category: american

Essay Collection: Darwin in American Textual Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Lydia Fisher and Tina Gianquitto
contact email: 
lfisher@pugetsound.edu and tinagian@mines.edu

Darwin in American Textual Studies

Fashion, Appearance, & Consumer Identity: PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
jessica.strubel@unt.edu

PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011
San Antonio, TX
http://www.swtxpca.org

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference - Feb 25-26, 2011 - Northern Arizona University

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Arizona University Organization of Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
ogse@nau.edu

Peaks Interdisciplinary Conference 2011
Featured Theme:
Villainy & Monstrosity: Representations of Evil

Perpetual Crisis: Defending the Humanities [February 24-26, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate English Students Organization
contact email: 
uwmadlit@gmail.com

The Graduate Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to announce the 7th Annual MadLit Conference.

Eudora Welty Research Fellowship

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Foundation & Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH
contact email: 
fgaley@mdah.state.ms.us

The Eudora Welty Foundation and Mississippi Department of

One-day symposium on The Lyric Touch by John Wilkinson, March 11 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Modernist Studies, University of Sussex
contact email: 
a.j.pestell@sussex.ac.uk

The Centre for Modernist Studies at the University of Sussex presents a one-day symposium on The Lyric Touch by John Wilkinson.

Friday March 11 2011

1st Global Conference: Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
white@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference
Images of Whiteness - Exploring Critical Issues

Tuesday 12th July – Thursday 14th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

Gods and Groundlings: Historical Theatrical Audiences

full name / name of organization: 
Southeasten Theatre Conference Theatre Symposium
contact email: 
wallacebert@campbell.edu

Before cell phones or internet marketing or even electrical lighting, how did theatre audiences function in various periods and cultures? How did they behave? What did they expect?

[UPDATE] NATURES 2011 abstract deadline is Dec. 3 [conference is 2/18/11]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2011--Textual Politics: Inspiration, Influence, Interpretation
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Graduate students from the humanities and social sciences are encouraged to submit 250 word abstracts on a wide range of topics related to the explication of texts. “Texts” are understood to include any of the following mediums: visual, written, physically constructed, filmed, performed, naturally occurring, manicured, or exhibited.

Deleuze and Photography

full name / name of organization: 
Rhizomes
contact email: 
dmk209@lehigh.edu

Rhizomes Special Issue: Deleuze and Photography

10th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Golobal Citizenship (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ejgc10@inter-disciplinary.net

10th Global Conference
Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Friday 8th July 2011 – Sunday 10th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature/ Book Collection 31st January 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Middlesex University UK
contact email: 
a.winch@mdx.ac.uk, l.normand@mdx.ac.uk

This book collection, Encountering Buddhism in Twentieth-Century British and American Literature, will be a coherent, critical examination of British and USA literature’s engagement with Buddhism in

Wideman Society at American Literature Assn., 26-29 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
John Edgar Wideman Society
contact email: 
Keith.Byerman@indstate.edu

The John Edgar Wideman Society invites 200-word proposals for papers or panels at the American Literature Association conference. Deadline for proposals is 15 January 2011.

[Update] American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Conference [Reminder - Deadline: 17 December]

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

American Identities on Stage:

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference, April 15-16, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anna Lillios/University of Central Florida
contact email: 
lillios@mail.ucf.edu

24th Annual Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Conference
Museum of Florida Art, DeLand, Florida
April 15-16, 2011

[UPDATE] Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (Deadline: Dec. 1st, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 EGSA Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence | SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mark H. Leahy/Mark Twain Circle
contact email: 
mhleahy@purdue.edu

The Mark Twain Circle

SAMLA—NOVEMBER 4-6, 2011

War Prayers: Mark Twain and the History of Violence

[UPDATE] IALJS-6 "Literary Journalism: Theoria, Poiesis and Praxis" - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium - 12-14 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
contact email: 
imeuret@ulb.ac.be

The International Association for Literary Journalism Studies invites submissions of original research papers, abstracts for research in progress and proposals for panels on Literary Journalism for th

I, S/He, We, They: Writing Lives and Life Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Boston College
contact email: 
dailym@bc.edu

As the Presidential Theme for the 2011 MLA conference indicates, life writing is a critical element in the contemporary landscape of literary studies.

4th Global Conference: Diasporas - Exploring Critical Issues (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
dias4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Diasporas - Critical Issues

Monday 4th July – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

7th Global Conference: Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children (July 2011: Oxford, UK)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ce7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Creative Engagements - Thinking with Children

Monday 4th July 2011 – Wednesday 6th July 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers

Call for papers – Research in Social Change (The RSC) Journal, deadline February 25th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia
contact email: 
tamara.besednjak@fuds.si

Research in Social Change is a relatively young journal which was established in 2008 by School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica, Slovenia with the first issue being published on January 2009

Locations of Stardom

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1

The Locations of Stardom

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

full name / name of organization: 
Adam Beardsworth and Marc Thackray
contact email: 
adam.beardsworth@algomau.ca; thackray@swgc.ca

Vancouver Poetry Conference 1963: Crossroads of the Canadian Avant-Garde

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

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, English Graduates for Academic Development, Texas A&M University-Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, March 9-11, 2011
Texas A&M-Commerce, Commerce, Texas

Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

9-11 Book Reviews

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Robertson / Modern Language Studies
contact email: 
robertson@susqu.edu

Modern Language Studies, the journal of the Northeast Modern Language Association, is seeking reviews of works related to 9-11.

Teaching Nathaniel Hawthorne

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Coale and Chris Diller
contact email: 
samcoale@cox.net

For the MLA's Approaches to Teaching World Literature series, the Publications Committee has approved development of a volume devoted to the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, edited by Samuel Coale and Ch

Reynolds Courts and Media Law Journal seeks submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Donald W. Reynolds Center for Courts and Media
contact email: 
courtsandmedia@unr.edu

With the support of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Courts and Media, based at National Judicial College and the Donald W.

CFP: Postgraduate English, Issue 22 (Deadline: 15th December 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, Durham University
contact email: 
pgeng.submissions@durham.ac.uk

Call for Papers

POSTGRADUATE ENGLISH (ISSN 1756-9761). The University of Durham’s Online Literature Journal: a peer-reviewed Journal and Forum for Postgraduates in English in the UK and Europe.

[UPDATE] Food! The Conference!

full name / name of organization: 
English Student Association, City University of New York Graduate Center
contact email: 
foodconference@gmail.com

Please note that we have extended the deadline for submissions to 12/15/10.

Food! The Conference!
ESA Conference, March 18, 2011
Sponsored by the CUNY Doctoral Student Council

ELN 49.2 (Fall/Winter 2011) & 50.1 (Spring/Summer 2012) “The Shape of the I: A Double Issue”

full name / name of organization: 
English Language Notes
contact email: 
eln2@colorado.edu

ELN 49.2 (Fall/Winter 2011) & 50.1 (Spring/Summer 2012)

“The Shape of the I: A Double Issue”

Deadline: March 1, 2011

Beyond Margins and Centers, April 8 and April 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
MUGradConference@gmail.com

Call for Papers
BEYOND MARGINS AND CENTERS
April 8 and April 9, 2011
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsored by Marquette University Association of English Graduate Students

Challenging Traditions in English Studies - April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tony M. Vinci / Southern Illinois University- Carbondale
contact email: 
tvinci@siu.edu

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale English Graduate Conference
April 2, 2011

African American Femininities: The Michelle Obama Effect

full name / name of organization: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
contact email: 
utsaafamsymp@gmail.com

Presenters receive a $250 honorarium

UPDATE Call for Submissions New Deadline 01/30/2011

full name / name of organization: 
Northern Michigan University Center for Native American Studies
contact email: 
mintvart@nmu.edu

NEW DEADLINE JANUARY 30, 2011

Seeking Submissions
for a book of literature and art on the
contemporary American Indian experience in Michigan

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