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Eighth International State of Mark Twain Studies Conference

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:48am
Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, February 6, 2017


8th International State of Mark Twain Studies Conference

“The Assault of Laughter”

Elmira College

Elmira, NY

3-6 August 2017


Versions of the pastoral in American literature

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:48am
Panel at the congress of the French Association for American Studies, University of Strasbourg, France
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

Versions of the Pastoral in American Literature

Annual congress of the French Association for American Studies, University of Strasbourg, France, June 7-10 2017 

Panel organizers: Richard Anker (Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont Ferrand) and Monica Manolescu (Université de Strasbourg)


Hard-Boiled Femininities

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 2:11pm
ALA Symposium--Criminal America: Reading, Studying and Teaching American Crime Fiction
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 21, 2016

The hard-boiled in crime and detective fiction is frequently associated with a nostalgia for an imagined white, working-class, American masculinity. Yet, women writers and characters also address the hard-boiled, often in order to modify, critique, or resituate it within cultural frameworks.

Corrosions of Justice: Addressing Water Pollution and (Mis)management

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:50am
Association for Studies in Literature and the Environment (ASLE), Detroit, 2017
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Biennial Conference - Detroit, MI June 21-24,2017

Digital America Issue no. 9 | Now Accepting Submissions

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 8:37pm
Digital America: an online journal on digital culture and art
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 9. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culture with an eye toward the American experience. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are shaping American life.

2018 Quatuor Coronati Conference: Freemasons in the Transatlantic World during the long eighteenth century

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:52am
Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

The Academic Committee of the 2018 Quatuor Coronati Conference, co-sponsored by Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076 of the United Grand Lodge of England and the George Washington Masonic Memorial Association, invite proposals for papers presenting new research in the form of biographical or prosopographical findings in the history of Anglo-American Freemasonry during the long eighteenth century, including studies of freemasons in or from Britain, Ireland, all of North America and the Caribbean.  Early and mid-career academics are particularly encouraged to apply, though proposals from senior and independent scholars are also welcomed. 


Approaches to Teaching the Work of Edwidge Danticat

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 1:46pm
Celucien L. Joseph/Indian River State College
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017



Approaches to Teaching the Work of Edwidge Danticat


Suchismita Banerjee, Marvin E. Hobson, Danny Hoey, and Celucien L. Joseph (editors)


Extended Deadline: Tuesday, January 31, 2017


When Jazz meets Cinema

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:08am
Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, March 12, 2017

5-7 May 2017

Lovere (BG), Auditorium di Villa Milesi

Percival Everett and the American West

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:09am
Michael Johnson / Western Literature Association
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 30, 2016

Call for Papers for a Panel on Percival Everett and the American West at the 2017 American Literature Association Meeting (Boston; May 25-28)

Harriet Beecher Stowe at the American Literature Association and Graduate Student Paper Award

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 11:09pm
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Society invites proposals for ALA 2017 and would like to call your attention to our Up and Coming scholar award for graduate students.  


Call for Papers 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Society

American Literature Association 2017

Deadline for Submissions:  January 6, 2017

Boston, MA

May 25-28


Harriet Beecher Stowe and Popular Culture