category: american

20th-Century Women Writers and the Natural World

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Fillman, Lehigh University
contact email: 
rff212@lehigh.edu

CFP for a proposed-panel for the Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2015 Conference to be held November 4-8, 2015, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

[UPDATE] UTSA Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium on “Social Healing” Submissions due January 9 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate English Organization at the University of Texas--San Antonio
contact email: 
UTSAGEOSymposium14@gmail.com

What does social healing look like in its most effective manifestations? How are we responding to the violence(s) and systemic oppression(s) that pervade our communities?

The New Williams: Special Issue CFP [FEB 1 Abstract Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Review
contact email: 
thenewwilliams2015@gmail.com

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams’s early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921),

CFP-Panel "Colonization, Emigration and the Back to Africa Movement"

full name / name of organization: 
French Association for American Studies (AFEA) - Lawrence Aje, University of Montpellier & Claire Bourhis-Mariotti, University Paris 8
contact email: 
lawrence.aje@univ-montp3.fr

Dear Colleagues,

War Film Anthology--CFP for Edited Essay Collection (already under contract with major press), 15 Jan 15

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Douglas Cunningham, Westminster College
contact email: 
dcunningham@westmintercollege.edu

We are in the final stages of assembling and editing a collection of previously unpublished essays on the war film. This anthology is already under contract with a major press.

Tales Beyond Borders [23 - 25 April 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Reading the Fantastic
contact email: 
reading.the.fantastic@gmail.com

Tales Beyond Borders is a two-day international conference (24th-25th April) and a postgraduate/early career researcher workshop (23rd April), all of which is being organized by the ‘Reading the Fan

CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

The Edwidge Danticat Society- MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) Conference, April 9-12, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Edwidge Danticat Society
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

The MELUS conference (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S.) will be held April 9-12, 2015 in Athens, GA.

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to January 15, 2015; Utopia and political theology today

full name / name of organization: 
[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. br 2
23000 Zadar (Croatia)
www.sic-journal.org

10th Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Virtue and Vices, Desires, Devices" January 29-February 1 Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Southern Humanities Council Conference

January 29-February 1, 2015
Graduate Athens Hotel
Athens, Georgia

“Virtues and Vices, Desires, Devices”

Panel “Proliferating Minoritized Bodies & Knowledges in the University,” Cultural Studies Association, Riverside May 21-4, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(Women & Queer) of Color Critique Working Group of the Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
WQCC.CSA@gmail.com

Cultural Studies Association, “Another University Is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy”

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2015; May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Laurence Dunbar Society
contact email: 
tmorgan2@udayton.edu

The Paul Laurence Dunbar Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA on May 21-24, 2015.

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Smith / Vernacular Music Center
contact email: 
christopher.smith@ttu.edu

Arts Practice Research: Scholarship, Pedagogy, and the Creative Process October 1-3 2015

#TTUAPR2015

Ernest J. Gaines Society Sessions 2015 American Literature Association Conference Boston, Massachusetts May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Teutsch/ University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
gainescenter@louisiana.edu

The Ernest J. Gaines Society invites proposals for papers on any aspect of the work of Ernest J. Gaines for the Gaines Society’s sessions at the American Literature Association Annual Conference.

The Rise of the New Negro Woman: “Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives,” and the Harlem Renaissance Experience

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack, UMBC
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Traditionally, women writers of the Harlem Renaissance era from Nella Larsen to Jessie Redmon Fauset to Marita Bonner, among others, have been under-represented in criticism both past and present.

African Diaspora Visual Art in Washington, DC, and Maryland

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO ART (an annual publication of art in the African Diaspora)
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press as part of CALLALOO, a literary and cultural quarterly.

[Update] Reimagining American History in Film and Media

full name / name of organization: 
Tel Aviv University
contact email: 
Reimagining.History@gmail,com

https://sites.google.com/site/reimagininghistory/home

Reimagining American History in Film and Media

Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal. Issue #5 - Places and Spaces (15 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Łódź, Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature
contact email: 
gcss.art.journal@gmail.com

The editors of Analyses/Rereadings/Theories Journal (ISSN: 2353-6098), a peer-reviewed open access periodical, would like to invite submission of contributions (articles, reviews and interviews) for i

Importance of Classroom Organization

full name / name of organization: 
Paris Caprio
contact email: 
pcaprio1@binghamton.edu

If I asked you to picture a classroom what would you imagine? How is it organized? Depending on your own educational experience this environment may vary.

Southern Writers, Southern Writing Graduate Conference - Deadline May 1st

full name / name of organization: 
University of Mississippi
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 21st Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both critical submissions (seminar papers, articles, works in p

Page 23 LitCon (Denver Comic Con), May 22-25

full name / name of organization: 
Page 23/Denver Comic Con
contact email: 
page23@denvercomiccon.com

Call for Papers, Panels, and Presentations

Page 23 LitCon
May 22-25, 2015

Parallel International Conferences:Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing & ‘Pictures from an Institution"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Gdansk, Poland
contact email: 
gdanskconference2015@gmail.com

Call For Proposals
Parallel International Conferences, University of Gdańsk, Poland
1. Scholars as Fictionists, or On-/Off-Campus Creative Writing

The Twenty-First Century “Bad Guy”

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Andrews
contact email: 
twentyfirstcriminal@gmail.com

The Twenty-First Century “Bad Guy”
Is the antagonist always synonymous with the criminal?
April 11, 2015 at Kennedy Hall
University of St. Andrews

Postcards From the Edge: Texts and Contexts

full name / name of organization: 
University of St. Thomas Graduate English Spring Conference
contact email: 
andrea.j.gullixson@gmail.com

The University of St. Thomas is looking for papers for the Spring English Graduate Conference on April 24, 2015. Please check the link below for more information!

AFTERMATH: the Cultural Legacies of WW1. London 21--23 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London
contact email: 
laura.douglas@kcl.ac.uk

The Arts & Humanities Research Institute at King’s, in conjunction with the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina, is staging an international conference on the C

Cormac McCarthy Sessions at the American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Cormac McCarthy Society/American Literature Association
contact email: 
sfrye@csub.edu

The Cormac McCarthy Society will sponsor two panels at the annual American Literature Association Conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2015.

The Carson McCullers Society Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper (presented during 2014 calendar year). Submit by 2/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
ckayser@uark.edu

The Carson McCullers Society invites submissions for an annual scholarly Prize for Outstanding Conference Paper, to be awarded to an essay on the life and work of Carson McCullers presented at a confe

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

MWCBS is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September 24-27, 2015.

"R/Evolutions: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures" New Directions Graduate Student Conference, UofArizona, April 10-11 2015

full name / name of organization: 
2015 New Directions Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

2015 NEW DIRECTIONS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
“R/Evolution: Changing Cultures, Changing Natures”
Conference Dates: April 10-11, 2015, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/5/2015 - Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of Time

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Graduate Students of the IU Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

We are issuing a Call for Proposals for scholarly and creative submissions for an international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference entitled “Breaking Futures: Imaginative (Re)visions of

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

War and Conflict in Sequential Art

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Network for Comics Research (NNCORE)
contact email: 
rebecca.scherr@ilos.uio.no

Call for papers: NNCORE 2015 International Conference in Comics Studies

University of Oslo, Norway, June 11-12, 2015.

Conference theme: “War and Conflict in Sequential Art”

ALA 2015 CFP Emerson Society Digital Emerson

full name / name of organization: 
Roger Thompson Ralph Walde Emerson Society
contact email: 
roger.thompson@stonybrook.edu

American Literature Association Call for Proposals

62nd Annual Meeting of the Midwest Conference on British Studies, September 24-27, 2015, Detroit

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Conference on British Studies
contact email: 
JL-Mcnabb@wiu.edu

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 62nd Annual Meeting will be hosted by Wayne State University and held at the historic Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, September

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference Saturday, March 28th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association Conference
contact email: 
klobucar@njit.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS

38th Annual New Jersey College English Association Conference

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079

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