category: american

[UPDATE] Transatlantic Travel Narratives: 1850-1918 (NeMLA, March 21-24, 2013 - deadline for submission Sept 30, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
lsimon@uvu.edu

This panel will examine the narrative of the road (tripper) often associated with Modernist accounts of travel.

[UPDATE] Edited Collection on Wes Anderson

full name / name of organization: 
Pete Kunze (Louisiana State University)
contact email: 
wesandersonbook@gmail.com

I seek proposals for original critical essays on the films of Wes Anderson to be included in a possible edited collection.

Sister Arts: Ekphrasis and Regional American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Brandi So/North East Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
brandi.so@stonybrook.edu

It might be said that regional literature has a photographic memory. Dialect, landscape, micro-culture and spatiality are drawn with exacting precision.

Rethinking Empathy (edited volume, 10/1/2012 for proposals) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Meghan Marie Hammond and Sue J. Kim / NYU and UMass Lowell
contact email: 
mmh340@nyu.edu, Sue_Kim@uml.edu

Rethinking Empathy: What Literature Can Teach Us About Feeling With Others

Recent years have seen exciting developments on the topic of empathy in a number of fields including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. We invite proposals for essays to be included in a collection on empathy and literature. We believe this volume will serve as an important contribution to a growing field of inquiry. The collection conceives of “literature” broadly to include the graphic novel. We are also open to other narrative media, such as film, television, and online media.

[UPDATE] CFP: Edited Collection on Dark Fairy Tales in Children's and Young Adult Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Tanya Jones, M.Ed. and Joe Abbruscato, MA
contact email: 
editors@lilredwritinghood.com

Scholarly essays are sought for a collection on the "dark/gothic" fairy tale motif in children's and young adult literature.

Sir William Phips & the Philosophy of History

full name / name of organization: 
Joe Conway/ ASECS (Cleveland 2013)
contact email: 
jpc0018@uah.edu

Sir William Phips (1650-1695) was many things: a shepherd, a treasure hunter, a knight, champion of the earliest American paper money experiments, an Indian fighter, the governor of Massachusetts who

CFP-Graphic Novels and Comics in Popular Culture SWTXPCA 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Texas Popular Culture Assocation
contact email: 
rob.weiner@ttu.edu

Call for Papers and Presentations: Graphic Novels, Comics and Popular Culture-SWTXPCA 2013

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association
http://www.swtxpca.org

eCanadian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences

full name / name of organization: 
Canadian Research Council
contact email: 
editor@ecanadianjournals.com

The foci of eCanadian Journals are to endorse and promote the erudite research among academicians, scientists, scholars, engineers, and students from around the world.

Critical Identities: Finding and Expressing Critical Identities in Humanities Scholarship [10/15/12;2/15/13]

full name / name of organization: 
Natures 2013 hosted by La Sierra University (Riverside, California USA)
contact email: 
gradengl@lasierra.edu

Have you tied the knot yet? Or are you still playing the field? Are you a committed feminist, poststructuralist, or ecocritic? Or do you pick up a critical perspective for one project and then using another for the next? Do you still fondly cling to your first love of close reading?

Papers are solicited for this one-day conference that either demonstrate critical identities in action (e.g. a feminist reading of Moby Dick) and/or interrogate the process by which critical identities are found (e.g. how I came to realize that I was a feminist while studying Moby Dick). While the organizers are particularly interested in papers with an environmental focus, submissions from any critical perspective and from any field in the humanities are encouraged. Interdisciplinary papers, hybrid criticism (e.g. ecofeminism), and pre-formed panels are welcomed.
Visit the Natures conference website: http://44547.orgsync.com/org/naturesconference/home

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film Culture Conference

full name / name of organization: 
SW/TX Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
jeannie8@u.washington.edu

SW/TX PCA/ACA Chicana/o Literature/Film/Culture

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference
February 13-16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Festivals and Faires, March 27-30, Washington, DC

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
drktkorolevans@yahoo.com

The Festivals & Faires Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions for the 2013 PCA/ACA conference in Washington, D.C. on any festival or faire—modern or historical.

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Call for Papers: Literature and War at CEA [11/1/2012, 4/4-4/6 2013]

full name / name of organization: 
College English Association
contact email: 
MWoolbright@siena.edu

Call for Papers: Literature and War at CEA 2013
April 4-6, 2013 | Savannah, Georgia
CEA 2013 will be held at the Savannah Riverfront Marriott:

NeMLA 2013 Panel: Video Games and Society

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
emedendo@complit.umass.edu

Call for Papers

Video Games and Society

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

[UPDATE] Chican@ Studies ¡Ahora! NACCS Tejas Foco at UTPA, Edinburg-Texas February 21-23, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas Foco
contact email: 
mas@utpa.edu

Call for Proposals

Westerns and the West (PCA/ACA 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Westerns and the West Area of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
Helen.Lewis@witcc.edu

PCA/ACA 2013 National Convention
March 27 to 30, 2012
Washington, DC

UPDATE:‘The Road Not Taken’: Explorations in Narrative Refusals, Disnarration, and Counterfactual Histories

full name / name of organization: 
Indian Institute of Technology [IIT] Bombay
contact email: 
shastri@hss.iitb.ac.in

Plenary speakers:
------------------
Professor Jasbir Jain,
Hon Director, Institute for Research in Interdisciplinary Studies (IRIS), Sahitya Akademi Writer-in-Residence, 2009

Medievalism in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
National Popular and American Culture Associations Conference (PCA/ACA)
contact email: 
a.kaufman@mtsu.edu

Medievalism in Popular Culture
at the 43rd Annual PCA/ACA Conference
Wardman Park Marriott, Washington, D.C.
March 27-30th, 2013

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Inter-Disciplinary.net
contact email: 
tm1@inter-disciplinary.net

Transmedia: Storytelling and Beyond
31st January to 1st February 2013
Sydney, Australia

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice, 17-18 December

full name / name of organization: 
University of Canberra
contact email: 
lawandculture@canberra.edu.au

Symposium - Creativity and Authorship: Law and Changing Practice
Call for Proposals
17 and 18 December 2012
Inspire Centre, University of Canberra

[UPDATE] CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Scholars Association
contact email: 
bgpcsa@gmail.com, kather@bgsu.edu

CFP: The Ray Browne Conference on Popular Culture
Modes of Mobility: Popular Culture in an Age of Technology

The Artistic and Journalistic Practices of Documentary Theater (NeMLA 2013, March 21 - 24, Boston)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
cen@brandeis.edu

44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
March 21-24, 2013
Boston, Massachusetts
Host Institution: Tufts University

SW/TX PCA/ACA Children’s/Young Adult Literature and Culture Area (11/16/12; 2/8/12-2/11/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
contact email: 
gypsyscholar@rgv.rr.com

34th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference
February 13 – 16, 2013
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

NCSA Emerging Scholars Award

full name / name of organization: 
Nineteenth Century Studies Association
contact email: 
sternk@longwood.edu

2012 Emerging Scholars Award

CFP: Generic Fluidity of the Fantastic (NEPCA (6/1/12; Vermont 10/25-26/13)

full name / name of organization: 
Michael A Torregrossa / Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Legend Area
contact email: 
Popular.Culture.and.the.Middle.Ages@gmail.com

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
GENRE CROSSINGS: EXPLOITING THE GENERIC FLUIDITY OF THE FANTASTIC
FIFTH-ANNIVERSARY SESSIONS OF THE SCIENCE FICTION, FANTASY, AND LEGEND AREA

[UPDATE] Submit essays on teaching Asian American Literature by December 2012 to be considered for 2013 volume

full name / name of organization: 
Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies
contact email: 
Noelle.Brada-Williams@sjsu.edu

Asian American Literature: Discourses & Pedagogies
is currently accepting articles for our 2013 issue.

http://onlinejournals.sjsu.edu/index.php/AALDP/issue/archive

[UPDATE] Comics Get Medieval (11/30/12; PCA Washington DC 3/27-30/12)

full name / name of organization: 
The Medieval Comics Project
contact email: 
Medieval.Comics.Project@gmail.com

Final Call for Papers
The Comics Get Medieval 2013:
A continuing Celebration of Medieval-themed Comics

PCA at Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 3/27-30/13

EARTH PERFECT? NATURE, UTOPIA, and the GARDEN, Symposium and Exhibitions, June 6-9, 2013, Call for Papers and Event Information

full name / name of organization: 
University of Delaware
contact email: 
earthperfect@art-sci.udel.edu

EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden:
symposium and exhibitions

EVENT INFORMATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS

LGBTQ Cinema in the Early 21st Century (Journal Issue; Submissions due October 15, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
contact email: 
k.hart@tcu.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS *AND* ARTICLE PEER REVIEWERS!
New Cinemas: Journal of Contemporary Film
Theme Issue: Queer Cinema in the 21st Century

Call for Submissions: Studies in Popular Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in Popular Culture
contact email: 
rhonda_w@gdn.edu

Studies in Popular Culture, a journal of the Popular Culture Association of the South, publishes articles on popular culture however mediated: through film, literature, radio, television, music

The 37th Great Plains Writers’ Conference: panels examining the legacy of Vine Deloria, Jr.

full name / name of organization: 
Great Plains Writers’ Conference, South Dakota State University
contact email: 
steven.wingate@sdstate.edu

The 37th Great Plains Writers’ Conference, 
March 24-26, 2013
, South Dakota State University, Brookings SD.

African American Review Special Issue - Delany Lately: Samuel R. Delany and the Art of Paraliterature

full name / name of organization: 
Guest Editor, Terry Rowden
contact email: 
terry.rowden@csi.cuny.edu

European Popular Culture and Literature (February 13-16, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest/Texas Popular and American Culture Association
contact email: 
mjonet@nmsu.edu

Submission Deadline: 11/16/12
Conference Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.1234

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Asian American Culture

full name / name of organization: 
Lan Dong
contact email: 
ldong4@uis.edu

Call for Contributors: Encyclopedia of Asian American Culture

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, Friction (February 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
The Dalhousie Review
contact email: 
dalhousie.review@dal.ca; carrie.dawson@dal.ca

Make Believe: Fact, Fiction, and Friction

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