category: american

Crossings & Intersections

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Studies Student Association (CSSA) at Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
FAUCSSAConference@gmail.com

CROSSINGS & INTERSECTIONS

CSSA at FAU ANNUAL CONFERENCE
April 8-9, 2016
Boca Raton, FL

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2016
EMAIL: FAUCSSAConference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Amherst English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

Forms of Feeling: Navigating the Affective Turn
April 2, 2016
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Keynote Speaker: Patricia Clough (The Graduate Center, CUNY)

[UPDATE] Habitats and Hazards (11/30/15;2/19/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2016: an interdisciplinary environmental humanities conference
contact email: 
lgerigui@lasierra.edu,chicks@lasierra.edu

Our theme invites exploration of the habitats and/or hazards of any aspect of humanities studies. Papers may explore the conference theme as applied to the texts of humanities studies (e.g. the hazardous spaces of "Jane Eyre"), or the various crises that threaten the material world now or in the past (e.g. popular culture depictions of pollution). Presenters are invited to (re)frame the terms of the theme in ways relevant to their projects.

Panel on Print, Public Readership, and Alternative Literary Modernities - abstracts due December 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
rasoul@ualberta.ca

CFP for Panel at CCLA

Georgia Philological Association: May 20, 2016 Conference and Call for Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Georgia Philological Association (GPA)
contact email: 
lisa.bro@mga.edu

The eleventh annual meeting of the Georgia Philological Association (GPA) will convene at the Middle Georgia State University Conference Center at 100 College Station Drive, Macon, Georgia on Friday,

Commitment and Critique: Contemporary Literature and the Political Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Editors Dr Blossom N. Fondo (foreverblossom@gmail.com) Dr Adamu Pangmeshi (pangmeshi@gmail.com)
contact email: 
foreverblossom@gmail.com, pangmeshi@gmail.com

It is an undeniable fact that indeed literature has moved from the realm of mere entertainment to one of commitment.

The Fantastic Now: Research in the Fantastic in the 21st Century

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Research in the Fantastic (GFF)
contact email: 
gff2016@wwu.de

There is hardly any subject in contemporary literary, cultural, and media studies that is discussed and researched with as much controversy as “the fantastic”.

ADAPTATIONS AND HISTORY: THE 11th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF ADAPTATION STUDIES, St Anne’s College, Oxford, 26-27

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

Please note this conference takes place in 2016 (not 2017 as in previous announcement).

Second Annual Conference in Hispanic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization - University of Houston
contact email: 
hsgso@uh.edu

The Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (HSGSO) of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston cordially invites abstract submissions to the Second Annual conference in

Second Annual Conference in Hispanic Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (University of Houston)
contact email: 
hsgso@uh.edu

The Hispanic Studies Graduate Student Organization (HSGSO) of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston cordially invites abstract submissions to the Second Annual conference in

Call for Papers and Creative Writing

full name / name of organization: 
the quint: an interdisciplinary journal from the north
contact email: 
smatheson@ucn.ca

The quint’s twenty ninth issue is issuing a call for theoretically informed and historically grounded submissions of scholarly interest—as well as creative writing, original art, interviews, and r

Boundaries and Intersections: Space, Time, Discipline – Proposals by 12/18/15; Conference 2/25/16-2/27/16

full name / name of organization: 
UW-Madison MadLit Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

Boundaries and intersections -- two contrasting metaphors and yet not quite a binary.

Habit Graduate Conference (Rutgers, New Brunswick): DEADLINE EXTENDED

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers Long Eighteenth Century Trans-Atlantic Graduate Studies Group
contact email: 
rutgers.18c@gmail.com

"HABIT, my good reader, hath so vast a prevalence over the human mind, that there is scarce anything too strange or too strong to be asserted of it."
-- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews.​

Call for Papers Crisis and Transformation: Rethinking Knowledges, Histories, Identities, Technologies. 2016 ASPECT Graduate Con

full name / name of organization: 
The Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought (ASPECT)
contact email: 
aspectconferencevt@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Crisis and Transformation:
Rethinking Knowledges, Histories, Identities, Technologies.

2016 ASPECT Graduate Conference
Friday, April 1 – Saturday, April 2

ADAPTATIONS AND HISTORY: THE 11th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOCIATION OF ADAPTATION STUDIES St Anne’s College, Oxford, 26-27 S

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Adaptation Studies
contact email: 
djc@dmu.ac.uk

POETOMACHIA: THE INDIGENOUS VOICE (last date of submission : 30th May, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
AN ANTHOLOGY OF ARTICLES (ISBN NUMBER APPLICABLE)
contact email: 
sayandey89@yahoo.com

Editor: Mr. Sayan Dey
Introdution to be given by: Dr. Lakhsmi Bandlamudi, City University, New York
Foreword to be given by: Dr. Martine Chemana, University of Sorbonne, France

CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.10.16)

full name / name of organization: 
Stephen Crane Society
contact email: 
psorrent@vt.edu

CFP: Stephen Crane Society at ALA 2016 (Deadline 1.10.16)

Call For Papers: YALE INTERASIA CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE: Friday February 27, 2016. Deadline: December 15, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Yale InterAsia Initiative
contact email: 
inter.asia@yale.edu

Call For Papers: YALE INTERASIA CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE 2016
Friday February 27, 2016
Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IxhfvzWOnqiDuAB9gNHXPYtlngLLCCqQpOElunR...

Disability studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10 2016

full name / name of organization: 
New Mexico Highlands University
contact email: 
fsanch26@live.nmhu.edu

Literature, cultural studies. A paper exploring John Steinbeck's use of mentally challenged characters in his works, concentrating on Lennie Small in Of Mice and Men.

Special issue: American Literature after Postmodernism

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher K. Coffman (Boston U) & Theo Savvas (U of Bristol)
contact email: 
ccoffman@bu.edu

We are seeking contributors for a special journal issue on the topic of "American Literature after Postmodernism."

Gender in Victorian Popular Fiction, Art, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Janine Hatter and Helena Ifill, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies
contact email: 
j.hatter@hull.ac.uk / helena.ifill@sheffield.ac.uk

CFA: ‘Gender in Victorian Popular Fiction, Art, and Culture,’ Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

Kick-Starting Media: Conference on Media Funding - 9th June 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Kick-Starting Media: Cultures of Funding in Contemporary Media Industries
contact email: 
m.freeman@bathspa.ac.uk

Kick Starting Media: Cultures of Funding in Contemporary Media Industries

One-Day Conference: 9 June 2016

Media Futures Research Centre, Bath Spa University, UK

CFP: European Writers in Exile (edited collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Birkenstein
contact email: 
jbirkenstein@stmartin.edu

We seek essays of 5,000 to 6,000 words for an anthology that explores the work of some of the more popular and/or influential European writers in nineteenth, twentieth- and twenty-first-century exile.

Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn West
contact email: 
kwest@bellarmine.edu

Critical Insights: Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

The Nature of Our Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Education and Research Association [HERA]
contact email: 
mgreen@sfsu.edu

The Nature of Our Humanity
(See HERA’s website for an expanded description.)
www.h-e-r-a.org/

ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies, Jan 31, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw
contact email: 
m.a.sokolowska-paryz@uw.edu.pl

ANGLICA: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES is a peer-reviewed annual print and electronic journal under the auspices of the Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw.

Harper Lee: Revisions, an International Conference, LMU Munich, June 23-25, 2016. Deadline: November 30, 2015.

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Mohr, Mark Olival-Bartley/Department of English and American Studies, LMU Munich
contact email: 
Amy.Mohr@lmu.de; olivalbartley@gmail.com

To Kill A Mockingbird, an American literary classic since its publication in 1960, along with the Academy Award-winning film adaptation, holds a unique place in the U.S.

Race in the Americas Graduate Conference April 25th-26th, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series, The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
contact email: 
raceamericasconference@gmail.com

The Hemispheric Americas Lecture Series at Penn State invites proposals for a two-day interdisciplinary graduate student symposium on the topic of “Race in the Americas.” Some central questions we

[UPDATE] Abstract Deadline Extended: 11/1/15 | 21st Southwest English Symposium, Feb 2nd, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest English Symposium/Arizona State University
contact email: 
swes.asu@gmail.com

Date: February 20th, 2015

Theme: Objects & Commodities

[UPDATE] 2nd Annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference--Deadline extended to Nov. 1

full name / name of organization: 
Lehigh English Department Graduate Program
contact email: 
LSJLehigh@gmail.com

The Lehigh English Department’s second annual Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference will take place on Lehigh’s campus in Bethlehem, PA, on March 4th-5th, 2016.

Poetry and Poetics (Critical) Proposals by 1 November 2015 For SPACA Conference February 10 - 13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association
contact email: 
shiggins@unm.edu

CFP: Poetry and Poetics (Critical)
Abstract/Proposals by 1 November 2015

For the Southwest Popular / American Culture Association’s 37th Annual Conference.

February 10 - 13, 2016

M Wynn Thomas Essay Prize 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Swansea University
contact email: 
a.v.von.rothkirch@swansea.ac.uk

M. Wynn Thomas Prize 2016

Disability Studies Area, Southwest PCA/ACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13, 2016

full name / name of organization: 
Fred Sanchez/ New Mexico Highlands University
contact email: 
Fsanch26@live.nmhu.edu

Southwest Popular/ American Culture Association 37th Annual Conference.

Melville Society Panel, "Nonhuman Melville" (ALA, May 26-29, 2016)

full name / name of organization: 
The Melville Society
contact email: 
jphurh@email.arizona.edu

Science Fiction and Fantasy, SWPACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13/2016)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
rikk.mulligan@gmail.com

CFP: Science Fiction and Fantasy, SWPACA (11/1/15; 2/10-13/2016)

Join us for the 37th Annual Southwest Popular / American Culture Association Conference, February

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