category: american

[UPDATE] Conference on the Literary Essay from Montaigne to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Queen Mary, University of London
contact email: 
essay.conference@gmail.com

Conference on the Literary Essay, London, July 2-3
Speakers: Adam Phillips, Geoff Dyer, Gillian Beer, Andrew O'Hagan,
Hermione Lee, Karl Miller, Jeremy Treglown, Ophelia Field,

[UPDATE] Comparative Literature Papers--Deadline TOMORROW

full name / name of organization: 
University of California Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal
contact email: 
berkeleycluj@gmail.com

To submit: http://ucb-cluj.org/submissions/

Call for Submissions!

Paradises - Abstract for online academic journal: 10 September 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Altre Modernità http://riviste.unimi.it/index.php/AMonline
contact email: 
amonline@unimi.it

PARADISES

Why does man need Paradise?

Sports Stories & American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Cara Erdheim & Rick Magee, Sacred Heart University
contact email: 
Erdheimc@sacredheart.edu

"Sports Stories & American Culture”: We solicit papers from a wide range of disciplines that look to American literature as a way to understand sports--and vice versa.

(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling (9/30/2011; NeMLA 3/15-18/2012, Rochester, NY)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
Dr. Clare Emily Clifford / ccliffor[AT]bsc[DOT]edu



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



(Re)Mixed Grooves: Disco, Hip-Hop, and the Poetics of Sampling


Transatlantic Gender-Crossings: Masquerade, Transvestitisms & the Carnivalesque / NeMLA, March 15-18, 2012, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Anita Duneer / Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
aduneer@ric.edu

This panel seeks papers on gender-crossings in fiction and drama by authors on both sides of the Atlantic.

The Beautiful Eater

full name / name of organization: 
The Beautiful Eater
contact email: 
beautifuleater@gmail.com

The Beautiful Eater is accepting personal essays, poetry and recipes from women who seek authenticity, liberation, and purpose through food.

"Speculative Literature from the African Diaspora: Creating Heroes and Heroines"- - -2012 NeMLA, March 15-18, Rochester, NY

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
dmpowell2@aacc.edu

In Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora editor Sheree R. Thomas states that her purpose for the series “. . .

BLACK TEACHERS THEORIZING

full name / name of organization: 
Hilton Kelly, Davidson College and Daniella Cook, University of Tula
contact email: 
hikelly@davidson.edu

This special issue of Educational Studies will address “black teachers theorizing” as an overlooked topic in the literature on black teacher’s lives and work by drawing upon contemporary empiric

DS7

full name / name of organization: 
[tba]
contact email: 
liamwarrenaceron@gmail.com

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Initial invitations were sent for DS7 around May/June 2011.
Please politely ask around; closefriends, closecolleagues.

A call for entries to be made (more) public sometime

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, St. Mary's University College
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE (http://www.oscholars.com/Upstage/uhome.htm),

POETIC AND POLITICS OF PLACE IN PASTORAL (MARCH 29-31)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Orléans, FRANCE, Faculté des Lettres, langues et sciences humaines
contact email: 
thomas.pughe@univ-orleans.fr or bfryd@univ-poitiers.fr

POETIC AND POLITICS OF PLACE IN PASTORAL

International Conference, Université d’Orléans (FRANCE), March 29-31, 2012

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL IS URGENTLY SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2011 ISSUES

full name / name of organization: 
Women in Judaism: A Multidisciplinary Journal
contact email: 
dina.eylon@utoronto.ca

WOMEN IN JUDAISM: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL
IS URGENTLY SEEKING BOOK REVIEWERS FOR ITS 2011 ISSUES

About the Journal:

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP: "Exile on Main Street: Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America"

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Chicago
contact email: 
maggie.taft@gmail.com

Call for Papers:

EXILE ON MAIN STREET:
Fascism, Emigration, and the European Imagination in America
Sixth Annual English Graduate Conference, University of Chicago

[UPDATE] Collection: The cosmopolitan in 19th-century American and British literature. Abstracts due July 25, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
James Hewitson and Yvonne E.Pelletier
contact email: 
jhewitso@utk.edu and ypelleti@utk.edu

Cosmopolitans at home and abroad: Cosmopolitanism in nineteenth-century British and American literature.

The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower (NeMLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jonathan A. Allan, University of Toronto
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca

CFP: "The Popular Romance Novel and the Ivory Tower"

Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2 (www.otherness.dk) - CFP Journal Issue - Deadline Sept 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Centre for Studies in Otherness
contact email: 
otherness.research@gmail.com

The Centre for Studies in Otherness invites papers for the e-journal issue Otherness: Essays and Studies 2.2.

Medievalism in Southern Literature and Culture (SAMLA Nov. 4-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Alexandra Cook / University of Alabama
contact email: 
acook@bama.ua.edu

The term “medievalism” refers to popular and presentist re-imaginings of the Middle Ages.

Urban Slavery

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jlightweisgoff@gmail.com

Fifty years after Richard C.

UPDATE: HAIKU AESTHETICS; 31 July 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly essays are invited for an anthology of critical essays on Aesthetics of Haiku Poetry to be published by a reputed publisher from India.

NeMLA Rochester (March 15-18, 2012): The Poetry of John Ashbery

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Fischer/NeMLA
contact email: 
bkfischer@yahoo.com

‘Sifting the April sunlight for clues’: The Poetry of John Ashbery

CFP: New Edited Collection on Service Learning in the Literature Curriculum We invite proposals for an edited collection entit

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Roberta Rosenberg, Christopher Newport University and Dr. Laurie Grobman, Penn State, Berks
contact email: 
rrosenb@cnu.edu or leg8@psu.edu

We invite proposals for an edited collection entitled Service Learning and Literary Studies. Our use of the term service learning captures all curriculum-based community engagement.

[Update] Playful Interruptions in Recent Film (7/1; 11/3-6/11, M/MLA, St. Louis)

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Comer and Vayo
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

New deadline, July 1.

[UPDATE] MAPACA Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 (Submissions Due 7/5/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association: Travel and Tourism Area
contact email: 
jesweda@pobox.upenn.edu

MAPACA: Travel & Tourism Panels; Philadelphia, PA, 11/03/11-11/05/11 Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association

***DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS EXTENDED to JULY 5, 2011***

"Through me many long dumb voices": Performing Identities in American Literature (10 September 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English Studies, University of Durham
contact email: 
PerformingAmerica@gmail.com

Performing Identities in American Literature seeks to explore the ways in which American identity is defined, enacted and contested in texts from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

Special Issue: Carson McCullers and Influence, Submissions due by May 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews
contact email: 
ross_daniel@columbusstate.edu

ANQ: American Notes and Queries is sponsoring a special issue on Contemporary Irish Writing for Fall, 2012.

CFP: Linguistic, Cultural/Literary and Translation Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução
contact email: 
tradutores_interpretes@ulusofona.pt

Babilónia – Revista Lusófona de Línguas, Culturas e Tradução is a journal publication by the School of Communication, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI) at Universidade Lusófona de Huma

NOLA DIASPORA invites creative & scholarly submissions for issue two by 8/01/11.

full name / name of organization: 
NOLA DIASPORA
contact email: 
submissions@noladiaspora.org;mbyrd@vsu.edu

NOLA DIASPORA,www.noladiaspora.org, is an on-line, peer-reviewed journal focusing on art, literature, and scholarship about post-Katrina New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.

NeMLA Panel: New Victorian Biogenres: Writing Nineteenth-Century Lives in the Twenty-First. Rochester, NY, March 15-18, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
pfisher@wellesley.edu

How have recent innovations in life writing disrupted, reconstructed, and refigured nineteenth-century Anglo-American subjects?

CFP: Vanguard & Revolution / Bicentenary, 15 August 2011

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

vanguardia & revolución/ tiempos bicentenarios

Cierre de la convocatoria: 15 de agosto de 2011

Call for Papers: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism, 4/19-22

full name / name of organization: 
joint conference of MELUS and USACLALS (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the US, and US chapter of Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies)
contact email: 
jhawley@scu.edu

THEME: Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Bill Ashcroft, Wlad Godzic, Francisco Jimenez, David Marriott

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies (CHiCS)
contact email: 
huc@enkidumagazine.com

HUC 2011: Storytelling, Memories and Identity Constructions
Mexico: 4 - 9 November 2011

Deadline for paper proposal submissions: 15 July, 2011

[UPDATE] Materialist Readings of Children's Literature and Culture: Classic and Contemporary Essays

full name / name of organization: 
Angela Hubler/Kansas State University
contact email: 
ahubler@ksu.edu

CFP

Materialist Readings of Children’s Literature and Culture:
Classic and Contemporary Essays

extended deadline “Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages”

full name / name of organization: 
university of jendouba
contact email: 
aa_sassou@yahoo.com

Call for Papers:
“Science, Art, and Gender in the Global Rise of Indigenous Languages” (26-29 October 2011,
Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Jendouba, Jendouba University).

[REMINDER] Work in Process—Reading David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King (22-23 September 2011, deadline abstracts: 15 June 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Antwerp
contact email: 
Toon.Staes@ua.ac.be

Keynote speakers: Marshall Boswell (Rhodes College) and Stephen Burn (Northern Michigan University)

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