category: american

Hitchcock's Lesser Hollywood Films - Nov 5-6, 2011 (Abstracts due Mar 20)

full name / name of organization: 
PAMLA (Pacific Ancient/Modern Languages Association)
contact email: 
ahowe@lasierra.edu

Alfred Hitchcock has been the focus of intense critical scrutiny; however, this focus has, to a large extent, anointed a select group of films (Vertigo, North by Northwest, Psycho, etc).

"East/West Cultural Passage Annual Conference: Contact Zones in the Global World", Sibiu, Romania, 6-7 May 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
contact email: 
Anca Iancu <ancaian@yahoo.com>; Ana Blanca Ciocoi-Pop <ana_blanca1006@yahoo.com>

The Department of British and American Studies at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu and the C.

Theorizing Wikileaks: Destabilizing the Hegemon

full name / name of organization: 
Public School NYC
contact email: 
naxalbelt@gmail.com

Wikileaks: Destabilizing Hegemonic Discourse

New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities - May 11-13

full name / name of organization: 
The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference Committee
contact email: 
postgradconference@aber.ac.uk

The Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing Postgraduate Conference is accepting abstracts for New Horizons: Crossing the Borderlands of the Humanities, the annual conference to be held 11

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) seeks original scholarship and cultural production for its pilot issue.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Joseph Rega
contact email: 
journaljml@gmail.com

The Journal of Muslim-American Literature (JML) is a pilot project made possible by a United States Department of State grant.

Young Hemingway / 2012 MLA Convention, Seattle

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

The Ernest Hemingway Society will sponsor one panel at the Modern Language Association Conference in Seattle, WA, January 5-8, 2012.

Practical Approaches to Teaching Southern Writers Outside the South [Deadline March 1, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain Modern Language Associaiton
contact email: 
tfpowell@gmail.com

PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO TEACHING SOUTHERN WRITERS OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTH
A Society for the Study of Southern Literature Roundtable

Rocky Mountain MLA 2011
Scottsdale, AZ
October 6-8

[UPDATE] Special Topics Session: "Productive Silences" (Annual RMMLA Conference October 6-8, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Pamela J. Rader/ RMMLA 2011 in Scottsdale, AZ
contact email: 
pamela_rader@hotmail.com /or/ raderp@georgian.edu

Special Topics Panel: Productive Silences

New Approaches to Civil War Poetry (MLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Melville Society and Dickinson International Society
contact email: 
jf284@georgetown.edu or epetrino@fairfield.edu

New Approaches to Civil War Poetry | MLA 2012

A Collaborative Panel Organized by the Melville Society and Emily Dickinson International Society

Everything & More: Theorizing the Encyclopedic Novel... MLA 2012 Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Brendan Beirne, New York University Dept. of English & American Literature
contact email: 
brendan.beirne@nyu.edu

This panel seeks to consolidate and refine our understanding of the encyclopedic novel as a distinct (sub)genre within the broader field of novel studies / narratology.

3rd Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - April 1-2, Chattanooga TN

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Victorian Medievalisms: Speculum Societatis—A Mirror for Society

full name / name of organization: 
Bemidji State University
contact email: 
scook@bemidjistate.edu;lswain@bemidjistate.edu

[UPDATE] Tales of War: Expressions of Conflict and Reconciliation 2–4 June 2011, deadline: 15 March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures
contact email: 
litcultstbucharest@gmail.com

The English Department of the University of Bucharest invites proposals for the Literature and Cultural Studies section of its 13th Annual Conference:

June 1

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

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture
Announces: Issue 10.4
Featuring Special sections on:
Outsider Criticism
War Reporting
Domestic Space
Theoria
Poetics
Open Submissions: Ongoing

MLA 2012, "Women of the Woolf: Influence, Affinity, Obscurity"

full name / name of organization: 
Brenda Helt / International Virginia Woolf Society
contact email: 
helt0010@umn.edu

This panel will explore Virginia Woolf's literary, aesthetic, or epistemological influence on early-twentieth-century women writers and artists (defined broadly) now far less known than she.

[Update] Conan the Academian

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida
contact email: 
jprida@csj.edu

This is a repost of a call I put out earlier in the year seeking proposals for a multi-disciplinary collection of essays on Conan the barbarian.

Literature, Faith, and 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 French in the Americas, January 5-8 2012

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Convention, Seattle 2012
contact email: 
mburnham@scu.edu

Please consider submitting an abstract for the following proposed session for the 2012 MLA Convention to be held January 5-8 in Seattle.

LGBT Debut Panel for ATHE 2011: “A Queerer Time, A Queerer Place” (August 11-14, 2011; proposals due March 31, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
LGBT Focus Group / Association for Theatre in Higher Education
contact email: 
ngs9@cornell.edu

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Focus Group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) invites submissions for its debut panel from scholars who have not yet presented at a

[UPDATE] Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference, Vienna - NEW CFP, deadline extended to Feb 21

full name / name of organization: 
100 Myles: The International Flann O'Brien Centenary Conference
contact email: 
viennacis.anglistik@univie.ac.at

http://www.univie.ac.at/flannobrien2011

CFP: Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment 3 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
hv3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Heroes and Villains: Justice and Punishment

Saturday 10th September – Monday 12th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Papers

CFP: Fear, Horror and Terror 5 (September, 2011; Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
fht5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Fear, Horror and Terror

Tuesday 6th September 2011 – Thursday 8th September 2011
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Redefining Latina/o Gender and Sexuality (MLA 2012, Abstracts due: 3/12/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Ed Chamberlain, Indiana University
contact email: 
edachamb@indiana.edu

Conference: 127th Annual Modern Language Association Convention
Dates: January 5th to 8th 2012
Location: Seattle, Washington U.S.A.

Word, Image, Media in Early America; MLA: Seattle, Jan. 5-8, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature to 1800 Division (Guaranteed Session)
contact email: 
sxgoudie@psu.edu

Innovative “transmedia” or “intermedial” approaches to early American literature: literature as mixed media environment; image/text; acoustic and visible; sensory and semiotic, etc.

Imagined Encounters: Historiographies for a New World [Due: 30 January 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
TAG-Berkeley
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

Session at the 2011 Theoretical Archaeology Group Meeting, Archaeology of and in the Contemporary World, University of California, Berkeley, 6-8 May 2011

Literature and Religion, PAMLA 11/ 5-11/6, 2011, proposal deadline, 3/15 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, Scripps College, Claremont, CA 11/5-11/6, 2011
contact email: 
hapark1@gmail.com

The Literature and Religion panel at 2011 PAMLA Conference seeks papers that address how questions of faith have shaped literary works and cultural meanings.

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

full name / name of organization: 
Cine-Excess V
contact email: 
hsstffd@brunel.ac.uk

The 5th International Conference and Festival on Global Cult Film Traditions Presents

Cine-Excess V: Subverting the Senses: The Politics and Aesthetics of Excess

UPDATE:DEADLINE EXTENDED-"Fanaticism: Recollections, Representations, Reactions" Louisville--March 25, 2011(proposal due Feb 5)

full name / name of organization: 
Association of Humanities Academics at the University of Louisville
contact email: 
halouisville@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

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

full name / name of organization: 
Queen's University Belfast
contact email: 
statesofcrime2011@gmail.com

States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction

17th-18th of June 2011, Queen's University, Belfast.

Call for papers/ Appel à contribution

Deadline/ Date limite: 28th February 2011

Ninth Annual English Postgraduate Conference 'High and Low: Cultural Levels in Word and Image' Thurs 9 June 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Dundee
contact email: 
k.j.z.elder@dundee.ac.uk

Thursday 9th June 2011, 9.30am – 5.00pm
Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee
preceded by
Wednesday 8th June 2011, 6.00pm - 9.00pm
Reading by Don Paterson and wine reception

[UPDATE/REMINDER] FIRST FICTIONS: CONFERENCE (19-22 JAN 2012); SUBMISSIONS (MARCH 2011)

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.

The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

full name / name of organization: 
De Montfort University, Leicester
contact email: 
dmutch@dmu.ac.uk

The Monster Inside Us, The Monsters Around Us: Monstrosity and Humanity

A three-day conference
De Montfort University, UK
18, 19, 20 November 2011

Keynote Speakers:

Literatures of Modernity Symposium 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Second Annual Literatures of Modernity Symposium, Ryerson University
contact email: 
modernity@english.ryerson.ca

"It is in its transitoriness that modernity shows itself to be ultimately and most intimately akin to antiquity," Walter Benjamin writes in _The Arcades Project_.

Conrad and Faulkner: Revisiting the Modern--MLA 2012, January 5-8, Seattle

full name / name of organization: 
Jay Watson / William Faulkner Society, Debra Romanick Baldwin / Joseph Conrad Society
contact email: 
jwatson@olemiss.edu, dbaldwin@udallas.edu

The Joseph Conrad Society and The William Faulkner Society invite proposals for a planned collaborative session at MLA 2012 in Seattle, "Conrad and Faulkner: Revisiting the Modern." We seek comparat

Faulkner and Consumer Culture--MLA 2012, January 5-8, Seattle

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

The William Faulkner Society invites proposals for a planned session on "Faulkner and Consumer Culture" at MLA 2012 in Seattle.

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