category: american

IN MY BODY: NATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE CONFERENCE ON BODY IMAGE OCTOBER 22-23, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cabrini College - Dr. Michelle Filling-Brown
contact email: 
filling@cabrini.edu

The Cabrini College Department of English and Women’s Studies Program invites undergraduate students and faculty to consider questions about what and who defines body image, as well as the significa

2014 PAMLA Conference (10/31/14-11/2/14, Riverside, CA): CFP May 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The 2014 PAMLA Conference in sunny Riverside, California will be held from Friday, October 31, 2014 through Sunday, November 2, 2014.

Call for Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Shift welcomes exhibition and book reviews, as well as discussions concerning other art-related events from current graduate students. Please see Submission and Style Guidelines below.

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Bruce Springsteen for Routledge Studies in Popular Music Series

full name / name of organization: 
Bill Wolff / Rowan University
contact email: 
wolffspringsteencollection@gmail.com

I am soliciting abstracts by scholars from all disciplines, including scholar-fans and fan-scholars, to be considered for inclusion in an edited collection on Bruce Springsteen

Mid-Atlantic Popular/= & American Culture Association Conference - November6-8, 2014, Baltimore MD - 25th Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
25th Annual Conference
November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, MD - Lord Baltimore Hotel

Call for papers:

[UPDATE] NeMLA Convention 2015 Call for Session Proposals *One Week Reminder*

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
support@nemla.org

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Hosted by Ryerson University

21st-Century Moore - Conference on the Work of Marianne Moore, March 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
University of Houston
contact email: 
egregory@uh.edu

In March 2015, the University of Houston will host the first meeting in a decade to focus on the writings of the major Modernist poet Marianne Moore.

Southern Labor Studies Association, March 5-8, 2015, College Park, Md., and Washington D.C.

full name / name of organization: 
Jacob Remes, Southern Labor Studies Association
contact email: 
arnesengwu@gmail.com

The Southern Labor Studies Association invites academics, activists, students, attorneys, public historians, archivists, and any other people interested in the experiences of working people in the Early American or US South to propose sessions for our next conference, which will take place from March 5-8, 2015. We will meet in two locations: at the University of Maryland, College Park during the day on Thursday, March 5, and then in Washington, D.C. from the evening of March 5 to the morning of Sunday, March 8.

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; June 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Central Piedmont Community College
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

CFP: Modernism in Contemporary Mainstream Media (MSA 16: Nov. 6-9, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Nesbitt
contact email: 
jpn12@psu.edu

How are modernist cultures, coteries, and spaces re-imagined in contemporary texts (considered broadly)? The modernist period, its arts in particular but also its cultures, has long been an object of fascination and re-staging

CFP Race & Ethnicity 2014 MPCA/MACA Conference; proposals due 04/30/14

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/ American Culture Association
contact email: 
kaiser2@purdue.edu

Call for Proposals:
RACE & ETHNICITY
2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association/
American Culture Association Conference
Proposal Submission Deadline: April 30, 2014

Literature of Status / The Status of Literature (Tuscaloosa, AL March 5-8, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
uasymposium2015@ua.edu

The University of Alabama English Department will host its thirty-second Symposium on English and American Literature on March 5-8, 2015.

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED] SWSW Grad. Student Conference 17-19 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
swswgradconference@gmail.com

The 20th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference (SWSW) is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student conference featuring both creative submissions (poetry, short stories, or novel exce

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

full name / name of organization: 
Liliana Naydan and George Fragopoulos
contact email: 
lnaydan@gmail.com and George.Fragopoulos@gmail.com

Erected amid criticism in a mid-century modernist style and once the tallest buildings on the globe, New York’s Twin Towers emerged as haughty symbols of American capitalism in what Henry Luce deeme

Reading Across Cultures: New Comparative Approaches in a Globalized World, September 21-23, 2014, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

full name / name of organization: 
Postgraduate Forum “Postcolonial Narrations”
contact email: 
postcolonial.narrations@gmail.com

The second conference of the postgraduate forum “Postcolonial Narrations” focuses on comparative approaches to postcolonial anglophone literatures and cultures in an era of globalization. How can comparative approaches enrich our reading practices and add to our understanding of postcolonial cultural production?

CFP: Comparative Literature - May 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Paulina M. Gonzales / PAMLA 2014
contact email: 
p6gonzal@ucsd.edu

The Comparative Literature standing session seeks papers for the 112th annual PAMLA conference in Riverside, CA (Oct. 31-Nov.2).

CFP Postgraduate English (Deadline Friday 1 August 2014)

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.

CFP Essays on Arthurian-Themed Electronic Games (6/1/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Matter of Britain seeks essay proposals devoted to surveying or studying video and computer games based on and/or inspired by the Arthurian tradition.

Call for Book Reviews and Review Essays: Culture, Labor and Class

full name / name of organization: 
Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society
contact email: 
kroikp@lanecc.edu

Working USA: The Journal Of Labor And Society, a cross-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is calling for book reviews and review essays discussing texts relating to the cultural aspects of l

New Narratives of 9/11 - SAMLA 2014 - Nov. 7-9

full name / name of organization: 
Arin Keeble
contact email: 
a.g.keeble@ncl.ac.uk

NEW NARRATIVES OF 9/11: CONSPIRACY, TERROR, AND CHANGE

Conference Papers / Edited Collection of Essays

CFP: Children, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

The Children and Childhood Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular and
American Culture Association invites you to participate in the 25th annual

CFP: Intermezzo, new series in longform publication

full name / name of organization: 
Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture
contact email: 
j.rice@uky.edu

Enculturation, a Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture, announces the launch of Intermezzo, a series dedicated to publishing long essays – between 20,000 and 80,000 words – that are too long f

Anthologies in/and/of Modernism (MSA 16: 6-9 November 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Patrick Collier
contact email: 
pccollier@bsu.edu

Given 1) the ongoing expansion of modernist studies in “temporal, spatial, and vertical” directions (Mao and Walkowitz) and 2) a renewed interest in textual materiality and modernist institutions

[UPDATE] Extended deadline: Objections to War: pacifism, anti-interventionism and conscientious objection in literature, theatr

full name / name of organization: 
University of Hull
contact email: 
objectionstowar@hull.ac.uk

Keynote speakers:
Professor Martin Ceadel, University of Oxford
Professor Sandi Cooper, City University of New York
Dr Grace Brockington, University of Bristol

Secularity and Faith in Contemporary Literature; Literature and Religion Panel for PAMLA (10/31-11/2 2014); Deadline: May 15, 20

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

We are currently seeking proposals for the Literature and Religion panel at the 2014 Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association Conference in Riverside, California.

CFP: 9/11 Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA,Oct 3-5, 2014); April 30 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA)
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.

„The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature“ (07/01/14; 11/7-11/8/14, Wenham, MA)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregor Thuswaldner and Dan Rus, Gordon College
contact email: 
NECCL@gordon.edu

2014 Northeast Regional Conference of Christianity and Literature

„The Hermeneutics of Hell: Devilish Visions and Visions of the Devil in World Literature“

November 7-8, 2014

CfP: The Robert Frost Review

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
jonathan.barron@usm.edu

The Robert Frost Review welcomes submissions on any aspect of Robert Frost’s poetry.

CFP: AJS Panel “Love in the New World: Jewish American Women's Immigrant Narratives”

full name / name of organization: 
Tahneer Oksman
contact email: 
toksman@mmm.edu

“He had vanished like a dream, and yet he was not a dream. He was the only thing real in the unreal emptiness of her unlived life.” –Anzia Yezierska, “Wings”

The Fantastic (Open-Topic) for NEPCA (6/1/14; Providence, RI 10/24-25/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area Chair
contact email: 
NEPCAFantastic@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
SIXTH ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF
THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA
Online at NEPCA Fantastic: http://sf-fantasy-legend.blogspot.com/

UPDATE: Reminder – Cosmographies: Textual and Visual Cultures of Outer Space. Call for Papers deadline Friday 25th April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Niamh Downing/Falmouth University
contact email: 
niamh.downing@falmouth.ac.uk

2-day conference, Falmouth University 24-25 July 2014. Supported by the British Interplanetary Society.

http://www.cosmographies.co.uk

Keynote Speakers:

CFP for special issue of American Periodicals on Black periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Gardner
contact email: 
gardner@svsu.edu

Call for Papers for a special issue of American Periodicals
Black Periodical Studies
Guest Editors Eric Gardner and Joycelyn Moody

Sounding Futures September 3-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
2014 Guelph Jazz Colloquium
contact email: 
jazzcoll@uoguelph.ca

2014 Guelph Jazz Festival Colloquium: Sounding Futures

University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, September 3-5, 2014

Call for Papers

PAMLA 2014: Literature and the Other Arts (Due May 15)

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

Proposals for papers are invited on any subject relating to the session theme of literature and the other arts.

Natural Spaces and Phenomena in Early Modern Literature

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mge1108@gmail.com

This panel welcomes papers about any aspect of Early Modern/Renaissance Literature as examined through and ecocritical or natural lens.

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