category: american

Mystery,Thrillers, Detective, and Crime fiction, MPCA/ACA, Milwaukee, 14-16 October 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture and American Culture Association
contact email: 
briley@colum.edu

DEADLINE: 15 MAY 2011

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, 14-16 October, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
www.mpcaaca.org/conference

Moving Forward 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Aberdeen
contact email: 
info-movingforward@abdn.ac.uk

Moving Forward is a conference designed by and for the postgraduate population.

Papa, PhD Conference, September 22-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Ruth Marotte, Graduate Director, University of Central Arkansas
contact email: 
mrmarotte@uca.edu

The editors of the recently published collection Papa, PhD: Essays on Fatherhood by Men in the Academy invite conference submissions on the rewards and challenges of being both a father and an academi

UPDATE: cfp: RSS Sept. 8-10

full name / name of organization: 
Philip Goldstein/Reception Study Society
contact email: 
pgold@udel.edu

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1
CALL FOR PAPERS CALL FOR PAPERS
RECEPTION STUDY SOCIETY CONFERENCE

[SECOND UPDATE] Textus: Gothic Frontiers. Abstracts by 1 June, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Francesca Saggini and Glennis Byron
contact email: 
fsaggini@unitus.it and glennis.byron@stir.ac.uk

Textus: English Studies in Italy No. 3 – 2012: Gothic Frontiers
Editors: Francesca Saggini (Università della Tuscia) and Glennis Byron (University of Stirling)

Disaster response, victimhood, and agency - CCCCs panel proposal

full name / name of organization: 
CCCC 2012 Saint Louis / NCTE
contact email: 
rjlambert@utep.edu

I'm looking to form (or join) a panel proposal on disaster response and victimhood for CCCC 2012 in St. Louis.

[UPDATE]-- MPCA/ACA Southern Lit/ Culture Area, Oct 14-16, Milwaukee

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Pop Culture and American Culture Conference
contact email: 
anne.canavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Crossing Borders and Queer Styles (Abstracts due: 5/8/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Session for 2011 UCLA Queer Studies Conference
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: UCLA’s 13th Annual Queer Studies Conference
Panel Topic: Crossing Borders and Queer Styles
Location: University of California Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Mailer and Jones: Friends and Writers

full name / name of organization: 
The James Jones Society and Norman Mailer Society Conference
contact email: 
bonnie.culver@wilkes.edu, dmartin@oxy.edu, or rosenthal@oxy.edu

DEADLINE: July 1, 2011

Hyper Sexual-Hyper Masculine? Call For Introduction CV Due by May 20th

full name / name of organization: 
Co-Editors: Kamesha Spates, PhD and Brittany Slatton, PhD
contact email: 
hypermasculine@yahoo.com

Co-Editors’: Kamesha Spates, PhD & Brittany C. Slatton, PhD

Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
Publication Date: 2011

[update] English in the Digitial Age: New Developments in Language, Literature, and Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities
contact email: 
bentzmin@bloomu.edu

Deadline for Abstracts Extended to May 15, 2011. We invite submissions in any way related to the conference theme from graduate students, faculty, and independent scholars.

[update] Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Civil War: 150 Years After

full name / name of organization: 
Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity
contact email: 
connect@bloomu.edu

In the 150th anniversary year of the Civil War’s beginning, Making Connections: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Diversity invites submissions focused on the theme “Interdisciplinary Pers

Comparative Caribbeans Nov. 3-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature, Emory University, Atlanta
contact email: 
comparativecaribbeans@gmail.com

Comparative Caribbeans: an Interdisciplinary Conference*

Emory University, Atlanta GA
November 3-5, 2011

Trespassing Nation 29 April 2011 Journal Article

full name / name of organization: 
Trespassing Journal
contact email: 
editor@trespassingjournal.com

he inaugural issue of Trespassing Journal focuses on trespassing the nation.
While the civil movements in Middle East react against the abuse of power, the

Journal Issue MODERNISM’S METAPHORS, IMAGES, AND SYMBOLS

full name / name of organization: 
Michael Sollars/Texas Southern University
contact email: 
sollars_md@tsu.edu

MODERNISM’S METAPHORS, IMAGES, AND SYMBOLS

[UPDATE] Disability in America --- SAMLA 2011, Atlanta (11/4/11-11/6/11); Deadline May 7

full name / name of organization: 
Scott St. Pierre, Montgomery College
contact email: 
scott.st.pierre@montgomerycollege.edu

Proposals are invited for a session on disability and American literature or American Studies at the 2011 South Atlantic Modern Language Association convention in Atlanta, GA.

Resistance: Crisis.Creation.Action.Critique, GLITS (Goldsmiths Literature Seminar) Interdisciplinary Conference, 9–10 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
resistance-glits@gold.ac.uk or inc@gold.ac.uk

Confirmed speaker: Alberto Toscano

African Women in Motion: Gender and the New African Diaspora in the United States.

full name / name of organization: 
Ayo A. Coly and Marame Gueye
contact email: 
ayo.a.coly@dartmouth.edu, gueyem@ecu.edu

African Women in Motion: Gender and the New African Diaspora in the United States

Editors: Ayo A. Coly and Marame Guèye

Deadline for abstracts: July 15, 2011

The Summer of Faulkner: Oprah’s Book Club, William Faulkner, and 21st Century America

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Harker
contact email: 
jlharker@olemiss.edu

Oprah Winfrey's 2005 announcement of her Book Club's "Summer of Faulkner" was greeted with skepticism, if not derision, by many cultural and literary commentators.

Southerners in Contemporary Film (5/16/11), SAMLA (11/4/11-11/6/11)

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
leiter@lycoming.edu

This session invites papers on any aspect of southerners as represented in contemporary film.

Transgendered Feminism

full name / name of organization: 
MP an online feminist jourmal
contact email: 
llhinkle@academinist.org

MP: Transgendered (Fall issue) – Deadline August 31, 2011

[UPDATE] Contemporary Musicals on Film, Television and the Internet (deadline extended, 5/31)

full name / name of organization: 
Kenneth Chan and Aviva Dove-Viebahn
contact email: 
aviva.doveviebahn@unco.edu and kenneth.chan@unco.edu

The deadline for this CFP has been extended. We are especially looking for submissions dealing with film, although abstracts discussing television and new media will still be considered.

The Serious Pleasures of Travel - 2011 M/MLA - Nov 3-6, St. Louis

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
Andrea Kaston Tange <akastont@emich.edu>

In the nineteenth century, travel became a serious business: with the explosion of travel guide books (Murray’s and Baedeker’s, most notably), Cook’s excursion tours, organized itineraries throu

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED: International Conference "Barbarism Revisited" (Leiden, Netherlands, May 31 - June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Leiden & University of Bonn
contact email: 
barbarism.revisited@gmail.com

International Conference:

Barbarism Revisited
PLEASE NOTE: THE DEALINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS HAS BEEN EXTENDED. NEW DEADLINE: May 6, 2011

International Conference:

"You Do Not Talk About Chuck Palahniuk" (abstracts 6/3/11; M/MLA November 3-6, 2011, St. Louis, MO)

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association Convention
contact email: 
jkavadlo@maryville.edu

Special session: Open topic on any aspect of Chuck Palahniuk's fiction, non-fiction, or film adaptations.

[Update] Gaiman and Feminism Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
gaimanandfeminism@gmail.com

The editors of a secured critical anthology are seeking articles of around 4,000-6,500 words (including endnotes and references) discussing the work of Neil Gaiman in any medium -- including the comic

American Frontiers: British Association of American Studies Postgraduate Conference (November 12th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
British Association of American Studies / University of Birmingham
contact email: 
American.Frontiers@gmail.com

November 12th, 2011
Keynote: Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)

[UPDATE] Haunted Men: Masculinity in the Ghost Stories of the Victorian and Edwardian Eras

full name / name of organization: 
University College Falmouth
contact email: 
ruth.heholt@falmouth.ac.uk

One Day Symposium 5th September 2011
University College Falmouth www.falmouth.ac.uk
Keynote Speaker: Professor William Hughes, Bath Spa University

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association-Area of Art History and Visual Culture-Deadline May 10, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
cortneybarko@comcast.net

Art History and Visual Culture Area

2011 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference
Deadline: May 10, 2011

Friday-Sunday, October 14-16, 2011
Milwaukee, WI

Imagining Gender in 19th-Century American Women’s Poetry-SAMLA (6/1/11 abstracts, 11/4-6/11 conference)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Wearn
contact email: 
mary.wearn@maconstate.edu

AMERICAN LITERATURE I (PRE-1900)

Imagining Gender in Nineteenth-Century American Women’s Poetry

[UPDATE] Aesthetics / Class / Worlds (Oct. 14-15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
contact email: 
UMCSCLconference@gmail.com

Aesthetics / Class / Worlds
Keynote Speakers: Eric Cazdyn and Kristin Ross

Industry Trends: Genre and the Movie Business - Peer-reviewed Journal Special Edition - CFP Deadline 30 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Nowell, Iluminace, Guest Editor
contact email: 
richard_nowell@hotmail.com

Call for Papers
Iluminace vol. 3 (2012) – Special English-Language Edition
Industrial Trends: Genre and the Movie Business

The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation (proposals due by May 15, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association) - Special Session at the 2011 SAMLA Convention, November 4-6, 2011
contact email: 
sdbarnesii@gmail.com

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The Preservation of Place: Regionalism and Ecological Conservation

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science October 21-22, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Western Illinois University English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ego@wiu.edu

Call for Papers

Intersections: Literature, Technology, Science

CFP: Journal of Feminist Scholarship

full name / name of organization: 
UMass Dartmouth
contact email: 
jfs@umassd.edu

Call for submissions for a new online, peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Feminist Scholarship.

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