category: american

Industry Trends: Genre and the Movie Business - Peer-reviewed Journal Special Edition - CFP Deadline 30 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Iluminace, Guest Editor
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Iluminace vol. 3 (2012) – Special English-Language Edition
Industrial Trends: Genre and the Movie Business

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, November 4-6, 2011
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

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The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science October 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Western Illinois University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Call for Papers

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science

CFP: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Dartmouth
contact email: 
jfs@umassd.edu

Call for submissions for a new online, peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Feminist Scholarship.

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

full name / name of organization: 
Jura Gentium Cinema
contact email: 
andreatorrano@yahoo.com.ar

CFP : Cyborg in Cinema

The online journal 'Jura Gentium Cinema' (www.jgcinema.com) is seeking articles (3,000-4,000 words) for a special issue on 'Cyborg in Cinema.'

Time and Space in Contemporary Women's Writing, 8-9th September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
PG CWWN
contact email: 
time-and-space@pgcwwn.org

Contemporary women’s writing continues to be preoccupied with and influenced by conceptualisations of time and space, both as separate and as inherently interconnected concepts.

[EXTENSION] Innovations in creative and critical writing: First Fictions (deadline: 30th May, conference: Jan 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS
Festival and Academic Conference
19-22nd January, 2012

We are inviting abstracts for papers for an upcoming conference on innovations in creative and critical writing.

Writing Into the Profession

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association at UNC-Greensboro
contact email: 
uncg.egsa.graduateconference@gmail.com

For its sixth annual interdisciplinary conference in English studies, we at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's English Graduate Student Association ask you to join us as we work to build

[UPDATE] Deadline extended to 4/30 for "Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism"-SAMLA-Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association-
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

Re-Negotiating Identity and Transnationalism

Marginalia/Marginalities

full name / name of organization: 
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
contact email: 
dorfil@uni.lodz.pl

Call for Articles, Reviews and Interviews
From
TEXT MATTERS: A JOURNAL OF LITERATURE, THEORY AND CULTURE
Published by the University of Łodź in Poland
editor-in-chief
Dorota Filipczak

NEW DEADLINE (SEPT. 15, 2011) Call for Papers for The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary
contact email: 
dcoates@ucalgary.ca

NEW DEADLINE (SEPT. 15, 2011) Call for Papers for The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference to be held at the University of Calgary from March 28 to 31, 2012.

CFP - disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory - Self/Story: Issue 21

full name / name of organization: 
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory
contact email: 
disclosurejournal@gmail.com

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1st, 2011

IALJS-AEJMC: "Literary Journalism: Telling Stories, Defining Citizenship"

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS)
contact email: 
jmr197@case.edu

IALJS at the AEJMC Annual Conference: St Louis, MO, U.S.A., 10:00-11:30am, Saturday 13 August 2011.

Participants who might be interested in taking part in the

Accepting Book Submissions to Display at MLA Convention

full name / name of organization: 
Anaphora Literary Press
contact email: 
pennsylvaniajournal@gmail.com

Anaphora Literary Press is accepting critical and creative book-length submissions.

analyses of popular narrative

full name / name of organization: 
StoryTelling: Journal of Popular Narrative
contact email: 
barbara.szubinska@eku.edu

StoryTelling is seeking submission for its 2011 edition.

Men at Work, Men at Play (5/30/2011; MMLA 11/3-11/6, 2011; St. Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Wilhite
contact email: 
keithwilhite@gmail.com

This CFP is for the Permanent Section "Gender Studies: Male" at the 2011 M/MLA Convention in St. Louis, MO.

Topic: Men at Work, Men at Play

This panel calls for papers that address contemporary representations of men in the workplace or male camaraderie in American literature and popular culture. We're particularly interested in essays that explore the ways writers unsettle dominant notions of masculinity -- sexually, racially, domestically -- in contemporary fiction, film, or television. Feel free to interpret "the workplace" or the social spaces of camaraderie broadly.

Women's & Gender Studies Session Proposals, 2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
blavin@optonline.net

NeMLA is a member-driven convention. We welcome and encourage session proposals (panel, roundtable, creative session, seminar) in all Women’s & Gender Studies topics, including:

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; May 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Central Piedmont Community College
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP), a peer-reviewed online journal, is accepting articles for our Spring 2011 issue.

Commonalities: Imagining the Ordinary (September 23-24, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University Department of English
contact email: 
rice.symposium@gmail.com

The annual Rice University Symposium in Houston, Texas invites papers that examine the unexpected material and affective supports of the common, commons, and community.

Midwest PCA/ACA Conference, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
executivesecretary@mpcaaca.org

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 14 - 16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mpcaaca.org/

Deadline: April 30, 2011

Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity | Abstract Deadline 15 May

full name / name of organization: 
Anindya Bhattacharya
contact email: 
anindya_north@yahoo.co.uk

CFP: Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity

Deadline for submission of Abstract: May 15, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS

Bibliography and Textual Studies: The American Civil War (5/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies
contact email: 
mjlavin80@gmail.com

As the United States begins observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies welcomes paper

GRIDLOCK, October 14-15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies, Stony Brook University | Hosted at the AC Institute, New York, NY
contact email: 
clcs.gradconf@gmail.com

For our 2nd Annual Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies Graduate Conference, we invite submissions that explore the possibilities of Gridlock.

"EXILE ON MAIN STREET: Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America" November 10-11, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago
contact email: 
mtaft@uchicago.edu

Call for Papers:

EXILE ON MAIN STREET:
Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America
Sixth Annual English Graduate Conference, University of Chicago

For the Record: Representations of the Past in Film and Video Production

full name / name of organization: 
Universities Art Association of Canada (www.uaac-aauc.com)
contact email: 
sarah.e.k.smith@queensu.ca

Universities Art Association of Canada
Ottawa, Canada, 27-29 October 2011

For the Record: Representations of the Past in Film and Video Production

Digital Poet(h)ics and Transnational Cultures (workshop session - abstracts by May 8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
21st AISNA Conference: Democracy and Difference: The U.S. in Multidisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives, Trento, Italy, 26-29 October 2011
contact email: 
maurocarassai@hotmail.com; renatamorresi@hotmail.com



In the past decades digital technologies, new media art, Web 2.0 practices, cybertextualities, and electronic archives have become inescapable presences in the field of knowledge/s and the “unprecedented complexity of the digital”, in Arthur Kroker’s terms, is increasingly changing the very nature of our ways of processing information, theories, cultures, relationships.
Literature has grown well beyond the borders of the printed page, at the same time reinscribing itself across, rather than within, the borders of the nation-state. Our panel focuses on literature and textualities that have to do with aesthetics, forms and techniques made available by digital innovations. We want to consider how they are informed by and how they substantiate new (and old) fluid, variably visible, often contested communities formed in the vast trans-hemispheric multilingual contact zones created by instant communication, English as a lingua franca, electronic translators and g-local connectivity.

Call for manuscripts - book series "Contributions to Transnational Feminism"

full name / name of organization: 
Silvia Schultermandl
contact email: 
silvia.schultermandl@uni-graz.at

Call for Manuscripts

New Book Series: Contributions to Transnational Feminism

General Editors: Erin Kenny (Drury University, U.S.A.) and Silvia Schultermandl (University of Graz, Austria)

Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Yale University
contact email: 
Roland.Betancourt@Yale.edu

Byzantium/Modernism:
Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes
20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas; Call for Papers Media and Mediated

full name / name of organization: 
Eleftheria Arapoglou; MESEA The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
contact email: 
elefarapoglou@yahoo.com

8th Biennial MESEA Conference The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas 13–16 June 2012
Blanquerna School of Communication, Ramon Llull University, Barcelona, Spain

[UPDATE] Science Fiction Literature and Film deadline EXTENDED: April 15th (RMMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Shana Kraynak / Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
hqrq@iup.edu

The paper proposal deadline for RMMLA has passed, but one more presenter is needed for the Science Fiction Literature and Film panel. Consider the following topics relevant to SCIENCE FICTION:

Voicing the Alternative Seventh International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies September 22 – 24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Montenegro
contact email: 
marija13a@gmail.com

We invite scholars to join us in the consideration of the intriguing issue of alternative voices through examples from the field of Anglo-American literature, linguistic and cultural studies.

[UPDATE] The Monument in Revision, Edited Collection (abstracts due June 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph L.V. Donica/Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
jdonica@siu.edu

With the renewed focus on monuments and memorials after 9/11 new questions are being raised and old ones revisited about how objects become memorialized or even de-memorialized.

Bibliography and Textual Studies: The American Civil War (5/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Permanent Section on Bibliography and Textual Studies
contact email: 
mjlavin80@gmail.com

As the United States begins observing the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the Midwest Modern Language Association’s permanent section on Bibliography and Textual Studies welcomes paper

Further Adventures in Wonderland: The Afterlife of Alice

full name / name of organization: 
Hic Dragones
contact email: 
conference@hic-dragones.co.uk

Thursday 1st December 2011
Manchester, United Kingdom

Games and/as Resistance (Sept 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
contact email: 
reconstruction.submissions@gmail.com

Reconstruction 12.2: Games as/and Resistance

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