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[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Locations of Stardom

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

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

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, English Graduates for Academic Development, Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, March 9-11, 2011
Texas A&M-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

Beyond Margins and Centers, April 8 and April 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
MUGradConference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
BEYOND MARGINS AND CENTERS
April 8 and April 9, 2011
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsored by Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

CFP: "The Solitary Being" – Symposium in the Botanical Garden

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
e.kofmel@sussexcentre.org

Please circulate widely!

CALL FOR PAPERS

Fifth Anniversary International Symposium "The Solitary Being"

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

RMMLA 2011 Scottsdale, AZ - Oct 6-8

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rmmla@wsu.edu

VISIT www.rmmla.org

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium - “Re-memory” and “Disremembering”: The Role of Memory in the American Construct

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
iaas.symposium@gmail.com

IAAS Postgraduate Symposium
Saturday 29th January 2011
Location: Clinton Institute for American Studies, UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
Call for Papers

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature, March 10-12, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Society, University of Victoria
contact email: 
egpro@uvic.ca

Curious, If True: The Fantastic in Literature
Graduate Student Conference 2011

University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
March 10-12, 2011

Charles W. Chesnutt sessions at American Literature Association Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association
contact email: 
swright1222@aol.com and/or smcfatt@cau.edu

The Chesnutt Association will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Conference, Westin Copley Place, 10 Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02116-5798, May 26-29, 2011

CFP: Genealogies (due 11/19/10; 3/3-5/11

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Symposium on the History of Women & Gender
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Twelfth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 3-5, 2011

Submission Deadline: November 19, 2010

Recontextualizing CGI, Animation, and Visual Effects

full name / name of organization: 
Velvet Light Trap/University of Texas Austin Radio-Television-Film
contact email: 
landaamanda@gmail.com

Has animation overtaken “live-action” as the dominant form of production practice?

Call for Essay Submissions: Before the West was West: Pre-1800 Western American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tom J. Hillard and Amy T. Hamilton
contact email: 
thomashillard@boisestate.edu and amyhamil@nmu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A PROPOSED EDITED COLLECTION:

Before the West was West: Pre-1800 Western American Literature

« Dey don’t belong » : Exclusion and integration in American interwar literature. May 13th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
Université Rennes 2, France
contact email: 
gwenola.lebastard@univ-rennes2.fr,maelle.picouleau@univ-rennes2.fr,anthony.larson@univ-rennes2.fr

American society in the aftermath of WWI is distinguished by an effort to define itself resulting from a desire of emancipation from the then prevailing European model.

[UPDATE] cfp reminder: Sound Politics seminar - ACLA (due 11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sjtownsend@berkeley.edu OR mcenaney@berkeley.edu

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) conference
Vancouver, Canada
March 31-April 3, 2011

Deadline for paper proposals: November 12, 2010

Sound Politics

The New "Other" Deadline Non. 30.

full name / name of organization: 
Literary Horizons JOurnal
contact email: 
literaryhorizons@yahoo.com

THE NEW CENTURY OTHER

SPECTRUM literature magazine call for submissions - deadline Feb. 11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Spectrum literary magazine
contact email: 
spectrum.ccs.ucsb@gmail.com

Spectrum literary magazine is a student-run annual journal of art and literature published by UC Santa Barbara's College of Creative Studies.

Rap and Hip Hop Culture - American Culture/Pop Culture Association

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association/Pop Culture Association (Southwest)
contact email: 
hiphopcfp@hotmail.com

Call for Papers: RAP AND HIP HOP CULTURE

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX

Echoes of Trauma: Exploring the Intersections of Trauma & Culture

full name / name of organization: 
21st Annual Mardi Gras Conference at Louisiana State University
contact email: 
lsumardigrasconference@gmail.com

Keynote Address by Dr. Shoshana Felman, Emory University

Apocalypse Literature Panel, American Literature Association

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

Apocalypse, post-apocalypse, atomic and nuclear narratives have increasingly shifted from the science fiction genre to pervade American literature as a whole.

AALCS sessions at American Literature Assn., 26-29 May 2011, Boston

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Society
contact email: 
Keith.Byerman@indstate.edu

AALCS invites 200-word proposals for presentations or panels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Women and Mythology

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
ASWM.Midwest@gmail.com

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) invites proposals for presentations at two regional symposia in 2011: for “The Embodied Goddess,” March 12-13 in Philadelphia, PA, incl

CFP: Children in Film

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA Joint Conference April 20-23, 2011
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Proposals are now being accepted for the Children in Film Area of the 31st annual PCA/ACA & SWTX PCA/ACA joint conference April 20-23, 2011, in San Antonio, TX.(www.swtxpca.org).

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory” (April 29-30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona
contact email: 
ndconf@gmail.com

The University of Arizona New Directions in Critical Theory Conference

“Singularity: Transdisciplinary Explorations in Language, Culture, and Theory”

RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

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

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
Call for Papers:

RAW MATERIAL

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

Post•45 @ Rock Hall: April 29-30, 2011 CFP: Deadline for proposals: January 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Post•45 @ Rock Hall
contact email: 
anna.dubenko@yale.edu

Post•45 @ Rock Hall: April 29-30, 2011.
Keynote speakers: Steve Earle, Rick Moody, Kevin Young, Dana Spiotta

Real Worlds: (dis)Locating Realities. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. April 16th, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

From surrealism to social networks to the “real” housewives of New Jersey, it’s no secret that reality is socially constructed.

[Update] Compromising Positions: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Studies Program, University of Missouri - St. Louis
contact email: 
compromising@umsl.edu

Compromising Positions:

Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Missouri and the Midwest

April 7 & 8, 2011

A conference sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Call for Contributors: African-American Leaders and Foreign Languages Literacy (11/82010-3/30/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Beatrice Russell / California State University, Sacramento Department of Foreign Languages
contact email: 
beatrice.russell@csus.edu

Contributors are welcome for a Reference book that will be published by BrownWalker Press Publisher in 2011.

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