category: american

I Testify: Truth and Self in Law and Fiction (ASECS San Antonio, March 22-25 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Gaudet
contact email: 
ksgaudet@uchicago.edu

This panel will explore the intersections between legal testimony and fictional narrative.

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?

Prospects for 19th-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond (Sept 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists; Berkeley, California, April 12-15, 2012
contact email: 
williams.2941@osu.edu

Prospects for Nineteenth-Century Black Literature: Recovery and Beyond

Acting Up: Gender and Television Comedy Symposium (January 14th 2012, Northumbria University, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Northumbria University, UK.
contact email: 
rosemary.white@northumbria.ac.uk, james.leggott@northumbria.ac.uk

Papers are invited for this day symposium on Gender and Television Comedy on January 14th 2012 at Northumbria University (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK).

CFP: Prospects of Bildung, C19 Conference Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19; The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
amduane1@gmail.com

CFP: Prospects of Bildung @C19

C19 Conference, Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

Developmental Narratives, Transnational Childhoods, and National Culture

[UPDATE] Fixing Foods in Literary Modernity

full name / name of organization: 
Michael D Becker / 2012 NeMLA (March 15-18)
contact email: 
mdbecker@my.uri.edu

For better and for worse, modernity has surely left its mark on the food we daily eat.

Welcoming All Fiction and Poetry Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Hando No Kuzushi
contact email: 
Quinata.Delgado@gmail.com

Previously an Asian American literary venue, Hando No Kuzushi is now accepting stories and poetry from all genres of writing.

[REMINDER] Byzantium/Modernism: Art, Cultural Heritage, and the Avant-Gardes (20-22 April 2012)

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

Byzantium/Modernism Conference

20-22 April 2012, Yale University

Keynote Speakers:
Marie-José Mondzain, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Robert S. Nelson, Yale University

Diagnosis Violence: American Novelists’ Search for Causes (NeMLA, 3/15-18; 9/30)

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Abele
contact email: 
Abelee@ncc.edu

Seminar session at Northeast Modern Language Association
Rochester, NY March 15-18, 2012

UPDATE - Filolog - journal for literary, cultural and language studies

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

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

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond - May 11-13 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Hardwick and Ian Maness / Queen's University
contact email: 
cometogether2012@gmail.com

Come Together: Digital Collaboration in the Academy and Beyond seeks to explore the relationship between digital technology and academic, activist and artistic collaborations.

CFP - ecloga, A Journal of English Studies (deadline 5 Sept 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Editorial Board of ecloga, University of Strathclyde
contact email: 
levelsix@strath.ac.uk

The next edition of ecloga, a peer-refereed journal run by English Studies postgraduates at the University of Strathclyde, invites papers for the next issue.

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011 - Online

full name / name of organization: 
Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)
contact email: 
erichkofmel@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Anti-Democracy Agenda Symposium 2011

Organized by: Sussex Centre for the Individual and Society (SCIS)

Mode: Online by Google+ video conference

Date: 15-16 November 2011

: "Forked Tongues: Learning to Translate from Bilingual Writers." ALTA 2011. November 16-19

full name / name of organization: 
Anastasia Lakhtikova/ University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
alakhtik@illinois.edu

This panel attempts to bridge creative writing and literary translation as creative practices by examining the work of bilingual and exophonic writers (i.e. writers who write either in two languages or in their non-native language)

UPDATE: CFP: Human-Animal Relationships in Literature in the Nineteenth Century, NeMLA (9/30/11, 3/15-8/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Keridiana Chez
contact email: 
kerychez@gmail.com

CFP: Human-Animal Relationships in Literature in the Nineteenth Century, NeMLA (9/30/11, 3/15-8/12)

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Place and Particularity Conference October 21, 2011

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

For the October 21, 2011 Modern Horizons conference (at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario) we invite abstracts for 20 minute presentations that explore the various philosophical, literary, artis

[UPDATE] NeMLA March 15-18, 2012: The Literary response to war – What is it worth?

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffery C. Blanchard / Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jcblanch@drew.edu

This panel will seek to address the role Modern and contemporary literature play during wartime and whether or not they provide a culturally valuable response to conflict.

[UPDATE] Deadline Reminder for Journal Issue On Violence, November 2011

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

For the November 2011 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the concept of violence in its many forms and from a variety of ethical standpoints.

CFP: "Prospects: A New Century," Berkeley, April 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists
contact email: 
C19-2012@ucsc.edu

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists seeks paper and panel submissions to its second biennial conference, which will take place April 12-15, 2012 at the historic Berkeley City Club and

Gender and Sexuality in Asian-American Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association Convention 2012
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?

[REMINDER] Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon: 2011-11-01

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve
contact email: 
martin@martineve.com

Orbit: Writing Around Pynchon, a new Open Access, peer-reviewed e-journal of scholarly work pertaining to the writings of Thomas Pynchon and adjacent fields, seeks articles, reviews and letters for pu

Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians Call for Chapter Proposals

full name / name of organization: 
Matthew Lynch, Ed. D.
contact email: 
lynch39083@aol.com

Praeger will be publishing a two-volume series entitled, Before Obama: A Reappraisal of Black Reconstruction Era Politicians.

Unsympathetic Bonds: Postbellum Definitions of Connection after Sentimentalism (9/30/11; NeMLA, 3/15/12 – 3/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
cadwallader@unc.edu


Unsympathetic Bonds: Postbellum Definitions of Connection after Sentimentalism

[UPDATE] Kudzu Review wants your Book Reviews, Essays, as well as Fiction!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Submissions are pouring in! Please send us your Book Reviews, Essays, Artworks, Music, Fiction, and Poetry! Deadline November 1st for our Winter Solstice edition. Visit us at www.kudzureview.com

[UPDATE] The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization. In NYC @ Fordham University's Lincoln Center Campus

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University GEA
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

An interdisciplinary graduate conference.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Russ Castronovo, Dorothy Draheim Professor of English at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Black Migration Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
Black Migration Symposium
contact email: 
blackmigrationconference2012@gmail.com

Black Migration Symposium
February 10-11, 2012
Nashville, TN

Conveners:
Professors Trica Keaton, Ifeoma Nwankwo, Jemima Pierre, Michelle Shepherd
Vanderbilt University

Call for Papers:

Thinking Verse Issue II

full name / name of organization: 
David Nowell Smith, www.thinkingverse.com
contact email: 
thinkingverse@gmail.com

Call for Contributions, Thinking Verse issue II, special issue, ‘The Condition of Music’.

[UPDATE] Liminality in Contemporary Literature (Intl. Conference on Narrative, March 15-17, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Ashley Kunsa, Duquesne University
contact email: 
kunsaa@duq.edu


From post-colonial theory to sociology to anthropology, the concept of liminality has offered a means for understanding instances of cultural, social, and political “in-between-ness.”

CFP - International Eating: Women's Global Food Stories

full name / name of organization: 
Caroline Smith/ The George Washington University
contact email: 
cjsmith7@gwu.edu

Call for Papers
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College
Area: Women’s and Gender Studies

[UPDATE] CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 1 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos "Rómulo Gallegos" (Celarg), Caracas - Venezuela
contact email: 
sur_version@celarg.org.ve www.celarg.org.ve/Espanol/PDF/SUR_version_Convocatoria2_julio.pdf

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English', 2nd International Conference, 16-18 July 2012, University of Lincoln, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Sian Adiseshiah/University of Lincoln, UK
contact email: 
sadiseshiah@lincoln.ac.uk

Following the success of the 2010 conference 'What Happens Now: 21st Century Writing in English – the first decade' there will be a theme for the second conference, which will form the focus of a sp

[REMINDER] CFP ‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’

full name / name of organization: 
Excursions Journal
contact email: 
jo.kellond@excursion-journal.org.uk

Excursions Journal
Call For Papers
‘States of Emergence, States of Emergency’
Deadline for articles: 15th August 2011
Submit online at: http://www.excursions-journal.org.uk/cfp.html

O’Neill & Post-colonialism 36th Annual Comparative Drama Conference Stevenson University, Maryland March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
J. Chris Westgate / The Eugene O’Neill Society
contact email: 
jcwestgate@fullerton.edu

Beginning with Eugene O’Neill’s sea plays and continuing through much of his oeuvre are concerns with global themes, including the problematic encounters between cultures, ethnicities, and nationa

Collection of Essays for Sports in the Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
Gregory J. Thompson
contact email: 
gthompson@rsu.edu

Sports in the Humanities

CFP: Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices [Oct 31, 2011; March 1-3, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
Nhora Serrano, California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
nserrano@csulb.edu

47th Annual Comparative Literature Conference
California State University, Long Beach
March 1st-3rd, 2012
Drawing the Line(s): Censorship and Cultural Practices

Plenary Speaker: Ilan Stavans

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