category: american

Religion & the Environment in Contemp Lit (ALA Symp, TX, Feb 26-28); due Sept 15

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for a proposed panel at the God & the American Writer Symposium o

Edited Collection - Convention and Contravention: Vexing Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
contact email: 
maryiatrop@gmail.com

Call for proposals for edited anthology

Convention and Contravention: Vexing Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Writing

Editor: Mary Ellen Iatropoulos
CFP Deadline: 9/12/14

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Television, Historicity, Theory--SCMS Panel, Montreal 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference March, 2015 Montreal
contact email: 
gellertl@grinnell.edu

Recent publications, such as Amy Villarejo’s _Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire_ (Duke, 2014) and Jason Mittell’s _Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytel

the quint: call for papers DEADLINE: 08/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary quarterly from the north
contact email: 
jbutler@ucn.ca

the quint’s twenty fourth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and

Edited Volume on Western Film and Television Abstract Deadline 11/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

Call for Papers

ICONOGPRAHY AND ARCHETYPES IN WESTERN FILM AND TELEVISION

Eds. Sue Matheson and Andrew Patrick Nelson

Call for Papers: Chapter on the Military for Edited Collection on the Cultural Influences of Role-Playing Games

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Byers and Francesco Crocco
contact email: 
rpgbook2014@gmail.com

Since its initial publication in 1974, the iconic role-playing game (RPG) Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) has spawned hundreds of other analog and digital RPGs, as well as an entirely new industry and subcul

Malcolm X’s Assassination and Autobiography Fifty Years Later

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
j.m.burrell at csuohio.edu

What are the literary legacies of Malcolm X’s life and death? In 1965, after Malcolm X’s life came to an end, The Autobiography of Malcolm X cemented his status as icon.

Journal of Communication & Culture | Issue 19 "Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance"

full name / name of organization: 
CECC - Research Centre for Communication and Culture
contact email: 
sonia.pereira@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt

Theme: Translation, Cosmopolitanism & Resistance
Coordination: Maria Alexandra Lopes
Edition: 19
Deadline for submission of original articles: 31st December 2014

THE GOOD LIFE AND THE GREATER GOOD IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

full name / name of organization: 
LAURA SAVU WALKER/ University of South Carolina, Columbia
contact email: 
laura_savu@yahoo.com

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Short Stories for Lit Mag Website - $5.00 Honorarium

full name / name of organization: 
Blank Fiction Literary Magazine
contact email: 
Benjamin@blankfictionmag.com

Blank Fiction is looking to start publishing quality short stories of no more than 2,000 words on our blog. We're looking for quality writing of any genre.

BOOK CHAPTERS on Maya Angelou (Abstracts due NOVEMBER 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kendra N. Bryant, Florida A&M University
contact email: 
drknbryant@gmail.com

In light of Maya Angelou’s most recent passing, I am inviting chapter essays that provide 21st century criticisms of Angelou’s autobiographies, creative non-fiction, and poetry—preferably beyond

Award for Graduate Student Research on Philip Roth

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Roth Society
contact email: 
gooblarprs@gmail.com

Annual Siegel/McDaniel Award for Graduate Student Research
Sponsored by the Philip Roth Society

Call for Papers: Summer 2014

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
eiranne.edgar@gmail.com

CFP – Panel on Narrative, Intimacy, and the Sexual Revolution – SEPT 1st.

2015 International Conference on Narrative – March 5 – 8 2015, Chicago Illinois.

American Prose Poetry: A conference in honor of Mary Caponegro

full name / name of organization: 
University of Udine, Italy
contact email: 
danadaniele@libero.it

Please submit 300-word abstract for twenty-minute arguments. Send your proposals to danadaniele@libero.it by Sept. 30, 2014

Keynote Speakers:

[UPDATE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] American Studies Association of Texas Conference date Nov. 13-15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

20th Annual Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium November 9-11 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holli Levitsky/Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Symposium
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Legal Childhoods

full name / name of organization: 
SHCY Eighth Biennial Conference
contact email: 
gocasion@english.umass.edu; afsimpso@english.umass.edu

Legal Childhoods
SHCY Panel Submission/CFP

SCMS 2015 (Mar. 25-28): CFP - “Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

full name / name of organization: 
Terrance McDonald (Brock University) & Justin Shaw (Wilfrid Laurier University) / SCMS
contact email: 
terrance.mcdonald@brocku.ca

CFP for Panel: Society for Cinema & Media Studies Conference March 25-28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

“Gender and Genre Through a Post-9/11 Lens”

CFP: Edited volume on television series, Scandal (Due: September 15, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kimberly Moffitt
contact email: 
gladiatorsinsuitsvolume@gmail.com

Gladiators in Suits:
Race, Gender, and the Politics of Representation in Scandal

Edited by: Kimberly R. Moffitt, Simone Puff, and Ronald L. Jackson II

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture PCA/ACA National Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Carol-Ann Farkas/MCPHS University
contact email: 
carol-ann.farkas@mcphs.edu

Medical Humanities: Health and Illness in Popular Culture

PCA-ACA National Conference (Popular and American Culture Associations)

New Orleans, Louisiana

April 1-4 2015

Globalizing the American Revolution (Abstracts Due 1-Aug-2014) [REPOST}

full name / name of organization: 
Maria O'Malley and Denys Van Renen/ University of Nebraska, Kearney
contact email: 
omalleym2@unk.edu, vanrenendw@unk.edu

Call for Contributors to Edited Collection:

The Death of God in Contemp Fiction (ALA Symp: God & the Amer Writer, TX, 2/26-28); due 9/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature, a group dedicated to the study of literature of the last 25 years, invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the God & the American Writer Symposium

NEMLA 2014 Convention Panel "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
nbirchbayley@gmail.com

Panel on "Haptic Aesthetics: Exploring the Tactile in Literature"
46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

Deadline: September 30, 2014

NeMLA Roundtable: Literature, Debt, and Economies of the Negative

full name / name of organization: 
Kyle Wanberg, New York University
contact email: 
kylewan@nyu.edu

This roundtable discussion centers itself on the relation between economics and literature, via theoretical intervention.

[UPDATE] Pedagogy 24 Times per Second: Film and Media in the Classroom (Submit by 12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Film Studies Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
film.ufl@gmail

This conference takes as its starting point the relationship between pedagogical practice and scholarship, or how teaching film to undergraduate students affects, or is affected by, our scholarly

NeMLA 2015 Roundtable: What’s Law Got to Do With It?: Diasporic Literature Post-9/11

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jdymond@springfieldcollege.edu

In her 2010 collection of essays, _Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work_, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat writes, “There are many possible interpretations of what it means t

Negotiating Space for (Dis)ability in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media - 25-27 September 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Łódź, Poland
contact email: 
lodz.conference@gmail.com

The Department of Studies in Drama and Pre-1800 English Literature at the University of Lodz invites you to attend the 2015 biannual “Lodz Conference in Drama, Theatre, Film and Media,” which will

Eclectica Area, Southwest Popular/American Culture Assoc. Conference, Feb. 11-14, Albuquerque, NM

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
jclayton@lee.edu

Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives: SSAWW 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
ssaww2015.submit@gmail.com

Call for Proposals
SSAWW Triennial Conference November 4-8, 2015
Sheraton Society Hill, Philadelphia, PA

PARTICIPATORY URBANISMS

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Made possible by the Global Urban Humanities Initiative at UC Berkeley, California, USA with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
contact email: 
participatory.urbanisms@gmail.com

Participatory urban projects have been shown to foster ‘real’ democracy; enliven the public sphere; expand civic consciousness and increase transparency, accountability and efficiency (Baiocchi 20

Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | Culture

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta and MacEwan University
contact email: 
digdiv2015@gmail.com

How have new technologies transformed literary and cultural histories? How do they enable critical practices of scholars working in and outside of digital humanities?

Modernist Personage: Lower Case “i,” Language, Race, and Cummings’ Cultural Aesthetics (deadline 9/10/14; Louisville 2/26-28/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Gillian Huang-Tiller / E. E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
gch7u@uvawise.edu

The E. E.

Call for Paper - Global Journal of English Language and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 2, Issue 3 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in August 2014. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

Bodies of Bondage: Environments in Women’s Neo-Captivity Narratives

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SSAWW)
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

Proposed Panel for SSAWW's Triennial Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015). Theme: Liminal Spaces, Hybrid Lives

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