category: american

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization
Friday, October 14, 2011

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

“Where Do You Want Me to Start?” Producing History through Mad Men (March 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Invisible Culture
contact email: 
Amanda Graham (agraham9[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu) and Erin Leary (eleary2[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu)

The television network AMC’s historical drama Mad Men, set in 1960-64, premiered in 2007.

" Race, ethnicity and publishing " - MARCH 23-24, 2012 - AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE

full name / name of organization: 
LERMA (Laboratoire d'Etude et de Recherches sur le Monde Anglophone) - Aix-Marseille Université
contact email: 
cecile.cottenet@univ-provence.fr

Since the 1980s, the development of ethnic and post-colonial studies has induced scholars to examine texts from the margins, that had previously been either neglected or forgotten; it has also revived

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

[UPDATE] Tennessee Williams in the Nordic and Baltic region

full name / name of organization: 
Dirk Gindt / lambda nordica
contact email: 
dirk.gindt@lambdanordica.se

CALL FOR ARTICLES:
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS IN THE NORDIC AND BALTIC REGION

Narratives of Travel and Navigation: English by Water, Air, Land, and Imagination, March 24-26, 2011 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Pennsylvania College English Association (PCEA)
contact email: 
pcea2011erie@gmail.com

Date: March 24-26, 2011
Conference Site: Sheraton Bayfront, Erie, PA

Extended Deadline: January 30, 2011

ETUDES IRLANDAISES French Journal of Irish Studies Spring 2012 issue (deadline: June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Etudes Irlandaises, The French Journal of Irish Studies
contact email: 
cauvetp@hotmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

ETUDES IRLANDAISES
French Journal of Irish Studies
Spring 2012 issue (Non-thematic)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 30 JUNE. 2011

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (2011 issue, Deadline January 21, 2011) [UPDATE}

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism

Call for Papers: Undergraduate and Master's Students
Deadline: 21 January 2011

[UPDATE] New Perspectives on the Works of Meena Alexander

full name / name of organization: 
The Circle for Asian American Literary Studies (CAALS)
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

American Literature Association Conference
May 26-29, 2011, Boston, MA
Proposals should be emailed by January 10, 2011.

“Trauma, Memory and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

“Trauma, Memory, and Narrative in Ethnic American Literature” at RMMLA, 2011

Gertrude Stein: Open Topic (ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011. Submission deadline January 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with any aspect of Stein’s writing and/or her legacy in 20th/ 21st century American poetry and poetics.

Edited Collection. Call for Submissions

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Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk; Kim.Edwards@liv.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Gertrude Stein and her Material Present (ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011. Submission deadline January 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Gertrude Stein Society
contact email: 
Amy.Robbins@hunter.cuny.edu

The Gertrude Stein Society seeks papers dealing with Stein’s work as it attempts to engage the problems and questions of her material present.

Enslavement: Colonial Appropriations, Apparitions, Remembrances. 1750-Present Day.

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
contact email: 
cslpgconf@port.ac.uk

Keynote Speaker: Professor James Walvin

17th June 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Creatures of the Night October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
M.A. Nadine Farghaly, Paris-Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria
contact email: 
creatures_of_the_night@gmx.net

WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO

full name / name of organization: 
jis@scsu.edu
contact email: 
jis@scsu.edu
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  • Special Number: WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE: OF SOCIAL JUSTICE, SEXUAL POLITICS AND THE STATUS QUO

    Guest Editor: Susan Stein

  • [UPDATE] Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

    full name / name of organization: 
    Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
    contact email: 
    theufmrg@gmail.com

    *Deadline extended: 1/31/11*

    Keynote Speaker: John Bellamy Foster

    "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
    contact email: 
    nlcarter@gwmail.gwu.edu

    "Women and War" at RMMLA, 2011

    [UPDATE] Kurt Vonnegut at the ALA

    full name / name of organization: 
    The Kurt Vonnegut Society
    contact email: 
    robert.tally@txstate.edu

    The Kurt Vonnegut Society

    Call for Papers

    Southern Writers/Southern Writing Graduate Conference - July 14-16, 2011

    full name / name of organization: 
    17th Annual SWSW Graduate Conference - University of Mississippi
    contact email: 
    swswgradcoference@gmail.com

    The 17th Annual Southern Writers/Southern Writing Conference is a University of Mississippi Graduate Student event held in conjunction with the university’s Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Confere

    Spring 2011 McCleary Symposium INTERSECTIONS: Literature, History & Art/Science & Technology

    full name / name of organization: 
    Department of English, Texas Southern University
    contact email: 
    Saldivar_rx@tsu.edu

    The Department of English at Texas Southern University will host the Thirteenth Annual Interdisciplinary McCleary Symposium, March 24-25, 2011, Houston, Texas.

    [UPDATE] "Faith and the Supernatural" 2011 SECCL (deadline extended to January 31)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Southeast Region Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University
    contact email: 
    sclements@regent.edu

    The 2011 Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature invites the submission of papers that explore the various intersections of faith and the supernatural in literature.

    Utopia, Crisis, Justice: 12th Utopian Studies Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus 8-11/7/2011, Deadline 15 March 2011 [UPDATE]

    full name / name of organization: 
    University of Cyprus
    contact email: 
    balaso@ucy.ac.cy

    [UPDATE] Utopia/Crisis/Justice: 12th International Conference of the Utopian Studies Society/Europe, July 8-11, 2011
    full name / name of organization:
    University of Cyprus
    contact email:

    Filolog: journal for literary, cultural and language studies - call for papers (DEADLINE 31/03/2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Faculty of Philology, Banja Luka
    contact email: 
    petarny@yahoo.com; tbijelic@hotmail.com

    Filolog (Philologist) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with an international Editorial Board.

    [UPDATE] CFP: Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas (proposed ASA 2011 panel)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Lindsay Adamson Livingston, CUNY
    contact email: 
    adamson.livingston@gmail.com

    Call for Papers

    Performance, Space, and Public Memory in the Americas

    American Studies Association Annual Meeting
    October 20-23, 2011
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Watermark Journal Call for Papers (Submission Deadline 1/28/11)

    full name / name of organization: 
    CSULB Graduate English Department
    contact email: 
    editor@watermarkjournal.com

    Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our fifth volume to be publishe

    [UPDATE--DEADLINE EXTENDED] RAW MATERIAL. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 19-20, 2011

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

    Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

    R A W M A T E R I A L

    Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ann Laura Stoler, The New School

    [UPDATE] "Intellectual Hybrids, Heterodoxies, Humanisms," ALA, May 26 - 29, Boston, Mass.

    full name / name of organization: 
    Susan Glaspell Society Panel at the American Literature Association
    contact email: 
    GlaspellSocietyALA2011@yahoo.com

    American Literature Association 2011 Conference / Boston, Massachusetts, May 26 - 29, 2011
    Susan Glaspell Society Panel

    [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP: Time, Memory, and Region in American Literature

    full name / name of organization: 
    American Literature Association (conference) Robert Murray, (panel chair)
    contact email: 
    rmurray@stac.edu

    This panel, proposed for the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, will investigate the intersections of time, memory, and region in American Literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

    [UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP Jim Harrison Society (ALA Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

    full name / name of organization: 
    Jim Harrison Society
    contact email: 
    rmurray@stac.edu

    The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

    UPDATE: The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers--Proposal deadline 31 December 2010

    full name / name of organization: 
    ShaunAnne Tangney--Associate Professor of English--Minot State University
    contact email: 
    sa.tangney@minotstateu.edu

    DEADLINE EXTENDED!!

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    James Agee at ALA, May 26-29, 2011 (Jan. 20 submission deadline)

    full name / name of organization: 
    James Agee Society
    contact email: 
    hdavis@piedmont.edu

    The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2011 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee’s work, especially in connect

    [UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

    full name / name of organization: 
    Federation Rhetoric Symposium and Texas A&M University-Commerce
    contact email: 
    writingdemocracy@gmail.com

    Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
    full name / name of organization:

    [UPDATE] Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

    full name / name of organization: 
    The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
    contact email: 
    gesaconference2011@gmail.com

    We are seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011. [Update: see our website at the end of the page.]

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