category: american

Call for Papers: Special issue on the Graphic Novel, deadline of Oct. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel is inviting papers for possible inclusion in a special issue on the graphic novel to be guest edited by Stephen E. Tabachnick

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: May 15th Urban Studies and Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Cannella/MPCA/ACA (Oct. 3-5, 2014)
contact email: 
megan.cannella@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
URBAN STUDIES
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis
EXTENDED DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2014

[UPDATE] Explore the Significance/Identity of Place: Geocritical Approaches to 20th and 21st-Century Literatures

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

[UPDATE] Global Diasporas for 2014 PAMLA - DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association
contact email: 
weihsin.gui@ucr.edu

“Global Diasporas.” A Special Session for PAMLA Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry (November, 2014:Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
eroticpoetry1@inter-disciplinary.net

One-day Creative Writing Workshop: The Imagination and the Erotic in Poetry

Friday 7th November 2014,
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Participation:

Symposium on American Poetry

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
rflynn@Georgiasouthern.edu

American Literature Association
Symposium on American Poetry, October 23 – 25, 2014
Full Details: http://americanliteratureassociation.org/calls/symposia/ala-symposium-am...

PAMLA 2014 Children's Literature (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) 112th Annual Conference (Oct 31-Nov 2, Riverside, CA)
contact email: 
alixlom@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: May 15

[UPDATE] Security and Hospitality: New Literary Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Call for Contributions to an Edited Volume of Essays
contact email: 
jmclapp@ied.edu.hk

[UPDATE: Deadline Reminder] The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource at SAMLA 11/7-9 [Abstracts due 6/1]

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson, College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

The Undead as Sustainable (Academic) Resource

Teaching with the Internet and Technology (Southern California, 10/31/14 - 11/2/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
michelle.stonis@csulb.edu

This is an approved standing session for the 2014 annual conference of the Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA) in the sunny locale of Riverside in Southern California on 10/31/14 t

CFP Queerness and Games Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Queerness and Games
contact email: 
qgconference@gmail.com

Call for Speakers
Deadline June 15, 2014

The Queerness and Games Conference
Theme: “Difference at Play”
UC Berkeley, October 25 and 26, 2014
qgcon.com // @qgcon // qgconference@gmail.com

[UPDATE] Health, Disease and Culture Area Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association Annual Conference 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Tebbe-Grossman/ Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association (NEPCA)
contact email: 
jennifer.tebbe-grossman@mcphs.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
HEALTH, DISEASE AND CULTURE AREA
2014 NORTHEAST POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
October 24-25, 2014

[UPDATE] Liminality in American Literature (Deadline May 15th) PAMLA Conf. 2014

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA
contact email: 
msimental@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

[Possibility of inclusion in a collection)

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
tested1@inter-disciplinary.net

3 Day Special Focus Event: Testimony and Education

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Participation

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
twb1@inter-disciplinary.net

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being

Sunday 19th October – Tuesday 21st October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ss3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexuality (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
sexualities7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Persons & Sexualities

Monday 20th October – Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:

[UPDATE} Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics/PAMLA (October 31-November 2) Deadline is May 15, 250-word abstract

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Brotton/PAMLA
contact email: 
mbrotton@lasierra.edu

Biocentrism and Nonhuman Ethics

Boston University’s American and New England Studies Program Graduate Association Conference 2014: New England and the World

full name / name of organization: 
American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
amgsa@bu.du

Deadline: May 18, 2014

The Window: Openings and Perspectives 23-24 January 2015 Besançon, France

full name / name of organization: 
Karolina Katsika - CRIT Université de Franche-Comté
contact email: 
katkarolina@yahoo.fr

Karolina Katsika
CRIT [Center for Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Studies] (EA [Research Team] 3224)
UFR SLHS [School of Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences]

How to Feel About Affect (23-25 Oct. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

How to Feel About Affect
English Graduate Organization at the University of Florida
23-25 October 2014
Keynote: Jonathan Flatley (Wayne State University)

Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

full name / name of organization: 
George Fragopoulos
contact email: 
George.fragopoulos@gmail.com

CFP for edited book collection: Terror in Global Narrative: The Aesthetics and Representation of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism

"Poetry and Poetics" Session at PAMLA Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
William.Mohr@csulb.edu

Looking for papers on any aspect of poetry or poetics, but especially interested in papers dealing with Modernist, Postmodern, or other types of avant-garde poetics, or in papers dealing with the conf

[UPDATE] CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); May 15 deadline

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

The Midwest Popular Association / American Culture Association conference will be held at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN, this October 3-5 (Friday-Sunday), 2014.

Special Issue: ALLEGORIES OF IMPERIALISM: BARBARIANS AND WORLD CULTURES

full name / name of organization: 
I-Chun Wang (Kaohsiung Medical Univ); Asun López-Varela (Universidad Complutense Madrid)
contact email: 
icwanghsu@hotmail.com; alopezva@ucm.es

The volume seeks to engage discussions across disciplines and world regions on the effects and experience of empire and Imperialism, trying to establish a dialogue between metropolitan cultural practi

Sustainability in and of the Archives, SAMLA 86 Conference, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Diana Eidson, Georgia State University
contact email: 
deidson@gsu.edu

This year's 86th annual conference of the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) brings together scholars in literatures, languages, and rhetorics from all over the world.

Disability in American Literature, PAMLA:112th Annual Conference, Riverside Convention Center, CA, Friday, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2014

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

Disability in American Literature
Presiding Officer:
Lina Geriguis, Chapman University

CFP: Oceanic Literature and Culture (Standing Session) at PAMLA 2014 (Oct. 31–Nov. 2) in Riverside, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
lpday@uw.edu

We are seeking paper proposals and topics related to Oceanic literature and culture. This session invites papers that speak to any discussion of island spaces, places, and subjects.

“A (Wo)Man in the Mirror: Immigrant Transitions” PAMLA 2014 (10/31-11/2, Riverside, CA) CFP Deadline: May 15, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lcoklin@writing.ucsb.edu

This panel examines immigrant transitions between the familiar and the unfamiliar in literature and film.

A Harmonizing Assignment: Affective Labor and Modernist Writing by and about Women (November 6-9)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
kimberly.lamm@gmail.com, kkl9@duke.edu

A Harmonizing Assignment: Affective Labor and Modernist Writing by and about Women

Submission Deadline for _American Fiction_

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net; jhsohn@cau.ac.kr

Call for Paper

Submission

[UPDATE] Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

NEW DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

Sustaining Circum-Atlantic Movements in African-American Literature: SAMLA (7-9 Nov. 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA: African-American Literature
contact email: 
amykatherineking@gmail.com

This panel invites papers that examine circum-Atlantic movement and cultures in contemporary African-American literature.

Stand-Up Comedy and American Culture -- AHSA (New Orleans, 12/4-12/7)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze, University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
pkunze@albany.edu

I'm looking for two or three presenters to help round out a panel on stand-up comedy and American culture for the American Humor Studies Association/Mark Twain Circle Quadrennial Conference.

Marx and Sustainability / SAMLA 86 [Deadline JUNE 10, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Literary Group
contact email: 
emma.c.baughman@gmail.com

Problems that we now call “ecological” were part of proletarian misery that Marx knew and described well: malnutrition, polluted air and water, noise, a degenerating environment, and overpopulatio

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