category: american

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE, Thoreau Society Panel at ALA

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

Feminist Thoreau?

[UPDATE] EXTENDED DEADLINE, Thoreau Society Roundtable at ALA

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

Interdisciplinary Thoreau:

[REMINDER] The Sinclair Lewis Society for Roundtable Discussion at 2012 ALA Conference, San Francisco May 24-27; deadline 1/6

full name / name of organization: 
The Sinclair Lewis Society and American Literature Association
contact email: 
corinnemart@gmail.com

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

CFP -- 2012 Southern Women Writers Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Berry College / Christina Bucher and James Watkins
contact email: 
cbucher@berry,edu; jwatkins@berry.edu; swwc@berry.edu

Berry College
Ninth Biennial Southern Women Writers Conference
Berry College, Rome,GA
September 20-23, 2012
Full slate of featured speakers TBA

2012 PAMLA Special Session "To Sleep: Perchance to Dream" at Seattle University in Seattle, Washington; Proposal deadline 3/31

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association); October 19-20, 2012
contact email: 
Lauren Kelley Bond (bondlaurenkelley@gmail.com)

The Sixties, Fifty Years Later, ASA 2012, November 15-18, San Juan (Deadline 1/16)

full name / name of organization: 
Randy Ontiveros / University of Maryland
contact email: 
randyo@umd.edu

Call For Papers: ASA 2012 (November 15-18, San Juan)
The Sixties, Fifty Years Later

GRIEVINGS 2012: Annual International Conference, 20 - 23 September 2012, Poland

full name / name of organization: 
Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland
contact email: 
grievings@us.edu.pl (Julia Szoltysek); www.grievings.us.edu.pl

CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] Midwestern Literary Naturalism at SSML Symposium 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Scott Emmert (University of Wisconsin–Fox Valley) and Andy Oler (Indiana University)
contact email: 
soler@indiana.edu

The Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature seeks papers exploring Midwestern literary naturalism for a panel at the SSML’s 42nd Annual Symposium, held on May 10-12, 2012 at Michigan State Un

[UPDATE] Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association (GESA)
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

[UPDATE] DEADLINE Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group

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

The deadline to submit to the 14th Annual Marxist Reading Group Conference has been extended to January 19, 2012. Please see our updated CFP below:

Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida

Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Conference- Jasbir Puar Keynote

full name / name of organization: 
Virginia Tech English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
vt.egso@gmail.com

Graduate students are hybrid creatures in academia: we are both educators and students, innovators and learners.

CFP: Inaugural Bangor Conference of Celtic Studies, 21-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Katharine Olson/ Bangor University
contact email: 
k.olson@bangor.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE INAUGURAL BANGOR CONFERENCE OF CELTIC STUDIES
21 JULY — 23 JULY 2012
BANGOR UNIVERSITY, NORTH WALES

Call for Ecocritical Essay, Poem, Fiction, & more!

full name / name of organization: 
Kudzu Review
contact email: 
editor@kudzureview.com

Kudzu Review is gathering materials for the Summer Solstice Issue: 1.2.

20th and 21st century Quebec studies

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA - Special Session - Oct. 19-21, 2012
contact email: 
lbourdeau@ucdavis.edu

110th Annual PAMLA Convention
Seattle University
Seattle, Washington
October 19-21, 2012

Special Session:

20th and 21 century Quebec studies

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice; Febraury 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Central Piedmont Community College
contact email: 
Patricia.Bostian@cpcc.edu

Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (TALTP), a peer-reviewed open source online journal, is accepting articles for our Winter 2011 issue.

Historical and Fictional Accounts of “Passing” (Panel CFP)

full name / name of organization: 
New Jersey College English Association
contact email: 
donavanramon@gmail.com

New Jersey College English Association
35th Annual Spring Conference
Seton Hall University
Saturday, April 14th 2012

[EXTENDED DEADLINE (JAN 20)] 1st Annual Rockford College Sports Studies Symposium: An interdisciplinary conference. April 28th.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Michael Perry & Dr. Shawn Klein, Rockford College
contact email: 
mperry_at_rockford_dot_edu

Whether one is a participant, a casual spectator, a die-hard fan, or a critic, sport, in all its varieties and forms, plays a significant role in the lives of most people throughout the world.

Reconstruction 11.4 and upcoming issues

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

Introducing: Reconstruction 11.4

Editor’s Introduction:

“Something to occupy the time”: Activism and Anagnorisis, by Marc Ouellette

Articles

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong in African American Women’s Writings, SSAWW 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Miranda Green-Barteet, Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
mgreenb6@uwo.ca

UPDATE: Negotiating Belongings and Longing to Belong: in African American Women’s Writings of the 19th & 20th Centuries

UPDATE: Emerson's Contribution to Thoreau's Legacy, 1/15/12; Thoreau Annual Gathering, 7/12/12-7/15/12

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 t

UPDATE: Emerson and Lincoln, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

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."

UPDATE: Emerson and African American Writers, 1/15/12; ALA, 5/24/12-5/27/12

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

Call for book reviews: Bondage and Power, 30 January 2012 (journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University

contact email:
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: January 30, 2012

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Bondage and Power -- Special Issue

SCLA 38's "Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study", 5/1/12 proposal deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Southern Comparative Literature Organization
contact email: 
scla38@gmail.com

"Gaming the System: The Global Stakes of Comparative Study"

ATHE Theatre History Focus Group Debut Panel CFP

full name / name of organization: 
American Association for Theatre in Higher Education Theatre History Focus Group
contact email: 
cmcivor@scu.edu

The Theatre History Focus Group (THFG) of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have neither published articles nor previousl

[UPDATE] Charles Olson at Black Mountain: Writings, Lectures, Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Charles Olson Society / ALA Boston, May 2012
contact email: 
grieveca@lvc.edu

Charles Olson taught at Black Mountain College from 1948 until 1956, during which time he wrote some of his most important essays and poems and formed some of his most influential engagements with oth

CFP - Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ)

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 Advances in Multimedia - An International Journal (AMIJ) Vol

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP, 22-23 July 2012

full name / name of organization: 
International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre
contact email: 
alyson.campbell@brunel.ac.uk; f.walsh@qmul.ac.uk

International Federation for Theatre Research/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche de Théâtre

QUEER FUTURES WORKING GROUP

CALL FOR PAPERS

ASA 2012 panel: Theorizing the Transpacific

full name / name of organization: 
Hua Hsu (Vassar College)
contact email: 
huhsu@vassar.edu

Theorizing the Transpacific

[UPDATE] Trauma and Culture - edited collection from Cambridge University Press

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English at 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

[EXTENDED DEADLINE]: "Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences"

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

CFP - International Journal of Contemporary Advanced Mathematics (IJCM)

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 Contemporary Advanced Mathematic

Race, History, and National Belonging in American Women’s Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Society for the Study of American Women Writers
contact email: 
tamacbain@pugetsound.edu and jlockwo3@gmu.edu

In her novel Hagar’s Daughter, African American feminist Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins imagines her black female characters as looking back to and claiming cross-racial, gendered legacies in the process

[Extended Deadline] Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th C Am Lit: 1/9/12

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association 2012
contact email: 
aderosa@purdue.edu

Endless forms most beautiful: Science in 19th Century American Literature

Innovations and Anxieties - Saturday, March 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
contact email: 
urigradconference@etal.uri.edu

Innovations and Anxieties
Saturday, March 31, 2012
A graduate conference hosted by the Graduate Program in English at the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)

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