category: american

Urban Cultural Studies [new multi-authored, interdisciplinary blog-General Announcement]

full name / name of organization: 
urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com
contact email: 
urbanculturalstudies@gmail.com

urbanculturalstudies.wordpress.com is a new interdisciplinary, multi-authored blog on the culture(s) of cities...space, time and urban everyday life the world over.

Textual Spectacle: Questioning Visual Materiality, Modernist Studies Association (MSA 14), Las Vegas, October 18-21

full name / name of organization: 
Elizabeth Bonapfel / New York University
contact email: 
elizabeth.bonapfel@nyu.edu

Walter Benn Michaels’s critique of materiality ("The Shape of the Signifier," 2004) argues that a materialist position is ultimately a subjectivist position because it relies on a person’s perspe

9/11 and Popular Culture (Panels for MPCA, Oct 12-14, 2012); deadline April 30

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
pauldpetrovic@gmail.com

The 2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association (MPCA) conference will be held Friday-Sunday, 12-14 October 2012 at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio.

Conference CFP: From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

full name / name of organization: 
Hacettepe University, Department of American Culture and Literature
contact email: 
ake2012conference@gmail.com

From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Hacettepe University
Department of American Culture and Literature
30th Anniversary Conference
Ankara, Turkey
November 7 – 9, 2012

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium

full name / name of organization: 
Speculative Futures, UC Santa Barbara
contact email: 
mukherjee.rahul@gmail.com

CONTAGION/CONTROL: Speculative Futures Graduate Colloquium
University of California, Santa Barbara
May 10-11, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Priscilla Wald

CFP: Children's Lit at PAMLA 2012 (CFP Deadline: 22 Apr; Conference: 19-21 Oct)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
mmacaly@clemson.edu

This standing session at PAMLA welcomes papers analyzing the complexities of Children's Literature.

“Circulations of/in Cinema” June 13-15 2013

full name / name of organization: 
University of Toulouse II, France
contact email: 
circulationcinema@gmail.com

In 1958, André Bazin asked: “What is cinema?” One of his objectives was to define the ontological specificity of the cinematographic art.

Critiquing Culture: The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University, Virginia, September 22, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Cultural Studies at George Mason University
contact email: 
critiquing.culture@gmail.com

Critiquing Culture
The Cultural Studies Graduate Conference at George Mason University 2012

"Ideas are to objects as constellations are to stars."
Walter Benjamin

African American Folklore and Critical Race Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Western Journal of Black Studies
contact email: 
Issue Editor Professor Aaron N. Oforlea at aoforlea@wsu.edu

This special issue for the Western Journal of Black Studies will address the growing interests in interdisciplinary scholarship on Critical Race Theory and African American Folklore.

"Intersections of Memory and Exile." SAMLA 2012 Convention dates: November 9-11 2012; Proposal Deadline: June 30, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
South Atlantic Modern Language Association
contact email: 
tcausey2@gsu.edu

Panel title: Intersections of Memory and Exile

Professors for Peace Conference June 15-17, 2012 Nuclear Non-Proliferation: A World of No Nukes?

full name / name of organization: 
Professor for Peace
contact email: 
professorsforpeace at gmail.com

Professors for Peace CFP

Flannery O’Connor and Cormac McCarthy (ALA Symposium on “Cormac McCarthy, Ernest Hemingway, and Their Traditions,” Oct. 4-6

full name / name of organization: 
Flannery O’Connor Society
contact email: 
schroedm@savannahstate.edu

Both were raised Catholic; both write of redemption and mystery and grace.

CFP: Youth Literature and Media area MPCA/ACA, October 12-14 2012; Columbus, OH

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association
contact email: 
turner8kathleen@gmail.com

Call for Papers:
Youth Literature and Media
2012 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference
Friday-Sunday, October 12-14, 2012
Columbus, OH
Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel

Modernist Personae and the Legacy of Double-Consciousness

full name / name of organization: 
Ingrid Diran
contact email: 
igd3@cornell.edu

This Modernist Studies Association panel revisits W.E.B. Du Bois’s famous articulation of the problem of racial double-consciousness in relation to modernist literary practice.

South Central American Dialect Society Session at SCMLA 2012-San Antonio (Nov. 8-10) Abstracts Due: Mar. 30

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Thomas W. Reynolds, Jr. - Northwestern State University of Louisiana
contact email: 
reynoldst@nsula.edu

The South Central American Dialect Society invites abstracts for individual presentations (15-20 minutes) for their allied session at the 69th annual conference of the South Central Modern Language As

Modernist Spectacles of Disability (MSA 14), Oct. 18-21, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Claire Barber, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
cbarber3@illinois.edu

"Modernist Spectacles of Disability" (MSA 14)

[UPDATE] EcoModernism(s) / MSA 14 / October 18-21, 2012 / Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Burke / Marquette University
contact email: 
daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu

One period that has heretofore garnered less ecocritical attention than it deserves is transatlantic Modernism.

SAMLA Fiction Writers' Panel: Re-approaching Genre: Blending the Literary with Science Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Church/North Carolina State University
contact email: 
lchurch at ncsu.edu

This year, the SAMLA Fiction Writers’ Panel is seeking science- and speculative-fiction stories that transcend the limitations and tropes of genre and speak to the intimate human truths in the manne

Reconstruction 12.1 Locations of Stardom

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

Introducing Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 12.1 “Locations of Stardom”

Edited by Lisa Patti and Stanka Radovic, afterword by Barry King

Articles

Spectacle and Western American Modernisms/MSA 14, Oct. 18-21, 2012/Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Alex Young, University of Southern California
contact email: 
alexanty@usc.edu

"A Society to Match The Scenery:" Spectacle and Western American Modernisms

Proposed Panel for 2012 Modernist Studies Association

English Literature 1700 to Present (PAMLA Conference; CFP Deadline April 22)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
annette.hulbert@gmail.com

English Literature (1700 to Present), a standing session, invites papers from a range of theoretical and analytic approaches on any relevant topic.

WLA Conference 2012, November 7-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
WLAconference@gmail.com

Lubbock, Texas, is nicknamed “The Hub City” because it has historically been the crossroads of the vast, multicultural South Plains—home to Native peoples for 15,000 years, first dubbed the Llan

SCMLA American Literature II: Literature After 1900 (Priority Deadline March 30)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association
contact email: 
ryan.crider@southlouisiana.edu

The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Shores and Tom Ue
contact email: 
tyler.shores@gmail.com and ue_tom@hotmail.com

CFP: The Adventures of Tintin (essay collection)

CFP - "Nation/hood and Narratives of Place", International Canadian Studies Conference, Nova Scotia, Sept. 18-21, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Kathy-Ann Tan, University of Tuebingen
contact email: 
kathy-ann.tan@uni-tuebingen.de

This is a proposed panel for the International Canadian Studies conference "Meeting Places/Lieux de rencontre" organized by Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia & Mount Allison University,

Cross-Cultural Studies invites submissions

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Cross-Cultural Studies
contact email: 
ccs1@khu.ac.kr

Dear Colleagues,
Cross-Cultural Studies invites submissions for its 2012 Fall edition.

PREOCCUPIED: Words, Wounds, and Workings of Occupations Past and Present, June 28-29, Kulturpark Berlin

full name / name of organization: 
Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Programs
contact email: 
emjdconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
Submit Proposals to: emjdconference@gmail.com
Due: March 31 2012

The Transatlantic Writer: Edith Wharton, Text, and Travel

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society at South Atlantic MLA (SAMLA) Nov. 9-11, 2012 (CFP deadline 12 May 2012)
contact email: 
mcarney@gsc.edu

The Transatlantic Writer: Edith Wharton, Text, and Travel

CFP - International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA) V

CFP - Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies: An International Journal (NIJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies: An International Journal

CFP - International Journal of Logic and Computation (IJLP)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Logic and Computation (IJLP) Vol

CFP - International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (IJHCI)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Human Computer Interaction (IJHC

[REMINDER] 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?' Keele University - May 12th 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
litscikeele@gmail.com

A reminder that the deadline for abstracts for 'Science and Literature 1800-Present: Two Cultures or Co-evolution?', a one day postgraduate conference at Keele University on 12 May 2012, is March 31st

[UPDATE] DEADLINE EXTENDED - Debt: Money/Narrative/Belief (August 17-19, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Dalhousie Association of Graduate Students in English (DAGSE)
contact email: 
dagse.conference@gmail.com

[DEADLINE EXTENDED]In her 2008 Massey Lectures, Margaret Atwood calls debt “that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.

[UPDATE] MLA 2013 Boston - Nabokov Society CFP - Deadline Extended to 3/23 and Additional Panel

full name / name of organization: 
International Vladimir Nabokov Society
contact email: 
linkc@newpaltz.edu

The Nabokov Society announces its CFP for two sessions (one guaranteed) at the MLA 2013 (Boston, MA).Deadline is hereby extended to March 23.

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