category: american

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

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

‘To fasten words again to visible things’: the American imagetext

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies at the University of East Anglia
contact email: 
americanimagetext@gmail.com

A two day conference held by the American Studies department at the University of East Anglia
18th-19th June 2011

[UPDATE] CFP DEADLINE REMINDER: The Titanic at 100: A Critical Collection (JANUARY 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Cameron McFarlane, Nipissing University, and Barbara Bruce, Carleton University
contact email: 
Titanicat100@gmail.com

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster in 2012, we seek abstracts (300-500 words) for an edited, interdisciplinary collection of scholarly essays.

Teaching Washington Irving (American Literature Association, Boston, May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Washington Irving Society
contact email: 
ccapap@hotmail.com

The Washington Irving Society invites papers discussing the use of Irving in the classroom for its sponsored panel at the American Literature Association in Boston on May 26-29.

[UPDATE] Hemingway: Fact or Fiction?: ALA Conference, Boston, MA, May 26-29, 2011 (Revised Deadline: Jan. 10, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Ernest Hemingway Society
contact email: 
skosiba@troy.edu

Hemingway’s longstanding fame and reputation has fostered a variety of tall tales, stories, allegations and attributions. Some are blatantly false. Others are surprisingly true.

Stony Brook Graduate English Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Stony Brook University English Department
contact email: 
SBcomplicity2011@gmail.com

Date: Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Stony Brook Manhattan Campus, Midtown NYC

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Stanley Aronowitz – CUNY Graduate Center

Event Description:

"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011 (proposal deadline Jan 14, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at University of Louisville (AHA)
contact email: 
ahalouisville@gmail.com

The PhD in Humanities (http://louisville.edu/humanities) and the Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville (ahalouisville.com) announces the annual University of Louisville G

Edited Collection. Call For Submissions.

full name / name of organization: 
Libidinal Lives: Economies of Desire in the Long Nineteenth Century
contact email: 
Jane.Ford@port.ac.uk, Kim.Edwards@liverpool.ac.uk

In his controversial work Libidinal Economy (1974) Jean-Franҫois Lyotard famously remarked ‘every political economy is libidinal’.

Nefarious Nostalgia? Recent Immigrant Fiction by Jewish American Authors of Russian Descent (01/14/2011; ALA Boston 05/26-29/11)

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association
contact email: 
Philippe.Codde@ugent.be

Nefarious Nostalgia? Recent Immigrant Fiction by Jewish American Authors of Russian Descent

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