category: american

14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
14th International Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposium
contact email: 
cubukcu.feryal@gmail.com

Language, Literature and Stylistics Symposiums have been held for the past 13 years in various cities for the purpose of creating an opportunity for all scholars in stylistics, linguistics, applied li

Essays on Contemporary Poetry and Poetics - by June 27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Hartskill Review
contact email: 
jhjalmerlind@gmail.com

Hartskill Review seeks essays on contemporary poetry and poetics. “Contemporary” is broadly conceived as anything after 1950.

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 25th Annual Conference – Baltimore, MD – Nov. 6-8, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

Comparative Media: PAMLA 2014, Riverside, Calif. (Oct. 31 - Nov. 2)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lbrow008@ucr.edu

If, as Marshall McLuhan famously asserts, media act as prosthesis, then our increasingly haptic relationship to digital technologies (think the nearly ubiquitous touchscreen interface of tablets and smart phones, as well as the rise of immersive VR as evidenced by Facebook's recently announced acquisition of Oculus) seems only natural. What, then, might constitute a denaturalized mediated environment?

21st-Century Moore - Conference on the Work of Marianne Moore, March 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston
contact email: 
egregory@uh.edu

In March 2015 the University of Houston will host the first meeting in a decade to focus on the writings of the major Modernist poet Marianne Moore.

9th Global Conference: The Erotic (November, 2014: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
er9@inter-disciplinary.net

9th Global Conference: The Erotic

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

Myth-Making Across Boundaries (22-24 October 2014: Literature and Cultural Studies Conference, Ege University, Izmir/Turkey)

full name / name of organization: 
European Languages and Cultures Research and Application Centre
contact email: 
egeadikam@gmail.com

Every culture has its conception, interpretation, dissemination and reformulation of myths on a grand spectrum from oral and written narratives to aural and visual arts.

5th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Suffering (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
suffer5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Making Sense of: Suffering

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Revolt and Revolutiony (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
rr2@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Revolt and Revolution

Tuesday 4th November – Thursday 6th November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

11th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dd11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference: Making Sense Of: Dying and Death

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations

6th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and foreigners (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
saf6@inter-disciplinary.net

6th Global Conference: Strangers, Aliens and foreigners

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Play (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Play

Saturday 1st November – Monday 3rd November 2014
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

IN MY BODY: NATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON BODY IMAGE OCTOBER 22-23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cabrini College - Dr. Michelle Filling-Brown
contact email: 
filling@cabrini.edu

The Cabrini College Department of English and Women’s Studies Program invites undergraduate students and faculty to consider questions about what and who defines body image, as well as the significa

2014 PAMLA Conference (10/31/14-11/2/14, Riverside, CA): CFP May 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2014 PAMLA Conference in sunny Riverside, California will be held from Friday, October 31, 2014 through Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students. Please see Submission and Style Guidelines below.

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Mid-Atlantic Popular/= & American Culture Association Conference - November6-8, 2014, Baltimore MD - 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *One Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

21st-Century Moore - Conference on the Work of Marianne Moore, March 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston
contact email: 
egregory@uh.edu

In March 2015, the University of Houston will host the first meeting in a decade to focus on the writings of the major Modernist poet Marianne Moore.

Southern Labor Studies Association, March 5-8, 2015, College Park, Md., and Washington D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Remes, Southern Labor Studies Association
contact email: 
arnesengwu@gmail.com

The Southern Labor Studies Association invites academics, activists, students, attorneys, public historians, archivists, and any other people interested in the experiences of working people in the Early American or US South to propose sessions for our next conference, which will take place from March 5-8, 2015. We will meet in two locations: at the University of Maryland, College Park during the day on Thursday, March 5, and then in Washington, D.C. from the evening of March 5 to the morning of Sunday, March 8.

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Central Piedmont Community College
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

CFP: Modernism in Contemporary Mainstream Media (MSA 16: Nov. 6-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Nesbitt
contact email: 
jpn12@psu.edu

How are modernist cultures, coteries, and spaces re-imagined in contemporary texts (considered broadly)? The modernist period, its arts in particular but also its cultures, has long been an object of fascination and re-staging

CFP Race & Ethnicity 2014 MPCA/MACA Conference; proposals due 04/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
kaiser2@purdue.edu

Call for Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/
American Culture Association Conference
Proposal Submission Deadline: April 30, 2014

Literature of Status / The Status of Literature (Tuscaloosa, AL March 5-8, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
uasymposium2015@ua.edu

The University of Alabama English Department will host its thirty-second Symposium on English and American Literature on March 5-8, 2015.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] SWSW Grad. Student Conference 17-19 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 20th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both creative submissions (poetry, short stories, or novel exce

CFP for edited book collection: Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Ca

full name / name of organization: 
Liliana Naydan and George Fragopoulos
contact email: 
lnaydan@gmail.com and George.Fragopoulos@gmail.com

Erected amid criticism in a mid-century modernist style and once the tallest buildings on the globe, New York’s Twin Towers emerged as haughty symbols of American capitalism in what Henry Luce deeme

Reading Across Cultures: New Comparative Approaches in a Globalized World, September 21-23, 2014, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Forum “Postcolonial Narrations”
contact email: 
postcolonial.narrations@gmail.com

The second conference of the postgraduate forum “Postcolonial Narrations” focuses on comparative approaches to postcolonial anglophone literatures and cultures in an era of globalization. How can comparative approaches enrich our reading practices and add to our understanding of postcolonial cultural production?

CFP: Comparative Literature - May 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paulina M. Gonzales / PAMLA 2014
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

The Comparative Literature standing session seeks papers for the 112th annual PAMLA conference in Riverside, CA (Oct. 31-Nov.2).

CFP Postgraduate English (Deadline Friday 1 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers:

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

CFP Essays on Arthurian-Themed Electronic Games (6/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain seeks essay proposals devoted to surveying or studying video and computer games based on and/or inspired by the Arthurian tradition.

Call for Book Reviews and Review Essays: Culture, Labor and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society
contact email: 
kroikp@lanecc.edu

Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society, a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is calling for book reviews and review essays discussing texts relating to the cultural aspects of l

New Narratives of 9/11 - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Arin Keeble
contact email: 
a.g.keeble@ncl.ac.uk

NEW NARRATIVES OF 9/11: CONSPIRACY, TERROR, AND CHANGE

Conference Papers / Edited Collection of Essays

CFP: Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and
American Culture Association invites you to participate in the 25th annual

CFP: Intermezzo, new series in longform publication

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Enculturation, a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, announces the launch of Intermezzo, a series dedicated to publishing long essays – between 20,000 and 80,000 words – that are too long f

Anthologies in/and/of Modernism (MSA 16: 6-9 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Collier
contact email: 
pccollier@bsu.edu

Given 1) the ongoing expansion of modernist studies in “temporal, spatial, and vertical” directions (Mao and Walkowitz) and 2) a renewed interest in textual materiality and modernist institutions

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