category: american

Urban Studies Area (Abstracts due November 1, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association (New Orleans)
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

The Urban Studies Area of the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association invites abstracts for the PCA/ACA National Convention, to be held in New Orleans from April 1 - 4, 2015.

Children's Rights and Children's Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew B. Prickett
contact email: 
LU.RightsIssue@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS and CHILDREN'S LITERATURE

Special Issue of The Lion and the Unicorn

Guest Editors:
Lara Saguisag, College of Staten Island-City University of New York

NEMLA CFP [UPDATE]: Growth in Writing, Teaching, and Learning (April 30-May 2, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
hashton@gc.cuny.edu

In his classic composition text Writing Without Teachers, Peter Elbow asks us to consider the metaphor of growing as a way to encourage and teach fluid, flexible writing.

[Reminder] NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers

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

Reminder: NeMLA 2015 Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014

Northeast Modern Language Association
46th Annual Convention

Toronto, Ontario
April 30-May 3, 2015
Host Institution: Ryerson University

Full information regarding the 2015 Call for Papers may be found on our website:
https://nemla.org/convention/2015/cfp.html

[UPDATE] Convergences in Art and Science Research

full name / name of organization: 
Alan Clinton
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 15.2
Immersion and Intervention: Convergences in Art and Science Research

Edited by Hervé Regnauld and Alan Ramón Clinton

The Tenth International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS-10) 2015

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
lindsay.morton@avondale.edu.au

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

(Re)Imagining American Landscapes at SAMLA Nov. 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
LNHoward@gsu.edu

URGENT: Paper needed for SAMLA special session: "(Re)Imagining American Landscapes: Subversion and National/Historical Consciousness in American Women Writers." Papers may consider any period or mult

[UPDATE] SEA/OIEAHC 2015: Nature, Ecology, and America's Founding Fathers (abstracts due September 8)

full name / name of organization: 
Society of Early Americanists/Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
contact email: 
jbartlett@albany.edu

Call for Papers: SEA/OIEAHC Joint Conference (Chicago, IL; June 18-21, 2015)

Nature, Ecology, and America’s Founding Fathers

DEADLINE REMINDER: American, British and Canadian Studies Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Anglophone Society of Romania
contact email: 
karina.schneider@ulbsibiu.ro

American, British and Canadian Studies, the Journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, is now accepting submissions for its December 2014 issue, an open-theme edition featuring our usual s

Graphic Novels and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Law, Literature, and the Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

True Crime and the Imagination (11/1/2014, 3/26-28/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
wardj@phsc.edu

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations for our 46th annual conference.

Philip K. Dick: Literary and Cinematic Visions for the Twenty-First Century--Seminar at NEMLA 2015 Convention

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA.org
contact email: 
etamir@complit.umass.edu

SEMINAR PAPERS FOR THE FOLLOWING SEMINAR AT NEMLA CONVENTION 2015:

Philip K. Dick: Literary and Cinematic Visions for the Twenty-First Century

[UPDATE] Imaginary Relations (ongoing; ejournal)

full name / name of organization: 
Imaginary Relations: A Journal for the Ideological Critique of Aesthetic Objects (IR)
contact email: 
ireditors@imaginaryrelations.net

Announcing Imaginary Relations
Invitation to submit essays

Rethinking Allegory with Angus Fletcher

full name / name of organization: 
The Warburg Institute / University of Warwick
contact email: 
v.brljak@warwick.ac.uk

CFP: 4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mg4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Monstrous Geographies

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

10th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference: Creative Engagements: Thinking With Children

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

5th Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
trauma5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Trauma: Theory and Practice

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

2nd Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
letters1@inter-disciplinary.net

2nd Global Conference: Letters and Letter Writing

Sunday 22nd March – Tuesday 24th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

5th Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
s21-5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference: Spirituality in the 21st Century

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentation:

Pauline Hopkins Society Scholarship Award

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

Pauline Hopkins Society Scholarship Award

Universal Design & Other Challenges: Accommodating Disability in the English Classroom, deadline Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Charles Ernst; College English Association
contact email: 
www.cea-web.org for proposals; cernst@hilbert.edu (special topics chair)

CEA Conference, Indianapolis, IN, March 26-28, 2015

Service Learning in English Courses--Comp. & Lit. How Far Have We Come? deadline, Nov. 1, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Charles Ernst; College English Association
contact email: 
www.cea-web.org for proposals; cernst@hilbert.edu (special topics chair)

CEA Conference, Indianapolis, IN, Mar. 26-28, 2015

ACLA 2015 CFP: Poetry After Language (3/26-3/29, Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Marijeta Bozovic, Yale University; Kevin M. F. Platt, University of Pennsylvania; Walt Hunter, Clemson University
contact email: 
marijeta.bozovic@yale.edu, kmfplatt@sas.upenn.edu, hunter1@clemson.edu

The L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E school of poetry marked a shift—or a return to avant-garde practice—in American poetry in the 1970s.

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
vl8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Visual Literacies

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Otherness and Transgression in Celebrity and Fan Cultures - Sep 5th, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Aarhus University - Cultural Transformations Research Group
contact email: 
otcelebrityfan@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
LOCATION: AARHUS UNIVERSITY, DENMARK.

Conference Dates: November 21-22, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Matt Hills

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
evil16@inter-disciplinary.net

16th Global Conference: Perspectives on Evil

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

Call For Submissions: December, 2014. Theme : NO MAN’S LAND; Deadline: 20th October, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
THE FOUR QUARTERS MAGAZINE (http://tfqmagazine.org)
contact email: 
fourquartersmagazine@gmail.com

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS : December, 2014.
Theme : NO MAN’S LAND
Deadline: 20th October, 2014
Guest Editor for the Issue : Dave Besseling
http://tfqmagazine.org/call-for-submissions/

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cc4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference: Communication and Conflict

Wednesday 18th March – Friday 20th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ic8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Interculturalism, Meaning and Identity

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015, Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

1st Global Conference: Happiness (March, 2015: Lisbon, Portugal)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
happiness1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Happiness

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

7th Global Conference: Hope

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hope7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference: Hope

Saturday 14th March – Monday 16th March 2015
Lisbon, Portugal

Call for Presentations:

CFP: Tarantino’s Moral Universe, NEMLA 2015 Conference, Toronto, 4/30-5/3 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Schopp
contact email: 
andrew. schopp@ncc.edu

Quentin Tarantino’s films situate characters within groups/institutions that are morally suspect (e.g., drug dealers, hit men, assassin squads, Nazi Germany, American slavery); in doing so his films

Constructing Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)
contact email: 
clags2015@gmail.com

5th Annual University of Nevada, Reno
College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Student Symposium (CLAGS)

Call for Proposals

Constructing Humanity
(re/de)constructing (in)humanit(ies)

Marriage, Money, and Seduction - RMMLA Friday Oct. 10, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Autumn Lauzon/ Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
autumn.lauzon@uncp.edu

This panel is urgently seeking one or two additional papers for a panel on Marriage, Money, and Seduction in literature for the upcoming Rocky Mountain MLA conference in Boise, Idaho (Oct.

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