category: american

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Thomas Pynchon, Sex, and Gender - Deadline, December 1st, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Ali Chetwynd, Joanna Freer, Georgios Maragos
contact email: 
pynchonessaycollection@gmail.com

A collection of essays to be edited by Ali Chetwynd (University of Michigan), Joanna Freer (University of Exeter), Georgios Maragos (Independent Scholar).

Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality"

full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Spaces Journal
contact email: 
feministspacesjournal@gmail.com

Call for Works
Feminist Spaces 2.1 “Queering Feminism: LBGTQ and Feminist Intersectionality”

Nathaniel Hawthorne Society Sessions, American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
contact email: 
jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu

Nathaniel Hawthorne Society Sessions, American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

“Hawthorne, Poe, and Childhood”

The 21st Summer Meeting of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society, June 2 to 5, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
The Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
contact email: 
jason.courtmanche@uconn.edu

The 21st Summer Meeting of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Society
June 2-5, 2016
The Stoweflake Inn, Stowe, Vermont

Early American literature and culture-- SCSECS Feb 25-27 Deadline extended Nov 30

full name / name of organization: 
SOUTH CENTAL SOCIETY FOR EIGHTEENTH CENTURY STUDIES
contact email: 
pwashington@uco.edu

Seeking papers about Eighteenth-Century American literature and/or culture.

The Sacramental Text Reconsidered - Special Issue - Christianity & Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
cal@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Christianity & Literature
Special Issues:
“THE SACRAMENTAL TEXT RECONSIDERED”

Special Issues - Christianity & Literature - "Sincerity"

full name / name of organization: 
Christianity & Literature
contact email: 
mjsmith@apu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Christianity & Literature
Two Special Issues:
“SINCERITY”

Special Issue Editors: Matthew J. Smith and Caleb Spencer

Kate Chopin International Society Sponsored panels at 2016 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society welcomes proposals for two panels to be held at the 2016 ALA Conference in San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016.

The Poetics of Place: Performing Selves In and Beyond Cities March 10-11 2016

full name / name of organization: 
13th Annual Université de Montréal English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
UdeMEGC2016@gmail.com

In The Production of Space, Henri Lefebvre describes the city as “a production and reproduction of human beings by human beings.” This conference aims to explore the poetics of (non)urban spaces a

Classical Representations in Popular Culture, February 10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwestern Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
bhaller@vwc.edu

The Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA) will once again be sponsoring sessions on CLASSICAL REPRESENTATIONS IN POPULAR CULTURE at their 37th annual conference, February 10-13, 20

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster Area [Deadline Extension to 11/15]

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Feb. 10-13th, 2016
contact email: 
trayers.shane@gmail.com

Apocalypse, Dystopia, and Disaster in Culture
Area of the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference

Advertising and Consumer Culture November 15 deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Cultural Association
contact email: 
patricia.boyd@asu.edu

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
37th Annual Conference
February 10-13, 2016 - Albuquerque, NM
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
http://www.southwestpca.org

The Novel and Digital Humanities: Seeking Teaching Tools

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel Affiliate Website
contact email: 
khuie6@gatech.edu

The editorial team at Studies in the Novel is seeking content for its online archive of indexed teaching tools on the journal’s affiliate website.

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production

full name / name of organization: 
UTA English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
bodiesatwork2016@gmail.com

Bodies at Work: Reimagining the Lines of (Re)Production
April 7-8, 2016, The University of Texas at Arlington
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015

"Fighting Words (Cold War, Korea, Vietnam)"

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

How did war terminologies and war mentalities manifest themselves in important texts from the postwar period? Did war narrative change significantly after WWII, in the period 1945 to 1975?

"The Suburban Sublime"

full name / name of organization: 
Postwar Area Studies Group, American Literature Association, 26-29 May 2016, San Francisco
contact email: 
foertsch@unt.edu

How did important texts from the postwar period frame the suburbs as a locus of refuge, anger, hysteria, or (even) self-realization at a moment when American cities themselves experienced a shifting a

EXTENDED DEADLINE for American West Panel!

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
larry.vanmeter@gmail.com

Come to Albuquerque! This panel is seeking papers on any aspect of the American West in Literature or Film.

American West in Literature and Film

Studies in American Culture, an MLA-indexed, Peer-Review Journal, Submission Due Date: 1 April 2016.

full name / name of organization: 
American Culture Association in the South
contact email: 
rcoleman@southalabama.edu

Studies in American Culture welcomes the submission of essays on all aspects of American culture, including studies of the literature, language, visual arts, music, digital humanities, and history of

Call for Publications - Verge: Studies in Global Asias (Issues 3.1-4.2)

full name / name of organization: 
Verge: Studies in Global Asias
contact email: 
verge@psu.edu

Verge: Studies in Global Asias
https://www.upress.umn.edu/journal-division/journals/verge-studies-in-gl...
verge@psu.edu

Issue 3.1
Open Issue
Submission deadline: February 1, 2016

[UPDATE] ICAF, 14-16 April 2016, University of South Carolina

full name / name of organization: 
International Comic Arts Forum
contact email: 
toph.marshall@ubc.ca

ICAF, the International Comic Arts Forum, invites proposals for scholarly papers for its eighteenth annual meeting, to be held at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, from Thursday, April 14,

[UPDATE] CFP: Post45 Graduate Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
contact email: 
gradpost45@gmail.com

Post45 Graduate Student Symposium
February 5 & 6, 2016

[UPDATE] In More's Footsteps: Utopia and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
contact email: 
journaleditor@sf-foundation.org

We have extended the deadline for this special issue of the journal. Next year marks the 500th anniversary of Sir Thomas More’s seminal work, Utopia.

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

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

CFP: Academic Cover Versions

Intermezzo, a digital longform publication associated with Enculturation, seeks submissions that address the subject of academic cover versions.

New Materialisms and Economies of Excess - September 29 - October 1, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature, Emory University
contact email: 
comparative.lit@emory.edu

New Materialisms and Economies of Excess

Keynote Speakers:
Rebecca Comay (University of Toronto)
Jacques Lezra (New York University)
Eric L. Santner (University of Chicago)

"The Apollonian" Journal--Call for Papers--Open Issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies [http://theapollonian.in]
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com

Original, innovative and unpublished articles of high quality are invited for the open issue (Vol. 2, Issue 3; Dec.

William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2016

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

William Dean Howells Society Panels for ALA May, 2016

Arab Culture in the U.S. SWPACA Albuquerque, NM, Feb 10-13, Deadline November 15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jtblake2@mnu.edu

Call for Papers:
Arab Culture in the U.S.
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
Conference
February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center downtown
Albuquerque, NM

Teaching with Tension: Race, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom (abstracts due Feb. 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Philathia Bolton, Cassander Smith, Lee Bebout
contact email: 
pbolton@ukaron.edu; clsmith17@ua.edu; lee.bebout@asu.edu

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR A PROPOSED EDITED COLLECTION. We are seeking submissions for a collection of essays titled Teaching with Tension: Race, Resistance, and Reality in the Classroom.

“Gender marketing: transdisciplinary and transnational perspectives” March 18, 2016, Toulouse, France

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse AFL Department
contact email: 
helene.charlery@free.fr

In 1974, at a time when gender studies were investing several disciplines and departments of American colleges and universities, Sandra L.

The Invisible Bear Poetry and Visual Art Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Duke University
contact email: 
thebearinvisible@gmail.com

The Invisible Bear is a poetry and visual art magazine partially funded by the poetry working group at Duke University.

UPDATE: [MELUS] Religion & U.S. Ethnic Lit (deadline extended Nov. 4)

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia and Rachel Luckenbill, Duquesne University
contact email: 
luckenbillr@duq.edu

We invite papers exploring the representation or influence of religion and/or spirituality in ethnic U.S. literatures for a panel at MELUS 2016.

The Novel, the Periodical Press, and the Global Circulation of Texts, 1789-1945 (30 November; 16-17 February 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Warwick
contact email: 
r.g.forman@warwick.ac.uk

The Novel, the Periodical Press, and the Global Circulation of Texts, 1789-1945

A two-day workshop at the University of Warwick, 16-17 February 2016

Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship

full name / name of organization: 
Caspersen School of Graduate Studies at Drew University
contact email: 
hopper@drew.edu

Crafting Culture: Perspectives on Censorship

Fourth Annual Dean Hopper New Scholars Conference
Drew University, June 10–12, 2016

New Feminist Publication: RAG QUEEN PERIODICAL-Call for prose and poetry

full name / name of organization: 
Rag Queen Periodical
contact email: 
ragqueenperiodical@gmail.com

We are preparing to launch a brand new postmodern omnifem publication: Rag Queen Periodical. We are seeking submissions in POETRY AND PROSE.

Polish Journal for American Studies 10/2016 (Deadline: February 25, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Polish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
m.a.paryz@uw.edu.pl

"Polish Journal for American Studies" is a yearbook of the Polish Association for American Studies, published with the support of the University of Warsaw.

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