category: american

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

[UPDATE] Revenge of the Queers: Ethics and the Politics of Resentment (NEMLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Emily King / NEMLA 2012
contact email: 
Emily.King@tufts.edu

From Diane DiMassa’s caffeinated homicidal heroine in Hothead Paisan to Lee Edelman’s sinthomosexual who “chooses not to choose the Child,” revenge – if only phantasmatic – invigorates que

C19 CFP - Teaching Prospects: Young Women as Educators in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Kristen Proehl
contact email: 
kproehl@clemson.edu

Call for Papers

C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists Conference, Berkeley, CA, April 12-15, 2012

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.”

[UPDATE] The Apocalypse in Literature and Film - October 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
_LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory_
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

Alien invasion, viral outbreak, nuclear holocaust, the rise of the machines, the flood, the second coming, the second ice age—these are just a few of the ways human beings have imagined their “end

MLA Preconvention Workshop: Getting Started in Digital Humanities with DHCommons

full name / name of organization: 
DHCommons, NITLE, and the Texas A&M Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture
contact email: 
rccordell@gmail.com


Digital methodologies and new media are changing the landscape of research and teaching in modern languages and literatures. Scholars can now computationally analyze entire corpora of texts or preserve and share materials through digital archives. Students can engage in authentic applied research linking text to place, or study Shakespeare in a virtual Globe Theater. In the face of all the digital humanities buzz--from the MLA to the New York Times to Twitter--where can scholars interested in the field turn to get started?

Creative Writing Pedagogy

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Association Annual Meeting
contact email: 
chappell@tarleton.edu

CFP: Creative Writing Pedagogy (12/01/11 SWTX PCA 2/8-11/12)
Conference Theme for 2012: “Food & Culture(s) in a Global Context”
Please post and send to interested colleagues

Cultural Studies Association 2012--SAN DIEGO: Trauma and the Material Body

full name / name of organization: 
Terra Caputo
contact email: 
tcaputo@allegheny.edu

Seeking paper proposals for a panel to be proposed at the Cultural Studies Association Conference to be held March 28-April 1 at the University of California in San Diego.

Object Lessons: The Thingly Realm in Modern Literature (Deadline September 30, 2011; Conference March 15-18, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Langauge Association 2012 Convention
contact email: 
kvanwert@mail.rochester.edu

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester
Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

Language, Literature and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Military Technical Academy, Department of Foreign Languages, Bucharest
contact email: 
adibulz@yahoo.com

Language, literature and cultural studies
ISSN: 2065-3867

Call for papers
Deadline: 1 November 2011 for LLCS no.8 and no.9

http://www.mta.ro

[Update] Collection of Essays exploring Lois Lane (Extended Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
Nadine Farghaly, M.A., Mag. Phil.
contact email: 
Lois.Lane@gmx.net

Collection of essays exploring the character Lois Lane from the DC Superman Universe (all movies, TV-shows, Comics, etc.)

Call for submissions! Deadline November 1st

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

Kudzu Review is looking for all kinds of Nature writing. We want poetry, essays, short fiction, music, artwork, recipes. Please visit us at kudzureview.com for more details.

The Postmodern Dandy (NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012; proposals due Sept. 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Bartholomew Ortega
contact email: 
kortega@uccs.edu

As recent scholarship like Monica Miller’s of the black dandy has suggested, the history of dandyism is complicated by race, class, nationalism, and sexuality.

[UPDATE] Encyclopedic Fictions of 21st-Century American Literature (NeMLA March 15-18, 2012; abstracts due September 30, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
shock@vwc.edu

CFP: Encyclopedic Fictions of 21st-Century American Literature

43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

CFP - Edited Collection - Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Charles University in Prague
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Not Another Teen Movie: Historical Essays on American Cinema and Youth

The Kudzu Review is now accepting submissions! Deadline November 1st

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

Kudzu Review, literature for an invasive species, the bi-annual Southern journal for the study of literature and the environment, is looking for submissions for its premier.

Issues of Mobility and Confinement in Women’s Literature (NeMLA 2012 Panel)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
aja205@lehigh.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Non-Combatant Wartime Trauma

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

American literature has historically ascribed the traumas of war almost entirely to the domain of the male combatant’s experience; in the process, valuable contributions on the subject by female aut

Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia (Autumn 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
contact email: 
shortlidge.2@osu.edu

Race/Ethnicity: Multidisciplinary Global Contexts
Volume 6, Number 1 (Autumn 2012)
Race, Ethnicity, and Appalachia

Faulknerian Anniversaries

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

Call for Papers
William Faulkner Society
at the Society for the Study of Southern Lliterature conference
March 29-April 1, 2012
“Faulknerian Anniversaries”

Sacralizing Markets and Marketing the Sacral: Religion in Antebellum America - NeMLA 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ball, Purdue University
contact email: 
ajball@purdue.edu

43nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association
March 15 - 18, 2012

Rochester, New York – Hyatt Rochester

Host Institution: St. John Fisher College

New Media and the Digital Humanities

full name / name of organization: 
AMERICAN LITERATURE
contact email: 
am-lit@duke.edu

Call for Papers: New Media and the Digital Humanities

UPDATE--Deadline Extended, October 7, 2011

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

Rhizomes Special Issue: Deleuze and Photography

Sea-Changes: A Maritime Conference in the Humanities; April 12-14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Kathryn Mudgett/Massachusetts Maritime Academy
contact email: 
nautilus@maritime.edu

Sea-Changes: A Maritime Conference in the Humanities; April 12-14, 2012

Special Journal Issue: Surrealism and Egypt

full name / name of organization: 
Dada/Surrealism (http://ir.uiowa.edu/dadasur/)
contact email: 
p.allmer@mmu.ac.uk and dmrobe@googlemail.com

“Wonderful Things” - Surrealism and Egypt

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Book Reviewers

Call for Submissions

full name / name of organization: 
American, British and Canadian Studies Journal
contact email: 
abc.journal@ulbsibiu.ro

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Modernism, Intimacy and Emotion - Proposal deadline 15 August 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Australian Modernist Studies Network - 2012 Symposium
contact email: 
Lorraine Sim: lorraine.sim@uws.edu.au

Deadline Extended. NEMLA: March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY: Obscenity, Violence, and Humor in the Eighteenth-Century Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Kathleen Tamayo Alves
contact email: 
tamayok@stjohns.edu; kalves@qcc.cuny.edu

This panel will examine eighteenth-century British fiction and the relationship between violence, obscenity and humor.

NeMLA(2012) Maternal Hauntings: Feminine Spectral Identities and Ghosts in Asian American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jina Lee
contact email: 
JinaLeeCFP@gmail.com

Call for papers:
43rd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 15-18, 2012
Rochester, NY

Digital Interpretation Roundtable

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Americanists Society
contact email: 
ryan.cordell@snc.edu

The Digital Americanists Society invites proposals for a roundtable about digital interpretation of nineteenth-century American literature or culture, to be proposed for the C19 Conference at the Univ

Final Deadline (30 August 2011): 'Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878'

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Maryam Farahani-Dr Nick Davis
contact email: 
poeticoptimism@gmail.com

We are developing a collection of articles for a special issue journal of Studies in the Literary Imagination entitled ‘Poetic Optimism and the Post-Enlightenment Social Identity, 1794-1878’.

[UPDATE] Queer Places, Practices, and Lives conference (May 18-19, 2012; proposals due Aug. 12, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio State University
contact email: 
ponce.8@osu.edu

QUEER PLACES, PRACTICES, AND LIVES: A SYMPOSIUM IN HONOR OF SAMUEL STEWARD

The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH

MAY 18-19, 2012

Deadline for proposals: Aug. 12, 2011

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