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"Attending (to) the Party: Orientations and Simulacra of Public and Private Sites" March 24-26

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

Concordia University English Literature Graduate Colloquium

3rd Media Fields Conference: Contested Territories

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Research Collective
contact email: 
ethantussey@gmail.com

Contested Territories

A conference of the Media Fields Research Collective and the Film and Media Studies Graduate Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Paperback Originals and the Origins of Contemporary Gay Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Jaime Harker/ University of Mississippi
contact email: 
jlharker@olemiss.edu

Novels known collectively as “out gay pulp”—paperback originals published with accelerating frequency in the 1960s—have received increasing attention, from popular collections like John Presto

CFP: _genre_: A Thematic Journal, vol. 31 - Visual Cultures

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Students of Comparative World Literature, Cal State Long Beach
contact email: 
cgoldst2@csulb.edu

genre, a journal published the Associated Students of Comparative World Literature at Cal State University Long Beach, is soliciting papers for its volume on "Visual Culture & Global Practices." We ar

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** Re-Production Interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organisation, Binghamton University
contact email: 
re.production2011@gmail.com

Re-Production, March 4-5, 2011
CALL FOR PAPERS NOW OPEN
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2011

Keynote: BRIGID DOHERTY, Princeton University

[UPDATE] Partners in Suspense: Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock: March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Steven Rawle / York St John University
contact email: 
s.rawle@yorksj.ac.uk

Due to a number of enquiries, we have extended the deadline for the call for papers for the Partners in Suspense conference being held in March until the 1st of February.

Collections and Collaborations: Indiana U Dept of English Grad Conference, March 24-26, deadline extended to Jan. 31 [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University Department of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Collections and Collaborations”
*Extended Deadline: Jan. 31, 2011

Reconsidering John Dos Passos - Extended Deadline!

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

**Extended Deadline! Deadline is now January 25th!**

Reconsidering John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association (conference); Victoria Bryan (panel chair)
contact email: 
VMBryan@olemiss.edu

In recent years, John Dos Passos has fallen to somewhat low priority in critical study, but the few publications that do exist since the 1970s are engaging and compelling and stand as proof that this

[UPDATE] UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA; St. Mary's University College, U.K.
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu, paullm@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated
to research in turn-of-the-century dramatic literature,

Open Words Special Issue on Contingent Labor and Educational Access - June 1, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Open Words
contact email: 
skahn@wcupa.edu

This special issue of Open Words invites contributors to consider relationships among three issues--contingent labor, educational access, and non-mainstream student populations

Contemporary North American Dystopian Literature [March 30, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Brett Josef Grubisic, Tara Lee, Gisèle M. Baxter
contact email: 
dystopian.anthology@ubc.ca

Call for Submissions
Please feel free to forward this to any organizations, individuals, or mailing lists that might be interested.

Cooper and His Contemporaries: 18th International James Fenimore Conference and Seminar, July 10-15, 2011 (deadline March 31)

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 Cosmopolitan Lyceum: Globalism & Lecture Culture In Nineteenth-Century America

full name / name of organization: 
American Antiquarian Society
contact email: 
thomas.wright:@ell.ox.ac.uk

THE COSMOPOLITAN LYCEUM: GLOBALISM & LECTURE CULTURE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICA

An Interdisciplinary Conference

Travel and Truth

full name / name of organization: 
Travel Cultures Seminar, University of Oxford
contact email: 
mail@travelcultures.com

Travel and Truth: An International Research Conference
Wolfson College, Oxford - 16-18 September 2011

"Is Hip Hop History" II February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Warren Orange The City College Center for Worker Education 25 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel. no. 212. 925.6625x239 fax. no. 212. 925.0963
contact email: 
oran@ccny.cuny.edu

Location: New York, United States
25 Broadway, 7th Floor

Call for Papers Deadline: 2011, 02-02

[UPDATE] Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

full name / name of organization: 
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
contact email: 
pkunze@fsu.edu

NOMAS: NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEN AGAINST SEXISM
36TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEN & MASCULINITY

Breaking Out of the Box: Redefining Masculinity

Florida State University

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline Fast Approaching: Writing Democracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium, EGAD, Texas A&M - Commerce
contact email: 
writingdemocracy@gmail.com

Writing Dem65ocracy: A Rhetoric of (T)Here March 9-11, 2011, TAMU-Commerce
full name / name of organization:

NJCEA Spring Conference at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, on Saturday, March 26th

full name / name of organization: 
David McClure/ New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
McCLURE@ucc.edu

Paper deadline extended to January 16th.

[UPDATE]: The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (Feb 15/June 16-18)

full name / name of organization: 
The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
spacebetween2011@gmail.com

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Savran, CUNY Ph.D. Program in Theatre

Deadline extended to February 15, 2011

Special Topics Session: "Productive" Silences (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA
contact email: 
raderp@georgian.edu

"Productive" Silences

"Women and Work" - Special Session, PAMLA - submissions due March 30, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
sweil@centralia.edu

Women and Work in Literature:

Cfp: Commitment Conference April 29, 2011 at UC Irvine Deadline extended

full name / name of organization: 
Department of Comparative Literature at UC Irvine
contact email: 
commitmentconference@gmail.com

The Graduate Students of the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine present an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on April 29th, 2011.
COMMITMENT

The poetics and politics of magic realism today and in the past

full name / name of organization: 
School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University
contact email: 
kmart@ifa.amu.edu.pl

On the contemporary literary map, the reign of magic realism is indisputable.

[Update] [Deadline Extended] Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 31 January 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Michael Sommers and Gretchen Papazian/CMU
contact email: 
sommerspapazian@gmail.com

CFP: Video Games as Films and TV and Vice Versa: Media Translation, Narrative Adaptation, and Multiple Instantiations

Call for submissions to an edited collection requested by publisher:

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing - PAMLA 11/5&11/6 - Deadline to submit 3/20

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
contact email: 
llefebvre@fullcoll.edu

CFP: Food Panel @ PAMLA 2011

With Pens And Forks: A Frank Look At American Food Writing

The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference to be held at the University of Calgary from March 28 to 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Calgary
contact email: 
dcoates@ucalgary.ca

Call for Papers for The Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre Conference to be held at the University of Calgary from March 28 to 31, 2012.

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC)

full name / name of organization: 
Gordon College
contact email: 
LLUC@gordon.edu

Literatures and Linguistics Undergraduate Colloquium (LLUC) at Gordon College

March 26, 2011

CRITICAL JUNCTURES: America and its Crises April 2nd, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Chesapeake American Studies Association
contact email: 
chasa@gmu.edu

The 2011 meeting of the Chesapeake area chapter of the American Studies Association (CHASA) will be hosted by the Cultural Studies doctoral program at George Mason University, Fairfax VA, Saturday Apr

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization

full name / name of organization: 
Fordham University’s Graduate English Association
contact email: 
artofoutrage@gmail.com

The Art of Outrage: Poetics, Politics, Polarization
Friday, October 14, 2011

“‘They’re not like us,’ and for that reason deserve to be ruled.”

“Where Do You Want Me to Start?” Producing History through Mad Men (March 1, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Invisible Culture
contact email: 
Amanda Graham (agraham9[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu) and Erin Leary (eleary2[at]mail[dot]rochester[dot]edu)

The television network AMC’s historical drama Mad Men, set in 1960-64, premiered in 2007.

" Race, ethnicity and publishing " - MARCH 23-24, 2012 - AIX-EN-PROVENCE, FRANCE

full name / name of organization: 
LERMA (Laboratoire d'Etude et de Recherches sur le Monde Anglophone) - Aix-Marseille Université
contact email: 
cecile.cottenet@univ-provence.fr

Since the 1980s, the development of ethnic and post-colonial studies has induced scholars to examine texts from the margins, that had previously been either neglected or forgotten; it has also revived

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE: Graduate Student Conference: EMERGENCE/IES -London, ON March 17-19, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature and Hispanic Studies, The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
modlangconference2011@gmail.com

[Deadline extended to February 1, 2011] Lucky 13 has come around!

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