category: american

[UPDATE - DEADLINE EXTENDED] CFP Jim Harrison Society (ALA Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Jim Harrison Society
contact email: 
rmurray@stac.edu

The Jim Harrison Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association convention in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

UPDATE: The Wild That Attracts Us: New Critical Essays on Robinson Jeffers--Proposal deadline 31 December 2010

full name / name of organization: 
ShaunAnne Tangney--Associate Professor of English--Minot State University
contact email: 
sa.tangney@minotstateu.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED!!

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

James Agee at ALA, May 26-29, 2011 (Jan. 20 submission deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
James Agee Society
contact email: 
hdavis@piedmont.edu

The James Agee Society requests proposals for 20-minute presentations to be delivered at the 2011 American Literature Association Conference on any aspect of James Agee’s work, especially in connect

[UPDATE] interdisciplinary conference deadline extended to Jan 15th

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

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

[UPDATE] Sound and Unsound: Noise, Nonsense, and the Unspoken. April 1-3, 2011.

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Virginia Graduate English Student Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2011@gmail.com

We are seeking submissions for a graduate conference on the roles of sound and sense in creating meaning. Abstracts due January 21st, 2011. [Update: see our website at the end of the page.]

[UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 1-15-11 AND NEW CONTACT E-MAIL] Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com (new contact e-mail)

Francophonies: The Living and the Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[UPDATE] Francophonies: The Living and The Dead, March 18th-19th 2011 LSU Baton Rouge

full name / name of organization: 
Department of French Studies Graduate Student Association, LSU-Baton Rouge
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Francophonies: The Living and The Dead

March 18-19th 2011

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

[LAST CALL, UPDATE} Oklahoma State University English Conference, "Transforming Words," March 4-5, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
osuegsa@gmail.com

The English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) at Oklahoma State University, an organization of English graduate students and faculty members committed to promoting student academic development and s

The Journey and Its Portrayals: Explorers, Sailors, (Im)migrants (Nov 25-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Center for the Humanities / National Sun Yat-sen University
contact email: 
chsc705@mail.nsysu.edu.tw

The act of the journey ("to go from home to a distance") and migration signify the basic need of humanity to explore and in all cultures memories of the journey in its various forms represent importan

Nature and Violence in Representations of the Urban World, June 2-4, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest
contact email: 
ancaroncea@gmail.com, radulescu.ruxandra@yahoo.com

We are looking for submissions for a panel on “Nature and Violence in Representations of the Urban World” within the annual conference of the English Department of the University of Bucharest, tit

[UPDATE] The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication; April 1-2, 2011; Univ. at Albany; Keynotes: Wai Chee Dimock and...

full name / name of organization: 
University at Albany, SUNY; English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
egsoalbany@gmail.com

The Outlaw: Trespass, Disfigurement, Domestication

Keynote Speakers: Wai Chee Dimock and Doug Rice

Feminist Studies in English 19.1

full name / name of organization: 
Korean Association of Feminist Studies in English Literature
contact email: 
fselsubmissions@gmail.com

The Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature (KAFSEL) invites papers for Feminist Studies in English Literature (FSEL), volume 19, number 1.

Women's Voices in Poetry at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8, 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel on "Women's Voices in Poetry," which will take place at the 2011 Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Modernism and 21st Century Literature Panel at the RMMLA Convention October 6-8 2011, March 1 Submission Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference
contact email: 
kristinamariedarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking papers exploring the influence of such writers as Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and Virginia Woolf on the contemporary literary landscape for a panel on Modernism and 21st Century Literature.

[UPDATE] Call for Papers for Conference April 20-23 Deadline extended to Dec. 31

full name / name of organization: 
Festivals and Faires Area/ Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
DrKTKorolEvans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2011 PCA/ACA conference in San Antonio, TX (April 20-23, 2011) on any festival or faire—modern or historic

Approaches to the Graphic Novel, ALA 2011 (due 1/20)

full name / name of organization: 
Karen Weekes
contact email: 
kweekes@psu.edu

Whether you're teaching an entire course on the graphic novel or just incorporating one or two texts into a course on American or contemporary lit, this roundtable is designed to provide

Virgin Envy: Contemporary Approaches to Virginity in Literature and Arts

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Comparative Literature Association/Canadian Association of Hispanists, New Brunswick, Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences
contact email: 
jonathan.allan@utoronto.ca , csantos@brocku.ca

Virginity has long been a trope found in literary and cultural texts, however, how do we understand virginity and why does it matter become two questions worthy of consideration.

American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation (ALA 2011, Boston, 5/26-5/29; proposals by 1/20/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Michelle Sizemore/University of Kentucky
contact email: 
michelle.sizemore@uky.edu

American Literature Association
Boston, May 26-29, 2011

American Gothic: Unsettling the Nation

"New Work on Kenneth Koch," a panel for the 2011 ALA (proposals due 1/21/11; conference begins 5/26/11)

full name / name of organization: 
The New York School Society
contact email: 
blee15@utk.edu

The New York School Society will sponsor a session on “New Work on Kenneth Koch” at the American Literature Association’s 2011 Annual Conference.

[UPDATE] Video Games as Films/ TV and Vice Versa (essay abstracts due 15 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

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
University of Idaho Graduate Literature Conference
contact email: 
glcc@uidaho.edu

Inter/Intra Textuality: An Interdisciplinary Examination of Texts

Conference Synopsis:

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Kate Chopin International Society
contact email: 
kpobrien@olemiss.edu

The Kate Chopin International Society is seeking individual paper proposals for its sponsored panel at the 2011 American Literature Association conference in Boston, May 26-29, 2011.

"Soldiering: The Afterlife of a Modern Experience", April 23-24, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Harvard Interdisciplinary Huamnities Graduate Student Conference
contact email: 
soldieringconference@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

Soldiering:
The Afterlife of a Modern Experience

The Annual Interdisciplinary Humanities Graduate Student Conference

[UPDATE] Time of Protest PANEL

full name / name of organization: 
The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)
contact email: 
mappleg1@binghamton.edu

The Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture Student Alliance at
Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.) Presents:
The Revolution of Time and the Time of Revolution
A conference

doctorate student

full name / name of organization: 
hatice bay
contact email: 
e128555@metu.edu.tr

i want to recive the anouncements related to american studies, english literature, theory, comparative studies, cultural studies, twentieth century literature and beyond, and lastly postcolonial liter

Literature, Faith, & Metamorphosis: Transformative Journeys

full name / name of organization: 
2011 West Regional Conference on Christianity & Literature, Vanguard University of Southern California
contact email: 
vuccl [at] ymail.com

http://vanguardccl.wordpress.com/

The Contemporary: An International Conference of Literature and the Arts (Singapore ~June 24th-26th, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
A conference co-organised and supported by the Division of English (School of Humanities & Social Sciences) & the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS), NTU, Singapore.
contact email: 
contemporary@ntu.edu.sg

The Contemporary
An International Conference of Literature and the Arts

June 24th-26th 2011
Division of English
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Collapsing Cultures & Darkened Dreamscapes: Societies and Imaginations in a State of Disorder

full name / name of organization: 
The Culture Club: Cultural Studies Scholars' Association
contact email: 
battlegroundstates@gmail.com

***EXTENDED DEADLINE: JANUARY 7, 2011*** BATTLEGROUND STATES
COLLAPSING CULTURES & DARKENED DREAMSCAPES: SOCIETIES AND IMAGINATIONS IN A STATE OF DISORDER CALL FOR PAPERS FEBRUARY 25-26, 2011

Decades of the American Century (April 1-2)

full name / name of organization: 
U.S. Literatures and Cultures Consortium
contact email: 
usists1@umich.edu

In discussions of the 20th century, we often use decades as a means of organizing history, but decades come to signify more than simple ten-year blocks of time.

[UPDATE] FIRST FICTIONS: CHANGE OF DATE/CFP EXTENSION

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Boxall, University of Sussex
contact email: 
p.boxall@sussex.ac.uk

FIRST FICTIONS

PLEASE NOTE: DATE FOR CONFERENCE AND FESTIVAL HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 2012. AS A RESULT, THE CALL FOR PAPERS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 2011.

[update] Deadline Extended--Myth & Fairy Tale Popular Culture CFP

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/ Texas Popular Culture American Culture Association
contact email: 
eng_smm@shsu.edu

Deadline Extended--Myth and Fairy Tale Call for Papers

Abstract/Proposals by 31 December 2010

Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Associations 31st Annual Conference

[UPDATE] EXTENSION: “American History and Culture” area at 2011 SW/TX PCA/ACA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
Shapiro@alumni.brown.edu

“American History and Culture” area
National PCA/ACA and SW/TX PCA/ACA
Joint Conference, April 20-23, 2011
Extended proposal submission deadline: December 31, 2010
Http://www.swtxpca.org

THE GENRES OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITING [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [ vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers that examine the overlap between Travel Writing and other Genres for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9,

ECO-TRAVEL WRITING BEFORE THERE WAS ECOTRAVEL [correction]

full name / name of organization: 
Society for American Travel Writing, American Literature Association
contact email: 
Volkmer, Jon [jvolkmer@ursinus.edu] or Vogel, Andrew [vogel@kutztown.edu]

The Society for American Travel Writing invites proposals for papers on the topic of “Eco-Travel Writing” for the 2011 American Literature Association Conference, May 26-9, 2011 in Boston.

JFK Institute’s 2011 Graduate Conference: American Bodies (May 27- 28)

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin
contact email: 
gsnas.conference2011@gsnas.fu-berlin.de

Graduate School of North American Studies, Freie Universität Berlin

4th International Conference

American Bodies: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Modes of Power

May 27– 28, 2011

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