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CFP: [American]

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 - 12:42pm
Eun-Gwi Chung

>From Global to Glocal: The Future of American Studies
The 43rd Annual International Conference of the American Studies
Association of Korea
October 24-25, 2008
Seoul, Korea

>From Global to Glocal: The Future of American Studies

CFP: [American] Short Moving Images

Monday, April 7, 2008 - 11:30pm
Nicole Richter


The University of Miami is currently accepting submissions for its new peer
reviewed online journal devoted to the study of short moving images. The
journal has been created to construct a scholarly response to recent media
developments in viral videos and forms of “remote controlled viewing.” The
inaugural issue will be coming out on May 15th. Editors and associates of
the journal include Dr. William Rothman, Dr. Christina Lane, and Dr. Sam

We seek submissions on the following topics:

Short films
Music Videos
Video Art
You-tube/Online Videos
T.V. episodes
Readings of a single scene from a longer film.

UPDATE: [American] Female Academic Superstardom (2008 M/MLA)

Monday, April 7, 2008 - 3:32pm
(no email)

We have extended our deadline to April 30th, 2008!

The Women's Caucus for the Midwest Modern Languages Association is
inviting 250-word abstracts for a panel entitled "Female Academic
Superstardom." The 50th Annual Convention of the Midwest Modern Language
Association will take place on November 13-16, 2008 in Minneapolis,

This panel will explore female academic superstardom from a variety of
perspectives. Successful abstracts might address one or more of the
following questions:

How does a critic or theorist become an "academostar," a term used to
describe a high-profile academic in a 2001 special issue of The Minnesota
Review devoted to academic superstardom?

CFP: [American] MSA X-"Modernism and Global Media"

Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 9:32pm
Derrick R. Spires

MSA X: Call for Panel and Roundtable Proposals
Deadline for Submission of Panel Proposals: May 12, 2008
Deadline for Submission of Roundtable Proposals: May 12, 2008
The 2008 meeting of the Modernist Studies Association will take place at the
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, November 13-16, 2008. The
organization’s annual conference regularly brings together in excess of 500
scholars from a variety of disciplines and features an engaging mix of
keynote addresses, small seminars, panel presentations, and roundtable
discussions. This year’s event, “Modernism and Global Media,” will be
hosted by Vanderbilt University with generous financial support provided by

CFP: [American] Modernisms and Visual Narrative (5/1/08; MSA 2008, 11/13/08-11/16/08)

Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 8:16pm
Elizabeth Dyrud Lyman

Modernisms and Visual Narrative
Techniques and effects in visual narratives that rely partly or wholly on
images: drawings, paintings, markings, diagrams, sketches, maps,
symbols. Any genre.
- Creation
- Transformation
- Realization
- Adaptation
- Publication
- Misappropriation

Please send one-page abstract and brief bio to Elizabeth Lyman at by May 1.

CFP: [American] Teaching American Literature: Journal

Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 2:21pm
Patricia Bostian

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice, an online,
peer-reviewed journal, is accepting articles for its Spring 2008 Issue
themed Teaching Electronically. Submit articles to Details on manuscript style and content at Deadline is May 31.

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CFP: [American] Circulations: Economies, Currencies, Movements in American Studies

Saturday, April 5, 2008 - 2:49am
Shifra Diamond

The New York Metro American Studies Association (NYMASA) and the Columbia
Journal of American Studies (CJAS) announce a call for papers for our 2008
annual one-day conference:

Circulations: Economies, Currencies, Movements in American Studies

Saturday, November 8, 2008

CFP: [American] American Studies Beyond the Center-Periphery Model (M/MLA)

Thursday, April 3, 2008 - 12:01pm
Jason Malikow

Recent work on global circulatory systems has placed a center-periphery
model of global socioeconomic flows under a lot of scrutiny, frequently
asking whether or to what end this model remains relevant. This accepted
M/MLA panel seeks papers addressing what functions the center-periphery
model serves for an understanding of the circulation of texts, bodies,
ideas, especially in relation to the field of American studies.