category: american

Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference (UK) - 2/1/15 (6/20 - 6/21)

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing: International Creative Writing Conference - Imperial College, London
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

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Great Writing 2015

The 18th Annual Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Sat. June 20th - Sun. June 21st 2015

Explorations of Consciousness in Contemporary Fiction (peer-reviewed edited volume) - abstracts due 15 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Grzegorz Maziarczyk / The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
contact email: 
grzegorz.maziarczyk@kul.pl

Call for Papers for Peer-Reviewed Edited Volume
Explorations of Consciousness in Contemporary Fiction
edited by
Grzegorz Maziarczyk and Joanna Klara Teske

Marginal Perceptions: Queer Voices In and Beyond Conventional Disciplines (Submissions Due

full name / name of organization: 
Catherine Fairfield and Billy Burton, University of Exeter
contact email: 
queerstudiesconference@gmail.com

Location: Penryn Campus, Falmouth, Cornwall (The University of Exeter and Falmouth University).
Date: Saturday, March 7th, 2015.
Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday January 23rd, 2015

Update Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

Reminder: CFP Davis session at SSAWW 2015

Update Reminder Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for an open topic session at the American Literature Association’s 26th Annual Conference.

African Diaspora Visual Art in Washington, DC, and Maryland

full name / name of organization: 
CALLALOO ART (an annual publication of art in the African Diaspora)
contact email: 
callaloo@tamu.edu

Published by the Johns Hopkins University Press as part of CALLALOO, a literary and cultural quarterly.

[UPDATE] ASA 2015 -- "Blackness and the Miseries of Law" (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
jag525@cornell.edu

In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Eric Garner, John Crawford, Tamir Price, Ezell Ford, and too many others, and the ostensible inability of the law or the legal system to provi

CFP: Hart Crane Society at the ALA conference, Boston, 21-24 May 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Hart Crane Society
contact email: 
niall.munro@brookes.ac.uk

The Hart Crane Society seeks proposals for a panel at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston from May 21-24, 2015.

[Abstract Deadline: 30 March 2015] Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Nick Davis, University of Liverpool
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk - davisn@liverpool.ac.uk

Silence: A Semiotics of (in)Significance, University of Liverpool, 1-3 July 2015

Speakers:

Natasha Alden (English & Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University)

Call For Papers – Auto/Fiction- Open Issue

full name / name of organization: 
IAFA
contact email: 
autofiction@hotmail.com

The issue is open to all kinds of applied and theoretical papers on autofiction. Contributions should be written in English and may vary in length from 3000 to 12000 words.

(Re)presentation: Problematizing Authenticity-- St. John’s University Graduate English Conference March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Department
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2015@gmail.com

With an increasing interest for a globalized and diverse society, the quest for an authentic self is more readily apparent and therefore further conflates the problem of representation.

The Rented Room, SSAWW 2015 Conference (Nov. 4-8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
algreen@msu.edu

A good deal of scholarship has taken up the gendered dynamics of public and private space, and more recently, work in twentieth century literature has begun problematizing the idea of a “divide” i

The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine: 18 April 2015; Deadline for Submissions: 14 March 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu
The Text in Flux: Human, Animal, Cyborg, Machine
Saturday, 18 April 2015
9:00am-4:30pm
(Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30pm)

MadLit 2015 - "Dirty Talk: The Forms and Language of Pleasure" EXTENDED DEADLINE: Jan. 15

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The 11th Annual Graduate Conference on Language and Literature
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison // February 26-28, 2015

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com.

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

Deadline Extended for CFPs: January 19, 2015

United Fictions, Fictional States: Democracy and Patriotism in American Fiction (RMMLA; Submission Deadline: 2/1/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dcolson@emporia.edu

This panel seeks papers about the diverse manifestations of democracy and patriotism in American fiction. Open to a wide range of areas, periods, and approaches within this broad topic.

Community Boundaries and Border Crossings by Ethnic Women Writers--abstracts due 15 Feb 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Lillvis
contact email: 
lillvis@marshall.edu

Community Boundaries and Border Crossings by Ethnic Women Writers: Critical Essays, to be edited by Kristen Lillvis, Molly Fuller, and Robert Miltner, is seeking contributors.

UPDATE: Deadline now 1/20: Autism & Literature/ASA Toronto/

full name / name of organization: 
Tova Cooper/American Studies Organization
contact email: 
tovacooper@usf.edu

Autistics Speak: Narrative Challenges to Neurotypical Dominance

[REMINDER] CFP: Performing Gender in the Middle East

full name / name of organization: 
Gender Forum: An Internet Journal for Gender Studies
contact email: 
gender-forum@uni-koeln.de

Performing Gender in the Middle East

Late 19th / Early 20th C. Lit, English & American -- RMMLA 2015 (Santa Fe, 10/8-10/10/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
Leavitt.39@osu.edu

The Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association is calling for papers for its 69th annual convention!

Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance (ASA 2015, Oct 8-11) due 1/20

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Rachel J. McWhorter, rmcwhorter@stchas.edu & Jewon Woo, jwoo@lorainccc.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Reproductive Monsters: Wretched Mothers’ Resistance

[UPDATE) Paper proposals on film/television adaptations of American literary works

full name / name of organization: 
Cinema, Television, Film Association, an author society of the American Literature Association
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

Proposals on critical work on film adaptations of American literature: ALA conference May 21-24, 2015
full name / name of organization:
Cinema, Television, Film Association
contact email:

RADICAL WRITES: COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA Submission deadline extended to January 19

full name / name of organization: 
Arkansas State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and the Midwest Graduate Students Conference on Writing
contact email: 
kcostello@astate.edu or abeauchamp@astate.edu

RADICAL WRITES:
COMPOSITION, CREATIVE AND CRITICAL WRITING, AND NEW MEDIA
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN
ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, JONESBORO, AR

ASA 2015. Just Deserters: Allegiance and American Desertion

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association/ Nathaniel A. Windon
contact email: 
NathanielWindon@gmail.com

Even as late as 1928, Ella Lonn found it necessary in _Desertion During the Civil War_ to offer the qualified hope that the question of desertion, “which could scarcely have found a tolerant reading

Intermezzo Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Intermezzo
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

http://www.enculturation.net/intermezzo-announcement

Resisting the Nation, Reproducing Colonial Misery: Sports and the Transnational Imaginary (ASA 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association, Annual Meeting of the American Studies Association. (October 8-11, 2015. Toronto, Canada.)
contact email: 
b.irom@wsu.edu

In 1844, Canada and the USA played a cricket match at the St. George's Club in New York, which is now the site for NYU’s Medical Centre.

[UPDATE] ALA 2015: Walt Whitman and Social Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Whitman Studies Assocition/American Literature Association
contact email: 
timothy-robbins@uiowa.edu

American Literature Association
May 21-24, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts

WALT WHITMAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION

Whitman and Social Theory

[UPDATE] ASA 2015 - Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This CFP is for ASA 2015 in Toronto, Canada October 8-11, 2015.

Adaptations and the Metropolis: 10th Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies, Senate House, London, 24-25 Sep

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Cartmell, De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Update:

[UPDATE] The Power of Place: Investigating the Interactions between Ideology and Influence

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.2015.conference@gmail.com

“The preservation or construction of a sense of place is then an active moment in the passage from memory to hope, from past to future.” David Harvey

Spying on Spies: Popular Representations of Spies and Espionage, 3-5 Sep 2015, The Shard, London, UK [ABSTRACTS DUE 15 FEB 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Spying on Spies
contact email: 
SOSConference2015@gmail.com

Keynote speakers: Professor Phyllis Lassner (Northwestern University) and Dr Rosie White (Northumbria University)

William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
William Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
Daniel.mrozowski@trincoll.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston in May 2015.

Panel 1: A Radical Howells

Scholar Nomads: Academia in the 21st Century - April 9-11

full name / name of organization: 
St. Bonaventure University Department of English
contact email: 
bonaconference@gmail.com

Both popular and scholarly press has been confronting the changing role of higher education, from Frank Donoghue’s Last Professor to Henry Giroux and Kostas Myrsiades’s collection Beyond the Corpo

American Ownership: Dead Properties or Dream Houses? [Jan. 20th, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association [ASA 2015]
contact email: 
cristina.damico@utoronto.ca

This panel considers the twin roles of accumulation and circulation in the reproduction of capitalism, with a focus on forms of accumulation that inhibit capital’s life-cycle.

ANNOUNCING: THE JOURNAL OF COMICS AND CULTURE

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of Comics and Culture
contact email: 
journalcomicsculture@icloud.com

The Journal of Comics and Culture, a new, peer-reviewed, annual academic journal to be published by Pace University Press, announces its first call for papers.

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