category: american

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Conference, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 2015) Due 8/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

The Domestic and the National in
Woolson and Her Contemporaries

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Constance Fenimore Woolson Society (http://constancefenimorewoolson.wordpress.com/)

Science, Ethics, Progress vs. Science, Vice, Crime/Disaster (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention-April 30-May 3, 2015
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Science, Ethics, Progress vs. Science, Vice, Crime/Disaster

[UPDATE] "Women, Work, and Hawthorne": Special Issue of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
nsweet@csus.edu

Call for Papers
Spring 2015 Special Issue of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review:
“Women, Work, and Hawthorne”
Extended Deadline: August 15, 2014

[Update]- Hospitality and the City- M/MLA 2014 (Detroit Nov. 13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

The American Literature II panel (permanent section of the annual M/MLA convention) seeks papers on American fiction/film/drama/poetry 1870-present addressing the theme of the city as host, or, forms

The 1970s Special Issue Women's Studies Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Eversley and MIchelle Habell Pallan
contact email: 
Shelly.eversley@baruch.cuny.edu

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

‘The Moment Made Eternal’: At The Intersection of Photography and Poetry [NEMLA 2015; Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hartmann-Villalta/Northeastern University
contact email: 
hartmann.la@husky.neu.edu

Writing about Alfred Stieglitz’s photography in 1923, Hart Crane said, “Speed is at the bottom of it all.

NYCEA Conference Core Controversies Oct24-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
dvanderbilt@sjfc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
New York College English Association Conference
“CORE CONTROVERSIES”
October 24-25, 2014
Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY

MAPACA Conference CFP Extension

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

CFP Deadline Extended to June 30th, 2014.

November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland
Lord Baltimore Hotel

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Literature as Incantation: Magic Words and the World of Reading - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tanya Radford, Dominican College of Blauvelt
contact email: 
Tanya.Radford@dc.edu

Proposals are invited for 15 minute presentations on the session theme of magic and reading.

Special Issue of Edward Albee Review: Gender and Sexuality in Edward Albee's Work

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Albee Society
contact email: 
jclum1941@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue of the Edward Albee Review
“Sexuality and Gender in Edward Albee’s Work

Essays on any aspect of this topic are welcome.

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline 11/01/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association-February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mcjonet@gmail.com

Individual papers and panels are now being accepted on topics related to any aspect of European popular culture and literature for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be

Toni Morrison and Expanding the American/African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

For the past forty years, Toni Morrison has emerged as one of the pre-eminent authors and social critics of American/African American literature and culture.

Amiri Baraka and the Black Arts Movement: Redefining Black Literary Aesthetic

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

The recent death of Amiri Baraka, the co-founder of the Black Arts Movement (BAM), offers a unique opportunity to assess his legacy, the movement, and the current direction of African American literat

WSQ: The 1970s (deadline October 2, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqassociate@gmail.com

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (6/27) -- City Science and City Craft (MMLA, Detroit, Nov. 13-16),

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Wall / University of Michigan
contact email: 
jlwall@umich.edu

Finding a coin in a street gutter, the protagonist of Charles Reznikoff’s 1930 novel By the Waters of Manhattan concludes, “If there was woodcraft . . .

New Essays on Charles Beaumont’s Literary and Cultural Legacy - abstract deadline Oct 15, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sean Moreland (University of Ottawa) and Murray Leeder (University of Manitoba)
contact email: 
moreland.sean@gmail.com, murray.leeder@nucleus.com

The editors invite original scholarly essays that address all facets of the writing of Charles Beaumont (nee Charles McNutt).

Aesthetics and Agency: A Novel Look at Madness at NeMLA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Aubrey Mishou/ NeMLA
contact email: 
almishou@gmail.com

46th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
April 30 - May 3, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Gender and Metamorphosis

full name / name of organization: 
Sibéal Feminist & Gender Studies Network, Ireland
contact email: 
gendermetamorphosis@gmail.com

[UPDATE] - Deadline extended (6/27) - The Health of Cities: MMLA, Detroit, Nov 13-16, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Waples, University of Michigan
contact email: 
emiwap@umich.edu

From Thomas Jefferson's early condemnation of cities as detrimental to the moral and physical well-being of the American body politic, to contemporary ecocritical considerations of the environmental r

Bright and Risen Failures: The Writing of William T. Vollmann (Abstract Deadline: September 30, 2014; Conference: April 30-May)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Patrick F. Walter - State University of New York at Buffalo
contact email: 
pfwalter@buffalo.edu

We seek proposals for an approved panel for the 2015 NEMLA conference in Toronto.

CFP The new materialisms - Issue 19, FORUM Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts

full name / name of organization: 
FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture & the Arts
contact email: 
editors@forumjournal.org

The role of matter has often been marginalised in much of philosophical thought.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers [IJ-ELTS-July-September, 2014 Issue]

full name / name of organization: 
International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies
contact email: 
info@eltsjournal.org

The IJ-ELTS invites original, unpublished, quality research articles/case studies in the fields of English Language Teaching, Linguistics, Literature and Translation Studies for July-September, 2014 I

Submission to American Fiction (July 2014 issue)

full name / name of organization: 
American Fiction Association of Korea
contact email: 
amfiction@daum.net; jgpaek@gmail.com

Call for Paper

Submission

[UPDATE] Intellectual Activism Special Issue of Polyseme Journal Aug. 15

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski / UMBC
contact email: 
wisnie1@umbc.edu

Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review invites graduate students and scholars who have recently obtained their doctorates to submit original, unpublished essays and reviews related, howe

DEADLINE EXTENSION: CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 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

MMLA 2014: Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mmlapopculture2014@gmail.com

MMLA 2014 (Detroit, Nov. 13-16) - Popular Culture - The Lives of Cities

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Iaccino, Cory Barker, and Myc Wiatrowski
contact email: 
jiaccino@thechicagoschool.edu

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on the CW television series Arrow

Call for Papers: Submit to The Compass Scholarly Journal by July 28

full name / name of organization: 
The Compass Scholarly Journal, Arcadia University
contact email: 
thecompass@arcadia.edu

The Compass is currently accepting undergraduate academic work to publish for the Spring 2015 issue.

DEADLINE EXTENDED to June 19, 2015: SAMLA Women’s Studies Regular Session

full name / name of organization: 
South Altantic Modern Language Association:
contact email: 
anna.esquivel@gmail.com

Sustaining Women’s Studies

Roundtable: Alterity and the Body in 20th- and 21st-Century American Literature and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Stacie McCormick and Shelagh Patterson/ NeMLA
contact email: 
stacie.mccormick@gmail.com

How do individuals negotiate the social world when their bodies do not clearly fit defined hegemonic frameworks such as: male/female, various racial binaries, gay/straight, citizen/non-citizen, able-bodied/disabled, natural/unnatural, and other binaries?

Existential Thought in African American Literature Before 1945 April 30-May 3, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Melvin Hill/NeMLA
contact email: 
mhill33@utm.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore existentialism in African-American thought that predates the codification of the term by Jean-Paul Sartre in the post-World War II period.

[UPDATE]Eco-Imaginaries: 2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference, Oct. 10 2014. Deadline Extended to July 1.

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
tuftsgradhumanitiesconference@gmail.com

Eco-Imaginaries
2014 Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth DeLoughrey
Conference Date: October 10, 2014

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