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Kurt Vonnegut Society Panels at the ALA

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
Tom Hertweck / Kurt Vonnegut Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The Vonnegut Society will host two panels at the 2017 American Literature Association conference, which will be held at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, May 25-28.

Please submit proposals of 250 words to vonnegutsociety@gmail.com by January 15, 2017. Please indicate to which panel you are submitting in the subject line.

I.  Adapting/Performing/Framing Vonnegut: Film, Television, and Beyond in Context

RSAP Book Prize 2016

updated: 
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:10am
The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, December 15, 2016

 The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP)

proudly announces its $1000 Book Prize

 

The prize will be awarded for the best monograph on American

periodicals published by an academic press between January 1, 2015

and December 31, 2016. Books will be judged by a peer review of

three scholars chosen by the RSAP Advisory Board.

 

The Book Prize will be awarded at the American Literature

Association (ALA) conference in Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2017.

The winner and up to two honorable mentions will be notified by

March 1, 2017 and will be recognized at an RSAP-sponsored reception at ALA.

 

Travel and Literature at CEA: Last Call

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:08am
College English Association
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

The College English Association, a gathering of scholar-teachers in English studies, welcomes proposals for presentations on Travel and Literature for our 48th annual conference.  Submit your proposal at www.cea-web.org.

Hemingway Research Grant - Deadline Extended

updated: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:09am
John F. Kennedy Library / Ernest Hemingway Collection
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation provides funds to scholars and students interested in researching the Ernest Hemingway Collection. The grants (up to $2,500) are intended to help defray travel, living, and other research expenses.

Grant applications are evaluated on the basis of: expected utilization of the Hemingway Collection; the project's contributions to Hemingway and/or related studies; and applicants' qualifications. Preference is given to dissertation research, although all proposals are welcome and receive careful consideration.

American Lierature Association: Postwar Geographies

updated: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:13am
Jacqueline Foertsch / U North Texas
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, January 16, 2017

Postwar Literary Studies Group / ALA

Postwar Geographies:  Discussions of literature, 1945-1975, wherein mapping, locating, traveling, place-making, or turf-marking has a significant role:  the Iron Curtain, the color line, “the women’s room(s),” Model Cities, etc.  Abstracts to foertsch@unt.edu by 16 January 2017.

 

Postwar Literary Studies Group / ALA

UAlbany EGSO Conference: The Badass

updated: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 7:33pm
UAlbany English Graduate Student Organization
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 20, 2017

Update: Creative keynote address to be delivered by Rigoberto González.

An Icelandic MP breast-feeding in Parliament, CoverGirl featuring its first male model, Bree Newsome tearing down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House. Each of these has been described as badass.

Letters and Legacies: Robert Frost and His Contemporaries

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:35am
Robert Frost Society
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

CFP for Robert Frost Society roundtable at the 28th Annual Conference of the American Literature Association (May 25-28, 2017; Boston, MA)

The William Dean Howells Society (ALA 2017)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:35am
The William Dean Howells Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 15, 2017

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 28th Annual American Literature Association Conference to be held in Boston, May 25-28, 2017. 

 

Panel 1: On the Neglected Works of William Dean Howells

African American Literature and Culture Society at ALA, Boston, May 25-28, 2017

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:35am
African American Literature and Culture Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

African American Literature and Culture Society

American Literature Association

25th Annual Conference

May 25-28, 2017

The Westin Copley

10 Huntington Avenue

Boston, MA 02116-5798

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