category: american

Subject to Change

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia, Department of English
contact email: 
gesaconference2013@gmail.com

Subject to Change: Nature, Text, and the Limits of the Human

Conference Date: March 22-24, 2013
Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2012

[UPDATE] Dissonant Discourses: An Interdisciplinary Conference - Friday, January 25, 2013 (Deadline Extended to Nov. 2, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oklahoma - The Student Association of Graduate English Scholars
contact email: 
sages@ou.edu

Dissonant Discourses

“A given socio-historical moment is never homogeneous; on the contrary, it is rich in contradictions.” -- Antonio Gramsci

Craft Critique Culture: Into the Void, March 29-30, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Iowa
contact email: 
studorg-c3conf@uiowa.edu

The 13th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology. May 1-3, 2013, San Jose/Salinas/Monterey, CA

full name / name of organization: 
Martha H. Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies at San Jose State University
contact email: 
nicholas.taylor@sjsu.edu

The John Steinbeck Society of America Announces
AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Steinbeck and the Politics of Crisis: Ethics, Society, and Ecology
May 1-3, 2013
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Library, San Jose State University

Philosophy and Nature

full name / name of organization: 
7th Annual Duquesne University Graduate Conference in Philosophy
contact email: 
duquesnegradconference@gmail.com

7th Annual Duquesne University Graduate Conference in Philosophy

Philosophy and Nature

February 23, 2013

Keynote Speaker: Adrian Johnston

Thoreau Society Short-Term Research Fellowships

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
mike.frederick@thoreausociety.org

The Thoreau Society is pleased to announce the second annual Thoreau Society Short-Term Research Fellowships.

Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women's Identity’-ACLA, Toronto April 4-7

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
sobia.khan@utdallas.edu

"Re-Positioning and Re-Constructing Muslim Women’s Identity"

Linguistic Mapping. Panel for ACLA, Toronto April 4 - 7, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
mariakager@yahoo.com, barrymccrea@gmail.com

Linguistic Mapping

American Comparative Literature Association
University of Toronto, Canada April 4 - 7, 2013.

[UPDATE] Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Extended deadline for proposals - 9 November 2012

Criterion Forum: Haunted Subjects

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For its 2013 issue, Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism anticipates reserving space for up to four essays which explore issues, objects, or persons which, though originating from the repressed past, continue to make themselves “forcibly felt in the present.” To provoke thoughts on this topic, Dr. Jayne Elizabeth Lewis, Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine, has provided the following prompt titled “Haunted Subjects.”

CFP - Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism (18 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion seeks original, well-researched, and intellectually rigorous essays written from diverse critical perspectives and about texts from any time period or literary tradition.

The Shape of Things: the Relationship between Creativity and Convention; January 18, 2013.

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Students Association
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

The English Graduate School Association at UNCC is pleased to announced its 13th Annual EGSA Conference, which will be held at UNC-Charlotte on January 18, 2013.

Watermark Journal — Submission Deadline 12/31/2012

full name / name of organization: 
California State University, Long Beach
contact email: 
editor@watermarkjournal.com

Watermark, an annual scholarly journal published by graduate students in the Department of English at California State University, Long Beach, is now seeking papers for our seventh volume to be published in March 2012.

Special Issue: Before and Beyond 50 Shades of Grey: New Approaches to Erotic Romance Fiction (deadline: February 1 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

CALL FOR PAPERS: Before and Beyond Fifty Shades of Grey: New Approaches to Erotic Romance Fiction

Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
managing.editor@jprstudies.org

CALL FOR PAPERS: Love and Religion in Global Popular Culture

Popular Romance, PCA Conference, Washington D.C. March 27-30 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
an.goris@arts.kuleuven.be

Love and romance are mainstays of popular culture, cutting across the great divides of medium, language, and historical period.

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies seeks book reviews

full name / name of organization: 
NeoAmericanist
contact email: 
reviews@neoamericanist.org

The NeoAmericanist journal of American Studies is looking for book reviews. Books must be on a topic connected to American Studies, and reviews should be between 800-1200 words.

SSAWW Panels at ALA 2013 (May 23-26, Boston, MA ) 4 January 2013 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
kristinjjacobson@gmail.com

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers will host two panels at the American Literature Association Conference (May 23-26, Boston, MA).

Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Jeff Hicks, Josh Pearson/University of California, Riverside
contact email: 
eatonjournal@gmail.com

We are now soliciting articles for the first issue and for subsequent issues of the Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction.

Going “Viral”:Contested Cartographies of Illness, Ideology, and Identity Politics (ACLA, U Toronto, 4/4-4/7/13;deadline 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Carolyn Ureña (Rutgers University), Enmanuel Martinez (Rutgers University)
contact email: 
carolyn.urena@rutgers.edu

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American Comparative Literature Association 2013 Conference
University of Toronto
April 4-7, 2013

Deadline for abstracts: Nov 1, 2012

The Millennials on Film and Television: the Politics of Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu
contact email: 
betty.kaklamanidou@gmail.com & Peggy.Tally@esc.edu

We are currently inviting submissions for an edited collection on millennials in films and television.

ASLE-sponsored panel at the 2013 Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, July 11-14, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment and the Thoreau Society
contact email: 
jrc56@wildcats.unh.edu, kurt.moellering@thoreausociety.org

Ireland Past and Present

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies
contact email: 
acis2013@gmail.com

ACIS 2013
Chicago, IL

CFP for Articles: Representations of the Supernatural (2/15/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies (e-journal)
contact email: 
supernaturalstudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013. We welcome articles on any aspect of the representation of the supernatural.

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology (cfp due November 12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Way and Maia Toteva
contact email: 
jway@unt.edu; mtt235@gmail.com

Art and Cybernetics/ Art and Technology

Deadline: Nov 12, 2012

[REMINDER] Calls for Edited Collection: Ethnic Perspectives on Ethnic Literatures: A Contemporary Critical and Theoretical Reade

full name / name of organization: 
Editors J. Stephen Pearson and Carrie Louise Sheffield
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com ; carrielouisesheffield@gmail.com

Mapping the Self: Place, Identity, Nationality, 15/12/12

full name / name of organization: 
Oxford Brookes University
contact email: 
mappingtheself@gmail.com

Postgraduate Symposium
15 December, 2012
Oxford Brookes University

CFP: "Freedom Proclaimed," Irish Association for American Studies Conference, 26-27 April 2013 (Proposals by 7 January 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
IAAS and University of Limerick, Ireland
contact email: 
IAAS2013@ul.ie

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s “greatest demonstration for freedom in the history” of America, the Iri

[UPDATE] "Labor Beyond Economy," April 4-7 2013 - deadline extended to November 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
clare.callahan@duke.edu

Hannah Arendt argued that labor is anti-political because its collective nature precludes the possibility of individual consciousness and because it is performed in the name of the economy of the hous

Reminder: CFP for SUPERHERO SYNERGIES - Studying Genre in the Age of Digital Convergence (deadline 11/01/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
James Gilmore (UCLA) & Matthias Stork (UCLA)
contact email: 
james.n.gilmore@gmail.com, mstork@ucla.edu

Call for Papers: Collection of Essays
Superhero Synergies: Genre in the Age of Digital Convergence
Edited by James Gilmore (UCLA) and Matthias Stork (UCLA)
Publisher: Scarecrow Press

CFP- Florida Conference of Historian: Special Interest Section on Media, Arts, and Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Florida Conference of Historians
contact email: 
jchambliss@rollins.edu

Over the last thirty years there has been an increasing interest in media, arts, and culture as means to understand the national experience.

[UPDATE] Motherhood/Fatherhood and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) March 27-30, 2013, Washington, DC
contact email: 
lpodniek@ryerson.ca

I am looking for papers for multiple panels for the PCA/ACA Motherhood/Fatherhood Area on any aspect of motherhood and or fatherhood in popular culture.

General Literary Criticism and Forum on Haunted Objects--Accepting submissions until January 18, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

For more information see criterion.byu.edu

Rethinking Work: 15th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote addresses by: Fredric Jameson, Kathi Weeks, Michael Denning, and Kevin Floyd

March 21-23, 2013 at the University of Florida

[Deadline 15 Feb.] Nineteenth-Century Aetiologies, Exoticism, and Multimodal Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
University of Liverpool, 2-4 April 2013
contact email: 
painpara@liv.ac.uk

There is a primary understanding of nineteenth-century modes of impression, expression, and interpretation that predispose positive human connection as opposed to the psychology and philosophy of nega

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