category: american

The Works of Percival Everett (sponsored by The Percival Everett Society) Sumbit Abstracts by Dec. 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society, The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Panel Chair: Andrew H. Banecker (abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu)

UPDATE "Drama and Domestic Violence"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel investigating the portrayal of domestic violence in drama of any nationality or period.

UPDATE "Age Studies and Drama"

full name / name of organization: 
Anthony Ellis, Comparative Drama
contact email: 
comparative-drama@wmich.edu

Abstracts are invited for a panel exploring drama of any nationality or period from an age-studies perspective.

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking due January 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
laurenk@rice.edu

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking

“Occupied: Taking up Space and Time,” March 22-24, 2012

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

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”

Trauma & Culture - collection of essays (Cambridge University Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Haven/SW TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

(M)other Nature? Inscriptions, Locations, Revolutions, 31 May - 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, English Department
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 14th Annual Conference:

(M)other Nature?

The Works of Denis Johnson, panel for 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference, an interdisciplinary graduate conference to be held over Mardi Gras weekend in Baton Rouge, LA, will focus on "new and neglected areas in literary studies," incl

Representations of Europe and American in the Work of John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks 20 minute presentations that address Dos Passos's representations of, relationships with, or conflicts surrounding Europe and America.

Teaching John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Shattering

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse201011@gmail.com

Shattering

“A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

“Lands of Unlikeness: Mysterious Landscapes in Literature.”

full name / name of organization: 
Bryan D. Dietrich / Newman University
contact email: 
kryptonnights@yahoo.com

The 13th annual Literary Festival and Scholars’ Day will be held at Newman University in Wichita, KS on March 29th -31st , 2012.

[REMINDER] Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Helen M. Lewis
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
PCA/ACA 2012 National Convention
Wednesday, April 11 – Saturday, April 14, 2012
Boston, Massachusetts

"Language: It's Alive!" 12th Annual English Graduate Student Conference, January 20th, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte, English Graduate Student Associate
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s 12th Annual English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) conference is looking for new work across the disciplines that explores the dynamic and situated qualities of language.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman - New Approaches - ALA, 24-27 May, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Betjemann
contact email: 
peter.betjemann@oregonstate.edu

New Approaches to Gilman, ALA (San Francisco, May, 2012)

The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices

full name / name of organization: 
The Atrium: A Journal of Academic Community Voices/Ivy Tech Community College
contact email: 
nriecken@ivytech.edu

THE ATRIUM is currently accepting academic as well as creative articles of interest across the wide range of the humanity disciplines.

ALA: Feminist Thoreau? Deadline: 1/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Feminist Thoreau?

ALA: Interdisciplinary Thoreau. Deadline: 1/1/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Interdisciplinary Thoreau:

[UPDATE] Native/Indigenous Studies Area: 2012 SW/TX PCA/ACA February 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
nativestudiespca@gmail.com

Call for Papers: Native/Indigenous Studies Area

2012 Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012
Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association's

[UPDATE] CFP: Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels, 13-15 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Denver Comic Con/Rocky Mountain Conference on Comics and Graphic Novels
contact email: 
christina@comicbookclassroom.org

**Please note the date change from the previous CFP

New Guest Announcements:

•Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics, Reinventing Comics)

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Emerson's Contribution to Thoreau's Legacy; Thoreau Annual Gathering, July 12-15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

The theme of next year's Thoreau Society Annual Gathering (Concord, MA: July 12-15, 2012) is "Celebrating 150 Years of Thoreau’s Life, Works, and Legacy." The Emerson Society sponsors a program at

Emerson and Lincoln; ALA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

Emerson and African American Writers; ALA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva College

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Fictions of Power: Faulkner and Energy (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

How/where does Faulkner engage the energy ecologies of the modern era? What power sources or paradigms “fuel” Yoknapatawpha, and how do they inform its society, culture, and politics?

Faulkner's Publics (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

Interactions between Faulkner and diverse public constituencies during his lifetime and afterward.

Faulkner and Hemingway: Changing the Game (MLA 2013, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu

Comparative approaches to the two writers taking the conversation beyond "rivalry." Submissions welcome on modernity, sexuality, gender, genre, transnationalism, the environment, print culture, adapta

The Sinclair Lewis Society; Roundtable Discussion;2012 American Literature Association, San Francisco; May 24-27; due 1/6/12

full name / name of organization: 
The Sinclair Lewis Society for the American Literature Association
contact email: 
corinnemart@gmail.com, martin.1682@osu.edu

The Sinclair Lewis Society will sponsor a roundtable discussion at the 2012 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco (May 24-27) that focuses on the topic of women in the work of Si

Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 15-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

University of Florida, March 15-17, 2012

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