category: american

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision of American Culture [UPDATE] - Submission Deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association (www.h-e-r-a.org)
contact email: 
Dore' Ripley - dore.ripley@gmail.com

Spring 2016 Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
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“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT
CALL FOR PAPERS

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[UPDATE] "Teaching Poe and Popular Culture," a PSA panel at the 26th Annual ALA Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

Few American writers have enjoyed the posthumous popularity of Poe, whose works inspire adaptations in various genres such as film and graphic novel while lunchboxes and bobblehead figures commemorate

CFP: Eco-Pedagogies

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

Issue Theme: Teaching Green Humanities and Ecocriticism

Guest Edited by Alison Lacivita

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Adoption Studies -- MLA Convention 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture seeks paper proposals for its session at the MLA Annual Convention in Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

Comparative Approaches to Adoption

CfP: Global History Student Conference April 24-25 in Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Björn Holm
contact email: 
globalhistorystudentconference@gmail.com

Good day!

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary—ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
brittany.meche@berkeley.edu

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel investigating “the black mortuary,” an analytic that considers the place of the black deceased within cultural, economic, and intellectual pra

Poetry / Art Call for Submissions for Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University Poetry Working Group
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is currently seeking quality poetry and/or visual art submissions for its inaugural volume on or before our submission deadline, Sunday, February 1st, 2015.

[UPDATE] Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts - 1 April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College
contact email: 
gtague@sfc.edu

Announcing the Sixth International Conference on Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts, June 10-12, 2015, New York, USA.

Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siecle (MLA 2016/deadline 3.15.15)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

CFP: Edith Wharton and the Fin de Siècle (MLA 2016; Deadline 3.15.15)

CFP: The Life and Legacy of Leslie Feinberg

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the NWSA
contact email: 
keeganc@gvsu.edu

The Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus of the National Women Studies Association invites submissions for a special sponsored session on the life and legacy of Leslie Feinberg, to be held at the national conf

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline (February 15)]: Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Identity and Materialism: Reading the Space between Persons and Things

University of Alabama in Huntsville Graduate Student Conference

April 10-11, 2015

Call for Book Chapters: Sustainability and the City: Urban Poetics and Politics. April 1, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Lauren Curtright/Georgia Perimeter College
contact email: 
lauren.curtright@gpc.edu

Conventional deployments of the term “sustainability” emphasize “avoiding the long-term depletion of natural resources,” as the Oxford English Dictionary defines this word.

Humor in Social Media SAMLA November 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph A. Alvarez / Retired
contact email: 
jalvareznc@gmail.com

Essay Collection on Edgar Allan Poe

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Prince
contact email: 
thepoeeditor@gmail.com

This collection welcomes essays that explore the texts that influenced Poe’s writing. Final essays should be about 20-25 pages long, including notes and works cited.

[REMINDER] International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies

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

Politics, Civic Life & Culture - Northeast Popular/American Culture Association CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

The section on Politics, Civic Life, and Culture for the 2015 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association conference is now accepting paper proposals from faculty and graduate students.

call for book reviews/articles

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (http://cujhss.cankaya.edu.tr/index_en.php)
contact email: 
mkirca@gmail.com (Mustafa KIRCA)

Çankaya University Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, a refereed international academic journal, published twice yearly in May and November, is currently seeking articles/book reviews for fut

Merwin and the Anthropocene, Deadline August 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Merwin Studies: Poetry | Poetics | Ecology
contact email: 
merwinstudies@gmail.com

At the turn of the century, the term Anthropocene began gaining traction.

Jayne Cortez's Poetics

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hinton, Professor of English, City College of New York (CUNY)
contact email: 
laurahinton12@gmail.com

Seeking critical work (20-30 pp. ) on the poetry of Jayne Cortez for a collection-in-progress. Feminist and all theoretical perspectives are welcome.

Call for Papers Journal Submission

full name / name of organization: 
Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397)
contact email: 
globaljournalell@gmail.com

Papers are invited for the Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Global Journal of English Language and Literature (ISSN 2320-4397) to be published in February 2015. The forthcoming issue will be an Open Issue.

CFP for the Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus at NWSA- on "Precarity"- FEB 6 DEADLINE

full name / name of organization: 
Trans/Gender-Variant Caucus; National Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
Joelle.Ryan@unh.edu; anson.kochrein@gmail.com; ochoakaup@gmail.com; pughallyson@gmail.com; mbspiege@asu.edu

The Trans/Gender­Variant Caucus at NWSA welcomes papers, panels, and workshops for the 2015 annual conference on Precarity. The conference will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconson Nov. 12-15, 2015.

[UPDATE] Significations CSULA Deadline Extended 1/30

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Generation(s).” We invite submissions exploring “Generation(s)” in all or any of its meanings.

[UPDATE] Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism CALL FOR PAPERS

full name / name of organization: 
Sara Collins/Pratt Institute
contact email: 
scollin4@pratt.edu

Hostile Intelligences and The General Antagonism
CALL FOR PAPERS

UPDATE: Digitorium Digital Humanities Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alabama
contact email: 
eawilson8@ua.edu

Update! We are very happy with the responses to our CFP, but have had requests to allow some additional time for submissions.

SAMLA 87: "In Concert: Literature and the Other Arts" Nov 13-15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu; dabitz1@gsu.edu

We are now soliciting session proposals for SAMLA 87! Forms for proposal submissions are listed on our home page at http://samla.memberclicks.net/.

Performance, Praxis, Activism, and The Promise of Critical Pedagogy (Riverside, CA--May 21 - 24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies Association
contact email: 
Stefanie A. Jones (sjones@gc.cuny.edu) & Eero Laine (eero.email@gmail.com)

The Performance Working Group (PWG) of the Cultural Studies Association calls for participants for two sessions at the 2015 conference in Riverside, California (May 21 - 24, 2014).

Bound labor in the Americas before the abolition of slavery

full name / name of organization: 
University of Poitiers
contact email: 
boundlabor2015@gmail.com

One-day conference

Bound labor in the Americas before the abolition of slavery: legal codifications, transfers and the harmonization of the practices

Poitiers University, France,

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP Pauline Hopkins Society Scholarship Award

full name / name of organization: 
Pauline Hopkins Society
contact email: 
n.aljoe@neu.edu

The Pauline Hopkins Society (http://www.paulinehopkinssociety.org) is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first bi-annual competition for the best essay or book chapter on Pauline Elizabeth Ho

The Failed Individual, International Conference (Universität Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015), DEADLINE: March 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, Universität Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers. I despise them,”

CFP: THE GREAT WAR AS AN INTERCULTURAL EVENT

full name / name of organization: 
Studi interculturali, #3-2015 (December) - Four-Monthly published by Mediterránea, Intercultural Studies Centre, Humanities Dept., University of Trieste, Italy
contact email: 
gferracuti@units.it, mario.faraone@uniroma1.it

CFP: THE GREAT WAR AS AN INTERCULTURAL EVENT

Studi interculturali, #3-2015 (December)

GUEST EDITOR: UMBERTO ROSSI

English

The Lion and the Unicorn Special Edition: Children's Literature and WWI

full name / name of organization: 
The Lion and the Unicorn
contact email: 
weeksj@iupui.edu

Call for Submissions

WRITING HOME: BATTLEFRONT AND HOMEFRONT, CHILDREN’S LITERATURE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

Update: Study Day on Order and Disorder in April 21st, 2015 In the memory of the late Najib Fathlaoui

full name / name of organization: 
the ISSH of Jendouba, Tunisia
contact email: 
sou.benarfa@gmail.com

The department of English at the High Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, University of Jendouba, invites you to participate in its study day on Order and Disorder.

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