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CFP: [American] American Studies area, SW/TX PCA/ACA (11/01/07; 2/13-2/16/08)

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 3:05pm
Paul D. Reich

Call for Papers: American Studies area

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture / American Culture Associations

29th Annual Conference, February 13-16, 2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

The 2008 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hyatt
Regency downtown. Further details about the conference are available at http://www.h-

CFP: [American] American Working-Class Literature (9/15/07; NEMLA, 4/10/08-4/13/08)

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 4:07pm
Matthew Lessig

Call for Papers

39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 10-13,
2008 Buffalo, New York

American Working-Class Literature

This board-sponsored panel invites papers on any era and aspect of American
Working-Class literature. Papers that examine representations of work,
class and labor in conjunction with place, race, ethnicity, gender and/or
sexuality are especially welcome, as are papers that contemplate the
boundaries and definitions of working-class literature.

Send abstracts in body of email by September 15, 2007 to

Matt Lessig
Assistant Professor of English
SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY 13045

CFP: [American] literary essays

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 12:48pm
program editor

Call for Papers
Literary Essays

New publishing program seeks to commission a variety of literary essays
related to frequently taught authors and literary works. All essays will
be published as chapters in anthologies on these authors and works and
will be featured in a prominent reference database. Essays are to be
approximately 5000 words in length and should be researched and
documented according to MLA style. Compensation includes an honorarium
along with publication credit. PhD or current enrollment in PhD program

For details concerning deadlines, topics, and general guidelines, please
contact the program editor at:

CFP: [American] cfp-edited collection-Captain America

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 - 12:32am
robert g weiner

To Honor America : Essays Devoted To Over 65 Years Of Captain America
Edited by Robert G. Weiner
 Captain America , who was created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby in 1941, has
been a flagship Superhero of Marvel comics for over 65 years. He was the
first Superhero to blatantly call attention to the Nazis and Hitler, almost
a year before the United States entered World War II; the first issue of
Captain America Comics showed him slugging Hitler. Captain America quickly
became Marvel’s first real super star with millions of his comics selling
every month. He quickly became a stable character, and was even featured
in other titles like All Select Comics and All Winners Comics. Although he

CFP: [American] CFP: So It Goes: The Legacy of Kurt Vonnegut (9/15/07; NeMLA 4/10-13/08)

Tuesday, July 31, 2007 - 9:13pm
Elizabeth Abele

Call for Papers

“So It Goes: The Legacy of Kurt Vonnegut”

a panel at:

39th Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 10-13, 2008
Buffalo, New York

In celebration of the life and work of Kurt Vonnegut, this panel invites
exploration of Vonnegut's fiction and nonfiction: on its own; within the
context of his contemporaries (Mailer, Heller, Styron in particular); or
in discussion with writers whom he has influenced. Send abstracts in body
of email to, with "Vonnegut" in subject line.

Deadline: September 15, 2007

Please include with your abstract: