category: american

Neil Gaiman and Feminism Essay Collection (01 April 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Tara Prescott and Aaron Drucker/Claremont Graduate University
contact email: 
gaimanandfeminism@gmail.com

Call for Essays:

Death, Desire, Fury, and Delirium: Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman

Edited by Tara Prescott and Aaron Drucker

Call for Panel Participants (ISEA 2011): “Brain Drain–Brain Gain: Art, Science and Technology Programs”

full name / name of organization: 
2011 International Symposium on Electronic Art
contact email: 
tanfer.emin@gmail.com

Participants are sought for a panel tentatively entitled “Brain Drain–Brain Gain: Art, Science and Technology Programs,” which will be held at the 2011 International Symposium on Electronic Art

CFP: Jewish American Writers, PAMLA 2011 (March 25, 2011; Nov. 5-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Cleland
contact email: 
jaime.cleland@gmail.com

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA)
109th Annual Conference
November 5-6, 2011
Scripps College, Claremont, CA

Faulkner and Warren: A Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Faulkner Studies, Southeast Missouri State University
contact email: 
cfs@semo.edu

Call for Papers
Faulkner and Warren
A Conference Sponsored by the Center for Faulkner Studies
Southeast Missouri State University
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
October 25-27, 2012

Call for Papers for Panel on American Humor October 6-8, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jsneller@sdsmt.edu

Abstracts are being solicited for a panel on American Humor for the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Assn. meeting in Scottsdale, AZ, October 6-8, 2011.

CFP EXTENSION: Feb. 15th. Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites

full name / name of organization: 
9th Annual Concordia University Graduate English Colloquium, Montreal
contact email: 
attendingtheparty@gmail.com

Throughout history, the notion of ‘party’ has served as a site for exploring prevailing liminalities: from ideological display to decorous intimacies to social multitudes, the party has served as

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms (Proposals due May 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Reynolds & Bonnie Roos
contact email: 
areynolds@wtamu.edu, broos@wtamu.edu

The Masks of Modernity: Un/covering Global Modernisms

Proposal deadline: May 15, 2011.

Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and Social Sciences (Abstracts Due March 31st)

full name / name of organization: 
Central Michigan University
contact email: 
Dr. Maureen Eke <eke1mn@cmich.edu>

Inventors and Inventing in Young Adult/Children's Literature MLA 2012, 5–8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Keith Dorwick/MLA 2012 (Special Session)
contact email: 
kdorwick@louisiana.edu

Session organizer seeking 250-300 word abstracts and short biographies (100 to 150 words) of relevant scholarship for a proposed special session at MLA 2012, Seattle WA.

[UPDATE] Challenging Traditions in English Studies - April 2, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Tony M. Vinci / Southern Illinois University- Carbondale
contact email: 
tvinci@siu.edu

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale English Graduate Conference
Challenging Traditions in English Studies
April 2, 2011

The AnaChronisT journal: All topics (4/26/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The AnaChronisT
contact email: 
anachronist@freemail.hu

The AnaChronisT 15 (2011) invites research papers, interviews, and book reviews on literatures in English for its next issue, to be published in Winter 2011/2.

Call for Chapters: American History Through American Sports

full name / name of organization: 
Bob Batchelor
contact email: 
rpbatche@kent.edu

Danielle Coombs and I are currently soliciting brief proposals for essays to be included in an upcoming three-volume collection of essays (under contract to Praeger).

Literature: Its Pain, Its Pleasure

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

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its third issue, themed “Literature: Its Pain, Its Pleasure."

Call for Cultural Columnists: Brainy, Artful Generalists, Rejoice!

full name / name of organization: 
PopMatters
contact email: 
zarker@popmatters.com

Deadline for Applications: Saturday, 19 March 2011

Women and Lexicography (MLA 2012, Seattle)

full name / name of organization: 
Lindsay Rose Russell
contact email: 
russellr@uw.edu

Call for papers: Lexicography Discussion Group session, MLA 2012, Seattle

[UPDATE] CFP on Environmental Performance (abstracts 3/1)

full name / name of organization: 
R. Besel and Jnan Blau - California Polytechnic State University
contact email: 
rbesel@calpoly.edu and jablau@calpoly.edu

Call for Chapter Proposals: Collection on Environmental Performance

UPDATE: Dreaming of Babylon: The Work of Richard Brautigan (Deadline: March 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Jill E. Anderson
contact email: 
drjillelizabeth@gmail.com

Seeking papers to fill out a panel proposal on Richard Brautigan's work for MLA 2012.

CFP: Print Libertinism (MLA 5-7 January 2012; Seattle, WA)

full name / name of organization: 
Maria O'Malley
contact email: 
maria.omalley@briarcliff.edu

Papers examining ties between sexuality and print culture in early US literatures on topics related to libertinism, repression, race, queer identity, republicanism welcome for a proposed special sessi

[UPDATE] Cooper and His Contemporaries: 18th Int'l James Fenimore Cooper Conference, July 10-15, 2011 (deadline March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, SUNY College at Oneonta
contact email: 
hechtrw@oneonta.edu

We are seeking papers that consider Cooper and his relationships with those figures who inhabited his intellectual and cultural landscape.

"The Rest is Silence" Graduate Student Conference May 6th and 7th

full name / name of organization: 
York University, Graduate English Department
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca

The Rest Is Silence

Sometimes silence is not golden – just yellow.
Anon.

When they hold their tongues, they cry out.
Cicero

ACIS-West 2011 (San Jose, CA ) - Oct. 21-23: "Ireland and Globalization"

full name / name of organization: 
American Conference for Irish Studies, Western Region Meeting (ACIS-West)
contact email: 
spanglermatthew@yahoo.com

Submissions due May 15, 2011 to aciswest2011@gmail.com

Reading Langston Hughes in the Age of Barack Obama (January 5-8, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Langston Hughes Society (MLA Convention-Seattle, Washington)
contact email: 
sharon.jones@wright.edu

Modern Language Association Convention
Location: Seattle , Washington
Special Session: Reading Langston Hughes in the Age of Barack Obama

Graduate Symposium, May 14: From Portraits to Pinups: Women in Art and Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn Museum
contact email: 
academic.programs@brooklynmuseum.org

From Portraits to Pinups: Representations of Women in Art and Popular Culture

RMMLA African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA
contact email: 
keliayr@hotmail.com

I am seeking proposals that examine all areas of African American literature from the nineteenth century to the present.

History and American Women Writers

full name / name of organization: 
Southern California Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
lina.geriguisatcgu.edu

PAMLA Conference 2011, November 5 and 6, 2011, at Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Panel Title: History in the Hands of American Women Writers

[UPDATE] The Importance of Kitsch, extended deadline March 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Modern Horizons Journal
contact email: 
editors@modernhorizonsjournal.ca

For the April 2011 edition of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various intellectual, artistic, emotional, and political manifestations of kitsch in our time.

Papers on New England Authors/Theme

full name / name of organization: 
Connecticut Review
contact email: 
linjz@easternct.edu

Connecticut Review is a semi-annual journal published since 1967 under the auspices of the Board of Trustees for the Connecticut State University.

UK Pynchon Network: 1st April, 2011, Durham, UK

full name / name of organization: 
Martin Paul Eve, University of Sussex
contact email: 
ukpynchon@gmail.com

This is an announcement regarding the formation, and first UK meeting, of the UK Academic Pynchon Network, to take place on Friday the 1st of April, 2011 at Durham University.

Emma Bell Miles and Southern Appalachian Culture and Nature (5/01/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga English Department
contact email: 
steven-cox@utc.edu

Emma Bell Miles and Southern Appalachian Culture and Nature

The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Drs Andrzej Gasiorek, Anna Burrells, and Nathan Waddell, University of Birmingham
contact email: 
a.l.burrells@bham.ac.uk

'The Journal of Wyndham Lewis Studies' (formerly 'The Wyndham Lewis Annual') is the pre-eminent scholarly journal dedicated to the life, paintings, and writings of Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957).

Satire's Double-Edged Irony MLA, Seattle, 5-8 January 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Humor Studies Association
contact email: 
sdmccoy@uga.edu

Seeking papers that explore the often ambiguous nature of satire's object, the lines that blur between satire and celebration, and the difficulty of predicting or controlling audience response.

Work in Process—Reading David Foster Wallace’s The Pale King (22-23 September 2011)

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

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

Women's Studies Quarterly - Special Issue VIRAL

full name / name of organization: 
Women's Studies Quarterly
contact email: 
WSQViralIssue@gmail.com

Call for Papers

WSQ Special Issue: Viral
Special Editors: Patricia Clough and Jasbir Puar

[UPDATE] Second Call for Papers- Rupture Symposium 2011 (abstracts due 1 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Division of English / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
contact email: 
ruptureCFP@ntu.edu.sg

The Division of English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in association with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences [CLASS], is organizing a three-day Contemporary Conference from 24 to 26 June, 2011. The Rupture Symposium, as part of this conference, deals specifically with the subject of “rupture” in literature.

CFP: PAMLA Conference, Scripps College, Claremont, CA (November 5-6, 2011; Paper Proposal Deadline 3/25)

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
svonkin@netzero.com

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) Conference is being held November 5-6, 2011, at Scripps College in Claremont, CA.

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