category: american

[UPDATE] The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

Conference: The 2nd Biennial Latina/o Literary Theory and Criticism Conference. Latina/o Utopias: Futures, Forms, and the Will of Literature.

Dates: 23-25 April, 2015

¿Queer Brown Futures?: Utopia & Apocalypse in Latina/o Speculative Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi and John Ribo
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

José Esteban Muñoz’s Cruising Utopia opens with an epigraph from Oscar Wilde: “A map of the world that does not include utopia is not worth glancing at.” For Wilde, utopia is vital because it

Plant Horror / The Monstrous Vegetal, Edited Collection, due 1/2/2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dawn Keetley and Rita Kurtz
contact email: 
dek7@lehigh.edu and rjk8@lehigh.edu

PLANT HORROR / THE MONSTROUS VEGETAL

The Second Euroacademia International Conference ‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities‘

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

Euroacademia cordially invites you to

The Second Euroacademia International Conference
‘Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities’

[Update] The Generative Literature Project

full name / name of organization: 
The Generative Literature Project/Hybrid Pedagogy
contact email: 
theopoliscollege@gmail.com

The Generative Literature Project is calling for the participation of two additional Creative Writing/Digital Writing faculty from campuses across the United States to participate in the creation of a

Languages on Trial: Translation and the Law, NeMLA, 30 April - 3 May, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Oisín Keohane (University of Toronto) and Ian Fleishman (University of Pennsylvania)
contact email: 
oisin.keohane@utoronto.ca -- April 30 - May 3, 2015 Toronto, Ontario

In appealing to the law, one must appeal to language. This raises the question of what kind of appeal to language can be made before the law, and in what ways the law depends on language.

CFP Reminder: The New Materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

[UPDATE] CFP: Early American Animal Studies, SEA-OIEAHC, Chicago, June 18-21, 2015 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists - Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
laurenlafauci@icloud.com

Call for Proposals (DEADLINE EXTENDED):
SEA-ASLE Roundtable in Early American Animal Studies
SEA-OIEAHC Conference, Chicago, June 18-21, 2015

CFP: Paradoxa, "The Futures Industry," 10/01/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Paradoxa
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

Paradoxa: Call for Papers: “The Futures Industry”

CFP: "War and Culture," Southwest PCA/ACA, February 11-14, 2015, Albuquerque

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"WAR AND CULTURE"

CFP: "Horror," Southwest PCA/ACA, Albuquerque, February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
steffenhantke@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"HORROR"

Urban Pests, Ecology, and Social Justice (NeMLA 2015, April 30-May 3, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lambert/NeMLA
contact email: 
mmlamber@andrew.cmu.edu

From the major urban parks of the 19th Century—like Central Park in New York and City Park in New Orleans—to today’s plethora of urban gardens, American city planners and residents have attempte

Eating Otherwise: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Food and Culture. 28th February - 1st March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Lancaster University (UK), Department of English and Creative Writing
contact email: 
eatingotherwise.conference@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite 250 word abstract proposals for papers or panels for the two-day interdisciplinary symposium on food and culture titled 'Eating Otherwise'.

Peer-Reviewers Needed for Text on Edgar Allan Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Gerry Del Guercio
contact email: 
gerry9301@bell.net

Editor seeks 2-3 peer-reviewers for an upcoming collection of essays on Edgar Allan Poe. The ideal peer-reviewer will have advanced studies in American literature with a particular emphasis on Poe.

[UPDATE] 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

Interdisciplinary Humanities, Deadline: May 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association
contact email: 
tllack@carilionclinic.org

http://h-e-r-a.org/hera_call.htm

Deadline: May 1, 2015
Journal: Interdisciplinary Humanities
Editor: Tony Lack, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

"Entangled Histories and Cultures" 5th SILAS Conference, Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Irish Latin American Studies
contact email: 
silasucc2015@gmail.com

200 word abstracts/poster proposals due 20 October 2014

5th SILAS conference, University College Cork, Ireland, 25-27 June 2015.

Target Practices from the Cold War to the War(s) on Terror (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Meeting, American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mrs10@ualberta.ca, tfinigan@ualberta.ca

In The Age of the World Target (2006) Rey Chow argues that we now live in an era in which “the target” is a key technological, geopolitical, and cultural figure.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

TALTP (http://cpcc.edu/taltp), a peer-reviewed journal, seeks articles aimed toward instructors of American literature courses in 4-year and 2-year universities and colleges.

Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy

full name / name of organization: 
Case Western Reserve University
contact email: 
evilincarnate@case.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: Evil Incarnate: Manifestations of Villains and Villainy Publication

CFP: BAAS PG Conference 2014 (Abstracts due September 1st, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studeis
contact email: 
ProtestinAmerica@gmail.com

Protest: Resistance and Dissent in America
BAAS Postgraduate Conference, Saturday 15th November 2014
University of Sussex
Keynote speakers:

Oscillate! Metamodernism and the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
University of Strathclyde; Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences
contact email: 
oscillate.strath@gmail.com

Oscillate!

Metamodernism and the Humanities

An Interdisciplinary Conference on Critical, Creative and Cultural Practice.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

[Update] James Baldwin Review submission deadline, Sept. 30th

full name / name of organization: 
James Baldwin Review
contact email: 
justin-joyce@northwestern.edu

The James Baldwin Review (JBR), an annual peer-reviewed journal, is seeking submissions for its inaugural issue.

Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

full name / name of organization: 
The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
gordmarshall@gmail.com

CFP: Neo-Victorianism and Steampunk

The 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)

[UPDATE] The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies Call for Papers (dealine 25 August 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The IJHCS: International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ijhcs.chief.editor@gmail.com

The IJHCS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of humanities, English language, cultural studies and creative writing for the Volume 1, Issue 2 (Septem

UPDATE: Steampunk Femininity: Recasting the Angel in the House (Sept. 10 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Chamutal Noimann Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY
contact email: 
cnoimann@bmcc.cuny.edu

Through consistent creation of powerful female heroines the likes of which we have never seen in Victorian literature, Steampunk has emerged as a strong feminist voice that addresses contemporary and

RSAP Book Prize, Submissions Due December 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
TW-Helwig@wiu.edu

The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announces its $1000 Book Prize.

CFP: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Conference "Leaps of Faith" Deadline: 09/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
contact email: 
ucbleapsoffaith@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Deadline September 15, 2014

Leaps of Faith: Figurations of Belief in Literature and Critical Thought

Hosted by The Department of Comparative Literature

Women and Work, SSAWW 2015 conference (Nov. 4–8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
strong01@nsuok.edu and leiren@aol.com

The meaning of "women's work" has never been stable.

Utopian bodies and media, October 20-22 Delta Hotel, Montreal

full name / name of organization: 
Leverhulme International Research Network "Imaginaries of the Future"
contact email: 
adam.stock@ncl.ac.uk

Call for Proposals (Deadline 1 September 2014)
Utopian Bodies and Media
Montreal, QC, Canada 21 – 22 October 2014
Inaugural symposium of the Leverhulme International Research Network

Early American Literature and Performativity (NeMLA Convention, Toronto, April 30-May 5, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Keat Murray
contact email: 
murray@calu.edu

This panel seeks fresh scholarly and pedagogical approaches to early American literature (to 1865) through the lens of performance theory and performativity.

"Government / Literature" for ACLA 2015 (Seattle, March 25-29)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Riordan / Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
kriordan@ntu.edu.sg

NANO: New American Notes Online, Special Issue--Corporations and Culture [Submission Deadline January 1 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
jeffreycgonzalez@gmail.com; adam.dunnington.haley@gmail.com

NANO: New American Notes Online
Special Issue: Corporations and Culture

[UPDATE] Critical University Studies after the Adjunct Issue - ACLA 2015 Seminar Proposal Seattle (March 26-29, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Ian Butcher, Duquesne University
contact email: 
butcheri@duq.edu

With the increased prominence of movements like the New Faculty Majority and the MLA Subconference, along with the sensational cases of Margaret Mary Vojtko and Mary-Faith Cerasoli, criticism on the s

UPDATE: Otherness and Transgression in Celebrity and Fan Cultures - DEADLINE Aug 22, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University - Cultural Transformations Research Group
contact email: 
otcelebrityfan@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: AUGUST 22, 2014
LOCATION: AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK.

Conference Dates: November 21-22, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Matt Hills

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