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PAMLA: Panel CFP: Literature and the Other Arts

full name / name of organization: 
The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
apmiller@uga.edu

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

CFP: The 9th Biennial Symbiosis Conference 2013: Anglo-American Literary & Cultural Relations [07/04 - 07/07/13; deadline: 01/3

full name / name of organization: 
Symbiosis: Journal of Anglo-American Literary & cultural Relations, and Brunel University, West London
contact email: 
Philip.tew@brunel.ac.uk / t.m.l.scott@reading.ac.uk

Venue: Brunel University, London, UK
Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th July, 2013

Guest speaker: novelist Will Self on ‘My American Self.’
Other keynote speakers: tba.

CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Whatever is true for space and time, this much is true for place: we are immersed in it and could not do without it.

(SAMLA 2012) Authorial identity and racial depiction (SSSL session)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association, session for Society for the Study of Southern Literature
contact email: 
sharon.colley@maconstate.edu

FAILURE OF IMAGINATION? AUTHORIAL IDENTITY AND RACIAL DEPICTION
Society for the Study of Southern Literature
2012 South Atlantic Modern Language Association

[UPDATE] The AnaChronisT (5/31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 17 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3.

"Social Justice: Voices from the Past and Beyond" --- deadline July 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
"Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity"
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions for our fall 2012 issue.

4th World Conference on Remedies to Racial and Ethnic Economic Inequality

full name / name of organization: 
Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice
contact email: 
rwilkins@umn.edu

Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice
University of Minnesota
CONFERENCE ANNOUCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

[UPDATE] PAMLA Conference: Seattle University (April 22 paper proposal deadline; October 19-21 conference

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2012 PAMLA Conference at Seattle University (October 19-21, 2012) has over 130 approved sessions.

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA-FWSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Feminist and Women's Studies Association/The Contemporary Women's Writing Association
contact email: 
feminismandausterityconference@gmail.com

Feminism in Academia: An Age of Austerity?
Current Issues and Future Challenges

Friday 28th September 2012
The University of Nottingham

Keynote Speakers:

Nineteenth-Century American Literatue and Popular Culture - MPCA/ACA

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
promins2@msu.edu

The MPCA/ACA is seeking paper proposals that address any aspect of 19th century American popular culture for our annual conference.

Fashion Panel at MPCA/ACA Conference 2012-- October 12-14: Deadline, April 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

Call for Papers:
FASHION
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel
Deadline: April 30, 2012

PAMLA 2012/Comparative Media Session/Deadline April 22nd, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kimberly.hall@email.ucr.edu

COMPARATIVE MEDIA STANDING SESSION: NETWORKS AND KNOWLEDGE

PAMLA 2012 Conference—October 19-21, 2012, Seattle University

Survival [update]

full name / name of organization: 
Michigan College English Association
contact email: 
edemerly@aol.com

http://www.michcea.com

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 26, 2012
Theme: Survival
Luncheon Speaker: Patricia Clark, Poet-in-Residence at GVSU

The 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o

full name / name of organization: 
Professors Richard Perez and Belinda Rincon
contact email: 
latlitconfnyc@gmail.com

The 1st Biennial U.S. Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

Haciendo Caminos: Mapping the Futures of U.S. Latina/o Literatures

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Fairy Tale Collection of Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Garbett M.A., ABD, Nadine Farghaly M.A.
contact email: 
Fairytale.Collection@gmx.de

The new millennium has born witness to a multitude of reinventions. Various mythological creatures have been reinvented, vampires, werewolves, and zombies to name but a few.

Transnational Literatures, Gender and State Power, edited volume (Abstract deadline: May 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Joan Conwell and Gema Ortega, Editors
contact email: 
joanie.conwell@gmail.com or ortega@sxu.edu

Increasing interest in the conceptualization of “Transnational Literatures” calls for a re-appraisal of the role of gender in contesting official discourses of nation and power.

MPCA 2012-- Southern Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[REMINDER] Princeton Comparative Poetics Colloquium: Poiesis and Techne

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Stergiopoulos
contact email: 
poiesistechne@gmail.com

“Poiesis and Techne”

Seventh Annual Graduate Student Comparative Poetics Colloquium
Department of Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Deadline for Proposals: April 9, 2012

UPDATE Extended Submission Deadline for Paper Proposals and Creative Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Ninth Biennial College Southern Women Writers Conference
contact email: 
swwc@berry.edu

Deadline Extension on Call for Papers and Creative Submissions

Ninth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College, Mount Berry, GA, 30149
September 20-23, 2012

CFP for the Language and Popular Culture Area of the MAP/ACA annual conference, November 1-3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/AmericanCulture Association
contact email: 
joe.trotta@eng.gu.se

Call for Papers
Language and Popular Culture Area
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
23rd Annual Conference
Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2012

Wyndham Grand Hotel

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, Vol. 1, Issue 3. Upcoming submission deadline: April 6th

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association (MESSA) for the Center of Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Call for Submissions: Electronic & Print Journal Looking for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

A Few Lines Magazine is currently accepting submissions for its fifth issue, which is slated to come out this summer. Our publication is growing rapidly, and our readership is larger than ever.

The Golden Age: Nostalgia in Word and Image

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

RJAS Call for Peer Reviewers - deadline April 11

full name / name of organization: 
Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS)
contact email: 
rjas@raas.ro, ggherasim@euro.ubbcluj.ro

The Romanian Journal of American Studies (RJAS) is inviting applications for peer reivewers.

7th Annual Limina Conference: Humanising Collaboration

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
limina@cyllene.uwa.edu.au

The Conference will be held on the 7th of June 2012 at the University of Western Australia, Perth, with supplementary events on the 6th and the 8th.

UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Sharon R. Wilson
contact email: 
sharon.wilson@unco.edu

Call for articles in a collection

Modernism and Film 5/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Robert McParland
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu

Modernism and Film volume seeking a few more essays to complete a collection on literary interactions with film, 1890-1950. Possible topics include (but are not limited to):

/UPDATE/: " 'FOUR-FOOTED ACTORS': LIVE ANIMALS ON THE STAGE " / University of Valencia, Spain / 12-14 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ignacio Ramos Gay / Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
contact email: 
ignacio.ramos@uv.es

2nd CFP--27th International Conference on Medievalism: Medievalism(s) & Diversity

full name / name of organization: 
Carol L. Robinson/Kent State University Trumbull
contact email: 
clrobins@kent.edu

2ND CALL FOR PROPOSALS
24th International Conference on Medievalism
THEME: Medievalism(s) & Diversity
Hosted by Kent State University Regional Campuses
October 18-20, 2012

Science/Fiction: Deadline 1st August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal, University of Sussex Doctoral School
contact email: 
enquiries@excursions-journal.org.uk

'Science must begin with myths, and with the criticism of myths.'
Karl Popper, Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1963. London: Routledge, 2002), 66.

Representing Main Street (MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kirin Makker/Hobart and William Smith Colleges
contact email: 
makker@hws.edu

During the 2008 presidential campaign, President Obama repeatedly referenced Main Street, a place of equality economically, socially, politically—an intimate space where differences might be put asi

CFP: Sanctuary, Sacred Space & Theology of Place (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012; Extended Dea

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

“Place is a space which has historical meanings, where some things have happened that are now remembered and which provide continuity and identity across the generations.

“Class, Labor, and Spatial Logics in the American West” Panel CFP for WLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Husband
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

That the American West is a highly classed and politicized space is no critical revelation.

UPDATE: Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

UPDATE: Negotiating Boundaries - Multicultural Family/Multicultural Community – The Hybridity of the American Experience; 4/10

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn West and Linda Trinh Moser
contact email: 
kwest@bellarmine.edu

Americans who identify with and practice the customs of multiple cultures have been described as “hyphenated.” At the beginning of the 20th century, the term “hyphenated American” was derogato

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