category: american

The IAFOR North American Conference on Media, Film and Cultural Studies - 18-21 September, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The International Academic Forum
contact email: 
nacmfcs@iafor.org

Update: Call for Papers deadline extended to July 15 2014
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CFP: Children in Media

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

CFP: Children in Media

Rereading, Revisiting, and Reinventing Faulkner for the 21st Century / SAMLA 86, Nov. 7-9 / Abstracts Due Jun. 10

full name / name of organization: 
The William Faulkner Society / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hstrom@gsu.edu, ulf.kirchdorfer@darton.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore and excavate SAMLA 86’s themes of sustainability and renewal in the works of William Faulkner.

Entangled Memories: Remembering the Holocaust in a Global Age, October 9 - 11, 2014, University of Hamburg, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hamburg, Germany, Department of English and American Studies
contact email: 
marius.henderson@uni-hamburg.de; julange@arcor.de

The field of Holocaust Studies has taken a transnational turn in recent years.

[UPDATE] Historical Auto/Biographies in the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
University of Le Mans, University of Angers, University of Farmington
contact email: 
Benaouda.Lebdai@univ-lemans.fr ; Delphine.Letort@univ-lemans.fr ; Erich.Fisbach@univ-angers.fr

Historical Auto/Biographies in the Arts

March 25-26 (Le Mans), March 27 (Angers), 2015

CFP: Forms of Life, Forms of Death (journal special issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
concentric.lit@deps.ntnu.edu.tw

Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies
Vol. 41 No. 1 | March 2015
“Forms of Life, Forms of Death”
In collaboration with Outis! Journal of (Post)European Philosophy

Eudora Welty Society: Eudora Welty and Multimedia | June 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2014 | Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
jkagner@go.olemiss.edu

Eudora Welty Society: Eudora Welty and Multimedia

Reconceptualizing Narrative: Structures, Systems, Boundaries (September 5-6, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University English Graduate Symposium
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

As we witness the rapidity with which various systems-theoretical approaches have begun to gain critical and literary currency, we would like to consider the relations among narrative, structure, and

Manifestas: Supporting Women's Studies in Academia

full name / name of organization: 
The University of West Florida Women's Studies Collective
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

As an up-and-coming online, interdisciplinary student journal, Feminist Spaces is now accepting student submissions for their inaugural issue to be published September 2014, with a release party sched

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Explore the Significance/Identity of Place

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/ PAMLA (Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures (PAMLA 2014 - Oct. 31-Nov. 2)

2014 Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association Conference

Call for Proposals: Seasonal Television, A Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Television (Proposals by 1 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Johnston / Journal of Popular Television
contact email: 
derek.johnston@qub.ac.uk

Call for Proposals: Seasonal Television, A Special Issue of the Journal of Popular Television

Secularity and Faith in Contemporary Literature; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (10/31-11/2 2014); 5/31 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2014 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Riverside, California.

[UPDATE] [Deadline extended] “The Affects of Cities” Special Session of the MMLA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2014 || E. Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

The theme of the 2014 MMLA is "The Lives of Cities." http://www.luc.edu/mmla/callforpapers.html
The conference will take place in Detroit, November 13-16, 2014.

New England and the World (Deadline Extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.edu

The American and New England Studies Program at Boston University is pleased to announce its 2014 graduate student conference: “New England and the World.” We invite submissions that consider New

CFP (SAMLA 2014, Atlanta 11/7-11/9): Alcohol in Literature and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
David Pratt, The College of William & Mary
contact email: 
dcpratt@wm.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of alcohol in literature and popular culture. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 86 theme (Sustainability and the Humanities) are especially welcome.

Survey and Essay Proposals MLA Volume Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler JULY 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature Series: Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler edited by Tarshia L. Stanley
contact email: 
TeachingOctaviaButler@gmail.com

Survey and Essay Proposal for Approaches to Teaching the Works of Octavia E. Butler

Edited by Tarshia L. Stanley

Disability and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Stratman
contact email: 
jstratman@jbu.edu

Although there is a growing interest in disability studies in art, literature, film, politics, and religion, there is still a dearth of scholarship that explores the intersection between young adult l

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Voices

full name / name of organization: 
Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Share Your Best Practices with Colleagues Across the Disciplines and Around the World

August 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Florida College English Association
contact email: 
mhobson@irsc.edu

Florida College English Association 2014 Conference
October 8th - 10th
Marriott Hutchinson Island
555 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996
Call for Papers:

Elizabeth Bishop's Questions of Travel: 50 Years Later, 25-27 June, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sheffield
contact email: 
EB50@sheffield.ac.uk

An international conference on Elizabeth Bishop’s writing hosted by the University of Sheffield.

CFP The Golden Opportunities of Film Exhibition

full name / name of organization: 
Film & History
contact email: 
carmic28@msu.edu

CFP: The Golden Opportunities of Film Exhibition
An area of multiple panels for the 2014 Film & History

Conference:
Golden Ages: Styles and Personalities, Genres and Histories

[UPDATE] CFA: Scrrening War | diffractions - graduate journal for the study of culture

full name / name of organization: 
Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture
contact email: 
submissions@diffractions.net

Issue 3 - September 2014

SCREENING WAR

Deadline for submissions: June 30 2014

Reconstruction, Restoration, Conservation: Reconciling the Past through word and image - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

‘Renaissance literary works are no longer regarded either as a fixed set of texts…that contain their own determinate meanings or as a stable set of reflections of historical facts that lie beyond

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

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:

American Environmental Literature Before 1900 (American Lit I, Pre-1900) UPDATE

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Conference - November 2014
contact email: 
spetersh@iue.edu

Deadline: June 1, 2014 to spetersh@iue.edu

5/30/14 Proposal due. MLA Approaches to Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty

full name / name of organization: 
Edited by Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger
contact email: 
mclaxton@email.wcu.edu

CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND SURVEY RESPONSES
MLA APPROACHES TO TEACHING THE WORKS OF EUDORA WELTY
Edited by Mae Miller Claxton and Julia Eichelberger

http://www.mla.org/approaches

CFP: Critical Survey- [The?]Archive- due 20th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Maureen England/King's College London
contact email: 
maureen.england@kcl.ac.uk

Call For Papers: Critical Survey
Guest Edited edition of the academic journal published by Berghahn.

TOPIC: [THE?] ARCHIVE

[UPDATE] Last Call and Deadline Extension: Semiotic Society of America 39th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
linurra@gmail.com

In response to numerous requests from colleagues and institutions, the Semiotic Society of America is pleased to extend our deadline for abstract submissions to ***June 20, 2014***.

[UPDATE] David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth Century Studies XV

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au

10-13 December 2014
The University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia

Keynotes are now confirmed and a reminder of the June 15 abstract deadline.

Keynote Speakers

Race, Ethnicity, and Place Conference VII, October 22-24, 2014, Fort Worth, TX -- Call for Papers (deadline: June 20, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
REP VII
contact email: 
rep.conference@gmail.com

The 2014 Race, Ethnicity and Place Conference VII will be held October 22-24, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. The conference's sponsors are pleased to announce a call for papers.

Sustainability and Working Class Studies around the Globe

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) 2014 Conference
contact email: 
rbrooks@ufl.edu

On January 28, 2014, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

SAMLA Women's Rhetoric Panel

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Leigh Smith/South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA)
contact email: 
rlsmith5@memphis.edu

Women’s writing has a long history of articulating under-expressed experiences and responding to the dominant paradigms of the day.

Edited collection: Toward an Ecosomatic Paradigm: Disability and the Environment in American Literature (7/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Cella
contact email: 
mjcella@ship.edu

I seek contributors to an edited collection focused on the intersection between disability studies and literary ecology, particularly as it plays out in American literature and culture.

Information Overload, 4-5 September 2014, Deadline: 16 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Edinburgh
contact email: 
cfp@infoload.co.uk

“The question... is not whether we will have the storage capacity to accumulate copies of every book, film, song, conversation, e-mail, etc.

In With the New But Not Out With the Old: Balancing Tradition and Innovation in Children’s Literature - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Rachel Rickard
contact email: 
rickard.24@osu.edu

Because the study of children’s literature is not rooted in one time period, culture or medium, it is a continuously evolving field.

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