Subscribe to RSS - american

american

CFP: Nineteenth-Century American Literature Panel at RMMLA (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/2/07-10/4/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:53am
Donna Campbell

Call for Papers
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association (RMMLA)
Calgary, Alberta at the downtown Westin Hotel
October 4-6, 2007

RMMLA invites submissions for its open session in Nineteenth-Century
American Literature. Please send 400-word abstracts to the program chair by
March 1, 2007:

Donna Campbell
Department of English
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-5020
campbelld_at_wsu.edu

E-mail abstracts (no attachments, please) are preferred. Presenters will be
notified by March 15, 2007.

Submission and presentation guidelines are on the RMMLA Web site at
http://www.rmmla.org.

CFP: American West and Geopolitical Imaginary (3/15/07; MLA '07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:26am
Alex Hunt

CFP: American West and Geopolitical Imaginary (March 15; MLA 07)

American West and Geopolitical Imaginary =20
For this proposed MLA Special Session I seek abstracts of about 500 =
words. Papers should consider representations of the American West as =
space of national imaginary dramatizing contemporary issues including =
immigration and security; American empire; U.S. military action; =
terrorism and trauma. Due on or by March 15; Alex Hunt =
(ahunt_at_mail.wtamu.edu).=20

Alex Hunt
Assistant Professor of American Literature
Department of English and Modern Languages
West Texas A&M University
Box 60908
Canyon, TX 79016
806-651-2457
ahunt_at_mail.wtamu.edu

CFP: Popular Women's Fiction in the 18th/19th Centuries (3/1/07; RMMLA, 10/4/07-10/6/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:25am
Voss, Julie Ruth

Popular Women's Fiction in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association=20

Calgary, Alberta=20

4-6 October 2007

=20

This special session invites papers on any aspect of popular women's =
fiction-American, British, or Canadian-of the eighteenth and nineteenth =
centuries. Abstracts and papers should be in English.

=20

Send 1-page abstracts by email to jvoss2_at_utk.edu or by mail to Julie =
R. Voss, Department of English, 301 McClung Tower, University of =
Tennessee, Knoxville TN 37996-0430. Deadline for abstracts is 1 March =
2007.

UPDATE: Black Diaspora in the South and the Caribbean (2/1/07; 3/16/07-3/17/07)

updated: 
Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 1:25am
Anthony Hoefer

Fourth Annual Conference of the Program in Louisiana and Caribbean
Studies at Louisiana State University

=93Black Diaspora in the South and the Caribbean.=94

Mar 16-17, 2007

NEW SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2007

Invited keynote speakers include:

-Jane Landers, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University

-Francis Abiola Irele, Visiting Professor of African and African American
Studies and Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

-Ifeoma Nwanko, Associate Professor of English Vanderbilt University

The Program in Louisiana and Caribbean Studies at Louisiana State
University invites proposals for individual presentations at its fourth
annual conference.

CFP: Nature and the Wilderness (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:51pm
mbrow001_at_student.ucr.edu

CFP: Nature and the Wilderness (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions 4/6/07-4/7/07)

This call for papers is for a proposed panel to be held at (dis)junctions, the University of California, Riverside's 14th Annual Humanities Conference, which will be held April 6-7, 2007. This year's theme is "Malappropriation Nation."

UPDATE: Thoreau Society Gathering (1/22/07; 7/12/07-7/15/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:51pm
Todd Richardson

The deadline for abstract submissions for this panel has been extended to
January 22, 2007.

 

 

THOREAU GATHERING -- EMERSON SOCIETY PANEL. Concord, Mass., July 12-15,
2007.

 

"Emerson and the Quotidian Life"

 

In concert with the Thoreau Gathering's 2007 theme, "'Simplify, simplify:'
Thoreau's Timeless Message," for its panel the Emerson Society solicits
papers that explore the ethos, philosophy, and/or practice of simplicity in
Emerson's life and writings. 300 word abstracts by December 22 to Joe
Thomas (jthomas_at_caldwell.edu).

UPDATE: William Dean Howells's Reviews (1/16/07; ALA, 5/25/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:50pm
Stokes, Claudia

Howells's Reviews

For a panel in the program of the 2007 American Literature Association
annual convention, the William Dean Howells Society invites paper
proposals that examine the work of William Dean Howells in reviews.
Possible topics may include Howells's own publications as a book
reviewer, other critics' reviews of Howells's work, or Howells's
responses to the work of other reviewers. Please send by January 16,
2007 paper proposals no longer than 500 words and copy of cv to Claudia
Stokes at Claudia.stokes_at_trinity.edu or by post to Claudia Stokes,
Trinity University, Dept of English, 1 Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX
78212

__________________________________

Dr. Claudia Stokes

CFP: Open Session on Multi-Ethnic Literature (1/26/07; ALA, 5/24/07-5/27/07)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007 - 10:19pm
Wenxin Li

American Literature Association 18th Annual Conference (May 24-27, 2007)
=20
Proposals are sought for an open session on multi-ethnic literature. As =
a MELUS-sponsored event, this panel welcomes submissions from anyone =
interested in the study of multi-ethnic literature but requires those =
whose proposals are accepted to be members of the society. Please email =
a 250-word abstract with a 1-page c.v. by January 26, 2007 to =
liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu <mailto:liw_at_sunysuffolk.edu> .=20
=20
The American Literature Association's 18th annual conference will meet =
at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 24-27, 2007 (Thursday =

Pages