category: american

SF/F Now conference, University of Warwick (UK) 21-23 August 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Mark Bould
contact email: 
mark.bould@uwe.ac.uk

SF/F Now and Irradiating the Object: M. John Harrison conferences
Warwick University (UK)
21-23 August 2014

The Prosaic Imaginary: novels and the everyday, 1750-2000 (July 1-4, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Sydney
contact email: 
vanessa.smith@sydney.edu.au

The conference will open up the nuances of the term ‘prosaic’ by exploring the privileged relationship between the novel genre and multiple and complex categories of the ‘everyday’.

[UPDATE] (dis)junctions 2014 (4/11+4/12) - General CFP

full name / name of organization: 
(dis)junctions 2014
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting paper submissions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

“A Perfect World?" (Third Salzburg Institute Symposium, University of Salzburg, Austria, July 31, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Gregor Thuswaldner, The Salzburg Institute of Religion, Culture and the Arts
contact email: 
symposium@salzburg-institute.org

The conditions for perfect worlds, of utopias and dystopias, and the possible dangers of such concepts have preoccupied not only religious and philosophical thinkers, but also writers, composers, visu

CFP: The Subversive in Sentimental Novels (ALA: Washington, D.C.; May 22-25, 2014. Deadline: January 27, 2014.

full name / name of organization: 
Christine Danelski/ Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers (SCSSAWW)
contact email: 
Christine.Danelski4@calstatela.edu

SCSSAWW seeks recent work on subversive elements in sentimental novels written by 18th and 19th women authors to explore how these novels queried and contested conventional social and cultural expecta

[UPDATE] The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future

full name / name of organization: 
Annual Graduate English Conference at Southern Connecticut State University--Saturday, April 26, 2014--9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
contact email: 
Dr Vara Neverow neverowv1@southernct.edu

The Text and Time: Past, Present, Future
Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

8th Global Conference: Mulitculturalism, Conflict & Belonging (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
mcb8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Mulitculturalism, Conflict & Belonging

Thursday 11th September – Saturday 13th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

[UPDATE] Women on the Edge

full name / name of organization: 
International Women's Day Postgraduate and Early-Careers Researcher Conference
contact email: 
iwd2014@qub.ac.uk

Women on the Edge: International Women's Day Postgraduate and Early-Careers Research Conference 7-8 March 2014
full name / name of organization:
Queen's University Belfast
contact email:

[UPDATE] "Life, in Theory"

full name / name of organization: 
European Society for the Study of Literature, Science, and the Arts
contact email: 
info[at]litsciarts.eu; cristina.iuli@lett.unipmn.it

“Life, in Theory” refers to the ways in which the principle of life is assumed and articulated by highly specialized disciplinary knowledge, is entangled with media technologies, and is constantly

[UPDATE] [April 4-5, 2014] CFP Deadline Extended to Feb 1 / Columbia University: “The Study of Eighteenth-Century European Cu

full name / name of organization: 
Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
contact email: 
acoppola@jjay.cuny.edu, njh2115@columbia.edu

CFP: Columbia University Seminar in Eighteenth-Century European Culture
50th Anniversary Conference
Columbia University
April 4-5, 2014

Deadline Extended: UNA "Poison and Love Conference"

full name / name of organization: 
University of North Alabama Department of English
contact email: 
cprice7@una.edu

Call for Papers:
February 14-15, 2014
Poison and Love
“Love is poison. A sweet poison, yes, but it will kill you all the same.” --George R. R. Martin

Call for papers and creative writing 15/02/14

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

Referentiality and Intermediality in Woody Allen’s Movies / Edited Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Klara Stephanie Szlezák, University of Regensburg; Dianah E. Wynter, California State University, Northridge
contact email: 
woodyallen2015@gmail.com

The Poetry of D.A. Powell (MLA 2015, Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Tana Jean Welch, Florida State University
contact email: 
tana.welch@med.fsu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect relating to the poet D.A. Powell for a Special Session at MLA 2015 in Vancouver.

Topic suggestions include, but are not limited to:

Catharine Sedgwick in/and Washington, D.C.: A Roundtable Conversation (ALA conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
Jenifer_Elmore@pba.edu

At least once in her lifetime, Catharine Maria Sedgwick traveled to Washington D.C.

[UPDATE] Great Excursions: Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
The Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
contact email: 
Jenifer_Elmore@pba.edu

Great Excursions:
Travel and the Antebellum Literary Imagination
A symposium sponsored by the Catharine Maria Sedgwick Society
June 5-8, 2014
Hilton St. Louis Downtown, St. Louis, MO

"Reactions," Interdisciplinary Humanities Journal. Papers due Feb. 14, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
mev37@georgetown.edu

Predicate
Issue 4: Reactions
Georgetown University
Deadline for Papers: February 14, 2014

World War I: Dissent, Activism, & Transformation

full name / name of organization: 
Georgian Court University / Peace History Society
contact email: 
bennetts@georgian.edu

Georgian Court University, Lakewood, New Jersey, USA
Friday / Saturday, October 17-18, 2014
Co-Sponsored by Peace History Society

[UPDATE] DUE 1/15 - 13th Annual North America Institute for Critical Animal Studies CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email: 
icasnorthamerica@gmail.com

Information about the conference can be found at
http://icasnorthamerica.wordpress.com/current-conference-2014/

CFP: Translation and Transcendence (due 15 February)

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

Modern Horizons CFP – Translation and Transcendence

SPACES OF DIALOGUE: I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE April 24th – 25th 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard
contact email: 
transatlanticlit2014@gmail.com

SPACES OF DIALOGUE:
I INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN TRANSATLANTIC LITERATURE
April 24th – 25th 2013
Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard (Cambridge, MA)

[UPDATE] Reminder: Updike and the Short Story at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
John Updike Society Panel at ALA 2014
contact email: 
sdill@email.unc.edu

In the wake of the Library of America’s publication of John Updike’s Collected Stories, the John Updike Society invites paper proposals considering his work as a short story writer.

8th Global Conference: Fear4, Horror & Terror: Rituals, Myths and Symbolism (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference: Fear4, Horror & Terror: Rituals, Myths and Symbolism

Thursday 11th September – Saturday 13th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

International Gothic in the New-Liberal Age--edited volume

full name / name of organization: 
Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet, University of Lausanne
contact email: 
agnieszka.soltysikmonnet@unil.ch & Linnie Blake <L.Blake@mmu.ac.uk>

The explosion of interest in the gothic in recent years has coincided with a number of seismic political changes that have reshaped the world as we know it: the fall of the communist bloc, the revolut

New Narratives of the Cold War

full name / name of organization: 
Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet, University of Lausanne
contact email: 
agnieszka.soltysikmonnet@unil.ch

In the year of the 25th anniversary of the Berlin Wall’s fall, this conference aims to bring together scholars of the Cold War to assess the state of the field and discuss new directions and recent

3rd Global Conference: Food (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
food3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: Food

Monday 15th September – Wednesday 17th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

3rd Global Conference: The Graphic Novel (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
gn3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference: The Graphic Novel

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

Call for Papers - (dis)junctions 2014- April 11+12

full name / name of organization: 
UCR (dis)junctions
contact email: 
disjunctions2014@gmail.com

We are happy to begin accepting proposals for special sessions at this year's 21st annual (dis)junctions conference, on April 11-12, 2014.

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 17 JANUARY: 'Created Equal?' The Irish Association of American Studies Annual Conference, April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association of American Studies Conference in NUI Galway
contact email: 
IAASConference@gmail.com

Call For Papers: Created Equal?
The Irish Association of American Studies Annual Conference

When: 25 - 26th April, 2014
Where: National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

[UPDATE] Reminder: Deadline for Rebecca Harding Davis panels at ALA 1/17/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World
contact email: 
mischa.renfroe@mtsu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for a session on “Davis and the Political” at the American Literature Association’s 25th Annual Conference.

Edited Collection 1/25/14 - "Like One of the Family: Domestic Workers, Race, and In/Visibility in Kathryn Stockett's The Help"

full name / name of organization: 
Fiona Mills, St. Anselm College
contact email: 
fionacmills@gmail.com

Call for Papers for edited collection

Like One of the Family: Domestic Workers, Race, and In/Visibility in The Help

(Dis)Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy

full name / name of organization: 
New Directions Graduate Student Conference at the University of Arizona
contact email: 
arizonanewdirections@gmail.com

New Directions Graduate Student Conference
“[Dis]Embodied Disciplines: Blurring Boundaries in the Academy”
Conference Dates: April 11-12, 2014, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

INVESTIGATING INEQUALITIES: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ACADEMIC CONFERENCE

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
gsa@fordham.edu

Inequality has marked human existence and its effects have been felt worldwide.

Roundtable CFP: "The Machine in the Garden 50 Years Later" (ASA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association
contact email: 
j.lieberman@unf.edu

Call for Papers/Participants for an ASA 2014 Roundtable, "The Machine in the Garden 50 Years Later"

American Studies Association Conference
November 6-9, 2014

Kate Millett Conference - CFP Deadline 28 February 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Sam McBean, Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
s.mcbean@bbk.ac.uk

Flying: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Kate Millett

30 May 2014
School of Arts
Birkbeck, University of London
Supported by the Feminist Review Trust

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