category: american

[UPDATE] The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste (ASLE, June 21-26 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment
contact email: 
skharrison@wisc.edu



The Politics and Aesthetics of Global Waste
Panel Proposal | Ninth ASLE Biennial Conference
June 21-26, 2011 | Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

German Romanticism and its Fates in World Literature (ACLA, Vancouver, March 31-April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Hiroki Yoshikuni, University of Tokyo; Matthew H. Anderson, SUNY Buffalo
contact email: 
luckland@mac.com

Hemingway: Fact or Fiction?: American Literature Association Conference, Boston, MA, May 26-29, 2011 (deadline Dec. 15, 2010)

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.

Globalization, Utopia, Film (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA
contact email: 
gerry.canavan@duke.edu

This seminar considers the production of narrative in post 1950 cinema as it relates to aesthetically and politically charged questions of globalization and the desires for Utopia.

2011 CLIFF: Fun & Games, March 24-26, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
University of Michigan Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum
contact email: 
CLIFF.umich@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

15th annual Comparative Literature Intra-Student Faculty Forum (CLIFF)
March 24-26 2011
University of Michigan- Ann Arbor

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Fun & Games

Keynote speaker:

Glenda Carpio

[update] Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice (11/15/10; journal issue)

full name / name of organization: 
Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice
contact email: 
patricia.bostian@cpcc.edu

TALTP is still accepting articles for its Fall 2010 issue.

CFP: Queer Studies Easter Symposium

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for Cultural History and Cultural
contact email: 
queerstudies@enkidumagazine.com

Queer Studies Easter Symposium
11 April - 17 April, 2011 Mexico City

Conference Languages: English, Castilian, German, French and Nahuatl

Conference Homepage:

CFP: Cosmopolitan Memory and Travelling Trauma (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Terri Tomsky, University of Alberta; Jennifer Bowering Delisle, McMaster University
contact email: 
tomsky@ualberta.ca

CFP: Afterlives: Narratives of Rebirth, Renewal and Survival. (ACLA 2011. Vancouver, B.C., March 31-April 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Asma Al-Naser, University of Pennsylvania
contact email: 
asma2@sas.upenn.edu

Afterlives: Narratives of Rebirth, Renewal and Survival

Deadline for submission: November 12, 2010

American Identities on Stage: 20th Century American Drama International Postgraduate Conference

full name / name of organization: 
University of East Anglia, School of American Studies
contact email: 
f.costa@uea.ac.uk

University of East Anglia
School of American Studies

Celebrating 100 Years of Tennessee Williams (1911-2011)

[UPDATE]: First Seminar on the Narco-Imaginary (deadline for paper proposals Nov. 12)

full name / name of organization: 
ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3
contact email: 
rascott@letterboxes.org

Narcotics repeatedly emerge as central elements in the history of colonization and global capitalism.

Call For Submissions: Hip-Hop and Sport Issue- Deadline: January 15, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jef Tate, Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture
contact email: 
submissions@wblinc.org

Words. Beats. Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Women of Color and Trauma in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Voices are central to the treatment of trauma, and it is this centrality that makes the connection between trauma and literature so rich.

Boundaries (Un)Defined

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta
contact email: 
aug1988@gmail.com

The CSUN Sigma Tau Delta & Honors in English Colloquium invites you to take part in submitting abstracts on a wide range of literary topics related to the confines, limitations, or openness of space i

Trauma and the Woman of Color in Narratives of Violence

full name / name of organization: 
Southeastern Women's Studies Association
contact email: 
patricia.hopkins@cnu.edu

Women’s roles are historically remembered as primarily passive on both sides of “the color line”: while White women’s bodies have historically been protected and defended, women of color have

Realism, Naturalism, and the Powers of Horror in Edith Wharton's Writing

full name / name of organization: 
Edith Wharton Society/American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston MA
contact email: 
mgoldsmith@ursinus.edu

Realism, Naturalism, and the Powers of Horror in Edith Wharton's Writing--American Literature Association Annual Meeting, Boston MA 26-29 2011. Sponsored by the Edith Wharton Society.

CFP-"Decolonial Thinking in Latin American and Latina/o Literary Studies (ACLA March 31-April 3, 2011 Vancouver)

full name / name of organization: 
Juan G. Ramos
contact email: 
jgramos@complit.umass.edu

In his introduction to <> (2010), Walter Mignolo invites us to consider decolonial thinking “as a particular kind of critical theory and the de-colonial opti

Comparative Melodrama (ACLA 2011, Vancouver, B.C., Mar. 31-Apr. 3)

full name / name of organization: 
Sheetal Majithia
contact email: 
sm188@nyu.edu

Cultural criticism and film history once approached melodrama as a failed and lowbrow form of tragedy characterized by excessive rhetoric, one-dimensional characterizations, and schematized moral

Sex and the New Southern Studies

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association
contact email: 
erich.nunn@auburn.edu, bkahan@lsu.edu

From Freud’s description of Uncle Tom’s Cabin as a source of sadomasochistic “phantasy” to the depictions of polymorphous perversity in the work of Kara Walker, literary and artistic represent

Comparative Anatomies: Atlantic Science & the Literature of Slavery [deadline: 11/1/10], ACLA 2011, Vancouver

full name / name of organization: 
Britt Rusert, Temple University
contact email: 
brusert@temple.edu

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege - March4-6th, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
McGill University
contact email: 
mcgillconference2011@gmail.com

Luxuries of the Literary Mind: Readings of Commodity and Privilege

“Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.” G. K. Chesterton, Defendant (1901)

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945 (Jan 15/11; June 16-18/11)

full name / name of organization: 
Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914-1945
contact email: 
rcameron@depaul.edu

The Battle of the Brows: Cultural Distinctions in the Space Between, 1914-1945
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
June 16-18, 2011

Narrative Scale and the Limits of the Sensible

full name / name of organization: 
International Society for the Study of Narrative
contact email: 
krmuth@artsci.wustl.edu

Black Studies in the Age of Obama: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Black Identity: Undergraduate Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dept. of Black American Studies--University of Delaware
contact email: 
ceh@udel.edu

The Department of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware, in collaboration with Delaware State University, Morgan State University, and Bowie State University, extend a call for papers f

Chapter Call: Romantic Literature in English and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

CHAPTER PROPOSAL CALL

Poverty and Whiteness in 20th Century American Literature Panel: ALA 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Jolene Hubbs / Veronica Watson
contact email: 
jhubbs@bama.ua.edu / Veronica.Watson@iup.edu

We are seeking a third presenter for a proposed panel at the American Literature Association in Boston (May 26-29, 2011). 

Chapter Call International Collection: Early Modern Literature in English and Identity

full name / name of organization: 
Lorna Fitzsimmons
contact email: 
lfitzsimmons@csudh.edu

CHAPTER CALL

CFP: Encounters with Race in the Age of Transcendentalism (due 3/1/2011; MLA Jan 5-8, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
rjohnson@collegeofidaho.edu

Encounters with Race in the Age of American Transcendentalism

CFP: Teaching Thoreau's Wildness (at ALA); due 1/1/11; May 26-29, 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

Teaching Thoreau’s “Wildness” in the Classroom: A Roundtable Discussion

Reading Transcendentalism after Cavell (ALA: 5/26-5/29/2011)

full name / name of organization: 
The Thoreau Society
contact email: 
kristen.case@maine.edu

A Session Sponsored by The Thoreau Society
American Literature Association--22nd Annual Conference, Boston, May 26-29, 2011
Kristen Case and Rochelle Johnson, Organizers

Book Reviews – Mind/Body Relationships

full name / name of organization: 
Schuylkill Graduate Journal, Temple University
contact email: 
skook@temple.edu

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Book Reviews for Schuylkill graduate journal: Mind/Body
Relationships -- Special Issue

Contemporary Interpretations

full name / name of organization: 
CSU Chico EGSC Fall Symposium
contact email: 
espangler2@csuchico.edu

2010 EGSC FALL SYMPOSIUM: “Contemporary Interpretations: Expanding Boundaries with Inquiry”
CSU, Chico Performing Arts Center November 13, 2010

Kate Chopin panel at 2011 ALA Conference

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.

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.

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