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

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

“Trauma, Memory and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

“Trauma, Memory, and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750-Present Day.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] 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

*Deadline extended: 1/31/11*

Keynote Speaker: John Bellamy Foster

"Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

"Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Texas Southern University
contact email: 
Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

[UPDATE] "Faith and the Supernatural" 2011 SECCL (deadline extended to January 31)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

The 2011 Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature invites the submission of papers that explore the various intersections of faith and the supernatural in literature.

Utopia, Crisis, Justice: 12th Utopian Studies Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus 8-11/7/2011, Deadline 15 March 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Cyprus
contact email: 
balaso@ucy.ac.cy

[UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011
full name / name of organization:
University of Cyprus
contact email:

[UPDATE] CFP: Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas (proposed ASA 2011 panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Adamson Livingston, CUNY
contact email: 
adamson.livingston@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas

American Studies Association Annual Meeting
October 20-23, 2011
Baltimore, Maryland

Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

full name / name of organization: 
CSULB Graduate English Department
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

[UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
neuegsa@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

R A W M A T E R I A L

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

[UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium and Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

[UPDATE] Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011. [Update: see our website at the end of the page.]

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1-15-11 AND NEW CONTACT E-MAIL] Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com (new contact e-mail)

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[UPDATE] Francophonies: The Living and The Dead, March 18th-19th 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Francophonies: The Living and The Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[LAST CALL, UPDATE} Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

The Journey and Its Portrayals: Explorers, Sailors, (Im)migrants (Nov 25-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

The act of the journey ("to go from home to a distance") and migration signify the basic need of humanity to explore and in all cultures memories of the journey in its various forms represent importan

Nature and Violence in Representations of the Urban World, June 2-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
ancaroncea@gmail.com, radulescu.ruxandra@yahoo.com

We are looking for submissions for a panel on “Nature and Violence in Representations of the Urban World” within the annual conference of the English Department of the University of Bucharest, tit

[UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication; April 1-2, 2011; Univ. at Albany; Keynotes: Wai Chee Dimock and...

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock and Doug Rice

Feminist Studies in English 19.1

full name / name of organization: 
Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 19, number 1.

Women's Voices in Poetry at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8, 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel on "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Modernism and 21st Century Literature Panel at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking papers exploring the influence of such writers as Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and Virginia Woolf on the contemporary literary landscape for a panel on Modernism and 21st Century Literature.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 1/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Sizemore/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
michelle.sizemore@uky.edu

American Literature Association
Boston, May 26-29, 2011

American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation

AFROSURREAL EXPRESSIONISM IN FILM/VIDEO

full name / name of organization: 
BLACK CAMERA: An International Film Journal
contact email: 
terri.francis@yale.edu

Black Camera invites submissions for a special issue on Afrosurrealism in Film/Video, i.e. black experimental film to be published Fall 2013.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

"Soldiering: The Afterlife of a Modern Experience", April 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard Interdisciplinary Huamnities Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
soldieringconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Soldiering:
The Afterlife of a Modern Experience

The Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Time of Protest PANEL

full name / name of organization: 
The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
contact email: 
mappleg1@binghamton.edu

The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at
Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.) Presents:
The Revolution of Time and the Time of Revolution
A conference

Literature, Faith, & Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

Collapsing Cultures & Darkened Dreamscapes: Societies and Imaginations in a State of Disorder

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

***EXTENDED DEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2011*** BATTLEGROUND STATES
COLLAPSING CULTURES & DARKENED DREAMSCAPES: SOCIETIES AND IMAGINATIONS IN A STATE OF DISORDER CALL FOR PAPERS FEBRUARY 25-26, 2011

Decades of the American Century (April 1-2)

full name / name of organization: 
U.S. Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usists1@umich.edu

In discussions of the 20th century, we often use decades as a means of organizing history, but decades come to signify more than simple ten-year blocks of time.

[UPDATE] FIRST FICTIONS: CHANGE OF DATE/CFP EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: DATE FOR CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 2012. AS A RESULT, THE CALL FOR PAPERS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 2011.

[update] Deadline Extended--Myth & Fairy Tale Popular Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Deadline Extended--Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 31 December 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

ECO-TRAVEL WRITING BEFORE THERE WAS ECOTRAVEL [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic of “Eco-Travel Writing” for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9, 2011 in Boston.

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