category: american

[UPDATE] Roald Dahl Centenary Conference 16th-18th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Cardiff University
contact email: 
DahlConference@cardiff.ac.uk

This interdisciplinary international conference, held in Cardiff, the city of Roald Dahl’s birth and childhood, in his centenary year (16th-18th June 2016), will give further impetus to the substant

[UPDATE] Great Writing International Creative Writing conference (02/01; 06/18-06/19 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK)

Sat. June 18 – Sun. June 19 2016

Imperial College, London

Call for papers: The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
ezinn@ucsb.ihc.edu

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center welcomes paper proposals for “The Humanities, the Neurosciences and the Brain,” an interdisciplinary conference exploring the multiple accords, and discords

Paul Laurence Dunbar Society Panels at ALA 2016; May 26-29, 2016

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 San Francisco, CA on May 26-29, 2016.

cprcsis 11 12 january 2016

full name / name of organization: 
cpracsis.org
contact email: 
cpracsis@gmail.com

C PRACSIS International Conference on
History, Theory and Writing
11&12January 2016 • Changanassery, Kerala, India
Center for Performance Research and Cultural Studies in South Asia

Pauline Hopkins Panels at American Literature Association, May 26-29

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins Society
contact email: 
pavletichj@uhd.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
PAULINE E. HOPKINS SOCIETY
American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
San Francisco, CA

CFP for ASA 2016: Cultures of the Long Revolution: Mass Movements and Public Space from the Nineteenth Century to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Justin Rogers-Cooper and Scott Henkel
contact email: 
scott.henkel@uwyo.edu

Cultures of the Long Revolution: Mass Movements and Public Space from the Nineteenth Century to the Present (ASA 2016)

[UPDATE] Fictional Economies: Inequality and the Novel, Essay collection with forward by Rami Shamir, author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Donica/Bronx Community College, CUNY
contact email: 
fictionaleconomies@gmail.com

Joseph Donica is an Assistant Professor of English at Bronx Community College.

Rami Shamir is the author of TRAIN TO POKIPSE (Grove Press 2011, http://traintopokipse.com/)

UPDATE Diaspora in the Digital Age: Texts of Leave-Taking to New Lands

full name / name of organization: 
The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA)
contact email: 
Kathleen.DeMarco@gpc.edu

The Georgia-Carolina College English Association (GACCEA) invites proposals for individual papers and three-person panels at its annual meeting in metropolitan Atlanta.

The Female Fantastic, 1860-1930: On the Gendered Supernatural in Texts by Women

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Elizabeth McCormick, Dr. Jennifer Mitchell, and Dr. Rebecca Soares
contact email: 
FemaleFantasticBook@gmail.com

Where realism was the signature feature of earlier Victorian fiction, mid-to-late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century writers increasingly embraced fantastic modes.

"Yoga Justice / Yoga Violence" Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Race and Yoga Working Group
contact email: 
tria.andrews@berkeley.edu

The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its third annual conference on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Navigating the Metamodern

full name / name of organization: 
York University Art History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
arthyorkconference@gmail.com

CFP: Navigating the Metamodern
York University
15th Annual Art History Graduate Symposium
March 19-20, 2016

“Pynchon and Music,” proposed ALA Conference panel, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
John Miller
contact email: 
jmiller@nu.edu

Proposals are being solicited for a panel to be proposed for the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA, May 26-29, 2016, on the topic of “Pynchon and Music.” Music and m

CALL FOR PAPERS - JOURNAL PHILOLOGICA CANARIENSIA - Deadline: 2016/05/30

full name / name of organization: 
Philologica Canariensia / Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
contact email: 
philologica@ulpgc.es

Philologica Canariensia solicits articles, notes, and book reviews for publication in the 2016 issue.

The journal's URL is http://ojsspdc.ulpgc.es/ojs/index.php/PhilCan

CfP: "The Concepts of Home in the Context of Academe and Academic Fiction," Kyiv, Ukraine, 17-18 March 2016

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wroclaw/Kyiv National Linguistic University
contact email: 
marta.lysik@uwr.edu.pl

Call for Papers

"The Concepts of Home in the Context
of Academe and Academic Fiction"
Kyiv, 17-18 March 2016

Panel
organised within the framework of the

“Civil Disobedience” in the Era of Black Lives Matter [ALA round table, proposals due 1/15]

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Soceity
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA
May 26 – 29, 2016
CFP for Roundtable Discussion sponsored by the Thoreau Society

Friendship and/in the American Renaissance: ALA Panel [proposal deadline Jan. 15]

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

American Literature Association
27th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA
May 26 – 29, 2016
CFP for Panel Discussion sponsored by the Thoreau Society

[UPDATE] Conference on Libraries, Montreal June 17-19 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia University
contact email: 
ja.weingarten@concordia.ca

The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
- Jorge Luis Borges

Okra to Opera 3: Conference on Southern Culture - UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
Converse College
contact email: 
anita.rose@converse.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
OKRA TO OPERA 3: SOUTHERN STORIES

April 8 & 9, 2016
Converse College, Spartan burg, SC
FEATURED SPEAKERS: JOE NEWBERRY & LAUREL HORTON

CfP. The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference -Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

full name / name of organization: 
Dorian Isone / Euroacademia
contact email: 
application@euroacademia.eu

The Fourth Euroacademia International Conference

‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

Cultural Centre – Don Orione Artigianelli
Venice, Italy

Local, Regional, Global: The Many Faces of Nature Writing

full name / name of organization: 
SUNY Oneonta English Department
contact email: 
Daniel.Payne@oneonta.edu

SHARP EYES IX:

LOCAL, REGIONAL, GLOBAL:
THE MANY FACES OF NATURE WRITING

An ASLE-affilated Conference
June 6-9, 2016
At the State University of New York College at Oneonta

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai
contact email: 
hersomumbai@gmail.com

International Conference on Literature, Culture and World Peace on 23 & 24 September at Pune, India.

 Peace Studies
 Peace Polemics
 Philosophy of Peace
 War and Peace

Bodies - Graduate Symposium - Submissions Due Jan. 25 - Conference April 28-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
contact email: 
BodiesSymposium2015@gmail.com

Call for Papers
2016 Interdisciplinary Graduate Symposium
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Presented by the History and English Departments
April 28-29, 2016

Bodies

EXTENDED CFP DEADLINE 1/8/2016: "Digesting Discourses" at IU-Bloomington

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 “Digesting Discourses: Taste, Appetite, and Consumption,” to be held at Indiana University—Bloomington, March 4-5, 2016. Join us for our 14th annual conference hosted by the graduate students of the IU Department of English. Our 2016 keynote speaker is Dr. Roopali Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Media Studies at Queens College.

“New Italians” or “Criminal Aliens”: The Contradictions of Latinos/as, Rights, and Race in the United States

full name / name of organization: 
German Association for American Studies annual conference, “The United States and the Question of Rights”, Osnabrück, May 19-22, 2016
contact email: 
j.jesse.ramirez@gmail.com

“New Italians” or “Criminal Aliens”: The Contradictions of Latinos/as, Rights, and Race in the United States.

Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal [January 25th 2016]

full name / name of organization: 
Aelurus Graduate Scholarly Literature Journal
contact email: 
aelurus@weber.edu

Aelurus is an annual journal that publishes literary and theoretical scholarship from graduate students, which is run and staffed by graduate students in Weber State University’s Master of Arts in E

Cinema Television Literature Society Panels for American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016 San Francisco, CA

full name / name of organization: 
The Cinema Television Literature Society
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski@calstatela.edu

The Cinema Television Literature Society welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2016 ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

AlterNative Calls for Papers on Indigenous Autonomy Projects

full name / name of organization: 
Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga: New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence
contact email: 
editors@alternative.ac.nz

CALL FOR PAPERS ON INDIGENOUS AUTONOMY PROJECTS

Eudora Welty and Multimedia May 26-29, 2016 SUBMIT BY 12/15

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association // Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Eudora Welty Society at the American Literature Association
San Francisco, CA May 26-29, 2016

Cultural Representations of the City International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
conf.eng.ling@lls.unibuc.ro

ACED-18

THE 18TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT,
UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES SECTION

CALL FOR PAPERS

Special Journal Issue: 'Proto-Posthumanisms'

full name / name of organization: 
Word and Text
contact email: 
wordandtext2011@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Word and Text – A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, VI (2016)

Proto-Posthumanisms

PFC 2016 / Abstracts by March 1

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Faculty Colloquium, University of North Texas
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

UNT's Postwar Faculty Colloquium is a day-long event for postwar specialists across the humanities from the North Texas / South Oklahoma region. This year's keynote speakers are Andrew N.

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

Monster Studies and Pedagogy: Rocky Mountain MLA Special Topics Session 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ashleyszanter@gmail.com

In response to the question, “What do composition instructors do to engage disinterested students?” academia has one response gaining rapid popularity: “Monster Studies.” Intellectual interest

The Suburban Sublime - Abstracts by Jan. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

How did important texts from the postwar period frame the suburbs as a locus of refuge, anger, hysteria, or (even) self-realization at a moment when American cities themselves experienced a shifting a

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