category: american

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

Women Writing Psychoanalysis Online Feature

full name / name of organization: 
Melusine, or Woman in the 21st Century
contact email: 
Kristina Marie Darling

I'm guest editing a feature for Melusine, or Woman in the 21st Century.

CFP: 21st-Century Medievalisms Roundtable (9/1/10; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa/The Virtual Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY MEDIEVALISMS:
RE-ENVISIONING THE MEDIEVAL IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD (ROUNDTABLE)
THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES,

CFP: Arthurian Villains on Film/TV/Etc (9/1/10; Kalamazoo, MI 5/12-15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa/The Alliance for the Promotion of Research on the Villains of the Matter of Britain
contact email: 
ArthurianVillainyResearch@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS
ARTHURIAN VILLAINS ON FILM:
STUDIES IN COMMEMORATION OF THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN BOORMAN'S EXCALIBUR
THE 46TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON MEDIEVAL STUDIES,

Serial Narratives and Temporality

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA Convention 2011, Rutgers University
contact email: 
toni.pape@umontreal.ca

This panel addresses the various relationships between seriality and temporality.

[REMINDER] (Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University, UK
contact email: 
a.k.regis@engl.keele.ac.uk

(Re)Reading John Addington Symonds

**CFP DEADLINE APPROACHING**

Saturday 11th September 2010

A one-day conference at Keele University

CFP - "Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration" Atlanta Feb 17-19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Wesley
contact email: 
cwesley1@binghamton.edu

[SASA 2010 Conference] Atlanta, Georgia, February 17-February 19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

CFP - Panel title: “Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration.”

CFP: Plantation Modernity (11/1/2010; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Amy Clukey and Jeremy Wells
contact email: 
amy.clukey@gmail.com; jwells@allegheny.edu

Once regarded as a marginal space within European and American cultural imaginaries, the plantation has lately attracted much greater notice.

[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey, 2-3 July 2010

** Just added to the RMMLA 2010 Convention** CFP: RMMLA African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Judy Strathearn/RMMLA
contact email: 
jstrathearn@gmail.com

Recently added to the 2010 RMMLA convention in Albuquerque, NM, I am seeking proposals that examine all areas of African American literature from the nineteenth century to the present.

[UPDATE] Women Writers and Psychoanalysis Panel at the NEMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference. The focus will be on American women writers’ responses to Freud.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Inaugural Issue: Video Stores
Call for Papers / Projects:

Please submit by August 15, 2010

This special issue pays overdue attention to the space of the video store as a site of inquiry for media and cultural studies.

We seek a wide range of works (medium–length essays of 1500–2500 words, digital art projects, audio/video interviews) that explore the significance of video stores — how they have (or have not) figured in film and media cultures, histories, and theories. In short this issue of Media Fields seeks contributions that write the video store into film and media studies.

Bold Inquiry: New Directions in Comparative Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Inquire: A Journal of Comparative Literature
contact email: 
inquire@ualberta.ca

Inquire is a new peer-reviewed international journal of Comparative Literature to be published online by the graduate students of the Program of Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta

Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900

full name / name of organization: 
Department of English, University of Maryland
contact email: 
bloodwork@umd.edu

Conference: “Bloodwork: the politics of the body 1500-1900”
May 6 and 7, 2011 at the University of Maryland, College Park

Popular Culture and Activism (MAPACA Conference, Alexandria, VA 10/28/10-10/30/10) Abstract Deadline June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Popular Culture and Activism welcomes papers or presentations that

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context: New perspectives for Young Researchers (17-18 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

"Immigration against Empire" Abstracts: Aug. 1 Papers: Oct. 1

full name / name of organization: 
pro/visions
contact email: 
provisions.editors@gmail.com

Recently the political theory regarding (global) capitalism, nation-states and international organizations has been re-conceptualized.

CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Zunzún: The Online Journal of Latin American, Latino/a and Luso-Hispanic Arts and Letters, July 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mirtha Quintanales, PhD, Yvette Louis, PhD/New Jersey City University
contact email: 
mquintanales@earthlink.net, YLouis@njcu.edu

Essays, fiction, poetry, photographs and other works of art are welcome for “Zunzún: The Online Journal of Latin American, Latino/a and Luso-Hispanic Arts and Letters,”

“Hogar Dulce Hogar: Ideologies Of Home And The Latin American/Latino/a Experience” 7/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mirtha Quintanales, PhD, Yvette Louis, PhD/New Jersey City University
contact email: 
YLouis@njcu.edu, mquintanales@earthlink.net

Critical essays are sought for a collection titled, “Hogar Dulce Hogar: Ideologies Of Home and The Latin American/Latino/a Experience.”

Illustrating War: The Aesthetics and Ethics of Representation

full name / name of organization: 
International symposium to be held at Brigham Young University.
contact email: 
IllustratingWar@gmail.com

“I want you,” the pointing Uncle Sam poster famously proclaims, calling all American soldiers and citizens to service.

"Representations of Gendered Transnational Identity in Contemporary Literature" (proposals due 9/30/10; NeMLA 4/7-11/10)

full name / name of organization: 
Women's & Gender Studies Caucus of the Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
kortega@uccs.edu

The Women’s & Gender Studies Caucus of the Northeast MLA invites papers for the caucus-sponsored panel at the 2010 Convention.

[UPDATE] Eudora Welty Review. Deadline for Vol. 3 (2011): Aug. 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Review (published by Dept. of English, Georgia State University)
contact email: 
ewn@langate.gsu.edu

The Eudora Welty Review, formerly the Eudora Welty Newsletter, is an annual journal published each spring that encourages research and scholarship on Welty and wider reading and teaching of her work.

Poems, Artworks (Photos, Paintings and Drawings) Invited for Harvests of New Millennium, Jan. 2011 Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Cyberwit.net
contact email: 
editormuses@yahoo.com

The mission of Cyberwit is to encourage and promote the visual arts and poetry.

Tim O'Brien Panel for the ALA Symposium on American Fiction, Oct. 8-10, Savannah

full name / name of organization: 
American Literature Association, American Literature Symposium
contact email: 
tjp06@fsu.edu

“The sense of uncertainty must be very similar — the soldiers’ hearts in Iraq must be similar to the soldiers’ hearts in Vietnam.” ~ Tim O'Brien, 2005 to an audience in Valparaiso, Indiana

[UPDATE] Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1ST!

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (July 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES, Oct. 22-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Department of English / Quarter After Eight Literary Journal
contact email: 
klnuernberger@yahoo.com

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES
A Conference sponsored by the Ohio University English Department and Quarter After Eight

Western Literature Association Conference October 20-23 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Western Literature Association
contact email: 
gioia.woods@nau.edu

Western Performances
Western Literature Association’s 45th Annual Conference
October 20th – October 23rd, 2010, Prescott, Arizona

GSU's Graduate Conference (New Voices) on Humor -- Oct. 7-9, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
"Always Look on the Bright Side of Life"/Georgia State University-English Department
contact email: 
NewVoices@langate.gsu.edu

Georgia State New Voices Conference 2010, October 7-9:

Religion and Popular Culture: Revised CFP and Deadline Extended to June 30

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture (MAP/ACA)
contact email: 
Dr. Pamela Detrixhe: pamela.detrixhe@temple.edu & p.detrixhe@verizon.net or Dr. Anthony Zias: adzias@comcast.net

We are especially interested in papers that pertain to the following topic:

The Popularity of the End Times

Eudora Welty Review (annual). Deadline for Vol. 3 (2011): Aug. 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Review (published by Dept. of English, Georgia State University)
contact email: 
ewn@langate.gsu.edu

The Eudora Welty Review, formerly the Eudora Welty Newsletter, is an annual journal published each spring that encourages research

The Life and Work of Peter Whitehead – Spring 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Framework
contact email: 
greenly@earthlink.net

The Life and Work of Peter Whitehead
for a special double issue of Framework
to be published Spring 2011

[UPDATE] Reminder: Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (June 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Addressing questions raised by the 2009 MLA roundtable “Does the English Department Have a Jewish Problem?,” this special issue of MELUS will survey the current state of Jewish American literary s

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