category: american

States of Emergency: New Iconographies and the Narratives of Catastrophe--ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Stephenie Young (Salem State University), Lisa Mulman (Salem State University)
contact email: 
syoung2@salemstate.edu OR lmulman@salemstate.edu<!--break-->

[UPDATE] CFP: Literature (General) SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
srees@usao.edu

Organizers of the 33rd annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference seek paper and panel submissions to the “Literature (General)” category.

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature: 12/15/11

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

CFP: Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 6, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference: Re-envision, Re-formation, Re-creation

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

UPDATE: Deadline Extended: Catwoman to Katniss: Villainesses and Heroines of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 15-16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sarah Gray-Panesi, Mick Howard, Shiloh Carroll / Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
catwomankatniss@gmail.com

Catwoman to Katniss is an interdisciplinary conference examining female images in electronic, graphic, and textual media within the science fiction and fantasy genres.

“Langston Hughes and Literary Radicalism” at ALA 2012 May 24-27

full name / name of organization: 
Langston Hughes Society
contact email: 
nathaniel.mills@csun.edu

The Langston Hughes Society will sponsor a panel at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference that reexamines the vexed relationship between political and aesthetic radicalism in Hughes’s

Secrets of American Children’s Literature: Cryptic Nonsense, Symbols, Allegories, and Cipher. May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu

Many obscure, enigmatic and buried symbols enrich children’s picture books, poetry, and fiction.

Immigration, Refuge, and Exile in American Children’s Literature, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA
contact email: 
dorothy.g.clark@csun.edu

This panel explores how experiences of immigration, refuge or exile have been told through American children’s literature.

[UPDATE Deadline Extension] CFP: Science and Method in the Humanities (Rutgers University. 3/2/12, abstracts due 11/7/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
dsarkar@eden.rutgers.edu

Science and Method in the Humanities (3/2/12, abstracts due 11/7/11)

Visual Arts of the American West - Dec. 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX PCA ACA
contact email: 
victoria.grieve@usu.edu

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center
http://www.swtxpca.org

Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University Student Journal (Nov. 1-Jan. 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Burning Daylight--Sonoma State University
contact email: 
burningdaylight@sonoma.edu

Statement of Journal:

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - Rochester Institute of Technology
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

CFP: History Section

full name / name of organization: 
History Section at Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters 2012 Conference
contact email: 
katrina.quinn@sru.edu

Call for Papers: History Section at Michigan Academy of Science, Arts & Letters 2012 Conference
March 2, 2012 | Alma College

Submission Deadline: Nov. 28, 2011

ACLA 2012 - Forgiveness in the Wake of Crisis

full name / name of organization: 
Shelly Jansen - RIT
contact email: 
shelly.jansen@gmail.com

ACLA 2011: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change
Providence, RI | 29 March-1 April 2012

ACLA 2012: Reading the Unsaid of Women Writing War

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
info@acla.org

"We might say that to speak the age, it would be enough for such a man to stammer-stutter; the age belongs to stammering, to stuttering. Or rather, stuttering is the only 'language' of the age."

Southern Literature CFPs for 2012 American Literature Association [May 24-27; deadline Jan 15]

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF SOUTHERN LITERATURE
2012 American Literature Association Conference
May 24-27 in San Francisco
Calls for Papers (2)
Deadline: January 15, 2012

A Scranton Party: History, Humor and the Spark of Imagination

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association
contact email: 
pceascranton2012@gmail.com

A Scranton Party: History, Humor, and the Spark of Imagination
April 12-14, 2012
Hilton Scranton Hotel and Conference Center
100 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18503

Broken Voices, Broken Ears — ACLA Seminar, 2012; CFP Deadline November 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Serena Le (UC Berkeley) and Giffen Maupin (Cornell University)
contact email: 
serena.le@berkeley.edu

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What is the sound of crisis? Is it a human voice made inhuman? A whisper, a cry, a moan, a scream? Is it a staggering cacophony or a stunned silence, a static shock or a stutter? And what is its relationship to the listening ear, the trapped ear, the ear whose hearing falters?

Representing the Body in Culture and Society (Journal Submissions)

full name / name of organization: 
PROTEUS: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Representing the Body in Culture and Society

Eudora Welty Society sessions - 2013 ALA , MAY 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

American Literature Association
May 24-27 2012
San Francisco, CA

Eudora Welty Society sessions - 2013 ALA , MAY 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

American Literature Association
May 24-27 2012
San Francisco, CA

Frontiers and Borders

full name / name of organization: 
Oklahoma State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University’s English Graduate Student Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for Frontiers and Borders, its annual conference, to take place March 9-11, 2012 in Stillwat

[UPDATED} Geographies of Desire: A Medieval and Early Modern Interdisciplinary Conference April 27-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Graduate Field Committee of Medieval and Early Modern Studies and the Department of English at the University of Maryland
contact email: 
fieldcommittee.umd@gmail.com

The University of Maryland, College Park -- April 27-28, 2012

5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
5th Annual African American Studies Spring Symposium
University of Texas at San Antonio
Thursday, April 12, 2012
8:00AM – 5:00PM

African American Masculinities:

Occupy Wall Street and Modernist Manhattan Conference (UPDATE)

full name / name of organization: 
New York Institute of Technology
contact email: 
Jonathan Goldman (jgoldm03@nyit.edu) and/or Tom Jacobs (tjacob02@nyit.edu).

NYIT's 2012 Interdisciplinary Conference, "Modernist Manhattan" will reserve at least one session for papers about Occupy Wall Street.

CFP: Evolution—How Does the Old Create the New? March 30 and 31, 2012.

full name / name of organization: 
Midwestern Conference on Literature, Language, and Media, Northern Illinois University
contact email: 
MCLLM@niu.edu

The twentieth annual MCLLM conference will be held on March 30 and 31, 2012 in DeKalb, IL. Online registration is available at www.engl.niu.edu/mcllm. E-mail proposals to mcllm@niu.edu

Rhetorics of the Non-State (ACLA Seminar, 3/29-4/1; due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference
contact email: 
Hunter Hargraves, hunter_hargraves@brown.edu

From the challenges of protection posed by the refugee to the Tea Party’s diagnosis of government as deeply pernicious to individual liberty, to collectivities that emerge through globalizing techno

Shakespeare and Performance (January 31, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Early Modern Studies Journal (EMSJ) formally Early English Studies (EES)
contact email: 
Amy Tigner: altigner@gmail.com

The 2012 volume will focus on "Shakespeare and Performance." We are interested in articles that consider any aspect of performance in historical or contemporary productions of Shakespeare and his cont

ACLA 2012 Seminar: Critique of Singularity: On the Iteration of Catastrophe

full name / name of organization: 
Isabel Capeloa Gil & Daniela Agostinho (Catholic University of Portugal)
contact email: 
isabel.gil@fch.lisboa.ucp.pt / agostinho.daniela@gmail.com

ACLA 2012: Collapse/Catastrophe/Change

Reproduction, Life, and Futurity in the Humanities/ ACLA March 29 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
karen.weingarten@qc.cuny.edu

This seminar for the 2012 American Comparative Literature Association Conference examines how reproductive politics function in connection to the three conference themes of collapse, catastrophe, and

[UPDATE] Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association - 33rd Annual Conference
contact email: 
howarth-m@mssu.edu

Call for Papers: Alfred Hitchcock

Southwest Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
33rd Annual Conference
Albuquerque, New Mexico
February 8-11, 2012

William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lance Rubin/William Dean Howells Association
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions for two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

Roundtable on American Regionalism and Modern Technology, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco
contact email: 
regionalismtechnology@gmail.com

The United States modernized unevenly.

Conference in progress.

full name / name of organization: 
NYU Department of French, Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
conferenceinprogress@gmail.com


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