category: american

21st –century Neo-slave Narratives and the Legacy of Empire (CLA) DEADLINE 1/23/12

full name / name of organization: 
College Language Association 75th Anniversary and Annual Convention
contact email: 
skirlew@ithaca.edu

This panel seeks 15-20 minute papers which investigate new critical approaches to contemporary neo-slave narratives.

Asian American Theatre, ALA, May 24-27, 2012 (1/18/12)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association / Circle for Asian American Literary Studies
contact email: 
tjlee101@gmail.com

Asian American Theatre: "Hitherto Unheard and Unsung World"
American Literature Association, May 24-27, 2012
Abstracts and CVs due 1/18/12

[UPDATE] Enunciating the End: The Apocalypse, Textual Futures, and What Comes Next

full name / name of organization: 
Concordia English Graduate Colloquium
contact email: 
enunciating.the.end@gmail.com

Apocalyptic prophecies and futurist narratives have always had a special place in culture, from Y2K fervor to the periodically updated Rapture to the upcoming end of the Mayan calendar in December of

[UPDATE] Teaching Under Attack Jan 31 2012

full name / name of organization: 
TRANSFormations:The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy
contact email: 
transformations@njcu.edu

Call for articles:
SPECIAL ISSUE: TEACHING UNDER ATTACK

Frontiers and Borders, Submission Deadline, January 20

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

Call for Papers for J of Philosophy: A cross-Disciplianry Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Philosophy and Literary Studies
contact email: 
philitsociety@gmail.com

The peer-reviewed "Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry" is dedicated to bringing western and non-western humanities currents into dialogue with each other.

All topics - journal (The AnaChronisT, 5/31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 16 (2012) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2012/3.

American Women and Ethnographic Subjects (SSAWW 2012; proposal deadline Feb. 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lynn Domina
contact email: 
dominalm@delhi.edu

SSAWW 2012: American Women and Ethnographic Subjects

Integrating One-on-One Teaching Strategies in the English and Foreign Language Classroom (3/15/12; MLA 2013)

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

This session will focus on innovative ways of translating one-on-one teaching strategies to the larger English or Foreign Language classroom in a context of increasing class sizes and diminishing reso

Poetics/Ethics MSA 14, Las Vegas, NV

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Volpicelli / Penn State University
contact email: 
rav140@psu.edu

In his 1913 essay, "The Serious Artist," Ezra Pound suggests that writing "good" poetry is as much a matter of aesthetics as it is ethics.

Twain's Omissions: Exploring the Gaps as Textual Context

full name / name of organization: 
The Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
gim5v@uvawise.edu

Twain’s Omissions: Exploring the Gaps as Textual Context

[Update] Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Interne

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

**Deadline Jan. 25** Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

full name / name of organization: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
umassengconf@gmail.com

Forces at Play: Bodies, Power, and Spaces

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

CFP - International Journal of Computational Linguistics (IJCL)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Computational Linguistics (IJCL)

[UPDATE] **Deadline extended to Jan. 15** Vonnegut panel at ALA, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012

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

The Kurt Vonnegut Society (www.vonnegutsociety.net) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, May 24-27.

UPDATE: edited collection: BUST CULTURE: NOTES FROM THE GREAT RECESSION (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirk Boyle (UNC Asheville) and Daniel Mrozowski (Trinity College)
contact email: 
bustculture@gmail.com

We are specifically seeking two or three proposals covering the following areas: bust culture as represented on Network Television, in Fictional Film, and through Popular Literature.

Ireland and African-America

full name / name of organization: 
Clinton Institute for American Studies
contact email: 
walsh.lou@gmail.com

Ireland and African-America
9-11 March 2012
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin, Ireland
Call for Papers

CFP: Ground Stories / The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference

full name / name of organization: 
The Society of Fellows at The University of Chicago
contact email: 
weissbourd12@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS: GROUND STORIES

The 2012 Weissbourd Annual Conference
Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
The University of Chicago
Franke Institute for the Humanities
May 18-19, 2012

Visual Learning: Transforming the Liberal Arts (September 28-30, 2012): Proposals due 1 March 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Carleton College
contact email: 
sjaret@carleton.edu

As the conclusion to our Visualizing the Liberal Arts Initiative, Carleton College will host an interdisciplinary conference offering visionary lectures, speculative discussions, hands-on sessions, exhibitions, and performances.

CFP ASA 2012 Reading through Recipes: Cookbooks and/as Literature

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association Anual Meeting
contact email: 
cfarrish@fulbrightmail.org

We invite proposals for an interdisciplinary roundtable exploring the intersections of literature and cookbooks, receipt books, and domestic manuals.

Occupied: Taking Up Space and Time, graduate conference, March 22-24 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 20, 2012*

CFP: Remixing the American Renaissance, ALA '12, May 24 - 27

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
hlharrison@vcu.edu

Proposed Panel: Remixing The American Renaissance
Conference: ALA, May 24-27, 2012, San Francisco, CA
Deadline: Friday, January 27th.

Reminder: Neo-Victorian Networks: Epistemologies, Aesthetics and Ethics (Abstracts due Feb 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Amsterdam
contact email: 
T.C.MacDonald@uva.nl

This conference, to be held June 13-15, 2012, seeks to assess the state of contemporary neo-Victorian literature, film, television and other media, with papers offering new readings of neo-Victorian texts.

Call For Papers: “Apocalyptic Imagination” Nov 16 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities Center, Wayne State University
contact email: 
Sarika Chandra: (schandra@wayne.edu)

The Humanities Center at Wayne State University invites papers on the theme, “Apocalyptic Imagination” for its Fall Symposium scheduled to take place on November 16, 2012 in Detroit, MI.

Review Board & Undergraduate Advisory Board Openings for Online Journal of Literary Criticism

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
editors@diesisjournal.org

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities (ISSN 2161-3095), is an open-access journal of literary criticism particularly interested in giving voice to undergraduate and graduate students.

Call for Guest Columnist - Revolutions & Reversals - Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Call for Guest Columnist

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2012

Call for Articles - Revolutions and Reversals - Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identities
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis Volume 2, Issue 2:
Revolutions & Reversals

Submission Deadline: March 1st, 2012

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtednes

Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship (proposals due 1-27-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
mlshelden@vcu.edu

SSAWW 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship

[UPADTE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] Graphicity:Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

Literary Translation Studies and Comparatism

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Comparative Literature Journal
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

Starting from the reappraisal of literary translation that Susan Bassnett carried out at the beginning of the eighties, comparative literature as a discipline started re-evaluating its relation to thi

[update] Contemporary American Lit, ALA, May 24-27, 2012 (1/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery
contact email: 
craftsymposium@si.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

November 8-9, 2012
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

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