category: american

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism - Texture

full name / name of organization: 
Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism
contact email: 
movie.journal@gmail.com

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism (http://warwick.ac.uk/go/moviejournal) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal, and a joint venture between the Universities of Warwick, Reading, and Oxford.

'Regional Gothic', Collection of Essays, edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt, Call for Abstracts

full name / name of organization: 
William Hughes and Ruth Heholt
contact email: 
w.hughes@bathspa.ac.uk and ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

CFP 'Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts,' One Day Symposium, 18th April 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Falmouth University and The Victorian Popular Fiction Association
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk and meredith.miller@falmouth.ac.uk

Venue: Falmouth University, Cornwall

Keynote Speakers:
William Hughes, Bath Spa University
Andy Smith, University of Sheffield

The Many Dangers of Photography: The Image of Photography in Literature - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Madloch, Montclair State University
contact email: 
madlochj@mail.montclair.edu

This panel will examine the picture of photography in literature since the nineteenth century to modern days. We especially invite papers concerned with the problem of various dangers associated with photography. This includes but is not limited to: photographers harming their models or injuring themselves; photographs causing problems in peoples’ lives; cameras threatening people; and possessing photographers.

Queering the Nation: Queer Identities in Early America--For OIEAHC-SEA Conference, Chicago June 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Marcia D. Nichols (University of Minnesota Rochester) / Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture--Society for Early Americanists
contact email: 
mdnichol@r.umn.edu

Although Foucault declared that sexuality as an identity is a modern phenomenon dating from the medicalization of sexual impulses in the Victorian era, some recent scholarship has argued that queer se

Emily Dickinson International Society Awards Deadline January 15, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
paul.crumbley@usu.edu

Emily Dickinson International Society Scholar in Amherst Award, 2015

CFP: JACK LONDON AND WOMEN (DEADLINE: 7.10.14)

full name / name of organization: 
Donna Campbell / Jack London Society Symposium
contact email: 
campbelld@wsu.edu

CFP: JACK LONDON AND WOMEN (DEADLINE: 7.10.14)

June 23, 2014 by Donna Campbell
CFP: Jack London and Women
Jack London Society Symposium
Berkeley, California
October 29-November 2, 2014

Call for Papers - LiNQ, vol. 41 - Apocalypse

full name / name of organization: 
Literature in North Queensland - James Cook University
contact email: 
linq.articles@gmail.com

Apocalypse

Modernist Times

full name / name of organization: 
University of Western Sydney, Australia
contact email: 
j.gourley@uws.edu.au

Modernist Times
21 November 2014
Bankstown Campus, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Brian Boyd (University of Auckland)

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK: Intersections of Text, Image, and Research

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
samla@gsu.edu

VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS OF SCHOLARLY WORK
Intersections of Text, Image, and Research
SAMLA 86 Poster Session
Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Marriott Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center

Youth, Childhood, and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
ptcox@camden.rutgers.edu

We are looking for proposals that address any aspect of the convergence of Popular Culture and American Childhood and Youth.

Sankofa: Reaching Back to Move Forward in Excellence September 27, 2014 Elon, NC

full name / name of organization: 
D.I.V.A.S (Distinguished, Intellectual, Virtuous, Academic, Sistas)
contact email: 
drdivas@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

American Poetry: Word (As) Object [NEMLA, Toronto, April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
NEMLA http:// www.nemla.org
contact email: 
ejoyce@edinboro.edu

In A Sense of Things, Bill Brown argues that American novels both promote and decry materialism through the vehicle of the object.

[UPDATE] Call for Contributors: American Mythology and Folklore

full name / name of organization: 
American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore
contact email: 
jwebb@huntington.edu

ABC-Clio is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in 2015.

Eighteenth-Century Narrative Traffic -- for ISECS Rotterdam, July 26-31, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Asia Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
contact email: 
elltam@nus.edu.sg

We invite papers on the following topic as part of a SASECS-sponsored panel at the upcoming ISECS Congress, July 26-31, 2015, in Rotterdam:

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers; [sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation; Open, Non-Thematic Issue

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[sic] - A Journal of Literature, Culture and Literary Translation (www.sic-journal.org) University of Zadar
contact email: 
sic.journal.contact@gmail.com

Second Call for Papers

(Open, Non-Thematic Issue)

[sic] – a journal of literature, culture and literary translation invites submissions for the upcoming 9th issue. We accept:

[UPDATE] Alfred Hitchcock - Albuquerque, New Mexico February 11-14, 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference
36th Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 11-14, 2015

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Interdisciplinary Humanities
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Deadline: November 1, 2014
Spring 2015 - Alfred Hitchcock
Guest Editor: Michael Howarth

Transatlantic Connections Conference, Ireland January 14-18 2015

full name / name of organization: 
Drew University
contact email: 
drewtransatlantic@gmail.com

The Transatlantic Connections Conference takes place in Ireland, in 2015. To link to the detailed CFP, please click on http://www.drew.edu/irish/?p=265

[UPDATE] Deadline Extended (Aug. 15, 2014) -- MUSIC BEHIND BARS: ARTICULATING INCARCERATION AND POPULAR MUSIC

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph P. Fisher (The George Washington University); Brian Flota (James Madison University)
contact email: 
musicbehindbarsproject@gmail.com

Popular music’s relationship with incarceration has been a long and complicated one.

Constance Fenimore Woolson Society Conference, Washington, D.C. (Feb. 2015) Due 8/15/14

full name / name of organization: 
Constance Fenimore Woolson Society
contact email: 
aeboyd@uno.edu

The Domestic and the National in
Woolson and Her Contemporaries

Eleventh Biennial Conference of the Constance Fenimore Woolson Society (http://constancefenimorewoolson.wordpress.com/)

Science, Ethics, Progress vs. Science, Vice, Crime/Disaster (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 46th Annual Convention-April 30-May 3, 2015
contact email: 
sroye@desu.edu

Science, Ethics, Progress vs. Science, Vice, Crime/Disaster

[UPDATE] "Women, Work, and Hawthorne": Special Issue of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review

full name / name of organization: 
Nathaniel Hawthorne Review
contact email: 
nsweet@csus.edu

Call for Papers
Spring 2015 Special Issue of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review:
“Women, Work, and Hawthorne”
Extended Deadline: August 15, 2014

[Update]- Hospitality and the City- M/MLA 2014 (Detroit Nov. 13-16)

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Modern Language Association
contact email: 
mschiebe@qcc.cuny.edu

The American Literature II panel (permanent section of the annual M/MLA convention) seeks papers on American fiction/film/drama/poetry 1870-present addressing the theme of the city as host, or, forms

The 1970s Special Issue Women's Studies Quarterly

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Eversley and MIchelle Habell Pallan
contact email: 
Shelly.eversley@baruch.cuny.edu

Call for Papers, Poetry, and Prose
WSQ Special Issue Fall 2015: The 1970s
Guest Editors: Shelly Eversley and Michelle Habell-Pallán

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

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

Literature and Social Justice Graduate Conference

‘The Moment Made Eternal’: At The Intersection of Photography and Poetry [NEMLA 2015; Toronto; April 30-May 3, 2015]

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Hartmann-Villalta/Northeastern University
contact email: 
hartmann.la@husky.neu.edu

Writing about Alfred Stieglitz’s photography in 1923, Hart Crane said, “Speed is at the bottom of it all.

NYCEA Conference Core Controversies Oct24-5, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
New York College English Association
contact email: 
dvanderbilt@sjfc.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
New York College English Association Conference
“CORE CONTROVERSIES”
October 24-25, 2014
Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY

MAPACA Conference CFP Extension

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)
contact email: 
mapaca@mapaca.net

CFP Deadline Extended to June 30th, 2014.

November 6-8, 2014
Baltimore, Maryland
Lord Baltimore Hotel

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Texas
contact email: 
asat@shsu.edu

American Studies Association of Texas
58th Annual Conference
Call for Papers

REIMAGINING, REFRAMING, AND REFLECTING AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at the University of Chicago
contact email: 
aestheticdisorders.uchicago@gmail.com

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders
Annual Graduate Conference of the Department of English at the University of Chicago, November 20-21, 2014

Literature as Incantation: Magic Words and the World of Reading - NEMLA 2015 (4/30-5/3)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tanya Radford, Dominican College of Blauvelt
contact email: 
Tanya.Radford@dc.edu

Proposals are invited for 15 minute presentations on the session theme of magic and reading.

Special Issue of Edward Albee Review: Gender and Sexuality in Edward Albee's Work

full name / name of organization: 
Edward Albee Society
contact email: 
jclum1941@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Special Issue of the Edward Albee Review
“Sexuality and Gender in Edward Albee’s Work

Essays on any aspect of this topic are welcome.

European Popular Culture and Literature-Submission Deadline 11/01/14

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association-February 11-14, 2015
contact email: 
mcjonet@gmail.com

Individual papers and panels are now being accepted on topics related to any aspect of European popular culture and literature for the 36th annual Southwest Popular/American Culture Association to be

Toni Morrison and Expanding the American/African American Literary Canon

full name / name of organization: 
2015 Annual Convention of Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA)
contact email: 
flassite@mc3.edu

For the past forty years, Toni Morrison has emerged as one of the pre-eminent authors and social critics of American/African American literature and culture.

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