category: american

The Filmic/Poetic II (March 2015) -- University of Kent, Canterbury

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Carbery- University of Kent
contact email: 
filmicpoetic@hotmail.co.uk

The Filmic/Poetic Conference 2015
March 2015 TBC
School of English
University of Kent, Canterbury

Call For Papers

CSULA Significations 2015-April 24th, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
CSULA English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
significations15@gmail.com

This year's theme for Significations, the graduate conference at Cal State L.A., is "Generation(s)."

Books Available for Review for the Journal for the Study of Radicalism

full name / name of organization: 
Journal for the Study of Radicalism
contact email: 
jsrbookreview@gmail.com

Good Afternoon,

[UPDATE] Streams of Consciousness: Water, Sound, Land, Text

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

Call for Papers:
The University of North Alabama English Department
Announces the 6th Annual Alabama Regional Graduate Conference in English
February 27-28, 2015

Streams of Consciousness:

[UPDATE] Trance: Graduate Student Conference, English Dept., GC- CUNY, March 5-6, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Lepri / English Student Association, Graduate Center-CUNY
contact email: 
trancetheconference@gmail.com

Deadline Extended to December 8th!
Trance: March 5-6 2015

Emerging Scholars Workshop at 2015 Robinson Jeffers Association Annual Conference, Fri. Feb 21, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
robinsonjeffersassociation@gmail.com

As the Robinson Jeffers Association looks forward to encouraging and cultivating the next generation of Jeffers scholars, we are very excited to announce a special addition to this year's annual confe

"Humanizing Jeffers," Robinson Jeffers Association Conference, Feb 21-23, 2015, Carmel, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
robinsonjeffersassociation@gmail.com

"Humanizing Jeffers: Father, Son, Neighbor, Friend, Lover"

Human Terrains: Identity, Geography, Politics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2015@gmail.com

Taxonomy and tribe; gender and globe; state, sex, and system. We’re categorization machines: it would sound like a weak generalization if it weren’t such a persistent impulse.

Reason Plus Enjoyment Conference 2015 10-13 July

full name / name of organization: 
School of Arts and Media, University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia
contact email: 
kateamontague@gmail.com

Next year marks the ten-year anniversary of the Rhetoric, Politics, Ethics 2005 conference in Ghent, Belgium, which gathered international scholars from a variety of critical perspectives to map recen

CFP: American Writers in Exile [UPDATE: ABSTRACT by January 12, 2015]

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

CFP: American Writers in Exile

Victorian Self-Fashioning

full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Interdisciplinary Studies Association of the Western United States (VISAWUS)
contact email: 
visawus2015@gmail.com

VISAWUS 2015 Conference: Victorian Self-Fashioning

October 22-24, 2015, Denver, CO USA
Abstracts by March 15, 2015.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Society Panels at the American Literature Association, Due January 5, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
ldamico@whitworth.edu

American Literature Association
26th Annual Conference
May 27-30, 2015
Boston, MA
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society Call for Papers

Creating Undergraduate Research Projects in Ethnic U.S. Literatures (MELUS 2015, April 9-12; deadline Nov. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Bell and J. Stephen Pearson, University of North Georgia
contact email: 
Chris.Bell@ung.edu and stpears11@gmail.com

Given the increasing focus on advanced undergraduate research, this roundtable seeks examples of successful undergraduate research projects in ethnic literary studies.

[UPDATE] CFP: Carson McCullers, ALA, May 21-24, 2015 (deadline 1/19/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians & The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University) in conjunction with The Carson McCullers Society invite proposals for individual papers or complete panels, topics ope

[REMINDER] Word Hoard Issue #4: "Word of Mouth"

full name / name of organization: 
Word Hoard/Western University
contact email: 
wordhoard.editors@gmail.com

Viva voce—“with living voice,” but also (and more commonly) the phenomenon of “word of mouth.” When incidents of speech, song, or shouting take place, it is the mouth that transforms private

CFP: Carson McCullers, ALA, May 21-24, 2015 (deadline 1/19/15)

full name / name of organization: 
The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians & The Carson McCullers Society
contact email: 
alison.bertolini@ndsu.edu

The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University) in conjunction with The Carson McCullers Society invite proposals for individual papers or complete panels, topics ope

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

LIES 2015 asks the fundamental questions of contemporary culture: What is the stance of poetry today? Can poets still be venerated as leaders of nations? Is poetry “relegated” to universities?

2015 SCCC Creative Writing Festival -- Friday, April 24

full name / name of organization: 
2015 SCCC Creative Writing Festival
contact email: 
cwfest@gmail.com

SCCC’s annual Creative Writing Festival: A Celebration of Teaching and Writing is seeking proposals for workshops and craft panel discussions geared towards undergraduate and beginning writers.

Angles and _limes_: Examining and challenging research in Anglo-American studies (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

The second issue of Angles, the new online journal published by the SAES, will aim at examining “angles and limes” in Anglo-American studies.

Brevity is the soul of wit (12/15/14)

full name / name of organization: 
Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World
contact email: 
yan.brailowsky@u-paris10.fr

For its inaugural issue, Angles: French Perspectives on the Anglophone World welcomes original proposals inspired by the celebrated aphorism: ‘Brevity is the soul of wit’.

11 Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
lies2015poetry@gmail.com, kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl

11th Literature in English Symposium: Poetry and Beyond with Muldoon and Hayes

"Space" lightning talks at IABA-Americas June 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
International Auto/biographical Association Chapter of the Americas
contact email: 
eclind@umich.edu

The 1st biennial conference of the Americas chapter of the International Auto/Biography Association asks us to consider life writing as a form of encounter.

Chat with a Journal Editor at MLA Vancouver, 9–10 January, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
The Council of Editors of Learned Journals
contact email: 
gmacphee@wcupa.edu

MLA members—especially graduate students and junior faculty—are invited to chat with a journal editor at the MLA Convention.

Dissident Environments: Race and the Underground

full name / name of organization: 
ASLE Conference (6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)
contact email: 
maderaji@wfu.edu, mschoolm@fiu.edu

(Abstract deadline 11/24/14; ASLE Conference 6/23-27/15, Moscow, Idaho)

"Imagined Frontiers/Imagined Communities"

full name / name of organization: 
20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

20th International James Fenimore Cooper/Susan Fenimore Cooper Conference & Seminar
June 1-4, 2015
SUNY, College at Oneonta

Keynote Speaker: Rochelle Johnson, Ph.D.

Apollon eJournal - Undergraduate Submissions deadline 12/07/2014

full name / name of organization: 
Apollon: eJournal of Undergraduate Research in the Humanities
contact email: 
apollonejournal@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

Forum essay prize 2015 - translating cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Forum for Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
dee3@st-and.ac.uk

The Forum Prize 2015 – Call for Articles

The Forum for Modern Language Studies Prize competition 2015 invites submissions on the subject of translating cultures.

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800, 9-11 July 2015 (Abstracts due 7 January 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

CFP: Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

full name / name of organization: 
Domestic Devotions Project, University of Cambridge
contact email: 
domestic.devotions@hist.cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS
Domestic Devotions in the Early Modern World, 1400-1800
An Interdisciplinary Conference
9-11 July 2015 University of Cambridge

Popular Music Fandom and the Public Sphere: A One Day Symposium, 10th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Mark Duffett, University of Chester
contact email: 
m.duffett@chester.ac.uk

University of Chester,
Friday, 10th April 2015

Keynote speaker: Dr Cornel Sandvoss, University of Surrey

CFP: Charles Brockden Brown Panel (ALA 2015 Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Rattner
contact email: 
krattner@memphis.edu

We welcome proposals that engage any aspect of Charles Brockden Brown’s work for a proposed ALA panel.

Kate Chopin International Society Panels at 2015 American Literature Association Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kobrien1@memphis.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual proposals for two sponsored panels at the 2015 American Literature Association conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2014.

Bodies that Sell: Commodification and Cultural Marketplaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst (English Graduate Organization)
contact email: 
umassegoconference@gmail.com

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

ALA (May 21-24, 2015)

full name / name of organization: 
William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
wfsociety@gmail.com

Faulkner and the 19th Century: In so many ways the quintessential modern writer, William Faulkner also has strong connections to the 19th century.We seek papers that situate Faulkner in a 19th centur

Contemporary American Poetry and Science Panel for ALA 2015 (Boston, May 21-24)

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

Quantum Metaphors and Fractal Verse: Intersections in Contemporary American Poetry and Science

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