category: american

ANZASA Biennial Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Australia and New Zealand American Studies Association
contact email: 
h.emmett@uq.edu.au

The Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association will be hosted by the University of Queensland’s Cultural History Project, in Brisbane, Australia, from 3-7 Jul

[UPDATE] Mennonite/s Writing VI: Solos and Harmonies

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Beachy/Eastern Mennonite University
contact email: 
beachyk@emu.edu

Proposals for scholarly papers, creative writing presentations, and panels are sought for the sixth in a series of conferences on Mennonite writing in the U.S., Canada, and beyond to be held at Easter

Mennonite/s Writing VI: Solos and Harmonies

full name / name of organization: 
Kirsten Beachy/Eastern Mennonite University
contact email: 
kirsten.beachy@gmail.com

Proposals for scholarly papers, creative writing presentations, and panels are sought for the sixth in a series of conferences on Mennonite writing in the U.S., Canada, and beyond to be held at Eastern Mennonite University

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

The inaugural popular culture conference will be held at the College of St. Joseph, located in Rutland, Vermont, April 13th-14th, 2012.

Enduring Barbarism: Heroic Fantasy from the Bronze Age to the Internet

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

The inaugural popular culture conference will be held at the College of St. Joseph, located in Rutland, Vermont, April 13th-14th, 2012.

The Global Checkpoint: 'Rights' of Passage, Performances of Sovereignty

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA - American Comparative Literature Association Convention, 2012; David A. Fieni, Karim Mattar (seminar organizers)
contact email: 
daf232@cornell.edu; karim.mattar@ell.ox.ac.uk

This seminar will consider and develop critical approaches to the administration of space and the ritualized regulation of flows of people and goods in the contemporary world.

DHSI Colloquium June 4-8 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Digital Humanities Summer Institute
contact email: 
dhsicolloquium2012@easychair.org

With apologies for cross-posting,

DHSI Colloquium, 5-8 June 2012

The DHSI Colloquium showcases new and emerging, innovative and engaging work of those at DHSI.

Nabokov Panels and/or Individual papers for Literature Since 1900 Conference Louisville, KY Feb 23-25 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marianne Cotugno for Nabokov Society
contact email: 
mcotugno@muohio.edu

Seeking full panels or individual papers addressing Vladimir Nabokov for the panel sponsored by the Nabokov Society at the Literature Since 1900 Conference in Louisville, KY from Feb 23 - 25, 2012.

CFP: Children's/Yound Adult Literature and Culture - SW/TX PCA/ACA (12/1/11; 2/8-11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

The Brothel and the Factory: Staging Immigration and Women’s Labor; 3-4 Feb. 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Theatre Graduate Syndicate/The Ohio State University Dept. of Theatre
contact email: 
syndicate.osu@gmail.com

The OSU Dept of Theatre and its student graduate organization, The Theatre Graduate Syndicate, seek submissions for its fourth annual symposium. Deadline for Submissions: Dec. 16, 2011

Violence and Representation

full name / name of organization: 
Jaclyn Simon (University of Southern California), Ricardo Wilson (University of Southern California)
contact email: 
jaclynsi@usc.ecu, rawilson@usc.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group - Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

Civil War and Recon. Area, PCA-ACA Conference, Boston April 11-14, 2012 Proposals due Dec 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Civil War and Reconstruction Area, Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
randal.allred@byuh.edu

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference 2012 April 11-14, 2012 Boston, Massachusetts

CALL FOR PAPERS:

The American Civil War and Reconstruction

Call for Proposals: Performance Studies Focus Group/ATHE 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Performance Studies Focus Group, Association of Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
megan.shea@nyu.edu

Call for Proposals: PSFG/ATHE 2012

Conference on the Sowell Collection, April 24-26, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World
contact email: 
andrew.husband@ttu.edu

Created through the generous support of former Texas Tech University Regent James Sowell, the Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World houses the personal papers of the

36th Comparative Drama Conference, March 29-31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Drama Conference, Text and Presentation
contact email: 
cdc@stevenson.edu

Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 December 2011

Music and Crisis -- Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

Music and Crisis

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference
April 14-15, 2012

[REMINDER] Writing Queerly - Abstracts due 9/30

full name / name of organization: 
Jess Lewis-Turner
contact email: 
jlewturn@temple.edu

Call for papers for a panel on 'writing queerly' at the NEMLA 2011 convention in Rochester, NY, held March 15-18.

Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen M. Lewis
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
PCA/ACA 2012 National Convention
Wednesday, April 11 – Saturday, April 14, 2012
Boston, Massachusetts

"Representing Violence and Writing of Disaster" October 21-22

full name / name of organization: 
Western Illinois University English Graduate Student Organization Conference
contact email: 
jjt131@msstate.edu

The Western Illinois University English Graduate Student Organization conference invites scholarly papers to join a panel on violence in literature and/or film.

Frontiers and Borders (March 9-11, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association, Oklahoma State University
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

Oklahoma State University English Graduate Conference:
Frontiers and Borders

5th CISM Biennial Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference: Music and Crisis, April 14-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Shari Sanders / Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara
contact email: 
musicandcrisis@gmail.com

The UCSB Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Music (CISM) seeks submissions for the 2012 Music and Crisis Graduate Conference to be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Festivals and Faires

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA (April 11-14, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

[Update]: CFP - The Apocalypse in Literature and Film (October 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The journal _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

Fashionable Queens : Body – Power – Gender [Proceedings] - Abstracts due Dec. 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English / Department of Sociology (University of Vienna)
contact email: 
eugenie.theuer@univie.ac.at

The present call for papers is a follow-up to the two-day symposium on Fashionable Queens: Body, Power Gender held at the University of Vienna in December 2010.

Call For Submissions: Internationally Read Magazine Publishing Poetry, Flash Fiction, Short Stories, and Creative Non-Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
A Few Lines Magazine
contact email: 
JFoster.Editor@gmail.com

A Few Lines Magazine: An Underground Collective of Individual Expression

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Minor Moderns in American Literature (Mardi Gras Conf. at LSU)

full name / name of organization: 
EGSA Mardi Gras Conference at LSU
contact email: 
mitchfrye@gmail.com

Even though critics have worked hard to expand and democratize the canon of modernist American literature, it is the major authors, major texts, and major characters who, predictably, continue to hog

Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World

full name / name of organization: 
PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT / KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
contact email: 
agooden@kent.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT
KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
PRESENTS

“Slavery, Colonialism and African Identities in the Atlantic World”

Friday, APRIL 27, 2012

U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA (11/1/2012, 3/29-31/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
cea.english@gmail.com


Call for Papers: U.S. Latino/a Literary Culture at CEA 2012

March 29-31, 2012 | Richmond, Virginia

Omni Richmond Hotel, 100 South 12th Street, Richmond, Virginia

Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity; Biennial National Conference 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Association for Study of Women and Mythology
contact email: 
pmonagha@depaul.edu

Advancing scholarship about women and mythology involves the evolution and refinement of scholarly methods. Suggested topics for this symposium might include, but are not limited to, the following:

SACIdA - Spaces of French Migration, Culture, and Politics in the 20th Century Americas

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of the Americas / Georgia State University
contact email: 
yohann.brultey@institutdesameriques.fr ; pmchaney@gsu.edu

“Spaces of French Migration, Culture, and Politics in the 20th Century Americas”
Atlanta, GA
February 10-12 2012

UPDATE: NeMLA 2012 Roundtable - American Indian Literary Nationalism

full name / name of organization: 
Justine Dymond, Springfield College
contact email: 
jdymond@spfldcol.edu

NEW Proposal Deadline: October 7, 2011.

“O mangi questa minestra: Food as a Site of Coercion”

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell University
contact email: 
deg97@cornell.edu

From familial insistence to political intimidation, third parties often attempt to control what we eat.

On The Edge: Exploration of Liminalities and Extremities in English Studies (November 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
southtexasenglishstudies@gmail.com

Liminality is a state of being that is neither in nor out, neither belonging to or excluded from, neither conscious nor unconscious, neither full nor empty; but, liminality holds within that in-betwee

Theodore Dreiser Society Panels at ALA, May 24-27, 2012; deadline: Jan. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Theodore Dreiser Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

Call for Papers

The International Theodore Dreiser Society will sponsor two panels at the American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco on May 24-27, 2012.

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