category: american

Special Issue on Graffiti (proposal due Dec 1st)

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge http://www.rhizomes.net/files/future.html
contact email: 
jflennon@poly.usf.edu

Call for Essays
Special Issue of Rhizomes: Graffiti

CFP: Collection on Nature and the Environment in American Public Address 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
Richard D. Besel and Bernard K. Duffy, California Polytechnic State University
contact email: 
rbesel@calpoly.edu and bduffy@calpoly.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals: Collection on Nature and the Environment in American Public Address

Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge. Deadline Dec. 17, 2011. Conference Date: Feb. 25, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
24th Annual Stony Brook University English Department Graduate Conference: "Instrument, Image, Ekphrasis: Intersecting Genres of Knowledge." An Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference at Stony Brook University
contact email: 
SUNYSB.GradConf@gmail.com

Location: Stony Brook University, Manhattan Campus

Date: Saturday, February 25, 2012

Proposal Deadline: December 17, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Laura Kipnis

The Stony Brook Manhattan English Department Graduate Conference, the longest running interdisciplinary graduate student conference in the nation, welcomes papers and panels from all disciplines, including the arts, cultural studies, social and hard sciences, and the humanities. This year’s conference will feature a faculty-sponsored Best Paper Award; for details and registration visit www.stonybrook.edu/gradconf.

SCSECS 2012 in Asheville, NC (Feb 23-25)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
contact email: 
thompsop@etsu.edu

The South Central Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies invites you to join us for the 2012 conference, which will be held in Asheville, North Carolina, at the historic Grove Park Inn in the heart of

Midwest Graduate Music Consortium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Graduate Music Consortium
contact email: 
mgmc2012@gmail.com

MIDWEST GRADUATE MUSIC CONSORTIUM
Sixteenth Annual Meeting, 2-3 March 2012, Northwestern University.

Research Grant 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces its *Research Grant*

Pedagogy or Community Project Award 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society announces its *Pedagogy or Community Project Award*

Subvention Award

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
bco20@msstate.edu

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society *Subvention Award*

Media Fields Journal Issue 5 "Memory, Space and Media"

full name / name of organization: 
David Gray and Jade Petermon/UCSB
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Call for Submissions
Media Fields Journal Issue 5: Memory, Space, and Media

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2011

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature (Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Temur Kobakhidze
contact email: 
tk282@cam.ac.uk

Call For Papers:

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature
(Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: NOVEMBER 20, 2011

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature (Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Temur Kobakhidze
contact email: 
tk282@cam.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS:

T. S. Eliot and the Heritage of Rome and Italy in Modernist Literature (Florence, Italy - February 4-11, 2012)

CFP Leon Edel Prize (11/1/11) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Henry James Review
contact email: 
hjamesr@louisville.edu

The Leon Edel Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on Henry James by a beginning scholar.

[UPDATE] WSQ: Enchantment

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly (WSQ)
contact email: 
WSQEnchantmentIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers
WSQ Special Issue: Enchantment
Special Editors: Ann Burlein & Jackie Orr

Call for Papers: (Re)-translating Theory in Asian Context. the ACLA 2012, Brown University, 03/29- to 04/1 (Deadline Nov 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Meera Lee (Syracuse University) & Alex Taek-Gwang Lee (Kyung-hee University, Korea)
contact email: 
mlee46@syr.edu

(Re)translating Theory in Asian Context

Graduate Journal aspeers Calls for Papers on "American Food Cultures"

full name / name of organization: 
aspeers: emerging voices in american studies
contact email: 
info@aspeers.com

A familiar proverb tells us that 'we are what we eat.' Indeed, food is not only a daily necessity to sustain the body. The need for food, its production, its preparation, and its consumption turn it into an important cultural site and a crucial analytical category. Studying 'food' accordingly brings together a number of academic fields ranging from biology and agriculture to sociology, political science, history, and literary and cultural studies, to name just a few. In their interdisciplinary openness and diverse cultural significance, food cultures are central to American studies.

Asian American Performance, Dance, and Theatre History: A Critical Reader (Abstracts due Oct 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Editors: Esther Kim Lee, Ron West, Yutian Wong
contact email: 
Asian.American.Performance@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Asian American Performance, Dance, and Theatre History: A Critical Reader

Edited by Esther Kim Lee, Ron West, and Yutian Wong

Theatre Survey - Special Issue - “Asia and Theatre Historiography” due Nov 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Esther Kim Lee, Associate Editor, Theatre Survey
contact email: 
leeastr@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Theatre Survey
Special Issue edited by Esther Kim Lee, Associate Editor

“Asia and Theatre Historiography”

The End Of ...? (21.01.2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Kent
contact email: 
thendof2012@gmail.com

The End Of ...?
An Interdisciplinary Conference on the Study of Motion Pictures

Saturday 21 January 2012, University of Kent, Canterbury

Curating Performance: Re/activation Strategies

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Gomoll / Museum and Curatorial Studies, UC Santa Cruz
contact email: 
macs@ucsc.edu

A panel/workgroup/exhibition for the Hemispheric Institute’s upcoming Encuentro (conference) in Mexico City, March 17-25 2012

[UPDATE] Encyclopedic Fictions of 21st-Century American Literature (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012; abstracts due September 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shock@vwc.edu

CFP: Encyclopedic Fictions of 21st-Century American Literature

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

[UPDATE] Gender and Sexuality in Asian American Fiction (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Convention; Rochester, New York
contact email: 
Naomi.Edwards@stonybrook.edu

This panel seeks papers that explore gender and sexuality in contemporary Asian American Fiction. How do gender and sexuality affect experiences of racialization and national belonging?

On the Scholarship of Religion and Comic Books (12/1/2011; PCA/ACA, April 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
ADL@bu.edu

Overview: The last half-dozen years have seen an explosion in U.S. publications addressing the intersection of religion and comics, but little has been said on the body of work taken as a whole.

[UPDATE] Special issue of American Periodicals on children in periodicals

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney Weikle-Mills, guest editor
contact email: 
cweikle@yahoo.com

Extended deadline: October 15.

"Crossing the dark sky of exile": Vladimir Nabokov and the Issue of Exile (Abstracts due Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

In Speak, Memory, Vladimir Nabokov writes that "Sirin passed," "across the dark sky of exile" "like a meteor, and disappeared, leaving nothing much else behind him than a vague sense of uneasiness." W

Call for Submissions: Edited collection on Post-9/11 British and American Literature (12/1/11; 6/1/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Kristine Miller, Associate Professor, Utah State University
contact email: 
post911literature@gmail.com

Call for Submissions (edited collection): Post-9/11 British and American Literature: Ten Years Later

Editor: Kristine Miller, Associate Professor, Utah State University

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry (15 December 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
malleman@lsue.edu

Poetry Studies and Creative Poetry
2012 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference
Boston, MA, April 11-14
Deadline: 15 December 2011

CFP: So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (11/15/2011; 2/24 - 2/25/2012

full name / name of organization: 
North Carolina State University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance and Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Third Annual Graduate Student Conference

Literature, Social Justice, and Change

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Applied Literature Association (CALA)
contact email: 
mcoupal@uwo.ca, allison.hargreaves@ubc.ca

The Canadian Applied Literature Association (CALA) in conjunction with the 2012 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences invites your participation in our annual conference:

Money, time, representation: literary explorations/IAPL 2012 May 28 - June 3

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Tiina Käkelä-Puumala/University of Helsinki
contact email: 
tkakela@mappi.helsinki.fi

Hello all,

Indecency

full name / name of organization: 
Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposum in Women's & Gender History
contact email: 
gendersymp@gmail.com

Thirteenth Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History
INDECENCY

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 1-3, 2012

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1, 2011

Vonnegut and Humor: Book Reviews (due March 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter C. Kunze and Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu and robert.tally@txstate.edu

For an upcoming special issue of *Studies in American Humor* devoted to "Vonnegut and Humor" (please see our call for proposals: http://call-for-papers.sas.upenn.edu/node/42617), we would also like to

FRAMING LIVES 17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

full name / name of organization: 
The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
contact email: 
leena.messina@anu.edu.au

FRAMING LIVES

The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Auto/Biography Association
17-20 July 2012, Canberra, Australia

Deadline for paper and panel proposals: 15 November 2011

Special Issue on Graffiti—Call for Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge
contact email: 
burns_m@heritage.edu

Call for Essays
Special Issue: Graffiti

Fat Studies 2012 PCA Call for Papers (Deadline December 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.edu,goddess_les@yahoo.com

PCA/ACA Fat Studies 2012 Call for Papers

Passing, Past, Present

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA
contact email: 
lbrundage@gmail.com

The racial passing narrative has long been a standard in American
literature and the themes of identity instability, discomfort,

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