category: american

CFP: NeMLA (ASLE Session): Waste Matters (deadline 9/30/14; conference 4/30-5/3/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jill.gatlin at necmusic.edu

Waste Matters: Environmental Pollution and Materiality (ASLE Session)

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

Excavating the Voice: Literature of Nineteenth-Century African-American Women

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA/Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlamar@odu.edu

This roundtable discussion will discuss the ways in which literature by African-American women in the nineteenth century discusses motherhood, slavery, madness, spirituality, challenges to patriarchy

CFP: ALA Symposium on American Poetry - Adrienne Rich Panel (Oct. 23-25, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jen Riley
contact email: 
jen.riley@umassd.edu

I invite proposals for the formation of a panel on Adrienne Rich for the upcoming American Literature Association Symposium on American Poetry in October 2014 in Savannah, Georgia, October 23-25th.

MLA Options for Teaching British and American Satire (proposals due 7/1)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Options for Teaching (book series)
contact email: 
mlaoptionsforsatire@gmail.com

Essay proposals are invited for a volume in the MLA’s Options for Teaching series entitled Teaching Modern British and American Satire to be edited by Evan Davis (Hampden-Sydney College) and Nichola

Food and Sustainability: Towards a Culinary Ecology [April 30-May 3, 2014]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Asssociation
contact email: 
mvk26@outlook.com

Literature and Religion after 1900 (NeMLA, April 30-May 3, 2015, Toronto)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
yto1@binghamton.edu

Since the early 2000s, there has been a rise in scholarship about the religious and ethical dimensions of American postwar fiction.

Call for American Studies Sports Submissions: Rolling Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Americana: The Institute for the Study of American Popular Culture
contact email: 
editor@americanpopularculture.com

Magazine Americana seeks Americana Studies articles in the area of sports.

CFP: Rhetoric & Technical Communication, Southwest PCA/ACA (11\1\14; 2/11-14/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
mrodgers@usao.edu

The theme for the 36th annual SWPACA conference is “Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture.” We invite proposals for individual or panel presentations that c

Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu; myoung@tarleton.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
A volume of scholarly essays to be collected under the title:
Bad Girls: Recalcitrant Women in Contemporary Pop Culture
Edited by Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young

Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts 6th International Conference

full name / name of organization: 
St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.
contact email: 
dmeyerdinkgrafe@lincoln.ac.uk

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

Call for Critical Writing on the Gurlesque

full name / name of organization: 
GURLESQUE: 2nd edition
contact email: 
gurlesqueanthology@gmail.com

In the anthology Gurlesque: the new grrly, grostesque, burlesque poetics (Saturnalia, 2010), editors Lara Glenum and Arielle Greenberg gathered work from eighteen contemporary women poets who are “w

Poetry/the word: Choices, Forms, and Sensibilities April 30-May3,2015

full name / name of organization: 
Eugene Grren/NEMLA
contact email: 
eugreen@bu.edu

This panel seeks papers for the NEMLA conference, Toronto, April 30- May 3 2015 that show how arrangements of words contribute to poetic forms and sensibilities.

Modernist Musics and Political Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nottingham
contact email: 
nathan.waddell@nottingham.ac.uk

Experimental modernist forms are widely thought to question the suitability of traditional cultural structures to represent experience.

Is a Novel JUST a Novel? 4th September 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
arya.aryan@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers: Department of English Studies One-Day Conference

Durham University, 4th September 2014

Is a Novel JUST a Novel?

Seventh Language and Linguistics Student Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Language Society at UCO
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

THE LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
NIGH UNIVERSITY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA (EDMOND)

Roundtable: "‘Hysteria Beyond Freud’: Nineteenth-Century Nerves" -- Due September 30, 2014; Conference April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2015
contact email: 
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html#cfp15087

'Hysteria Beyond Freud': Nineteenth-Century Nerves (Session ID: 15087)

The War on the Human: Human as Right, Human as Limit and the Task of the Humanities Athens, 27-29 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English Language and Literature National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Hellenic Association for American Studies (HELAAS)
contact email: 
tsimpouki@enl.uoa.gr, akarav@enl.uoa.gr, kblatanis@enl.uoa.gr

[UPDATE] Conference Panel - Urban Environments in Young Adult Literature (Nov. 13-16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Britni Williams / MMLA (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
bmw95@zips.uakron.edu

Cities have the ability to set standards, enforce conformity, and dispense punishment to those living in or around urban areas.

African and African Diaspora Studies Conference: Oct. 9-10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
African American Studies Program at The City University of New York, College of Staten Island
contact email: 
for submission of abstract: african.diaspora@csi.cuny.edu / for questions: maria.bellamy@csi.cuny.edu

The African American Studies Program at the City University of New York, College of Staten Island announces its First Annual AFRICAN AND AFRICAN DIASPORA STUDIES CONFERENCE to be held October 9-10, 20

Literature and Media Theory: Mediality – Materiality – Cultural Techniques (Göttingen University 19 – 21 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Susanne Bayerlipp (LMU Munich) / Ralf Haekel (Göttingen University) / Johannes Schlegel (Potsdam University)
contact email: 
literatureandmediatheory@gmail.com

Keynote speakers:
Christoph Reinfandt (Tübingen)
Jussi Parikka (Southampton/Turku)

[UPDATE] Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of Face, Conference, October 19-22, 2014, Athens, Georgia

full name / name of organization: 
Nomadikon Center for the Visual Arts, Bergen, NO and The Center for the Ethics of Seeing, Albany, NY
contact email: 
ledbettm@strose.edu

“Face, Faces, The Phenomenology of the Face”

[UPDATE) The HUMAN journal is now open for submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Human: Journal of Literature and Culture
contact email: 
human@humanjournal.org

The Human (issn: 2147-9739) is an international and interdisciplinary journal that publishes articles written in the fields of literatures in English (British, American, Irish, etc.), classical and mo

[UPDATE]: Travelling between Centre and Periphery: Creating a Feminist Dialogue for the Diaspora

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
travelmobilitynetwork@gmail.com

[UPDATE]

FIRST WORLD WAR: REFLECTION IN LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
banjalukafil@unibl.rs

Banja Luka Philological Convention
The Faculty of Philology at the University of Banja Luka is organising an international conference on

MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE. Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA)
contact email: 
acohenmiller@journaldialogue.org

Proposals are now being accepted for the newly established section area, MOTHERS, MOTHERHOOD, AND MOTHERING IN POPULAR CULTURE for the the 36th Annual Conference of Southwest Popular/American Culture

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia Deadline for submission:

full name / name of organization: 
A. S. CohenMiller / Dialogue: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy
contact email: 
editors@journaldialogue.org

Popular Culture Pedagogy: Theory and Application in Academia

Deadline for submission: November 15, 2014

Epistolary Children's and Young Adult Literature: NeMLA Toronto, April 30-May 3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
rls@fdu.edu

Children’s and Young Adult literature is replete with first-person narratives told through journals, letters, texts, blogs, etc., in order to create a sense of immediacy and the semblance of truth.

New Research in North American Book History: Canada, U.S.A., Mexico [NEMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, 2015
contact email: 
makalaj@mailbox.sc.edu

Much contemporary work in the history of the book remains oriented within a nationalist tradition.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline for edited volume on New Approaches to The Jazz Age (July 10, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Nancy Von Rosk, Mount Saint Mary College
contact email: 
nancy.vonrosk@msmc.edu

From the BBC's "Downton Abbey" and "Dancing on the Edge," to HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," The Jazz Age’s presence in recent popu

[UPDATE] Rereading, Revisiting, and Reinventing Faulkner for the 21st Century / SAMLA 86, Nov. 7-9 / Abstracts Due Jun. 15

full name / name of organization: 
The William Faulkner Society / South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hstrom@gsu.edu, ulf.kirchdorfer@darton.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore and excavate SAMLA 86’s themes of sustainability and renewal in the works of William Faulkner.

New Studies on the Work of T. S. Eliot

full name / name of organization: 
T. S. Eliot Society, SAMLA 2014 (Atlanta)
contact email: 
ajcuda@uncg.edu

The T. S. Eliot Society will host a special session at the 2014 SAMLA convention, to be held in Atlanta at the Marriott Buckhead Hotel, November 7-9, 2014.

The Ages of the Incredible Hulk: Essays on Marvel's Jade Giant in Changing Times

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph J. Darowski
contact email: 
darowskij@byui.edu

The editor of The Ages of the Incredible Hulk: Essays on Marvel’s Jade Giant in Changing Times is seeking abstracts for essays which could be included in the upcoming collection.

Canadian Literature: 56th Annual M/MLA Convention, Detroit, Michigan, November 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dhawkes@eagles.nccu.edu

This permanent section welcomes papers on any aspect of Canadian Literature.

Digitizing the Past: Historical Narrative and Media Technology

full name / name of organization: 
Kurt Cavender, Brandeis University
contact email: 
kcavende@brandies.edu

The question of how novels understand their place in an increasingly diverse media ecology has been widely debated in comparative media studies, with scholars such as Daniel Punday and Katherine Hayle

Disability Studies and the Environmental Humanities: A Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Co-edited by Sarah Jaquette Ray and J. C. Sibara / Under contract with University of Nebraska Press
contact email: 
disability.environment@gmail.com

We are editing a scholarly volume that brings disability studies in dialogue with the interdisciplinary field of environmental humanities.

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