category: american

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

full name / name of organization: 
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

NeMLA 2015: Imposture and Self-Making in American Literature, 1850-1950

full name / name of organization: 
Lara Hubel and Min Young Kim / SUNY at Buffalo
contact email: 
larahube@buffalo.edu, mkim24@buffalo.edu

U.S. literature and culture, at least since Franklin, have been perpetually preoccupied with mythologies of both the self-made man and confidence-man.

The Coming of Age of LGBTQ Studies: Past, Present, and Future Directions (San Diego State University, April 17-18, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
SDSU LGBTQ Research Consortium
contact email: 
lgbtqrc@mail.sdsu.edu

The 13th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference, July 4-11th, 2015, "Gaelicly yours, Scott Fitzgerald"

full name / name of organization: 
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
contact email: 
danderson@georgiasouthern.edu



Gaelicly yours, Scott Fitzgerald
The 13th International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference:
July 4-11th, 2015 in Dublin and Waterford, Ireland


[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP: Gothic Spaces: Boundaries, Mergence, Liminalities

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

EXTENDED CONFERENCE CFP DEADLINE: 1 August 2014.

Cities Afloat

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Whitebell and Lisa Vandenbossche/NeMLA
contact email: 
laura.whitebell@rochester.edu or lisa.vandenbossche@rochester.edu

CITIES AFLOAT

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 30-May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
Hosted by Ryerson University

UPDATED Intellectual Properties, or the Materialities of Communicative Production: Archive, Canon, Clone, Copy--Sept 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
umnCsclConference@gmail.com

EXTENDED DEADLINE: JULY 20, 2014
Keynote Speakers (Updated): Jane Gaines, Columbia University
Peter Goodrich, Cardozo School of Law

Dates: September 26-27, 2014

Lives Welded and Woven: Women Writers and American Arts & Crafts (Deadline: 11.1.14)

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

The 2015 Society for the Study of American Women Writers Conference (Philadelphia, PA, November 4-8, 2015)

Small-Screen Souths: Interrogating the Televisual Archive [Edited Collection]

full name / name of organization: 
Gina Caison, Lisa Hinrichsen, and Stephanie Rountree
contact email: 
smallscreensouths@gmail.com

In recent years, the advent of reality television’s “hicksploitation” alongside the rise of scripted dramatic series such as True Blood and The Walking Dead has seemingly kept the U.S. South as a small-screen spectacle of wonder and exceptionalism. Yet the broader historical archive of televisual representation of the region reveals a more complicated picture

Call for Papers: “Broken Narratives”- Graduate Student Conference-Ohio State University-Saturday 11th Oct, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization, Ohio State U
contact email: 
ego.osu@gmail.com

Broken narratives abound in literary and cultural history.

Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture April 1-4, 2015, NEW ORLEANS

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) National Conference
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

Ethnicity, Femininity and the History of Music Symposium - October 24

full name / name of organization: 
Garth Institute for Music Research and Performanc
contact email: 
info@garthinstitute.org

CALL-FOR-PAPERS

Saints, Sinners, and Seekers: A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

full name / name of organization: 
Robert P. McParland, PhD., Alex DiBlasi, M.A.
contact email: 
mcparlandr@felician.edu; alexcharlesdiblasi@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: Saints, Sinners, and Seekers - A Collection of Essays on Rock and Religion

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: September 15, 2014

The Great War and English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Dhaka
contact email: 
chairpersoneddu@gmail.com; engdeptconference@du.ac.bd

The First World War was a truly momentous event. The rest of the 20th century would be shaped by this war and its consequence, the Second World War.

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