category: american

Film: Indebted Reflections (deadline: June 1, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tcomer@defiance.edu

Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtednes

Society for the Study of American Women Writers 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship (proposals due 1-27-12)

full name / name of organization: 
Louisa May Alcott Society
contact email: 
mlshelden@vcu.edu

SSAWW 2012: Louisa May Alcott's Engaged Citizenship

[UPADTE: EXTENDED DEADLINE] Graphicity:Revisiting Word/Image Hybridity

full name / name of organization: 
University of Montreal: English Graduate Student Society (EGSS)
contact email: 
graphicity.egss@gmail.com

The Université de Montréal English Graduate Student Society (EGSS) invites abstracts for its 9th annual conference, March 16-17 2012.

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations

full name / name of organization: 
Brooklyn College Graduate English Committee
contact email: 
bcgradconference@gmail.com

The Shifting Self: Radical Transfigurations
Brooklyn College Graduate English Conference
April 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Eileen Myles

Literary Translation Studies and Comparatism

full name / name of organization: 
452ºF Comparative Literature Journal
contact email: 
redaccion@452f.com

Starting from the reappraisal of literary translation that Susan Bassnett carried out at the beginning of the eighties, comparative literature as a discipline started re-evaluating its relation to thi

[update] Contemporary American Lit, ALA, May 24-27, 2012 (1/10/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Contemporary Literature
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

The Society for Contemporary Literature invites 300-word abstracts for presentations at the annual conference of the American Literature Association.

Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery
contact email: 
craftsymposium@si.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS

Renwick Gallery Symposium:
Nation Building: Craft and Contemporary American Culture

November 8-9, 2012
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.

[UPDATE] RSAP Panel on Periodicals and the Working Class for ALA (San Francisco, May 24-27, 2012) abstracts due Jan. 16, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Research Society for American Periodicals
contact email: 
sashton@clemson.edu

CFP: RSAP Panel on Periodicals and the Working Class (ALA, MAY 2012)

WSQ (Womens Studies Quarterly) Call for Papers, Poetry, Prose and Art: Fashion Issue (due March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
WSQ at the Feminist Press
contact email: 
WSQFashionIssue@gmail.com

Fashion is an economic and social force, a culture industry, a global powerhouse, a political statement.

UPDATE* A Call For Papers: **Deadline extended to January 15, 2012** Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012 "Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion"
contact email: 
frswomenandrhet@gmail.com

A Call For Papers:
**Deadline extended to January 15, 2012**

Federation Rhetoric Symposium 2012
Women and Rhetoric: Influence, Inspiration, Inclusion

CFP - International Journal of Applied Sciences (IJAS)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Applied Sciences (IJAS) Volume 3

[UPDATE: Extended Deadline] Visual Memory: Mind, Monument, Metaphor (Proposals due Jan 27, 2012; MadLit Conference March 1-3 , 2

full name / name of organization: 
University of Wisconsin-Madison English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
uwmadlitgmail.com

The Graduate Student Association of the University of Wisconsin-Madison English Department is pleased to invite papers for the 8th annual MadLit conference to be held March 1-3, 2012.

The Toni Morrison Society at the American Literature Association Conference May 24-27 2012, San Francisco

full name / name of organization: 
The Toni Morrison Society at the American Literature Association Conference
contact email: 
Alma Jean Billingslea, jbilling@spelman.edu

Call For Papers

American Literature Association

23rd Annual Convention

May 24- 27, 2012

San Francisco, CA

1. Home and Toni Morrison’s Works

CFP REMINDER: North American British Music Studies Association (NABMSA) Conference, UIUC, July 25-28, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
North American British Music Studies Association
contact email: 
kendraprestonleonard@gmail.com

NABMSA's fifth conference will once again bring together scholars and lovers of British music from various academic fields and locales for three days of papers, discussions, and musical performances.

Screening Identity (Race and Ethnicity) 9th March

full name / name of organization: 
The Motley View – The Journal of Film, Art and Aesthetics ISSN 2049-4254
contact email: 
themotleyview@gmail.com

The Motley View seeks submissions for an upcoming special edition on the construction/representation/articulation of race and/or ethnicity in film, television, music videos and computer games.

Redd Center Awards

full name / name of organization: 
Jessie L. Embry/Charles Redd Center for Western Studies
contact email: 
jessie_embry@byu.edu

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies is pleased to announce multiple awards for 2012 that are available for scholars conducting research related to the Intermountain West (defined as: Arizona,

The Moviegoer at 50 publication, call for papers

full name / name of organization: 
Mary A. McCay, The Walker Percy Center for Writing and Publishing, Loyola University New Orleans
contact email: 
wpc@loyno.edu

Staging the Land: Site-Specific Creation and the Issue of Perception

full name / name of organization: 
University of Avignon, Provence, France
contact email: 
lab@earthworks.org

University of Avignon, Provence, France
June 13-15, 2012

Conference website: http://www.nancyholt.com

Host lab: Cultural Identity, Texts and Theatricality

In partnership with:

Post-Graduate Student Conference on English Literature and Translation Studies 17-18 May 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Translation and Interpreting Studies and English Language and Literature Departments at Cankaya University in Ankara, Turkey
contact email: 
eltsconferences@gmail.com

English Literature and Translation Studies:
An interdisciplinary/international postgraduate conference
17th-18th May 2012
Cankaya University Ankara

CFP - International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems (IJAE)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in an International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Expe

CFP - Geoinformatica - An International Journal (GIIJ)

full name / name of organization: 
Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals)
contact email: 
cfp@cscjournals.org

Computer Science Journals (CSC Journals) invites researchers, editors, scientists & scholars to publish their scientific research papers in a Geoinformatica - An International Journal (GIIJ) Volume 2,

[UPDATE] William Dean Howells Panels at the American Literature Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The WIlliam Dean Howells Society
contact email: 
lance.rubin@arapahoe.edu

The William Dean Howells Society welcomes submissions to round out two panels at the 2012 American Literature Association in San Francisco, which is being held over Memorial Day weekend.

[UPDATE]: MOB/RIOT CULTURE & PUBLIC PROTEST IN THE 21st CENT., FEB. 10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
K. A. Wisniewski / Stevenson University
contact email: 
kwisniewski@stevenson.edu

CFP: MOB/RIOT CULTURE & PUBLIC PROTEST IN THE 21st CENT.

[UPDATE] 2012 Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference: "Futures and Illusions"

full name / name of organization: 
Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference
contact email: 
uiowarla@yahoo.com

8th Annual Religion, Literature, and the Arts Conference at the University of Iowa

Futures and Illusions: Hope and the Longing for Utopia
24-26 August 2012

Confirmed Keynotes:
Marilynne Robinson (University of Iowa)
Thomas A. Carlson (University of California, Santa Barbara)

Evolving Motherhood Conference MAY 17, 18, 19, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Museum of Motherhood
contact email: 
http://www.mommuseum.org/apply/

Deadline for Submissions April 30

Seeking Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Sigrid Kelsey/ Catholic Library Association
contact email: 
skelsey@lsu.edu

I am seeking additional book reviewers for Catholic Library World (CLW). CLW reviews books and media, including children’s titles, young adult titles, and nonfiction for adults.

Child image in film, media, art

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal
contact email: 
redfeatherjournal@yahoo.com

CFP: The child image in film, media, art

[UPDATE] Extended deadline for CWWA early career research bursary, Taiwan 2012

full name / name of organization: 
The Contemporary Women's Writing Association/ National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
contact email: 
h.c.davies@leedsmet.ac.uk

The Fourth Biennial International Conference of the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association
(Wo)Man and the Body
11-13 July 2012
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,

[UPDATE] **DEADLINE EXTENDED** CFP: QUEER INTERVENTIONS AND INTERSECTIONS

full name / name of organization: 
Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
transscriptsjournal@gmail.com

Trans-Scripts, an interdisciplinary online journal in the Humanities and Social Sciences at UC Irvine

Volume II: 2012, “Queer Interventions and Intersections”

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences - Deadline: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies
contact email: 
cinematicdiasporas@gmail.com

Cinematic Diasporas: New Media Cultures and Experiences

University of Chicago: Department of Cinema and Media Studies

Eighth Annual Graduate Student Conference

CFP - King's College London, Department of English - Metamorphosis and Change

full name / name of organization: 
King's College London, Stet journal, Issue 2
contact email: 
stetjournal@kcl.ac.uk

Issue 2 will present articles from an international pool of postgraduates on the concept of metamorphosis.

Call for Book Reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Warscapes, a magazine of literature, art and politics
contact email: 
submissions@warscapes.com

Warscapes is an independent online magazine that provides a lens into current conflicts across the world.

CFP: Further Studies in Jewish Comics - edited collection

full name / name of organization: 
Derek Royal
contact email: 
jewishcomics@derekroyal.com

[b]Further Studies in Jewish Comics[/b]

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!”

Craft Critique Culture Conference: The Art of Revolution

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

“…Do not be afraid to say revolution!”

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