category: american

Global Dimensions of English Language Learning and Use, April 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University
contact email: 
slssymposium@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Graduate Student Symposium on Second Language Studies & English as a Second Language

Symposium Theme: Global Dimensions of English Language Learning and Use

April 5, 2014

SCMLA Session: "Black Nationalisms" (abstracts due 3/31)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mchooper@pvamu.edu

BLACK NATIONALISMS

Working Through Environmental Unlikeness: Ecology and Nature in the Humanities, April 5th 2014

full name / name of organization: 
St. John's University English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
sju.grad.conference2014@gmail.com

The St.

Literatures of the North American West (MLA, Vancouver, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Elisabeth Bayley/Western Literature Association
contact email: 
wlamla2015@gmail.com

Affiliate Organization Session of the Western Literature Association

Researching Performance For / By/ With Young People


full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Association for Theatre Research / Association Canadienne de la Recherche Théâtrale Conference
contact email: 
heatherff@gmail.com; mendonca@yorku.ca

Child, baby, girl, boy, youth, juvenile, adolescent, young adult, young people are all age-bounded categories, laden with assumptions about who does and does not belong to them.

UBCO Graduate Conference - Rethinking Sustainability: New Critical and Cultural Horizons - May 2 – 3, 2014, Kelowna, BC

full name / name of organization: 
University of British Columbia Okanagan IGSA
contact email: 
igsconference2014@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, University of Northern British Columbia

UPDATE Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey Webb / Huntington University
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-Clio is publishing a three-volume Encyclopedia of American Myth, Legend, and Folklore in 2015.

[Update: Deadline Extended] Chess and American Culture, ASA '14

full name / name of organization: 
Les Harrison
contact email: 
hlharrison@vcu.edu

Deadline Extended through T, 2/28.

Comics panel at ASA American Studies Association conference in Los Angeles

full name / name of organization: 
Eyal Amiran
contact email: 
amiran@uci.edu

A panel on American comics is forming for the ASA in Los Angeles, November 2014. Panel proposals are due by February 2, so I need to receive a short abstract and your cv by JANUARY 28, 2014.

[UPDATE] Reminder: First Book Institute Applications Due by 2/17 (Hard Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for American Literary Studies (CALS)
contact email: 
cals@psu.edu

Announcing

The 2014 First Book Institute

June 8-14, 2014

Hosted by the Center for American Literary Studies (CALS) at Pennsylvania State University

Co-Directors

Conference and Publication: Contemporary Literary Theory and Contemporary Interpretation of Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Cusanuswerk
contact email: 
cfp_hu2014_1@cusanuswerk.org

The Cusanuswerk is the scholarship body of the Catholic Church in Germany and awards government scholarships to exceptionally gifted students and researchers in all branches of academic study.

California State University, Los Angeles - Significations Graduate Conference, May 3, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Los Angeles/English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations14@gmail.com

Significations - CSULA Department of English Graduate Student Conference - May 3, 2014
Deadline for Submissions: March 3
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jayne Lewis, University of California, Irvine

UPDATE: CFP: Proposed Panel on Evaluating Harriet E. Wilson's _Our Nig_ in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet/American Literature Association
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

Evaluating Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig in the 21st Century

Roundtable CFP ASA 2014 "The Practices and Politics of Exuberant Homecomings"

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
kavaloski@wisc.edu and ashleybyock@gmail.com

American Studies Association Conference
November 6-9, 2014
Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles, CA

Disability, Race, and Slavery in 19th-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Special Session 2015
contact email: 
george.gordon-smith@emory.edu, heather.chacon@uky.edu

Disabled slaves figure repeatedly in nineteenth-century American literature. What do their representations tell us about disability, race, and slavery in the long 19th-century?

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 31** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

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

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

UPDATE: Extended Deadline February 22, 2014 - Call for Publication: What does the future hold for English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

Submissions deadline extended: February 22, 2014.

UPDATE: Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline Though Genre - Deadline Extended to 1/25/14

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Close Encounters: Remapping Discipline though Genre
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Saturday, March 29, 2014

"Cultural Screenings: Re-Situating American Digital Practices" - Deadline Feb 20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
RIAS (Review of International American Studies) - Special Issue
contact email: 
mcarassai@ufl.edu, leonardo.flores@upr.edu

Print technology and the discovery of the new worl

[UPDATE] XXVI FILLM International Congress, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Language & Literature, 17-19 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Fédération Internationale des Langues et Littératures Modernes/ International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
FILLM(a)nottingham.edu.cn

If you haven't yet sent us your proposal, there are still a few spaces left for this prestigious international conference which will feature academics from around the world.

Persistent Texts, Sustainable Enterprises, and the Technologies of Book Making, SAMLA 2014, Deadline June 15

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliography and Textual Criticism Panel, SAMLA
contact email: 
mjbrown@fsu.edu

The Bibliography and Textual Criticism panel welcomes 15-minute papers related to textual studies, bibliography, the history of the book, authorship, rare books, paratextuality, publishing history, ci

UPDATE: Great Writing Creative Writing Conference (UK) 02/14/14: 06/28/14 - 06/29/14

full name / name of organization: 
Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference
contact email: 
conference@greatwriting.org.uk

- - -
** CALL FOR PAPERS **

Great Writing 2014

The 17th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference

Imperial College London
Sat. June 28th - Sun. June 29th 2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson Society Awards Announcements

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
noelle.baker@me.com

The Emerson Society announces three awards for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 24** “Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference

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

“Remix the Conference” University of Calgary Free-Exchange Graduate Conference March 7-9, 2014

[UPDATE] Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference/April 11, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Kennesaw State University
contact email: 
kelayan@kennesaw.edu

Kennesaw State University's Third Annual World Literature and Film Conference

"The 'Pre-Occupation of the American West": American Studies ASsociation 2014 Annual Meeting

full name / name of organization: 
Carrie Johnston
contact email: 
cjohnston@smu.edu

Ethnography is inextricable from any narrative we might tell about

FERAL FEMINISMS – CFP ISSUE 3 – Feminine Feelers // Deadline – 15 March 2014

full name / name of organization: 
FERAL FEMINISMS
contact email: 
zorianna@gmail.com

Feral Feminisms (http://feralfeminisms.com), a new independent, inter-media, peer reviewed, open access online journal, invites submissions for a special issue entitled “Feminine Feelers,” guest e

The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature and Cinema (forthcoming, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Patricia Vieira, Georgetown University
contact email: 
pilmvieira@gmail.com

The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature and Cinema
(forthcoming, 2015)

Edited by Patricia Vieira, Monica Gagliano and John Ryan

Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies Örebro, Sweden 26-27 September 2014, Abstract Deadline March 1

full name / name of organization: 
SAAS, Swedish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Eighth Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies
Örebro, 26-27 September 2014
Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Gilman and the Novel, ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Betjemann/Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
peter.betjemann@oregonstate.edu

One additional panelist is required for the session described below. Please submit a proposal and brief CV by JANUARY 27, 2014.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Novel

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH: The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal 2014 March/April Issue, Deadline FEB 28th

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for papers:

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English.

[Update] Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference

full name / name of organization: 
Qatar University
contact email: 
eholliday.karre@qu.edu.qa

Writing Back: Language, Identity, Culture, and Difference
An international two-day conference (18-19 May 2014) at Qatar University

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Professor Terry Eagleton

MLA 2015: Narrating Disaster in an Era of Global Climate Change (8-11 January; Vancouver, Canada)

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Walker
contact email: 
caw2105@gmail.com

This proposed special session will examine the events, geographies, temporalities, and genres of Global Climate Change.

Italians Without Borders: Transnational Italian (American) Experience, U of Toronto, Oct. 17-19, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Italian American Studies Association
contact email: 
gguida@citytech.cuny.edu

Call for Presentations and Panels
Italians Without Borders: Transnational Italian (American) Experience

The University of Toronto
October 17-19th, 2014

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: MAY 1ST, 2014

Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association and Penn State Lehigh Valley Continuing Education
contact email: 
rxk3@psu.edu and bac7@psu.edu

Proposals are invited for the Fourth International Edgar Allan Poe Conference to be held in New York City, February 26-March 1, 2015.

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