue reading

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CFP: The Encyclopedia of Women and American Popular Culture

Facts On File, a New York-based academic and reference publisher, is seeking contributing scholars for a print and online reference work on the history of women in America popular culture from colonial times to the present. The project is aimed at the academic high school and undergraduate levels. The encyclopedia will include articles on individuals, … Continue reading

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CFP: Fashioning the Neo-Victorian. Iterations of the Nineteenth Century in Contemporary Literature and Culture

International Conference, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 8-10 April 2010 keynote speakers: Prof Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary University of London), Dr Marie-Luise Kohlke (Swansea University), Prof Sally Shuttleworth (University of Oxford) The notion of the Neo-Victorian has become an increasingly common denominator for cultural products re-iterating Victorian culture. Sometimes a critical engagement but equally often a … Continue reading