category: american

The Invisible Bear, Volume Two; deadline: December 1, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Invisible Bear
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

Our call for submissions is now OPEN. We are currently accepting visual art and poetry submissions for our next issue from September, 18, 2015 to December 1st, 2015.

Submission Guidelines:

Speaking Text(s): Communication in the Humanities - 3/5/16 - Stony Brook English Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
stonybrookenglishgradcon@gmail.com

We are pleased to invite proposals for the 28th annual graduate conference presented by Stony Brook University’s Graduate English Society.

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Nov. 15, 2015, SWPACA Conference Feb. 10-13, 2016 Motor Culture and the Road

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Associations
contact email: 
srusnak@ggc.edu

Motor Culture and the Road welcomes all papers that engage with a variety of topics that cover motor culture and/or representations of “the road.” There are wide sweeping possibilities for this f

The Imaginary -Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (3/4/16-3/5/16; abstracts due 12/21/15)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
egsa.northeastern@gmail.com

“The imaginary” invokes spectres, memories, what is sensed, felt, and wanted, the fanciful, visionary, shadowy, illusory, what is not visible or legible, a past and a future we can not perceive.

Call for Papers, Poetry and Prose: WSQ AT SEA Issue (Due March 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Gordon-Zolov
contact email: 
wsqeditorial@gmail.com

WSQ Call for Papers: Special Issue
AT SEA

Guest editor: Terri Gordon-Zolov, The New School

CFP: Food Moments

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

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication - http://intermezzo.enculturation.net/ - seeks submissions that deal with the topic of food moments.

CFP: ASA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
ASA Sports Studies Caucus
contact email: 
ncohan@wustl.edu

The Sports Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks panel proposals for the 2016 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 17-20, 2016.

Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature (January 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Jernigan and Walter Wadiak, Nanyang Technological University
contact email: 
djernigan@ntu.edu.sg, wpwadiak@ntu.edu.sg

Call for chapters for edited volume:
Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature

Metaphor: Retrospect and Prospects - May 20th - May 22nd 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Genoa
contact email: 
ilaria.rizzato.unige@gmail.com

The so-called "Cognitive Revolution" brought with it, among other features, Cognitive or Conceptual Metaphor (CM) (Reddy, Lakoff and Johnson), refining and expanding theories of comparison and propert

Time, Space, and Writing the Body

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association of the University of South Florida
contact email: 
christina30@mail.usf.edu

As humans, we locate ourselves in the time and space of our physical existence, but within the humanities, we get to explore and at times relocate ourselves.

[UPDATE] Religion, Memory and Transmediality in Contemporary Cultural Practices (extension to November 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru & Dragoş Manea
contact email: 
sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro & dragos.manea@lls.unibuc.ro

Edited Volume
Extended Abstract Deadline: November 22, 2015.

CFP: Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Fiction Studies
contact email: 
amderosa@cpp.edu OR stacey.peebles@centre.edu

Call for Papers: Upcoming Special Issue
Enduring Operations: The Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq

Guest Editors: Aaron DeRosa and Stacey Peebles
Deadline for Submission: 1 February 2016

Cornell University Romance Studies Graduate Conference "Ideas of South" - March 11th–12th 2016 (Abstract due December 1st 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University - Department of Romance Studies
contact email: 
ideasofsouth@gmail.com

UPDATE Keynote Addresses:
María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo (New York University) and Roberto Dainotto (Duke University)

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres. / Ethics of diversion. Materials, techniques, genres. (15-16 April 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Société des études supérieures du Département d'Études françaises - Université de Toronto
contact email: 
colloque.sesdef@utoronto.ca

Éthique du détournement. Matériaux, techniques, genres.

Emerson Society ALA panels cfp

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
sdunston@nmt.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society will sponsor two panels at the annual meeting of the American Literature Association, to be held in San Francisco, CA from May 26-29, 2015.

Emerson Society Special Awards

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
sdunston@nmt.edu

**Awards Announcements**
2016

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces four awards
for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Graduate Student Paper Award*

Mad Men: The Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University/University of Salford
contact email: 
madmentheconference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Mad Men: The Conference

Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Date: May 26-28, 2016

[UPDATE] (Re)Imagining Frontiers in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
OSU English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association at Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce its third interdisciplinary graduate conference which will be held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwat

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism - April 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
posthuman2016@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Technology & the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism

Keynote: Professor N. Katherine Hayles -- Duke University

Denver Comic Con's Page 23 LitCon

full name / name of organization: 
Denver Comic Con's Page 23 LitCon
contact email: 
page23@denvercomiccon.com

Call for Papers, Panels, and Presentations

Page 23 LitCon
June 17-19, 2016

(Un)restrained Intentions: Translation and Adaptation in Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, McGill University
contact email: 
TranslationAdaptation@gmail.com

Translation and adaptation are important sites of contestation for theory and philosophical inquiry, especially in the current atmosphere of globalization, intercultural interaction, and cultural exch

CFP: THE MATTER OF RESISTANCE CONFERENCE (April 26, 2016)

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

Confirmed Speakers:
Prof. Howard Caygill (Philosophy, Kingston)
Dr. Priyamvada Gopal (English, Cambridge)
Prof. Thomas Docherty (English, Warwick)

Deadline for Submissions:
January 20th, 2016

"Pleasure and Suspicion," Feb 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Laubender/ Duke University
contact email: 
ccl23@duke.edu

“Pleasure and Suspicion,” February 26-27, 2016

Conference Hosted by Duke University and the Polygraph editorial collective

Public/Private: Navigating the Materiality of Home Economics (proposal due on Jan. 8)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association in Denver 2016
contact email: 
andersonwires@gmail.com

I am proposing a panel that centers on the material realities of the flows, negotiations, and exchanges between the “public” space of political economies/markets and the “private” space of dom

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies Renaissance(s)

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philology, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com; alexmontenegro@t-com.me

Department of English Language and Literature
Faculty of Philology
University of Montenegro

CALL FOR PAPERS

The XII International Conference on Anglo-American Literary Studies

Science, Society & Civilisation (31st March, 31st July, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
HARTS & Minds
contact email: 
editors@harts-minds.co.uk

This call for papers invites submissions from postgraduates, early career researchers and independent researchers on the subject of Science, Society and Civilisation for the eighth edition of HARTS &

[UPDATE] Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 15 November 2015 for SWPACA Annual Conference

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

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 15 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

[UPDATE] Call for Papers -- Alfred Hitchcock -- November 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016

Hyatt Regency Hotel and Conference Center

Romanticism and the Question Concerning Technology (NASSR 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Ivan Ortiz
contact email: 
iortiz@sandiego.edu

I'm soliciting paper proposals for panel I'd like to plan for our next conference in Berkeley.

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Jared Champion and Peter Kunze
contact email: 
standupintellectuals@gmail.com

CFP: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals (1/15/16)

Taking a Stand: American Stand-up Comedians as Public Intellectuals

Amiri Baraka Society -- American Literature Association 25th Annual Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Amiri Baraka Society
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Amiri Baraka Society
American Literature Association
25th Annual Conference
May 26-29, 2016
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA

African American Literature and Culture Organization -- American Literature Association Conference, May 26-29, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
African American Literature and Culture Organization
contact email: 
gregory.pierrot@uconn.edu

The African American Literature and Culture Society invites abstracts (of no more than 250 words) for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association (ht

“Englishes and Changing Identities in the North”, May 4-7 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association of English Studies
contact email: 
Charles.Armstrong@uia.no

The 12th triennial conference for the Nordic Association of English Studies (NAES) will take place at the University of Agder, in Norway, from May 4 to 7, 2016.

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest PCA/ACA
contact email: 
lsally@mcny.edu

CFP: Theatre & Performance Studies
Abstracts Due November 15, 2015

37th Annual Southwest PCA/ACA Conference
February 10-13, 2016, Albuquerque, NM
http://www.southwestpca.org

Transporting Romanticism: Mediation and Mobility (16-18 February 2017)

full name / name of organization: 
RSAA: Romantic Studies Association of Australasia
contact email: 
nikki.hessell@vuw.ac.nz; i.horrocks@massey.ac.nz

The Romantic Studies Association of Australasia (RSAA), in conjunction with Massey University and Victoria University of Wellington, are pleased to announce the theme for its next biennial conference

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