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Adaptation and Adapting the West, April 20-23 San Antonio, TX, Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Adaptation Section of the 2011 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Adapting the West

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

2nd Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

[REMINDER] CFP: British Women Writers Conference 2011 -- "Curiosities"

full name / name of organization: 
Eugenia Gonzalez
contact email: 
eugenia.osu@gmail.com

The 19th Annual 18th- and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference
The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

Deadline: November 1, 2010

Website: http://bwwc2011.osu.edu

5th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil, Law and the State (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil, Law and the State

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

ANN: John G. Cawelti Award, deadline 12/31/10

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wagaman@h-net.msu.edu OR clr5@psu.edu

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association is now accepting nominations for the 2010 John G. Cawelti Award in Popular and American Culture.

SCCC Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival 5/7/11 -- Call for Proposals (Workshops and Panel Discussions)

full name / name of organization: 
Suffolk County Community College
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

The English Departments at Suffolk County Community College on Long Island will be holding the Fourth Annual Creative Writing Festival on Saturday, May 7, 2011.

Environment and Life (ASLE 2011; 22-26 June; Bloomington, IN)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Houser (Williams) / Hsuan Hsu (UC Davis)
contact email: 
hmh1@williams.edu

Call for Papers: "Environment and Life"

ASLE 2011 / 22-26 June 2010 / Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

CFP DUO V conference Okinawa, JAPAN August 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dialogue Under Occupation
contact email: 
duo5@dialogueunderoccupation.org

The focus of Dialogue Under Occupation V is on ways of communicating in and about areas of the world confronting occupation.

1st Global Conference: Femininity and Masculinity (Warsaw, Poland: May 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fm@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Femininity and Masculinity

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

Reconstruction 10.3, "Inventions of Activism"

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture announces issue 10.3, “Inventions of Activism” edited by Michael Benton and Alan Clinton, Web Design and Technical editing by Joe McDermott

Undergraduate essays in the humanities

full name / name of organization: 
The Valley Humanities Review
contact email: 
eldred@lvc.edu

The Valley Humanities Review is currently seeking essays in the humanities for publication in its Spring 2011 Issue.

21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University, March 3-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

“Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture”

LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of REELC/ENCLS), Sept. 1-3, 2011, Skopje/Ohrid, Macedonia

full name / name of organization: 
LITERARY DISLOCATIONS (Fourth International Congress of THE EUROPEAN NETWORK FOR COMPARATIVE LITERARY STUDIES (REELC/ENCLS); The Institute for Macedonian Literature; The Macedonian Association for Comparative Literature
contact email: 
congress.encls@yahoo.com

This conference aims to examine the multiplicity of literary and cultural representations and other phenomena that implicate spatiality, movement and unstable locations which are considered as points

(Post) Human Lives--A Biography Seminar and Special Issue (12/15/2010; 8/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Biographical Research
contact email: 
biograph@hawaii.edu

In preparation for a special issue of Biography in 2012, to be co-edited by Gillian Whitlock and G.

CFP: 2011 Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, “Ambivalence”

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
contact email: 
graduate-conference@uwm.edu

The sixth annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks submissions for “Ambivalence,” a graduate student conference to be held February 25-26

Why Allegory Now?

full name / name of organization: 
University of Manchester
contact email: 
whyallegorynow@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Why Allegory Now?
A One-Day Interdisciplinary Conference

University of Manchester, Friday April 1st 2011

Confirmed plenary speaker:

CFP: Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music *Book Proposal* Babacar M’Baye & Alexander C.O. Hall, eds.

full name / name of organization: 
Babacar M’Baye & Alexander C.O. Hall, eds.
contact email: 
acohall26@gmail.com

Critical and Transnational Approaches to American Popular Music is an ambitious project that examines both the local and transnational significance of American popular music such as Blues, Rock and Ro

Women and Challenge - March 24-25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of South Dakota
contact email: 
swolfe@usd.edu

Women and Challenge will be the focus of The University of South Dakota’s Biennial Women’s Research Conference, to be held on the USD campus in Vermillion, SD on March 24 and 25, 2011.

ACAS 2011 - The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 23-25 March, 2011. Osaka, Japan

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
contact email: 
acas@iafor.org

ACAS 23 to 25 March 2011
Osaka, Japan

Call for papers: Deadline December 1 2010

The aim of this inaugural International Conference is to encourage academics,

The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (10/10/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
kristie.allen08@gmail.com

[UPDATE] deadline extended:
The Black Maritime Atlantic in the Nineteenth Century (10/10/2010 ; 4/7-11/2011)

NeMLA CFP --

Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion [Update] Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion
contact email: 
dwayne_mack@berea.edu

The editors of the collection of essays tentatively titled Keeping The Faith: Successful Strategies to Help Underrepresented Faculty Achieve Tenure and Promotion, invite faculty members from the afore

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody

full name / name of organization: 
University of Notre Dame Department of English
contact email: 
jcreech2@nd.edu, rich.12@nd.edu

The Sincerest Form: Literary Imitation, Adaptation, and Parody
Notre Dame English Graduate Student Conference
University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana
March 3-4, 2011
Keynote Speaker: Professor Julie Sanders, University of Nottingham

INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES CONFERENCE, MAR 31-APR3, 2011 (CFP DEADLINE NOV 1,2010)

full name / name of organization: 
INTERDISCIPLINARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
incs2010@pitzer.edu


How did the nineteenth century conceive, construct, and represent the physical world? In what ways did nature as an ideology and/or material reality shape the nineteenth century?

[UPDATE] General Issue - Essays Due October 30

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania Literary Journal
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Due to a thinner-than-expected stack of submissions for our "19th Century British Literature" call for papers, we have decided to expand this issue into a general issue.

CFP Family in Film, Deadline for Abstracts: Dec. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Jana Toppe / Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
jana@toppe.de

Leo Tolstoy opens his masterpiece Anna Karenina with the sentence "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."

21st Annual International Virginia Woolf Conference - 'Contradictory Woolf'

full name / name of organization: 
University of Glasgow
contact email: 
J.Goldman@englit.arts.gla.ac.uk

Call for Papers
CONTRADICTORY WOOLF
21ST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL VIRGINIA WOOLF CONFERENCE

University of Glasgow
Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th June 2011

Education, Teaching and History Area due December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Pop Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ejanak@uwyo.edu

Popular Cultural Association/American Culture Association
Education, Teaching, History & Popular Culture
Call for Papers

Film & History Area, San Antonio, Texas, April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference
contact email: 
laucht@liverpool.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Film & History
Final-round Deadline for Abstracts/Proposals: 15 December 2010

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations’ Joint Conference

Race, Sexuality and African American Literature Sept 30-Oct 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Celebrating African American Literature
contact email: 
scm18@psu.edu

Celebrating African American Literature: Race, Sexual Identity, and African American Literature
September 30-October 1, 2011
Penn State University
Nittany Lion Inn

Sixteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 1, 2011/proposals due January 21, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
rkates@mtsu.edu

Sixteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
April 1, 2011
On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities [Submission Deadline November 22]

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Fall 2010 Issue of Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities.
Article Submission Deadline: November 22nd

Open Call for Articles

The 21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference (March 3 - March 4, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association / Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

"Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma and Culture"

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