category: american

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs

full name / name of organization: 
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Magazine
contact email: 
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

Submit your poems to These Fragile Lilacs
full name / name of organization:
These Fragile Lilacs Poetry Journal
contact email:
thesefragilelilacs@gmail.com

A Stage of One’s Own: Performance and Rhetoric in Plays by American Women, “Women’s Rhetoric,” SAMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth G. Allen/University of Memphis
contact email: 
egallen@memphis.edu

For panel presentation at South Central Modern Language Association conference in Durham, NC (Nov. 13-15)

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire

full name / name of organization: 
Dru Jeffries / University of Toronto
contact email: 
dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca

Call for Papers: Edited Essay Collection

World Wrestling Entertainment: Grappling with a Media Empire
Dru Jeffries, editor (dru.jeffries@utoronto.ca)
Publisher: TBD

Black Affect and Minor Feelings DEADLINE MAY 18

full name / name of organization: 
Affect Theory Conference - Worldings, Tensions, Futures (Lancaster, PA)
contact email: 
rizvana.bradley@emory.edu

Stream #2 – Black Affect and Minor Feelings, OCTOBER 14-17

Final Announcement: CFP for the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies Association
contact email: 
fansconference@gmail.com

We are pleased to announce a CFP for submissions to the Third Annual Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference in Dallas, TX, on 6 and 7 June 2015.

The Feeling of Time in Contemporary American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
2015 PAMLA Conference - Nov. 6-8 in Portland, OR
contact email: 
rkaufma2@binghamton.edu



Briefly: A reader’s sense of time in literature rests upon a fully embodied and affective reading experience. Amongst an author’s mechanisms for communicating a shared sense of time with one’s readers is the use of highly affective, visceral, and/or proprioceptive linguistic cues. I’m looking for work that either explains or demonstrates how the affective communication of felt time works in contemporary American literature. Interdisciplinary work especially encouraged.

[UPDATE] Speculative Fiction – SAMLA – November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Wenger Bro / Middle Georgia State College
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

Speculative fiction covers a broad range of narrative styles and genres.

Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies Conference Call for Papers - deadline June 1st

full name / name of organization: 
Creative Writing and Innovative Pedagogies (CWIPs)
contact email: 
knuernberger@ucmo.edu

The exponential increase in Creative Writing degrees and programs at the undergraduate and graduate level has been well-documented, and much thought and scholarship has been devoted to the impact the

CFP: Popular Romance Fiction (NEPCA: Oct 30-31, 2015, New London, NH)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
wwagner@jwu.edu

The Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) is seeking paper proposals on the topic of Romance/Popular Romance Fiction for its fall conference to be held at Colby-Sawyer College in New

Call for Submissions: Money Talks: Inequality and North American Identity (Deadline 01/07/15)

full name / name of organization: 
49th Parallel: An Interdisciplinary Journal of North American Studies
contact email: 
editors@49thparalleljournal.org.

http://49thparalleljournal.org/

Call for Submission of Book Proposals or Edited Collections

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western: Submission Deadline May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Conference of the Western Literature Association, Reno, NV, Oct 14-17, 2015
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

Settler Colonial Studies and The Western Genre
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2015

PAMLA 2015: Comics and Graphic Narratives Panel, "Literature and Time" (deadline: 5/15/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samuel.hartwell.johnson@gmail.com

The comics and graphic narratives session of PAMLA 2015 invites your proposal on any theme or topic of study pertaining to comics and/or graphic narratives.

Wharton in Washington 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
WhartoninWashington2016@gmail.com

Please join the Edith Wharton Society for its upcoming Conference in Washington, DC, June 2-4, 2016. The conference directors seek papers focusing on all aspects of Wharton's work.

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture (Nov. 6-8, 2015) Portland, OR

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA 2015
contact email: 
adam.goldwyn@ndsu.edu

Classics and Early American Literature and Culture

Presiding Officer:
Adam Goldwyn, North Dakota State University
Matthew Duques, North Dakota State University

“Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC)

full name / name of organization: 
European Scientific Institute
contact email: 
contact@ijllc.eu

The “Linqua – International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture” (Linqua- LLC) is a peer reviewed journal which accepts high quality research articles.

Unity and Division in the History of Art

full name / name of organization: 
Cleveland Symposium/Department of Art History and Art, Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
clevelandsymposium@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Unity and Division in the History of Art
41st Annual Cleveland Symposium
Friday, October 23, 2015
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Semiotic Society of America 40th Annual Meeting (October 1-4, 2015) - Deadline May 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Semiotic Society of America
contact email: 
fseif@antioch.edu

Evolutionary Love: Relations and Identities in a Virtual World

Collections and Questions of Belonging (call for journal article manuscripts)

full name / name of organization: 
Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals Published by Rowman and Littlefield
contact email: 
Jennifer.Way@unt.edu

Belonging and possession have long been treated as foundational to the missions and activities of museums and archives in how they connote, establish, explain, and demonstrate the ways collections bel

Carnivalization and the Carnivalesque Due by May 29

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia and Carolinas College English Association at SAMLA
contact email: 
lee.jones@gpc.edu

For its 2015 SAMLA panel, the Georgia and Carolinas College English Association seeks proposals that address the theme of carnivalization and the carnivalesque.

PAMLA 2015: The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction (Nov 6-8; deadline May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sbernard@laverne.edu

The Problem of Time in Contemporary Fiction is a panel that considers a wonderful challenge for both critics and writers: how time informs works of literature.

(dis)junctions UC Riverside Graduate Conference 2015 -- Nov. 2-3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions Graduate Conference / University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
disjunctions2015@gmail.com

(dis)junctions 2015: Strange Bedfellows

“Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”-Shakespeare’s The Tempest (2.2)

Call for papers Deadline:15/05/2015

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

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

CFP: Asian and Asian American Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 1-4, 2015); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paul Petrovic / Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2015 Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza from Thursday-Sunday, October 1-4.

[UPDATE] SAMLA 87: IN CONCERT: LITERATURE AND THE OTHER ARTS DURHAM, NC 11/13-11/15

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

With the deadline to submit CFPs a few weeks away (May 15th), we are still looking for new, exciting proposals to add to an already impressive array of submissions for SAMLA 87.

WAITING AS CULTURAL PRACTICE: An Interdisciplinary Conference, 20.-22. May 2016, University Paderborn/Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Universität Paderborn & Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
csinger[at]mail.uni-paderborn, oberwald[at]kennesaw.edu

20. – 22. May 2016 at the University Paderborn, Germany

[UPDATE] DESIRE: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

August 21-23, 2015
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

(Please note that the new deadline is May 13, 2015.)

Originality in a Digital Culture (13 Marcy 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
tfee@washjeff.edu

Originality as an ideal has occupied an august position in American cultural history, from Emerson’s injunction to “[N]ever imitate” to Apple’s “Think different” campaign.

Call for Papers: 2015 21st Century English Conference - October 24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Bowling Green State University Department of English
contact email: 
jsmoore@bgsu.edu

21st Century Englishes Graduate Student Conference Call for Papers

Date: Saturday, October 24, 2015

Location: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

[UPDATE]The Sacred and the Sublime (May 5-7, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
DEUAS- Dokuz Eylül University American Studies Symposium
contact email: 
deuas2016@gmail.com

Visit our webpage: http://deuas.deu.edu.tr/

Dokuz Eylül University – Department of American Culture and Literature

1st INTERNATIONAL AMERICAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

CFP: New Writing - international creative writing journal (Routledge) - (6/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing
contact email: 
editor@newwritingjournal.com

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Call for Critical or Creative Work

"New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory" is open for submissions for Volume 12 (Issue 12.3) and Volume 13.

Reconstruction 15.1: Unorthodox Autobiographies

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton / Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing: Reconstruction 15.1, “Unorthodox Autobiographies”

Edited by Matthew Ryan Smith

CFP: After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity, CFP deadline 15 May 2015, Conference 19 Sept 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nanette O'Brien, Oline Eaton, The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing, The University of Oxford
contact email: 
nanette.obrien@wolfson.ox.ac.uk

Call for Papers:
After-Image: Life-Writing and Celebrity
Saturday, 19 September 2015

PAMLA 2015 (Nov 6-8 2015) Western American Literature-Special Session. Deadline May 15th 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Literature Association
contact email: 
E.Byrne@mmu.ac.uk

PAMLA special session on Western American literature.

Limina Conference 2015- Think Forward, Look Back

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

Held at the University of Western Australia, the conference aims to foster a supportive environment in which postgraduates and early career researchers can present their work.

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