category: american

"Heroes in Popular Culture": MPCA Conference, Indianapolis, IN. Oct. 3-5, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Burnham, DePaul University
contact email: 
jefburnham@gmail.com

Deadline: April 30, 2014

Announcing Reconstruction 14.1 The Undead Arcade

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Issue 14.1 The Undead Arcade
Featuring original artwork by Amanda Lee Stillwell

Submissions for the annual Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society Newsletter due April 25, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society
contact email: 
stefanie.sydelnik@rochester.edu

The Charlotte Perkins Gilman Society is looking for pieces to include in its annual newsletter.

ATDS Emerging Scholars Panel (ATHE)

full name / name of organization: 
The American Theatre and Drama Society
contact email: 
vanderso@conncoll.edu

Deadline Extended to April 10, 2014

Curtains Up – ATDS Emerging Scholars Panel (ATHE)

CALL FOR PAPERS


The Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) 2014 Conference


FANS Conference [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Association
contact email: 
FANSConference@gmail.com

Updated hotel information:

MSA16: Modernism and Found Objects, (6-9 November 2014), Due April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association: MSA16 Pittsburgh
contact email: 
bfaulk@fsu.edu and amckee@fsu.edu

Found objects are a major feature of modernist art, whether the plastic arts or urban narratives.

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Megan Feifer
contact email: 
mfeife1@lsu.edu

“Sustaining ‘Home’ Across Diasporas,” 2014 SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 7-9, 2014
Megan Feifer/ South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Contact email:
mfeife1@lsu.edu

Networks of Modernism MSA 16 Pittsburgh Nov 6-9 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew N. Hannah / University of Oregon
contact email: 
mhannah@uoregon.edu

In his essay “What is a City?” (1937) Lewis Mumford describes the metropolis as “a related collection of primary groups and purposive associations” (93).

Fictions of the Modern American University, 1890-1945 (MSA 16, Nov. 6-9, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA)

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Steffen
contact email: 
hsteffen@andrew.cmu.edu

Call for Papers for a Panel at MSA 16:

Fictions of the Modern American University, 1890-1945

CPF PAMLA Conference, 2014 Special Session: “That Old Black Magic”: Temporality of Magic

full name / name of organization: 
Sören Fröhlich / University of California, San Diego
contact email: 
sfrohlic@ucsd.edu

Recent scholarship in the ‘temporal turn’ has raised fundamental questions in the intersection of time and cultural representations ().

Making and Being Made: Visual Representations and/of Citizenship (CAA, NYC, 11-14 Feb 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Corey Dzenko and Theresa Avila/panel co-chairs for 2015 College Art Association conference
contact email: 
cjdzenko@gmail.com and sahibah@hotmail.com

Traditionally defined by an individual’s membership and level of participation within a community, scholars such as Eric Hobsbawm describe how “citizenship” results in access to benefits or righ

« Ecritures plurielles de la Franco-Américanie d’aujourd’hui », atelier dirigé par Peggy Pacini (Université de Cergy-Pontoise)

full name / name of organization: 
ACQS 19th Biennial Conference, Montréal, QC, 16-19 octobre 2014
contact email: 
peggypacini@free.fr /peggy.pacini@u-cergy.fr

Dans l'épilogue à son ouvrage Les Franco Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre : rêve et réalités, Roby en 2000 offre une conclusion à la fois réaliste et pessimiste de la situation en Franco-A

36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE 6-8 November 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Technology Association
contact email: 
darnold@stu.edu

Call for Papers (Deadline: August 1, 2014)
36th ANNUAL HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGIES
ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY, MIAMI GARDENS, FL
TECHONOLGY AND POLITICS
06 - 08 NOVEMBER 2014

Everywhere is a Classroom -- Oct. 23-25, 2014 (Proposals due June 16, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
TYCA-SW / Two Year College English Association -- Southwest
contact email: 
gperkins@collin.edu

Everywhere is a Classroom
Two-Year College English Association-Southwest
TYCA-SW ANNUAL CONFERENCE, Embassy Suites, Frisco, TX
October 23-25, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Reanimate Earth: Liminality and Communitas in Literature of the Americas

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic MLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia (Nov 7-9, 2014)
contact email: 
rozellehl@montevallo.edu

Seeking out new growth in devastated spaces and optimism in the face of environmental despair, this panel will take on the task of enchanting readers with physical spaces in the U.S., Canada, and Lati

'Conversations with Tradition' conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Conversations with Tradition

NeoAmericanist CFP Issue 7.2

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
r.j.mousseau@gmail.com

NeoAmericanist, an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America, is issuing a CALL FOR PAPERS to interested Undergraduate and Graduate students.

La presencia italiana en las Américas

full name / name of organization: 
Zibaldone. Estudios Italianos de La Torre del Virrey
contact email: 
jperez@latorredelvirrey.es

La significativa presencia de viajeros e inmigrantes italianos en el continente americano durante los últimos doscientos años, especialmente relevante tanto desde el punto de vista histórico, como

Texts and Contexts Critical Companion to World Literatures in English April 28 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, Higher Teachers' Training College, The University of Maroua, Cameroon
contact email: 
textsandcontexts2014@gmail.com

Eminent African critic and novelist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o has noted that “literature is given impetus, shape, direction and even area of concern by social, political and economic forces in a particula

Raymond Carver’s Life, Legacy, and Works 13/11-16/11/2014 MMLA

full name / name of organization: 
International Raymond Carver Society
contact email: 
ircs@internationalraymondcarversociety.org

Call for Papers:
Raymond Carver’s Life, Legacy, and Works
2014 Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
Detroit, November 13-16, 2014

Intellectual Properties: Archive, Canon, Copy, Clone, September 26-27, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
contact email: 
UmnCsclConference@gmail.com

Intellectual Properties: Archive, Canon, Copy, Clone (2014)
The 3rd Annual Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Conference at the University of Minnesota
Dates: September 26th-27th 2014

UPDATE: The Future for Honors - 5/1/2014 (9/26/2014 - 9/27/2014)

full name / name of organization: 
The Honors College, Oakland University, MI
contact email: 
gharper@oakland.edu

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Call for Papers

The Future for Honors
26 – 27 September 2014

to be held at:

The Honors College
Oakland University
Rochester MI 48309

Arab-American Culture in the United States

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

The 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference is organizing a panel on Arab-American Culture. This conference will take place at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, IN on 3-5 October 2014.

American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa

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

The 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference is currently organizing a panel on American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa.

The Literary Canon and Sociohistorical Performances

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 86: Humanities and Sustainability Nov. 7 - 9 2014 Atlanta, GA
contact email: 
gdenton@ega.edu

Postcolonial Studies astutely points to Literature as a carrier of inscriptions that perpetuate race, gender, and class disparities.

Performing Grief - International Conference - Paris-Sorbonne - Oct.17-18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Marie Pecorari (Paris-Sorbonne Université)
contact email: 
performinggrief@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Confirmed keynote speakers :
Pr. Tobias Döring (University of Munich)
Pr. Diana Taylor (New York University)

Encyclopedia of Asian American Culture [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
ldong4@uis.edu

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Asian American Culture

[UPDATE] Fluid Objects, Solid Texts: Literature and Ethics in the Age of Hyperobjects (SLSA Conference Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Dodson / Oregon State University
contact email: 
dodsonm@onid.orst.edu

Fluid Objects, Solid Texts: Literature and Ethics in the Age of Hyperobjects

[UPDATE] Screen Textures: Haptics, Tactility, and the Moving Image, October 17–18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
contact email: 
pittfilmgradconference@gmail.com

“When verbal and visual representation is saturated, meanings seep into bodily and other dense, seemingly silent registers.”
Laura Marks, The Skin of the Film

Fashion Area at 2014 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

FASHION
2013 Midwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014
Indianapolis, IN
JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014

PAMLA 2014 (10/31-11/2): Special Session on William Faulkner, Proposals Due by 15 May 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jschwetm@d.umn.edu

We are seeking proposals for papers addressing any aspect of William Faulkner's literary production for a panel at the 2014 PAMLA Conference, October 31-November 2, at the Riverside Convention Center

Call for papers: Current Thinking on the Western workshop, 18 June 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lee Broughton / University of Leeds
contact email: 
L.Broughton@leeds.ac.uk

The ‘Current Thinking on the Western’ workshop will take place on 18 June 2014 at the University of Leeds, UK.
 
Keynote speaker: Professor Edward Buscombe.

Call for Monographs: Book Series on East-West Cultural Encounters in Literature & Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
National Taiwan University Press
contact email: 
ntup.buck@gmail.com

This Series seeks scholarly works on intercultural encounters in literature, particularly East-West precolonial, colonial, or postcolonial contacts that expose, problematize, or re-create the sense of

Intellectual Activism: Inaugural Issue of Postgraduate Journal Polyseme

full name / name of organization: 
Polyseme: The Language, Literacy, and Culture Review
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

Ozarks Studies Symposium September 19-20, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Phillip Howerton / Missouri State University-West Plains
contact email: 
philliphowerton@missouristate.edu

The Ozarks Studies Committee of Missouri State University-West Plains seeks proposals for its eighth annual symposium.

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