category: american

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

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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.

[UPDATE] MWASECS 2014, deadline extended to July 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
MWASECS
contact email: 
mwasecs2014@gmail.com

MIDWEST AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES
October 17–19, 2014 • Kansas City, MO

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. George Justice,

Call for Reviewers: NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist is an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America publishing work predominantly by Undergraduate and Graduate students.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for NeoAmericanist Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
robert.mousseau@carleton.ca

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Decadent Poetry - Park Barnitz's "Book of Jade"

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Abolafia/Columbia University (Hippocampus Press)
contact email: 
mja2181@columbia.edu

Dear Colleagues:

CALL FOR PAPERS: Anthology - Park Barnitz's "Book of Jade"

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Abolafia/Columbia University (Hippocampus Press)
contact email: 
mja2181@columbia.edu

Dear Colleagues:

Elizabeth Madox Roberts, the Earth, Environment, and Sustainability, SAMLA conference, November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society
contact email: 
amc47@yahoo.com

Papers for this session should deal with Elizabeth Madox Roberts, the Earth, Environment, and Sustainability.

Sustaining Humanity: The Abundance of Edith Wharton (SAMLA 2014, Wharton Society Session, Atlanta, GA, November 7-9)

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
mary.carney@ung.edu

Sustaining Humanity: The Abundance of Edith Wharton

SAMLA 86 - November 7-9, Atlanta, Georgia, "Christian Literature and Sustainability"

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lbrewer@gntc.edu

SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE ON CHRISTIANITY AND LITERATURE (SCCL)
Christian Literature and Sustainability

MMLA 2014 Special Session: "The City and the Open Road"

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jmontg17@emich.edu

Call for papers for a special Session of the Midwest Modern Language Association conference, Nov. 13-16, 2014 in Detroit, MI.
Submission deadline: May 30.

"The City and the Open Road"

Reception Studies Society Panel at SAMLA 86

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA 86)
contact email: 
paul.dahlgren@gsw.edu

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of reception studies. Paper proposals addressing the SAMLA 86 theme are especially welcome.

[UPDATE:Deadline Extended to June 1] "Nuance" SCLA Conference Oct. 10-12, 2014 (Eckerd College, St Petersburg FL)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@eckerd.edu

Paper and panel proposal deadline extended to June 1. Graduate student travel grants available. Please submit abstracts at www.eckerd.edu/scla

Call for Chapters: Evil Women and Mean Girls

full name / name of organization: 
Keira Williams
contact email: 
evilwomenmeangirls@gmail.com

Call for Chapters
Evil Women and Mean Girls: Critical Examinations of the Fairer Sex’s Nasty Side in History, Literature, and Popular Culture

Special Session of the MMLA 2014: “The Affects of Cities”

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Dieterich
contact email: 
emdieterich@gmail.com

Recent turns in psychoanalytic criticism cast individuals as more porous—more permeable to the feelings or psychoses of others—than traditional humanism usually allows.

Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference (November 15, 2014; Proposals due August 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Kylo-Patrick R. Hart, Dept. of Film, Television and Digital Media, TCU
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

We invite presentation proposals for the daylong Analyzing the 1950s: Media, Politics, Culture Conference, to be held at Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, Texas) on Saturday, November 15, 2014.

[UPDATE] The Subversive in American Sentimental Novels : PMLA, Riverside CA , Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SCSSAWW)
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

The Subversive in the American Sentimental Novel

LAST CALL: PAMLA 2014 Comparative Literature Panel: Proposals due 5/15 by midnight

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2014 (Oct.31-Nov.2)
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).

PAMLA 2014 Film Studies (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific-Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
matthew.snyder@ucr.edu

Call for Papers: Film Studies

PAMLA is looking for a wide-array of papers dealing with Film and Visual Culture. ***ALL SUBMISSIONS SHOULD BE DONE ON PAMLA's Website***

[Update] 2014 Futures of American Studies Institute

full name / name of organization: 
Dartmouth College
contact email: 
James.E.Dobson@Dartmouth.EDU

DARTMOUTH COLLEGE ANNOUNCES A ONE WEEK SUMMER INSTITUTE:
STATES OF AMERICAN STUDIES

MONDAY, JUNE 16 — SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014

DIRECTOR: Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College)

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