category: american

How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process EXTENDED DEADLINE January 15, 2013

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture, Issue 13.1
“How Did I Write That? Reflections on Singularity in the Creative Process”
Edited by Alan Clinton and Angela Flury

TRANSLATING MYTH 5-7 September, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Centre for Myth Studies, University of Essex, UK
contact email: 
mythic@essex.ac.uk

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

Humor and Culture (submission deadline 12/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Proteus: A Journal of Ideas
contact email: 
proteus@ship.edu

Title: Humor and Culture

"Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies" March 9, 2013 EGADS! Conference at The University of Texas at Brownsville

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Advancement and Development Society
contact email: 
egadsconference@gmail.com

"Revolution and Rebirth in English Studies"

CFP: The UTB English Graduate Advancement and Development
Society is now accepting paper or panel proposal submissions to

Arthur Miller and the Contemporary Mind (May 23-26, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association and The Arthur Miller Society
contact email: 
dpalmer@maritime.edu

American Literature Association
24th Annual Conference
Conference Location and Dates: Boston, Massachusetts. May 23-26, 2013.

FAILURE: call for creative submissions

full name / name of organization: 
The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference (MIGC)
contact email: 
themigc@gmail.com

Deadline: December 1

Literature and the Stars

full name / name of organization: 
Culture and Cosmos: a journal of the history of astrology and cultural astronomy
contact email: 
editors@cultureandcosmos.org

We are inviting submissions for Vol. 17 no 1 (Spring/Summer 2013) on Literature and the Stars.

[UPDATE] Invention vs. Mimesis, Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
The Rat's Mouth Review of Florida Atlantic University
contact email: 
jwilso53@fau.edu

In 1913, Ezra Pound articulated the literary imperative for the modernists’ age: “Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth,” and later urged art

Joss In June Conference on the Works of Joss Whedon

full name / name of organization: 
Ensley F. Guffey/Cleveland Community College
contact email: 
ensleyguffey@gmail.com


CFP: Second Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
eadavis@falcon.bgsu.edu

The Popular Culture Scholars Association is proud to announce the Second Annual Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture.

Pop Empire: Exploring American Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Italian Association of North American Studies
contact email: 
buonomo@units.it

Pop Empire: Exploring American Popular Culture

Guest Editor, Leonardo Buonomo, University of Trieste, Italy

CFP: (Re)creating Our Lived Realities

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Disability Studies 2013 Conference
contact email: 
SDSProgram@disstudies.org

Call for proposals
26th annual meeting
Society for Disability Studies
Wednesday, June 19th – Saturday, June 22nd, 2013
Double-by-Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Studios
Orlando, Florida

[UPDATE] Currents and Countercurrents, CFP 01/20/13

full name / name of organization: 
Nordic Association for American Studies (Karlstad University, Sweden)
contact email: 
maria.holmgren.troy@kau.se, magnus.ullen@kau.se

The 23rd biennial conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies 2013
Second Call for Papers

Friday May 24- Sunday May 26, 2013
Karlstad University, Sweden

Space and Place: Production and Transformation

full name / name of organization: 
University of Utah Department of English
contact email: 
ryan.siemers@utah.edu


University of Utah Humanities Symposium on Space and Place
University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah

Keynote Speaker: Julia Reinhard Lupton
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2012

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices February 22-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures (University of Virginia)
contact email: 
uvagermangradconference2013@gmail.com

20th Annual German Graduate Studies Conference at the University of Virginia: Virtues and Vices
February 22-23, 2013

[UPDATE] Charles Olson and Influence, 12/15/2012; ALA 5/23-26/2013

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Grieve-Carlson / The Charles Olson Society
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson's influence on avant-garde poetry began in the 1950s with the publication of "Projective Verse," the first volumes of "The Maximus Poems," and Don Allne's "The New American Poetry." One

U.S. Latino/a Literature at CEA 2013 (11/1/2012, 4/4-6/2013)

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

Call for Papers: U.S. Latino/a Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia

CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:
100 General McIntosh Boulevard

2nd Global Conference,Making Sense Of: Play (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
play2@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP: 2nd Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Play

Monday 22nd July – Wednesday 24th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations:

Proquest/RSAP Article Prize, December 14, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society of American Periodicals
contact email: 
whardwig@utk.edu

Proquest and the Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announce the 4th annual $1000 article prize.

3rd Global Conference:Childhood (July 2013, Oxford,United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
child3@inter-disciplinary.net

CFP:3rd Global Conference
Childhood

Thursday 18th July – Saturday 20th July 2013
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations:

Contemporary Gendered Performance & Practice - 12th & 13th April 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
performinggender2013@qub.ac.uk

In this postfeminist age, normative notions of masculinity and femininity are being challenged and questioned.

[UPDATE] LIMINA - DEADLINE EXTENSION OCTOBER 19th, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liminajournal@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 19TH, 2012
Call for Submissions, Volume 19, issue 1 of Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Positioning Post-1989 Eastern European Transnational Identities (ACLA, Toronto 4/4-7/2013; deadline 11/1/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
ioana.luca25@gmail.com

Presenters sought for a panel on "Positioning Post-1989 Eastern European Transnational Identities" at the 2013 meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association in Toronto.

African American and Cognitive Studies from 1st September 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Jaya Shrivastava
contact email: 
jaya.hreem@gmail.com

African American Literature, Post Black Fiction and Cognitive Literature, Language and Literature, Linguistics, Stylistics, American Literature, Interdisciplinary Studies, Narratology, Literary Critic

“Science Fiction & Fictions in Science” (3/1/2013; abstracts due 11/15/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
contact email: 
scifi.fisci@gmail.com

“Science Fiction & Fictions in Science” (3/1/2013; abstracts due 11/15/2012)

Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Laura Barrio-Vilar / College English Association
contact email: 
lxbarriovil@ualr.edu

Call for Papers: Caribbean Literature at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

[Update] John Huston's Adaptations, Edited Collection

full name / name of organization: 
Wesley King/ Flagler College
contact email: 
wking@flagler.edu

Douglas McFarland, Professor of English, Flagler College
Wesley King, Assistant Professor of English, Flagler College

Edited Collection on John Huston’s Adaptations

Revelation, Revulsion, & Revolution - April 5, 2013 - April 6, 2013 (CFP due Nov. 30th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
AEGIS Graduate Student Organization, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

"… Oh! I would not tell you what is behind the black veil for the world! Are not you wild to know?"

Teaching American Multiethnic Literature (MELUS, March 14-17, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Jacqueline Emery, SUNY College at Old Westbury
contact email: 
emeryj@oldwestbury.edu

Papers discussing approaches to teaching American multiethnic literature in the 21st century.

International Henry James Conference, 9-10 May 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
bgurenci@baskent.edu.tr

The Department of American Culture and Literature, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey, is pleased to announce its "International Henry James Conference," which will be held on 9-10 May 2013, at Bask

Eighteenth Conference on Baseball in Literature and Culture (April 5, 2013/proposals due February 1, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Ron Kates/Middle Tennessee State University
contact email: 
Ron.Kates@mtsu.edu

Eighteenth Conference On Baseball in Literature in Culture

April 5, 2013

On the campus of Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Modernity, Ideology, and the Novel - December 31, 2012

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

For the June 2013 issue of Modern Horizons we invite essays that explore the various philosophical, literary, artistic, and political aspects of modernity, ideology, and the novel.

Complicity (ACLA, Toronto, 4/4/13–4/7/13; deadline: 11/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
Joshua Kotin, Princeton University / V. Joshua Adams, University of Chicago
contact email: 
jkotin@princeton.edu

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ACLA 2013, April 4–7, 2013, Toronto

Seminar: COMPLICITY

Organizers: V. Joshua Adams (University of Chicago), Joshua Kotin (Princeton University)

Translating Precarity- ACLA, 4-7 April 2013- University of Toronto

full name / name of organization: 
Walt Hunter and Anne-Lise François
contact email: 
weh5b@virginia.edu and afrancoi@berkeley.edu

Although recent criticism in literary studies has focused on the everyday and the ordinary, this seminar instead maps out a place for the precarious.

BDSM/Kink/Fetish Area of PCA/ACA National Conference (March 27-20, 2013; Deadline Nov 30)

full name / name of organization: 
BDSM/Kink/Fetish Area Chair: Sarah Frantz
contact email: 
sarahfrantz@gmail.com

PCA/ACA 2013 National Conference
Washington D.C., March 27-30, 2013
Call For Papers: BDSM/Kink/Fetish Area

Conference info: http://pcaaca.org/national-conference/

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