category: american

Economies of English, 24th-25th April 2015, proposals by 27th February

full name / name of organization: 
Swiss Association of University Teachers of English and University of Geneva
contact email: 
martin.leer@unige.ch

As the world still reels from the financial crisis of 2007-8 it seems timely to reflect on the connections between money and value embedded in all our discourses about economy, language and literature

SCALE (SLSAeu Annual Conference, Malta, 15-18 June, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for Science, Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
admin@scale2015.com

Deadline for Abstracts: 27 February 2015.
Confirmed keynote speakers include Bruce Clarke, Marcus du Sautoy, Gaetana Marrone-Puglia, Tom McCarthy, Franco Moretti, Cary Wolfe.

Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy-AEQ deadline 28th February 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Academic Exchange Quarterly (ISSN 1096-1453)
contact email: 
marilynpasqua@tiscali.it

Academic Exchange Quarterly
(ISSN 1096-1453) Summer 2015 Volume 19, Issue 2
Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy
Feature Editor: Marilyn Pasqua
Deadline: 28th February 2014

Space, Alterity, Memory

full name / name of organization: 
Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture
contact email: 
editors@shiftjournal.org

Space, Alterity, Memory

www.shiftjournal.org

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
contact email: 
apollonianjournal@gmail.com, subashishbhattacharjee@gmail.com, mmm.saikatguha@gmail.com

The Apollonian: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISSN 2393-9001)

Volume 2, Issue 1 | March/April 2015

FOCUS: Crime/Criminal/Criminality

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015. Abstracts due 3/1/15.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Organization at the University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
cmz274@wildcats.unh.edu & annazoeller@gmail.com

“Intersectional Approaches to Popular Fiction and Film,” Durham, NH, April 25, 2015.

Lynda Barry Anthology- Deadline January 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

Lynda Barry: Seriously Multitalented is a proposed volume in the new seriesCritical Approaches to Comics Artists at the University Press of Mississippi.

APRIL 10-11, 2015: (Up)rooted & (Un)moored: Discourses of Belonging in Hispanic & Lusophone Literatures, Cultures, & Linguistics

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
contact email: 
spptconf@umn.edu

Second Annual Graduate Student Conference in Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures and Linguistics
April 10 & 11, 2015

[UPDATE] CFP: Toy Stories: The Toy as Hero

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed & Chris Stoneley
contact email: 
tanyacarinae@hotmail.com

Abstracts are being welcomed for a proposed collection examining the toy as hero.

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Duquesne University's English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
accessMarch2015@gmail.com

CFP: Access: Redefining Disability and Mobility Studies (March 20-21, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA)

Deadline Extended for Abstracts: January 30, 2015

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance--ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
lalivingston@byu.edu

Miserable Violence, Violent Resistance

Don DeLillo: The State of Fiction, 10 June 2015 (Deadline: 19 March 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sussex
contact email: 
delilloconference@gmail.com

Wednesday 10 June 2015
University of Sussex
Keynote Speaker: John Duvall (Purdue University) [Provisional]

The Failed Individual - International Conference, University of Mannheim, Germany, November 12-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Department, University of Mannheim
contact email: 
failedindividual2015@gmail.com

“If there is one thing in this world that I hate, it’s losers.

International Conference on Language, Literature, and Culture: B/Orders Unbound 7-8 May 2015 Isparta/Turkey

full name / name of organization: 
Çankaya University and Suleyman Demirel University in Turkey
contact email: 
languageliteratureandculture@gmail.com

B/Orders Unbound: Transgressing the Limit in Arts and Humanities
keynote speaker: Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah from University of Kent
Selected papers will be published in a volume

Lynda Barry Anthology- January 30 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Critical Approaches to Comics Artists
contact email: 
jane.tolmie@queensu.ca

REMINDER Barry anthology Jan 30 deadline.

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public (September 24-27, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
The Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present
contact email: 
asap7.greenville@gmail.com

ASAP/7: Arts & the Public
September 24-27, 2015
Hosted by Clemson University at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, SC

Call for Papers

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions (15/10/2015-17/10/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)
contact email: 
rgdavis@unav.es

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions
October 15-17, 2015
Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain)

Plenary Speakers:

Sixth Annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium - March 28, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
andrea.frankwitz@gordon.edu

The Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of Languages and Linguistics at Gordon College invite paper submissions for their sixth annual Literatures and Linguistics Undergra

The Opposites of Modernism, MSA 17, November 19-22, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Baines, University of Evansville
contact email: 
rb211@evansville.edu

In keeping with the conference theme of revolution, this panel will consider one of the necessary preconditions for revolution: opposition.

Modernism's Child Conference - 20th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex
contact email: 
modernismschildconference@gmail.com

Modernism’s Child

One-Day Conference
April 20th 2015
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex

4th BAKEA Symposium 7-8-9 October 2015

full name / name of organization: 
4th BAKEA International Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
contact email: 
macelikel@pau.edu.tr

BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature

Biography and/as Experimental Fiction, 5 June

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths University of London
contact email: 
Julia.Lajta-Novak@sbg.ac.at

This one-day conference deals with intersections of biography and/as experimental fiction in the 20th and 21st centuries.

[UPDATE] CSUF Acacia Conference 2015 Submission Deadline Extended to February 21st 2015!

full name / name of organization: 
The Acacia Group, California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 
theacaciagroup.csuf@gmail.com

Conference Dates: Friday 13 March - Saturday 14 March 2015
Abstracts Due EXTENDED: Saturday 21 February 2015

The New Williams: Special Issue CFP [FEB 1 Abstract Deadline]

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Review
contact email: 
thenewwilliams2015@gmail.com

Within the next few years, Williams Carlos Williams’s early works such as Al Que Quiere (1917), Kora in Hell: Improvisations (1920), Sour Grapes (1921), Spring and All (1923), and In the American Gr

Christopher Isherwood Panel at Significations 4/24/15

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

CSULA's Significations graduate conference is looking for papers related to Christopher Isherwood's life, works, and/or his conceptions of Los Angeles.

Emerson Society Awards

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

**Awards Announcements**
2015

The Emerson Society announces three awards
for projects that foster appreciation for Emerson.

*Research Grant*

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision of American Culture [UPDATE] - Submission Deadline Nov. 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association (www.h-e-r-a.org)
contact email: 
Dore' Ripley - dore.ripley@gmail.com

Spring 2016 Issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities

Out of the Past and Into the Night: The Noir Vision in American Culture

Vision: University at Albany 13th Annual EGSO Conference, March 27-28, 2015 [SUBMISSION DEADLINE UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 23, 2015.

Keynote Speaker: Ulrich Baer (NYU)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - MARCH 2015 - COMMUNITY AND COMMUNICATION FROM A DIACHRONIC AND SYNCHRONIC PERSPECTIVE

full name / name of organization: 
HYPERION UNIVERSITY, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA
contact email: 
sorinamaria21@gmail.com

HYPERION UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
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“LETTERS AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES” DEPARTMENT
CALL FOR PAPERS

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[UPDATE] "Teaching Poe and Popular Culture," a PSA panel at the 26th Annual ALA Conference in Boston, MA (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Poe Studies Association
contact email: 
tdmontgomery2@fhsu.edu

Few American writers have enjoyed the posthumous popularity of Poe, whose works inspire adaptations in various genres such as film and graphic novel while lunchboxes and bobblehead figures commemorate

CFP: Eco-Pedagogies

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu House Quarterly
contact email: 
editor@kudzuhouse.org

Issue Theme: Teaching Green Humanities and Ecocriticism

Guest Edited by Alison Lacivita

[UPDATE] FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION - JAN. 26th: "Freaks and Geeks"

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary English Department Free Exchange Graduate Conference
contact email: 
freeex@ucalgary.ca

“To them, you're just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out, like a leper!… When the chips are down, these...

Adoption Studies -- MLA Convention 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
contact email: 
j.wills@uwinnipeg.ca

The Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture seeks paper proposals for its session at the MLA Annual Convention in Austin, TX. January 7-10, 2016.

Comparative Approaches to Adoption

CfP: Global History Student Conference April 24-25 in Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Björn Holm
contact email: 
globalhistorystudentconference@gmail.com

Good day!

Death/Work: Afterlives of the Black Mortuary—ASA 2015 Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
brittany.meche@berkeley.edu

We seek interdisciplinary papers for a proposed panel investigating “the black mortuary,” an analytic that considers the place of the black deceased within cultural, economic, and intellectual pra

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