category: american

Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge (2011 Mardi Gras Conference)

full name / name of organization: 
2011 Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

2011 Mardi Gras Conference

Special Topic Panel: "Traumadies: Where Trauma and Comedy Converge."

Manifest Identity [UPDATE] - February 25-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.symposium@gmail.com


North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
February 25-26, 2011

At our second annual Association of English Graduate Students Symposium, we wish to explore the many ways that identity manifests itself as an object for study. The concept of identity permeates every text, from its narrator’s organizing gaze to the the genre in which it is catalogued. Indeed, we invite you to question the term “text” itself, as “text” has come to be identified as anything from a novel to a Facebook page to a film.

UPDATE On DIASPORA WRITING

full name / name of organization: 
Journal / Anthology
contact email: 
editorial.2008@indiatimes.com

Scholarly papers are invited for a special number of an International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Art and Culture (ISSN 0975 2897) published from India.

American Appropriations, American Interventions 15 & 16 April 2011, Queen's University Belfast

full name / name of organization: 
Irish Association of American Studies
contact email: 
philip.mcgowan@qub.ac.uk

The Irish Association of American Studies invites papers on the theme of American Appropriations, American Interventions for its annual conference to be held at Queen’s University Belfast on April 1

[UPDATE] ACLA Vancouver Mar. 31-Apr. 1 2011 - "Mirgrations"

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA (American Comparative Literature Association)
contact email: 
aivanchikova@alaska.edu

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Proposals are now accepted for the ACLA panel titled "Migrations".
March 31 - April 3, 2011: Vancouver, Canada

Masculinities Between the National and the Transnational (cfp deadline 2-15-11)

full name / name of organization: 
Kevin Floyd
contact email: 
kfloyd@kent.edu

Between the National and the Transnational, 1980 to the Present: Masculinities in Britain and the U.S.

The Second of Three International Workshops: Kent State University, August 4-7, 2011

Southern Literature and Culture April 20-23, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
chris.bloss@gmail.com

This year the conference will be held in lovely San Antonio, TX from April 20-23 at the Marriott Rivercenter San Antonio, 101 Bowie Street, San Antonio, Texas 78205 210-223-1000.

Violence in Eudora Welty's Fiction - Session for 2011 American Literature Assn. Conference - proposal deadline Dec. 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
David McWhirter, Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
d-mcwhirter@tamu.edu

Eudora Welty Society, Call for Papers
American Literature Association Conference
May 26-29, 2011, Boston, MA

Violence in the Fiction of Eudora Welty

Masculinity in Eudora Welty's Fiction, 2011 American Literature Association Conference - proposal deadline Dec. 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Pollack, Eudora Welty Society
contact email: 
pollack@bucknell.edu

Eudora Welty Society, Call for Papers
American Literature Association Conference
May 26-29, 2011, Boston, MA

CFP: Images of Children and/or Childhood

full name / name of organization: 
Red Feather Journal (www.redfeatherjournal.org)
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Aids in Culture: Explorations in the Cultural History of Aids

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural Studies
contact email: 
liowlb@aidsinculture.org

Explorations in the Cultural History of AIDS International Conference

Mexico City, 9 - 14 December 2010

Conference Languages: English, Castilian

“Global Lesbian Cinema” Special Issue for The Journal of Lesbian Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Jennifer Gauthier & Daniel Farr
contact email: 
jgauthier@randolphcollege.edu

We seek papers on the topic of Global Lesbian Cinema, broadly defined, for a special issue of The Journal of Lesbian Studies.

[UPDATE] Imagining Europe - Perspectives, Perceptions and Representations from Antiquity to the Present

full name / name of organization: 
Leiden University Institute for Cultural Disciplines
contact email: 
c.maas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

IMAGINING EUROPE - PERSPECTIVES, PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT

REMINDER: CALL FOR PAPERS - LUICD Graduate Conference 2011

2011 Philological Association of the Carolinas Conference (17-19 March 2011) at UNC Asheville

full name / name of organization: 
The Philological Association of the Carolinas
contact email: 
bhobby@unca.edu

Call for Papers and Panels
35th Annual PAC Conference
17-19 March 2011
University of North Carolina at Asheville

CFP: The Ridiculously Violent in Science Fiction (10/30/10; ICFA 32 3/16/11-3/20/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Ferguson / University of Virginia
contact email: 
af3pj@virginia.edu

Participants are being sought for a paper session on violence considered or depicted as ridiculous, for the 32nd annual International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

CFP: Partners in Suspense: Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock: 24th-26th March 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Steve Rawle / York St John University
contact email: 
s.rawle@yorksj.ac.uk

Partners in Suspense: Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock: 24th, 25th, 26th March 2011

Organised by Faculty of Arts, York St John University, York, UK

UPDATED: CFP: New Essays on EDWARD P. JONES. Nov. 1, 2010 (abstracts, early submissions); March 20, 2011 (completed articles)

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Wood / University of Melbourne
contact email: 
epjessays@gmail.com

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Submissions are now being sought for the first ever collection of essays on the life and work of Edward P. Jones. The collection, entitled Edward P. Jones: New Essays, will be published in the second half of 2011.

Essays should take the form of full-length scholarly articles approximately 5,000 words in length, and may be submitted either in full (if already completed or nearing completion) or provisionally as 500-word abstracts outlining the central thesis of a proposed article. Longer articles will receive consideration, but contributors who wish to submit such articles should first send a brief query to epjessays@gmail.com.

Robinson 17th Annual Jeffers Association Conference, Long Beach, CA (Deadline Wed. Dec 15; Conf. Fri-Sun, Feb 18-20, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Robinson Jeffers Association
contact email: 
executivedirector@robinsonjeffersassociation.org

Keynote Reader and Speaker: B. H. Fairchild

International Cather Seminar

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
rmilling@smith.edu

Smith College and the Willa Cather Foundation present
The International Cather Seminar 2011
Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century

June 20-25, 2011
Smith College, Northampton, MA

Robert Frost Review: Deadline Jan. 5

full name / name of organization: 
Robert Frost Review
contact email: 
robertfrostreview@gmail.com

The Robert Frost Review is calling for academic papers focusing upon Frost and his works for its upcoming review. For specific paper questions, please e-mail robertfrostreview@gmail.com.

[UPDATE] Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200 (Proposals due 12/1/10; Conference 6/22/11-6/25/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Harriet Beecher Stowe Society
contact email: 
inquiries: tchakkal@bowdoin.edu; proposals:marywearn@gmail.com

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 1, 2010.

Harriet Beecher Stowe at 200: Home, Nation, and Place in the 21st Century
A conference at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Technology, Time, and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brigham Young University
contact email: 
byucriterion@gmail.com

Criterion: A Journal of Literary Criticism is published by the Department of English at Brigham Young University in collaboration with the Future Scholars Program.

Mid-America Theatre Conference Theatre History Symposium (CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, 2010; Conference March 3-6, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Mid-America Theatre Conference
contact email: 
bosborne@fsu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Theatre History Symposium
Mid-America Theatre Conference, March 3-6, 2011
http://www.wiu.edu/matc/

Company: Collaborations, Ensembles, Institutions

PCA/ACA 2011 National Conference, The Vampire in Literature and Film: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

full name / name of organization: 
Melissa Anyiwo, Curry College
contact email: 
manyiwo0807@curry.edu

The Vampire in Literature, Culture and Film area of the PCA/ACA is soliciting papers and/or presentations on any aspect of the television series’ BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER OR ANGEL.

Faith and the Supernatural: 2011 Southeast Region CCL, April 7-9, 2011 (deadline: 1/15/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Southeast Regional Conference on Christianity and Literature, Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA
contact email: 
sclements@regent.edu

Throughout history, we have used stories about the supernatural to better understand faith – to better understand what to believe in and what it means to believe.

Travel and Literature at CEA 2011 (11/1/2010, 3/31-4/2/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Katrina J. Quinn/Slippery Rock University
contact email: 
katrina.quinn@sru.edu

Submission deadline: November 1, 2010 at http://cea-web.org/

CFP: Adaptation as Process (2011 ACA/PCA Conference-San Antonio): 4/20/11-4/23/11

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
ndicecco@sfu.ca

The Adaptation Section of the PCA/ACA & Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Joint Conference
April 20-23, 2011; proposal deadline Dec. 8th 2010
San Antonio, TX

Reworking the Classics: The Intersection of Popular Culture and English Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of South Texas English Studies
contact email: 
SouthTexasEnglishStudies@gmail.com

The Journal of South Texas English Studies is now welcoming submissions for its third issue, themed “Reworking the Classics: The Intersection of Popular Culture and English Studies.”

Edith Wharton and the Aesthetic, ALA Boston May 26-29, 2011; deadline Jan. 10 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten/Edith Wharton Society
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu

CFP: Wharton and the Aesthetic

2011 PCA/ACA National Conference-Fat Studies Area

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture/American Culture Associations
contact email: 
jmccross@gwmail.gwu.edu or goddess_les@yahoo.com

Fat Studies is becoming an interdisciplinary, cross-disciplinary field of study that confronts and critiques cultural constraints against notions of “fatness” and “the fat body”; explores fat

Adaptation and Adapting the West, April 20-23 San Antonio, TX, Proposal Deadline: December 15, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
The Adaptation Section of the 2011 National Popular Culture & American Culture Associations Conference
contact email: 
dennis_cutchins@byu.edu

Adapting the West

Call for Chapters, Manufacturing Phobias

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jeff Shantz and Dr. Hisham Ramadan
contact email: 
Jeffrey.Shantz@kwantlen.ca and Hisham.Ramadan@kwantlen.ca

Call for Chapters: Manufacturing phobias

Nature of the Contradiction: The 13th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 31-April 2

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

2nd Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

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

2nd Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

5th Global Conference: Ethics, Evil, Law and the State (May 2011: Warsaw, Poland)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Rob Fisher/Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
els5@inter-disciplinary.net

5th Global Conference
Ethics, Evil, Law and the State

Thursday 19th May – Saturday 21st May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Call for Papers

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