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CFP: Literature and Religion: Sanctuary & Sacred Space (PAMLA: Seattle, WA; October 19-21, 2012Deadline 3/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
haein.park@biola.edu

Literature and Religion panel at PAMLA seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

CFP: Collection of Essays on AMC's BREAKING BAD

full name / name of organization: 
David Pierson, University of Southern Maine
contact email: 
david.pierson@maine.edu

This is a CFP for critical essays for an edited collection on AMC's original series Breaking Bad.

MLA 2013 Boston “Race, Sex, Class, and Bawdy-House Life in Antebellum America” (Abstracts Due 15 March 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rebecca L. Williams
contact email: 
rebelwill7@gmail.com

This panel examines bawdy-house life and customs during an era of increased anxiety over race, sex, class, immigration, expansion, urbanization, and industrialization.

Intersections and Parallels between the Worlds of Eudora Welty and Flannery O’Connor at SAMLA (Durham, NC, 9-11 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

Readers and critics have long compared the writings of Eudora Welty and Flannery O’Connor, especially in terms of their uses of “the grotesque.” This panel, a joint venture with the Flannery O

Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

Teaching Textual Adaptations at SCMLA (San Antonio, 8-10 November 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
South Central College English Association
contact email: 
akking at olemiss.edu

The South Central College English Association panel is focusing on how we teach textual adaptations. How might we incorporate various adaptations of texts into our classrooms?

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1/24/11] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

Works in Progress: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, May 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English & Comparative Literature, University of Cincinnati
contact email: 
zlabekkm@mail.uc.edu

The English Department at the University of Cincinnati invites you to submit proposals for an interdisciplinary academic conference held on May 31, 2012 focusing on the value of sharing works in progress as a means to increase experimentation, build community, and test new ideas.

Woody @ 100: Woody Guthrie's Legacy to Working Men and Women

full name / name of organization: 
Penn State University
contact email: 
woodyguthrie.psu.conference@gmail.com

Call for papers
Woody Guthrie at 100: Woody’s Legacy to Working Men and Women
A Conference and Concerts at Penn State
The GRAMMY Museum is partnering with the Guthrie Family and

Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Reflection & Teaching (proposals due 4/30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Colleen S. Harris
contact email: 
poetryandmyth@gmail.com

Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Reflection & Teaching

Book Publisher: Pending [Proposal under consideration]

“Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in the Writings of Langston Hughes” (November 9-12, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (Special Session at South Atlantic Modern Language Associaton Convention-Durham, NC)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

The Langston Hughes Society welcomes papers for a special session on “Text as Memoir: Tales of Travel, Immigration, and Exile in the Writings of Langston Hughes.” We are seeking papers that exami

Philologist: Journal for Language, Literary and Cultural Studies (Issue No 5)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

Philologist: Journal for Language, Literary and Cultural Studies

full name / name of organization: 
University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Philology
contact email: 
filolog@unibl.rs

We are calling for papers dealing with contemporary literary, cultural, and language theories and/or their applications to particular works for the third issue of our journal.

"Mapping Real-and-Imagined Places," MLA 2013 (deadline 10 March '12)

full name / name of organization: 
Robert T. Tally Jr.
contact email: 
robert.tally@txstate.edu

Dickens's London, Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha, Tolkien's Middle-earth, Mieville's Bas-Lag ...

[UPDATED] "'Riddled with Epiphanies': DeLillo, New York"

full name / name of organization: 
College of Mount Saint Vincent & Don DeLillo Society
contact email: 
jackie.zubeck@mountsaintvincent.edu

Call for Papers

[UPDATE] Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Special Session for MLA 2013 Boston, MA, Jan 3-6, 2013
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Under Western Eyes: East Asia in Anglophone Fiction (Special Session proposal for MLA 2013 Boston, MA)

[EXTENDED DEADLINE] Call for papers Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

MLA 2013: "Re-visioning Concord: a 21st century look at the New England Transcendentalists"

full name / name of organization: 
Stacey Lee Donohue
contact email: 
sdonohue@cocc.edu

{Modern Language Association Convention, Jan 3-6, 2013 in Boston]

MLA 2013: "Re-visioning Concord: a 21st century look at the New England Transcendentalists"

[UPDATE] Violence in Theory and Practice - March 23rd-25th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference
contact email: 
uottawa.conference@gmail.com

VIOLENCE
In Theory and Practice
March 23-25, 2012

The Seventh Annual University of Ottawa English Graduate Conference - Ottawa, ON, Canada

[UPDATE] Craft Critique Culture: The Art of Revolution

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

12th Annual Craft Critique Culture Conference:
The Art of Revolution
March 30-April 1 2012
University of Iowa

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

Canadian Society for 18th-c Studies Conference 2012: "Crossings": Deadline for Proposals 15 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Organizer: Prof. Katherine Binhammer
contact email: 
csecs.scedhs2012@ualberta.ca

CROSSINGS: THE CULTURES OF GLOBAL EXCHANGE IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

PLENARY SPEAKERS:
SRINIVAS ARAVAMUDAN, DUKE UNIVERSITY
DAVID BELL, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

Poetics/Ethics MSA 14 Las Vegas

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Volpicelli/ Penn State University
contact email: 
rav140@psu.edu

In his 1913 essay, "The Serious Artist," Ezra Pound suggests that writing "good" poetry is as much a matter of aesthetics as it is ethics.

MLA 2013 Boston "Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"; March 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jessica Kuskey
contact email: 
jekuskey@syr.edu

CFP for a Special Session for MLA 2013, Boston:

"Literature and the Philosophy of Technology"

Description:

Recovering Thoreau’s Topography

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Language Association/Thoreau Society
contact email: 
rjohnson@collegeofidaho.edu

How have recent projects in digital mapping, biogeography, cultural geography, and environmental history informed and challenged literary scholarship on Thoreau?

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue (March 10th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
West Virginia University, English Graduate Student Organization Colloquium
contact email: 
yhammond@mix.wvu.edu acalis@mix.wvu.edu Johnson.joshua.p@mix.wvu.edu

Extending Spaces, Community Places: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Saturday, March 10th, 2010
West Virginia University

European Association for American Studies (EAAS) 2012 Conference Website

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Turkey
contact email: 
asat2007@gmail.com

Dear Colleagues,

Our conference website is ready: http://www.eaas2012.org/en/

On the website, you'll find the registration form, complete with hotel

"Robert Frost: A Reappraisal" at MLA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
The Robert Frost Society
contact email: 
grzesiek.kosc@gmail.com

The Robert Frost Society is sponsoring a session at the 2013 Modern Language Association Convention which will be held in Boston from 3 to 6 January 2013.

WELCOMING STRANGERS 27 April 2012 - CFP Deadline 31 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London
contact email: 
WelcomingStrangers@rhul.ac.uk

Call for papers: WELCOMING STRANGERS
An international, interdisciplinary postgraduate conference, 27 April 2012
Humanities and Arts Research Centre, Royal Holloway, University of London

Pynchon's California: Essay Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Scott McClintock and John Miller
contact email: 
smcclintock@nu.edu and jmiller@nu.edu

Proposals are being sought for an edited collection of essays that examine Thomas Pynchon’s “California novels” (The Crying of Lot 49, Vineland, and Inherent Vice) as a group and/or his use or

Radical Maneuvers: Discourses of the New: Call for Abstracts (April 28th, 2012, Cornell University)

full name / name of organization: 
Cornell Undergraduate Comparative Literature Society
contact email: 
radicalmaneuvers@gmail.com

The Undergraduate Comparative Literature Association at Cornell University cordially invites submissions of 300-500 word abstracts by other undergraduates for twenty-minute papers for its first annual

CSULB Graduate Student English Conference: "Occupation"

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Long Beach
contact email: 
EnglishConference2012@gmail.com

APRIL 5, 2012
http://www.csulb.edu/colleges/cla/departments/english/conference/index.h...

CSULB Graduate Student English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
California State University Long Beach
contact email: 
EnglishConference2012@gmail.com

This interdisciplinary student conference endeavors to bring about discussion and ideas on the current themes of occupation expressing themselves in political demonstrations and movements

“America Changed Through Music”: The Anthology of American Folk Music At 60 (15th September 2012, UEA London)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Ross Hair and Dr Thomas Ruys Smith / School of American Studies, University of East Anglia
contact email: 
R.Hair@uea.ac.uk / Thomas.Smith@uea.ac.uk

“America Changed Through Music”: The Anthology of American Folk Music At 60

UEA London, Saturday 15th September 2012
Keynote: Professor Geoff Ward, Royal Holloway, University of London

Civil Strife: The 2012 Conference of the Indiana College English Association

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana College English Association
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

Indiana College English Association 2012 Conference
October 26, 2012 at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso Indiana

Conference theme: “Civil Strife”

"Womanhood, Masculinity, and the Family in African American Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
South Central Modern Language Association Conference (SCMLA), San Antonio 2012
contact email: 
jxt0090@louisiana.edu

Womanhood, Masculinity, and the Family in African American Literature.

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