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Fifteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature in Culture (March 26, 2010, proposals due January 15, 2010) [UPDATE] New keynote

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

***SEE BELOW FOR NEWS ON REPLACEMENT LUNCHEON SPEAKER***

Fifteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture
March 26, 2010

The Future of the Archetype (3/15/10; MLA special session, Jan 11-15 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
L. Michelle Baker
contact email: 
lbaker@shepherd.edu

The second decade of the twentieth century saw the publication of two landmark studies that were to change the approach of poets and scholars alike: Jessie Weston’s From Ritual to Romance (1920) an

Questioning Categories in Cinema Studies, February 19th and 20th

full name / name of organization: 
New York University Department of Cinema Studies Student Conference
contact email: 
cssc2010@gmail.com

Cinema Studies Student Conference, Spring 2010

February 19-20, 2010, New York University, New York, NY

[UPDATE] Special issue of Journal of African American Studies Animated Representations of Blackness

full name / name of organization: 
C. Richard King
contact email: 
crking@wsu.edu

Prompted by the release of the Disney animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, which offers the first Black "princess" in a mainstream animated film and arguably the largest role granted to an Afr

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] “Comparatively Speaking: Conversations, Contexts, Convergences”

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

*Deadline Extended to January 15, 2010*

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:

[EXTENDED DEADLINE!] New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions in Critical Theory
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

In response to many requests, we have extended our deadline for submitting abstracts to February 1, 2010.

New Directions in Critical Theory
April 30-May 1, 2010
The University of Arizona

[UPDATE] CFP: Comparatively Speaking conference at Cornell University DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
comparativelyspeaking@gmail.com

The Comparative Cultures and Literature Forum at Cornell University invites submissions for its
biennial interdisciplinary spring conference:
“Comparatively Speaking”

CFP - Representing American Poverty (ALA in San Francisco, May 27-30, 2010; deadline Jan 20, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory Leon Miller
contact email: 
gleonmiller@gmail.com

I am soliciting paper proposals for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in San Francisco May 27-30, 2010.

[UPDATE] American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at ALA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
cherryj@wabash.edu

Call for Papers:
American Theatre and Drama Society Sessions at the American Literature Association 21st Annual Conference

Conference Dates: May 27-30, 2010

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2010; Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Yanoula Athanassakis / Journal of Transnational American Studies
contact email: 
jtas.special.forum@gmail.com

Charting Transnational Native American Studies: Aesthetics, Politics, Identity

Extended Deadline: March 1st, 2010
http://repositories.cdlib.org/acgcc/jtas/cfp.html

Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Zeitler / Texas Southern University
contact email: 
zeitlerma@tsu.edu

We are soliciting submissions for a collection of critical essays on Race and Identity in Barack Obama's Dreams from my Father to be published in 2011.

[UPDATE] Forum Journal Issue 10: Space/s (Deadline 1 February 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Journal for Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
forumjournal.edb@googlemail.com

Forum: The University of Edinburgh's Online Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts

Call for Papers - Issue 10 - Space(s)

[UPDATE] CFP— "The Sixties: The Culture, the Movements, and the Summer of Love" EXTENDED DEADLINE- Dec. 31, 2009

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu or spenc183@msu.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Wednesday, March 31 through Saturday, April 3, 2010
Renaissance Grand Hotel—St. Louis
St. Louis MO

[UPDATE] NEXUS 2010--Trauma and Testimony

full name / name of organization: 
NEXUS
contact email: 
dmcgloth@utk.edu

NEXUS—An Interdisciplinary Conference
Trauma and Testimony
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Thursday, March 18-Saturday, March 20, 2010
Web Address: http://web.utk.edu/~nexus

ASA 2010, 1/5/10, "The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories"

full name / name of organization: 
Tova Cooper, Dept. of English, University of S. Florida
contact email: 
tovacooper@gmail.com

The Chains of Historical Telling: Using the Archives to Tell Ordinary Stories

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects // March 4-6 // Proposals due 1/10

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
UWMadLit@gmail.com

Reading Material: Textual and Cultural Objects

University of Wisconsin-Madison Conference in Language and Literature (MADLIT)
English Dept. Graduate Student Conference
March 4-6, 2010

Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms (April 2-3, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender
contact email: 
lrkerr@buffalo.edu

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: genderin.buffalo.edu/genderacrossborders.php

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment (ASA Nov. 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Session Proposal for American Studies Association 2010 Conference
contact email: 
jeander1@olemiss.edu

CFP: Session Proposal for 2010 Meeting of ASA

The Nature of Culinary Choices: Foodways and the Environment

Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding Despite Inequity, Discrimination, and Other Challenges

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer L. Martin/Oakland University
contact email: 
jenm999@twmi.rr.com

Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding Despite Inequity, Discrimination, and Other Challenges (working title), a new book published by Praeger, will bring together a multidisciplinary and multicult

Popular Romance Studies: Theory, Text and Practice - Brussels, Belgium - August 5-7 2010

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for the Study of Popular Romance
contact email: 
conferences@iaspr.org

The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance (IASPR) is seeking proposals for innovative panels, papers, roundtables, discussion groups, and multi-media presentations that contribute

Kore Dissertation Award

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
goldcrow47@comcast.net

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology announces the Kore Award for best dissertation in women and mythology, offered annually in even-numbered years for dissertations completed in the p

"The Green Goddess: Ecofeminism and Women’s Spirituality"

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Proposals for papers, panels and workshops are sought for the first national meeting of the Association for the Study of Women and Mythology.

Turning on Rights: Politics, Performance, and the Text April 16-17, 2010 University at Albany Keynote Speaker: Joseph Slaughter

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

“We must more than ever stand on the side of human rights. We need human rights.

[UPDATE] Exploring the Edge of Trauma, 13 - 16 May 2010. Deadline for abstracts 5 January 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Kingston University in association with McMaster University
contact email: 
fass-conferences@kingston.ac.uk

EXPLORING THE EDGE OF TRAUMA

13 May to 16 May 2010
West Dean Conference Centre , West Dean College, West Dean, Chichester, PO18 0QZ

"The Body in Breast Cancer" special issue journal call for papers (1 Oct 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar / Georgetown University / Women's and Gender Studies, Geography
contact email: 
specialissuebreast@gmail.com

Call For Papers:
For a Special Issue of Social Semiotics
THE BODY IN BREAST CANCER
Edited by Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh Krupar

Seeking book editors for Rodopi's Dialogue series

full name / name of organization: 
Michael J. Myer
contact email: 
mjonmeyer@gmail.com

As senior editor of Rodopi's Dialogue Series, I am looking for individuals who might want to serve as editors for forthcoming volumes -- so far seven volumes have appeared in the series and severa

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present)
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture (1900 to present) invites submissions on any aspect of American Studies. We welcome a variety of subjects and theoretical approaches.

Trauma, Memory & Narrative at RMMLA Convention, October 14-16, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
rkennon@fas.harvard.edu

RMMLA Convention - Albuquerque, New Mexico ~ October 14-16, 2010

Intersections of Trauma, Memory & Narrative

[UPDATE] Poets, Practice, and Passion in the Profession: A Dare to be Different

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD)
contact email: 
EGADConferenceChair@gmail.com/ http://orgs.tamu-commerce.edu/egad/

Texas A&M University-Commerce will hold the 18th Annual English Graduates for Academic Development (EGAD) Conference on February 26, 2010.

Plenum: Call for Peer Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Plenum
contact email: 
jis at scsu dot edu

Plenum: The South Carolina State University Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies

The Resurrection of the Paranormal: Investigating Otherness in 21st Century English Studies [UPDATE][Submission Deadline Dec 21]

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.ncsu@gmail.com

North Carolina State University English Graduate Student Symposium

March 5-6, 2010

Deadline for Submissions: December 21, 2009

Turning Points, October 15, 2010

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

http://www.michcea.org

Call for Papers: MCEA Conference, Friday, October 15, 2010

Theme: Turning Points

Location: Henry Ford Community College

CFP: “Women Inventing the 1950s,” Special Issue of Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Barker/Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
barkerj@etsu.edu

"Women Inventing the 1950s," Special Issue of Women's Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal (2/1/10; journal)



Queer Privates: UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium, May 14 2009

full name / name of organization: 
UC Davis Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
queersymposium2010@gmail.com

CFP: “Queer Privates”

2010 Queer Studies Graduate Symposium
University of California, Davis
Date: Friday, May 14

Adaptation, May 20 - 21, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
University of Washington, Seattle
contact email: 
adapted4u@u.washington.edu

In an effort to promote scholarly discourse in all disciplines and fields, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at the University of Washington, Seattle invites graduate students to submit papers

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