We are seeking panelist proposals for the accepted Children’s Literature Association (ChLA 2020) conference panel “Sustaining Black Lives: Ecological Imaginaries in African American Books for Young Readers.” The ChLA 2020 theme “Sustainability Through Story: Eco-Justice, Children's Literature, and Childhood” invites “an expansive array of interdisciplinary topics on the cultural, political, historical, and contemporary impact of children’s literature in relationship to the environment.” This panel seeks papers that correlates race and gender with Black sustainability issues like environmental inequity and global migration.
Calling for ALA paper proposals on Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge's poetry and multi-media poetics. The American Literature Association meets in San Diego this year over Memorial Day weekend. Please respond ASAP with ideas if you are interested, as the proposal deadline is soon.
Work: A Conference on the Labors of Language, Culture, and History
Swiss Association for North American Studies Biennial Conference
School of Humanties and Social Sciences, University of St. Gallen
November 27-28, 2020
Keynotes (tentative titles)
Michael Denning (Yale): “Laboring Life: Re-founding the Critical Theory of Work”
Michele Elam (Stanford): “Representing the Future of Work: Art-work in the Age of AI”
Call For Papers
“Patriotism and Protest”
New England American Studies Association Annual Conference
June 6, 2020
Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
Call for Papers Iperstoria
Iperstoria is a biannual online peer-reviewed journal of American and English Studies, including literature, language and linguistics Issue 16 -- NUMERO XVI Fall / Winter -- Autunno/ Inverno 2020Special Section -- Sezione monografica Transmedia Storytelling
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Center for American Studies, Sichuan, China
Southwest Jiaotong University, Sichuan, China
The Third International Conference on the Humanistic Foundation and
Cross-cultural Understanding of Sino-American Relations
Call for Proposals
The Marilynne Robinson Society will be hosting a panel on a wide variety of topics connected to Robinson’s essays and novels at the annual conference of the American Literature Association in San Diego. Given the special conference theme of frontiers and borders, papers that attempt to engage with this theme are particularly welcome. Please submit abstracts of around 300 words to email@example.com by Feb 1, 2020.
The Rebecca Harding Davis Society welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 21-24, 2020 in San Diego, CA.
New Directions in Davis Scholarship (2 panels)
We are interested in proposals that engage in any aspect of Davis’s work. We particularly encourage proposals that address some of Davis’s lesser known works, and we also welcome new readings of the canonical “Life in the Iron-Mills.”
Please send a 200-250 word abstract to Aaron Rovan (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Sunday, January 26, 2020.
The Italian American Studies Association (IASA formerly the American Italian Historical Association AIHA) celebrates its fifty-third year of academic inquiry into all things Italian and Italian American. We welcome independent thinkers, scholars, and academics, past and present, to participate in its annual conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA.