category: american

Caroline M. Kirkland Revisited

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Goddard / Utah Valley University
contact email: 
todd.goddard@uvu.edu

Caroline M. Kirkland has been credited as a pioneering realist. Her writings about life in Michigan in the 1830s and 1840s provided some of the first realistic accounts of the frontier.

White, Black, Yellow, Digital: Transnational Narratives of Performed Exile and Englishness

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Catalina Florina Florescu, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, English Department, Pace University
contact email: 
ravaseala@gmail.com or fflorescu@pace.edu

In the PMLA inaugural edition released in 2014, Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University published an editorial titled, “Provincializing English,” that (in part) constitutes the foundation

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended: "The Other Daemonic: Estranging the Uncanny"

full name / name of organization: 
Brown University Comparative Literature
contact email: 
browncomplitgradconference@yahoo.com

Brown University, Department of Comparative Literature Graduate Student Conference
March 20-21, 2015
Keynote: Prof. Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania

ESSAY COLLECTION SEEKING ABSTRACTS ON ACTION FIGURES

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan Alexandratos
contact email: 
jsalexan@gmail.com

I am currently putting together a full proposal for an essay collection on Action Figure Studies.

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — [Deadline 20th Jan 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com
contact email: 
editor.ctpijtw@coldnoon.com

Coldnoon: Travel Poetics (International Journal of Travel Writing) — www.coldnoon.com — invites submissions for its two online publications: Diaries (diaries@coldnoon.com | upto 1500 words) and Di

Call for Special Session Proposals: 2015 PAMLA Conference (deadline 1/15/2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The deadline for proposals for special sessions for the 2015 PAMLA Conference in Portland, Oregon (to be held at Portland State University and the Hilton Portland on Friday, November 6 – Sunday, Nov

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu; jmann@email.gwu.edu

This call for papers is for the American Studies Association 2015 conference in Toronto (Oct. 8-11).

[UPDATE] albeit: New York & LA in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 1, 2015

American Writers in Exile [UPDATE]

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

CFP: American Writers in Exile

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca Evans and Shannon Mancus / American Studies Association 2015
contact email: 
sdavies@gwmail.gwu.edu / rebecca.m.evans@duke.edu

ASA 2015 CFP: Modes of misery, genres of grief: narrative forms of environmental suffering

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces (Submission deadline : 20 Jan 2015)

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

[http://umassego.com/conference/]

We make assumptions based on bodies all the time: what bodies are

Update: Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance

full name / name of organization: 
Christopher Allen Varlack
contact email: 
cvarlack@umbc.edu

Critical Insights: Harlem Renaissance
under contract with Salem Press

[UPDATE] Trauma Theory -l Panel for ALA Boston 2015 - Due 1/20/15

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley N. Doonan / University of New Hampshire
contact email: 
ashley.doonan@unh.edu

Dear Colleagues,

Performing the Social, Texas Tech Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, April 10-11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Texas Tech University
contact email: 
kanikabat@yahoo.com

Some would argue that performance has always been social.

GLOBAL EXPLOITATION CINEMAS: HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL APPROACHES

full name / name of organization: 
University of Lincoln, UK / Ritz Cinema and Theatre, Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
exploitationcinemaconference@gmail.com

CONFIRMED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Eric Schaefer (Emerson College, US)

UPDATE: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction, Children's Literature Association 2015 Confernece

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet and Meghan Gilbert-Hickey/Children's Literature Association
contact email: 
raceinyalit@gmail.com

ChLA 2015 Conference, June 18-20, 2015: Depictions of Race in Young Adult Dystopian and Science Fiction

full name / name of organization:

CFP: E. E. Cummings Sessions at American Literature Association’s 26th annual conference at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Webster / E. E. Cummings Society
contact email: 
websterm@gvsu.edu

The E. E. Cummings Society will co-sponsor one collaborative panel with the John Dos Passos Society at the American Literature Association conference in Boston on May 21-24, 2015.

Risen From the Ashes: Speculative Fiction at the End of the World - ASA 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Maia Gil'Adi, The George Washington University; Justin Mann, The George Washington University
contact email: 
mgiladi@email.gwu.edu

This CFP is for the American Studies Association 2015 meeting (October 8-11) in Toronto, Canada.

UPDATE: NANO: New American Notes Online, Special Issue--Corporations and Culture [Submission Deadline Extended: March 15 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NANO: New American Notes Online
contact email: 
jeffreycgonzalez@gmail.com, adam.dunnington.haley@gmail.com

NANO: New American Notes Online
Special Issue: Corporations and Culture

Call for Submissions: Aporetic Press

full name / name of organization: 
Aporetic Press
contact email: 
aporeticpress@gmail.com

Aporetic Press is inviting the submission of proposals for edited collections and scholarly monographs in the fields of literary criticism, philosophy, media and cultural studies, as well as fiction a

UPDATE 6th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference on Health and Society April 11, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Providence College
contact email: 
rhackey@providence.edu

As 2014 draws to a close, we're already busy planning for our 6th annual undergraduate research conference at Providence College next Spring!

Subjectivity in an Object World

full name / name of organization: 
St. John’s University Humanities Review (Vol. Thirteen, Issue 1/Spring 2015)
contact email: 
sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Deadline: January 25, 2015

Contact Information:

Editor: Kevin MacDonnell

Email: sjuhumanities@gmail.com

Melodrama - Graduate Conference - Deadline January 10 - Conference February 13

full name / name of organization: 
Brandeis University English Department
contact email: 
odonnellb12@gmail.com, gpuglies@brandeis.edu

We are excited to announce that the Brandeis English Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on February 13, 2015 and will examine the topic of Melodrama.

Vietnam War "2G": Revisionist Histories and Perspectives

full name / name of organization: 
Isadora J. Wagner / Modern Literature Association (MLA) 2016 Annual Conference
contact email: 
iwagner@go.olemiss.edu

Conference papers invited for a special session on second-generation Vietnam War writers and revisionist histories at the Modern Language Association (MLA) Conference on January 7-10, 2016 in Austin,

[Update: Deadline Extension] CFP: Multi-Discursions: Remapping the Topography of Thought

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi (California State University, Northridge English Honors Society)
contact email: 
sigmataudeltaiotachi@gmail.com

A colloquium to be hosted by Sigma Tau Delta Iota Chi Chapter, sponsored in part by the Department of English at California State University, Northridge.

New Deadline:
January 16, 2015

Call for Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Papers

full name / name of organization: 
Powerlines - Online journal published by the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park
contact email: 
powerlines.umd@gmail.com

Powerlines is a graduate student-run online journal and welcomes work that exhibits or complements interdisciplinary approaches to producing knowledge.

Passages @ Georgetown, Feb 21, Submissions EXTENDED to January 9, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Georgetown University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
georgetownegsa@gmail.com

- PASSAGES -
The 4th Annual English Graduate Student Association Conference
Georgetown University
February 21, 2015
Keynote address by Jed Esty, PhD and Samantha Pinto, PhD

CFP "Women and Ageing" (International Conference at the University of Limerick, Ireland, 20-22 May 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Cathy McGlynn, Dr Margaret O'Neill, Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh, University of Limerick
contact email: 
ageing.women@gmail.com

In a time when even Bridget Jones finds herself in her early fifties, it may at first glance seem unwarranted to speak of the invisibility of ageing women in literary and cultural contexts.

albeit Issue 2.1: New York and Los Angeles in the American Imaginary

full name / name of organization: 
albeit
contact email: 
submissions@albeitjournal.com

CFP: H.D. at the American Literature Association, May 21-24, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
ckusch@uscupstate.edu

The H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) International Society will again be sponsoring a panel at the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA.

Jack London Society Panel at ALA 2015 (Boston, May 21-24) January 19 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
The Jack London Society
contact email: 
kbrandt@scad.edu

Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society (http://jacklondonsociety.org/) panel at the American Literature Association 26th Annual Conference, May 21-24, 2015,The Westin Copley Place,

H.D. panel, American Literature Assn, May 21-24, 2015 in Boston

full name / name of organization: 
H.D. International Society
contact email: 
rawalsh@ncsu.edu

The H.D. International Society will again be sponsoring a panel at the American Literature Association conference, May 21-24, 2015, at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA.

New Perspectives on Elizabeth Bishop: ALA Panel in May of 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Heather Treseler
contact email: 
htreseler@worcester.edu

The Elizabeth Bishop Society seeks proposals for “New Perspectives on Elizabeth Bishop,” a panel at the annual American Literature Conference in Boston on May 21-24, 2015.

Efflorescence

full name / name of organization: 
Efflorescence: Peer reviewed Journal of the Department of English/ Naba Ballygunge Mahavidyalaya (College)
contact email: 
efflorescence2013@yahoo.com

EFFLORESCENCE– is a quality departmental journal published annually, which aims at providing a forum for our own students as well as also for young researchers along with established authors for the

“Ghosts of History: Location, Relocation, and Dislocation in World History”

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern History Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
nugradconf@gmail.com

The Northeastern History Graduate Student Association invites proposal submissions for its 7th annual graduate student conference to be held on March 21-22, 2015 at Northeastern University, Boston MA.

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