category: american

Call for Submissions: Logo Contest for SWTX PCA/ACA (06/15/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
swtxpca.org@gmail.com

Call for Submissions:
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Logo Contest
www.swtxpca.org

$500 Prize

Jonathan Franzen. International Symposium. Córdoba, Spain, April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English and German Studies, University of Córdoba
contact email: 
paula.martin@uco.es

Jonathan Franzen: Identity and Crisis of the American Novel

International Symposium
University of Córdoba, Spain, 18-19 April 2013

Scritture migranti / Migrant Writings - June 20, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scritture migranti: rivista di scambi interculturali
contact email: 
redazione.scritturemigranti@unibo.it

The Department of Italian Studies at the University of Bologna (Italy) is now accepting submissions for its next issue (n.

PASSIONS: Synapsis - European School for Comparative Studies, 3-10 Sept. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Synapsis (European School for Comparative Studies)
contact email: 
synapsis 2012@unisi.it

For some time now, philosophers, sociologists and neuroscientists have started to look once again at the world of emotions and passions to try and understand the mechanisms behind them.

Jewish American and Holocaust Literature Annual Symposium November 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Holli Levitsky
contact email: 
hlevitsk@lmu.edu

Seeking papers on any aspect of Jewish American and Holocaust Literature--including drama, film, visual-and-performance art--for the 17th Annual JAHLit Symposium at the landmark Betsy Hotel in South B

Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA: Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
bhalltw@gmail.com

Papers are sought for an approved PAMLA special session panel: Stage to Screen: Contemporary Playwrights.

UPDATE: New Proposal Deadline: Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay; PAMLA Seattle,10/19-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session at Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Assoc. 2012, Seattle University
contact email: 
traceehowell@yahoo.com

CFP for PAMLA 2012 Conference, “Migration, Immigration, and Movement” (Seattle, 10/19-21); Special Session in American Literature/Film

"Writers in Hollywood: The Migration to Screenplay"

Conference: Global Lives [CFP due June 1] Stony Brook Manhattan|Oct 13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Analysis and Theory Department, Stony Brook University
contact email: 
catgradconf@gmail.com

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Global Lives<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

The rapid changes currently experienced in the different spheres of contemporary life are loosely addressed by the term “globalization.”

Call for Submissions- Catholic Library World

full name / name of organization: 
Catholic Library World
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

Submissions are being accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming issues of Catholic Library World.

Owing a Debt to Illustrations

full name / name of organization: 
MMLA 2012 Cincinnati convention, permanent section on Illustrated Texts
contact email: 
a.sonstegard@csuohio.edu

Paper proposals are sought for a panel presentation on Illustrated Texts, in keeping with the MMLA 2012 convention theme of “Debt”: OWING A DEBT TO ILLUSTRATIONS

Civil Strife: A monograph publication of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu OR lurschel@huntington.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit polished papers dealing with civil strife in its myriad thematic forms.

[UPDATE] Civil Strife:The Indiana College English Association annual conference

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, panels, and creative readings on the conference theme of "Civil Strife" or on related topics both within English an

Northrop Frye 100 : A Danubian Perspective - EXTENDED DEADLINE 1st May

full name / name of organization: 
Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Budapest, Hungary
contact email: 
budapestfryeconference@gmail.com

Northrop Frye remains one of the most quoted scholarly authors of the 20th century, who addressed a wide range of cultural, social and religious issues far beyond what is traditionally called literatu

Memory: America Past, Present and Future 24 November 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies Postgraduate Conference
contact email: 
baaspg2012@gmail.com

The British Association for American Studies (BAAS) welcomes papers for its annual Postgraduate Conference, to be held in the Centre for American Studies at the University of Leicester on 24 November

CFP: Untitled Richard Matheson Volume

full name / name of organization: 
Cheyenne Mathews/University of Louisiana at Lafayette
contact email: 
cxm3593@ull.edu

Call for Papers

Richard Matheson

Life Writring: Special Issue of LiNQ, Submissions due 31 August 2012

full name / name of organization: 
LiNQ Literature in North Queensland
contact email: 
melanie.hocking@flinders.edu.au

Scholarly work in the field of auto/biography studies over the past thirty years or so has acknowledged how individual identities are constructed and performed through auto/biographical practice.

Critical Information Graduate Student Conference - Proposals due June 30th - Conference: December 2, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MFA Art Criticism & Writing, School of Visual Arts, NYC
contact email: 
critical.information.sva@gmail.com

Call for Proposals and Projects

Critical Information
Graduate Student Conference

[Update] Adaptations- MPCA/MCAA (Oct 12-14, Columbus, OH)- New Deadline, Thursday May 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
sbalcerzak@niu.edu

I am currently seeking original work in the area of ADAPTATIONS for the annual Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association Annual Conference.

"Re(de)/Constructing Conflict: Adversaries, Antagonists, Enemies, and Opponents" October 20th and 21st of 2012, NDSU, Fargo, ND

full name / name of organization: 
RED RIVER CONFERENCE ON WORLD LITERATURE
contact email: 
Carlos.Hawley@ndsu.edu

The 1012 RRCWL invites papers and panel proposals on topics that explore the dynamics of identity and conflict as well as their many manifestations across classes, cultures, kingdoms, sects, societies

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Higher Education Academy UK and University of Brighton
contact email: 
K.Shaw@brighton.ac.uk

Teaching Post-Millennial Literature

2nd Jul 2012
Checkland, Falmer Campus, University of Brighton, UK

[FINAL CALL] Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood

full name / name of organization: 
Catalina Florina Florescu, Hudson County CC/Metropolitan College
contact email: 
plutesc@aol.com

Disjointed Perspectives on Motherhood/ Pedagogies of the Reversed Maternal Image (Collection)
Editor: Catalina Florina Florescu, PhD

[Deadline Reminder] Captivity Writing Unbound, October 11-13, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of South Alabama / Department of English
contact email: 
pcesarini@usouthal.edu and bmclaugh@jaguar1.usouthal.edu

Proposals for panels and papers are invited for a conference entitled "Captivity Writing Unbound," to be hosted by the University of South Alabama’s Department of English and held at its Baldwin Cou

Rust Belt Tales: Growth, Death and Rebirth

full name / name of organization: 
About Place Journal
contact email: 
blackearthinstitute@gmail.com

Request for submissions: About Place Journal; Issue #2 Rust Belt Tales

UPDATE-CFP for 2012 MPCA/ACA Area of Art History and Visual Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
cortneybarko@gmail.com

Call for Papers
Art History and Visual Culture Area
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: May 31, 2012

Friday-Sunday, October 12-14

Modernist Cultures: Proposed Special Issue on Comics and Modernism (abstract due 01 June 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Cultures Special Issue
contact email: 
Special issue of Modernist Cultures on comics and modernism guest edited by Jackson Ayres, U of Arkansas: jfayres@uark.edu

In Projections (2012), Jared Gardner calls comics “perhaps the most understudied of the vernacular modernisms of the twentieth century.” This proposal for a special issue of Modernist Cultures (Ed

[CALL FOR ANTHOLOGY ARTICLES] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping and Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony C. Cooke/Emory University
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

At present, capitalism seems to enjoy a certain status as the last remaining “ideological superpower” in the global arena; however, many committed scholars, activists, writers, philosophers, and o

[DEADLINE REMINDER] Marxian Cartographies: Mapping/Re-drawing the Trace

full name / name of organization: 
The Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Annual Convention
November 9-11, 2012
Durham, NC

[Deadline Reminder] Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - April 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

In collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University, Modern Horizons’ second annual conference will take place in Vancouver, BC from October 25th to 27th at SFU’s Har

“Boundaries: Real and Imagined” January 31-February 3, 2013, Savannah, Georgia, The Desoto Hilton

full name / name of organization: 
The Southern Humanities Council
contact email: 
shcouncil@gmail.com

“Boundaries: Real and Imagined”

American Literature II Panel, MMLA, Nov. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Debbie Lelekis
contact email: 
dlelekis@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
American Literature II Panel
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
November 8-11, 2012
Cincinnati, OH
http://www.luc.edu/mmla

Allegory (PAMLA 19-21 October 2012 - Seattle) Proposals by 4/22

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
machosky@hawaii.edu, machosky@me.com

This panel welcomes any paper on allegory as either a strategy of interpretation or a mode of literary construction.

WSQ: Engage

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
wsqengageissue@gmail.com

WSQ: Engage!
Guest Editors: David A. Gerstner & Cynthia Chris

“I must decline your invitation owing to a subsequent engagement.” — Oscar Wilde

[Call for Articles] Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates

full name / name of organization: 
Politics of Place: A Journal for Postgraduates
contact email: 
politicsofplace@exeter.ac.uk

Politics of Place is a peer-reviewed journal for postgraduates.

Motley 2012: Redefining the Dominant Discourse of Popular Culture ***EXTENSION (submissions due July 15th)

full name / name of organization: 
Motley, An English Studies Journal for Diversity - Students of English Studies Association (SESA) at CSU, Fresno
contact email: 
motleyjournalcsuf@gmail.com

“Popular art is the dream of society; it does not examine itself.”

–Margaret Atwood

AWP 2013 - Boston, March 6-9 - Poetry and the Academy Today CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca van Laer
contact email: 
Rebecca_van_laer@brown.edu

Seeking presentation proposals for the annual AWP conference in Boston, Massachusetts, March 6-9, 2013.

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